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Winslow’s Veterans Park in need of volunteers

by Dan Cassidy Several volunteers recently answered the call “We need help” that appeared in the local newspaper recently. Weed whackers, leaf blowers and sweepers joined in to help clean up the large Park. The Central Maine Veterans Memorial Park was in dire need of general cleanup of weeds, rocks and other flowering plants that […]

INside the OUTside: Maine offers Adaptive Programs

by Dan Cassidy Adaptive programs are being offered at Sunday River, in Bethel, Sugarloaf, in Carrabssett Valley, and other ski mountains in Maine. Also included are Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, competitive Alpine racing and programs for visually impaired skiing for snow sports athletes. There are also cycling trails in the foothills of Maine where veterans can […]

RSU #18 receives delivery of propane powered buses

by Dan Cassidy That’s right … A fleet of three new propane school buses arrived at the Oakland School Garage recently. What used to be known as the “Blue Bird” fleet of diesel engines are now called “Green Birds,” according to Lennie Goff, transportation director of Messalonskee RSU #18 school district. “The biggest changes in […]