Residents of Camden and Rockport will be asked early next year whether to give their approval to building a new middle school. This model drawing by Oakpoint Associates shows the new building on the right. Knowlton Street is at the bottom of the photo and the existing Mary E. Taylor School that will be retained is pictured at the lower center part of the photo.

Camden middle school campus price tag set at $28 million

By Stephen Betts on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:43 a.m.
The School Administrative District 28 board voted Wednesday night to set the amount of a Feb. 10 bond issue at up to $28 million for construction of a new middle school and associated projects. The bond would cover the cost of constructing an 84,000-square-foot school on the …
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Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Assistance

By Yvette Seaman on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:43 a.m.
Assistance with the Affordable Care Act Enrollment will be available at Pines Health Services. Open enrollment begins November 15, 2014 and ends February 15, 2014. Help will be available to you from certified application counselors. Please call Pines Health Services at 207-498-2356 for assistance. This post was contributed by a …
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How About Some Penne With Pesto Sauce And No cheese?

on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:39 a.m.
PENNE WITH PESTO SAUCE What family doesn’t like pasta for dinner? It’s easy to make and tastes great. A favorite topping for our family and many other has always been pesto. This recipe I got from a book called, “Everyday Vegan Eats,” written by Zsu Dever. In the 240 pages, …
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Step back into time with the Bennett family of Meryton, England. 19th century period costumes and dances abound! The Thornton Academy Players will present Pride and Prejudice from Thursday, December 4th through Saturday, December 6th at Garland Auditorium; all three shows will begin at 7:00 pm. Left to right: Robbie Faucher ‘16 (Mr. Bennett), Haleigh McKechnie ‘15 (Mrs. Bennett), Jenna Scott ’15 (Lydia), Aja Sobus ’16 (Kitty), Katie Dube ‘16 (Elizabeth), Sabena Allen ’16 (Jane), Brooke Nadeau ’16 (Mary).

Fools In Love: Thornton Academy Players Present Pride and Prejudice Dec. 4-6

By Patricia Erikson on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:33 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Garland Auditorium, 438 Main Street, Saco, Maine For more information: 207-602-4471 ; thorntonacademy.org/arts Saco—The Thornton Academy Players will present Pride and Prejudice from Thursday, …
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Gabriel Ferris of Winslow

Winslow teen chosen as one of 32 new Kid Reporters

on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.
NEW YORK, New York — The award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ welcomes 32 new Kid Reporters, ages 10-14, to the country’s oldest and largest student reporting program. The young journalists will report “news for kids, by kids” with coverage of current events, breaking news, entertainment stories, and sports events from their …
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As conflict with state over aid to immigrants deepens, Portland freezes hiring and spending

By Katie Sampson, CBS 13 on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.
Portland city officials have imposed a hiring freeze — as well as a spending freeze on certain accounts — as uncertainty whether the state will reimburse the city for General Assistance payments to undocumented immigrants continues to grow. Overtime and travel are among the accounts that have …
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Judy Muller, Eileen Fair, Keith Tibbetts, Lewis Snyder, Christy Hinerman, Gita Patel-Steingart, Angela Bull, Tina Bleau, Kristen Garvin, Susan Hunter, Maria Sayles.

UCP of Maine hosting 2014-2015 Child Parent Psychotherapy Learning Collaborative

By Marc Inman on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:20 a.m.
UCP of Maine is pleased to announce the hosting of the 2014-2015 Child Parent Psychotherapy Learning Collaborative. The Child Parent Psychotherapy Learning Collaborative (CPP) held its first event at UCP of Maine’s Elizabeth Levinson Center on October 22-24, 2014. Eileen Fair, LCSW and July Muller, LCSW from The Maine CPP …
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Ellsworth Bureau of Motor Vehicles office moving

on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:18 a.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announces the opening of the new Ellsworth Bureau of Motor Vehicles office at 22 School St.The branch office, which is currently located at 24 Church St., will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 20-21, to allow for the move. The office will reopen to the public on Monday, …
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Judy Muller, Eileen Fair, Keith Tibbetts, Lewis Snyder, Christy Hinerman, Gita Patel-Steingart, Angela Bull, Tina Bleau, Kristen Garvin, Susan Hunter, Maria Sayles.

UCP of Maine hosting 2014-2015 Child Parent Psychotherapy Learning Collaborative

By Marc Inman on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:16 a.m.
UCP of Maine is pleased to announce the hosting of the 2014-2015 Child Parent Psychotherapy Learning Collaborative. The Child Parent Psychotherapy Learning Collaborative (CPP) held its first event at UCP of Maine’s Elizabeth Levinson Center on October 22-24, 2014. Eileen Fair, LCSW and July Muller, LCSW from The Maine CPP …

Police probing damaged gravestones in Augusta cemetery

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:16 a.m.
At least 60 headstones were found damaged in a city cemetery on Wednesday morning, and police are investigating. The damaged stones at Riverside Cemetery were discovered around 10:30 a.m. by the city’s parks and recreation director, Augusta police Lt. Kevin Lully said. “Obviously somebody had a lot …
Madison Wilson

Missing 13-year-old NH girl found safe

By CBS 13 on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:15 a.m.
SEABROOK, New Hampshire — Madison Wilson, the missing 13-year-old girl from Seabrook, New Hampshire, has been found safe and was reunited with her family. The Seabrook Police Department said she was located at 8 a.m. Thursday. No information was available as to where she was. Sometime in the middle of …
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Songs of Christmas sing-along at Dover-Foxcroft

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:13 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church, 156 East Main St., Dover-Foxcroft For more information: 207-564-8013 DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine A Christmas sing-along will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church. The Yesteryear Music Makers will present songs of Christmas. Coffee, punch, …

Woman’s body found behind abandoned house in Augusta

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:10 a.m.
The body of a 44-year-old woman was found on Tuesday morning behind a house on Longwood Avenue, according to police. Officers were called to the area just after 10:30 a.m. after the body was discovered by a couple of children playing, according to Augusta police Lt. Kevin …
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St. Peter’s offers free Thanksgiving dinner

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 13, 2014, at 10:02 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will continue its tradition of serving a free turkey dinner at 12:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27, in the Church Parish Hall, 11 White St. Gluten-free and vegan items will be available. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church welcomes anyone to attend with a special invitation to those who would otherwise …
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Dr. Michael Noonan

Are chiropractors real doctors?

By Dr. Michael Noonan on Nov. 13, 2014, at 9:58 a.m.
When they were teenagers, my kids would tease me by telling me I wasn’t a “real doctor.” They usually waited to say this when they were bigger or faster than I was. We are swamped with positive medical messages and role models like the docs on “Grey’s Anatomy,” “ER” or …
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Holly Berry Christmas fair at Unity church

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 13, 2014, at 9:56 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Unity Union Church, 13 Depot St., Unity UNITY, Maine — Holly Berry Christmas fair will be held 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Unity Union Church, United Methodist, 13 Depot St. Wreaths, crafts, gifts, cookie walk. Luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 …
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Holiday fair at Orland church

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 13, 2014, at 9:40 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Orland United Methodist Church, 24 Narramissic Drive, Orland ORLAND, Maine — Orland United Methodist Church annual holiday fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the church, 24 Narramissic Drive. Crafts, homemade baked goods, candy, fudge, cookie walk, silent auction, wreaths, white …

Presque Isle woman wins inaugural New England Museum Association award for excellence

By Kathy McCarty, Presque Isle Star-Herald on Nov. 13, 2014, at 9:40 a.m.
Kim Smith, grant writer for the city of Presque Isle and secretary/treasurer for the Presque Isle Historical Society, has won an inaugural Excellence Award from the New England Museum Association. Smith was honored for her contagious spirit of volunteerism, her presence as a role model to …
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Eddington church fair

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 13, 2014, at 9:33 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: East Eddington Community Church, Route 9, Eddington EDDINGTON, Maine — Christmas craft fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at East Eddington Community Church on Route 9. Handmade gifts, candy, jewelry, and baked goodies. Lunch of homemade chicken soup, corn chowder and sandwiches. …
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Fall and Christmas fair at Frankfort church

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 13, 2014, at 9:20 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Frankfort Congregational Church, 1 Main St., Frankfort FRANKFORT, Maine — The Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road, Frankfort, is holding its annual Fall and Christmas Fair 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at the church, 1 Main St. Wreaths, cemetery pots, cookbooks, wooden …
 
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