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Peace poster contest winners announced in Whitefield

Winners of the Peace Poster Contest were honored with their art teachers by the Whitefield Lions Club on October 25. For over 30 years Lions clubs around the world have sponsored the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. The theme of the 2018-2019 contest is “Kindness Matters.” Winners listed by school: Whitefield: Art teacher Amanda Martin. […]

FOR YOUR HEALTH: Four Ideas For Health Care Planning In Retirement

(NAPSI) — The Employee Benefit Research Institute estimates that a typical 65-year-old couple will spend a total of $265,000 in health care costs over the remainder of their lives. This staggering amount of money has the potential to derail even the best-laid retirement plans. Vanguard and Mercer recently developed a new framework, “Planning for Health Care […]

Jack Sylvester turns 80 years old

On Sunday, October 7, the coffee hour at China Baptist Church was a special celebration for Jack Sylvester’s 80th birthday. About 70 people sang Happy Birthday and enjoyed a soup buffet, and cake and ice cream. Jack and Ann were the long time proprietors of the China General Store, in China Village, and made the […]

Students learn about fire prevention

The Somerville Volunteer Fire Department visited the Somerville Pre-K classroom at Somerville Elementary School to teach them about fire safety. They showed them what a firefighter would look like if they had a fire at their house, and they demonstrated how they use their equipment. They talked about 911 and knowing what their address was. […]

Obituaries, Week of November 1, 2018

PAUL CATES VASSALBORO – Paul Barker Cates. 93, of Vassalboro, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the home in which he was born. The greatest hits of his life are as follows: He was born August 23, 1925, the eighth child of Annabel and Harold Cates. In his childhood, on the family farm, […]