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A trio of environmental documentaries to run at Center Theatre

By Sheila Grant on Aug. 26, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Center Theatre, 20 East Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-8943; centertheatre.org DOVER-FOXCROFT – Nature lovers and those concerned about environmental issues will …
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Filmmaker/composer Sumner McKane returns to the Center Theatre

By Sheila Grant on Aug. 12, 2016, at 2:21 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Center Theatre, 20 East Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-8943; centertheatre.org/ Dover-Foxcroft – “Northeast by Eastern” will be presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 11 at Center Theatre. Created by filmmaker and composer Sumner McKane, “Northeast by …
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EP Rock (Don Boudreau) will be performing at the Center Theatre on July 16 as part of the venue’s summer oldies series.

Elvis Tribute Kicks Off Summer Oldies Series

By Sheila Grant on June 27, 2016, at 12:29 p.m.
Saturday, July 16, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Center Theatre, 20 E. Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-8943; centertheatre.org DOVER-FOXCROFT—E.P. Rock, Maine’s premier Elvis Tribute act will be performing at …
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Bakers, artisans, and other vendors, as well as thousands of people eager to sample all that the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival had to offer, filled downtown Dover-Foxcroft on Saturday.

More than 8,000 attend Maine Whoopie Pie Festival in Dover-Foxcroft

By Sheila Grant on June 27, 2016, at 7:08 a.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT — The heart of downtown was closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday, June 25, as more than 8,000 people explored booths and displays at the 2016 Maine Whoopie Pie Festival in Dover-Foxcroft. The festival attracts bakers from around the state together to with artists, crafters and vendors to celebrate …
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Skip Dodson from Circle D Spray Foam and Rollin Thurlow, chair of the theater’s facilities committee, examine areas in need of additional insulation.

Center Theatre goes green

By Sheila Grant on June 22, 2016, at 6:29 a.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT – Cutting energy costs and protecting the environment while also making patrons more comfortable are the goals of a $100,000 project underway over the past year at Center Theatre, according to Patrick Myers, executive director. In 2014, the theater obtained funding from Grants to Green Maine to conduct an …
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Theatre offering international opera and movie performances on the big screen

By Sheila Grant on June 14, 2016, at 9:20 a.m.
Sunday, June 26, 2016 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, July 24, 2016 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Center Theatre, 20 East Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-8943; centertheatre.org DOVER-FOXCROFT – Three recordings of live opera performances captured on film …
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Center Theatre awarded grant funds

By Sheila Grant on June 13, 2016, at 11:07 a.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT – The Center Theatre has been awarded $2,700 from the Maine Community Foundation’s Piscataquis County Fund. The grant dollars will be used to build board and staff capacity, according to Patrick Myers, the theater’s executive director. “We’ll be using the support to send members of our staff and board …
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Center Theatre celebrates 10th Anniversary this summer

By Sheila Grant on June 05, 2016, at 11:35 a.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT – The grand opening of the Center Theatre on August 5, 2006 was scheduled in conjunction with the town’s Homecoming celebration in order to attract the largest crowd possible. The day included tours, an open house, an afternoon performance by the Children’s Summer Drama Camp, and an evening concert …
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Theater announces 10th Anniversary Encore auditions

By Sheila Grant on May 15, 2016, at 7:01 a.m.
Saturday, May 28, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.Tuesday, May 31, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Center Theatre, 20 E. Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 2075648943; centertheatre.org/ DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Center Theatre and the Slightly Off-Center Players announce auditions for their upcoming 10th Anniversary Encore, a …
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Affordable family entertainment takes Center stage

By Sheila Grant on May 05, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Center Theatre, 20 E. Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: (207) 564-8943 ; centertheatre.org/ DOVER-FOXCROFT — Thanks to the generosity of a local benefactor, the Center Theatre is hosting a magical performance of Hansel and Gretel at 2 p.m. …
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Volunteers, food items sought for free community Thanksgiving dinner

By Sheila Grant on Nov. 06, 2014, at 3:14 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Guilford United Methodist Church, North Main Street, Guilford, Maine For more information: 717-6213 This November 27 marks the 11th annual free Thanksgiving dinner offered to the community, by the community. The meal is scheduled for 11 to 2 p.m. on …
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Volunteers, food items sought for free community Thanksgiving dinner

By Sheila Grant on Nov. 09, 2013, at 4:09 p.m.
This November 22 marks the 10th annual free Thanksgiving dinner offered to the community, by the community. The meal is scheduled for 11 to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the Guilford United Methodist Church on the corner of North Main and School streets in Guilford. Take-out and delivered meals …

Municipal Basketball Challenge cancelled

By Sheila Grant on March 15, 2013, at 11:14 a.m.
Friday, March 22, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Municipal Basketball Challenge, Piscataquis Community Secondary School, Guilford, Maine For more information: Carrie Fellows; 717-5271 GUILFORD — The Piscataquis Community Secondary School Class of 2013 regrets that due to a scheduling conflict for the PCSS gymnasium, the basketball showdown between …

Municipal Basketball Challenge pits youth against experience

By Sheila Grant on March 11, 2013, at 11:40 a.m.
Friday, March 22, 2013 7:36 p.m. to 7:36 p.m. Location: Municipal Basketball Challenge, Piscataquis Community Secondary School, Guilford, Maine For more information: Carrie Fellows; 717-5271 GUILFORD — The Piscataquis Community Secondary School Class of 2013 cordially invites you to a basketball showdown between current student athletes and representatives from local …

Project Graduation Bottle Drive this weekend

By Sheila Grant on March 11, 2013, at 11:35 a.m.
Saturday, March 16, 2013 9:31 a.m. to 9:31 a.m. Location: Project Graduation Bottle Drive, Piscataquis Community Secondary School Bus Garage, Guilford, Maine For more information: Carrie Fellows; 717-5271 GUILFORD — The Piscataquis Community Secondary School Class of 2013 will be conducting a Project Graduation bottle drive on Saturday, March 16 …

Bottle drive postponed

By Sheila Grant on Feb. 08, 2013, at 6:16 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 11:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Location: Project Graduation Bottle Drive, Guilford, Maine For more information: Carrie Fellows; 717-5271 GUILFORD – Due to the Nor’easter predicted for our region this Friday and into Saturday, the Piscataquis Community Secondary School Class of 2013 has postponed its Project Graduation …

Bottle drive postponed

By Sheila Grant on Feb. 06, 2013, at 8:11 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 9:05 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. Location: Project Graduation Bottle Drive For more information: Carrie Fellows; 717-5271 GUILFORD – Due to the Nor’easter predicted for our region this Friday and into Saturday, the Piscataquis Community Secondary School Class of 2013 has postponed its Project Graduation bottle drive …

Valentine’s Evening Variety Show

By Sheila Grant on Feb. 04, 2013, at 11:57 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 7:53 p.m. to 7:53 p.m. Location: Valentine’s Variety Show, Piscataquis Community Secondary School, Guilford, Maine For more information: Tara Fortier; 876-2985 GUILFORD — The Piscataquis Community Secondary School Class of 2013 cordially invites you to a Valentine’s Evening Variety Show. Talented K-12 students and their friends …

Project Graduation Bottle Drive coming soon

By Sheila Grant on Jan. 27, 2013, at 10:07 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 9:02 a.m. to 9:02 a.m. Location: For more information: Carrie Fellows; 717-5271 GUILFORD — Got bottles? The Piscataquis Community Secondary School Class of 2013 will be conducting a Project Graduation bottle drive on Saturday, Feb. 9 to raise funds for their class trip in June. Students …
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Volunteers, donations sought for free community Thanksgiving Dinner

By Sheila Grant on Nov. 04, 2012, at 11:29 a.m.
This will be the ninth annual Thanksgiving dinner offered to the community, by the community. The meal is scheduled for 11:30 to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, November 22 at the Guilford United Methodist Church on the corner of North Main and School streets in Guilford. Take-out and delivered meals …