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By Jon Whitney
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The Moose Pond Association (MPA), in conjunction with Lakes Environmental Association (LEA) and Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District (CCSWCD), recently held a training session to conduct a watershed survey on Moose Pond, located in Bridgton, Sweden, and Denmark, Maine. Search fo...
At Mr. Lakefront Keller Williams Real Estate we believe an educated and informed lakefront property owner or buyer is the first and best way to keep our wonderful Maine lakes and ponds clean and healthy. To support this position we make available, to anyone interested, a variety of free materials...

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March 5, 10 a.m. Winter Ecology Snowshoe Walk, explore along the shores of a beaver pond at Bridgton Highlands Country Club, meet at Lakes Environmental Association, 230 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI: 207.647.8580, www.mainelakes.org. March 5, 3-5 p.m. STUPA Duplication, Opening Reception, SIMPARCH,...

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February 11, 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. "Strings at Sea," Kinderkonzert with members of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, for ages 3-7, $4/person, Windham High School, 406 Gray Road, Windham. FMI: 207.773.6128, www.portlandsymphony.com. February 11, 6:30-8 p.m. Zumba Your Heart Out, $15, ...

By Jon Whitney
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January 28, 5-7 p.m. Chamber After Hours, door prizes, refreshments, networking, conversation and music by Malia Marcellas of Naples, Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot Street, Bridgton. FMI: 207.647.3116 or 207.647.3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com.  January 29, 6:30-10 p.m. Open Mic Night, hoste...

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Tucked away in the hills of the Sebago Lakes Region of western Maine is the 45-acre Adams Pond. Located in South Bridgton, Maine the pond was almost renamed Adams Lake about 30 or more years ago. According to local resident Barry Johnson, there was a push to get a professional water skiing group ...

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December 17, 7 p.m. "Let It Snow," Art Moves Dance holiday performance, $7/door, $5/advance, Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School Auditorium, 256 Main Street, South Paris. FMI: 207.743.5569, www.artmovesdance.com. December 17, 7 p.m. John Pizzarelli in concert, jazz guitarist, vocalist and band...

By Jon Whitney
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Woods Pond in Bridgton, Maine maintains good water quality while having sufficient size and depth for locals and visitors alike to enjoy multiple recreational activities. The combined efforts of local lakefront property owners and the Lakes Environmental Association have managed to keep the water...

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Within a five minute walk from Highland Lake in the western Maine Lakes and Mountains region we are fortunate to have an independent book store, Bridgton Books. Located at 140 Main Street, Bridgton Books is a year-round, full-service shop. You'll find the Magic Lantern Movie Theater and Renys Dep...

By Jon Whitney
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Highland Lake, in the heart of western Maine's Sebago Lakes and Mountains Region,  provides a unique backdrop for the quaint village of Bridgton, Maine. Located 45 minutes from Portland and just 25 from North Conway, New Hampshire, Highland Lake is one of the prettiest lakes in the region. It's a...

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Overlooking the  Holt Pond Preserve, Five Fields Farm is located in the hills of South Bridgton, Maine. First planted by John Gyger in the 1920s, Tom and June Gyger have been running the orchard since the late 80s. In 1995 they opened the retail farm stand, where they offer a selection of ready p...

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Drive-In theaters and Maine summer vacations go hand-in-hand, especially in the Western Maine Lakes and Mountains Region. We are lucky enough to have not one, but two drive-in movie theaters. As a kid, I remember going to the drive-in in our family station wagon. We always dressed in our pajamas ...

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Do you like to decorate your lakefront cottage with antiques and accessories? Then Main Street in Bridgton is just the place for you. From Hidden Brook Antiques at 184 North High Street (Route 302) all the way down Main Hill and through town to Flowerbed Antiques at 428 Main Street, you will find...

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Residents of Highland Lake in Bridgton know a good thing when they see it - and when it comes to golf they only need to look the short distance up to "the Highlands". Need to slow down and enjoy some great golfing in northern New England? Bridgton Highlands Country Club in western Maine is tops. ...

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Before you begin your day on Sebago Lake, Panther Pond, Highland Lake or any one of the numerous lakes and ponds in the western Maine Mountains and Lakes Region you might want to visit one of the farmers' markets sprinkled throughout the area. Farmers' markets in our neck of the woods are vibrant...
Maine lakefront real estate buyers are finding out what area hikers have known for a long time - you can see a lot of great lakefront real estate (and other nice vistas) from the higher reaches of Pleasant Mountain. At 2006 feet, Pleasant Mountain, the tallest mountain in western Maine, overlooks...

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A road racing friend of mine writes: The "4 on the 4th" Road Race in Bridgton is a traditional way for our family to celebrate Independence Day. First thing in the morning we come together to run or cheer on the runners at the annual race. I don't normally like to run in crowds, but it's fun to s...

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To celebrate the longest day of the year and the first day of summer, and to remember its founder, Bob Chase, the members of the Loon Echo Land Trust will be leading a hike up Bald Pate Mountain in South Bridgton, Maine on June 21st. The hike will start at 5 pm and participants are asked to meet ...

By Jon Whitney
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One of the nice things about the lakes region of Maine is that it has a history of welcoming guests from away for over 100 years. A local favorite here in the Sebago Lake region is the Tarry-A-While resort located on the shores of Highland Lake, just off the Ridge Road, in Bridgton. Built in the ...

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Whether you own a camp or cottage, or are renting a condo or four season contemporary at water's edge, Moose Pond offers up four seasons of fun and recreation and is truly a lake that the whole family can enjoy. Stretching from Bridgton and Sweden in the north to Denmark in the south, this 8 mile...

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