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Everything Eats Alewives in Vassalboro

By jirving on May 06, 2015, at 8:54 p.m.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Vassalboro Grange Hall, Route 32, East Vassalboro, ME For more information: 207-948-3766; SebasticookRLT.org Join Sebasticook Regional Land Trust, the Vassalboro Conservation Commission and the Alewife Restoration Initiative at the Vassalboro Grange at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 for an introduction …
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How to wear a scarf

By Ann Davidoff on May 06, 2015, at 7:41 p.m.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Penobscot Media Room at the Inn at Dirigo Pines Retirement Community, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; gatewayseniorswithoutwalls.org Do you own a scarf? Do you know how to wear it? Come join us for a fun time. …
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The Great Fire of 1911 Tour

By Ann Davidoff on May 06, 2015, at 7:36 p.m.
Saturday, May 23, 2015 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Thomas A Hill House, 159 Union St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; gatewayseniorswithoutwalls.org In April, 1911, a fire devastated much of Bangor’s downtown. Join us as we follow the path of the flames. You will learn which structures survived …
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Tour of a Spectacular Spring Garden.

By Ann Davidoff on May 06, 2015, at 7:27 p.m.
Friday, May 22, 2015 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Lisa’s garden, 26 Mainewood Ave., Orono, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; gatewayseniorswithoutwalls.org Lisa, a master gardener, grows a large variety of spring bulbs in her beautiful gardens. Sponsor: Gateway Seniors. Register: 889-3031. Free. This post was contributed by a community …
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Awesome Containers: Tips and Tricks for Container Gardening

By Ann Davidoff on May 06, 2015, at 7:22 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Garden Room at Inn at Dirigo Pines Retirement Community, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; gatewayseniorswithoutwalls.org Learn how to create and maintain container gardens. Tips on design, planting, and maintaining all summer long. Susan Wishkoski leads. Sponsor: …
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Touring Hannaford’s in Old Town: Exploring Products for Healthy Barbequing.

By Ann Davidoff on May 06, 2015, at 7:09 p.m.
Sunday, May 17, 2015 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hannaford at Old Town, 529 Stillwater Ave, Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; gatewayseniorswithoutwalls.org Meet at the Customer Service Desk, Hannaford’s, 529 Stillwater Ave., Old Town. A Hannaford’s at Old Town dietitian leads the tour. Sponsor: Gateway Seniors. Register: …
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Author of “Black Fly Stew: Wild Maine Recipes” Visits Jesup

By Melinda Rice on May 06, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St. , Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Explore Downeast cooking with local author Kate Gooding on Saturday, May 16 at 1 p.m. Ms. Gooding’s book, “Black Fly Stew: …
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Forage with Fiddlehead Cookbook Author at Jesup

By Melinda Rice on May 06, 2015, at 6:04 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St. , Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Cookbook author L.E. Barrett returns to the Jesup on Saturday, May 16 at 11 a.m., to discuss fiddleheads in celebration of …
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Words Unleashed! Story Slam at Jesup

By Melinda Rice on May 06, 2015, at 5:26 p.m.
Friday, May 15, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St. , Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Everyone has a story to tell, come to the Jesup and tell us your story. Those familiar with “The Moth” broadcast on NPR will …
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Andrew Barrett

Hampden student to take part in ‘Camelot’ production

on May 06, 2015, at 5:17 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Andrew Barrett, a local seventh-grade student at Reeds Brook Middle School in Hampden,  has been cast as Tom of Warwick in the upcoming appearance of Lerner and Loewe’s “Camelot” taking place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at Cross Insurance Center. Andrew has enjoyed the theater since being chosen …
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Andrew Goyet

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution Promotes Five and Welcomes Four

By Broadreach Public Relations on May 06, 2015, at 5:09 p.m.
For Immediate Release Contact: Donald Lauzier Saco & Biddeford Savings 207-602-7323 Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution Promotes Five and Welcomes Four SACO, Maine (May 6, 2015) – Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution (SBSI) recently promoted five of its team members and welcomed four new employees. Andrew Goyet, of Biddeford, Maine, …
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ORPC Ireland established in County Donegal

on May 06, 2015, at 4:54 p.m.
COUNTY DONEGAL, Ireland, and PORTLAND, Maine — The Donegal County Council and the Letterkenny Institute of Technology have announced that Ocean Renewable Power Co. is setting up ORPC Ireland, LLC, in County Donegal at the Co-Lab Business Centre at Letterkenny Institute of Technology. “We look forward to working closely with ORPC Ireland to advance the marine renewable energy sector for Donegal …
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Carol Kim, vice president of research at University of Maine, Orono, and U.S. Sen. Susan Collins.

UM research VP describes inventions to help elderly stay at home

on May 06, 2015, at 4:40 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Carol Kim, vice president for research at the University of Maine in Orono, testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Wednesday about UM’s efforts to help seniors age in place through the use of technology. Kim testified at the hearing titled “Aging in Place: Can Advancements in Technology Help …
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From Creation to Curation: Storytelling through Film

By Broadreach Public Relations on May 06, 2015, at 4:22 p.m.
Friday, May 15, 2015 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Tyler Technologies , 1 Tyler Drive, Yarmouth, ME For more information: meprcouncil.org/event/89/From_Creation_to_Curation%3A_Storytelling_through_Film The Maine Public Relations Council (MPRC) has announced its next professional development session will focus on storytelling with film. On May 15, attendees will learn the art of …
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“Memoirs of a Mad Innkeeper” Author Visits Jesup

By Melinda Rice on May 06, 2015, at 4:20 p.m.
Friday, May 15, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St. , Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Cookbook author Susan A. Starr shares stories and muffin recipes from her book “Memoirs of a Mad Innkeeper: The Muffin Recipes …
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Sumner Memorial High School third quarter honor roll

on May 06, 2015, at 4:15 p.m.
Sumner Memorial High School, Sullivan Third quarter honor roll Grade 12, highest honors: Alexandria Coelho, Maria Cormier, Heather Havey, Ellen Johnson, Shawn Walsh; high honors: Chelsea Alley, Andrew Atwater, Kiandra Barnes, Tyler Bunker, Courtney Hall, Phoebe Herrington, Robin Hoglund, Sean Keenan, Samuel Smith, Dakota Swett; honors: Eric Edwards, Hannah Fleming, …
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Piscataquis Hooked on Fishing

By Isabelle Warren on May 06, 2015, at 3:37 p.m.
A Hooked on Fishing certification class will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Kiwanis building, 24 Gerrish Road, Milo. …ALSO… Hooked on Fishing event in memory of Billy Roberts will be held at Harris Pond on May 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.. Somethings fishy are …
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Come Talk about Yemen with the College Of the Atlantic’s Council on Foreign Affairs

By Melinda Rice on May 06, 2015, at 3:17 p.m.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St. , Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Join the College of the Atlantic’s Council on Foreign Affairs for a timely public discussion of the ongoing upheaval in Yemen. …
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Harrington Family Health Center Online “Patient Portal” Offers Access to Records, Appointment Scheduling

By lee umphrey on May 06, 2015, at 3:10 p.m.
Harrington Family Health Center Online “Patient Portal” Offers Access to Records, Appointment Scheduling Harrington Family Health Center users now will have more direct access to their health care information through its new “Patient Portal,” an interactive online tool to offer HFHC patients access to their medical records, schedule appointments, and …
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Rebecca Bouchard recently received her award for Employee of the Year at a luncheon she attended with Matt Griswold.

The Commons Recognizes Bouchard for Excellence

By Charndra Michaud on May 06, 2015, at 1:20 p.m.
Rebecca Bouchard was recently selected by the management team of The Commons at Tall Pines as Employee of the Year. “Becky” as she’s known to her friends and coworkers has worked at The Commons since August of 2012. During that time, she has shown herself to be a very compassionate …
 
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