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  1. Poliquin unveils "No Welfare for Terrorists" bill in LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Twin City Times

    Poliquin's bill would close a loophole that currently allows those with a federal conviction of terrorism or being an accomplice to terrorism to receive welfare food stamps. Congressman Bruce Poliquin was in Lewiston last week to announce a federal welfare reform bill he is introducing to ensure that convicted terrorists never receive taxpayer-funded benefits.

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  2. Key Club seeks alums for anniversary celebrationRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Twin City Times

    The Lewiston High School Key Club will present a celebration in honor of its 70th anniversary on Saturday, February 6 at 11 a.m. To that end, the club is asking past members to share stories about their activities in the club or of how their participation influenced their lives or memories. The club also invites other area Key Clubs to join them on a current service project: they are collecting gently used or new school supplies for Children of Peace International, which is one of the New England District Key Club's projects for this year.

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  3. Woodlands opens Memory Care of Lewiston, Phase IIRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Twin City Times

    Maine-based Woodlands Senior Living is preparing to open Phase II of Woodlands Memory Care of Lewiston, the family-owned company's 11th Senior Living Facility in Maine and its sixth purpose-built memory care community in the state. Phase I opened in October of 2015, when half of the 64-bed community became available for residents.

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  4. Agora Grand Event Center to host Dempsey Challenge eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Twin City Times

    The Champions for Hope celebration, a special event to honor top Dempsey Challenge fundraisers, will take place at the new event center, scheduled to open in May in the former St. Patrick's Church of Lewiston. The Dempsey Challenge has announced that its annual Champions for Hope celebration, a moving and special part of the annual Dempsey Challenge weekend, will take place for the first time this year in the all-new Agora Grand Event Center, scheduled to open in May in the former St. Patrick's Church on Bates Street in Lewiston.

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  5. Mechanics Savings Bank to award $17,000 in scholarshipsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Twin City Times

    Mechanics Savings Bank has announced that it will continue its long-standing tradition of offering Banking on the Future scholarships to local high school graduates pursuing their higher education goals. In 2016, a total of $17,000 will be awarded to graduates of participating high schools, including Edward Little, Lewiston, Gray-New Gloucester, Poland Regional, Brunswick, Mt.

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  6. Judith Ivey directs Public Theatre's "Ladies Foursome"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Twin City Times

    The Public Theatre will have audiences forgetting those winter blues when it presents the New England premiere of the smart and sassy play "The Ladies Foursome" January 22 through 31. Written by Canada's most produced playwright, Norm Foster, this fast-paced comedy juxtaposes belly laughs and touching moments to appeal to anyone who appreciates the joys and sorrows of friendship. The play centers on three friends who gather together to play a final round of golf in honor of their recently deceased fourth partner and close friend.

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  7. Bishop opens Holy Door in LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Once designated as "holy" for a jubilee year, the door allows the graces and indulgences of the holy year to pilgrims who pass through it. To inaugurate the Holy Year of Mercy declared by Pope Francis, Bishop Robert P. Deeley opened the fourth and final holy door in the Diocese of Portland when he celebrated Mass at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Lewiston on December 20, the fourth Sunday of Advent.

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  8. Franco Center presents "Holiday in Lights"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Twin City Times

    The center's magnificent Performance Hall will be filled with holiday music and cheer when Mitch Thomas & Friends take to the stage on Saturday, December 19. The Franco Center will present "Holiday in Lights" with Mitch Thomas & Friends on Saturday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m. This annual holiday event will take place in the center's magnificent Performance Hall. Doors will open at 6:15 for a pre-show reception.

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  9. YWCA establishes three awards for women's contributionsRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | Twin City Times

    The annual awards will be named after three tireless contributors to the L-A community: Tonie Ramsey, Lee Young and Priscilla Gendron. At a special celebration at the Ramada Inn of Lewiston, the YWCA of Central Maine recently presented Lee Young of Auburn with the agency's inaugural Women of Achievement Award.

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  10. YMCA Hall of Fame celebration honors community leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Twin City Times

    The YMCA's Elizabeth Shea and John Emerson present framed citations to Laurie Reckendorf and Jenny Gruenstrass, representing the family of honoree Col. James G. Bouchles; Malcolm Philbrook; Pauline Bourgoin; and Tom Kendall, representing the family of honoree Richard Kendall.

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  11. YWCA honors Lee YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Lee Young will be honored with the YWCA of Central Maine's first annual Women of Achievement Award at a gala celebration on Thursday, December 3. The Board of Directors and staff of the YWCA of Central Maine will present their first annual Women of Achievement Award to Lee Young of Auburn at a gala event on Thursday, December 3 at the Ramada Inn of Lewiston. The Women of Achievement Award recognizes exceptional community contributors.

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  12. Franco Center presents "Just Us" Family Christmas ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Made up of family members and friends who have been singing together for generations, "Just Us" entertainers present their annual Christmas show on Saturday, December 5. The "Just Us" entertainers will present their 15th annual "Just Us" Family Christmas Show on Saturday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco Center. The group first performed at the Center in the summer of 2000 to raise funds for the then Festival de Joie.

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  13. AHCH releases 2015 Remembrance OrnamentRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice has unveiled its Holiday Remembrance Ornament for 2015. Each year, thanks to sponsorship provided by Mechanics Savings Bank, a unique ornament is created and made available to all who want to remember a loved one.

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  14. "$25K for Kids" grant goes to Longley Elementary SchoolRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Androscoggin Bank's MainStreet Foundation has named Longley Elementary School the 2015 recipient of its annual $25K for Kids grant. The award was presented at the Foundation's annual meeting recently at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center of Lewiston.

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  15. Veterans Council still has space on Monument #28Read the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Twin City Times

    The Lewiston-Auburn Veterans Council would like to remind the community that spaces are still available to have the name of a loved one inscribed on the next monument, #28, of Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston. To be eligible, honorees must be from the State of Maine and must have served in a branch of the armed services, including the National Guard, Reserves or Merchant Marine.

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  16. Twin Cities Holiday Celebration expands for 2015Read the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Twin City Times

    The annual Twin Cities Holiday Celebration on Saturday, November 28 will expand into a daylong event this year, with activities expected to run from noon to 8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Center Street Dental of Auburn, the celebration's growth is due to the involvement of the L-A chapter of the Union of Maine Visual Artists, who stepped forward to help longtime organizers, the Lewiston Downtown Holiday Celebration Committee and the Auburn Business Association, expand the usual evening event into one encompassing afternoon activities. All event details will be posted as they are finalized at www.downtownlewistonassociation.com.

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  17. Snowmobile club seeks community's help to crack down on rogue ridersRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | Twin City Times

    The Hillside Family Riders Snowmobile Club held a press conference recently to ask for the community's help this winter to keep local snowmobile trails open. The club, which is tasked with building and maintaining the snowmobile trails in Lewiston, is concerned about "rogue" riders who damage trails and infringe upon the rights of local property owners.

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  18. Great Falls FCU collects Coats for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Great Falls Federal Credit Union, at 34 Bates Street in Lewiston and 760 Minot Avenue in Auburn, is collecting donations of hats, mittens, scarves and jackets of all kinds for the 2015 Coats for Kids campaign.

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  19. Friends of Pettingill concert to spotlight family tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Denny Breau and other Maine musicians will perform with their talented children in "The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree" on Sunday, November 15 at the Franco Center in Lewiston. Singer-songwriter-guitarist Denny Breau's next fundraising concert for the Friends of Pettingill Park will take place on Sunday, November 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Franco Center's Heritage Hall.

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  20. YMCA names first Hall of Fame classRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Twin City Times

    Four members of the Lewiston-Auburn community - Col. James G. Bouchles, Pauline Bourgoin, Richard Kendall and Malcolm Philbrook - will be recognized at the inaugural YMCA Hall of Fame Celebration on Thursday, December 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Martindale Country Club in Auburn.

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