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Sherman Old Home Days return this weekend | Print |
Thursday, 28 August 2014 19:45

Honoring the farming heritage
    SHERMAN — It is time once again to turn back the clock and celebrate Sherman Old Home Days.
    The following is a schedule of events planned for the festivities.
Friday, August 29
6-9 p.m. — Dance, grades 6-9 at Sherman gym
Saturday, August 30

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Cary Library Corner | Print |
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 19:33

Editor’s note: The following article is a synopsis written by staff members and volunteers of the Cary Public Library highlighting one of the suggested reading books, as determined by their staff.
    Ever surprise yourself by taking a short-cut, then finding the longer, harder way was probably the best?
    Happened to me last week! A new series of easy readers for the Children’s Library features re-tellings of the old school classics. Called “Real Reads,” various authors condense classical literature into today’s easier language. I thought it would be neat to read these highly-acclaimed works and know what they were all about in a lazy way.

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Quilt blocks crop up in County | Print |
Thursday, 07 August 2014 08:54

Pioneer Times Photo/Joseph Cyr
NE-CLR-Quilt-dc-pt-32SCHOOLHOUSE — The Houlton Higher Education Center recently erected a “barn quilt block” on a shed at the school thanks to an effort with the RSU 29/SAD 70 Adult Education program and the Friends and Needles Quilt Guild. The guild is working on a Northern Maine Quilt Barn Trail. Showing off the new square are, from left, Chuck Ames, Toni Eppley, Jennifer Metzger, Jean Kervin and Bernadette Farrar.

By Joseph Cyr

Staff Writer
    HOULTON — Most people associate quilt squares with lovely patterns that are sewn together to make a warm, colorful cover for a bed or rack.
    But many may not know quilt squares can also be found adorning barns and buildings on a much larger scale.

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Ricker Reunion features concert return of Orleans | Print |
Thursday, 07 August 2014 08:44

By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
    HOULTON — Alumni of Ricker College will descend on Houlton Sept. 12-14 for their annual Homecoming Weekend.
    Ricker College closed its doors in May of 1978, but alumni have been faithfully holding reunions in Houlton since 1995. Ricker College drew students from the Mid-Atlantic through New England and many alumni still travel to the reunion from those areas.

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Gallery showing at UMPI | Print |
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 15:20

    The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Reed Fine Art Gallery presents the Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition BFA14, featuring selected works created by graduating UMPI art students, now through Aug. 17.

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