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From left to right: Rep. Karleton Ward, Rebekah Noble and her daughter Helaina Winslow, and Olympian Julia Clukey.

Helaina Winslow Receives Julia Clukey Courage Award

on May 24, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
DEDHAM, Maine — -Olympian Julia Clukey reached more than 100 students as part of her new “Julia Inspires” campaign when she spoke Monday, May 23, to students at the Dedham School. As part of the assembly, Clukey encouraged students to find their passion, create a plan and go after their dreams. After the …
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Garland Grange to hold contradance on June 10

on May 24, 2016, at 12:03 p.m.
Friday, June 10, 2016 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill Road, Garland, Maine GARLAND, Maine — Contradance with caller John McIntire and live music by Some Reel People, 7-10 p.m. Friday, June 10, Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill Road. All dances taught. Admission $5 for …
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Good Shepard Food Mobile visits Little River Church in Belfast

By Curt Edgerly on May 24, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Little River Food Pantry FOOD MOBILE, 259 Northport Ave (Route 1), Belfast, Maine For more information: 207 636-0206 BELFAST, Maine — The Good Shepard Food Mobile Truck will be available 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, at The Little River Food Pantry at …
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Mike Miclon's Early Evening Show

Mike Miclon’s Early Evening Show

By Ian Bannon on May 24, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Rd, South Paris, ME For more information: 207-743-8452; CelebrationBarn.com A hilarious late night TV show spoof. The shows wild improvisations, surprise guests and audience interactions have made it the longest running variety show in …
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Another Successful Fundraiser for the Teen & Young Parent Program

By Activity_Coordinator on May 24, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
ROCKPORT — The Teen and Young Parent Program held their Silent Auction, Dessert and Dance featuring Mid Life Crisis on Friday, April 29th at the Farmstead Event Center in Rockport. The Governing Board of Directors would like to thank the following sponsors for making this event possible: Viking Lumber, Rock …
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5th Annual Sea Dog JMG Golf Tournament Fundraiser

By Lisa813 on May 24, 2016, at 11:30 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Val Halla Golf Course, 60 Val Halla Rd, Cumberland, Maine For more information: 207-620-7180; birdeasepro.com/jmgseadog2016 TEEING IT UP FOR MAINE KIDS—PLAY FORE EDUCATION! 7:30 registration 8:30 start time Grab your clubs for the 5th Annual Sea Dog JMG Golf Tournament. …
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Restorative Justice Training to be Held in Belfast

By Tim O'Donnell on May 24, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: St Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 95 Court St, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-2742; rjpmidcoast.org The Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast (RJP) is seeking stable, compassionate, and resourceful mentors for the populations we serve: youth (both male and female) who …
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Volunteer with KELT to help complete a new trail at Morse Pond Preserve

on May 24, 2016, at 11:12 a.m.
Saturday, May 28, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, June 11, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Morse Pond Preserve, Seguinland Road, Georgetown , Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org GEORGETOWN, Maine — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is undertaking a trail expansion project at Morse Pond Preserve in …
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Maine Coastal Mapping Initiative to use sonar technology to locate submerged power cables

on May 24, 2016, at 11:02 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Coastal Mapping Initiative is teaming up with the cities of Biddeford and Saco to find several abandoned submerged power cables and other marine debris that threatens to impede plans to dredge the upper portion of the Saco River. …
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Abbe Museum Annual Meeting Announced

By Heather Anderson on May 24, 2016, at 10:55 a.m.
Friday, June 3, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3519; abbemuseum.org/calendar/june.html BAR HARBOR, ME — The Abbe Museum, the first and only Smithsonian Affiliate in the state of Maine, will host its 2016 Annual Meeting on Friday, …
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KELT Work Days for Trail Expansion at Morse Pond Preserve

By Becky Kolak on May 24, 2016, at 10:54 a.m.
Saturday, May 28, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, June 11, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Morse Pond Preserve, ~1.1 mile south of the intersection of Seguinland Rd. and Rte. 127, Georgetown, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/upcoming-trail-work-days GEORGETOWN- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is undertaking a …
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Orland holds Dam Forum

By Cheri Domina on May 24, 2016, at 10:25 a.m.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Orland Community Center, Schoolhouse Road, Orland, Maine For more information: 207 469-3749; orlandfutures.blogspot.com/ The Orland Village Dam public forum will be held Wednesday, June 1, 6-8 pm at the Orland Community Center. Biologists and engineers will present the results of …
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Dunlap announces winners of 2016 Maine Constitution Essay and Poster Contest

on May 24, 2016, at 10:24 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap has announced the names of the winners of the 2016 Maine Constitution Essay and Poster Contest. The annual contest allows Maine students from grades K through 12 to participate, with older students submitting essays regarding the Maine Constitution, voting and democracy; and younger …
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Portland Psychiatrist Earns National Recognition for WMPG’s Safe Space Radio

By Maggie Murphy on May 24, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
PORTLAND — Psychiatrist Dr. Anne Hallward has been named the 2016 recipient of the American Women in Psychiatry’s Jeanne M. Spurlock Social Justice Award. The national award recognizes the outstanding work of one psychiatrist on behalf of marginalized people to tell their stories, improve their lives and advocate for their …
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Free community breakfast on Memorial Day

on May 24, 2016, at 10:16 a.m.
Monday, May 30, 2016 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Chestnut Street Baptist Church, 29 Chestnut St., Camden, Maine For more information: 207-542-0360 CAMDEN, Maine — Chestnut Street Baptist Church will offer a free Memorial Day community breakfast, 6:30-9 a.m. Monday, May 30, at the church, 29 Chestnut St. For …
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Veazie Congregational Church Rhubarb Festival

By Bonnie Higgins on May 24, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State Street, Veazie, Maine For more information: 207-947-0458 June 4th, 2016 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1404 State Street, Veazie, Maine It’s rhubarb season and the Veazie Church is holding its 1st Annual Rhubarb Festival. Strawberry-rhubarb …
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Trolling For Troops event to offer veterans day of fishing and relaxation

on May 24, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.
NAPLES, Maine — Cabela’s in Scarborough, Snug Harbor Guide Service, and the Wounded Heroes Program of Maine have partnered for the first Trolling For Troops event to be held May 25, at the Sebago Lake State Park in Naples. Each year, Cabela’s Retail Store in Scarborough, Snug Harbor Guide Service, and the …
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A sampling of the diverse array of items on offer through Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Spring Online Timed Auction - May 24 - June 7

Variety Rules for Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Spring Online Timed Auction – May 24 – June 7

By Carol Achterhof on May 24, 2016, at 9:38 a.m.
THOMASTON, ME: From May 24 through June 7, an amazing diversity of decorative and collectible items, all with modest opening bids, will be on offer in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Spring 2016 Online Timed Auction. This 556-lot auction will include over 130 lots of original paintings and prints; large collections …
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Gov. LePage’s next ‘town hall’ to be May 25 in Bangor

on May 24, 2016, at 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: William S. Cohen School, 304 Garland St., Bangor, Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul R. LePage will hold his next town hall 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at William S. Cohen School, 304 Garland St. in Bangor, where he will deliver remarks about …
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Lubec Market full of vendors to open for season on May 28

on May 24, 2016, at 9:16 a.m.
LUBEC, Maine — Lubec Market will open for its fifth season, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 28, on Water Street, opposite the Peacock factory. There are at least 15 vendors selling fresh vegetables, homemade soup, jewelry, breads, soaps, art, goat cheese, seedlings, perennials, and more. Musicians are invited to come join the …