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Bill Giordano, local-food coordinator for Maine Windjammer Cruises, arrives at the dock with fresh, locally grown spinach.

Maine Windjammer Cruises Offers New Farm-to-Galley Cruises

By Mimistead on April 23, 2014, at 1:52 p.m.
Visits to coastal farmers markets, a private tour of a sustainable island farm, and meals prepared from locally sourced foods will highlight three farm-to-galley cruises being offered by Maine Windjammer Cruises this summer. The new specialty cruises are part of a company-wide initiative to celebrate and respect the local environment. …
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HOW-TO Festival at Curtis Memorial Library

By Joyce Schmitt on April 23, 2014, at 1:34 p.m.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 2077255242; WANT TO LEARN HOW-TO: TIE A BOW TIE? BREW A PERFECT CUP OF TEA? LATIN DANCE? REFRESH A PIECE OF FURNITURE? PRUNE A TREE? We hope you’ll …
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Jonathan Fisher House Antiques Show

Jonathan Fisher House Antiques Show

By jfh44 on April 23, 2014, at 12:50 p.m.
The Jonathan Fisher House will be holding its 7th annual antiques show at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds on Sat. Aug. 16th: Rte. 172, 1 mile east of Blue Hill Village and 13 miles west of Ellsworth. This outdoor show features dealers from all over New England. Early Buying 8am-9am, $15 …
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Federal grant audit for Maine Fiber Co. closed out

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 12:37 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Maine Fiber Company, owner/operator of Maine’s “Three Ring Binder” fiber optic network, has announced that the final independent audit of its Broadband Technology Opportunities Program project has been completed by the firm of BerryDunn. As required, the audit has been forwarded to the Office of the Inspector General, …
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CMP Community Mitten Drive exceeds goal

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 12:06 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Central Maine Power Company, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, distributed more than 9,500 winter clothing items to 180 schools during its 10th annual Community Mitten Drive, completed last month. The utility partnered with WMTW Channel 8, Tim Hortons restaurants, and Marden’s and Reny’s retail stores in the effort to …
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Penobscot Marine Museum Gala and Auction

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
SEARSPORT, Maine — Penobscot Marine Museum Gala and Auction will be held Saturday evening, July 19. Dinner, dance, silent and live auctions. Details coming later. This year,  John K. Hanson, Jr., founder and publisher of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, and Polly Saltonstall, editor of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors and longtime Penobscot Marine …
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Cash Mob at Penobscot Marine Museum Store

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 11:54 a.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Penobscot Marine Museum Store, 40 East Main St., Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529 SEARSPORT, Maine — Bucksport Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Cash Mob 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Penobscot Marine Museum Store, 40 East …
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Breathing Easy in the Skies: EMMC Respiratory Medicine Begins High Altitude Simulation Test

By emmc on April 23, 2014, at 11:41 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Lung disease often limits options for people who like to travel, forcing them to avoid flights and high-altitude destinations because of respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, confusion, lightheadedness, or loss of consciousness. Now, EMMC can help these patients better determine their risk with a …
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From left to right, pianist Margery Aumann, violinist Susan Ramsey, and cellist Ruth Fogg.

Maine Highlands Classical Trio spring schedule

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 11:35 a.m.
Sunday, April 27, 2014 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Friday, May 2, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Sunday, May 4, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Friday, May 9, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: DOVER-FOXCROFT – The Maine Highlands Classical Trio begins its Spring Tour at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Pittsfield Baptist Church. The …
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Jeremiah’s Corner presentation May 5

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 11:24 a.m.
Monday, May 5, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Methodist Church, 4 Houlton St., Patten, Maine For more information: 207-528-2684   PATTEN, Maine — Jeremiah’s Corner … Addiction Awareness will feature Bill Schilkowski’s testimony and message “Back Then and Now,” scripture readings by Kim Schilkowski, worship music by April Peavey, Anita Willette, and …
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Yard sale May 3 at Bucksport church

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 11:01 a.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St., Bucksport, Maine For more information: 207-469-3333 BUCKSPORT, Maine — A yard sale will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St. Items offered for sale …
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LePage highlights Take Our Daughters/Sons to Work Day

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 10:46 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Thursday, April 24, is recognized nationally as Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Gov. Paul R. LePage is encouraging Mainers to actively participate in bringing children, between the ages of 9 and 15, into the workplace for all or part of the day, according to a press release. LePage will deliver …
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Rave Night Round Two

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.
Friday, April 25, 2014 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Bath Skate Park and Teen Center, 4 Old Brunswick Road, Bath, Maine For more information: BATH, Maine — Rave Night Round Two will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Bath Skate Park and Teen Center, 4 …
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2014 Workers Memorial Day and May Day dinner

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 10:19 a.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — The Western Maine Labor Council will be host to the  2014 Workers’ Memorial Day and May Day Dinner remembering the 22 Maine workers who died on the job in 2013. It will be held Friday, April 25, at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. Socializing starts …
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Dan Mitchell of Bernstein Shur to speak at fraud summit

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 10 a.m.
PORTLAND and AUGUSTA, Maine, and MANCHESTER, N.H. – Dan Mitchell, shareholder and chairman of the Data Security Team at Bernstein Shur, will speak at the Information Security Media Group’s Fraud Summit in San Francisco, Calif., on April 29. Mitchell spoke at the inaugural Fraud Summit in 2013 held in New Jersey and …
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Four luxury bus tours of St. John Valley historic sites are offered during CMA 2014. Included is a traditional Acadian meal.

Four St. John Valley tours offered during CMA 2014

By Don Levesque on April 23, 2014, at 9:58 a.m.
Four tours of the Valley offered during CMA 2014 ST. JOHN VALLEY – Four tours of the St. John Valley are being offered during the 2014 Congrès Mondial Acadien. The CMA 2014 Maine Regional Coordinating Committee and Cyr Bus Lines have teamed up to offer the tours that will leave …
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Environmental Merit Awards given to four Maine recipients

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 9:45 a.m.
 AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho presented the federal Environmental Protection Agency EPA’s annual Environmental Merit Awards to four Maine recipients.“I’m delighted to celebrate Earth Day by recognizing and congratulating Maine’s leaders in environmental stewardship. Maine was well-represented at the EPA’s annual award ceremony this …
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Free Comic Book Day May 3 at Nemo Publishing

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 9:36 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Nemo Publishing has announced it will be celebrating Free Comic Book Day May 3 with Casablanca Comics! Maine comic legend Jay Piscopo (Sea Ghost, Capt’n Eli, Squigglevision, Moonstone Comics) will be on hand to sign books and do free sketches fromNoon until 2 p.m. Free copies of Sea Ghost #1, …
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Pop For Change mobilizes 500-plus volunteers for midcoast charities

Bangor Daily News on April 23, 2014, at 9:14 a.m.
LINCOLNVILLE, Maine — Bettina Doulton and Lani Stiles has announced that their Pop For Change initiative has exceeded its goal of mobilizing 400 volunteers to donate their time to four mid-coast charities. The initiative, which came to be through the reinvention of Cellardoor Winery’s and Megunticook Market’s annual Pop The Cork event, was created to bring …
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Peter Fendler, Raymond Emery of Norton Financial Services Recognized as leaders in the Independent Financial Advisor Industry

By Betta Stothart on April 23, 2014, at 9:08 a.m.
CUMBERLAND, Maine — Norton Financial Services, which offers employer sponsored retirement plans and investment management services to business and individuals, announced today that Peter J. Fendler, President of Norton Financial Services, and Raymond A. Emery, one of Norton’s Chartered Financial Consultants, have been recognized as leaders in their industry by …
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