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Proposed treatment house facing opposition
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — Recovery Maine is seeking town approval to convert a vacant Main Street rental property into transitional housing for people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.

Prime Tanning mural design released
BERWICK, Maine — Berwick Art Association has released the final design for an outdoor mural planned for the Prime Tanning building.

Rollinsford Duck Race fundraiser postponed
ROLLINSFORD — The Rollinsford Garden & Local Sustainability Club has postponed its annual Duck Race fundraiser due to high water on the Salmon Falls River.

The race was moved to Saturday, May 3 at 2 p.m.

Nurse convicted of stealing drugs, falsifying records
YORK, Maine — A registered nurse working in York has been sentenced on 10 counts of stealing drugs and three counts of falsifying private records in connection with the theft of the prescription opioids at York Hospital.

Ohio-based outfit buys Ogunquit's Cliff House
Ohio-based Rockbridge buys historic Cliff House resort on Maine coast

Volunteers to clean historic cemetery
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Join Old Berwick Historical Society and friends for the sixth annual historic cemetery cleanup day at Oldfields Burying Ground on this Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon.

Beavers holding listening session
ELIOT, Maine — Maine House Rep. Bobbi Beavers will host her monthly Listening Forum on Saturday, April 19, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Eliot Town Hall, 1333 State Road, Eliot.

Berwick man charged with tattooing underage boys
Berwick police arrested Robert Corson, 25, of 45 Allen St., on Monday following an investigation by Berwick and Somersworth officers. Corson faces felony drug and weapons charges in Maine in addition to the illegal tattoo charge.

Beavers launching re-election campaign
ELIOT, Maine — Bobbi Beavers will launch her re-election campaign for a third term in the Maine Legislature from new District 2 that includes Eliot and parts of South Berwick and Kittery. The event will be held on Sunday, April 13, from 3-5 p.

Police arrest suspect in tattooing of students
BERWICK, Maine — Police here arrested a man they claim was tattooing underage high school students.

Sports

Kelly steers Noble past Hawks
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — It might have been Noble High School’s softball opener, but pitcher Amber Kelly looked to be in midseason form.

Kelly steers Noble past Hawks
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — It might have been Noble High School’s softball opener, but pitcher Amber Kelly looked to be in midseason form.

Staying hungry: Berwick seeks another memorable season
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — The biggest challenge the Berwick Academy girls lacrosse team will face this spring might be dealing with the burdens of success.

BA softball handled by Pingree
SOUTH HAMILTON, Mass. — The Berwick Academy softball team committed six errors en route to a 10-1 loss at Pingree Saturday.

Berwick slipped to 1-1. Taylor Lyman pitched a solid game with 13 strikeouts, one walk and 13 hits allowed.

Berwick boys nip Pingree for first win
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Drew Hale had plenty of reasons to smile Friday.

It was the start of the weekend and he played a key role in the Berwick Academy boys lacrosse team's first win of the season.

Berwick boys nip Pingree for first win
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Drew Hale had plenty of reasons to smile Friday.

It was the start of the weekend and he played a key role in the Berwick Academy boys lacrosse team’s first win of the season.

BA girls outlast Winsor
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — After the first few minutes of its second game of the season on Saturday afternoon, the Berwick Academy girls lacrosse team probably figured it was going to be smooth sailing the rest of the way.

Sports briefs: Berwick softball slams PA in six
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Berwick Academy softball team opened its season with a mercy-rule shortened 18-1 win at Portsmouth Abbey (1-2) on Saturday.

Taylor Lyman reached base five times for Berwick, including a three-run home run.

Community

Fruit tree class offered
ACTON, Maine — Fruit Trees in the Home Garden is a class and tree sale opportunity on Monday, May 12, 5:30 - 7 p.m. at Foxes Ridge Farm, 776 Foxes Ridge Road, Acton, Maine.

York Ambulance teaches children about 911
YORK, Maine — From time to time we hear heartwarming stories of how a 3- or 4-year-old child saved someone because they knew how and when to call 911.

Sanford Junior High School Third Quarter Honor Roll, 2013-14

Berwick Academy AP Studio Art Exhibition
SOUTH BERWICK – Berwick Academy is proud to announce the 2014 AP Studio Art Exhibition. The exhibition is located in the Jackson Library Art Gallery and it will be on display until May 30.

Misson Project breakfast in Lebanon
LEBANON / NORTH BERWICK, Maine — The Lebanon North Berwick Baptist Church, Little River Road (2 miles from Rte 202) in Lebanon invites you to join us on Saturday, April 26 from 7am to 10 am for a pancake-waffle breakfast.

Thorp campaign sets fundraiser in House 20 race
LEBANON - The campaign to elect Harrison Thorp representative for House District 20 has scheduled a fundraiser for Thursday, May 1, at the Salmon Falls Café on Route 202 in Lebanon.

Food insecurity discussion in North Berwick
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — A free public community supper to discuss food insecurity in York County, Maine will be held on Wednesday, April 30 at 5:30 pm. at the First Congregational Church on High Street in North Berwick.

Lebanon library hosting techno-petting zoo
A technology petting zoo is coming to the Martha Sawyer Community Library on Monday, April 21, from 2 to 6 p.m.

A representative from the Maine State Library will be visiting the library with a variety of e-reader and tablet devices.

Holy Week celebrations at Berwick church
BERWICK, Maine — Take the opportunity to reflect and engage with Jesus this week.

Credit unions help Marshwood students prepare
ELIOT — PeoplesChoice Credit Union, with support from other local credit unions, recently brought real-world finances and money management to nearly 200 seniors at Marshwood High School in Eliot with the Financial Fitness – A Money...

Business

High-wire act in South Berwick


Green Collar Careers Seth LaFlamme, D.C., Great Works Chiropractic
Great Works Chiropractic in South Berwick, Maine, offers a unique approach to health care. “At Great Works, we treat underlying problems, not just outward symptoms,” explains Seth LaFlamme, 36.

Foster's Towns

Barrington:
Driver indicted in elderly couple’s death
Berwick:
Prime Tanning mural design released
Dover:
Rochester Fair lobbies for casino site in city Revenue would allow return of harness racing
Durham:
Shaheen discusses climate change at Earth Day roundtable
Eliot:
Beavers holding listening session
Exeter:
Serious motorcycle crash along Rte 125
Farmington:
Heroin distribution case advances to Superior Court
Greenland:
Kittery:
Navy soliciting ideas for reuse of former shipyard prison
Lee:
Spirited future for Flag Hill distillery
Madbury:
Middleton:
Local officer's smartphone app to be used for Boston Marathon
Milton:
Signs banning entry to couple's home removed by the town
New Durham:
New Durham man faces multiple sex crimes
Newington:
Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt
Newmarket:
Serious motorcycle crash along Rte 125
North Berwick:
Proposed treatment house facing opposition
Northwood:
Fugitive of Week surrenders to police
Portsmouth:
Ayotte visits innovative cancer fighting company
Rochester:
Rochester Fair lobbies for casino site in city Revenue would allow return of harness racing
Rollinsford:
Rollinsford plans parking ban
Rye:
Children’s Day logo contest winner announced
Somersworth:
Council OKs police station demolition
South Berwick:
Rollinsford Duck Race fundraiser postponed
Strafford:
Scouts clean up Bow Lake Community Club, beaches
Wakefield:
York:
Nurse convicted of stealing drugs, falsifying records