thumb• nail (thum’nail’) … 2. anything quite small or brief, as a small drawing or short essay

Thumbs up to Funtown Splashtown USA, Shuttlebus- Zoom and all the other organizations that welcomed Dylan Dean and his family to Maine. The Dean family appreciated the hospitality shown to them and a message was sent that bullying is not okay.

Thumbs up to Denny Mohn, who hit a hole in one at Biddeford-Saco Country Club on Aug. 5. Mohn aced the par-3 15th hole using a nine iron to make the 135- yard shot. The feat was witnessed by Randy Smith, Frank Defrancesco and Chris Pennington.

Thumbs up to Maine Healthy Beaches and its volunteers, John Bird and the other members of the Old Orchard Beach Conservation Commission, and the town of Old Orchard Beach for efforts to monitor pollution in Goosefare Brook.

Thumbs up to Martin’s Point Health Care for opening its new practice on Barra Road in Biddeford. Keeping health care facilities like this one in Biddeford is essential to the expansion of the city. For example, nearly 100 apartment buildings will be added to the Lincoln Mill in the next two years, bringing hundreds of residents to the city who will need access to nearby health care.

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