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  • Published
    March 24, 2010

    Regional Events

    SANFORD-BIDDEFORD Food drives at two Shaw’s York County Food Rescue will hold a food drive at Shaw’s in Sanford from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Sunday, and at the same time at the Biddeford Shaw’s April 10 and 11. The rescue supplies donated food at no charge to 47 York County food […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Juliana L’Heureux: Genealogist researching Sirrirs/Siroir

    Genealogy researchers enjoy giving their children a complete family history. Evelyn King, 85, of Portland wants to finish her late husband’s genealogy. She needs one more piece of information — find her husband’s family origins in Quebec. “I want to complete my husband’s genealogy as a gift for his children and our child,” she says. […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Briefly Regional

    BIDDEFORD BIDDEFORD REGIONAL CENTER of Technology has named Tyler Souliere, from the Cooperative Education program, and Lance Theriault, from the Building Trades program, as students of the month. Souliere and Theriault received gift awards, donated by TD Bank. Other students nominated for the honor were Jessica Antoine, Adam Barton, Ethan Forbes, Margaret Moore and Kaitlyn […]

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    March 24, 2010

    Project Linus spreads warmth, security

    The group that makes quilts for children in hospitals is conducting a show on Saturday.

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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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