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Living A Great Life In LA

Not far from urban centers but offering the safety and friendliness of a small city, life for singles and families — long time residents and newcomers — is very good here.

A move is afoot to merge the cities of Lewiston and Auburn.  3 citizens from Lewiston and 3 from Auburn have been elected to a Charter Commission. Lewiston and Auburn have been nibbling around the edges of merging into one city that would rival Portland in population, but the two cities have always kept their […]

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“Driving Force” Gosselin To Retire…Sort Of

by GeneGeiger on June 12, 2014

Lucien Gosselin will oversee his final Business to Business Trade Show on Thursday at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee, an event he has helped grow into the largest trade show in Maine. Gosselin’s official retirement is June 30. One of the great figures of the last 50 years in Lewiston Auburn is retiring, at least sort […]

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They Came. They Studied. They Stayed.

by GeneGeiger on May 25, 2014

Julia Sleeper, center, in white T-shirt, is a Brewer native who graduated from Bates College in 2008 and stayed in Lewiston to help disadvantaged children. She co-founded the Tree Street Youth Center in downtown Lewiston and is currently the executive director Bates is an extraordinary college and an extraordinary resource for the LA community. It […]

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Two New Dorms For Bates

by GeneGeiger on May 6, 2014

Bates hopes new dorms will make room for students and renovations Scott Taylor, Sun Journal, April 29 April 29–LEWISTON — A project to build two new Campus Avenue student dormitories over the next two summers is a key part to Bates College’s master plan for the next 20 years. The dorms, with around 230 beds, should open in time for […]

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Baxter’s Got A Unique New Beer

by GeneGeiger on May 6, 2014

Baxter Brewing & DC Brau Collaborate On Daughters of Poseidon Posted April 30, 2014 at 2:32 PM by Press Release LEWISTON – AUBURN, MAINE – “One of the things I like best about the craft beer industry,” says Luke Livingston, founder of Baxter Brewing Co., in Lewiston, Maine, “is the chance to meet such great people. […]

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