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A multi-cultural Thanksgiving
NORTH HAMPTON — For immigrants who have become American citizens, Thanksgiving is not just about turkey, football and apple pie.

More extensive drills follow USS Miami fire
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Firefighters at Maine's Portsmouth Naval Shipyard train regularly for industrial blazes, but mandates after a huge submarine fire call for an annual drill that's more extensive than anything done before.

Shaheen getting update on bridge replacement
Shaheen to get update on plans to replace Sarah Long Bridge

Kittery holiday parade set for Dec. 6
KITTERY, Maine — The Kiwanis Club of The Seacoast is sponsoring the annual Kittery Holiday Parade this year.

The parade will be take place on Saturday, Dec. 6. It will step off from Post Office Square at 3 p.m.

North Berwick Vet waited 61 years for medals
NORTH BERWICK, MAINE — He volunteered to serve his country, went to war and waited 61 years for the recognition he deserved.

On October 27, 1950, at the age of 20,Ted Towne enlisted in the Army.

Lebanon Fire and Rescue departments collecting toys
LEBANON, Maine — As the holiday season approaches, the Lebanon Fire and Rescue departments are working together to make Christmas possible for families facing economic difficulties.

Six injured in three-vehicle crash
LEBANON, Maine — Six people were transported to hospitals after a three-vehicle crash on Carl Broggi Highway Saturday afternoon.

A 2010 GMC pickup was stopped on the highway waiting to turn left into Train’s Quick Stop at 4:45 p.

Man heads to prison for giving false document to probation officer
PORTLAND, Maine — A Kittery, Maine, man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court for providing false documents to his federal probation officer.

Michael Rock, 54, was sentenced by Judge D.

Inquiry cites complacency in sub fire at shipyard
An investigation into a fire that crippled a U.S. submarine concludes that the Navy was complacent about fire safety during shipyard repairs and put too much faith in firefighters who'd never trained to battle a blaze aboard a submarine.

Mental illness may have had role in tricyclist’s death
ROCHESTER — Jonathan Fisk was likely experiencing severe mental health symptoms when he rode his adult-sized tricycle on the Spaulding Turnpike in Rochester, where he was killed after being struck by two vehicles Thursday.


Hawks back on top after long drought
PORTLAND, Maine — Dynasty is one of those terms sports fans throw around liberally these days, but not in towns like South Berwick and Eliot.

Golden boys: Marshwood captures first title in 25 years
PORTLAND, Maine — The temperature had dropped below freezing and the coach was shivering from a late-game water dousing.

Every 25 years deserves a warm moment like this.

Gerry's circle complete with win
PORTLAND, Maine — Brett Gerry had a goal ever since he put on a football uniform in the fall of eighth grade — he wanted to hoist up the Gold Ball.

Marshwood stifles Brunswick running game
PORTLAND, Maine – A great finish.

Coming after yet another great start.

Hawks ready for rematch
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Two years ago in the Class B championship game, the Marshwood High School football team’s defense had an outing it wanted to forget.

Marshwood's Rotsko has earned his stripes
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Two summers ago, former Marshwood High School football coach John Caverly was driving through western Massachusetts with his family during a trip to Cooperstown, N.Y., and they made a stop at his old stomping grounds.

Lebel has made his mark with Hawks
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine – Jake Lebel has plenty of experience playing on the big stage.

Just not this big stage.

The biggest player on a physical Marshwood High School football team is a contradiction, of sorts.

Hughes pins his college future on Hokies
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — It was the summer before his sophomore year, and Cody Hughes was looking for a place to work out while he was competing in the NHSCA High School National Wrestling Championships in Virginia Beach, Va.

Family ties, and hockey, lead Burzynski to Providence
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — “Senior Night,” the tradition in which high school senior athletes are honored before their last home game, might be a little more meaningful for Berwick Academy ice hockey player Tilly Burzynski this year.

Lyman makes IPFW choice official
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Considering how much time Taylor Lyman spends away from home playing softball, going to college 900 miles away shouldn’t be too harsh an adjustment.


Children's book author visits Berwick Academy
South Berwick, ME – Cynthia Lord, author of popular children’s books Rules, Half a Chance, and the Hot Rod Hamster series, visited the Berwick Academy Lower School on Friday, November 14, 2014.

York Ambulance and Diabetes Awareness Month
YORK, Maine — November is Diabetic Awareness month and York Ambulance wants to educate you on one of our most frequent calls for 911 emergency assistance.

Book on Berwick published
BERWICK — Jessie Taylor, Berwick resident and local author, explores the town’s past in a new pictorial history published by Arcadia Publishing.

Titled “Berwick,” it was released on Nov. 17.

Collecting Toys for Lebanon Kids
It’s that time of year again — the Lebanon Rescue Department and the Lebanon Fire Department are working together on “Toys For Lebanon Kids,” a program that aims to make sure local children have gifts underneath their trees...

Family, diet and lifestyle keys to longevity

When I first started writing this column, I made a huge list of ideas that came to mind when I thought of living green.

At the library
MADBURY — From the Madbury Public Library:

For Children: “Read to Rosa” is a library program for kids who love both reading and dogs. Rosa, a gentle English setter, loves hearing a good book read aloud.

Berwick Academy students plan Give Back day
SOUTH BERWICK — Over 300 Upper School students and faculty at Berwick Academy will volunteer at local organizations Monday, Nov. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Twenty-eight organizations throughout the Seacoast will be recipients.

Noble Middle School, Berwick, First Quarter Honor Roll, 2014-15

Lebanon church pancake/waffle breakfast
LEBANON / NORTH BERQWICK, Maine — The Lebanon / North Berwick Baptist Church on Little River Road in Lebanon, Maine invites you to join us Saturday Nov 22 from 7-10 am for a pancake/waffle breakfast.

Support for MSAD#60 backpack program
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — The North Berwick Parks & Rec. Dept. is teaming up with Boy Scout Troop #312 and other local organizations to support the Maine School Administrative District #60 backpack program.


Lil’s Café on Wallingford Square expanding
KITTERY, Maine — Lil’s Café on Wallingford Square will be expanding to the space adjacent to it in early 2015, according to its owners.

Advocate mom: Stevens opens new Kittery legal office
KITTERY — It takes a while for a mother of four and volunteer extraordinaire to get back to her profession.

Wag Wagon donates to Animal Welfare Society
KITTERY — In honor of National Adopt A Dog Shelter Month, Wag Wagon Pet Services has sponsored and collected a truckfull of supplies, which were donated to The Animal Welfare Society (AWS) located in Kennebunk, ME.

Salazar new teacher at Yoga In ME
ELIOT — Yoga In ME, located in Eliot, welcomed new teacher, Melinda Salazar in September. Salazar is a lifelong educator and owner of Mesala Jewelry.

Shipyard Restaurant announces new chef, general manager
ELIOT, Maine — The Shipyard Restaurant & Brew Pub announces its new executive chef and general manager, David Squillante, who will oversee the operations of the restaurant as well as the adjoining Regatta Banquet & Conference Center.

Foster's Towns

Police: Man had heroin, 2 small children in his car
Route 9 closed after fatal crash
First-graders prepare Thanksgiving feast
Curtailed operations UNH/Durham campus
Man flown to Boston after Route 236 crash
Farmington Chairman resigns seat before Rochester move
N.H. Fish and Game puzzled by coyote attack in Greenland
More extensive drills follow USS Miami fire
Mast Way, Moharimet Schools awarded for excellent nutrition
Mast Way, Moharimet Schools awarded for excellent nutrition
Middleton woman charged with burglary
Milton Fire Dept. again trying to get new station
New Durham:
Driver in police cruiser collision faces DWI charge
State to close more areas to shellfishing
Woman indicted on a charge of 'doctor shopping'
North Berwick:
North Berwick Vet waited 61 years for medals
It’s official: Kuster re-elected in Second District
Mass. man held for kidnapping charges
Homeless shelter hopes for holiday help
Rollinsford announces parking ban
Wallis Road closing for drainage work
Somersworth winter parking ban in effect this week
South Berwick:
Man flown to Boston after Route 236 crash
Gov. Executive Council race wrapups