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Ninja Warriors Adventure

By Holly Twining on Feb. 10, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Maine Warrior Gym, 865 Spring Street, Westbrook, Maine For more information: 2072990082; maineyogaadventures.com/workshops-om/warrioradventure Maine Yoga Adventures is heading to the Portland area for a wicked fun and challenging adventure! We’ll begin at the Maine Warrior Gym, and get some proper …
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Citizens’ Climate Lobby- Bangor Chapter February meeting

By Timothy Godaire on Feb. 10, 2016, at 2:06 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Husson University, 109 Beardsley Meeting House, Bangor, Maine For more information: facebook.com/MaineCCL The Bangor Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will hold its February monthly meeting this Saturday (2/13) from 10-11:30am in Room 109 of the Beardsley Meeting House (same building …
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Jonesport-Beals High School Announces Honor Roll for the 2nd Quarter

By Barbie Cirone on Feb. 10, 2016, at 2 p.m.
Jonesport-Beals High School, Jonesport, Maine- Michael Kelley, Principal of Jonesport-Beals High School, announces the honor roll for the second ranking period: Grade 12- High Honors- Kaitlynn Crowley, Brooke Draper, Kayla Farnsworth Honors- Katlyne Alley, Kylie Hinkley Ben McBride, Dana McKechnie, Melanie Meglis Grade 11- High Honors- Jadah Alley, Linda Johnson, …
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ART, MUSIC & MEAL

By hhumc on Feb. 10, 2016, at 1:36 p.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: 44 Kennebec Road, Hampden, ME For more information: 2078624195; hampdenhighlands.me HHUMC & RSU22 STUDENTS PRESENT: ART, MUSIC & MEAL TO BENEFIT HAMPDEN NEIGHBORHOOD FOOD CUPBOARD Soup, bread, desserts and beverages. Proceeds to go to the Hampden Neighborhood Food Cupboard. Cost: …
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12 Week Entrepreneurship Training to be held starting in March

By mary Jane searles on Feb. 10, 2016, at 11:54 a.m.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: New Ventures Maine, 1 University Drive UMA Bangor Campus, Bangor Hall, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-7843; newventuresmaine.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Ventures Maine to offer Entrepreneurship Training in March New Ventures …
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Stations of the Cross Tuesdays at St. Augustine’s in Dover-Foxcroft

on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:48 a.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, March 1, 2016 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, March 8, 2016 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, March 15, 2016 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: …
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Sue Bernier as Executive Director of Philanthropy at St. Joseph Healthcare

By Amy Kenney on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
Last month Susan (“Sue”) M. Bernier joined St. Joseph’s Healthcare as Executive Director of Philanthropy for the St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation. Sue has been a leader in philanthropy in Maine and New England, particularly healthcare philanthropy, for over the past 20 years. This post was contributed by a community member. …
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Free Small Business Advising for Katahdin Region

By Chris Long on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:42 a.m.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Wednesday, April 6, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, 1 Dirigo Drive, East Millinocket, Maine For more information: 800-427-8736; mainesbdc.org Are you thinking about starting a small business or do you already own one? The Maine …
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Colin Hay- 4/21, 8pm at the Westbrook Perf. Arts Center

An Evening with Colin Hay

By Jamie Grant on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:41 a.m.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook, Maine For more information: 207-857-3860; westbrookpac.org Thursday, 4/21 @ 8PM- Colin Hay is familiar to millions as the frontman, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who …
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Former Hannaford President Brad Wise joins pro-voke

By Matt Paul on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:39 a.m.
Retail executive and human resources veteran to broaden firm’s strategic counsel capabilities PORTLAND, Maine and TAMPA, Florida — Longtime retail and human resources senior executive Brad Wise has joined business and strategy consulting collective pro-voke, llc, as Partner and Chief Insights Officer, effective February 9. Wise will broaden pro-voke’s offerings …
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Swing Dance with The Soggy Po'Boys on Feb. 19 at Mechanics' Hall in Portland, ME

Maine Charitable Mechanic Association and Acorn Productions to Celebrate Ballroom Renovations with Mid-Winter Celebration and Dance at Mechanics’ Hall

By Alison Harris on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association (MCMA) and Acorn Productions are excited to announce that they will host a Mid-Winter Celebration and Dance on Friday February 19 at the historic Mechanics’ Hall Ballroom. The public is invited to view recent renovations made to the Ballroom and to thank the generous donors …
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Phi Home Designs’ Christopher Grotton is one of Maine’s Newest Licensed Architects.

By chriskast on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
Phi Home Designs, a Rockport-based Design/Build firm announced today that Christopher Grotton has earned his Architecture License for the State of Maine. While Grotton has worked on the design team for the past four years, his licensure is yet another symbol of the company’s growth and the professional services that …
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MaineCF’s New Fund for Lincoln County Begins Grantmaking

By Andrea Nemitz on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
ELLSWORTH—Residents of Lincoln County have helped meet the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation’s $400,000 match to create a new Lincoln County fund at the Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF). “The foundation is grateful to the individuals and businesses in Lincoln County that committed time, energy, and financial resources to creating this important …
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EASTON JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER HONOR ROLL

By eastonschools on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:06 a.m.
SENIORS HIGHEST HONORS – Emma Bonner, Logan Halvorson, Drew Sotomayor HIGH HONORS – Bailee Getchell JUNIORS HIGHEST HONORS – Elise Allen, Hunter Brown, Breann Clayton, Abigail Currier, Jacob Flewelling, Sara Gilman HIGH HONORS – Zachary Hammond, Kathleen Haney, Miranda McLean SOPHOMORES HIGHEST HONORS – Cecelia Ferris, Paige Flewelling, Summer Guess, …
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Zachery Beal, UMFK senior biology student, looking and transferring C. elegans worms from one plate to another.

UMFK students join UMPI for real-world lab experiences

By UMFK News on Feb. 10, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
A pair of University of Maine at Fort Kent students joined their peers from the University of Maine at Presque Isle in January to work with professional researchers at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories in Bar Harbor, Maine. According to Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Christin Kastl, two students …
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From left to right: Mike Masi (coach), Brittany Catling, Malcom Hughes, Madison Lavigne, Michel Krueger, and Bill Walsh (assistant coach).

York High School to compete in the 19th annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl

on Feb. 10, 2016, at 9:09 a.m.
BIDDEFORD, Maine — A team from York High School competed on Saturday, Feb. 6, and won the Nor’easter Bowl, a regional ocean science academic competition that is part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl.  The Nor’easter Bowl, which was held at the University of New England in Biddeford, tests students’ knowledge …
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(L-R) John Murphy, President of the Maine Credit Union League, Vicki Stuart, Chair of the Maine Credit Union League’s Social Responsibility Committee, which coordinates the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger, and Olympic Icon, Mark Spitz, hold the check revealing the record-breaking total that the Campaign raised in 2015 - $622,933.63.  Spitz was the featured speaker at the Results event held in Freeport.

Olympic Icon, Mark Spitz, Part Of Maine Credit Unions’ Record-Breaking Ending Hunger Announcement

By Jon Paradise on Feb. 10, 2016, at 8:55 a.m.
(Freeport, ME) – On Tuesday, February 9, one of the greatest Olympic champions of all-time, Mark Spitz, joined Maine’s credit unions at the Harraseeket Inn for the 2015 Ending Hunger Campaign Results Celebration Luncheon. At this annual event, credit unions are recognized for raising funds for the Maine Credit Unions’ …
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Lovers & Monsters

By nextgentheatre on Feb. 09, 2016, at 6:32 p.m.
Friday, March 18, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center Street, Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-989-7100; nextgenerationtheatre.com BREWER ME — Singers Kristyn Murphy and Abbie Stands take to the stage to tell this fascinating story of two women working together as singers in a …
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MDI High School Interact Club Paints Serendipity

By Carrie Jones on Feb. 09, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
BAR HARBOR – Instead of hanging out or sleeping in on a Saturday morning, fourteen Mount Desert Island High School students headed to Serendipity Resale Shop on Firefly Lane in Bar Harbor last weekend. They didn’t go there to shop. They didn’t go there to drop off clothes that would …
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Unity Fire Department’s third annual T-Pot Memorial Fishing Derby on March 5

on Feb. 09, 2016, at 4:26 p.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Union Pond, Kanokolus Beach, Unity, Maine UNITY, Maine — Unity Fire Department will hold its third annual T-Pot Memorial Fishing Derby 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 5, on Unity Pond. Weigh-in is located at Kanokolus Beach at the public boat landing on …