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Looking for classmates class of 1966

August 18, 2015 by Kathryn Anderson Dolby (Register to contact)

Class of 1966 is updating its contact information in preparation for our 50th class reunion next summer. I have not Ben able to find information on Charles Oliver or Richard Oliver. If anyone has information please let us know.

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New chapter dawns for Old Orchard Beach High graduates  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — For 52 new graduates of Old Orchard Beach High School, a new chapter has begun for those members of the Class of 2019.



Old Orchard Beach High School senior spends year in Germany  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Instead of walking the halls of Old Orchard Beach High School, graduating senior Cierra Albert has spent the past year in another ...



Old Orchard Beach High School graduates still waiting for yearbooks  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — When the Old Orchard Beach High School Class of 2018 graduated in June, they hoped to have their yearbooks in hand and ready ...



Several high schools in York County rated among best in state  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Several York County high schools made the U.S. News and World Report list of top-performing public high schools. U.S. News teamed up ...



New chapter dawns for OOB High School grads  Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — For 52 new graduates of Old Orchard Beach High School, a new chapter has begun for those members of the Class of 2019.



Seasonal housing sought for OOB reserve officers  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Got an extra room to spare? There are a number of summer reserve police officers looking for a place to stay in Old Orchard Beach.



Body of fallen firefighter escorted in procession to Old Orchard Beach  Press Herald

Berwick Fire Capt. Joel Barnes, who perished Friday while battling an apartment house blaze, was a 2005 graduate of Old Orchard Beach High School. By Beth ...



Loranger Memorial School proposes unified schedule  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — The principal of Loranger Memorial School is proposing a schedule change that would align the start and end times for all grades.



New rules to be considered for parking on West Grand Avenue in Old Orchard Beach  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — The town of Old Orchard Beach is considering not allowing winter street parking on a portion of West Grand Avenue.



Three vie for two RSU 23 board seats  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Three candidates are running for two available two-year seats on the Regional School Unit 23 board in Old Orchard Beach including ...



Saco River dredging completed  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — More than 5,500 dump truck loads of material has been removed from the federal navigation channel from the Saco River over the past two dredging ...



Racially tinged incident at Kennebunk school grows into wider conflict  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Rosa Slack, one of two black teachers at Kennebunk High School, swallowed her surprise and took the moment in stride: One of her students breezed into the ...



BHS graduate credits high school with teaching her leadership and more  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Leadership is one of the most valuable skills Grace Laverriere learned during the four years she attended Biddeford High School. Laverriere is ...



Museum in the Streets enlivens history in Old Orchard Beach  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Learning about Old Orchard Beach's history is as simple as taking a walk. The newly installed Museum in the Streets walking tour ...



The life and legacy of Captain Joel Barnes  WGME

It was a passion that started early on. "He was so smart, just bright, sincere. He loved the fire *service*, you could see that,” Berwick Town Manager Stephen ...



Sweet music: Biddeford High to resurrect marching band  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — After a decade-long hiatus, Biddeford High School is hoping to resurrect a former feather in its cap: the marching band. Parent volunteers and ...



Filming begins for psychological thriller in Maine  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Los Angeles filmmaker Billy Hanson is going back to his Maine roots in the filming of his first feature movie, Bone Cold. Hanson was born in ...



Massabesic High School celebrates 201 graduates  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Massabesic Class President Syeira New, front, and Class Secretary Ivalani Callahan lead Massabesic High School's Class of 2019 to their seats at the start of ...



OOB graduates 'excited for the next step'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — A graduation can, at the same time, be a bittersweet ending and a whole new beginning. While there are firm friendships and fond ...



Harassment, criminal trespass among Biddeford Police Log items  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Biddeford Police from April 8 to April 14: • Sherry L. Kendrix, 39, of Biddeford, ...



School health report reveals value of school nurses in Maine  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — The essential role played by school nurses in keeping students healthy and ready to learn is evident in a new report released last month by ...



Sixth-grade musicians, singers represent Wells Jr. High in music festival  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ Several sixth-graders from Wells Junior High participated in the Maine Music Educators Association's District 1 Sixth Grade Honors Festival held at ...



Saco council closes investigation into police chief, deputy chief  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO – The Saco City Council agreed on Monday evening to close the investigation into Saco Police Chief Raynald Demers and Deputy Police Chief Corey ...



Maine Water Company files application for parent firm's merger  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Maine Water Company has filed a new application for reorganization with the Maine Public Utilities Commission for approval of a proposed ...



Saco moves forward on budget process  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — The Saco City Council has been presented multiple budget proposals for fiscal year 2020 and as it works to create a final budget, it must weigh both ...



Biddeford council's actions make way for more mill district redevelopment  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Redevelopment of the Riverdam Mill is in the offing, thanks to action taken by the Biddeford City Council earlier this month. On May 7, the ...



Alternative education program builds confidence, enthusiasm – and a canoe  Press Herald

Destiny Kendrix, a junior in the Pathways Alternative Education program at Old Orchard Beach High School, sands the side of a 16-foot cedar strip canoe in a ...



Hard work in school, life, inspires Kennebunk graduate  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — When Cameron Munro was 7 years old, he began weeding gardens for a family friend. He's still weeding and doing other farm chores — but ...



Thomas Goodall's Sanford mansion is back on the market  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SANFORD — The home of the industrialist who established Sanford's position as a hub for textile manufacturing in the 1800s and 1900s is for sale for the ...



High school musicians return to Berklee Jazz Festival  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Musicians from three area high schools performed last weekend in the 51st annual Berklee Jazz Festival in Boston. Shown are musicians from Thornton ...



Special Report: Remembering Capt. Joel Barnes  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Thousands attended a memorial *service* for the 32-year-old firefighter, the first to die in an active fire in three decades in Maine.



St. James School students explore marine life through 'Touch Tank'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Like many teachers, Emily Valentino of St. James School believes in opening the eyes of her students to new concepts and new ideas and ...



Biddeford girl named one of two top youth volunteers in Maine  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Rebecca Hatt, an eighth-grader at Biddeford Middle School, is passionate about dance, theater and helping people. It is the latter passion that ...



Biddeford student attains goal of Eagle Scout rank  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Mission accomplished for Yuriy Reiter. On a Scouting journey since the age of 7, Reiter, now 18 and a graduating senior at Biddeford High ...



Honoring their service  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SANFORD — Capt. Daniel Tranchemontagne was a math teacher, a wrestling coach and a soldier who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He earned a bronze ...



Chenette re-elected to State Senate 31 seat  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — Democrat incumbent Justin Chenette was re-elected to the State Senate District 31 seat, serving Hollis, Limington, Old Orchard Beach, Saco and part ...



BMS student goes to Washington to accept volunteer award  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — On Sunday, a Biddeford Middle School student was one of two young Mainers honored for their volunteerism in the nation's capital. Rebecca ...



Saco lawyer intends to run for US Senate  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — A Democratic lawyer from Saco is seeking the U.S. Senate Seat currently held by Republican Susan Collins. Collins has served in the U.S. Senate ...



BMS Sixth-Grade Band members represent school at District 1 Honors Music Festival  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — A total of 11 Biddeford Middle School sixth-grade band members were selected to perform in the 6th Grade District 1 Honors Music Festival at ...



Transportation firm relocates to Saco's Mill Brook Business Park  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — One of the top transportation and logistics firms in the Northeastern United States has opened a 33,000-square-foot *service* facility in Saco's Mill Brook ...



OOB Democrats compete in District 13 House primary  Biddeford Journal Tribune

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Lori Gramlich and Jay Kelley will square off in the State House District 13 Democratic primary on June 12. The winner of the June 12 ...



Thornton Academy senior receives Marcel 'Mike' Drapeau Alumni Band Scholarship  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — Hard work and talent truly does pay off. As evidence of that, Molly Scott, a graduating senior at Thornton Academy, is this year's recipient of the Marcel ...



Fallen Berwick firefighter remembered as a hero  Biddeford Journal Tribune

People across Maine – including firefighters, police and Gov. Janet Mills – praised the courage and sacrifice of Berwick Fire Capt. Joel Barnes on Saturday as ...



UNE ready to award degrees during graduation ceremonies  Biddeford Journal Tribune

PORTLAND — For the 1,880 graduates of the University of New England this year, the big day is almost here. UNE will host its 184th annual graduation and ...



Tradition of free Christmas dinner continues at Traditions  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — The Hadiaris family and friends are once again inviting community members in Saco, Old Orchard Beach and Biddeford to a free community dinner on ...



RSU 21 will appeal Thornton Academy Middle School court decision  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL — Regional School Unit 21 will appeal the decision of the Maine Superior Court that Arundel middle school students have the right to attend private ...



Lombardi joins Journal Tribune as Sports Editor  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — A talented journalist with a genuine passion for athletics has joined the Journal Tribune as Sports Editor. Anthony Lombardi joins the newspaper ...



Raptor Falls extension approved  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL – Deed complications have forced dinosaur mini-golf course Raptor Falls to request another extension from the Arundel planning board. Raptor Falls ...



Bill creates path for district attorney office at new court site  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD – York County government officials have often said that having the York County District Attorney's Office 12 miles away in Alfred when the new York ...



Indie film 'Bone Cold' starts shooting Thursday in rural York County  Press Herald

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Billy Hanson, a graduate of Old Orchard Beach High School, is using Newfield and Parsonsfield as stand-ins for Ukraine in the ...



New coach preparing experienced Rams for 2018-19 season  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Dave Leal is only two weeks into his new role as Kennebunk High's boys basketball coach, but he has been impressed with what he has seen ...



Saco suspect indicted on gross sexual assault charges  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — A Saco suspect accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old has been indicted on gross sexual assault charges. Jordan Berube, 22, was indicted at ...



Safety concerns prompt changes at school polling stations  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WATERBORO – On Nov. 6, Waterboro voters will be casting their ballots in the Town Hall, rather than at the East building at Massabesic High School.



ShuttleBus-ZOOM to acquire electric bus for passenger service  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The Maine Department of Transportation is slated to receive $2.29 million in federal funding to help purchase electric buses to *service* the ...



Checkmate: TA sophomore wins Maine girls' chess title  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — Becoming a great chess player requires total concentration while exhibiting a passion for the game and those are two elements Agata Sloniewska ...



WinterFest a chilly blast for snow lovers in Biddeford  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — It's been said that only in Maine can one truly give winter the adoration it deserves. And that was the case this past weekend in Biddeford, ...



Maine Lighthouse group giving away remaining license plate orders  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Now here's a free offer that's hard to pass up. The Maine Lighthouse Trust is giving away what it hopes will be Maine's first lighthouse specialty ...



Making a Difference: Honoring a fallen veteran in OOB  WGME

OLD ORCHARD BEACH (WGME) – You may have seen the challenge going around Facebook this summer, asking people to do 22 pushups a day for 22 days.



Domestic violence, shoplifting among Biddeford Police Log items  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Biddeford Police from Jan. 14 to Jan. 22: • A juvenile, 14, of Biddeford, was ...



Even with incentives, Maine school districts struggling to get bus drivers on board  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Amid a nationwide shortage, Maine is looking for a few good school bus drivers. Several districts are looking to fill bus driver positions, and one of the hardest hit ...



Maine students, parents outraged over college admissions scandal  Press Herald

While many understood that the process favored wealthier students, few realized the extent to which the playing field was tilted in the alleged multimillion-dollar ...



Heroin possession, discharging a firearm among Biddeford Police Log items  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Biddeford Police from Aug. 3 to Aug. 17, 2018: • Seth B. Lavoie, 25, of Portland, ...



Thornton Academy senior receives DAR Good Citizen Award  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — Senior Mary Halle has been named as Thornton Academy's recipient of the 2018-2019 Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award.



Missing Sanford teen found safe  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SANFORD — Ellie Thompson, the 16-year-old Sanford girl who had been missing since Tuesday afternoon, has been found and is safe. Sanford Police in a ...



Former players, 2005 letter paint ugly picture of former Maine basketball coach  Biddeford Journal Tribune

When the audio recording of former Maine club basketball coach Mike “Woody” Woodbury going on a profanity-laced tirade against a Florida prep school player ...



Hebert joins United Way of York County  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — In running one of the most successful businesses in the world, Steve Jobs had a simple philosophy that the only way to do great work is to love ...



Lyman boat operator to serve four months after Wadleigh Pond crash conviction  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — A Lyman boat operator convicted in September of reckless conduct last year after his boat struck another vessel, sinking it and injuring its ...



Restoration begins for Kennebunkport's Town House School  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNKPORT — In some ways, preserving a historical building is a direct link for future residents to the past and that's the goal of the Kennebunkport ...



Attaching false plates, violating bail conditions among Kennebunkport Police Log items  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNKPORT — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Kennebunkport Police from April 16 to April 22, 2019: • Phillip O'Brien ...



90 years after Lindbergh landed on Maine beach, local teen wants to bring planes back  Bangor Daily News

A local teenager hopes to bring airplanes to the sands of Old Orchard Beach on Sept. 30.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...



Civic, community leaders pay tribute to memory of George HW Bush  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Tributes are pouring in remembering the kindness and generosity shown to local residents by former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who ...



Later start times for middle and high schools gaining momentum in southern Maine  Press Herald

Fourteen districts send representatives to a meeting to explore the issue, which has growing support from parents and health care specialists. By Joe LawlorStaff ...



Suspect convicted of Alfred sex assault accused of drug trafficking  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SALISBURY, Mass. — An Alfred man sent to prison in 2016 after being convicted on two counts of attempted gross sexual assault of a pre-teen relative following ...



Lincoln Mill developers to pay $5000 fine to Biddeford  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD – While construction continues on Lincoln Street, the beginning of construction on the Lincoln Mill in Biddeford itself will be delayed again while ...



Summer Mass schedule changes for Good Shepherd Parish  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Good Shepherd Parish is changing the schedule of Masses for Catholic worshippers for the summer. On May 26, the 5:30 p.m. Saturday ...



Biddeford High School graduates take pride in accomplishments  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams and as Biddeford High graduates marched onto Waterhouse Field to receive their ...



Sanford Fire Department earns grant  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SANFORD — Sanford firefighters will have a new piece of equipment to test their breathing masks and medical masks, and will also be able to purchase some ...



Ronald Doucette  Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier

Ronald Paul Doucette, 71, of Old Orchard Beach, passed away March 18, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 13, 1947 in Lynn, ...



Barbara Bush Children's Hospital specialty license plate now available  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Families whose children have received care at The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center have joined hospital leaders, ...



Saco Island East project to go before planning board  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO – The city's Planning Board will get an overview of The Waters at Saco Island, a proposed $40 million development, on Tuesday. The Waters is a ...



Monster trucks gear up for Saco invasion  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — The city of Saco is not usually associated with monsters, but it that's all going to change soon. Southern Maine Motors on U.S. Route 1 in Saco is going ...



United Way of York County to administer Emergency Food and Shelter grant funding  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — United Way of York County has been selected to administer a $74,641 grant from the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program ...



Speeding, domestic violence among Kennebunkport Police Log items  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNKPORT — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Kennebunkport Police from June 18 to July 1, 2018. • Shelly Flanagan ...



National Night Out offers family-friendly fun  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — Community is always on the Saco Police Department's radar, and will especially be on its radar on Tuesday. The police, in partnership with other city ...



Protective order, bail conditions violations items on Wells Police Log  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The following people were arrested or charged by Wells Police Sept. 12 to 17. If there is no listing for a specific date, it means no one was arrested or ...



A vision for Biddeford's Shevenell Park  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — Shevenell Park is a pocket park at 149 Main St., offering a slice of open space where a building once stood. “It's a great asset,” said Leah ...



Biddeford Police Log  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Biddeford Police from April 29 to May 6, 2018: • Tyler Riendeau, 19, of ...



Winthrop boys soar past Old Orchard in Class C South quarterfinals  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Jacob Hickey scores 33 points as Ramblers march into semifinals.



Kennebunk High grads set out on new journey by acknowledging beloved teacher  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Riding a roller coaster of emotions, the Kennebunk High School Class of 2018 embarked upon the next chapter of their lives following the ...



Not Guilty verdict clears former Kennebunk teacher of sex crime charges  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — A jury found former Kennebunk High School health teacher Jill Lamontagne on Thursday not guilty on all counts of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old ...



Get rid of old electronics at Sanford e-recycling event  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SANFORD — Old televisions, old computers, old printers, old microwave ovens. They clutter our home offices and closets. They're just there, taking up space ...



Fires at new Sanford High deemed 'suspicious'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SANFORD — Four small fires found in the new Sanford High School and Center of Technology building early Monday morning are deemed as suspicious.



Settlement reached in civil suit against York County Sheriff's Office  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — A federal civil suit claiming physical detention, kidnapping and illegal arrest in 2011 by two York County Sheriff Office deputies against a Buxton man ...



Pilots would fly in to Dexter to benefit Make-A-Wish  observer-me.com

DEXTER — Last fall more than a dozen small aircraft landed at Old Orchard Beach to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Charles Lindbergh's unexpected ...



Alfred voters nix jail project, re-elect Palminteri  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — Voters in Alfred, by nearly a two-to-one margin, rejected a plan to buy and renovate the old York County Jail for use as a town hall in Tuesday's ...



Wells Police Log  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells Police Department has released the names of individuals arrested or issued a summons from May 9 through May 14. • Andrew Kellett, 48 ...



Wells police break up underage drinking party on beach  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — A complaint to Wells Police regarding a party at the beach on July 11 resulted in six teenagers from Massachusetts being charged with underage ...



Biddeford and Dayton to share school administration  Press Herald

The agreement announced Friday is intended to reduce costs, but still allows Dayton students to attend their schools of choice. By Gillian GrahamStaff Writer.



Vehicle search leads to drug arrests in Lebanon  Biddeford Journal Tribune

LEBANON — Two New Hampshire residents have been arrested for drug trafficking in Lebanon. According to Maine State Police, a member of the P.A.C.E ...



An effective way to reach students, texting has risks  Press Herald

The now-ubiquitous communication tool can cross professional borders, prompting policies in schools meant to safeguard teachers and kids alike. By Noel K.



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