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Thursday Sep 11 | State of Maine
A new military identifier implemented by the Maine Department of Education this fall will help local and State officials know which students are in military families so supports can be provided AUGUSTA – A local partnership enhanced by the statewide efforts of Maine's First Lady Ann LePage and the Maine Department of Education has been nationally recognized for serving students whose parents are in the military.
Members of VFW Post 6977 in York were asked to dedicate a new Veterans Wall of Honor at Kittery Estates on August 31. The mural's purpose is to recognize those who served during WWII, Korea, Vietnam and other conflicts, according to Senior Vice Cmdr. Mel Bates.
Two weeks ago, the Prescott Park Arts Festival should have shown its many-month-planned double feature of "Brave" and "Braveheart." As I look at the events that happened to prompt this action and the reactions since, I'm both heartened and a tad disappointed with my city.
Dog Daze will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Kittery Community Center in Kittery, Maine.
The new Long Sands Beach bathhouse will not be built this winter, as a survey of the area is taking longer than expected, according to town officials. Parks and Recreation Director Mike Sullivan is the project's liaison between contractors and the town.
A York-based developer has filed initial paperwork with the Kittery Planning Board to build a 24-lot subdivision on 86.5 acres on Betty Welch Road. The land is located about one-fourth of a mile from the York town line and is comprised of two parcels - one 61.6 acres in size and the second 25-plus acres.
Now that the replacement of the Route 1 Bypass Bridge is completed, one of the next big projects to be undertaken by the Maine Department of Transportation is the Memorial Circle. Work is expected to begin as early as a year from now on a major project that will include widening the circle to add a bike and pedestrian lane, as well as reconfigure the access roads onto the circle to slow traffic and give motorists a greater ability to see oncoming vehicles.
Courtesy photo Labyrinth walk A 9/11 Labyrinth Walk will be held in the Hampton Beach State Park, near the drawbridge. Artist Linda Gebhart will draw a labyrinth in the sand as a way to pause and remember this tragic event.
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Our hearts are broken. Our beloved mother, Mary Munroe Snow, 91, died Friday, Sept.
The landscape of microbreweries in Maine changed on Saturday with the opening of Tributary Brewery in Kittery by famed brewmaster Tod Mott. With a new brewery opening every month in the Pine Tree State, the idea of a new facility launching has lost some of its luster in recent years; not the case with Tributary.
The Kittery/Eliot Memorial Post 9394 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is kicking off this year's VFW Patriot's Pen Essay Competition. Middle school students in grades 6-8 have the opportunity to compete in the VFW's annual essay event and win thousands of dollars.
At 9:30 Saturday morning, motorcycles, led by a police escort from several communities, began streaming onto U.S. Route 1, headed south. Just seven minutes later, at 9:37 the last vehicle, a red pickup from the Dover Fire Department entered the road.
There was a steady line of beer lovers and the curious at the Tributary Brewing Co. on Saturday afternoon when servers poured a pale ale in the tasting room of the brewery and tasting room.
Updated: Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:48 am
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