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A Final Thought: A guide to gift-giving

Twenty-five years ago, I surprised my family with a special holiday present: a gift certificate for a hot air balloon ride for the four of us—me, my wife and our two daughters. I still remember my wife’s reaction when I presented her with the elaborate gift package detailing the calm sunrise lift-off, the gentle floating through the...

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Give the gift of timeless beauty with Vanek Plastic Surgery

The holidays are a time for reflection and renewal. We reminisce about years past and look forward to the future. What are your plans for the new year? Would you like to find a new job, or maybe a new relationship? Future goals aim to improve our lives. And feeling confident about your appearance as you go after those goals is a great way to...

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Minkin's Music: Voices In The Valley returns

With the busy holiday period just around the corner, it’s time to set your sights on a very special show slated for Saturday, January 12. Voices In The Valley will be presenting Towpath Troubadours, a selection of songs featuring some of the finest singer/songwriters in the area. Sharing the stage will be Rachel Brown (piano), Ray Flanagan...

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Brunswick’s new Rad Air location offers a radically different auto repair experience

From fixing cars, to selling parts, to customer service, Chris Frank has done just about everything in the auto repair business. When he got the opportunity to own his own Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Center in Brunswick, Chris says it was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. “It’s always been my dream to own my own shop,” Chris...

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Why pay for a regular gym membership when you can join a complete fitness community?

This is how it usually goes: On January 2nd Mimi will put away the holiday decorations, toss out the sugar cookies and start thinking about fitness and weight loss. Then she’ll look into a gym membership only to relive the intimidation, mental comparisons, body-shaming, and self-loathing she experienced the last time she stepped into a...

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