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UMaine Extension Discusses Nutrition Concerns for Older Americans

By Tara Wood on Sept. 18, 2014, at 10:05 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Calais Free Library, 9 Union Street, Calais, Maine For more information: 207-255-3345 University of Maine Cooperative Extension registered dietitian and nutritionist Alan Majka will give a free presentation on nutrition concerns for older Americans Thursday, Oct. 23, 10-11 a.m., at …
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Bishop Deeley to celebrate Red Mass Sept. 26 in Portland

on Sept. 18, 2014, at 10:02 a.m.
 PORTLAND, Maine — Bishop Robert P. Deeley, J.C.D., will serve as the principal celebrant and homilist at the Red Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland. Judges, lawyers, canonists, government officials, and people of all faiths are invited to attend the annual …
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Fifth annual Deacon Assembly set for Sept. 20 in Brewer

on Sept. 18, 2014, at 9:38 a.m.
BREWER, Maine — Bishop Robert P. Deeley will install 15 candidates for the diaconate to the Ministry of Lector during a special Mass at the fifth annual Deacon Assembly 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. Joseph Church in Brewer. In the second year of a five-year preparation program, …
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Gospel singers to be at arts and crafts fair in Presque Isle

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 18, 2014, at 9:31 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Arts and Crafts Fair, 84 Mechanic St., Presque Isle PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Gospel singers Caroll and Brenda Farley of Woodland will sing 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, …
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The Maine Beehive is having its 2nd open house!

By Antje Roitzsch on Sept. 18, 2014, at 8:41 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: The Maine Beehive, 243 Commercial St. , Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-236-3111; The Maine Beehive (243 Commercial Street, Rockport), is launching it’s second open house Friday, October 3rd from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Free 15 minute consultations …
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Event organizers for the upcoming Take Flight event coming to the Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle on October 4 gather in front of the Coca Cola building in the Skyway Industrial Park near the Northern Maine Regional Airport with the 1,000 empty bottles that will be used for a most unique prize draw.  Five lucky event attendees will win a round trip ticket from Presque Isle to Boston courtesy of PenAir as a result of the PenAir and Coca-Cola Great Bottle Dive.  
Helping to coordinate the event are (left to right) Theresa Fowler, executive director of the Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce; Scott Wardwell, director of the Northern Maine Regional Airport; Tony Phillips, general manager of Coca Cola in northern Maine; Ellen Nickerson, manager for PenAir in Presque Isle; and Benjamin Everett, supervisor for TAMC Crown Emergency Care.

Take Flight event returns to Northern Maine Regional Airport on October 4th with even more attractions and activity

By TAMC Communication and Development on Sept. 18, 2014, at 7:35 a.m.
Aroostook County – Excitement is building for the return of an event that drew more than 3,000 people to the Northern Maine Regional Airport last fall. Take Flight – a free activity that is part air show, part community festival, part recognition of the economic development benefit the airport brings …
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Maine Food Strategy Attends and Presents at the Common Ground Country Fair

By Susan Tompkins on Sept. 18, 2014, at 6:23 a.m.
Portland, Maine (September 18, 2014) – The Maine Food Strategy is pleased to participate in the Common Ground Country Fair, a popular Maine fall tradition hosted by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. Look for the MFS booth in the Agriculture Demonstration Tent from Friday, September 19 through September …
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Jeff Kline kicks off fall 2014 SPArC series, Sept. 25, at SJC

By David Svenson on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:43 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Saint Joseph's College, Harold Alfond Hall, 278 Whites Bridge Road, Standish, Maine For more information: 207-893-7723; Hosted by Saint Joseph’s Art Department, the fall 2014 Speakers, Performers, Artists, and Culture (SPArC) lecture series begins on September 25 when film …
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SJC students explore Maine coast during Environmental Science Semester

By David Svenson on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:33 p.m.
Right now, during the fall 2014 semester, a group of SJC students are taking the entire semester to immerse themselves in Maine’s coastal environment during the College’s first-ever Environmental Science Semester. Led by professors Dr. Johan Erikson and Dr. Greg Teegarden, sophomore and junior marine and environmental science students have …
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Saint Joseph’s College selected to participate in honored White Coat Ceremony

By David Svenson on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:27 p.m.
Saint Joseph’s College’s Department of Nursing has been selected by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to receive funding to pilot a White Coat Ceremony. “We are very excited and honored to be selected to participate in the national pilot White …
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Steel House Pop-up Shop

By Nathan Davis on Sept. 17, 2014, at 5:54 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Steel House, 711 Main St., Rockland, Maine For more information: 678-772-0150; The Steel House will be opening its doors this weekend for its first POP-UP SHOP! This shop will include work …
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Invest in Maine receives $812,823 grant

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 17, 2014, at 5:44 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Economic Development Administration has awarded the Maine International Trade Center and Maine Department of Economic and Community Development a grant in the amount of $812,823 to support the development of the “Invest in Maine” program, which aims to attract foreign investment in the fields of renewable energy, …
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Movie Musical: Gigi

By judy horten on Sept. 17, 2014, at 4:49 p.m.
Bring lunch and watch, or watch again, this delightful musical about a Parisian girl being trained to serve the needs of wealthy men. Free: Register at the Orono Public Library at 866-5060. Free. Co-sponsors: Orono Public Library and Gateway Seniors. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …
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Maine National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 17, 2014, at 4:46 p.m.
EVANSTON, Illinois — The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring. To …
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Tim Doak, facilities engineer at TAMC, and Randy Bacon, manager of imaging services at the hospital, watch while the old MRI unit is removed through an opening that was cut in the wall to accommodate the move.  The equipment was removed earlier this summer to make way for a new Magnetom Espree MRI scanner.

TAMC’s new state-of-the-art MRI Scanner provides greater patient comfort and enhanced technology

By TAMC Communication and Development on Sept. 17, 2014, at 4:43 p.m.
Aroostook County – A newly installed state-of-the-art MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) machine at TAMC will provide County patients with the latest in imaging technology close to home. The new unit, which provides improved image quality for the more than 2,200 MRI scans performed annually at The County’s largest medical center, …
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Talking Books and Books by Mail

By judy horten on Sept. 17, 2014, at 4:41 p.m.
Jim Roy from the Maine State Library will provide information about free large print books mailed directly to people who are visually impaired and the federal Talking Books Program. The Talking Books Program provides free books on special media machines to people who are blind, visually impaired, physically handicapped or …
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Silver Age Yoga

By judy horten on Sept. 17, 2014, at 4:07 p.m.
Holly Twining will teach chair yoga; considered helpful for insomnia, lower back pain, high blood pressure, anxiety and exhaustion. Everyone welcome. 12 sessions, October 22 through November 26. Free. Register at the Orono Public Library: 866-2556. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Leafpeeping and Brunch at the Lucerne inn

By judy horten on Sept. 17, 2014, at 3:55 p.m.
Meet at 9:30am at the Orono Library parking lot to carpool if you like or meet us at the Inn at 10:30. Our fall visit to the lovely Lucerne Inn for a delicious brunch. Magnificent in the autumn. Register at 889-3031. Sponsor: Gateway Seniors. This post was contributed by a …
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All Things Pasta With Trimmings: Community Dinner and Auction

By judy horten on Sept. 17, 2014, at 3:35 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Rd., Orono, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; Join us for a festive dinner and an auction. Delicious cuisine prepared by Gateway Seniors “chefs”. Dinner will include appetizers, baked lasagna, baked ziti, stuffed shells, …
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Brunch Out: Harvest Moon

By judy horten on Sept. 17, 2014, at 3:16 p.m.
Meet other seniors and friends for brunch at the Harvest Moon. Meet in lobby. Register with Norma at 945-5763. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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