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“BYOD” “SOS”! Submitted by Rebecca Webber In the last few years, there has been a significant increase in employer policies allowing their employees to bring their own cell phones (or other devices) to work. Coupled with that, there has been a surge of press on employers’ ability to monitor and remotely wipe their employees’ personal cell phones once the employment relationship ends. As more employees bring their own devices to work, employers have largely unfettered access to any given employee’s photos, files, contacts, etc. According to a July 2013 survey by the data protection firm Acronis, Inc., 21 percent of companies perform “remote wipes” when an employee resigns or is terminated. Despite the growing use of cell phone wiping technology, the practice remains in “legal limbo.” At present, there are no federal or state statutes that specifically govern employee cell phone policies (often referred to as “bring your own device” (“BYOD”) policies). To date, the only reported case specifically regarding employer wiping of an employee’s personal cell phone comes from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. In that case, Saman Rajaee used his personal smartphone (an iPhone 4) to conduct his business in the home construction industry for

over 12 years. Rajaee’s iPhone was connected to his employer’s Microsoft Exchange Server, allowing him to remotely access email, contacts, and a work calendar provided by Defendants. In February 2013, Rajaee gave his employer his two-week notice, and the employer immediately terminated him. A few days later, Rajaee’s phone was remotely wiped by the employer’s IT department – deleting both personal data and work-related data. Rajaee subsequently sued his former employer, under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), and the Texas Theft Liability Act, alleging that the employer’s actions caused him to lose “more than 600 business contacts collected during the course of his career, family contacts, family photos, records, irreplaceable business and personal photos and videos, and numerous passwords.” Rajaee’s claims ultimately failed, as the Court found that neither the ECPA nor the CFAA applied to Rajaee’s personal data on his iPhone. While this case is relatively anti-climactic, it nonetheless highlights employer vulnerability to litigation when it remotely wipes an employee’s personal device. Below are some steps that you can take to protect your-

self if you choose to implement a cell phone wiping policy. 1. Get It In Writing: In the above case, Rajaee claimed that he had never read or signed a cell phone wiping policy. When it comes to “BYOD” cell phone policies, an employer should inform its employees of the rule(s), and have them sign a copy of the policy. If the employee does not agree to abide by the cell phone wiping policy, they can choose to not have work email, contacts or other information on their personal device. 2. Be Specific – No Surprises: The cell phone wiping policy should state the following: By connecting the device to the company network or using it for company business, the user expressly agrees that he or she authorizes, and permits, the company to access the device and securely remove its data at any time the company deems necessary, either during the relationship, or after. If the employee does not make the device available within a certain reasonable period of time after demand, the company is authorized to remotely wipe the entire device and restore it to its factory settings in order to ensure that its data was securely removed from the device. 3. Consider “Strategic Wiping”: Many


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companies have begun to employ improved IT systems which surgically remove only employer data from an employee’s cell phone. Although this software is likely more costly, it may prevent employers from the cost of litigation in the long run. 4. Encourage Healthy Backup Use: Encourage employees (perhaps in the text of the policy) to back up their personal information (photos, contacts, songs) to their personal computer or to iCloud once a week in case the employer needs to remotely wipe data for security or other reasons. As this area of the law rapidly evolves, employers must stay ahead of the curve of employee privacy, while maintaining the security of their clients and other employees. This article is not legal advice but should be considered general guidance in the area of employment law. Jordan Payne is an employment attorney; others at the firm handle business and other matters. You can contact us at 784-3200 (telephone). Skelton, Taintor & Abbott is a full service law firm providing legal services to individuals, companies, and municipalities throughout Maine. The firm has been in operation since 1853.

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In 2015, the federal estate tax exemption is $5.43 million. With little planning, a married couple can pass up to $10.86 million worth of assets to heirs, so no estate tax will go to the IRS. Those numbers will increase in the future with inflation. With such a large exemption, you may think that estate tax planning is unnecessary. However, nearly half of all states have an estate tax (paid by the decedent’s estate) or an inheritance tax (paid by the heirs) or both. The tax rate goes up to 16% in many states, or even higher in some. What’s more, state estate tax exemptions tend to be lower than the federal exemption; in some states, there is virtually no exemption for certain estates. Therefore, you may find year-end estate tax planning to be worthwhile, even if you don’t anticipate having an estate over $5 million or $10 million. Employing the exclusion In terms of year-end planning, anyone with estate tax planning concerns (federal or state) should consider year-end gifts that use the annual gift tax exclusion, which is $14,000 in 2015. That is, you can give up to $14,000 worth of assets to any number of recipients, with no tax consequences. You don’t even have to file a gift tax return. Married couples can

give up to $28,000 per recipient, from a joint account, or $14,000 apiece from individual holdings. Larger gifts probably won’t be taxed because of a generous lifetime gift tax exemption, but you’ll be required to file a gift tax return and there could be future tax consequences. Example: Walt and Vera Thomas have two children. In 2015, Walt can give $14,000 worth of assets to their son Rick and $14,000 to their daughter Ava. Vera can do the same, moving a total of $56,000 from their taxable estate. Similar gifts might be made to parents you’re helping to support. As explained previously in this issue, giving appreciated stocks and stock funds to loved ones may be an effective way to reduce exposure to any market retreat. Whatever your purpose, keep in mind that there is no spillover from one year to the next. If you miss making $14,000 annual exclusion gifts in 2015, you can’t double up with a $28,000 exclusion gift in 2016. Moreover, make sure that gifts are completed—checks must be cashed—by December 31. Therefore, you should put your plans for yearend gifts in motion well before year end. Courtesy of Austin Associates, PA, CPAs. n

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Kennebec Behavioral Health to Serve Pittsfield Area Residents

Kennebec Behavioral Health (KBH), a multiservice agency specializing in mental health and substance use disorder services is now offering community-based services in the Pittsfield area. Due to Kennebec Behavioral Health’s growing number of clients who live in and around the Pittsfield area, the organization has established a local hub where staff members can manage administrative tasks related to their caseloads. Community-based services provided in the Pittsfield

area include children and adult case management, home & community treatment, and multi-systemic therapy. In particular, the number of case management clients that KBH serves has been increasing over the last several years. According to Scott Brown, director of KBH’s case management services “several community members and provider agencies have voiced a significant need for additional mental health services and supports in this region”. Case manage-

ment services help adults with a mental health concern or illness reach their goals through individual planning, support and connections to community resources. Brown is pleased with the response from Pittsfield area residents, stating that “all community members have been extremely welcoming as we expand our services in this region”. Brown and his staff look forward to developing partnerships with other providers in the area and welcome collaborative efforts to serve

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local individuals, children and families struggling with mental illness or substance abuse. Kennebec Behavioral Health was founded in 1960 and operates clinics in Waterville, Skow-

from all areas of the state each year. For more information, or to schedule an appointment for any KBH service, call 1-888322-2136. Information can also be found at www. n

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Boston Bruins Alumni Visit Maine

The Boston Bruins Alumni Hockey Team recently came to Winslow and played a local team at Sukee Luke Vigue and Grant Suttie getting autographs from Boston Bruins Arena to help raise funds for the St. John's School and Boston Children's Hospital. Ray Bourque and Alumni Ray Bourque at Sukee Arena in Winslow. Bourque , one of the Rick Middleton were just some of the special guests that came and signed autographs for many children best defensemen of all times! (Photo by Central Maine Photography) and fans! This event was a huge success! Thank you to all the board members below for the help! Over $30,000 was raised to help the school! Kids ticket sales leaders were Nixon Souviney, 15 tickets; Gio St. Onge, 25 tickets; Brianna Weaver, 50 tickets. Pictured in front are Giovanni St Onge, Brianna Weaver, Rochelle Loubier, Doris Smith; back Stan Lapointe with his grandson Jace, Ron Loubier, Dave Smith, Kim Suttee, Jen Kelly, Brian Kelly. (Photo by Mike Stowe/Central Maine Photography Staff)

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Picking Pockets John McDonald

While doing show prep for my radio talk show I was looking into the topic of crime statistics, to learn a thing or two about what lawbreakers are upto these days. According to the figures I found, our criminals have been busy as beavers. In the report I read, under the heading “larceny,” for example, were listed all the different ways a theft can be committed – ways you and I wouldn’t necessarily think of, unless we’re in the habit of thinking lawbreaking thoughts. There was shoplifting, theft of bicycles, theft of motor vehicles, theft of items from motor vehicles, theft of motor vehicle parts and accessories and theft from

buildings. There was even a separate category for thefts from vending machines. The figures – if they are to be believed - have good news for vending machine owners. In the last few years, thefts from Maine vending machines plummeted by almost 5 percent. We can only conclude that either vending machines are getting smarter or vending machine crooks are getting dumber. There was no mention of thefts committed by vending machines themselves, a crime which I have been the victim of recently. To me the most surprising statistic in the whole pile was the one showing that pick-pocketing in Maine increased by over 26 percent in recent years. As far as I know, the pickpocket figures do not refer to those individuals operating in tollbooths in York and Hampton, N.H. Those are perfectly legal

pickpocket operations and are fully authorized to pick any pockets that happen by. The statistic refers to those engaged in the unauthorized picking of pockets; those individuals who bump into you in a crowd at the Blue Hill, Cumberland, Fryeburg or Oxford fairs and lift the wallet right out of your pocket without you being

the wiser. I don’t mean to single out those fine fairs. Fact is, the picking of pockets can take place at almost any other fair in Maine even the Washington County Fair – if it were still in existence. After reading the pickpocket statistics I checked for my wallet and was glad to learn that it was still where it was sup-

posed to be. I don’t know about you, but I always thought pickpockets worked in big cities that were teeming with gullible easy marks who were just waiting to have their pocket picked by some well-trained artful dodger. While pondering all that I wondered where a person might go to learn

how to pick pockets. I know where you go to learn how to lobster or how to drag for fish and scallops or how to harvest wood and build boats, but where does someone go in Maine to learn the ancient art of pocket picking? My first impulse is to blame the whole pickpocket business on people from away. Why not? We blame them for just about everything else. Hard as it is to believe we may have within our borders a homegrown pick pocket class with its own homegrown pickpocket culture. But don’t look at me; I’m just writing about them. And if you think this column was just a distraction so I could move in and pick your pocket, you’re wrong. Go ahead; check for your wallet. If it’s missing – like I said – don’t look at me. n

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New Eagle Scouts Announced

Eagle Scout Austin Knowlton with Troop Master Charlie Matthews Troop 460 Fairfield.

Troop 460 in Fairfield Maine is proud to announce our two new Eagle Scouts. Austin Knowlton earned his Eagle Scout on June 24, 2016. Austin’s

Eagle Scout project was to build a training maze in an existing trailer for the Unity Fire department. The trailer will be filled with smoke and firemen will navigate through the

maze as they train for future rescues. Well done Austin! Austin is a graduate of Lawrence High School class of 2015. He is the son of Steven and Gretch-

Eagle Scout Nathanael Batson.

en Knowlton. Nathanael Batson earned his Eagle Scout on July 29, 2015. Nathanael’s Eagle Scout project was to plan and organize a patriotic concert for the

activity as well as letters to Santa inside Gerard’s Pizza and snowflake making at Spin Off Studio. Terri of Music Together will guide singa-longs inside Ampersand Academy of Dance at 5:45 and again 6:30. Raggamuffins will be

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Warming Up For Christmas Concert About 750 people attended the Warming Up for Christmas Concert at the Williamson Performing Arts Center at Fairfield’s Lawrence High School on Saturday.

The concert raised $12441 for First Choice Pregnancy Center and a raffle that took place at the concert raised $2132 for the Cassidy Charette Scholarship Fund.

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Owen Hines 10, of Oakland, performing really well at his rookie year in the show. (Photos by Mark Huard/ Owner of Central Maine Photography)

Gage Boudreau of Fairfield and Zack Ross of Sidney rocking it out at the recent concert. (Photos by Mark Huard/ Owner of Central Maine Photography)

Jordan Willette 16 of Winslow has been taking lessons from Steve Fotter for 5 years. His favorite kind of music is rock. He is very thankful to have had awesome teacher like Steve. (Photo by Mark Huard/ Owner of Central Maine PhotographY)

Ring In The New New At Johnson Hall Thursday, December 31 at 7:30PM and 10:30PM Johnson Hall, 280 Water St. Now an annual tradition at Johnson Hall, this comedic, musical, theatrical, talent-fest leads audiences on a wild ride to the new year! Now in its 11th year and more rockin’ than ever, master showman Dickie Hyper-Hynie’s annual

New Year’s Eve extravaganza features Dickie and his talented cast of musicians, jugglers, physical comedians and dancers in an all-star variety show for the whole family. From big dance numbers to sidesplitting comedy routines to stellar juggling to really, really bad magic, this show has it all! Dickie Hyper-Hynie, a

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December 18, 2015

The Mulie Story

V. Paul Reynolds In the small Northwestern Colorado town of Maybell, the morning came on with low-lying dark clouds, rain and fog. For cow elk hunters, including Diane and myself, the nasty weather was a welcome respite from a week of too much sun and too much heat, even up high in the magnificent Danforth Hills. After a short drive we parked the truck and began the tough, hardbreathing ascent to a high, juniper-strewn plateau. The plan, once in place, was to glass the ravines and draws for an unsuspecting cow elk working its way up toward the bedding areas among the scrub oak clusters and timberlines

even higher up. Dropping Diane off in a nice spot with lots of visibility in spite of the mist and fog, I worked my way up through the sage and junipers looking for a place worthy of a morning vigil. There was ample sign. Fresh elk and mulie deer tracks were evident, along with plenty of droppings, some old but some with that telltale sheen that quickens any hunter’s pulse rate. Soon, through the shifting mist and juniper groves, an expansive buff-colored meadow of tall sweetgrass showed itself. The meadow was festooned with dead juniper trees. In some ways it reminded me of a Maine bog, and it spoke to me of elk country in every way. I settled in along the meadow’s edge, mesmerized by the shifting clouds of mist and the feeling that this would be the place where an elk tag could be filled, not tomorrow, but today! This was no place for daydreaming or nodding

off. Although I could see for maybe 300 yards to the edge of the mist, the light was flat and there were dark bunches of sage among the tall grass and dead junipers. You had to look carefully and often. During my second scan, movement was detected. Moving ghostlike from right to left was a large critter at about 180 yards. A cow elk? Laying the Ruger One

.270 atop the shooting stick, the slow-moving critter came into view in the scope. Then it stopped and munched at a shrub. Crosshairs aligned. Safety off. I could see antlers, a big rack. My heart sank. I clicked the safety back on and lowered the gun. The critter, I could tell, was not an elk at all. It was a mulie buck and a spectacular one at that, equipped with what

looked to be a formidable rack. My cow elk never showed that day, or any other, for me or for Diane. Between us our scopes had dialed in a coyote, a bull elk and an untold number of mulies, of both persuasions. The mulie deer story in Colorado is an interesting one. There are three different rifle seasons for elk. Mulie tags are only issued during the second and third elk seasons. So a first rifle season elk hunter, no matter how fat his wallet, cannot legally take a mulie. Those of us who have hunted elk in Colorado, usually first rifle season, just never bothered with mulies. We are having second thoughts. Honestly, and I have a witness, we must have seen three or four hundred mulies in a week. With or without a tag, seeing so many deer makes for an exciting week. Puzzling to me, however, is that Colorado wildlife officials continue to express con-

cern about “dwindling mulie numbers.” You couldn’t prove it by my experience. In Northwest Colorado mule deer are everywhere, almost as plentiful as sage rabbits. Officials say that Colorado has between 400,000 and 600,000 mule deer. (Compare that to Maine’s estimated whitetail population: 200,000!) Lou, a bewhiskered Californian and diehard mulie deer hunter we met at the campground, told me that he has hunted both mulies and elk, and much prefers mulies, to eat and to hunt. Maybe Lou has the right idea. The author is editor of the Northwoods Sporting Journal. He is also a Maine Guide, co-host of a weekly radio program “Maine Outdoors.” His e-mail address is paul@ . He has two books “A Maine Deer Hunter’s Logbook” and his latest, “Backtrack.”n

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Visiting Santa Claus in Downtown Waterville

Lawrence Bulldogs Varsity Basketball Action

Leo Francis 9 and his brother Kelvin Francis Jr. 7 visiting with Santa Claus at Kringleville in Waterville! (Photo by Central Maine Photography Staff)

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lowing them to drain the funds right off the card before you or anyone else uses it. Tip: only purchase gift cards directly from the featured store or, at the very least, ask the cashier for a card that hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t been displayed on the kiosk. Have them scan the card beforehand to make sure it has the correct balance and always keep your receipt. Be a fraud fighter! If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam. Contact local law enforcement or the AARP Fraud Watch Network org/fraudwatchnetwork or 1-877-9083360 to report a scam or for more information on scam and fraud prevention. 

Lawrence Bulldog Varsity Boys Basketball Team Member Walker Thomas #3 getting set for the pass during the opening season game on Friday December 4 at Lawrence High School. (Photo by Mike Stowe/ Central Maine Photography Staff)

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December 18, 2015

Cozumel: Mexico With a Caribbean Touch

The remains of the temple at El Cedral.

The village of San Miguel offers many shops and restaurants.

By Victor Block Much about the island says Mexico. Archeological sites hint of the rich Mayan civilization that once flourished there. Parts of San Miguel, the only town, retain the charms of villages common throughout the country’s mainland. At the same time, Cozumel displays its Caribbean roots. White sand beaches are fringed by stately palm trees. The center of the island is covered by dense jungle and swampy lagoons. Lying 12 miles off the east coast of Mexico, Cozumel is known for offering deep sea diving that’s among the best in the world. It’s ringed by an underwater wonderland of Technicolor coral heads and submarine gardens that are home to an almost unimaginable variety of sea life. Non-swimmers may enjoy close-up introductions to creatures large and small in a glass bottom boat or mini-submarine, during a dolphin show, by checking out resident crocodiles in their lair and observing endangered sea turtle hatchlings making

were compacted to Kozomil and the name stuck. More than 30 Mayan sites are scattered around the island. San Gervasio was the most important setting. Sacbes (ancient elevated roads) connect several building complexes there including temples, an ossuary and ceremonial centers. The temple at El Cedral was another hub of Mayan life on the island. However, when Spanish Conquistadors landed on Cozumel in 1518, they destroyed the structure and the remaining portion provides little evidence of its past glory. Like most Caribbean islands, Cozumel boasts a choice of inviting beaches. Stretches of golden sand line the western shore, facing the mainland of Mexico. On the less-developed Caribbean Sea side, quiet beaches are interspersed among rock-strewn areas, and the strong breakers and undertow discourage swimming. Cozumel also is home to parks and preserves which show off both Mother Nature’s handiworks and man-made attractions. The

their way to the Caribbean waters where they will spend their lives. Most travelers to Cozumel begin their visit in San Miguel. Once a sleepy village, it has evolved into a popular destination for cruise ships whose passengers patronize shops and restaurants near the docks. Those who venture a few blocks inland find a more mellow setting that retains the heart and soul of the original community. There, sidewalks are lined by small, familyowned stores and eateries where locals gather. El Mercado, the oldest market on the island, houses a warren of tiny shops and restaurants offering traditional food. Cozumel derived its name from the Mayans who arrived there some 2,000 years ago. They believed it to be the home of Ixchel, the goddess of love and fertility. According to legend, their temples dedicated to Ixchel earned her gratitude, and she sent her favorite bird – the swallow – as a token of thanks. The Mayan words Kozom (swallow) and Lumil (land)

Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve does both. The park protects a mixture of mangroves, dunes and reef systems that provide refuge for a variety of wildlife, including crocodiles, iguanas and resident and migratory birds. Exhibits in a towering century-plus old lighthouse range from maritime navigation to pirates. Cozumel once provided safe haven for buccaneers who roamed the Caribbean Sea, including the notorious Henry Morgan and Jean Lafitte. Some cutthroats hid their ill-gotten treasures in abandoned Mayan structures. Chankanaab Park includes enough to-see’s and to-do’s to satisfy many interests. Visitors may stroll through a lush botanical garden, study the colorful inhabitants of a natural aquarium and enjoy a close-up view of the only inland coral reef formation in the world. The complex includes dozens of replicas of Mayan sites and a working Mayan house that brings to life daily chores like cooking, weaving, and planting crops. A more participatory

Mayan ruin sites are scattered around the island. experience awaits those who wish to take part in a temazcal, a Mayan sweat lodge session intended to cleanse both body and mind. A pleasant surprise during my visit to Cozumel was how much I enjoyed the kind of attraction that I often avoid. Why, I wondered, should my wife and I spend time visiting a cultural theme park when the real Mexico is just outside? However, the aptly named Discover Mexico site provided a number of reasons. The experience begins with a multi-screen video presentation that traces the country’s history and describes its cultures. This is followed by the main attraction. We strolled through a setting of tropical vegetation, along pathways shared with turtles and iguanas. The trail passes more than three dozen detailed scale models of famous Mexican archeological sites and buildings. Replicas of structures from the Mayan, Aztec and Colonial periods stand near contemporary architectural treasures. The result is an all-encompass-

ing walk through history. Adding to authentic touches in the park, the snack bar serves a variety of typical dishes—and where there’s food, there’s drink. In Mexico, that often means Tequila, which locals refer to as “Mexican water.” Visitors to the theme park have an opportunity to discover how tequila is made, then sample tastes of several brands. Sipping tequila is about as Mexican as it gets. So, too, is much about the island of Cozumel, along with attractions usually associated with the islands of the Caribbean. If you go: For information about visiting Cozumel, log onto cozumel. travel. Victor Block is an awardwinning travel journalist who lives in Washington, D.C., and spends summers in Rangeley, Maine. He is a guidebook author who has traveled to more than 70 countries. His articles appear in newspapers around the country, and on travel websites. n

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Imogene S. Casey 1924-2016

Imogene S. Casey passed away peacefully at Woodlands Memory Care unit in Waterville, ME on November 26th 2015 at 91 years young. She was born on November 18, 1924 in Jeanette, PA. She grew up on a farm in Huff, PA with her parents, brother Bill, and her pet pig Carmichael. She left the farm and attended Indiana University to become a musician. She was an extremely talented pianist (and organist), teaching music in many rural schools throughout Pennsylvania and then performing. She also was an early advocate, and practiced using music in working with special needs children. She and her husband, Samuel T Casey, lived in Uniontown PA and then moved to Mt Lebanon PA in 1955, where they raised their two children and she continued teaching in her home. When Sam retired from US Steel, in the 70s, they bought into one of the first Apple stores

in Pittsburgh. Although she had never touched a computer, she dove into it, and learned software that transcribed music from a keyboard. She traveled teaching this around the country. In 1992 they retired again, and moved to Belgrade Lakes, ME, becoming active in the Union Church and the Belgrade Regional Health Center. Although she left the farm, and never looked back, she still had a deep love of animals – always having a beloved dog, cat and various other ‘creatures’ – even caring for baby pigs for her daughter. Imogene was predeceased by her son, Sean Casey, brother Lt Col William Shomo, and husband Samuel Casey. She is survived by her daughter, Kerry Casey of Mt Vernon, ME, and



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several dear friends who were dedicated to her the last several years as her health failed. The family is thankful for the marvelous care she received at Woodlands, and very recently Beacon Hospice. If you would like to make a donation in her memory, In recognition of her love of music and animals, donations can be made to New England Music Camp c/o Kerry, 8 Goldenrod Lane, Sidney, ME 04330 or the Humane Society Waterville Area, 100 Webb Rd, Waterville, ME 04901. A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan. n




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December 18, 2015

2015 Maine State Championships Smart

(Back) chase cloutier, alex malone, kiara simonds, brent j crisci, ralph leblanc,, andrew pendexter, ryan Chase cloutier state champion colored belt fighting with chamberland,abby malone (front) joline canwell, mathieu sherburne coach brent j crisci

The 2105 maine s.M.A.R.T.(State Martial Arts Ratings System) state championships where held recently in waterville, maine at the

alfond boys& girls club. Master Brent j. Crisci was there with over a dozen members of his team kicksusa and team united national com-

Medical Assisting, a Presciption for Success

petition/demonstration groups. When the dust settled coach crisci’s teams had captured over 15 state championship titles with over 24 compet-

itors achieve top 3 spots in their divisions. Crisci, the head of the largest martial arts organization in the state of Maine, United Martial Arts

Academies has sponsored these martial arts sport teams for the last 23 years and looks forward to having over 36 members in the 2016 upcom-

ing season. For details all more info call 621-0770 or email kicksusa@aol. com. Photos courtesy of monique sherburne photography. n

Winslow Black Raiders Give Back

KVCC is Now Offering an Evening Program!

KVCC is one of only �ive CAAHEP accredited programs in the state of Maine. Salary: average $30,000 29% increase in job growth

The Winslow High School Boy’s Ice Hockey Team held their annual food drive on Sunday November 22, 2015. All of the food and proceeds were donated to St. John’s Church food pantry in Winslow. As one of the pantry’s largest food drives, the annual efforts of the team and the generosity of the community combine to make this a success.


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Downtown Waterville Parade of Lights

Dancers and Dance Moms from Stage Presence for Dancers in Winslow wave to parade goers from their float at the Parade of Lights. Baylee Dillon, Brooke Dillon, Lexis Bayne, Sadie St Peter, Karen St Peter and Emersyn Swoveland. (Photo by Mark Huard/ Owner of Central Maine Photography)

“We Care” After Hour Emergency Care for Clients Hometown Veterinary Care 51 Western Ave., Fairfield, ME 04937 207.453.7387 (PETS)

Heidi Murphy (Fairfield EMT) with her daughter Abigael (6) riding in the Downtown Waterville Parade of Lights on Friday November 27. (Photo By Mark Huard/ Owner of Central Maine Photography)

Winslow High School Winter Sports 2015/2016 Girls Basketball

Date 12/15 12/18 12/21 12/22 12/29 1/2 1/5 1/8 1/12 1/14 1/18 1/22 1/26 1/28 2/2 2/4


5:00pm 5:00pm

4:30pm 6:30pm



5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:30pm


5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm

Ice Hockey Date 12/16 12/19 12/23 12/26 12/28 12/30 1/6 1/9 1/23 1/27 2/1 2/6 2/10 2/13 2/17

Time 6:30pm 1:00pm 6:00pm 2:00pm 11:00am 11:00am v 5:00pm 7:00pm 5:00pm 7:00pm 6:30pm 8:00pm 6:10pm 6:00 pm 7:00pm

V 6:30pm 6:30pm

6:30pm 1:00pm 6:30pm 6:30pm 6:30pm 7:00pm 12:30pm 6:30pm 6:30pm 6:30pm 6:30pm 6:30pm

Opponent @ Erskine vs Belfast vs Waterville High School @ Waterville High School @ Lincoln Academy @ Mt. View vs Lawrence High School @ Spruce Mountain vs Maranacook @ Skowhegan @ Belfast vs Lincoln Academy @ Maine Central Institute @ Maranacook vs Erskine vs Morse High School

Place @ John Bapst Memorial HS @ Houlton High School vs John Bapst Memorial HS @ Brewer High School @ Waterville High School s Presque Isle High School vs Lawrence High School @ Presque Isle High School vs Houlton High School vs Hampden Academy @ Old Town High School @ Messalonskee HS @ Hampden Academy vs Camden Hills Regional HS vs Brewer High School

Boys Basketball

Date 12/15 12/18 12/21 12/22 12/29 1/2 1/5 1/8 1/12 1/14 1/18 1/22 1/26 1/28 2/2 2/4

JV 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm

5:00pm 11:30am


5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm

3:30pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:30pm

V 6:30 pm 6:30 pm

5:00 pm 6:30 pm 1:00 pm 7:00 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm 7:00 pm

Wrestling Date 12/16 12/19 12/23 12/29 12/30 1/2 1/6 1/9 1/13 1/16 1/18 1/23 1/30

Go Raiders!!!

Time 6:00 pm 9:00 am 6:00 pm TBA TBA 9:00am 6:00pm 9:00am 6:00pm 10:00am 10:00am 10:00am 9:30am

Opponent vs Erskine @ Belfast vs Waterville High School @ Waterville High School vs Lincoln Academy vs Mt. View @ Lawrence High School vs Spruce Mountain High School @ Maranacook vs Skowhegan Area High School vs Belfast @ Lincoln Academy vs Maine Central Institute vs Maranacook @ Erskine @ Morse High School

Indoor Track Place @ Cony High School @ Cheverus High School vs Mt. Blue High School @ Noble High School @ Noble High School @ Erskine Academy vs Multiple Opponents @ Skowhegan Area HS @ Mount View High School @ Skowhegan Area HS @ Medomak Valley HS @ Hampden Academy @ Cony High School

Date 12/19 12/23 12/28 12/30 1/9 1/23 1/30 2/6

Time 10:00am 10:00am 10:00am 10:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am

Place @ Bowdoin @ Bowdoin @ Bowdoin @ Bowdoin @ Bowdoin @ Colby @ Colby @ Bowdoin KVACs

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of Christmas

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