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First Friday Art Walk set for Aug. 1, Inmate art to be Featured

By Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce on July 31, 2014, at 8:05 a.m.
MACHIAS, Maine — Students in the art program at Down East Correctional Facility will be the featured artists at the August First Friday Art Walk reception at the gallery in the Machias Bay Chamber of Commerce. Of the many wonderful artists exhibited at the Chamber gallery over the past year, …
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Classics: At The Barn

By Alan Wittenberg on July 31, 2014, at 7:04 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Surry Concert Barn, 8 Cross Rd, Surry, ME For more information: 2076671308; surryartsatthebarn.com Classical Concert – Vocal and Instrumental. Debbie Riley, Claude Dupuy and Alan Wittenberg This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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MAIN's Outstanding Community Dedication Award winner Tom Grogan with MAIN leader, Kandie Desell

MAIN’s Outstanding Community Dedication Award

By Kandie Desell on July 30, 2014, at 9:25 p.m.
Recently, Maine Association of Interdependent Neighborhoods (MAIN) presented Tom Grogan, their ” Outstanding Community Dedication Award”. Tom Grogan has been married to his wife LyAnn for 29 years, they have two children. Tom has worked in human services for many years and as a college instructor In 2009 Tom graduated …
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19 tons of steam powered glory, the restored Lombard Log Hauler shoots steam above the trees at the Maine Forest and Logging Museum in Bradley

Heavy Metal, Men and Their Machines, Black Smith Round Up!

By Karen Robertson on July 30, 2014, at 8:14 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Maine Forest and Logging Museum, 54 Government Road, Bradley, Maine For more information: 207-974-6278; LeonardsMills.com 19 tons of steam powered glory come to life at Leonards Mills Saturday, August 16th as the restored 1910 Lomabard Log hauler celebrates its grand …
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Ashley Bryan holds his print, “Sally Tea Cup” created for an upcoming compendium volume published by the London Children’s Museum.

Ashley Bryan show shines with COA assistance

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 30, 2014, at 5:08 p.m.
College of the Atlantic alumni, faculty design exhibit for celebrated Islesford artist ISLESFORD, Maine — An exhibit for one of Maine’s most celebrated artists was designed and conceptualized with the help of College of the Atlantic alumni and faculty. “A Visit with Ashley Bryan,” on display at Acadia National Park’s …
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Calais Readies for 41st Annual International Homecoming Festival

By Jayna Smith on July 30, 2014, at 3:40 p.m.
Crafters, artisans, consultants, organizations, and the like are invited to take part in the Arts and Craft Fair as part of the 41st Annual International Homecoming Festival. This Arts and Craft Fair event will be held along Calais’ beautiful Riverfront Walkway on Sunday, August 10th. In addition to this event, …
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Dr. John Lowery

Mercy Yarmouth Primary Care welcomes Dr. Lowery to staff

Bangor Daily News on July 30, 2014, at 3:37 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – With the continued high demand for primary care services, Mercy Health Care System of Maine has announced that John Lowery, DO, Ph.D., has been named the newest primary care physician at Mercy Yarmouth Primary Care. Located on Route One in Yarmouth, this office is one of nine Mercy Primary …
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Mayo Practice Associates gets natural recognition

Bangor Daily News on July 30, 2014, at 3:27 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced that two Mayo Practice Associates sites – Dover-Foxcroft Family Medicine of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo Family Practice of Milo – have both received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical …
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Weight limit posted on Mackworth Island Bridge

Bangor Daily News on July 30, 2014, at 2:54 p.m.
FALMOUTH, Maine —  The Mackworth Island Bridge over Casco Bay in Falmouth will have a posted weight limit of 10 tons beginning on Thursday, July 31, according to Maine Department of Transportation.Access to the Mackworth Island trails public parking lot for light-vehicle traffic is not affected by the 10-ton weight restriction. However, …
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10th Annual RIDE FOR LIFE

By Roberta on July 30, 2014, at 2:50 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Beth c. Wright Cancer Resource Center, 23 Commerce Park, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-664-0339; www,bethwrightcancercenter.org The 10th Annual RIDE FOR LIFE benefits the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center and enables us to serve people and their families dealing …
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Explore Maine’s Seaweeds on August 14

By Becky Kolak on July 30, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Green Point Preserve, Birch Point Road, West Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/summer-explorations-2 WEST BATH- The public is invited to discover Maine’s diverse seaweeds at the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust’s (KELT) third Summer Exploration on August 14. From 9am …
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Wine Tasting to Benefit Jesup Memorial Library

By Linda Rooney on July 30, 2014, at 2:27 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: House Wine, 227 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org House Wine is hosting a fundraiser for Bar Harbor’s Jesup Memorial Library. No cover charge. A portion of all sales made that evening will benefit the library. …
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Author Event – William N. Thorndike Jr.

By Linda Rooney on July 30, 2014, at 2:25 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Mr. Thorndike will discuss & sign copies of “The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success,” an influential book which has …
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Summer Reading Program Wrap-Up Party

By Linda Rooney on July 30, 2014, at 2:16 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org The Jesup Memorial Library’s “Fizz, Boom, Read!” summer reading program wraps up with a party, including refreshments, games, and rewards for kids who’ve completed their …
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Harvard scholar to discuss benefits of Recreational Circus Programs on Youth

By Hillary Webb on July 30, 2014, at 2:14 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Recreational training in circus arts can lead to improvements in physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development, says Jacqueline Davis, Ed.M., a Harvard educated scholar and member of the advisory board of Portland’s Circus Conservatory of America. D Davis will visit Portland, Maine, on Aug. 7 and 8, to …
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Using Worms in Composting

By Linda Rooney on July 30, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about worms! This program, co-sponsored by Bar Harbor Garden Club, will prove fascinating to children as well as to …
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Art Sale Fundraiser to Benefit Jesup Memorial Library

By Linda Rooney on July 30, 2014, at 2:10 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eclipse Gallery, 12 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Eclipse Gallery hosts a fundraising event for the Jesup during 1st Friday’s Art Walk, featuring local artist Barbara Entzminger’s unique Thumb Prints. Proceeds will go to …
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Joel Rogers receives ACHCA’s Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award

By Jennifer Blake on July 30, 2014, at 2:10 p.m.
FALMOUTH, Maine – The American College of Health Care Administrators honored Joel Rogers, administrator of Falmouth by the Sea, with the 2014 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The leadership award was celebrated during the awards luncheon at ACHCA’s 48th Annual Convocation and Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada. A total of 276 …
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Merrimack Mortgage opens new branch in Camden

By Anita Wolcott on July 30, 2014, at 2:04 p.m.
CAMDEN, Maine – Merrimack Mortgage Company, Inc is pleased to announce that they have opened a new office in Camden, Maine, NMLS 1206948. This is Merrimack Mortgage Company’s fourth branch in Maine; current branches include Portland, Augusta, and Bangor. Joining the company at this new location are Co-Branch Managers and Loan …
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Author Event – Colleen Miniuk-Sperry, “Photographing Acadia National Park”

By Linda Rooney on July 30, 2014, at 2:04 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Photographer Colleen J. Miniuk-Sperry, 3-time Artist-in-Residence at Acadia Nat’l Park, will share her vast knowledge of both photography and ANP at an author talk and …
 
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