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  1. Massive solar energy plan spurs Knox County town to mull moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Energy Office, said Monday she is not aware of any commercial solar projects in Maine on the scale of the one in Washington. Maine Public Utilities Commission spokesman Harry Lanphear said such a project would not need approval from that agency. ...

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    Thursday Mar 26 | Herald Gazette

    ... dinner to celebrate all former, current and aspiring volunteers. The dinner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Washington VFW Hall, 292 Razorville Rd. The time and talent of nearly innumerable volunteers over the years has truly made our library what ...

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  3. Two Washington natives seek selectman seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Herald Gazette

    Two Washington natives are seeking election to a single seat on the Board of Selectmen in the municipal elections March 27. Incumbent Donald L. Grinnell is running against Berkley Linscott in the only contested race seen in the town since 2004. "The town has made some progress," said Grinnell, "and I hope we can keep the town moving forward while continuing to be fiscally responsible."

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  4. WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Herald Gazette

    ... Maple Celebration. This maple syrup-making experience takes place at 673 Razorville Rd. (Route 105 West) in Washington. FMI phone 446-2407 or email blueberryfieldsbandb@gmail.com. Mother Nature did it again. Due to the impending bad weather last ...

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  5. WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Herald Gazette

    This photo, taken last summer, shows Washington Historical Society President Wendy Carr, left, with Don Grinnell, center, and Liz Grinnell, WBA'S archivist, making some last-minute preparation for an Open House to show renovations to the old town house. Funds are now being raised to complete the job with a new roof for the building renamed Razorville Hall.

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  6. Libby tapped as new head of Five Town CSD, SAD 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Herald Gazette

    ... in SAD 40, serving as a Title 1 coordinator, principal at Friendship Village School, Prescott Memorial School in Washington and Warren Community School and Director of Instruction. From there, she went to the newly-formed school Union 132, which ...

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  7. Sledding on Capitol Hill despite ban by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Reuters

    ... have recently said they would enforce the ban. Details on a "sled-in" were posted on a Change.org petition, after Washington Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton's request for a four-day waiver to allow sledding was denied. "We're out here sledding ...

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  8. Mikalya L. Glidden/ShennettRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    Born in Augusta Aug. 5, 1999, the daughter of Leeann Condon and Ralph "Ricky" Glidden, Mikalya attended schools in Washington, Union and Waldoboro. She also attended Ridgewood High School in New Port Richey, Fla.

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  9. WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Capital Weekly

    A snowmo' rescue toboggan brings an "accident victim" to safety in an Emergency Management drill on Washington Pond last weekend. Six agencies collaborated on a real-time rescue operation to practice and prepare for the real thing.

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  10. Snow removal crew in Washington, D.C. c.1910.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WETA-TV Arlington

    Washingtonians with outdoor jobs, like this snow-removal crew, suffered mightily during Washington's record-setting cold snap of 1899. It's cold outside - by D.C. standards, REALLY cold.

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    Feb 19, 2015 | Capital Weekly

    Joel Lufkin, left, holds his 3-pound 3-ounce brown trout as Tom Johnston hands him the prize money for the biggest fish at the Feb. 14 Fishing Derby on Washington Pond. Ice fishing was for the stout of heart at this year's SnowFest and Fishing Derby sponsored by the Hill & Gully Riders Snowmobile Club.

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  12. Wayne C. MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Capital Weekly

    ... He was born April 20, 1947, in Rockland to George Miller Jr. and Madeline Sukeforth Miller. Wayne grew up in Washington and attended local schools. Wayne started working with his father in the woods at the age of 13. In the late 1960s, he worked at ...

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    Feb 5, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    ... overall largest fish, and for the largest of various species. Weigh-in for fish will be at the snack shack at the Washington Pond boat ramp at 3 p.m. sharp. There will also be raffles and food available at the snack shack. Look for the Snowfest ...

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  14. Lunch, Valentines & Poetry with Poet/Performance Artist George Van DeventerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... as a house painter, warehouse man, truck driver, school bus driver, dairy farmer (he had a milking herd in Washington, Maine, 29 years) and served with the Signal Corp in the US Army (1959-1961). From 1990 - 1997 George was Executive Director of the ...

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  15. Lunch, Valentines & Poetry with Poet/Performance Artist George Van ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    ... as a house painter, warehouse man, truck driver, school bus driver, dairy farmer (he had a milking herd in Washington, Maine, 29 years) and served with the Signal Corp in the US Army (1959-1961). From 1990 - 1997 George was Executive Director of the ...

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  16. After a chilly weekend, biting cold dives into Northeast early next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Combined with the wind, it will feel more like 30, 40, or even 50 degrees below zero from Pennsylvania to Maine. Washington, D.C., should be prepared for lows in the single digits on Monday night and Tuesday morning, which is about 20 degrees below ...

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    Jan 29, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    The who, when, and where of ongoing group meetings around Washington include: Gibbs Library Trustees meeting - first Monday, 7 p.m. Bryant Room, contact the library 845-2663; Fire Department - every Monday evening, equipment maintenance 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. fire station, contact Tom 845-2576; Washington Select Board - every Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bryant Room, contact Town Office 845-2897; Adult basketball - every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Prescott Memorial School gym, contact Adam at 845-2089; VFW meeting - second Monday, 6 p.m. VFW Hall, contact Scott at 390-5602; Hill & Gully Riders Snowmobile Club - second Tuesday , 7 p.m. Fire Station Conference Room, contact Matt 845-2167; Evening Star Grange - third Monday, 7 p.m. Grange Hall, contact Mildred at 845-3102; Washington Historical Society - third Tuesday, 7 p.m. Masonic Hall lower level, contact Wendy at 845-2526; Handcrafters Group - third ... (more)

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  18. Of course, some Washingtonians have New York snow envyRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... to accumulate steadily throughout the day before turning into a major storm. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images) The Washington area seems to have escaped the worst - most of it, really - of Monday's mega snowstorm, but that's not good enough for some ...

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  19. One Panel's Recipe: Equal Parts Legislating and TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | National Journal

    ... off its business with actual business-rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act, a task that even in a divided Washington actually has a fighting chance of becoming law. A day later, the committee put on a show, using a hearing about covered employees ...

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  20. Superintendent search begins with listening toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    ... in SAD 40, serving as a Title 1 coordinator, principal at Friendship Village School, Prescott Memorial School in Washington and Warren Community School and Director of Instruction. From there, she went to the newly-formed school Union 132, which ...

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