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  • Free vaccine clinic open to all children Aug. 8

    Aubrey Martin believes in vaccinations, but it wasn’t until her youngest began to have seizures when she was just an infant that Martin realized how important it is that all children are vaccinated.

    Because vaccines might trigger her seizures, Annie could not undergo the regular schedule of shots that protect children from serious and even potentially deadly diseases like pertussis, chickenpox and meningococcal meningitis.

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  • Tour de Farms XVI Aug. 16

    The popular Tour de Farms bike ride, which begins at Morris Farm in Wiscasset and continues through the scenic farmland of Midcoast Maine, is back for its 16th year on Sunday, Aug. 16. Pedal 20, 50, or 100 miles through beautiful farmlands, stopping to visit local organic farms. Purchase local produce and your goods will be couriered back to the Morris Farm for your pickup.

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  • McDermott, Campbell are winners of 10k road race

    Mike McDermott and Brady-Anne Campbell, both from Bath, were this year’s winners in the Bob Meade 10k road race held in Woolwich Saturday.

    McDermott crossed the finish line with a time of 46:50. Close on his heels was Adam Snell of Brunswick finishing second, 49:07 and Duane Hinds of Bath was third, 49:57.

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  • Barnes resigns Wiscasset selectman’s seat

    Wiscasset Selectman Bill Barnes resigned from the board on Monday morning, Town Manager Marian Anderson said.

    Chairman Ben Rines Jr., who was elected along with Barnes to the board in June 2014, called Barnes’ departure from the seat a great loss. “I really liked working with Bill. He brought a lot of knowledge of Wiscasset, and he will be missed.

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  • Food and bake sale in Edgecomb Aug. 8

    Edgecomb Thrift Shop will have a food and bake sale on Saturday, August 8during the annual Cross Point Rd. Five Mile Yard Sale in Edgecomb from 8 a.m. to noon to raise funds for area winter fuel assistance.

    The whole congregation of wonderful cooks and bakers contribute homemade pies, cookies and blueberry muffins. Breads, biscuits and cakes will be offered in addition to Gloria Bailey’s baked beans. Homemade donuts and whoopee pies will be available.

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  • Westport Island: Town will sue Greenleaf

    In what has become a multi-year saga involving Albert Greenleaf Jr. and the town of Westport Island, a decision was made to “turn matters over to the town’s attorney” at the recent board of selectmen’s meeting on Monday, July 27.

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  • Waldoboro man arrested for alleged sexual registrant felony

    A Waldoboro man who has been convicted several times of violating the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act has been rearrested and charged with allegedly violating SORNA again.

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  • Wiscasset School Committee

    State to pick up more of Wiscasset’s education tab

    The state’s July figures have it picking up $108,000 more of Wiscasset’s education tab than projected, Superintendent of Schools Heather Wilmot said July 30.

    The budget that Wiscasset voters approved in June for the town’s schools included that $108,000 as part of what would have to be raised in taxes, Wilmot said. The figure was based on numbers the state provided back in May.

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  • Fill your freezer with Maine blueberries

    It’s no secret: in Maine, we love blueberries. Whether we get them at the farmers market, at a roadside stand, at the co-op, or pick them ourselves, fresh blueberries are part of the Maine summer. We also love to enjoy berries year-round in pies, pancakes, jam, and smoothies. At Rising Tide Community Market in Damariscotta, the goal of stocking your freezer with berries is easily accomplished.

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  • Cookbook author at Damariscotta book store

    Sarah Leah Chase, well-known author of “Nantucket Open House Cookbook” and “Cold-Weather Cooking,” will be at the Maine Coast Book Shop in Damariscotta on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 11a.m. She will chat about and sign copies of her new book, “New England Open-House Cookbook,” which represents her personal philosophy about the finest kind of feasting.

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  • New tick-borne diseases sending people to emergency department, hospital

    Diseases with unfamiliar names like anaplasmosis and babesiosis are a growing health threat in Lincoln County, causing people to be hospitalized with severe flu-like symptoms as the Midcoast area sees the fastest growth in tick-borne diseases in the state.

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  • Stuck accelerator leads to Woolwich motorcycle crash

    A man and woman from Lewiston were hurt when the motorcycle they were on left Gilman Hill Road in Woolwich and landed in a ditch on Saturday, Sagadahoc County sheriff’s officials said.

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  • A Bird’s Tale

    The birds of summer

    Summer in Maine means time at our beautiful lakes. And not just for people  — birds, too! Many times, we have taken our canoe out for quiet paddling and fishing, lingering for long hours of swimming in the refreshing water. Being the birders that we are, none of these activities is done without our eyes and ears also tuned in to the birds around us.

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  • Roger Majorowicz, Whitefield sculptor

    Sculpture from the estate of Whitefield artist Roger Majorowicz will be sold at auction on Saturday, Aug. 1. The internationally known and Maine revered artist died at Christmas time last year at age 83.

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  • Six pastelists showcased at Saltwater

    A new show opens on July 24 at Saltwater Artists Gallery featuring six artists, Mary Buergin, Kay Miller, Marcia Brandwein, Sandra Griffin, Carol Wiley and Caroline Howe, all of whom work in pastels.

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