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  1. MCHO partners with Hannaford pharmaciesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    LEWISTON, Maine - Maine Community Health Options , a nonprofit health insurance co-op, announced a partnership with Maine-based Hannaford Pharmacies designed to provide MCHO members with $0 copay for all generic medications. Hannaford, which is headquartered in Scarborough, operates stores in the Northeast, including Maine and New Hampshire.

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  2. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln County News

    ... Nobleboro woman has been discharged from Central Maine Medical Center after a LifeFlight helicopter flew her to the Lewiston hospital for injuries sustained in a head-on accident in Wiscasset Wednesday, Jan. 28. Thursday, January 29, 2015 ...

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  3. Events and ActivitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Lincoln County News

    Six Maine bands will perform at a 21-plus concert to benefit Ardelle and Greg Ballou at the Irish Twins Pub in Lewiston at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7. During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. Our Academy Award-nominated movies continue this week, with two Best Picture contenders.

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  4. Snowbanks intruding onto streets in twin citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Cleaning up after 25 inches of snow has made many streets in Lewiston and Auburn very narrow. WMTW News 8's Paul Merrill reports.

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  5. Franco Center to host Mike Michaud tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Twin City Times

    The Franco Center in Lewiston will host a tribute to Congressman Michael H. Michaud on Friday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. Michaud recently retired from Congress after serving as the U.S. Representative for Maine's 2nd Congressional District from 2003 to 2015.

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  6. Search for homeless goes on despite stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    Janice Lara-Hewey, center, coordinator Catholic Charities' Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness, talks with volunteers in the Vet Center Mobile Command Center on Mill Street in Lewiston on Wednesday afternoon. Most in attendance were heading out at sunset in several central Maine communities in search of homeless people.

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  7. Central Maine digs out from blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    People in Lewiston are working to clear out 25 inches of snow that fell during this week's blizzard, with more on the way. "We was out here -- three of us -- last night for over two and a half hours, and this is what the plow does to us out here in New Auburn, but what are you going to do? Mother Nature," Vargas said.

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  8. Portland's welfare problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    ... in fiscal year 2010, Bangor spent $2,238,520 on the program, while in fiscal year 2014, it spent $2,170,253. Lewiston, which has a similar number of residents in poverty (8,344) as Bangor (7,940), spent $920,566 in 2010, and $748,291 in 2014. The ...

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  9. Mercy Gastroenterology welcomes Dr. McCrannRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    Mercy Gastroenterology, led by Dr. Christopher Kleeman, is proud to announce that Dr. Catherine H. McCrann has joined the practice. Dr. McCrann comes to Mercy from Central Maine Gastroenterology in Lewiston where she specialized in general gastroenterology with special interest in women's health, inflammatory bowel disease and autoimmune liver diseases.

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  10. Bates College students named to fall dean's listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Berkshire Eagle

    Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, has announced its dean's list for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. Dean's list distinction is earned by students whose cumulative grade point average is 3.73 or higher.

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  11. Historic storm pounds Maine; Lewiston gets more than 2 feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    Bob Lemieux clears snow from the Bates Mill Complex in Lewiston on Tuesday. "We shovel the snow and there is another two inches ten minutes later," said Lemieux's son Nathaniel Lemieux.

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  12. Digging out, digging in and digging it - Maine's snow businesses happy with JunoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    Residents were still digging out and public school students in both Lewiston and Auburn were enjoying their second snow day in a row. But overall the Twin Cities and Maine in general handled Juno with relatively little pain, according to state and local officials.

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  13. Hiring of Lincoln parks and recreation director shines light on nepotism in small townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    ... process was technically correct," the manual states. The state's three largest cities, Bangor, Portland and Lewiston, have anti-nepotism policies that prohibit relatives from working in the same city departments or involving themselves in the hiring ...

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  14. Urban skiers hit Maine streets during snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    ... to Portland, though the Bangor Daily News also received reports of cross-country skiers gliding through downtown Lewiston; and in Orono, police confronted some college students who were attempting to drag their friend down the sidewalk on short skis ...

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  15. Lewiston homeowner doesn't sell to Bates for new dormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun Journal

    ... died two years ago. Selma Nelson was well known in the community, having taught English to the upper levels at Lewiston High School for 35 years before retiring. James Nelson and his sister, Stephanie, now in their 50s, moved out long ago. James is ...

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  16. Maine Initiatives appoints executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Bangor Daily News

    Phil comes to Maine Initiatives from Bates College in Lewiston where he has served as director of the Office for External Grants since 2011. Prior to his work at Bates, Phil worked in Latin America for 15 years, supporting grassroots community development as a program officer with the Inter-American Foundation, director of the Mexico Program at The Synergos Institute, and leader of Mercy Corps' civil society strengthening program in Central America.

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  17. Maine lawmakers eye bill to merge state's higher education boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Sun Journal

    State Rep. Peggy Rotundo, D-Lewiston, says she wants the Legislature to consider the idea of creating a single board to guide the state's higher education systems. On Monday, the University of Maine System Chancellor James Page announced plans to consolidate the administrative functions for the system's seven campuses , but Rotundo and her supporters would like to take that one big step farther and join the system's board of directors with the Maine Community College System board.

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  18. L/A couple found with teen at Bangor motel face federal prostitution chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Sun Journal

    An Auburn man and Lewiston woman arrested New Year's Eve in Bangor on charges of aggravated sex trafficking have been charged in federal court with transporting a teenager in interstate commerce with the intent that she engage in prostitution and aiding and abetting the same. Alvin Houston, 27, of Auburn and Shawna Calhoun, 24, of Lewiston are accused of prostituting the girl through advertising pay-for-sex services via the free classifieds website Backpage.com, according to documents filed in federal court in Portland.

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  19. USM to announce finalists for new president positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Sun Journal

    University of Maine system trustee Jim Irwin says 80 people applied to be the president of the university, which has nearly 10,000 students and campuses in Gorham, Portland and Lewiston. The Portland Press Herald reported Irwin says the finalists will be announced Tuesday.

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  20. River Views: Remembering Lewiston's grand old hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Sun Journal

    For 114 years, the DeWitt Hotel stood at the corner of Pine and Park streets in Lewiston. Once known as one of New England's finest hotels, the DeWitt hosted many fine banquets and was an essential stop for salesmen to display their wares in "sample rooms."

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