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Pot activists to deliver petitions in York
Pot activists ready to deliver petitions to put measure on ballot in York, Maine

Statewide group awards Ellsworth leadership award
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Town Manager Perry Ellsworth received the 2014 Leadership Award from the Maine Town, City and County Manager’s Association.

Ellsworth received the award on Aug.

Green-Love celebration works to educate public
LEBANON, Maine — The Southern Maine First Annual Green-Love Celebration began on Friday with some 70 people in attendance. Teri Poirer and others, people she referred to as “the committee”, began planning the event five weeks ago.

Medical marijuana celebration set for Lebanon
LEBANON, Maine — A Lebanon woman is hosting the town's first Green Love Celebration of Medicinal Marijuana. An organizer said the goal of the event is to inform the public about the state's law legalizing medicinal marijuana.

South Berwick man charged in recent burglaries
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Police have charged a local man with felony theft in connection with recent burglaries and thefts in the Agamenticus Estates area.

Trevor W.L.

Cigarette blamed for fire at Vacuum Village
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — The South Berwick Fire Department responded to a small fire at Vacuum Village Monday afternoon that was likely caused by a cigarette.

York’s Shusta plays French horn for Sen. Collins
YORK, Maine — A French horn player from York played her instrument in an unlikely place recently — a U.S. Senator’s office.

York County Sheriff’s Office van damaged in crash
ALFRED, Maine — State police say a York County Sheriff’s Office transport van was struck this morning by a tractor trailer truck.

The collision took place about 8:30 a.m. on Route 111 in Alfred.

Ocean at last Newlywed cyclists finish cross-country trip
PORTSMOUTH — Two months ago, newlyweds Brendan Flavin and Stefanie Carrabba left Woodinville, Wash., on two wheels and headed east.

Newlywed cyclists near end of journey
PORTSMOUTH — Newlyweds from Portsmouth who spent their honeymoon cycling across the U.S. will arrive home today after nearly two months on the road.

Sports

Hawks’ ‘D’ could set the stage for deep playoff run
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine – It was a dress rehearsal for a group of guys who’ve been nailing most of their lines for over two years now.

Community

York sets Standard Flower Show
YORK, Maine — A Standard Flower Show by the Old York Garden Club will be held at the York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road in York on Sept. 11 – 13, It is free and open to the public.

Inside look at the Mount Washington Observatory on Sept. 17
KITTERY — Join Scot Henley, executive director of the non-profit Mount Washington Observatory, in the STAR Theatre on Sept.

Lebanon Scouts seek new recruits
By Jordan Miles

Lebanon Cub Scout Pack 369 will be looking for new Scouts for the upcoming year at the Lebanon Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 13.

The group is looking for boys in the first through fifth grades.

At the library
YORK, Maine — York Public Library events: Beginner’s Bridge Classes, will take place on Thursdays; Sept. 4, 18, 25, and Oct. 2 from 5:00 — 6:45 p.m.

Berwick, North Berwick and Lebanon School Bus Routes, Fall 2014 (SAD 60)
For a listing of more detailed routes, visit the SAD 60 website -

Tomato tasting at North Berwick Farmer’s Market
NORTH BERWICK, Maine — North Berwick Farmers Market is having a tomato tasting event: The farmers from Sweet Thyme Farm have grown a wonderful assortment of different tasty tomatoes that they will let you sample for free this Friday, Aug. 29.

Free 'if found' kayak, canoe decals from US Coast Guard Auxiliary
The US Coast Guard Auxiliary is working with local marine dealers and sporting goods outlets to provide every paddle craft owner with an identification sticker giving the owner's name and phone numbers.

Old York Garden Club hosting flower show
YORK, Maine — The Old York Garden Club will be hosting a standard flower show, “Mount Agamenticus to the Nubble Light-Celebrating York.”

Tax Club allows property taxes paid in installments
The Lebanon Board of Selectmen recently announced that the town will set up a “Tax Club” for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

At the library
EXETER – The Exeter Public Library thanks and congratulates the 34 teen readers who participated in the summer program, turning in 367 reading coupons.

Business

Stonewall Kitchen donates $10,000 to Camp Sunshine
YORK, Maine — Local specialty food manufacturer and retailer Stonewall Kitchen donated $10,000 to Camp Sunshine recently. The check presentation was held at Stonewall Kitchen Company Headquarters located at 2 Stonewall Lane, York, Maine.

Light, Don Campbell at KTP’s Septemberfest
KITTERY, Maine — Kittery Trading Post’s 38th annual Septemberfest Celebration will feature a special guest appearance by Matt Light, 3-time Super Bowl champion who played his entire pro football career in New England.

Foster's Towns

Barrington:
Dr. Tomato is ripe with ideas on life
Berwick:
Dover:
Political endorsement race ‘all part of the campaign
Durham:
Durham apartment fire under investigation
Eliot:
Ocean at last Newlywed cyclists finish cross-country trip
Exeter:
UFO Festival: grounded without 'incident'
Farmington:
New assistant principal placed on administrative leave
Greenland:
Kittery:
Lee:
They're back in business
Madbury:
State rep. candidates give their views at forum
Middleton:
Teen driver suffers minor injuries after crash
Milton:
Police think suspects used boat to steal 12-14 batteries
New Durham:
Two juveniles charged in connection with vandalism
Newington:
Two week closure of Spaulding Turnpike ramp in Newington
Newmarket:
Lalapalala Festival rooted with local talent, artists
North Berwick:
South Berwick man charged in recent burglaries
Northwood:
Man faces felony in bilking of elderly couple
Portsmouth:
Watson Road reconstruction begins Sept. 2
Rochester:
Woman charged with theft, trespass at Walmart
Rollinsford:
Rye:
Correction - Monument marks John Smith's 1614 voyage
Somersworth:
Search continues for liquor store robber
South Berwick:
Statewide group awards Ellsworth leadership award
Strafford:
Man faces felony in bilking of elderly couple
Wakefield:
York:
Pot activists to deliver petitions in York