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Preservation Board honors Rails, Kora Shrine

Rails, the new restaurant located at 103 Lincoln Street, will be the site of the Lewiston Historic Preservation Review Board’s 2015 Annual Awards presentation on Thursday, May 7 at 3 p.m.

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CM Education Foundation honors achievements at annual dinner

Award recipients honored (seated, l.-r.) Liz Oken, staff person of the year; Kim Pfusch,“Yes I Can” award; Janelle Thornley and Chyanna Millett-Cordwell,  All-Maine academic team; Brianna Crosby, student of the year; Jeanne A.K. Hey and Paulette St. Ours from the University of New England, partner of the year; Julie Hansen, scholarship recipient of the year. Standing (l.-r.) Carrington Miller, male athlete of the year; Bob Brainerd, president’s award; Eileen Steck and Karen White, faculty members of the year; Jack Buckley, adjunct faculty member of the year; Laura Soohey, female athlete of the year; Rick Tardiff, alumnus of the year; Jennie Ingall, “Against All Odds” award. (See story and more photos on page 4)

Award recipients honored (seated, l.-r.) Liz Oken, staff person of the year; Kim Pfusch,“Yes I Can” award; Janelle Thornley and Chyanna Millett-Cordwell, All-Maine academic team; Brianna Crosby, student of the year; Jeanne A.K. Hey and Paulette St. Ours from the University of New England, partner of the year; Julie Hansen, scholarship recipient of the year. Standing (l.-r.) Carrington Miller, male athlete of the year; Bob Brainerd, president’s award; Eileen Steck and Karen White, faculty members of the year; Jack Buckley, adjunct faculty member of the year; Laura Soohey, female athlete of the year; Rick Tardiff, alumnus of the year; Jennie Ingall, “Against All Odds” award. (See story and more photos on page 4)

 

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Enough is Enough It’s business as usual for Democrats in Augusta

By Robert E. Macdonald

Mayor of Lewiston

“Democrats said such a rigid standard could cause hardship to people who are willing to repay the money but need emergency assistance before doing so.”

Thus wrote reporter Kevin Miller in his article, “Bipartisan effort targets welfare loopholes” (Portland Press Herald, April 30, 2015).

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Ingersoll Arena Ground Breaking April 24

L-R Chip Morrison, Howard Kroll, Mary Lafontaine, David Gonyea, Leroy Walker, Norris Ingersoll, Ravi Sharma, Tizz Crowley

L-R Chip Morrison, Howard Kroll, Mary Lafontaine, David Gonyea, Leroy Walker, Norris Ingersoll, Ravi Sharma, Tizz Crowley

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Ribbon Cutting held on April 28 for Rancourt & Co.

(L-R) Lewiston Mayor Bob Macdonald, Kyle, Mike and Debbie Rancourt of Rancourt & Co., Chamber past chair Patti Gagne and Chamber President Chip Morrison. (TCT Photo by Jen Pike)

(L-R) Lewiston Mayor Bob Macdonald, Kyle, Mike and Debbie Rancourt of Rancourt & Co., Chamber past chair Patti Gagne and Chamber President Chip Morrison. (TCT Photo by Jen Pike)

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Paradis Park dedication planned for May 6

Former City Councilor Mark W. Paradis’ legacy will be highlighted at a May 6 dedication of a park named in his memory.  The current non-smoking Mark W. Paradis Park—formerly Pierce Street Park—has been revitalized through tireless efforts of the Downtown Neighborhood Action Committee, supported by the Lewiston City Council, the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council and other community partners such as The Root Cellar.

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Androscoggin Bank sponsors Independence Association’s Run for Independence

Androscoggin Bank has announced that it is the platinum sponsor of the Independence Association’s third annual Run for Independence, Maine’s only run focused on people with disabilities. The run will be held May 17 at Brunswick Junior High School in Brunswick and is the first 10K in Maine to include a para-athletes wheeled division. Androscoggin Bank has committed to a three-year sponsorship of the annual event.

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Mechanics Savings Bank donates to Make-A-Wish

 Mechanics Savings Bank donates $1,000 to Make-A-Wish Maine. Pictured: Donald (Donny) Hinkley, commercial loan officer at Mechanics Savings Bank, presents a check to Rebecca Learning, development manager at Make-A-Wish Maine. In addition to the monetary gift, Hinkley will be participating in Walk for Wishes in Auburn on May 21.


Mechanics Savings Bank donates $1,000 to Make-A-Wish Maine. Pictured: Donald (Donny) Hinkley, commercial loan officer at Mechanics Savings Bank, presents a check to Rebecca Learning, development manager at Make-A-Wish Maine. In addition to the monetary gift, Hinkley will be participating in Walk for Wishes in Auburn on May 21.

 

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Lisbon Students Support ‘Bowl For Kids Sake’

 Students in Lisbon participated in annual “Bowl for Kids Sake” with lots of energy and pledges benefiting the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. Philip W. Sugg students pictured (back l.-r.) Charlee Cox, Levi Levesque, Dylan Durisko and Jordyn Maloy; front: Maria Leveque. (Photo by Monica Millhime) See story and more photos on page 2.


Students in Lisbon participated in annual “Bowl for Kids Sake” with lots of energy and pledges benefiting the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. Philip W. Sugg students pictured (back l.-r.) Charlee Cox, Levi Levesque, Dylan Durisko and Jordyn Maloy; front: Maria Leveque. (Photo by Monica Millhime) See story and more photos on page 2.

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St. Joseph’s Church gets reprieve Text and photo by Rachel Morin

St. Joseph’s Church and rectory on Main Street in Lewiston in 2011. The Church on the National Register of Historic Places has a reprieve from demolition; the rectory does not.  (Photo by Rachel Morin)

St. Joseph’s Church and rectory on Main Street in Lewiston in 2011. The Church on the National Register of Historic Places has a reprieve from demolition; the
rectory does not. (Photo by Rachel Morin)

St. Joseph’s Church will stay; the rectory will not, as announced last week

by Chuck Gill, spokesman for Central Maine Healthcare, the parent group for
Central Maine Medical Center. Most likely, the rectory lot will follow the
original plan for hospital parking.

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