They Say You Can’t Go Home Again

A version of this article ran in the Kennebec Journal on June 7, 2012 as part of their series, ” HALLOWELL: The way it was”under the title HALLOWELL 250th: Going home again BY AL AND DAWNA TREGEMBO Returning to Hallowell after many years away is a strange but wonderful experience. Some things remain the same, […]

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History of the Gaslight Theater in Hallowell

A version of this article ran in the Kennebec Journal on June 30, 2012 as part of their series, ” HALLOWELL: The way it was”under the title “Augusta Players continue as Gaslight Theater” BY RICHARD BOSTWICK The Gaslight Theater is a continuation of the Augusta Players, a Little theater the group with a long and […]

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Granite Quarries Tour

August 5th tour cancelled due to high water in the quarry — no plans to reschedule at this time   with Leonard Nason, owner of Granite Works LLC Meet at 414 Winthrop Street, just west of the quarry site, toward Manchester, at the home of Lenny Nason. Wear walking shoes. Sunday, August 5 at 1 […]

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Bill Vaughan Pilot, Family Lore

A version of this story was published in the Kennebec Journal on June 16, 2012 by TED VAUGHAN Now here’s the family lore on Bill Vaughan the pilot! To start, it’s January 1940, and I don’t have much from his days at Colby where he was no star student, but he sure spent a lot […]

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Paul Plumer, an amazing artist

Originally published in the Kennebec Journal on June 9, 2012 by KATY PERRY I don’t believe any artist has ever captured the scenic beauty of Hallowell and its neighbor, the Kennebec River, as impressively as the late Paul Plumer.  Standing atop Lowden Hill and viewing the panoramic view towards Augusta, Paul caught, not only the […]

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