Entries by Mark Huard

Alfond Center knocks it out of the park pairing MLB legends with local law enforcement

by Mark Huard The Badges for Baseball Clinic took place on Thursday, July 27, at Maine’s Fenway Park, in Oakland. The clinic paired Major League Baseball (MLB) player alumni with officers from the Waterville Police Department to teach youth enrolled in the AYCC’s Maine’s Fenway Premier Baseball Camp about baseball and life lessons. Badges for […]

Quick response to Kennebec River freshet

by Mark Huard On Tuesday May 2, 2023, Waterville Fire/Rescue responded to 10 Water Street for a routine flood assessment. During times of severe rain, they generally check areas of concern including Water Street and along the Messalonskee River. Upon arrival, they located a flooded parking lot which included three cars that were on the […]

Dozens take part in 30th anniversary plunge

by Mark Huard The 30th anniversary for the polar plunge, a fundraising event hosted by the Waterville Area Alfond Youth and Community Center, was held on Saturday, March 11, with over 150 folks showing up at Oakland’s historic Pressey House, in Oakland, to enjoy the beautiful crisp weather, Pinky D’s delicious poutine, and watch the […]

Admit Day at Winslow High School

by Mark Huard On November 29, 2022, Winslow High School hosted its annual Admit in a Day for Seniors. Admission representatives from the University of Maine, Husson University, of Bangor, Thomas College, of Waterville, Kennebec Valley Community College, of Fairfield, the University of Maine at Farmington, and the University of Maine at Augusta, were at […]