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Hospice of Southern Maine Community Forum: End of Life Conversations: What to Say and Do

By Broadreach Public Relations on April 29, 2016, at 3:13 p.m.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook Street, South Portland, Maine For more information: 207-289-3669; hospiceofsouthernmaine.org/thresholds Hospice of Southern Maine is proud to host a series of Community Forums to guide community members on what to say and do when having end-of-life …

Lawyers and Libraries Day at the Winslow Public Library

By Samantha Cote on April 29, 2016, at 11:13 a.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Winslow Public Library, 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, Maine For more information: 207-872-1978; winslow-me.gov/departments/library Lawyers across the state will spend time in local libraries on Law Week, Sunday, May 1st through Saturday, May 7th, to provide resources and assistance to people …

Maine 4-H Collaboration with Mainestay Afterschool

By Mariko Brown on April 29, 2016, at 10:49 a.m.
The Walmart Foundation announced its continued support of 4-H Healthy Living programs with a new $2 million donation to expand the Walmart 4-H Youth Voice: Youth Choice program in Maine and 20 other states. This new gift will allow the Walmart 4-H Youth Voice: Youth Choice program to expand its …
Four Thornton Academy sophomores (class of 2018) from Saco competed at the 2016 WorldQuest National Competition for high school students in Washington D.C. and placed 8th out of 49 teams. Left to right: Vincent Falardeau, Ethan Nadeau, Owen Hey, and Amber Coxen.

Thornton Academy Wins 8th Place in the 2016 National WorldQuest Competition, Held in Washington, D.C.

By Patricia Erikson on April 29, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.
Thornton Academy placed 8th in the nation at the Carlos and Malú Alvarez Academic WorldQuest National Competition for high school students, hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) at the National Press Club on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Hundreds of high school teams participated in the Academic WorldQuest …
Bangor Christian Schools National Honor Society with newest inductee Rebecca Wood (2nd row, far right).

Bangor Christian Schools Inducts Newest Member to the National Honor Society

By Thomas Wood on April 29, 2016, at 10:03 a.m.
Bangor, April 28, 2016. In a brief ceremony at the Thrive Center of CrossPoint church, Bangor Christian Schools junior Rebecca Wood, of Bangor, was inducted to the National Honor Society. “I was surprised they announced my name! I am so blessed and honored to have achieved this goal, it is …

Film Screening of First Light at the Abbe Museum

By Heather Anderson on April 29, 2016, at 10:03 a.m.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3519; abbemuseum.org/calendar/may.html “First Light,” a new documentary from Upstander Project, independently documents the work of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the first such …
Students and prospective students of Unity College engaged in hands-on activities pertaining to some of the 16 environmentally focused majors at the college's New Student Experience event April 16.

Accepted students ‘experience’ Unity College

By Bob Mentzinger on April 29, 2016, at 10:01 a.m.
Students from 10 states get in-depth look during New Student Experience UNITY, Maine – One hundred accepted students and their families visited the Unity College campus April 16 for a New Student Experience event offering interactions with faculty and staff and the chance to participate in live activities pertaining to …

Cyber Sunday

By Ken Gross on April 28, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
Sunday, May 15, 2016 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., Camden, ME For more information: 207-236-3440; librarycamden.org/event/cyber-sunday-topic-shopping-online/ Free tech session. This week: Shopping Online. Please call to reserve a seat: 207-236-3440. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →

Narraguagus Junior/Senior High School third quarter honor roll

on April 28, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
Narraguagus Junior/Senior High School, Harrington Third quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Roger Bagley, Sarah Eaton, Kelli Kennedy, Kirsten Lisee, Cassidy Osgood, Susi Vazquez-Lara, Beth Mae Wallace, Courtney Willey; honors: Jasmine Bradley, Anthony Couture, Hunter Dempsey, Paige Dorr, Kymberli Dow, Jacob Endre, Courtney Kafka, Lily Kalin, Isamar Lara, Robert Lisee, Britny Look, Zachary …

Waterville library to host Lawyers in Libraries

By Alex Raymond on April 28, 2016, at 3:28 p.m.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Waterville Public Library, Waterville, Maine For more information: (207) 872-5433 WATERVILLE — Law Day will be celebrated with Maine lawyers in attendance, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at the Waterville Public Library. Maine public libraries throughout the state will host lawyers …

First Time Homebuyer Education Class

By Renae on April 28, 2016, at 3:17 p.m.
Saturday, June 18, 2016 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: (207) 974-2410; mainestreamfinance.org/index.php?id=1105&sub_id=2580 Are you ready to buy a home? Do you have questions about loan documents, building and rebuilding credit history, household finances, the lending process, or what to look …

First Time Homebuyer Education Class

By Renae on April 28, 2016, at 3:14 p.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: The Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive, (The Breakwater room), Rockland, Maine For more information: (207) 974-2410; mainestreamfinance.org/index.php?id=1105&sub_id=2580 Are you ready to buy a home? Do you have questions about loan documents, building and rebuilding credit history, household finances, the lending …

First Time Homebuyer Education Class

By Renae on April 28, 2016, at 3:11 p.m.
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: (207) 974-2410; mainestreamfinance.org/index.php?id=1105&sub_id=2580 Are you ready to buy a home? Do you have questions about loan documents, building and rebuilding credit history, household finances, the lending process, or what to look …
Ann Kirkpatrick, superintendent of SAD 4.

Data breach at Guilford-area schools leads to identity thefts

By Nick McCrea and Stuart Hedstrom on April 28, 2016, at 1:22 p.m.
The district said anyone who received a W-2 from the district during the last filing period should take steps to protect their identities.

Intensive Finnish language class offered in South Thomaston

on April 28, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.
Monday, June 20, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.Wednesday, June 22, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.Thursday, June 23, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.Friday, June 24, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Jura Hall , Finnish Congregational Church, South Thomaston, …

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Maine Spring Meeting

By Carla Rigby on April 28, 2016, at 1:12 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Lucerne Inn, 2517 Main Road, Dedham, Maine For more information: 2072511990; Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Maine DEDHAM — The Society of Mayflower Descendants in Maine will meet noon-3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Lucerne Inn, …

Boston Bus Trip: Research & Explore the City

By Elizabeth Nash on April 28, 2016, at 12:54 p.m.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 2077741822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_560 Join Maine Historical Society & Greater Portland Chapter of Maine Genealogical Society on Thursday, May 26 for a bus trip to Boston! Participants can choose to stop …

Curator Tour: Down the Allagash

By Elizabeth Nash on April 28, 2016, at 12:45 p.m.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 2077741822; mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_569 Join MHS Chief Curator Kate McBrien for an insider’s view of the creation of MHS’s newest exhibit, Down the Allagash: Celebrating the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. Opens May …
 The University of Maine’s 2016 Edith Patch Award winners are (from left) Corianne Tatariw, Tizezew Sisay, Jesica Waller, Savannah Haines and Lisa Weatherly.

2016 Edith Patch Award winners announced

on April 28, 2016, at 11:04 a.m.
ORONO — Five University of Maine students have been named winners of the 2016 Edith Patch Award. The award is given annually to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated scholarship and service in the fields of science, agriculture, engineering or environmental education, and who show promise for future contribution in …
Orono Historical Society President Marlene Doucette (right) and Program Chairwoman Terri Morrow plan the society’s 2016 spring public lecture “Letters Home” to be held at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16,  at the Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road, Orono.

Orono Historical Society to hold spring program “Letters Home”

on April 28, 2016, at 10:32 a.m.
Monday, May 16, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road, Orono, Maine ORONO —  A collection of letters written by Orono servicemen during World War II will be read by local veterans and community members at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, at the Keith Anderson Community House, …