2016 Tour de Lovell

Here are the  2016 Tour de Lovell Results:  OVERALL

KIDS’ RESULTS

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More pics to follow later in the week!

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Mortgage Rates are Now the Lowest on Record!

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According to Blomberg News (click here to read story) this morning, mortgage rates are at the lowest ever recorded. What better time to take advantage and buy a spectacular house with outstanding views like the one above at 52 White Mountain Way, Bridgton?

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2016 Lovell Old Home Days 5k & Parade Photos

Here are some photos, courtesy of Wayne Rivet of the Bridgton News, of the Lovell 5k and the Old Home Days Parade.

Ken Foster & Silas Eastman. Eastman won with a time of 15:50

Ken Foster & Silas Eastman. Eastman won with a time of 15:50

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Christie Foster was the top female runner with a time of 18:08

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Parade Grand Marshals, Ed and Linda Dunlea

Parade Grand Marshals, Ed and Linda Dunlea

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Corn Will Soon Be Here

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The ‘Sweet Kids Corn‘ is getting ready for the season. The new stand debuts attractive and colorful signs, is painted, is in place and is ready to be filled with delicious ears.

Now, it won’t be long before people stop at the stand to bring home a dozen ears or so. Be sure to keep an eye out for the cars lined up across from Lake Kezar Country Club. As it is an honor system, remember to bring cash with you and pay for the proper number of ears!

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2016 Lovell 5k Results

Congratulations go to not only Silas Eastman (overall winner with a time of 15:50) and Christie Foster (top female with a time of 18:08) but to the entire group of 149 finishers who made it to the finish line in very humid conditions. Plus, a big thank you to all of our volunteers monitoring traffic, registering runners, providing water and snacks and keeping the finish line moving!

Here are the results:

2016 Overall Results

2016 Age Group Awards

2016 Age Group Results

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Lovell Old Home Days 5k and Activities

Come join the fun on Saturday July 16th! Lots to do for the entire family. Start the day with a hearty breakfast sponsored by the Masons.  The 5k run starts at 9:45 am, followed by the parade at 10 am. Everything ends up at the Lovell Athletic Field where there are lots of activities for everyone. Games for the children, lots of food, a classic boat show, community displays, Cow Chip Bingo, jello eating contests as well as music in the Gazebo by the Milltown Road Show.

Lovell Old Days information can be found below. Race information can be found at Lovell5k.com

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Lovell and Kezar Lake at Your Local Newsstands

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When both Vacation Renters and prospective homebuyers come to Kezar Realty, I always have a packet of information prepared for them. In addition to local publications such as Lake Living, West Coast Maine and the Buyer’s Guide to Real Estate, I also include information about hiking trails, Greater Lovell Land Trust activities and articles that have appeared in local newspapers over the past few years. All of them highlight the many diverse activities that are available in our western Maine region.

It is, however, surprising to have lengthy stories about Lovell appear in two different magazines this month. The first is in Down East magazine, available everywhere, and the second is in a not so widely-distributed publication called Maine Townsman. The latter journal is made available to municipal officials throughout the state.

Both articles approach our town from two very different angles and they are both very accurate. Click here for the Down East magazine article (starting on page 94). Click here for the Maine Townsman article (starting on page 19).

BTW, let me know if you happen to come across any newsstands!

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