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Cutline: Janet and Philip

Thiboutot, Gignac wed

Janet Thiboutot and Philip Gignac were married on May 1 at their home in Portland. The wedding was followed by a family reception.

The bride is the daughter of Leo and Mildred Thiboutot of Lecanto, Fla. The groom is the son of Louis H. Gignac of Iron Mountain, Mich., and Antoinette Ferrante-Gignac of Portland.

The bride is a 1970 graduate of Portland High School. She is a hair stylist and owner of As You Wish at 266 Woodford St., Portland.

The groom is a 1972 graduate of Portland High School. He is in circulation and advertising for the Current Publishing Company of Scarborough.

After a honeymoon in Florida, the couple is residing in Portland.

Cutline: Scout Alex Ouellette is joined by family members after receiving his Eagle Scout award in New Hampshire. Pictured, left to right, are Bob Meggison, Ouellette, Astrid Meggison, Bill Meggison and Cindy (Meggison) Ouellette. Courtesy photo

Meggisons’ grandson awarded Eagle Scout

Alex Ouellette, grandson of Bob and Astrid Meggison of Westbrook, received his Eagle Scout award on Saturday, April 16, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Manchester, N.H.

Ouellette, son of Jim and and Cindy (Meggison) Ouellette of Derry, N.H., is a member of Boy Scout Troop 98 in Derry. As an Eagle Scout project, Ouellette completely made over a nature trail at the East Derry Memorial Elementary School. It involved building bridges, benches, trail clearing, painting, repairing signs and making maps.

The ceremony was attended by 65 friends, family members and fellow scouts as well as dignitaries including a state senator and members of the armed forces.

Bill Meggison, son of Bob and Astrid, received his Eagle Scout award from Troop 84 of Westbrook in 1978. He delivered the Eagle charge in the ceremony.

Other Maine guests included Micki Meggison of Gorham; Dale and Charlie Melanson of Windham; and Marty and Pat Jensen of Cape Elizabeth.

Friends of feral felines perennial sale

The Friends of Feral Felines will host an annual perennial sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at 7 Arlington Ave., at the corner of Longfellow Street.

The sale will be held rain or shine.

Cutline (opera) – Students visit with a cast member of the Boston Opera Company following a recent performance of “Mozart’s Magic Flute” at Westbrook High School. The Westbrook performance was made possible by a grant from Partners in Arts and Learning (PAL), Janet Crawford, Westbrook art director; Scott Trach, Westbrook music director; and Joanna Baker, classroom music teacher. Photo courtesy of Robert Egan

Cutline (Bob Barton) – Bob Barton, a former commander of the Stephen W. Manchester Post 62 of the American Legion, prepares flags last week at the post headquarters on Dunn Street for Memorial Day. Members of Post 62 and Westbrook Memorial Post 197 of the American Legion decorate graves of veterans in the city’s cemeteries with U.S. flags. Courtesy photo by Suzan Roberts Norton, secretary for the Westbrook Historical Society.