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FOR YOUR HEALTH: Being 55+ Has Its Advantages

(NAPSI) — The 55-plus crowd is more active than ever, continuing to stay in the workforce longer, growing in numbers—to the tune of 73 million and counting—and exerting an even greater economic impact. In fact, 55+ers are responsible for over half of U.S. consumer spending, according to AARP, contributing to the huge upsurge in online […]

SOLON & BEYOND: A little knitting news

by Marilyn Rogers-Bull & Percy grams29@tds.net Solon, Maine 04979 I’m going to start out with one of these 40 tips for a Better Life-2008. 1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. From time to time, I will use some of these suggestions to keep […]


PUBLIC NOTICE Town of Fairfield TOWN OF FAIRFIELD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Fairfield Town Council will hold a Public Hearing via Zoom in the Council Chambers, at the Community Center, at 61 Water Street, on Wednesday April 28, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., for the purpose of hearing public comments on the following matter: Proposed […]

Waterville Creates announces plan to resume in-person programming

In response to Governor Mills’ Moving Maine Forward plan, Waterville Creates is thrilled to announce its plans to resume in-person programming at the Waterville Opera House, Railroad Square Cinema, and various outdoor venues. Waterville Creates’ reopening plan is gradual in its approach and will be guided by strict safety and public health practices and protocols, […]

Madison drive-through sock hop big success

Members of The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit #39, of Madison, held a “Drive Thru Sock Hop” on February 27 to the beat of ‘50’s and ‘60’s music. With collection boxes, monetary donations and socks donated the day of the event, a total 1,289 pairs of socks were received. They well exceeded their goal of 100 […]

OBITUARIES for Thursday, April 15, 2021

MARY DIONNE WATERVILLE – Mary Dionne, 86, passed away peacefully, following a short illness, on Monday, March 29, 2021. Mary was born on November 11, 1934, in Waterville, the daughter of Olive (Vashon) Plourde and Leo Plourde. She graduated from Waterville High School in 1952 and attended Notre Dame Catholic Church. Mary worked in various […]