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Saint Joseph’s College names 2016 commencement and student speakers, honorary degrees

on May 03, 2016, at 11:59 a.m.
STANDISH, Maine — Saint Joseph’s College will hold its 2016 Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, with Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish of Toronto,  a Palestinian physician and an internationally recognized human rights and inspirational peace activist, as keynote speaker. Dr. Abuelaish was born and raised in the Jabalia Refugee Camp in …
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Dr. Yelena Grinberg, Concert Pianist

By Cheri Robbins on May 03, 2016, at 11:58 a.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: BMLL Performance Hall, 49 South Street, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5454; bagaducemusic.org The Bagaduce Music Lending Library Presents The Art of Variations, Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:00pm at the BMLL Performance Hall, 49 South Street in Blue Hill. …
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Maine Maritime Academy to hold 2016 Commencement on May 7

on May 03, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy will hold its 2016 Commencement at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, at Alexander Field House, graduating 241 students. General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be the keynote speaker. Due to the large number of students in the graduating …
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An advance screening of “The Endless Ends,” a 28-minute, original, student-produced motion picture will take place on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gracie Theatre.

TONIGHT: The Gracie Theatre to Host an Advance Screening of the NESCom Student-Produced Motion Picture “The Endless Ends”

By Eric B. Gordon on May 03, 2016, at 11:17 a.m.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: The Gracie Theatre at Husson University, 1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-941-7888; gracietheatre.com This Drama is the First Original NESCom Production Not Based on a Story by a Noted Author BANGOR, MAINE – May 3, 2014 – …
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Relay For Life of Penobscot team meeting at Old Town High School

By Joy Sinclair on May 03, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Old Town High School, 203 Stillwater Avenue, Old Town, ME For more information: relayforlife.org/penobscotme The Relay For Life of Penobscot County Event Leadership Team is having a team meeting – open to all folks interested in Relay or taking part …
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Kids’ Art Show and Concert

By Melinda Rice on May 03, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Young musicians and artists will be at the Jesup Memorial Library to showcase their talents on Saturday, May 7. First at 11 a.m. come to …
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Mayo Regional Hospital and Pine Tree Hospice Pair Up for 2016 Golf Open

By Jane Stitham on May 03, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Foxcroft Golf Club, 84 Foxcroft Center Rd., Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-4346; pinetreehospice.org Maine golfers squeeze every bit of time on the golf course from the calendar year they possibly can. In a good year, that runs between May …
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Antarctica Talk at the Jesup Memorial Library

By Melinda Rice on May 03, 2016, at 11:13 a.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 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 Dr. Sean Todd has spent the last fifteen years visiting Antarctica as a guest scientist, naturalist and lecturer aboard expedition cruise vessels. Learn more about …
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Yard and bake sale May 7 at Milford church

on May 03, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Milford Congregational Church, 126 Main St., Milford, Maine MILFORD, Maine — A yard and bake sale will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Milford Congregational Church, 126 Main St. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit …
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Ethan Annis gets ready for the 2016 Golf Open

Mayo Regional Hospital and Pine Tree Hospice Pair Up for 2016 Golf Open

By Jane Stitham on May 03, 2016, at 11:03 a.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Foxcroft Golf Club, 84 Foxcroft Center Rd., Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-4346; pinetreehospice.org Maine golfers squeeze every bit of time on the golf course from the calendar year they possibly can. In a good year, that runs between May …
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Mayo Regional Hospital and Pine Tree Hospice Pair Up for 2016 Golf Open

By Jane Stitham on May 03, 2016, at 10:57 a.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Foxcroft Golf Club, 84 Foxcroft Center Rd., Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-4346; pinetreehospice.org Maine golfers squeeze every bit of time on the golf course from the calendar year they possibly can. In a good year, that runs between May …
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Lauren Potter

John Bapst sophomore advances to national level of History Day contest

on May 03, 2016, at 10:57 a.m.
GLENBURN, Maine — After months of research and success at a statewide competition, Lauren M. Potter, a sophomore at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, will proceed to the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest, held in June at the University of Maryland. Each year more than half a million …
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13th Annual Down East Spring Birding Festival

By Mandy Skinner on May 03, 2016, at 10:50 a.m.
Friday, May 27, 2016 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, May 28, 2016 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, May 29, 2016 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.Monday, May 30, 2016 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, Maine For more information: 207-733-2233, ext 330; …
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DOT to rebuild section of Pleasant Hill Road in Sabattus

on May 03, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
SABATTUS, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will reconstruct 0.42 of a mile of Pleasant Hill Road in Sabattus that has deteriorated, as well as repair a slope failure along the westerly side of the road beginning on Wednesday, May 4. A detour route will follow Route 9 to …
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Brewer Garden and Bird Club to meet May 18

on May 03, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Brewer Auditorium, 203 State St., Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-989-1083 BREWER, Maine — The next meeting of the Brewer Garden & Bird Club will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Brewer Auditorium, 203 State St.  Ellen S. Gibson …
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ALAMO THEATER PRESENTS TALK ON HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS AND FILM OF BUCKSPORT

By Penobscot Marine Museum on May 03, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Alamo Theatre, 85 Main Street, Bucksport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2529 ext. 210; penobscotmarinemuseum.org (Searsport, Maine) Historic photographs and vintage film footage of Bucksport from the late 19th and early 20th centuries will be presented by Penobscot Marine Museum’s Kevin …
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Winterport Woman’s Club spring plant sale May 21

on May 03, 2016, at 10:10 a.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Winterport Fire Station, Main Street, Winterport, Maine WINTERPORT, Maine — Winterport Woman’s Club, General Federation of Women’s Clubs, will hold its spring plant sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Winterport Fire Station on Main Street. There will …
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Giant yard and bake sale May 14 at Hammond Street church

on May 03, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Congregational Church, Corner of High and Hammond streets, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-4381 BANGOR, Maine — A giant yard and bake sale, including a silent auction, will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Hammond …
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From left to right: David Armistead, principal & academic dean joins Abigail Bowman, as she accepts the Julia Clukey Courage Award from Olympian Julia Clukey.

Olympian Julia Clukey presents Courage Award to Abigail Bowman at John Bapst High School

on May 03, 2016, at 9:29 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Olympian Julia Clukey shared her “Julia Inspires” presentation on Monday, May 2, with the more than 400 students in attendance at John Bapst Memorial High School. As part of the assembly, Clukey encouraged students to find their passion, create a plan and go after their dreams. Following the …
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Eric Hopkins Portland Art Gallery Solo Closes— Matthew Russ’ Show To Open May 5.

By chriskast on May 03, 2016, at 9:03 a.m.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Portland Art Gallery, 154 Middle Street, Portland , Maine For more information: 207-956-7105; artcollectormaine.com Emma Wilson, Managing Director of Art Collector Maine announced today that the Portland Art Gallery’s first show featuring the work of artist Eric Hopkins has closed …