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  1. Almanacs: fair fall, wicked winterRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... crisp fall season, at least according to The Old Farmer's Almanac of Dublin, N.H., and the Farmers' Almanac of Lewiston, Maine. "I think it will be the kind of a fall that you like having," said Peter Geiger, editor of the Farmers' Almanac. "You ...

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  2. Overcrowded classrooms taxing teachers, studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ALONE WITH TWO DOZEN KINDERGARTNERS .... IT'S A REALITY FOR TEACHERS IN LEWISTON THIS YEAR... AND IT'S HAVING AN IMPACT ON LEARNING. WMTW NEWS 8'S KYLE JONES IS LIVE IN LEWISTON WITH MORE ON A SOLUTION BEING PROPOSED AT A MEETING TONIGHT KYLE? TRACY - THE STUDENTS WE MET TODAY WERE PRETTY BUSY AT MARTEL ELEMENTARY, BUT TODAY WERE PRETTY BUSY AT MARTEL ELEMENTARY, BUT ONE TEACHER SAYS THEY COULD BE DOING A LOT MORE IF THERE WAS SOME HELP WITH OVERPOPULATION.

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  3. 'Great to be aboard': Bishop of Portland joins Twitter, urges Pope Francis to visit MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... themselves as Catholics. In his first week on Twitter, Deeley Tweeted highlights from his Blue Mass this month in Lewiston honoring public safety officials, celebrated the return of students to Catholic schools in Maine, and touted his participation ...

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  4. Lewiston woman discovers ex-husband joined Islamic State, confused by his actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    ... best friend. He was kind, fun. They married in 2010. He eventually moved into her Bartlett Street apartment in Lewiston, then bounced between Minnesota and Maine. It took two years before the marriage imploded. Ahmed traveled to Syria and joined ...

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  5. A Day We All Missed - Thank A Police Officer DayRead the original story

    Sunday | The Family Badge

    ... across the country for doing a difficult job. Hearing appreciation from the public "makes a huge difference," Lewiston officer Joseph Philippon said. "It catches you off guard. It's very significant." A few years ago, he responded to a gas drive-off ...

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  6. Workshops at the Belfast Poetry FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Laureate Martin Steingesser, which will discuss finding voice and describe an award-winning slam poetry team of Lewiston sixth graders coached to victory. Joel Lipman, previous Poet Laureate of Lucas County, Ohio, leads a free panel discussion on ...

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  7. Cyclists ride from Greenville to Maine in Challenge to Cure CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | FOX Carolina

    ... Health System Cancer Center on Faris Road at 9 a.m. The ride will end Sept. 29 at the Dempsey Challenge in Lewiston, ME, which actor Patrick Dempsey's signature benefit event for the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing. Organizers ...

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  8. Court ruling snuffs November vote on marijuana legalization in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... would be contacting town officials of the decision. Similar petitions were successfully placed on the ballot in Lewiston and South Portland. However, York selectmen twice denied placing the question on the town ballot , both times in a 3-2 vote, ...

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  9. West Forks boxer adding November bout in Portland pro-am cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Bangor Daily News

    As undefeated junior welterweight Brandon "The Cannon" Berry prepared to enter the boxing ring in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Thursday night, news broke of a third scheduled fight in less than three months for the West Forks native. Berry, who is scheduled to fight next on Oct. 11 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, also will part of a pro-am boxing show slated for Nov. 15 at the Portland Exposition Building.

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  10. Lewiston woman wanted in connection with high-speed chase, crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Sun Journal

    UPDATED 3 P.M.: LEWISTON - Police are looking for a Lewiston woman in connection with a Thursday-morning high speed catch that ended in a crash in Portland. Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCausland says Ashley Gagne, 24, of Lewiston was driving a Massachusetts rental car in Lewiston when State Police Trooper John Davis said he attempted to stop the speeding car.

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  11. Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul to celebrate 10th anniversary of basilica statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Bangor Daily News

    The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Lewiston will host a New England Festival of Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. Held in conjunction with The Mark Thallander Foundation, an organization known for bringing inspirational music events to communities nationwide, this evening of sacred music will feature more than 100 voices of the festival adult choir, the Evangel University Chorale, and the basilica's adult, hand bell, and children's choirs. Saints Peter and Paul Church was raised to the status of a basilica by the Vatican in 2004.

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  12. Windjammer wrestling coach Kelly trades mat for octagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Herald Gazette

    Kelly, who is the Camden Hills Regional High School wrestling coach and biology teacher, earned a win in his first Mixed Martial Arts amateur welterweight bout on Saturday, Sept. 6 in the New England Fights' "NEF XIV" at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston.

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  13. Pot legalization advocates seek court order to get on the ballot in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Bangor Daily News

    ... The Marijuana Policy Project has been successful in getting the question to legalize marijuana on the ballot in Lewiston and South Portland, but has twice been unsuccessful in placing it before York voters. Asked about potentially going this route, ...

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  14. Fifth annual Deacon Assembly set for Sept. 20 in BrewerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Bangor Daily News

    ... as a vehicle to make this happen and bring the development to a new level." The Rev. Richard Clifford, S.J., a Lewiston native and professor at Boston College's School of Theology and Ministry, will serve as the assembly's main presenter. The theme ...

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  15. Hampton Inn open for business in LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Twin City Times

    A group of owners, managers, and crew stand before the new 93-room Hampton Inn Lewiston-Auburn on Lincoln Street, which officially opened its doors last week. Hampton Hotels , Hilton Worldwide 's global brand of more than 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, recently announced the official opening of its newest property, the 93-room Hampton Inn Lewiston-Auburn , located at 15 Lincoln Street in Lewiston.

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  16. John Henry's Hammer kicks off with some bluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the bill starting at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at First Unitarian Church of Worcester, 90 Main St., Worcester. A native of Lewiston, Maine, Brown developed an interest in music at an early age and at 7 was competing in fiddle contests with kids twice her ...

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  17. Losers of lawsuit allowing public access to Harpswell beach expected...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... with the knowledge, but not permission, of the landowners. David Bertoni, lead council for the plaintiffs from the Lewiston-based Brann and Isaacson firm, said two witnesses in the case testified that there was clearly no permission to use the ...

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  18. BRIEF: RSU 9 to get eight new copiers in new lease-purchase pact [Sun Journal, Lewiston, Maine]Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    (Sun Journal (Lewiston, ME) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 17--FARMINGTON -- Regional School Unit 9 will get eight new copiers under a new municipal lease-purchase agreement the board of directors approved Sept. 9 for $193,902.41. The cost of the ...

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  19. Obituary: Richard Kenneth GloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Verde Independent

    Richard Kenneth Glover of Camp Verde passed away September 6, 2014, at the age of 79. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Meredith Bragdon Glover. Born in Lewiston, Maine to Dorothy McAllister Ellis and Kenneth Glover, he was a veteran of the "Korean Conflict."

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  20. Dispute over town petitioning rules places pot legalization effort in jeopardy in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Policy Project has been successful in getting the question to legalize marijuana on the November ballot in Lewiston and South Portland , but so far has been stonewalled in York. On Sept. 8, the York Board of Selectmen voted 3-2 for a second time not ...

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