VASSALBORO — Kai Rabideau, 10, of Vassalboro, recently received honorable mention in the March Cricket League poetry competition. For the contest, each entrant was asked to submit an original message in a bottle poem, according to a release.

Rabideau’s name will appear in the Cricket League pages of the July/August 2012 Cricket magazine, and Rabideau’s poem, “The Voyage” is posted at

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