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Aimsel Ponti

Aimsel Ponti is a Content Producer at and a music writer for and the Portland Press Herald. She has been obsessed with - and inspired by - music since she listened to Monkees records borrowed from the town library when she was six years old. She bought her first Rolling Stones record at a flea market when she was in 7th grade and discovered David Bowie a year later. She's a HUGE fan of the local music scene and covers it along with national musical happenings in her "Face the Music" column and with artist interviews that appear in print in the Portland Press Herald and online at You'll also find her out and about absorbing live music like a sponge and roaming around local record shops and flea markets. Aimsel is also the host of Music from 207 on 98.9 WCLZ and appears monthly on the News Center Maine TV show “207” to talk of course.

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Posted: October 17, 2017

Visit Fawcett’s Art, Antiques and Toy Museum

Written by: Aimsel Ponti
Midcoast toy museum in evokes holiday season

On the stretch of Route 1 between Bath and Camden in the town of Waldoboro is where you’ll find one of Maine’s most quirky and unique spots. Fawcett’s Art, Antiques and Toy Museum is home to a massive collection of antique toys and original comic art. From Mickey Mouse to The Lone Ranger and The Beatles, this place has it all. You’ll feast your eyes while you relive your childhood. You’ll also see original paintings, drawings, photos and assemblages by artist John Fawcett. Some of his other work is in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art and The Whitney Museum of Art. Lastly, there’s the antique shop which sells and displays all sorts of treasures from Hummels to steins, toy soldiers and other collectables.

Staff photo by Ben McCanna

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