BANGOR — On Monday, Feb. 12, Jim LaBrecque, Governor LePage’s Advisor on Energy, visited Northeast Technical Institute in Bangor to meet with HVAC/R students to discuss his vision for the industry and the opportunities available to them upon graduation. LaBrecque first connected with Northeast Technical Institute… Read More
    Downeast Business and Professional Women are now accepting applications for a scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is pursuing a post-secondary education. The local organization is also accepting applications for a scholarship to an area college student who is continuing her post-secondary education by… Read More
    Again this year, BPW/ Maine Futurama Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships and welcomes high school seniors and college attendees to apply. Each scholarship is $1,200. Application forms, instructions and information about where to submit complete application packages are available at www.bpwmefoundation.org. Financial… Read More
    Average retail gasoline prices in Maine have fallen 5.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.55/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,228 gas outlets in Maine. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the last week to… Read More
    NEW GLOUCESTER — OTELCO is pleased to announce the hiring of Kendra Carter as marketing coordinator in the New Gloucester office and Paul Archambault as a voice and data network engineer in the Portland office. In her position of marketing coordinator, Carter will support… Read More
    Friends of Sears Island will host a winter ecology walk on Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m.- 12 noon. Enjoy a late winter walk on Sears Island with Maine Master Naturalist Cyrene Slegona while searching for animal tracks and signs of spring and observing the ever-changing beauty of the… Read More
    Friends of Sears Island will host a presentation on the history of air pollution in Maine by Dr. Stephen Norton, at the Belfast Free Library on March 7th, at 6:30pm. Humans have only been able to accurately characterize the chemical climate of Earth for about 50 years. To… Read More
    Kids across America are growing, and earning, a lot of “green” while participating in the National Bonnie Plants Third Grade Cabbage Program. Each year Bonnie Plants, the largest producer of vegetable and herb plants in North America, delivers free O.S. Cross, or “oversized,” cabbage plants to… Read More
    BANGOR — Bangor Winterfest 2018, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, Downtown Bangor, West Market Square. Family-friendly events all day, at Downtown businesses and institutions. Free unless otherwise noted. Visit Bangor Winterfest Facebook page for full schedule of events. WINTERFEST 2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS… Read More
    DOVER-FOXCROFT─ University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Piscataquis County has hired John Albertini as an administrative specialist. Albertini moved to Maine in 1990 with his spouse, Valerie, from their native New York. Spending vacations tent camping throughout the… Read More
    Maine Central Institute, Pittsfield Second quarter honor roll Grade 12, highest honors: Meghan Cookson, Hannah Folan, Allison Hughes, Abigail Monteyro, Karolina Pokorna, Aaron Schanck, Anna Simeone, Nikki Stewart, Elspeth Taylor, Devon Varney; high honors: Yuxin Isaac Bai, Kyra Baker, Peri Cianchette, Samantha Dunton, Olivia Durkee, Jose… Read More
    Piscataquis Community High School, Guilford Second quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Adam Bagley, Hannah Bagley, Lena Downes, Matthew Griffith, Alexandra Huff,     Bailey Lemieux, Makayla McKenzie, Abri Roberts, Tatianna Rogers, Lexi Rowell, Maia Shahin; honors: Trevon Baird, Bailey Elderkin, Cameron Kane, Corinne Rebman, Zackarey Soucy,… Read More
    Mattanawcook Academy, Lincoln First semester honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Corbett Arnold, Natalie Beyenberg, Koby Farrington, Lindsey Gelfuso, Nicholas Ireland, Bailey Markie, Duncan McIntyre, Luviana McLean,  Kalista Severance, Myka Wotton; honors: Tyler Arnold, Hannah Bubar, John Farrington, Kiana Hafford, Makenna Hanson,… Read More