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StoryPoint Holds Flag Ceremony To Honor Police, Firefighters

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Wearing a mask and a jacket, Diane Peyton sat outside StoryPoint Waterville, watching as veterans lowered the U.S. flag to half-staff. September 11, 2001 is a day that no one will forget, said StoryPoint life enrichment director Nichole Alexander, who organized a flag ceremony on September …

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Merrill Rainey To Host Virtual Launch Of Two New Books Inspires Children To Create World Of Dinosaurs And Horses

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Children’s book illustrator Merrill Rainey loves to inspire children to be creative. In his new books, Color, Cut, Create! Horses and Color, Cut, Create! Dinosaurs, Rainey developed over 70 paper toys, props and playsets specifically designed to let children’s imaginations take off.  The dinosaur book …

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Churches Face Challenges, New Connections During Pandemic

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — When local churches were forced to close their doors in March to combat the spread of the coronavirus, many church leaders began to re-examine and redefine their connections with members.  Nearly all have turned to a robust online presence and, in recent weeks, some churches …

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