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The Old Blues Kats are playing on Sat. May 30 at 7 pm at the Wayside Theatre in North Dexter.  Harpman DW Gill and guitarist Doug Wainoris wail out those delta, ragtime, Louisiana, zydeco, Cajun, Texas and country blues.  Doors open at 6:30. Tickets are $10. Fine desserts and pretty good coffee are sold at intermission.

The little Wayside Theatre is located at 851 North Dexter Rd (Rt. 23), Dexter. FMI on the Wayside Theatre/Grange concerts contact Joe Kennedy 277-3733, Chester Bekier 924-5711, or just Facebook Wayside Grange. We’ll get back to you.

Old Blues Kats wail on Sat. May 30 at 7 pm at the Wayside Theatre in North Dexter. Harpman DW Gill and guitarist Doug Wainoris wail out those delta, ragtime, Louisiana, zydeco, Cajun, Texas and country blues

By Grace Lommel on May 24, 2016, at 7:08 p.m.
Saturday, May 28, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Wayside Theatre, 851 N. Dexter Rd (Rte. 23), Dexter, Maine For more information: 207-277-3733; facebook.com/WAYSIDSTAGE/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel The Old Blues Kats are playing on Sat. May 30 at 7 pm at the Wayside Theatre in North Dexter. Harpman DW Gill and guitarist …
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Art Space Gallery June 3rd Art Opening

By Judith Herman on May 24, 2016, at 7:06 p.m.
Friday, June 3, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. , Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-8784; artspacemaine.com Art Space Gallery invites you to the June Arts in Rockland first Friday art walk. We will be hanging a new show in our front room. …
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Rick Lachance, President/CEO of Connected CU of Augusta, was recently elected Chairman of the Maine Credit Union League Board.  The League is the trade association for Maine’s 59 credit unions and 667,000 members.

Maine CU League Table Officers Elected For 2016-2017; New Board Member Also Elected

By Jon Paradise on May 24, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
(Portland, ME) – At the Maine CU League’s 78th Annual Meeting held on May 20 in Portland, Tucker Cole, President/CEO of Maine State CU, was elected to a three-year term to serve as a Director on the Maine CU League Board of Directors. The Board also held a brief meeting …
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August Wildflower Walk – Pollination

By Donne Sinderson on May 24, 2016, at 3:39 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: West Penjajawoc Grasslands, Fox Hollow Lane, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-1010; bangorlandtrust.org/wildflower-walk-series.html Meet at West Penjajawoc Grasslands at the end of Fox Hollow Lane to explore the wildflowers and learn about pollination with Maine Master Naturalist, Grace Bartlett. Be …
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Danielle Brewer at her family camp in 2006, just after her thyroid cancer diagnosis, with her children; 2 year-old Kassidy, and 4 month-old Trey. Brewer is thankful to her provider Mary Hamilton, CNM, for asking the right questions and taking the proper steps. She has been in remission ever since.

Thyroid Cancer; knowing your ‘norm’ can be a key to early detection

By TAMC Communications and Development on May 24, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.
Aroostook County – In August of 2006, Danielle Brewer of Easton had recently given birth to her second child and was at her four-month post-natal visit with her provider Mary Hamilton, Certified Nurse Midwife at TAMC’s Women’s Health Center. Hamilton noticed a lump in Danielle’s neck and began asking some …
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Portland Buy Local Annual Meeting & 10th Birthday Celebration

By Emily Broadbent on May 24, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
Monday, June 13, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Rising Tide Brewing Company, 103 Fox Street, Portland, Maine For more information: facebook.com/events/200290450364280/ From 6-7 p.m. there will be plenty of great conversation, snacks (on us), and delicious Rising Tide Beer (on you). From 7-7:30 p.m. we will catch you …
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Painted Trillium

Bangor Land Trust wildflower walks slated through summer

on May 24, 2016, at 2:27 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Land Trust’s first monthly wildflower walk in May exposed fringed polygala, starflower and painted trillium. The June wildflower walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at Walden-Parke Preserve with co-leaders George Elliott and Grace Bartlett should reveal Lady Slippers and other woods flowers. Rain date is …
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Summit Natural Gas of Maine Announces 2016 Recipients of its Community Sponsorship and Giving Program

By Lizzy Reinholt on May 24, 2016, at 2:16 p.m.
YARMOUTH, Maine – Summit Natural Gas of Maine today announced the 2016 recipients of the company’s Community Sponsorship and Giving Program. Each year the company donates thousands of dollars to local nonprofits and community events that strengthen the local communities that Summit serves. This year the company is donating nearly …
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Quebec’s LE VENT DU NORD at Strand this Saturday night!

By boxoffice on May 24, 2016, at 1:17 p.m.
Considered a driving force in progressive folk, Le Vent du Nord have won critical acclaim and audience adoration across Europe and North America. The band captures the energy of a Saturday night kitchen party infused with a cosmopolitan style! Some of their tunes are taken from the Québec traditional folk …
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Sunday Service for May 29

By perham a,msden on May 24, 2016, at 1:16 p.m.
Sermon by the Rev. Mark A. Doty; adult study group at 9 am; worship service at 10 am; children’s Sunday School at 10:30 am and coffee hour at 11:15 am at Hammond Street Congregational Church UCC, corner of Hammond and High Streets in Bangor, ME. This post was contributed by …
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Public forum on Orland Village Dam slated for June 1

on May 24, 2016, at 12:51 p.m.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Orland Community Center, 21 Schoolhouse Road, Orland, Maine For more information: 207-469-3749 ORLAND, Maine — The Orland Village Dam public forum will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at Orland Community Center, 21 Schoolhouse Road. Biologists and engineers will present …
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Belfast Has Pride – Saturday June 11th

By MaKayla Reed on May 24, 2016, at 12:35 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Steamboat Landing Park, 35 Commercial Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-266-5442; facebook.com/belfasthaspride Join us for the inaugural Belfast Pride parade and festival on Saturday June 11th! Our parade will begin at 10am at Waterfall Arts (256 High Street) and …
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Brice Carson, Bird of Paradise, watercolor on paper, Community High School of Fort Kent

Seventh annual Young Artist Exhibition on display at UMFK Blake Library Gallery

on May 24, 2016, at 12:31 p.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — The University of Maine, Fort Kent’s Blake Library Gallery and Therese L. Provenzano, UMFK Adjunct Visual Art Instructor, will host its seventh annual “Young Artist Exhibition” featuring talented young artists from the St. John Valley public schools.  The exhibit will be on display through Wednesday, June 1. …
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Team up with artist Blue Butterfield in the Coloring Maine contest!

By islandport on May 24, 2016, at 12:21 p.m.
Move over, mandalas. There’s a new coloring book in town, and it’s like no other coloring book you’ve seen. Coloring Maine features woodblock prints by Maine artist Blue Butterfield, and each image requires imagination and inventiveness to create a singular piece of art. The images scan the length and breadth …
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Nominations open for 2016 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence

on May 24, 2016, at 12:19 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — -The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is accepting nominations for the 2016 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence. “Every year I look forward to recognizing Maine businesses that go above and beyond and demonstrate a commitment to investment, innovation, employees, and communities,” said Gov. Paul R. …
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KidsPeace Graham Lake Announcess: Open Positions and Walk In Interviews Available Now

By Carlie James on May 24, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, May 24, 2017 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: KidsPeace Graham Lake, 16 KidsPeace Way, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-664-1261; kidspeace.org Looking For A New Career? -Are you a qualified clinician looking for a new career with flexible hours and …
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From left to right: Rep. Karleton Ward, Rebekah Noble and her daughter Helaina Winslow, and Olympian Julia Clukey.

Helaina Winslow Receives Julia Clukey Courage Award

on May 24, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
DEDHAM, Maine — -Olympian Julia Clukey reached more than 100 students as part of her new “Julia Inspires” campaign when she spoke Monday, May 23, to students at the Dedham School. As part of the assembly, Clukey encouraged students to find their passion, create a plan and go after their dreams. After the …
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Garland Grange to hold contradance on June 10

on May 24, 2016, at 12:03 p.m.
Friday, June 10, 2016 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill Road, Garland, Maine GARLAND, Maine — Contradance with caller John McIntire and live music by Some Reel People, 7-10 p.m. Friday, June 10, Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill Road. All dances taught. Admission $5 for …
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Good Shepard Food Mobile visits Little River Church in Belfast

By Curt Edgerly on May 24, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Little River Food Pantry FOOD MOBILE, 259 Northport Ave (Route 1), Belfast, Maine For more information: 207 636-0206 BELFAST, Maine — The Good Shepard Food Mobile Truck will be available 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, at The Little River Food Pantry at …
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Mike Miclon's Early Evening Show

Mike Miclon’s Early Evening Show

By Ian Bannon on May 24, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Rd, South Paris, ME For more information: 207-743-8452; CelebrationBarn.com A hilarious late night TV show spoof. The shows wild improvisations, surprise guests and audience interactions have made it the longest running variety show in …