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Berwick land use changes would aid tannery replacement
BERWICK, Maine — Changes are being proposed to Berwick’s Land Use ordinances to guide the redevelopment of the former Prime Tanning Site and chart a new course for downtown.

Lebanon voters support rescue services, 477-64
LEBANON, Maine — Residents voted to eliminate the Rescue Department enterprise fund and to keep the 2010 Horton ambulance that was in danger of repossession during Saturday’s special election.

Whimsy comes to Marshwood
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Whimsy is everywhere; at least according to the characters in the play being performed by a cast of 23 talented Marshwood Middle School students Saturday.

Coast Guard cutter has rough sail during storm
KITTERY, Maine — The 80-member crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance weathered winter storm Juno at sea as the offshore search and rescue asset for the Coast Guard’s First District.

Rescue chief resigns, new fire chief sworn in
LEBANON, Maine — Rescue Chief Jenny Sheriff resigned from her post this weekend, citing time restrictions and personal reasons, according to Selectmen Chairman Ben Thompson.

Town to vote on four questions to save Rescue 2
LEBANON, Maine — Town voters this Saturday will decide whether to eliminate the Rescue Department enterprise fund, and whether to allow one of the town’s two ambulances to be repossessed.

Plan would create skilled workers
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — House Speaker Mark Eves proposed a statewide investment of $5 million over five years to create at least 10 public-private partnerships to support job training in high-demand fields, during a visit Wednesday to the Pratt...

Berwick helping family in need
BERWICK, Maine — Friends and neighbors are reaching out to help a Berwick family after a weekend blaze forced them from their rented home on Jewell Lane.

Warren’s Lobster House gets lifetime achievement award
KITTERY, Maine — Scott and Claudia Cunningham, the longtime owners of Warren’s Lobster House, were looking forward to 2015 and the celebration of the waterfront restaurant’s 75th anniversary.

Eliot police chief denies failure to address false reports
ELIOT, Maine (AP) — A Maine town's police chief is denying accusations that he failed to act after learning most of the town's police officers consistently falsified patrol reports.


Marshwood girls fall to McAuley
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Even in defeat, there probably wasn’t a better way for the Marshwood High School girls basketball team to play entering the Western Maine Class A tournament.

Traip boys mow down Sacopee Valley
KITTERY, Maine — After two years of watching from the outside, the issue is no longer whether the Traip Academy boys basketball team is going to the playoffs.

It is.

Face of the program: Gerry led Marshwood to state-title glory
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — When Brett Gerry arrived for the James J. Fitzpatrick Trophy ceremony earlier this month, it was the only time the standout running back for the Marshwood High School football team felt like an underdog.

Miracle man: Olympic captain Eruzione visits BA
DOVER — Since captaining the U.S. hockey team to the gold medal in the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Hawks drop third straight to Cheverus
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine – With the Western Maine Class A tournament approaching, there is no doubt in the mind of the Marshwood High School boys basketball team that it can compete with anybody.

Marshwood’s Quintal will be a Black Bear
NEWINGTON — For Zack Quintal, playing baseball at the University of Maine wasn’t only not on his radar a couple years ago, it wasn’t even in his geographic focus.

Traip boys still can’t solve York
KITTERY, Maine — It’s a problem they’ve approached from two opposite directions but haven’t been able to solve.

Gerry takes home Fitzpatrick Trophy
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Five months after his football season began, Brett Gerry still hasn’t lost.

The Marshwood High School senior was presented with the 44th James J.

High School Roundup: Noble boys continue to impress
GORHAM, Maine — The Noble High School boys indoor track and field team improved to 11-0 with its fourth straight meet victory against Thornton Academy and Bonny Eagle this past Saturday at the University of Southern Maine.

Hawks find the ‘mo’ to battle past Noble
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Marshwood High School wrestling coach Matt Rix thought he might experiment with the 120-pound division during Wednesday’s Class A dual meet with rival Noble.


Mount Agamenticus offers winter activities
YORK, Maine — Celebrate being active outside in the Mount Agamenticus region during the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Feb. 13-15.

Lebanon voters opt to keep ambulance
Voters in Lebanon decided during a special election Jan. 24 to keep the town’s second ambulance. Of the 545 ballots, 459 voters favored keeping the vehicle and only 79 favored having it voluntarily repossessed.

At the library
SOUTH BERWICK — At the South Berwick Public Library:

Author Judith Silva book signing event, will take place on Feb. 7, from 10 a.m.

Geography Quiz for Colombian communities

Noble Middle School Quarter 2 Honor Roll, 2014-2015

Musical ‘Whimsy’ at Marshwood
SOUTH BERWICK — All are invited to bring your entire family to see Marshwood Middle School’s Musical “Whimsy”, Jan.

Lebanon Rescue Dept. plans Valentine’s Dance

The Lebanon Rescue Department will hold a Valentine’s Dance at the American Legion Post 7 in Rochester, New Hampshire, on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 7 p.m. to midnight.

At the library
SOUTH BERWICK — For young patrons of the South Berwick Public Library, the Young Street Studio Project is now available for Middle Schoolers.

York Ambulance president receives Bank of America recognition
YORK, Maine — The Bank of Maine recently recognized Mary Andrews, Board President of the York Ambulance Association as a leader and luminary.

Old York Garden Cloub hosts author and garden designer
YORK, Maine — Kerry Ann Mendez of “Perennially Yours” in Kennebunk was the bright and colorful speaker on an otherwise cold grey Maine day for the Old York Garden Club and invited guests.


Jewett Metal completes addition at Pratt & Whitney
NORTH BERWICK — Jewett Metal Buildings & Steel Erectors, a Scarborough, ME-based division of Jewett Construction Co., Inc.,has completed an addition at Pratt & Whitney’s North Berwick, Maine, facility.

Jewett Metal completes addition at Pratt & Whitney
NORTH BERWICK — Jewett Metal Buildings & Steel Erectors, a Scarborough, ME-based division of Jewett Construction Co., Inc.,has completed an addition at Pratt & Whitney’s North Berwick, Maine, facility.

Stonewall Kitchen launches new products
YORK, Maine – Award-winning specialty food manufacturer Stonewall Kitchen announces the launch of more than 20 new products for January 2015, including three new barbecue sauces: Boozy Bacon, Honey Sriracha and Raspberry Chipotle.

Foster's Towns

SB2 deliberative sessions to begin Saturday
Berwick land use changes would aid tannery replacement
Olivia the Pig greets youngsters
New facility for NH Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Eliot police chief denies failure to address false reports
DWI license revocations
Cumberland Farms robber indicted on two felonies
Coast Guard cutter has rough sail during storm
Car crashes into Lee home
Crash that snapped utility pole ruled an accident
Storm cancellations, closings
Milton Planning Board opposes landfill articles
New Durham:
Storm cancellations, closings
Fire departments remember late veteran Chris Dewolf
Students collecting jeans for homeless youth
North Berwick:
Plan would create skilled workers
Victor Bourre fought for N.H.’s claim to PNSY
Elks to put on additional dinners for veterans
Rollinsford debates school budget
Rye ‘Twitchers’ to compete in Super Bowl of Birding
A Patriots’ win would fit Somersworth company to a ‘T’
South Berwick:
Whimsy comes to Marshwood
Man indicted in human trafficking case
Storm cancellations, closings