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CABIN FEVER RELIEVER Orono Project Graduation 2015

By Allison Applebee on Jan. 18, 2015, at 10:53 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Orono High School Project Graduation 2015, 14 Goodridge Drive, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-944-6959; Beat the Winter Blues on Saturday, February 7. Come Boogie to the funking sounds of JUICEBOX, enjoy the fabulous food from Moe’s Original BBQ, …
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Down the Rio Grande

By Downeast Audubon on Jan. 04, 2015, at 6:38 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Road, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-664-4400; It’s becoming a tradition for outdoor adventurers Steve and Terri Titcomb to share their exciting adventures at our January meeting, and this year they …
A creche display is seen at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bangor Thursday. The creche display is back after a four-year absence. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began the display in 2000 with 100 Nativity sets loaned to the church. By 2008, that had grown to more than 500 sets, on from people who lived in and out of Maine. The manager scenes, large and small are displayed with special lighting. The most interesting are those collected from Africa, South America and Asia.

Nativity scenes from walnut to life size on display at Mormon church in Bangor

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 05, 2014, at 10:39 a.m.
The smallest Nativity scene on display this weekend at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fits inside a walnut shell. The largest is life size and fills the church’s lobby area. The creche show that began in 2000 at the Mormon church located at the …
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Ryan Denbow


By BHBTCathy on Aug. 25, 2014, at 3:34 p.m.
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, VP Corporate Communications & Community Relations Bar Harbor Bank & Trust P.O. Box 1089, Ellsworth, ME 04605 207-667-0660 x4655 / DATE: August 25, 2014 TITLE: BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS STARTING COLLEGE Bar Harbor, Maine – …
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Bath student graduates Brandeis University

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 9:20 a.m.
WALTHAM, Mass. – Taylor Dundas, son of Bob and Stephanie Dundas of Bath, graduated on May 18 from Brandeis University with a B.A. in economics. In addition to his studies, Taylor was a three-season athlete, running cross country, indoor and outdoor track, who acquired UAA honors. He is furthering his studies at Brandeis by …
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Brewer resident receives degree from Simmons College

on Aug. 08, 2014, at 10:20 a.m.
BOSTON, Mass. – Jessica Currier, a Brewer resident, recently received a Certificate in Nutrition degree from the School of Nursing Health Sciences at Simmons College. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Graduating students spring 2014

Bangor Daily News on July 25, 2014, at 2:45 p.m.
STATEWIDE, Maine – The following students from Maine graduated from their respective colleges and universities this spring. Students are listed with their town or city of origin, school and degree. Derek Amoroso of Newport, Saint Anslem College, Bachelor’s in accounting; Scott Auxier of Hampden, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Master’s in power systems management; Ashley …
Watson Arena at Bowdoin College, where Brunswick High School holds what may be the area's most expensive commencement ceremonies.

Later date could make Brunswick’s pricey high school graduation even more expensive

By Peter L. McGuire, The Forecaster on July 11, 2014, at 2:03 p.m.
Since the 1990s, Brunswick High School graduation ceremonies have been staged at Bowdoin College, in an event that has become, for some, a beloved community celebration. It has also become possibly the most expensive graduation in Cumberland County. Now, as the the estimated cost of next year’s …
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Bapst alum graduates summa cum laude from Duke University

By Marly on June 09, 2014, at 11:04 a.m.
Lucas Hubbard (Bapst ’10) graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in Durham, NC on Sunday, May 11, 2014. He was named to the Dean’s List every semester during his undergraduate career and was recently inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Lucas earned High Distinction in his major, Economics, and his …
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John Bapst Alumni Graduates from USNA

By Frank Hass on May 30, 2014, at 9:11 a.m.
U.S. Navy Ensign Shane A. Hass, son of Frank and Susan Hass, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on May 23, 2014 and was commissioned as an Officer in the U.S. Navy. Ens. Hass successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical, and professional training resulting …
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Newly Graduates from Maine College of Art!

By Neil Chen on May 09, 2014, at 1:06 p.m.
Thanks for your consideration on this news brief submission from Maine College of Art. We are excited to share with your readership that: Christopher Edward Snowman Jr., from Orland, Maine, will graduate from Maine College of Art with a four-year BFA degree in New Media in June, 2014. Shannon Alaine …
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Eminent Historian of French Settlements to speak at UMFK Commencement

By UMFK News on May 06, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author and Historian, David Hackett Fischer, will attend the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s 132nd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10 at the University’s Sport Center to address the graduating class and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. The UMFK Commencement Ceremony will begin at …
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Hermon High School Class of 2015 is holding a Dancing Like the Stars fundraiser for Project Graduation.

Dancing Like The Stars a Project Graduation fundraiser

By Danielle Perkins on April 24, 2014, at 5:51 p.m.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hermon High School, Route 2, Hermon, Maine The class of 2015 Project Graduation at Hermon High School will be hosting Dancing Like The Stars on May 10, 2014, at 6:00 PM at Hermon High School. There will be several couples, …
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Dancing Like the Stars

By meg Fergusson on March 16, 2014, at 3:23 p.m.
Saturday, March 22, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Orono High School Gymnasium, 16 Goodridge Drive, Orono, Maine For more information: 2078663657 Orono High School Project Graduation presents Dancing Like the Stars on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 7pm in the OHS Gymnasium. Nine pairs from the Class of …
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Understanding tax free thresholds in Australia

By Oncore Services on Aug. 18, 2013, at 1:13 p.m.
Changes in legislation have led to some confusion at the end of the 2012/13 financial year, with amendments to the tax-free threshold in Australia leaving some workers unsure of their position. Last year the Australian Government raised the tax free threshold from $6,000 to $18,200, freeing up to a million …
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Valedictorian Kaylin Pellegrini

Valedictorian, salutatorian named at Bangor Christian Schools

on June 27, 2013, at 12:10 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The valedictorian and salutatorian for Bangor Christian Schools’ Class of 2013 were announced in May. Kaylin Jade Pellegrini, daughter of David and Alice Pellegrini of Bangor, has been named valedictorian of the Class of 2013. Beginning in the fall, she will attend Butler University in Indiana, where …
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Jennifer I. Kilar – Simmons College Graduate

By Linda Kilar on May 25, 2013, at 5:19 p.m.
Jennifer Irene Kilar, granddaughter of Millinocket residents, Carroll W. and Doris Freeman, graduated from Simmons College, Boston, MA, May 10. Miss Kilar majored in Journalism and Integrated Media Design maintaining a 3.5 GPA. Miss Kilar is the daughter of former Millinocket resident Linda M. Freeman and Frederick Kilar of New …
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Danielle Bagley, Class Valedictorian

Sumner Memorial High School Announces Graduation Honor Parts

By Lucille Null on May 21, 2013, at 10:58 a.m.
SULLIVAN, Maine — Principal Marianne DeRaps of Sumner Memorial High School has announced the honor parts for the Class of 2013. Commencement exercises will be held at the Clint Ritchie Gymnasium on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Valedictorian is Danielle Bagley, daughter of Troy & Dondi Bagley of …
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W.A. Sr. Class Yard Sale/Auction

By Suzanne Plaisted on May 07, 2013, at 5:10 p.m.
W.A. Senior Class Yard Sale Looking for a bargain? You can find one at the Washington Academy Senior Class Mega-Yard Sale/Silent Auction from 8:00-12:00 in the Gardner Gym on Saturday, May 11th. The doors will open at 8:00 for you to enter yard-sale heaven and to view the vast array …
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Geoffrey Freeman Kilar

By Linda Kilar on June 08, 2012, at 8:57 p.m.
Geoffrey Freeman Kilar, grandson of Carroll W. and Doris Freeman of Millinocket, Maine graduated May 19th from Bryant University, Smithfield Rhode Island. Kilar is the son of the former Linda Freeman Kilar of Millinocket, Maine and Fred Kilar both now residing in New London, NH. Kilar graduated with a BA …
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