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The curtain closes on a holiday tradition — but the memories will last forever following final performance after 17 years

by Mark Huard December 1 marked the beginning of the 25 days ‘til Christmas, but it also marked the end of a 17-year career for Stephen Fotter. The Performing Arts Center rang with holiday cheer and fantastic music from the Fotter Family of musicians. It was a bitter sweet moment as the members were doing […]

8th annual Battle for Breast Cancer tourney raises over $34,000

by Mark Huard On July 21, field hockey teams from Skowhegan, Messalonskee, Mt. Blue, Nokomis, Winslow, Dexter, MCI, Lawrence, and Winthrop, in Central Maine, participated in the 8th Annual Battle For Breast Cancer Tournament at Thomas College, in Waterville. Now in its eighth year, more than $163,600 has been raised since 2011 for the beneficiary, […]

Winslow Police announce promotions, new appointments

by Mark Huard The Winslow Police Department recently announced promotions and new additions: Sergeant Haley Fleming was promoted to Captain Detective Brad Hubert was promoted to Patrol Sergeant Officer Alex Jones has been assigned to the Criminal Investigations as a Detective Officer Matthew Buck came from Clinton Police Department where he was a Reserve Police […]

Benton sixth grader accomplished boxer

Submitted by Mark Huard Braden Littlefield is a sixth grader at Benton Elementary School and has always played many sports including football and baseball. A year ago Braden started boxing and hasn’t stopped since. He had 12 boxing matches on the amateur circuit where he traveled as far as Virginia with his teammate Cain Shatzer, […]

Two area boys meet “Gronk” at Barbara Bush Hospital

by Mark Huard Thirteen-year-old Jacob Seigars, of Palermo, attended China schools until October 2017 when he transferred to Palermo Consolidated School. He continues to attend Palermo Consolidated via robot generously provided by Grahamtastic.org Jacob’s mother is Heather Seigars, his father is Joseph (Joe) Seigars and his bonus mother is Natasha Seigars. Jacob has a 15-year-old […]