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Biddeford Sanford Journal Tribune (Newspaper) - September 5, 1980, Biddeford, Maine A a special Section inside today s our a Sanford edition Friday Une sept. 5, 1980 282-1535 324-4444 985-3118 25 cents 307 Days Biddeford Maine charter panel candidates under deadline Bykari Ejeffrey Sanford Bureau Sanford a with petitions due in the Secretary of states office by 5 . Tuesday sept. 9, most of those who have taken out papers to run for the county charter commission Are still seeking the signatures needed to make them legitimate candidates. A total of eight from York county a three commission districts have announced their intention to run but of those All but two Are still looking for the required 300 signatures necessary to make their running papers Complete. From District i which includes Parsonsfield Cornish Limington Limerick Acton Lebanon North Berwick Berwick South Berwick Eliot Kittery Waterboro Hollis and Buxton three people have taken out running papers and those three Are still looking for registered voters to sign the papers. John usher Hollis selectman and lifelong Hollis Buxton resident says his apers arrived earlier this week and he As just begun seeking signatures. Usher a teacher and department chairman at Sanford vocational technical High school feels that the charter com Mission and the charter Issue is confusing to Many voters. A i think a lot of people Are not familiar with this Issue a he says. A a i went to an informational meeting on it in Sanford and came away from the meeting thinking it might be something id be interested in working Hollis resident Joan Louden says an interest in government Lead her to seek running papers and like usher As Well As the third candidate from the District Daniel Cookson of West Buxton Louden is still looking for signatures of registered voters. Louden a graduate of Bryn mawr College in Pennsylvania says she is eager to learn about county government. Cookson who works As a production scheduler for Reece corp., Gorham is married and the charter commission represents his first foray into county government. In District 2, which represents Biddeford Arundel Wells Kennebunk Kennebunkport and York two veterans from the political scene Are running for the continued Page 14 col. I a candidates pair indicted by grand jury link . Senator to burglaries by Bob Saunders Sanford Bureau chief Alfred a two new Hampshire men who have linked a new Hampshire state senator to a $200,000 series of jewelry and Silver burglaries have been indicted by the York county grand jury. Named in indictments handed Down wednesday charging him with four burglaries was Todd Hanson 21, of Green Street Somersworth. William Long 23, of Dover was indicted in connection with three of the four Breaks. Both men Are in a new Hampshire jail. Meanwhile new Hampshire state sen. Robert Fennelly Dover denies that he knew items of Silver and jewelry he allegedly purchased from Hanson and Long during july and August were stolen. Sen. Fennelly the operator of Bill and bobs stores in York Beach and Dover is named As purchaser of a substantial Quantity of stolen merchandise in an affidavit based on police interviews with Long and Hanson. The affidavit was used to procure a search warrant to search the York Beach store for records and a wooden Mallet and stump which Fennelly allegedly used to Hammer Silver items into a unrecognizable in a Telephone interview with the journal Tribune late thursday morning Fennelly at first declined comment on grounds that the Case is still under investigation. Subsequently he said a a in be been in business for Many Many years and i done to let stolen property he said that As a dealer in scrap Gold and Silver a i have to presume that everybody who Sells to me. That 999 people out of 1,000 Are honest people. In a the Only dealer in new Hampshire who requires people to sign a receipt saying the items being sold belong to them. In a very robbery conscious because of that big robbery i had a couple of years the affidavit indicates that on two occasions Fennelly purchased Silver or jewelry without trying to determine where continued Page 14 col. I a indictments Sanford Church outgrow Cloudy reflections on Taylors Pond in Lyman photo by Richard Mei by Bob Saunders Sanford Bureau chief Sanford a if interim financing can be arranged the Sanford first Assembly of god will be meeting for services in a new $150,000 Church on route 4 East before the end of the year says the Rev. James Mcatee pastor. Construction of a new Church will Mark the end of a three year struggle by the growing congregation for a building More adequate than its present Church located across from the Sanford Middle school on main Street in Springvale. About two years ago the present Church building was on the Market and Church officials reported interest from at least two commercial buyers. But the planning Board recommended against changing the zoning of the land from residential to business and that recommendation was upheld by the town meeting. Now says Rev. Mcatee the Church building is on the Market again. But he indicates that work on the new Church will begin whether or not the main Street Church is sold immediately. He says the Church will take out a mortgage on the new building then liquidate that mortgage when the old Church has been sold. Rev. Mcatee says he believes the zoning questions can be resolved to allow Sale of the building for a a limited commercial venture a As Long As it is a not detrimental to the schools located across main Street. Previously the building was being considered As a site for a restaurant featuring Oriental food and an Auto parts store. The Church Drew a building permit for the new Church on aug. 6, following site plan review committee approval of plans submitted by architect Theodore Wiley. The 8,800-Square-foot single Story building with finished basement will be located on a 4.3-acre parcel on route 4. Rev. Mcatee says the Church decided to go ahead with construction of the new Church because otherwise a we would have to go to two he says the congregation including children now numbers about 200, and the present Church has seating for no More than 175. He says that some services have been crowded enough that members of the congregation have been forced to sit in the aisles. The new Church will provide 32 pews seating eight people on either Side of the Central aisle accommodating 256 worshippers. Rev. Mcatee says a at the rate we re growing it wont be Long before we need most of those he says the congregation has grown so rapidly because a we have found a vein in which people Are hungry with a stress on continued Page 14, col. 5 a Church county Byron Clarke staff writer now that the tourists have gone Home York county residents can have first crack at their lobsters again. And within the next few months the Peak months of the soft Shell a a shredders a the Story will be told As to whether this was a a Good or a a a bad year. More than 70 percent of lobsters caught in a year Are harvested Between the months of july and december with late Ocean bound lobster Man Wayne Perkins of Cape Ned Dick hauls a few lobster traps on Board his boat a a miss Cloudy a before he sets off on an Early morning departure from the Perkins Cove Ogunquit bait wharf into open Waters. Perkins is one of 14 lobster men who Moor their boats in the Cove. Photo by Richard Mel Rea residents among suspects acing trial in mass. Drug raid by Doug Bailey staff writer Kennebunkport nine persons including five from Maine will face trial sept. 12 after being arrested wednesday in what authorities say could be the largest single drug bust in Massachusetts history. Meanwhile police and coast guard boats Are continuing their search for the Mother ship believed to be a 40 to 50-foot foreign motor driven Sailboat that apparently delivered almost eight tons of marijuana valued at $4.5 million to Martha a Vineyard from South America. The nine people arrested wednesday remain in Dukes county jail in Edgartown mass., awaiting the posting of $50,000 Cash bail or $250,000 surety each. Local attorney Gordon Ayer who has been retained for the defense of at least one of the suspects Ronald Jacobson 37, of Kennebunkport left for Edgartown thursday. Four other Maine residents were arrested by Massachusetts and Maine state policemen at Dawn wednesday moments before the nine were allegedly about to drive four vans each loaded with Bales of High Grade colombian marijuana onto a ferry bound for Woods Hole on Cape cod. Massachusetts District attorney Phillip Rollins said the Case would be the first prosecuted under legislation passed this year calling for a five year prison term for Possession of marijuana Worth Between $2,000 and $10,000. Continued Page 14, col. 5 a bust lobster lovers have their Day related Story photos Page 3 August september and october being the Peak months says Robert Dow of the state department of Marine resources. These Are the months where lobsters moult into the Legal one Pound size and Dow expects this years catch will at least equals last years figure of 22 million. A so far its been a decent year a says one lobster Man. For most of the summer the demand for the lobster far outstripped the Supply and customers paid prices close to $3 a Pound during the hectic summer months a about the same As last summer a when the local catches were Small. Now prices Are taking a Post labor Day dip and lobsters at such wholesale markets As port lobster in Kennebunkport and Norwood a lobster Pound in Saco Are hovering at around the $2 Mark also about what they were last year. Retailers such As Greg Carroll of the Fletcher neck Pound in Biddeford Pool said prices Are now $2.49 per Pound but be Down even further by this weekend. The lobster which can be purchased now will be softer and More plentiful As Well As cheaper say restaurant owners. And with any Luck at All the lobsters will continue to be plentiful at least until 1983 a the year to which department of Marine resources biologists predict the warming trends in coastal Waters will continue. Because of the warming trend in coastal Waters biologists say More lobsters have been caught since 1972. When the water warms up the lobster metabolism grows More Active and the hungry lobsters Are continued Page 14, col. 6 a lobsters lobster research making a. A headway but has Way to go Kittery a they re a Long Way from competing with lobster men say aquaculture researchers but new and More efficient ways of raising lobsters Are being looked into. Lobsters have been grown in 3vi years instead of the usual seven or eight. At the laboratories of Sanders associates in Kittery says Marine biologist Emile Plante. Sanders a privately run aquaculture research Center has a team of biologists and chemists working in virtual secrecy on ways of further cutting Down on the time it takes to raise lobsters. According to Plante warmer Laboratory Waters almost eliminate the hibernation time lobsters need in the colder Ocean. In open Waters about one out of every 1,000 Young lobsters survive whereas 80 percent in Captivity live through their first 60 Days. Still Plante does no to think lobsters Ever will be grown in Laboratory conditions strictly for commercial use continued Page 14, Coto a farm inside Story a libyan loan strings attached p. 5 a Portland artists in weekender a kid for car no Deal p. 5 a Tri City Golf starts saturday p. 7 j our a my a Une 34 pages almanac 2 Jumble la cartoons la life style 12 classifieds 9-19w movies 6 county 3 sports 7-8-9-10 crossword Puzzle la television 4-8w dear Abby 6 weddings eng. 13 editorials 4 weather 2 Horoscope la world Nat. 5 today a chuckle car sickness what happens when you look at the Price tags on the new models. Billy Carter in Washington

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