The Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce held Celebration by the Sea at their headquarters on 1st Street Saturday, Dec. 9. The event was free and open to the public and included, music, crafts, face painting, cookies and a tree lighting ceremony. From left, Kaitlyn Washington, Lexus Tracy, Logan Tracy and Hayley Corliss visit with Mrs. and Mr. Claus. See more photos on page 12. (Grant McPherson photo) 4p1.jpg