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Archive for June 2013

CLT’s “Odd Couple” opens this weekend

CLT’s production of the “Odd Couple” opens June 7. Clockwise from left are Jason Pelletier (“Speed”), Bernie Button (“Roy”), Roger Philippon (“Oscar”), Paul Menezes (“Vinnie”) and Phil Vampatella (“Murray”). Other cast members include Eric Brakey, Pat Freestone Phillips and Andrea Quaid.

CLT’s production of the “Odd Couple” opens June 7. Clockwise from left are Jason Pelletier (“Speed”), Bernie Button (“Roy”), Roger Philippon (“Oscar”), Paul Menezes (“Vinnie”) and Phil Vampatella (“Murray”). Other cast members include Eric Brakey, Pat Freestone Phillips and Andrea Quaid.

Community Little Theatre’s production of Neil Simon’s ageless comedy “The Odd Couple” opens this weekend at
the Great Falls Performing Arts Center in Auburn. Show times are June 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and June 9
and 16 at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $12 for children 12 and under. For this production only, those who
bring their father to a show can pay just $12 for his ticket. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the
box office at 783-0958 or see www.LACLT.com.

 

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Moxie Recipe Contest draws celebrity judges

Moxie Recipe Contest coordinator Julie-Ann Baumer has recruited a panel of celebrity judges for this year’s event, taking place Friday, July 12 at Chummy’s Midtown Diner in Lisbon.

Moxie Recipe Contest coordinator Julie-Ann Baumer has recruited a panel of celebrity judges for this year’s event, taking place Friday, July 12 at Chummy’s Midtown Diner in Lisbon.

Along with a new day and venue, this year’s Moxie Festival Recipe Contest will feature a slate of celebrity judges
to sample those Moxie-enhanced culinary creations.
This year’s contest will take place on Friday, July 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Chummy’s Midtown Diner in Lisbon.
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Letters: Schools are manned by excellent people

To the Editor:
This is a response to a Letter to the Editor from Dick Sabine, “Children in L-A have no voice in education,” which was published April 25 in Twin City TIMES.
Mr. Sabine, in his article on education in Lewiston-Auburn, seemed to go to great lengths to compare our great cities with Florida and Vermont in how proficient our young students are compared to them. He uses Hispanics and blacks in Florida and mostly whites in Vermont to compare against our students. Isn’t this like comparing apples with oranges?

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Enough is Enough: Churches were Lewiston’s social and religious centers

By Robert E. Macdonald
Mayor of Lewiston

Over the past few years, many of our older lifelong residents have expressed sorrow over the closing of St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Catholic Churches. In bygone days these parishes served as the social and religious centers for many residents in our community.
But all things come to an end. Over the years attendance at Sunday Mass has greatly diminished. At age 66, they refer to me as “The Kid” at the Mass I attend on Sunday. For any entity to survive, it needs new blood.

Over the years the fiscal prowess of the State of Maine has been on a steady decline. Many of our bright young people have been forced to leave our community and state in order to pursue their chosen careers. Deaths in Maine now outnumber births. However, like the Phoenix, our city is slowly and steadily resurrecting itself.

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