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  1. Down East coast provides productive setting for Maine birding festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Bangor Daily News

    You learn a lot while attending a birding festival. From Stonington to Lubec, Maine has just hosted three consecutive festivals along the Down East coast.

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  2. Medal of Honor Remembrance Park dedicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | The Harbor Times Soup

    On June 2, a special dedication ceremony was held at Wreaths Across America in Columbia Falls. An 8-acre tract there will now be a Remembrance Park.

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  3. Lakeside owners seek input over water levels at dam relicensing forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Building a vacation home on an artificial lake can have pitfalls, as water levels rise and fall within certain limits, at the whim of the dam owner. Waterfront property owners in Ellsworth are hoping to take some control over their summer shoreline, as the owner of two dams on the Union River seeks a renewal of its federal licenses.

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  4. Butts, James E. "Jim"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for JAMES E. "JIM" BUTTS. JAMES 'JIM' E. BUTTS, Jr., 59 LAKELAND - James 'Jim' E. Butts, Jr., 59, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

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  5. WP Rawl honors veterans with wreathsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | Packer

    Leafy greens grower-shipper WP Rawl this month once again participated in an annual wreath-laying tradition with Wreaths Across America in remembrance of fallen U.S. veterans. Each year on National Wreaths Across America Day, the Wreaths Across America organization coordinates the laying of wreaths at more than 1,200 locations in all 50 states, at sea and abroad with the stated mission to Remember, Honor and Teach, according to a news release.

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  6. More than 3,000 wreaths laid at Fort BayardDecember 18th, 2017Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2017 | Scdailypress.com

    The late arrival of more than 3,000 wreaths at Fort Bayard National Cemetery on Friday afternoon didn't prevent Saturday morning's Wreaths Across America ceremony from going off without a glitch. Dozens of volunteers spread out like ants on Friday night, emcee Charlie LeBlanc told the crowd Saturday morning, and placed wreaths, each with a red bow, on nearly every one of the headstones and markers in the national cemetery.

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A huge number of volunteers are placing wreaths on tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery. WTOP-FM reports the annual event drew a large crowd Saturday, with more than 245,000 wreaths placed at grave sites.

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  8. Wreaths grace ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Boston Herald

    The Wreaths Across America caravan traveled earlier this month from Columbia Falls, Maine, where the wreaths were made. The caravan went through several states before arriving in Arlington.

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  9. Wreaths Across America draws thousands of volunteers to Arlington National CemeteryRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2017 | Fox News

    Despite fears that the cemetery would not reach its annual goal , this year's large crowd placed more than 245,000 wreaths at gravesites of U.S. service members, WTOP-FM reported . "There are 25 funerals at the Arlington National Cemetery every day, so the need grows every year," said Bree Kingsbury with Wreaths Across America.

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  10. Volunteers place wreaths at Arlington, Camp LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | The Columbian

    FM reports the annual event drew a large crowd, with more than 245,000 wreaths placed at grave sites. The Wreaths Across America caravan traveled earlier this month from Columbia Falls, Maine, where the wreaths were made.

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  11. Tens of thousands volunteer to place wreaths across Arlington National CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    Tens of thousands of volunteers bundled up on a chilly Saturday morning and helped place more than 245,000 wreaths at grave sites in National Arlington Cemetery. Wreaths were put on every tombstone at the Arlington, Va., cemetery, honoring members of the U.S. Armed Forces as part of the 26th annual National Wreaths Across America Day.

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  12. Large group of volunteers place wreaths at Arlington / Courtesy: CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A huge number of volunteers are placing wreaths on tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery. WTOP-FM reports the annual event drew a large crowd Saturday, with more than 245,000 wreaths placed at grave sites.

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  13. Wreaths Across America honors 9/11 casualties at the PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    As the Wreaths Across America caravan neared its destination at Arlington National Ceremony, a group of participants in the annual event placed wreaths at the Pentagon's 9/11 memorial Friday in honor of those who perished there during the 2001 attack. On Saturday, the trucks that started out a week ago in Columbia Falls, Maine were to arrive at Arlington, where thousands of volunteers turn out every year to place wreaths on the more than 240,000 graves.

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  14. First-responders, distribution center participate in Wreaths Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Daily Reporter

    It's certainly not unusual for trucks to enter and exit the business on Muskegon Drive, but this truck was distinguished by the words "Wreaths Across America" emblazoned along its trailer. And as it left Greenfield, the truck was given a police and fire escort from Muskegon Drive onto Interstate 70. Every December, thousands of wreaths are escorted from Columbia Falls, Maine to Arlington National Cemetery for National Wreaths Across America Day on Dec. 15. The escort, made up of tractor trailers, public safety officials, local media and supporters, makes dozens of stops along the way at community events, support rallies and school assemblies.

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  15. Pam Transport Sends Custom Trucks to Deliver WreathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Pam Transport has revealed four new 2018 Peterbilt trucks in its fleet to honor the men and women of the United States military, past and present. Each truck has been wrapped with a custom branch-specific mural, and will be piloted by service members from the respective branches.

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  16. Wreaths Across America convoy stops for dinner in NorwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Norwalk, Conn., police met the Wreaths Across America convoy as it entered the town around 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. They were settled in to eat at St. AnnA's Club shortly after arriving.

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  17. Wreaths Across America crosses countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    The Wreaths Across America caravan made its annual trek through Waldo County Dec. 10 en route to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. There, wreaths will be laid at the graves of veterans on Saturday, Dec. 16, designated National Wreaths Across America Day.

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  18. Convoy of wreaths travels from Maine to Arlington National CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Remembrance wreaths rest in front of graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, Dec. 14, 2013. Volunteers and families of the fallen placed thousands of remembrance wreaths on headstones throughout the cemetery during National Wreaths Across America Day.

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  19. Convoy of wreaths headed for Arlington National CemeteryRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

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  20. Help sought to decorate graves, honor veterans at Finn's Point National CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    On Saturday, Dec. 16, at 12 noon, Salem County's Oak Tree Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is sponsoring and participating in, at Finn's Point National Cemetery in Pennsville Township, the Wreaths Across America simultaneous wreath-laying ceremony. The ceremony takes place at over 800 locations across the country and world.

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