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September 8, 2009

DOWN EAST NOTES

Coastal Packet - The latest data, supplied by the state Department of Public Safety, show that last year, police arrested 1,067 women for domestic assault. That's up nearly 300 from 2003, representing an 8 percent increase. . . . . . A new DVD tells the story of lobstering from trap to plate. . . An early college program pays for one college class for high school juniors and seniors per semester, or four during the two years. . . The Colby College Museum of Art is prospering in the face of, and perhaps because of, the economic downturn. . . Forty years ago, an alternative school opened on 110 acres; alumni recall the animals, gardens and modern dance, carpentry and weaving. . .

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