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    March 24, 2010

    Don Perkins: Saint Joseph’s grows food all year long

    Few can deny that it’s been a strange winter. Spring seems to be off to a rollicking start, much to the dismay of skiers and snow lovers and the jubilation of golfers. As a case in point, the temperature in one of the greenhouses at a small farm at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish hit […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Greater Portland Events

    WESTBROOK Cooking for crowds class A class on safely preparing and serving food for large groups will be taught by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Memorial Library. Participants will receive a copy of “Cooking for Crowds,” a manual specifically designed for volunteer cooks. The workshop […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Sojourn for science scholars

    Two Maine students will spend four expense-paid weeks at an educational camp in the West Virginia mountains.

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    March 24, 2010

    Births

    Mercy Hospital Nathan Christian Collins, born Oct. 19 to Chris and Mandy Collins, Limington. Grandparents: Mauro and Cindy Colello, Limington; Frank Porter and Nancy Wheeler, both of Raymond. Great-grandparents: Dolores Harmon, Limington; George and Linda Wheeler, Andover. Maine Medical Center Eugenia Cassatt Smith, born March 4 to Christopher and Anne Smith, Scarborough. Grandparents are Roy […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Blood Drives

    The following American Red Cross blood drives are open to the public: Today Noon to 5 p.m., Buckfield High School, Buckfield Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fire Station, Cape Elizabeth 1 to 6 p.m., American Legion, Rockland Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Town Hall, Berwick Monday 1 to 6 p.m., American Red Cross […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Briefly Greater Portland

    STATEWIDE SIX MAINERS participated in the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., March 9 to 11. The delegation, organized by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, included Tony Barrett of Harpswell, Nancy Grant of Portland, Charley LaFlamme of Ogunquit, Fred and Cathy Robie of Freeport, and Allison Vogt, of Brunswick. The group met with Sen. Olympia […]

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    March 24, 2010

    College Notes

    Dean’s list University of Maine at Machias: Charlotte Ridlon, Auburn; Ashley Couture, Lewiston; Skaidrite Kwasnick, Poland; Gregor Hall, Sabattus; Ryan Davis, Elizabeth Reynolds and Henry Sandelin Jr., all of Brunswick; John Di Majo, Portland; Mark Jochem, Scarborough; Paige Carter, South Portland; Whitney Eldridge, Camden; Sherri Grierson, and Taryn Grierson, both of Cushing; Brandy Dupper-Macy, North […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Honor Rolls

    York High School Second Quarter Seniors – High Honors: Monique Boutin, Rebecca Cole, Katelyn Emerson, Michelle Gearin, Winfield Goodwin, Daniel Herbein, Joshua Herbein, Kelsey Heroux, Katherine Hird, Helen Sturgis-Bright, Paige Tewell, Megan Thomson, Erica Wagner, Lindsay Weigel, Kayla Weston; Honors: Aaron Bailey, Devin Battersby, Patrick Bond, Kylie Button, Matthew Campbell, John Carley, Elizabeth Cartier, Katherine […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Military Notes

    Marine Corps Pfc. Anthony L. Jenkins, Marine Corps Pvt. Ryan M. Spaulding, Marine Corps Pvt. Mark L. Mercer and Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Travis W. Flagg, have all recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. Jenkins is a 2001 graduate of Marshwood High School, South Berwick. Spaulding […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Pet Pourri

     HART OF MAINE The following cats are available from HART of Maine. Visit www.hartofme.com or call 829-4116. Spanky is a handsome black male, between 1 and 2 years old, found as a stray and brought in with other cats who were “dumped” at a caring person’s house in Gray. Spanky is adorable with soft fine […]

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