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Octoberfest draws 5,000

WINDHAM - This year’s Octoberfest, the culmination of an annual fundraiser for Lakes Region food pantries, attracted some 5,000 participants and raised nearly $18,000, according to organizers. 

Woman rescued from raging propane fumes

RAYMOND - Jason Grimes, owner of the Northeast Chop Shop in Raymond, was preparing to leave his custom bike construction business on the afternoon of Oct. 14, when he heard the sound of a crash at the

Tours mark 250th of home

 WINDHAM -Two hundred and fifty winters ago, Peter Thatcher Smith, Windham’s second community pastor, began to erect a majestic Georgian home for his bride, Elizabeth Wendell, the daughter of a wealth

Weekend marked by serious Route 302 crashes

Two weekend vehicle collisions in Naples and Bridgton resulted in two deaths, one hospitalization, and one arrest. 

Library’s book loan program gains efficiency

WINDHAM - The Windham Public Library has been accepted into the Minerva system, a consortium of dozens of Maine libraries that provides access to 6 million items and advanced computer software.

Church receives ‘helpful’ Windham Neighbors award

WINDHAM - Each year Windham Neighbors Helping Neighbors recognizes a local organization or business with a special ‘Helpful Neighbor Award’ for outstanding support of the Windham Neighbors’ mission. 

Day-care provider indicted

WINDHAM - Eleanor Arno, 55, of Windham, has been indicted on a charge of child assault after holding a 4-year-old boy by the neck at her home day-care center, according to the Windham Police Departmen

Fuentes brothers, restaurateurs, sentenced ​ for undocumented workers

WESTBROOK - Two brothers convicted of hiring 10 or more undocumented aliens at Westbrook’s Fajita Grill restaurant within a 12-month period were sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court.

House District 26, part of Gorham

Linda Sanborn, D

House District 22, part of Buxton and Limerick, Limington

Jonathan Kinney, R