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  1. L-a Ca$H Coalition kicks off tax season; appointments for free tax prep now availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Twin City Times

    The L-A CA$H Coalition held a press conference recently to kick off this year's tax filing season. Once again, the Coalition will provide free tax preparation and e-filing of Federal and State income tax returns for low-to-moderate income residents.

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  2. St. Dominic Academy grievesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Twin City Times

    The St. Dom's community was deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Saint Dominic Academy student Casey Cloutier and his father, Ghislain Cloutier , who died in a tragic car accident on Route 202 on the morning of Tuesday, December 30 while on their way to a Junior Varsity hockey tournament. Although the ninth grader had just enrolled at the school in August, he was already well liked.

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  3. Scout Pack honors nursery fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Twin City Times

    Cub Scout Pack 111 presents Mayor Jonathan Labonte with a plaque honoring the 17 victims of the tragic Auburn nursery fire of 1945. At the Auburn City Council Meeting on January 5, Cub Scout Pack 111 presented the City of Auburn with a bronze memorial plaque dedicated to the 17 victims of the tragic Auburn nursery fire of 1945.

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  4. Local student selected for U.S. Senate Youth ProgramRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Twin City Times

    Muna Mohamed of Lewiston and Andrew Sandweiss of Bangor have been selected as Maine's delegates to the 53rd Annual United States Senate Youth Program. In March, Mohamed and Sandweiss will join 102 other students from across the country in spending a week in the nation's capital, where they will have an opportunity to study the American political process first-hand.

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  5. Good Food Council elects new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Twin City Times

    Four of the newly elected members of the Good Food Council of Lewiston-Auburn are Rick Belanger, Bonnie Lounsbury, Melissa Emerson and Alisa Roman. Not pictured is Nadifa Mohammed.

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  6. Meals on Wheels to include library borrowingRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Twin City Times

    SeniorsPlus, Western Maine's designated agency on aging, has partnered with libraries in Oxford County to launch Books on Wheels, a free program that piggybacks on the organization's food deliveries to lend books, movies and music to homebound recipients of Meals on Wheels. "Books on Wheels allows those who find it difficult to get around to enjoy the library experience without leaving home," said Betsy Sawyer-Manter, Executive Director of SeniorsPlus.

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  7. O'Malley appointed to Deputy Police ChiefRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Twin City Times

    Lewiston Police Chief Michael Bussiere has appointed Brian O'Malley to the rank of Deputy Police Chief effective January 1. O'Malley is a 25-year veteran of the Lewiston Police Department who has held a variety of positions within the agency, including Patrol Officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant and, most recently, Sergeant of Detectives in the Criminal Investigations Division. O'Malley has a B.A. in Political Science from Providence College and attended the Command Training Program at Roger Williams University.

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  8. New Year's Eve lighting marks new era for St. Louis ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Twin City Times

    The former St. Louis Church was lit up on New Year's Eve to mark a new beginning for the 100-year-old community landmark . On New Year's Eve, the facade of the former St. Louis Church in New Auburn was bathed in light, signaling a new beginning for the now vacant building that served as the heart of the neighborhood's Catholic community for nearly 100 years.

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  9. Newell Family to play Room at TrinityRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Twin City Times

    The Newell Family will bring their vast repertoire of American, British and European folk songs and tunes to the Room at Trinity on Saturday, January 10. Ballads and fiddle tunes originating from Appalachia to Transylvania will rock Trinity Church when the Room at Trinity presents the Newell Family Band on Saturday, January 10. This three-generation group of musicians, led by Carter and Kaity Newell, have played their unique repertoire of New England, Maritime and British Isles music around Maine and beyond for three decades. Carter is a marine biologist whose work has taken him to both sides of the North Atlantic, always with a fiddle close at hand.

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  10. CareerCenter hosts Job Fair on Jan. 5Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Twin City Times

    The Lewiston CareerCenter will host a Job Fair on Monday, January 5 from 9 to 11 a.m. at its building on 5 Mollison Way in Lewiston. The more than 15 employers participating in the job fair will include All Temp Services, Inc., Arcadia New England, Bonney Staffing, Carbonite, Circle K, Great Falls Marketing, Homecare for ME, Industrial Roofing Companies, Kelly Services, Labor Ready, the Lewiston Police Department, Lowe's, Opportunity Enterprises, Primerica Financial Services, Stericycle Communication Solutions, Support Solutions and Xerox Services.

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  11. Franco Center hosts CD Release PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Twin City Times

    Five-piece funk, classic rock and blues band Skosh celebrates the release of their new CD at the Franco Center on January 9. The Franco Center in Lewiston will host Skosh's CD Release Party on Friday, January 9 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. A five-piece funk, classic rock and blues band from Buckfield, Skosh is comprised of Jedidiah Allen on drums and vocals, Elijah Allen on bass and percussion, Tyler Russell on guitar and vocals, Sam Berce on guitar and Peter Richard on tenor and alto saxophones. The Portland Press Herald has described Skosh as playing "Phish-inspired tunes laced with the eclecticism that made rockers famous in the 1990s."

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  12. Berman & Simmons names new Managing DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Twin City Times

    Attorney Craig Bramley of Cumberland has been named Managing Director at Berman & Simmons in Lewiston. Bramley specializes in representing patients in medical malpractice cases.

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  13. Scouts offer Christmas tree pick-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Twin City Times

    Members of Boy Scout Troop 121 of Auburn will pick up your discarded Christmas tree on January 10 or 11 for a minimum $5 donation. For the third year, Boy Scout Troop 121 of Auburn will collect discarded Christmas trees and deliver them to local recycling centers in Auburn and Lewiston.

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  14. "LegoLandia" event to benefit Pettingill ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Twin City Times

    The Lego creations of 13-year-old twins Emma and John Auer will be on display at a LegoLandia event to benefit the new Pettingill School Park on December 30 and 31. Thirteen-year-old twins Emma and John Auer have been Lego enthusiasts for as long as they can remember, so when they moved to Lewiston with their parents recently, they brought their Lego city creations - completely intact - with them. Now they are rallying their young friends to help raise money for the new Pettingill School Park by organizing Lewiston's first "LegoLandia" on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 30 and 31, at Lewiston Public Library.

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  15. Agencies discuss lead abatement efforts at press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Twin City Times

    A press conference took place at Lewiston City Hall recently to discuss how federal grants received by the City of Lewiston, Healthy Androscoggin, Pine Tree Legal and the Lewiston School Department will be used to fund a multi-pronged effort to combat childhood lead poisoning in the Lewiston-Auburn area. "Enough is enough; this is going to stop" said Lewiston Mayor Robert Macdonald about a problem that affected a reported 171 young children in Auburn and 507 young children in Lewiston from 2003 to 2012.

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  16. French-language holiday sing-alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Twin City Times

    Irene Mercier, Jeannine Doucette, Mary LeClerc, Jeannette Gregoire, Aliette Couturier, Helene Sylvain, Jacynthe Jacques and Gail Lawrence will lead a French-language holiday sing-along session on December 12. A special French-language holiday sing-along session will take place on Friday, December 12 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at D'Youville Pavillion in Lewiston. The program is free and all are invited to attend.

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  17. Former Bruins lace up for PAL All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Twin City Times

    Former Boston Bruins players will take to the Androscoggin Colisee ice for the annual Lewiston PAL All-Star Hockey Game on Friday, December 19. The Lewiston Police Athletic League will present its annual Lewiston PAL All-Star Hockey Game, featuring former Boston Bruins players, on Friday, December 19 at 7 p.m. at the Androscogging Bank Colisee in Lewiston. Now running for over a decade, the game has become a local tradition, last year bringing out a near capacity crowd to watch former Bruins, including Kenny "The Rat" Linseman, Reggie Lemelin and John Carter, take to the Colisee ice.

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  18. "Just Us" Family Christmas ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Twin City Times

    The "Just Us" entertainers will sing favorite and non-traditional Christmas songs sure to please all ages at the Franco Center on Sunday, December 7. The "Just Us" entertainers will present their 14th annual Family Christmas Show on Sunday, December 7 at 2 p.m. at the Franco Center in Lewiston. Just Us first performed at the Center in the summer of 2000 to raise funds for the erstwhile Festival de Joie.

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  19. MainStreet Foundation awards "$25K for Kids" grant to ACACRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Twin City Times

    The Androscoggin Children's Advocacy Center has been named the 2014 recipient of Androscoggin Bank's annual $25K for Kids grant. Androscoggin Bank's MainStreet Foundation has selected the Androscoggin Children's Advocacy Center as the 2014 recipient of its annual $25K for Kids grant.

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  20. Emerge Film Festival will return for second yearRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Twin City Times

    Building upon a successful inaugural event held in June, the board is planning a follow-up event that will expand to four days in 2015. Scheduled to run Thursday through Sunday, April 9 through 12, the Festival will showcase a diverse selection of documentary, short and feature-length films made in Maine, across the U.S. and the world.

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