REGISTRATIONS are being accepted for the 75th Annual Miss Maine Scholarship Pageant une 18 at the Crooker Theater at Brunswick High School. The official state preliminary to the Miss America Pageant, the contest is the world’s largest source of scholarships for women, the winner receiving more than $75,000. For details, go to


JOE MARRO is serving as an intern in the Washington, D.C., office of Rep. Chellie Pingree. Marro, 21, a 2008 Bonny Eagle High School graduate, is studying international affairs at the University of Maine at Orono. He previously completed a summer internship in Pingree’s District Office in Portland in 2010.


BONNY EAGLE senior Alison Clift was offered a High School Research Fellowship for the summer of 2011 at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory. The fellowship program is a hands-on mentored laboratory experience for Maine high school students interested in biology, medicine or research.


JEFF COURT of Arundel and Samantha Smith of Buxton have been named finalists for Clay Hill Farm’s Green Wedding Giveaway. The betrothed are one of three finalist couples competing to win an all-expense paid wedding package. For contest details, go to


THE WABAN Telethon has raised nearly $85,000 to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities. Ceremonies were held during the telethon to rededicate Waban’s Child Development Center as the Fraser-Ford Child Development Center, recognizing nearly 30 years of service by supporter and workers Jan Fraser and Charlene Ford Ralston. Long-time Waban staffer Connie Garnett also received the Waban Making a Difference Award.


THE SEA ROAD SCHOOL Grade 5 math team placed first recently at the Southern Maine Elementary Math League meet. Lily Verna placed first with a perfect score. Jackie Allaire-MacDonald and Judah Phipps-Costin tied for second, while Daniel Behrens placed fourth and Brennan Schatzabel placed fifth.