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Father’s day Steam Train Rides

By Annie Baron on May 28, 2015, at 1:29 p.m.
Sunday, June 21, 2015 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: WW & F Railway, 97 Cross Road, Alna, Maine For more information: 207-882-4193; wwfry.org In celebration of Father’s Day weekend, steam trains depart the Museum grounds at Sheepscot at: 10 AM • 11 AM • 12:30 PM • 1:30 PM …
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Brewer High School Spring Concert

By brady harris on May 28, 2015, at 12:50 p.m.
Sunday, May 31, 2015 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Brewer Performing Arts Center, 92 Pendleton St, Brewer, Maine For more information: 207 200-5447; brewerperformingarts.com The Brewer High School spring concert will be held on Sunday, May 31st at 2pm at the Brewer Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature …
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Brewer Youth Theatre Presents “Pippin”

By brady harris on May 28, 2015, at 12:44 p.m.
Friday, May 29, 2015 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Saturday, May 30, 2015 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Brewer Performing Arts Center, 92 Pendleton St, Brewer, Maine For more information: 207 200-5447; brewerperformingarts.com Brewer Youth Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical “Pippin”, Friday & Saturday, May 29-30 at 7:00 p.m. …
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Screening of documentary ‘The Ghosts of Jeju Island’ June 3

on May 28, 2015, at 12:39 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — Maine filmmaker Regis Tremblay will screen his award winning documentary “The Ghosts of Jeju Island” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, at the First Universalist Church, 354 Broadway. The film describes the people of Gangjeong Village in South Korea and their struggle to resist the construction of …
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‘Good News Club’ author Stewart to talk about new book

on May 28, 2015, at 12:29 p.m.
Sunday, May 31, 2015 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 69 Winthrop St., Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-619-0647 AUGUSTA, Maine — Katherine Stewart, author of “The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children,” will speak noon-1 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at the Unitarian Universalist …
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Yard and bake sale at Second Congregational in Brewer

on May 28, 2015, at 12:21 p.m.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Second Congregational Church, 607 Main St., Brewer, Maine BREWER, Maine — A yard sale and bake sale will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at Second Congregational Church, 607 Main St. Luncheon Available. This post was contributed by a community member. …
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Annual Perennial Plant Sale June 6

By Laurie Cartier on May 28, 2015, at 12:19 p.m.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Unitarial Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-7009; uubangor.org The Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor is holding its annual plant sale featuring local perennials, annuals, vegetables, house plants, and more! The sale will take …
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Peaceable Kingdom Day Camp June 22-26

on May 28, 2015, at 12:10 p.m.
BLUE HILL, Maine — Peaceable Kingdom Day Camp: Mornings, Monday-Friday June 22-26, for children ages 5-10 (kids older than 10 can be helpers), at First Congregational Church, Blue Hill. Indoor and outdoor art, music, and nature activities. No fee, donations welcome. Info, contact Wendy Ritger by June 15 at bhcongo@yahoo.com …
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Portion of Route 161 to be reconstructed beginning June 1

on May 28, 2015, at 11:32 a.m.
CARIBOU, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will be fully reconstructing a portion of Route 161 just north of the Caribou-Fort Fairfield town line beginning on Monday, June 1. The project begins 0.81 of a mile north of the Caribou-Fort Fairfield town line and extends northwest for 4.01 miles to the Aroostook …
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Emergency closure of one lane on I-295 due to culvert failure

on May 28, 2015, at 11:26 a.m.
RICHMOND, Maine — Due to a culvert failure, an emergency closure of one lane on I-295 northbound is beginning Thursday, May 28, at mile 46 northbound. Maine Department of Transportation said in a press release the lane closure will be approximately 1,500 feet in length. It is anticipated the closure will be in …
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BBCH and Ronald McDonald House celebrate 20 Years

on May 28, 2015, at 11:16 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center and the Ronald McDonald House are celebrating their 20th anniversary in a partnership that has provided care for children and their families representing every county in Maine, much of New Hampshire and many other states and countries. The Ronald …
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Local Author Brenda Buchanan to Speak at Westbrook Library June 4

By Brenda Buchanan on May 28, 2015, at 11:07 a.m.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main Street, Westbrook, Maine For more information: 207-837-0262; brendabuchananwrites.com WESTBROOK, Maine — Portland lawyer Brenda Buchanan, whose debut mystery Quick Pivot was released last month, will be speaking about the book on Thursday, June 4 at …
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Car Wash, Nail Trimming Clinic & Bake Sale to benefit the Thomaston Dog Park!

By Julie Corcoran on May 28, 2015, at 11:07 a.m.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Car Wash, Nail Trimming Clinic & Bake Sale to benefit the Thomaston Dog Park!, 149 Park Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: facebook.com/events/428687707302177/ Park Street Car Wash and Ferraiolo Construction have generously offered to sponsor our next fundraising event. Stop …
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Fun with Animals Adventure

By Patti Montana on May 28, 2015, at 11:05 a.m.
Monday, July 27, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tuesday, July 28, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Dover Foxcroft Municipal Building , 48 Morton Ave, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-989-7474 x314; girlscoutsofmaine.org/ Join us for three fun-filled days of adventure …
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Death Cafe

By swhplibrary on May 28, 2015, at 10:45 a.m.
Monday, June 8, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Southwest Harbor Public Library, 338 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-244-7065; swharbor.lib.me.us Many people recognize that we live in a death denying culture and that we can live more fully if we embrace the fact that death …
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Dog Ears at the Brewer Public Library

By Katie Conner on May 28, 2015, at 10:33 a.m.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, June 10, 2015 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, June 17, 2015 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, June 24, 2015 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Brewer Public Library, 100 South Main St., Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-989-7943; brewermaine.gov/library Each Wednesday …
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Easter Seals Maine adds mental health counseling to services

on May 28, 2015, at 10:28 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Easter Seals Maine has added mental health counseling to its menu of services. For nearly a decade in Maine, Easter Seals Maine has served the community with a wide range of services, from early intervention for children with disabilities, to case management, to an all inclusive preschool (the …
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Touch, Caring and Cancer Online Program Offered Through June 30

By Kathy Dion on May 28, 2015, at 10:21 a.m.
The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing will offer the “Touch, Caring and Cancer” online program through June 30. The program provides detailed instruction by leading experts in cancer support and massage to those who want to gain new confidence and satisfaction in caring for loved ones impacted …
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The Winter House

By swhplibrary on May 28, 2015, at 10:01 a.m.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Southwest Harbor Public Library, 338 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-244-7065; swharbor.lib.me.us Dr. Joan MacCracken will be at Southwest Harbor Public Library Tuesday evening, June 9, 5:30 to discuss her book, The Winter House. The Winter House …
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COME SPRING BUS TOUR TICKETS GO ON SALE

By Alison Metcalfe on May 28, 2015, at 9:51 a.m.
Tickets are now on sale for Union Historical Society’s annual Come Spring Bus Tour, which is part of the town’s Founders Day celebrations. The tour departs from the Old Town House on Town House Road at 5:30 p.m. on Friday July 17. Tickets are priced at $12.00 and the tour …
 
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