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Serving Bridgton and the surrounding towns of Western Maine since 1870. Vol. 144, No. 31

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By Gail Geraghty Staff Writer When you live in a town blessed by three lakes, all eyes are on the water, and every inch of shoreline is scrutinized. Therefore, at their last meeting, Bridgton Selectmen stayed close to the letter of the law in dealing with three separate shorefront issues — swim lines, illegal campground structures and dredging. Swim lines Code Enforcement Officer

Robbie Baker sent out a letter this spring to the Lakeside Condominium Association on Moose Pond, telling them they could no longer rope off a private swim area for their 60 townhouses because the state does not allow it. The association’s president, Byron Gayman, told the board that a state official advised him the town could, if they so desired, make an exception; but the board wasn’t inclined to agree. The swimming area for condo owners extends around

65 feet from the shore to the right of the swim dock, and in the past had always been roped with a swim line that enclosed a free-standing swim platform. “I don’t think the state statute gives us the authority to do that,” said Chairman Doug Taft. Selectman Bernie King agreed, saying, “The state statute is quite clear.” Under rules titled Regulation of Swim Areas on Inland Waters, the only shorefront owners allowed to have permits for swim lines are

“a camping area, recreational camp or governmental entity or governmentally-sponsored group.” Gayman said George Powell of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry told him that he’d provide an exception if Selectmen wrote a letter in support of Lakeside’s request. “This has caused a great deal of concern among Lakeside owners, since most of our owners have young LAKEFRONT, Page A

...Some tough days at the beach

EVERYONE GAVE CASCO DAYS TWO THUMBS UP including this giant gnome, who was one of several clever entries in Saturday’s Grand Parade. See more parade photos on Page 2A. (Rivet Photo)

By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer NAPLES — The Naples recreation director has been called a “Nazi” and the “Gestapo.” He has heard phrases like “I pay taxes in this town,” and “I don’t have to listen to you.” No, those are not words fly into the air during a baseball game or while he is refereeing a youth football game. They are some of the words he has heard while stepping into the role of enforcing the rules at the Naples Town Beach. According to Naples Recreation Director Harvey Price, one of his duties this summer includes trying to make sure people are following the posted rules. The beach “is a family environment. I don’t take my kids down there to hear some-

one swear and smoke,” Price said. “People are drinking (alcohol) and smoking and jumping off the dock,” Price said. “Smoking has been a huge issue. Vandalism — three of the five bathroom toilets have been broken. The lights have been broken,” he said. Last summer, caretakers resided at the beach and were not only responsible for some janitorial duties, but also with reminding people of the posted rules. This summer, those people bowed out of the unpaid job after someone purchased their camper. Price said he has spent 10 to 15 hours a week enforcing the rules and responding to complaints. “It’s anytime. I’ve kicked people out at 11 at night. I’ve kicked someone out at 9 a.m. for drinking,” Price said.

He came to work one morning and from that previous night, there were half-dozen complaints about activities on the town beach. “It fell on me being the person who is in charge of the facility. If not, it would be free-for-all,” he said. Often, Price tells people that he does not make the rules, and that the rules are posted. Consuming alcohol in a public place that is not licensed for drinking is against state law. A town ordinance prohibits smoking on the premises. There are also some parking rules. Six parking spaces are set aside for trucks with boat trailers. “There are six boat spots: That is really the only place that people can park their boat trailers. If I park my truck in one of those spots, now there

is no place for them to park,” he said. It creates a bottleneck for the people trying to use the public boat launch, he said. Also, in the ordinance: the beach is only for use by Naples residents and their families, and guests accompanying them. “In order to be a legal guest, it is really tricky to prove. They need to be with the resident or taxpayer,” he said. To prove someone is a resident of Naples, they must display in the vehicle windshield a sticker for the Casco-Naples Transfer Site, he explained. During a 10-day period that occurred from mid to late July, there were 24 vehicles without a dump sticker. There were five or six nonresidents who were asked to leave. A BEACH, Page A

Garden project to lease town land By Gail Geraghty Staff Writer Already, there’s demand on Bridgton’s surplus lands — and it’s a beauty. A bountiful garden full of beauty, that is. The Frederika and Wardner Gilroy Charitable Foundation has received permission from Bridgton Selectmen to embark on a major expansion of their Community Gardens Project, by leasing a small vacant parcel of town-owned land to grow and distribute organic produce. The land is located on Park Street, between the parking lot of the U.S. Post Office and a paved parking area owned by the adjacent Nulty Street redemption business. The request came the same night that selectmen agreed to seek proposals from Realtors to become the exclusive listing

agent representing the town for the sale of up to a dozen taxacquired properties that were foreclosed on in February. The Park Street land is part of the town’s list of surplus lands, for which selectmen are currently considering a formal policy outlining how those lands should be disposed of. Selectmen agreed the potential benefits to the community from the garden project warranted taking it off the list of marketable properties and issuing a two-year renewable lease on the land to the Gilroy Trust instead. Glen Niemy, Gilroy Trustee, said the trust wants to expand its current program of raisedbed gardening at the Bridgton Community Center by using local high school students to grow the food for distribution to the local food pantry.

“We will give them the training, skills and tools they will need to effectively run the operation,” he wrote in a July 10 letter to the board. Eventually, the trust wants to encourage residents to become actively involved as well. “The goal is not just to distribute food, but to teach local residents the multiple benefits of eating healthy food. We hope to be able to encourage people to feed themselves and develop healthy habits that will serve them and their children a lifetime,” Niemy’s letter states. At the meeting, he also noted the garden project will “make that part of town a little nicer looking.” Trustees Avery Dandreta and Jamel Torres will spearhead the project, and use an electric pump to pump water from the adjacent Corn

Shop Brook for watering the plants. That last part sparked some concerns about noise among board members. “That’s a quiet neighborhood over there,” said Chairman Doug Taft. Niemy assured the board “you won’t even hear” the electric pump in operation, and there’s plenty of flow from the brook to accommodate their needs. The garden planting will begin next year. In agreeing to try to sell tax-acquired properties using a real estate broker, Selectmen were acting on the recommendation of the Community Development Committee, whose members reasoned that such active marketing might well bring a higher selling price to the town than the traLAND, Page A

NEW REC DIRECTOR — Bridgton’s new Recreation Director, Gary Colello, of Laconia, N.H., introduced himself to the Bridgton Board of Selectmen July 23, later shaking their hands. Colello, who has a master’s of education degree and a strong sports fitness background in schools, will begin his duties in early August.

Growing independence through community garden By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer NAPLES — Kari Reed and her husband Chaz have four daughters ranging in age from nine- to three-years old. Recently, the couple took on the care of three other children from relatives. So, when it comes to mealtime, there are a lot of people at the kitchen table. This summer, the Reed family started a variety of edible plants in the Naples Community Garden. The garden is located behind the Naples Town Office; and last year, the harvest supplemented the food pantry organized by Crosswalks Community Outreach. The outreach GARDEN TALK — Resident Master Gardener Patrice Griffin discusses moths program aids people in five and blight with Bridgton resident Kari Reed at the Naples Community Garden on towns including Bridgton, Tuesday. (De Busk Photo) Harrison, Naples, Casco and

Sebago. This year, Crosswalks organizers selected some pantry participants and provided those 14 families with spaces in the garden plus the assistance of an on-site master gardener. On Tuesday — while her two oldest daughters were swimming, Kari spent a few hours weeding and treating some leaves for powdery mildew. Another couple weeded and raked the pathways

between the raised garden beds, while volunteers got rid of the perennial grasses trying to trespass the garden fence. Later in the day, Kari went home with sugar snap peas, cucumbers, green beans, parsley, basil, a recipe for vegetable lasagna, and a satisfied smile. Typically, her daughters Hannah, 9, and Michaela, 7, spend at least once or sometimes twice a week taking GROWING, Page A

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Winning entries Grand Parade winners at this year’s Casco Days were: Grand Prize (voted best overall parade entry): The “Pearis” Wheel by Pear’s Ice Cream & Hoagies. Friends & Family Category: First place to the Three Little Fishies by the Strout Family and Friends; second place to Fairies, Gnomes & Things by the Stuart Family; third place to Sponge Bob, Francis & Patrick. Camp Division: First place to Ohana Means Family by Camp Laurel South; second place to Campers from around the World by Camp Agawam. Local Business: First place to School of Fish by Brooks Family Daycare; second place to SF Jones Band; third place to Welcome to the Jungle by Wanda Plummer’s Dance School. Casco Days Spirit: The Way Life Could Be by Seeds of Peace.

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McHatton, Ken Murphy and Paul Hoyt, along with Town Manager Mitch Berkowitz and CPC members. A fair amount of summer

visitors were in attendance, which is what CPC members were hoping for. Because of that, the early part of the meeting was spent going over

basic information. “I want to see Bridgton grow, but I want to see it grow right,” said Murphy. CPC Vice-President Greg Watkins, who led the discussion, explained that the committee was trying to balance the needs of growth of the local economy with the need to preserve the small-town character that both yearround and summer residents so prize. A 14-year employee of True Value Hardware said her employers understand that balance. “We’ve grown, but we’re the same people. We’re your neighbors. We’re your friends,” she said. Wastewater Committee Chairman Ray Turner said anyone who wants to understand the Bridgton community should attend its selectmen meetings, with its give-andtake style between residents FORUM, Page A

to utilize kitchen leftovers, coffee grounds, and grass clippings from the lawn for making compost, Vose said. “As long as you have a good balance of green and brown debris,” in the compost pile, she said. The people involved in the community garden “have always wanted to garden, and didn’t do it — for whatever reason. Now, they have learned how to have a garden,” Vose said. One family happily received a bag of manure and soil to start a second garden where they live. Kari said that she toyed around with a small garden last summer, but did not have enough space in her yard this year. “This is really awesome. It came at a good time. It has been super helpful,” she said, estimating she puts in about five or six hours a week at the garden. The Reed family has been offered a space in the community garden next summer. Kari said she hopes to “plan out her crops, and really pack it in.” According to Griffin, next year’s workshops will start sooner — in the late winter with classes on how to plan a garden plot and how to order seeds. It is much less expen-

sive to purchase seeds than to invest in trays of starters, she said. This summer as family members harvest the crops — the most frequent question is how to prepare the fresh ingredients. “You can put the zucchini in a blender, and then add it to store-bought spaghetti sauce. The kids will never know what hit them,” Griffin said. Another tip for tricking children into eating their vegetables is to blend summer squash, and add it to macaroni and cheese, she said. Both Vose and Griffin said the community part of the garden is a big plus. It allows gardeners to keep an eye on other people’s crops. It allows gardeners to share and swap their harvest. It allows people to exchange ideas. Griffin said that when she

volunteers at the food pantry kitchen, she listens to the conversations. Frequently, people are discussing where their next meal will come from. They are scheduling rides around the various food pantries in the region. She said some people drive as far as Scarborough to be in line at the food pantry on the days it is open. “I was calculating the cost of gas to drive that far. I was thinking how much cheaper it would be if more people had gardens to grow food for themselves,” she said. Vose agreed. “The idea is to train people how to garden. We like to help people become independent,” Vose said. “Our garden is a lot of fun. Each garden is a little different. All the gardeners are so helpful with one another,” she said.

ANNE KRIEG, left, Bridgton’s Director of Planning, Economic and Community Development, writes down ideas from the crowd of around 30 who attended Monday’s Comprehensive Plan Committee forum at the Campfire Grille. CPC Vice-President Greg Watkins, at right, led the discussion.

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(Continued from Page A) care of their garden plot. “They are ecstatic about the garden. They like to see how much stuff has grown. They are like mother hens. They panic when mold or bugs get into a crop,” Kari said. The fairy house and flowers in the plot stand testament to the creative aspect of gardening. Nutrition-wise: Many of the cucumbers the girls picked never made it home. Recently, the family saved the brine from a jar of pickles and sliced fresh cucumbers to cure in the pickle juice. About 24 hours later, the girls could not wait. They made sandwiches to accompany the homemade pickles, Kari said. “I’ve enjoyed having a garden so much. I like to see the changes every time I come here,” she said. “I am learning so much. It is nice to have people right there to answer questions,” she said. Twice a month, Resident Master Gardener Pat Griffin holds a workshop for the group. Toward the beginning of the growing season, Griffin taught everyone about composting. According to Crosswalks Board of Directors President Nancy Vose, “gardening is all about nutrients.” “The big national gardens don’t have the nutrients. No compost, no manure and all chemicals. So, it is really important to have nutrients in your personal garden,” she said. Participants learned how

HARRIS FELLOW — Bridgton Lake Region Rotary Club honored Edna Fadden (center), who is the recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow, at a recent award ceremony held at Campfire Grille. Pictured with Edna were Charter Rotarians Faye Daly (left) and Dick Enright. Edna was honored for her 22 years of membership and community service. As a charter member, Edna played a significant role in the creation of the Bridgton Lake Region Rotary Club and is a three-time recipient of Rotary’s prestigious “Paul Harris Fellow” award. Edna’s community contributions extend beyond the Rotary club and have included service with the Ham Foundation and the Bridgton Library board of directors. She also is a Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star. Born in Poland, Edna moved to Bridgton in 1959, where she worked as an office manager for Dielectric before joining the Chalmers group. She obtained her real estate license and will retire this September after 50 years as a realtor with Chalmers.

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Bridgton Police blotter These items appeared on the Bridgton Police Department blotter (this is a partial listing): Tuesday, July 23 10:24 a.m. A property owner reported that the neighbor’s horse was on her Evans Road land and asked what her legal rights are. 1:07 p.m. A male was reportedly on a Wayside Avenue driveway with his “pants down” and “face bloody.” 3:03 p.m. Domestic disturbance reported at a Salmon Point Road home. 3:05 p.m. A “severely intoxicated” male sought a ride to the hospital from a North High Street apartment. Wednesday, July 24 12:06 a.m. A male refused to leave a Wayside Avenue porch and was banging on a back door. 12:07 a.m. A tree fell and struck a vehicle on Sandy Creek Road. 1:57 a.m. A man reportedly was lying in the middle of Wayside Avenue. 8:01 a.m. Police were asked to check a property off Main Street, where a home-

less subject may be living. 9:29 a.m. Police responded to a disturbance at a Nulty Street location. 10:32 a.m. William A. Gorton, 65, of Conway, N.H. was arrested on a warrant for domestic violence terrorizing and violating conditions of release by Bridgton Police Officer Todd Smolinsky. Gorton was transported to the Oxford County Jail in South Paris. 12:22 p.m. No injuries were reported following a motor vehicle accident on Portland Road. The drivers were identified as Paul H. Butters, operating a 1994 Ford truck, and Glen P. Niemy, operating a 2007 Mazda Miata. 12:32 p.m. A Fowler Street resident reported that someone broke into her house and stole various items. 11:52 p.m. Police responded to a vandalism/criminal mischief complaint at a Gibbs Avenue location. 11:54 p.m. Police handled a disturbance off South High Street. Thursday, July 25 10:23 a.m. Police received a report of a missing person/

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CDC HONOR — David Frum, president of Bridgton Hospital (center), accepts a Certificate of Excellence from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, for Bridgton Hospital’s achievement of a 92% flu vaccination rate of employees in 2012. Pictured are: (left to right) Becca Matusovich, Cumberland District Public Health Liaison, DHHS/Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Jill Rollins, RN, John Ludwig, RN, Mark Henschel, Miriam Gibley, Mr. Frum and Kate Colby, Maine CDC Epidemiologist, Patricia Hamlin, Jordan Stewart, Sandra Clark, Kathy Kane, Nicole Phelps, Helen Twombly RN, Crystal Drew RN and Stacy Raymond.

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workers is an important component of a patient safety program, as it is a proven strategy to decrease transmission of influenza to vulnerable patients.” Colby added that over the past three years, the vaccination rate among health care workers in Maine has improved from 65.2% to 84.2% last season.

FRYEBURG — These items appeared on the Fryeburg Police Department log (this is a partial listing): Monday, July 22 2:28 p.m. Animal complaint at the Visitor Information Center. 5:20 p.m. Burglary from a motor vehicle on Smith Street. 7:03 p.m. Disturbance at the town beach. Citation/ warning issued. 10:15 p.m. Domestic disturbance on Bridgton Road. Citation/warning issued. Thursday, July 25 4:52 p.m. Fireworks complaint on River Street. 10 p.m. Animal complaint at Canal Bridge. Friday, July 26 6:55 a.m. Noise complaint at Lovell Road campground.

7:01 a.m. Suspicious activity investigated on Smith Street. 12:30 p.m. Missing person report filed. 4 p.m. Suspicious person at a Bridgton Road location. 7 p.m. Emily K. Revane, 19, of Auburn, Mass. was charged with illegal possession of alcohol by a minor following a stop at a Lovell Road campground. At 7:14 p.m., police charged Shannon M. Fralick, 20, of Bridgewater, Mass. with minor consuming liquor. 8:06 p.m. Police charged Dana M. Orinick, 20, of Stanhope, N.J. with minor consuming liquor at a Lovell Road location, and Joshua H. Kaufman, 21, of Melrose, Mass. with furnishing liquor to a minor.

10:40 p.m. Investigating a complaint at a Lovell Road location, police charged Kaine A. Finnagan, 21, of Lynn, Masss. with sale/use of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. 11:15 p.m. Rachel V. Breen, 18, of Medford, Mass. was charged with possession of marijuana and minor consuming liquor at a Lovell Road location, while Lyndsie Nugent, 19, of Somerville, Mass. was charged with minor possessing a false identification and minor possessing liquor. 11:15 p.m. Daniel E. Mendez, 21, of Cambridge, Mass. was charged with possession of marijuana. Saturday, July 27 2:14 a.m. Noise complaint LOG, Page A

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5 years single sorting Come help the town of Bridgton celebrate the 5th Anniversary of “Single Sort” Recycling at the Bridgton Transfer Station on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be freebies for the kids and information for all. See the new recyclable containers with a greater capacity than prior models. For this special day, the town is offering the containers to residents at below their regular cost. Residents can buy them at just $5 each at this event, or buy them at the Bridgton Municipal Complex. Before “Single Sort,” residents used to bring their recyclables to the Transfer Station, only to find that there were over 10 separate containers in which to put the recyclable items. There were three for the different types of glass alone, plus newspaper had to be separated from other papers and cardboard, etc., etc., etc. It wasn’t unusual to get through the lined up containers, only to find you still had something in hand that should have gone into one of the first containers. With “Single Sort,” all the recyclables go into one container at the Transfer Station and all the trash into the other. Don’t panic if an occasional piece goes into the wrong container. Most of us do it from time to time. Remember that it costs about seven times as much to dispose of trash as it does recyclables, so please try to be diligent.

GUEST SPEAKER WELCOMED — Liz Congdon and Jillian Hinderliter, summer interns at the Rufus Porter Museum, joined Judy Graham, president of the board (second from left) to welcome Nicholas Picerno as he spoke on soldiers from the Lakes Region and their involvement in the Civil War 150 years ago. Mr. Picerno is chairman emeritus of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Association in Virginia, a member of many other Civil War historical groups, and has been collecting artifacts of Maine Regiment troops for 30 years. His talk was part of the museum’s current exhibit on “Folk Art Inspired by the Civil War” and the Maine Civil War Trail involving 24 museums in Maine. The exhibit is open until Oct. 13 at the 67 North High Street location in Bridgton.

Man dies in early morning crash Bridgton HARRISON — A 32- early last Thursday morning year-old South Portland man (July 25). died in a single-vehicle crash The Cumberland County on Harrison Heights Road Sheriff’s Office said

Christopher C. Pierce died when his silver 2008 Kia Spectra struck a tree. A passing motorist reported the sin-

gle-vehicle accident at 3 a.m. The Sheriff’s Office, Harrison Fire and EMS personnel were dispatched to the scene.

Items on the Fryeburg Police log (Continued from Page A) on Menotomy Road. 10:20 a.m. Seth O. Silveira, 23, of Taunton, Mass. was charged with drinking alcohol in public at Swans Falls Landing. 11:48 a.m. Austin Larocque, 20, of Hudson,

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(Continued from Page A) Assessors will commit the fiscal year 2014 taxes on Aug. 8 with interest on the first half of the taxes to begin 30 days after. The second half of taxes are due on Jan. 1 with interest to begin 30 days after. Gazebo use: With the exception of reserved times approved by the town, the gazebos are open to the public for use on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are planning a function where the availability of either gazebo is critical to your function you need to make reservations for its use. Charge it: Credit cards are now being accepted at the Town Office. Finch said the town is currently accepting Mastercard and Discover. “I expect VISA to be available within the next couple of weeks. I will be honest; the card machine can be temperamental at times but appears to be working more than not,” Finch reported. “Just a reminder, there is a processing fee to use your card. Demolition cards: New demolition cards are out for use at the transfer station. They can be picked up at the town office. The card is good until June 30, 2014. There are no replacements, so please place it somewhere safe.

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N.H., was charged with a minor illegally transporting liquor following a stop at Swans Falls. 12:03 p.m. Chase Clark, 19, of Hudson, N.H. was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence and minor illegally transporting alcohol following a stop on Main Street, near the transfer station. 12:30 p.m. Investigating a complaint at Swans Falls Landing, police charged Angelina Huffman, 24, of Stowe, Vt. with possession of marijuana and sale/use of drug paraphernalia. Police also charged Sadie CampbellVolk, 24, of Middlesex, Mass. with possession of marijuana. 1:50 p.m. Complaint on the Saco River. 4 p.m. Jonathan R. Ladd, 29, of Whitman, Mass. was charged with criminal trespass at a Lovell Road location. 4:30 p.m. Bridget R. Jean, 20, of Amesbury, Mass. was

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(Continued from Page A) in the audience and the board. “You don’t see that in Philadelphia,” he said. Anne Krieg, Bridgton’s Director of Planning, Economic and Community Development, kept track of ideas and comments using large white sheets, which were posted on the outside windows of the restaurant’s function room. Responding to comments about the need to market the town as a destination, Krieg said the town needs to decide whether it is willing to invest taxpayer money in such a goal, which would of necessity be a multi-year project. “Do we see this as a role of government” at all, she asked, or something that would be best accomplished by partnering with other organizations. Resident Bill Vincent suggested that, if marketing is to be a priority, it was unfortunate that voters cut $23,000 in funding from the Bridgton Economic Development Corporation. The BEDC subsequently voted to remove town-appointed members from its board, which leaves an uncertainty in how some of the Comprehensive Plan’s goals will be implemented. The CPC is using feedback from the forums to help members devise implementation strategies for the plan. Krieg said the all-important Chapter 12, goals and strategies section, is “a fluid document,” which will depend to a large extent on what residents have to say at the forums. Another forum will be held Monday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Tannery Pub at the Magic Lantern Theater; with a third scheduled for Aug. 19 at a yet-to-be-determined location.

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Man dies after fall from cart CASCO — A Massachusetts man was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence following a golf cart crash at Point Sebago Resort on Saturday, which resulted in a passenger suffering fatal injuries. At about 10:27 p.m., Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and Town of Casco EMS responded to 261 Point Sebago Road, inside Point Sebago Resort in Casco for a report of an individual that was thrown from a golf cart while in motion. Upon the arrival of Sheriff’s deputies and Casco EMS, it was determined that a passenger, John A. MacKay, 52 of Sanford, had been thrown from a moving golf cart that was being operated by Gary Belinsky, 59, of Westford, Mass. MacKay sustained serious life threatening head injuries and was immediately airlifted by Life-Flight to Maine Medical Center in Portland. MacKay died from the injuries on Monday, July 29. During the initial stages of the investigations, it was determined that the operator, Belinsky, was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol, and was placed under arrest for OUI. He was later transported to Cumberland County Jail by Sheriff’s Deputies. Bail has been set at $300 cash, with a court date to be determined later. The incident is still under investigation, and all information and updates will be forward to the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office for review, which is a standard practice.

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Motorists, watch for runners and walkers this Sunday on Hio Ridge Road. The Winona Camps and Wyonegonic Camps annual George Sudduth Memorial Road Race for their campers and staff is Aug. 4 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The road race will follow Hio Ridge Road from the Sudduth Farm House in Denmark into Bridgton; finishing off the Winona Road at the Winona/Ordway Farm House. Race organizers ask that motorists take care in traveling along Hio Ridge Road during the morning when the race is being run.

Tomas Baleztena at Gallery 302 Art lovers are in for a treat during the month of August as Gallery 302 in Bridgton hosts guest artist Tomas Baleztena July 28 to Sept. 4. The public is invited to a wine and cheese reception this Friday, Aug. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. The beautiful Art in Bloom floral arrangements will also be up during the reception. Tomas, who will be showing paintings and drawings, is originally from Spain and studied fine art at Middlesex University in London and Complutense University in Madrid. Tomas served as professor of Fine Art and Architectural Drawing at the IB67 Academy of Architecture in Madrid and had his own gallery there, as well. He has exhibited his art in Spain, Italy and the United ART IN BLOOM CREATION — The art of Paula Kingdom and has received Hughes was interpreted in a floral design by Carolyn numerous awards including Stanhope and Dot Kimball of Lakeside Garden Club at the BP Portrait Award 2002, Art In Bloom 2012. National Portrait Gallery,

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Trooper honored: State Police handed out a variety of honors at their annual awards ceremony held at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy recently. Special Awards of Commendation went to local Trooper Steven Green for saving a man who had suffered a stroke. Fatalities down: Highway deaths in Maine are down about 23% from last year as August approaches. The Bureau of Highway Safety says 70 people have lost their lives in traffic crashes this year, compared to 91 deaths at this time in 2012. The most recent fatal crashes took place in the Washington County Town of Roque Bluffs and in Harrison last week. At Roque Bluffs, two women drowned after their car drove into the ocean from a boat-launching ramp. In Harrison, a young man died when his car slammed into a tree. August is one of the busiest months on Maine roads and usually one of the most deadly. In the past five years, a total of 78 people have lost their lives in traffic crashes during August.

This Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2-3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the talented Art In Bloom floral designers and members of Lakeside Garden Club will create arrangements that interpret — in fresh flowers — almost a dozen selected pieces of fine art currently exhibited at Gallery 302 by Bridgton Art Guild artisans. The monthly First Friday reception on the show’s first day from 5 to 7 p.m. will allow those who work during the daytime or who have never been able to view the colorful flower display, to attend while the flowers are fresh. Artists will be pleased to meet the public and gallery supporters. A free wine and cheese party contributes to the event’s popularity on Main Street. Saturday afternoon is always a fun, free event for families too. This year is no different. On Aug. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m., the Garden Club’s

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London. About his art, Tomas says, “Since I was a child, the only thing that was ever clear to me was my inclination toward art. My passion with painting was firmly established since the very beginning. I have always been inclined towards the arts, painting and drawing in particular, more than anything else. For me, painting is a way of understanding life itself, at least my way of trying to comprehend it. “For years, I have been fascinated by the representation of the human figure and the task to capture its soul on a piece of canvas. I think that portraying the essence of the sitter is what it is all about when you are confronting a portrait. All this gravitation towards capturing the human spirit has been translated to the same mission in nature. I believe, when painting a landscape, you are not only just representing a view but something beyond that, as well. In my case, in particular, my mission is the searching of nature’s powerful energy and revealing it in my landscapes.” Gallery 302 is located at 112 Main Street in Bridgton. For more information call 647-2787 or visit www.gallery302.com

also be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. until noon by Gallery 302 to expand the artistic festivities that weekend. All artwork hanging in the nearby park will be sold for a greatly discounted price of $50. The proceeds will benefit the Bridgton Art Guild. Don’t miss this opportunity to own excellent pieces by local artists! Gallery 302 will be easily located during the flower LOVELL — The Lovell event by the presence of an antique sports car parked in Historical Society will host a front, which will be decorated presentation by Jack Kelly on with a multitude of colorful Maine’s role at the Battle of Gettysburg this Sunday, Aug. flowers. Lakeside Garden Club 4 at 6 p.m. Jack will present a talk of Greater Bridgton recently received an exceptional honor recounting Maine’s regias a “Club of Distinction” at mental history at the Battle the state convention this year. of Gettysburg during the One of the criteria for con- American Civil War, with a sideration included produc- particular focus on the 16th ing a flower show, which the and 20th regimental units. Jack has done extensive club has presented for the past six years. The Guild artist’s research on Civil War hiscooperative organization also tory, especially the Battle is proud to celebrate its 10th of Gettysburg. He has preanniversary of providing a sented historical lectures to successful source of high-qual- The Greater Boston Civil the American Legion, bus ity art in the western Maine War Round Table, historical departs at 8:30 a.m. and region. KELLY, Page A returns at 6:30 p.m. The trip is for senior citizens (60 plus). Cost is $57 for Casco and Naples residents; $85 for non-residents (will be put on a waiting list FRYEBURG — Great things are happening in Fryeburg and will be taken if space is this summer as the whole community steps up to celebrate the available). Sign up absolute town’s 250th birthday.  deadline is Aug. 2. Last year, several businesses in Fryeburg came together on For more information the first Friday of the summer months to create a street festicontact, contact Casco Rec val of local businesses and artisans. It has proven to be a very Director Beth Latsey at 627- popular and fun afternoon for businesses and consumers alike. 4187 or e-mail recreation@ In honor of Fryeburg’s 250th birthday celebration, many busicascomaine.org or Naples nesses have stepped up to help Fryeburg Business Association Rec Director Harvey Price make the August First “Frye” Day an extra special event for at 693-6364 or e-mail recre- all.  ation@naplesmaine.org FRYE DAY, Page A members live up to their stereotypical image, wearing proper festive, flowery outfits, pearls and some decorated hats as they serve tea and punch, sweets and savories, to visitors in the gallery. There will be a scavenger hunt with prizes for kids, plus art activities. The floral designers vie for the People’s Choice Award, in which the viewing public votes for their favorite arrangement. Prizes will also be given for Best Use of Color, Best Use of Texture and Best Interpretation of Assigned Art. All these facets of the flower show provide an opportunity for the community to also enjoy the creativity of more than 40 local artists who paint in oils, acrylics, pastels and watercolors. Pottery, jewelry, wood turning, artistic knitting, hand-painted fabrics and monoprints are also offered for purchase at Bridgton’s unique gallery. A Clothesline Art Sale will

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HARRISON — The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will present the fourth of its series of cham(Continued from Page A) ber music concerts on societies and the Gettysburg Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 7:30 Discussion Group, of which p.m. at Deertrees Theatre in he is a longtime member. He Harrison. also is an active member of The Festival, now in its the Friends of the National 41st season, is a highlight of Park at Gettysburg, Fort the summer for area music Ticonderoga and the Little enthusiasts. Music Director Big Horn Battlefield. Laurie Kennedy is noted for The talk will be held in creating imaginative and the barn of the Historical Society’s 1838 Kimball- ALPHONZO CHANDLER diverse programs which are Stanford House. The build- (1841-1904) of the 16th performed by some of the country’s finest artists. This ing is at the corner of Route Maine Infantry program, entitled Kreutzer 5 and Old Stage Road (across Sonata, features Czech from the Lake Kezar Country Club) in Lovell. For more information, call 925-3234 or visit the Society’s music, but also explores the connections between three website at lovellhistoricalsociety.org works — two musical and one literary — all known as “Kreutzer Sonata.” The concert opens with Antonin Dvořák’s Cavatina and Capriccio for two violins and viola, which sets the stage for the drama to come. The Cavatina, a sweet, tender song, is an expression of thoughtful love. The Capriccio is a spirited careNORTH LOVELL free expression of the joy of — The Lewis Dana Hill being alive. The mood darkMemorial Library is pleased ens with the next piece, Leoš to announce an evening with Janáček’s String Quartet No. author Jim Salmon.  1, Kreutzer Sonata, which The event will take place is based on Leo Tolstoy’s on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. novella of the same name. In at the North Lovell Grange Tolstoy’s tale, an idyllic famHall, Main Street, in North Lovell. Author Jim Salmon Jim is the author of Rime of the Ancient Underwriter: How I Stowed the Day Job and Went to Sea. The following is an excerpt describing the book and his HARRISON — It may not adventure: We all have those days, the days when we think to have been the best of sumourselves: “I wish I could just get away from it all.” mers to date, but the weather Jim Salmon, author of Rime of the Ancient Underwriter, has not dampened the enthudid much more than think these words in 2000 when he siasm audiences have had left his job as an insurance underwriter and embarked on for the diverse programming a 19-month trip around the world. Rime of the Ancient Deertrees Theatre has put up Underwriter is the personal account of his journey on board for this year’s schedule. the Picton Castle, a three-masted barque sailing out of Andrew Harris, the theLunenburg, Nova Scotia. atre’s executive director comJim weathered storms at sea and stormy relations aboard mented, “On some evenings ship, tramped through a steamy Panamanian jungle, climbed the humidity or threat of a the rarified summit of Kilimanjaro, and tracked wildlife on storm has deterred a few but the high plains of East Africa and Australian Outback. There otherwise people have been are pirates and a mutiny, but mostly his account is about delighted with the season. We people, places, and the human condition as seen through the would have loved larger numeyes of a corporate executive turned seafarer. These lively, bers in the audience on some witty and inclusive stories invite readers to explore their own of the evenings but I get the uncharted waters. feeling visitors are perhaps There will be a presentation given by Jim followed by a a little down in number gengeneral reception. He will have some of his books available erally. The summer though for sale. Come and join this annual event, have an evening does seem to have flown by; of compelling storytelling and visiting with your friends and I can’t believe we are giving neighbors. information on the last cou-

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ELSA BROWN, a violinist from the Deutsche Symphonie in Berlin, Germany will perform at the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. The chamber series at Deertrees runs for five Tuesday evenings through Aug. 13.   ily life is interrupted when a jealous husband, influenced by the passion of Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” Sonata for violin and piano, is driven to murder his wife because he suspects that she is in love with the violinist with whom she is performing. Janáček’s Quartet tells the

story with music that alternates between idyllic and charming, and brooding, jittery and tense, and finally climbs to a turbulent finish. After the grisly tale has been told, the audience will have an opportunity to hear and feel the full passion of the movement of that Beethoven sonata which caused all the trouble. It will be passionately performed by violinist Elsa Brown from the Deutsche Symphonie in Berlin, and pianist Mihae Lee of the Boston Chamber Music Society. The final half of the concert is devoted to Dvořák’s monumental Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65. In this work Dvořák expresses his fierce nationalism by combining Czech folk-like themes with the more structured European style. The result is a powerful Romantic piece with tension, resolution, and haunting melody. This stellar concert will stir you to your depths. You are in for an exciting experience.   Performing in the Janáček Quartet are Phil Palermo, associate concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony; Dovid Friedlander who is associate concertmaster of the North Carolina

Symphony and a and newcomer to the festival; Laurie Kennedy, principal violist of the Portland Symphony; and Bonnie Thron, principal Cellist of the North Carolina Symphony. Bonnie Thron joins Elsa Brown and Mihae Lee for the magnificent Dvořák trio. This program will also be presented on Sunday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 on Chebeague Island at the United Methodist Church. This is the 14th consecutive year that the Friends of Chebeague Music will be hosting a SLLMF concert. For more information, program notes, artists bios, and tickets, visit the new website: www.sebagomusicfestival.org Tickets for the concerts at Deertrees are $25. Tickets for anyone 21 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.sebagomusicfestival.org or at the Deertrees Theatre box office (583-6747) or at local outlets — Bridgton Books, Country Sleigh in Naples and Books N Things in Norway. All tickets are for open seating and will be held at the front entrance box office. Tickets are available concert nights starting at 6:45 p.m. Reserved tickets must be picked up by 7 p.m.

ple of weeks of the season, which will end on Aug. 17. But, we then have a number of ‘special’ evenings to look forward to. Look out for a great night of Celtic Music with a number of bands on Friday, Sept. 13!” Friday, Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m. is decidedly Parents Night Out! – Comedy for Grownups, which promises to be an “instant audience favorite.” Karen Morgan and Jim Colliton, give parents of all ages a chance to laugh at the trials and tribulations of parenthood, marriage, family and everyday life in America. The Downeasters Barbershop Chorus once more take to the Deertrees stage on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m. This highly accomplished men’s a cappella group delighted, entertained and wowed audiences last year — they just had to return! Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m., Deertrees hosts the fourth of the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival concerts (see related story in this week’s edition). Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m., another outstanding band will take to the stage and will have the audience’s feet tapping and wanting to dance! Isabeau et les Chercheurs

Birdie Googins, Maine’s Queen of Comedy D’or, Canada’s old-timey super group… Appellation and bluegrass with a Quebecois and Acadian flare… their music is timeless, whether the vocal harmonies, the mandolin or the violin is carrying the tune. Friday, Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Birdie Googins, Maine’s Queen of Comedy, hosts a benefit night in support of Deertrees Theatre. The state of Maine’s only super model brings her own kooky, “over-the-top” sense of Maine humor to the theatre she affectionately calls “Deah-Trees.” Join her as she plays the perfect hostess and gets all inter-

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(Continued from Page A) So come to Fryeburg on Friday, Aug. 2 to celebrate and join in on the fun of August First “Frye” Day. The day will start at noon in front of the Poland Spring office on 639 Main Street. Poland Spring will be holding an open house and everyone is invited to come visit and enjoy free hot

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active with each and everyone in attendance. If laughter is the best medicine you could save a fortune on your medical insurance! For one night only as, “that will see ya through the rest of the summer!” Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m., Grammy Award-winning pianist Paul Sullivan in Concert – My Irish Soul. The music is sometimes traditional, sometimes jazzy, but always soulful in its exploration of rare and familiar Irish tunes. A returning artists loved by Deertrees audiences! For program details go to www.deertreestheatre.org and for tickets call 583-6747.


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(Continued from Page A) children and grandchildren who swim off our small beach area,” Gayman said in a July 17 letter to the board. Gayman said he believed Powell “may have read more into the law because it’s a big, big issue” that’s been growing since the law was enacted in June 2009, in response to conflicts that arose between boaters and shoreland owners on Sebago Lake. But Baker said he spoke to Powell, who told him “the only way to issue a permit is if it’s a town swim area. I have told the other people to take their swim lines in, and my recommendation is to not take any action.” Town Manager Mitch Berkowitz told selectmen they’d be setting a precedent if the town decided to go to bat on behalf of Lakeside. “Others would ask for the same,” he said. “You, as a selectboard, don’t have the authority, so to me it’s so black and white.” Illegal structures When members of the Community Development Committee prepared their in-depth report on ways to improve the profitability of the town-owned Salmon Point Campground on Long Lake, they had a suspicion the town might be at odds with state Shoreland Zoning laws by not enforcing the plethora of decks, patios and screen rooms that have sprung up on the 51 campsites over the years. Until a seasonal manager was hired in recent years, the campers created their own infrastructures and were under little or no supervision, the CDC report stated, and may have exposed the town to state violations and fines. Turns out, they were right. Baker told the board he met with Mike Morse and Jeff Kalinich of the Department of Environmental Protection July 10 for a site walk at the campground. Several of the lakefront and lagoon sites had the structures placed within the 100-foot setback line from the lake, which is not allowed. However, Baker said he was given assurances that he could grandfather those sites. He apparently was also able to convince state officials not to take any enforcement action against the town. The sites further back from the 100-foot setback also have accessory structures, but these sites are not in violation of the law. “No violation notices will be sent. However, as of this date these types of structures will no longer be allowed,” Baker stated in a July 23 memo to the board. If the campers with sites within the 100-foot setback give up their leases at the end of the season, they must remove the decks, patios or screen rooms, and new leaseholders will not be able to replace the structures. In answer to a question, Baker said the same rules of grandfathering would apply to any private shorefront owners with accessory structures within the 100-foot setback line. Lagoon dredging Selectmen agreed to take up, in their next budget review, the idea of setting aside funds for dredging the lagoon area at the Salmon Point Campground. The dredging, along with repair of the bridge, was included as a recommendation in the Salmon Point Report. But not all were convinced the expense is warranted. “I don’t think we should spend the money because it only affects a certain few,” said King. Selectman Paul Hoyt, who leases a campground site, said, however, that if the town continues to do nothing, “It’s not a question of if the lagoon will fill in, but when. We have to look at the long term.” Baker said the town’s last dredging permit was issued by the state in 1996. A similar permit for limited dredging was later issued in 2002. But in any case, the town has lost the ability to apply for a less expensive permit by rule, because such permits can only be issued if less than 10 years has elapsed since the prior dredging permit. “I sent an e-mail of our intentions (to dredge the lagoon) to the (DEP’s) Portland office, and they advised me we’ll need a Tier 2 Permit, a more stringent level of review,” Baker said. An engineering survey will be required, and the permitting process will require 120 days before approval, he said. “How many sites are in the lagoon?” asked Selectman Bob McHatton. Twenty sites was the answer, or about 45% of the total. “The lagoon used to be about five or six feet deep, but that’s now filled in,” Baker said. Rowboats and canoes can navigate across to shore, but boater with outboard motors must manually lift their props in order to avoid hitting bottom. “I’d like to see us get an estimate before we go either way with this,” said Hoyt. McHatton said such an estimate should include all costs, including permit fees, engineering and equipment. Baker and Berkowitz agreed to provide the information in time for the board’s first meeting in October.

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(Continued from Page A) ditional method of selling to the lowest bidder. “The CDC felt brokers have a wider market, and even though they’d be making a commission, you’d make more (from the sale) in the long run,” said Town Manager Mitch Berkowitz. An advertisement placed by the town seeks interested real estate agencies that belong to the Maine Association of Realtors to submit a proposal stating what commission they would charge, as well as their plans for marketing the properties. Selectmen agreed there was potential benefit in having the parcels included in the state’s Multiple Listing Service, seen by all licensed brokers. The successful broker would enter into a three-month contract with an option to extend the terms, and must inform the town of their interest by Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. Meanwhile, the board asked Berkowitz to compile a complete list of all other surplus lands, with a map showing their locations, in preparation for making decisions LEAVING A TRAIL OF BUBBLES along the Casco Days on how the sales should be Grand Parade route on Saturday. (Rivet Photo) handled. June Town Meeting

Tough days at the Naples Beach (Continued from Page A) few of those people said they would park across the street and walk to the beach. A few years ago, at Naples Town Meeting, citizens decided to enforce the rule that stated only residents could use the town beach. “If you look at the old beach sign that has always been the rule. But, it is something new that we are really enforcing it. When the town purchased (Kent’s Landing) for $75,000 and built the facility, the people decided that,” he said. However, being a Naples’ taxpayer does not excuse people from following the rules, Price said. “I don’t enjoy telling people what the rules are, or kicking them off the beach,” he said. Another less obvious rule: Toddlers and babies must have a swim diaper on. Price said it was no fun to tell a father and his three children to leave because the toddler was wearing a dirty diaper; and the dad didn’t have a supply of diapers designed for swimming for his youngest child. That rule helps to protect

the water quality; and prevents the spread of E Coli which, if found in the water, could result in the closure of the popular swim spot, Price said. “Since then I have purchased a box of swim diapers so that I don’t have kick someone off the beach for that,” he said. “There was a young man that I threw out because he had jumped off the dock with his bike,” he said. One day, Price had a conversation with the boy and his friends about jumping off the public dock or riding their bikes off the dock. Price explained that repeating that activity would get them kicked out. “Fifteen minutes later, there he was riding the bicycle down the hill and off the dock,” he said. While the bicycle whizzed by, Price was talking with some parents. “They were flabbergasted with how rude he was,” he said. Adults are equally impolite. “One man asked me who I was to be harassing him. I said

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Concert listings Thursday, Aug. 1 The Don Campbell Band will celebrate the music of Dan Fogelberg and Tom Dyhrberg, with Gordon Lightfoot favorites, on the north slope of Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, N.H., as part of the Arts Jubilee Summer Concert Series. Showtime is 7 p.m., with a local band doing a pre-concert at 6 p.m. FMI: 603-356-5543. The Skylarks will share songs from the past as done by Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday at 7:30 p.m. at the Brick Church for the Performing Arts, Christian Hill Road, Lovell. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 for children age 15 and under. FMI: 925-1500. Friday, Aug. 2 A free concert at Fryeburg’s Bradley Park will feature the amazing vocal harmonies of Rollins, Tyoe and Hobson from 6 to 7:30 p.m., as part of the town’s summer Concerts in the Park series. There’ll be street vendors and artisans prior to the concert, from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue will liven things up at 7:30 p.m. at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy. Come hear the music of the 1950s doo-wop era. FMI: 935-9232. The Downeasters Barbershop Chorus takes to the stage at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison at 7:30 p.m., a highly accomplished men’s a cappella group that always delights, entertains and wows audiences. FMI: 583-6747. Erica Brown and The Bluegrass Connection will highlight the third annual Bluegrass Festival at Narramissic, the Bridgton Historical Society’s farmhouse on Ingalls Road in South Bridgton. Also on tap will be Tricky Britches and The Hemingways. Gates open at 2 p.m. for house tours and blacksmith shop; the music runs from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for non-members; $12 members, $5 child under age 5. FMI: 647-3699. The Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield presents an anniversary show spectacular, Carol Noonan and the Stone Mountain Boys, at 8 p.m. Its SMAC’s annual fundraiser, a way it can continue to bring such great acts to western Maine. FMI: 935-7292. Sunday, Aug. 4 Terry Swett & Friends will perform a variety of music at the Naples Concerts on the Village Green from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival’s fourth concert of the season features the works of The Kreutzer Sonata, Janacek, Beethoven and Dvorak, at 7:30 p.m. at historic Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. The final concert will be Aug. 13. FMI: 583-6747. Thursday, Aug. 7 Get ready to tap your feet and want to dance to the sounds of Isabeau et les Chercheurs D’or, Canada’s oldtimey super group, who will entertain with Appalachean and Bluegrass music, with a Quebecois and Acadian flare, at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. FMI: 583-6747. Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 8-10 Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas with special guest Jennifer Porter will perform at the Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road in Bar Mills, with a curtain time of 7:30 p.m. each night. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for students and seniors. FMI: 929-6472. Thursday, Aug. 8 The sounds of Quebecois and Appalachian folk music will fill the air at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre, Deertrees Road, Harrison, when Isabeau at les Chercheurs d’or takes the stage. Symphony Pops will celebrate Broadway classics on the north slope of Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, N.H., as part of the Arts Jubilee Summer Concert Series. Showtime is 7 p.m., with a local band doing a pre-concert at 6 p.m. and fireworks following the show. FMI: 603-356-5543. Saturday, Aug. 10 Paul Sullivan will perform “My Irish Soul” on piano at 7:30 p.m. at at Deertrees Theatre, Deertrees Road, Harrison. His music is sometimes traditional, sometimes jazzy, but always soulful. FMI: 583-6747. The Black Eagle Jazz Band plays traditional New

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Suppers & Breakfasts Saturday, Aug. 3 A Baked Bean & Chop Suey Supper will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Sebago Town Hall to raise funds for the fire and rescue departments. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children age 10 and under. A Pancake Breakfast will be served from 7 to 9 a.m. at the West Baldwin United Methodist Church on Route 113 in West Baldwin. There’ll be pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee and orange juice, for $6 adults and $3 children under 10. Sunday, Aug. 4 A Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Mt. Moriah Lodge #56 will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge, Rte. 160, Brownfield. Cost is $5 per person for pancakes, sausage and home fries, and proceeds benefit their Square & Compass Fund. Saturday, Aug. 10 The 6th Annual Baked Bean Supper by the Lovell Masons will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lovell Masonic Hall, corner of Routes 93 & 5. Menu is beans, hot dogs, coleslaw, biscuits, brown bread, dessert and beverages. Proceeds from the cost of $7 adults, $3 ages 12 and under, will benefit the Sam Noftle Building Fund to maintain and upkeep the building. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Harrison VFW will hold a Ladies Auxiliary Dinner at 5 p.m. at the VFW Hall on the Waterford Road in Harrison. A Blueberry Pancake Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 42 Sweden Road (Route 93) in Bridgton. Along with pancakes will be muffins and bacon, coffee and juice, all for $8 adults, $4 ages 3-10, and under 3 free. A Bean Supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the North Sebago Methodist Church to benefit the Sebago Food Pantry. Cost is $8. Sunday, Aug. 11 A Pancake Breakfast Under the Tent will be served by the Harrison Lions Club from 7:30 to 11 a.m. in Harrison Village overlooking

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Summer Scene Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 1-4 Schoolhouse Arts Center will present Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at the theater, located off Route 114 in Standish. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students. FMI: 642-3743. Thursday, Aug. 1 The comedy A Couple of Blaguards will be offered by AIRE Theatre at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre, Deertrees Road, Harrison. Audiences love this play. FMI: 583-6747. Friday, Aug. 2 It’s Parents’ Night Out at Harrison’s Deertrees Theatre, when Karen Morgan and Jim Colliton offer a brand of comedy that’s decidedly for grown-ups, a chance to laugh at the trials and tribulations of parenthood, marriage, family and everyday life in America. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. FMI: 583-6747. Saturday, Aug. 3 Hilary Chaplain will offer up “A Life in Her Day,” an outrageous chase for happily ever after, at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI: 743-8452. Wednesday, Aug. 7 The Center Stage Theater offers its production of Beauty and the Beast at 7 p.m. at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy. FMI: 935-9232. Friday, Aug. 9 That favorite Marden’s lady, Birdie Googins, offers up at night of laughs at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre, Deertrees Road, Harrison. Saturday, Aug. 10 If you’ve never seen it, you owe it to yourself to catch up with Michael Miclon’s The Early Evening Show, a hysterical late-night talk show spoof, offered at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI: 743-8452. Portland musician Jeff Beam has built an eclectic songspiel around rare film and slides from the Northeast Historic Film archives to offer the world premiere of Stories from the Past; Sounds from the Future, at 7:30 p.m. at the Denmark Arts Center, 50 West Main Street, Denmark. Film scenes include blueberry farming in Hiram, ice harvesting in Machias and family tales on the shore of a Maine lake. Mystery for Hire presents Who Killed Jolly Roger? – A Pirate Mystery Cruise from 7 to 9 p.m. on the Causeway in Naples. Tickets are $29.95 per person, which includes only the mystery show and the cruise. Cash bar and food court available on the boat. For tickets, go to www.mysteryforhire.com. For info: 998-2472. Thursday, Aug. 15 A Family Theatre production of The Secret Garden will be offered on stage at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison at 2 p.m. Then, at 7:30 p.m., the theater company will offer A Dickens of a Night, with productions of Nicholas Nickleby and The Signal-Man.

Arts Calendar Now through Aug. 12 Landscape artist David G. Hall of Raymond offers an exhibit of his acrylic paintings of local wooded areas at Hole In The Wall Studioworks on Route 302 in Raymond. FMI: 655-4952, jlmastro@maine.rr.com Now through Sept. 4 Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton, hosts guest artist Tomas Baleztena, originally from Spain, showing his paintings and drawings. Friday & Saturday, Aug. 2-3 A free, fun, family-oriented flower show, Art In Bloom, will be held on Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a wine and cheese reception from 5 to 7 p.m., at Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. Art In Bloom continues Saturday with games and art for kids, People’s Choice voting and a Tea Party reception from 1 to 5 p.m. The event is a collaboration between the Lakeside Garden Club and the Bridgton Art Guild. FMI: 647-2787. Friday, Aug. 2 Another First Friday Art Walk gives folks the chance to visit Water’s Edge Gallery in Fryeburg, as well as other local artists’ establishments, from 4 to 7 p.m. in downtown Fryeburg. FMI: 253-9060. A First Friday reception will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at Frost Farm Gallery, 1 Pikes Hill, Norway, for a new show by Maya Best, titled “Flight: Metaphors in Motion.” Her style employs mixed media materials in a kaleidoscope of colors and shapes. Guitarist and singer Brad Hooper will perform. FMI: 743-8041. A wine and cheese reception will be held for guest artist Tomas Baleztena from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. Baleztena is originally from Spain and served as professor of Fine Art and Architectural Drawing at the IB67

Plein Air event Saturday at Harvest Gold Gallery CENTER LOVELL — Join local favorite artists Kristin Dill and Diane Scott for a morning of plein air painting on the lawn at Harvest Gold Gallery this Saturday, Aug. 3. Both artists will be setting up their easels and capturing the amazing view of Kezar Lake and the White Mountains of western Maine. Plein air style painting is when the artist sets up outside and paints in the fresh air. Kristin Dill’s favorite thing to do as an artist is to paint outdoors. There’s an immediacy standing outside. The light changes constantly, bugs whirr by. Kristin mostly paints 8”x10” oils outdoors. Her goal is to complete the painting in an hour because the light changes swiftly. She paints quickly to capture what’s pulled her to paint a subject. This gives the paintings a lively, fresh feeling.  Kristin graduated from the University of Southern Maine, and has now taken residency with her husband on Moose Pond in Bridgton during the summer. Their summer home is next to Camp Winona, the 105-year-old boys camp where her husband spent his summers growing up. The rest of the year they live in Raleigh, N.C.  Diane Scott is also a local artist who loves to paint plein air landscapes, urban scenes, and seascapes in oils. She describes her work as impressionistic, and tries to reflect her excitement and love for painting through expressive brushwork and heightened

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Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 3-4 Scribner’s Mill Back to the Past celebration allows participants to immerse themselves in the life and times of a working 19th century sawmill and homestead that operated over the Crooked River in Harrison from the early 1800s to 1946. The Autoneers, a touring antique car club from the “Brass Era” of autos, will roll in around 11 a.m. Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, there’ll be demonstrations of the sawmill in action, as well as oxen teams that hauled the logs, weavers and spinners, antique machinery, children’s games, blacksmithing, horse-drawn carriage rides, live entertainment with Brad Hooper and Rusty Wiltjer and plenty of food. FMI: 583-6455. Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 8-11 The town of Sweden will celebrate its 200th year with Bicentennial Summer Sweden Days, offering a hike to the newly-discovered Goshen Cemetery and a short hike to Sweden’s “Old City” on Thursday, a Talent Show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, a Potluck Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, followed by a Contra Dance at 7 p.m., ending with a church service Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at the Sweden Community Church, along with a local cellar hole site at 2 p.m. FMI: www. SwedenMaine.me Saturday, Aug. 10 Get ready for Brownfield Old Home Days, just good old-fashioned fun all day at the Brownfield Community Center, with a parade, firemen’s muster, cow chip bingo, music, crafts, inflatables, waterslide, mist tent, food and vendors. The Brownfield Lions Club are holding a Car Show in conjunction with the festival, with registration running from 9 a.m. to noon.

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color. She likes to think of painting as expressing the beauty of the world through a conversation with her painting.  Diane lives in Chatham, N.H., with her husband. She earned her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Herts College of Art and design in St. Albans, England, now Hertfordshire University. Diane constantly continues her education, including six years of study at North River Arts Society with John Kilrov, and many workshops with talented teacher artists including Lois Griffel, Tom Browning and Mark Daily, as well as many others.

Academy of Architecture in Madrid. FMI: 647-2787. Saturday, Aug. 3 The second annual Clothesline Art Show by Bridgton Art Guild members takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI: 647-2787. All art is only $50. Proceeds of the $10 ticket price will benefit the Naples Library at the annual Painted Canoe Paddle Auction, wherein local artists have beautifully painted many paddles that will be put up for auction. It’s all happening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Naples Golf & Country Club. FMI: 693-6841. Join local artists Kristin Dill and Diane Scott for a morning of plein air painting on the lawn of Harvest Gold Gallery in Center Lovell. They’ll be capturing the amazing view of Kezar Lake and the White Mountains. FMI: 925-6502. Saturday, Aug. 10 The Main Street Arts and Craft Fair brings together the works of area artists from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Bradley Park, Fryeburg, with a rain location of the Fryeburg Fair Crafts Pavillion. FMI: 935-4509. Saturday, Aug. 17 The 38th Annual Lovell Arts & Artisans Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The New Suncook School, 95 Main Street, offering quality work by local juried artists. All proceeds benefit the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library. FMI: 925-1135. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hole In The Wall Studioworks on Route 302 in Raymond for Two Points of View, featuring the artwork of Wendy Newcomb and Holly Berry. The exhibit will run through Sept. 22. FMI: 655-4952.

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Author of Best Seller at Waterford Library WATERFORD — As part of a series of presentations by local authors at the Waterford Library, Amity Shlaes will discuss her recent biography of Calvin Coolidge at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the library. Coolidge is a national bestseller that debuted at number three on the New York Times list. The biography of the 30th president, who served from 1923 to 1929, was ranked an editor’s choice at the Times and praised by the Economist magazine, which said, “Shlaes’s biography provides a window onto an unfairly tarnished period. It deserves to be widely read.” Silent Cal endured much tragedy, including the death of his son during the White House years. Yet he always persevered. Most important of all is his remarkable record of thrift. Coolidge was a legendary budget cutter, working in partnership with his budget director General Herbert Mayhew Lord (of Colby and Rockland, Maine.) Silent Cal left office with the federal government actually smaller than he had found it, an almost impossible feat for a peacetime president. Often portrayed as a Scrooge, Coolidge may have been sour, but as Amity shows, he was a Scrooge who begat plenty. Join others to hear the story of how Coolidge’s application of New England values restored America. Shlaes is the author of two other national bestsellers, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, and The Greedy Hand: How Taxes Drive Americans Crazy. A longtime syndicated columnist and Forbes magazine writer, she directs the economic project at the George W. Bush Presidential Center and Library. She is a trustee of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation. Amity and her husband Seth Lipsky, author of Abraham Cahan, a biography (forthcoming), are proud Birch Rock and Encore/Coda parents and spend as much time as they can in Waterford.

Bluegrass cont. (Continued from Page B) Bresette on guitar, bass and vocals; Seth Doyle on mandolin, guitar, harmonica and vocals; Tyler Lienhardt on fiddle, washboard and vocals; and Ryan Wilkinson on tenor banjo, guitar, bass and vocals. Admission is $15 for adults; members of the Bridgton Historical Society, $12; $5 for children 5 to 12; and children under age 5 free. Food and beer will be available for purchase. Bring your blankets and chairs. Tour the 1797 farmhouse and blacksmith shop, enjoy the spectacular views of the White Mountains. For more information e-mail info@ bridgtonhistory.org Visit www.bridgtonhistory.org for a map to Narramissic.

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FRYEBURG — Maine Mountain Post & Beam, owned and operated by J. Scott Campbell, has opened a shop on Portland Street in Fryeburg. Campbell started the business over 13 years ago when he worked out of the dooryard at his Brownfield home. The new 40’x60’ facility, built by Campbell, allows him muchneeded indoor space to focus on his work in a more visible and convenient location. Specializing in the dismantle, repair and re-assembly of antique timber frame structures, Maine Mountain Post & Beam also designs and cuts new timber frames based on the traditional framing styles of New England. “Each of these buildings have a history of their own — stories and memories ingrained within their walls,” Campbell said. “The traditional techniques used by the carpenter of the past have kept these buildings standing for hundreds of years. I want them to stand for hundreds more.” A timber framer for over 15 years, Scott grew up in rural Pennsylvania, where his parents’ renovations of two old farmhouses helped fuel his passion for old buildings. He has lived in Brownfield for 13 years, where he has been renovating an old farmhouse

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Orleans jazz at 7:30 p.m. at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy. FMI: 935-9232. Sunday, Aug. 11 Lighthouse Jubilee Singers will perform the music of the 50s and 60s, along with gospel, at the Naples Concerts on the Village Green from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival-Fryeburg Academy Concert will be held at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryebug Academy at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors (65+) and $5 for students. FMI: 935-9232 or visit www.fryeburgacademy.org/pac Tuesday, Aug. 13 The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will wrap up the summer season with the works of Vaughan Williams, Fred Lerdahl and Schubert at 7:30 p.m. at historic Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. Cost is $25, free to anyone under 21. FMI: 5836747. Sunday, Aug. 18 Listen to Stevie Cee and The Mrs. perform a variety of country tunes and rock ‘n’ roll, from 6 to 7 p.m. on the Naples

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Friday-Sunday, Aug. 23-25 The 25th annual Bach Festival Chorus will be in residence at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy, and will offer several performances to the public. FMI: 603-447-6850. Saturday, Aug. 24 Fryeburg’s 250th Birthday Party will feature a concert by Full Circle at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds starting at 5 p.m., with a fireworks display at dusk. Food vendors will be on hand, or you can bring your own picnic. Sunday, Aug. 25 Listen to Lola Lee & The Country Bandits perform country tunes from 6 to 7 p.m. on the Naples Village Green. Saturday, Aug. 27 Ricky Nelson Remembered comes to the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy at 7:30 p.m. This unique multi-media entertainment event features the live music of Ricky Nelson’s hit songs performed by Ricky’s own twin sons Matthew and Gunnar, along with big screen video footage of the Nelson family. Tickets are $30 adults, $25 seniors and $15 students. FMI: 935-9232. Saturday, Aug. 31 Singer/songwriter Heather Pierson will perform at the Noble House, 81 Highland Road, Bridgton, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $10-$15.

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Take a chance on fine artisans’ crafts

The Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library will hold the 38th Annual Arts and Artisans Fair on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the New Suncook School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This fair is the biggest fundraiser for the library, with the proceeds going toward the many programs for both children and adults held at the library. Along with the presented items of the artisans, there will be lunch and a used book sale in the cafeteria. A major part of the fair is the raffle of items donated to the library by the artisans incuding botanical lampshades by Jennifer Allen, Americana crafts by Jill A. Cooney, Sally bags by Jane Durkee Prescott, small painting by Gwen Nagel, herbal products by Betsy Ann Golon, pottery by Celia Talbot, quilting by Sandra White, metal works by Edie Bentinnen, jewelry by Boyd Johnson and woodwork by Jeff Peterson. All can be seen at the library. Chances are $1 apiece, or a book of six for $5. Chances can be bought at the library and the day of the fair. Sally Wissman has taken over

the chairmanship from Jane Gleason, who has served the library well for 21 years in that position. The Lovell Historical Society will have a special evening with Jack Kelly on Sunday, Aug. 4 at the Kimball-Stanford House at 6 p.m. Kelly will be talking about Maine at Gettysburg during the historic battle there. He has presented many lectures on the subject after intense research. His interest in the Civil War battles, particularly Gettysburg, made him an active member of the National Park at Gettysburg, Fort Ticonderoga and the Little Big Horn. The Brick Church for the Performing Arts will be holding the Children’s Musical Theater Camp Monday through Friday, Aug. 5-9, from noon to 4 p.m., with director Kate Johnson and Lily Bayrock assisting. This is for children aged six and up, and the registrations are free. On Friday at 7 p.m., the children will give a performance. The Lewis Dana Hill Memorial Library will have Jim Salmon as a speaker on

Lovell by Ethel Gilmore-Hurst Lovell Correspondent 925-3226 ehurst3@yahoo.com Tuesday, Aug. 6, for their open house. Salmon is author of the book Rime of the Ancient Underwriter (How I stowed the Day Job and Went to Sea). Jim will tell the tales of the adventures he’s had. The program will start at 7 p.m., followed by refreshments. The Greater Lovell Land Trust will present “Barred Owls” with Bonny Boatman on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library at 7:30 p.m. Bonny will tell all about these different owls and the very odd sounds they make. An evening with Bonny is always interesting and informative. On Thursday, Aug. 8, the Greater Lovell Land Trust walk will take you to Perkey’s Path at the Heald Bradley Reserve at Flat Hill from 9 to 11 a.m. Those taking

part will learn all about ferns and lichens and their similar reproduction systems. It’s fairly flat terrain, but remember water and bug spray. The 8th Annual Tour de Lovell is taking place on Saturday, Aug. 10 with an earlier start of 8 a.m., starting at the New Suncook School. This beautiful 20-mile ride through Lovell is a fun challenge to all bikers. If you preresister before Aug. 7, the fee for the tour is $20, $10 for the kids tour. After that date, the fee goes up to $30 and $15. Registrations can be picked up at the Lovell Town Office, the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library or online at BikeReg.com. The children bikers will have a different course then the adults. This event is sponsored by the Lovell Rec Commission and

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Folks like a bean supper The June 22 supper held at the Edes Falls Community Hall was well-attended. Folks still like to have a Saturday night bean supper, it seems. The Edes Falls Sewing Circle held their annual food and craft sale July 13, and on Saturday, Aug. 10, they will hold an inside yard sale at the Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seems like a busy summer. It’s a bit early, but ‘tis the season for the occasions of school reunions and family reunions. The Adams Family Reunion will be held this year on Saturday, Aug. 10 at the family farm on Wiley Road. It will be an all-day affair. There will be grills on hand for those bringing meats to cook. Remember, if you were related to Tracy Lee Adams Sr. or H. Gardner Adams, you have a standing invitation. The sign beside the driveway says Just-a-Mere Farm. Charles Adams took the name from his grandmother Annie Hale’s farm in Denmark many years ago. The sign over her front door read DUNMOVIN. It was beautiful weather for the food and craft sale on the Village Green put on by the Edes Falls Sewing Circle. So many other events

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took place on the same day, but this is summertime in the state of Maine. I am not an avid fan of baseball, the Red Sox in particular. I do like to watch good games. I have a complaint, though, about the looks of the players. Their bearded faces and chins, and shaggy manes do not make a very professional look, in my opinion. And sometimes they play about as bad as they look. Sorry, boys! Guess it’s time for a trip to the barber. Better still, get me to travel with you. Oh well, the season is half over. Guess I can stand looking at you awhile longer. I finally saw an Oriole. He was on TV, playing ball against the Red Sox. It’s early in the year, but I saw some colored leaves on some trees on Horace Files Road recently. I think the foliage will be colored early this year.

the library. The Lovell Historical Society will have a House Tour of five historical houses in Lovell on Sunday, Aug. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. The houses are: the KimballStanford House, which houses the Society, the Samuel Andrews House, the Jacob Werren House, the Cranberry Point House and the Millbank Manor. This is the society’s fourth house tour, which has been very successful in the past. At the completion of all the tours, arrangements have been made for refreshments at the Pleasant Point Inn of hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar from 4 to 5 p.m. Come enjoy the fun and company of others. Don’t forget to attend the Dave Mason Tennis Tournament Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 1-3. All entries will close at noon on Aug. 1. For more information, contact Elliot Lilien at 925-2828, and if Elliot is unavailable, contact Gary Heroux at 9251001. For the junior tournament, Maureen Duggan is the contact at 925-1738. Don’t forget the Lions Club Auction at the Center

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After seeing the article in The Bridgton News about the Edes Falls Park, John and I went down to see it. A park? What a laugh? Who on that committee dreamed up that idea? The sign might just as well point to anybody’s backyard. The early settlers would get a good laugh out of it. The sign is not at any junction of roads. The Cook’s Mills Road is further away, past the houses on the right. Enough grumbling about the subject. I think maybe someday it will be a park. The only thing park-like now is the big rock with the plaque on it. Cease and desist.

will be a $105 entry fee, which includes stipend for the state license fee. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., with a starting time of 1 p.m. This is a BYOB event, with great food and refreshments available. The proceeds will be used to provide services that the Lions Club renders to the community, such as school scholarships and support for the local library and fire station.

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SEBAGO— The popular Chewonki Traveling Natural History Program will return to Spaulding Memorial Library, Route 114, Sebago, with a new free presentation, “Bats of the World,” on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. See a live non-releasable big brown bat and learn about the role of bats in the Maine woods and other ecosystems. This interactive presentation, suitable for all ages, includes slides and hands-on activities. Learn the facts and the myths about bats. Discover their diversity and the important niche they occupy in our world. For more information, call 787-2321.

CASCO — The Casco Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on The Village Green on Route 121 in front of The Casco Community Center. They have locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade baked goods, handmade aromatherapy products and Maine Made: America’s Best gifts, beautiful annuals and perennials, herbs, delicious homemade jams, jellies, farmfresh dairy products along with locallyraised, grass and grain-fed meats. Come shop locally with some of the friendliest Food ministry food distribution vendors around. For more information, visit www.cascofarmersmarket.org and/or like The Lake Region Vineyard Church Food Ministry will hold a Food Distribution on them on Facebook. Sunday, Aug. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at 402 Texas Hold ‘em Tournament HARRISON — How about taking a break Main Street, Bridgton, next to the ballfield. and join some friends — old and new Prepared food will be available to eat in or — at a game of Texas Hold’em Poker? to take home, along with several perishable, The Harrison Lions Club tournament will nonperishable and frozen items. This food be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the VFW ministry is open to anyone who wishes to Hall on Waterford Road in Harrison. There be blessed with good quality food. For EVENTS, Page B

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Calendar BALDWIN Fri., Aug. 9 — Mount Etna Grange, 6 p.m. potluck supper, 7 p.m. meeting, Rte. 107, E. Baldwin. BRIDGTON Thur., Aug. 1 — Bridgton Rotary Club, speaker Wilfred Plalum on Rotary’s help with his Sudanese village, 7:15 a.m., Alliance Church. Thur., Aug. 1 — Deadline for ordering lobster rolls from Lakeside Garden Club for Aug. 9 delivery, pre-order at 4524001. Sat., Aug. 3 — Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. to noon (weather permitting), Bridgton Library Courtyard. Sat., Aug. 3 — Children’s Culture Day: Curious Arts and Quirky Science, 10:30 a.m., Rufus Porter Museum, No. High St. FMI: 647-2828. Sun., Aug. 4 — Lake Region Food Ministry Food Distribution, 1-3 p.m., 402 Main St. next to lower ballfield. FMI: 831-0737. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-10 — End of Season half-price sale, Bridgton Hospital Guild Thrift Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main St. Mon., Tue., Thur., Aug. 5, 6, 8 — Bridgton Literary Taskforce, reading aloud & free children’s books, 11 a.m. to noon, Highland Lake Beach. FMI: 647-5209. Mon., Aug. 5 — Comprehensive Plan Forum, 47 p.m., Tannery Pub. Tue., Aug. 6 — Kids Cooking Club, 2 p.m., Community Center. Tue., Aug. 6 — Community Gardens Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Community Center. Tue., Aug. 6 — Homebuyers Seminar, 6 p.m., Community Center. Sat., Aug. 10 — 5th Anniversary Single Sort Recycling, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Transfer Station. Sat., Aug. 10 — Camera Obscura Sketching Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Rufus Porter Museum, No. High St. FMI: 647-2828. Sat., Aug. 10 — Summer Carnival fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ham Recreation Complex, Brag Way, off Rte. 302. Sat., Aug. 10 — BHS Class of 1956 social gathering, 1 p.m., Campfire Grille, Rte. 302. FMI: 627-4992. Sun., Aug. 11 — Performance Cafe, 7 p.m., Community Center. BROWNFIELD Sat., Aug. 3 — Annual Women On Target Instructional Shooting Clinic, 8 a.m. to 5

p.m., Community Center. FMI: 615-5773. CASCO Thur., Aug. 1 — American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m., Point Sebago Resort. FMI: 1-800-733-2767. Wed., Aug. 7 — Let’s Talk About It: All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald, 1:30 p.m., library. Thur., Aug. 8 — Hacker’s Hill Climb, registration 5:30 p.m., run or walk 6:30 p.m., Quaker Ridge Road. Park atop the hill for shuttle. FMI: 6474352. DENMARK Thur., Aug. 1 — Crystal Bowl Guided Meditation with Marci Starr, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Nurture Through Nature. FMI: 595-8260. Fri., Aug. 2 — Easy hike up Bear Mountain in Waterford by Denmark Mountain Hikers, meet 8 a.m. at Denmark Congregational Church. FMI: 756-2247. Fri., Aug. 9 — Moderate hike up Pleasant Mountain in Denmark by Denmark Mountain Hikers, meet 8 a.m. at Denmark Congregational Church. FMI: 756-2247. FRYEBURG Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9 — Summer Food Service Program, 8:45 to 9:15 a.m. and 12:30 to 1:15 p.m., Molly Ockett Middle School. HARRISON Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5-9 — British Challenger Soccer Camp, RADR Sports Complex. FMI: 583-2241. Wed., Aug. 7 — Harrison Historical Society annual meeting, program, “The Finnish Settlement in Harrison” with Barbara Nurmi, museum, Haskell Hill Rd. Sat., Aug. 10 — Summer Book Club for Adults, A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash, 2 p.m., library. FMI: 5832970. Sun., Aug. 11 — Trap Shooting Clinic, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Western Maine Fish & Game Club, Rte. 117. LOVELL Thur., Aug. 1 — Lovell Summer Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lovell U.C.C. Church, Rte. 5. Thur., Aug. 1 — GLLT vernal pool ecology walk on private property, meet at library, 10 a.m. to noon. Fri.-Sun., Aug. 2-4 — Dave Mason Greater Kezar Lake Tennis Tournament, Kezar Lake Country Club. FMI: 925-2828. Sat., Mon., Wed., Aug. 3, 5, 7 — $ A Bag Sale, 10 a.m. to noon, Thrift Shop, Lovell United Church of Christ, Rte. 5.

SUCH A DEAL! — $8 for a lobster roll and chips, that is. Ann Donahue and Ellin Tomlin are shown preparing last year’s 500 lobster rolls for the Lakeside Garden Club’s annual fundraiser, and they hope to do it again this year. Orders must be placed by Thursday, Aug. 1, for pickup the following week, on Friday, Aug. 9, between 10:30 a.m. and noon at the Bridgton Community Center on Depot Street. Please call 452-4001 to place your order now. Sat., Aug. 3 — Lovell Lions Club Auction, 10 a.m., Center Lovell Fire Station. FMI: 9283744. Sun., Aug. 4 — Jack Kelly talk on Maine at Gettysburg, 6 p.m., Kimball-Stanford House. Tue., Aug. 6 — Talk by Jim Salmon on quitting day job for life at sea, 7 p.m., Lewis Dana Hill Memorial Library. Wed., Aug. 7 — GLLT Hike, Kezar River Reserve, 9-11 a.m., meet at trailhead access road on east side of Route 5. FMI: 9251056. Wed., Aug. 7 — Talk by Bonnie Boatman on barred owls, 7:30 p.m., library. Thur., Aug. 8 — GLLT hike, Perky’s Path at Heald-Bradley Reserve, 9-11 a.m., meet at Flat Hill Trailhead at end of Heald Pond Road. FMI: 925-1056. Sat., Aug. 10 — Tour de Lovell, 20-mile bike trip, starts 8 a.m., New Suncook School. Sat., Aug. 10 — GLLT hike, Chip Stockford Reserve, 1-3 p.m., meet at trailhead off Ladies Delight Rd. FMI: 925-1056. Sun., Aug. 11 — Historical House Tour by Lovell Historical Society, 1-4 p.m., various locations. FMI: 925-3234. Sun., Aug. 11 — GLLT Star Gazing Celebration for the Perseid Meteor Shower, 8:30 p.m., Lovell Recreation Fields. 925-1056. NAPLES Thur., Aug. 1 — Chewonki presentation for children, 7-8 p.m., library. Tue., Aug. 6 — Hobbit mov-

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Shlaes discusses her biography of Calvin Coolidge, 7 p.m., library. Fri., Aug. 9 — Mobile Appraisal Coach Antiques Appraisal Fundraiser for Waterford Library, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., outside Wilkins House, next to Waterford Flat. AREA EVENTS Fri., Aug. 2 — Lions Club Night at Oxford Plains Speedway, Rte. 26, Oxford, begins 5 p.m. w/Classic Car Cruisin’, area Lions Clubs participating. FMI: 583-4735. Sun., Aug. 4 — Uptown Cruizahs Fifth Annual Car Show, register 7:30 to 11 a.m., voting 12:30 p.m., New Balance Factory Store, Rte. 26, Oxford. FMI: 890-0870, 743-8073. Wed., Aug. 7 — Restorative yoga demo at Diabetes Support Group, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Memorial Hospital, No. Conway, N.H. Sat., Aug. 10 — Child Safety Seat Inspection, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School parking lot. FMI: 743-1562, ext. 6951. Sat., Aug. 10 — Oxford Hills Honey Bee Club annual potluck summer gathering, 1 p.m., UU Church, 479 Main St., Norway. FMI: 743-5009, farrout@roadrunner.com Sat., Aug. 10 — Old Cemeteries Talk, 1 p.m., Hiram Historical Society, followed by 2 p.m. hands-on workshop at Hiram Village Cemetery. FMI: 625-4762.

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Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., Clyde Bailey Drop In Center, 224 Roosevelt Trail (Rte. 302), Casco. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon to 1 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Sweden Rd., Bridgton. O/D MONDAYS

Senior Fitness Jumpin’ Janes, 9-10 a.m., Bridgton Town Hall, No. High St. FMI: 647-2402, 647-8026. Free Tai Chi in the Park, 9 a.m., Bicentennial Park, Denmark (if rain Denmark Arts Center). Storytime for Preschoolers with Miss Liz, ages under five, 10-11 a.m., Lovell Library. Baby/Toddler Playtime, 10:30 a.m., Raymond Library. Storytime, 10:30 a.m., North Bridgton Library. The Food Basket and Kyrie’s Kitchen, Every other Monday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Naples Town Hall gym. FMI: 615-3226. Knotty Knitters, noon to 2 p.m., Soldiers Library, Hiram. FMI: 625-4650. Cribbage, 2 p.m., Bridgton Community Center. Mousepaint Storytime, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Lovell Library. Waterford Farmers’ Market, 3 to 6 p.m., on the Commons, Waterford Flat, Rtes. 35/37. Casco Food Pantry, 6 to 7 p.m. third Monday of month, Casco Alliance Church. FMI: 344-5370. Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m. Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St. ODLH Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Clyde Bailey Drop In Center, 224 Roosevelt Trail (Rte. 302), Casco. TUESDAYS Saco River Recreation Council, 8 a.m. thru Aug. 27, Swan’s Falls Dam, Fryeburg. Jeanette’s Free Clothing Closet, 9 to 11:30 a.m., First Congregational Church, Bridgton. Sebago Food Pantry and Clothes Closet, Nazarene Church, Rte. 114, 4th Tuesdays, 9 to 11 a.m.; clothes closet Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chickadee Quilters, 9:30 a.m., Bridgton Community Center. Tai Chi Maine New Beginners’ Classes, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Bridgton Town Hall. Naples Food Pantry, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., United Methodist Church, Village Green. FMI: 595-2754 Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Naples Library. Mother Goose Time, 10:30 a.m., Bridgton Library. Bridgton Food Pantry, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Methodist Church, 98 Main St. FMI: 6474476. Sebago Senior’s Lunchon, noon, Sebago Church of the Nazarene. Prayer & Meditation Time, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., First Congregational Church, Bridgton. Bridge, 1 p.m., Bridgton Community Center. Youth/Teen Basketball Open Gym for G. 3-12, 3-5 p.m., Bridgton Town Hall. Adult Co-ed Softball, 6-8 p.m., Crystal Lake Park, Harrison. FMI: 583-2246. Harrison Food Pantry, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2 Naples Rd.

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FMI: 583-6178. AA Step Mtgs., 7 p.m., Clyde Bailey Drop In Center, 224 Roosevelt Trail (Rte. 302), Casco. Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph Church, 225 High St., Bridgton. WEDNESDAYS Lovell Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., beside Wicked Good Store, Rte. 5. Senior Fitness Jumpin’ Janes, 9-10 a.m., Bridgton Town Hall, No. High St. FMI: 647-2402, 647-8026. Free Well Woman Clinic, by appt., 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Birthwise Community Clinic, The Birth House. FMI: 6475968, ext. 108. Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Raymond Library. “Mini Me” Storytime, for ages 2 and under, 10:30 a.m., Bridgton Library. Sweden House Food Pantry, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, Sweden Church basement, 137 Bridgton Rd. FMI: 647-4429, 647-5399. Gathering Place Support Group, noon, Bridgton Community Center. Senior Lunch, noon, Bridgton Community Center. Pinochle, 1 p.m., Bridgton Community Center. Knitting Group, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, Lovell. Discovery Kids, 3 p.m., LEA, 230 Main St., Bridgton. Cope Group session, 68 p.m., Harrison Fire Station Community Room. FMI: 508633-0159. Bible Study, 6 p.m., Bridgton Community Center. Catherine’s Cupboard Food Pantry, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Standish Town Hall, Rte. 35. Wood Carving Group, 7-9 p.m., Ice Rink building, behind Bridgton Town Hall. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 to 8 p.m., Clyde Bailey Drop In Center, 224 Roosevelt Trail (Rte. 302), Casco. THURSDAYS Bridgton Rotary Club, 7:15 a.m., Bridgton Alliance Church, Rte. 117. Casco Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Village Green, Casco Village (Rte. 121). Adult Children of Alcoholics, 10 a.m., Waterford Library. Senior Wii Bowling, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Casco Community Center. Storytime with Music, 10:30 a.m., Naples Library.

Brownfield Food Pantry, 1 to 5 p.m. third Thursdays, 701 Pequawket Trl. FMI: 935-2333. Tai Chi Maine Set Practice, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Bridgton Town Hall. Raymond Food Pantry, 46 p.m., 2nd & 4th Thursdays, Lake Region Baptist Church, 1273 Main St. FMI: 232-5830. Community Kettle, free supper, 5 p.m., Bridgton Community Center. Table Tennis, 5 to 8 p.m., Bridgton Town Hall, all welcome, equipment provided free, 7 tables. FMI: 647-2847. Pajama Storytime, 6 p.m., Naples Library. Al-Anon, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., Open Meeting, newcomers welcome, Naples Methodist Church, Village Green. Chickadee Quilters, 7 p.m., Bridgton Community Center. Narcotics Anonymous Women’s Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Sweden Rd. (Rte. 93) off Rte. 302, Bridgton. AA Ladies Step-Meeting, 7 a.m. & 7 p.m., Clyde Bailey Center, 224 Roosevelt Trail, (Rte. 302) So. Casco. FRIDAYS Senior Fitness Jumpin’ Janes, 9-10 a.m., Bridgton Town Hall, No. High St. FMI: 647-2402, 647-8026. Parents and Children Activity Group, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Casco Community Center. Brownfield Playgroup, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Brownfield Community Center. Harrison Farmers’Market, 1-5 p.m., Harrison Town Office parking lot. Reading with Holly Dog, 3 p.m., Bridgton Library. Adult Indoor Soccer, 5-7 p.m., Bridgton Town Hall. Bingo, early bird 6:30 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m., VFW Hall #6783, Lovell. Runs until Oct. 26. Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m. Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St. ODLH SATURDAYS Bridgton Farmers’Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Depot Street parking lot across from Renys, Bridgton. Arts and Crafts Sale, Saturdays through Aug. 31, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bridgton Community Center front yard. FMI: Diana White, 647-8816. Adult Indoor Soccer, 5-7 p.m., Bridgton Town Hall. AA Beginner’s & Group Mtgs., 7 to 8 p.m., Clyde Bailey Center, 224 Roosevelt Trail, (Rte. 302) So. Casco. SUNDAYS Alcoholics Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Harrison Congregational Church, corner Route 117 and Dawes Hill Rd.

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Area Events Songo Garden

(Continued from Page B) more information, contact Dana at 831-0737.

NAMI Lake Region meeting

RAYMOND — The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Support Group will meet Monday, Aug. 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Raymond Public Safety Building/Fire & Rescue Building on Route 302. Classrooms are upstairs. No family or person living with mental illness in Maine needs to be alone. NAMI Maine families and individuals living with a mental illness are there to help. They understand and want to help others meet the challenges and face the struggles that are so apparent when dealing with mental illness. Please join them on the first Monday of every month. For information call Eileen at 655-4193.

Homeownership seminar

Looking to buy a house in the near future? If so, you might want to attend a free informational seminar on how you can make this dream come true in the greater Bridgton area. The seminar, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bridgton Community Center, will cover what you need to do to qualify and prepare for homeownership, and what programs are available. For more information, call 647-3116.

Club to meet

NAPLES — The Songo Garden Club will hold their annual meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8, at noon at the Naples Golf and Country Club. It has been a busy year with the club, and the program committee will be meeting this month to finalize the programs for the upcoming year. If you have any suggestions for a speaker or a field trip, please contact your officers and let them know your interest. As the club starts its 60th year, having been established in 1953, the officers will be Doug Bogdan as president, Karen Bogdan as vice president, Deb Dean as secretary and Carmen Caron as treasurer. The cost of the luncheon will be $15, tax and gratuities included, and annual dues will be collected at this meeting. Please RSVP with Carmen at 693-5074 before Monday, Aug. 5 to get a head count for the club.

Author Ureneck to Speak at Waterford Historical Society

WATERFORD — The August meeting of the Waterford Historical Society will take place at the Wilkins Community House on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to all and there will be potluck refreshments. The speaker for the evening will be Lou Ureneck, author of Cabin: Two Brothers, a Dream and Five Acres in Maine. Ureneck, a Boston University journalism professor, spent two years building a lakeside cabin in western Maine with his brother and nephews. Along the way he also got in touch with nature and his own “lifelong yearning for rootedness.” Copies of his book will be available at the meeting.

Summer Bazaar at St. Joseph Church

St. Joseph Catholic Church, 225 South High Street in Bridgton will hold a Summer Bazaar on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the church. The St. Joseph Women’s Guild will offer baked goods, crafts, jewelry, a white elephant sale, and food (hot dogs, lobster rolls, etc.). Also, there’ll be on-the-spot raffle items. A pair of kayaks and a fiberglass canoe will be awarded to the lucky raffle ticket holders at the end of the bazaar. New this year will be assorted vendors, with their own craft tables. For more information, call 583-2732.

Pancake Breakfast under the tent by the lake

HARRISON — Do you enjoy the peace and serenity of a morning by the lake, breathing in the fresh air and looking at the beautiful scenery? Why not come join the Harrison Lions for their Pancake Breakfast Under the Tent on Saturday, Aug. 10 on the shores of Long Lake in Harrison? Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10. The menu consists of pancakes, French toast, sausage, coffee, and juice. Under the tent, you can enjoy the lakefront view, a great meal, and the companionship of friends, neighbors, and family.

Antiques Appraisal Fair in Harrison

HARRISON — If you have always wondered if there is treasure in your attic, come to the Harrison Village Library’s Antiques Appraisal Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. Experts Harry Hepburn and David Kimball will be on hand to identify items and give a ballpark idea of their worth; if you can bring it into the library, they’ll do their best to give you an answer. The cost will be $10/item, or three items/$20; all proceeds will benefit the library. For more information, please contact the library at 583-2970.

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UNITED IN THEIR APPROACH TO THE FINISH LINE — Runners from Camp Arcadia stretched a line across Main Street in Casco Village as they finished the annual Casco Days four miler together. Pictured left to right are: Fiona Sharp, 16; Lucy Davis,

16; Bella Miller, 17; Annabel Barry, 16; Veronica Rodriguez, 16; Grace Hoffman, 16; and Heather Benninghoven, 30. Saturday’s race posted a record field, yet top finishing times for both men and women failed to threaten existing records.

Record field, no blistering times Casco Days Race ’13

How they finished: 1. Jimmy Butcher, 27, Oxford, 21:11 2, Daniel Siegal, 20, Casco, 21:39 3. Hale Ross, 17, Washington, D.C., 22:09 4. Colby Howland, 19, Falmouth, 22:42 5. Phillip Halley, 22, Harvest, Alab., 23:12 6. Dan Allara, 14, Sebago, 24:14 7. Adam Taylor, 17, Raymond, 24:40 8. Cash Armstrong, 19, Raymond, 24:45 9. Jimmy Banta, 15, Raymond, 24:55 10. Will Schoder, 21, Raymond, 25:17 11. Andy Kates, 15, Sebago, 25:36 12. Austen Brower, 21, Dayton, OH, 25:56 13. Mark MacDougall, 18, Naples, 26:08 14. August Corper, 15, Raymond, 26:11 15. Edz Lamy, 28, Beverly, MA, 26:21 16. Daniel Ratner, 15, Casco, 26:24 17. Mike Mageles, 18, Bridgton, 26:26 18. Josh McGovern, 18, Sebago, 26:26 19. Auden Menke, 16, New Hampton, NH, 26:40 20. Andrew Hirst, 22, Otisfield, 26:50 21. Diego Fernandez, 15, Raymond, 26:54 22. Brendon Burke, 19,

WINNER — Jimmy Butcher had a comfortable lead. Raymond, 26:57 23. Corey Sullivan, 21, Rye, NH, 27:05 24. Will Ziesing, 20, Raymond, 27:05

JEFFREY JONES, 38, of Casco turned in a time of 38:58.

25. Patrick Ridlon, 42, Casco, 27:27 26. Emma Decamp, 18, Washington, DC, 27:31 27. Jaclyn Pavlos, 25, Poland, 27:34 28. Grant Burgess, 26, Raymond, 27:44 29. Tayla Robbins, 19, Raymond, 27:46 30. Gregory Dagniti, 35, Boston, MA, 27:48 31. Craig Hamilton, 15, Raymond, 27:48 32. Jennifer Blastow, 41, Otisfield, 27:54 33. Charles Crowley, 19, Scotch Plains, NJ, 27:58 34. Drew Sorenson, 21, Raymond, 27:58 35. Jill Johnson, 24, South Grafton, MA, 28:00 36. Karyn Bristol, 49, Hopewell, NJ, 28:00 37. Mark Campbell, 37, Westbrook, 28:03 38. Cameron Letalien, 16, Londonderry, NH, 28:04 39. Jason Hughes, 15, 28:05 40. Mac Sargent, 24, South Portland, 28:06 41. Chandler Spearman, 18, Raymond, 28:13 42. David Wescott, 35, Newton, MA, 28:25 43. Will Mayer, 40, Southport, CT, 28:29 44. Jeffrey Cuozzo, 35, Kingston, MA, 28:34 45. Kevin Letalien, 14, Londonderry, NH, 28:40 46. Roscoe Brumback, 15, Raymond, 28:40 47. Nick Kingsley, 15, Raymond, 28:41 48. Adam Moses, 17, Great Falls, VA, 28:44 49. Suhong Kim, 34, 28:44 50. Cara Donley, 23, 28:45 51. Sam Bristol, 16, Hopewell, NJ, 28:47 52. Will Potts, 17, Bethesda, MD, 28:49 53. Patrick Neafsey, 15, Raymond, 28:50 54. Paul Letalien, 56. 28:54 55. Alex McQuilling, 14, Raymond, 28:57 56. Tyler Johnson, 26, Portland, 28:58 57. Mark Van Winkle, 44, Raymond, 29:00 58. Matt Powers, 22, Casco, 29:02 59. Drew Peterson, 19, Casco, 29:03 60. Sam Brockelbank, 19, Raymond, 29:06 61. Tom Meader, 49, Hiram, 29:18 62. Kevin Logan, 47, Casco, 29:21 63. Sean Sullivan, 51, Rye, NH, 29:28 64. Kyle Tong, 17, Sebago, 29:29 65. Steven Smith, 15, Sebago, 29:30 66. Ethan Mandelbaum, 15, Casco, 29:30 RESULTS, Page C

DRAMA DOWN THE STRETCH — Emma Decamp (right), 18, of Washington, D.C. fought off a challenge down the stretch from Jaclyn Pavlos, 25, of Poland to claim the women’s title in the Casco Days Four Miler. (Rivet Photos)

HAND IN HAND — Heading toward the finish line are Sierra Leavitt (left) and Kristina Morton, both of Naples,


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Onepitch tourney Festival cancelled The summer festival on Aug. 10 at the Kendall and Anna Ham Recreation Complex has been cancelled. One-Pitch Tourney The first In Memory of Laurie Carter-Bergen One pitch Softball Tourney will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Brag Complex (Kendall and Anna Ham Recreation Complex) beginning at 8 a.m. Rain date is Sunday, Aug. 25. Cost is $150 per team (three females must be on all teams). This is a double elimination tournament. Players must be at least 18 years old. Call Lyn at 627-7380 for more details. Concessions will be open throughout the day. “Laurie had a great passion for sports. She was only 26 years old at the time of her death,” said her mother, Lyn Carter. “It was our mission through BRAG to raise money and buy a softball field in the name of our daughter, The Laurie A. Carter-Bergen Field. We thank all of you for helping us achieve this goal as it means the world to her family.”

Trap shooting clinic on Aug. 11

HARRISON — The Western Maine Fish & Game Club will be holding the sixth annual Arnold Dugmore Memorial Trapshooting Clinic on Sunday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This trapshooting clinic is open to the public and is geared toward beginners who would like to learn how to shoot trap. There is no charge for this clinic. The Game Club will provide shotguns and shells, although participants may bring their own. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Refreshments will be available. The range is located on Route 117 in Harrison, adjacent to the transfer station.

STRONG SHOWING IN SEASON FINALE — Coming off a 4-1 record in U-14 play in Bow, N.H. last year, the Maine Panthers moved up an age division to U-16, and found themselves in contention to reach the championship game. The team included (left to right) Head Coach Wayne Rivet, Elle Burbank, Casey Heath, Kylie Martin, Kolby

Woods, Savanna Morin, Brittany Perreault, Emily Whittemore, Kristen Chipman, Casey Simpson, KK Lorrain, Allison Morse, Ashley Clark and Assistant Coach Troy Morse. (Front), base running extraordinaire and bat girl, Maddie Morse. (Photos courtesy of Colleen Simpson)

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BOW, N.H. — Unlike most softball games, the Maine Panthers ran out of time, not outs in a bid to upset the top-ranked team at the Turn 2 Tournament Sunday. After compiling a 2-1 record in pool play on Friday and Saturday in Bow, N.H. July 19-21, the Panthers 16U team ended an 0-2 streak against the Maine Riptides with a 2-0 victory Sunday morning behind a six-hit, five strikeout effort from pitcher Kolby Woods. The win propelled the Panthers into the third round of the single-elimination Sunday tourney to face top-seed New Hampshire Comets (Blue). With a 90-minute time limit, the Panthers led 2-0 and 3-2 before giving up the lead in the sixth inning when the Comets plated three runs on two singles, an error and a triple. Down 5-3, the Panthers stormed back to score three times as Casey Heath, Elle Burbank and Kristen Chipman all reached to start the comeback. After surrendering a leadoff single, Panther reliever Kolby Woods struck out the next two Comets players. Although the host Comets trailed 6-5, they showed no urgency to keep the game going. Needing just one out to advance, the game clock sounded. By rule, the score reverted back to the previous

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Panthers edged the Breakers (Seabrook, N.H.) on Friday night. Chipman earned the game’s MVP honor with the two deciding blasts to deep center and right fields. Kolby Woods struck out nine, allowing just four hits (three of them bunt singles). The Panthers collected five hits led by Chipman who went 2-for-3. Other players with hits were Casey Simpson, Casey Heath and Elle Burbank. The defensive play of the game was a diving catch by Panther catcher Allison Morse in the fourth inning. Mystics 4, Panthers 1: What looked like a promising effort turned sour for the Panthers as two miscues proved costly against the Mystics on Saturday. Shortstop Casey Heath turned a double play on a roller up the middle, tagging second and gunning a Mystic hitter out at first to end the opening frame. But, the Panther defense came unglued in the second. With two out, the Mystics rallied behind two base hits and a walk. With a run in, Coach Rivet elected to throw down to second on a steal attempt, but catcher Allison Morse’s high throw was slightly off target and sailed into the outfield. A return throw was also off the mark, enabling the Mystics to score two more runs. PANTHER, Page C

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(Continued from Page C) The Panthers left seven players in scoring position, finally breaking through in the sixth as Kristen Chipman belted her second double of the game and scored on Kylie Martin’s base hit. The Panthers had eight hits. Casey Simpson went 2-for-4, Chipman 2-for-3, Martin 2-for-3 and Emily Whittemore (who received the game’s MVP honor) roped a double. Ashley Clark took the loss, relieved by Martin. Panther pitching allowed just five hits. Panthers 13, Firebirds 7: Casey Heath (double) and Emily Whittemore each had three hits to spark a 15hit attack as the Panthers rolled past the New England Firebirds. The Panthers broke the game open with five runs in the fourth inning, keyed by an Allison Morse triple (she received the game’s MVP honor), and six runs in the fifth, triggered by a Brittany Perreault triple in the leftcenter gap and double by Heath. Casey Simpson collected two hits in the leadoff spot and scored three times; Chipman went 2-for4; Whittemore scored three times; Morse 2-for-4; Woods and Morin each had base hits. Woods picked up the victory, relieved by Martin, who had three strikeouts. Panthers 2, Riptide 0: Ranked eighth after pool play, the Panthers faced the Maine Riptide (#9) on elimination day Sunday. Having gone 0-2 against the Riptide

in other tournament play, the Panthers were eager to gain a little revenge. Kolby Woods continued to spin her magic against the Tide, allowing just one hit while striking out seven to lead the Panthers to a 2-0 victory. Woods pitched five scoreless frames against the Riptide in a Waterville tourney, and ran that streak to 12 innings with a gem. The Tide’s only hit came in the first inning on a solid shot up the middle with two out. The Panthers wasted a good scoring chance in the first when Elle Burbank crushed a triple to right with two out, but was stranded. In the second, the Panthers again threatened by getting consecutive singles from Emily Whittemore, Kylie Martin and Allison Morse. But, the Tide escaped trouble with an infield fly ball out, strikeout and fielder’s choice. The Panthers finally broke through in the fourth inning on base hits by Whittemore, Morse, Woods and Simpson, along with a walk to Ashley Clark. After retiring 18 straight including two strikeouts to start the seventh, Woods wiggled out of trouble after allowing a walk and seeing a fly ball to the outfield drop for an error by ending the game with her seventh strikeout. Comets 5, Panthers 4: After seeing the Comets hammer the Extreme, the Panthers sent an early message that this game would be no cakewalk. The Panthers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first when

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TAKING A FEW PRACITCE SWINGS before she heads to bat is Panther third baseman Kristen Chipman, who led the team offensively at Bow, hitting over .400 with a homerun and a pair of triples. The Fryeburg Academy junior was named a game MVP. Casey Simpson singled and Kristen Chipman crushed a first pitch over the left fielder’s head for a home run. The Comets tied the game with a run in the second and one in the third off Panther starter Kylie Martin. Panther outfielder Brittany Perreault made an outstanding running catch, and nearly doubled up a Comet runner at first, making a long throw from the leftfield line in the third inning. After leaving runners (Morse and Clark each singled with two out) at second and third in the fourth, the Panthers regained the lead in the fifth as Simpson beat out an infield hit and later scored

on a Chipman single. The Panthers added a run in the sixth as Clark singled with two out, and Woods belted a RBI double to left. The Comets finally caught up with Martin, who had scattered five hits over five innings. Two hits and an error loaded the bases with no one out. Woods came on in relief, and was greeted with a three-run bomb on a 3-1 pitch by Comet pitcher Lily Rivera. The Panthers regrouped as Morse picked Rivera off third base, and Woods recorded a strikeout to end the inning. Despite a valiant Panther comeback in the seventh, time ran out on Cinderella.

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On the links

Hole in one at St. Andrew’s

Not to upstage Phil Mickelson’s great round and win at the British Open, Matt Wessenberg of Harrison also made an impact in Scotland. Matt, a member of the Naples Golf and Country Club, was named to the American High School Golf Championship squad that toured and played several courses at Saint Andrews in Scotland in late June. Matt recently graduated from Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury, Mass., where he was a threetime all-conference player in the Catholic Conference. He was captain his senior year. Playing the tough Eden Course at the Saint Andrews Links, Matt used a pitching wedge on the 144-yard, par 3, fifth hole to sink the once in a lifetime shot. “It doesn’t get better than this,” Matt said. Matt also played the Old course at Saint Andrews, shooting a 77 and 80 in his two rounds. He was awed by the tradition and great players that have played the course. He was accompanied by his father, Mike Wessenberg, on the trip.

Matt, who will be attending Assumption College in the fall, is the son of Mike and Felicia Wessenberg, parttime residents of Harrison. He is the grandson of Bill and Claire Wessenberg of Casco. Bridgton Highlands CC In Thursday night Scramble play, first gross went to Quinn Allen, Jake Huntress, Ken O’Connell and Dave Krochet with a 32. Second gross went to Frank Pike, Kim Pike, Tom Chalmers and Ron Leonard with a 33. First net with an 18 went to Bruce Davis, Carol Davis, Sue Timperley and Bruce Timperley. Second net with a 22 went to Steve Dearborn, Len Carsley, Tyler Walker and Tarrisa Keward. In Sweeps “flag tournament” play on Sunday, July 28, first place went to Jim Thombs; second place to Butch Farley; and third place to Mike Stuart. White Mountain Seniors In play Sunday at Mountain View, the foursome of Gary Davis, George Jones (Norway), Don Gilbert (Colebrook) and Ed Jilek

(Point Sebago) earned first place with a score of Plus 9 Plus 14. Second place went to Howie Prior (Prov. Lake), Randy Pillsbury (Waukewan), Moe Foulds (Lake Kezar) and Bob McHatton (Bridgton Highlands) with a Plus 7 Plus 21. Third place with a Plus 7 Plus 8 went to Don Johnson (Oakdale), Henry Middlemiss, Bob Beckler (Mountain View) and Carol Nicol (Waukewan). Fourth place with a Plus 4 Plus 4 went to Larry Schieman (Black Mountain), Ron Cross (St. Johnsbury), Dick Baker and Lou Cloud (Maplewood). Birds: Howie Prior on 2 and 12, Rodney Allen on 3, Don Johnson on 5, Ernest Antastos on 13, Bob McHatton on 14, George Jones on 7 and 17, and Dick Conant on 18. Plus Points: Bob McHatton 16, Rodney Allen 9, George Jones 7, Jane Pillsbury 5, Carol Nicol 4, Howie Prior 4, Don Gilbert 4, Don Johnson 3, Ed Jilek 3, Dick Baker 3, Jan Maczuba 2, Tim Goulet

SOUTH PARIS — It’s that time of the year again! With a sponsorship from the Oxford Casino, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services, known as R.E.A.C.H. in Oxford County and the towns of Bridgton and Harrison, will host the 7th Annual Police vs. Firefighters slow-pitch soft-

ball game. “We are pleased to once again sponsor this fun event for such a meaningful cause,” said Jack Sours, vice president and general manager of Oxford Casino. Oxford Casino will also be throwing out the first pitch of the game. Enjoy a summer afternoon

and an old-fashioned ball game right here at home, and watch the fun between the police and firefighters! Game day is Sunday, Aug. 4 at 4 p.m., Gouin Ball Field, located on Alpine Street, South Paris. A rain date is set for Aug. 11. The game kicks off with

HOLE IN ONE AT SAINT scorecard and hole-in-one Scotland. 2, Jim Hartshorn 2 and Rene Cayer 2. This week: Bridgton Highlands. Lake Kezar CC In Tuesday Social League play, the foursome of Bill Wapenski, Leon Shackley,

ANDREWS — Matt Wessenberg (right) shows his Eden ball with John Murray, official at Saint Andrews in Jan Maczuba and Bill Morella took first place with a score of 96. Second place with a score of 100 went to Gene LeBlanc, Dick Day, Alan Emery and Fred Gorke. Closest to the pin were

Leon Shackley on Hole 5 at 21-feet 10-inches and Frank Gorke on Hole 16 at 6-feet 7-inches. Greenie: Team 5, Tyler Sears, Bob Fitzsimmons, Daryl Kenison and Mike Tarantino.

a Home Run Derby at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be sold at the Snack Shack with all the usual favorites; there will be 50/50 raffle and between each inning a Grand Slam Raffle and fun kid activities. Grand Slam Raffle prizes include: two Bath and Body Works Gift Baskets, $25 Gift Card to Golden Mountain Outfitters, $25 Smiling

Moose Gift Certificate, $50 Arbonne Gift Certificate, $50 Gift Card to Agren Appliance and a Grand Prize of $250! Tickets are one for a $1 or six for $5. The benefit softball game tickets are $3, children under 12 free. Tickets for the game and raffle tickets are available at Norway Town Office, Oxford Police/Fire Station and the REACH office at 1

East Main Street in South Paris (same parking lot as Ocean Breeze Tanning Salon, across from Market Square Health Center). Come cheer on your favorite players and enjoy a day of family fun! Funds raised will be used to continue R.E.A.C.H.’s Personal Safety Programs to kindergarten through high school students in schools throughout Oxford County. Over the past school year, R.E.A.C.H. educators provided 200 presentations to approximately 2,000 students, parents and school staff. For more information about the game or R.E.A.C.H.’s services, please call 743-9777, or check out the website at www.sapars.org

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Bocce recaps HARRISON — In Week 10 of the Harrison Bocce League, Mentus thumped Caswell House 4-1; Worster’s cruised past Long Lake 4-1; and Scott’s edged Ruby Slipper 3-2. North Division: Mentus Plus 14, Ruby Slipper 0, Aces Minus 6, Caswell House Minus 12. South Division: Scott’s Plus 9, Worster’s Plus 2, Henry’s Concrete Plus 1, Long Lake Minus 8.

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Sports & games

August 1, 2013, The Bridgton News, Page C

Casco Days road race results (Continued from Page C) 67. Matthew Nadeau, 28, South Casco, 29:34 68. Hillary Cahn, 43, Harrison, 29:34 69. Andy Scheerer, 15, Raymond, 29:35 70. Jeffrey Hall, 30, Cambridge, MA, 29:38 71. Will Buckley, 15, Raymond, 29:41 72. Andrew Luke, 10, Raymond, 29:42 73. Rebecca Leclerc, 26, Otisfield, 29:43 74. Matthew Rose, 16, Atkinson, NH, 29:45 75. Evan Villacci, 15, Falmouth, 29:49 76. John Immerman, 50, Sudbury, MA, 29:50 77. Koda Fuj, 23, Otisfield, 29:51 78. Dempsey Arsenault, 16, New Hampton, NH, 29:51 79. MacKenzie Simpson, 28, Casco, 29:53 80. Cat Moss, 15, Raymond, 29:59 81. Todd Desmarais Jr., 15, Freedom, NH, 29:59 82. Maida Shivik, 38, London, UK, 30:03 83. Peter Brooks, 39, Raymond, 30:03 84. Desmond Horowitz, 17, 30:07 85. Jason Huckaby, 42, Portland, 30:08 86. Emily Gerber, 20, Poland, 30:12 87. Jed Porta, 32, Portland, 30:13 88. Ross Barnard, 14, Raymond, 30:15 89. Josh Schmidt, 25, Raymond, 30:17 90. Jason Nadeau, 30, Naples, 30:21 91. Janet Letalien, 49, Portland, 30:22 92. Anna Menke, 19, New Hampton, NH, 30:26 93. Gillian Abineri, 30, Savannah, GA, 30:28 94. Ian Horsburgh, 11, Raymond, 30:28 95. Elsa Sodaburg, 15, Otisfield, 30:29 96. Ethan Stanley, 10, Raymond, 30:30 97. Erin Plummer, 30, Naples, 30:31 98. Christine Campbell, 33, Westbrook, 30:32 99. Connor McKechnie, 20, Sebago, 30:34 100. Jacob West, 15, Otisfield, 30:36 101. Steven Shapiro, 42, New York, NY, 30:43 102. Gary Robbins, 52, Raymond, 30:49 103. Sarah Finley, 42, 30:51 104. David Hague, 15, Raymond, 30:52 105. Brendan Bernard, 14, Raymond, 30:56 106. Sam Sawyer, 15, Raymond, 30:57 107. Brian Heaton, 34, Milford, MA, 30:57 108. Preston Crandall, 15, Raymond, 31:00 109. David Wilson, 14, Raymond, 31:01 110. Mathew Hancock, 14, Miramm, FL, 31:03 111. Phil O’Brien, 13, Raymond, 31:07 112. Andi Rosenblatt, 15, Casco, 31:07 113. Christian Brunet, 33, Boston, MA, 31:08 114. Melinda Barber, 33, Boston, MA, 31:08 115. Steven Barker, 48, South Casco, 31:15 116. Caleb Smart, 34, Hollis, 31:19 117. Brody Stofflet, 18, Naples, 31:26 118. Christian Greer, 14, Raymond, 31:27 119. Sam Forbes, 15, Raymond, 31:28 120. John Borden, 15, Raymond, 31:32 121. Chuck Murphy, 63, Princeton, 31:33 122. Cameron Donnelly, 16, Atkinson, NH, 31:36 123. Dean Maines, 42, Otisfield, 31:39 124. Tony Gallagher, 49, 31:41

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125. Jon Couture, 31, Oxford, 31:43 126. Erin Jordan, 35, Casco, 31:50 127. Marcus Goldbasss, 22, Cape Elizabeth, 31:51 128. Jack Hamilton, 13, Raymond, 31:52 129. Louise Tisch, 15, Poland, 31:53 130. Ethan Green, 17, Casco, 31:55 131. Solange Carpenter, 21, Otisfield, 31:56 132. Ryan Morton, 16, Casco, 31:57 133. Mike Grossman, 36, Otisfield, 31:57 134. Jennifer Jonson, 40, Otisfield, 31:58 135. Connor Keeley, 13, Londonderry, NH, 31:59 136. Noah Duprey, 9, Casco, 32:00 137. Jilliam Anelauskas, 25, Cambridge, MA, 32:04 138. Tara Treichel, 41, Portland, 32:07 139. Steve Douglas, 52, 32:07 140. Alex Cronin, 42, Tucson, AZ, 32:13 141. Abigail Hancock, 20, Casco, 32:18 142. Mason Kluge-Edwards, 18, Casco, 32:21 143. Heidi Letalien, 48, Londonderry, NH, 32:22 144. Matthew Minkin, 43, Bexley, OH, 32:32 145. Jason Brown, 35, West Roxbury, MA, 32:36 146. Taylor Edwards, 17, Hebron, 32:36 147. Francisco Leanes, 22, Buenos Aires, AG, 32:40 148. Emily Manlman, 34, Boston, MA, 32:40 149. Evan Dockery, 14, Raymond, 32:47 150. Georgia Grellier, 16, Raymond, 32:48 151. Emil Hoynarowski, 20, 32:48 152. Amy Mortimer, 48, Arlington, VA, 32:48 153. Eric Lotke, 48, Arlington, VA, 32:49 154. Felipe McQuilling, 11, Raymond, 32:54 155. Ben White, 11, Raymond, 32:54 156. Timothy Bruns, 21, West Hartford, CT, 32:59 157. Garret Glazier, 18, San Marino, CA, 33:00 158. Chris Streifel, 39, Windham, 33:03 159. Tucker Stanley, 10, Raymond, 33:07 160. Michael Lotke, 49, Tucson, AZ, 33:08 161. Luis Satrustegui, 15, Raymond, 33:09 162. Millard Nadeau, 53, South Casco, 33:10 163. Andrew Nickerson, 16, Sebago, 33:14 164. Nate Kelsey, 14, Raymond, 33:15 165. Travis Taylor, 13, Raymond, 33:17 166. Erin Sullivan, 19, Rye, NH, 33:19 167. Austin Spence, 16, Raymond, 33:20 168. Steve Masters, 44, 33:24 169. Andrew Menke, 48, New Hampton, NH, 33:26 170. Davin Rose, 14, Casco, 33:27 171. Karla Buchanan, 38, 33:28 172. Mark Leighton, 52, Falmouth, 33:29 RACE RESULTS, Page C

KODA FUJ, 23, of Seeds of Peace camp in Otisfield approaches the finish line. He placed 77th.

This week’s puzzle theme: Summer Fun ACROSS 1. Website visitors 6. Had a meal 9. You, archaic 13. 1995 thriller starring Brad Pitt 14. Used in some salons 15. Some can be slippery 16. Naked protozoa 17. *Picnic crasher 18. Cliffside dwelling 19. *It lights the air 21. *Where many long to be in summer 23. Prompter’s line 24. “The Sun ___ Rises” 25. U.K. broadcaster 28. Delhi wrap 30. Large sea ducks 35. Place of origin 37. *It’s up? 39. Red Cross supply 40. Beige 41. High fidelity sound systems 43. As opposed to stereo 44. Tart 46. Poet Ogden ____ 47. Skunk’s defense 48. Edible corn part 50. Actress ____ Perlman 52. Compass reading 53. Sherlock Holmes’ assignment 55. Big time 57. *Summer nap spot 61. *Auto entertainment 65. Self-evident truth 66. *In high demand when heat hits 68. Œle de la CitÈ locale 69. Twisted cotton thread 70. *Heat reliever 71. Unwelcome computer message 72. 90 degrees from norte

73. *Eggs do it on sidewalks in summer? 74. Dictation taker DOWN 1. Colorado Springs military school 2. Rig or truck 3. “____ and anon” 4. Renaissance instrument

resembling a violin 5. Blunders or bloopers 6. Like a game not at home 7. *Many covet this look 8. Glorify 9. ____ off or started playing, as in golf 10. *Most blockbusters feature at least one 11. Assortment

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12. Singular of #1 Across 15. Regional dialect of a language 20. Keep on a short _____ 22. Don’t waste 24. Price of flight 25. *Most students are on this in summer 26. Italian bowling 27. Core remover 29. The Colosseum, e.g. 31. Audition tape 32. Eat away 33. Kind of sentence 34. *Roasting treat 36. Change direction 38. *Drop a line 42. See-through curtain 45. Enter or assume a certain state 49. Lake to Louis XIV 51. Rebels 54. Small boat 56. Deflect 57. Fit 58. Around which something rotates 59. Atomizer output 60. Marlyn Monroe distinction 61. Say you didn’t do it 62. Dublin’s home 63. One who’s __ __ a secret 64. Adopted son of Claudius 67. *You put its top down in summer


Regional sports

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More Casco Days race results (Continued from Page C) 173. Jonathan Faber, 11, Casco, 33:30 174. Joe Lembo, 49, Cumberland, 33:31 175. Craig Zahares, 55, Kennebunk, 33:32 176. Nick Pine, 11, Casco, 33:32 177. Erika Desmond, 23, Boxfield, MA, 33:33 178. Erica Dudek, 44, Cordova, TN, 33:35 179. Shannon Rose, 23, Atkinson, NH, 33:38 180. Charlie Clark, 12, Raymond, 33:39 181. Amy Kiley, 41, West Roxbury, MA, 33:39 182. Santi Satrustegui, 15, Raymond, 33:42 183. Michelle Hayes, 30, Windham, 33:55 184. Parker Lachance, 29, Westbrook, 33:55 185. Brendon Harmon, 17, Naples, 33:58 186. Maura Honan, 15, Raymond, 34:07 187. Scott Eiser, 43, 34:07 188. Kevin Hancock, 47, Casco, 34:07 189. Matthew Thayer, 45, Weston, MA, 34:12 190. Gigi Rojahn, 155, Raymond, 34:14 191. Emily Eastman, 15, Raymond, 34:14 192. Jack Abelson, 23, Dover, MA, 34:15 193. Alison Kremer, 11, Sammamish, WA, 34:17 194. Chandler Wilson, 15, Sebago, 34:20 195. Genny Gordon, 19, Otisfield, 34:21 196. Will Przedpelski, 13, Raymond, 34:22 197. Christopher Haywood, 31, Broomfield, CO, 34:23 198. Pam Lotke, 44, Tucson, AZ, 34:25 199. Ross Krinsky, 50, Southborough, MA, 34:27 200. Greg Conner, 29, New York, NY, 34:27 201. Jacqueline Mescia, 15, Otisfield, 34:30 202. Frank Brume, 72, Cumberland, 34:31 203. Nancy Antos, 63, Boulder, CO, 34:35 204. Matthew Breton, 36, South Casco, 34:39 205. Ryan Neafsey, 13, Raymond, 34:40 206. Ashleigh Littlewood, 24, Poland, 34:41 207. Doug Arsham, 37, Casco, 34:44 208. Paul Andrew, 38, Grafton, MA, 34:50 209. Ben Stegman, 16, Sebago, 34:50 210. Max Murray, 18, Sebago, 34:50 211. Molly McCarthy, 14, Raymond, 34:51

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(Continued from Page C) definitely given me a broader perspective of the world. It’s given me the chance to travel and see so many different life styles. It’s shown me how the environment and culture are directly linked.” Sasha started focusing on environmental classes her sophomore year when she took environmental chemistry. It was a month-long class at the end of the year. “I only took it because I had enjoyed chemistry that same year and I liked the teacher, it’s the class that made me decide that the environment was something I wanted to have channeled into my studies,” she said. “My senior year I took AP Environmental Studies because while I had been interested for so long I knew there was a lot I hadn’t explored or even thought of regarding the subject. Mr. Rhymer, my advisor and teacher at the Academy,

has definitely influenced me into that direction more then I think I would have been without him.” Sasha cannot officially declare what engineering field she is entering as a freshman so her first year will be all general classes. “Certainly nothing concerning the environment yet I don’t think, just your basic math, science, and English courses,” she said. “After college, hopefully I’ll be able to get a field job as opposed to one where I sit in an office. That really depends on what I focus on and get my degree in. As an engineer I’m interested in problem solving. With so many environmental concerns, I don’t want to just learn what they are but learn how to fix them as well.” Sasha and a generation of determined students like her bode well for the future of our natural world.

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CELEBRATING — Nicole Fox of Naples reacts as she finishes up the Casco Days Four Miler Saturday. 297. Erica Green, 42, Naples, 38:38 298. Nina Smoor, 14, Raymond, 38:41 299. Kevin Debruyne, 46, Haymarket, VA, 38:45 300. Lee Kelting, 50, 38:46 301. Melissa Debruyne, 46, Casco, 38:47 302. Molly Kremer, 43, Sammamish, WA, 38:47 303. David Kremer, 44, Sammamish, WA, 38:48 304. Samantha Lin, 21, Keswick, VA, 38:53 305. Jeffrey Jones, 38, Casco, 38:58 306. Esmael Ansari, 26, Boston, MA, 39:03 307. Sara Wilson, 19, Raymond, 39:08 308. Harle Kaplan, 74, Bondville, VT, 39:09 309. Lydia Rankin, 14, Andover, MA, 39:13 310. Barbara Connell, 60, Casco, 39:17 311. David Hardwick, 73, Boulder, CO, 39:18 312. Gregory Locke, 19, Warwick, RI, 39:19 313. Matthew Simonson, 27, Otisfield, 39:27 314. Georgia Etheridge, 23, 39:28 315. Wilder Leavitt, 48, Bethesda, MD, 39:29 316. George Walker, 14, Raymond, 39:31 317. Katie Monigan, 22, Lambertville, NJ, 39:32 318. Jane McMurry, 15, Otisfield, 39:33 319. Philip Wood, 23, Otisfield, 39:40 320. Eleanor Sharpe, 46, 39:42 321. Brenda Durgin, 49, Windham, NH, 39:43 322. Patrick Locke, 47, Casco, 39:43 RACE RESULTS, Page C

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212. Amy Hebert, 34, Otisfield, 34:55 213. Iggie Satrustegui, 12, Raymond, 35:01 214. Peter Page, 67, Rye Brook, NY, 35:01 215. Rev. Joyce Long, 54, Raymond, 35:03 216. Cindy Hilton, 50, 35:04 217. Ciara Chairbe, 20, Otisfield, 35:05 218. Calvin Tolbert, 14, Raymond, 35:06 219. Ethan Judkins, 25, Otisfield, 35:07 220. Maude Meeker, 18, Naples, 35:09 221. Vivien Johnson, 26, Portland, 35:21 222. Linda Davis, 63, Casco, 35:25 223. Kristina Stevens, 44, Gray, 35:29 224. Kate Dudek, 14, Cordova, TN, 35:31 225. Margaritt McNulty, 61, Standish, 35:33 226. Ben Emery, 13, Raymond, 35:39 227. Paul Lachance, 66, Raymond, 35:40 228. Patrick Lachance, 19, 35:40 229. Anthony Pringle, 28, Sebago, 35:41 230. Ashley Pringle, 27, Sebago, 35:41 231. Steve Eyl, 47, Encinitas, CA, 35:48 232. Charlie Ewig, 14, Raymond, 35:49 233. Sebastian Sosa, 14, 35:50 234. Gene Gallant, 40, Windham, 35:52 235. Rachel Searson, 22, Poland, 36:03 236. Wes Miller, 43, Casco, 36:07 237. Joaquin Uriarte, 12, Raymond, 36:13 238. Tracy Macgregor, 28, Essex, MA, 36:13 239. Corey Johnson, 29, Charlestown, MA, 36:15 240. Peter Cleveland, 15, Raymond, 36:19 241. Ruth Frank, 54, Belmont, NH, 36:20 242. Lisa Reiner, 47, New York, NY, 36:23 243. Michael Nixon, 33, Milford, MA, 36:23 244. Phaedra Gallant, 39, Windham, 36:23 245. David Scammon, 18, Bridgton, 36:24 246. Alex Wahlstrom, 15, Yarmouth, 36:28 247. Vanessa Feeney, 34, Casco, 36:31 248. Mo Camara, 16, Raymond, 36:36 249. Taylor Leech, 14, Bowdoinham, 36:36 250. Miles Williams, 14, Raymond, 36:39 251. Tim Graffam, 34, South Portland, 36:45 252. Megan Sullivan, 13, Rye, NH, 36:46 253. George Hardy, 14, Raymond, 36:47 254. Michael Conroy, 37, Stoneham, MA, 36:47 255. Sarah Wetzel, 21, Merrimack, NH, 36:48 256. David Smith, 49, Pembroke, MA, 36:50 257. Tyler Kelting, 19, Tolland, CT, 36:52 258. Maia Gumnit, 19, Roseville, MN, 36:53 259. Matt Dickason, 18, Sebago, 36:53 260. Spencer Spahr, 10, Casco, 36:55 261. Jade Beaschelne, 15, 36:55 262. Jon Adamo, 35, Oxford, 37:02 263. Aaron Fein, 36, San Francisco, CA, 37:02 264. Michael Paul Patrick, 16, Sebago, 37:03 265. Naomi Shammash, 13, Poland, 37:06 266. Brendon Johnson, 31, Charlestown, MA, 37:09 267. Max Forbes, 12, Raymond, 37:10 268. Tommy McCooey, 13, Raymond, 37:17 269. Hayden Sharpe, 11, Raymond, 37:19 270. Jeremy Cutler, 14, Raymond, 37:23 271. Pierre Berger, 15, Raymond, 37:23 272. Carmine Morelli, 51, Casco, 37:33 273. Kristina Morton, 18, Casco, 37:33 274. Sierra Leavitt, 19, Casco, 37:33 275. Alec Eyl, 13, Encinitas, CA, 37:46 276. Jack Bristol, 11, Hopewell, NJ, 37:48 277. Justin Hu, 10, Raymond, 37:48 278. Steve Bristol, 49, Hopewell, NJ, 37:49 279. Linden Taylor, 16, Otisfield, 37:50 280. Nick Ribolla, 15, Raymond, 37:50 281. Melissa Wetzel, 24, Wakefield, RI, 37:54 282. Daniel Durgin, 51, Windham, NH, 37:57 283. Stephanie Hogan, 34, Raymond, 38:00 284. Danielle Calhoun, 40, Portland, 38:01 285. Ollie Brown, 16, Raymond, 38:06 286. Carlos Bruno-Rivera, 13, Raymond, 38:08 287. Austin Barish, 12, Casco, 38:08 288. Scott Grenier, 16, 38:10 289. Patrick Conroy, 14, Stoneham, MA, 38:12 290. Laura Simpson, 41, Gladstone, NJ, 38:14 291. John Murray, 31, Milford, MA, 38:18 292. Holden Hobbs, 12, Raymond, 38:21 293. Harry Philbrick, 13, Raymond, 38:28 294. Kristen Lizotte, 41, Rutland, MA, 38:31 295. Kiley Tevlin, 17, Naples, 38:32 296. Timothy Leach, 19, Naples, 38:33

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Race results

(Continued from Page C) 323. Jacob Edelman, 11, Casco, 39:51 324. Michael McInnis, 155, 39:52 325. Vicky Leighton, 50, Falmouth, 39:58 326. Eliza Epstein, 13, Poland, 39:59 327. Alex Turner, 13, Raymond, 39:59 328. Maja Bedak, 23, Portland, 40:08 329. Evan Willey, 10, Casco, 40:12 330. Robert Duprey, 70, Presque Isle, 40:16 331. Collins Greer, 16, Sebago, 40:17 332. Max Fisher, 12, 40:17 333. Harrison Rhoades, 10, 40:17 334. Jessica Ruszczyk, 52, New York, NY, 40:18 335. Samantha Fisher, 14, Otisfield, 40:27 336. Kim Rhodehamel, 51, Greer, SC, 40:27 337. Jeff Rhodehamel, 56, Greer, SC, 40:27 338. Claudette Andrews, 39, Grafton, MA, 40:32 339. Jordan Iannone, 15, Raymond, 40:38 340. Charlotte Notaras, 16, Raymond, 40:38 341. Ashton Coats, 13, Otisfield, 40:42 342. Judy Sandick, 58, Pemaquid, 40:47 343. Tom Cook, 25, 40:52 344. Alaina Clark, 27, Casco, 40:59

345. Griffin Leighton, 15, Falmouth, 41:07 346. Derek Romano, 39, Portland, 41:07 347. Celine Mulderrig, 47, New York, NY, 41:09 348. Colbv Dionne, 11, Raymond, 41:14 349. Tucker Crowley, 11, Sebago, 41:17 350. Abigail Desmarais, 9, Freedom, NH, 41:20 351. Karen Kennedy, 47, New York, NY, 41:21 352. Penny Wahlstrom, 44, 41:24 353. Robbie Stankyrd, 11, Sebago, 41:25 354. Russell Forester, 10, Sebago, 41:27 355. Bevan Cohen, 15, Casco, 41:28 356. John Lynch, 69, Standish, 41:30 357. Kathleen Howlett, 28, Raymond, 41:30 358. Sherri Desmarais, 44, Freedom, NH, 41:31 359. Jack Neafsey, 12, Raymond, 41:35 360. Kelly Winslow, 74, Casco, 41:36 361. Griffin Walsh, 9, Raymond, 41:37 362. Lindsey Framer, 30, Boston, MA, 41:41 363. Vanessa Wood, 24, Manchester, NH, 41:42 364. Katie Durgin, 22, Windham, NH, 41:42 365. Ana Heaton, 34, Milford, MA, 41:45 366. Molly Miller, 18, South Portland, 41:45 367. Aaron Tward, 35, Boston, MA, 41:53 368. Ellie Gruskin, 14, Poland, 41:57 369. Brittany Butcher, 27, Oxford, 41:58 370. Angie Couture, 31, Oxford, 42:00

August 1, 2013, The Bridgton News, Page C 371. Melissa Cusano, 45, Topsham, 42:03 372. Brian Scribner, 41, Lincoln, RI, 42:05 373. David Heaton, 59, Milford, MA, 42:05 374. Kristin Scribner, 41, Lincoln, RI, 42:06 375. Leah Janus, 35, Casco, 42:16 376. Alvin Isaac, 10, Raymond, 42:25 377. Rayjon Grayson, 11, Raymond, 42:26 378. Cynthia Begin, 53, Boston, MA, 42:27 379. Ryan Immerman, 11, Sudbury, MA, 42:33 380. Jill Morton, 44, Casco, 42:37 381. Dean Franagin, 49, Raymond, 42:44 382. Arrianna Mordy, 15, Otisfield, 42:50 383. Irwin Price, 72, Casco, 42:51 384. Avery McGettigan, 14, Otisfield, 42:52 385. Joarim Waitlstrom, 46, 42:58 386. Emily Lencyk, 14, Otisfield, 43:00 387. Elizabeth Vogt, 14, Otisfield, 43:01 388. Oliver Wahlstrom, 13, Yarmouth, 43:05 389. Neil Jackson, 44, Otisfield, 43:09 390. Otis Katz, 10, Washington, DC, 43:09 391. Tara McDonough, 21, Poland, 43:10 392. Renee Robbins, 56, Raymond, 43:12 393. Mary Pat Curato, 51, Wheaton, IL, 43:23 394. Julia Curato, 19, Wheaton, IL, 43:23 395. Rebecca Minkin, 45, Bexley, OH, 43:24 RACE RESULTS, Page C


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Casco race (Continued from Page C) 396. Karen Coomer, 48, Johns Island, SC, 43:24 397. Shawn Larnach, 43, Otisfield, 43:25 398. Jayven Raizada, 10, Raymond, 43:37 399. Mary Morningstar, 53, Bethesda, MD, 43:37 400. Samantha Cuozzo, 35, Kingston, MAA, 43:41 401. Kirstin Krinsky, 48, Southborough, MA, 43:41 402. Alex McCleery-Brown, 7, Seattle, WA, 43:44 403. Gunner Phetteplace, 12, Sebago, 43:49 404. Julie McCleery, 43, Seattle, WA, 43:50 405. Walter Shivik, 71, South Hampton, NH, 44:15 406. Margaux Kanamori, 11, Otisfield, 44:21 407. Taylor Jagolinzer, 12, Otisfield, 44:23 408. Ariel Friedman, 15, Casco, 44:24 409. Erik Danielson, 10, Raymond, 44:29 410. Chase Rooney, 13, Raymond, 44:33 411. Sklyer Cross, 15, Raymond 44:40 412. Christopher Desmarais, 11, Freedom, NH, 44:43 413. Ellen Dunlavey, 16, Otisfield, 44:53 414. Kent Lindstrom, 63, Jamesville, NY, 44:56 415. Ellie Van Winkle, 14, Raymond, 44:57 416. Janet Guidi, 59, Harrison, 45:00 417. Paul Tracy, 65, Raymond, 45:01 418. Lenny Fox, 48, Casco, 45:07 419. Todd Desmarais, 45, Freedom, NH, 45:09 420. Nick Lewin, 39, Otisfield, 45:22 421. Hunter Dionne, 13, Raymond, 45:39 422. Bill Morano, 43, Chapel Hill, NC, 45:44 423. Sheri Morano, 38, Chapel Hill, NC, 45:44 424. Karen Van Dyke, 52, Lewiston, 45:45 425. Paula Bellin, 50, Holden, MA, 45:51 426. Jonathan Grant, 12, Casco, 45:52 427. Tim Wesson, 15, Sebago, 46:05 428. Kelly Jones, 11, Alexandria, VA, 46:10 429. Pam Jones, 42, Casco, 46:11 430. Emma Harris, 14, Otisfield, 46:12 431. Carlota Caso, 14, Otisfield, 46:16 432. Polly Bassett, 58, West Tisbury, MA, 46:18 433. Jack Coggeshall, 42, South Portland, 46:34 434. Lisa Stevens, 48, South Portland, 46:34 435. Molly Crocker, 14, Otisfield, 46:38 436. Jeannette Chappell, 37, Naples, 46:47 437. Lori Wetzel, 52, Merrimack, NH, 46:51 438. William Roffel, 57, Camarillo, CA, 46:59 439. Elena Roffel, 19, Camarillo, CA, 46:59 440. Nathan Hesselink, 15, Portland, 47:05 441. Reade Carmichael, 12, 47:38 442. Meredith Sasser, 41, Oxford, 47:39 443. Kathryn Sasser, 35, Oxford, 47:39 444. Stone Carmichael, 13, 47:39 445. Irene Burr, 40, Bourne, MA, 47:53 446. Eva Phelps, 13, Otisfield, 47:56 447. Colin Murphy, 8, Bridgton, 48:07 448. Nicholas Ayres, 8, Duxbury, MA, 48:09 449. Steven Sneddon, 64, Pebble Beach, CA, 48:13 450. Dylan Leighton, 12, 48:17 451. Benjamin Lizotte, 42, Rutland, MA, 48:18 452. Nicole Fox, 16, Naples, 48:31 453. Molly Weed, 13, Otisfield, 48:40 454. William Strathmann, 75, Casco, 48:42 455. Ben Jackson, 10, Otisfield, 48:42 456. Stephanie Jackson, 42, Otisfield, 48:43 457. Melissa Price, 44, Weston, MA, 48:49 458. Abraham Thayer, 10, Weston, MA, 48:50 459. Quinlan Baker-Pang, 16, Sebago, 48:59 460. Kendra Adamo, 34, Oxford, 49:16 461. Joey Austin, 18, 49:27 462. Paul Janus Jr., 36, 49:38 463. Pipa Lenderking, 14, Otisfield, 49:44 464. Stephanie Borg, 38, Holden, MA, 49:48 465. Bryce Richardson, 8, Bridgton, 49:53 466. Rebecca Tracy, 59, Raymond, 50:04 467. Anita Duprey, 69, Presque Isle, 50:05 468. Nicholas Campbell, 30, North Reading, MA, 50:13 469. Michele Chu, 9, Groton, MA, 50:39 470. Emily Chu, 16, Groton, MA, 50:40 471. Marcia Lassman-Pushner, 50, Newton, MA, 50:54 472. Britta Anderson, 16, Harrison, 50:59 473. Tammy Anderson, 46, Harrison, 51:00 474. Cullum Twiss, 11, Raymond, 51:08 475. Pat Hayes, 18, Raymond, 51:08 476. Cortney Smart, 33, Hollis, 51:14 477. Emma Lizotte, 12, Rutland, MA, 51:27 478. Jillian Lizotte, 33, Westborough, MA, 51:31 479. Isabel Dionne, 9, Raymond, 51:48 480. Brenda Dionne, 43, Raymond, 51:48 481. Janet Ayer, 55, Old Orchard Beach, 52:11 482. Thomas Conley, 16, Sebago, 52:18 483. Griffin Rhoades, 9, 52:27 484. Bonnie Kent, 26, Portland, 52:45 485. Trish Hayes, 30, Raymond, 52:47 486. Brennan (last name unknown), 11, 53:15 487. Melissa Lachance, 28, Westbrook, 53:40 488. Tim Monica, 11, Raymond, 53:41 489. Quintin Spignesi, 11, Raymond, 53:41 490. Leigha Nixon, 8, Milford, MA, 53:42 491. Liz Nixon, 31, Hopedale, MA, 53:45 492. Florangel Moro, 62, North Miami Beach, FL, 53:46 493. Lilly Brock, 9, Concord, MA, 54:03

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JEANETTE CHAPPELL of Naples walks to the finish line accompanied by two future Casco Days participants? 494. Andrew Fisher, 51, 54:12 495. Emma Alpaugh, 13, Otisfield, 54:42 496. Shauna Hancock, 10, Casco, 54:43 497. Katie Monica, 16, Otisfield, 55:40 498. Kailey Bova, 16, Otisfield, 55:40 499. Joseph Dudek, 16, Cordova, TN, 55:43 500. Hazel Glazier, 72, Norway, 55:43 501. Martine Perez, 13, Otisfield, 55:47 502. Louise Jonson, 44, Otisfield, 55:47 503. Meghan Graffam, 32, South Portland, 55:49 504. Natasha Touchette, 19, Warwick, RI, 56:07 505. Valerie Desmarais, 22, Freedom, NH, 56:07 506. Tom Macdowell, 60, Littleton, MA, 56:08 507. David Hancock, 61, 56:32 508. Rebecca Chagrasulis, 59, Casco, 56:35 509. Jon Richardson, 35, Bridgton, 57:22 510. Aden Richardson, 10, Bridgton, 57:23 511. Jade Peurach, 10, San Francisco, CA, 58:06 512. Maya Jackson, 7, Otisfield, 58:07 513. Jenna Sinclair, 26, Casco, 58:14 514. Meryl Katz, 46, San Francisco, CA, 58:14 515. Amy Roma, 18, Gorham, 58:15 516. Kelly Johnson, 35, 58:32 517. Lindsey McBride, 13, Otisfield, 58:52 518. Hannah Doherty, 13, Otisfield, 58:52 519. Natalie Liberace, 49, Casco, 59:08 520. Meredith Morehouse, 40, Casco, 59:08 521. Annabel Barry, 16, Otisfield, 59:21 522. Lucy Davis, 16, Otisfield, 59:21 523. Veronica Rodriguez, 16, Otisfield, 59:22 524. Bella Miller, 17, Otisfield, 59:22 525. Fiona Sharp, 16, Otisfield, 59:22 526. Heather Benninghaven, 30, Otisfield, 59:23 527. Grace Hoffman, 16, Otisfield, 59:23 528. Joanne Jordan, 47, Oxford, 59:41 529. Taylor Bass, 13, Bridgton, 1:00.49 530. Melissa Bass, 32, Bridgton, 1:00.51 531. Sophie Nuehas, 15, Otisfield, 1:03.09 532. Jess Kaplan, 15, Otisfield, 1:03.09 533. Nancy Curtis, 14, Otisfield, 1:03.26 534. Maddie Torres, 16, Otisfield, 1:03.27 535. Meg Howes, 14, Otisfield, 1:04.53 536. Hannah Wavrek, 15, Otisfield, 1:04.53 537. Jennifer Brock, 43, Concord, MA, 1:05.31 538. Rebecca Anderson, 15, Carver, MA, 1:05.40 539. Skylar Ryan, 15, Sebago, 1:05.50 540. Ashley Walter, 14, Otisfield, 1:05.55 541. Dejanah Smith, 14, Otisfield, 1:05.56 542. Rhys Green, 24, Otisfield, 1:05.56 543. Andrew Levasseur, 37, Nashville, TN, 1:07.32 544. Lily Levasseur, 6, Nashville, TN, 1:07.32 545. Jason Levasseur, 42, Nashville, TN, 1:07.41 546. Laura Levasseur, 35, Nashville, TN, 1:07.41 547. Nate Krinsky, 16, Southborough, MA, 1:08.43 548. Benjamin Elflaud, 16, Southborough, MA, 1:08.43 549. Rachel Sama, 45, Duxbury, MA, 1:08.58 550. Jennifer Menke, 48, New Hampton, NH, 1:08.59 551. Anne Eyl, 47, Encinitas, CA, 1:09.24 552. Mike Elflaud, 49, Southborough, MA, 1:09.24 553. Jack McGowan, 6, Bridgton, 1:09.37 554. Leslie Hayes, 32, Bridgton, 1:09.37 555. Jackie Dimascio, 43, Rocky Hill, CT, 1:11.39 556. Matthew Dimascio, 39, Rocky Hill, CT, 1:11.40 557. Joyce Burd, 66, Casco, 1:12.48 558. Karen Arsham, 32, Casco, 1:13.45 559. Jim Arsham, 71, Casco, 1:14.34 560. Ken Spirer, 70, Portland, 1:14.35 561. Rochelle Kaminsky, 73, Branford, CT, 1:15.01

Brooke Sens of North Conway, N.H., was named to the Regis College (Weston, Mass.) Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester, earning a 4.0 grade point average. Brooke is a member of the Class of 2016, and is majoring in nursing. She is the daughter Brooke Sens of Richard and Pam Sens of on Regis Dean’s List North Conway, N.H.; the granddaughter of Richard and Emma Sens and Earl Cash. Brooke works during the summer months at Rick’s Café in Naples. Leah Bennett of Bridgton has been named to the Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, Pa.) Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester. Leah is the daughter of Linda Bennett and Richard Bennett. She is a graduate of Lake Region High School. A student earns Dean’s List recognition for achieving a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Michelle Skarbinski of Bridgton and Chelsey Burnell of West Baldwin have been named to the Franklin Pierce University (Rindge, N.H.) Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester. Michelle is majoring in Health Sciences, and Chelsey is majoring in Graphic Communications. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a grade term point average of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.

DEDICATED TRUMPETEER — Though he’s still a sophomore, Zachary Gray of Bridgton has garnered an impressive long list of honors for his skills as a trumpet player. When he was just a freshman, Zachary Gray tied for the highest score in the state among high school trumpet players. Now a sophomore, the honors just keep racking up for this Lake Region High School Concert Band member. Six years of practice and dedication — not to mention a good set of lungs — have led Gray, the son of Jody and Daniel Gray, to be selected for the National Association for Music Education’s All-National Honors Band, which will perform this October at the Opryland Hotel. He’s just finishing up a stay at the Southern Maine Music Academy Camp, where he played 4th Chair Trumpet. This fall, he’ll be performing with the Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, along with his regular concert band performances. Somehow, he’ll also find time to continue playing trumpet with the Mineral Springs Brass Ensemble of Kennett High School, where he’s been a member since his middle school days. Zachary began playing the trumpet six years ago, and it seems he thrived in his choice of musical instrument. At both the middle school and high school level, he’s been a part of just about every regional music festival, at both the District II and Southern Maine levels. His performance this year as principal trumpet at the All-State Music Festival led to his selection as a member of this year’s NAfME All-National Honors Band. A soft-spoken young man, Zach doesn’t make a lot of fuss about his accomplishments. His mom, the chairwoman of the SAD 61 Board of Directors, holds no such reservations, however. She’s proud of her son. Zach said that when he graduates high school, he wants to go on to college to major in Music Education, and eventually plans to earn his doctorate in Music Theory.

Azel receives Irish Award LOVELL — Sasha Azel of Center Lovell is the 2013 recipient of the Kezar Lake Watershed Association’s Joan Irish award. Sasha graduated from Fryeburg Academy this summer, and is attending Virginia Tech in the fall to major in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Each year, the Joan Irish Award honors a local student who has shown a serious interest in the environment, and who intends to pursue environmental studies. The winner is selected by the local high schools from among their top-graduating seniors. Sasha grew up in Lovell, the daughter of photographer Jose Azel and Lovell librarian Anna Romer. Her favorite outdoor activities include hiking, kayaking/paddle boarding, and of course tennis. She says that her Maine country childhood has deeply affected her outlook on life.

SASHA AZEL, a recent graduate of Fryeburg Academy, won the Kezar Lake Watershed Association’s Joan Irish Award this year. She is pictured here receiving the award from Sue Lanser of the Kezar Lake Watershed Association. “It’s really spoiled me should be able to experiactually. I’ve grown up ence this. Especially generaknowing nothing but fresh tions to come,” she said. She air and crystal waters. I think added, “My mother grew up that’s another reason I’m in Holland, and my grandparinterested in environmental ents grew up in Cuba. This has studies, because everyone AWARD, Page C


Opinion & Comment

August 1, 2013, The Bridgton News, Page D

My Irish Up by Mike Corrigan BN Columnist

To swim and perhaps sink

“Is he supposed to turn blue like that?” “He’s been practicing,” my mother primly informed the concerned swim instructor, not quite answering the girl’s question. And then, to me in an aside: “Michael Thomas Corrigan, cut that out! You’re scaring the other swimmers.” I attempted to nod. I was shivering so hard the small whirlpool I whipped up threatened to drown several of the smaller tots in my group. But did my cyanotic condition shame my mother into withdrawing me from swimming lessons for good, as I so fervently hoped? No! For an American child of the Fifties, “to swim” was part of the job description. You ate candy. You complained about there being nothing to do. You rode your bike and almost got run over by an Oldsmobile. You learned to swim.  And anyway, none of Mrs. Corrigan’s other, nicer, more considerate children turned blue after only a few minutes in the water. Why did I have to be so stubborn about everything?  I thought of this the other day, when driving past two sixyear-olds “running under the hose,” as we used to call it. The two hopped and dashed and screamed and laughed and tried to avoid individual water droplets. And screamed. And laughed. When first learning to swim I screamed, but I didn’t laugh. Libby Pool, Gorham, N.H.’s recreational hotspot, was actually a dammed brook, whose source even in August was probably edged with ice. My mother hated winter and cold and should have empathized, but her duty was clear: all four of her offspring must be subjected to perfectly normal and equal opportunity childhoods. If that meant one or two of us ended up frozen to death in the midst of summer, there was really very little anyone could do about it. The rules were inviolable. When it was time to learn to swim, you swam or you sank. Our first lesson was the Dead Man’s Float. (Why did that nomenclature not seem portentous to anyone else?) “Oh, fiddlesticks, it’s fun!” the instructor, a large girl in a bulging one-piece suit insisted. “Just lean forward, put your face in the water and push off.” She pointed at a boy with gills and told him to demonstrate for us mouth-breathers, which he did. He leaned, pushed and arrowed underwater, not even the crown of his head showing until he surfaced ten or twelve yards SWIM, Page D

Guest Column Public’s opinion essential for proper planning By Anne Krieg, AICP Bridgton Director of Planning, Economic & Community Development Hello Bridgton residents and vacationers! I hope you are enjoying summer in between the raindrops! I am writing a guest article this week and will continue to do so every other week as a means to let you know what’s happening in planning, economic and community development. Hopefully reading this will cause you to ask questions, come to meetings, call/e-mail or meet with me in person about something that sparked an interest. Comprehensive Plan Right now the Comprehensive Plan Committee is working on all of the policy statements for the Comprehensive Plan. This plan sets the policy for the next 10 years for land use (yes, zoning, are you ready for that?), capital planning, municipal operations and grant pursuits. This is the document that tells me what needs to happen for the next decade, so we need to get it right and reflect what the town wants to see happen! The next open forum will be held on Monday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Tannery Pub. Special thanks to Michelle Hapgood at Campfire Grille for hosting us this past Monday night. She put a great spread out for us in the back room, and it was good to see folks going there to have dinner after the meeting. These meetings are nice and informal and everyone is encouraged to speak, share and interact in a more informal and relaxed setting; it’s always nice to get out of the office!

LOOKING FOR A BARGAIN — A big crowd awaited the opening of the Sebago Lions Club Yard Sale, held as part of the Sebago Days festivities. The Lions wish to thank everyone for donations and their help in making the yard sale and barbecue a success this year. (Photo by Diana Letellier)

Not so friendly skies

I take up my pen this morning not to promote “class warfare,” please be assured, but as a war correspondent on the battlefronts between classes. Have you noticed how few and how controlled those fronts are?  How rare it is for rich and not so rich to mix and mingle together? In olden days, the two groups lived around the corner from each other or up or down a flight of stairs. Now, there are miles between them. It is a chore for the under class to get to their jobs working for the folk above them. Often, there are barriers and gates that keep them apart. Their children go to separate, but unequal schools. They drive different kinds of vehicles, stay in different hotels, dine in different eateries and shop in different stores. The really poor are picked up and removed from the streets trod by their betters. Perhaps, there is but one arena left for encounters between top and bottom citizens in our society: (Here begins the intended business of these paragraphs.) That is air travel. Taking a plane

Small World by Henry Precht BN Columnist somewhere is about the only place where rich brushes up against not-so-rich even while clearly divided from them. Air travel informs us about the reality and complexity of our democracy as it exists today. A couple of weeks back, my wife and I booked airline tickets for a destination almost half way across the country. Going and coming back, there were five different flights departing from five cities. The aircraft were mainly those new, Brazilianmade, pencil-shaped jets with insufficient space for largerthan-normal carry-on bags. Boarding was divided into three groups: #1 was firstclass, #2 was business types and #3 was the huddled masses. Among the latter, somehow, we were mostly in seats 19 or 20 behind which there was no other human. We

weren’t called first to board, as used to be the way to fill from rear to front; group one was called first to make themselves comfortable up forward before the masses squeezed by. I was seated too far back to see what the first folk up front were served while we got a soft beverage and no snack. Perhaps, it was the domestic equivalent of transatlantic white tablecloth, silver and fine wines. On those longer flights, one really is made aware of who counts above the clouds. On short domestic hops, there is no curtain to draw between those who have legroom and the don’t haves. Waiting between flights provides an even better perspective for studying the sociology of our country. Americans come in the widSKIES, Page D

Letters Warm and fuzzy

Anne Krieg Infrastructure Improvement Grants Other projects include administrating a Community Development Block Grant project to fix the wastewater lines in the downtown, and fixing the sidewalks and curbing on Depot Street. The Block Grant Program is a great opportunity for Bridgton to spruce up its infrastructure, as well as make improvements to historic buildings like the Moses House, the new location for the Rufus Porter Museum and the Bridgton Historical Society. Last week I attended training on this program as I am kneedeep in paperwork on this program; but it’s worth it! Memorial School I am also working, as you may have read, on the Memorial School. We have the opportunity to clean up this building with a grant from EPA. This program is called the Brownfields Program, and it may seem complicated in how the land needs to be transferred, but we are working to make this a successful development for the town! Stay tuned for dates of public forums this fall on this project, as we will need to develop a plan for how PLAN, Page D

To The Editor: What a wonderful day we had at Bridgton Veterinary Hospital, Sunday, July 21 at our Pet Community Event! Rescues, shelters, artists, vendors and animal lovers of all kinds gathered together to celebrate our pet community. We had dogs, cats, rats and even a goat here for the event! Our quilt raffle and silent auction raised $399 dollars for The Rusty Fund. Two dogs and two cats found new homes with people who saw them here that day. We have a few special “thanks” for some folks who provided us with some extra help: Bridgton Academy, for letting us borrow two of their event tents (the extra shade was much appreciated by people and pets); KathyJo Farren and Dawn ElliotJohnson for providing the equipment and extra help for the Rally Obedience demonstrations; Will Denison and Sam Little for coming early to help with all the tent set up and later tear down; and to Sam for photographing the event. We had wonderful exhibitors here, people who do amazing things to help animals in need. If you are considering adopting a pet we encourage you to talk to any of these organizations: Molly’s Moments of Bryant Pond, Animal Rescue Unit of Bridgton, Harvest Hills Animal Shelter of Fryeburg,

HELEN CRAWFORD of Bridgton Veterinary Hospital holds “Hurricane,” an adoptable dog from Little Paws Big Hearts Pekingese Rescue at the Pet Community Event held on Sunday, July 21. (photo by Sam Little – www.freeman-photography.com) Second Chance Boxer Rescue of Woolwich, Little Paws Big Hearts Pekingese Rescue of Westbrook, Bare Paws Chinese Crested Rescue of New Hampshire, Ever After Mustang Rescue of Biddeford, Mainely Rat Rescue of Falmouth, Dog Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary of Greene and Responsible Pet Care of Norway. Again, a huge thank you to all our exhibitors and the attendees who came out to

the event! We have an amazing pet community in the Lake Region area and we cannot wait to celebrate it again next year! Bridgton Veterinary Hospital staff

Cemeteries are cool

To the Editor: Cemeteries are cool, especially the burying grounds of the Colonial and immedi-

Medicare nugget By Stan Cohen Medicare Volunteer Counselor When Medicare’s prescription drug program (Part D) was inaugurated in 2006, Canadian pharmacies were not licensed to operate in Maine. Even so, thousands of Maine seniors had been obtaining some or all of their prescription drugs from Canadian sources. The importation of drugs from Canada became less of an issue when Part D came along because that new program provided lower prices on many medicines compared to previous U.S. prices. At this point, lower prices from Canadian pharmacies, in many cases, became less attractive. However, copays for some medicines under Part D continued to be unaffordable for hundreds of Maine seniors. Fast forward to June 28, 2013. A new bill passed by the Maine state legislature became law on that date. It is NUGGET, Page D ate post-Revolutionary War eras. There’s nothing ghoulish about this, although I had a recent experience at the South Bridgton cemetery that was peculiar, to say the least; more about that later. While I lived in Massachusetts I was able to visit the cemeteries/burying grounds in Boston, Arlington, Quincy, Salem, Concord, etc. The Granary Burying Ground and King’s Chapel Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston contain the remains of such notables as Paul Revere, Crispus Attucks, James Otis and Mary Chilton, who came over on the Mayflower in 1620 and claimed to be the first person to step foot on Plymouth soil. Copps Hill Burying Ground in the North End is the burial site of the Reverends Cotton and Increase Mather. Cotton Mather was controversial for teaming up with Dr. Bolyston to perform the first smallpox inoculation. The old gravestones are interesting for their design, inscriptions and life spans of those interred. They tell many stories of our early settlers. The earliest gravestone had images of skulls and crossbones, which changed over the years to human faces, cherubs and angel wings instead of cross bones. The last change was to Grecian urns and weeping willows, the type seen in Bridgton cemeteries. There is a cemetery in Harpswell that has examples of the earlier images. Some of the stories are of sadness and tragedy. LETTERS, Page D


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On a ‘gender spectrum’

Boys will be boys, right? Not necessarily. Not anymore. In today’s public schools, boys might be girls. Not really of course, but people in the school have to act as if they were. Any who might object will likely find themselves forced into “sensitivity training.” Students are being taught to deny their instincts. They know intuitively that there are two complementary sexes. They know what boys are and what girls are, but they’re being brainwashed into believing that male/female is a false dichotomy. Homosexual activists have become fluid-gender activists and they’re plying their propaganda playbook. They’ve been working very hard for decades to transform public schools and they’re at a point now where they dictate policy. Our children are being indoctrinated into believing that human beings are not male and female — that we’re all on a “gender spectrum” and we can change at will. It’s dangerous in many ways, but mostly it’s dangerous because we’re encouraging children to repudiate their very nature. That’s bound to interfere with the learning process at other levels as well. If a kindergarten boy wants to be seen as a girl, the whole school has to treat him as if he were a girl. If students, teachers, or anyone else thinks there’s something wrong with that, they better keep their thoughts to themselves. Give

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(Continued from Page D) There is a cemetery in New Hampshire with two adults and four children, and all the children died within a year or two or each other. There was probably an epidemic of some sort that took the lives of those children in such a short time span. There is a plot in the North Bridgton cemetery with headstones of two boys who died at ages of 1 and 3 years, with the inscription: “Of such is the kingdom of heaven” Tales of sadness: many of the headstones had compelling inscriptions. A headstone in the Chadbourne Hill/ Middle Ridge cemetery had

Front Row Seat by Tom McLaughlin BN Columnist voice to your thoughts and you’ll be told there’s something wrong with you. Other kindergarteners who know intuitively and instinctively that their classmate is a boy are taught not only to deny their instincts, but also that their instincts and their intuition are bad — hurtful to the boy — and must be repressed. Adults around them insist the boy who thinks himself a girl isn’t confused. Instead, it’s they who are confused. Our mainstream media is complicit in all this. When they report on such cases, they use personal pronouns “she” and “her” when referring to the boy as if there could no doubt he was in fact a girl because he said he was, and that’s all that’s required. They “self-identify” as the law in Maine states. Has it ever bothered you when the media does that? Have you repressed your instincts when reading or hearing those mis-assigned personal pronouns? Did you think there was something wrong with you for thinking that just because a man or boy says he’s really a woman or girl, that doesn’t make it so? Would it surprise you to learn

that if you didn’t believe the man was a woman because he said so, and instead you believed that he was a very confused man, you may be charged with a human rights violation? You must watch the emperor parade naked down the street and you must praise his new clothes just as everyone else does. If the emperor says he’s a woman, you must also call him “empress.” We all must celebrate “diversity,” like it or not — or else. Last December, after years of intense, drawn-out lobbying by homosexual activists, the American Psychiatric Association dropped “Gender Identity Disorder” from its list of psychological disorders. Was the decision based on scientific research? No. It was political pressure, just like its decision in 1973 to drop homosexuality from the list when homosexuals shouted down speakers they didn’t like at the annual APA convention. Political pressure drives APA decisions way more than science. The Catholic Church, the religion to which this writer belongs, still teaches that homosexuality is disordered. It refuses to

this to say: Behold & see as you pass by As you are now so once was I And as I am so you must be Prepare for death & follow me” The life spans tell another story. The life expectancy in the late 18th century was only 35 years of age, but that is misleading, as so many died in infancy and early childhood and so many lived into their 70s, 80s and 90s. A Bell curve depicting this phenomenon would be very flat. One family plot in New Hampshire I visited had five or six people buried there who were all 70, 75 and older. As to that “recent experience:” I was standing at Dea. (Deacon) John Peabody’s grave in the South Bridgton cemetery and I heard the distinct sound of breathing. I kid

you not. There would be a 2-3 second sound of wheezing/breathing, silence for 6-7 seconds, and then the wheezing/breathing; it stopped after a few minutes. I kid you not. Cemeteries are cool and tell many, many stories; you just have to — listen. Bob Casimiro Bridgton

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Double standard?

To The Editor: I am sending you a copy of the letter I wrote to the executive of Hannaford Supermarkets about the prices in the Bridgton store. I have yet to receive a reply from the office. Dear Hannaford Executive:

NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT Grades 6, 7 and 8 Monday, Aug. 19th, 2013 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. No appointment necessary

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August 12, 2013 Casco Community Center 940 Meadow Road 7:00 P.M. 1. Approve Minutes of April 8, 2013 2. Jeffrey T. Jones has submitted an application for an Amendment to an Approved Subdivision to relocate certain boundary lines on property known as Map 9, Lot 43-1. The property is commonly known as 27 Freeman Road, and is located in a Residential zone. 3. Other. 2T31 LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT

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The Naples Board of Selectpersons will hold a Public Hearing at their regular meeting on August 12, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the Naples Municipal Offices located at 15 Village Green Lane, Naples, Maine. On the agenda: Renewal of a Liquor License Permit Application and a Special Amusement permit for Bray’s Brewpub & Eatery, submitted by Michael Bray. Public Welcome. 2T30

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE PURSUANT TO 14 M.R.S.A. §6323

By virtue of a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated April 9, 2013, entered in the Portland Superior Court, Civil Action, Docket No. PORSC-RE-2012401, in an action brought by the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA acting through the RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, USDA, f/k/a the FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION, Plaintiff, against ANTHONY CATALDI and LAURIE CATALDI, Defendants, for the foreclosure of a Mortgage Deed dated October 6, 2006, and recorded in the Cumberland County Registry of Deeds in Book 24446, Page 200, the statutory ninety (90) day redemption period having elapsed without redemption, notice is hereby given that there will be sold at public sale at the offices of the USDA, Rural Housing Service, 306 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, Maine, on August 27, 2013, at 2:00 P.M., all and singular the premises described in said mortgage deed and being situate at 407 Duck Pond Road in Westbrook, Maine. The property shall be sold to the highest bidder at the sale. Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price will be required to be paid, in cash or by certified check payable to the USDA, Rural Housing

Service, at the time and place of sale. The balance of the purchase price is to be paid within thirty (30) days following the sale. Failure to pay the balance due within thirty (30) days following the sale shall be deemed a forfeiture of the successful bidder’s deposit. Additional terms may be announced at the time of sale. The above property is being sold “as is” and will be conveyed by Release Deed without any warranty as to the condition, size or location of the property or the state of title to the property. The property will be sold subject to utility easements and rights-of-way of record and utility easements and rights-of-way that are visible on the face of the earth. The property will be sold subject to real estate taxes assessed by and due and payable to the City of Westbrook. Information regarding the terms and conditions of the sale of this property may be obtained by contacting the offices of Broderick & Broderick, P.A. at (207) 794-6557. Dated: July 15, 2013 /s/ Richard H. Broderick, Jr., Esq. Attorney for Plaintiff

This letter is about my discovery that the Hannaford’s ad that I received in the Maine Sunday Telegram and the flyer distributed at the Bridgton store has remarkably different prices. Hannaford’s in Bridgton has been my “one-stop-shopping” store in Bridgton since it opened. I enjoy the quality of items and the friendliness of the employees. When I compared the ad I received in Sunday’s newspaper with the ad I picked up in the Bridgton store, I found the exact same items listed. (The ads were for the week of July 14 to July 20). However, the prices in the Bridgton store were significantly higher. The prices on the first page were the same although the “savings” amounts differed. Beginning on page 2 came the surprises. For example, Hillshire

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budge in spite of the scorn heaped upon them continually by those same activists. Schools across the country are being forced to allow boys who say they’re girls to use the girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms. In California, the Obama Justice Department helped homosexual activists force a school there to allow a girl who thinks she’s a boy to sleep in boys’ rooms unchaperoned on school trips. “Equality Maine” is sending paid homosexual activists out here to rural Maine for “re-education” on “transgender issues” this year. They’re determined to convince us hicks out here in the sticks that we have a problem if we don’t believe men are women or women are men just because they think they are. For years, I claimed that homosexual activists were using government and schools to brainwash Americans into furthering their agenda, but I don’t think that’s accurate anymore. They are the government now, and since our public schools are government schools, they are the schools too. They’re so thoroughly interwoven into staff, curricula and school board policy statements that there’s no more separating the two. If any of this makes you uncomfortable, you better keep quiet unless you’re okay with being labeled a bigot. Tom McLaughlin of Lovell is a retired U.S. History middle school teacher.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Exclusive Listing of Properties for Sale The Town of Bridgton seeks proposals from real estate agencies, who belong to the Maine Association of Realtors, to become the exclusive listing agent representing the Town for the sale of up to a dozen tax-acquired properties. The proposals should include the proposed commission to be charged to the Town, the promotion and advertisements that will be developed and implemented as well as the use of the MLS listing services and any other fees or obligations to be imposed on the Town. The Town intends on executing a contractually-exclusive relationship with the successful agent for the term of three months with an option to extend the terms. Inquiries should be made to the Town Manager at 3 Chase Street, Suite #1, Bridgton, Maine 04009, or by calling 6478786. All proposals must be received at the same address no later than August 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Electronic proposals will be accepted by Fax 207.647.8789, or by e-mail to townmgr@bridgtonmaine.org. The Town retains the right to accept, reject or modify any proposals that it deems necessary to protect the best interests of the Town. Information is also available at www.bridgtonmaine.org 1T31

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Bird Watch by Jean Preis BN Columnist

Moving along

It is seven o’clock in the morning and we are sitting by the big window, sipping hot tea and munching raisin toast. Normally, at this hour, we would be looking out at the view, but a cloud has settled down onto us, and soft gray mist veils part of the yard and most of the cove. The lake is missing entirely. It reminds me of a poem by Carl Sandburg, that begins “The fog comes on little cat feet…” We crank open the window to listen for birds, but the yard is quiet, muffled by the mist. Then we hear the sweet sound of the song sparrow, a triplet of notes followed by a musical trill, and the clear chirping calls of goldfinches. It is reassuring to know there are still birds out there in the gray world. We sip our tea, nibble our toast, and hope some other signal of the natural world will reach us. After a while, the rising sun warms the air and the mist begins to move slightly. It drifts up and out, first revealing the edge of the lake and then the top of the oak tree by the dock, where we discover a bird perched on a bare twig that sticks up from the tree’s crown. The light is poor and the bird is backlit, but we can see its upright stance, and that is enough to let us make an educated guess about its identity. I guess it is a cedar waxwing, a guess that is confirmed when I look through binoculars. The bird has no stripes or other strong markings, and it has a crest, which is folded down slightly. If the light were better I would see how sleek the bird is, with warm brown on the breast, a creamy yellow belly, and a narrow black mask through the eyes. I might also see the bright yellow tip of the tail and even the red waxy feather tips on the wings. Cedar waxwings can be found in Maine year round. They breed here, as well as across the northern United States and Canada. In winter, they move southward, dispersing across southern Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean islands. Highly social birds who live and travel in flocks, they tend to be nomadic, attracted to areas with abundant crops of berries and MOVING, Page D Farms Smoked Sausage was $1 more, organic grape tomatoes were $.80 more, Heluva Good Cheese was $1 more, Glad Cling Wrap was $.50 more and, worst of all, the deli prices were up to $2 a pound more! I cannot understand this extreme variation from Hannaford’s many other stores. Bridgton is certainly not a remote location, which would significantly increase transportation costs. While many of us are seasonal residents, these increases also affect the year-round residents of Bridgton, who shop at Hannaford’s. I have not compared the “off-season” prices. I certainly see this as unfair and would like to hear your explanation of this policy. Barbara Mercier Sebago

Above and beyond

To The Editor: On a recent July trip to Bridgton for my daughter’s wedding, I had the good fortune to contact Watkin’s Florist in a search of a bouquet of peonies — almost impossible to find I was told. Carol from Watkin’s Florist scoured local gardens and

created a lovely bouquet for our big day. She went out of her way to assist us, and I would like to acknowledge her great service and friendly, professional attitude. The Bridgton area is a beautiful place with great people! Carolyn Williams Mission Viejo, Calif.

To The Editor: The American Lung Association thanks Maine’s Attorney General Janet T. Mills for signing a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of the proposed Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards, which will make air healthier and save Mainers’ lives. Motor vehicles are a major source of air pollution, causing premature death, worsening asthma and other lung diseases and increasing the risk of cardiovascular harm. It is estimated that this proposal, which EPA estimates could prevent up to 2,500 premature deaths annually, will cost less than a penny per gallon. The new standards will clean up cars, trucks and LETTERS, Page D

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) ) ) ) ) UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting ) through the RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, ) USDA, f/k/a the FARMERS HOME ) ADMINISTRATION ) PLAINTIFF ) vs. ) MICHELLE A. RENY a/k/a MICHELLE ) A. TANGUAY ) DEFENDANT ) and ) WILLIAM T. TANGUAY ) and ) PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES, ) LLC ) PARTIES IN INTEREST )

LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT MAINE DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT NINE LOCATION: PORTLAND DIVISON OF S CUMBERLAND DOCKET NO. PORDC-RE-2012-418

ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION TITLE TO REAL ESTATE INVOLVED

On Motion of the Plaintiff for an order for service by publication of the Complaint for Foreclosure on the Defendant, Michelle A. Reny a/k/a Michelle A. Tanguay, pursuant to M.R. Civ. P. 4(g), it appearing that this is an action to foreclose a mortgage from Michelle A. Reny to the Plaintiff dated May 22, 1992, and recorded in the Cumberland County Registry of Deeds in Book 10076, Page 161, on premises located in Windham, Maine. It further appears, and the Court so finds, that personal service of the Complaint cannot be made upon the Defendant inasmuch as her present whereabouts is unknown and cannot with reasonable diligence be established, it is hereby ORDERED that service be made upon the Defendant, Michelle A. Reny a/k/a Michelle A. Tanguay, by publishing this Order once a week for three consecutive weeks in The Bridgton News, a newspaper of general circulation in Cumberland County. The first publication shall be made within twenty (20) days after the Order is granted. Service by publication shall be complete on the twenty-first day after the first publication. Within twenty (20) days after service is completed by the foregoing method, the Defendant, Michelle A. Reny a/k/a Michelle A. Tanguay, shall appear and defend this action by filing an answer with the Clerk of the Maine District Court at P. O. Box 412, Portland, Maine 04112, and also by serving a copy of the answer on Plaintiff’s attorney, Richard H. Broderick, Jr., Esq., at P.O. Box 5, Lincoln, ME 04457. The Defendant, Michelle A. Reny a/k/a Michelle A. Tanguay, is hereby notified that if she fails to do so a judgment by default will be rendered against her for the relief demanded in the Complaint. A copy of this Order is also being mailed to the Defendant, Michelle A. Reny a/k/a Michelle A. Tanguay, if the address of the Defendant is known to the Plaintiff. IMPORTANT WARNING: IF YOU FAIL TO FILE AN ANSWER WITHIN THE TIME STATED ABOVE, OR IF AFTER YOU FILE YOUR ANSWER YOU FAIL TO APPEAR AT ANY TIME THE COURT NOTIFIES YOU TO DO SO, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU IN YOUR ABSENCE FOR THE RELIEF DEMANDED WITHIN THE REQUIRED TIME. IF YOU INTEND TO OPPOSE THIS LAWSUIT, DO NOT FAIL TO ANSWER WITHIN THE REQUIRED TIME. If you believe the Plaintiff is not entitled to all or part of the claim set forth in the Complaint or if you believe you have a claim of your own against the Plaintiff, you should talk to a lawyer. You may ask the office of the Clerk of the Maine District Court for information as to places where you may seek legal assistance. Dated: July 5, 2013

s/Richard Mulhern Judge, Maine District Court

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(Continued from Page D) SUVs by reducing the amount of sulfur in gasoline and setting stronger tailpipe pollution limits for new cars and trucks. These standards will additionally clean up all existing vehicles and enable us all to breathe cleaner air. Jeff Seyler, President & CEO American Lung Association of the Northeast Augusta

Medicare’s journey

To The Editor: This month, Medicare turns 48. Since Medicare was signed into law July 30, 1965 by President Johnson, the program has helped millions of people 65-plus, as well as many younger Americans with disabilities get the health care coverage they need. Prior to the creation of Medicare, only half of the older adults in the United States had health insurance because coverage was often

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unavailable or unaffordable.  While you may understand the benefits of Medicare, did you know that it took almost two decades for Medicare to be signed into law? President Truman tried on three occasions to implement a national health insurance program without success. In 1961, a task force convened by President John F. Kennedy recommended the creation of a national health insurance program specifically for those over 65. President Kennedy gave a televised speech about the need for Medicare in May of 1962. President Johnson continued the call in 1964 urging Congress to create Medicare. Finally, in 1965, Congress passed legislation creating the Medicare program.  When Medicare coverage began, more than 19 million Americans 65-plus enrolled in the program. Today, nearly 50 million Americans depend on Medicare for their health insurance coverage. With increasing life expectancies and more people turning 65 every day, the number of people in Medicare is expected to double between the years 2000 and 2030. 

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Because this program is vital to so many, it’s important we take the time to appreciate Medicare’s journey. Equally important, we need to make sure that we do all we can to ensure the program remains strong for current and future generations. You can share your opinions at earnedasay.org Marion Pawlek Kittery Point AARP Maine Executive Council

Thank you

To The Editor: On behalf of the Gilroy Charitable Trust, we would like to thank everyone who participated in, donated to and attend the first Gilroy Gala held at the Depot Street Tap House. We had such wonderful support from the following donors: Bill’s Picnic Tables, Bridgton Books, Bridgton Community Center, Caitie Cakes, Cindy Spencer, Craftworks, DebiLee Crawford, Depot Street Tap House, Dragonfly Room, Firefly Boutique, Gallery 302, Hannaford, Jane Horan, Linda Panzera,

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Tuomi Electric Chip Tuomi, Electrical Contractor Residential & Commercial Douglass Construction Inc. 583-4728 Custom Homes/Remodeling/Drawings Harrison 30 years exp. in Lakes Region EXCAVATION Phil Douglass, 647-3732 Jeff Douglass, 647-9543 K.S. Whitney Excavation Sweden Rd. Bridgton Sitework – Septic Systems Quality Custom Carpentry Materials delivered Specializing in remodeling & additions Kevin 207-647-3824 Jeff Juneau Naples Snow’s Excavation 207-655-5903 Complete site work COUNSELING Foundations-Septic-Lots cleared 207-647-2697 Ellia Manners, LCPC In Her Own Image/Counseling for Women EXERCISE/FITNESS Call for brochure/Insurance accepted www.elliamanners.com Dee’s BodyCraft 207-647-3015 Bridgton Personal Training, Aerobics, Pilates Certified – Experienced DANCE INSTRUCTION Bridgton 647-9599 The Ballroom Dance - Exercise - Yoga - Aikido FOUNDATIONS Main St., Harrison, Maine Henry’s Concrete Construction 207-583-6964 Foundations, Slabs, Floors DENTAL SERVICES Harrison Tel. 583-4896

CONTRACTORS

McHatton’s Cleaning Service Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Bridgton Dental Hygiene Care, PA Fire, Smoke, Soot, Water Complete oral hygiene care – infant Certified Technicians to senior Bridgton 647-2822, 1-800-850-2822 Most dental insurances, MaineCare 207-647-4125 www.BDHC.me

CARPETING

Thurlow’s Carpet & Home Center Sales & Service Meadow Rd. (Sandy Creek Junction) Bridgton 647-5562, 800-310-5563 www.thurlowscarpet.com

David K. Moynihan Master Electrician Licensed ME & NH Bridgton 647-8016

Jetport Denture Center Full dentures – partial dentures Relines – repairs Austin Carbone, LD & Kelly Richardson, LD 171 Portland Rd, Bridgton 207-274-1887

GARAGE DOORS Naples Garage Door Co. Installation & repair services Free estimates Naples 207-693-3480 Roberts Overhead Doors Commercial/residential – free estimates Now offering Master Card & Visa 207-595-2311

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Lisa B’s Summerplace, Love Life Massage, Marita Wiser, Michele Heard, Portland Pirates Hockey Team, Maine Red Claws, RG Johnson, Shawnee Peak, The Bridgton Printery and Wizard of Paws. Please patronize their fine establishments and support their quality products. The proceeds from our Gala will go to Senior Transportation and to the Gilroy Trust to be used for a large-scale gardening project set to begin in the spring of 2014. Thanks again for your invaluable participation! We look forward to seeing you all at our future events. The Gilroy Charitable Trust Avery Dandreta Glen and Lesley Niemy

Slide into tyranny

To The Editor: It has been suggested by some that man’s nature is such there is no controlling man’s lust for power LETTERS, Page D HAIRDRESSERS The Hairitage One Beavercreek Farm Rd. (top of Packard’s Hill – Rte 302) Vicki Crosby Owner/Stylist Tami Prescott, Nail Specialist 647-8355

HARDWARE L. M. Longley & Son Hardware/Plumbing/Heating/Metal Shops Electrical/Welding supplies/Housewares Main St., Norway, ME 743-8924

HEATING A –1 Thompson’s Services LLC Cleanings and repairs, Boilers Furnaces, Monitors, Oil tanks New installations, 24 hr burner service Licensed and insured 207-693-7011 Bass Heating Oil Burner Service Sales and Installations Waterford (207) 595-8829 Thurlow’s Carpet & Home Center Monitor Heaters Sales & Service Meadow Rd. (Sandy Creek Junction) Bridgton 647-5562, 800-310-5563 www.thurlowscarpet.com

INSULATION Western Me. Insulation Inc Batts, blown or foamed Over 30 yrs experience Free estimates – fully insured 7 days a week – 693-3585

INSURANCE Ace Insurance Agency Inc. Home/Auto/Commercial 43 East Main Street Denmark 1-800-452-0745 Chalmers Ins. Agency 100 Main St., Bridgton Tel. 647-3311 Oberg Insurance Auto, Home, Business, Life 132 Main St., Bridgton Tel. 647-5551, 888-400-9858

The Naples Fire Department and the Standish Fire Department brought their ladder trucks to hang the American Flag to mark the end of the parade route; and the crowd gave a round of applause as soon as Old Glory was positioned over Route 114 in Sebago. (De Busk Photos) MOVING Bridgton Moving Residential & light commercial bridgtonmoving@verizon.net Glynn Ross 240 N. High St. – 647-8255 671-2556 (cell)

MUSIC LESSONS Up Scale Music Studio Piano Lessons – All Levels Composition-Theory-Transcription Evan 647-9599

OIL DEALERS Dead River Co. Range & Fuel Oil Oil Burner Service Tel. 647-2882, Bridgton Downeast Energy/Denmark Delivery and Service Denmark, Maine Tel. 207-452- 2151

LANDSCAPING Cabins to Castles, Inc. Design/Build/Landscapes Shoreline Restoration www.cabinstocastlesmaine.com 207-452-2997 ctoc@fairpoint.net

LAWN MAINTENANCE Chapman’s Lawn & Yard Care Mowing-Cleanup-Brush cutting Debris removal – Bark mulch Blaine Chapman 647-5255 Durgin’s Seasonal cleanups Lawn care & Landscaping 207-739-9022

LP GAS Bridgton Bottled Gas LP Gas Cylinders/Service Route 302   Bridgton 207-647-2029 Downeast Energy/Denmark LP Gas Bulk/Cylinders Box 300, Denmark Tel. 452-2151 Maingas Your Propane Specialist 1-800-648-9189

MASONRY Thurston’s Stoneworks/Masonry Serving western Maine Full service masonry since 1993 Free estimates – fully insured Tel. 207-650-0017

Oberg Agency Residential, Business, Lake Shore Property 132 Main St., Bridgton Tel. 647-5551, 888-400-9858

REFRIGERATION/A/C Tech Air HVAC/R Residential/Commercial/Industrial 207-890-3836/techair-1@hotmail.com

RUBBISH SERVICE ABC Rubbish Weekly Pick-up Container Service Tel. 743-5417 Bridgton Trash & Rubbish Service Bridgton/Naples/Harrison/Fryeburg Weekly & 1-time pickups – Cleanouts Tel. 207-595-4606 The Dump Guy

PAINTING CONTRACTORS Insured – Junk removal

Basement and attic cleanouts George Jones Quality Painters 207-450-5858 www.thedumpguy.com Interior/Exterior – Fully Insured Free Estimates Excellent References SELF STORAGE 207-318-3245 Bridgton Storage www.georgejonespainters.com 409 Portland Rd Jerry’s Painting Service 28 units & 4000’ open barn Quality Painting – Interior/Exterior Bridgton 647-3206 Fully Insured – Free Estimates JB Self Storage 207-527-2552 Rt. 5 Lovell, Maine Webber Painting & Restoration Monthly/yearly secure storage Exterior & Interior painting 207-925-3045 Repairs/Installations/Modifications Fully insured – Estimates – References SEPTIC TANK PUMPING Craig, 207-831-8354 Dyer Septic PEST CONTROL Septic systems installed & repaired Site work-emergency service-ecofriendly Protect Pest Services 1-877-250-4546 207-583-4546 Service designed to need & budget Free inspections and estimates SURVEYORS 40 yrs. experience 207-321-9733

PET SUPPLIES

Paw Prints Health Food Store For your pet Southern Maine Retirement Services 647-9907 Medicare Supplements & Prescription Plans Life and Long-Term Care Insurance PLUMBING & HEATING 150 Main St., Bridgton 1-866-886-4340 A Plus Plumbing & Heating Inc. KENNELS Plumbing Supplies – LP Gas BBQ Gas Grill Parts & Access. Bridgton Veterinary Kennels Portland St., Bridgton 647-2029 Boarding Route 117, Bridgton, Me. Collins Plumbing & Heating Inc. Tel. 647-8804 Specializing in repair service in Wiley Road Kennels Groom & Board Wiley Rd, Naples 207-693-3394

REAL ESTATE

The Lake Region  647-4436

Ken Karpowich Plumbing Repairs/Installation/Remodeling Master Plumber in ME & NH Over 20 years experience 207-925-1423

Maine Survey Consultants, Inc. Land Information Services P.O. Box 485, Harrison, Maine Off: 583-6159 D. A. Maxfield Jr., P.L.S. Over 10,000 surveys on file

TOWING Stuart Automotive Free Junk Car Removal 838-9569

TREE SERVICE Q-Team & Cook’s Tree Service Removal-pruning-cabling-chipping Stump grinding-bucket work-bobcat Crane-licensed & fully insured Q Team 693-3831 or Cook’s 647-4051 Toll free 207-693-3831 www.Q-Team.com Rice Tree Service – Sheldon Rice

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Complete tree service – free estimates

Removal-prune-chipping-stump grinding Clement Bros. Lawn and Landscape Licensed and insured Organic lawn & garden maintenance Utility and Landscape Arborist Waterford ME – 583-2474 Shoreline restoration Creative stonework, property watch VETERINARY Snowplowing & sanding 207-693-6646 www.clementbros.com N. D. Beury, DVM Handy Hands Property Maintenance Spay/Neuter – Well-pet care North Bridgton Comprehensive custom service Caretaking – long or short term For Appointment 583-2121 A-Z/lot clearing to structure & Bridgton Veterinary Hospital 647-8291 grounds care Small Animal Medicine & Surgery J Team Property Services Rt. 117, Bridgton, ME 647-8804 Property security checks-Handyman repairs Fryeburg Veterinary Hospital Fully insured – Painting/carpentry Small Animal Medicine & Surgery Fall/Spring cleanups – Lawn care Route 302, Fryeburg Home/rental home cleaning John England 207-650-9057 207-935-2244 Vigilant Guard Security Property management and maintenance Wstn. Maine – 632 Rocky Knoll Rd, Denmark hudson.eldridge@roadrunner.com 207-739-9077

REAL ESTATE Chalmers Real Estate 100 Main St., Bridgton Tel. 647-3311 Coldwell Banker Lakes Region Properties “At the Lights in Naples” Waterfront, Residential Commercial & Land 207-693-7000

Norway Veterinary Hospital Naples Clinic Corner Rte. 302 & Lambs Mill Rd. By Appointment 693-3135 Rozzie May Animal Alliance Low-cost spay/neuter www.rozziemay.org - Conway, NH By appointment 603-447-1373

WELDING Iron Man Welding/Metal Sales Fabrication and repairs No job too small Construction – homeowners or business Lge. inventory steel/metal in stock/spec. order 647-8291


Classifieds

REAL ESTATE

Part of the Chalmers Group

100 Main Street, Bridgton, ME 04009 Phone: 207-647-3311 Fax: 207-647-3003 www.chalmers-ins.com BN 31

ATTENTION

DUE TO PROGRAM — expansion we are now accepting resumes for 2 teacher aide positions. Candidates must have CDA and/or ECE and certified in CPR/First Aid. Only resumes will be considered. Experience may be considered comparable. Some evening hours will be required and occasional weekends, schedule will vary. FOR SALE FMI please call 207-647-2245 and speak with the Director. 2t31x FIREWOOD — Delivered in halfcord loads. Call Ron between 4 p.m. DOGGIE DAYCARE — Look- and 8 p.m. 595-8359. 18t27x ing for a family with children and other dogs to watch my 8-month- GREEN FIREWOOD — $175 old golden retriever a few days cord, loose cord. Cut, split & during the week and during vaca- delivered. Call 583-4227 or 59512t19x tion periods in the Harrison area. 4016. I’m not interested in a kennel-type environment. If you are interested 19’ SPORTSCRAFT — fish & ski and have family pets who are look- boat, 140 hp, i/o motor, high side, ing for a playmate, please call me great bay boat, boat with trailer, at 207-647-4000. 1t31 $1,200 or best offer. Call 647-8652. 2t30x SACO RIVER CANOE — & Kayak is looking for dependable SEASONED FIREWOOD — delivery drivers who have a good Cut, split & delivered. $235 a cord. driving record and are able to inde- Call Jack at 207-647-8146. 14t31x pendently load and unload canoes. $5 FOR TATTERED – U.S. Flag If you enjoy working with the when purchasing new U.S. Flag 3’x public, and don’t mind having fun 5’ or larger. Maine Flag & Banner, while you work, then come see us. Windham, 893-0339. tf46 Send resumes to Saco River Canoe — for & Kayak, PO Box 100, Fryeburg, WORKSTATION ME 04037 or e-mail info@sacoriv- computer, corner style, 3-piece set ercanoe.com tf18 with side table and mobile file cabinet. Excellent condition (new DAY CARE $400). $195. 207-647-9585. 1t31 WITS END CHILD CARE — FIREWOOD — Seasoned or Center & Community Resource green. Cut, split & delivered. Call is happy to announce we will be Wendell Scribner at 583-4202. providing a bi-monthly “date night” 10t24x for currently enrolled families and surrounding community members, this will be based on a first come, first served basis. Also now accepting registrations for pre-school and junior pre-school classes. FMI call 207-647-2245 or 207-615-4098 for preregistration. 2t31x

SPEEDBOAT — 1966 Century mahogany 16’ 185 gray marine. 888 original hours. Needs some plank restoration. 1988 trailer. $7,500. 693-6701 Sonny 040551535. 13t23x DORM SPECIAL — 1 refrigerator, 1 microwave oven, 1 color TV. All $100. Call 6475383. 1t31x SAILBOAT HUNTER 212 — Trailer, 2HP Honda, extra set of new sails. $7,600.00. 647-2321. 6t30x

VEHI­CLES FOR SALE

2008 CHEVROLET — Silvarado Van, 8-foot step-in, Steel Leer Cap, Vortec engine, 48,811 miles. $17,000 Naples 693-5074. 4t31x JESUS IS LORD – new and used auto parts. National locator. Most parts 2 days. Good used cars. Ovide’s Used Cars, Inc., Rte. 302 Bridg­ton, 207-647-5477. tf30

WANTED TO BUY

TICKETS — for John Hiatt SMAC Sunday, Aug. 11. 595-0512. 2t31x

FIELD MOWING

Call Wayne Cadman for a free estimate

647-5453 or 647-5945

WORK WANTED

CONTRACTOR — Semi-reClassified line ads are now posted tired, looking for plumbing and on our website at NO EXTRA electric work in the local area. Call tf45 CHARGE! www.bridgton.com 647-8026. EXCAVATING – Have hoe, will HELP WANTED travel. Site work, foundations dug, PART-TIME BARTENDER — back filling, septic systems, sand, at the Back Burner Restaurant in loam, gravel. Call Brad Chute, Brownfield. Experience preferred. 653-4377 or 627-4560. tf44 Apply in person. 2t31x

STOCK ROOM MANAGER/BUYER

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WANTED GUNS - AMMO & MILITARY ITEMS

US • German • Japanese Buy • Sell • Trade

Our business is “picking up” Weekly & one-time pick ups

Buying and Offering US Coins Gold & Silver Bullion

BARNS, BASEMENTS, ATTICS & WHOLE HOUSE CLEANOUTS

207-595-4606

Sweden Trading Post 207-647-8163

Will Travel

142 Main Street Conway, NH 603-447-3611 Metal Detectors

CLOTHING HARDGOODS KITCHEN and MORE

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Paying TOP DOLLAR

Donations Greatly Appreciated

for Junk Cars

Experienced Carpenter Wanted

693-5499

7 Nulty St., Bridgton ME 04009 • 207-647-500

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HASTINGS LAW OFFICE, P.A., serving clients in Maine and New Hampshire since 1847, has an immediate opening for a FULL-TIME LEGAL SECRETARY, to support busy estate planning, probate, divorce, and litigation attorneys. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, and have strong organizational and time management skills. Responsibilities include: transcription, scheduling, client communication, document preparation and filing. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook is a must.

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We are looking for a motivated hardworking individual that thrives on a diverse working environment. Work consists primarily of agricultural equipment operation, but also includes irrigation and minor mechanic work. Candidate must be resourceful. This is a full-time, year round position. Applicable experience is helpful, but not necessary. If you have the aptitude we can train. A successful applicant must have a valid driver’s license.

Competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance. Send resume and references to: Peter J. Malia, Jr. Hastings Law Office, P.A. P.O. Box 290 Fryeburg, Maine 04037

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Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9am-3pm • Fri. 9am-7pm • Sun. 9am-4pm

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M&J FIREWOOD

LEGAL SECRETARY

Opportunity in Agriculture

Please call Green Thumb Farms 207-935-3341

399-9783

Giving a “Hand UP” In Our Community

STUART SALVAGE

www.kimballbuilding.com

Commercial and Residential Paving, Seal Coating and Hot Rubber Application

FREE ESTIMATES

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This full-time position requires purchasing, order entry, order expediting, receiving shipments, inventory control and general stock room management. The ideal candidate will need technical knowledge of cutting tools and abrasives, be organized, detailoriented, have good follow-through and have the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment. A background in purchasing and strong computer skills are a must.

(207) 647-3062

LOVELL — Serene. Quiet. Very large apartment: 1 bedroom, full kitchen & bath, and living room with fireplace in new carriage house. $995 month includes electricity, laundry hookup, and 50% of heat. Mountain views and Kezar Lake access. No pets/no smoking. 1 year lease/first and security NAPLES — 3-bedroom mobile deposit/reference check required. home with huge master bedroom (207) 221-2951. 3t29x addition. Clean and updated with large yard. No pets. $750 month WEST BRIDGTON — 2-bedplus utilities, 1st, last, deposit. 221- room apartment available. $695 3423. tf31 month & security deposit. Includes heat. 1-year lease. No smoking. No EMPTY NESTING — or just pets. 207-450-4271. EHO tf18 ready to downsize? Lovely, clean and bright 2-bedroom home in NAPLES — Three-bedroom duquiet location yet convenient to plex, Rte. 35. Three-season porch, village amenities. New carpet/ private yard, no smoking, no pets, paint. Plowing, yard, maintenance, $1,100 month includes heat plus water and kitchen appliances in- security deposit. 207-899-5052 cluded. Full basement, W/D hook- tf27 ups, FHW, walk-in shower, tile & NAPLES — 1-bedroom, living & Berber. Very efficient to heat. $875 month plus utilities. No pets/smok- dining room, utility room, kitchen, ing. Call (207) 452-2441 FMI. 1-car garage. Heat and electricity tf25 included. First & security required. $900 month. Call 207-693-3606. BRIDGTON — 1st floor apart- 1t31 ment, 1½ bedrooms, large kitchen, NORWAY — 2-bedroom duplex, full bath, walk to downtown. $750 month, partial utilities. First & secu- heated, washer-dryer hookup, refrity. Call 603-494-0325. tf31 erences, first month & security deposit, $775 month, available Aug. NAPLES — Off Rte. 35, quiet, 1. Call 603-882-9355 or 603-809one-bedroom, 1st floor, pine pan- 9714. 4t28x eling, built-in book shelves, coinSEBAGO — 1-bedroom apartop laundry onsite, no smoking, no pets, 1st and one-month security ment, carpeted, fireplace, covered required, $700 month, oil heat & patio, lake view, beach nearby, quielectricity included. 207-899-5052. et, N.S. indoors, no pets. Includes tf11 heat and electric. $790 month & security. 787-2121. 5t31x ROOMMATE WANTED — PriREAL ESTATE FOR SALE vate, immaculate home, new property, off Hio Ridge Road, Bridgton. WATERFORD — 4 and 5 acre 1st floor bedroom & private bath, lots with mountain and lake views. laundry facility. $500 includes all Paved road/power. $65K up. Owner utilities. Call Jon at 595-2969. financing. www.LandMaine.com. 3t30x Tel. 207-743-8703. 1t31x BRIDGTON — 16 S. High St. BUSINESS SERVICES Non-smoking, no pets. 1 bedroom on second floor, office space, quiet, RON PERRY CARPENTRY — safe building. Includes heat, hot Renovations and new construction. water, off street parking. Walking 35 years of experience, no job too distance to Main St., town beach, small or too big. Bridgton, Me. 4t30x church. Coin-op laundry on site. 978-502-7658. $725 month. First last and security requested. References checked. HEAP HAULERS — Towing tf28 service. Cash paid for junk cars. 207-632-8508. Call 655-5963. tf12

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Immediate opening for a tool crib manager onsite at our customer’s manufacturing location in Fryeburg, Maine.

E-mail resumes to hbenoit@butlerbros.com or fax to 207-786-8820.

FRYEBURG/BRIDGTON — line, near Harvest Hills. 1-bedroom with den on 2nd floor of 2-family. Open floor plan includes electric & basic cable, woodstove and plenty of parking. 2 acres. Available August, pets considered. $795 month. Call Ed at 617-680-6802. 4t29x

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103 North Bridgton Road

Green Assorted Hardwoods Loose Thrown Firewood Cut, Split and Delivered • State-Certified

200.00 per cord

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Let us help keep you warm.

Price subject to change.

Shepherd & Sons

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Mowing • Trimming Tree Removal Gutter Cleaning • Tilling Pressure Washing Spring Cleanup & more! FREE ESTIMATES Call Randy

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No. Bridgton, ME 04057

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JOTUL (CASTINE MODEL) — woodstove. 3 years old, excellent condition. Screen included. Removable ash box. Need next size up. Asking $1,600; retail BACKHOE/YORK RAKE — approx. $2,200. Call, will e-mail a for hire by hour or job. Driveway pic. 207-595-5682. 1t31 grading/underground power/landscaping, etc. Insured. Call Michael SCREENED LOAM — Please Ginty, 595-1374. 4t30x call Ron between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. 595-8359. 18t27x IF YOU NEED ANYTHING — cleaned up or hauled off to the CANOE OVERSIZED — 16transfer station, my trailer is 6’-x- foot, good condition. Includes 10’. Chuck’s Maintenance, 743- paddles and life jackets. $300. 9889. 8t24x 452-2585. tf31

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MAINTENANCE WORK — by hour, by day, by week or by job. Free estimates. Call 627-4649. 4t30x

FOR RENT

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The Fair Housing Act of 1968 at 42 U.S.C. 3604(c) makes it unlawful “to make, print, or publish, or cause to be made, printed, or published any notice, statement, or advertisement, with respect to the sale, or rental of a dwelling that indicates any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.

SEEKING BOOTH — operators. Established clientele preferred. Large open salon in heavy traffic center. Inquire at Shear Techniques in Naples. Ask for Amy. 6933052. 4t29x

FOR SALE

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Discriminatory Advertising under the Fair Housing Act

WORK WANTED

409-9451

TOWN OF SEBAGO Working Public Works Director

The Town of Denmark seeks qualified candidates for the position of Part-Time Deputy Administrative Assistant (Deputy Town Clerk). This position is a challenging and highly-responsible part-time position involving first line of customer service to citizens. Candidates should possess good organizational and communication skills, excellent customer service skills, computer knowledge a must, person should be capable of multitasking with minimum supervision. Duties include but are not limited to preparation and maintenance of municipal documents, motor vehicle registrations, sport licensing, recreational vehicle registrations, dog licensing, vital records preparation, various state reporting, tax collection, payroll, and voter registration. Municipal background and experience with TRIO municipal software desired but not required. Sixteen to twenty-seven hours per week with sixteen hours the norm. Ability to have a semi-flexible schedule. An appropriate educational background is required. A job description is available at the Denmark Town Office and at www.denmarkmaine.org. Pay range $11.50 to $14.00 per hour depending upon qualifications. No health benefits. Position currently entitled to prorated vacation and sick days.

The Town of Sebago is accepting applications for the position of Working Public Works Director. This position is responsible for, but not limited to, planning, directing, implementing, and supervising all programs and activities of the department in concert with the Town Manger. The department has an annual budget of $890,892 and four employees. Salary range will be $42,000–$46,000. Applicants must possess, or have the ability to obtain within one year, Class A Maine driver’s license. Pre-employment physical and CDL drug and alcohol screening are required with job offer. Obtain application forms at the Sebago Town Office during regular business hours or visit our website at www.townofsebago.org A college education in a related field is preferred, or a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public works or related field.

The Town of Sebago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Town of Denmark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Please send a cover letter with resume to: Ephrem Paraschak, Town Manager, Town of Denmark, 62 East Main Street, Denmark, ME 04022. Position will remain open until filled.

Applications will be accepted at the Town Office, 406 Bridgton Road, Sebago, Maine 04029, Tuesdays through Fridays, until Friday, August 9, 2013. Interested applicants must submit a completed job application form with a cover letter, current resume and three business references.

• Tree Removal • House Lot Clearing • Pruning • Brush Mowing

• We Buy Standing Timber • Crane Work • Firewood

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POSITION OPENING Part-Time Deputy Clerk

25 Years Experience � Fully Insured

DENMARK SELF-STORAGE 10' x 10' Unit $50.00 per month

207-452-2157

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Classified advertising is sold in this space at the rate of $3.50 for 20 words or less and 15¢ a word over 20. All ads are payable in advance. Repeats are charged at the same rate as new ads. Ads taken over the phone must be called in by Monday with payment arriving by Tuesday. A charge of $1.00 per week extra is made for the use of a box number if requested. A charge of $1.00 per classified is made if billing is necessary. Cards of Thanks and In Memoriams are charged at the same rate as classified ads. Poetry is charged by the inch. Classified display is sold at $6.50 per column inch. Classified advertisers must furnish written copy. The Bridgton News assumes no financial responsibility for typographical errors in advertisements other than to reprint that part of any advertisement in which a typographical error occurs. Advertisers will please notify the business office promptly of any errors that may occur, phone 207-647-2851.

HELP WANTED

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CLASSIFIED DISPLAY ADS Deadline: Friday 4:00 p.m. CLASSIFIED LINE ADS Deadline: Monday 5:00 p.m.

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Opinions

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BUSINESS SERVICES

YARD SALES

LOOKING FOR HOUSES — or camps to paint for 2013 season. Fully insured, free estimates. Dirigo Custom Painting, 7439889. 8t24x

ESTATE SALE — Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4, 2013, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 286 Bisbee Town Road, N. Waterford, 2 miles off Rte. 118 ca. 1865 farmhouse. Antiques from 1800 on! Furniture, dishes, early dolls, toys, chairs, tables, 1920s Zenith radio, dressers, old records, 1920s Treadle sewing machine, rocking chairs, old books, glassware. This is the final sale. Too many items to list! For additional information call 207-890-2122. 1t31x

DEN­MARK HOUSE — Painting, Inc. Inter­ior and Exterior Paint­ing. Also, Paper­hang­ing. 40 years of painting ex­pe­ri­ence. Call for esti­mates. Call John Math­ews, 207-452-2781. tf49

WANTED

GENTLY USED — children’s books needed for Bridgton Literacy Taskforce giveaways. Drop off at 3 Pleasant Street or call Bill for free pickup 647-5209. tf21

YARD SALES

BARN & YARD SALE — 32 West Main St., Denmark, Sat. & Sun., Aug. 3-4, 9-1. Tools, yard equipment, antiques, collectibles and more. 1t31x PLEASE CONSIDER – donating your leftover garage sale items and your attic, basement and closet overflow to Harvest Hills Animal Shelter. Go to our website www. harvesthills.org for details or call 935-4358, ext. 21. tf3 HUGE YARD SALE — Fri., Sat., 10-3; Sun., 11-2, Aug. 2, 3, 4, 183 Harrison Road (1st road on right after Laird’s), Bridgton. Desk, kitchen table, bar stools, air purifier, knic-knaks, etc. 1t31x FURNITURE FROM ESTATE — sale, ready to go at Pine Rock Road, Naples, ME Aug. 3 & 4, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 1t31

DELIVERY AVAILABLE!

GARAGE SALE — Antiques, glassware, linens, prints, furniture and lots more. Sat. 9-5, Rte. 37, 563 No. Bridgton Road, Bridgton. 1t31x YARD SALE ­— this Saturday, August 3rd. (Rain date Sun., the 4th), 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. . . . Lots! No early birds please! 62 Sam Ingalls Rd., Bridgton. 1t31 GARAGE SALE — Naples, Saturday, Aug. 3, 9-3, Fire Lane 101 Woodland Shores Drive off Route 35, 1 mile north of 302. Antiques, linens, household items, furniture, baby items, electronics, tools, clothes, toys, handmade outfits for 18” American Girl-type dolls. 1t31x COMMUNITY FLEA MARKET — Fryeburg Fairgrounds, Sundays 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. June 30-Sept. 1. Expo 1 and outside. Vendor space available. Info 603-662-3147. 10t26

ANTIQUES • USED FURNITURE

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• Huge Selection of Costume Jewelry & Beads • Vintage Clothing • Sports Cards • Large Selection of Comic Books • Nice Assortment of DRYING RACKS – 5 Sizes Antique Showcases – all different sizes, a few modern & towers

Open Daily 10am to 5pm or by appt. • 207-693-6550 679 Roosevelt Trail, Naples, ME 04055 (next to Naples Shopping Center)

207.252.9821 Driveways • Parking Lots Recycled Asphalt Patch Work • Sealcoating Rubberized Crack Filling

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(Continued from Page D) save electing honorable men or women to our halls of government. While I agree that upstanding citizenship should be at the top of the list of qualifications for public office, I think that power is a most corruptible force and human nature being what it is, even honorable men and women need help in navigating the rocks and shoals of government service. Over the past 100 years, the federal government has spread its control into more and more areas of the economy and the liberties of the people, mostly in marginally or out and out unconstitutional areas. Given the unrestrained growth of government, I see the question as what has allowed our government, the unions and big business to unite in this endeavor to eliminate God from the public square; dictate individual behavior and control the marketplace? The tax code and regulations have allowed this uncontrolled growth to threaten the very liberties that come with mankind’s unalienable rights. How can we check and reverse this trend toward administrative tyranny? The answer, as I see it, is to reform the tax code and regulations, which provide the raison d’etre for lobbyists and special interest groups. Taxes and regulations give government the tools to change its role from servant of the people to mastery over them.   The tax code (71,684 pages according to Wikipedia) gives the politicians the funding and confusion required to run the bureaucracy and provide for the requirements of the special interest groups, lobbyists and core constituencies. Federal regulations (157,974 pages costing 1.7 trillion dollars — or $15,586 per family in 2009) provide the hammer to keep the economy on the right ideological course. Between the tax code and the regulatory colossus, the Constitution has been shredded and free market capitalism has been morphed into monopolistic crony capitalism.  The losers in this political climate are the middle class and the poor; the gov-

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ernment taxes the middle class in order to the fund the bureaucracy, redistribute wealth to the poor and to their crony capitalist friends. The middle class, no matter whatever the politicians say to the contrary, pay for the administrative state’s growth; pay to keep the poor in dependent slavery and pay so that the crony capitalists can thrive and contribute to the re-election campaigns of the politicians. This is the practical application of redistribution of wealth in the political milieu.    Government officials use the tax code to punish political rivals — most recently with the tax-exempt applications of groups who opposed the president’s re-election in 2012. The applications were stalled for as many as three years; names of donors were insisted upon (even though the law does not require it and groups supporting the president were not required to do so) and then the donor’s names were leaked to the press, which resulted in investigations of the donors by the IRS and a subsequent fall off in donations. This is voter suppression in its rawest form and could account for the margin of victory in the 2012 presidential campaign. Government officials use interlocking regulations in order to obtain ideological results; this administration is committed to the redistribution of wealth from the producers to the non-producers.  Government’s claim that they are only asking the rich to pay their fair share is a canard, which is belied by government tax policies that lay the burden of government on those in the middle class who work for a living.   Energy production is stymied at every turn by the EPA increasing the cost of everything. The train wreck known as Obamacare is increasing the cost of health insurance but does nothing to make medical care better. The IRS has been politicized and is engaged in suppressing the votes of those who disagree with the regime. National security has run amok with its efforts turned inward against the American people instead of outward against those who would harm the American people and our country.  Foreign policy appears

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to be doing everything possible to diminish our influence in the world.  Those who oppose our liberties and economic success are once again labeling us as a paper tiger. Certainly, the fact that we refused to assist our ambassador and the men in Benghazi has done nothing to dispel this label. These are not the actions our Founders anticipated for the Constitutional Republic that they gave us. Our government has shifted from a Constitutional Republic to an administrative state tyranny in the throes of self-immolation (see Rome’s later years or Detroit today).   In addition to being honorable, those who would represent us need to be committed to revising the tax code and reducing the regulatory burden so that our economy can grow and we can return to the limited, representative Republic that the Founders, through the Constitution, produced for the American people. Our Constitutional Republic allowed us to become the premier country in the world until we switched the philosophy of government from “We the people” controlling our own destiny (without undue governmental interference) to “We the government” that knows what the people’s destiny ought to be and will force the people into the government’s version of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” President Washington said it best: “Government is not reason, it is not eloquence. It is force, and like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” Jock MacGregor North Sebago

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To The Editor: As we pack up the final stuffed animals, rides and tents into the red barn and reflect on Casco Days 2013, all we can say is “Wow!” what a great year! Lots of smiles, lots of families had fun and, most importantly, an entire community came together for the 79th year for a very unique event! Kevin Hancock, Casco Days co-chairman, commented, “The way it brings the community together and the wholesomeness of our event are my favorite parts!” Here are some fun statistics from this year’s Casco Days midway: • 12,990 rings were tossed; • 14,808 balls were thrown; • 25,880 dimes were pitched; • And 40,136 quarters were launched (with a gamer throwing each one and a volunteer picking it back up each time).

The Casco Fire Association would like to thank all the hundreds of volunteers who helped make this year’s three-day event a reflection of a community at work and play together — it truly is a one-of-a-kind family event. There were over 350 volunteers who participated this past weekend! People from local businesses, churches, community service organizations, athletic teams, schools, camps, as well as whole families, became involved in one way or another to help pull it all together. It takes a huge number of volunteer hours and hard work and it all goes toward raising dollars that flow back into the local community. Gorgeous weather graced Casco Days Park this year and the energy in Casco Village reflected it! Our food booth served up a record number of items and despite the pre-show rain, the fireworks display impressed the Thursday night crowd. Saturday morning’s 35th annual four-miler road race was entered by a record 610 runners, including 172 area campers, who crossed the finish line! And, as always, Rick Charette and the Bubble Gum Band drew an impressive crowd for their Saturday night performance, as children danced and sang to their favorite tunes! Once again, our sincere thanks to all the wonderful folks who came to the 79th Annual Casco Days celebration, especially our business sponsors who are an integral part of the event’s success! To the hundreds of people who make Casco Days the reason to get together and celebrate family, community and pure summer fun every year, thank you! Without your support we would not be able to help local charities and groups. Thanks again for making it another great year, helping us raise over $119,000! See you in 2014, July 24-26! Kevin Hancock, Holly Hancock, Tom Mulkern and Ralph Maines Co-chairman, Casco Days 2013

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NEW GLOUCESTER — Natalie H. Parsons, 92, of New Gloucester, passed away at her home on Sunday, July 21, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Natalie was born Nov. 17, 1920, in Lewiston, the daughter of Nelson A. and Mildred B. (Jordan) Hood. She was a telephone operator for Pine Tree Telephone and Telegraph and she worked at Central Maine Medical Center in the business office. She was a longtime member of the New Gloucester Bible Church, where she was the pianist and organist. Natalie enjoyed gardening, reading, rock hounding (gemology), puzzles, going to the ocean, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sons, David of New Gloucester, Robert of New Gloucester and Roger of Bridgton; daughter, Susan DeCosta of Orlando, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Natalie was predeceased by her husband, Edgar; son, Michael; sister, Estelle; and her brother, Nelson. Condolences may be expressed at www.funeralalternatives.net There will be a memorial service on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 11 a.m. at The New Gloucester Bible Church, Lewiston Road, in New Gloucester. Burial will follow the service at the Upper Gloucester Cemetery.

William E. Tedford William “Bill” Edward Tedford, 74, died on Monday morning of July 1, 2013, in Casco. Born on March 9, 1939, in Camden to Eleanor “Elsie” Brice Tedford of Surrey, England and Lawrence “Ted” Douglas Tedford of Brazil Lake, Nova Scotia, he was well aware of the long line of Tedfords who had come and gone since the first had immigrated to this country in 1749. He grew up during F.D.R.’s administration in a family and a Camden, which was weathering the Great Depression. His was a family, which had strong friendships and community ties, instilled a sense of civic responsibility — with humor — but above all a strong work and moral ethic. In his youth, he sang in the Camden Men’s Choir and carried a rich singing voice throughout his life. He mowed lawns, caddied at the Camden Hills Golf Course and worked summers at the White Hall Inn until graduating from Camden-Rockport High in 1957. He then went on to attend and graduate from what was then called the Maine State Teacher’s College in Presque Isle, where he met and married his first wife, Laura Lee Raymond, with whom he had five children — Ric, Pam, Larry, Ted and Frank. For two years, he taught fifth grade at Saccarappa Elementary School in Westbrook, working summers at Riverside Golf Course in Portland, before becoming an insurance adjuster, and eventually the Maine State Fire Adjuster for Commercial Union Insurance, before retiring in 1994. In 1970, the Tedford family moved to Bridgton. The decade that followed found him as an original member of the Lake Region District School Board (that planned, approved and built Lake Region High School); a member of the town of Bridgton Planning Board; Cub Scout master; member of the Bridgton Lions Club, working the Fourth of July Lobster Clambake and starting the ski sale; hockey and spelling bee coach. He was a jack-of-all-trades, a few classes away from getting his master’s degree in History, gentleman farmer, Civil War buff, hunter, fisherman, ping pong player and teller of intriguing stories. As one of his granddaughters said, he lived a big life. In 1980 as one marriage was ending, he started a new life with Linda Staples and her sons, Andrew and Jeffery Houser. Married for three decades, they eventually found their way to Florida, escaping the rigors of the woodpile and the dreaded shoveling of Maine winter snow. In Florida, as in Maine, he stayed true to his many decade’s long passion for bridge, and began working toward professional shuffleboard status, which he was within earshot of acquiring. He had five grandchildren and many, many friends. He had a strong will – and rarely in 74 years, took a day off. In the morning over his usual bacon and egg breakfast, he would often ask, “What projects are you working on today?” With regard to his parenting methods he, like John Wayne, had felt the need to “ride herd” on his pack of four sons and a tomboy. An aphoristic man, (“we’ll cross In Loving Memory of that bridge when we come to it,”) it might be said about Bill, that in our beloved son the end, the mountain crossed to MARK RUSSELL ALLEN on his birthday Nov. 18, 1970 move him. We had you for 25 grand years ‘til God decided He needed you with Him, in 1995. We still love, miss, cherish and adore you on your 41st birthday, son. Forever, your parents

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  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Waterford Congregational Church, Waterford for Beatrice V. Fitts, who summered for 100 summers in Waterford and passed away on Feb. 7, 2013. Following the service, a reception for family and friends will be held at the Wilkins Community House. Interment will be at the Elm Vale Cemetery, South Waterford.

Anna F. Cumming FALMOUTH — Anna F. Cumming, 97, of Naples, died Friday, July 26, 2013, at Sedgewood Commons. She was born in Houlton on May 19, 1916, the daughter of Garrett and Margaret Crabb Fitzpatrick. She grew up in Houlton. She married Irvin R.A. Cumming on July 23, 1934. They made their home in Winchester, Mass. for 19 years before moving back to Maine and settling in Naples. She had been a homemaker all of her life and, along with her husband, ran a vegetable farm stand and a flower greenhouse for many years. She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Bridgton, where she belonged to the Women’s Guild. She was also a member of the Naples Garden Club. She is survived by her three sons, Richard and wife Judy, Thomas and wife Mary Ann, and John and wife Cheryl; two daughters, Catherine Cumming and Ann M. Cumming; four grandsons, John Irvin Cumming Jr., Christopher Glenn Cumming, Marc William Cumming and Paul Michael Cumming; two granddaughters, Carolyn Healy and Ellen Karman; five great-grandchildren, Cody Glenn Cumming, Tucker James Cumming, Joshua Daniel Cumming, Kallie Karman and Kara Karman; and a sister, R. S. M. Sister Mary Garrett-Fitzpatrick. She was predeceased by her husband and nine siblings. A Mass of Christian burial was held on Monday, July 29, 2013, at St. Joseph Church in Bridgton, with interment at Edes Falls Cemetery in Naples. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.chandlerfunerals.com

Erwin E. Emmons Jr. WINDHAM — Erwin E. Emmons Jr., 92, of Windham, died on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. He was born in South Portland on May 17, 1921, the son of the late Erwin E. Emmons Sr. and Corizan O. (Lowell) Clemons. Erwin attended schools in South Portland and graduated from Portland High School. He was a U.S. veteran in the Army, serving his country honorably during World War II. Following his honorable discharge from the Army, he became a Master Electrician, having worked for his father and several electrical contractors throughout his career. He was a member of the local 567 IBEW Union. He was also a member of Woodfords Club in Portland. Erwin was a volunteer at the Barron Center for many years and received the Jefferson Award for his volunteerism. He was married to the late Carolyn J. “Joyce” Buckland who died in 1981. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a granddaughter and two brothers, Franklin and Carlton Emmons. He is survived by three sons, Edward Emmons of Beaver Cove, Elliott Emmons of Raymond and Eric Emmons of Windham; four daughters, Helen Jensen of Westbrook, Evelyn Emmons of Cape Elizabeth, Eleanor Creaser of Raymond and Eileen Sanborn of Portland; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Barry Emmons of North Carolina. A memorial service will be held at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited and may visit with the family on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service. For online condolences, please visit the website at www.dolbyfuneralchapels.com In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association of Maine, 170 US Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.

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NAPLES — Jerry Victor Cook, 76, beloved husband of Desira E. (Croteau) Cook, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the Androscoggin Home and Hospice Care in Auburn after suffering a major heart attack on July 17. He was born in the old Bridgton Hospital on Main Street in Bridgton on Dec. 18, 1936, son of Rupert E. Cook and Jessie (Rose) Cook. He attended local schools and Fryeburg Academy before joining the U.S. Army in 1955 and serving in Greenland. Jerry became a member of Local 29 Boilermaker-Blacksmiths in 1965, and became a welder, traveling to many power plants and job sites in New England. Jerry was a proud member of the American Legion Post 155 in Naples and the Knights of Columbus Bridgton-Fryeburg Council #11376, where he served as Color Guard Commander, a position he greatly enjoyed with men he truly loved. Besides his wife of 52 years, Jerry leaves his son Christopher Cook of Gorham; and two daughters, Kimberly Lorrain of Big Rapids, Mich., and Destiny Cook of Strong. Jerry has five grandchildren including Keegan Hornstra, Krista Cook, Zac Cook, Kaleb Lorrain, and Payten Cook, who lived with her grandparents much of the time and was being home-schooled by them this past year. Payten traveled with them in their fifth wheel to many places in Florida and New England. Jerry also had two little great-grandchildren and a niece, Pamala DeMerchant of Pownal. Jerry loved his family deeply, and his beloved dog Suri and riding his Honda motorcycle. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Jerry always put his family first and gave his time in endless ways to all who needed him. He was a faithful man, a proud man, and an honest man. He set an example to his family and friends of kindness and humor, and to not let a day go by without a dance in your heart. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at St. Joseph Church, 225 South High Street, Bridgton.

ST. CLOUD, FLA. — Delia Weston Towne Kilborn, 92, of St. Cloud, Fla. and formerly of Bridgton, Maine, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 26, 2013, at her home surrounded by her children. One of nine children of Fred and Ethel Pingree Towne, she was born in Otisfield, Maine on Aug. 26, 1920, the same day that Women’s Suffrage was passed with the 19th Amendment. She was true to that cause with her independent spirit and true compassion for all, which remained with her throughout her life. Her husband of 62 years, Arthur Sr., passed away in 2001. In her later years, she enjoyed playing games with her children and grandchildren, and devoted much of her time to her family and friends. She was an avid bridge player all her life and was a respected member of the American Contract Bridge League and the St. Cloud Book Club. Delia is survived by their seven children, Arthur Jr. and his wife, Elaine of Bridgton and Fla., Keith Kilborn of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Karen Kilborn Cabot and husband George of Brunswick, Maine, Vaughn Kilborn and Nancy of Palm Bay, Fla., Aleta Kilborn and Michael Sodano of So. Thomaston, Maine, Vicki Kilborn of Freeport, Maine, and Kevin and Pam Kilborn of Brunswick, Maine. She leaves 14 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Arrangements under the direction of Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home and Crematory, 2000 13th Street, Saint Cloud, FL 34769, (407) 957-2511, www.osceolamemgds.com

George Wood WEST GRAY — George “Delph” Wood, 63, of West Gray, died July 27, 2013, at his home. He was born in Portland on Jan. 25, 1950, the son of Raymond and Marie (Delph) Wood. At an early age, his family moved to Fryeburg, where he attended local schools and graduated from Fryeburg Academy, class of 1968. He was a student at Maine Maritime Academy for one year, joined the U.S. Army the same day he was to be drafted, and served his country in Vietnam. Upon his return to civilian life, he attended Southern Maine University and went on to graduate from New England Institute of Applied Science in Boston, Mass. He returned to Maine to embark on his career as a funeral director. He was employed by Hay and Peabody in Portland, Andrews Funeral Home in Woodstock, St. Laurent Funeral Home in Nashua, N.H., Lindquist Funeral Home in Yarmouth (where in 1986 he became partowner), and then culminated his career when he purchased his Dad’s business, Wood Funeral Home in Fryeburg, which he operated from 1990 until his retirement in 2006. Delph was past master of Casco Lodge of Masons in Yarmouth, past District Deputy Grand Master of the 17th Masonic District, a member of Cumberland-Mt. Vernon Royal Arch Chapter #1, Portland Council #4 Royal and Select Masters, Portland/St. Alban Commandery #2, Kora Shrine and Portland Valley Scottish Rite, and Past Patron of Winnegance and Pythagoean Chapters OES. He was also a diehard fan of the New York Yankees and the New York Giants. He was a compassionate and caring man to the families he served, a masterful presentor of Masonic and Eastern Star lectures; and above all, a dedicated and loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Gail (Douville) Wood of West Gray; two daughters, Beth Wood-Shumate and her husband Nick of Buxton, and Amy Wood-Bouloche and her Husband Alex of Portland; three brothers, David and his wife Cathy of Salida, Colo., Donald and his wife Cathy of Fryeburg, and Douglas and his wife Andrea of Kennebunk; three sisters, Dianne Apgar and her husband Stan of Troy Ohio, Deborah Larson and her husband Charlie of South Paris, and Dayle Martin and her husband Bill of Stafford, Va., and the light of his life, his first grandchild Eva. Calling hours were held on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren St. Fryeburg, Maine. Funeral services and a Masonic Service will be held on Thursday August 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Fryeburg Congregational Church, Main St., Fryeburg, followed by burial in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Fryeburg. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Delph’s name to Casco Lodge Scholarship Fund, PO Box 274, Yarmouth, ME 04096.

Howard K. Dearborn FRYEBURG — Howard K. Dearborn, 95, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in North Conway, New Hampshire, following a very brief illness. Howard was born on May 11, 1918, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Joseph H. and Rose E. (Cash) Dearborn. He attended Cleveland schools, where he graduated in 1937. In 1939, he married Verna Daso and had a son, Kenneth, in 1941. He worked in his father’s machine shop until opening his own business in 1941, called the Howard Manufacturing Company. Although his first shop was in an old warehouse by the railroad tracks, with no bathroom or heat, his business was able to contribute to the efforts of WW II. By 1979, the business grew to become Dearborn, Inc., in Berea, Ohio, currently owned and managed by his son, Kenneth. In 1965, Howard purchased the old airport property in Fryeburg, Maine, where he resided on Lovewell Pond for 48 years and built his company, the former Dearborn Precision Tubular Products, Inc. The company specialized in precision machining for the nuclear, oil drilling, and medical industries. Howard was known as an entrepreneur and businessman, but he was also an innovator and inventor. He not only designed and built much of the machinery used in his businesses, but built his first boat at the age of 16 and designed several boats later on, including the Nomad. He designed and built a camera stabilizer in the 1950s with which he made some high quality videos still enjoyed today. In 1945, he bought the old Eastman House at the foot of Hurricane Mountain and opened a Bed and Breakfast called The Dearborn Inn. During the Brownfield fire in 1947, he joined the fire patrol and carried men and water in his jeep up Burnt Meadow Mountain. He loved adventure and learned to be a pilot, purchasing his first airplane in 1967. In the 1990s, he opened a charter service called Dearborn Aviation. In 1983, he helped to create River Run in Brownfield, still owned and operated by his niece and her husband. In 1992, he started the Real World Foundation, now known as The Dearborn Foundation, awarding college scholarships to top engineering students. His latest business venture, started at the age of 92, is Dearborn Bortec, Inc. of Fryeburg, a small precision manufacturing company. For those who knew Howard, there was never a dull moment! He had a great love for German Shepherds and he always enjoyed crafting Christmas gifts in his woodworking shop. We will certainly miss you, Howard! Howard is survived by his son, Kenneth Dearborn and wife, Joanna, of Medina, Ohio; his niece, Joyce Parker and husband, Bob, of Brownfield; his nephew, Richard Brown and wife, Patricia, of North Royalton, Ohio; and his nephew, Howard Brown and wife, Janet, of Macedonia, Ohio. Howard was predeceased by his wife, Verna (Daso) Dearborn, and his sister, Pearl Brown, of Fort Myers, Florida. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, Fryeburg, ME 04037, or to the Fryeburg Rescue Unit, PO Box 177, Fryeburg, ME 04037. A private celebration of Howard’s life will be held at a later date.


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YARMOUTH — Patricia “Pat” Hincks Zimont, 78, of Yarmouth died on Thursday, July 25, 2013 after a lengthy illness. She was born in North Yarmouth on Sept. 13, 1934 to Ulysses and Hazel (Leighton) Hincks and was educated in Yarmouth schools, graduating from North Yarmouth Academy in 1953, which at that time served Yarmouth’s public high school students. She attended Westbrook College. In 1955, she married Walter Zimont in Yarmouth, where they made their home and raised their family. Mrs. Zimont was a homemaker until 1974, when she went to work for L.L. Bean in the order entry department, retiring in 1989. After her retirement, she served on the Yarmouth Health Council as treasurer for over 25 years, and was a member of the Women’s Home Extension prior to working at L.L. Bean. She was immensely proud of her family, and was known for hosting special holiday celebrations and summer cookouts on the back deck, or on rainy days, in the garage. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed and excelled at cooking, especially after her retirement. She and her husband, Walter, spent many trips camping, first with their children when they were young, and then with their grandchildren, and touring the eastern part of the United States and the Maritimes in Canada. Mrs. Zimont is survived by her husband of 58 years, Walter W. Zimont; her daughter Julia Zimont; three granddaughters including Amanda Zimont of Bridgton; five great-grandchildren, as well as an expected great-grandson in September; two step-grandchildren; and “adopted” daughter, Linda Wheeler Roberts. She was predeceased by her parents; and by her son, Thomas Robert (“Tim”) Zimont in July 2012. Visiting hours were held on Friday, July 26, at Lindquist Funeral Home, One Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth. At her request, a private memorial service and committal service will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery. Please visit www.lindquistfuneralhome.com to share condolences, memories and tributes with her family. If desired, donations in her memory may be made to: The Yarmouth Health Council, c/o Eleanor Vigue, Sea Meadows Road, Cousins Island Yarmouth, ME 04096 or in Tim’s memory to: The Bartlett Roundhouse Preservation Club, Inc., PO Box 16, Bartlett, NH 03812-0016.

Christopher C. Pierce NAPLES — Christopher C. Pierce, 32, of Naples, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Born in Sanford, he was the son of Charles A. and Brenda L. Wotton Pierce. He attended Portland schools. Chris worked at DiMillo’s Floating Restaurant as a dishwasher and cook. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, camping, watching the Patriots and working on cars. Whether he was working at his job at DiMillo’s or home holding his son, he was happy. He enjoyed spending time with his son, he was very proud of being a dad. He was predeceased by his father, Charles A. Pierce. He is survived by his mother, Brenda L. Pierce of Portland; a son, Owen Pierce and his fiancée, Jennifer Parker, both of South Portland; two sisters, Jessica Pierce of South Portland and April Pierce of Auburn; a brother, Billy Pierce of Portland; his grandmother, Alice Wotton; and several cousins; aunts, uncles; nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at A.T. Hutchins Funeral and Cremation Services, 660 Brighton Avenue, Portland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. in Milton Hills Cemetery, Milton Hills, N.H. To offer words of condolence and share memories with the family, please go to www.athutchins.com

David H. Ward PRENTISS — David H. Ward, 70, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at a Bangor hospital after a long illness. He was the son of Ruth Wallace Ward and Arnold Ward. He was a man of many interests and talents, a mechanic and tinkerer. He loved the ocean, boats, boating and fishing. He enjoyed scuba diving, music (both listening and creating) and was a lifelong history buff. One of his favorite pastimes was exchanging jokes, good ones and bad ones. He is survived by Dorothy L. Ward, his loving wife of 39 years; and their children, David J. Ward of Raymond and Mia L. Ward of Auburn; his sisters, Elinor Lane, Patricia Almlov and Barbara McPhee; and his children from a previous marriage, Deborah McGowan and Jackie Knoll; as well as by a large, extended family and friends. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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species is to see the undertail coverts, which on the Bohemian waxwings are cinnamon colored, and on cedar waxwings are white. Unlike the cedar waxwings, who live all across North America, Bohemians are a more northern bird, with a much more limited range that includes only Canada, the northern United States and Alaska. As we admire the bird at the top of our oak tree, the sun begins to rise above the eastern hill behind us, and the gray veil of mist lifts off the lake. It melts away as it rises, exposing the glossy surface of the water, and then, like the fog at the end of Carl Sandberg’s poem, it “…moves on.” We notice that the cedar waxwing has moved on, too, and now it is time for us to put away our tea things and do the same.

(Continued from Page D) away, shaking water off his scales and fins. “See?” the instructor said. “See how easy that was?” The other eight or nine children lined up, leaned and pushed off. I was left behind, still leaning. In fact, I quickly became accomplished at leaning. Here I go! Okay! No? Now! Here I go! No? Now — here I go! No? “Don’t be scared,” the instructor said. “I’m not s-sc-scared,” I said. “My f-fe-feet are f-fr-frozen to the b-b-bo-bottom.” My classmates came up sputtering and dripping and squealing and gasping. I was still leaning when they splashed convivially back to line up again. From there we all leaned together, and everyone else pushed off and came up shaking themselves like eager puppies and calling to each other in companionable tones while planning hikes and swimming parties and bike rides and future marriages as I stood there, still leaning. After several lessons, I was able to duck my head completely underwater, but only for the first splash; after that I moved like a foundering submarine with its periscope stuck

in the Up position. I learned to Dog Paddle before ever once successfully executing the Dead Man’s Float. Eventually, by cheating, I made it all the way to Intermediate Level. My backstroke wasn’t bad, though, lacking a rudder, I tended to splash around in a circle. The Red Cross, an appropriate accrediting organization given my condition, issued a certificate and told me to get the heck out of their pool, which I did.  My father enjoyed “a dip,” as he called it. He churned manfully along, a side wheeling steamboat, huffing and gasping and slapping the water like a walrus doing the Australian crawl. Dad kind of pushed the water away from in front of him, then his thrashing limbs filled the gap he’d made and so parts of him emerged from a swim still dry. My siblings were pretty good in the water. Mom didn’t go in. Once in awhile she’d go down and look at the lake, mournfully, as if it were a prize denied her. She felt about the water the same way she felt about beer. She’d tell my Dad, “I wish I liked the taste of that stuff. On a hot summer day, beer just looks so cold!” And yet, on a cool early summer day, Libby Pool didn’t look “so cold?” Cruelty, cruelty… Mike still doesn’t like beer either.

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Public’s opinion essential for planning (Continued from Page D) this building/property should be reused. Don’t miss out on a chance to have a say as to what happens on this important piece of property! Sewer Expansion Next Thursday, Aug. 8, the Wastewater Committee will commence its discussions with the engineer studying future expansions of this system. This is an important project not only because of the financial investment, but it also sets the growth and development policy for the town; so stay with this

project, and let us know what you think! Also, I am working with the Fryeburg business folks on combining our advertising efforts. Stay tuned on how we carry this forward! Please do not hesitate to stop and ask me questions, call, e-mail or set up a meeting to go over any thoughts, questions and concerns you may have, as all of these projects have a great impact on your community! I am also on social media, so find me on Facebook (BPECD), Twitter (BridgtonPECD) and LinkedIn (annemkrieg) — Look for updates in the newspaper in a couple of weeks as well!

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The BLT has read aloud tips, free books to read aloud, learning kits, and brief guides showing what children should be learning as they age toward five years old. Children are born with huge brains, and over the next five years parents must help wire those eager baby brains to prepare for kindergarten and a lifetime of achievement. And once the school doors open, parents who want their children to thrive must continue to play an active role in their children’s development: helping teachers, demonstrating reading skills and promoting active learning. The cornerstone of all these efforts is a parent reading aloud to his/her children 30 minutes a day. Too tired at the end of your day to read aloud? Get your child to read to you. Grab a book, sit down with your child, and just look at the book together. Read

(Continued from Page D) people in their community and are willing to do their part to show their support. We so appreciate your moral and financial support in light of what seems to be a growing need for emergency food assistance in the last year and a half. We are grateful! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Your gift of kindness and continued financial support of our mission will not be forgotten.  Gratefully, CrossWalk Community Outreach Board of Directors Naples

Illegals made legal?

To The Editor: Why do they hate us, the citizens? It is not just the U.S. Congress that wants to make illegals legal, it is the Maine Legislature, as well. SP550, Joint Resolution to Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform ends with this: “RESOLVED: That We, the Members of the One Hundred and Twentysixth Legislature now assembled in the First Regular Session, on behalf of the people we represent, support comprehensive immigration reform that addresses earned legalization with a path to

citizenship, updated future immigration of families and workers and improved immigration enforcement and border security that is consistent with national values.” We, in the Bridgton, Harrison, Naples area, are represented by Senator Jim Hamper (R) and Representatives Lisa Villa (D-Harrison) and Christine Powers (D-Naples). Senator Hamper voted against SP550 while Representatives Villa of Harrison and Powers of Naples voted for it. Folks, come November of 2014, you might just want to remember this vote. Part of the comprehensive immigration reform bill that SP550 supports allows illegal immigrants to be able to forge the first two passports with no penalty, penalties would start the third forgery. It also exempts illegals from Obamacare, making it very profitable for employers to hire illegals instead of U.S. citizens. Rev. Bob Celeste Harrison

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aloud together before the family’s day begins. Teach siblings to read to each other. Another idea is to have a skilled BLT volunteer read aloud to your child this summer. The BLT’s free ReadAnd-Run opportunities continue around town this summer through Aug. 23. Read-And-Run is also a great opportunity for parents to get tips on how to read aloud most effectively. The BLT has plenty of practical ideas and free tools available for local parents, just for the asking. Text the BLT at 595-0736; leave a message on our Facebook page or call 647-2389. We’re committed to working with Bridgton’s parents to achieve our basic goal for every child: Start school ahead, stay ahead. Let’s work together. George Bradt BLT Secretary

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(Continued from Page D) fruits. According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, cedar waxwings are one of the few North American species of birds that specialize in eating fruit, and they can live for months on a diet of nothing but fruit. If we were to see a waxwing perched on top of our oak tree in winter, we would try to get a closer look at the wings, and at the color of the feathers under the bird’s tail, the undertail coverts. In winter, there is a chance the bird might be a Bohemian waxwing, an irregular visitor who comes to this area only in the colder months. Bohemians are slightly larger than cedar waxwings, grayer on the breast, with white and yellow in the wings. Often, the easiest way to distinguish the two

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BETHEL — Phyllis M. Smith, 98, of Bethel, died at her Vernon Street residence on Friday, July 26, 2013. She was born in Turner, on July 24, 1915, the daughter of Olin Taylor and Pearl Hinds Taylor. Her father was a sawyer at a lumber mill, and her mother was the cook for the mill crew. Their daughter, Phyllis, was born in the lumber camp. Phyllis was educated in Auburn schools and graduated from Webster School. She married Jason G. Smith Jr. of South Paris in Mechanic Falls on Sept. 23, 1933; Jason died Feb. 13, 1997, after 63 years of marriage. Phyllis traveled to all of the continental United States and Canada. She was a past member of the Eleanor Gordon Guild at the Bethel United Methodist Church and had been a Cub Scout den mother, having her sons in her group. She helped her three sons learn to shoot, hunt and brook fish. She was famous for her homemade biscuits, and she did a lot of chores when they lived on a farm in New Gloucester and Leeds. She is survived by a daughter, Phyllis Cross of Bethel; two sons, Gerald “Jeri” Smith of Fryeburg and Larry G. Smith Jr. of Bethel, with whom she lived; 12 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Edward Taylor of Greene; a sister, Joyce King of Greene; a cousin; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Jason; a son, Nelson O. Smith; two brothers, Owen Taylor and Sumner Taylor; three sisters, Arlene Johnson, Doris Langelier and Helen Chicoine; and her parents. Visitation was held on Wednesday at the Bethel Alliance Church, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery, West Bethel. Arrangements by Cliff Gray Cremation & Funeral Services, 60 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond.

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(Continued from Page D) est variety of shapes, shades and status. Traveling in the Middle East as we used to do, we could easily spot the baggy pants of Kurds, the robed Bedouin, the bearded or veiled Islamists. I am not keen enough back home to identify the origins and aspirations of the American multitudes. Dress is not a determinant for most people. It was plain, however, that I was in the minority of those who wore socks, shoes and long pants and far apart from those who were tattooed.  I recall the time when air

travel was like going to a formal event: you had to wear a coat and tie. In those distant days, my mother would get dressed up just to go to the store. No more. High casual is the ruling fashion in flight. How different from when long ago we first went abroad for the State Department. We sailed in first-class on an elegant ocean-going liner. I was obliged to wear a tuxedo for dinner. (I conveniently failed to pack mine, however.) Those trips, to be sure, were at U.S. government expense in an ultimately failed effort to save the national passenger

fleet.  Voyaging at someone else’s expense is perhaps is the way most first class folk these days are traveling by air — at the expense of the U.S. government or generous employers and not out of their own pockets. If so, that might mean that we can all aspire through hard work and good luck to elevation into the ranks of the first group for seating. It is the birthright of Americans to achieve upward, up and away mobility. Henry Precht is a retired Foreign Service Officer.

Nugget: Prescriptions

(Continued from Page D) titled. “An Act to Facilitate the Personal Importation of Prescription Drugs from International Mail Order Prescription Pharmacies.” This law specifies that pharmacies in Canada, the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Australia and New Zealand may now legally export

drugs to residents of Maine! It also states that as long as the pharmacy in question is licensed to operate in its own country, it can sub-contract with any source to have the order shipped to Maine. This law provides welcome relief from anxiety for those Maine Medicare beneficiaries who purchase meds from Canadian

mail order pharmacies. Stan Cohen, a Medicare volunteer counselor, is available for free, one-on-one consultations at Bridgton Hospital on Tuesdays from 8 to 11 a.m. No appointment is necessary. Alternatively, call the Southern Maine Agency on Aging (800- 427-7411) and ask for a Medicare advocate.


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