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    July 5, 2019

    Inside Bridgton July 5

    Bingo! Summer is officially here and so are bingo nights at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 225 South High St. Each Thursday through August the doors of the church hall will open at 5:30 p.m. to kick off the evening with Early Bird games at 6:30 p.m. Regular bingo games start at 7 p.m. All are […]

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    July 5, 2019

    Inside New Gloucester July 5

    Show off your pets Would you like to show off your beloved animal and meet other interesting pets? Come to the New Gloucester Public Library, 379 Intervale Road at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, for their 17th annual Pet Show. All pets are welcome to attend for socializing with other friendly pets and their […]

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    July 5, 2019

    On the Right Lane: My last hurrah

    “One more regret at my age won’t make much difference.” Mayor Frank Skeffington, played by Spencer Tracy in the 1958 movie, “The Last Hurrah” The 5th of July is my 71st birthday and after tossing and turning for several nights I decided it would be a good day to end my column. When I visit […]

  • Published
    July 4, 2019

    Politics & Other Mistakes: The bonds that tie

    What if Maine decided to only pay for stuff with money it already has?

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    July 4, 2019

    60 years ago

    The Westbrook American reported on July 8, 1959, that Mr. and Mrs. Everett Sweetser of Gorham and their son, Bruce, were vacationing at their summer home at Marshall Pond. Gorham High School graduate Donald Warming, son of Alvin Warming of Gorham and Ruth Warming of Westbrook, had signed up with the U.S. Marine Corps.

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    July 4, 2019

    Here’s Something: Smile, you’re an American

    Democratic Party presidential candidates have one thing in common: pessimism.

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    July 4, 2019

    Arts Calendar

    Music July 9 Delta Knights Band, 6-7:30 p.m., gazebo, next to Baxter Memorial Library, South Street, Gorham. Free. July 10 Westbrook City Band, 6-8 p.m. Riverbank Park, 677 Main St., Westbrook. Free. July 13 Hot Fiddle with violinist Ashley Liberty and pianist Daniel Strange, 7 p.m., North Windham Union Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail, Windham. Music […]

  • Published
    July 4, 2019

    Looking Back

    Highlights of Westbrook and Gorham news from 25 and 15 years ago.

  • Published
    July 3, 2019

    The Universal Notebook: New and better Americans

    Immigrants are the future of Maine’s economy.

  • Published
    July 1, 2019

    Social worker to represent Maine at national conference on addiction

    Glenn Simpson, an activist and social worker at Enso Recovery Services, creates art to spread awareness about addiction.

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