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Taking part in the announcement of a new local smoking cessation program kicking off in January as a result a collaborative effort between TAMC, ACAP’s Healthy Aroostook, and Pfizer Inc. were, from left:  Carol Bell, ACAP manager and lead of the Healthy Aroostook Program; Dawn Poitras, TAMC manager of rehabilitation services and a member of the TAMC Total Health Team; Sarah Caron of TAMC, one of the individuals who will lead the sessions; Joy Baressi Saucier, TAMC vice president, chief strategy and community benefit officer; and Bobby Campbell, integrated system specialist for Pfizer Inc.

TAMC, Healthy Aroostook and Pfizer, Inc. launch new Beat-the-Pack smoking cessation program on day of Great American Smokeout/Great Aroostook Stompout

By TAMC Communication and Development on Nov. 21, 2014, at 4:15 p.m.
Aroostook County – Looking to clear the air and create a more healthy community by providing County smokers a new tool to quit, TAMC and ACAP’s Healthy Aroostook, with the help of Pfizer, Inc., took advantage of a day set aside to encourage folks to kick the habit for 24 …
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Classic Album Sundays presents Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'

Classic Album Sundays Portland presents Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’

By Trevor Geiger on Nov. 21, 2014, at 4:14 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-221-3311; dispatchmag.com This month we’ll be getting psychedelic with Pink Floyd’s eleventh studio album, ‘The Wall’. The band’s first true concept album, The Wall revolves around a protagonist, …
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Wreath and Wine Party

By Cherie Bishop on Nov. 21, 2014, at 4:03 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Dysart’s Broadway, 1110 Broadway, Bangor, Maine Sip wine as you learn to make bows from a master bow-maker and decorate a wreath to take home! Try a wine you love? Take a bottle home – wines will be available for …
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Brunswick Tree Lighting with Santa

By Brunswick Downtown Assosciation on Nov. 21, 2014, at 3:54 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Town Mall, Maine Street, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 207-729-4439; brunswickdowntown.org/annual-tree-lighting-saturday-nov-29/ Ring in the season with neighbors and friends at Brunswick Downtown Association’s Annual Tree Lighting! Enjoy free Horse and Carriage rides from 1 – 5 PM, hot cocoa and …
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Bar Harbor Congregational Church To Hold Annual Christmas Fair, Luncheon and Sale

By alyssa watson tracy on Nov. 21, 2014, at 3:21 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street , Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3280; barharborucc.org The Bar Harbor Congregational Church Annual Christmas Fair, Luncheon and Sale will be held on Wednesday, December 10th from 10:00 am – 2:00 …
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Bar Harbor Congregational Church To Offer Living Nativity

By alyssa watson tracy on Nov. 21, 2014, at 3:19 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 6 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 6 p.m. to 7:20 p.m. Location: Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street , Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-3280; barharborucc.org Stop and ponder the true meaning of Christmas. The Bar Harbor Congregational Church, located at …
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Madawaska High School first quarter honor roll

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 21, 2014, at 3:06 p.m.
Madawaska High School First quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Alexis Cote, Sarah Hebert; honors: Katie Cyr, Kaziah Cyr, Mathieu Cyr, Darren Devost, Lindsay Greenlaw, Crystal Hebert, Aaron Leary, Randy Morneault, Alexander Nadeau, Thomas Nadeau, Scott Russell, Aaron Soucy, Jillian Vanier. Grade 11, high honors: Samuel Caron, Aspen Cote, Alexandra Daigle, Chasity Lizotte, …
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Mike Preble delivers winning pitch to panel of Big Wigs

Big Gig Packed in Old Town

By Paul Riechmann on Nov. 21, 2014, at 3:03 p.m.
The BoomHouse Restaurant in Old Town was packed this past Tuesday evening with over 90 attendees who came to the Big Gig (www.biggig.org) to network with local entrepreneurs and innovators, nosh on free appetizers, enjoy the cash bar – and also to watch the pitch-off between Mike Preble (The Maine …
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Percussion Ensemble: World Premiere of UNPITCHED MELODIES

By Eleanor Kipping on Nov. 21, 2014, at 2:12 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine, Class of 1944 Hall, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-1755; umaine.edu/spa/events/ The University of Maine Percussion Ensemble has a distinguished history of performance within this relatively new genre of musical activity. The group has …
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UMaine Black Bear Men’s Chorus

By Eleanor Kipping on Nov. 21, 2014, at 2:08 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine, Class of 1944 Hall, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-1755; umaine.edu/spa/events/ Comprised of students, faculty, staff and members from the surrounding community, the “BBMC” is dedicated to a wide variety of traditional accompanied and …
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The Brewer Middle School building, which prior to 1958 was the town’'s high school, will be remodeled into low-income housing for the elderly. But before major demolition and renovation work begins, Brewer contractor Nickerson & O'’Day is offering one last chance to tour the historic building on Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Contractor offers final tour of original Brewer High School Nov. 26

on Nov. 21, 2014, at 2:01 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Brewer Middle School, which was the original Brewer High School prior to 1958, soon will be remodeled into low-income housing for the elderly. But before major demolition and renovation work begins, Brewer contractor Nickerson & O’Day is offering one last chance to tour the historic building, and …
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The History and Significance of the Portland Company Complex

By Shawn Hunt on Nov. 21, 2014, at 12:55 p.m.
November 24, 2014 The History and Significance of the Portland Company Complex 5:30 pm Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square Greater Portland Landmarks in partnership with Portland Public Library, Maine Historical Society, Friends of the Eastern Promenade, and the Munjoy Hill Neighborhood Organization, will present the findings of …
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Maine College of Art Library Book Sale in Conjunction with Holiday Sale

By Nancy Walker on Nov. 21, 2014, at 12:55 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Maine College of Art, Joanne Waxman Library, 522 Congress St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-775-3052; meca.edu The Joanne Waxman Library is pleased to announce its second Annual Book Sale, held in …
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SEED students on a tour of Merryspring Nature Center’s facilities and grounds.

Trekkers’ SEED Program Launches into Second Year

By Shari Closter on Nov. 21, 2014, at 11:27 a.m.
This year Trekkers’ Success through Employment and Educational Development (SEED) program will take seven high school juniors through a four month program from the start of planning meetings to end of their internships. SEED was a pilot program developed by Trekkers in 2013 to help 11th and 12th grade students …
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Angela Russ

Angela Russ joins the staff of New Hope for Women

By Diane on Nov. 21, 2014, at 11:20 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine, November 21, 2014—New Hope for Women is pleased to announce the addition of Angela Russ to its staff as a school-based advocate at Oceanside East High School in Rockland. Russ is responsible for implementing age and developmentally appropriate intimate partner violence prevention and intervention programming for students, staff, …
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80th Birthday Celebration for Winnie Webber

By Valerie Bourdeau on Nov. 21, 2014, at 10:59 a.m.
Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Mt. Kineo Masonic Lodge, 34 Hudson Avenue, Guilford, Maine For more information: 860-841-1933 The family of Winnie Webber will be hosting an open house celebrating her 80th birthday. Family & friends are invited to join us to extend birthday wishes …
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ArtBox introduces 4 new artists, announces holiday party

By Michael Rossney on Nov. 21, 2014, at 10:57 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Fairwinds Florist, 5 Main Street, Blue Hill, ME For more information: 207-359-2486; bhpmicrogallery.com/, November 20, 2014-Blue Hill Peninsula: Blue Hill Peninsula Micro Gallery, founded in 2012 by artist and chef Michele Levesque, announces today the addition of 4 new artists …
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Library Books for area schools

By Martha Porter on Nov. 21, 2014, at 10:56 a.m.
Altrusa International of Greater Bangor recently presented free library books to local school librarians. Each year, area school librarians choose any book they wish to add to their library. Thirty-four schools were contacted, 21 responded with their selections. The purpose of this yearly outreach is to focus on improving literacy …
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Bangor Area Children's Choir

The World for Christmas – Bangor Area Children’s Choir

By Robert Ludwig on Nov. 21, 2014, at 10:50 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French Street, Bangor, Maine [ME] For more information: 207-974-7715; bangorareachildrenschoir.com/ Bangor Area Children’s Choir present their annual winter concert – The World for Christmas – featuring musical selections from the African-American, American, English, German, Norwegian …
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Easton Jr./Sr. High School’s first quarter honor roll

By eastonschools on Nov. 21, 2014, at 9:22 a.m.
Easton Junior/Senior High School First quarter honor roll Grade 12, highest honors: Alexandra Allen, Kerrigan Arnett, Taylor Brown, Kylee Carter, Nicholas Clark, Brian Corbin, Nichole Dudley, Cody Embelton, Hannah Ferris, Kelsey Frank, Cody Halvorson, Ashley Hersey, Madison Leach, Madison Shaw, Abigail Thompson, Kalie Ward, Kristen West; honors: Connor Burtt. Grade 11, highest …
 
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