Northern School Notebook: Sept. 22

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Girl Scouts to host local

information sessions

SOUTH PORTLAND —  Girl Scouts of Maine will be hosting information and registration meetings for prospective members and their parents at the following towns:

• Cumberland/North Yarmouth: Thursday, Sept. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at Mabel I. Wilson School Library in Cumberland.

• Yarmouth: Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m. at Rowe School gym.

• Freeport: Monday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Morse Street School gym.

• Falmouth: Thursday, Oct. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Falmouth Middle School cafeteria.

More information can be found at or by contacting Membership Manager Beth Darling at 772-1177 ext. 231 or

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Cumberland resident and Catherine McCauley High School senior Cristina Leake was one of seven national winners of the 14th annual Bill of Rights Essay Contest co-sponsored by the National Foundation for Women Legislators and the National Rifle Association. Leake won a $3,000 college scholarship and an all-expenses-paid trip to the NFWL  annual conference in Des Moines, Iowa, attended by women lawmakers from across the United States, including Maine State Rep. Meredith Strang Burgess. Pictured here is Meredith Strang Burgess and Cristina Leake at the conference in Des Moines, Iowa.