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    April 12, 2011

    Maine has not forgotten

    Jennifer Babb, of Augusta, arranges a display case Monday containing a traditional Russian costume from the Samantha Smith collection at the Maine State Museum in Augusta.  A goodwill ambassador to the Soviet Union in 1983, many of Smith’s possessions were donated to the State of Maine after she passed away in 1985.  The exhibition will […]

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    April 12, 2011

    SNAPSHOT: Locks of love

    Hairdresser Holly Carlezon pins Aurora Estey’s hair Monday in the lobby of the Randall Student Center at the University of Maine at Augusta while collecting hair for Locks of Love.  Faculty, staff and students and their children donated hair to young patients enduring enduring follicle loss due to severe medical conditions during the event. The […]

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    April 11, 2011

    SNAPSHOT: Making it fit

    Bath Fitter salesman Rick Gauthier speaks with Jessica Argraves, right, and her daughter, Amber, during the Manchester Lions Club Home & Garden Show at the Augusta Civic Center.  The 38th annual show was a success, according to Manchester Lions officer Mike Ponti, with “good turnout” during the weekend. 

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    April 9, 2011

    SNAPSHOT: Girl Scout Cookie Debate

    Girl Scouts from around the state vote against a proposal to drop a line of cookies during a debate Thursday at the Statehouse. The fourth annual Girl Scout Cookie Debate introduced Scouts to the legislative process. Rep. Joyce Fitzpatrick, R-Houlton, attended the event.

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    April 7, 2011

    SNAPSHOT: Spring cleaning

    Nerf Sabatine dumps sand he raked up in front of his Whitefield farm Wednesday.  Sabatine devoted the morning to cleaning up the sand remnants of a “long, snowy winter,” he said. 

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    April 6, 2011

    Catholic church holds day of atonement

    The Rev. George Hickey conducts the daily mass Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church in Hallowell during a “special day of atonement” designated by the leader of Maine’s Catholics, Bishop Richard Malone.  The Bishop requested that Catholic churches across Maine remain open for a few hours for prayer and penance to heal the wounds of clergy […]

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    April 6, 2011

    SNAPSHOT: A sweet time of year

    Jan Goranson, left, hugs Bob Gleason while he visits Goranson and her husband, Rob Johanson, in the sugar shack at Goranson Farm in Dresden. The husband and wife team boiled more than 300 gallons of sap this maple syrup season, according to Johanson.  Gleason operated an adjoining spread, Green Point Farm, until he retired and […]

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    April 5, 2011

    SNAPSHOT: Long and winding road

    Janet Smith, right, of Winthrop, walks with her friend, Juanita Dunn, of Manchester, through a mixture of snow and rain Monday in Manchester.  Rain is expected to persist Tuesday with a chance of snow this weekend.

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    April 4, 2011

    SNAPSHOT: High and outside

    Morgan Morrow, 10, can’t collect a pass from her father, Dave, outside their Readfield home Sunday.  The Morrow family was practicing for the upcoming softball season that the girls play and father coaches.

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    April 2, 2011

    SNAPSHOT: The dash

    Children run across the South Monmouth Road after getting dropped off by a school bus this week in Monmouth. The kids were running to Countryside Daycare, at the Jessica and Scott Herr residence, to

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