City honored with Healthy Androscoggin Gold Award
The Work Healthy program of Healthy Androscoggin, which recognizes businesses and organizations within Greater Androscoggin County that place a high priority on promoting good health for their employees, recently conveyed its highest honor to the City of Lewiston.
The Moon Dawgs are back in town! Put your dancing shoes on and join L-A Arts on Saturday, May 30 for a fun fundraising event to benefit the Maine Music Society. The event will take place from 7 to 11:30 p.m. in the Franco Center’s Heritage Hall.
I have a simple question for the Maine people: Would you like to eliminate the income tax and put $1.2 billion back into your paychecks?
Dear Maine Taxpayer,
By Robert E. Macdonald
Mayor of Lewiston
Last week at a workshop, the Lewiston City Council found before it an agenda item that makes the blood of Lewiston citizens percolate like the coffee in a TV commercial for Chock Full o’Nuts.
This item tends to fill the City Council Chamber with people from both sides of the issue. Perplexed city officials ponder why a discussion on bike lanes draws more people to a City Council meeting than a multi-million dollar budget.
Androscoggin Bank has signed on as platinum sponsor of the Independence Association’s third annual Run for Independence. The only run in Maine focused upon people with disabilities, and the first 10K run in Maine to include a para-athletes wheeled division, the run will take place on Sunday, May 17 at 9 a.m. at Brunswick Junior High School. Androscoggin Bank has committed to a three-year sponsorship of this annual event.
The Great Falls Model Railroad Club will present its fourth annual Hobo Holiday on Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the club’s two-story, wheelchair accessible building at 144 Mill Street, across from the Barker Mill Apartments in Auburn. Children and adults are invited to add to the festive atmosphere of this family-fun event by dressing as hobos.
Maine is home to 48 State Parks and historic sites. Acadia National Park is also right in our backyard.
Public works departments in Southern and Central Maine will mark National Public Works Week from May 17 through 23. Local departments holding public Open Houses on Sunday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. include Auburn Public Services, Freeport Public Works and Yarmouth Public Works.