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The Dempsey Challenge set for Oct. 1-2

By melinda Carmichael on July 28, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Simard-Payne Police Memorial Park , 46 Beech Street, Lewiston , Maine For more information: 8669901499; dempseychallenge.org/ LEWISTON — The Dempsey Challenge, set for 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, at …
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Connie Canney

ART OPENING SATURDAY JULY 30th AT THE GOOD LIFE CENTER

By Carolyn Waite on July 28, 2016, at 2:32 p.m.
Saturday, July 30, 2016 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, July 31, 2016 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Aug. …
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Eat in at this turkey supper, or get a meal to take home

on July 28, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill Road, Garland, Maine For more information: 924-6954 GARLAND — A turkey supper will take place 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill Road. The menu will include turkey, vegetables, homemade bread and desserts. …
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Maine Community Foundation wants to hear from Hancock County residents

on July 28, 2016, at 2:22 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Big Cat’s, 163 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, Maine For more information: Eventbrite.com or mainecf.org TRENTON — The Maine Community Foundation will hold a Community Conversation for Hancock County residents 7:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Big Cat’s, 163 Bar Harbor Road. …
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Historical society will hold Poetry in the Garden event

on July 28, 2016, at 2:08 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, Maine For more information: mainehistory.org PORTLAND — Poetry in the Garden, a poetry reading, will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in the Longfellow Garden, at the Maine Historical Society, 489 …
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Author’s book will be launched at Maine Historical Society

on July 28, 2016, at 2 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St, Portland, Maine For more information: mainehistory.org PORTLAND — Paul Ledman, author of “Walking Through History: Portland, Maine, on Foot,” will be the guest at a reception to launch his book at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, …
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Blue Hill students will take part in 16th annual Deer Isle Jazz Festival

on July 28, 2016, at 1:52 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Stonington Opera House, Stonington, Maine For more information: operahousearts.org STONINGTON — Opera House Arts will celebrate the 16th edition of its annual Deer Isle Jazz Festival with shows at 7 p.m. Friday …
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52nd Bowdoin International Music Festival in its final week, July 29-Aug. 5

on July 28, 2016, at 1:36 p.m.
BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin International Music Festival is now in the sixth and final week of its 52nd season. Program highlights include Beethoven and Brahms, works by contemporary composer Joan Tower, and performances by Yong Hi Moon, Keiko Ying, Kurt Muroki, Susie Park and the Jupiter Quartet. The season finale will …
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Mark Googins

Verrill Dana Partner Contributes to American Bar Association’s Commercial Lending Law, Maine Chapter

By Verrill Dana on July 28, 2016, at 1:36 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine (July 28, 2016) – Verrill Dana Partner, Mark Googins, recently co-authored the Maine chapter of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Commercial Lending Law, Second Edition: A Jurisdiction-by-Jurisdiction Guide to U.S. and Canadian Law. The guide was updated to include all 50 states in the U.S. and Canada, as …
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Forest Hills High School class of 2016 gives to community

on July 28, 2016, at 1:11 p.m.
JACKMAN — The Forest Hills High School class of 2106 decided to award the final balance in its account to the Forest Hills Music Program and to the Jackman Regional Community Association. Each group received more than $1,000. The music program will use its award to purchase, repair and maintain musical …
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Tour de Farms XVII registration now open

on July 28, 2016, at 1:04 p.m.
WISCASSET — Registration for the 17 Tour de Farms bicycle ride is open and may be completed at morrisfarm.org.  The event, hosted by the Morris Farm in Wiscasset, celebrates the land, farms, and people that provide local produce to the region. The ride will take place Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning and ending at the Morris Farm. The event …
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A Special Evening with George Mitchell

By swhplibrary on July 28, 2016, at 12:57 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Southwest Harbor Public Library, 338 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-244-7065; swharbor.lib.me.us SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Former Sen. George Mitchell will speak about his memoir, “The Negotiator: Reflections on an American Life,” at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, …
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Summer Nights concert set for Aug. 4 in Belfast

on July 28, 2016, at 12:55 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: The Belfast Common, Belfast, Maine For more information: 322-7123 BELFAST — Belfast Summer Nights: Vicky Andres and Max McFarland, and People of Earth, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, The Belfast Common. Free. Bring your own seating. Dogs will not be allowed in the concert area. For …
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The Maine Trail Crew working on the Appalachian Trail at White Cap Mountain

Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund’s $20,000 Grant Helps Maine Appalachian Trail Club Address Critical Trail Maintenance

By Broadreach Public Relations on July 28, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – A $20,000 grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund (MOHF) awarded to the Maine Appalachian Trail Club (MATC) is helping fund critically-needed trail improvements along a popular stretch of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. Members of MATC’s Maine Trail Crew are working at two exceptionally wild, remote …
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Young readers acting out their favorite books.

Summer Reading Showtime – The Movie!

By swhplibrary on July 28, 2016, at 12:36 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Southwest Harbor Public Library, 338 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-244-7065; swharbor.lib.me.us All are invited to the Southwest Harbor Public Library for the red carpet event of the season – the world premiere of Summer Reading Showtime …
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Lego Master Model Builder Megan Quigley to Throw Out First Pitch & Conduct Live Build at Sea Dogs Game on August 28th

By Courtney Megliola on July 28, 2016, at 12:24 p.m.
On Sunday. August 28 at 1:00 pm, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston Master Model Builder Megan Quigley will throw out the first pitch at the Portland Sea Dogs game vs. Trenton. In addition, Megan will conduct a live baseball-themed build on the concourse during the game where visitors can assist with …
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Fall league of ice hockey starts Aug. 29 in Brewer

on July 28, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
BREWER — Penobscot Ice Arena in Brewer is running a Fall 3 on 3 hockey league for Mite, Squirt, Pee-Wee/Bantam Brackets. This is a fast pace “skill-based” league played cross ice. Players get increased puck touches, team play, have to think very fast, and goaltenders see a lot of shots. There will be …
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Why Libraries Matter in the Digital Age

By swhplibrary on July 28, 2016, at 12:12 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 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 John Palfrey will discuss his book, BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google at the Southwest Harbor Public Library Tuesday …
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Warren Bishop Memorial Run Aug. 27 at Hampden

on July 28, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
HAMPDEN — The Warren Bishop Memorial Run and Fun Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, on the new Reeds Brook Trails. The run is 3.1 miles and the fun run/walk is 1.5 miles. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the new Hampden Academy, where registration forms are …
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Rep. Arthur “Archie” Verow, D-Brewer, left, congratulates Alex Reardon of Brewer on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Alex’s Court of Honor was held Tues., July 26, at the First Congregational Church of Brewer.

Alex Reardon of Brewer achieves rank of Eagle Scout

By Amy Sylvester on July 28, 2016, at 11:51 a.m.
Alex Reardon of Brewer was honored Tuesday for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. The longtime Boy Scout Troop 1 member was congratulated by Rep. Arthur “Archie” Verow, D-Brewer, and other community members at a Court of Honor held at the First Congregational Church of Brewer. The rank of Eagle …