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Vol. 26, No. 41

Aging Yarmouth library may seek $1M in renovations

Gather bets on local, aims for affordable By Will Graff YARMOUTH — A new restaurant on Main Street hopes its commitment to regional farms and producers will have a lasting impact on the local food scene. Gather, which opened in mid-September, is an 80-seat restaurant at the Route 1 Main Street exit. It has a focus on locally farmed food and community-centered, casual dining. The restaurant is in an old Masonic hall, with the kitchen highlighted on the former stage and the walls decorated with old-time farm implements, which the owner, Matt Chappell, dusted off from his sister’s farmhouse. A 16-foot communal table is the centerpiece, made from former bowling alley lanes, arrows included. “I looked for it specifically,” said Chappell, who harvested the lanes from a former Gardiner bowling alley called Lucky Strikes. “The commu-


Chef Chad Conley checks on a tray of crème brulée at Gather, which opened in mid-September on Main Street in Yarmouth.

Gather’s dining room centers on a 16-foot communal table made from dismantled bowling alley lanes. The restaurant has a focus on regionally sourced food.

By Will Graff YARMOUTH — The pungent odor of burning electric wiring is never a welcome sensation in a building. And that’s especially true if the building lacks a sprinkler system, adequate fire escapes and is lined wall-to-wall with books. But it was the case about a year ago at Merrill Memorial Library on Main Street, according to Director Heidi Grimm, who, along with the library’s Board of Trustees, is now advocating for a $1 million borrowing measure on the June 2013 ballot to make preventative renovations and other updates to the building. Although firefighters never found the source of the odor last year, they recommended the building, which still contains some original 1905 wiring, be brought up to code, Grimm said. The majority of the proposed renovations would be behind the walls: a new sprinkler system and other less “glamorous” items, Grimm said, with the exception of a new, extended covered entrance. In 1988, the library was ex-

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Work to begin on Portland-Falmouth bridge By Amber Cronin PORTLAND — Construction of a new Martin’s Point bridge is about to begin. CPM Constructors has set up a staging area for work on the bridge, which connects Veranda Street with Route 1 in Falmouth. Although a concrete time line for the project is not expected until later this month, Carol Morris, spokeswoman for the Freeport-based contractor, said work will be underway soon. Index Arts Calendar ................32 Classifieds .....................37 Community Calendar.....34 Meetings ........................34

“They are really just mobilizing right now and starting to have regular construction meetings,” Morris said. “Typically (the time line) is something we only put out a little bit at a time because construction tends to be very flexible.” Plans for the $23 million replacement were announced in early July. The winning bid for the project, from CPM and Massachusetts-based engineering firm Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, came in $7 million less

CPM Constructors, the contractor for construction of a new bridge between Veranda Street in Portland and Route 1 in Falmouth, has begun setting up staging areas in the lower parking lot of Martin’s Point. The existing bridge, which carries nearly 1,500 cars per day, will remain open during construction, which is expected to be completed in 2014.

than estimated costs. Proposals for a bridge connecting Portland and Falmouth date back to 1807, but the original bridge over the mouth of the Presumpscot River was not built until 1828. It operated as a toll bridge until it was destroyed by ice in 1861. It was reconstructed in 1868, after the Civil War, with wooden piles that are still a favorite perch for sea birds. See page 41 AMBER CRONiN / ThE FORECASTER

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Police Beat ....................20 Real Estate ....................42 School Notebook ...........19 Sports ............................25

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our ethical relation with the land and with each other. After graduating from Bates College in Lewiston, Fogg served as a land manager and planner in Massachusetts and Maine before starting his own consulting firm, Land & People LLC, in Topsham in 1991. He assisted towns and developers in addressing issues related to land use planning. And true to his collaborative spirit, he would often work alongside other consultants on projects. While maintaining his consulting practice, Fogg provided his expertise to several committees in Topsham: the Conservation Commission, the Comprehensive Plan Committee, the Planning Board, and the Quality of Life Ordinance Committee, among others. Fogg shut down his consulting firm in 2009 and began seeking other outlets for his passion. He’d long been a supporter of the Brunswick & Topsham Land Trust,

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Gary Fogg of Topsham oversees clearing and maintaining 17 miles of trails for the Brunswick & Topsham Land Trust.

so he asked Angela Twitchell, executive director of the organization, how he could help the trust. “I told him we could use help overseeing our trail system,” Twitchell said. “We couldn’t afford to hire a trail supervisor, and he has so much experience.” Fogg did, indeed, possess vast expericontinued page 44

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N. Yarmouth panel plans to present revised charter next year By Alex Lear NORTH YARMOUTH — The town's Charter Commission is working its way toward a set of recommendations that could go to a vote next June. The group, charged with reviewing North Yarmouth's 30-year-old Town Charter and potentially recommending changes in the town's governmental structure, began meeting Aug. 1, Chairwoman Audrey Lones said. The commission next meets on Oct. 24, and "we're going to ... move ahead with what we've heard so far, and start to do a little drafting," Lones said, adding that the group's target is a public hearing at the end of November. The commission held hearings in August and last month. It has heard input on subjects including how to lighten the load of the Board of Selectmen, Lones said, and expansion of the role of the administrative assistant to something more similar to a town manager. The charter, about six pages long, is considered by some to be too thin, Lones said. It does not include specific responsibilities of the Board of Selectmen, or how elected officials can be removed from office, she noted. "We've looked at a lot of other charters from a number of towns and identified

some things that would help clarify roles and responsibilities," Lones said. Everyone the commission has heard from wants to maintain Town Meeting, Lones said. But some people have complained that the gatherings have been sparsely attended since being moved from March to June. Approvals of budgets and ordinances both take place at Town Meeting. "Oftentimes, those ordinance changes are typos, edits ... and it seems like people are encouraging us to perhaps ... provide legislative responsibilities to the Board of Selectmen, so ordinances can be enacted more quickly," outside of Town Meeting, Lones said. The charter has undergone some changes over the past three decades, including increasing the size of the Board of Selectmen from three to five members, but most changes have been minor, Lones said. She also noted that the Charter Commission is independent of the selectmen. "We're working for the citizens," she said, "and it's not meant to be little revisions; it's meant to be a review, to see what's working for the town now, and to

anticipate what we may need in the future." The commission plans to gather initial input through January 2013 and then prepare its preliminary report in time for a vote next June on a revised charter. "The members of the commission are a really good group of people, and a good cross-section of the community," Lones said. "People who have lived here for a long time, others who are more recent to North Yarmouth." Along with Lones, the members are Alvin Alhers, Richard Brobst, Nancy French, Lincoln Merrill, Clark Whittier, Shana Cook Mueller, John Shumadine and Ande Smith. Go to the Charter Commission tab at for more information. Comments can be sent to Alex Lear can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 113 or alear@ Follow him on Twitter: @learics.

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Incumbent Nelson, newcomer Jones vie for Falmouth House seat By Amber Cronin FALMOUTH — Neither candidate in Maine House District 112 is a stranger to politics. Rep. Mary P. Nelson, DFalmouth, is the two-term incumbent. Her opponent, Republican John Logan Jones, has never run for elected office before. But Jones worked for the past year on U.S. Rep. Ron Paul’s presidential campaign, and was a delegate to this year’s Republican National Convention. The 26-year-old is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he was an airborne cryptologic linguist. He was deployed overseas and honorably discharged in 2009. Jones said that the ability of constituents to reach him through social media is what makes him a good choice for the District 112 seat. “I plan to integrate 21st century technology to stay in touch with constituents,” he said. “I think it’s the 21st century, every legislator needs to be accessible on the web. I pledge to do an update for every single vote I cast on Facebook and Twitter, so people can

see why I’m voting the way I am, and if they have questions, I can respond in a personal way and in a way that everyone can see.” Nelson, 69, is a 32-year resident of Falmouth, and has three sons who graduated from town schools. Now retired, she said she spends the majority of her time focused on her work as a legislator, and endeavors to work across the aisle to reach solutions that work for everyone. “I’ve worked very hard for the last four years to gets thing done and to improve our education system, and I have worked very hard to find the common ground and find solutions which work for Maine,” Nelson said. “I really am not trying to promote any particular political agenda, I think it’s much better to try to work collaboratively with all of your colleagues. It’s incumbent on all legislators to listen carefully and find solutions that work

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Business in Maine Both candidates believe education is the key to keeping businesses in Maine. Nelson, who serves on the House Education Committee, said that when talking to business owners she has found that many young people are not properly trained to work in jobs that are available in Maine. “We need to get more kids into postsecondary education, appropriately train them for careers and life after school,” she said. “We need to give them a chance to have the right skills so that they can get jobs. I think that is the best way that you can support business. She also said that Maine businesses



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Falmouth House from previous page great education in Maine,” he said. “But it looks like we’re educating Boston’s workforce because they get a great education here, and then they have to leave the state looking for work.” Jones said that the Legislature needs to look at why young people are leaving the state and must create more opportunities for businesses to come into Maine.

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Nelson and Jones agree that, as a state, Maine has a responsibility to help people in need, but they differ on how to end a culture of dependency on state welfare systems. Jones said Maine spends too much on welfare, but he is not in favor of “pulling the rug out from under people on welfare.” He wants to look at how a transition can be made to make people less dependent. “The best safety net is a strong community, it’s not taking tax dollars from one group of people and giving it to another. I don’t think that’s a sustainable solution,” he said. “I think finding local voluntary solutions to take care of people who need the help is better than deferring to the state and writing a blank check to the Department of Health and Human Services.” He said the Legislature should examine where the systems are being abused and look at how to reform those systems. Nelson said that while the state spends a lot of money on its welfare systems, the money is justified because as a state we have a low per-capita income and the second oldest population in the country. “Do we spend too much? We spend a

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lot because we have people in this state who are poor and we have people in this state who are elderly,” she said. “Children and the elderly are by far the largest receiver of funds and I believe we have an obligation to support them.” She also said that the state needs to find other ways to help people get back on their feet, rather than leaning on the welfare system. She also said that she feels that the departments running Maine’s welfare system have an obligation to follow and get rid of cases of abuse. “Every time you have someone who is abusing the system, that means somebody who legitimately needs the system is not getting those services,” she said.

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Jones and Nelson both said they support the development of alternative energy in Maine, specifically natural gas. But they disagree on how to fund programs. Jones said development should be funded by the marketplace, not by state subsidies. “If the technology is worthwhile to use, then people are going to bring it to market,” he said. He also said Maine’s existing natural gas pipeline should be better networked. Nelson said there is a place for some sort of state subsidy, but she would also like to see some of the work absorbed by

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Question 1 Both candidates said they support legalization of same-sex marriage in Maine. “I believe that the law should apply equally to all citizens of the state of Maine,” Nelson said. “I voted in support of the equal marriage legislation in the 124th legislature and was disappointed when it was overturned. I believe that the government’s role is to issue licenses, and I do not believe you should withhold a marriage license from somebody because they are of the same sex.” Jones said the government should not arbitrarily decide to do something for

one population and not another, and that marriage licensing itself should be ended. “Whether Question 1 passes or fails, one of the two sides of the argument is going to feel like they are being oppressed,” he said. “We shouldn’t have to get permission from the state to love somebody. By ending marriage licensure, both sides can be happy because (couples) can negotiate the contract between themselves and it would be recognized like any other contract.”


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Cumberland County District 3 commissioner election a rematch By Amber Cronin PORTLAND — Both candidates for Cumberland County Commissioner in District 3 are running on a platform of transparency, but they disagree on how much control to give to county government. And, the pair have met before. Incumbent Stephen Gorden, R-North Yarmouth, and independent Mark Grover of Gray faced each other for the District 3 seat in November 2011 after the county expanded the districts from three to five. Gorden won the election by nearly 1,300 votes, 6,899 to 5,617.

District 3 includes Freeport, North Yarmouth, Brunswick, Harpswell, Pownal, Gray and New Gloucester. Gorden, 70, lives with his wife Nancy in North Yarmouth. He is a retired executive with American Water in Voorhees, N.J. He said he is running his campaign based on the need for transparency and efficiency in county government. “There’s a lot of things in government that need to have more public exposure,” Gorden said. “There needs to be a better thought in this state of integrating government levels. Counties and communities should integrate services so they perform for the citizen and cost them less.”

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Grover, 57, a software designer for DeLorme in Yarmouth, lives in Gray, where he previously served three years on the Town Council. He said he wants to see bylaws created for county government as stipulated in the County Charter that was passed two years ago. “It sounds dull, but bylaws regulate the government and limit its power,” he said. Grover has drafted a proposed set of bylaws for the county and posted them on his website. His proposed rules include banning emergency meetings conducted via e-mail, requiring ethics rules for such things as disclosure of income sources, and “hundreds of other rules intended

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Both candidates said they would like to see county government become more “people friendly.” Grover said he hopes his proposed bylaws would increase public involvement in the county government. He said he believes that the public should be Gorden made more aware of meetings happening at the county level through weekly notifications, website enhancement and a county ombudsman. “The third proposal from my rules would be the establishment Grover of a county ombudsman to represent the public when they feel that they have not been well enough served by the county government, basically a customer service representative for the public,” he said. Gorden said that he thinks the county is already moving in a more communitycentered direction, but he thinks there is more to do. Sometimes it is difficult, he said, for him to get around to speak with citizens of the county and that creates misunderstanding in the citizenry. continued next page

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October 11, 2012 from previous page “Right now, for example, you have a representative in the state Legislature who serves somewhere between 7,000 and 9,000 people, a state senator that represents 2,000 and here I am, county commissioner, and I represent 58,000,” Gorden said. “I have a hard time trying to get around to all the communities to get to know the citizenry and make myself available so that I can get input (from them).” He said that things like the regionalization of emergency dispatch better services the county’s communities and saves money. “It is very hard for a community to staff a 24/7/365 dispatch center,” he said. “At a regional cost you can do it better and more efficiently with quicker service. I think that’s one of the best things that we have done.”

Budget Grover said he supported the $41.5 million budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, even though it represented a $468,000 increase over last year’s budget. Gorden said that he finds the budget “a little bit concerning” and that there should be more citizen education with regard to bonding funds. Grover said that he always attends the budget meetings and that this year department heads and the county manager

provided responsible proposals. One major point of the budget that posed a problem for Grover is bonding money for renovations at the Cumberland County Civic Center. Initially, he did not support the measure because he felt that Portland and South Portland should take on more of the cost for the renovation because they would reap greater financial benefit. However, after there was overwhelming voter support for the project, he came around to the idea of borrowing the money. “The only real concern I have is about the Civic Center deficits, which I hope will improve over the years,” he said. “I want to see the Civic Center continue in a fiscally responsible manner.” Gorden also initially opposed the Civic Center bond, but changed his mind when voters supported it. He said that he now supports the project because with the county’s borrowing power, the money



was bonded at a much lower interest rate than if the two cities had financed it alone. He said that he feels that citizens need to be made aware of future capital improvement projects that are going to require bonding. “For example, we’re doing an upgrade

to the parking garage and that took some bonding and I believe there are other issues like that where we’re going to need to bond money to improve the capital outlook of the county’s facilities and that’s going to cost money,” Grover said. Amber Cronin can be reached at acronin@theforecaster. net or 781-3661 ext. 125. Follow her on Twitter @ croninamber.

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College is more memorable the 2nd time around You know the saying, “time flies”? Well, the more mature I get (and I’m talking mature as measured by years on this planet, not as measured by my behavior), the more I do indeed believe that it’s going by not just at a quick trot, but at the equivalent of Mach 5. No Sugar

energy to lift a fork to my mouth. Or speak in a coherent manner.

This past weekend, I woke up in my daughter’s college apartment. And as I headed downstairs to the standard-issue college apartment bathroom, I thought, “Wait! I’m supposed to be the one accompanying my mom downstairs so she doesn’t frighten my roommates. I’m not supposed to be the mom! How did this happen?”

I recently reconnected with an old college friend. As soon as I saw his photo again and read some of his witty words, I was transported back to the 1980s. Bam. Poof! Just like in “Back to the Future.” Power up the flux capacitor.


These days, even when I pull only a half-an-all-nighter, I am not a happily functioning person the next day. And if I attempt it two nights in a row, I’m not someone you’d want to join for coffee.

How can that be? How can we have such splendid and vivid recall? How can it really seem like “just yesterday?” Apparently, one of the blessings of the “maturing” process is that we can remember what our college bedspread looked like, but often not what we ate for lunch three days ago.

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College is a wonderful, magical time. However, when we’re fortunate enough to be in the thick of it, we are (unfortunately) not always aware of this fact. When I was the one living with four female roommates, pulling all-nighters, subsisting on popcorn, Farina, rice cakes with peanut butter (and the occasional box of frozen spinach), I did not fully appreciate the experience. Nor did I appreciate that I was, in terms of growth and development, a creature with superhuman abilities. For instance, I didn’t appreciate that I could sleep for four hours for five consecutive nights and still have the

Personally, I don’t think any amount of cold-pressedNorwegian-fish-oil will change this situation to any great degree. And really, that’s OK with me. There is a reason our memories develop some holes, like Swiss cheese. There is a reason we don’t remember the names of our date’s kids. Our brains are filled to capacity. We’ve seen enough. We don’t want any more information. Please. Stop! (I once heard a comedian say this exact thing and thought it was hysterical, which is why I’m stealing it.)

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And I never would have imagined how much fun it would be to go to a grocery store.

Going grocery shopping with a college student is like seeing the world through a new pair of contact lenses. So much excitement. Who knew that a box of frozen waffles or a bottle of real maple syrup or a package of cherry tomatoes could bring so much happiness to a human being?

When you’ve been doing it for decades on end, things like food shopping can become dull, to say the least. When you’re in college, however, a trip to Stop & Shop with mom (and her credit card) is akin to winning an all-expense paid vacation to Paris or Hawaii. I can’t believe how much fun it is to be the fairy Godmother instead of Cinderella. Who knew one of the greatest joys of parenthood would involve making sure your college student has a plentiful supply of Annie’s Mac & Cheese? And toilet paper? My little chicken has flown the coop. For the second year. And it keeps getting better. I just hope I remember all of it.

But back to my college musings. There is something gratifying and very sweet about being a mother and visiting a daughter at college. Swooping in to rescue your young bird from her college nest, if only for a few hours and dinner at a restaurant.

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Soccer tourney reflects well on Falmouth This past weekend, Falmouth Youth Soccer Association hosted the 18th annual Columbus Day Falmouth Fall Classic. This year over 150 teams and close to 2,000 boys and girls competed in over 250 games at the fields at Community Park and the high school campus, where there was competitive soccer from ages 8-14, good sportsmanship and fond memories for all participants. Just as importantly, the Falmouth Fall Classic is an excellent example of Falmouth’s strong sense of community and volunteerism. This year the FFC was led by Ron Lydick, who, building on the work of Louise Hester and Janet Dye last year, assembled a simply outstanding team to lead literally hundreds of Falmouth families who volunteered as field marshals, parking coordinators, and concessions, souvenirs and clean-up crews, not to mention the coaches and team managers. Additionally, many Falmouth student athletes served as referees and/or volunteered their time to help in the effort. The FFC would not be possible without them, nor would it be possible without the incredible cooperation and help provided by the town and its employees, from police, fire and EMS to public works, to community programs and schools. Finally, many local businesses

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Moriarty the choice in District 108 Please join me in voting for Steve Moriarty as our state representative in District 108 (North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Chebeague Island and Long Island). Steve is the type of leader and problem solver we need in Augusta. Steve always conducts himself in a dignified manner. He is a leader who works to solve problems without bias and in a logical manner. His decisions are thoughtful and thoroughly researched. As a former member of the SAD 51 board of directors, I witnessed Steve’s ability to bridge gaps on difficult issues that involved North Yarmouth, Cumberland and the school district. He has been instrumental in guiding the Cumberland-North Yarmouth Joint Standing Committee to resolve issues of shared services that

A recent news article exposed the insidious effect of out-of-state special-interest money in the state Senate District 11 race for the seat currently held by Sen. Dick Woodbury. These special interests are spending unlimited amounts of money to defeat Woodbury and pushing harsh ideological agendas that do not represent the wishes of Maine citizens. Woodbury is an independent senator, not beholden to the narrow agendas of the political parties. As a Clean Elections candidate, Woodbury owes nothing to those same special interests. Woodbury represents the best interests of Maine citizens, because he is solely focused on the best policies for all Maine citizens. Woodbury has Worked on Maine’s most difficult issues, from property tax relief to economic growth. Please join me in voting for Dick Woodbury. Benjamin P. Campo Jr. North Yarmouth

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Tyll in state Senate District 11 We can elect a man with a record of service, leadership and achievement to Senate District 11: Chris Tyll. He’s a decorated Navy veteran with combat service. Chris Tyll, unlike many legislators, actually owns and operates a small business that has created 30 jobs. He understands what makes our economy tick. As a husband and father to three young children, Chris is also a family man with a commitment to education, strong communities, and a prosperous Maine. Chris is a man of proven ability and integrity who is running not for his own aggrandizement, but to serve us. He’s the model citizen legislator: sacrificing private interests to serve their fellow citizens without seeking personal gain and without asking any for public resources to hold office. We need a new face in the tired crowd in Augusta. Bryan Dench Falmouth

Re-elect Nelson in Falmouth We are writing in support of Mary Nelson’s reelection to the Maine House, representing District 112. As a young couple with two children, ages 2 and 5, we are proud to raise our family in Falmouth, a community having so much to offer our children as they grow and mature. We search for leaders who work to make Falmouth a community we can call a “great place to raise a family,” including top educational institutions, an economic climate friendly to small business, and protection of Maine’s natural resources. Mary Nelson has championed these goals with passion. Mary Nelson has been an active public servant in Falmouth for several decades. Mary Nelson is the candidate most qualified

and most committed to furthering the goals and values that we hold dear as we raise our young family. Scot and Michelle Draeger Falmouth

Falmouth bus is a ‘problem solved’ The bus was a deciding factor in our decision to move to OceanView in Falmouth. We realized we should not drive any more, but were otherwise self sufficient – a familiar story and accelerating trend. The Flyer is our link to daily needs. The schedule is convenient; the route provides access at key points on the way to Portland; the drivers are unfailingly accommodating. For us the bus is a “problem solved.” Our thanks to the Falmouth Town Council and the federal government, which pays about a third of the cost. Big picture: Across the nation, regional plans, like Falmouth development, include transportation systems. This is no time to lose the bus. Vote no on Falmouth Question 1. Betty and George Willhoite Falmouth

Enjoy supper, support the Falmouth Food Pantry I moved to Maine from New Jersey and have lived in Falmouth for several years. One characteristic of this area that has really struck me is the community spirit exhibited by the people here – aiming for and receiving the best services, such

as schools, fire and police departments, etc. And our communities continue to aid those less fortunate. In this regard, folks here have always generously supported the Falmouth Food Pantry. Hopefully the community will again show up in large numbers on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 4:30-7 p.m. to enjoy the Harvest Community Supper at the Congregational Church, and in this way continue to support the pantry. Walt Stephenson Falmouth

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I am a Realtor in North Yarmouth. My husband and I moved to this community many years ago because we loved the town’s rural character and, more importantly, it boasted a fabulous school district. Today’s home buyers have not changed much since then. According to the 2010 National Association of Realtors "Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers," 25 percent of home buyers named school quality as their No. 1 deciding factor in their home purchase. In the last month, I have had several families quit searches for homes in North Yarmouth due to the uncertainty of where our children are going to attend school. This referendum to withdraw is already having negative impacts on our property values, our business opportunities and worst of all, our kids. We cannot afford to be irresponsible with the future of North Yarmouth. For our community, Vote no on Nov. 6 to withdraw from School Administrative District 51. Harper Lee Collins North Yarmouth

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The word cry-baby came to mind as I read Sen. Dick Woodbury doesn’t like the Clean Elections Law by which he chose to run. That option requires no work to fund a campaign; just take $20,000 of your taxes. And take it he did. Now Woodbury complains about the law, which he co-sponsored in 2007. Why? Because he ran into a tireless opponent, Chris Tyll. Chris accepted the daunting challenge of self-funding. The former Navy SEAL, business owner, husband and father of three never takes the easy route. He is going house-to-house, delivering his message, earning funding, not taking tax dollars. Tyll earns what he is getting. I heard Tyll’s message. He sold me with his commitment to work hard for great education – primary, vocational, secondary and beyond – to allow our sons and daughters to obtain attractive, gainful employment in Maine. My money is on Tyll. Bill Gardiner Falmouth

The METRO bus is vital for convenience, employment, appointments and, yes, pleasure in Falmouth. It took much hard work by dedicated people to re-establish this resource for us. Let’s not lose the bus now. We may never get it back. Falmouth can and does support many causes that benefit our community. Bus service is a positive, low-cost asset. Keep the bus running. Vote no on Falmouth’s Question 1. Natalie Murray Falmouth

GOP literature reflects poorly on Tyll I have been dismayed by the misrepresentations made in many political ads this year, not only in the national elections, but also on the local level. A few weeks ago I received a political mailing about Chris Tyll, candidate for the state Senate in District 11, proclaiming, “Because of his efforts, Mainers overwhelmingly voted to repeal the ‘Labor and Services Tax’.” I had never heard

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of Chris Tyll before, so I called him to ask what his role was. He said he had only “talked to some people.” Did he have a leadership role? “No.” When asked to explain how his efforts could be so overstated on the brochure, he said the brochure had not come from him, but from the Maine Republican Party. I think it reflects badly on Tyll (and also on the Republican Party) that neither he, nor they, have made any effort to publicly correct this misinformation. Christine D. McDuffie North Yarmouth

Bus is a vital service in Falmouth Without a car, it’s important for my family and me to live near the bus line. My children and I use the No. 7 METRO bus for all our appointments, errands, everything – it’s our main means of transportation. If the bus line is discontinued, I’m not sure what we will do. Ending the bus makes no sense and begs the question of fairness. For example, I don’t use the town moorings, but that doesn’t mean my taxes shouldn’t support the harbormaster. This Nov. 6, I urge voters in Falmouth to preserve the bus route by voting no on local Question 1. Heather Carrington Falmouth



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or Democrats. As a respected economist, he is uniquely qualified to help deal with our state’s challenging financial situation. An independent running as a Maine Clean Elections candidate, he’s not beholden to party bosses in Augusta or to special interests. Dick is being outspent by a more than 2-1 margin in the District 11 campaign because he chose to run as a Clean Election candidate. Dick is a man with deep integrity, a passion for public service, and a proven track record creating public policy that serves the public interest. Please join me in saying no to outside money and partisan politics and vote for Dick Woodbury. Matthew Arrants Falmouth

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would be on a public bus route that would allow us to serve a diverse regional population. In these economic times we find that individuals are increasingly relying on the METRO to commute to work, grocery shop and visit our center because of the loss of or cost of maintaining a personal vehicle. I wish you well in your deliberations and hope that supporting public accessibility to our educational programs that help individuals improve their lives will be considered in your decision. Douglas G. Babkirk, extension educator UMaine Cooperative Extension Falmouth

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Please give thought to your vote this November in state Senate District 11. You have a choice between Chris Tyll and Dick Woodbury. Dick is an independent Clean Elections candidate, and as such is not beholding to any organization, PAC, or party as he formulates his decisions to vote on, and author, different pieces of legislation. As best I can see he practices evidence-based politics. He weighs the evidence on all sides of each issue, and then votes what he feels to be best for his district and our state. Dick works unencumbered, not beholden to a hidden agenda nor coerced by anyone but you, the voters in his district. Please join me and elect Dick Woodbury to a welldeserved second term as our state senator. You will not be disappointed. Dr. Steve Barr North Yarmouth

Although we live in Yarmouth, we frequently drive to Falmouth and take the bus to Portland. We park at the shopping center – so much easier for us than driving into town. My husband, like a growing number of seniors, has low vision and cannot drive. Therefore, the bus is vital to him and to many others who no longer drive. As out-of-towners, we cannot vote, but we are very much in favor of keeping the bus service. We hope that Falmouth residents will understand how important this service is to senior citizens and will vote in favor of keeping the Falmouth bus route. Vote no to save the bus. Public transportation is the way to go. Mary and Don Northrop Yarmouth


I'd like to add my voice to those already urging a no vote on Falmouth Question 1. Let's keep the bus. Ridership has been growing every year. Some residents need the bus to do their shopping. Many people, residents or not, depend on the bus to get to their jobs. Falmouth businesses benefit when shoppers and employees can get to their places of business. The bus provides a needed service. Yes, I have seen an empty bus from time to time. But so what? I have seen empty streets from time to time, but that doesn't mean we should stop maintaining the streets. I have seen empty spaces in parking lots from time, but that doesn't mean those spaces should be eliminated. Better an empty bus once in a while than a resident who can't get out to the store or an appointment, or a person who can't get to a job. John E.G. Bischof Falmouth

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Send Nelson back to the Legislature My family and I appreciate having experienced representation in Augusta. Rep. Mary Nelson has been serving her constituents for more than three decades, in the Maine House, on the state Board of Property Tax Review, and on the Falmouth Town Council and School Board. Nelson’s focus on the three E’s – Education, Economy, Environment – is spot-on. As a parent of three children who attended public school in Falmouth, I know the importance of a quality public education and appreciate Nelson’s support of early childhood education programs and expansion of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program in schools. Nelson also strikes the right balance of being pro-business while also being sensitive to environmental issues. Challenging times call for legislators who are knowledgeable, experienced and adept at reaching across the

aisle to find workable solutions to difficult problems. Please vote to send Mary Nelson back to Augusta on Nov. 6. Bill Welch Falmouth

Legislature needs Woodbury’s independence I am writing to express my strong support of Sen. Dick Woodbury for re-election to the Maine Senate. As a well-regarded economist (Harvard Ph.D.) and nonpartisan legislative leader, Dick has built a unique role and reputation in the Legislature. He is objective, credible, and deeply thoughtful about economic and fiscal policy. He is engaged with nearly all of the nonpartisan efforts to reinvent Maine’s economic future; elevating the role of the Maine Economic Growth Council in developing legislation for economic growth, advising GrowSmart Maine on “Charting Maine’s Future – Making Headway,” and

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advising EnvisionMaine on their vision to make Maine a national leader in innovation businesses like mine. In short, Dick is among the most important independent voices in the state, providing balance to the more partisan voices that too often dominate Augusta politics. Dick is just the kind of leader we need to keep in office representing us. Kent A. Peterson Yarmouth

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As I think about who I will vote for on Nov. 6, my decisions will be based on who I think will help repair the divisive political landscape we see both in Washington and Augusta. Steve Moriarty, candidate for District 108 of the Maine House of Representatives, will bring a pragmatic, responsible, and common sense approach to dealing with the important issues are legislators will face in the next two years. I have worked with Steve both professionally and as a volunteer, and have observed him to be a very thoughtful decision maker who takes into account all views before taking decisive action. Steve’s leadership qualities, ability to listen and communicate, and his strong work ethic will not only serve his constituents well, but will also enable him to be a legislator who will bring about effective change. Harry Nelson North Yarmouth

Vote no to save the Falmouth bus

I’m sorry to see the national trend in political debate, which I’ll delicately call misleading, has trickled down to Falmouth. Among the signs sprouting ahead of Election Day, “Stop the Empty Bus” caught my eye. Empty? Really? Annual ridership is more than 78,900 and climbing every year. Whenever I get on, the bus is between a quarter and completely full. I like arriving in Portland on time, unstressed by parking hassles, and having caught up on my reading. It’s a mystery to me why we spend so much time and treasure debating a service that is enjoyed by significant numbers; provides a lifeline to those who cannot drive; should be integral to the town’s business development plan for attracting customers and employees, and costs the average household $1.69 a month. Public transport is a basic function for a town. Save the bus; vote no on Falmouth Question 1. Thomas Urquhart Falmouth

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Every once in awhile it occurs to me that I might like to do something entirely different with my life. I have wanted to be a writer since I was 13, but I had hoped to become a better writer than I am 50 years later. I somehow imagined I would be a major novelist by now, not just a local journalist. Don’t get me wrong. I am grateful that I get to make a living as a writer. I still enjoy staining the white radiance of a blank screen with my deathless prose, but sometimes I think I might like a do-over. Don’t you? There are no doubt The Universal more courageous folks than I who have, in fact, changed course entirely at 63, perhaps even later in life, but I somehow think it’s too late for me to become a physician. Even if I had the will, I don’t have the energy or the science prerequisites. Realistically, I could imagine studying for the ministry, turning Edgar Allen Beem a column a week into a sermon a week and my expressed concerned for the suffering of others into overt action, but I’m afraid I just don’t have a calling. I might also reasonably consider teaching, museum work, or public relations, but I’d need credentials, accreditations and competencies I now lack and am too lazy to acquire. And when I think about going into communications work I realize that, not only would I last about a day and half in the corporate world, I have no interest whatsoever in new technology and social media. Tweet all you want; I’m just hoping I don’t outlive print media. Fantastically, I can imagine becoming a shepherd in the Outer Hebrides, a Buddhist monk in the South of France, a wandering mendicant in the Himalayas or a beach bum in the Florida Keys, but I’m much more apt to wind up as a bag boy at Shaw’s. I’m way too practical (and married) to ever make a serious break from my established

Amused, confused by Beem’s view of wealth I'm both amused and confused by Edgar Allen Beem's recent column, "The rich vs. the rest of us." First, Mr. Beem seems to hold Mitt Romney to a "rich standard" that somehow seems to overlook Bill Clinton, net worth $80 million; Al Gore, net worth $100 million; John Kerry, net worth $193 million, and the list goes on and on – countless members of Congress and the husband of our congresswoman, all multi-millionaires. If Mr. Beem's contempt is across the board than I applaud him for being honest. If his contempt rains only on conservative rich folks, than that's very sad. My amusement comes about by knowing the rich folks Mr. Beem seems to despise have given me and hundreds of tradesmen work for many years. I've been in business for a long time and I have shown up on job sites with Obama/Biden/Kerry/Edwards/Bush/ Cheney/McCain/Palin lawn signs and bumper stickers, and every one of them, no matter what political stripe they were, paid well and were very gracious to work for. So I just don't see this them against us mindset. So yes, Mr. Beem. they create jobs, and no they all didn't inherit their wealth, and yes most of them are pretty generous. Paul Marseglia Dresden

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routine. I’m so domesticated that I feel out of place anywhere I don’t recognize the brand of milk. When I get in the if-I-knew-then-what-I-knownow frame of mind, I start wishing I had stayed in school and earned a doctorate in philosophy, as I had once intended. By now I might be the Edward Pols Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Bowdoin, dispensing wit and wisdom as a venerable metaphysician. If I had it all to do over my kids tire of hearing, I would have pursued a life in academe. Hard to beat, ladies. Culture, sports, libraries, summers off. But so far I haven’t managed to persuade any of my daughters to go the academic route. What started me thinking about doing something entirely different was watching Mitt Romney destroy Barack Obama in the first presidential debate and then going to bed reading Bernd Heinrich’s wonderful new book "Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death." I met Heinrich years ago, visiting him at his little cabin in the western Maine mountains. At the time he was teaching at the University of Vermont and studying ravens. I still admire him and his writings enormously. I don’t have enough of a mathematical mind to have ever considered the hard sciences, but I think I might have been able to make it in the natural sciences if I had started back when my mind was still supple enough to embrace empirical data. I would very much like to have become a Bernd Heinrich or an Edmund O. Wilson, a scientist able to write and to extrapolate larger meanings from the lives of winged beings. Yes, that’s it. What I’d really like to do is become is a leading authority on the order odonata, tracking elegant dragonflies and damselflies in the wild, studying their brief, brilliant, beautiful lives while our national leaders are busy stomping America into the ground. But, alas, there is no time for a degree in entomology. I’m thinking maybe I’ll just get a dragonfly tattoo instead. Freelance journalist Edgar Allen Beem lives in Yarmouth. The Universal Notebook is his personal, weekly look at the world around him. Comment on this story at:

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Chebegue Island arrests No arrests or summonses were reported from Oct. 1-8.

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arrests 9/28 at 10:19 p.m. Marci Douglas, 39, of Newbury Street, Portland, was arrested by Officer Chris Woodcock on Gray Road on a charge of operating under the influence.

summonses 9/26 at 9:42 a.m. Dana Brown, 33, of Shaker

arrests 9/29 at 2:10 a.m. Samora Waldron, 34, of Taylor Lane, Gray, was arrested on Bucknam Road by Officer Dennis Ryder on a charge of operating under the influence. 9/29 at 2:20 p.m. David Tanguay, 44, of


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summonses 9/29 at 2:10 a.m. Garrett Worster, 23, of Oliver Street, was issued a summons on Blackstrap Road by Officer Steven Townsend on a charge of operating after suspension. 9/29 at 9:31 p.m. Christopher Eaton, 23, of Seaborne Drive, Yarmouth, was issued a summons on Foreside Road by Officer Steven Townsend on charges of possession of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia. 10/3 at 9:17 a.m. Derek Johnson, 32 of Elm Street, Biddeford, was issued a summons on Route 1 by Lt. John Kilbride on charges of operating under suspension and aggravated operating under the influence. 10/4 at 10:10 a.m. Kristie Mitchell, 27, of Blanchard Road, Cumberland, was issued a summons on Longwoods Road by Sgt. George Savidge on a charge of operating after suspension.

helping themselves 10/3 at 1:31 p.m. A alleged thief picked up about $500 worth of household items from a loading dock of the Community Center on Depot Street. Police said they have no suspects at this time.

Fire calls 10/3 at 9:31 a.m. Alarm call on Desert Road. 10/3 at 9:50 a.m. Vehicle crash on Quarry Lane. 10/4 at 7:45 a.m. Alarm call on Lower Main Street. 10/4 at 9:13 a.m. Alarm call on Lower Main Street. 10/6 at 1:56 p.m. Alarm call on Main Street. 10/7 at 7:07 p.m. Rescue detail on Park Street.

ems Freeport emergency services reported responding to 20 calls from Oct. 1-8.

north Yarmouth arrests No arrests or summonses were reported from Oct. 1-8.

Fire calls No fire calls were reported from Oct. 1-8.

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10/6 at 10 a.m. Matthew Allen, 31, of Gray Road, called to report that someone had broken into his apartment and destroyed 31 marijuana plants. Officer Jeffrey Pardue questioned other tenants in the building and discovered Jason Forsley, 32, allegedly entered the apartment after smelling smoke and put out a grease fire. Forsley denied damaging any plants. Police said there was no evidence of a grease fire in the apartment. Allen was issued a summons for cultivating marijuana and Forsley was issued a summons for criminal trespassing.

10/1 at 7:28 p.m. Jarryd J. Leeks, 22, of William Street, Portland, was arrested on Baywood Lane by Sgt. Darryl Watkins on an outstanding warrant from another agency. 10/4 at 3:52 p.m. Angela Gilliam, 38, of Melody Lane, Freeport, was arrested on Route 1 by Sgt. Daniel Gallant on a charge of violating the conditions of release.

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9/29 at 5:04 p.m. Fire alarm on Blueberry Lane. 9/29 at 5:46 p.m. Structural fire on Foreside Road. 9/29 at 9:36 p.m. Fire alarm on Blueberry Lane. 9/30 at 2:32 p.m. Fire alarm on Route 1. 10/4 at 6:40 p.m. Lines down on Blackstrap Road. 10/4 at 11:07 p.m. Fire alarm on Waites Landing Road.

ems Falmouth emergency medical services responded to 18 calls from Sept. 29 to Oct. 4.

Freeport 10/3 at 11:18 p.m. Yavus M. Karadeniz, 44, of Thames Road, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., was arrested at Main and Grove streets by Officer Matthew Moorehouse on a charge of operating under the influence. 10/4 at 1:33 a.m. Jennifer J. Pineau, 45, of Main Street, Yarmouth, was arrested on southbound I-295 by Officer Matthew Moorehouse on a charge of operating under the influence.

summonses 10/6 at 10:02 p.m. Brooke L. Siprell, 22, of Bartlett Street, Lewiston, was issued a summons at Main and West streets by Officer Jerod Verrill on a charge of being a habitual motor vehicle offender.

Floored by crime 10/5 at 4:27 p.m. A resident reported about $5,000 worth of rugs were stolen from their residence between July and October. The theft is still being investigated, police said.


summonses 10/2 at 3:50 p.m. Timothy A. Cleaves, 44, of East Main Street, was issued a summons at Maine and Mill streets by Officer Joshua Robinson on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle. 10/5 at 11:51 a.m. Jennifer K. Pringle, 43, of Woodland Road, Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons on Route 1 by Officer Brian Andreasen on a charge of operating after license suspension. 10/5 at 12:59 p.m. Randall L. Harford, 48, of Middle Road, Falmouth, was issued a summons on North Road by Lt. Dean Perry on a charge of operating after license suspension. 10/5 at 9:54 p.m. Michael L. Lovering, 47, of West Pownal Road, North Yarmouth, was issued a summons on Granite Street by Officer Kerry Warner on a charge of violating the conditions of release. 10/6 at 10:11 a.m. Joshua D. Olins, 46, of South Freeport Road, Freeport, was issued a summons on West Main Street by Officer Joshua Robinson on a charge of operating an unregistered vehicle. 10/7 at 10:07 a.m. Jeffrey P. Bagdon, 46, of Woodman Road, New Gloucester, was issued a summons on Route 1 by Officer Brian Andreasen on a charge of operating an unregistered vehicle. 10/7 at 12:32 p.m. Erica Bartlett, 36, of Glenridge Road, Portland, was issued a summons at West Main Street and Rainbow Farm Road by Officer Joshua Robinson on a charge of operating an unregistered vehicle.

Fire calls 10/1 at 1:05 p.m. Hazardous materials call on East Main Street. 10/4 at 6:40 p.m. Power lines down at Blackstrap and Babbidge roads.

ems Yarmouth emergency services reported responding to 17 calls from Oct. 1-8.

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Ellen Marie Moulton, 66: Caregiver, lifelong learner YARMOUTH — Ellen Marie Moulton, 66, of Yarmouth, died Sept. 29 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Lewiston on June 2, 1946, the older of two daughters of Robert and Lucille (Goodwin) Howe. Moulton grew up in Yarmouth and graduated from Yarmouth High School with the class of 1964. Moulton Moulton had a love of learning and attended Southern Connecticut State where she majored in French. She also attended the University of Massachusetts, University of Maine at Orono, Westbrook College, University of Southern Maine and Husson College. She also completed postgraduate studies in advanced practices in psychiatric nursing and courses at Bangor Theological Seminary. Over the years, she received awards and recognition for her dedication, skills and care as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner at Maine Medical Center and Mid Coast Hospital. Moulton was the featured speaker at the 2010 Cure Breast Cancer for ME Luncheon. Her determined spirit helped her persevere as a single mom with two sons, going to nursing school and working as a real estate agent and appraiser. A woman with a great intellect, she was a voracious reader and loved doing crossword puzzles. Moulton was a member of the Chapel Ringers Hand Bell Choir at First Parish Church. She also enjoyed travel, was a Red Sox fan, and loved her cats and the color pink. Moulton is survived by her two sons, Stephen Krauss, of Yarmouth, and Peter Krauss and his wife, Sheila, of New Gloucester; her granddaughter, Kati

Parker, of Brunswick; her sister, Martha Maguire and her husband, Richard, of Yarmouth; her nephews Robert Maguire and David Maguire, of Yarmouth; her niece, Katie Owen and her husband, Robert, of Limington; her stepdaughter, Krista Moulton-Adams, of Florida; her stepson, Jeffrey Moulton, of New Gloucester; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents and her first husband Arthur P. Krauss. A memorial service and celebration of her life was held at First Parish Church, UCC in Brunswick on Oct. 8 with Rev. Mary E. Baard officiating. For those who wish, please consider making a contribution in Moulton’s memory to her niece who will be walking in her memory in the Susan G. Komen Three Day Walk in Boston in July 2013. Checks are to be made to: Katie Owen, 259 Ossipee Trail, Limington, ME 04049. Donations may also be made in Moulton’s memory to: Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074

Anne H. Michel, 54 CUMBERLAND— Anne H. Michel, 54, of Cumberland died unexpectedly Oct. 4 at her home. She was born in Portland on Feb. 21, 1958, one of three daughters of Roger and Eva (Cluff) Hayes. She was educated in Cumberland schools and graduated from Greely High School, class of 1976. Michel was a stay-at-home mom. She volunteered with the Girl Scouts and

was known as the “cookie mom” during the annual Girl Scouts cookie drive. In more quiet times, Michel enjoyed making jewelry with beads and many pieces were given as gifts. She also had a talent for calligraphy and was known for her personalized birthday and anniversary cards. Michel is survived by her husband of 30 years, Roland Michel, of Cumberland; her daughter, Allyssa Michel, of Cumberland; her son, Adam Michel, of Cumberland; her parents Roger and Eva Hayes, of Cumberland; her sister, Sharon Tardiff and her husband, Jeffrey, of

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Freeport; her sister, Deborah Hayes, of Cumberland; her niece, Jessica Tardiff, of Freeport; her stepson, Phillip Michel and his wife, Mary, and their children Jerry, Zachary and Faith, of North Carolina. A service was held Oct. 10 at Lindquist Funeral Home in Yarmouth with burial at Moss Side Cemetery in Cumberland. For those who wish, donations may be made in Michel’s memory to: Child Evangelism Fellowship of So. Maine, 308 West Gray Road, Gray, ME 04039 or MRSA Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 61744, Irvine, CA 92602 424 Walnut Hill Road North Yarmouth, ME 829-4640




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Appointments Pierce Atwood partner James Erwin was recently appointment to the University of Maine System Board of Trustees. He was nominated by Gov. Paul LePage and confirmed in September by the Maine Senate. The board consists of 16 members, and members are appointed for a five-year terms.

Awards The Gelato Fiasco was recently named to the 2012 Empact100 list by Empact, an organization that focuses on making entrepreneurship a career option for everyone around the world. The award recognizes the Top 100 Companies Started by Young Entrepeneurs and was granted to founders Joshua Davis and Bruno Tropeano at a ceremony at the White House. The Gelato Fiasco is one of New England’s premier creators of artisanal desserts, with stores in Brunswick and Portland and gelato sold at more than 200 grocery stores and restaurants throughout New England. The company was founded by Davis and Tropeano in Brunswick in August 2007.

New hires and promotions Putney Inc., a rapidly growing pet pharmaceutical company focused on the development and sale of generic prescription medicines for pets, has filled three positions in product development. Simon McGurk has been promoted to senior director of product development, and is responsible for scientific review of new products and the execution of external manufacturing partnerships. Ben Moses joins the team as manager of nonclinical studies, where he will logistically manage, evaluate and ensure the quality of Putney’s bioequivalence studies. And as the new associate of product development, Amy Radke will assist Putney’s product development and regulatory teams by supporting manufactur-

ing, bioequivalence, project management and administrative activities. Melissa Hackett, recently joined St. Mary's Neurology Associates. Hackett is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester with a master's in nursing, family nurse practitioner. She received her certificate of completion in registered nursing from the graduate school of nursing at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, and her Bachelor of Science degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center recently hired Teresita Maguire. Maguire is an infectious disease specialist. For the past few years, she has been a consultant for St. Mary’s and Central Maine Medical Center. Maguire will see patients in the hospital and on an outpatient basis at Sabattus Street Primary Care. Maguire earned her medical degree from the University of the VisayasGullas College of Medicine, Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines. She completed residencies in medicine at the Department of Medicine, Cebu City Medical Center, Cebu Doctor’s College of Medicine Consortium, Cebu City, Philippines and at the Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. She completed her fellowship at the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. BerryDunn is recently announced that Kristan Drzewiecki has been promoted to manage its Government Consulting Group. Drzewiecki focuses her work on health care reform, health insurance exchanges, Medicaid and health information technology. She has extensive experience working with state government leaders to plan for and comply with complex federal health care policy and regulations such as the Affordable Care Act and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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of work through unpaid internships with local companies or service learning courses that combine community service work with classroom instruction. These nearly 5,000 students provided more than 370,000 hours of service to businesses and nonprofits valued at more than $6.2 million in 2011-2012. That figure is calculated using a formula developed by the Independent Sector, a nationwide coalition of nonprofits, foundations and corporate giving programs.

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Close calls for local golf teams at Natanis By Michael Hoffer For the first time ever, all five Forecaster Country golf teams took part in the state championship matches Saturday at Natanis Golf Course in Yarmouth. Falmouth’s quest for a second straight Class A title (and a third overall when its 2010 crown from Class B is taken into account) and Greely’s search for its first in Class A were both dashed by Gorham. The Rams won a very

close match by posting a team score of 309. The Rangers were second with 314. The Yachtsmen placed fourth at 319 (Cheverus, 316, was third). Greely, 7-3 in the regular season and coming off a superb showing at the Southern Maine Activities Association qualifier with a team score of 317, last won a championship back in 1995 (when it competed in Class B) and came close this time

around thanks to great rounds from Kyle Megathlin (74), Kyle Bickford (76), Tucker Hawkinson (82) and Bailey Train (82). Tommy Buckholz shot a 90, but his score wasn’t taken into account. Ultimately, the Rangers couldn’t quite catch Gorham. “We had a strategy about playing big tournaments and what it takes to play well and we executed,” said Rangers coach Brian Bickford. “It’s a great feel-

ing when that happens. It doesn’t always happen in golf, but when you have players who believe they can play well, it’s a lot of fun. It was particularly satisfying to see our seniors play well. Kyle, Kyle and Tucker have been in our program since they were junior golfers and to see them play well warms my heart. We would have been ecstatic to win it all, but Gorham is an outstanding team. Finishing runner-up to

Gorham is not disappointing in the least. They earned the win and we are happy to be runnerup.” Greely will be right back in the hunt in 2013. “I look forward to Bailey, Tommy and a slew of underclassmen returning next year,” Bickford said. Falmouth, which went 8-2 in the regular season, won the continued page 27

Freeport, Greely triumph; Falmouth, Yarmouth fall By Michael Hoffer The football regular season hit the three-quarter pole last weekend and local teams are all over the map in regards to playoff positioning. The biggest success story continues to be the Greely Rangers, who improved to 5-1 last weekend with a 41-0 victory at Gray-New Gloucester. Greely continued to demonstrate it throws the ball as well as anybody as quarterback Drew Hodge hit Svenn Jacobson and Nick Maynard with long touchdown passes for a 14-0 lead after one quarter. After Jacobson scored on a long TD run, he caught another scoring pass from Hodge. A touchdown run from James Ferrar gave the Rangers a 35-0 lead at halftime and a Hodge TD run in the third period accounted for the final score. Greely sits fifth in the Western Class B Crabtree Points standings. The Rangers face a big home test Friday night when perennial powerhouse Mountain Valley pays a visit. The Falcons have struggled and are just 2-4, but remain as dangerous as always. Greely has never beaten Mountain Valley, falling, 35-7, last season, at Rumford. The Rangers close the regular season the following week when they host Falmouth in the “Battle of Route 9.” Speaking of the Yachtsmen, they fell to 1-5 and 10th in the standings after a 44-6 loss at Fryeburg Friday afternoon. Falmouth was down 22-0 after one period and didn’t score until the fourth quarter, when a long TD run from Austin Wheeler accounted for the final score. The Yachtsmen host top-ranked Westbrook (5-1) in a playoff rematch Friday night. Last year, Falmouth fell at the Blue Blazes in the regular season, 28-25, then lost to them at home in the Western B quarterfinals, 12-7. A

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Yarmouth junior quarterback Brady Neujahr throws a pass during Friday’s 35-13 home loss to Lisbon, which dropped the two-time defending Class C state champion Clippers to 1-5.

Falmouth upset could resurrect playoff hopes. In Western C, Freeport got back in the win column Saturday, handling host Telstar, 42-13. After a scoreless first period, the Rebels scored first on a long run, but James Purdy took over the in the second period, running for a pair of scores and hitting Dan Burke with a TD pass and a 21-7 halftime lead. A Burke TD run, a Purdy-to-Paul Nixon scoring pass and a TD run from David Scheadler gave the Falcons some breathing room. Telstar scored one final TD in the third period, but Freeport cruised to the win and evened its record at 3-3, snapping a three-game losing streak. The Falcons are in a five-team race for the No. 8 spot in the Crabtrees and sit in eighth heading into Saturday’s home tilt with 2-4 Winthrop. The teams didn’t play a year ago. Freeport, which hosts Yarmouth in the regular season finale Oct. 20, has little continued page 30

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Greely junior Jordynne Copp soars for a kill during the Rangers’ 3-0 win at Scarborough last week in a rematch of last year’s state match.

Regular season almost over

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Falmouth’s John Keeley takes part in the Yachtsmen’s five-team meet at Greely last weekend. Keely completed the course in 29 minutes, 39 seconds and Falmouth took first place as a team.

(Editor’s Note: For the complete NYA-Waynflete boys’ soccer, Greely-Cape Elizabeth girls’ soccer, Falmouth-Cape Elizabeth and Greely-York field hockey and Greely-Scarborough volleyball game stories, please visit By Michael Hoffer The postseason fun is underway and there is plenty more to come in the days and weeks ahead. Golf’s team state match was held Saturday (please see story) and individuals go for glory this coming weekend. Field hockey’s regular season has already come to a close for many teams. Soccer and volleyball are nearing their end and cross country’s postseason is just days away. Here’s a look:

Boys’ soccer Falmouth and Yarmouth’s

boys’ soccer teams are in a three-horse race with Maranacook for the top seed in Western Class B. The Clippers appeared to have a leg up after a win at Falmouth Sept. 29, but last Tuesday, despite enjoying a 30-2 edge in shots (10-1 on frame), Yarmouth settled for a 0-0 home tie with Freeport. Thursday, the Clippers improved to 8-0-3 with a 2-1 win at Gray-New Gloucester in sloppy conditions. David Murphy was credited with the first goal when his throw wasn’t handled by the Patriots goalie and went into the net. Ben Vigue ultimately broke a 1-1 tie in the second half to give Yarmouth the victory. The Clippers (second to Maranacook in the Western Class B Heal Points standings, as of continued page 28

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Yarmouth athletics hopeful of bond passage By Michael Hoffer YARMOUTH—With less than four weeks to go until the election, the Yarmouth athletic department is hopeful that a bond to replace the aging turf field at the high school complex will pass. The ballot Nov. 6 will include a $1.5 million bond for field renovations to re-


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place the existing carpet (first installed in 2001), add an underlying pad, repair and improve field drainage, respray and restripe the existing track and add new ball netting, as well as add a new game management box and ramp. Yarmouth High School athletic director Susan Robbins said that the time has come for replacement and that further delay could lead to unsafe conditions. “(The field is) past its wear,” Robbins said. “It still meets safety requirements, but now it’s time to get something new. It can

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get worse with all the use it gets. It would be the equivalent of having three fields with the amount of use it gets. We’ve used it so much that it’s literally worn down. We definitely got our wear. They only guarantee turf for eight years now. This is at 12. What we’re going to get is better technology than this. We’re putting a pad under it next time to keep it as level as possible.” While the Yarmouth football, field hockey, soccer and lacrosse squads are the most high-profile users of the field, Robbins stressed the whole community, from youngsters taking part in camps, to adults partaking in physical education classes to senior citizens using the track for walking, benefit from its existence and replacement. “It’s a community field and it’s served the community well,” Robbins said. “There are a lot of different users.” It’s not just Yarmouth High that has used the field over the years. Neighboring schools who don’t have turf have often rescheduled games (in the case of Freeport field hockey a year ago, a playoff contest)

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at the site. Robbins said that if the bond doesn’t pass, field availability for other schools will be a casualty. “If it doesn’t pass, we’d have to limit the time people are on it,” Robbins said. “It would strictly be a game field and frankly, we’d have to say no to other schools who wanted to use it. Over the years, we’ve been very generous with that, but we’d have to do a 180.” Originally, the hope was to add a new concessions building, restrooms, equipment storage, new lights and new bleachers as well, but to keep the project as affordable as possible in challenging economic times and with another bond to renovate the Public Works garage on the ballot, this bond focuses on the field with those other amenities taking a backseat. “The biggest selling point from my perspective is when you have a turf field, the maintenance costs are far less,” Robbins said. “If we replace this with a regular grass field, you’re talking sodding costs, irrigation.” In the end, it will come down to Yarmouth voters. Robbins and the rest of the athletic department are hopeful. “I think it looks pretty good,” Robbins said. “I think people support the school system.” Sports Editor Michael Hoffer can be reached at mhoffer@ Follow him on Twitter: @foresports.

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Golf from page 25 SMAA’s Northern Division championship and shot a 329 at the qualifier, was paced Saturday by Joe Lesniak, who shot a 75. Also scoring were Brad Gilbert (79), Drew Proctor (82) and Matt Hutchinson (83). Alden Weller shot an 85, but his score didn’t count. “We’ve had a lot of success over the years, so at times, it seems as if anything less than a state championship is a failure,” said Yachtsmen coach Spike Herrick. “That’s definitely not the case. To win a title, you need four of your five golfers to have a very good score on that particular day. That didn’t happen for us this year, but I certainly consider this season to be a success. “We graduated four from last year’s championship team and we knew that we had a lot of work to do if we were going to replicate the successes of 2011. We worked very hard and to a large degree, were very successful. We won our division, beating out two very formidable teams, Cheverus and Scarborough. At the state tourney, we missed out by 10 strokes. Ten isn’t a large difference when you are talking about scores in the low 300 range. Our golfers got off to a very slow start. They got mentally down as they realized that they had put themselves in a catch-up position after just a few holes, but they dug in. They played with grit and determination. Had the tournament been based on the second nine, we would have won, but

golf is a game of 18 holes and the better teams (on that day) prevailed. “Our lone senior, Drew, led by example and by really digging in on his last nine holes. Joe, our number one golfer, continued his year long steady play. Russell played exceptional golf under heavy pressure. Matt and Alden didn’t have their’A’ games, but persevered in a big way. I’m so proud of this team. They kept their heads up and played with class, which can be hard to do when the chips are down. Our hats go off to Gorham. They played very well and have our congratulations.” Falmouth will look to return to the top next fall. “We look forward to next year, as we have five of the top six returning,” Herrick said. Yarmouth came to Natanis Saturday on the heels of a superb 10-1 regular season and a top score of 319 at the WMC qualifier and was bound and determined to win Class B for the first time. The Clippers weren’t able to provide the fairy tale ending, however, shooting a 332 to come in third behind repeat champion York (311) and Maranacook (324). Red DeSmith bowed out with a stellar 71, but he was the only player in the 70s. Cal Cooper finished with an 85 and both Nick Lainey and Monica Austin shot 88s. Spencer Olsen’s 95 wasn’t factored in. “Saturday was a tough day,” said Yarmouth coach Gregg Baker. “With the exception of Red Desmith shooting 71, the rest of the team all had one or two really bad holes and a couple of those were early


in the round. I was proud of the way they kept their composure even when things weren’t going well for them. They all kept trying to come back. Even Red hung tough a couple of times when his round started to deteriorate. He did a great job posting a low round. Kudos to York, they posted a great total, we needed to play very well to compete and it just wasn’t our best day. To have bested a team of York’s quality twice this year says a lot about how good we were. I’m extremely proud of this team. We did have a great season.” Freeport, 3-9 in the regular season, which shot a 356 at the WMC qualifier, took part in the state meet for just the second time and finished 10th after posting a score of 374. Nick Cartmell led the Falcons with an 89. Nick Tardiff and John Mervine both shot 93s and Spencer Drake also scored with a 99. Quinn Dowling also took part and shot a 106. In Class C, North Yarmouth Academy, which didn’t even field a varsity team in 2011, went 10-1 in the regular season, was the conference champion at the qualifier with a team score of 363 and finished eighth at the state meet with a score of 386 (St. Dom’s took the top spot with a 319). The Panthers featured Brad Potter (92), Mark Snyder (95), Ryan Walters (98) and Nick Demers (101) as scorers. Ben

Ambrose (108) also competed. “Since no one on the team, along with myself, had been to states, we had no idea what to expect,” said NYA first-year coach Charlie Hudson. “Personally, I felt that if the team played close to bogey golf as we had earlier in the week at WMC’s and in several matches during the season, we would finish in the middle of the pack. Ultimately, lack of experience and youth impacted us and the team had a tough day with two having solid rounds and the other three struggling. Although all were disappointed in their play, considering that we had no team last year, the fact that we finished with a 10-1 record in league play and qualified for states by finishing first among the conference Class C teams, the season was a very successful one.” The Panthers have several key players returning in 2013. “With all but one of this year’s team returning next year, the team’s experience at states will be valuable in terms of making them better prepared to be more competitive for possible future trips to states,” Hudson said. The golf fun isn’t quite done yet as individual Class A, B and C boys and a one-class girls’ champion will be crowned Saturday, back at Natanis. Sports Editor Michael Hoffer can be reached at mhoffer@ Follow him on Twitter: @foresports.

TOWN OF CUMBERLAND NOVEMBER 6, 2012 ELECTION NOTICE Absentee Ballots for the November 6, 2012, State General (Presidential) Election are available on Monday, October 8, 2012, at the Town Clerk’s Office at Cumberland Town Hall. Registered voters may vote in person or contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 829-5559 to receive a ballot by mail. Telephone requests must be made by the voter only. The last day to vote absentee will be November 1, 2012. Beginning Tuesday, October 16, 2012, registrations must occur in person. The voter is required to show satisfactory proof of identity and residency to the Registrar. The regular office hours of the Voter Registrar/Town Clerk’s Office, 290 Tuttle Road, are: Monday-Wednesday Thursday

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and they got one at the end. I don’t really count that last goal since we were pushing up. We’ve had three own goals against us in two games (against Waynflete). We had a nice run of wins and came here with confidence, but we didn’t get the luck which you need. The kids feel OK about it. Disappointed naturally, but it won’t be the end of the world if we have to come here again. I think we’re coming along.” NYA (8-4-1 and sixth in the Heals) wrapped up its regular season Tuesday at Gray-New Gloucester. “We have a ridiculously long break,” Keen said. “If we don’t have a prelim game, we’ll have 15 days off. It’s just an anomaly of the schedule.”

from page 25 press time) were at Fryeburg Tuesday, hoping to avenge last year’s playoff loss, play host to Greely Thursday (please see for game story) and close the regular year at home versus York Saturday. The defending Class B state champion Yachtsmen sat third at 7-1-2 after playing host York to a 1-1 draw last Tuesday in a rematch of last year’s regional final. Cooper Lycan had the tying tally. Falmouth faced a test at Cape Elizabeth Tuesday, plays host to Poland Thursday, Greely Saturday and York Tuesday of next week to close the regular year. Freeport got 10 saves from Brendan Qualls in the tie at Yarmouth. The Falcons fell to 2-7-2 Friday with a 4-1 loss at Cape Elizabeth. Sam Farrar had Freeport’s lone goal. The Falcons began the week 12th in Western B, just a fraction of a point out of the No. 11 spot, which is where they need to wind up if they hope to make the playoffs. Freeport was home with York Tuesday, goes to Fryeburg Thursday and closes Monday at home versus Gray-New Gloucester. In Western A, Greely fell to 7-4 and seventh in the Heals after a 1-0 home loss to Cape Elizabeth last week. The Rangers were back in action Tuesday at defending Class C state champion Waynflete (please

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NYA senior captain Jen Brown plays the ball during last week’s 5-0 home win over Waynflete.

see for game story). Greely goes to Yarmouth Thursday and Falmouth Saturday and if it finishes strong, could move up the standings. In Western C, North Yarmouth Academy enjoyed a 5-3 win at Sacopee last Tuesday,

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but lost at Waynflete Friday, 2-0. In the victory, Jacob Scammon had three goals, D.J. Nicholas and Oliver Silverson one apiece. At the Flyers, the Panthers gave up a first half “own goal,” their fifth such disaster this season, but pushed hard throughout and almost tied the game on several occasions. With the whole team essentially playing forward, NYA surrendered a second goal with 15 seconds to play. “It was closer this time,” Panthers coach Martyn Keen said. “We had an own goal

On the girls’ side, two-time defending Class B champion Falmouth continues to lead the way in Western B. The Yachtsmen improved to 9-0-1 with a 1-0 home victory over rival York last Tuesday (Alex Bernier had the goal). Falmouth was back in action Tuesday at home versus Cape Elizabeth (please see for game story), visits Poland Thursday, welcomes Greely Saturday and closes the regular season at York Tuesday of next week. Freeport began the week ninth in the Heals with a record of 5-6-1 after tying visiting Yarmouth, 1-1, and losing at home to Cape Elizabeth, 4-1, last week. In the draw, Brooke Heathco scored. Maddie Squibb had the goal against the Capers. The Falcons were at York in a playoff rematch Tuesday and close the regular season at home versus Poland Saturday. continued page 30


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North Yarmouth Academy recently named its Edgar F. White Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2012, which featured many familiar names. Coaches Charlie Hudson and Julia Sterling, along with Matt Greason (Class of 1997), Ray Johnson (Class of 1967) and Kelsey Wilcox (Class of 2002), were inducted. Hudson (far right) has coached cross country, ice hockey, tennis and golf during his 35-year career at the school. Hudson also teaches upper school history. Sterling (far left) coached the field hockey program to state championships in 2008 and 2010 and girls’ lacrosse to its first championship in 2010. (second from right) Greason was a soccer, ice hockey and baseball standout. Greason won the Travis Roy Award as a senior and went on to play hockey at Trinity College, where he is now the program’s head coach. Johnson (second from left) spent his senior year at NYA, excelling at football, basketball and lacrosse. He went on to play men’s basketball at Providence College. Wilcox (middle), who was The Forecaster’s NYA Fall Female Athlete of the Year in 2001, was a threesport standout, excelling in soccer, ice hockey and lacrosse.

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Regular season from page 28 Yarmouth is 10th (the top 11 teams make the playoffs) with a 2-5-4 mark following ties last week at Freeport (1-1) and at home versus Gray-New Gloucester (0-0). Eavan O’Neill had the goal against the Falcons. The Clippers were home with Fryeburg Tuesday, welcome Greely Thursday and close at home versus York Saturday. In Western A, Greely was seventh at press time with a 6-3-1 mark after battling host Cape Elizabeth to a 0-0 tie last week. Rangers goalkeeper Caton Beaulieu made 11 saves. “We have a high line, so I always have to be up and ready to clear any through balls,” Beaulieu said. “We know Cape has quick girls up top, so I had to be ready. If I stay back, that’s when I get in trouble. It’s frustrating because everyone worked so hard. It would have been nice to have a’W.’ A

goal would have been great for everyone’s confidence.” “That’s a great result for us,” said Rangers coach Michael Kennedy. “A win would have been great. It was a hard fought game. Two teams with different styles. We’re OK with a tie.” Greely was home with Western C contender Waynflete Tuesday, goes to Yarmouth Thursday and Falmouth Saturday and closes Monday at Lake Region. “I’m not as worried about playoff seeds as I’ve been in the past,” Kennedy said. “Where we fall in the seeds doesn’t matter. I’d like to have a home game for these guys to build a little confidence. If we don’t, it’s OK, because defense wins championships. If we create chances like we’ve been doing, we’ll be OK.” In Western C, NYA was 2-9 and 13th (the top 11 teams make the playoffs) after home losses to Sacopee (1-0) and Waynflete (30) last week. The Panthers were at Traip Tuesday, go to Wells Saturday and close at home against Buckfield Monday.

Field hockey

Two-time defending Class C state field hockey champion NYA was 11-2 and clung to the first spot over Lisbon in the Heals as continued next page

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Yarmouth junior Matt Woodbury hauls down a Lisbon runner.

Football from page 25 margin for error the final two weeks. The Clippers are still in the playoff hunt as well, but the two-time defending state champions have made life difficult for themselves after a 35-13 home loss to Lisbon dropped them to 1-5. Yarmouth struck first on a TD run from Caleb Uhl (seeing his first action of the season), but the Greyhounds tied the score later in the first period, went ahead to stay with a second quarter touchdown and added two more in the third for a commanding 28-7 lead. Lisbon added another TD in the fourth period before the Clippers got a late touchdown pass from Brady Neujahr to Rhys Eddy. Yarmouth (10th in Western C) has a tough test in its home finale Friday, as 5-1 Dirigo (ranked second) pays a visit. The teams didn’t meet a year ago. The Clippers, despite their record, can earn a playoff berth for the fourth straight year with a win. Yarmouth’s finale, at Freeport, Oct. 20, will also be pivotal. sports editor Michael hoffer can be reached at mhoffer@ Follow him on Twitter: @foresports.

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Regular season from previous page the final week of the regular season began. Last Thursday, the Panthers blanked visiting Waynflete, 5-0, as Julianna Tardif had two goals and Maura Anderson, Marina Poole and Lillie Reder one apiece. NYA closed the regular season at Sacopee Wednesday, in a rematch of last year’s regional final. Freeport was fifth in Western C at 5-7-1 after a 2-1 overtime loss at Old Orchard Beach and a 1-0 setback at Yarmouth last week. Abigail Smith scored against the Seagulls. “We’re playing really hard and getting opportunities, but we’re just not getting the job done,” said Falcons coach Sara Dimick. “We have a lot of injuries and illnesses, but we’re playing well in spite of that.” The Falcons closed at home versus Traip Wednesday. “It would be nice to get a spot for homefield advantage,” Dimick said. “I told (the girls) it’s a matter of time until we get the extra heart and hustle back.” In Western B, it looks like two of three local teams are playoff-bound, but the big news revolves around the one which will likely fall short, Greely, which hasn’t missed the postseason since 1996 and was one of the region’s preseason favorites. Monday, the Rangers hosted rival/nemesis York, a team it had lost to nine straight times, in what was essentially a win-andget-in contest. Greely countered an early Wildcats goal with a tally from Jess Wilson, but York scored before halftime and fought

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off several Rangers’ surges in the second half to drop the Rangers to 2-9-2 with a 2-1 decision. “This is symbolic of the season, unfortunately,” said Greely coach Kristina Prescott. “We had plenty of chances. It was a great game. Both teams were very skilled. We needed this game to make playoffs. Unless there’s some big upset, I don’t see us going on.” The Rangers were 12th in the Heals heading into Tuesday’s finale versus visiting Wells (which isn’t worth much in the way of points), but only the top 11 teams qualify for the postseason. Look for Greely to return with a vengeance in 2013. “We lose 14 seniors, but our JV has demolished every other team,” said Prescott. “Same with our first team. This won’t happen again. Having this many seniors and knowing them as well as I do, it’s tough to not see them succeed and make their goals.” Falmouth moved up to sixth at 7-4-2 after a 2-0 home win over Cape Elizabeth last Thursday. Mikey Richards and Jillian Rothweiler had the goals and the Yachtsmen’s defense held the Capers at bay. “This means everything,” said Falmouth’s Bri Hughes, who along with classmate Katie Cooleen and others helped clamp down defensively. “All we were thinking coming out for the second half was we want it. We had to keep our heads up and fight for it.” “We’re playing better,” said Yachtsmen coach Robin Haley. “You hope to peak at a certain time. (The girls) did a great job. Great energy all the way through. I thought we played well as a team tonight.”


Falmouth closed at home versus Wells Wednesday. The Yachtsmen will likely host a preliminary round playoff game Saturday. “I think we’re heading in the right direction,” Richards said. “We had that slump, but now we have momentum and heart and we want it. Hopefully we go far in the playoffs.” Yarmouth bounced back from a 4-0 loss at York by edging visiting Freeport, 1-0 (on Kallie Hutchinson’s rocket off a penalty corner 10 minutes in) and blanking visiting Poland, 3-0, to improve to 7-5-1 and eighth in Western B. Hutchinson, Lily Daggett and Emma Peterson had goals against the Knights, as the Clippers ensured a winning regular season record for the first time since 2000. “We’re doing a much better job and our confidence is growing,” said Yarmouth coach Mandy Lewis. “Our goal was to get at least a prelim spot. We’re headed in that direction. We met our goal of making the playoffs last year. Meeting our goal of hosting would be awesome for these girls. It’s been a fun year and I only have two seniors.” The Clippers closed at Cape Elizabeth Wednesday and could host a playoff game for the first time since 2001. “The top teams have a lot of wins, but I think anyone’s beatable,” Lewis said. The field hockey playoffs begin with the preliminary round Saturday, continue with the quarterfinals Tuesday and Wednesday of next week and the semifinals Oct. 20. Each of those rounds will be hosted by the higher ranked team. The regional finals are Oct. 23, at Scarborough High School. The


state championship games are Oct. 27, at the University of Maine-Orono.

Cross country

The cross country regular season came to a close last week at a couple of venues. Greely hosted Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth and Yarmouth. In the boys’ meet, the Yachtsmen were first, Clippers second and Rangers third. Individually, Greely’s Nathan Madeira had the fastest time (17 minutes, 9 seconds). Yarmouth was paced by Braden Becker (second, 17:28). Falmouth’s top finisher was Josh Simensky (fourth, 18:07). On the girls’ side, the Rangers came in first, with the Clippers second and the Yachtsmen third. Greely was paced by Kirstin Sandreuter (20:02) and Eva Bates (20:23) who went 1-2. Yarmouth’s fastest girl was Caitlin Teare (third, 21:08). Geneva Waite led Falmouth by placing fourth (21:27). NYA welcomed Freeport, Merriconeag and Sacopee Valley. In the boys’ meet, the Falcons were first, Merriconeag second and the Panthers finished third. Merriconeag’s Jack Pierce won the race in 16:23. Freeport was paced by Mark Donahue (18:01). Matt Malcolm led the way for NYA with a third-place showing (18:10). On the girls’ side, the teams finished in the same order, Falcons first, Merriconeag second, Panthers third. Individually, NYA’s Hannah Austin had the top time (20:33). Freeport’s Nina Davenport was runner-up (21:38). Samantha Pierce of Merriconeag placed third (21:57). continued page 42

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Greater Portland Books & Authors

University of Southern Maine, Portland, 239-8060, admission $7, $5 students, seniors, and MVPR members.

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Saturday 10/13

“Strangers on the Beach,” Josh Pahigian, 12-1 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700; and 7 p.m., University of Southern Maine Bookstore, 35 Bedford St., Portland, 780-4070.

Thursday 10/18

Palestinian Film Festival: 5 Broken Cameras, 7:30 p.m., SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 239-8060, admission $7, $5 students, seniors, and MVPR members.

Wednesday 10/17

Poetry in the Library, Steve Luttrell and Megan Grumbling, 7 p.m., Merril Memorial Library, 215 Maine St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.

“Hara-kiri: Death of a Samurai,” 7:30 p.m., SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, admission $7, members $5.

“Books to Die For,” John Connolly and Julia Spencer-Fleming, 7 p.m., South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 7677660.

Banned Book Film Series: Ordinary People, 5:30 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700 ext. 711.


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Saturday 10/13

Daydrinker, Ian Stuart, album release party, 9:30 p.m., Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland, ianstuartcomedy@


Friday 10/12

Palestinian Film Festival: Rana’s Wedding, 7:30 p.m., Talbot Hall,

Damnationland: the way life should bleed, 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, 800-745-3000, $10.

Galleries Thursday 10/11 More than a rap sheet: the real stories of incarcerated women; reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, 561 Congress St., Portland, 712-8476.

Friday 10/12 Vanguard, Maine Women Pioneers exhibit, opening, 5-7 p.m., University of New England Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499.

Wednesday 10/17 To France and back: watercolor drawings, reception, 7-9 p.m., The Local Buzz Coffee House and Wine Bar, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, 541-9024.

Museums Saturday 10/13 Fire Museum Open House, 10 a.m., Portland Fire Museum, 157 Spring St., Portland, 772-2040, adults $5, children $3.

Sunday 10/14 Studio Views, Winslow Homer symposium, 2-4 p.m., Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148 ext. 3224, $20, members $15.


The latest film from visionary auteur Takashi Miike (“13 Assasins”), “Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai” is a thrilling exploration of revenge, honor, and individuality in the face of oppressive power. Film will show Wednesday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600, admission $7, members $5.

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Friday 10/12

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Hot Club Du Monde, 8-11 p.m., Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland,

Lorraine Bohland and The Travis James Humphrey Blue Review, 5 p.m., Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland,

Tommy O’Connell & The Juke Joint Devils, 9 p.m., 455 Fore St., Portland,

Francine Reed, 8 p.m., Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland, 879-8988, $15.

Saturday 10/13 David Mello and Blue Steel Express, 5 p.m., Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland, aewing62@ Miss Tess & the Talkbacks, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757, advance $12, door $15.

Sunday 10/14 Abigail Levis and Jonathan Ware, 3 p.m., The Portland Rossini Club, The Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland, 797-8318, suggested donation $10. Gretchen Peters, 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-1248, $20-23.

Thursday 10/18 Frank Glazer, 12 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland, 775-3356. Jatoba and the Infamous Stringdusters, 8 p.m., 504 Congress St., Portland, 919-563-4923, advance $14, door $17, VIP $24 Gary Richardson, 5-8 p.m., Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland, Slightly Stoopid, 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, 800-745-3000, advance $22.50, door $25. Tales of Terror, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland,

Saturday 10/20 Ak’iwacu Band Drummers of Burundi, 6:30 p.m., Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland, 874-9779. Mike Snow, 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, 800-

Theater & Dance “Faith Healer,” Oct. 4-21, Wed-Fri 7:30, Sat. 8 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m., American Irish Repertory Ensemble, The Studio Theater at Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave., Portland, 799-5327, admission $20, $18 seniors and students.

Friday 10/12 “Can-can Parisien,” 7 p.m., Maine State Ballet, 348 Route 1, Falmouth, 781-3587, $15-20.

Saturday 10/13 “Can-can Parisien,” 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Maine State Ballet, 348 Route 1, Falmouth, 781-3587, $15-20.

Friday 10/19 Robin Hood, 7 p.m., Falmouth High School, 74 Woodville Road, Falmouth,, adults $7, students and seniors $5.

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Hitchcock After Dark, 7-9 p.m., Oct. 12 and 26, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242 ext. 229.

Galleries Thursday 10/18

William Wegman in conversation: performance, process and early video art, fall open house, 4:30 p.m., Bowdoin College, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, 725-3124.


Maine Maritime Museum, open daily 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316 or

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Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, CSI Brunswick: The Forensic Work of Dr. Frank Whittier, and Pejepscot’s Early Scots-Irish History, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., free, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, 729-6606.


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Robin Hood, 3 p.m., Falmouth High School, 74 Woodville Road, Falmouth,, adults $7, students and seniors $5.

Lynn Deeves, Kate Schrock and Trina Hamlin, 7:30 p.m., Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 7255222, advance $12, door $15.

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United States Marine Band, 7:30 p.m., Farley Field House, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3375.

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Friday 10/19

Roberta Isleib, mystery author series, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242.

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‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ rides into the Portland sunset By Scott Andrews It’s a busy week on the arts and entertainment front, with a varied menu that spotlights several formats and styles. The most newsworthy event is Glen Campbell’s Goodbye Tour, which visits Portland on Oct. 16. The multi-platinum country singer was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease last year, and he says that the current tour will be his swan song. Another roots-oriented pop singer is Miss Tess, who will be appearing in Portland Oct. 13 with her three-man band, The Talkbacks. Portland Symphony Orchestra goes into Pops mode this weekend, with Saturday and Sunday performances of a program based on the bohemian lifestyle. The Portland Rossini Club, the city’s oldest musical organization, presents a recital by Portland-born mezzo-soprano Abigail Levis on Sunday. In a total change of pace, Montrealbased Cirque du Soleil’s “Saltimbanco,” plays through Sunday at the Cumberland County Civic Center.

Glen Campbell The “Rhinestone Cowboy” is riding into Portland. That’s the happy news. The sad news is that he’s riding into town for the last time. Glen Campbell, who has sold more than 45 million records in a career that spans five-plus decades, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease last year, but he decided to forge ahead with his final studio album – “Ghost on the Canvas” – and wrap up his public concerts with a Goodbye Tour that visits Portland on Oct. 16. Campbell started in the 1960s as a session musician in recording studios in Los Angeles. Since then he’s had his own television show and appeared in numerous movies. But Campbell is best known as the singer of hit tunes such as “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Wichita Lineman,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Galveston” and “Gentle on My Mind.” In addition to Grammy Awards for individual songs and albums, Campbell received the 2012 Grammy for Lifetime Achievement. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005. Portland Ovations presents Glen Campbell at Merrill Auditorium at Portland City Hall at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Call PortTix at 842-0800.

calls The Talkbacks. On Oct. 13 Miss Tess is holding a CD release party at One Longfellow Square, the city’s premier venue for Americana and roots-oriented music. An advance copy of “Sweet Talk” is spinning on my CD player as I write this. I like its infectious swing beat, which infuses most of its 11 songs (10 original and one old country standard). Highlights include “Don’t Tell Mama,” a coyly suggestive love song, “People Come for the Gold,” a rocking dance number, and “Save Me St. Peter,” redolent of beer and lonely barrooms. Catch Miss Tess and The Talkbacks at One Longfellow Square (corner of Congress and State in Portland) at 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Call 761-1757.

Portland Symphony Orchestra The Portland Symphony Orchestra launches its 2012-2013 Pops season this weekend with two performances of a program that was created by maestro Robert Moody, who based it on three artistic depictions of the joys and tragedies of the bohemian lifestyle. Titled “La Vie Boheme,” Moody’s program includes excerpts from Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme,” an 1896 Italian opera about a likeable cadre of starving artists in Paris and their love lives. It is the fourth most-often produced opera in the standard repertory. A century later, Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award-winning musical “Rent” recast an almost identical story in terms of contemporary New York. Even more recently, the movie “Moulin Rouge” provided yet another vision, going back to Paris for the setting and using a score that was compiled from various popular artists. Moody has invited four singers. Soprano Jessica Cates and tenor Christian Reinert represent the classical operatic side of the equation, while Broadway stars Mia Gentile and Mike Eldred will focus on modern renditions of the story. Catch “La Vie Boheme” at Merrill Auditorium at Portland City Hall at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Call PortTix at 842-0800.

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Miss Tess “Americana” is a deliberately vague musical description that has become one of today’s most overused labels. But it’s certain that Americana embraces jazz, blues, country, honky-tonk, swing and early rock. And those are the principal influences exemplified by Miss Tess, a singer-songwriter who honed her craft in greater Boston’s thriving alt-country musical milieu. On Oct. 16 Miss Tess will release “Sweet Talk,” a new CD that exudes all these qualities, showcasing her clear soprano voice, her heartfelt writing style and her new three-man band, which she

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Abigail Levis Providing scholarships for promising Maine artists is part of the mission of the Portland Rossini Club, a venerable institution that dates from the middle of the 19th century. So it’s always a treat when a Rossini Club scholarship recipient comes back to perform for the home crowd again. That’s the background for this Sunday’s recital by Abigail Levis, an upand-coming mezzo-soprano who first studied voice in Kennebunk, moved on to perform with Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society and now studies in New York at the Bard College Conservatory. Among her current teachers is famed singer Dawn Upshaw. In her young professional career, Levis has appeared with the American Symphony Orchestra and won numerous prizes, most recently the 2012 Joy of Singing competition. Her Portland program will range from classical to modern selections; she’ll be accompanied by pianist Jonathan Ware, a Juilliard School graduate. Portland Rossini Club presents Abigail Levis in recital at 3 p.m. Oct. 14 at St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143 State St. in Portland. Call the Rossini Club at 797-8313.

Cirque du Soleil There’s a “first” and a “last” happening at the Cumberland County Civic Center through this weekend. The first refers to Cirque du Soleil, the venerable Montrealbased performing arts organization that’s making its initial appearance in Portland. The last refers to the fact that the company’s “Saltimbanco” show, which has been performed in 45 countries for two decades, will be retired at the end of the current tour. Classic Cirque du Soleil at its best,

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Tom Acousti and Friends, 7:30 p.m., to benefit Boys to Men and Hardy Girls Healthy Women, Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland, 888-702-7730, $25.

Thursday 10/18 Beer + Wine = Water, fundraiser, 5-10 p.m., to benefit efforts to bring clean safe water to Ghana, Engineers Without Borders, Ocean Gateway Terminal, 167 Fore St., Portland, 317-1122, $30.

Saturday 10/20 Easy as Pi, road and trail race, 8:30 a.m., 41 Hutchins Drive, Portland, 774-2112, pre-registration $15, race day $20.

Sunday 10/21 Hot ChocoTrot 5K, 9 a.m., to benefit Girls on the Run, Deering Oaks Park, Portland,



Musicians United for Marriage, 7 p.m., Wishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine, 34 Bedford St., Portland, musicians, $20.

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Broadway Traffic Forum, 6:30 p.m., Culinary Arts Building, Southern Maine Community College, 80 Fort Road, South Portland, 7677603.

John Sinclair, 60s writer and activist, 6 p.m., The Meg Perry Center, 644 Congress St., Portland, 2843358, $5.

Question 1 Debate: Marriage Equality, 7 p.m., Talbot Hall, University of Southern Maine, 787-327-5181.


Thu. 10/11 8 a.m. Community Development Thu. 10/114:30 p.m. Food Pantry Thu. 10/11 7 p.m. Long Range Planning Advisory Mon. 10/15 8 a.m. Food Pantry Tue. 10/16 7 p.m. School Board Wed. 10/17 4 p.m. Economic Improvement

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Saturday 10/20 Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., American Legion Hall, 65 Depot Road, Falmouth, 712-2788. Ghoulwill Ball, 7-11 p.m., to benefit Goodwill, Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, 6990724, $25.

Sunday 10/21 Falmouth EMS Reunion, 1-4 p.m., American Legion Hall, 65 Depot Road, Falmouth, RSVP: by Oct. 15.

Dining Out Saturday 10/13 Harvest supper, 4:30-6 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, Pownal, 865-3517, adults $8, children $3, under 2 free.

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Harvest dinner, 5-7:30 p.m., Yarmouth High School, 286 West Elm St., Yarmouth, 329-7735, adults $8, children under 12 $5.

Thursday 10/18 Turkey supper, 4:30-7 p.m., Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Road, 781-3413.

Saturday 10/20 Bean supper, 5-6 p.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland,, adults $8, $17 family. BBQ dinner and auction, 6-10 p.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., Freeport, 847-3226, advance $20, door $25.

Garden & Outdoors Eastern Cemetery history tours, led by Spirits Alive, 10 a.m. Sat., 1:30 p.m. Sun, through Oct. 15, $7 adults, $4 senior, ages 12 and under free, cash only, canceled if rain, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, for tour schedules visit

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The race for what’s left: The global scramble for the world’s last resources, 5 p.m., University of New England, 221-4375.

Chocolate Church Arts Center seeks volunteers for the art gallery and more, 798 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455.

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The Greater Bath Elder Outreach Network, a program of Catholic Charities Maine, is looking for volunteers a few hours a week to assist seniors by providing companionship, transportation, assistance with errands and telephone reassurance for elderly and disabled people who live in Sagadahoc County and the Brunswick area, Martha Cushing, 837-8810; meetings 6-7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Patten Free Library, Bath, 837-8810.

Support group for parents of dyslexics, third Friday of every month, 12 p.m., International Dyslexia Association, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, 767-4059.

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Home to Home, an organization providing a safe place for parents to exchange children for visitations, needs volunteers, commitment of 1-2 hours per exchange period, police check and training required, Mid-Coast Hospital, Brunswick, Rich Siegel, 837-4894,

Lawyers in Libraries: family law, 6-7 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 8711700 ext. 729.

Thursday 10/18 Basics of buying or selling a business, 6-9 p.m., SCORE, 100 Middle St., Portland, register: 772-1147, $35

Saturday 10/20 Journey to elderism: the spirituality of aging, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland, 671-5798.

Kids & Family Thursday 10/11 Teen movie night, “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” 4 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, 871-1700 ext. 773.

Sunday 10/21 Halloween Dance Party, ages 10 and under, 2-4 p.m., City Dance, Route 1, Falmouth, RSVP: 781-8900.

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Call for Volunteers Midcoast Hunger Prevention needs cat and dog food. Drop donations at Kathy Wilson’s Pet Grooming, 144 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, 725-0179. Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice has a growing need for hospice volunteers in the Brunswick area, training, call 777-7740, ArtVan Program seeks volunteers to help with art therapy programming with children and teens, promotional support and fundraising efforts, contact 371-4125 or visit Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks volunteer mentors (must be 18+) willing to commit one year and spend eight hours a month with a child 6-14 who lives in a single parent home, contact Brunswick office at 729-7736 or bigbbigs@

Meals on Wheels drivers urgently needed, Wednesdays and Fridays, information, 729-0475, Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham.

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Mid Coast Senior Health Center needs volunteers for various activities with seniors Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, welcome desk openings, 373-3646.

Parkview Adventist Medical Center, gift shop needs volunteers, four-hour shifts mornings, afternoons and early evenings Monday through Friday, every other Sunday 1-4 p.m., will train, 373-4518 or visit the gift shop at 329 Maine St., Brunswick.

Pejepscot Historical Society needs volunteer tour guides for Skolfield-Whittier House and Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum and volunteer staff for Chamberlain Museum gift shop, 729-6606.

People Plus Center, ongoing opportunities, 6 Noble St., Brunswick, 729-0757.

Red Cross training, Disaster Action Team, free, basic classes provide foundation for delivering assistance in emergency situations, weekday evenings, course schedules at, register on line or call 729-6779, 563-3299,, 16 Community Way, Topsham.

Road to Recovery, American Cancer Society’s transportation program seeks volunteers to help cancer patients get to their treatment appointments, call Janice Staples, 373-3715,, American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Topsham.

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Library from page 1 panded, joining the original Merrill building in the front of the property to the new one in the back. This connection, which moved the entrance and the circulation desk to the new building, positioned the rooftops in a way that tends to produce falling ice and snow when it builds up in the winter, she said. The proposed covered entrance would extend from the parking lot to the doorway, blocking snow and ice from falling on unsuspecting library patrons. In addition to the fire and ice hazards, the bond would also help pay for better ADA access and new bathrooms, which are currently limited to the first floor. One of the most visible changes inside the library would be a glass-wall fire barrier built from floor to ceiling in the reading room to create safe fire exits from the third floor. The wall would separate two stairwells, creating at least one safe exit in the event of a fire. Trustee Gro Flatebo said she hopes voters will recognize the bond is for basic renovations, not for elaborate or superfluous work. “I think it’s really clear the building needs work,” she said. “I think it’s clear we’re not giving them a Cadillac project. What we need to fix are really some clear-cut code and safety issues.” Despite the code issues, voters will have to weigh the importance of the library in the wake of two other significant bonds on the ballot this November: a $2.88 million bond for remodeling of the public works garage and a $1.5 million bond for a new turf field at Yarmouth High School. Frequent library patron John Walling said although he is a proponent of the library, he’s not sure how he would vote next year and questioned if this is the right time to propose spending more money. “We’re building houses on rotten foundation,” he said. “It’s just hard to justify anything that doesn’t have to be

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done right now. The library will still be here without it.” Although he is concerned about his taxes increasing if all the bonds pass, Walling said among deserving public services, “the library goes right up to the top.” “I just can’t imagine not having a library in town,” he said. Grimm, acknowledging the timing of the bond proposal may not be ideal, said some of the renovations could have been done previously, but it was more efficient to do them in one project. “We’re worried voters might be a little gun shy,” she said. “We’ve deliberately sat on other upgrades to do it all at once.” In addition to the bond, another $1 million will have to be raised privately for other renovations and refurbishing after the code work is done, Grimm said.

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Although library administrators have known about the code issues for several years, they’ve been waiting for their third-floor tenant, the Yarmouth Historical Society, to find a new home before starting renovations. The Historical Society is now preparing to move to the old Water District building on East Elm Street, and hopes to be in by late November or early December, with a soft opening in January 2013, Executive Director Michael Chaney said. Grimm said the library hopes to use the third-floor space for more programming and educational events like poetry readings, art exhibits and author appearances. These types of activities are where the library has seen major growth over the last decade, Grimm said, along with new technology services, exam proctoring and passport issuing as some of the key services they provide. “In Yarmouth, there’s no rec center, no senior center, no teen center; really there’s no place to go,” Grimm said. “We are doing all of that. It’s really the social hub.” The first public meeting to discuss the renovations and the proposed bond is Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the library, 215 Main St. The Portland-based architect, Nancy Barba, of Barba + Wheelock Architecture Preservation Design, will go over the proposed renovations and answer questions. Library administrators, town officials and the architects are unsure of what would happen if the code violations are not corrected. “My guess is that the use would probably continue,” Barba said, although not all of the violations could be “grandfathered” in. “Some areas would need to be addressed, regardless.” Library trustees will be addressing the Town Council about the bond in a workshop on Thursday night and in a formal public hearing Nov. 15. “We’ve waited a long time for this,” Grimm said. “If we continue to put this off, it’s not good for anyone.” Will Graff can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 123 or follow Will on Twitter: @W_c_Graff.

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ELDER CARE Responsible Mature Woman seeking employment as CAREGIVER/COMPANION in the greater Portland area. Experience in Elder Care. Call 8992478. I provide Respite Care, personal care, light housekeeping, laundry, errands & transportation. References & rates. Call Melinda c-229-5050. ADVERTISE YOUR ELDER CARE Services in The Forecaster to be seen in 69,500 papers. Call 781-3661 for more information on rates.


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Barbecue Eat in,Take Out and Catering. America’s largest BBQ chain Dickey’s of Dallas is now in the Maine Mall, locally owned. Mouth watering meats like pulled pork and ribs that fall off the bone, smoked over maine hickory, plus grilled and fried chicken items, and all the sides. Free ice cream for every customer. Kids eat free every Sunday! Catering: we deliver, setup, serve and clean up.

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FOR SALE: BRAND NEW, NEVER WORN: Woman’s Leather Chaps, size 12, $100. & 3 Woman’s Leather Vests size sm,12 & 14, $15.00 each. Men’s Leather Chaps size 40. Worn twice. $100. Men’s & Woman’s Motorcycle Helmets great condition. $35.00 each. Men’s Snowmobile helmet. Great condition. $30. Call 6535149 for more information. Disney Animal Friends Movie Theater Storybook & Movie Projector. Brand New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. The book comes with 80 movie images. Will make a great present for any child. You can see a picture of it on EBAY. $35.00. Call 6535149. REFURBISHED XBOX- paid $119, comes with 6 DVD’s, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2003 & 2006, Madden 2004, Real World Golf, Call of Duty, Nascar Thunder 2002. A bargain price at $100. Please call 653-5149.

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We’re immediately hiring appointment setters to give away great gifts. Outstanding pay with generous bonuses. Must be available to work 4pm9pm. Portland. Call now! 207772-8079.

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Advantage Home Care is looking for caring and experienced caregivers to provide in-home non-medical care for seniors in the greater Portland, Maine. If you possess a PSS or CNA certificate, have worked with clients with dementia or have provided care for a loved one in the past, we would like to talk with you about joining our team. We have part-time and full-time shifts available weekdays, nights and weekends. We offer competitive wages; ongoing training and support; dental insurance; supplemental medical benefits and a 401k plan with employer match. Call Laura today at 699-2570 to learn about a rewarding position with our company. 550 Forest Avenue, Suite 206, Portland, ME 04101


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Premiere Homekeeping Service is actively seeking people who enjoy making homes sparkle! We’re looking for people who have an eye for detail and take pride in their work. You must also be dependable and enthusiastic,and be responsive to customers. We currently need homekeepers for Portland, Falmouth,Yarmouth and Cumberland. We offer full-time hours,and excellent compensation and working conditions. Plus ,we work for the nicest people in Maine! Apply online at or send resume to

Sales Associate Part-time. Must be friendly, customer service oriented and comfortable using the computer. Call Village Consignment to apply. 207-846-5564. CRAFTY PERSON wanted for part-time flexible hours in sewing machine dealership/fabric shop. Call 7976700 or 664-2558.

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Correct Care Solutions (CCS), a leader in providing healthcare services to correctional facilities nationwide, initiated service in the Maine Department of Corrections system on July 1, 2012. It is our goal to improve access to medically necessary health care services and improve the health care delivery model. YOU can make a difference!!! Current openings at facilities across the state include:

• Medical Director (FT) – Maine State Prison • Psychiatrist (FT) – Maine Correctional Center • Nurse Practitioner (FT/PT) • LPNs – FT, PT & PRN (All Shifts) • RNs – FT, PT & PRN (All Shifts) We Offer competitive salary and great benefits including tuition reimbursement, CEU, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and more! To learn more about the next step in your career, email Adam at or fax your updated resume/CV to (615)-324-5774

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PETITION FOR EXECUTIVEL CLEMENCY STATE OF MAINE Augusta, August 24, 2012 Notice is hereby given that a Petition for the Pardon of TORREY FIFIELD who was convicted of the crime of THEFT BY UNAUTHORIZED TAKING OR TRANSFER; 2 COUNTS is now pending before the Governor and a hearing will be conducted in the GOVERNOR’S CABINET ROOM,SECOND FLOOR, ROOM 245 at the STATE HOUSE in Augusta, on THURSDAY the 18TH day of October 2012, at 9:00 o’clock A.M. PAUL R. LEPAGE, GOVERNOR




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MOVING BIG JOHN’S MOVING R e s i d e n t i a l / C o m m e rc i a l Households Small And Large Office Relocations Packing Services Cleaning Services Piano Moving Single Item Relocation Rental Trucks loaded/unloaded OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 828-8699 We handle House-to-House relocations with Closings involved. No extra charge for weekend, gas mileage or weight. SC MOVING SERVICES - your best choices for local moves. Offering competitive pricing with great value for your Residential and Commercial Moves! For more information call us at 207-749MOVE(6683) or visit : VISA/MasterCard accepted!

MUSIC PIANO/KEYBOARD/ORGAN LESSONS in students` homes in Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Portland, Falmouth or my Portland studio. Enjoyment for all ages/levels. 40+ years’ experience. Rachel Bennett. 774-9597. STELLA MARIE BAUMANN Vocal Technique, Audition Preparation and Interpretation All voices beginner to professional. 207-347-1048

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PAINTING KILPATRICK PAINTING Interior and Exterior Painting We are a small paint company that strives to be the one that you will recommend to your friends and family. We are fully insured, extremely professional, neat and courteous. We consider ourselves craftsmen and pay close attention to every detail from start to finish. Our promise to our customers is to deliver a top quality paint job at a reasonable price. Call us for a free estimate at 207 671-6142 or e-mail us at JIM’S HANDY SERVICES, COMMERCIAL-RESIDENTIAL. INT-EXT PAINTING/ SPRAY PAINTING/ CARPENTRY/DECKS/FLOORS/WALL S/DRYWALL/MASONERY/PR ESSURE WASHING/TREEWORK/ODD JOBS. INS/REF/FREE EST./ 24 YRS. EXP. 207-239-4294 OR 207775-2549. PAULINE DOANE Painting Quality interior painting, repair and wallpaper removal. Clean and efficient. Excellent references available. Fully insured. Call for your free estimate. 207-233-3632

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FALMOUTH- WATERFRONT, Pristine 1 bedroom cottage. Private sandy lakefront w/dock. Architectural features. Cathedral ceilings and a loft. All wood floors. W/D. $1300/month winter rental or 1 year lease. N/S. Very small pets considered. Call 207-899-7641.

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REAL ESTATE 2002 MANUFACTURED home. 3 bedrooms 2 baths. Fireplace deck. 28x44 One owner. Pinecrest Community Scarborough. $70,000. 7122872 POWNAL, 649 Hodsdon Rd Open house Sun Oct 14th 12 - 4. Phone: 688-4250

ONE BEDROOM apartment for rent in Yarmouth near the Village. Available November. Cable/Internet included. No pets. NonSmoking. $700/month. Please contact Shawn at 207-847-3472 for more information. BRUNSWICK: UNION Street, Intown, Sunny, 2-3 BR Apt, W&D, Dishwasher, Full Bath, 1.5 stories, Off Street Parking, Quiet and Private Backyard. $800/mo. Call Amy 671-9033

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SUGARLOAF TRUE TRAILside seasonal rental in Birchwood I. Three bedroom, post and beam Condo. Walk everywhere. Ski to Sawduster Chair. Well appointed. $14,800 for the ski season. Also one bedroom trailside $9,000 for the season. Call 207-899-7641. OFF SEASON- WOOLRICH Fully Furnished 2 bedroom in quiet residential area. $750/month/partial utilities. N/S. EIK, Full bath, LR/with sliding doors to deck. Beautiful view of Montsweag Bay. Please call 201-543-1812. FALMOUTH 3 br 1.5 bath 2 car garage home located in beautiful waterfront neighborhood 5 minutes from Portland. $1900 plus utilities. Please call 207-8991640. GRAY- 1 bedroom apartment. Available 10/1. Close to Maine Turnpike. W/D. Efficient LP heating system. Private entrance & deck. $700/month plus utilities. NP/NS. References. 657-3233. SOUTH PORTLAND- 2/3 bedroom Single Family Home. Hardwood floors throughout. Appliances Included. $1800 per month plus utilities. For more information: Call 207632-6143. PORTLAND, MARTINS Point. Ocean views w/ porch, two bedrooms, hardwood floors. Large, sunny, living and dining rooms, mudroom, W/D, yard, parking. N/S. $1075/mo. Nov. 1st. Call 207-899-7641.

GRAY- CABIN FOR RENT Furnished. No pets. All utilities, cable, wireless internet. $175.00/week. 657-4844.

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ROOMMATE WANTED: Looking for mature woman to share lovely cape on two acres in Pownal with single Mom and 8 yr. old child. Private, sunny bedroom offered with use of common roomskitchen, living and dining rooms. Great Location! Trails from back yard lead to Bradbury Mtn. State Pk. 20 minutes to to Portland. $530 a month plus 1/3 of utilities (oil/wood, electric and garbage). No drugs, smoking or pets. Free WiFi. Call Lois @ 207-232-4541



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Bridge from page 1 The original bridge was rehabilitated in 1933 to accommodate three lanes of traffic after trolley service was suspended in the early 1930s. The existing bridge was completed in 1943, and underwent its last major rehabilitation in 1991. That work included a new concrete deck, the addition of 6-foot sidewalks and reducing the roadway from

Gather from page 1 nity table is in line with the name and the atmosphere.” Decor aside, Chappell said his primary goal is to bring regionally grown food to customers at moderate prices by partnering with an array of small New England distributors and growers – what he calls the “foodshed.” “Think of streams flowing in like a watershed,” he said. “There’s some scenarios where we are working with the growers directly, but predominately we’re working with small distributors bringing in regionally produced food.” With a goal to have two-thirds of Gather’s food sourced from New England, Chappell said he has to be flexible and 5 work closely with local partners in order

four lanes to two with the addition of a wide shoulder. According to the Maine Department of Transportation, in 2010 the bridge underwent a review and scored only a 34.8 out of 100 in a rating of sufficiency. The review found that there was significant deterioration of metal beams, the superstructure (beams and deck) and substructure (abutment and piers). A sufficiency rating of less than 40 requires replacement.

Discussions over the future of the bridge and what it should look like have continued since the report was released early in 2010. The new design will be 112 feet shorter than the current 1,400-foot bridge and will have two traffic lanes, a pedestrian lane on the western side, a multi-use path on the eastern side and bump-outs with space for fishing. Morris said it is important that drivers know the existing bridge will remain open

for the small producers to keep up with the pace of the wholesale restaurant environment. One of the challenges for small food operations, particularly meat providers and distributors, is restaurants typically only want one particular cut, leaving the rest of the animal behind. Ben Slayton, co-owner of Farmers’ Gate, a butcher and meat distributor in Wales, is beginning his first venture into the wholesale business with Gather, providing meat from a collection of about 15 pasture-based Maine farms. “We’ve stayed away from it until now and focused on direct sales,” Slayton said. “It sounds really good to have all that business that a restaurant can provide, but they end up taking parts they want and leaving the rest, and there’s no market for it.” Farmers’ Gate’s partnership with Gather

is unique, Slayton said, and only works because of the mutual understanding he has with the chef, Chad Conley, who has worked on small farms in the past. “Chad really gets it from the meat perspective,” Slayton said. “It’s hard to go local for meat when the national distributors are so much cheaper. Chad has worked with us and understands the business.” Slayton said they worked on different cuts for the steak and found ways to use other parts of the animal to allow them to keep up with the volume and try to keep prices down. Conley, who formally managed the Freeport farm that services the Miyake restaurants in Portland, has also worked with Slayton and understands the needs of both the restaurant and the small producers, Chappell said. Although the “local” label at restaurants



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is often synonymous with expensive, Chappell is trying to make locally sourced food accessible at reasonable prices, he said. Along with the steak, which rings up at $22 for the whole meal, Gather also takes other cuts and grinds its own grass-fed beef for $12 hamburgers. The restaurant also serves beer from regional microbreweries and makes its own soda. For now, Gather is open for dinner from 5-9:30 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, Chappell said. Brunch is on the horizon. “I could have said with this big space we could be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but I felt like we needed to get dinner down first and do more if we can handle it,” he said. “We’re still getting our rhythm.” Will Graff can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 123 or wgraff@ Follow Will on Twitter: @W_C_Graff.

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Regular season

from page 31 The Western Maine Conference meet is Friday, at St. Joseph’s College in Standish. The regional championships are Oct. 20, at Twin Brook Recreation in Cumberland. The state championships are Oct. 27, in Belfast. The New England championship meet is Nov. 10, back at Twin Brook.

Volleyball Greely’s defending Class A state champion volleyball team is striking fear into the hearts of the opposition by peaking at the end of the regular season. Last week, the Rangers extended their win streak to five matches with impressive 3-0 victories at last year’s state match foe Scarborough and reigning Class B champ Yarmouth. Against the Red Storm, Greely raced to a 20-6 lead in the first set and never looked back, prevailing, 25-14, 25-13, 25-17. “We’re playing together really, really well,” said Kris-

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ten Atwood, who had nine kills. “Everyone’s talking and being positive and it’s really helped. At the beginning of the season, there was a little uncertainty, but now everyone knows where they’re supposed to be and it’s great.” “We’re starting to click,” said Rangers coach Kelvin Hasch. “When it gets close to the end, we’ll be there. It was experience and getting a few people to play as a team. I use eight players. It’s hard to get eight players to play as a team. Now, we’re jelling and playing together.” At Yarmouth, the Rangers romped in the first set, 25-5, thanks to the service of Lexi Foster, winning 18 straight points at one stretch. The Rangers held on for a 25-22 victory in the second set, then closed it out, 25-15. Greely (9-2 and second to Biddeford, the lone team it’s lost to this fall, in the Class A Heals) was at Cape Elizabeth Wednesday, visits Falmouth Friday and closes the regular season Monday at home versus Cheverus. “We’re peaking,” Atwood said. “I think we’ll do well. There’s going to be some competition out there. That makes it fun. We’d like another championship. That

would be nice.” “I think we’re starting to peak,” Hasch said. “We’ve still got room to improve. It’s a whole new season in the playoffs. The Heals don’t matter then. No one should be overlooking Greely.” Elsewhere in Class A, Falmouth began the week 9-4 and seventh after winning at Kennebunk 3-1 and dropping a five-set (25-21, 23-25, 28-26, 23-25, 10-15) decision to visiting Scarborough last week. The Yachtsmen finish the regular year Friday at home against Greely. Yarmouth fell to 9-4 and fourth with the loss to Greely. The Clippers finished the regular season Wednesday at NYA. They likely face at least one long road trip in the postseason. NYA was 0-8 and ninth in Class B prior to hosting Yarmouth. The Panthers close the regular season with matches at Lake Region, Narraguagus, Sumner, Jonesport-Beals and Machias. Sports Editor Michael Hoffer can be reached at Follow him on Twitter: @foresports.



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Unsung Hero from page 2 ence – he’d helped maintain trails for the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Vermont Division of Forestry.

As trails supervisor for the trust, Fogg now oversees the work associated with clearing and maintaining 17 miles of trails. In addition to reimbursement for materials, the trust provides the volunteers, many of whom are young people from Bowdoin

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College, the Apogee Summer Adventure Program, or area schools. Fogg takes it from there. “It’s so much fun,” he said recently. “I get to exercise in the woods, while working with volunteers from all backgrounds. I love working with the same kind of hand tools that were used in the 19th century; figuring out problems along the way is part of the fun. And I like knowing that other people will benefit from this work. It’s important to give back.” “Gary’s the man, a dream volunteer,” said Caroline Eliot, associate director of the trust. “He’s so enthusiastic, and he

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makes everything so much fun. He’s able to engage with young people, and he’s a really good teacher. And he’s incredibly well organized, providing detailed reports about the work that’s been done on the trails.” Twitchell said she knew the trust was getting a winner in Fogg, because she’d worked with him on the Topsham Conservation Commission. “Gary has a passion for improving the quality of life of the community,” she said. “He’s a collaborator, always respectful of all viewpoints. He’s such a gift.”

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