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  • Published
    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 […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2010

    Potluck

    Thursday Community Meal with macaroni and cheese, 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., […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2010

    School Notes

    Catherine McAuley High School, Portland: has awarded the four year, full-tuition Academic Excellence Scholarship to Brianna Heisler, daughter of Mark and Linda Heisler of Gray. Carolyn Liziewski, daughter of Daniel and Sarah Liziewski of Gray, was awarded the Academic Scholarship, receiving half tuition for the four years she attends McAuley.   Deering High School, Portland: […]

  • 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 […]

  • Published
    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. […]

  • Published
    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 […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2010

    Project Linus spreads warmth, security

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

  • Published
    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 […]

  • Published
    March 10, 2010

    Column: French and Creole related, but different

    Columns about the French language generate interesting feedback. Father Richard Bertrand is a Franco-American Jesuit priest who lives in Portland. He offered expert advice about the Creole and the French languages spoken in Haiti. Bertrand grew up in Biddeford speaking French. He attended Boston College where he earned a master’s degree in French. Later, he […]

  • Published
    March 10, 2010

    Births, March 10, 2010

    Maine Medical Center Ellen Elizabeth Clifford, born Feb. 12 to James Clifford and Rachel Williams. Grandparents: William and Marguerite Ryan of Falmouth Bella Anne Pelletier, born Feb. 21 to Kyle Pelletier and Amanda Olmstead, Poland. Grandparents: Angela and Alan Smith, Raymond; Craig Olmstead, Freeport; Stewart and Kim Pelletier, Hebron; Sue Keithan, Lewiston. Great-grandparents: Peter Bushey […]

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