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  1. Governor's Address: Democrats stifle the voice of the Maine peopleRead the original story

    Thursday | Twin City Times

    I have a simple question for the Maine people: Would you like to eliminate the income tax and put $1.2 billion back into your paychecks? Unfortunately, you won't get the chance to answer that question. Democrats in Augusta have denied you, the Maine people, the opportunity to be heard on this important issue.

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  2. Enough is Enough: Bike lanes draw more interest than city budgetRead the original story

    Thursday | Twin City Times

    Last week at a workshop, the Lewiston City Council found before it an agenda item that makes the blood of Lewiston citizens percolate like the coffee in a TV commercial for Chock Full o'Nuts. This item tends to fill the City Council Chamber with people from both sides of the issue.

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  3. Enough is Enough: Legislators should cast their vote for the taxpayersRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Twin City Times

    Starting next week, this column will deal with economic development, train service and the improvement of our inner city neighborhood. What will not be in the mix is welfare.

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  4. Enough is Enough It's business as usual for Democrats in AugustaRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Twin City Times

    "Democrats said such a rigid standard could cause hardship to people who are willing to repay the money but need emergency assistance before doing so." The statement is the reported response from the Democrat legislators who sit on the Health and Human Services Committee to a piece of welfare reform legislation, LD 722.

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  5. Not Your Normal Formal held on May 1 at the Ramada Inn in LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Twin City Times

    "Sailing Into the Sunset" was the theme of this year's Not Your Normal Formal. The theme was carefully selected to be a metaphor for Chip Morrison's retirement as President of the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce.

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  6. Gov. LePage surprises Bruce Myrick on 80th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Twin City Times

    Governor Paul R. LePage and First Lady Ann LePage flank Bruce and Rita Myrick at a surprise 80th birthday party for Bruce on Saturday at Grid Iron in Lewiston. Bruce was the Governor's mentor and foster dad after he left home as a boy.

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  7. Paradis Park dedication planned for May 6Read the original story

    Monday May 4 | Twin City Times

    Former City Councilor Mark W. Paradis' legacy will be highlighted at a May 6 dedication of a park named in his memory. The current non-smoking Mark W. Paradis Park-formerly Pierce Street Park-has been revitalized through tireless efforts of the Downtown Neighborhood Action Committee, supported by the Lewiston City Council, the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council and other community partners such as The Root Cellar.

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  8. L/A Arts Artwalk paints the town for 2015 seasonRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Twin City Times

    The warmth is back, and so is the Artwalk season in Lewiston-Auburn. Artwalk is celebrating its fifth year in L-A, where during the final Friday evening of the month , downtown Lewiston is turned into a vibrant arts district.

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  9. St. Joseph's Church gets reprieve Text and photo by Rachel MorinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Twin City Times

    St. Joseph's Church and rectory on Main Street in Lewiston in 2011. The Church on the National Register of Historic Places has a reprieve from demolition; the rectory does not.

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  10. Enough is Enough: Jobs, commerce and taxes: a big win for LewistonRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Simones Hot Dogs, a local landmark of a restaurant, is well known not only for its red hot dogs, but also as a meeting place for political activity. Customers range from the poor to lawyers to businessmen and lastly politicians.

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  11. CMMC physician receives national honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Bruce E. Condit, M.D., medical director of palliative care and an attending physician at Central Maine Medical Center is one of just five recipients of the 2015 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards. Condit has been recognized nationally for his work on behalf of those with serious illnesses in rural Maine.

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  12. Enough is Enough: Downtown Lewiston is coming alive againRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Twin City Times

    When I arrived in Lewiston in the summer of 1977, Lewiston was nearing the end of the mill era. A few years prior to my arrival, the federal government had come in, dangled large amounts of money and promised a new, utopian city.

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  13. Pianist Jon Nakamatsu to perform at BatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Twin City Times

    His triumph was a classic underdog story: a high school teacher, Nakamatsu had studied with one piano teacher since age 6 and had never gone to a conservatory or college to study music. Named 1998's Debut Artist of the Year by National Public Radio, he has since recorded 12 critically acclaimed CDs with Harmonia Mundi USA.

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  14. CAVU Cafe open for business at Auburn-Lewiston AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Celebrating the Grand Opening of CAVU Cafe are Auburn Mayor Jonathan LaBonte, Lewiston Mayor Bob Macdonald, owner Richard Bennett, manager Molly Hill, general manager Delian Valeriani, chef Pete Lara, Androscoggin Chamber past chair Patti Gagne, Airport Board of Directors chair Edouard Plourde and Chamber president Chip Morrison. Offering "traditional food with a modern taste," CAVU Cafe officially opened its doors this week at the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport.

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  15. Legislators honor Berman & SimmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Pictured here are Craig Bramley, Sen. Nate Libby, James O'Connell, Michael Bigos, Rep. Heidi Brooks, Timothy Kenlan, Rep. Jared Golden and Daniel Kagan. State legislators visited the Berman & Simmons law firm recently to congratulate members on its 100th anniversary.

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  16. Harvard center lauds CA$H CoalitionRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Twin City Times

    The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government recently recognized the L-A CA$H Coalition as one of its 2015 "Bright Ideas in Government." The City of Lewiston facilitated the launching of the L-A CA$H "community team" partnership in 2003 after then-Lewiston City Councilors Renee Bernier, Lillian O'Brien and Ronald Jean attended an informational meeting at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston regarding the use of free tax return preparation to promote the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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  17. Thomas sings anthem at State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Franco Center director Mitch Thomas was at the State House recently to deliver the opening prayer and sing the national anthem in the House Chamber. An accomplished singer-musician, Thomas is pictured here with Reps.

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  18. New book profiles "Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Twin City Times

    James Myall and Mary Rice-Defosse will discuss their new book, "The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn," on Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Freeport Community Library. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be accompanied by an exhibit of dozens of historic images featured in the book.

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  19. Mechanics, Biddeford Savings to form Maine Community BancorpRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Biddeford Savings Bank and Mechanics Savings Bank have entered into an agreement to form Maine Community Bancorp, a Mutual Holding Company that will own both banks. Approved by each bank's Board of Directors, the agreement is still subject to approval by each bank's corporators and depositors, as well as the State of Maine's Bureau of Financial Institutions, the FDIC and the Federal Reserve.

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  20. Rotundo welcomes honorary pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Rep. Peggy Rotundo, D-Lewiston, welcomes Tia Mendros to the State House to serve as an honorary page in the House of Representatives.

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