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  • Published
    March 8, 2010

    The Region Briefly

    OLD ORCHARD BEACH THE SALVATION ARMY Advisory Board has named Gary Curtis of Old Orchard Beach to its board of directors. Curtis is retired from management careers in sports and property sales and served as a crisis intervention councilor at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. He is a former Dirigo Boys State director and a […]

  • Published
    March 8, 2010

    College Notes

    Dean’s List Bates College, Lewiston: Jenna Finegold, Portland. Bentley University, Waltham, Mass.: Anthony Villandry, Biddeford; Matthew Allen, Cape Elizabeth; Alexandra Johnston, Cumberland; Samuel Maher, Cumberland Center; Courtney Gallagher, Falmouth; Matthew Fenton, Monique King, Maura Brady and Tristen Sullivan, all of Gorham; Molly Marr, Ryan Salvo, Calum Barnes, Erich Bobinsky and Monika Czurylo, all of Portland; […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Briefly Greater Portland, March 3, 2010

    PORTLAND DEERING HIGH SCHOOL students Jean McCabe, Keleigh O’Neil and Brian Pedro have been named candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Of the 3,000 candidates chosen nationwide, up to 141 will be selected for the program. Also, McCabe, Nicholas Delving of Deering High School and Maggie Eismeier of Casco Bay High School have been […]

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    March 3, 2010

    Honor roll, March 3, 2010

    Freeport High School Second quarter Grade 9 – High Honors: Sarah Bonney, Bennett Brainard, Taylor Enrico, Kelsie Humphrey, Luke Macdonald, Gemma McElroy, Josephine Moore, John Munroe, Caroline Rowell, Lia Wellen, Ciera Wentworth; Honors: Abrin Berkemeyer, Dan Burke, Mason Cyr, Jocelyn Davee, Brady Davis, Connor Dietrich, Jack Doughty, Landon Easler, Olivia Fowler, Dayze Gaulin, Abigel Gyorgy, […]

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    March 3, 2010

    Regional Events, March 3, 2010

    UNION Series opens with Peary talk Union Historical Society begins its 2010 series at 7:30 p.m. today  with a talk by Harry Rich of Harpswell on Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary (1856-1920) and his affiliation with Eagle Island. The meeting will be held at the Thompson Community Center at Common and South Union roads on […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Greater Portland Events

    FREEPORT Mountain climber at library “Great Explorers: Peary at the Pole to Landing on the Moon,” a free presentation by Mount Everest climber Ed Webster, will take place at 6:30 p.m. today  in the Community Meeting Room at Freeport Community Library. Webster will share landmarks of human exploration during his presentation, including photographs from 1880 […]

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    March 3, 2010

    Births, March 3, 2010

    Bridgton Hospital Armani Matthew Quint, born Feb. 21 to Matthew Quint and Alanna LaSalle, Fryeburg. Grandparents: Anna Harriman, Baileyville; Jonathan LaSalle, Marlboro, Mass.; Haven and Ruth Quint, Fryeburg. Great-grandparents: Gertrude Stuart, Center Conway, N.H;. Myrtle Quint, Ocala, Fla. Mid Coast Hospital Kelsea Lynn Richards, born Feb. 12 to Seth Richards and Kathleen Coffin, Harpswell. Grandparents: […]

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    March 3, 2010

    Potluck, March 3, 2010

    Thursday Community Meal with American chop suey, noon, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Per person $4. Free dinner, 6 p.m., and introduction to the Alpha Christian life program, continues five weeks. First Congregational Church, 141 North St., Kennebunkport. For adults. Soup and bread Lenten supper, 6 p.m., followed by compline at 6:30 p.m., […]

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    March 3, 2010

    Column: Teen’s artful metalwork winning praise

    Maybe living along the Crooked River explains it. Or it might be in his DNA. Whatever sparked his creative talents, nobody denies that 17-year-old Max Throgmorton has a flair for creating aquatic creatures from of discarded implements. Through the eye of this budding welder-artisan, part of a rake becomes a whale’s tail; pliers are tuned […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Homegrown magazine covers Highland Street, Deering and beyond

    Three grade-school boys are producing a magazine that is really close to home.

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