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Selco receives Achievement Award

Jeff Allen

Owner of Selco Jeff Allen

Selco was awarded the Economic Development Achievment Award for the city of Auburn. Selco was initially founded in 1990 among five partners doing business as Distributors Clearing House. The business was located at 730 Main Street in Lewiston. The initial concept was to sell plumbing and heating supplies to both wholesale and retail customers.

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LYAC asks Geiger students: “Do You Do Lew?”

 Visiting Geiger Elementary School recently were LYAC members (l. to r., from front) Deni Federico, Khafiya Dualeh, Courtney Caouette, Zahida Sheikh, Aida Vassell, Marge Seguin, Nairus Abdullahi and Kal Issa.


Visiting Geiger Elementary School recently were LYAC members (l. to r., from front) Deni Federico, Khafiya Dualeh, Courtney Caouette, Zahida Sheikh, Aida Vassell, Marge Seguin, Nairus Abdullahi and Kal Issa.

Fifth graders tested their knowledge in a Lewiston-based Jeopardy game.

Fifth graders tested their knowledge in a Lewiston-based Jeopardy game.

Members of the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council recently made presentations to third and fifth grade classes at Geiger Elementary school to encourage the students to join them as cheerleaders for Lewiston and to ask them – as the future citizens and leaders of the city – to think about what they value in their community.

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Kiwanis host Pancake Breakfast

 Lewiston Mayor Bob Macdonald serves pancakes at last year’s breakfast. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, June 7 at St. Dominic Academy in Auburn.


Lewiston Mayor Bob Macdonald serves pancakes at last year’s breakfast. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, June 7 at St. Dominic Academy in Auburn.

The Lewiston-

Auburn Kiwanis Club will present its 57th annual Pancake Breakfast to raise money for youth programs in Androscoggin County on Sunday, June 7, from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Dominic Academy in Auburn. All are welcome to attend this fun community event that will feature pancakes, Mailhot sausage, Starbucks coffee, kids’ activities and a Pancake Eating Contest for local Kiwanis Key Club members.

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Taber’s unveils brand new miniature golf course at Grand Opening

Chip Morrison of the Chamber of Commerce, Mary-Ann and Joe Tomlinson the children of George Tomlinson (designer of the original course in 1949), Patti Gagne of Allstate Insurance, Dan and Ellen Hargreaves, current owners of Taber’s, with their young daughter Penelope, Maureen and Richard Hargreaves, former owners of Taber’s and Auburn Mayor Jonathan LaBonte. (Photo by Emily Briggs) See additional photo on page 3.

Chip Morrison of the Chamber of Commerce, Mary-Ann and Joe Tomlinson the children of George Tomlinson (designer of the original course in 1949), Patti Gagne of Allstate Insurance, Dan and Ellen Hargreaves, current owners of Taber’s, with their young daughter Penelope, Maureen and Richard Hargreaves, former owners of Taber’s and Auburn Mayor Jonathan LaBonte. (Photo by Emily Briggs) See additional photo on page 3.

 

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City Councilor Leslie Dubois (l.), City Administrator Ed Barrett and city Wellness Team Chair Joyce Ruby accept the Work Healthy Gold Award conveyed to the City of Lewiston recently by Healthy Androscoggin.

City Councilor Leslie Dubois (l.), City Administrator Ed Barrett and city Wellness Team Chair Joyce Ruby accept the Work Healthy Gold Award conveyed to the City of Lewiston recently by Healthy Androscoggin.

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.

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L-A Arts fundraiser features Moon Dawgs

The Moon Dawgs provide the live music for a fundraising event to benefit the Maine Music Society on Saturday, May 30.

The Moon Dawgs provide the live music for a fundraising event to benefit the Maine Music Society on Saturday, May 30.

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.

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Governor’s Address: Democrats stifle the voice of the Maine people

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,

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Enough is Enough: Bike lanes draw more interest than city budget

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.

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Rails receives Historical Society Award

The Lewiston Historic Preservation Review Board recognizes the Rails and Kora Shrine buildings for outstanding preservation efforts in 2015. L-R Steven Dick II, Sharon White, Steven Dick and Ileshea Stowe. (TCT photo by Ashley Somma)

The Lewiston Historic Preservation Review Board recognizes the Rails and Kora Shrine buildings for outstanding preservation efforts in 2015. L-R Steven Dick II, Sharon White, Steven Dick and Ileshea Stowe. (TCT photo by Ashley Somma)

 

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Androscoggin Bank sponsors Run for Independence

Andros Bank

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.

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