The Midcoast Beacon


Brooks to celebrate Community Day

on May 25, 2011, at 11:58 p.m.
BROOKS — Brooks residents are invited to attend the many events taking place at the Brooks annual Community Day Celebration at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 28, organized by the Brooks Park Boosters. The Brooks Village Farmers Market will take place at 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Town Office. Other events throughout …

Award-winning children’s author guest speaker at Belfast Rotary Club

on May 25, 2011, at 10:26 p.m.
BELFAST — Award-winning children’s author Mary Morton Cowan will present an illustrated talk to the Belfast Rotary Club at noon Wednesday, June 1, about her most recent book, “Captain Mac: The Life of Donald Baxter,”  the adventurous life story of a man who explored and researched the eastern Arctic and subarctic …
Mary Borden directs the removal of wounded French soldiers to a hospital during World War I. Jane Conway, author of a biography about Borden, will discuss the book at 6:30 pm. May 31 at Camden Public Library.

Library to present ‘Mary Borden: A Woman of Two Wars’

on May 25, 2011, at 10:22 p.m.
CAMDEN — Mary Borden was an heiress from Chicago, suffragette, missionary in India, best-selling writer, decorated World War I and World War II hero, the first American woman to be awarded the French Croix de Guerre and a pioneer of mobile frontline hospitals. Mary’s father, William Borden, was the Borden who …

Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County present information session

By Ardeana Hamlin on May 25, 2011, at 7:26 p.m.
Hospice care session SEARSPORT — Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County will present an informational session at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at the Carver Memorial Library. Topics will include hospice and palliative care services, eligibility and end-of-life planning. Refreshments will be served. Carver Memorial Library is located on the corner of …
Teen actor Tyler Johnstone, who has joined the U.S. Air Force, expects that the upcoming "Noises Off' will be his last Waldo County play for quite a while.

For Belfast teen, the play’s the thing

By Abigail Curtis on May 25, 2011, at 12:39 p.m.
For comic actors, the joke often hinges in the timing. For one teenage thespian from Belfast Area High School’s Footlights Players, the timing of the group’s next play is particularly important — and not just because the British three-act comedy “Noises Off” is a fast-paced and hilarious …
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