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Hands-on Science – 2-part program: Micro-organisms & Aquatic Insects – August 5 & 12, 2015

By Gudrun Keszoecze on July 29, 2015, at 5:02 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road (Gate 1, Route 43), Old Town, Maine For more information: 2073942171; hirundomaine.org Old Town – Hirundo Wildlife Refuge invites children to investigate the world of water. We will collect pond water samples …
Teacher Joel Hills leads an Advanced Placement history class at Hampden Academy in this 2011 file photo.

Maine gets more funding to help low-income students pay for AP tests

By Nick McCrea on July 29, 2015, at 3:13 p.m.
AUGUSTA | The Maine Department of Education will receive an additional $60,000 in federal funds to help Maine high schoolers from low-income families afford Advanced Placement tests. Advanced Placement exams give students college credits before they enter a higher education institution, provided the student performs well on the test. …

Blacksmith to demonstrate his craft in Dover-Foxcroft

By Mary Annis on July 29, 2015, at 9:04 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society, 107 Dawes Road, Dover-Foxcroft, m For more information: 207-564-8618; dover-foxcrofthistoricalsociety.org DOVER-FOXCROFT | John Calderwood of Etna will demonstrate the art of blacksmithing 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Dunham Forge, 107 Dawes Road, in …
Penobscot Job Corps Center students participate in Hot Shots Field Training with the Maine Forest Service.

Hot Shots Graduation at Penobscot Job Corps

By Mary-Anne Saxl on July 28, 2015, at 4:34 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Forest Rangers and firefighters of the future graduated recently from a Bangor-based program at Penobscot Job Corps Center. The Penobscot Job Corps and Maine Forest Service celebrated the fourth class to complete the Hot Shot program. They now are qualified to help rangers’ battle blazes here in Maine. …

Falmouth School Board to decide how aid windfall is used

By Colin Ellis on July 28, 2015, at 2:16 p.m.
The Town Council on Monday continued its conversation on how unanticipated education funding from the state should best be used. Councilors didn’t take action, and acknowledged that use of the nearly $522,000 falls under the jurisdiction of the School Board. The council also unanimously approved a plan …
Trekkers’ Team Allagash at the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum, where they learned about animal preservation, conservation and rehabilitation.

Trekkers 8th Grade Students Complete 10-Day Expedition

By Shari Closter on July 27, 2015, at 2:52 p.m.
Thirteen 8th grade Advanced Trekkers, along with six student and adult leaders, recently returned from a 10-day educational expedition. This group of 8th graders, known as Team Allagash, was the first group of students to complete their Trekkers expedition this summer. They departed on June 28th and returned to Maine …

Illustrating the Pop-Up Book EXPLORE A TROPICAL FOREST

By Skiles Howard on July 27, 2015, at 1:17 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Winter Harbor Public Library, Chapel Lane, Winter Harbor, ME For more information: 207-963-7556; www winterharbor.lib.me.us CALLING ALL ARTISTS AND ILLUSTRATORS, ADULTS AND KIDS! EXPLORE A TROPICAL FOREST is a National Geographic nature book for children showing how the rain forest …
At Home Downeast volunteer and steering committee member Janet Simpson, 69, shopping for groceries at Tradewinds Marketplace in Blue Hill for 95-year-old member Dorothy Noble.

7 mobile apps that can help drive down your grocery bills

By Moneytips.com, on July 27, 2015, at 12:04 p.m.
Every little bit helps when it comes to saving money at the grocery store. Coupon savings add up quickly, but most people do not have the time or the patience to cut, clip, sort, and store coupons. Fortunately, there is an abundance of smartphone apps that can help you find …

Haystack Artist Presentations: Arline Fisch (metals)

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:43 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session instructors. Tonight, Arline Fisch (metals) will …

Haystack Technical Assistant Presentations

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:42 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session technical assistants and staff. Haystack’s technical …

Haystack Artist Presentations: Anna Gunnarsdottir (feltmaking) and Rick Benjamin (writing)

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:40 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session instructors. Tonight, Anna Gunnarsdottir (feltmaking) and …
"Portrait of Lady" a beautiful giclee by Jamie Wyeth with a special remarque is a part of Herring Gut's auction this year.

Herring Gut Learning Center Hosts Silent Art Auction on July 29th

By Alexandria Brasili on July 27, 2015, at 11:39 a.m.
Please join us on Wednesday, July 29th at 6 p.m. at the Highlands Coffee House on Main Street in Thomaston for the third annual Herring Gut Silent Art Auction. The evening will be open to families, adults, children and guests and will include live music as well as light food …

Haystack Artist Presentations: gwendolyn yoppolo (clay) and Nina Jerome (drawing/painting)

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:39 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session instructors. Tonight, gwendolyn yoppolo (clay) and …

Haystack Artist Presentations: Lindsay Ketterer Gates (baskets) and Pamela J. Wallace (blacksmithing)

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:31 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session instructors. Tonight, Lindsay Ketterer Gates (baskets) …

Haystack Artist Presentations: Libby O’Bryan (textiles) and Charles Stigliano (woodcarving)

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:29 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session instructors. Tonight, Libby O’Bryan (textiles) and …

Haystack Artist Presentations: Daniel Clayman (glass) and Deb Stoner (metals)

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:27 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session instructors. Tonight, Daniel Clayman (glass) and …

Haystack Artist Presentations: Carol Barton (book arts) and David Eichelberger (clay)

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:24 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session instructors. Tonight, Carol Barton (book arts) …

Haystack Staff Artist Presentations

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:21 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer …

Haystack Technical Assistants’ Presentations

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:20 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by …

Haystack Artist Presentations: James Thurman (metals) and Christy Matson (weaving)

By haystack on July 27, 2015, at 11:17 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts , 89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME For more information: 2073482306; haystack-mtn.org Haystack’s Summer Evening Programs Series offers free events to the public, including presentations by summer session instructors. Tonight, James Thurman (metals) and …
 
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