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 2020-06-05 09:00 

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Arts Farmington...

To the Editor: ArtsFarmington is sorry that its spring programs, State Street Jazz and Maine Mountain Chamber Music (MMCM) were cancelled due to COVID restrictions. We hope to be able to bring you our planned fall programs: MMCM in September, Maine Squeez...

 2020-06-05 09:00 

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Phillips: News from the schools in MSAD 58...

Strong Elementary team places second in state history competition; moves to nationals The post Phillips: News from the schools in MSAD 58 appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 09:00 

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Call to artists for online exhibition...

FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center invites artists to submit their work for consideration in the upcoming premiere online exhibition: "Detour." This unique online exhibition will be on display June...

 2020-06-05 09:00 

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Pet of the Week...

Franklin County Animal Shelter is still taking extra precautions during these uncertain times. They are doing their part to control the spread of COVID-19 and will be closed to walk-ins and limiting community contact until further notice. Adoptions are st...

 2020-06-05 09:00 

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Franklin County by foot and paddle...

Outdoor enthusiast and Franklin County Native Doug Dunlap appreciates the wild beauty of Franklin County, and sets goal to walk and paddle 1,000 miles in Franklin County to benefit United Way. The post Franklin County by foot and paddle appeared first on ...

 2020-06-05 09:00 

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Bragg named Scholar...

POTSDAM, NY — Dakota Bragg of Anson, ME, a senior majoring in civil engineering, was named a Presidential Scholar for the spring 2020 semester at Clarkson University. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at...

 2020-06-05 08:49 

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Teenagers working during the pandemic...

Franklin county teenagers share their experiences as they work summer jobs during the pandemic. The post Teenagers working during the pandemic appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 08:00 

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Chesterville voters approve an almost $2.4 million budget...

Voters approved a municipal budget $70,000 higher than in 2019. The post Chesterville voters approve an almost $2.4 million budget appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 08:00 

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Farmington food preservation project needs volunteers, supplies...

Foods that can't be distributed at area food pantries will be processed into new food items Thurdsays at Knowlton Corner Farm in Farmington. The post Farmington food preservation project needs volunteers, supplies appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journa...

 2020-06-05 08:00 

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On this date in Maine history: June 5...

June 5, 2015: Abbott resident Robert Burton shoots his former girlfriend, Stephanie Gebo, 37, at her Parkman home, killing her. The discovery of her body later that day launches a manhunt that lasts 68 days, the longest and costliest in Maine history. Geb...

 2020-06-05 08:00 

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Healthy eating on a budget...

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 2020-06-05 05:51 

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Saints' Drew Brees takes first step toward mending relationships...

Some teammates accept apology of quarterback, who said, "I recognize that I should do less talking and more listening. When the black community is talking about their pain, we all need to listen." The post Saints' Drew Brees takes first step t...

 2020-06-05 05:46 

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Players send video message to NFL about racial inequality...

Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes is among more than a dozen NFL stars who united to send a passionate video message to the league about racial inequality. The post Players send video message to NFL about racial inequality appeared first on Lewiston Sun Jour...

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Eileen Elizabeth Jordan...

LEWISTON - Eileen Elizabeth Jordan lived a full life of hard work, family, and friendship. Born Eileen Elizabeth Bubier to Linwood ... The post Obituary: Eileen Elizabeth Jordan appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Irene Blanche Castonguay...

FARMINGTON - Irene Blanche Castonguay, 96, of Jay, passed away, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Orchard Park Nursing Home in Farmington, ... The post Obituary: Irene Blanche Castonguay appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Gerard J. Patrie...

DAVIE, Fla. - Gerard J. "Jerry" Patrie, 85, of Davie, Fla., passed away on Friday May 29, 2020. He was born ... The post Obituary: Gerard J. Patrie appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Elizabeth "Beth" Wright...

WEST PARIS - Elizabeth "Beth" Wright, 92 of West Paris, died at her home with family by her side on Sunday ... The post Obituary: Elizabeth "Beth" Wright appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Rolande G. Pomerleau...

LEWISTON - It was with a heavy heart and great sadness as I witnessed in the company of our children my ... The post Obituary: Rolande G. Pomerleau appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Robert Louis Weber...

LISBON FALLS - Robert Louis Weber, a longtime resident of Lisbon Falls, Maine, died at home surrounded by family on May ... The post Obituary: Robert Louis Weber appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Julie Anne Beaucage...

TURNER - Julie Anne Beaucage, 18, of Turner, passed away early Friday morning on May 29, 2020.She was graduating with the ... The post Obituary: Julie Anne Beaucage appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Betty Marie Verrill (Murch)...

BRYANT POND - Betty Marie Verrill (Murch), born November 10,1931, went home to be with the Lord on June 3, 2020, ... The post Obituary: Betty Marie Verrill (Murch) appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 05:01 

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Obituary: Nancy C. Besson...

LITCHFIELD - Nancy C. Besson, 68, a resident of Litchfield, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, ... The post Obituary: Nancy C. Besson appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 04:01 

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Ernie Martin: Please wear a mask...

Kudos to Gov. Janet Mills' new order, effective June 5, requiring all businesses that allow public entry to post signage that requires all non-exempt customers to wear a mask. On my last three trips to the local Oxford Walmart, there was a majority of...

 2020-06-05 04:01 

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Peter Driscoll: Reclassify the Androscoggin...

It is past time to recognize the enormous progress that has been made to clean up the Androscoggin River. Once a national disgrace, it has been transformed into a tremendous resource for river communities. I strongly support upgrading the classification o...

 2020-06-05 04:01 

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Austin Bay: US State Department targets Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro...

That Venezuelan socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro remains in power is a testament to his military's guns, secret police repression, torture of his pro-democracy opposition and the malign charity of four buddy dictatorships, Russia, Iran, Cuba and Chin...

 2020-06-05 04:01 

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Leonard Pitts: We don't have just 'a few bad apples'...

After George Floyd became the latest unarmed African American killed by police. After cars were overturned and cities were burned. After armies of angry people filled our streets with raw screams. After all that, a white man with an impressive title went ...

 2020-06-05 04:01 

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Alicia Rea: Federal funding for municipalities...

Local government has been faced with unprecedented challenges during this time of COVID-19 and Lewiston is no different. We have had to make difficult decisions to keep the public safe. We have had to figure out how to pay for unanticipated expenses and d...

 2020-06-05 04:01 

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Looking Back on June 5...

100 Years Ago: 1920 The first United States ambulance airplane has been successfully developed and flown at McCook Field. 50 Years Ago: 1970 The final phase of the annual DPT clinic for youngsters will be held at the City Building Thursday. Auburn Health ...

 2020-06-05 04:00 

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Reporting an erratic driver and kindness from strangers...

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I would like some help in clarifying when it's proper to call 911 and where to call if you see an issue that really isn't an emergency, but is suspicious, alarming and potentially dangerous. Yesterday, I was traveling on I-95. A ca...

 2020-06-05 04:00 

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Sorrow consumes couple's lives after son's suicide...

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I lost our son to suicide a few years ago. We have never gotten over it. I have recovered somewhat and would like to resume having intimate relations, but she's not that far along. I no longer feel there's any reason to cont...

 2020-06-05 04:00 

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Pisces: Be forthcoming about what you want and what you're willing to do...

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mike Fisher, 40; Mark Wahlberg, 49; Ron Livingston, 53; Jeff Garlin, 58. Happy Birthday: Keep moving forward, and avoid drama. Focus on what's important to you and the people who count. Make the most of what you have, and...

 2020-06-05 04:00 

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Intramuscular injection usually easy and safe...

DEAR DR. ROACH: I give my wife an octreotide intramuscular injection monthly into the gluteal muscle. I was taught to pull back on the needle to be sure you aren't in a blood vessel. Sometimes, I am unable to inject the medication (just can't plun...

 2020-06-05 03:27 

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Lewiston crews battle second fire in vacant building...

Investigators are trying to pinpoint the cause of the second blaze at 164 Oak St. in Lewiston. The post Lewiston crews battle second fire in vacant building appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 02:38 

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St. Dom's Class of 2020: 'We will come out even stronger'...

The senior class found humor and inspiration in their unusual graduation Thursday in the parking lot of the school. The post St. Dom's Class of 2020: 'We will come out even stronger' appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 02:18 

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NHL: Players can start voluntary group workouts next week...

After unveiling the final details of its 24-team plan if the season is able to resume this summer, the league said teams could reopen facilities and players could take part in limited, voluntary workouts beginning Monday. The post NHL: Players can start v...

 2020-06-05 02:11 

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Explaining the NBA's return-to-play plan and playoff format...

Why 22 teams? Why keep a regular season? How will the playoffs work? The answers to those and more questions. The post Explaining the NBA's return-to-play plan and playoff format appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 02:08 

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49ers coach says Kaepernick deserves admiration...

Kyle Shanahan praises former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick for raising awareness about racism and police brutality. The post 49ers coach says Kaepernick deserves admiration appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 02:08 

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MLBPA reiterates demand for full prorated pay...

Union chief Tony Clark says players are ready to return, but won't accept additional pay cuts. The post MLBPA reiterates demand for full prorated pay appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 01:45 

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Appeals court sides with lower court in dismissing drowning lawsuit...

A 13-year-old Lewiston boy was on a school field trip at Range Pond when he disappeared under the water and died. The post Appeals court sides with lower court in dismissing drowning lawsuit appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 01:31 

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Oxford sets July 11 for annual town meeting...

OXFORD — The annual Town Meeting will be held on July 11 after selectmen approved the date during their meeting Thursday night. Even though social distancing restrictions on public gatherings of 50 or more people may still be in effect, Town Clerk E...

 2020-06-05 00:29 

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Auburn day care reports COVID-19 case...

The Bright Beginnings Childcare Center at 120 Center St. has shut down temporarily. It was not clear Thursday whether the person who has tested positive for the coronavirus is a child or an adult. The post Auburn day care reports COVID-19 case appeared fi...

 2020-06-05 00:26 

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Pool sales making a big splash due to pandemic...

Business is booming for pool dealers as people trade travel for a way to cool off in their back yards. Hot tubs are hot too. The post Pool sales making a big splash due to pandemic appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 00:17 

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Top Sports Movies: 'Hoosiers' is the greatest story of basketball in rural America...

No. 4 on list of Top 10 sports movies of all-time still resonates today. The post Top Sports Movies: 'Hoosiers' is the greatest story of basketball in rural America appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-05 00:02 

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Planning underway to revamp homeless shelters...

MaineHousing Executive Director Dan Brennan said the pandemic has shown that "we simply can't go back to the way things were." The post Planning underway to revamp homeless shelters appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-04 23:56 

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YWCA Board of Directors names new officers...

LEWISTON — The YWCA Board of Directors is pleased to announce our new officers. President: Tonya Bailey-Curry is a staff therapist at Bates College who works from a background in social work grounded in relationship building, community engagement an...

 2020-06-04 23:48 

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Black Lives Matter vigil held in Norway...

About 70 people participated in the peaceful demonstration Thursday afternoon while a memorial service was held in Minneapolis for George Floyd. The post Black Lives Matter vigil held in Norway appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-04 23:03 

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Livermore Falls sticks with state deadline of July 14 to register vehicles, trailers...

Selectmen were allowed to set an earlier deadline, but decided against because it may have been confusing to not be in line with the state. The post Livermore Falls sticks with state deadline of July 14 to register vehicles, trailers appeared first on Lew...

 2020-06-04 22:53 

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NBA G League officially cancels season because of coronavirus...

The Maine Red Claws, on track for 'our most successful season, both on and off the court,' won't get a chance to play for a championship. The post NBA G League officially cancels season because of coronavirus appeared first on Lewiston Sun Jou...

 2020-06-04 22:49 

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Jay board nixes solar power options...

The town had formed a committee to look at solar power and its recommendation was to seek proposals on a purchase agreement. The post Jay board nixes solar power options appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-04 22:37 

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Old Port businesses pick up pieces after protest gave way to vandalism, break-ins...

While most have been peaceful, a large protest that began Monday night became violent early Tuesday morning, leaving several businesses vandalized or burglarized. The post Old Port businesses pick up pieces after protest gave way to vandalism, break-ins a...

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