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