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  1. Late Maine judge's clerks urge Congress to respect the judiciary, rule of lawRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    More than half of the men and women who worked as clerks for the late appellate judge Frank M. Coffin , a Lewiston native, have signed a letter addressed to members of Congress on the importance of judicial independence and the rule of law. Coffin died in December 2009 at the age of 90 in Portland.

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  2. Names Margaret Sullivan receives First Amendment AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... The New England First Amendment Coalition also presented Judith Meyer , executive editor of the Sun Journal of Lewiston, Maine, with the Michael Donoghue Freedom of Information Award, and Donna Green of New Hampshire received the Antonia Orfield ...

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  3. OUT Maine hires youth coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Capital Weekly

    ... with local nonprofits and Bowdoin's McKeen Center for the Common Good. They interned at Tree Street Youth, a Lewiston nonprofit organization that provides after-school and enrichment programming to students from low-income, immigrant and refugee ...

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  4. Area musicians to gather for "Blowin' in the Wind" concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Twin City Times

    This benefit concert for Lewiston's Pettingill Park will feature a variety of musicians performing classic folk songs from the 1960s. Local guitarist, singer and songwriter Denny Breau has assembled a group of Maine musicians to stage a Folk Fest that will benefit Pettingill School Park in Lewiston.

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  5. Lewiston taps D'auteuil for Deputy City Administrator positionRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Twin City Times

    Lewiston City Administrator Ed Barrett has announced that Denis D'Auteuil will replace long-time Deputy City Administrator Phil Nadeau, who will be retiring at the end of June. D'Auteuil is the Assistant City Administrator of Auburn and has been serving as Auburn's Acting City Administrator.

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  6. Franco Center brings Mardi Gras party to L-ARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Twin City Times

    Courtesy of the State Street Traditional Jazz Band, the event will feature the rousing sounds of New Orleans-style Jazz. Genuine Cajun cooking and music by the State Street Traditional Jazz Band will come together to create the best Mardi Gras party in Central Maine on Tuesday, February 28 at 7 p.m. at the Gendron Franco Center in Lewiston.

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  7. Three snowmobilers injured Monday, LifeFlight helicopters used twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Rescue crews from Rangeley and Eustis responded to the scene. Ouellette was flown in a LifeFlight helicopter to Lewiston trauma center, and Jones was brought to Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington for injuries to his shoulder and face, ...

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  8. February 28 legislative hearings feature exotic animals, fish hatcheries, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... us not to fish during the day! LD 471, my hatchery commission bill, is sponsored by Representative Jared Golden of Lewiston. It would create a Commission to Study the Needs, Opportunities and Efficiencies Associated the Production of Salmonid Sport ...

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  9. NEF 28: INVINCIBLE on April 29, 2017 at the Androscoggin Bank ColiseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Sports Media 101

    ... next mixed-martial-arts event "NEF 28: INVINCIBLE" on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine. The main event, officially signed earlier today, will feature "The" Ryan Sanders (13-8) and Jon Lemke (6-7) in the ...

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  10. Enough is Enough: Influx of out-of-state liberal ideas threatens LewistonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Twin City Times

    Over the past five-plus years, I have repeatedly warned readers of one of the biggest threats facing Maine and now Lewiston. It is the steady influx of out-of-state staunch liberals, especially from the state my brother and I fled from: Massachusetts.

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  11. 'Works on Paper: Paintings and Drawings' April 1-29 at Richard Boyd Art GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | PR Log

    ... and a level of detail that draws the viewer in for a closer look. Her paintings depicting old textile mills in Lewiston, Maine pay homage to the town's historic textile industry. Julie says, "Since graduating family life and work have taken the ...

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  12. Franco-American veterans community programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    LEWISTON, Me- Franco-American veterans are the focus of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant with the University of Southern Maine Lewiston Auburn College in Lewiston, at the Franco-American Collection . In fact, the project is collecting and archiving the digitization of Franco-American veterans memorabilia, histories and records.

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  13. Track standouts seek state championship glory at state meetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Individual and team glory will be on the line for the state's track and field stars on Saturday and Monday in state championship meets in Lewiston and Gorham. The Class B teams will compete at Bates College on Saturday starting at 10 a.m. while the Class A schools will hold their meet at the University of Southern Maine on Monday, beginning at noon.

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  14. AA North girls' quarterfinal: Deering rallies past LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sun Journal

    Tasia Titherington swished in a trey to beat the halftime buzzer, and thanks to a third-quarter rally, her Deering Rams team beat Lewiston 51-47 in a Class AA North girls' basketball quarterfinal at Augusta Civic Center on Thursday. "Tasia's a shooter," Deering coach Michael Murphy said.

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  15. Maine Family Snow Tube Park opens at Lost ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Twin City Times

    ... or visit the Lost Valley Facebook Page. "We are pleased to announce that we are continuing our commitment to the Lewiston-Auburn community in a very important way," said James Moreau of Maine Family Federal Credit Union. "Our sponsorship of the ...

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  16. Historical society publishes Edward Little biographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Twin City Times

    Those who would like a unique peek into Edward Little's life while purchasing a copy of the book may do so at a special signing event at the Edward Little House in Auburn. Androscoggin Historical Society has published a new book about Edward Little , one of the "founding fathers" of Auburn and Lewiston and the namesake of Edward Little High School.

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  17. Clariant expansion in Maine 'an investment in infrastructure'Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Plastics News

    Materials supplier Clariant International Ltd. is expanding its plant in Lewiston, Maine, installing a new compounding line to help meet growing demand for pre-colored medical plastic compounds. The Swiss specialty company announced Feb. 6 that the new capacity for the compounds - supplied under the Mevopur brand name - will come on-line in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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  18. Judge Robart of 9th Circuit: What are you thinking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sonoran News

    ... cities-without any concern for American citizens of those communities. Whether you look at the destruction of Lewiston, Maine 10 years ago by Somali refugees who shredded that town with cultural chaos or Somaliland in Minneapolis, Minnesota with ...

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  19. 5th Storm In 9 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Bangor Daily News

    ... rain for a large portion of the day. Farther inland that rain snow line will sharpen up near Sebago Lake and Lewiston. Areas that experience rain will see a change over to snow by evening Wednesday. WINDS: Winds will be 10 to 15 mph out of the ...

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  20. New Nationwide Study Shows Immigration Doesn't Increase CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Irregular Times

    For a while now, Irregular Times has been documenting the stark discrepancy between right wing claims that immigration causes high crime rates and statistics that show crime rates decrease after waves of immigrants arrive in American communities such as Lewiston, Maine and Minneapolis, Minnesota . Now, a study by sociology professor Robert Adelman of the State University of New York at Buffalo shows nationwide what our review of local crime statistics has demonstrated in particular communities.

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