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 2020-09-18 13:07 

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Leeds Historical Society leads fall walks...

LEEDS — Those wanting to get out safely this fall and explore some locations of historical note in town on the weekend can join with members of the Leeds Historical Society as they walk and talk about the following places. Knapp/Dead River Cemetery,...

 2020-09-18 12:43 

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Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down...

THUMBS UP to RLBS for their constant upgrades and 1000% friendly, accommodating service! THUMBS DOWN to the rude family in Greenvale Cove acosting anyone that dares to walk near the shore. The foul language at a family with children was not nice. After so...

 2020-09-18 12:26 

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U.S. says it is banning use of TikTok, WeChat for national security...

The Commerce Department said President Trump's proposed ban of the apps WeChat and TikTok will go into effect Sunday. The post U.S. says it is banning use of TikTok, WeChat for national security appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 12:18 

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Educating an Ignorant Stock Trader...

So, I hopped on a plane for Chicago, eager to learn everything I could about the stock market, at this high end trading school. I stayed at a very nice hotel near the lake, and the Chicago Board of Options Exchange, where the course would be taught. This ...

 2020-09-18 12:05 

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The Latest: Global virus cases top 30 million, 6.7 million in U.S. alone...

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic from around the U.S. and the world. LONDON Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have topped 30 million worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. The worldwide count of known COVID-19 infections climbed ...

 2020-09-18 12:00 

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I Maintain a Strong Affinity for 3 Subjects Due to my Early Montana Years ....all three are fairly rare in Maine...

They are (in no particular order): A. Rodeos B. Indigenous Peoples of the Plains, especially the Blackfoot tribe, and C. Bison. With respect to rodeos, I just plain love 'em. Although I spent only my first 9 years in Montana, my parents took me at lea...

 2020-09-18 11:51 

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Rangeley Baptist Church hosts Marriage Night 2020 Conference...

Rangeley Baptist Church hosts Marriage Night 2020 Conference, a free one night event for married couples. If there's anything certain about 2020 it's that nothing seems certain anymore. The global pandemic has disrupted the norm. Couples have adde...

 2020-09-18 11:45 

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Property Spotlight: Your Base Camp for Rangeley Adventures!...

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 2020-09-18 11:30 

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Sandy River Plantation Town Meeting...

Sandy River Plantation annual town meeting will be held on September 26th at 1:00pm at the Sandy River Plantation town office. The meeting will be held outside in back of the Town Hall. Please remember to bring your own chairs. The post Sandy River Planta...

 2020-09-18 11:13 

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COVID-free communities on the U.S.-Canada border want travel restrictions eased...

The current border closure between the two countries lasts through Monday and is expected to be extended again. The post COVID-free communities on the U.S.-Canada border want travel restrictions eased appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 11:10 

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Outdoor Heritage Museum Fall Art, Crafts and Antique Festival...

Saturday, September 26th, 10:00AM 4:00PM- The grounds of the museum will have vendor booths offering art, antiques and crafts. Wood sculptor Steve Brettell of Little River Decoys will be on the grounds carving and offering his beautiful Canada Jay (Periso...

 2020-09-18 10:00 

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Rangeley Family Medicine Announces Flu Shot Week...

WHAT: Rangeley Family Medicine will administer influenza vaccines beginning the week of September 21, 2020. Patients are asked to call the health center at (207) 864-3303 to schedule an appointment. To protect the health of our patients, we will observe s...

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Oxford selectmen opt to lease road grader...

Fire Chief Paul Hewey told the board he is working with Town Manager Butch Asselin on a federal grant for funds to replace the department's ladder truck, which has a broken water pump that would cost at least $25,000 to repair. The post Oxford selectm...

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Briefly...

Yard sale FARMINGTON — On Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Roderick- Crosby Post 28 American Legion Auxiliary will hold an end of the year yard sale on Route 4 across from South Strong Road, to benefit local Veteran's services. Very low p...

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Tiffany Maiuri runnning for commissioner...

COUNTY — The message of Tiff Maiuri's campaign to represent the residents of District 1 (Carthage, Jay, Temple, Wilton, and Washington and Perkins townships) on the board of the Franklin County Commissioners is: Three words Experienced, Respectf...

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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UMF ranked in top 10...

FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington, once again, received national recognition for educational excellence from both the U.S.News & World Report and Washington Monthly in this year's annual college rankings. Farmington was ranked i...

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Turkey Supper tradition renewed...

FARMINGTON — In early July, to the surprise of few, the 180th edition of the Farmington Fair was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To the delight of many, however, one of its traditions will continue on this year thanks to dedicated parishione...

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Pet of the Week...

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 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Maine Woodland Owners to meet...

Timber Mat Construction & Use The post Maine Woodland Owners to meet appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Dean's List...

WIT WELD — Riley J. Bell of Weld, Maine has made the Dean's List at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston MA for the summer 2020 semester. The post Dean's List appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Community walk set at Foothills Conservancy...

WILTON — Outdoorsman and author Doug Dunlap recently completed a goal of walking and paddling 1,000 miles in support of United Way and to encourage others to enjoy the tremendous outdoor recreation opportunities we have in our region. Doug continues...

 2020-09-18 09:00 

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Golden stands out...

To the Editor: Jared Golden, stands out in this election for a lot of reasons. He's followed in the footsteps of many veterans who dedicated themselves to work for our country. As a first term Congressman, he's done an amazing amount of work. He&#...

 2020-09-18 08:00 

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Restoring Farmington's past...

A combined effort by community members has resulted in restoring and documenting the Center Burying Ground Cemetery. The post Restoring Farmington's past appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 08:00 

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Forestry program loaned tents from National Guard...

The Maine Army National Guard Unit in Waterville has provided 3 tents and other supplies to help the forestry and wood harvesting program at Foster CTE Center. The post Forestry program loaned tents from National Guard appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journ...

 2020-09-18 08:00 

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On this date in Maine history: Sept. 18...

Sept. 18, 1918: U.S. Army Flight Cmdr. Sumner Sewall of Bath, serving with the 95th Aero Squadron, shoots down the last of five enemy fighter planes over which he achieved victory in less than four months in World War I, earning the status of fighter ace....

 2020-09-18 08:00 

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Ordinance tabled, buildings gift rejected at New Sharon special town meeting...

The proposed gift of property known as the Congregational Church and Vestry, located at 21 and 25 Cape Cod Hill Road, had not been voted upon by church members. The post Ordinance tabled, buildings gift rejected at New Sharon special town meeting appeared...

 2020-09-18 08:00 

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Wilton receives Keep ME Healthy COVID-19 grant...

The state funded grant will go towards protective measures for the Wilton Recreation Department. The post Wilton receives Keep ME Healthy COVID-19 grant appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 08:00 

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Sports on TV: Friday, September 18, 2020...

Friday (All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5:30 a.m. FS2 — AFL: Greater Western Sydney at St. Kilda AUTO RACING 7 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Series: The Food City 300, Bristol Motor Speedw...

 2020-09-18 08:00 

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RSU 9 competitive sports canceled...

The board of directors approved an intramural program in place of traditional sports programming. The post RSU 9 competitive sports canceled appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 05:01 

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Obituary: Jeannine Nancy Clark...

AUBURN - Jeannine Nancy Clark, 83, of Auburn, passed on Sept. 8, 2020 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mom was with most ... The post Obituary: Jeannine Nancy Clark appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 05:01 

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Obituary: Constance "Connie" Regina (Benedix) Gallant...

RUMFORD - Constance "Connie" Regina (Benedix) Gallant, 89, a lifelong resident of Rumford, passed peacefully on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in ... The post Obituary: Constance "Connie" Regina (Benedix) Gallant appeared first on Lewiston Sun Jo...

 2020-09-18 05:01 

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Obituary: Elbridge Elmer "Bo" Child...

SOUTH PARIS - Elbridge "Bo" Child, 70, formerly of Peru passed away peacefully at the Maine Veteran's Home in South Paris ... The post Obituary: Elbridge Elmer "Bo" Child appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 05:01 

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Obituary: Gary B. "Skip" Green...

TURNER - Gary B. "Skip" Green, 72, a longtime resident of Turner, passed away following a lingering illness, Tuesday, Sept. 15, ... The post Obituary: Gary B. "Skip" Green appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 05:01 

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Obituary: Irene Constance Boilard...

LISBON FALLS - Irene Constance Boilard, 89, of Lewiston passed away peacefully on Sept. 14, 2020 in Lisbon Falls with her ... The post Obituary: Irene Constance Boilard appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 04:01 

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Looking Back on Sept. 18...

100 Years Ago: 1920 The Androscoggin County Teachers annual meeting will be held at Webster Grammar hall, Auburn, on September 27. 50 Years Ago: 1970 The arrangements for the Women's Exhibit at the Lewiston Fair, which opens Tuesday, are once more in ...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Kiernan Majerus-Collins: Biden-Harris up to the tasks...

America faces a combination of crises that threaten the future. Obviously, we are in the midst of the worst pandemic in more than a century, which has already killed nearly 200,000 Americans. Along with that staggering death toll has come a second crisis ...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Harry 'Dutch' Dresser: Support for Scott Cole...

I was pleased to learn that Scott Cole is a candidate for Oxford County commissioner. Mr. Cole is not affiliated with a political party and is, therefore, running as an independent. I first knew Scott during my terms as chairman of the board of selectmen ...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Leonard Pitts: Fine, let's talk Chicago....

If there seems heightened energy behind the protests over police shootings of unarmed African-American people, that reflects not a disparity of concern but, rather, of frustration. The post Leonard Pitts: Fine, let's talk Chicago. appeared first on Le...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Don't let preconceived notions about aging limit your potential...

DEAR DR. ROACH: After reading several of your columns, where readers asked if they are too old for some activity, I wanted to make older adults aware of their untapped reservoir of energy and ability. I notice that most tend to be hesitant to try various ...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Newly sober mom regrets pain she caused her family...

DEAR ABBY: After smoking marijuana for 20 years, I quit two days ago. My head is starting to clear now, and things are coming into focus. I missed so much, and I feel terrible about it. How many times did I say no to my kids because I was lazy? How many t...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Pisces: Work with people you feel comfortable around...

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jason Sudeikis, 45; James Marsden, 47; Jada Pinkett Smith, 49; Aisha Tyler, 50. Happy Birthday: Stick to your game plan this year, and don't look back. Striving to reach your goal will be satisfying and rewarding in terms...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Al Castagna: Let them play sports...

In regard to high school sports and the pandemic. Let them play. They only get four seasons! Al Castagna, Turner The post Al Castagna: Let them play sports appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Jonathan Hale: Biden will be good for Maine...

I grew up in Skowhegan, graduated from Bates, and worked for Sen. George Mitchell. Today, I am both a Washington, D.C. and a Maine lawyer. I have seen firsthand when our government serves working people and when it fails them. Trump has endangered Mainers...

 2020-09-18 04:00 

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Where to find information on missing stimulus checks...

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Below is an excerpt and link from an article in the Washington Post (published on Sept. 11) about missing stimulus checks. This is in response to a recent question from a reader. I realize there may not be room in your column for the entir...

 2020-09-18 03:46 

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Poland officials approve firefighters' union pact...

Members of the Board of Selectpersons also agreed to spend roughly $32,000 for bridges and walkways along the town's trail system. The post Poland officials approve firefighters' union pact appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 03:45 

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NHL roundup: Lightning beat Islanders in overtime, advance to Stanley Cup final...

Anthony Cirelli spoils a 46-save performance by Semyon Varlamov and sends Tampa Bay to the Cup final against Dallas. The post NHL roundup: Lightning beat Islanders in overtime, advance to Stanley Cup final appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 03:39 

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Police log...

Charges Lewiston Shannon Sylvester, 34, of 128 Poland Spring Road, Auburn, on charges of violating conditions of release and unlawful drug possession, 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Oak and Holland streets. Cornelius Howard, 30, of 131 Horton St., on charges of d...

 2020-09-18 03:32 

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Auburn man gets eight years for Auburn Plaza robbery...

Judge suspends four years of the sentence in the case involving a co-defendant who was shot by one of the victims. The post Auburn man gets eight years for Auburn Plaza robbery appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 02:28 

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Back to school an adjustment for teachers, students around state...

Teachers and administrators are thinking outside the box, while students are making the best of learning amid a pandemic. The post Back to school an adjustment for teachers, students around state appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 02:22 

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PHOTO: Fond of fresh air...

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