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    May 20, 2022

    Cooking at the Cove: Memorable dessert tops Memorial Day menu

    One of my favorite months of the year is coming soon, but first, we must celebrate Memorial Day. Here at the cove, I’m excited about summer bursting forth everywhere I look. I’m happy to report that the pots of herbs and my little lettuce colony on the deck are looking especially bounteous. And, as usual, […]

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    May 20, 2022

    Inside New Gloucester: May 20

    Charter Commission hearing draws residents’ recommendations Residents had a range of recommendations at a public hearing on the draft version of the charter, held by the Charter Commission May 9, including eliminating Town Meeting in favor of voting on warrant articles by referendum and increasing the size of the Select Board from five members to […]

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    May 20, 2022

    It Happened in Windham: Dr. Margaret Millard – a woman with an eye to the future

    Some people in town still remember Dr. Margaret Millard. She had a medical practice on White’s Bridge Road in North Windham, where she started off specializing in pediatrics back in 1969. By the time she retired in 1981, it had evolved into a more modern, holistic practice. In an article printed in The Suburban News […]

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    May 20, 2022

    Sande’s Picks: The energy and flavors of Colombia come to Brunswick

    Arepas, pasabocas and cazuelas can be found on many streets in Colombia and, now, in Brunswick, Maine, at Maize. Arepas are grilled, stuffed corn pockets that are crispy on the outside and filled with a variety of mixtures of cheeses, meats, veggies, pico de gallo and garlic. They are served with sauces on the side […]

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    May 20, 2022

    Inside Bridgton: May 20

    Hayloft Barn hosts pair of impressive performers An Independent Music Award-winner and a band that’s backed up big-name performers are taking the stage at The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn this month. American roots band Low Lily will perform at the Dragonfly Barn at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at 95 Sanborns Grove. Based in Brattleboro, […]

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    May 18, 2022

    People & Business: May 18

    Giving back The Rotary Club of Brunswick, in conjunction with the Topsham Espresso Rotary and Brunswick Coastal Rotary clubs, raised $11,425 to provide relief to refugees or other victims of the war in Ukraine, including items such as water, food, shelter, medicine and clothing. “This is a wonderful example of how we can make a […]

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    May 17, 2022

    Arts Calendar: May 20-29

    Art “Textile Translations of Maine” by fiber artist Catherine Worthington: on display through June 10, Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton. gallery302.com. Film Ongoing Bridgton Twin Drive-In Theatre: open for the season, rain or shine, 383 Portland Road, Bridgton. Check the drive-in’s Facebook page for weekly schedule. Magic Lantern movie theater: 9 Depot St., Bridgton. […]

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    May 17, 2022

    Mainewhile: Sunday should remain a day free of hunting

    This past weekend, the youngest came home from his first year of college. I’ve been making my peace with the empty nest as best I can, but it’s no secret that I am overjoyed to have him back in the house, even if it is just for this one summer. I’ve been planning our time […]

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    May 17, 2022

    Life Unwound: A room of one’s own inspires creativity

    People create – whether works of art, simple meals or woodpiles chopped and stacked. In these special places that also provide comfort, we receive intuitive messages and birth our imagination. Writers sit at desks to write. Woodworkers bustle around their shops. Crafters lean over their workbenches. Composers delight at their pianos. We enter our meaning-making […]

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    May 17, 2022

    Portland Superintendent’s Notebook: Class of 2022 met challenges presented by COVID

    High school graduation season is my favorite time of year. From their first day of preschool, our goal as educators is to ensure students succeed as learners. Seeing them graduate from high school is as gratifying to us as it is to them. I will be particularly proud to see the Portland Public Schools Class […]

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