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    July 13, 2011

    Lawsuit filed against Lobster Festival

    A Farmingdale woman filed a civil lawsuit July 12 against the Maine Lobster Festival organization — Rockland Festival Corporation — and a volunteer. According to the lawsuit filed by Augusta law firm Lipman, Katz and McKee, Farmingdale resident Sarah Merrill was assaulted by volunteer Neil Wright of Saco during the 2009 Lobster Festival in Rockland. The lawsuit states Merrill was working in her parent’s fudge …

  • Published
    June 30, 2011

    Author focuses on Maine

    Becoming an author was just about the last thing Jenifer LeClair thought she would do — that’s what her mother did. “No one was more surprised than me I would become a writer,” LeClair said, adding she always wrote for her own enjoyment when her children were younger, but published nothing. “Novel writing is such an all-encompassing thing,” she said. LeClair is in New England for the next couple of weeks, …

  • Published
    June 11, 2011

    Comedian Bill Cosby hits the civic center stage

    Picture a stage — with a carpet on the floor, a table with a bottle of water and a box of Kleenex on it and a comfortable chair with a sweatshirt draped on the back with the words, “Hello, friend.” “That’s what I intend to be for the next hour and a half, without intermission,” Comedian Bill Cosby said of his upcoming June 24 performance at Augusta Civic Center. Cosby, 73, will perform one show in Maine. …

  • Published
    February 16, 2011

    Letteney prepares to hand over the reins at Mount View

    Having served as principal at Mount View High School for more than six years, Lynda Letteney is easily recognized as she travels through the school. Students go out of their way to greet her as she walks the halls, and she stops to chat in the cafeteria. When a students asks her to sign a form, she explains in detail what else is needed. To a visitor, the school’s main office looks like a revolving door of …

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