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Jefferson Food Pantry gives thanks

It was a dark and stormy night, cold and rainy. On November 22, the Jefferson Area Community Food Pantry passed out turkeys, hams, assorted other meats, fresh and canned veggies and fruit to feed over 100 of our friends and neighbors. Good Shepherd Food Bank and the DRA farm provided dry and canned goods and […]

Legal Notices, Week of December 7, 2017

STATE OF MAINE PROBATE COURT COURT ST., SKOWHEGAN, ME SOMERSET, ss NOTICE TO CREDITORS 18-A MRSA sec. 3-801 The following Personal Representatives have been appointed in the estates noted. The first publication date of this notice is November 30, 2017. If you are a creditor of an estate listed below, you must present your claim […]

I’m Just Curious: “Nana Daffy”

by Debbie Walker Recently, I referred to myself as “Nana Daffy.” I commented that I would tell that story at another time. TIME is here. Have you ever been in a conversation about names with a little one? It goes something like this: “Momma’s name is ….?., Daddy’s name is ….?” It was one of […]

China Police Log for October 2017

China Police Log (provided by Detective Sergeant Tracey Frost of the Oakland Police Department) Report for October 1 – October 31 2017 4 traffic complaints. 10 traffic stops. 9 property checks. 1 report of suspicious activity. 8 business checks. 1 traffic direction detail. 2 trespass complaints. 1 disabled vehicle. 1 stationary radar detail. 1 debris in […]

Obituaries, Week of December 7, 2017

NORMAN R. HIGGINS AUGUSTA – Norman R. Higgins, 88, died Friday, November 17, 2017. He was born in Rochester, New Hamp­shire, on November 12, 1929, the son of Don and Alma (Gallant) Higgins. Mr. Higgins was educated at Worcester Jr. College and Clark University, in Massachusetts. He served his country in the Air Force during […]

KHS to hear about Explosion in Halifax

On December 7, 1917, two war ships collided in the harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Following the collision and subsequent fire, a massive explosion occurred, killing about 2,000 people and wounding countless more. At the time, it was the largest man-made explosion in history. With the city devastated, help was needed. Boston is still remembered […]