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    August 15, 2019

    Looking Back: Aug. 15

    Aug. 17, 1994 The S.D. Warren paper mill is masking the odors of its wastewater treatment plant in Westbrook with a flowery scent. The experiment began in early summer and appears to be helping, said Elizabeth Sisson of the mill’s public relations office. “We are well aware that people are unhappy with the odors. We’ve […]

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    August 13, 2019

    Here’s Something: Stop talking about race

    Democrats use race as a political weapon, quick to demonize Trump, willing to ignore Biden.

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    August 13, 2019

    Politics & Other Mistakes: The real agenda

    Racists are sure to come running when GOP blows the “Maine for Mainers” dog whistle.

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    August 5, 2019

    Arts Calendar: Aug. 8

    Music Through Aug. 13 Sebago Lake-Long Lake Music Festival, Tuesday night chamber concert series with 27 internationally acclaimed musicians, Deertrees Theatre, 156 Deertrees Road, Harrison. For schedule and tickets, $25 adults, under 21 free, go to sllmf.org. Aug. 9 Josephine County at the Farm at Conant Homestead, 7 p.m., 89 Conant St., Westbrook. Bring a […]

  • Published
    August 2, 2019

    Letter: Friends of Bridgton Library extend big thanks

    The Friends of the Bridgton Library are sending out a tremendous “thank you” to everyone who came out to help organize, sort books, fill boxes with books, move boxes to the Bridgton Library patio, utilize forgotten muscles to accomplish all these tasks, help set up the tables, help at the checkout tables and help pack […]

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    August 2, 2019

    State honors RTT director

     

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    August 2, 2019

    Inside Bridgton

    Cindy Spencer at gallery Watercolorist Cindy Spencer returns to Gallery 302 as August’s guest artist. Her show will be up during the gallery’s biennial Art Auction on Friday, Aug. 2, and will run through Aug. 30. To learn more about Spencer and her work go to cindyspencerart.com. The Art Auction begins at 5 p.m. with […]

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    August 2, 2019

    Letter: Windham Planning Board, at least, listens to public

    First, I’d like to say thank you to the Windham Planning Board concerning the Subdivision Ordinance Proposal related to the Farm/Farm Residential Zones. At least they did listen to the public and, unlike the Town Council and some committees, opted not to railroad this through half-cocked. “The  council” is, as you know, made up of […]

  • Published
    August 2, 2019

    Inside New Gloucester

    Space Craft Night Come make a galaxy jar or an alien, or sketch some drawings, at Space Craft Night from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the New Gloucester Public Library, 379 Intervale Road. Weather permitting, this free event will take place in the Bob Leighton Memorial Gazebo. In keeping with the library’s theme […]

  • Published
    August 1, 2019

    60 years ago

    The Westbrook American reported on July 29, 1959, that Glen Washburn, 11, of Gorham was entering his 7-week old Shetland Pony in the Gorham Kiwanis Horse Show. Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Elwell of Stroudwater Street in Westbrook were vacationing at Thomas Pond.

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