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  1. Maine nabs $1.2M for cleanup and redevelopment projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The federal government is doling out $4.3 million in grants to clean up contaminated industrial sites across New England - including $1.2 million for cleanup and redevelopment projects in Maine. The Environmental Protection Agency announced the grants Wednesday in Biddeford.

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  2. High school notebook: Alonso fits in well at TraipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Traip Academy girls soccer team is 5-2 in Southern Maine Class C and Spanish exchange student Blanca Alonso is a big reason why. The sophomore striker from Tres Cantos, Spain, has scored 15 goals for the Rangers so far this season, including five in a 7-1 win at Poland on Sept.

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  3. SHS tames Tigers, bows to TrojansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Spartan jayvees combined a solid team effort with high intensity play on the way to a 3-0 soccer win over Biddeford at Cobb Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 10. The Spartans took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Ellis Ker, assisted by Marcus Gould, early in the first half.

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  4. SMHC Eliminating Inpatient Care at Sanford-Goodall CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    SANFORD - Effective Oct. 23, Southern Maine Health Care will no longer provide inpatient care - care that requires an overnight stay - in Sanford. Instead, all inpatient care will be consolidated in SMHC's Biddeford facility and no patients will be hospitalized at the former Goodall Hospital.

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  5. Off to a Great StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    New Sanford High School girls soccer coach Chris Coleman got his Spartan coaching career off to a great start in South Portland on Friday, Sept. 4, as the Spartans took a 3-0 decision from the Red Riots.

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  6. Local man surrenders after police chaseRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    LYMAN - A Sanford man was jailed last Saturday night after leading Wells Police officers on a 19-mile car chase that ended on Route 111 in Lyman. Walter Angulo, 26, of 41 Washington St., Apt.

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  7. Maine man again takes deflated balls message airborneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A Maine man who has hired a plane to fly banners protesting the NFL's four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady again took to the air to gloat over a judge's reversal of that suspension. The Portland Press Herald reports that Richard Pate's latest message - flown over Scarborough area beaches on Saturday - taunts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell with the message: "Roger G. Feelin a Little Deflated?" Pate, of Biddeford, Maine, began his airborne banner campaign in August. 21 comments

  8. Noble looks to pick up where it left offRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Knights won their first game in Week 7 against Sanford and took Scarborough to the wire before losing in the final minutes of the fourth quarter.  Although that was 10 months ago, it's something to build on going forward as Noble drops down to Class B for the next two years.  “It's very good football,” said Noble coach Dean Truax, who is entering his fourth year with the program and second as the head coach. “It's a challenge because it's all new.

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  9. Spartans tee off at home on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Coach Rossie Kearson's Sanford High School golf team opens the home season this Friday, Sept. 4, with a meet against Noble at the Sanford Country Club at 3:30 p.m. The Spartans' first regular season meet was held on Wednesday against Kennebunk at the Webhannett Country Club, but results were not available at press time.

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  10. Brothers of Christian Instruction break ground for new retirement facilityRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A cheerful crowd gathered behind the Chapel at the Notre Dame Spiritual Center in Alfred on Sunday, Aug. 30, for the groundbreaking ceremony of a new retirement facility for the Brothers of Christian Instruction. The new, handicapped-accessible facility will annex Henry Hall, where the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel and the cafeteria are currently located.

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  11. Plane crash victims reunite with responders who rescued themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Two Maine men who survived a plane crash in New Hampshire last summer have reunited with the emergency responders who rescued them. The Portsmouth Herald reports Ronald Gagnon of Biddeford and Roger Cross of Saco spoke publicly for the first time at Portsmouth Regional Hospital on Tuesday about the June 14, 2015, crash.

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  12. Pay-to-throw trash plan deserves careful studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Municipal solid waste disposal under Maine statute is a public service that municipalities are required to provide to residents and businesses for health and safety reasons, similar to police and fire services. National studies demonstrate that the best approach to reducing waste, improving recycling and creating jobs is a comprehensive one, not the one-size-fits-all approach Berwick is considering.

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  13. Grant to Help SMHC Combat Childhood ObesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    BIDDEFORD/SANFORD - Southern Maine Health Care recently accepted a grant of $50,000 from MaineHealth to continue implementing its program, "Let's Go! 5-2-1-0," as part of its mission to keep local communities healthy. SMHC, a member of MaineHealth, is working with the "Let's Go!" program to combat the childhood obesity epidemic, a serious challenge in society that can set children up for a lifetime of chronic health issues.

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  14. Volunteers to count homeless next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Volunteers throughout the state are preparing to participate in the annual Point-in-Time survey to determine the number of people who are currently homeless, or "unsheltered," in Maine. This year the official date for Maine's Point-in-Time count is Wednesday, Jan. 27, but data will also be collected on the two days following, Jan. 28 and Jan. 29. In fact, in York County there will be efforts to reach out to homeless individuals on both Jan. 28 and 29. The purpose of the annual survey is to get an accurate idea of what the homeless situation looks like in York County and in Maine, but also to help provide better programs and services for those who are homeless.

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  15. Survey is a chance to understand homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Homelessness is an issue that persists throughout the year but feels especially accentuated in the wintertime, when snow covers the land in deep drifts and days and nights are so windy, brittle and cold. The end of January, then, is an appropriate time for the York County Military and Community Network to hold its annual "Point in Time" Survey to get as accurate a handle as possible on the extent of homelessness throughout the region.

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  16. Sanford pins Scarborough, PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Sanford High School wrestling team added two more victories to its total this season, posting wins over Portland and Scarborough in last week's action. The meet with Portland was held at the Memorial Gym on Thursday, Jan. 14. When it was over, the Spartan wrestlers had picked up six wins by pins and added four more through forfeit.

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  17. Forums to focus on making community healthierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Growing concern over alcohol and drug abuse, as well as obesity rates, diabetes, smoking and a range other health indicators, will be the topic of two community forums, one in Springvale and one in Biddeford, to be held in the weeks ahead. The forums are aimed at helping The York District Public Health Council, Southern Maine Health Care and other area providers to draw up plans for making their communities healthier.

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  18. SMHC offering free screenings next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Southern Maine Health Care is offering free mammograms to women in the community who do not have insurance. Screenings will be held this Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Goodall Medical Office Building at 25A June Street in Sanford at 4:30, 5, 5:30, 5:45 and 6 p.m. Screenings also will be held at SMHC's Biddeford facility at 1 Medical Center Drive on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 4:40, 4:45, 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Registration is required and appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  19. Welcome to the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The following boys and girls with ties to the Sanford News coverage area recently were born at Southern Maine Health Care's birthing center in Biddeford. A daughter, Camdyn Christina Gay, on Oct. 15, 2015, to Matthew and Megan Provencher , of Springvale.

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  20. Baby Sophie wins SMHC's 'Best Bedhead' contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Little Sophie is the winner of Southern Maine Health Care's "Oh Baby!" Photo Contest in the "Best Bedhead" category. For their prize, the family will receive either a one-month supply of diapers from the Honest Company or $100 cash.

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