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Center Street Dental is having a poster contest!

Center Street Dental is having a poster contest!

Crystal Lake Ice Fishing Derby POSTPONED

Following the recommendations of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Commissioner Chandler Woodcock, the Crystal Lake Ice Fishing Derby Board of Directors has decided to postpone the Crystal Lake Ice Fishing Derby and Kid's Derby on Saturday January 28, 2012 to the date of Saturday, February 25, 2012. The event is postponed due to concerns for the public’s safety regarding ice conditions.

The annual Crystal Lake Ice Fishing Derby was expected to attract over 6,000 anglers.

Lewiston/Auburn 101

If you’re curious as to how the Cities of Lewiston & Auburn operate, then LA 101 may be for you. 

Lewiston/Auburn 101 is a 10-week exploration with participants visiting various municipal departments in Lewiston and Auburn and engaging with municipal staff and officials.  The 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. weekly sessions commence on February 29th and runs through May 2nd. 

The program is sponsored by The League of Young Voters Education Fund in partnership with the Twin Cities. Nicola Wells, Executive Director of the League, will serve as facilitator.  Wells notes, “Over the last year, the Maine League of Young Voters Education Fund has met with countless young people in the Lewiston/Auburn area and asked them what we could do to help achieve their goals for the community.

Portland Developer Begins Constructing Apartments at Bates Mill

The Szanton Company, a Portland-based real estate development company, has completed acquisition of 65,000 square feet—about one and a half acres—of Bates Mill #2.  The company plans to begin construction immediately on 48 apartments overlooking Fountain Park and Riverfront Island. 

“We are thrilled to have reached this point,” said Nathan Szanton, President of the company.  “It was a very complicated transaction—both the real estate and the financing.  We had a huge amount of help from Tom Platz, our seller, from the City of Lewiston, from MaineHousing, and from many others involved in the deal.  Now we begin to build.” 

The project, called The Lofts at Bates Mill, will be the first of its kind in Lewiston.  “There is no rental housing like this in Lewiston,” said Szanton.  “The apartments will have 13 foot ceilings, exposed wooden carrying beams, and oversized windows, but it will also have modern amenities like an ele

Lee & Tim Super Bowl promo at WCSH 6

Gear in this promo was generously loaned to us by Teamspirit Portland.

Photo gallery: Pats fans come in all shapes and sizes
 

Photo gallery: Football Fever

 

Soup and Chowder Cook Off to Benefit Relay for Life

Soup and Chowder Cook Off to Benefit Relay for Life

Girl Power Fitness will be hosting a soup and chowder cook off on Sunday, January 29, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the YWCA of Central Maine to kickoff our fundraising for our 2012 Relay for Life team! Do you think your soup or chowder has what it takes to beat all the rest and win half of the entry fees collected??? Enter our cook off for $10 and provide the accompanying bread or crackers along with your soup or chowder and let the community be the judges! Do you lack the culinary skill but still just like to eat? You're just what we're looking for too! For just $5 you can enter the event to sample the entries and vote on your favorite. Raise your spoons and tie your aprons! Let the competition begin!!!

Social Media Monday - Did you hear about the Small Business Boost Contest Facebook is Running?

 

Could you use an extra $10,000 for your small business?

Facebook is running a contest for small business.