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Jamaican Grocery Store Issued Cease-and-Desist for Smoker

J & J Jamaican Grocery and Gift Shop was issued a cease-and-desist letter to discontinue the operation of its food smoker by Damariscotta’s Code Enforcement Officer Stanley Waltz, on Sunday, Aug. 1. The letter, which was posted on J&J’s Facebook page, says the smoker is “causing a nuisance as defined...
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Lewiston, MEWMTW

Maine-based Farmers' Almanac offers new outlook

LEWISTON, Maine — The 2022 edition of the Farmers' Almanac, published in Lewiston, is coming out soon and forecasting a lot of flip-flopping weather this winter. The new edition forecasts less-than-normal snowfall. It also includes other weather predictions and some how-tos for things around your home and garden. For example,...
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Auburn, MESun-Journal

Lewiston man indicted in June Walmart shooting

AUBURN — A Lewiston man was charged this week in a June shooting at Walmart. An Androscoggin County grand jury handed up an indictment Tuesday against Sincere George, 19, of 617 Main St, Lewiston. George is facing three felonies, including a charge of elevated aggravated assault, which carries a penalty...
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Pawn Shop Superfan In Lewiston, Maine Gets Head Tattoo As Ultimate Tribute

Being a fan of a musician, movie star or theme park is hardly something new. In fact, most of us growing up were superfans of something, often showing our love by hanging posters on our bedroom walls of the places or people we idolized the most. So while most people may still have that signed photo with Aerosmith or a framed first edition of Spider-Man hanging on the wall, one person in Lewiston, Maine decided to show their devotion to a place they love in a different way. By getting a tattoo scribed across the side of their head.
Augusta, MEfoxbangor.com

Fisher House Foundation donates housing for veterans

AUGUSTA — A ribbon-cutting took place at the state capital Wednesday for a project that honors military veterans. The Fisher House Foundation is known for providing free housing for military veterans. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at the state capital to celebrate a generous donation from the foundation. “You just...
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Brunswick, MESun-Journal

After years of steady growth, Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association to debut new digs

After years of steady growth, Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association will be unveiling its new Pleasant Street facility in Brunswick to the public on Aug. 12. Founded in 2006 by a small group of fishermen in Port Clyde, Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association is a non-profit organization that looks to involve local Maine fishermen with legal and environmental aspects of the fishing industry through policy and advocacy.
Rockland, MEBangor Daily News

200 years of Maine-built boats

ROCKLAND — For 200 years, Mainers have built some of the world’s best boats. This tradition continues to this day. In celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial, a special exhibit at the Maine Boat & Home Show on the Rockland Waterfront from Aug. 13-15 will honor this heritage. The exhibit — 200...
Boothbay Harbor, MEboothbayregister.com

Cattle Call and Sons of Serendip Aug. 13, 14

The Opera House stage in Boothbay Harbor welcomes two great bands this month with the arrival of Cattle Call on Friday, Aug. 13 and a performance by Sons of Serendip on Saturday, Aug. 14. Two nights of live music, one featuring some of Maine’s best musicians followed by acclaimed nationally touring artists, both in the historic Opera House setting.
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Maine's first Fisher House brings new services for local veterans

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine's first Fisher House was officially dedicated at the Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta on Wednesday. The facility actually opened to veteran families on Feb. 17, 2020, but the dedication ceremony was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The VA Maine Fisher House has already welcomed 550 guests while their loved ones received medical care.
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