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2013-07-31 23:30:54

A Maine man wanted on charges of allegedly hindering a murder prosecution in that state was found working at a carnival, when the city ran a routine background check. Selection.com President, James Boeddeker says the company did everything right. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 This story was originally reported on 07/29/2013 on the Gloucester Times website. The arrest record of Sebastian C. Moody-Dabney can be found on the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Website here, booking...

2011-05-24 08:30:00

LEWISTON, Maine, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbonite, a leading provider of online backup and "anytime, anywhere access" today with Maine Governor Paul LePage announced the opening of a new customer support center in Lewiston that is expected to employ 150 skilled workers by the end of this year. Carbonite ultimately expects to employ more than 250 people in Lewiston. "Great customer support is just as important as a great product," said David Friend, Carbonite's CEO. "When customers...

2011-02-06 01:03:28

Allowing 100,000-pound tractor-trailers to travel on Maine's interstate system would make the state's city streets and rural routes safer, Auburn truck accident attorney Stephen B. Wade says. Auburn, ME (PRWEB) February 5, 2011 Auburn accident attorney Stephen B. Wade said this week that he endorses proposed legislation that would make Maine's secondary roads safer by keeping heavy truck traffic on the interstate. U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont)...

2010-01-28 11:03:00

LEWISTON, Maine, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Poland Spring Water Company will receive the Androscoggin Chamber's first-ever Poland Business of the Year Award at their annual meeting and awards dinner in Lewiston. The historic Maine water bottler is being recognized for its significant investments in the town of Poland, Maine - investments that are fundamental to the area's ability to succeed, grow, and prosper. Chip Morrison, Chamber President, highlighted the company's significant...

2009-04-17 08:18:00

LEWISTON, Maine, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Media Group, parent company of The Lewiston Sun Journal and 11 other leading local weekly newspapers, and The Employment Times have launched www.MyJobWave.com. The Employment Times merged with Sun Media last month, joining forces to provide employers and job seekers in Maine and New Hampshire the best of both worlds -- print and online convergence -- to bring qualified candidates together with quality employers. "The power of two strong local...

2008-12-22 12:36:17

A shopper at Home Depot in Auburn, Maine, says he discovered two caches of dropped money at the store during visits two days apart. Gil Steward said he found a wallet at the store Tuesday morning that contained nearly $1,000 in cash and while shopping at the same store Thursday morning, he found a green bag stuffed with money, the Sun Journal of Lewiston, Maine, reported Monday. Steward said he took the wallet to the store's customer service counter and the owner, a man in his 20s, thanked...

2008-10-10 15:00:35

LEWISTON - "From Lance Armstrong to Aunt Martha: What Are the Benefits and Risks of Taking Non-Prescription Medical) Supplements?" is the topic of the second installment of a multi-part Mini-Medical School series being offered by Central Maine Medical Center and the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Dr. Peter Sedgwick, Central Maine Sports Medicine, will discuss the effectiveness and safety of common dietary supplements as well as more complicated ergogenic...

2008-10-10 15:00:29

LEWISTON - Jacque Grenier, a literacy specialist at Longley Elementary School, recently shared with a group of Bates College students her passion for and knowledge about giving schoolchildren the gift of literacy in a workshop about an effective literacy model known as Project Story Boost. Last year, the Lewiston School District won a Carignan grant through the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College to purchase books necessary to implement Project Story Boost. The...

2008-10-09 15:00:37

LEWISTON - With the rising cost of home heating fuel and food, winter is going to be particularly difficult for many Maine older adults this year. In an effort to prepare older adults ahead of time, SeniorsPlus is inviting seniors across Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties to attend one of their Winter Survival Fairs. The events will be held in Oxford, Rumford, Fryeburg, Rangeley, Farmington, Livermore Falls and Lewiston throughout October and November. SeniorsPlus, Community...

2008-10-09 15:00:23

LEWISTON - More than 60 people gathered on Sept. 25 at Guthrie's restaurant to hear live performances from six local musical acts - all in the name of building a stronger community. The occasion was the release party for L-A COMP, a compilation CD of 12 musicians from the L-A area. Guitarist and singer Drew Heinonen started off the evening with a set of original and cover tunes, including a cover of Prince's "Purple Rain." Fiddler Greg Boardman followed, with his sons backing him up on...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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