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Family Time

Sometimes, I'll watch a movie that I watched when I was younger and suddenly realize I had no idea what the heck was going on when I first saw it.

Submitted by Jimbo

A social worker who had recently transferred from the big city to the mountains was touring her new territory. She came upon the tiniest cabin she had ever seen. Intrigued, she knocked on the door. "Anybody home?" A child's voice answered, "Yep." "Is your father there?" "Pa? Nope, he left before Ma came in." "Well, is your mother there?" "Nope, Ma left just before I got here." "Are you never together as a family?" "Sure, but not here. This is the outhouse!" Although accounts of an aquatic beast living in Scotland's Loch Ness date back 1,500 years, the modern legend was born when a sighting made local news on May 2, 1933. The Inverness Courier related an account of a local couple who claimed to have seen "an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface." The story became a media phenomenon. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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KARATE - The perfect family activity Karate classes are a great way to spend quality time with your family. Unlike team sports, this is an activity that your entire family can enjoy. Our instructors are experts at martial arts and family fun. Call now and ask about our family discounts! Adults Morning and evening classes _______ Kickboxing for fitness Fridays 9:30 - 10:30am

Karate for Kids Lil Ninjas: 3 - 6 years old Juniors 7-12 years old (Call now for more information)


Pelletier’s Karate Academy I-35 Taylor Hill Road • Lewiston (1-1/2 miles past Marden’s) Email: •


"The happiest part of a manʼs life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning." – Samuel Johnson

"We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings." – Abraham Maslow

MODERN WOODMEN OF AMERICA July 2010 Wednesday, July 7 Roy’ s Allsteak Hamburger (Camp 12907) Center Street, Auburn 4:00pm – 7:00pm $4.00 per Member $5.00 per Guest Wednesday, July 14 Dairy Joy (Camp 8609) Campus Ave, Lewiston or Spring St. Auburn Unopened dog/cat food OR $1.00 per Tix for L/A Humane Society Wednesday, July 21 Trolley House Restaurant (Camp 10929) Main St, Norway 11:30am – 1:00pm $5.00 per Member $6.00 per Guest

Wednesday, July 21 Danny’s on the Mall (Camp 7938) (Rain Date July 22rd) Main St, Brunswick 3:30pm – 5:30pm $1.00 per Member $2.00 Guest Saturday, July 24 Bailey Island Cruise (Camp 10589) Cooks Landing, Bailey Island Need to be there by 11:45am $11:00 Adults $5.00 Child/5 Tuesday, July 27 Taber’s Lakeside Stand (Camp 14346) 473 Lakeshore Drive, Auburn 4:00pm – 7:00pm $4.00 per Member $5.00 per Guest

Aquaboggan $13.50 per member, $15 per guest Combo Fun/Splash $24 per member, $25 per guest Funtown $17 per member, $18 per guest Splashtown $17 per member, $18 per guest WaterCountry $26 per member, $28 per guest York Animal Kingdom $10 per member / $11 per guest TICKETS ARE LIMITED – NO RETURNS & NO REFUNDS ALLOWED Dates and Prices are subject to change Tickets need to be purchased at the Modern Woodmen District Office, 184 Webster Street, Lewiston for all activities and can only be picked up the week prior to the activity, Mon - Thurs from 9:00am - 4:00pm (excluding Holidays). FMI call 782-1833.

Auburn Office Activities Saturday, July 17 9am-5pm Bahre’s Private 60+ Classic Car Exhibit Paris Founders Day Paris Hill $2.50 off admission

Deb Wagemann* 800-561-8506 Oxford/Auburn

Thursday, July 22 6pm Mid Summer Lakeside Concert Bates College Amphitheater (Rain Site-Chapel) Bring Blankets-Chair and Picnic Refreshments Provided Wednesday, July 28 7am-4pm The Library Cafe 49 Spring St, Auburn $2.50 off your menu choice

Tickets must be picked up @ MWA 67 Minot Ave., Auburn, or you may call Mon-Thur, 9:00am to 5:00pm; at 207-783-8804 or 1-800-561-8506

"We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free." – Epictetus

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Uncle Andy’s Digest

"I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship." – Pietro Aretino


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Staff UNCLE ANDY Like pushing a rope

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Like nailing jello to a wall


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Like peas in a pod

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"Do not look to the ground for your next step; greatness lies with those who look to the horizon." – Norwegian Proverb

Like moths to a flame

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Uncle Andy’s Digest is published by the first Friday of every month by Maine Mountain Ocean Group, Inc. with offices at 9 Grove Street, Auburn, ME.

Come to Rolly’s for delicious crepes, fresh fruit bowls, great prices and more!

It is distributed free throughout Central Maine and mailed to subscribers all over the world. Subscriptions are $30/year. Send a $30 check made out to Uncle Andy’s Digest to: P.O. Box 3363, Auburn, ME 04212

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784-8900 "A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be." – Abraham Maslow

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What "Guy" Phrases Really Mean: "Honey, we don't need material things to prove our love" really means... "I forgot our anniversary again."


Where You Belong!

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The Beatles held the Top Five spots on the April 4th, 1964 Billboard singles chart. To date, they're the only band that has ever accomplished that.

"Amazing - you hang something in your closet for a while and it shrinks 2 sizes!"

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PARTICIPATION RIBBONS FOR THE FIRST 100 CARS Murphy's Laws of Law Enforcement: The one time you cuss on the radio, your spouse will be listening.

Susan Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Generation Gap After I bought my mother a compact-disc player and some CDs, she was excited to discover she no longer needed to rewind or fast-forward tapes or move the needle on her record player. Knowing she was not that technically astute, I called her a few days later to see how she was managing. "Fine. I listened to Shania Twain this morning," she said. "The whole CD?" I asked. "No," she replied, "just one side."

Timely Answer A fellow was walking along a country road when he came upon a farmer working in his field. The man called out to the farmer, "How long will it take me to get to the next town?"

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The farmer didn't answer. The guy waited a bit and then started walking again. After the man had gone about a hundred yards, the farmer yelled out, "About 20 minutes." "Thank you. But why didn't you tell me that when I asked you?" "Didn't know how fast you could walk." Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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Murphy's Laws of Law Enforcement: Field experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.

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Out & About in Boston with the 8th Graders from Elm Street School in Mechanic Falls

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Renee, did you know penguins swim by moving their wings which act like flippers. They fly through the water. Penguins can swim up to 25 mph.

Great fact, Shujing. Very interesting!

Shujing & Renee Murphy's Laws of Law Enforcement: Never respond to a "domestic" with anyone braver than you.

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Murphy's Laws of Law Enforcement: If you park your patrol car in the exact center of the Gobi desert, within 5 minutes someone will pull up and ask for directions.


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At 104 I think I just eliminated any excuse you might have had...

Murphy's Laws of Law Enforcement: To err is human, to forgive is against department policy.


Out & About in Boston with the 8th Graders from Elm Street School in Mechanic Falls 3D or not the IMAX Theater was a big hit


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Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid. – Harlan Miller


The Back Forty

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The last passenger pigeon, named Martha, died in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo in 1914. Her stuffed body is on permanent display at the Smithsonian Institution.

"If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself." – Barbara De Angelis

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Out & About in Boston with the 8th Graders from Elm Street School in Mechanic Falls

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Wacky Insurance Claims: "I knew the dog was possessive about the car but I would not have asked her to drive it if I had thought there was any risk."

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Wacky Insurance Claims: "A truck backed through my windshield into my wife's face"

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Wacky Insurance Claims: "A pedestrian hit me and went under my car"





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If The Shoe Fits The clerk in a shoe store was trying hard to persuade his customer that a pair of uncomfortable shoes fit her. "I'm telling you, these shoes are too pointed and too narrow," argued the customer. "But, madam," replied the salesman, "everyone is wearing narrow, pointed shoes this season." "That may be," countered the customer, "but I'm still wearing my last season's feet."



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777-0047 • Wacky Insurance Claims: "I was on my way to the doctor with rear end trouble when my universal joint gave way causing me to have an accident."

Tomorrowʼs News "Where's my Sunday paper?!" the irate customer calling the newspaper office loudly demanded, wanting to know where her Sunday edition was. "Ma'am," said the newspaper employee, "today is Saturday. The Sunday paper is not delivered until tomorrow, on Sunday." There was quite a long pause on the other end of the phone, followed by a ray of recognition, as she was heard to mutter, "Well, that's why no one was at church today!" Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Wacky Insurance Claims: "To avoid hitting the bumper of the car in front I struck the pedestrian."

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JULY 2010


RED SOX Trivia: What club did the Red Sox defeat in the 1915 World Series? A: Philadelphia Phillies

RED SOX Fact: In 1990, Mike Boddicker became the first Red Sox pitcher to win a Gold Glove Award.




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RED SOX Fact: The first player to win a Rookie of the Year Award and Most Valuable Player Award in the same year was Red Sox centerfielder Fred Lynn.

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Crowned x3 By winning the Belmont Stakes in 1919, Sir Barton became the first horse to win the Triple Crown of horse-racing: the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes. Since then, only 10 more horses have won the Crown, the last was Affirmed in 1978.


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Gold Rush In 1859, Peter O'Riley and Patrick McLaughlin discovered the Comstock Lode near Virginia City, Nevada. It was the richest mining discovery in U.S. history. After the discovery was made public, prospectors rushed to the area and scrambled to stake their claims. In 1934 Donald Duck made his screen debut in The Wise Little Hen. Donald and his friend Peter Pig try to avoid work by faking stomach aches until Mrs. Hen teaches them the value of labor. On April 30, 1975, Saigon was captured and renamed Ho Chi Minh City. The last American civilians were airlifted out of Saigon on this date. This marked the final and complete end of the Vietnam War. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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JULY 2010


Bring your classic car to...


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RED SOX Fact: Boston Red Sox great Ted Williams is the only American League player to twice capture the Triple Crown (top batting average, most home runs and most RBI), doing so in 1942 and 1947.

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Take #2 RED SOX Fact: In 1985, Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs set the American League record for most plate appearances in a single season with 758.



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If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family. – Lawrence Housman

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I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich.

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Even under ideal conditions, people have trouble locating their car keys in a pocket, finding their cell phone, and Pinning the Tail on the Donkey - but I'd bet my all that everyone can find and push the snooze button from 3 feet away, in about 1.7 seconds, eyes closed, first time, every time. The most played song on American radio during the twentieth century was You've Lost That Loving Feeling which was written by Barry Mann, Phil Spector, and Cynthia Weil. Although recorded by different artists, the song is the only one in history to be played over 8 million times on the radio. That amounts to about 45 years if the song was played



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The last song that Elvis ever performed publicly was "Bridge Over Troubled Water", at his final concert in Indianapolis in June, 1977.


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Franklin D. Roosevelt was the only US president elected four times.

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The Test

George Washington is the only man whose birthday is a legal holiday in every state of the United States.

Submitted by Jimbo The school was having trouble with Little Travis and decided to have him tested by a psychologist. The first question he was asked was, "If I have ten apples and take away five apples, what is the difference?"

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After a brief pause Little Travis answered, "That's just what I say, 'What's the difference?'"







4 Cylinder, Automatic When asked whether a pair of trousers were singular or plural, he replied, "Well, they are singular at the top and plural at the bottom." Finally the psychologist decided to test his spelling and asked him, "How do you spell Banana?"

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After careful consideration he replied, "B A N A N A N A N A N A NA.� The psychologist interrupted him and said, "Travis that's quite enough," to which he replied, "I know how to spell it, I just don't know when to stop." The psychologist then wrote on his report: "If you are not having problems with Little Travis it would not be normal." Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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1606 Main Street, Oxford CHEVROLET BUICK PONTIAC

743-8944 or 800-734-7034 Gerald Ford was the only US president not to have been elected to either the presidency or the vice presidency.

Giraffes are the only animals born with horns. Both males and females are born with bony knobs on the forehead.



Exterior Wash & Dry Extras: Tire Shine $1.00 Wheel Brighten $1.00 Under Body Wash $1.50

We do Dualies, Denali’s & Motorcycles, too!

COMPLETE IN & OUT Exterior Wash & Dry • Interior Vacuum Clean Windows • Interior Wipe Down Under Body Wash • Tire Shine

865 Sabattus Street, Lewiston


Steve Dubois: Owner

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UNCLE ANDY’S DIGEST and read it online!

Read all the stories, all the one-liners, see all the pictures & see all of our advertisers!

Go to and click on “Digital Edition”




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Submitted by Jimbo

The secretary picked up the phone and heard a very "countryfied" voice on the other end saying; "I want to talk to the head hog at the trough!" Puzzled, the secretary said, "Excuse me sir?" He repeated; "I want to talk to the head hog at the trough!"

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She then realized the man wanted to talk to the pastor. Somewhat indignant she said, "Sir if you want to talk to our pastor, you will have to address him properly. You should call him Pastor, or Reverend, or Brother, but you certainly cannot refer to him as the Head Hog at the Trough!" The man on the other end said in a country drawl, "Oh I just wanted to donate $10,000 to the church."

2005 Volkswagen Jetta $



The secretary promptly replied, "Can you hold please, I think the big pig just walked through the door!"

207-345-3777 32 Lewiston Street - Mechanic Falls

The Top of the Needle Restaurant in the Space Needle of Seattle, Washington, was the first revolving restaurant. There are 848 steps from the bottom of the basement to the top of the observation deck. The elevator ride takes 41 seconds.

"The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole." – Anonymous

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2004 Toyota Camry

2002 Dodge Dakota 4x4

2006 Saturn Ion 60K Low Low Miles . . . . . .$7,400 2005 VW Jetta Only 66K, Auto. . . . . . . . . .$10,200 2004 Elantra. One Owner, 104K . . . . . . . . .$5,395 2002 Ford F150 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$10,500

2002 Buick Regal Quality Pre-Owned Cars - Trucks - SUV’s

Old Mill Auto

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Out & About at the Relay for Life event at ELHS

AUTOMOTIVE GUIDE EXPERIENCED QUALITY SERVICE QUALITY REPAIRS SINCE 1979 CARS • LT. TRUCKS • SUVs – We service them all We perform manufacturer’s vehicle maintenance and scheduled services • Transmission Flushes

• Chassis, alignment

• Fuel systems

• Shocks, struts

• Engine performance

• And more!

• Brakes, exhaust

• State Inspection

Maineʼs AAA Approved Repair Facility since 1990!


Luminary Expert

44 Roosevelt Trail, Rt. 302 • Windham • 892-9420 • 1-800-339-9420 Monday - Friday 8am-5pm •

Bob & Bonnie Merrill, owners

Team Northeast Bank

• Custom-made Systems • In-dash DVD & Navigation • Subwoofers & Speakers • CD & MP3 Players • Alarms & Remote Starters

Magic Man

625 Washington Street, Auburn (207) 777-3339 Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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When the heart grieves over what it has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left. – Sufi epigram

"Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you." – Madame de Tencin




2003 Audi $11,900

A6 Quattro. Automatic, Leather, Loaded, Sun Roof. Nice. 68K

2002 BMW 325 xi $8,995

AWD, Black on Black, Leather, Sunroof, 5-Speed, Loaded, Mint 1111 Center Street Auburn


Tel: 782-6515

Getting to know someone is not a task--its an art. – Pierce LeBlanc

Raise your hand if you think the vice principal, Mr. Reed did a great job planning this trip...

Out & About in Boston with the 8th Graders from Elm Street School in Mechanic Falls

Great job, Mr. Reed! Let’s go with the rest of them didn’t hear the question...

"Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals." – Jim Rohn

Early in the history of telephones, there were about 300 competing phone companies in America. You could call only the people who did business with the same company as you. In the early 1800s, marijuana was Kentucky's number one crop. It was legal then. People did not smoke it. Marijuana was used for its fiber, called hemp, which was used in ships' sails, rope, twine, paper and canvas.

On A Mission After marrying a promising young physician in 1867, Carry Nation was horrified to see her husband destroy his career and his life after only two years. He drank himself to death. Mrs. Nation was so disgusted with alcohol that she smashed up over 30 drinking establishments. This sixfoot-tall woman would enter a bar and with such frenzy that all the male patrons ran in fright; she broke all the bottles and much of the furniture with rocks, bricks and hatchets. One of the first streetcars in San Francisco was made to look like a horse, so its high speed (8 mph) and noisy characteristics would not frighten horses pulling carriages and carts. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Out & About in Boston with the 8th Graders from Elm Street School in Mechanic Falls

Is that really Uncle Andy getting trained like a penguin?

Just do what you do best. – Red Auerbach

Truly amazing!

Let’s all squint at the camera dude...


Renee, Danielle & Mariah Billy, Tanner & Leo

Why would Uncle Andy follow us down to Boston? Weird!

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To view the complete inventory of 50 vehicles, visit our website 946-7515 • 1-800-811-8856 Any day on this side of the flowerbed is a good day!

"Time sets the stage; fate writes the script; but only we may choose our character." – Liam Thomas Ryder

TURNING MEMORIES INTO WORKS OF ART Along with the best selection of frames and mats for prints, pictures or keepsakes.

Most offers come with a hook. This is ours.

Expert Custom Framing Quality Personal Service at affordable prices!

23 Cross Street, Auburn • 786-4333

For prints, pictures, needlework, diplomas, sports memorabilia and more!

Tucker & Kristen at the prom

Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching. – George Van Valkenburg

Take Your Motor From Mild To Wild!

Tues-Fri 8:00-5:00 Sat 8:00-12:00

By calling Wyman’s Collision today! From dings & dents to complete overhauls and custom paint jobs. Dan Wyman, Owner

Since 1992

See us for a FREE ESTIMATE and $AVE!

Factory trained & certified

Phone: 333-3231 1164 Minot Ave. (behind Dealer Worx)

592 Sabattus St. • Sabattus • 375-6525

If I had my life to live over...I'd dare to make more mistakes next time. – Nadine Stair

THE CUMMINGS AGENCY, INC. INSURANCE 9 South Main Street Mechanic Falls, ME •

(207) 345-8711 • 1-800-339-0414

Jeffrey R. Cummings • Nora W. Cummings


The wishbone will never replace the backbone. – Will Henry




Dog gonnit… We want your business!

showing off for Sophie with his face melting air guitar solo

How can you save money without sacrificing quality?


Michael Peppe

YOU rock!

Silly News From Around the World An Illinois man pretending to have a gun, kidnapped a motorist and forced him to drive to two different automated teller machines. The kidnapper then proceeded to withdraw money from his own bank accounts... Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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“People who want by the yard, but try by the inch, should be kicked by the foot!”

Your one stop for all your auto sales & service needs Was $29,995

NOW $27,995

Hillary Verril



2007 Chevy Avalanche LT

2006 Nissan Murano SE

2006 Ford F150

4x4, One owner, 33k.

AWD Touring Edition. Heated leather seats, sunroof & navigation. 63K

Extended Cab, 4x4. 123K



Starting at



JEEPS! 2002 Dodge Ram Quad Cab 1500 SLT

2004 Dodge Ram Quad Cab 1500 SLT

4x4, 100K

4x4, Only 68K!

4 Wranglers to Choose From! We have automatics and 5-speeds. We have soft tops and hard tops!




2006 Dodge Ram Quad Cab Hemi

2005 Chevy Silverado 4 Dr. 4x4 Pickup

2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4x4

Charlotte Engelman Twin Cities Air Service

Don’t miss the

Dempsey Challenge Benefit Bash Fri. Aug. 27, 6pm at Lost Valley featuring BROAD STREET BAND & CHAD PORTER

200 Auburn Road in Turner • 225-2694 • 4 miles north of Auto Mile Rus Willette St. Dominics Academy

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“Worry is interest paid in advance for a debt you may never owe.”


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JULY 2010


THURSDAYS Line Dancing Lessons 6pm Karaoke 8pm Beer Pong Sign-ups 9pm

Action-packed Thursdays with DJ B-Set at 9:30pm



LADIES Night Drink Specials

DJ & your favorites in Tribute Bands, Comedy Acts & More!

DJ & Live Local Entertainment

Every Friday night!


4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION PARTY Red, White & Blue Drink Specials Featuring DJ music by DJ Fitz & DJ B-Set starts at 8pm


HEAVY METAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS Spawn of Man Whitcomb Ascent to Power

Featuring music by: Candy Striper Death Orgy RUIN FRI. JULY 23RD





Come meet the girls!


L-A Harley Davidson Summer Stampede Outdoor Parking Lot Party 2010



Bud Light Girls during the day

Deer & Beer Special


16 oz. Bud or Bud Light & Jagermeister shot

Barry Arvin Young Band & Kelly Parker Band Outside 4-9pm Live Music by L-A Harley Band & Lush Puppy Inside 9-close

Food vending by Alabama’s BBQ, Club Texas & more

150 Center St. Auburn • 784-7785 •

The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen. – Sarah Brown


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RY TUESDAY NIGHT Laurie Servidio St. Dominics Academy

Got a hot ride? Show it off at Roy’s!

EVENT HOURS: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm T-Shirts • 50/50 Raffle • Prizes • Give-Aways Now featuring

Bethany Field Fairpoint Communications

&GOLF CENTER Rt. 4, just past Lake Auburn


Mary Perkins

Fairpoint Communications

Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today. – James Dean

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I think part of a best friend's job should be to immediately clear your computer history if you die.

This Month’s Specials Large 16” 1-Topping Fresh Dough Pizza $

Roadies Chicken Combo #3 Thigh, Leg, 3 Jo-Jo’s, Biscuit


Ken Edwards



Large BLT Sub

Prepaid Legal



Have a safe & happy July 4th! Open 8-8

Map Quest really needs to start their directions on #5. I'm pretty sure I know how to get out of my neighborhood.

Stan Snow Prepaid Legal

Lashin’s Auto Salvage Used Auto Parts JULY SPECIALS

“If we don’t have it, we can find it!

Free Nationwide Parts Locator System

Our Parts Are Guaranteed! Major Credit Cards Accepted

Tires Tires Tires D!


‘01 Ford Mustang GT Convertible 66 K, Nice! Asking $8,995 $8,495


Rt. 121 • Oxford 207-539-4668 • 1-800-696-5274


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JULY 2010


‘86 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Solid Car! $4,495 $3,995

5% OFF

All In Stock Parts with this ad Limit 1 • Expires 7/31/10

"Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify." – Henry David Thoreau

"Laughter is much more important than applause. Applause is almost a duty. Laughter is a reward." – Carol Channing


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2003 BMW 325xi AWD, Auto, Loaded, Leather, Roof

2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 6 Cyl., Select-Trac, Power Options, Well Maintained

Derek Cribby Fairpoint Communications


$9,995 2005 Mini Cooper

2003 Volvo S60

Black Leather, Dual Roof, 5-Speed, Loaded

Black on Black, Loaded, Leather, Roof

5 Speed Model also available, call FMI



2003 Audi A4 Quattro

2002 Chevy 1500 HD 4 Door

Turbo, AWD, Auto, Leather, Roof, Loaded

LS Model,100K, Pwr. W/L & Seat, A/C, CD, & More

Lori Baker EFX USA

More vehicles in stock. Stop by today!

1151 Minot Ave., Auburn 514-7013

David Baker

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton

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No man is free who is not a master of himself. – Epictetus

2003 Saab 9-3 Convertible



2004 Chevy Crew Cab



5-Speed, Leather, 88K, One Owner

Jason Longley

Leather, Loaded

2009 Cadillac CTS

2002 Audi A4

Auburn Savings Bank

Optional 18” Wheels




AWD, 30K

8,995 5-Speed, Leather, Loaded

Other Inventory Paul Badeau & Claudette Caron LAEGC & Roy’s Driving Academy

Joleen Bedard United Way

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JULY 2010


97 Audi A6 Quattro Wagon, Auto . . . . . . . . . $2,995 85 Mazda RX-7, 60k Original Miles. . . . . . . . $4,995 20” Universal 5-Lug Chrome Rims . . . . . . . . . . $800 18” ASA Audi Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,400 Volvo 17” Gunmetal Gray Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . $500 Mille Miglia 18” Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $500 New Wheel & Tire Packages . . . . . . . Call for pricing 04 Rev 800 Snowmobile, MX2, Adrenaline, 2K, Like New . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,500

Come buy your next vehicle at Independent Auto!


Tim Bellmore

INDEPENDENTAuto Scott McFarren & Tim Bellmore

1298 Sabattus St. Lewiston

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06 Suzuki Forenza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,495 05 Saab 95 Aero, Navigation, Satellite Radio, Loaded . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,995 05 Toyota Corolla S, Auto 67K, Loaded, Roof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$9,495 04 Kia Sedona, 99k, minivan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,495 04 Suzuki XL7, 89k . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,495 04 Chevy Cavalier Sport, Auto, Loaded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,495 04 Volvo XC90, AWD, 3rd Row Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11,500 03 Dodge Stampede, 2WD, Sport Truck, 99K . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,895 03 GMC Sierra SLE Limited, Z71, Extended Cab, Loaded . . . . . . . . . . .$9,995 03 Saab 9-3 Convertible, Blue on Blue, Auto, Leather . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,495 03 Saab 95 Aero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,495 02 Nissan Xterra XE, V6, Power Everything, 4X4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,495 02 Chevy Extended Cab, 89K . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$11,995 02 Volvo S60, AWD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,495 02 Hyundai Accent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,995 02 Saab 95 Turbo, Loaded 5-Speed, Leather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4,495 01 Ford F250, Low Miles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Call for price 01 Nissan Pathfinder LE, Loaded, Leather, 4X4, 79K . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7,995 01 Audi A6 Wagon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,995 00 Jeep Cherokee Sport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,295 00 BMW 328ci, 5-Speed, Many Aftermarket Upgrades, Black/Red . . .$8,495 99 GMC Sierra, Extended Cab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$6,295 99 Chevy Cavalier, 51k . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3,795 99 Audi A4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5,295 99 Audi A4 1.8T, parts car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Call for price 99 Audi A4 2.8T Wagon, parts car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Call for price 98 Audi A4, Loaded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4,295


"You can't turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again." – Bonnie Prudden

Ann Dumais

Paula T antillo

Sue Poulin

ond Kim Galgov itch Pauline Guim

Kelly G iambra

Lysa Ronan

d Lisa Olmstea

Valerie Kelshaw


Licensed Aesthetician


Licensed Massage Therapist


Full range of skin care including Glycolic Peels


All waxing services including Brazilian Wax


Tinting - eyelashes & brows

Mens & Womens Cuts N Childrens cuts N Colors N Foils N Perms N Manicures N Pedicures N We are a full service salon N

786-4311 Hours: Tues. Wed. & Thu. 6am - 8pm Fri. 6am - 3pm • Sat. 8am - 1pm

14 Highland Spring Plaza, Suite A Highland Spring Road, Lewiston

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"You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses." – Ziggy

Wendy Michaud & Roger Bernier Sam’s Catering Division

Hillary Eaton & Louise Robert Austin Associates

Our Black Dawg is your driveway’s best friend!

Kevin Cunningham Black Dawg Sealcoat Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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JULY 2010


"When I went to college, my parents threw a going away party for me - according to the letter." - Emo Philips

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"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better." – Samuel Beckett

$9.99 3 Course Meal Soup or Salad Entree Tues.-Fri. Dessert

Always Great Homecooked Food at Reasonable Prices

The Best Crepes in L/A Breakfast All Day Lunch Specials

Stop by and say hello. We’d love to see you again! Gluten-free muffins!

All Orders: Home Made From Scratch!

1485 Lisbon Street • Lewiston (next to Tire Warehouse) • 786-0667

Lisa Dumont Common Ties

Tanya Strout & John Blanchette Champoux Insurance

Main St. Music Lessons

April’s Featured Teacher

& Instrument Repair

Authorized Fender Service Center 376-3376 8 teachers offering lessons in: Picks • Strings Tuners Metronomes

Guitar, piano, bass, voice, banjo, mandolin, violin, brass & woodwinds & music theory

We carry quality new & used instruments And call us for service on any instrument that needs repair.

Steve Grenier & Arthur Melendy

Book your summer lessons now!

Electric guitar & amp packages and Violin/case & bow packages available for rental to our new and current students. Ask about music accessories and gift certificates for your music lover!

134 Main Street, Auburn • 376-3376 • Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.

Proud sponsors of the Auburn Boys & Girls Club of America

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If you wait, all that happens is that you get older. – Mario Andretti

Whatever it takes!

Summer Sales Event Rebates up to $1,250* and financing as low as 5.99% APR** Offers good on new and unregistered units purchased between 6/1/10 and 7/26/10. Offers only available at participating Polaris dealers. *Applies to select models. See your dealer for details. **On approved Polaris StarCard purchases. Subject to credit approval and credit worthiness, some options may not be available and other terms may apply. You may qualify for an APR as low as 5.99%, 9.99% or 11.99%, effective until purchase paid in full as long as your account is kept current. For Accounts not current, the promotion is cancelled, and the Penalty Rate APR applies. Minimum Interest Charge $2. Certain rules apply to the allocation of payments and Interest Charges on your promotional purchase if you make more than one purchase on your Polaris StarCard. Call 1-888-367-4310 or review your cardholder agreement for information. * Promotion is subject to change without notice. * Prior model years may be included in the promotion. See dealer for details.

Terri Cook Mechanics Savings Bank

Customer Appreciation Ride Sunday, July 25th, departing store at 10am Lunch provided • Route TBD • Call FMI

Molly Voter

845 Main Street, Lewiston • 689-2345

"Biscuits and sermons both improve with shortening."

Mechanics Savings Bank

Bill Pleau Sam’s Catering Division

Rick Michaud Sam’s Catering Division Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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JULY 2010


“It was once said that if you took all of the people who fell asleep in church and laid them end-to-end they would be more comfortable.”

"Building a better you is the first step to building a better America." – Zig Ziglar


Make your own italian!

in the Summer – Yummy!!

8 pack of fresh italian rolls

Your choice of: Ham, Salami, Turkey or Veggie Also includes: cheese, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, pickles, salt, pepper & oil.

Only $4

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Only $3.75

We bake our own italian rolls daily!

740 Minot Avenue, Auburn • 783-2981 Hours: Mon-Sun 5am-9pm •

"I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time." – Jack London

Nylon stockings went on sale nationally in 1940. Five million pairs were sold out within hours. Because nylons then commanded a higher price, hucksters would pass off silk stockings as the real thing. Now, of course, it's the other way around!

James Sanborn GHM Insurance

Cindy Cronkhite Director of WorkMed St.Mary’s Health System

Maria Pete WorkMed St.Mary’s Health System All comes at the proper time to him who knows how to wait. – Saint Vincent de Paul

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The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way in which we use them. – Unknown

Assisted Home Care Laurie Pelletier Rainbow FCU

We are a Home Care service agency providing private duty nursing services 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We offer Certified Nurses Assistants, Personal Care Assistants and Certified Residential Medication Aides. Our name says home care and that is exactly what we provide, professional in home personal care services that allow people to remain in their home and maintain an independent lifestyle.

Home Care Means... DeeDee Grant Captured Moments Photography

• More privacy - you get personal care in your own home. • Convenience - continuity of care. • Comfort - being in your own home. • Shorter Recovery Time - people recoup better at home. • Nursing care by qualified caregivers.

Home C d e t s are si s A For more information visit us at: 550 College St., Lewiston


Nancy Bradbury & Diane Dostie

We cover Gray, New Gloucester, Turner, Augusta, Windham, Brunswick, Topsham, Bath, Mechanic Falls, Norway, Bowdoinham, Pownal and surrounding areas.

Central Maine Community College Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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JULY 2010


Everyone's a star and deserves the right to twinkle. – Marilyn Monroe


Look your best at the beach! ne Christi

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Full Body Waxing Available Call for an appointment


Our Services Lynn




782-9009 Michel le

• • • • • • • • • • • •

Facials Manicures Pedicures Massage Artificial Nails Cuts & Styles Colors & Highlights Waxing Reflexology Arbonne Make-up Eyelash Tinting Extensions

Stylist Wanted Call FMI

20 Coburn Street, Auburn (Off Center St., across from D’Angelos)

Open Monday-Saturday •

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Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help. – Thomas Fuller

Stop Hitting the Snooze Button! It’s TIME to make the switch

Donna Diane




Norm Bisson Stamps & Engraving


Jen Jackie

Becca Jo-Ann

Judy Kerry

Dr. Pat Reeder Reeder Chiropractic



• Checking Accounts • Share Certificates • Health Savings Accounts • IRAs

• Home Banking w/ Bill Payer • LA Connection (teller-phone) • Shared Branching • Online Resource Centers


• Vehicle Loans • Recreational Loans • Mortgages • Visa Credit Cards


• Checking Accounts • Loans • Merchant Services *Member eligibility required. Some restrictions may apply.

Dr. John Reeder Reeder Chiropractic Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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JULY 2010


How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. – Coco Chanel

"Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement." – C. S. Lewis

We’ve Moved... But Not Far!

At the B2B Tradeshow we asked... On a scale of 1 to 5, how do you rate Uncle Andy’s Digest?

Still at 120 Center Street Plaza in Auburn Now next to VIP Eyes & Tin Tin Buffet

Shipping made easy! 120 Center Street • Auburn


Chris & Elaine Hemenway Payroll Management

Uncle who?

Tom Nadeau, Tina Rioux, Glenn Foss & Tim Simpson Nadeau’s Refrigeration




Your local option for outsourcing your payroll... Check us out for all your payroll needs! We gave Uncle Andy’s a 5 down low. Unfortunately the photographer cropped out our hands!


100 Manley Road, Auburn 783-6880 or 800-734-6880 •

Jen Hogan, Kim Polley & Bruce Luong Community Credit Union

How far that little candle shows his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world. – William Shakespeare

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si Go Crui with...

UNCLE ANDY’S DIGEST on the Caribbean

aboard the Radiance of the Seas Radiance of the Seas is a classy, savvy lady. It incorporates the best features of its predecessors: the variety of activity and entertainment options of the Voyager class (like rock climbing), the sleek profile of the Sovereign class, and the global itineraries and wealth of windows, glass doors and canopies of the Vision class.

February 27 to March 5, 2011 Cruise itinerary: Feb. 27 Feb. 28 Mar. 1 Mar. 2 Mar. 3 Mar. 4 Mar. 5

Air from Portland to Tampa – transfer to hotel for pre-night Transfer to ship – Ship departs port at 5 pm Day at sea Costa Maya from 8 am to 6 pm Cozumel from 7 am to 5 pm Day at sea Back in Tampa at 7 am

Check out the great pricing we got... This doesn’t happen everyday! Pricing starts at: Inside cabin Oceanview cabin Balcony SHIP HIGHLIGHTS: Rock-climbing wall • Many restaurants • Themed bars and lounges • Casino RoyaleSM The Colony Club, a unique British colonial-style lounge with self-leveling pool tables African safari-themed Solarium • Indoor/outdoor country club with golf simulator Adventure Ocean® youth facilities • Day Spa and Fitness Center • Sports court with basketball/volleyball court

For more information or to reserve your space contact:

$1224 per person $1324 per person $1414 per person

Prices are based on double occupancy. 3rd & 4th person available upon request

Pricing includes: • Roundtrip air from Portland to Tampa • Pre-night Tampa • 5 night cruise on board the beautiful Radiance of the Seas • Shipboard gratuities • All port charges and taxes • All transfers

Payment Schedule: Deposit of $300 per person is due with reservation form 2nd payment of $300 per person is due no later than Sept. 15th

250 Center Street, Auburn 784-2916 or 1-800-879-3823 or email:

Final payment is due December 2, 2010

Come see our completely renovated restaurant Voted L/A’s Best Seafood Chowder 2004 - 2007

Join us for fantastic food & service!! WE’RE BACK ON COURSE! The Vallee family: Norm, Connie, Belinda & Mick

If you think we’re only about seafood…

Think again! We have something for everyone! Like one of these menu items…

Steaks & Prime Rib

Pasta Dishes

Ham & Turkey


Delicious Appetizers


It’s like coming home for dinner. 165 High Street, Auburn • 782-7796 • Open Tuesday - Sunday •

Out & About at the 2010 B2B Tradeshow

"A man may fail many times but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else." – John Burroughs

BREAKFAST SPECIALS “All breakfast specials include coffee.”

Daily Breakfast Specials served until 11am You asked… we listened! A new brand of coffee!

Fresh steak cut and ground daily. Open Mon-Fri 5 am to 8 pm Sat & Sun 6 am to 8 pm

John Wallace Harvest Hill Farms

5 Washington St., Auburn

MONDAY: Two eggs, Sausage, Homefries, Toast.............$3.55 TUESDAY: Two eggs, Cornbeef Hash, Toast.....................$3.55 WEDNESDAY: Three Blueberry Pancakes ........................$3.55 THURSDAY: French Toast .....$3.55 FRIDAY: Two Item Omelette..$3.55


SATURDAY: Two Golden pancakes w/Sausage ......$3.55

Phone Orders Are Welcome

SUNDAY: French Crepes .......$3.55


Expires 7/31/10


1 OFF Any Purchase of $500 or more 1 coupon per order

Prices do not include tax.

He that is afraid to shake the dice will never throw a six. - Chinese Proverb

Kelly Hitner Harvest Hill Farms

Don’t forget! MLB Package in HD The Annual Gipper Golf Open We’ve got all the games! Sun., July 25th at Turner Highlands 71” Plasma 13 Plasma TVs in all

VOTED #1 Casual Restaurant & Best Burgers in L/A area Sue Joncas


Poland Spring Resort Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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"It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it." - Lena Horne

I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. – Lou Holtz

Outdoor Party

Saturday, July 10th

Out & About at the 2010 B2B Tradeshow


to benefit adults with developmental disabilities Live music from Broadstreet Band Win a trip for 2 to Las Vegas! nd Luke Mulholla

Saturday, July 24th



Outdoor Party & BBQ



Year Anniversary

Win a trip for 2 to Las Vegas! Come in each week and enter to win our monthly drawing for a

$100 GIFT CERTIFICATE Tuesdays at 7pm


Buy 1 Pizza, get 2nd Pizza FREE $1.50 Cans Open Mic 7pm

1/2 Price Appetizers Live Entertainment SPECIALTY DRINK NIGHT

Downeast Energy

Ted Eames Downeast Energy

to Music Maniac

Food & Drink Specials Tuesday

Mike Leslie

Offered Open to Close Thursday

75¢ Tacos • 75¢ Jumbo Wings $2 Microbrews

Fri. & Sat. Rotating Food & Drink Specials

Live Bands

! No cover charge EVER!!

Irish Twins Pub Hours: Tues.& Wed. 3pm-close • Thurs. & Fri. 11am-close • Sat. 4pm-close

743 Main St., Lewiston • 376-3088 (across from Marden’s) • Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th. The last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

Scott Carter & Tammy McMichael ServPro In 1969, "Midnight Cowboy" became the first and only X-rated production to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. (Its rating has since been changed to R.) Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Out & About at the Uncle Andy’s BBQ Bash at Club Texas

The average person drinks about 16, 000 gallons of water in a lifetime.

Free extra chain with each Husqvarna saw sold!

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A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but monkeys can't.

The world's most widely spoken language is the Mandarin dialect of Chinese, with 500 million speakers.

Mario’s of New Gloucester The Little Place with the Great Taste


Jumbo French Fry with any 18” Pizza

• Pizza Gluten-Free • Subs & Italians Pizza Available too! • Pasta • Fried Chicken • Appetizers Homemade • Desserts Daily Specials • Breakfast call FMI until 11am



Out & About at the NBA Finals in Boston Hey Kobe, did you see that Dakota, Mariah and Dan Carroll are here from Maine, seriously, look right over your shoulder...

any purchase of $5 or more

Limit 1 • Expires 7/31/10

Rt. 100 • New Gloucester Hours: Mon-Thu 8am-9pm • Fri 8am-10pm • Sat 7am - 10pm • Sun 7am - 9pm


Jewelry doesn’t fit? Bring it in and get it sized. ALL jewelry repairs done in-house by an expert jeweler. Watch Batteries Replaced • Watch Bands • Ring Sizings • Stone Setting Clasp Replacement • Bead Stringing • Appraisals • Eyeglass Repair


Man, stop playin, I'm not falling for that one!

Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers & Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics Psst... KG, don't tell Kobe but Rondo was right, the Carroll's are here I saw Dakota wearing your jersey...



1600 Main St. Rt 26 in Oxford • 739-2300 Always Free Jewelry Cleaning & Inspection Mon-Fri 9-6; Sat. 9-3 •

Mindy For real?

Good Bread Now Available in Auburn!

Kevin Garnett of the Celtics & Paul Gasol of the Lakers

OPEN 7 DAYS 1056 Center St.

Auburn See our menu at A capon is a castrated rooster.


Dad said if I can go the whole game without smiling, the Celtics will win Game 5.*

Mariah, Dakota & Dan Carroll *But they’ll lose games 6 & 7

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A bird requires more food in proportion to its size than a baby or a cat.

We work on all equipment… not just ours!

“Dependable, quality service at an affordable price!” Light/Heavy Duty Trucks, Tractors, Trailer Repairs & Service

HEAVY DUTY & EQUIPMENT ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE RATES: • $50/hour on light duty cars & trucks • $65/hour on heavy duty trucks, trailers & equipment • $75/hour on roadside assistance (includes mileage) • Servicing all makes & models of heavy equipment & trucks • Licensed Inspection Station • Hydraulic Hoses made on-site • Light Duty/Heavy Duty Trailers • We Machine Rotors & Drums for Light Duty

Maine Heavy Equipment Service 20 Highland Spring Road, Lewiston

333-3707 • Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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You need approximately 2,000 berries to make one pound of coffee.

All pet hamsters are descended from a single female wild golden hamster found with a litter of 12 young in Syria in 1930.

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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS IN BUSINESS! Locally owned and operated since 1970!




Competitive Pricing on

RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS v Site Work v Water, Sewer & Septic v New Driveway Installation CALL US FOR YOUR


v Demolition v Retaining Walls v Drainage

v Concrete Foundations & Floors

St. Laurent & Sons Excavation, Inc. 20 Highland Spring Road, Lewiston • 784-7944 An albatross can sleep while it flies. It apparently dozes while cruising at 25 mph.

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Certain frogs can be frozen solid then thawed and continue living.

HARRIS BROTHERS PO Box 2002 • Norway, Maine 04268 Call us! No Separating Required!

743-3891 HARRIS BROS.


Francis Scott Key was a young lawyer who wrote the poem, 'The Star Spangled Banner', after being inspired by watching the Americans fight off the British attack of Baltimore during the War of 1812. The poem became the words to our National Anthem.

Out & About at the Relay for Life event at Edward Little HS I always loved playing in the sandbox... Luminary Assembly Experts

"Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success."

Don’t Worry… Be Happy! Make Someone Smile Today!

Ann’s Flowers

14 Millett Drive, Auburn 782-3457 •

– Brian Adams Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


There’s a lot of stress being married to a town manager you know... Just kidding, honey.

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In its entire lifetime, the average worker bee produces 1/12th teaspoon of honey.

Infant beavers are called kittens.

Out & About at Windham Summerfest

600 Center Street Shaw’s Plaza, Auburn

786-0112 Look and feel your best with hair and nail services from the professionals at Back L to R: Cheryl, Nuria, Tina, Pat, Terry & Kelly. Middle: Amy & Michael. Front: Linda, Cory & Kathy


Mon - Fri 9 am - 7 pm • Sat 9 am - 3 pm

To the Moon In 2000, a company called Celestis announced a new service: burial on the surface of the moon. A small portion - 1 gram of the encapsulated cremated remains of

one person can be sent to the moon for $9,995. The price includes the option of watching the launch, an inscription of the deceased's name on an accompanying plaque, and complimentary scattering of the remainder of the remains at sea near the launch site.

The last Model T Ford came off the assembly line on May 26, 1927. George

I’ll give you a free t-shirt if you can guess my name... All we have to decide is what to do with the time we are given. - Gandalf to Frodo, Fellowship of the Ring

Hummingbirds are the smallest birds - so tiny that one of their enemies is an insect, the praying mantis.

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Out & About at the 2010 Lisbon HS Graduation

Howler monkeys are the noisiest land animals. Their calls can be heard over 2 miles away.

Hair Services • Waxing Manicures • Pedicures 336 Center St. • Auburn

L to R: Candice Lamontagne, Mel Cote, Darcy Ames & Hannah Greene


Our stylists are certified in

Call today for your appointment • Walk-ins welcome

Punch Buggy gray with black spots

Mondays & Tuesdays $.50 Wings & Tenders 25 oz. Domestic Drafts


Our famous

Fresh Haddock h Fish-N-Chips wit Coleslaw

are back!


Homemade Lobster Rolls Lobster Roll, french fries & coleslaw

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782-2135 Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10:30am - 9 pm Sun. 11am - 5 pm

Goldfish lose their color if they are kept in dim light or are placed in a body of running water, such as a stream.

There are 403 steps from the foundation to the top of the torch in the Statue of Liberty.

Pet of the Month


Pay just one green fee and a friend plays free. Or, pay for two green fees and two play free.

2 for 1

Monday Night Scrambles

Must present this coupon to receive one free green fee for each paid green fee. Cart fee mandatory for each player. May not be combined with other offers. Good for 18 holes, Mon. thru Thurs. all day, Fri. thru Sun. after 1 p.m. excluding holidays, tournaments and twilight play.

Route 100 in Gray • Just minutes from Turnpike Exit 63 For tee times contact Ben Morey at 657-2586

Make your own team or sign up as a single Call the club for more information

Senior League EVERY TUESDAY MORNING Call the club for more information


Female chickens, or hens, need about 24 to 26 hours to produce one egg. Thirty minutes later they start the process all over again. In addition to the half-hour rests, some hens rest every three to five days and others rest every 10 days.

Where it came from My Better Half - referring to a spouse. The Puritan view of people was that weʼre made up of two halves; a body and a soul. The soul - our spiritual side was considered our better half. In the 16th century, the English writer Sir Philip Sidney became the first person to apply the term to the union between married people. By the 18th century, his use of the expression had become common.

SAVE GAS - RIDE A GOLF CART • Campers • Senior Citizens • Campground and RV Owners • Free Delivery - 40 mile radius • Conversion Lift Kits • 4 passenger cars

Available for adoption “Austin” – 4 year old neutered male – Australian Cattle Do Mix This amazingly marked boy is Austin. He came to us as a stray and was never claimed by his owners. If you are looking for a well mannered, well trained dog this is the one for you. He gets along with some other dogs and children over 8 who will give him his space. Cats are a no go for this herding dog. If you would like to meet Austin please stop by the shelter with your entire family including other dogs to meet him! Contact the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society at 55 Strawberry Avenue in Lewiston. Call 783-2311 or visit us on the web at:


1-800-451-1233 • 497 Washington St. Auburn

The average chicken lays about 260 eggs a year.

It takes forty minutes to hard boil an ostrich egg.

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Moles are able to tunnel through 300 feet of earth in a day.

Look and feel beautiful all the time… $50 Permanent


Makeup Exp. 7/31/10

…with permanent makeup that will last through the years! 71 East Avenue • Lewiston, Maine

Gift Cards Available

(207) 783-3321

along the parade route

4 out of 4 kids LOVE Luiggi’s!

Daily Specials Mon. Fergy Tues. Meatball or Meatball w/Cheese Wed. Spaghetti

Thurs. Mini Pizza Fri. $1 OFF Any Large Pizza Sat. 2 Ham or Salami Italians Sun. Baked Ziti, Bread & Salad Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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Prairie dogs are not dogs. A prairie dog is a kind of rodent.

Of all known forms of animals life ever to inhabit the Earth, only about 10% still exist today.

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Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this, they cannot move their eyes.

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Out & About at the 2010 Lisbon HS Graduation

Pet parrots can eat virtually any common "people-food" except for chocolate and avocados. Both of these are highly toxic to the parrot and can be fatal.

Come to Oxford’s only original indoor flea market! Open 7 days a week year-round for your shopping! Collectibles • Coins • Glassware • Sports Cards • Furniture • BEANIE BABIES Advertising Items • Jewelry • Cassettes • DVDs • CD’s • Videos • Antiques & Lots More! VISIT

“THE BOOK NOOK” Regular Paperbacks $1/each $

3.50 each for most Hardcover Books

Selective Hard Covers $2

Large Selection of Fenton Glassware!

20 OFF %

all Audio Books (books on tape & CD) Over 55,000 Pre-Read Books & Cookbooks Pre-Read Books arriving daily

Inventory Reduction Sale 20% - 70% OFF


131Vendors Open 7 Days a Week

8 AM - 5 PM We honor: M/C, DEBIT, ATM, VISA, Am. Express & Discover cards

s Alway g n i Buy

960 Main Street, Oxford • 539-4149 500 feet North of the New Balance Factory Outlet Store

Largest Indoor Flea Market in the Area! Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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Sharks apparently are the only animals that never get sick. As far as is known, they are immune to every known disease including cancer.

Some baby giraffes are more than six feet tall at birth.

Live Entertainment

Out & About at the 2010 Lisbon HS Graduation

Sat. July 3rd - Steve with Chicks with Sticks - Steel Drums Fri. July 9th - Mike Krapovicki Sat. July 10th - The Hip Bones Sat. July 17th - Drew Heinnin Sat. July 24th - Okbari Belly Dancers Fri. July 30th - Carol Wise Sat. July 31st - Remo Steven Todd (CORONA NIGHT)

Deli Downstairs Dining Room Upstairs 84 Court St, Auburn


Mon-Tues. 7:30-4:00 Wed-Fri 7:30-10:00 Sat. 11:00-10:00

Come join us on the patio!

Holly Mireault, Owner

Snails produce a colorless, sticky discharge that forms a protective carpet under them as they travel along. The discharge is so effective that they can crawl along the edge of a razor without cutting themselves.

Blake Dow

getting into the swing of things

In 1973, Secretariat, the greatest race horse ever, ran the Derby in one minute, 59.4 seconds, the fastest Derby ever. Sham, the second horse in that race, would have won every Derby up to that time (based on his time in the race). The blood of mammals is red, the blood of insects is yellow, and the blood of lobsters is blue.

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Bridging the Gap In 1998, the East Bridge over the Store Baelt (Great Belt) was opened to traffic, thus opening up the first leg of a link between Sweden and Denmark. It was the second longest suspension bridge in the world (only Japan's Akashi Kaikyo is longer) until being displaced in 2009 by the Xihoumen Bridge in China. "People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering."

The biggest members of the cat family are Siberian and Bengal tigers, which can reach over 600 pounds.

Finish a full-size omelette and have your picture put on our wall of fame!

Home of the Double Yolker

DAILY SPECIALS Breakfast & Lunch Open 7 Days 6am-2pm

& Bakery

Handicap accessible • Breakfast served all day • Superb service Comfortable family atmosphere

5 Pigeon Hill Road Route 26 and 11, Mechanic Falls • 998-5577 "In these days, a man who says a thing cannot be done is quite apt to be interrupted by some idiot doing it." – Elbert Hubbard

– St. Augustine When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and I could say, "I used everything that you gave me." - Erma Bombeck In 1976, the Teton Dam on the Snake River collapsed, thus dumping 80 billion gallons of water into the valley below. Rexburg, Idaho and a number of other valley towns were submerged.

For more information call 577-7176 or email:

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The average adult male ostrich, the world's largest living bird, weighs up to 345 pounds.


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1st annual 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament Ingersoll Arena in Auburn Mens: August 7th 9am • Women’s: August 8th Registration deadline July 23rd $500/team • 9 skaters plus one goalie Guaranteed 4 games

1st annual CO-ED Kickball Tournament August 21st 11 players minimum of 4 girls $20/player includes team shirt $500 CASH Prize!

The cat lover is an ailurophile, while a cat hater is an ailurophobe.


Free Wi fi

Out & About at the 2010 Lisbon HS Graduation

Saturday, July 10th

Against the Grain Call for upcoming band schedules

97 Ash St., Lewiston 783-0668 DRIVING RANGE



Maegan with her Pepere Gene Couillard

Burgers • Dogs L-A’s Be st Onion Rings Frie s • Ice Cre am


Open 7 days a week!

Lake Shore Drive, First left after the lake Off Rt. 4 in Auburn

New Client $45 Intro Special 60 min. massage

July Specials

Coppola Keratin $ 249 Complex Smoothing

Maegan with her Aunt Dana Morrell Tiffany LMT

Manicure $ 45 Pedicure

Christine Owner/stylist

Alicia Stylist

Perm $45

Ryan Stylist


Hair © Nails © Massage 1117 Center Street, Auburn • 782-3848 Snakes are immune to their own poison.

Hair Studio

During the summer of 1893 Chicago hosted a large fair called the Colombian Exhibition. There were approximately 75 million Americans then, and one out of every three Americans visited that exhibition. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Out & About at the Windham Summerfest

The "caduceus" the classical medical symbol of two serpents wrapped around a staff - comes from an ancient Greek legend in which snakes revealed the practice of medicine to human beings.

photos by:

Outdoor Patio Now Open 2 FO R 1

Yeah, he lost a bet...

All month long if you order 1 NATHAN’S HOT DOG we’ll give you a SECOND DOG FREE! includes potato chips & pickle

600 Turner Street, Auburn • 784-3434 •

Visit us online at: for more samples of our photography

HOURS: Mon-Sat 7am-9pm Sun 10am-8pm

LocallySPECIAL owned & operated JULY

Ok, Jimbo, we’ll give you credit for this photo...

ATTENTION BUSINESS & COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNERS We’re budget friendly and offer free estimates! Go Green! All Natural Cleaning Products

Be Clean & Be GREEN! The average cow produces 40 glasses of milk each day. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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K+L GREEN CLEAN, INC 577-8725 "Helping the environment one job at a time"

OWNERS: KRISTIE MORIN & LAUREN SIMPSON The cheetah is the only cat in the world that can't retract its claws.

Tapeworms range in size from about 0.04 inch to more than 50 feet in length.

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Mockingbirds can imitate any sound from a squeaking door to a cat meowing.

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Out & About at Naples Country Club for the Sebago Lakes Chamber’s annual golf tournament

Macaroni, Gentoo, Chinstrap and Emperor are types of penguins.

dition a r T e n i a AM unt On! o C n a C u Yo Hours: Monday-Thursday 6am – 9pm; Friday 6am – 9:30pm; Saturday 6am – 9:30pm; Sunday 6am – 9pm

WEEKDAY LUNCH SPECIALS Served from 10:30-3:30 Don’t you dare take my... Oh, ok go ahead.

Monday - Maine Fried Shrimp Tuesday - Fish & Chips Wednesday - Steak Sub Thursday - Grilled Reuben Sandwich Friday - Fried Haddock Sandwich

There’s so much to love about Cole Farms. Great food. Great staff. Great specials and much more!

DAILY SPECIALS Monday - 2 Crab Rolls . . . . . . .$7.95 w/Salad & Chips

Tuesday - Yankee Pot Roast . . . .$7.95 w/Carrots, Potato & Gravy, Rolls

Wednesday - Chicken Pot Pie . . .$6.75 w/Potato & Rolls

of Windham

Thursday 2 Lobster Rolls . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.95 w/Salad & Chips

Friday - Lasagna . . . . . . . . . . . .$8.75 w/Salad & Rolls

Sunday - Roast Pork . . . . . . . . .$8.75 w/Potato, Choice of Salad, Coleslaw or Vegetable & Rolls

Friday & Saturday -

Alissa Woodbury


After 4:00 PM

Prime Rib Au Jus w/Potato, Choice of Salad, Coleslaw or Vegetable & Rolls

The average American will eat 35,000 cookies in a lifetime. (Just so happens that is one of the 60 dessert choices at Cole Farms). Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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Friday, Saturday & Sunday Fried or Baked Stuffed Haddock

Adults .............$6.50 6 & under .......$3.50

Portland-Lewiston Road, Gray • 657-4714 • JUST ONE MILE NORTH OFF EXIT 63 OF MAINE TURNPIKE

Large kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump.

Lassie was played by several male dogs, despite the female name, because male collies were thought to look better on camera. The main "actor" was named Pal.

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Register today!


The average cup of coffee contains more than 1000 different chemical components, none of which is tasted in isolation but only as part of the overall flavor. Lassie, the TV collie, first appeared in a 1930s short novel titled Lassie Come-Home written by Eric Mowbray Knight. The dog in the novel was based on Knight's real life collie, Toots.

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Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all; forgiving means to pardon that which is unpardonable, or it is no virtue at all. – G.K. Chesterton In 1983, Donald Davis ran a mile backwards in just 6 minutes and 7.1 seconds. Uncle Andy wants to know what you can do backwards today!

The three primary colors are red, yellow and blue. The three secondary colors are green, orange and purple.


5 off

Any service with Mindy Limit 1 • Expires 7/31/10

D’Avanti Salon

in the Lewiston Mall • 782-0202 • Hours: Tues - Fri. 10-6 • Saturday 10-4 (closed Sun. & Mon.) • Appointments Appreciated • Walk-Ins Welcome

Out & About in Boston with the 8th Graders from Elm Street School in Mechanic Falls

Russian Fact In 1861, Czar Alexander II of Russia abolished serfdom in Russia, thus freeing the serfs who previously had been bound to the land much like slaves. The emancipation of the serfs was the single most important event in 19th-century Russian history. It was the beginning of the end for the landed aristocracy's monopoly of power.

Canadian Fact On February 15, 1965, Canada inaugurated its new Maple Leaf flag. The National Flag of Canada, also known as the Maple Leaf, and l'Unifolie (French for "the one-leafed"), is a red flag with a white square in its center, featuring a stylized 11pointed red maple leaf. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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Mindy A Paul Mitchell Color Salon

THE DECK awaits you…

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Pat’s Pizza 784-8221 85 Center Street, Auburn

The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City in 1885 aboard the French ship "Isere."

The extended right arm of the Statue of Liberty is 42 feet long.

Tuesday & Thursday Specials! 9pm-Midnight Well Drinks

Out & About at Elm Street School’s final 8th grade graduation

Don’t forget! Jello Shots Always $1 Any Domestic

$ 00


$ 00


69 Sabattus St., Lewiston • 783-3287

Graduate Mariah Dufour (r) with her mom, Robin

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10am-1am • Sun Noon-1am

Out & About at the Windham Summerfest

Bob? No Bob isn’t here right now...

What about

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Ernie & Todd

Mary Martin, Principal

of Bob The Screenprinter

It’s “All About You” on Cruise Nite! Let’s get dolled up with a classic 50’s look. The Bobb, the Pageboy, The Beehive or the Scarf Pony Tail. Outfits optional, bubble gum required! The look for men: Elvis, Fats Domino, and Chubby Checker. Call today and mention you want a 50’s hair-do makeover.

Our girls just want to have fun! Please, no making out in the backseat of your ‘57 Chevy!

All About You

41 Broad Street • Auburn • 784-5407

Styling Salon

The estimated weight of the Great Pyramid of Egypt is 6,648,000 tons.

Mrs. Barton, presenter Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Fuel Alternatives

The Eiffel Tower receives a fresh coat of 300 tons of reddish-green paint every seven years.

Submitted by Blake Major

Ray The Electrician LLC

A man was driving down a road when he ran out of gas. Just at that moment, a bee flew through the window. The bee said " Whats wrong?"

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL “My Prices Won’t Shock You”

The man responded, "I'm out of gas." The bee told the man to wait right there and flew off. Minutes later, the man watched as a swarm of bees flew right into his gas tank. After a few minutes the bees flew out. "Try it out," said one of the bees. The man got into the car and it started right up. The man was shocked. "Wow! What did you put in it?!" One bee said, "BP!" This is the beginning of a new day. Which you have been given to use as you will. You can waste it or use it for good. What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.

Office: 225-3360 • Cell: 576-6643

Fully Insured • All Electrical Service Work • Houses • Cottages • Dormitories • Campgrounds • Schools

• Phone Cable • Camera Security • House Alarms • Lead Certified Renovator

PLUS: • Install all sizes of generators, from portable to stand-by generators • Install permanent line poles for new housing developments

When tomorrow comes, this day will be gone forever; in its place is something that you have left behind... let it be something good.

We answer any emergency call 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

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Pablo Picasso's career lasted seventy-eight years, from 1895 until his death in 1973.


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In 1925, the first motel -- the "Motel Inn" -- opened in San Luis Obispo, California.

75 years



Stop in and see why we are still here! Our fried clams are the best around. Dine in our air conditioned rooms or outside on the picnic tables under the pines. We have started a 75-year scrap book and would appreciate any letters or pictures relative to your past visits or events at our restaurant.

with hand-cut french fries and onion rings

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Great Seafood With Great Friends

Out & About at Elm Street School’s final 8th grade graduation

225-3523 • Fax 225-3635 Located on Route 4 in Turner Open Sun-Thurs 10am-8pm • Fri. & Sat. 10am-9pm

Carol Ustash

THE “COLOSSEUM” VACATION AT HOME! COME SEE OUR OUTDOOR DISPLAY • 52” Steel Wall • 12” Wide Resin Uprights & Top Seats


POOL SALE! Authorized Pool & Spa Care Center Come see us for all your Bioguard Chemical needs.

• Water Fountain • Resin Fencing • Other models available

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Arthur Reed, Asst. principal

M-F 9-5 • Sat. 9-4

Visit our Showroom at: 1057 Sabattus St. Lewiston • 786-4256


We Buy, Sell & Trade Full Line Gun Smith Service Buying small & large firearm collections Check us out!

Laurie Callahan

J.T. REID’S GUNS 86 Court St., Auburn • 777-3579 Jamie Pelletier, Manager

Hours: 9-5 Mon-Fri • 9-1 Sat

John Reid, Owner

If any of the heads on Mt. Rushmore had a body, it would be nearly 500 feet tall.

The only repealed amendment to the US Constitution deals with the prohibition of alcohol. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Head Honcho

Frederic-August Bartholdi sculpted The Statue of Liberty.

A new nurse at a hospital was perplexed by Dr. Wilsonʼs behavior. Off and on throughout her shift Dr. Wilson would run up and down the hallway, yelling, "Tetanus, measles, flu...” Very curious, the nurse asked the head nurse, "Why does Dr. Wilson keep doing that?" "Oh, just ignore him,” the head nurse said. ”He thinks he calls all the shots around here." "In the past decade or so, the women's magazines have taken to running home handyperson articles suggesting that women can learn to fix things just as well as men. These articles are apparently based on the ludicrous assumption that men know how to fix things, when in fact all they know how to do is look at things in a certain squinty-eyed manner, which they learned in Wood Shop; eventually, when enough things in the home are broken, they take a job requiring them to transfer to another home." – Dave Barry

The only river that flows both north and south of the equator is the Congo. It crosses the equator twice. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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1200 Minot Ave., Auburn • 783-7126 England's Stonehenge is 1500 years older than Rome's Colosseum.

It is better to stir up a question without deciding it, than to decide it without stirring it up. – Joseph Joubert

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Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk. – Joaquin de Setanti

Call for Specials on Vinyl & Fiberglass Ingrounds! 15% OFF POOL CHEMICALS Also $AVE BIG on Above Ground Pools John Rac, owner

946-2162 Hours: Hours: Mon-Fri Mon-Fri 10-6; 10-6; Sat Sat 10-2 10-2


527 Rt. 202 in Greene 1/4 mile north of the IGA on your right

Don't let it be all in your head, nor all in your body. – Terri Guillemets

Solar Prominence In 1946, the largest solar prominence ever observed reached a height of 300,000 miles from the surface of the moon. Solar prominence are sheets of luminous gas emanating from the sun's surface; they appear dark against the sun's disk but bright against the dark sky, and occur only in regions of horizontal magnetic fields. Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador, South America, sticks out farther in space than Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on Earth. Because Mount Chimborazo is near the equator (which bulges somewhat), Chimborazo sticks out further. "I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me less afraid, more accessible, to loosen my heart until it becomes a wing, a torch, a promise. I choose to risk my significance; to live so that which comes to me as seed goes to the next as blossom and that which comes to me as blossom, goes on as fruit." -- Dawna Markova

Ancient Chinese artists would never paint pictures of womenʼs feet. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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It isn't what you know that counts, it's what you think of in time. – Uncle Andy

Maine Shrine

Lobster Bowl

5th Annual

Golf Classic SATURDAY, JULY 17TH Turner Highlands Country Club, Turner, Maine

Tee Time: 9:00AM • Registration 8:00AM Cost: $300/foursome or $75 per person *Entries will receive pre-tournament gifts, buffet dinner and chances at assorted prizes throughout the day, along with a hole-in-one chance to win $10,000!

Net proceeds benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children Visit: (Tab: Events; Lobster Bowl; Golf) FMI: Call Tim Luttrell @ 225-3000 or email: Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed. – Horace

Murphy's Laws of Law Enforcement: Flashlight batteries never die in the daylight hours.

Out & About at the Uncle Andy’s BBQ Bash at Club Texas


Lots of Prizes & Giveaways

150 Center Street, Auburn

Saturday, July 17th 4pm-1am

The Biggest Outdoor Block Party in L-A Only with L-A Harley Davidson and Only at Club Texas in Auburn Food Vending by ALABAMA’S BBQ, CLUB TEXAS AND MORE!


Come meet thes girls!

Bud Light Girl y during the da

L-A HARLEY BAND & LUSH PUPPY Inside 9pm-close

Outside Entertainment 4-9pm Barry Arvin Young Band Kelly Parker Band


FMI Call L-A Harley Davidson at 207-786-2822 WWW.L-AHARLEY.COM Murphy's Laws of Law Enforcement: Coffee jitters will never bother you until firearm qualification day.

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Out & About at the Uncle Andy’s BBQ Bash at Club Texas with live music by Jeroba Jump

During a severe windstorm or rainstorm the Empire State Building may sway several feet to either side.

Professional Home Inspections, Inc.


Complete Home Inspections Water Testing • Water Radon Air Radon • Lead Paint Testing • Mold Testing Infrared Thermal Imaging

Certified Inspector 72 Old Lisbon Rd. • Lewiston, ME 04240

Tel. 207-782-9663 • Fax 1-207-514-8058 www.RPRPROHOMEINSPECTIONS.COM Email:

Every one should keep a mental wastepaper basket and the older he grows the more things he will consign to it - torn up to irrecoverable tatters. ~Samuel Butler Leonardo DaVinci began painting the Mona Lisa in 1503. He was still working on the painting when he emigrated to France in 1516 and is believed to have finished it three years later, just before he died. The painting has remained in France ever since and is owned by the state. It once hung in Napoleon's bedroom. "After you've heard two eyewitness accounts of an auto accident it makes you wonder about history." – Bits & Pieces

For your personal or commercial needs contact


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541 Lisbon Street Lewiston, ME 04240 784-4029 • Fax: 784-2360

92 Pleasant St., P.O. Box 679 Brunswick, ME 04011 725-2797 • Fax: 725-6001

Felix the Cat is the first cartoon character to ever have been made into a balloon for a parade.

Elephant tusks grow throughout an elephant's life and can weigh more than 200 pounds. Among Asian elephants, only the males have tusks. Both sexes of African elephants have tusks.

MELANSON CONSTRUCTION, INC. 84 No Name Pond Road, Lewiston, ME • 784-5899


• Residential and Commercial Paving • Sweeping • Seal Coating

Out & About at the Uncle Andy’s BBQ Bash at Club Texas

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Out & About at Court Street Family Practice an affiliate of the St. Mary’s Health System Hi! I’m just one of the friendly faces you’ll see at Court Street Family Practice

You don’t need this otoscope to see that Court St. Family Practice is a full service family medicine facility.

Nicole Small Medical Assistant

Dr. Debbie Learson

Dr. Mariam Buckberg & Fran Castonguay

Poirier Lorraine y Secretar

Amy Knowlton & Katrina Harmon

Medical Assistants

Brenda Gu rschick Se cretary

MACHINE GUNS • SILENCERS • NFA TRANSFERS SHORT BARREL RIFLES/SHOTGUNS Come check out our inventory… you’ll be blown away! We do special orders too!

We also carry: All other types of firearms Knives • Ammo by the case We Buy - Sell - Trade Finders fee for collections

Chris Jordan, Owner

Call Matt, Drew or Chris at

Rt. 4 • Turner, ME


Just past Twitchell’s Airport

Chris Jordan, owner 577-0210

Elephants can communicate using sounds that are below the human hearing range: between 14 and 35 hertz.

"I date this girl for two years -- and then the nagging starts: 'I wanna know your name.'" – Mik Binder (or maybe it was Randy Fess) Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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The Incredible Edible Egg

Our Mexican Cantina & Grill was a huge success again this year! All proceeds go to Camp Sunshine. Thanks for stopping by!

Brown eggs come from hens with red feathers and red ear lobes; white eggs come from hens with white feathers and white ear lobes. Shell color is determined by the breed of hen and has no effect on its quality, nutrients or flavor.

Out & About at the Windham Summerfest

Always a

Camp Sunshine donation destination!

Windham Automotive

photos by:

"History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon." - Napoleon Bonaparte Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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Thanks for picking us up!

Thank you Windham for all of your support with Summerfest!

385 Roosevelt Trail, Windham


Domesticated turkeys (farm raised) cannot fly. Wild turkeys can fly for short distances at up to 55 miles per hour. Wild turkeys are also fast on the ground, running at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour.

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Out & About at Windham Summerfest



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Crocodiles swallow large stones that stay permanently in their bellies. It's been suggested these are used for ballast in diving.

Summer heat got you beat? Come to Thatcher’s to rest your feet! Great food and cold, cold beverages


Hours: Mon - Sat 11am - 10pm Sun 12 - 8pm

Located at 907 Roosevelt Trail Casual Dining in a Relaxed Atmosphere

In 1918, Robert Pershing Wadlow, the tallest man in recorded history, was born in Alton, Illinois. He died at the age of 22 at a height of 8 feet, 11.1 inches. His arm span was 9 feet, 5.75 inches. He was known as the Gentle Giant. "The measure of achievement is not winning awards. It's doing something that you appreciate, something you believe is worthwhile. I think of my strawberry souffle. I did that at least twentyeight times before I finally conquered it."

Dave & Maggie Garry, Owners

– Julia Child A normal cow's stomach has four compartments: the rumen, the recticulum (storage area), the omasum (where water is absorbed), and the abomasum ( the only compartment with digestive juices).

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Out & About at the Uncle Andy’s BBQ Bash at Club Texas

There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go. – Tennessee Williams

Bring in this ad for

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X-ray technology has shown there are 3 different versions of the Mona Lisa under the visible one. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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Tough and funny and a little bit kind: that is as near to perfection as a human being can be. – Mignon McLaughlin

Summer Catering From Weddings to Backyard BBQ’s to Company Parties & More! Try Dad’s Place for your next event!

Call Diana or Larry for more info and pricing

Hot & Cold Buffet-Style Catering Professional service at an affordable price No job too big or too small!

345-9009 There’s NO PLACE like...

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Out & About at the Uncle Andy’s BBQ Bash at Club Texas

Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.

Help Support the Troops in Iraq & Afghanistan Join us Friday, July 9th from 7pm-11pm at the VFW at 588 Minot Ave. in Auburn Donate your old & unwanted electric and acoustic guitars and mini-battery amps. All instruments will get a complete makeover, compliments of Main Street Music Lessons.

Cover Charge: Donation

50/50 Raffle Great raffle items including: • A shotgun from J.T. Reid’s Guns • Gift certificates from: Holly’s Own Deli R.D.A. Automotive Roy’s Foodland Professional Piercers of Maine • Photo session at North Atlantic Studios • Cold River Vodka gift basket

Live music by the L-A Harley Band

Other Event Sponsors: L-A Harley Davidson Uncle Andy’s Digest VFW Riders Music Garage Lewiston Pawn Shop American Legion Riders Post 153

The Mona Lisa, by daVinci, is 2ʼ 6” by 1ʼ 9”. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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FMI Call Steve Grenier: 754-1233 A penguin swims at a speed of approximately 15 miles per hour.


ANDROSCOGGIN TITLE COMPANY 95 MAIN STREET • AUBURN, MAINE 04210 Title Insurance • Title Searches • Real Estate Closings

Bart Kelsea, President (207) 784-6413

Out & About at the Uncle Andy’s BBQ Bash at Club Texas

Somebody on this page has been dubbed the “kissing bandit”...

The linen bandages that were used to wrap Egyptian mummies averaged 1,000 yards in length.

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Out & About at the Uncle Andy’s BBQ Bash at Club Texas

The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime.

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Get $10 OFF any order! ROLL TOWELS - ALL TYPES Bathroom Tissue, Trash Liners, Plates, Cups, Napkins, ETC. • Cleaning Chemicals & Janitorial Supplies


Stop waiting in line at the Big Box stores for your paper and janitorial supplies! Just call in your’s that SIMPLE!!

No m Minimu Order

wiper & paper

120 Mill St., Auburn • 784-5779 or 1-800-439-WIPE •

Hey, wait for me!

Nickel History The U.S. nickel was first authorized by Congress in 1866 to replace the smaller silver half-dime. The first nickel bore a Federal shield on the obverse. This was changed to a head of Liberty in 1883, the Buffalo-Indian design in 1913 and, finally, the Jefferson head in use today.


"Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves." -- Walter Anderson Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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& Tax Services, P.A. • Income Tax Returns • Payroll Taxes


• Sales & Use Tax • Accounting Systems

922 Sabattus Street Lewiston • 777-7005 (Corner of Sabattus & Garcelon Streets - Across from Val’s Rootbeer)

The average mature oak tree sheds approximately 700,000 leaves in the fall.


Through Buyer’s Eyes 90 seconds… that’s how much time you have to make a good first impression! Presentation is everything. Yet when it comes to selling your home, you don’t know where to begin. That’s where I come in! I offer a room by room analysis through buyer’s eyes! A detailed list inside and out, top to bottom. Let me show you your home’s true selling potential. Staged homes sell faster and for more money! Call me before you list your home to find out more.

Wendy Pelletier Realtor

576-6369 "As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality." – Albert Einstein

Kut ‘em up Lawn Kare If it’s growin - We’re mowin • Mowing • Mulching • Fall Cleaning • Snow Plowing BRIAN LAFONTAINE

CALL: 240-4448 Fully Insured

In 1963, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space when she piloted the Vostok 6 spacecraft. Later she married Andrian Nikolayev, another cosmonaut. Their child Yelena was the first child born to space faring parents. "Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power." – Clint Eastwood

Woodrow Wilson was the only US president to earn a doctorate.

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ACTUAL NEWSPAPER HEADLINES: Dealers will hear car talk at noon

Come on, rescue a friend today! These animals & more are available for adoption at the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society



Voted “Best of the Best” 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 Greater L/A


Replace your Roof Today! WHAT’S INCLUDED IN ALL OF OUR QUOTES! • Remove and haul away all roofing debris! • Apply 6 feet of Certainteed ice shield. • Apply 15lb. felt paper on entire roof area. • Install a 30 yr. Certainteed architectural shingle on entire roof! • Installation of ridge vent on entire ridge.

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If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden. – Attributed to Claudia Ghandi

RED SOX Fact: The scoreboard numbers used to indicate runs and hits in the manual scoreboard on the left-field wall at Fenway Park each measure 16” x 16” and weigh three pounds.

Out & About at the Poland HS annual golf tournament A fundraiser for the PRHS baseball program If these guys can hit an 85 mph fastball, they should have no problem hitting a ball that is stationary, right?

Darren Littlefield It took Hank Aaron 17 years to get 3,000 hits. Most of these guys will do that today alone on the golf course.




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Handy Hardware 9 Depot Square, Mechanic Falls

345-2091 Hours: M-F 7am-5pm; Sat/ 8am-5pm; Sun 9am-1pm

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~Albert Schweitzer

Mike Connor The poisonous copperhead snake smells like fresh cut cucumbers. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Out & About at the Poland HS annual golf tournament

The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards.


A fundraiser for the PRHS baseball program



Also Offering: Excavating • Demolition • Yard Maintenance House Lots Commercial/Residential Site Work & More!



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Colleen Quint 1331 Sabattus Street, Lewiston • The hyoid bone in the throat is the only bone in the human body not joined to another.

BLACK DAWG SEALCOAT® Don’t let me catch any of you young whipper snappers playing bumper cars with the golf carts or you’ll have me to answer to!

OUR SERVICES • Driveway thoroughly pre-cleaned • Hot rubber crack sealing • Professional application process • Hand application by request



1-800-998-DAWG (3294) Cell: (207) 441-5737 Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card.

The number 4 is the only number in the English language that has the same number of letters in its name as its meaning.

Thinking of new windows and doors? Then you just made $1500!

Out & About at Elm Street School’s final 8th grade graduation

(A government tax rebate is still available)

Best prices with the highest quality workmanship. Think Decks, Garages, & Sunrooms, too! “The Difference is in the Details”


Call 753-9887 or 576-8528

Fully Insured • Many References Available

Sharon Goss

Sue, Courtney, Tanner, Kayla & Jimbo Marston

Hunter Gibson & Tanner Marston

John Acker with his daughter, Kirstie

Why more people choose the Fontaine Team to Get Their Homes SOLD!

Graduate Tanner Marston with his Aunt Shannon

Robinson Gardens . . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 7 Days Ruby Lane . . . . . . . . .Wales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 14 Days Mitchell Lane . . . . . . .Brighton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 6 Days Garfield Rd. . . . . . . . .Minot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 12 Days Cary Hill Rd. . . . . . . .Hartford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 9 Days Lafayette St. . . . . . . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 3 Days Amos Court . . . . . . . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 17 Days Dow Ave. . . . . . . . . . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 22 Days Old Greene Rd. . . . . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 8 Days Bartholomew St . . . . .Lisbon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 12 Days Robinson Gardens . . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 16 Days Vance Dr. . . . . . . . . . .Windham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 11 Days Hill Valley Rd. . . . . . .Poland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 14 Days Sunderland Dr. . . . . .Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 19 Days Surry Lane . . . . . . . . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 17 Days Birch Ridge Dr. . . . . .Hartford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 16 Days Sturbridge Lane . . . . .Cumberland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 5 Days Maplewood Ave. . . . .Windham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 13 Days Broad Street . . . . . . .Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 18 Days East Buckfield Rd. . . .Buckfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 4 Days Donnelly Street . . . . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 5 Days Western Ave. . . . . . . .Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 3 Days No Name Pond Rd. . .Lewiston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD in 6 Days

Call 784-3800 The Real Estate Leader to get your home SOLD 336 Center St., Auburn In the Harvard Mall •

A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day.

Tanner Marston with his Pépère Gene Couillard In 1835, P. T. Barnum ran the first major three-ring circus in the United States. The Barnum & Bailey circus was later formed on March 16, 1881. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Out & About at Old Orchard Beach Pizza’s Grand Re-opening

Approximate number of facial expressions dogs can make: 100.

Ron & Michele Vachon, owners It’s pretty cool getting a sandwich named after you... try the Cody Steak Bomb!

Get the CAMZONE!

Cody & Cameron Dionne

Wow! This is a great hot dog. Your new take-out window will fit right into my busy schedule. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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JULY 2010


The only known common metal that is liquid at room temperature is mercury.

Maine is the only state in the United States whose name is just one syllable.

Ribbon cutting at OOB Pizza

Auburn Mayor Dick Gleason, owners Ron & Michele Vachon, Lewiston Mayor Larry Gilbert & Michelle Gosselin of OMG Events

Out & About at Elm Street School’s final 8th grade graduation

Kayla, Tanner & Courtney Marston & Michael Peppe The penalty for killing a cat, 4,000 years ago in Egypt, was death.

Andy’s Baked Beans, New Auburn Social Club, Rolly’s Diner and Happy Days Diner present

friday nite cruise nites A bi-weekly community event July 16, 30 • August 13, 27 50/50 raffle Giveaways

Time: 6pm-8pm Place: Second Street, New Auburn, behind Rolly’s Diner Andy’s Baked Beans will have food specials for cruise cars

Oldies Music

Let’s cruise downtown New Auburn! FMI Contact Leroy Walker 577-2694 • email:

Bats are the only mammal that can fly.

John Acker, graduate Tanner Marston & his Aunt Trisha The only dog to ever appear in a Shakespearean play was Crab in The Two Gentlemen of Verona Uncle Andy’s Digest ...withravis &T Jimbo

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Out & About at Naples Country Club for the Sebago Lakes Chamber’s annual golf tournament

Abraham Lincoln, who invented a hydraulic device for lifting ships over shoals, was the only US president ever granted a patent.


Saturday, August 14th. 9am-4pm. ONE DAY ONLY!

Lake City Exports OPEN HOUSE at 867 Center Street in Auburn ✸ Huge savings & deals on all of our vehicles ✸ Open House Special Low Rate Financing by

Community Credit Union

✸ One-Hour Live Remote by Maine’s #1 Country Station ✸ BBQ! ✸ Gas Card Giveaways throughout the day! ✸ Balloons for the kids! ✸ Check out our newly remodeled dealership!

SPECIAL GIVEAWAY! Stay tuned to The Wolf for more details!

ONE DAY ONLY! The head of National Cash Register Company once smashed up a cash register on stage with an ax because he thought the salesmen attending his meeting weren't paying attention. Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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867 Center Street in Auburn Call 753-0033 FMI London's last tram ran July 6, 1952, as motor buses replaced streetcars.

In 1954, Ellis Island closed after processing more than 20 million immigrants since opening in New York Harbor in 1892.


Out & About at Naples Country Club for the Sebago Lakes Chamber’s annual golf tournament

Automatic Pool Cleaner with purchase of any installed pool in June


1-day installation W a v e e s This k a M Summer

in your new pool! Your kids will always have “Something to do” on those hot summer days. And because your ABC Pool is virtually maintenance free you’ll enjoy it even more. We offer a full line of above-ground pools with a price that’s right for any budget.

DISCONTINUED OLYMPIC SPORTS: Tug of War - last in Antwerp in 1920.

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Out & About at Naples Country Club for the Sebago Lakes Chamber’s annual golf tournament


DISCONTINUED OLYMPIC SPORTS: Rugby - last in Paris in 1924. Amber Waterman photo

Amber Waterman photo

Androscoggin Chamber/YPLAA Group

Jeremiah Bartlett, Jonathan LaBonte, Jaime-Lyn Allie, Shawn Wright and Donna Martin Menʼs favorite – Wrinkle free

Newly weds

Jeff & Jennifer Carleton were married on May 15th at Vesper Hill Children's Chapel in Rockport Uncle Andy’s Digest ...witThravis


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Dacron men's suits were introduced in 1951. It was the first polyester fiber to reach the consumer market. One test customer of a Dacron suit had supposedly fallen out of canoe in his suit, and after hanging it up to dry, it came out wrinkle-free and with a sharp crease.

DISCONTINUED OLYMPIC SPORTS: Polo - last in Paris in 1900.

Hank Aaron hit his 755th and last home run in Milwaukee on July 20, 1976.

Don’t turn your back to new business! Advertise in Uncle Andy’s Digest 783-7039

Michelle Gosselin, of Lewiston, is announcing OMG Events (Occasions by Michelle Gosselin).

Is it ok if I continue to sneak into Bates College to play tennis, Bill?

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Old Orchard Beach Pizza Re-opens OOB Pizza – one of L/A’s most sought after establishments featuring fresh dough pizza & handmade fries, has re-opened their newly remodeled location in Lewiston. After being the victim of a vehicle drive-thru crash, which took place in February, the 365 Sabattus Street location has an updated dining room, kitchen, and waiting area. OOB Pizza has expanded its business by adding a WALK UP Window and adding a new selection of menu items to its kitchen. They also offer a selection of quick service foods including: an array of fresh dough topped pizzas, their well known OOB Fries, salads, and several items named after their grandchildren including the CAMZONE, the Brycin Burger, (L to R) Lisa Castonguay, Derek Hord-Manager, owners Cody’s Steak Bombs and Halie’s Sweet Bites. Ron & Michele Vachon, Eric Bennett and Ben Boulay

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Italian violin maker Antonius Stradivarius of Cremona made his finest instruments after 1700. His last surviving instrument was dated 1737, the year of his death. "Chronic remorse, as all the moralists are agreed, is a most undesirable sentiment. If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean." – Aldous Leonard Huxley

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Out & About at the 2010 Lisbon HS Graduation Below photo: The graduate Maegan Dupre with her supporting cast... parents to her left, Annette & Mike, (2nd row) cousins Cameron, Jordan & Courtney. (3rd row) Grandmother Pauline, Aunt Dana, cousin Tanner. (Back) Grandfather Roger, Pepere Gene Couillard, Uncle Jimbo & Aunt Sue

Maegan, with her grandparents, Roger & Pauline Dupre

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The last Playboy club in the US, in Lansing, Michigan, was closed on July 30, 1988.

The last original Peanuts Comic Strip was published February 13, 2000. Coincidentally, creator Charles M. Schultz died the night before.

Silly Putty Silly Putty, that wonderful pinkish substance that bounces like rubber and stretches like taffy, was introduced to the public on March 2, 1950. Trivia buffs: Silly Putty can be used to pick up dirt, lint, and pet hair and is used in large quantity by physical therapists for rehabilitative therapy of hand injuries.

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The largest Great White Shark ever caught measured 37 feet and weighed 24,000 pounds. It was found in a herring weir in New Brunswick in 1930.

Out ‘n About at Windham Summerfest

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Jimbo didn’t think I could hit a homerun for Camp Sunshine. I ripped the cover off the ball! Diana Ross performed for the last time with the Supremes during a show in Las Vegas in 1970.

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Out & About at Naples Country Club for the Sebago Lakes Chamber’s annual golf tournament

The final episode of M*A*S*H was broadcast on February 28, 1983, and was titled "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen."

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The last "Milton Berle Show" aired on ABC on January 6, 1967.

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Out & About at the Big Head Todd concert in Portland

"Don't be afraid of showing your feelings; be afraid of regretting it when you didn't." -- Laura Springer "Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers." - T. S. Eliot

The last Coast Guard radio navigation station still using Morse code transmitted its last message on March 31, 1995 from Chesapeake, Virginia.

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I have learned through bitter experience the one supreme lesson: to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmitted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmitted into a power that can move the world.

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Dan always speaks this way at the Reggae Fest. He says it (feels like) was just last night I was there.

Dan & Anne Dumais at the Reggae Festival On December fifth, 1933, national Prohibition came to an end as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment.

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Out & About at Naples Country Club for the Sebago Lakes Chamber’s annual golf tournament

The first house rats recorded in America appeared in Boston in 1775.

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The fastest -moving land snail, the common garden snail, has a speed of 0.0313 mph.

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The expression "three dog night" originated with the Eskimos and means a very cold night - so cold that you have to bed down with three dogs to keep warm.






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