AROOSTOOK COUNTY— Northern Maine Community College is pleased to recognize the academic excellence of its students with the announcement of the Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. The College offers over 35 associate degree and certificate-level programs, preparing students to either enter the workforce immediately upon graduation… Read More
    FALMOUTH – The Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF) has awarded grant funding of $750,000 to support a three-year statewide Youth Tobacco Prevention Campaign targeting Maine youth, their parents and known influencers. The campaign will utilize tactical digital media placement and disruptive messaging to counteract the impact of the more… Read More
    PITTSFIELD — Stanley B. Short Jr., of Pittsfield, has announced his candidacy for the House District 106 legislative seat representing Pittsfield, Clinton and Detroit.  A Maine native with a broad business perspective including labor union, management, and business owner experience, he was educated in the Fairfield… Read More
    BANGOR – Pianist Jenny Q Chai brings a blend of contemporary and classical music with a message to Husson University’s Gracie Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 1, with an abbreviated hour-long concert at 1 p.m. and the full-length program at 7 p.m. “Ms. Chai titled this multimedia… Read More
    ELLSWORTH—Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen communities are encouraged to apply to the Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program. The Statewide Fund supports organizations pursuing multi-county projects and organizations in Kennebec and Sagadahoc counties, which currently do not have their own… Read More
    ELLSWORTH—Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen  communities are encouraged to apply to the Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program. A volunteer committee of Piscataquis County residents reviews grants and makes recommendations for funding. The deadline for applying is Thursday, Feb. 15. Applicants should… Read More
    ELLSWORTH—Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen  communities are encouraged to apply to the Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program. A volunteer committee of Penobscot County residents reviews grants and makes recommendations for funding. The deadline for applying is Thursday, Feb. Read More
    PORTLAND—The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, which covers the entire state of Maine, is taking steps in response to the current widespread cases of influenza by reinstituting a number of precautions during Masses and other celebrations. After reviewing reports from state health authorities (http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/influenza/maineflu/), … Read More
    YORK—Where once stood bank teller transaction stations and customer service desks, Bishop Robert P. Deeley blessed water to purify the walls of a new chapel in York. “May all here today and all those in days to come, who will celebrate your mysteries in this chapel,… Read More
    BREWER — As part of their 2018 End Hunger Campaign, Brewer Federal Credit Union is holding their annual Pasta and Sauce Drive to benefit C.H.E.F.S. Food Cupboard in Holden. People are encouraged to join in by dropping off their donations at one of Brewer FCU’s two… Read More
    Sisters of Mercy make transformational contribution to mark hospital’s centennial Mercy’s work to consolidate operations at its Fore River campus received a significant boost at the hospital’s centennial annual meeting. Sister Jacqueline Marie Kieslich, president of the Northeast Community of the Sisters of Mercy of… Read More