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Sanford drops mutual aid to Lebanon
LEBANON, Maine — This month, Sanford dropped its ambulance mutual aid coverage for Lebanon, as negotiations continue over thousands of dollars Sanford has imposed on Lebanon.

Rescue response won't change with Lebanon losing EMTs
ROCHESTER — Officials at Frisbie Memorial Hospital say Rochester residents should expect the same level of rescue service as Lebanon, Maine, moves to give up its paramedic services and instead rely on neighboring communities for advanced...

Alleged murder accomplices scheduled to plead guilty
DOVER — The two alleged accomplices to the murder of Madbury teen Aaron Wilkinson are scheduled to plead guilty on April 2 in Strafford County Superior Court to second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, and falsifying physical...

Lebanon gives up paramedic license
LEBANON, Maine — Two deputy rescue chiefs have recently resigned after the department’s decision to give up its paramedic license, meaning that the town has to rely on neighboring communities for medical calls requiring advanced help.

DWI revocations
CONCORD — Director of Motor Vehicles Richard C. Bailey Jr. released the following list of driving-while-intoxicated revocations noting the actual date of revocation may have preceded this announcement.

BERWICK, Maine: Tyler M.V.

Lebanon mourns Road Commissioner Larry Torno
LEBANON, Maine — The town is mourning the passing of Road Commissioner Larry Torno, who died on Saturday after a battle with cancer.

Laurence “Larry” Torno, Sr.

DWI revocations
CONCORD — Director of Motor Vehicles Richard C. Bailey Jr. has released the following list of driving-while-intoxicated revocations over the past several weeks. The actual date of revocation may have preceded these announcements.

Berwick seeks candidates
BERWICK, Maine — Nomination papers are now available for Berwick town offices but officials aren’t expecting a stampede of candidates.

Berwick police log
BERWICK, Maine — Police released the following log for Dec. 30-Feb. 3.

Christopher Wattles, 23, of Berwick, was arrested Dec. 30 in connection with a warrant. Wattles was transported to the York County Jail.

Two horses that escaped Wells farm found
WELLS, Maine (AP) — Two horses were located Monday morning after disappearing Sunday when a storm knocked down a fence on a Wells farm, police said.


Noble/Wells asserts itself in third
ROCHESTER — Noble/Wells has played its best hockey in the third period all season long. That was the case again on Tuesday night in the Knights’ postseason opener.

Knights eye return to the Colisee
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — There’s the long-held belief that it’s hard to beat a team three times in one season.

Sports Briefs: Horizon Travel flies to victory
DOVER — The Over-the-Hill Basketball League closed the regular season on Feb. 11 with three games.

The first contest saw Horizon Travel toast H. B. Clark Masonry, 66-49.

Marshwood wrestling trio elevated winning standard
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Coach Matt Rix smiles when he talks about Marshwood High School seniors Jackson Howarth, Cody Hughes and Brett Gerry. He calls them “The Gauntlet.

Hawk heaven: Murphy, seniors set pace for 4th Class A title
TOPSHAM, Maine — Killian Murphy couldn't stop smiling. Who could blame him. After all he was this year's Shamus McManus.

Murphy was seeded fourth at 132 pounds at Saturday's Class A wrestling championships at Mount Ararat High School.

Noble’s DeVoll hints that this could be last year
TOPSHAM, Maine — Noble High School finished second at Saturday’s Class A wrestling championship, its best showing since winning the 2011 title.

Veteran coach Kip DeVoll said this could be his last season.

Joy proves his worth at state meet
GORHAM, Maine — Tyler Joy is a versatile — and valuable — guy.

Four straight: Hughes, Hawks roll to Class A crown
TOPSHAM, Maine — In his final two matches of the 2015 Class A state wrestling tournament, Marshwood High School senior Cody Hughes set the state record for career wins with his 204th, and then his 205th was his fourth consecutive state crown.

Hawks focus on 4th straight wrestling title
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — The road to the Maine Class A wrestling state championship today at Mt. Ararat High School will go through Marshwood High School.

Berwick girls rally for draw
DOVER — It’s not often that Berwick Academy girls hockey goalie Julia Mini is pulled for an extra skater. But such was the case as Berwick trailed the visiting Brooks School of North Andover, Mass.


Late March AWS event

North Berwick Recreation Department Senior Citizen Spring Trip 2015

Wildlife Ambassadors at Great Works annual meeting
OGUNQUIT, Maine — Great Works Regional Land Trust (GWRLT) members and other partners conserve land and protect habitat for humans and other species to thrive.

‘Out of the Woods’ author appearing at York Library
YORK, Maine — York author and musician Kevin Farley will deliver an author talk and reading from his new memoir, “Out of the Woods: A True Story”, at the York Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.

Torno leaves legacy of honesty, hard work and love for his hometown
This is a very sad week for the residents of Lebanon. Road Commissioner Laurence Torno passed away on Saturday, Feb. 14, after a battle with cancer.

West Lebanon Community Ladies Circle awarding scholarships
LEBANON, Maine — The West Lebanon Community Ladies Circle is again awarding two $500 scholarships to Lebanon students who are graduating this year or a Lebanon resident accepted at a post secondary school.

AWS March 2015 Events

Berwick Academy student to perform at Carnegie Hall
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Berwick Academy sophomore Sarah Khan of Sanford, Maine, traveled to Carnegie Hall in New York City on Thursday, Feb. 19, to participate in the prestigious High School Honors Performance Series.

Family and Friends CPR- Save a Heart

Victorian tea benefit a big success
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — The day dawned cloudy and cold with blowing snow as North Berwick Historical Society members made delicious tea sandwiches and arranged delightful pastries on serving dishes on Feb. 8.


York distillery wins medals at Texas show
AUSTIN, Texas — On Sunday, Feb.

Foster's Towns

Women facing same drug charges with same last name are not related
DWI revocations
Man indicted for sexual assaults on teenage girl
Ex-Dover man indicted on 18 child sex abuse charges
DuBois wins $17,500 on Game Show Network
TriTown Democrats hosting gala dinner May 2
DWI revocations
Olympian hopes others buy into new track
Alleged murder accomplices scheduled to plead guilty
Default school budget $600g higher than proposed budget
Town meeting registration deadline approaching
New Durham:
DWI revocations
Officials warn residents to stay off snowy, icy roofs
Ex-Dover man indicted on 18 child sex abuse charges
North Berwick:
Two horses that escaped Wells farm found
Woman charged with obtaining drug by fraud
HB225 requires defendants hear impact statements
Two injured in separate crashes
Cutting edge fun(d)-raiser
Somersworth council to fill vacancy
South Berwick:
Berwick Academy teacher injured in fatal Milton crash
Town Democrats to hold caucus March 3
Stonewall Kitchen project approved