November 25, 2013


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Kyle O’Brien, a Wells High School senior, is a semifinalist in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. He is also an athlete who serves as captain of the track team.

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Signs and maps located at key locations will give visitors something to think about as they experience different kinds of woodlands.

For more information on HVNC, visit, call 200-8840, or email


Museum calls for entries for gingerbread Christmas event

Penobscot Marine Museum is looking for gingerbread houses to be entered into its Gingerbread Christmas by the Sea Annual Gingerbread House Competition.

Children and adults can bring their creations to the Museum Shop and Framer at 40 East Main St. by Dec. 5.

The public is invited to vote for their favorite gingerbread house during the opening party for the winter exhibit “Underfoot” from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 6.

For more details, call Lin Calista at 548-0334.


Head Start program gets knitted goods from RSVP

The Portland Chapter of RSVP recently delivered its seasonal donation of blankets and hand-knitted winter hats and mittens to the York County Community Action Corporation’s Head Start Program for distribution to the various program sites in the coming days.

Members of RSVP, who are age 55 and older, annually participate in activities that range from building houses and working on environmental projects to immunizing children and teaching children to read.

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