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Correction - Planning Board gives preliminary OK to subdivide Prime Tanning parcel

BERWICK, Maine — Because of a reporter's error, a Page 2 story in the Oct. 3 edition of Foster's misidentified the developer of the former Prime Tanning site. The project developer is Fund of Jupiter.

Berwick man faces child pornography charges
A Berwick man facing federal child pornography charges has been released on bail. Peter Anderson was taken into custody of the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday.

Eliot Charter Commission to address budget article Wed.
Eliot — The Town Charter Commission will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall to discuss the most recent draft articles and hear public comment.

Motorcyclist injured after striking rear of car
BERWICK, Maine — A Sanford man was injured in an accident Friday afternoon after the motorcycle he was operating struck the back of a car as it prepared to turn.

Candidates’ forum set for Oct. 22
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Candidates for two open Town Council seats and an open seat on the Marshwood School Board will address the public at a candidates’ forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Town Hall Auditorium.

Town manager: South Berwick wants you
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — With the Nov. 4 election just a few weeks away, Town Manager Perry Ellsworth is hoping a resident will heed the call of public service.

First responders free man pinned by steel beam
BERWICK, Maine — After a day promoting fire safety and prevention as part of its Fire Safety Prevention Week and Family Festival Saturday, first responders rushed to a residence along Route 236 after a man, operating a tractor, became trapped...

Zamarchi to spin tales of bicycling at library
DOVER — Zip Zamarchi has been collecting bicycles and related memorabilia for decades and he'll be bringing part of his collection and his fascinating tales to the Dover Public Library.

Berwick gets 'fired up' at annual fun day
BERWICK, Maine — Berwick Fire Department hosted its annual Family Fun Day Saturday as part of Fire Prevention Week at the Eric L. Knowlton Elementary School.

Extent of injuries unknown after steel beam falls on man
BERWICK, Maine — A man became trapped Saturday night at 6 p.m. after a steel beam fell on top of him, along Route 236 in Berwick, officials said.


Battle of unbeatens is all Marshwood
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — So … anybody else want to take a shot?

High school football teams from Marshwood and York both charged into their hyped regular-season finale on Friday night undefeated.

May named interim boys hockey coach at Berwick
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine – Berwick Academy announced Friday that Andy May has been named interim boys varsity ice hockey coach for the 2014-2015 season.

Marshwood football preps for season finale vs. York
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Alex Rotsko likes self-motivated players, the guys who have the internal will to work hard and get things done right without a coach yelling in their ear.

Tribastone lifts Berwick boys soccer
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — On an afternoon hampered by rain and wind, freshman Brendan Tribastone led the Berwick Academy boys soccer team to a 4-0 victory over the Landmark School on Wednesday.

Marshwood survives Sanford rally
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Lindsey Poirier likes to take her free hits quickly. That’s where she gets most of her goals.

Improved Traip girls steam into the postseason
KITTERY, Maine — Kristen O’Neill believed early on in her first season as coach of the Traip Academy girls soccer team that it had the talent for success.

Now, the Rangers are aiming to keep it going.

Rain ignites Noble scoring binge
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — It’s been a season to forget for the seniors on the Noble High School boys soccer team.

Traip football forfeits three wins
KITTERY, Maine — The Traip Academy football team will be forfeiting its three wins this season after administrators self-reported a violation to the Maine Principals’ Association on Wednesday for using an ineligible player.

Marshwood ends season with a loss
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — When it was over Tuesday, players wore the sour expressions one might associate with a playoff loss.

Sports briefs: Marshwood golf is sixth at states
VASSALBORO, Maine — The Marshwood High School golf team shot 330 to finish sixth at the Class A team championships on Saturday at the Natanis Golf Course. Scarborough shot 318 to win the title.


At the library
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Public Library will have an Art Exhibit and Workshops of custom action figures by local artist and author Clayton Emery, by reassembling, molding and painting existing figures, Emery creates brand new characters...

Builder completes 2nd handicap-accessible volunteer project
YORK, Maine — A Seacoast-based builder has completed work on his second pro bono home accessibility project in two years.

Twin Seacoast Christian sisters recognized in National Merit program
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Joseph Davis, school administrator of Seacoast Christian School, has announced that Alexandria Morin and Paige Morin have both been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

York Fall Fest to benefit Table of Plenty
YORK, Maine — Visit the Table of Plenty’s Fall Fest on Saturday, Nov. 1.

Halloween safety tips from a local pediatrician
Fall is in the air, and Halloween is coming up. Many children and families will be participating in some favorite pastimes: trick or treating and children's parties.

Animal Welfare Society November events
-- Election Day bake sale, Nov. 4 (Tuesday) - Volunteers at the Animal Welfare Society will be baking up a storm for the Election Day bake sale.

Live in Springvale, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
SPRINGVALE, Maine — Our Theatre Company proudly presents Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" live on stage

Sen. Collins swings campaign through Lebanon
By Jordan Miles

On Monday, Oct. 6, Sen. Susan Collins brought her re-election campaign to Lebanon.

The senator’s first stop in town was Kenney Automotive, owned by Bill and Krista Kenney.

Questions answered about Prime Tanning development vote



At the library
DURHAM — Durham Public Library event notices:

Crafternoon, on Saturday, Oct. 25, and Nov. 1 from 1-4 p.m. Join us in the story time room for a fun craft.

Oct. 23, Thursday, 7 p.m. bicycle talk.


Apple tasting at North Berwick Farmers Market
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — How often do you actually get to compare apples to apples? You will have an opportunity Friday, Oct.

Martin, Welch join Baker Newman Noyes
MANCHESTER – Baker Newman Noyes, one of the nation’s top 125 accounting and consulting firms, recently shared news of 14 new hires in their Boston, Manchester, and Portland offices.

New Beginnings Thrift Boutique celebrates third year
SOMERSWORTH — This October, New Beginnings Thrift Boutique celebrates its third year of doing business in Somersworth.

The upscale resale shop supports ​Seeds of Faith, Inc.

York, Stratham charrettes planned on workforce housing
YORK/STRATHAM — The Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast, a local nonprofit organization, will be holding its fifth annual design charrettes on Oct. 15 and 17 in York, ME, and Oct. 22 and 24 in Stratham, NH.

Kittery firm’s Thai Curry wins Backpacker magazine award
KITTERY — Good To-Go’s dehydrated gourmet Thai Curry, along with 12 other leading outdoor products, was honored with Backpacker magazine’s Editors’ Choice Snow Award, one of the most prestigious award in the outdoor...

Foster's Towns

In N.H. Senate race Watters, Edwards pull out all the stops
Correction - Planning Board gives preliminary OK to subdivide Prime Tanning parcel
Nazzaro says he can cross aisle to get things done
ChildVoice’s plans walk, fun run for Nov. 2
Eliot Charter Commission to address budget article Wed.
N.H. SPCA helping two badly abused dogs
School ablaze with orange, anti-bullying messages
Household hazardous waste collection set in Portsmouth
Engineering firm gets $10M contract for shipyard
Volunteers help sick, disabled get to medical appointments
Volunteers help sick, disabled get to medical appointments
Truck theft, police pursuit tied to heroin buy
New Durham:
A weighty discussion about senior menus
Household hazardous waste collection set in Portsmouth
Nazzaro says he can cross aisle to get things done
North Berwick:
Noble student charged in bomb threat
Man pleads guilty to federal child porn charges
‘Portsmouth Creeper’ offering to show women his pantyhose
Zombies gonna getcha
No so spooky Halloween
Watters and Edwards spar over immigration
South Berwick:
Candidates’ forum set for Oct. 22
Historic canal added to National Register
York County food bank in danger of closing