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By The Midcoast Beacon on Dec. 14, 2010, at 11:22 a.m.
Mark Biscone, executive director of Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast, receives a $50,000 check for the first year of a three-year grant from MaineHealth for the 5-2-1-0 program. Presenting the check is Deb Deatrick, vice president of Community Health for MaineHealth.

Grant boosts battle on obesity

By The Midcoast Beacon on Dec. 06, 2010, at 2:54 p.m.
These Searsport, Frankfort and Stockton Springs schoolchildren will perform "School House Rock Live!" Nov. 12, 13, 19 and 20, at Searsport District High School. Taking part in the production are Tyler Greenlaw, Marion Nickerson, Paige Ireland, Brianna Housman, Cole DuBois, Holden Clapp, Mariah Albanese, Erica Badger, Amanda Dickey, Daniel Dickey, Gage Hanson, Alex Hooper, Elizabeth Hustus, Samantha Hutchins, Dayna James, Kaylee Knowles, Cassi McKay, Katelyn Mills, Shauna Noble, Jessica Pendleton, Zoe Perkins, Heidi Plosjaz, Jessica Plosjaz, Michelle Provost and Cheyenne Runci.

‘School House’ will rock Searsport High School

By The Midcoast Beacon on Nov. 06, 2010, at 6:19 p.m.

Mountain climber to recount Everest

By The Midcoast Beacon on Nov. 06, 2010, at 6:17 p.m.

Bay Chamber Concerts appoints new director

By The Midcoast Beacon on Nov. 06, 2010, at 6:14 p.m.
This photo, "A Damp Pastoral" by Jonathan Levitt, is part of the "Bogshod" exhibit of Levitt's work at the Maine Farmland Trust in Belfast. The exhibit will be on display through Monday, Nov. 29.

Farm trust presents photograph exhibit

By The Midcoast Beacon on Nov. 06, 2010, at 6:13 p.m.
Brianne Beck and Steven Douglas rehearse a scene from the Winterport Open Stage production of 'Almost, Maine,' set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20, and Sunday, Nov. 14 and 21, at Wagner Middle School in Winterport.

‘Almost, Maine’ romance almost ready for the stage

By The Midcoast Beacon on Nov. 06, 2010, at 6:09 p.m.

Midcoast council marketing efforts pay off

By SHARI CLOSTER, PENOBSCOT BAY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE on Oct. 18, 2010, at 6:06 p.m.
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Midcoast plays host to family-friendly fall activities

By The Midcoast Beacon on Oct. 04, 2010, at 8:34 p.m.
BY DAN BOOKHAMCAMDEN-ROCKPORT-LINCOLNVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The busy days of October continue to scroll by in a haze of cider, music, outdoor fun and a blaze of autumn color. Another …
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Surgery donated to 2 Haitian quake survivors

By The Midcoast Beacon on Oct. 04, 2010, at 8:23 p.m.
ROCKLAND — Two men from Haiti with bone and joint injuries are coming to Penobscot Bay Medical Center for surgery and extended recovery in the local community. A team of Pen Bay physicians …
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Family of fallen WWII gunner sought

By The Midcoast Beacon on Oct. 04, 2010, at 8:18 p.m.
BY ABIGAIL CURTISFOR THE MIDCOAST BEACON BELFAST — On July 28, 1944, a B-26 bomber was on a bombing run to a French city when it was jumped by a pack of German fighters. The plane and …
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Naive, young osprey allows close look at unique markings

By The Midcoast Beacon on Sept. 27, 2010, at 8:21 p.m.
It’s a rare event when you can get so close to an osprey.
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Camden to celebrate art of film

By The Midcoast Beacon on Sept. 27, 2010, at 8:17 p.m.
Four days, three towns, about 50 films — it is time for the Camden International Film Festival, which starts Thursday, Sept. 30.This …
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Pictured: Heather Hemmens as Alice
Photo Credit: Andrew Eccles / The CW
© 2010 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Mainer makes move to television

By The Midcoast Beacon on Sept. 27, 2010, at 8:15 p.m.
It takes a strong person to make the jump from a small town of 1,100 in Maine to Los Angeles with its 4 million inhabitants.Actress Heather …
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Healthful, local eating at harvest lunch

By The Midcoast Beacon on Sept. 27, 2010, at 8:09 p.m.
By Abigail CurtisFor the Midcoast BEACON BROOKS — There was something special on the menus of western Waldo County schools during the recent Maine Harvest Lunch.Though the annual event is …
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Keep your kids eating healthy as they go back to school

By The Midcoast Beacon on Sept. 06, 2010, at 10:18 p.m.
By Marcia KyleNutrition and Diabetes Care Center Summer school break is over. The first few weeks of school are the most challenging. As a parent, I know how hard it is to fit healthy meals into …
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Group to host a ‘grave’ history tour at midcoast burial sites

By The Midcoast Beacon on Sept. 06, 2010, at 10:18 p.m.
By Roxanne Moore SaucierOf the NEWS StaffGravestones are so fascinating that often we feel compelled to browse cemeteries whether we have any relatives buried there or not.The shapes, the symbols and …
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Camden a top foliage town, says magazine

By The Midcoast Beacon on Sept. 06, 2010, at 10:15 p.m.
By Dan BookhamCamden-Rockport-Lincolnville Area Chamber of Commerce We are not blushing: it’s just the color of the leaves! Camden, a community where mountains literally meet the sea, has …
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Boat show brings together artisans, music, heritage

By The Midcoast Beacon on Aug. 09, 2010, at 9:35 p.m.
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Restored peapod to head for light

By The Midcoast Beacon on Aug. 09, 2010, at 9:03 p.m.