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    October 18, 2011

    Halloween approaches

    Two weeks before Halloween, this house on Limerock Street is ready for trick-or-treat.

  • Published
    October 10, 2011

    Fall fun at Beth’s Farm

    Ten children and 12 adults from the Second Congregational Church of Warren took in the warm fall temperatures and enjoyed an Oct. 9 trip to Beth's Farm in Warren.

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    October 1, 2011

    Stacking for Woodman

    A group of local veterans who are helping other veterans who, for whatever reason, cannot get their winter's supply of firewood in performed their first call for service Sept. 27. The Rev. Wesley Woodman, who lives in Union, said he read an article about the group Veterans Helping Veterans that appeared in The Herald Gazette Sept. 7 and it was an answer to his prayers. Woodman, who is 86, had recently ...

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    September 28, 2011

    Plants Unlimited scares up support for worthy causes

    Eight area nonprofits are competing for an early Halloween treat this month by participating in Plants Unlimited's Scarecrow Competition, now through Oct. 1. Members of the public who visit the garden center at 629 Commercial St. in Rockport will be given a ticket to vote for their favorite scarecrow vignette. The display is located on the east side of the main building. Plants Unlimited will donate 10 ...

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    September 26, 2011

    Around the harbors — end of summer

    As summer took its final bow Sept. 21, Midcoast harbors were relatively quiet. While many recreational boaters removed their boats as late summer storms approached earlier in the season, fishermen and other commercial users remain active.

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    September 21, 2011

    Volunteer pumpkin found growing in tree

    Reader Carole Martin told The Herald Gazette a story she thought typified the inventiveness of Mother Nature, after she spotted a pumpkin growing in a tree. Shaw Avenue resident David Vanorse said he tried for years to grow a jack-o-lantern for his granddaughter. "Now this popped up," he said, pointing to a large pumpkin that hangs about five feet up in a tree. The vine, which comes from his neighbor's ...

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    September 5, 2011

    Size matters

    This photograph, taken from the bridge of the tug Dorothy L, outside Camden Harbor on Thursday, shows the comparative size of the world's largest sloop, Mirabella V, to the size of something local. Shown here is the 64-foot Prock Marine tug Cedonia Crosby, skippered by Capt. Joe McGeady of Thomaston, towing Prock Marine Barge #3, 120 feet. The Mirabella V has since sailed for Southwest Harbor and was due to ...

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    September 2, 2011

    Birthday on the rocks

    "There's no place else I'd rather be," Carrie Letourneau said Sept. 1. Letourneau, right, spent her 22nd birthday on the rocks at Drift Inn Beach with her sister Kate and an inflatable friend. At 4 p.m., they had the place to themselves.

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    August 30, 2011

    Drive carefully, school’s open

    Lincolnville Central School fifth-grade student Justin Secotte assisted Lincolnville Police Chief Ron Young early Monday, Aug. 29, before the first day of school at Lincolnville Central School, by posting signs along the school zone alerting motorists to drive slow now that school has re-opened.

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    August 29, 2011

    Waiting for the sun

    A sunflower is about to bloom Aug. 27 in a flowerbed near the Camden Riverhouse.

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