Articles by HollyZadra

 
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‘Death by Degrees: The Health Crisis of Climate Change in Maine’ topic of talk by psychiatrist

By HollyZadra on March 09, 2016, at 7:35 a.m.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, Easy and Main streets, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 207-487-6523; facebook.com/Mid-Maine-Community-Forum-236540336391139/?fref=ts PITTSFIELD — Practicing psychiatrist and Maine’s Physicians for Social Responsibility climate committee member Dr. Paul Perkins will discuss the health effects of climate change …
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Is what you eat feeding you?

100 Days of Real Food

By HollyZadra on Jan. 06, 2016, at 9:38 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, Corner of Easy and Main streets, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 2074872706 In the habit of stopping for a whoopie pie on the way home from work… everyday? Rely on packaged and processed foods to …
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Local Harvest Turkey Supper

By HollyZadra on Oct. 20, 2015, at 9:39 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, Easy and Main streets, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 2074872706 The First Universalist Church of Pittsfield’s annual turkey supper features locally grown, mostly organic produce and turkey. This delicious, home-grown, carefully prepared meal includes turkey, …

Pittsfield company selected to lead community solar effort in Freeport

By HollyZadra on Feb. 13, 2015, at 10 a.m.
Freeport, ME – The Town of Freeport has teamed up with Insource Renewables of Pittsfield and Assured Solar Energy of North Yarmouth to launch Solarize Freeport, an effort to reduce the cost of solar equipment and installation for residents in 2015. Solarize Freeport encourages local property owners to install a …
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Mid-Maine Community Forum hosts hospice worker

By HollyZadra on April 02, 2014, at 9:36 a.m.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, corner of Main and Easy streets, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 207-487-2706 The Mid-Maine Community Forum, the Pittsfield Public Library, and the Maine Humanities Council presentStory continues below advertisement. “We Are All Hospice Workers” Thursday, …

Heart of Pittsfield Hosts 1st Annual Pumpkin Fest

By HollyZadra on Oct. 07, 2013, at 1:09 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: HEART OF PITTSFIELD TO HOST 1ST ANNUAL PUMPKIN FESTStory continues below advertisement. Saturday, October 26, 2013 10 am to 1pm…Cartoons at the Community Theater. Admission is free, but donations will be gratefully accepted. 12 noon to 5pm…Pumpkin Carving and/or Decorating …
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Heart of Pittsfield Hosts 1st Annual Pumpkin Fest

By HollyZadra on Oct. 07, 2013, at 1:05 p.m.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 10 am to 1pm…Cartoons at the Community Theater. Admission is free, but donations will be gratefully accepted. 12 noon to 5pm… Jack-o-lantern and decorated pumpkin contest!Story continues below advertisement. Bring your jack-o-lanterns or decorated pumpkins to Hathorn Park and enter to win. Contestants will be judged …
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Mid-Maine Community Forum features the Biologist Susan Haseltine

By HollyZadra on Oct. 07, 2013, at 12:52 p.m.
The Mid-Maine Community Forum is excited to continue its fall forum series with renowned biologist and Pittsfield native Susan Haseltine Thursday, October 17, at 6:30pm at the First Universalist Church in Pittsfield. She will present “Polar Bears, Conservation and Climate Change: The Tip of the Problem” followed by Q&A. Sue …
Detail from Mesoamerica Resiste - being featured at this month's Mid-Maine Community Forum

Mid-Maine Community Forum features the Beehive Design Collective

By HollyZadra on Aug. 28, 2013, at 9:39 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, corner of Easy and Main streets, PIttsfield, ME For more information: Holly Zadra; 207-487-2706 The Mid-Maine Community Forum invites you to its forum featuringStory continues below advertisement. Artwork and Storytelling by The Beehive Design Collective …

How Food Works in Pittsfield

By HollyZadra on Feb. 25, 2013, at 5:31 p.m.
Thursday, March 7, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, corner of Easy and Main streets, Pittsfield, ME For more information: Holly Zadra; 207-487-2706 A group of six people involved in different parts of Pittsfield’s food system will hold a panel discussion that will help …
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Burgeoning Pittsfield Food Policy Council announces first in a series of forums

By HollyZadra on Feb. 25, 2013, at 5 p.m.
PITTSFIELD – Not more than two generations ago, most people spent a good portion of their days growing, preserving, and preparing food. Most of the time, that work involved sweat and it always involved dedication. What they didn’t grow themselves, they often bartered for with their neighbors. Communities were tightly …

Local Harvest Turkey Supper

By HollyZadra on Oct. 30, 2012, at 7:46 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 5:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, corner of Main and Easy streets, Pittsfield, ME For more information: Holly Zadra; 207-487-2706 All are welcome to the First Universalist Church of Pittsfield’s annual LOCAL HARVEST TURKEY SUPPER November 8 at 5:30pm. All the …

Mid-Maine Community Forum features long-time journalist Sharon Mack

By HollyZadra on Oct. 20, 2012, at 9:07 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, corner of Easy and Main streets , Pittsfield, ME For more information: Trudy Ferland; 207-487-2706 Long-time Central Maine Journalist Sharon Mack will discuss the changing face of journalism at the Mid-Maine Community Forum in Pittsfield. …

Mid-Maine Community Forum: Corporate Consolidation in My Backyard

By HollyZadra on April 22, 2012, at 8:11 p.m.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, on the corner of Main and Easy streets, Pittsfield, ME For more information: Holly Zadra; 207-487-2706 The Mid-Maine Community Forum presents Nikos Kavanya of Fedco Seeds Thursday, May 3, at 6:30pm at the First Universalist …
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Mid-Maine Community Forum features Sharon Mack

By HollyZadra on Feb. 24, 2012, at 5:24 p.m.
The Mid-Maine Community Forum presents Maine journalist Sharon Mack Thursday, March 1, at 6:30pm at the First Universalist Church in Pittsfield. A journalist in Maine for over 30 years, Mack will share her experience participating in and witnessing the evolution of the industry. Please join us and learn more – …

Mid-Maine Community Forum features Maine artist Robert Shetterly

By HollyZadra on Oct. 24, 2011, at 12:51 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: The Mid-Maine Community Forum features Maine artist Robert Shetterly and his series Americans Who Tell the Truth, the first Thursday in November, November 3, at 6:30 pm at the First Universalist Church in Pittsfield. An artist’s reception and discussion led …