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Franco Center presents a Mardi Gras party on Feb. 18

LEWISTON, Maine — The Franco Center will present a unique, festive event with its offering of “Mardi Gras in L/A” a 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Franco’s Center Heritage Hall, located at 46 Cedar St. In the tradition of New Orleans, Mardi Gras audiences will be treated to Cajun cuisine, drinks and music [...]

Androscoggin Bank to Offer Free Financial Power of Attorney for Active-Duty, Deployed Military

LEWISTON, Maine — Androscoggin Bank today announced that AndroscogginTrust, a division of Androscoggin Bank, will provide free Financial Power of Attorney for active-duty, deployed soldiers in all branches of the military. Financial Power of Attorney services will allow AndroscogginTrust to act on behalf of the soldier in case of eventualities including house sale, transfer of [...]

Willis Foundation awards grant to Susan L. Curtis Foundation

AUBURN, Maine–The Willis Foundation, a nonprofit corporation affiliated with Willis Group Holdings, a global insurance broker with operations in Maine, has awarded a $3,000 grant to the Susan L. Curtis Foundation. The Susan L. Curtis Foundation is a Portland-based nonprofit that aims to build the individual character, self-confidence and self-esteem of economically disadvantaged Maine children [...]

American Institute for Creative Education presents 2 courses in Auburn for area educators

AUBURN, Maine –¬† The American Institute of Creative Education will be presenting 2 educator courses at The Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. All AICE classes are approved by the Maine department of Education and can be taken for CEU’s or graduate credit from Endicott College, Beverly Massachusetts. “Rock Your Students World with Minerals in the [...]

2011 Vital Maine Communities Conference

AUGUSTA -¬† The Maine Development Foundation‚Äôs Downtown Center and Maine Preservation join forces again this year to present a dynamic two-day conference showcasing the economic and community values of downtown revitalization and historic preservation.The first day conference “Building Room In A Recession” from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the National Register [...]

Birth Announcement Correction

LEWISTON – St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center birth announcement correction. Elle Annaliese Crawford, a girl to Mervyn and Kara Crawford of Lisbon, May 6. Grandparents., Gary and Barbara Daigle of Fort Kent and Nopporn Crawford of Lakewood, Colorado and Jim Crawford of Maine.

Maine Music Teachers Association Spring Meeting and Pine Tree Piano Festival

LEWISTON РThe Maine Music Teachers Association (MMTA) will host its 2011 Spring Meeting and Biennial Pine Tree Piano Festival at Bates College in Lewiston  on Friday and Saturday, April 29-30.  Music teachers, students and music lovers from all over Maine will be attending this festival and participating in the two-day event. Festival highlights on [...]