MACHIAS — University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a free four-session business planning workshop with an optional consultation session 9 a.m.-noon starting May 1, at UMaine Extension, 28 Center St., Machias. The remaining dates are May 25, 31, and June 1. Consultations… Read More
    MACHIAS, Maine — The Washington County Extension Association (WECA) seeks nominations for the 201​8​ Norman W. Duzen Volunteer Award, which honors a Washington County resident whose volunteerism has enhanced the lives of community members. Norman W. Duzen had a special place in his heart for the people… Read More
    MACHIAS— University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a six​-session ​intermediate beekeeping course on Wednesdays, ​March​ ​​7​ – ​April ​​18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Maine Extension office, 28 Center St. The course, taught by Master Beekeeper Andrew Dewey, is intended for the beekeeper with at least a season or two of  hands-on experience and concentrates on keeping bees successfully in… Read More
    Machias, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering a special interest (SPIN) club for youth, ages 10 and older, interested in learning to knit. The club meets six Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., beginning Jan. 6, at Porter Memorial… Read More
    Machias, Maine – University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a free workshop Nov. 9 designed for people considering a small-scale food business. Recipe to Market: Is It for Me? will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias. The workshop will introduce participants… Read More
    ​Cherryfield, Maine – The Washington County Extension Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, ​​September 19, at the​ EgDE Center, Maine Seacoast Mission, Weald Bethel Lane, Cherryfield. The evening begins at​ 4:30 p.m. with​ tours of the Master Gardener Volunteer gardens, followed by​ a potluck supper​ at… Read More
    ​Prospect Harbor​, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s free, four-week Dining with Diabetes Down East series will be offered in ​Prospect Harbor ​in ​September​. The ​Prospect Harbor​ session begins Thursday, ​September 1​4​, ​10:00 a.m. to Noon, at ​Prospect Harbor Women’s Club, 63 Maine Street in Prospect Harbor. Read More
    Machias, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H in Washington County is looking for adults who have a talent or interest that they are willing to share with young people. Planning is underway for 4-H special interest (SPIN) clubs that will begin in the… Read More
    Eastport, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s free, four-week Dining with Diabetes Down East series will be offered in Eastport ​in June. The Eastport session begins Thursday, June 1, 3-5 p.m., at Labor of Love Nutrition Center & Food Pantry, 137 County Road in Eastport. Remaining dates… Read More
    ​Machias, Maine – University of Maine at Machias was the site of the 11th annual 4-H Robotics Expo on March 25 where 20 teams made up of 65 youth came to demonstrate their knowledge in robotics and public speaking. The event, sponsored by UMaine Extension 4-H, also offered… Read More
    Machias, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a six​-session ​intermediate beekeeping course on Wednesdays, ​March​ ​22-​April ​26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the ​UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias. The course, taught by Master Beekeeper Andrew Dewey, is intended for the beekeeper with at… Read More
    MACHIAS, Maine — The Washington County Extension Association (WCEA) seeks nominations for the 2017 Norman W. Duzen Volunteer Award, which honors a Washington County resident whose volunteerism has enhanced the lives of community members. Norman W. Duzen had a special place in his heart for the… Read More
    Machias, Maine — A five-session University of Maine Cooperative Extension beginning beekeeping course starts Thursday, Feb. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at University of Maine at Machias Science Building, 116 O’Brien Ave., Room 102, Machias. Remaining classes are Feb. 23, March 2, March 9 and March 16. Snow date is… Read More