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Vol. 8, No. 27

News of Brunswick, Topsham, Bath and Harpswell

Brunswick police station project heads to final vote

No time for retirement KEiTh SPiRO / FOR ThE FORECASTER

At the Heritage Days Parade in Bath on July 4, Grand Marshal Clayton Grover, left, waves to the crowd from the back seat of a classic car driven by former Bath Iron Works President William Haggett.

No time for retirement

60 years at BIW for 80-year-old Clayton Grover

By Alex Lear BATH — People pushing 80 are expected to be deeply into retirement. But Clayton Grover still travels from his Newcastle home to Bath Iron Works, where he has worked for six decades. It's an important year for

Grover. Along with reaching 60 years at BIW in August and turning 80 the next month, he also was grand marshal in Bath's Independence Day parade, a cornerstone of the city's annual Heritage Days celebration. "I'm honored; they asked me to think about it, and they really wanted me to (do it), so I said, 'well, I'll try it, and see what happens,'" he said, See page 19


Clayton Grover of Newcastle, grand marshal of the Bath Heritage Days parade, will mark 60 years at Bath Iron Works in August. He turns 80 the next month.

By Amber Cronin BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on July 9 will hear a second reading and vote on borrowing funds for a new police station. At their June 18 meeting, councilors unanimously approved the recommendation of the Police Station Building Committee. It includes the addition of an exterior sallyport and an alternative heating system, both of which added to the total project costs and bumped the proposed expenditure up to $5.6 million dollars. Councilors praised the work of the committee and said that the new police station will provide a better working environment for officers. Opponents, however, still feel the cost of the proposed police station is too high. Former Councilor Karen Klatt, in a letter to The Forecaster, said she thinks the town could have gone about the process better and not “circumvented the will of the people.” Klatt suggested that the approximately $1 million cost of the property at the corner of Pleasant and Stanwood streets is too much and that the council and the Police Station Building Committee should have more strongly considered purchasing property at Brunswick Landing. “As I have said many times, the Police Department deserves a better workplace,” Klatt said. “I do not question the current police station is inadequate. But we are now looking at a project that will cost nearly $7 million in total, and have wasted many millions in other building purchases.” Klatt suggested that the new police station proposal be put to a referendum, a position

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Brunswick Rep. Cornell du Houx ends re-election bid By Amber Cronin BRUNSWICK — State Rep. Alex Cornell du Houx has ended his bid for re-election in House District 66 to focus his energies on “continuing his public service with the Navy.” The Brunswick Democrat’s decision was announced a little after 3 p.m. Friday, June 29, by his mother, Ramona du Houx. Index Arts Calendar ................14 Classifieds .....................20 Community Calendar 17-18 Meetings ........................17

Brunswick Democrats will pick a new candidate on July 14. After finishing his current term, Cornell du Houx will report for active duty as a U.S. Navy public affairs officer, providing operational support for U.S. Central Command in the Middle East. “While on active duty, I am prohibited to work in any politi-

cal manner, as members of the military are sworn to protect the Constitution and follow the orders of civilian political leaders,” Cornell du Houx said Sunday. “I won’t be able to be at the Statehouse to properly represent my constituents of District 66.” Cornell du Houx said he originally requested an active duty date that did not coincide

with the next legislative session, but that request was not granted. He said that he could go Cornell du Houx through the process to request another date, but he

wants to serve his constituents in another way. “The events of late have given me time to consider the best way to continue in public service while I move forward with my future,” he said. “I have chosen to take this opportunity to serve my community, state and nation

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INSIDE Obituaries ........................9 Opinion ............................6 Out & About ...................16 People & Business ........ 11

Police Beat ......................8 Real Estate ....................26 Sports ............................13


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Harpswell street lights Board to consider appeals Page 3


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Bath boat builder launches new rescue craft By Alex Lear BATH — From the grin on U.S. Sen. Susan Collins' face as she sliced the Greenough Advanced Rescue Craft through the waves of the Kennebec River, it was clear the new line of vessels had another fan. "That was so cool," the Maine Republican beamed as she climbed off the 13-foot vessel, launched at Hodgdon Defense Composites' 2 Town Landing Road site, after its christening Tuesday morning. The HDC-built vessel, a cross between a personal water craft and a small boat, is built to maintain extreme stability in breaking surf and rough seas, according to It

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can hold up to four people and reach a speed of 40 knots, suiting it to searchand-rescue missions on the water. Tested by National Guard officials, the GARC has been certified for use by the military, and can be air-dropped from a C-130 aircraft. "In these challenging times, it is imperative that America's special forces be able to operate effectively, quickly and safely in the most difficult of conditions," Collins said. According to information provided by continued page 19

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Board to consider appeals on Harpswell street lights By Amber Cronin HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen tackled a packed agenda on June 28, taking on street lights, pier work at Mitchell Field and an update on progress at the Harpswell Oceanic Center. Street lights have generated discussion since the Energy Committee recommended the removal, addition, or movement of 80 lights in September 2011. The changes, the committee said, would save the town up to $6,000, consume less energy and ensure lights marked things like intersections or dangerous curves. Some residents, however, were concerned about the impact removal of lights would have on neighborhood safety. Selectmen have now come up with a solution that allows the public to have a say in which lights stay and which lights go. “(They) set up a process of how to deal with appeals and they are going to be conducting site visits on July 26 in the evening to go to the specific lights people have appealed,” Town Administrator Kristi Eiane said. Eiane said selectmen are willing to reconsider their original decision on some of the lights, but she doesn't expect a final decision until later this summer, after the site visits have been conducted and appellants have had the chance to make their cases before the board.

The town has notified Central Maine Power Co. that it can remove the lights that have not been appealed, although the delay will reduce the amount of money the town expects to save. “There is definitely going to be a reduction (in our costs),” Eiane said. “But some of our calculations were for the street lights being removed earlier than now and now that that isn't going to happen, I don't think we'll realize as much savings. It will still be several thousand dollars in savings.” Selectmen also heard recommendations and updates about work proposed at Mitchell Field. Atlantic Mechanical was recommended as the company to undertake pier work. The company would be responsible for the removal of gangways and some concrete work on the North Cell. However, according to Eiane, no work can move forward until there is more information about permitting. “We are currently talking with the Department of Environmental Protection and the Army Corps (of Engineers) about what permitting is needed,” she said. “Town staff is looking into what the permitting requirements are to do the work before finalizing (anything).” The board was also updated on the proposed Harpswell Oceanic Center development on the Mitchell Field Property. About a year ago, the center was just a

News briefs Cooks Corner road work to begin Sunday BRUNSWICK — Milling work to grind off pavement on Route 24 near Cooks Corner will begin Sunday night at 7 p.m. The work will continue until 7 a.m. and for the following four nights, weather permitting. After the milling is completed, a thin coat of pavement will be laid down to smooth out the road before a top coat is put on. John Foster, director of public works, said traffic should be minimally obstruct-

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ed by the work because the majority of it will happen at night. The intention of the contractor, Harry C. Crooker & Sons, is to have all of the work done by Aug. 24 and the start of the Maine Air Show at Brunswick Landing, Foster said.

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dream, but with the help negotiator Jack Sylvester, the former town treasurer, it is moving forward with initial plans for an aquaculture, education and research center on the 10.8-acre site. The aquaculture center would essentially be a self-sustaining farm, with fish, worms, oysters and algae harvested and sold commercially. In addition to the aquaculture center, Harpswell Oceanic Center plans to add a visitors center and research facility that will partner with area universities and schools. The proposal to the Selectmen on July 28 said the center hopes to have a lease signed by Dec. 31, and have the necessary permits secured shortly thereafter. Construction of a seawater distribution center will begin nine months after the lease is signed, pending financing and

additional permits. Construction of the aquaculture center would begin by December 2014, or six months after the completion of the seawater distribution center. Eiane said that Sylvester is still working out terms of the lease agreement with the center, and that no decision will be finalized for a while. Amber Cronin can be reached at acronin@theforecaster. net or 781-3661 ext. 125. Follow her on Twitter: @croninamber.






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Call in the Guard: Maine soldiers build structures at Topsham park By Alex Lear TOPSHAM — The Maine Army National Guard's recent work at Head of Tide Park has been a win-win for all concerned. The 136th Engineer Company, part of the 133rd Engineer Batallion, has built picnic shelters on the park's two land parcels, which surround the head of tide area of the Cathance River. The group has also built a two-unit privy and a kiosk, adding to improvements made at the park

in recent years. Chief Warrant Officer Chris Barnaby, one of the project managers overseeing the construction, said about 30 people were on site daily building the structures, weather permitting. They did much of the work last month and plan to return this summer to complete the rest of it. The soldiers learned essential hands-on building skills: "We can now teach (them) how to do something different," Barnaby said. "We get training, and a not-for-prof-

it organization (the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust) gets free labor. The land trust and town of Topsham provide all the materials, while the soldiers provide the labor; hence the winwin situation. And the benefits continue. "We received a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant to do all of these park amenities," Angela Twitchell, executive director of the land trust, said last week. "And since the labor costs

and construction of the pavilions and the toilets and the kiosk will now be free but can still count as (a) match, we can use those dollars to implement other parts of the (park) master plan, so it's just fabulous." Twitchell praised the concerted effort of the town and land trust to develop "a really great conservation and outdoor recreation amenity in our town. ... It really

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Freeport woman arrested after crash leaves 3 people injured By David Harry FREEPORT — A local woman was arrested after an automobile accident June 28 on Durham Road injured her and two others.

According to Sgt. John Perrino, Susan A. Muniak, 45, of Poland Road, was charged with elevated aggravated assault, aggravated reckless conduct, two counts of operating under the influence

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(one for causing an injury, the other because of a prior conviction), violating conditions of release and unlawful possession of a scheduled drug. Perrino said Muniak was driving north in a 2002 Mercury Sable on Route 136, known as Durham Road, when she crossed the center line on a slightly curved stretch and struck a 1993 Toyota Corolla driven by Cumberland resident Wayne Ross, 56. Cumberland resident Margaret Smith, 53, was a passenger in the Corolla, Per-

rino said. Muniak’s car struck Ross’ almost head-on as Ross was braking and pulling right to avoid a collision. The impact pushed the Corolla down an embankment, Perrino said. Ross had arm and chest injuries and was flown to Maine Medical Center in Portland after being extricated from the vehicle. Perrino said it took about 45 minutes to remove him from the wreckage. Smith had head injuries and was taken by ambulance to Maine Medical continued page 24

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the new millennium, I recall frequently feeling like a prisoner of my own home as I went about my motherly duties. Other parents who have ever been at home with kids full-time surely know what it feels like to do the endless diapering, feeding, dressing, bathing, and entertaining; escaping was nearly impossible most days and taking a shower before 5 p.m. felt like a victory of major proportion. And then, there was also the daily struggle of getting them to stay in their rooms and nap. You’d put the child in their crib or bed or what have you, and 3.5 minutes later, they’d be in the kitchen. Or wherever they weren’t supposed to be. You’d escort them back to their room, and – boom – they’d reappear, scaling safety gates and using Toys R Us gift cards to spring themselves from doors that sometimes required locking. I remember once needing to install a sliding lock and fish-eye viewer in Harold’s bedroom door when he was a toddler, because it was the only way to keep him in confinement while still being able to make certain he was not assembling a nuclear missile. Given this previous behavior, it’s now quite amazing (and amusing) to me that I spend a significant amount of energy on a daily basis, trying to get my children out of their bedrooms. I think Santa may be bringing everyone some nice orange jumpsuits next Christmas. No Sugar Added is Cape Elizabeth resident Sandi Amorello’s biweekly take on life, love, death, dating and single parenting. Get more of Sandi at or contact her at

Take no prisoners My daughter recently got me hooked on an ultrawitty, quirky gem of a TV series called “Arrested Development.” No Sugar We’ve been spending hours every evening watching back-to-back episodes, and the laughter that’s ensued has done more for my abdominal muscles than all of the sit-ups I’ve done in the past six months. At first I pondered why I hadn’t watched this show back when it first aired in 2003. Then I realized I’d spent most of 2003 weeping, but Sandi Amorello still, what a waste of good comedy. Thank goodness for the healing power of time (and Netflix). The patriarch of the family featured in the show is tossed into jail for white-collar corporate crimes early on, and is frequently shown in his orange prisoner jumpsuit having dysfunctional chats with visitors, and hocking a series of enlightenment videos called “Caged Wisdom.” (Just thinking of this makes me laugh. If you enjoy twisted humor, please watch it. You’ll thank me.) Admittedly, the prison theme has tied in nicely with what is currently transpiring within the confines of my own home. My three teenage children may as well be in prison,


only this is self-imposed confinement. I haven’t sequestered them. At any point on any given day, if they are not at a babysitting or dish-washing job, or at a play rehearsal, I know where they are: in their rooms, under lock and key. I knock on my 16-year-old’s door, awaiting a reply. Of course, with him, it’s usually total silence and I need to put a stethoscope to the door if I want to know whether he’s still breathing. If only we didn’t live in an old house with solid wood doors, parental spying would be much easier. It’s not that I don’t trust what he’s doing in there; I just feel it’s my duty to see if he’s ever coming out for food. His silence lasts until approximately midnight, which is when he begins mixing what I’ll loosely refer to as “music” on his computer. This is also when I consider purchasing earplugs. I once didn’t see him for 24 hours, and felt all warm and fuzzy upon discovering his laundry going through the spin cycle in our washing machine, and knowing he was still alive. My daughter is just as bad, if not worse, having already spent one full year in a college dormitory. It is my belief that she never went to sleep before 4 a.m and frequently didn’t leave her room at all, except for the occasional Pepperoni Hot Pocket. But having your child exhibit such behavior when 120 miles away is much different that having her do it while residing down the hallway. For most of the 1990s and into the first decade of

Brunswick Dems seek replacement for du Houx Despite the resignation of state Rep. Alex Cornell du Houx as a candidate, the voters of House District 66 will have a Democratic candidate on the November ballot. After the secretary of state declares a vacancy, the Brunswick Democratic Town Committee must hold a meeting to select a new candidate before July 23. The new candidate will be selected through the fair

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Optimism reigns in woods of Maine Last week, while Syrian President Bashar Assad explicitly declared war on his own people, I attended the opening, flag-raising ceremony for the 20th season of Seeds of Peace. Seeds of Peace is a charitable organization started by author and journalist John Wallach in 1993. Its purpose is to promote lasting peace to regions in conflict. One of the ways it does so is by bringing teenagers from war-torn countries around the world to a camp on a lake in Maine. This season it brought 210 of them, in delegations from Afghanistan, Egypt, India, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, Palestine and the U.S. The delegates are chosen by their home country. The only requirement is that they be proficient in English. For three weeks, these Short teenagers participate in normal summer camp activities like swimming, hiking, and canoeing. They also engage in facilitated dialogues that aspire to expose misconceptions, if not build understanding. The ground rules include that the participants have to listen, have to be respectful of one another, and can only rely upon what they know from their own personal experiences. As I understand it, Halsey Frank the premise is that the way to break the cycle of violence is to get to the new generation before prejudice takes hold. To date, the program has produced about 5,000 Seeds alumni, residing around the world. I arrived just as the flag-raising ceremony was beginning. Camp Director Leslie Lewin welcomed the group. Associate Director Will Smith quoted tennis champion, civil rights activist and AIDS activist Arthur Ashe, who, when asked what an average person could do to solve a problem like Apartheid in South Africa, said, start where you are, use what you have, do what you can. Seeds alumni spoke as representatives for each of the delegations. Several emphasized the rarity of the opportunity and urged their fellow Seeds not to hold back at the risk of regretting, but rather to commit themselves wholeheartedly to the endeavor and make the most of it. The Egyptian rep quoted Steve Jobs about how you have to be crazy to change the world. The Maine rep talked about being ready when opportunity presents itself. Some referred to their traditional adversaries as “the other side.” The Palestinian rep was the most aggrieved. She was resentful of living under Israeli occupation. The Pakistani rep was the most upbeat. She related how she experienced the principles of Seeds of Peace in real life: When Pakistan suffered terrible flooding, it was the Indian friends she made at Seeds of Peace who were most concerned and solicitous. The American rep recalled participating in a team-


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building exercise where she was in a canoe, in the middle of the lake, with a blindfolded Israeli, a Palestinian, and one paddle. The task was to get to shore. The situation became so antagonistic that they capsized the canoe – and had to laugh at the absurdity of the situation they had created. After each rep spoke, their delegation sang their country’s anthem and raised their county’s flag. The two loudest renditions were of the Palestinian anthem and The Star-Spangled Banner. Former camp Director Tim Wilson recalled how he answered the call and was pressed into service to be the camp’s

a pat of butter to keep the foam down. The part I like best is watching Carolyn ladle and pour the hot jam into jars, carefully topping up each, placing the lids and rings on top, and wiping down the burning, sticky hot jars with a wet paper towel. There is a level of attention and concentration about this step that takes her out of herself, this selfless being earnestly making jam to make me happy. She then sets the jars upside down on a newspaper on the counter so the tops will seal, checking the tops occasionally to see if they are ready. My first taste of the new jam is from Carolyn’s finger, but there is always about half a jar extra that does not get sealed. By the time I help clean up, the extra jam has cooled enough to be spread on a toasted English muffin and then a plain donut to be lovingly consumed as a bedtime snack. Carolyn remembers when her grandmother made jam, baked bread and churned butter on the family farm in Freeport. As recently as the early 1960s, her grandparents grew much of their own food and kept a cow for milk. As 21st century suburbanites, strawberry jam is one of few foods (pesto being another) that we put up for ourselves. It doesn’t just taste good, it feels good. The new jars of jam get stored away on the top shelf of a kitchen cupboard and along about February I start worrying that we’re not going to make, that we are going to run out before the new crop is ready. Somehow, however, Carolyn’s timing is usually perfect. This year I used the last of the 2011 jam just a week before she made the 2012 jam. Now, thanks to my delicious wife, I can once again look forward to the sweet taste of summer in the depths of winter. Freelance journalist Edgar Allen Beem lives in Yarmouth. The Universal Notebook is his personal, weekly look at the world around him.

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6/22 at 3:08 p.m. Michael David Hersom, 40, of Huston Street, Lisbon Falls, was arrested by Officer Justin Dolci on Tibbetts Drive and charged with violation of a protective order and operating after habitual offender revocation. 6/22 at 8:53 p.m. Dean George Rollins, 51, of Old Bath Road, was arrested by Officer Michael Swan on Old Bath Road on a charge of domestic violence assault. 6/22 at 11:23 p.m. Robert Nolon, 21, of McLellan Street, was arrested by Officer Daniel Herbert at Harpswell Road and Hovey Lane and charged with criminal trespass and furnishing liquor to a minor. 6/23 at 11:53 p.m. Beau Whitcomb, 47, of Hayden Road, Augusta, was arrested by Officer Daniel Sylvain on Interstate 295 and charged with operating under the influence and operating a vehicle without a license. 6/24 at 1:05 a.m. Kathleen Denise Clark, 41, of Remington Way, was arrested by Officer Daniel Herbert on Maine Street on a charge of operating under the influence. 6/24 at 1:08 a.m. Chantel Merrick, 28, of High Street, Bath, was arrested by Officer Edward Yurek on Route 1 on a charge of operating under the influence. 6/24 at 4:35 p.m. Carolyn Tebben, 36, of Main Street, Topsham, was arrested by Officer Patrick Scott at Route 1 and Mill Street on a charge of operating under the influence.

6/25 at 10:37 a.m. John Dale Morong Jr., 19, of Winter Street, Topsham, was arrested by Officer Jason McCarthy on Tibbetts Drive and charged with theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and violating condition of release. 6/24 at 5:24 p.m. A 14-year-old boy, of Bath, was arrested by Officer Patrick Scott on Federal Street and charged with criminal trespass, criminal mischief and furnishing liquor to a minor. 6/27 at 6:12 p.m. Matthew Groves, 21, of Brunswick, was arrested by Officer Jason McCarthy on C Street on a charge of domestic violence assault. 6/28 at 1:20 a.m. Lauren Arsenault, 18, of Harpswell Road, was arrested by Sgt. Joel Bruce on Weymouth Street on a charge of theft by unauthorized use of property. A 14-year-old girl, of Brunswick, was also charged with theft by unauthorized use of property at the same time. 6/28 at 11:04 p.m. Julie Crowe, 33, of South Pleasant Street, Bowdoinham, was arrested by Officer John Roma and charged ith operating under the influence, operating with a suspended or revoked license, operating a vehicle without a license and violating condition of release. 6/29 at 7:40 p.m. Tomas Joseph Donovan, 21, of Foreside Road, Topsham, was arrested on a probation hold by Lt. Todd Ridlon on Bath Road and charged with operating under the influence and violating condition of release. 6/30 at 11:31 p.m. Deborah Penham, 30, of Old Ferry Road, Wiscasset, was arrested by Officer Edward Yurek on Route 1 on a charge of operating under the influence. 7/1 at 2:06 a.m. Robert Ramos, 25, of Lowell, Mass., was arrested by Officer Daniel Herbert on Maine Street on a charge of criminal trespass. 7/2 at 2 a.m. Willie Jackson, 28, listed as a transient, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Daniel Sylvain on Perryman Drive.

Summonses 6/22 at 11:23 p.m. Amanda Dunning, 19, of West Bath, was issued a summons by Officer Daniel Herbert at Harpswell Road and Hovey Lane on a charge of possessing liquor as a minor. 6/22 at 11:23 p.m. A 17-year-old boy, of Brunswick, was issued a summons by Officer Daniel Herbert at Harpswell Road and Hovey Lane on charges of criminal trespass, consuming liquor as a minor and possession of marijuana. 6/22 at 11:23 p.m. A 17-year-old female, of Brunswick, was issued a summons by Officer Daniel Herbert at Harpswell Road and Hovey Lane on charges of criminal trespass and consuming liquor as a minor. 6/23 at 10 p.m. Samuel Prindall, 22, of Grassy Road, Orr’s Island, was issued a summons by Officer Julia Gillespie on Larkspur Lane on a charge of operating under the influence. 6/24 at 5:24 p.m. A 14-year-old boy, of Harpswell, was issued a summons by Officer Patrick Scott on Federal Street on a charge of criminal trespass. 6/26 at 4:56 p.m. A 15-year-old boy, of Bath, was issued a summons by Officer Patrick Scott on Federal Street on charges of furnishing liquor to a minor, criminal trespass and theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 6/26 at 8:01 p.m. A 12-year-old boy, of Brunswick, was issued a summons by Officer Patrick Scott at Swett and High streets on a charge of criminal trespass. 6/27 at 4:41 p.m. Joshua Neil, 21, of Perryman Drive, was issued a summons by Officer Matthew Swan on Tibbetts Drive on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 6/27 at 4:41 p.m. Darrell White, 25, of Perryman Drive, was issued a summons by Officer Matthew Swan on Tibbetts Drive on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

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BATH — Edward G. Hawkes, Jr., 83, died Sunday, July 1.

BRUNSWICK — Jean Guy “J. Guy” Levesque, 78, of Brunswick died July 1 at d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston.

He was born in Bath on July 8, 1928, the son of Edward and Harriet McNinch Hawkes. Upon the death of his mother, he was raised by his grandmother, Bertha Tyler. On June 12, 1948, he married Marjorie Rogers in Bath. He was employed by Bath Public Works, then at Hyde Windlass and Bath Iron Works. In 1952, the couple founded a farm raising chickens, Hawkes other farm animals and soon raising his famous geraniums. In 1973 they opened their second location in Wiscasset and later a third location in Bath. When he wasn’t busy working on the farm, he could be found sailing with his wife. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed golfing, skiing, hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents and two grandchildren, Mickey Misner and Parker Leeman. He is survived by his wife; his children, Gary and his wife, Susan, of Cundy’s Harbor, Kevin and his wife, Ada, of Bethel, Karen of North Bath and Suzanne Misner and her husband, Mickey, of Westport Island, Mark and his wife, Marjorie, of Phippsburg, Scott of Brunswick and daughter, Beth Campbell and her husband, Dennis, of Whitefield; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandson; sisters Edith Hill, of Phippsburg and Joan Fogg, of Jefferson; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. July 7, 2012, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bath. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bath Recreation Scholarship Fund, 4 Sheridan Road, Bath, 04530.

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He was born in Biddeford on Sept. 19, 1933. Levesque grew up in Topsham with his adoptive parents Irenee and Theresa Levesque. On Sept. 6, 1954, he married Joyce Gilpatrick of Richmond. Levesque served in the Navy during the Korean War from 1952-1954. Levesque attended Brunswick High School, PortLevesque land Junior College and the University of Maine in Orono. He received a bachelor of science degree in education and a masters degree in guidance. He was a high school counselor for 26 years at Potter Academy in Sebago, Camden High School, Freeport High School and Brunswick High School. During his 17 years at Brunswick High School he also taught driver’s education and coached girl’s softball. After his retirement in 1985, he worked as an athletic equipment manager at Bowdoin College and a courier for

Parkview Hospital. He was also a high school and college basketball referee for over 25 years.

He was an avid golfer and a member of the Brunswick Golf Club for over 40 years. Some of his proudest moments were winning a Calcutta tournament for his team with a 60-foot put in the last hole and winning the 1986 Member Guest Tournament with his son Mark. He was predeceased by his sister, Francis Dow.

Levesque is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joyce; his two sons Mark and his wife, Debby, of Naperville, Ill. and Gregg and wife, Eileen, of Loveland, Ohio; four grandchildren Christopher, Alicia, Anna and Nathaniel; great-grandson, Joshua; and his sister, Collette Norris, of Elkhorn, Ky.

The family thanked all the staff at d’Youville and Beacon Hospice for their compassionate services the past nine months.

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, July 8 from 4-7 PM at Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, July 9 at 10 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church- All Saints

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BRUNSWICK — Captain Richard W. Leighton, 91, of Orr’s Island and Brunswick, died on June 29. The son of William and Florence Leighton, he spent his childhood in Cape Elizabeth and Portland. Leighton attended Wesleyan University, graduating in 1942. He served in the Navy during WWII and for 27 years, retiring to Brunswick in 1969. During his service, Leighton attended Stanford University and earned his masters degree in business administration in 1952. After second and third careers at Bath Leighton Iron Works and the Maine Hospital Association, he and his wife, Christine, settled in Harpswell. There they enjoyed golf, bridge, travel, family and friends. Leighton was an avid reader. He loved spending time at the shore and, of course, his beloved Red Sox. Leighton’s volunteerism over the years was legendary. A partial list includes; Mid-Coast Red Cross (past president and recipient of the Clara Barton award), Navy League (past president), Retired Officers Association (past president), Pejepscot Historical Society (docent at Chamberlain House), Brunswick Rotary (Paul Harris Fellow), Bowdoin Town and Gown, and even as an ambulance driver for the Harpswell volunteer Fire Department. He was very involved with Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, where he served the congregation in just about every capacity imaginable. Following the death of his first wife of 60 years, Leighton married Eileen Fletcher in 2007. Leighton was predeceased by first wife, Christine (Davis) Leighton, of New Hope, Va; and sister, Mimi Mayo of Falmouth. He is survived by wife, Eileen; sons Richard Leighton, of Portland, Tim and his wife, Diane Leighton, of Hampton, Va. and Brian and his wife, Kristen Leighton, of South Berwick; grandson, Zachery; and his brother, Adam. A celebration of his life will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St, Brunswick, 10 a.m., July 6, 2012. A reception will immediately follow in the parish hall. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to be made in his name to the Mid-Coast Chapter of the American Red Cross, 16 Community Way, Topsham, Maine 04086, Pejepscot Historical Society, 159 Park Row Brunswick, Maine 04011 or to a charity of choice.

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Obituaries from previous page Parish, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick with a reception to immediately follow in the parish hall. Internment services will follow at 2 p.m. at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta, Maine. Memorial donations may be made to Strike Out Cancer in Kids, Maine Children’s Cancer Program, 100 US 1, Unit 107, Scarborough, Maine 04074.

Rhea M. Pelkey, 73 BRUNSWICK - Rhea M. Pelkey, 73, died Saturday June 30 at home with her family. She was born July 2, 1939, daughter of Edouard Bernier and Alfreda Martin Bernier. Pelkey attended St. Johns and Brunswick High Schools. She was married to Patrick Pelkey March 12, 1957 in Atlanta, Ga. Pelkey The couple owned and operated Pelkey Motors in Brunswick, until they retired in 1997. After her husband’s death in 2006, she became employed with Target of Topsham, where she truly loved to be. She enjoyed sharing her sense of humor with the world, spending time with friends and family, and always loved to grab a bite to eat at the Topsham Fairground Cafe. She acted as a role model to all that crossed her path, and was known by most as Memere, with the exception of her colleagues, whom all

called her “Miss Rhea”. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Patrick, and her brothers Andre, Remy, Robert, Evariste, Edward, and Henry Bernier. She is survived by her daughter Lena Pelkey; stepdaughter Donna Burch; two stepsons, David and Gerald Pelkey, all of Brunswick; two sisters, Priscilla Bellanger, of Brunswick and Constance Bernier, of New Jersey; two brothers, Armand Bernier, of Orr’s Island and Antoine Bernier, of North Carolina; step brother Dana Storer, of Old Town; two grandsons Tyler Olson and his wife, Pebbles, and Kyle Olson and his fiance, Julianna; three great-grandchildren, Anthony, Lincoln, and Patrick. Visiting hours will be held Thursday July 5, 4-7 p.m. at the Brackett Funeral home, 29 Federal Street, Brunswick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, July 6, 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, followed by burial. There will be a gathering following the burial at the Topsham Fairground Cafe.

Patricia J. Rogers, 79 BOWDOIN — Patricia J. Rogers, 79, of Bowdoin, died June 27 at Marshwood Nursing Center in Lewiston. She was born in Brunswick on Nov. 21, 1932, the daughter of Kenneth and Margaret (Jean) Carter. Rogers attended Brunswick schools and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1950. In her early years, she was employed at Prout’s Farm in Bowdoinham. She later worked at Grumbacher Brush Co. for 20 years until retirement.

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She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Lisbon Falls, The Carter’s Corner Cackle Club of Bowdoin, and enjoyed dancing, arts and crafts, shopping and antiquing. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Rogers; and a brother, Kenneth Carter, Jr. Rogers is survived by her son, Mark Rogers of Bowdoin; two daughters Linda Rogers Baldiga of Lisbon Falls and PaRogers mela Dickey Dwinal of Bowdoin; five grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. The family offered appreciation to the caregivers at Marshwood Center for the care the offered during the five years Rogers was there. A funeral service was at the Lisbon Falls United Methodist Church. A private internment occurred at the South Bowdoin Cemetery. In lieu of sending flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Carter’s Corner Cackle Club of Bowdoin.

Carol Shaw, 75 BRUNSWICK — Carol Oliver Shaw, 75, of Brunswick died after an extended illness on June 29. Shaw was born on July 6, 1936, in Wiscasset. She graduated from Wiscasset High School and later obtained her beauticians license. She was predeceased by her mother, Dorothy Lermond; Shaw father, Merton Oliver; stepfather, Herbert “Gump” Lermond; and sister, Nancy Anne Oliver. Shaw is survived by two sons, James York Sr. and his wife, Mellissa, of Phippsburg, and John York and his wife, Anita, of Brunswick; her daughter, Dottie York-Chubbuck and her husband, Brian,

of Lisbon Falls; five grandchildren, James III, Erica, Edward, Shana and Shayne; and great-grandchild, Latham. A funeral service was held on July 5, 2012 at David E. Desmond & Son Funeral Home, 638 High Street, Bath, with the Rev. Dan Coffin officiating. Interment followed at Oak Grove Cemetery.

William Hanson Voorhees, 84

BATH — William Hanson Voorhees, 84, of Sun City Center, Fla. and Bath died on June 29 after a brief illness. He was born in Bath on Sept. 27, 1927, the youngest child of Wilmer “Ike” Voorhees and Eleanor Tallman Foote Voorhees. Voorhees was educated in Bath schools and was a graduate of Morse High School. His high school years were interrupted due to service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Following his graduation from high school he re-enlisted in the Navy, serving until his retirement from active duty in 1968 as a chief boatswain’s mate, his last posting being on board the hospital ship USS Repose in the Vietnam conflict. Following his retirement he worked in the buildings and grounds departments of the Bath Memorial Hospital and the Hyde School. In 1991, Voorhees and his wife, Mary relocated to Sun City Center, Fla., splitting their time between Fla. and their cottage at Quaker Point in West Bath. He was an active gardener and wood worker during his time in Florida. Voorhees was predeceased by his parents; his brothers James W. and John T. Sr.; and his sister Eleanor Voorhees Bliss. He is survived by his wife, Mary E. (Connors) Voorhees; and his son, John W. Voorhees of Bath. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 6, 11 a.m., at Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington Street, Bath. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made in Bill’s memory to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Mid-Coast all-stars were plentiful

The spring of 2012 produced plenty of all-star performances. Here's a look at those who were honored at the conference level and beyond.

Baseball The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A South baseball first team included Torrey Charnock of Mt. Ararat. Brunswick's Garrett Erb made the second team. Brunswick's Brandon Richards qualified for the All-Academic team. In Class B, the first team included Morse's Zack Groat. Morse's Trenton Moore was a second teamer. Morse's Zachary Fone, Groat and Cody Hardin all qualified for the All-Academic team.

Brunswick's Alex Nichols qualified for the KVAC boys' outdoor track all-conference team.

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Brunswick's Dakota Foster was chosen the KVAC Player of the Year.

Softball The KVAC Class A South softball first team boasted Mt. Ararat's Taylor Pare and Shauna Williams. Brunswick's Melanie Bryant and Mt. Ararat's Mallory Nelson were second teamers. Mt. Ararat's Jodie Curley and Sarena Hall qualified for the AllAcademic team. In Class B, Morse's Hannah Russell was a second team selection. Morse's Brianna Bigelow and Katie Henrikson qualified for the All-Academic team.

Boys' lacrosse The KVAC boys' lacrosse Class A first team included Brunswick's Sam Bessey (defense), Alex Croatti (middie), Sam Fortin (middie), Seth Holmblad (attack) and James Wilgus (goalie) and Mt. Ararat's Jonathan Brown (attack), Robert Cornelison (defense) and Jeremy Hart (middie). Brunswick's Charles Nau (defense) and Winston Sullivan (attack) and Mt. Ararat's Brett Martin (defense) and Nick Oram (attack) made the second team. Mt. Ararat's Matt Haskell was named Coach of the Year. In Class B, the first team

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Reifman-Packett. Mitchell Black, Ben Blaisdell, Dan Jacques, Nicholson and Worthington of Brunswick and Nate Bryant, Seth Bryant and Greg Kritzman of Mt. Ararat qualified for the All-Academic team. On the girls' side, Brunswick's Jasmine Boyle, Anna Cowan, Alexis Dickinson, Allison Hill, Bridget Horan, Katie McMahon, Cassandra Murano and Teresa Murphy and Mt. Ararat's Kelly Lynch, Lizzie O'Neal, Nicole Ross and Olivia Swan were allstars. The All-Academic team included Brunswick's Dickinson and McMahon and Mt. Ararat's Morgan Martin. In Class B, Morse's Joel Harris made the boys' all-star team and also qualified for the AllAcademic team. On the girls' side, Morse's Kerry Cummings was an all-star. Sophie Jacobs made the AllAcademic team.


The KVAC boys' outdoor track Class A all-conference team included Brunswick's Mitchell Black, Ryan Clack, Walter Martin, Alex Nichols, Wilder Nicholson, Jamie Ross and Benson Worthington and Mt. Ararat's McKenzie Gary and Andy

The KVAC boys' tennis Class A South first team featured Brunswick's second doubles tandem, Derek Devereau and Blake Gordon. Brunswick's second singles, Jimmy Kenyon, and first doubles, Henry Ditzel and Angelo Gerardi, made the second team. In Class B, Morse's Sam Leeman made the second team. Dylan Harrington qualified for the All-Academic team. On the girls' side, Maisie Silverman (first singles), Ali Stankiewicz (second singles) and Samira MacMullan and Leah Solloway (second doubles) of Class A champion Brunswick, all made the Class A first team. Brunswick's Gillian Ford and Alexa Rivers (first doubles) and Mt. Ararat's Sarah Hill (first singles) and Anna Rohman (second singles) were second teamers. Morse's Mikaela Martin, Alice Stenquist, Annie Suitor, Elizabeth Swanson and Elizabeth Young all qualified for the Class B All-Academic team.

Matt Cook and his staff, will be held July 9-13 and July 16-20. Boys entering grades 4-6 will go from 9 to 11 a.m. The cost is $60, or $70 for those not in RSU 5. Boys entering grades 7-9 go from 12 to 3 p.m. The cost is $70/$80. Both camps are

held at Freeport Middle School. The girls' camp runs from July 23-26. Grades 4-6 go from 9:3011:30 a.m. and grades 7-9 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The camp will be held at Freeport High and the cost is $90. FMI, 865-6171 or

Mt. Ararat's Robert Cornelison was named to the KVAC boys' lacrosse first-team.

Mt. Ararat's Kelly Lynch was a KVAC all-star.

Annie Kelly and Suzannah Smith, Morse's Tori Field and Mt. Ararat's Rowley Jones and Hayley Michaud. Brunswick's Corinne O'Connor and Elizabeth Faulkner, Morse's Ali Miller and Mt. Ararat's Sara Berry and Cat Johnson made the second team. Brunswick's Foster was chosen Player of the Year. Mt. Ararat's Sam Chard was named Coach of the Year. Brunswick's Kelly, Katie Swan and Caroline Wild and Morse's Lauren Crosby, Field, Hannah Leeman, Guerin Morissette, Maddison Omo, Shannon Rice and Christina Stuart all qualified

for the All-Academic team. Brunswick's Herman, Kelly and Smith and Mt. Ararat's Berry and Jones played for the Navy team, while Morse's Field and Miller competed on the Red team in the Senior All-Star Game. Field had a goal and an assist. Kelley scored twice, Smith had two assists and Herman stopped six shots.

included Morse's Alex Paulus (attack) and Schulyer Mace (longstick middie). Morse's Lyle Douglass, Mace, Ethan Mattice, Max Rawson and Kai Whitehead all qualified for the All-Academic team. Paulus was named the Player of the Year. Brunswick's Bessey, Holmblad, Nau, Tom Purinton and Wilgus, Morse's Mace and Mt. Ararat's Kellen Bonnar, Brown and Brett Martin represented the East in the Senior All-Star Game.

Girls' lacrosse In girls' lacrosse, the KVAC first team boasted Brunswick's Dakota Foster, Molly Herman,


Roundup team boys' basketball and varsity assistant Nordic skiing. Freeport Middle School is seeking boys' soccer, boys' basketball, girls' basketball and cheering coaches. Durham Community School has an opening for a boys' basketball coach. FMI,

Freeport basketball camps upcoming The Falcons boys' basketball and girls' shoot for the stars basketball clinics will be held this month in Freeport. The boys' camp, run by varsity coach

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Arts Calendar

All ongoing calendar listings can now be found online at Send your calendar listing by e-mail to, by fax to 781-2060 or by mail to 5 Fundy Road, Falmouth, ME 04105.

Mid Coast Auditions/Calls for Art Spindleworks is looking for entries for “tiny” to be exhibited at Whatnot Gallery, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick. Contact Liz McGhee for specific information on size requirements or other questions, 725-8820 or emcghee@iaofmaine. org.

Books & Authors “Let’s Talk About It” registration now open for discussion groups, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, each group is limited to 25 people, begins June 13 and runs 5 weeks, 443-5141 ext. 12.

Thursday 7/12 “Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control” by Medea Benjamin, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242.

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time Maine in the unwelcome interruption of the War of 1812,” ongoing, through Oct. 12, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316.


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Tuesday 7/10

“Tenants,” by Alicia Fischer, publishing party, 7 p.m., Gulf of Maine Books, 134 Maine St., 729-5083.

Friday 7/13

“Tough Island: Live,” Crash Barry, 7 p.m., Patten Free Library, Bath, 597-3595.

Films Galleries

Little Quilt Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. and Sat., Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., runs through 15th, Orr’s Island Union Church, rte. 24, 833-2857.

Saturday 7/14

“Back to the Garden,” runs through June 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

“Hello Nature” William Wegman, talk and reception, 5 p.m., Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, 725-3275.

“Promenade: A walk in style through Pejepscot’s past,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through October, Pejepscot Historical Society, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, Tue.-Sat., 729-6606.


“The Somali Immigrant Experience in Maine,” runs through June 30, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242.

Sunday 7/8 Sukanya Rahman Exhibit, 1-5 p.m., Gun Point Gallery, 1241 Harpswell Islands Road, Orrs Is-

Friday 7/13 Aoife Clancy, concert, 6 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., bath, 443-1316. Bach Bradenburg 5, Franck, Ravel, Busoni, 7:30 p.m., Brunswick High School, 116 Maquoit Road, 7253895.

Museums “Subdue, seize, and take: mari-

Greater Portland Auditions/ Call for Art Poetry contest, open to Falmouth-area poets, $1,000 grand prize, July 31 deadline, www.

Monday 7/9 "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," 6 p.m., Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland, 650-3346.

Tuesday 7/10 "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," 6 p.m., Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland, 650-3346.

Books & Authors Saturday 7/7 Angus King Book Signing, "A Governor's Travels," 11-1 p.m., Nonesuch Books, Mill Creek, South Portland, jplatt@nonesuchbooks. com.

Wednesday 7/11 "Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control" by Medea Benjamin, 6:30 p.m., University of Southern Maine, 96 Falmouth St., Portland, 399-7623. "Interventions" by Richard Russo, discussion, 12-1 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Sq., Portland, 871-1700.

Thursday 7/12 "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," talk and launch, 5 p.m., Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, events@

Galleries Bates, Bowdoin, & Colby Alumni Art Show, runs through July 9, Thos Moser Showroom, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519. "Creatures and Critters," Richard Boyd Art Gallery, runs through

July 29, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island,

Francis Cape: Utopian Benches, runs through August 5, MECA, 552 Congress St., Portland, 800-6991509.

Tim Christiansen: Animals, runs through July 28, Gleason Fine Arts, 545 Congress St., Portland, 6995599.

Friday 7/6

"Beasts and Botany" by Elise Smorczewski, opening, 5-8 p.m., Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, 253-6808.

"City Limit," photography exhibit opening, 5-8 p.m., Addison Wooley Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, 450-8499.

"Culture on Cloth," Inuit wall hangings & sculpture, opening, 5 p.m., runs through Aug. 13, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Sq., Portland, 871-1700.

"Portland Show III - Size Matters," 5-8 p.m., Harmon's & Barton's, 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5946.

"Size Matters," Francine Schrock, Caren-Marie Michael, Harmon's & Barton's, 584 Congress St., Portland,

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Museums “From Portland to Paris: Mildred Burrage’s Years in France,” Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress St., Portland, runs through July 15, 775-6148. “Maine Landscapes” by Frederic Church, runs through Sept. 30, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Sq., Portland, 775-6148. Skyline Farm Carriage Museum’s summer exhibit, “Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless,” is open Sundays through Aug. 19 from 1-4 p.m. or by appointment, Skyline Farm, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, “Wired!: How Electricity Came to Maine,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m., runs through Aug. 5, 2013, (Mon.-Sat.), 12-5 p.m. (Sun.), Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822, $2-$7.

Music Friday 7/6 First Friday w/ Local Circus, 7 p.m., Local Sprouts, 649 Congress St., Portland, 899-3529, donations encouraged. John Eddie w/ Town Founder, 8:30 p.m., Empire Dine & Dance, 575 Congress St., portlandempire. com, 21-plus, $14 advance/ $18 day of. Summer in the Park Concert Series: Beware of Pedestrians and Guilty Bystander, 2 p.m., Discovery Park, Freeport, 899-3433. The THE BAND band, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, onelongfellowquare. com.


‘Presumpscot Falls’ Caren-Marie Michel. Exhibit to be held Friday, July 6 at 584 Congress St., Portland.

Saturday 7/7 Jordan Morton + Ethan Jodzienwicz, 7 p.m., Local Sprouts, 649 Congress St., Portland, 899-3529, donations encouraged.

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Thursday 7/12

Rob Schreiber, CD release party, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland, 712-0930.

Alive at Five: Phantom Buffalo and dilly dilly, 5 p.m., Monument Square, Portland, 772-6828.

Weekday Music: Brian Patricks, 12 p.m., Post Office Park, Portland, 772-6828

Rebirth Brass Band, 9 p.m., Empire Dine & Dance, 575 Congress

Saturday 7/14

Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, onelongfellowsquare. com, $15 advance/$18 day of.

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Portland Celtic Celebration, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., 761-1757, $17 advance/$20 day of.

“Brushes with Authority,” Portland Playback, 7:30-9 p.m., CTN5 Studio, 516 Congress St.,, $7.

Yonder Mountain String Band, 7:30 p.m., State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland,

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Out & About

Musicals that morphed from movies By Scott Andrews The majority of new Broadway musicals in recent years have been stage adaptations of successful movies. That’s the case with the two most recent musicals to open in southern Maine. Omigod, America’s archetypal Valley Girl, Elle Woods, is like totally morphing from fashion butterfly to legal eagle. That’s the story of “Legally Blonde,” currently running at Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick. It’s Christmas and it’s snowing. At least that’s what’s happening in Arundel Barn Playhouse, which is running “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.” There’s hardly a day when something isn’t happening at the Bowdoin International Music Festival. This year’s overarching theme is Johann Sebastian Bach, and his music is featured on the next two major concerts.

‘Legally Blonde’ An air-headed blonde morphs into a brilliant lawyer. Plus she’s in love with the wrong guy. Add a laughable love story. Plus two laughable dogs. Those are the key elements of “Legally Blonde,” a wonderfully funny and entertaining show that is running at Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick. This 2007 Broadway hit has a score by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin with a book by Heather Hach. It is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and also on the 2001 MGM film that starred Reese Witherspoon. The principal character is Elle Woods, a divinely blonde, sensationally curvaceous girl with a flair for making loud style statements in screaming baby pink. She is introduced as a college senior majoring

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Elle Woods, her dog Bruiser and lawyer Emmet Forrest are three of the central characters in “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” which runs through July 14 at Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick. The actors are Alex Ellis, left, Chico and Chuck Ragsdale.

in fashion marketing at the University of Southern California, where she’s also the president of the Delta Nu sorority. Elle’s in love with a stuck-up beau who is headed to Harvard Law School to begin a career in politics. On a date, Elle expects a marriage proposal. Instead she gets dumped, as her guy tells her that he needs someone who is more “serious.” Resolving to prove her worthiness to be his wife, Elle follows him to Harvard Law,


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where she quickly gets put down by the snobbish students and egotistical professors at that august institution of legal learning. The only friend she makes is a lovelorn hairdresser. But tables turn when Elle assists her criminal law professor in a sensational murder trial, helping to defend a TV exercise maven who has been falsely accused of shooting her husband. The prosecution has an airtight case until Elle unravels it through insightful research and brilliant cross-examination – and the real murderess is revealed in court. All the while, Elle discovers the true nature of her beloved: He’s a money-grubbing lawyer who sells out his principles. Plus she discovers her own reservoirs of inner strength, while the audience discovers that Elle’s naive, girlish moral code is far superior to what’s practiced at Harvard Law. She even discovers the right guy for her new self. MSMT director Marc Robin has assembled a wonderful, fully professional cast. Tops is Alex Ellis as the perfect Elle, the show’s dominating figure from opening curtain to denouement. Along her journey of self-discovery, this fashionista learns that being true to one’s own values never goes out of style. Charis Leos, a longtime MSMT favorite, draws plenty of laughs in the top character role, a hairdresser who seeks to recover her beloved dog from her ex-boyfriend. Maine State Music Theatre presents “Legally Blonde: The Musical” through July 14 at Pickard Theater on the Bowdoin College campus in Brunswick. Call 725-8769 or visit

‘White Christmas’

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Never mind the calendar and ignore the thermometer: It’s Christmas and it’s snowing at the Arundel Barn Playhouse. Christmas in summertime? That’s the theme for the next couple of weeks at the historic 1880 Smith Farm barn that was converted into a summer theater 15 years ago. The current offering is “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,” a happy and tuneful

musical that is mostly set in a barn in rural Vermont. The 2008 musical is a reasonably faithful stage adaptation of the celebrated 1954 Paramount Pictures film of the same name that starred Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen. The stage script is very faithful to the original screenplay. Only a few details have been changed, mostly to simplify technical requirements. The story opens during World War II as two Army buddies perform a 1944 Christmas Eve show for their fellow troops. The script quickly segues to New York in 1954, where the two wartime pals have become a highly successful nightclub act. In New York the two men meet two sisters who are just breaking into show business. The sisters are booked to perform for the Christmas holidays at an old inn in Vermont. Romance and many complications follow, compounded by the fact that the inn is owned by the aging Army general who once commanded the men. Per usual operating procedure, Artistic Director Adrienne Grant has hired a young professional cast, mostly students or recent graduates of collegiate musical theater programs. The four principals offer pleasant interpretations of their roles, beginning with Anthony Alfaro and Fjaere Harder as the primary romantic pairing. Their romance is slow and strewn with obstacles – mostly of their own making. Nate Richardson and Emily Watson comprise the secondary couple. Their efComment on this story at:

fervescent romance provides the needed comic leavening to the story line. Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road (just off Route 1) presents “White Christmas” through July 14. Call 985-5552 or visit

Bowdoin International Music Festival

Who was history’s greatest classical composer? Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Sebastian Bach are among the names often promoted as the best of the best. For the over-arching theme of the 2012 Bowdoin International Music Festival, founding artistic director Lewis Kaplan has chosen to highlight the music of Bach, who practiced his craft in Germany between 1700 and 1750. The festival’s next two major concerts include works by Bach. On the July 6 Festival Friday concert, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 will be played with oboist Liang Wang as the featured performer. Also on the program will be another celebrated work, Franz Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden,” performed by the Ying Quartet. On the July 9 Monday Sonatas series, Bach’s Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Harpsichord will be played, with keyboard artist Laura Lutzke as the featured musician. Sonatas by Beethoven and Schubert are also slated. Bowdoin International Music Festival concerts are held at Crooker Auditorium at Brunswick High School (Fridays) and Studzinski Recital Hall on the Bowdoin College campus (most other concerts). Visit for the myriad details.

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Community Calendar All ongoing calendar listings can now be found online at Send your calendar listing by e-mail to, by fax to 781-2060 or by mail to 5 Fundy Road, Falmouth, ME 04105.

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Celebrate Harpswell, arts, food, and more, 33 Locations along Rte. 123 and Rte. 24, Harpswell, Great Island, Orr’s and Bailey Islands, 833-6004. Fireworks Cruise, 8 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, $35 non-members/$30 members.

Call for Volunteers Pet food needed for Meals on Wheels, Spectrum Generations, 521 Main St, Damariscotta, 7290475 x 107.

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Mon. 7/9 5:30 p.m. Brunswick/Topsham Water Board 266 River Road Mon. 7/9 7 p.m. Town Council BS Tue. 7/10 4:30 p.m. Teen Center Advisory People Plus Tue. 7/10 7 p.m. Planning Board BS Wed. 7/11 3 p.m. Conservation Commission BS Wed. 7/11 5:30 p.m. School Board BS Thu. 7/12 7 p.m. Cable TV Committee BS


Mon. 7/9 2 p.m. Comprehensive Plan Implementation Mon. 7/9 4 p.m. Energy Committee Mon. 7/9 7 p.m. Town Lands Tue. 7/10 9 a.m. Selectmen-Conservation Workshop Tue. 7/10 3 p.m. Conservation Commission Tue. 7/10 5:30 p.m. Shoreland Zoning Review Wed. 7/11 6 p.m. Non-resident Taxpayer Meeting Thu. 7/12 6 p.m. Board of Selectmen


Sunday 7/15 Breakfast Buffet, 7:30-10 a.m., Knights of Columbus, 807 Middle St., Bath, 443-6015, $3-15.

Garden & Outdoors Sunday 7/8 Walking tour with historian Dean Clegg, 1 p.m., Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Register: 7296606, $2 advance/$4 day of/free for members of Prejepscot Historical Society.

Saturday 7/14 Kayaking on Merrymeeting Bay, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, $30-75. Visiting tall ship: Gazela Primiero, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, $5.

Sunday 7/15 Visiting tall ship: Gazela Primiero, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, $5.

Getting Smarter

Mon. 7/9 4 p.m. Tree Committee Tue. 7/10 6:30 p.m. Conservation Commission Wed. 7/11 6 p.m. Historic District Commission Thu. 7/12 6:30 p.m. Comprehensive Plan Implementation Comm.

Battle for the bay with Joshua M. Smith, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, $5 members/$7 nonmembers. Beginner Italian Class, 10 a.m.,


Spectrum Generations, 6 week class, 521 Main St., Damariscotta, Register: 729-0475, $39.

Just for Seniors

“Investing for Dummies,” 2:30 p.m., Spectrum Generations, 6 week class, 521 Main St., Damariscotta, Register: 729-0475.

Bath Area Senior Citizens, bridge club, cribbage, crafts, line dancing, bocce, bingo and more, 45 Floral St., Bath, 443-4937.

Health & Support

Chair Yoga, Shannon Elliott, Tuesdays 10:30 a.m., $10/class or pay what you can, Spectrum Generations, Topsham, FMI and to preregister, 729-0475.

Grieving Parents Peer Support Group, every first and third Tuesday from 3:30-5 p.m., CHANS, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick, 721-1357.

Monday 7/9 Blood Pressure Clinic, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., CHANS Home Health Care, Westrum House, 22 Union St., Topsham, 721-1278.

Tuesday 7/10 Blood Pressure Clinic, 2-3 p.m., Dike’s Landing, Bath Housing, 20 Dike’s Landing Road, Bath, 7211278. Blood Pressure Clinic, 5-6 p.m., Bath United Church of Christ, 150 Congress Ave., Bath, 721-1278.

Tuesday 7/10


Savvy Caregiver, training for caregivers of people with dementia, 1-3 p.m., 6 weeks, Spectrum Generations, 6 week class, 521 Main St., Damariscotta, Register: 800-282-0764 x 139.


People Plus Community Center, multipurpose multigenerational facility provides recreational, social, informational, educational and personal services to seniors as well as people of all ages, 35 Union St., Brunswick, 729-0757. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program seeks volunteers age 55 and over for various opportunities, 396-6521.

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Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, support groups, lectures, socials, activities, 521 Main St., Damariscotta, for daily schedule, 563-1363 or Spectrum Generations Southern Midcoast Community Center now open for classes, activities, trips, health & wellness, 12 Main St., Topsham, 729-0475, or datwood@ Topsham Merry Meeters Senior Citizens, all ages 50 and over welcome, bring a dish to share for potluck meal, noon, Westrum House, Union Park Road, Topsham; 729-7686 or 725-2425; meets third Tuesday except July and August.

Kids and Family Ongoing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/ Brunswick is accepting applications for “Littles,” girls ages 6-14 that live in single parent homes to participate in “The Big and Little” program, a mentoring program that matches a child with an adult community mentor (Big Sister) in a one-on-one friendship. There are Big Sisters currently waiting to be matched with Littles. Please Contact Aurora Joseph, Match Support Specialist, 729-7736 or to enroll your daughter. Brunswick Teen Center at People Plus, an after school and summer drop in program for area youth in grades 6-12, free membership, safe and fun environment with


pool, ping pong, snacks, video games, movies, crafts and more, Mon-Thurs. 2:30-5:30 p.m., call for vacation and summer hours, 35 Union St., Brunswick, 721-0754. Kids’ Classics at Dreamland Theater, film series for children and young teens, second Sunday of the month, October through May, 2 p.m., free, donations suggested, Sagadahoc Preservation Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath, for schedule, visit Morning Storytelling, monthly, songs, stories from around the world with Janice O’Rourke, for ages 6 and under, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, information, 725-5222 or

Greater Portland Benefits

Sunday 7/7

2012 Community Tour, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Payson Park, Baxter Blvd., Portland,

Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., First Congregational Church of Scarborough, 167 Black Point Road, Scarborough, 883-2342.

Open House, Abyssinian Meeting House, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 75 Newbury House, Portland,

Saturday 7/14

Coffee Hour with Reps. Jane Eberle, D-South Portland and Kim Monaghan, D-Cape Elizabeth, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ocean House Market, 512 Ocean St., South Portland, 776-3783.

Call for Volunteers

Free volunteer training, 21 hour program, in July, Sept., and Oct., Beacon Hospice Center, 54 Atlantic Place, 772-0929.

Friday 7/13 Flatbread Pizza Company to host benefit for The Gym Dandies, 5-10 p.m., 72 Commercial St., Portland, 772-8777.

Bulletin Board A Time of Peace, every third Tuesday of the month, 12-1 p.m., State Street Church, 159 State St., Portland, 774-6396. Drum Circle, every third Friday of the month, 6-8 p.m., Museum of African Art and Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland.

Big Brother Big Sister seeking runners for Beach to Beacon, contact:773-5437.

TD Beach to Beacon needs volunteers for race day. For more information or to register as a volunteer visit volunteer.

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network needs volunteer weather observers, visit for more information.

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Meals on Wheels, delivery available for home-bound seniors and disabled adults, offered by Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham, 729-0475. Money Management Program, help low-income seniors with routine financial matters, Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham, 729-0475.



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Community Calendar from previous page Committee Members Needed for the annual Shop Falmouth event. If interested or for more information call Anne Theriault at 838-3244 or visit FalmouthMaineblogspot. com. Help Someone Write Their Business Success Story, become a SCORE volunteer, 772-1147.

International Cultural Exchange Services seeking families to host a foreign exchange student, 83833868. Learning Works needs volunteers for a mentor training session on Tuesday, June 12 at 5:30 p.m., for more information call 775-0105. Maine Audubon’s Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center needs volunteers. Canoe tours, sales,

canoe rentals and odd jobs. Call: 883-5700. RSVP needs volunteers 55 and older to work in a Scarborough assisted living home. For more information call 396-6521.

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Spaghetti Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Freeport Masonic Hall, 20 Mallet Drive, Freeport, 865-1592, $3-7.

“The Evolution of Democracry in West Africa,” discussion wit Reuters correspondent Richard Valdmanis, 6:30 p.m., Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, Scarborough, 883-4723.

Fish printing and other fishy crafts, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Sq., Portland, 871-1700.

Saturday 7/7 Bean Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Trangle Club of Casco Lodge #36, 20 Mill St., Yarmouth, 896-4724, $5-8.

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laughing. After growing up in Wiscasset and graduating from its high school, Grover started work at BIW in 1952 as a pipecoverer, a position he has held for almost all his time at the shipyard. The U.S.S. Mitscher, the first ship on which he worked, was delivered to the U.S. Navy in 1953; Grover figures he has worked on a total of 100 vessels. The U.S. was at war with North Korea for two years when Grover started at BIW, and in 1953 he left the shipyard to join the U.S. Army. Although he anticipated being sent overseas, the war came to an end as he completed basic training, and he spent the rest of his enlistment in Oklahoma before returning to BIW. Grover has witnessed significant expansion at the shipyard. Once, “you could almost throw a rock across it,” he said, but now it could take a half hour to walk around the place. The materials he has used to cover pipes has changed, for the better. Gone are the days of asbestos, replace by woven glass. Grover’s wife of 56 years, Shirley, was among those with him in the Heritage

supported by Town Councilor Benet Pols. Pols said that although the Police Station Building Committee’s proposal was unanimously accepted, he expects there to be some conversation Monday about the possibility of a referendum. “When we initially went to bond the money to buy the land, citizens objected and petitioned to get it on the referendum and that was only the land package,” he said. “Unless they were worn down by the sheer grind of the process, I imagine some people will be interested (in putting it on the ballot) again.” After a public hearing on Monday night, the council will vote on the possibility of bonding $5.5 million. The balance would come from the money the town appropriated from “other road projects” in its 2012-2013 fiscal budget.

Collins' office, HDC won a contract last December to build five GARCs for the Air Force Special Operations Command. Rapid Response Technology of Wilmington, N.C., was the designer.

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Days parade. They raised eight children, and now have 21 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. The key to bringing up so many kids? “Work,” Grover said simply. “I’m very fortunate that I had a job in here. We struggled at times, but we got by.” Grover rode in the parade’s lead car on Wednesday, driven by former BIW President William Haggett. “I played baseball with Bill in 1949,” Grover said. “I came over here to play on the Junior Legion baseball team. And we were champion; I might throw that in.” Grover said he fondly remembers Haggett’s father, who also worked at the shipyard, and his first foreman was Haggett’s uncle. As for when or if he will retire, Grover said with a laugh, “I’m taking it one day at a time, and see if the decision is mine or God’s. He might want to take me before I make up my mind. And if he does, I’m not gonna worry about it.” Alex Lear can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 113 or alear Follow him on Twitter: @learics.

and began operations in February. US Windblade previously occupied the site.

"The announcement just last Friday that the Air National Guard is purchasing 16 additional GARCs is wonderful news," Collins said. Company owner Tim Hodgdon said that while the vessel launched Wednesday was HDC's fourth, its affiliated parent company, Hodgdon Shipbuilding, has a history going back nearly 200 years and has launched more than 400 vessels. Hodgdon signed a lease for the cityowned waterfront facility last December

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Also at the Monday night meeting, the council will hear public comment and vote on a special amusement license for the Lion’s Pride, 110 Pleasant St., and appoint councilors to town and state boards and committees. The council meets at 7 p.m. at Brunswick Station.

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"We're very happy that Hodgdon Composites has chosen to locate here," City Manager Bill Giroux said. "We've been building ships on the Kennebec River for 400-plus years, and this builds on the tradition that Bath Iron Works has established, and it's a great thing for Bath."

HDC has delivered two vessels and has three more under construction, Hodgdon said. Alex Lear can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 113 or alear Follow him on Twitter: @learics.

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Home Instead Senior Care, the world’s leading provider of nonmedical homecare for seniors, is looking for a few select CAREGiversSM for clients around Cumberland County. If you are honest, reliable, professional, exible, caring, and a creative thinker, you might just ďŹ ll the bill! We set the industry standard in professional training, competitive wages, limited beneďŹ ts, and 24/7 CAREGiver support. Our CAREGivers tell us this is the best job they’ve ever had.

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Crash from page 5 Center, Perrino said. A spokesman at Maine Medical Center on June 29 said Ross and Smith were in satisfactory condition. Muniak had leg injuries and was taken to Parkview Hospital in Brunswick. She was released about six hours later and arrested by Freeport police, who took her to Cumberland County Jail in Portland. A clerk at the jail said Muniak was released Friday morning. Cumberland County Assistant District Attorney Michael Madigan said his office decided not to pursue charges last week while the accident remains under investigation by Freeport police. David Harry can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 110 or Follow him on Twitter: @DavidHarry8.

Cornell du Houx from page 1 by progressing my career in the Navy.” The decision comes after a long couple of months for the 28-year-old, two-term legislator.

In May he faced an investigation by the Maine State Police because of stalking claims made by his ex-fiance, Rep. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast. The police investigation into the claims ended on May 11; on May 14, Herbig withdrew her request in Belfast District Court for an order of protection from abuse against Cornell du Houx. But their dispute led Maine State Democratic Party Chairman Ben Grant to suggest du Houx should end his campaign. Grant said on Friday that he is glad that Cornell du Houx has decided to do what he has been telling people in the party he would do. “I think the important thing for the party is that now we are able to move forward to do the work to find a good candidate for that district to replace Alex,” Grant said. “I just think it’s good for everyone that we’re going to be able to move on from that episode.” Andy Cashman, chairman of the Brunswick Democratic Town Committee, said the committee will caucus at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, at Curtis Memorial Library to fill the vacancy on the November ballot. Members of the committee who live in District 66 will be the only ones allowed to vote in the caucus. “The Brunswick Democratic Town Committee deeply appreciates (Cornell du Houx’s) service to the people of Brunwick and to the state and to his country,”

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Cashman said. “Given his decision, we’re going to be focused on helping to identify a candidate from District 66 that will provide the voters in that district with the best choice for November.” Cashman said that no one has come forward as of yet to declare their desire to run. Cornell du Houx did not rule out the possiblity of running for office again. “I am looking forward to serving my community, state and nation as an officer in the Navy,” he said. “I wish to thank the people of Brunswick for your support. It has truly been an honor to serve you. I hope you will give me another opportunty to represent you in Augusta in the future.”

LeDuc also called the relationship with the National Guard “wonderful.”

The bulk of the present Head of Tide property, which once housed a feldspar mill and later two apartment buildings and a 4,000-gallon overboard discharge system, went on the market in late 2007. Local groups worked to secure that property for conservation, and Topsham Development served as a bridge owner, holding the parcel until the funds could be raised for the town to acquire it.

The land trust later purchased the adjoining Cutler property and donated it to the town, bringing the park to its current size of more than five acres. The land trust will ultimately have an easement on the property, to ensure its continued conservation and management as a park.

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The education alliance, which had inherited income from the property’s sale, donated those funds toward the park project, Twitchell said.

would never have happened if the land trust was doing it alone, or the town was doing it alone.” Pam LeDuc, Topsham’s Parks and Recreation director, has worked closely with Twitchell to bring the park to life. She noted her appreciation for the entire

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Real Estate Foreclosure Auction 12-151

2-Bedroom Condo Unit B-19 Somerset Condos, Freeport, Maine Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 2PM


For Sale: Meticulously developed and maintained, Owner User building on Falmouth Plaza out-parcel. Ideal for many commercial uses, including retail, restaurant, market, medical and professional office, salon, coffee shop or café. Expandable. Business relocating. Seller financing.




Enjoy the best of country living on private 4 acres just 10 minutes from Freeport and North Yarmouth. With three spacious bedrooms, open floor plan, high end kitchen/great room with stone fireplace creates the perfect setting for informal lifestyle. Craftsman quality throughout using mahogany, oak, cherry, & birch. Plenty of acreage to build barn/storage. Unfinished basement welcomes hobbies/woodworking. This is a must see for those that enjoy hiking and exploring nature in your back yard! MLS 1056298

Lois Lengyel 207.233.2820

Offered at $394,900

two city center | portland, me |

#3088 Rangeley Plantation

Real Estate: Condominium Unit B-19 is a garden style first floor end unit designed with 2-Bedrooms, 1-bath, large living/dining area w/sliders onto patio, kitchen, and laundry area. Reference the Town of Freeport Tax Map 9, Lot 6-B19.

Private 7 wooded acres with a rugged, gently lived-in log-sided chalet. Water access to Mooselook, snowmobile & nordic ski trails at end of driveway. 3 BR, 2 BA, finished bsmnt, open liv / kit w/ wdstv. Additional land avail. $310,000

#7094 Rangeley Plantation

Solid, log-sided hillside home w/ detached garage; wonderful set up for motor sports. 2 BR, 2 BA, open liv w/ wdstv., daylight FR w/ bunks, good storage, large decks & screen gazebo. On quiet Birches Beach Rd. Seller is ready to pack. $209,900

Preview: Monday, July 16, 2012 from 3:30-4:30PM

Terms: A $5,000 deposit (nonrefundable as to highest bidder) in CASH or CERTIFIED U.S. FUNDS, made payable to the Keenan Auction Company (deposited with the Auctioneer as a qualification to bid), with balance due and payable within 30 days from date of auction. The property will be sold by public auction subject to all outstanding municipal assessments. Conveyance of the property will be by release deed. All other terms will be announced at the public sale. For a Property Information Package containing legal and bidding documents, visit or call Auctioneer’s office at (207) 885th Year One Runway Rd. 5100 and request by auction number 12-151. Keenan So. Portland, ME 04106 Richard Keenan #236. Our 40th Year and Auction Company 207-885-5100 6,059th Auction.


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July 6, 2012

The Forecaster, Mid-Coast edition, Juky 6, 2012  

The Forecaster, Mid-Coast edition, July 6, 2012, a Sun Media Publication, pages 1-28

The Forecaster, Mid-Coast edition, Juky 6, 2012  

The Forecaster, Mid-Coast edition, July 6, 2012, a Sun Media Publication, pages 1-28