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2008-06-20 15:00:34

AUGUSTA - Girl Scouts of Maine hosted the 2008 Girl Scout Silver and Gold Award Ceremony at Jewett Hall Auditorium, University of Maine in Augusta, on June 7. Local girls who received the Girl Scout Gold Award for their community service projects include Melanie Arsenault of Oxford, Samantha Rivers of Norway and Lacey Coore of South Paris. "This annual award ceremony recognizes a girl's accomplishments and commitment to excellence as she develops the skills and values required to meet the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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