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 2020-10-20 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: Carol Ann "Parka" Simisky...

AUBURN - Carol Ann "Parka" Simisky, 64, of Auburn, born May 25, 1956 to Carroll and Myrtle(Phillips) Parker, passed away peacefully ... The post Obituary: Carol Ann "Parka" Simisky appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-10-20 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: Cecile R. Castonguay...

LEWISTON - Cecile R. Castonguay, 80, of Lewiston, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.Cecile was ... The post Obituary: Cecile R. Castonguay appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-10-20 04:01 

The Sun Journal

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Looking Back on Oct. 20...

100 Years Ago: 1920 The regular meeting of Lake View Grange, Auburn, was held Saturday night with 60 members present. DurIng the evening the following program was furnished: Song by the grange, "State of Maine"; poem, Mrs. George Pitman; question,...

 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Long-time volunteer at Maine Veterans' Home in Paris retires at age 89...

RUMFORD — John Kezal, 89, has been honored for nearly two decades of dedicated service to the Maine Veterans' Home in South Paris. Due to COVID-19, the veterans' home staff was not able to thank Kezal in person. Instead, he received a plaque...

 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Dori Burnham: Keep Ackley as House District 82 rep...

I met Kent Ackley when he played the fiddle at a church supper. We see each other around town, and I always bend his ear. We don't always agree, but he listens. Augusta is where our representatives meet to solve Maine problems, not engage in political...

 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Food for Thought to consider benefits of cannabis at session...

LEWISTON — The University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn Senior College will present a Food for Thought discussion on cannabis at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. Joel Buckman has done classes and short workshops on the medical aspects of can...

 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 20...

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 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Recreation challenge donates $6,500 to Western Maine food pantries...

NORWAY — People across the Oxford Hills, greater Bethel and the River Valley areas completed more than 700 outdoor activities to earn $6,500 in donations to local food pantries as part of the Second Nature Adventure Challenge that wrapped up on Oct....

 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Malcolm Gill: Patrick will bring 'strong work ethic' to Augusta...

John Patrick has been a driving force behind the representations in Augusta of northern Oxford County towns for the last quarter century, and especially District 115, representing his hometown of Rumford, and Roxbury, Sumner, Woodstock and Milton Township...

 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Bottles and cans are up for grabs to any interested charity...

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We have bottles and cans that we would like to donate to a charity. They can be picked up and brought to a redemption center. Please leave a message on our answering machine at 782-1843. — No name, no town DEAR SUNSPOTS: The offer of...

 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Rich Lowry: Confirmation hearings shouldn't be so worthless...

Amy Coney Barrett acquitted herself very well at her confirmation hearings, which means, quite often, she refused to answer questions. Barrett is an exemplary nominee, who was knowledgeable, clear and composed throughout the three days of questioning, but...

 2020-10-20 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Rumford calendars available...

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 2020-10-20 04:00 

WMUR

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COVID-19 travel restrictions state by state...
 2020-10-20 03:39 

The Sun Journal

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Topsham to ask Brunswick to find its own police firing range...

Topsham police share their firing range with Brunswick, but a neighbor said the amount of shooting has become "unbearable."; The post Topsham to ask Brunswick to find its own police firing range appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-10-20 03:33 

The Sun Journal

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Murray has happy homecoming, Cards cruise past Cowboys 38-10...

Kyler Murray accounted for three touchdowns in his first game back home as a pro, Ezekiel Elliott set up the first two Arizona TDs with fumbles and the Cardinals beat the Dallas Cowboys 38-10 The post Murray has happy homecoming, Cards cruise past Cowboys...

 2020-10-20 03:31 

The Sun Journal

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Auburn council supports effort to reopen Outlet Beach...

During a workshop discussion Monday, several councilors said Outlet Beach is "too much of an asset" to not be in use. The post Auburn council supports effort to reopen Outlet Beach appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-10-20 03:26 

WMUR

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Police shoot man in Thornton, officials say; few details released...

Officials would not say where in Thornton it happened, when it happened, what police agencies were involved or if the man shot suffered any injuries....

 2020-10-20 03:25 

Valley News

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New Hampshire brings income tax dispute to Supreme Court...

CONCORD — New Hampshire on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block Massachusetts from collecting income tax from roughly 80,000 New Hampshire residents who are employed by Massachusetts companies but have been working from home during the......

 2020-10-20 03:24 

Valley News

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Virus outbreak linked to hockey rink grows to 30 cases...

MONTPELIER — The outbreak of people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 traced to a Montpelier hockey rink has expanded to 30, the Vermont Health Department said Monday.The cases are linked to adult and youth hockey leagues and an adult......

 2020-10-20 03:23 

WMUR

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AG: Hudson restaurant tied to COVID-19 outbreak fined $2,000 for violating emergency order...

A Hudson restaurant linked to a COVID-19 outbreak has been fined $2,000 after the attorney general's office says it failed to comply with food service industry guidance during the pandemic....

 2020-10-20 03:22 

Valley News

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St. Paul's School compliance officer abruptly quits post...

The independent compliance officer at St. Paul's School has abruptly resigned from his position, citing an "intolerable working environment."Jeffrey Maher, who reported to the state Attorney General's Office on matters of student safety, t...

 2020-10-20 03:21 

Valley News

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Owner of Franklin and Laconia hospitals declares bankruptcy; Concord Hospital seeks to buy them...

Buffeted by the pandemic coming on top of long-term changes in health care, the owner of Franklin Regional Hospital and Lakes Region General Hospital has declared bankruptcy, with Concord Hospital stepping up as a suitor.Monday's decision by two of......

 2020-10-20 03:19 

Valley News

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'Sharpie-gate' leaves some NH voters worried they spoiled their absentee ballots...

Hanover, like a lot of other communities, started sending out its general election absentee ballots at the end of September. And then came the calls from panicked voters, who noticed the pens they used bled through their two-sided ballots."......

 2020-10-20 03:19 

Valley News

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Mascoma-area seats coveted by parties...

ENFIELD — Voters in the Mascoma Valley's five towns are deciding several contested races for the New Hampshire House.Following a "blue wave" in 2018, Republicans are working to retake several seats stretching into the White Mountains tha...

 2020-10-20 03:18 

Valley News

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Coronavirus causes two schools to go remote...

LYME — Two Upper Valley schools that announced COVID-19 cases over the weekend have temporarily switched from in-person to remote instruction for at least some grades due to staffing issues brought about by health precautions.Lyme officials announce...

 2020-10-20 03:17 

Valley News

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Police chase ends in Sharon...

SHARON — Following a police chase from Hartland to Sharon on Monday, Vermont State Police arrested a 50-year-old man who they say threatened to harm several people, including officers.Robert Blanchard was charged with attempting to elude, grossly......

 2020-10-20 03:01 

Seacoastonline.com

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In their own words: Roberts and Bailey compete for Maine House District 6 seat...

Democratic incumbent Rep. Tiffany Roberts of South Berwick is facing Republican challenger Burnell Bailey, of South Berwick, in the Nov. 3 election to represent Maine House District 6, which includes parts of South Berwick and North Berwick.Here's how...

 2020-10-20 02:52 

WMUR

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Independent overseer appointed in settlement agreement at St. Paul's school resigns...

The state Attorney General called the resignation of an independent overseer at St. Paul's School in Concord concerning....

 2020-10-20 02:51 

WMUR

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Eric Trump visits New Hampshire, expresses confidence in father winning the Granite State...

As President Trump campaigned in Arizona on Monday, his son Eric Trump made an appearance in New Hampshire....

 2020-10-20 02:49 

Seacoastonline.com

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York voters to consider zoning tweaks with 3 local ballot questions...

YORK, Maine — In addition to voting in the Nov. 3 election to fill a vacancy on the town's Board of Selectmen, York voters will find three referendum questions on their local ballots.The modest changes to local rules would impact stormwater mana...

 2020-10-20 02:49 

WMUR

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Manchester mask ordinance proposal goes to a vote at Board of Mayor and Alderman...

A city-wide face mask ordinance was voted on by the Board of Mayor and Alderman on Monday. If it continues to move forward the ordinance would require face coverings in Manchester....

 2020-10-20 02:24 

The Sun Journal

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HS roundup: Leavitt's Maheux, Telstar's Hallett score hat tricks in girls soccer...

The Hornets and Rebels both won, as did Lewiston; Leavitt, Buckfield boys were victorious; Shutout field hockey wins for Lewiston, Oak Hill. The post HS roundup: Leavitt's Maheux, Telstar's Hallett score hat tricks in girls soccer appeared first o...

 2020-10-20 02:15 

Valley News

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Local roundup: NHIAA plans winter sports; sets soccer, volleyball tournament fields...

CONCORD — The NHIAA announced Monday that it will be recognizing all winter sports. Beginning on Nov. 30, schools can start skills and drills activities in accordance with New Hampshire's amateur and youth sports guidelines and phase one and two...

 2020-10-20 02:08 

WMUR

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Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis...

Bridges said he understands the disease is serious. He expressed gratitude to his family, friends and medical team and promised to keep fans posted on his recovery....

 2020-10-20 01:49 

Valley News

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A tie that doesn't disappoint...

SOUTH ROYALTON — Kyle Carter didn't so much punch the clock as give it a good, swift kick.The junior center midfielder's 20-yard, 65th-minute blast answered an opportunistic first career goal for White River Valley freshman Finn Bailey, givi...

 2020-10-20 01:42 

Seacoastonline.com

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In their own words: Rep. Lydia Blume running for reelection in House District 3...

Democratic incumbent Rep. Lydia Blume of York is running unopposed for reelection to her seat in Maine House District 3, which consists of part of York.Lydia BlumeParty: DemocratAge: 58Occupation: Sales/Marketing Hospitality - Self EmployedCivic/Political...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

WMUR

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Post-debate Q&A: Dan Feltes talks voter outreach, criticism of Sununu's COVID response, reopening, absentee voting...

After the debate, Gov. Sununu answered questions about who he was hoping to reach through the debate, where Gov. Sununu could have done better in handling the pandemic, what the threshold should be for the state to reverse its reopening process and whethe...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

WMUR

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Post-debate Q&A: Gov. Sununu on schools, rise in COVID cases, opioid crisis...

After the debate, Gov. Sununu answered questions about his school reopening plan, the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the state and whether the state's attention to the opioid crisis has ebbed amid the pandemic....

 2020-10-20 01:26 

WMUR

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Full Granite State Debate video: 2020 New Hampshire gubernatorial debate...

Watch the full debate between Republican Gov. Chris Sununu and his challenger, Democrat Dan Feltes....

 2020-10-20 01:25 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Closing statements...

Gov. Chris Sununu and Dan Feltes deliver their closing statements....

 2020-10-20 01:23 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Candidates discuss what they can agree on regarding climate change...

Gov. Chris Sununu and Dan Feltes discuss what they can agree on to show they're serious about climate change....

 2020-10-20 01:22 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Housing for mental health treatment...

Gov. Chris Sununu and Dan Feltes answer why the state hasn't made more progress in housing for mental health treatment....

 2020-10-20 01:21 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Endorsements from law enforcement groups...

Gov. Chris Sununu and Dan Feltes answer questions about the law enforcement endorsements they have received this election season....

 2020-10-20 01:20 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Are additional gun control measures needed?...

College student Trevor McAden, of Rollinsford, asks Gov. Chris Sununu and Dan Feltes whether additional gun control measures are needed given that New Hampshire has a low crime rate....

 2020-10-20 01:19 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Capital punishment and NH's only death row inmate...

Watch as Gov. Chris Sununu and his challenger, Dan Feltes, discuss capital punishment, and whether the state's only death row inmate, Michael Addison, should be executed now that the state has repealed the death penalty....

 2020-10-20 01:18 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Addressing systemic racism...

Watch as Gov. Chris Sununu and his challenger, Dan Feltes, address whether systemic racism exists in New Hampshire, and why there is a racial disparity in the state prison system....

 2020-10-20 01:16 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate's lightning round: NH school mascots; Sec. Gardner; state's liquor control system...

Watch as Gov. Chris Sununu and his challenger, Dan Feltes, answer a series of questions in a lightning round, including about school mascots and logos deemed offensive, whether they support Secretary of State Bill Gardner is he chooses to remain in office...

 2020-10-20 01:15 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Help for struggling NH hospitals...

Watch as Gov. Chris Sununu and his challenger, Dan Feltes, discuss how the state can help the hospitals that have struggled to stay afloat during the pandemic....

 2020-10-20 01:12 

WMUR

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2020 NH gubernatorial debate: Candidates discuss schools, youth sports amid COVID-19...

Watch as Gov. Chris Sununu and his challenger, Dan Feltes, discuss the state's response to reopening schools amid the pandemic. They also discuss how youth sports should be handled....

 2020-10-20 01:08 

The Sun Journal

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Livermore receives $5,000 grant for election expenses...

The money must be spent by Dec. 31. The post Livermore receives $5,000 grant for election expenses appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

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