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Skowhegan community hosts surprise retirement party

SKOWHEGAN — Former Skowhegan road foreman Walter Powell was thrown a surprise retirement celebration at the Skowhegan highway department Wednesday. Friends, family and members of the community came to give their thanks to the 24 year department veteran who began his career with the town in 1998. Looking back...
SKOWHEGAN, ME
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Smithfield roller rink celebrates milestone

SMITHFIELD–Sunbeam Roller Rink in Smithfield is celebrating its one hundredth year in operation and its owners plan to keep the iconic business rolling into the future. Roller skating is not a thing of the past, it’s a family friendly activity that is still being enjoyed by folks today.
SMITHFIELD, ME
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Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway Museum

More than a century ago, a tiny system of narrow gauge railroads crisscrossed the woods of Maine with just 24 inches between the rails—considerably smaller than the “standard” gauge of four feet, eight-and-a-half inches. The 24-inch gauge railroads got their start in England and were popular in mines and other industrial settings. But no one embraced them quite like Maine.
WATERVILLE, ME
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Calendar of events

Many of the events may not be happening as listed due to COVID-19. Please check first before leaving to attend. DEXTER: The Abbott Museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. FMI call 207-924-5721. DEXTER: VFW Post 4298 bingo starts at 6 p.m. — with new games and bigger payouts.
GUILFORD, ME
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