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Register for free cholesterol and glucose screenings

By Toni Mailloux on May 22, 2013, at 10:56 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Would you like to have your cholesterol and glucose tested? On Wednesday, June 26, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Waldo County General Hospital will be doing free community cholesterol and glucose screenings. In order to have the glucose screening, you must have fasted for 10 hours, …
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Learn about Mindful Eating

By Toni Mailloux on May 22, 2013, at 10:55 a.m.
LIBERTY, Maine — Do you sometimes find yourself sitting down to a meal in front of the television or eating it while standing at the counter and before you know it, you’ve cleaned your plate and you aren’t really sure what you ate? Or you gobble down a meal and …
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Hospital Aid accepting yard sale donations

By Toni Mailloux on May 16, 2013, at 4:20 p.m.
Waldo County General Hospital Aid’s annual yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 25th, starting at 8 a.m., rain or shine, at the hospital’s education center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. Thanks to the efforts of many Aid members, the sale once again promises to be a major fundraiser for …
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Is it time to take control and quit! Freshstart can help.

By Toni Mailloux on May 08, 2013, at 10:57 a.m.
Are you tired of smoking controlling your life? Do you hate having to go outside to smoke and worrying about how the cost is affecting your finances? But you’ve tried to quit before and nothing seemed to work and after a few bad days, you found yourself lighting up again. …
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Learn how to build a cardboard boat this Saturday–and then race it in August

By Toni Mailloux on May 03, 2013, at 1:17 p.m.
Planning is underway for the Belfast Harbor Fest, sponsored by the Belfast Rotary Club and scheduled for August 16 – 18 at Steamboat Landing and Heritage Park. The Launch Party is Friday night, August 16, sponsored by Three Tides and Marshall’s Wharf. On Saturday, August 17, the day starts with …
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There’s help available to fight cancer

By Toni Mailloux on April 26, 2013, at 12:04 p.m.
Fighting cancer is a tough job and not one that anybody should do alone. To that end, Waldo County General Hospital has put in place a Cancer Education and Support Group. The group is for adults with cancer and their families and friends. You are invited to come share your …
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Host families sought for foreign exchange students

By Toni Mailloux on April 23, 2013, at 12:33 p.m.
The Belfast Rotary Club is seeking local families in the Belfast Area High School residential area to host high school-age youth from countries around the world during the 2013-2014 academic school year. These students are part of the Rotary International Youth Exchange program. Exchange students come to the United States …
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Free chair yoga class scheduled

By Toni Mailloux on April 23, 2013, at 9:49 a.m.
Waldo County General Hospital’s Journey to Health program will be offering a free chair yoga class on Monday mornings beginning in May. Chair yoga isn’t for people who pride themselves on being able to do pretzel poses. Instead, it is designed for people who have a difficult time getting up …
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Hospital Weight Watchers to start new session

By Toni Mailloux on April 22, 2013, at 11:25 a.m.
The Weight Watchers program held at Waldo County General Hospital is looking for new members for a 12-week session scheduled to begin May 8. Classes will be held Wednesdays in the WCGH Education Center with a 15-minute weigh-in beginning at 7 a.m. followed by a 30-minute discussion with local favorite …
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Enjoy a great evening and help build a home

By Toni Mailloux on April 09, 2013, at 9:40 a.m.
Café Italia description The fourth annual “Café Italia” will be held Saturday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at the Waldo County Shrine Club. The dinner includes several varieties of pasta, sauces (marinara meat and alfredo) and toppings, including broccoli, meatballs, sausage, sauted peppers and onions, and chicken. There will also …

Enjoy a great evening and help build a home

By Toni Mailloux on April 09, 2013, at 9:38 a.m.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Waldo County Shrine Club, Northport Ave., Belfast, ME For more information: Toni Mailloux; 207-930-6763 The fourth annual “Café Italia” will be held Saturday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at the Waldo County Shrine Club. The dinner includes several varieties of …
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Phyllis Gould is honored

By Toni Mailloux on March 25, 2013, at 11:53 a.m.
Phyllis Gould of Belfast was honored recently for having sung in the choir at First Baptist Church of Belfast for 50 years prior to stepping down this year. She said she retired so she could “listen to the choir” for a change. She was presented with the plaque by Rev. …
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Cafe Italia is April 13

By Toni Mailloux on March 22, 2013, at 3:17 p.m.
The fourth annual “Café Italia” will be held Saturday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at the Waldo County Shrine Club. The dinner includes several varieties of pasta, sauces (marinara meat and alfredo) and toppings, including broccoli, meatballs, sausage, sauted peppers and onions, and chicken. There will also be appetizers, salad, …

Have a great meal and help build a home

By Toni Mailloux on March 22, 2013, at 3:15 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Waldo County Shrine Club, Northport Ave., Belfast, ME For more information: Toni Mailloux; 207-338-2246 The fourth annual “Café Italia” will be held Saturday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at the Waldo County Shrine Club. The dinner includes several varieties of …
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Bargains and education planned for Baby Fair

By Toni Mailloux on March 21, 2013, at 1:53 p.m.
For the 12th year in a row, the Troy Howard Middle School gymnasium will be filled with an indoor sale of new and used children’s items on Saturday, April 6, from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. Admission to the Spring Baby Fair is $1 and will benefit the Belfast Public Health …

Bargains and education planned for Baby Fair

By Toni Mailloux on March 21, 2013, at 1:50 p.m.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Troy Howard Middle School, 173 Lincolnville Ave., Belfast, ME For more information: Lois Dutch; 207-930-6713 For the 12th year in a row, the Troy Howard Middle School gymnasium will be filled with an indoor sale of new and used children’s …

Have fun and get healthy at Family Wellness Fair

By Toni Mailloux on March 21, 2013, at 1:28 p.m.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 5:31 p.m. to 5:31 p.m. Location: The 29th annual Family Wellness Fair, a free health fair sponsored by Waldo County General Hospital, takes place Saturday, April 13th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School Gym located at 173 Lincolnville Avenue in …
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Space still available for booths at Family Wellness Fair

By Toni Mailloux on March 12, 2013, at 3:24 p.m.
The 29th annual Family Wellness Fair, a free health fair sponsored by Waldo County General Hospital, will take place Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School, 173 Lincolnville Ave., Belfast. The fair has space for 40 booths or tables. There is no …
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Spring Baby Fair seeks participants

By Toni Mailloux on Feb. 27, 2013, at 12:44 p.m.
The 12th annual Baby Fair selling new and used items for infants and children will be held on Saturday, April 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 11a.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School, 173 Lincolnville Avenue, Belfast. This is a great opportunity to clean out your closets and sell baby and …
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Day of Dance 2013 is Feb. 2

By Toni Mailloux on Jan. 25, 2013, at 10:38 a.m.
Day of Dance 2013 will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 2, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Belfast Dance Studio, 109 High St., Belfast. It is a free community celebration of heart health and children are welcome to attend with a parent. From noon to 12:45 p.m., attendees can choose …
 
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