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A crowd of 8,000 enjoys whoopie pies at this year’s festival
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Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom

NOT SAVORING THE FLAVOR -- Fifteen entrants in the 12 and under whoopie pie eating contest were able to forget their table manners as they competed to see who could eat a whoopie pie and clomid online a half the fastest as part of the 2015 Maine Whoopie Pie Festival in Dover-Foxcroft on June 27. In addition to bragging rights, the top two young whoopie pie eaters each received coupons to redeem for items at the festival merchandize tent. Since starting in 2009, the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival has grown each year with a record 8,000 attending the 2015 event to sample selections from nearly every type of viagra 25 the tasty treat under the sun.

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DOVER-FOXCROFT -- The Center Theatre announced that 8,000 people attended the secureinair.nl 2015 Maine Whoopie Pie Festival on Saturday, June 27. The festival brings bakers from around the state together with artists, crafters and vendors to celebrate the whoopie pie -- Maine's Official State Treat.

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TCTC wilderness course headed for Jackman

 

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

 DEXTER -- A new program designed to teach youngsters the basics of forestry and outdoor recreation skills could be approved by the Maine Department of Education as early as next month.

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Dexter business owner testifies on value of older workers
 
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U.S. Senate photo

 MAINE-MADE -- Susan Nordman, owner of Erda Handbags in Dexter, shows off one of her products while testifying at last week’s U.S. Senate Aging Committee hearing. Nordman joked that it wasn’t “one of my pretty ones” but a practical, canvas model.

By Mike Lange

Staff Writer

  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senate Aging Committee Chairman Susan Collins (R-Maine) convened a panel last week titled “Work in Retirement: Career Reinventions and the New Retirement Workscape” that included testimony from a Dexter entrepreneur.
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Children will be able to enjoy healthy lunches all summer long

DOVER-FOXCROFT -- Throughout the school year students at the SeDoMoCha School are able to have both lunch and breakfast -- the school began a universal free breakfast program this past year which provides morning foods regardless of the K-8 pupils’ free or reduced meal status.

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Reunion planned for former Mount Kineo workers

 

By Mike Lange
Staff Writer

 ROCKWOOD -- It’s been 45 years since the karni.ee last guests stayed at the Mount Kineo House, which was once one of the largest resorts in Maine.

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Committee cuts another $155,150 from SAD 4 budget
 

By Mike Lange

Staff Writer

  GUILFORD -- The School Administrative District 4 Budget Committee cut another additional $155,150 from the recommended expenditures for the upcoming year, hoping that voters will find the figures more appealing.
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SAD 41 voters approve $8.2M budget

Residents of SAD 41, made up of the communities of Atkinson, Brownville, LaGrange and Milo, approved a $8,247,100 district budget for the 2015-16 school year. Via the June 23 referendum, the budget had 77 voting in the affirmative and 47 voting against.

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PDF Download 7.01.2015

The pdf version of this week's Piscataquis Observer is available for download.

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