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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Lewiston taps D'auteuil for Deputy City Administrator positionRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Franco Center brings Mardi Gras party to L-ARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  4. 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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  5. Maine Family Snow Tube Park opens at Lost ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Twin City Times

    Representatives from LAEGC, the L-A Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Lost Valley and Maine Family FCU cut the ribbon to officially open the new park. Officials from Maine Family Federal Credit Union and Lost Valley Ski Area in Auburn have announced that the credit union has signed a five-year commitment for naming rights of the three-lane, 600' long snow tubing park, which is completing construction and slated to open this week at Lost Valley Ski Area in Auburn.

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  6. 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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  7. Only Steps Forward: Create a regional economic engine, not just one cityRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Twin City Times

    As the drum beat for and against a merger of the cities Lewiston and Auburn continues, it is likely key themes will emerge in both camps to make their case. What I have heard and read from the Joint Charter Commission to date is a message about the economic stagnation of the two cities over the last generation or more and that an aging and declining workforce requires us to make a bold new move.

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  8. Skelton Taintor & Abbott names scholarship recipientRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Twin City Times

    Here with scholarship award recipient Khadija Haji are Skelton Taintor & Abbott Shareholder-Directors Ronald Lebel and Darcie Beaudin and Associate Attorney Jon Plourde. Skelton Taintor & Abbott has announced that the fourth recipient of the annual Skelton, Taintor & Abbott-Lewiston High School Mock Trial Team MVP Scholarship Award is Khadija Haji.

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  9. Families come out for St. Dom's Winter CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Twin City Times

    Current students, school families, community members, and Bishop Robert P. Deeley gathered at Saint Dominic Academy's Auburn campus recently for the school's first-ever Winter Carnival, kicking off the academy's observance of Catholic Schools Week. The carnival included a variety of outdoor and indoor activities, from snowshoeing and cross-country skiing to snowflake making and games of Chutes & Ladders.

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  10. Only Steps Forward: Commission charged with merging L-A still has a lot work to doRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Twin City Times

    Last week, a meeting was held by the charter commission, which was established to propose a merger of Auburn and Lewiston. The primary focus of the meeting was to deliver a report on operational savings the commission projects might be possible and to explain how a new city, created out of Auburn and Lewiston, would function.

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  11. Bird Club plans February eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Twin City Times

    Moose sightings are part of the Allagash Waterway slide show that photojournalist Michael Perry will present at the club's meeting on Feb. 6. The Stanton Bird Club of Lewiston and Auburn will hold two field trips and its monthly meeting in February. All three events are free and open to the public.

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  12. O'Malley named Lewiston Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Twin City Times

    Brian O'Malley is a 27-year veteran of the department and has held a variety of positions within the agency. City Administrator Ed Barrett has announced the appointment of Brian O'Malley as Chief of the Lewiston Police Department.

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  13. Enough is Enough: Legislature should direct resources toward citizens, not illegal guestsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | Twin City Times

    It's time for those sitting on the sidelines-who are continually at war with themselves, trying to justify why a problem facing them is not their problem -to gain some intestinal fortitude. It's time for our local politicians, whether they label themselves progressive or conservative, to start representing those who elected them. 1 comment

  14. Governor LePage and First Lady have weight-loss surgery at CMMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Twin City Times

    Governor Paul R. LePage, Dr. Jamie Loggins and First Lady Ann LePage share a laugh in the kitchen of the historic Blaine House, the Governor's residence. Keeping the weight off was a challenge, as the Blaine House staff makes mouth-watering pastries, scrumptious baked goods and freshly prepared meals almost on a daily basis for the many events held there.

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  15. Enough is Enough: Legislation is aimed at improving the livability of LewistonRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Twin City Times

    Over the past five years, Lewiston's third-floor staff has done yeoman's work in cleaning up and slowly moving Lewiston forward. Our code department has done a great job in accelerating the removal of blighted and dangerous buildings from our landscape.

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  16. Deputy City Administrator to retire June 30Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Twin City Times

    After 18 years with the City of Lewiston, Deputy City Administrator Phil Nadeau has announced his impending retirement, effective June 30. Following a total of 23 years in public administration, Nadeau recently submitted his letter of resignation and shared the news with municipal employees. He looks forward to spending more time with his family.

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  17. Helping the animalsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Twin City Times

    Evan Greaton, a sixth-grade student at Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston, recently presented the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society with special holiday donations for the animals, which he asked for this year in lieu of Christmas gifts. Friends and family members generously donated pet food, treats and toys, all of which will help care for the thousands of unwanted animals the Humane Society helps each year.

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  18. Only Steps Forward: Water district, 911 expenses will increase burden on taxpayersRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Twin City Times

    Last week in my report, I predicted the Auburn City Council would find a means in the upcoming budget process to reduce the tax burden on its taxpayers. That task became difficult on January 1 when two things happened: Androscoggin County confirmed a property tax increase of nearly 7% and the Auburn Water District has floated increasing their rates by nearly 20%.

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  19. Spiller's partners with CareerCenter to provide paid trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Twin City Times

    Pictured here are Business Employment Services representative Linda Roberts, training candidate Kimberly King, Spiller's Controller Diane Kirouac, and Spiller's President Raymond Martel. Spiller's of Lewiston recently partnered with Western Maine Community Action, a member agency of the Lewiston CareerCenter, to offer on-the-job training to qualified candidates.

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  20. Food for Thought spotlights military cemeteries and memorialsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Twin City Times

    Retired Army officer Alan Gregory will discuss his work as the former CFO of Arlington National Cemetery and the American Battle Monuments Commission. will share stories and images of Arlington National Cemetery, as well as the overseas military cemeteries and memorials operated and maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission.

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