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    October 11, 2019

    Inside Windham: Oct. 11

    Trunk or Treat trunks needed The Windham Parks & Recreation Department will once again celebrate Halloween with its annual “Trunk or Treat” party from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Windham Middle School. To help make the event successful, Parks & Rec is looking for individuals, families, businesses and organizations who would like to host a […]

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    October 11, 2019

    Inside New Gloucester: Oct. 11

    Shaker Fall Harvest Festival You’re invited to Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village for their end-of-season Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Freshly picked apples from the historic Shaker orchards will be offered for sale along with free cider-pressing of apples purchased there, homemade Shaker apple and pumpkin donuts, plus […]

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    October 11, 2019

    Inside Bridgton: Oct. 11

    Library activities The Bridgton Public Library will hold its last book sale of the year in the parking lot at the Book Shed from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 12, weather permitting. Many new donations have come in so there will be amazing deals and plenty to choose from. On Oct. 22, an […]

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    October 10, 2019

    Letter: Westbrook candidates’ team approach a refreshing change

    With discord as daily news from Washington it is a pleasure to support five Westbrook citizens, Democrat and Republican, who are running as a team for City Council. The team is Ward 1 candidate Deb Shangraw, At-Large candidate Steve Willette, incumbent Mayor Mike Sanphy, mayoral candidate Phil Spiller and Ward 5 candidate Larry McWilliams. Deb […]

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    October 10, 2019

    Letter: Spiller ‘common denominator’ in Westbrook improvements

    I am surely not the only one simply ecstatic beyond words that Phil Spiller Jr. has decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and run for mayor. I have been involved in numerous exciting projects through multiple administrations in Westbrook personally and through my WEIC position, and it seems to me the common denominator on these great projects […]

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    October 10, 2019

    Letter: Since he was a teen, Foley has been dedicated leader

    I have personally and professionally known Michael Foley since he was a junior at Westbrook High School. I was honored to be the superintendent of schools in your outstanding community for 10 years. Michael was one of the first student representatives to be appointed to the Westbrook School Committee and, during the two years that […]

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    October 10, 2019

    Letter: Foley focuses on solutions, not who gets credit

    I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mike Foley on a range of regional issues for nearly 10 years. Mike always focuses on what solutions will work best for our region, not who gets the credit. He’s always willing to roll up his sleeves and lead by example. When METRO faced a leadership challenge it […]

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    October 10, 2019

    Looking Back: Oct. 10

    Oct. 12, 1994 The South African-based Sappi has reached agreement with Scott Paper Co. of Philadelphia to buy the S.D. Warren paper division for $1.6 billion, it was announced Monday. “I’m not in a position to comment on very detailed operation plans. Our plan would be to expand any operations, however, not shrink them,” Michiel […]

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    October 10, 2019

    60 years ago: Oct. 10

    The Westbrook American reported on Oct. 14, 1959, that Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hawkes of Conant Street in Westbrook were on a motor trip through Canada. A Gorham native, Herbert J. Lombard, died at age 94 in a Massachusetts hospital. He was born in Gorham in 1864.

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    October 10, 2019
    In Gorham: 'The Women Who Mapped the Stars'

    Arts Calendar: Oct. 10

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