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TAMC ‘Paints the Town’ and holds open house at North Street Healthcare during Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

By TAMC Communication and Development on Aug. 18, 2014, at 4:53 p.m.
Aroostook County – TAMC is taking part in the celebration of the Crown of Maine Balloon Fest, and the healthcare provider is inviting community members to join in. TAMC is bringing their theme of Paint the Town, which has been featured in their parade entries throughout the summer, to life …
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Free paper shredding event in Scarborough

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 4:02 p.m.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine – Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution will host a free paper shredding event 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at its branch in Scarborough, 41 Gorham Road. The event is free and open to the public. Community members and businesses are encouraged to join the fight against identity theft …
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Tom Paiement: Ongoing Explorations opening Sept. 4

By Peggy Golden on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:59 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-772-2693; greenhutgalleries.com Greenhut Galleries is pleased to announce our upcoming early fall exhibition, Ongoing Explorations, mixed media work by Tom Paiement opening …
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RSU #3 Adult Education Is Now Offering The College Pathways Program

By Carolyn Haskell on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:55 p.m.
If you are an adult learner who lives in the RSU #3 school district, you may be eligible for no cost assistance getting ready for college. Funding for these services has been provided by the Maine College Transitions Program. The College Pathways Program will be offered through RSU #3 Adult …
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Department of State celebrates ‘National Passport Awareness Month’

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:53 p.m.
STATEWIDE – The Department of State is celebrating “National Passport Awareness Month” with extended hours available at the National Passport Center during the month of September. No appointment will be required during the extended hours for first-time passport applicants, passport renewals, data changes, or additional visa pages. Both routine and expedited service …
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Federal Contracting: Follow the Money and You’ll Find the Opportunities

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:52 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Brunswick Landing , 8 Venture Avenue, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Presented by: Maine PTAC and General Services Administration Join Jerry D. Smith, Sr., GSA’s Director of the Regional Office of Small Business Utilization to learn about contracting …
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BJHS Alumni Association awards scholarships

By Susan Worcester on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:41 p.m.
The last student graduated from Brownville Junction High School in June of 1968. That was the year that Brownville joined with Milo and other surrounding communities to form Maine School Administrative District #41 and students from that point on attended high school at Penquis Valley School in Milo. Nearly fifteen …
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Subcontracting Strategies for Small Businesses

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:33 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments , 125 Manley Road, Auburn, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Subcontracting Strategies for Small Businesses Are you a small business owner that already sells your products and services to the government? Join Maine PTAC …
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Maine PTAC presents: “The FAR Series: Session 1″

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:26 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Maine Department of Economic and Community Development , 111 Sewall Street, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Maine PTAC presents: “The FAR Series: Session 1″ Join us for this first of four sessions where we will provide an overview …
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Sunday Worship

By Rev. Tim Hall on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:26 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, 68 Main Street, Castine, Maine For more information: (207) 326-9486; tcpoc.org Members and friends of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine are pleased to offer to people of all ages and interests an open invitation …
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NEVAH Appearing at TANTRUM Nightclub and Lounge – Opening Day of Bangor’s American Folk Festival

By BanjoGuy on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:24 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Tantrum Nightclub and Lounge, 193 Broad St. (top floor), Bangor, ME 04401, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-404-4300; nevahband.com BIG BIG NEWS for all our NEVAH friends and FANS … We, NEVAH, are appearing at TANTRUM Nightclub and Lounge this …
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Black Ledge to perform at American Legion Post 43 in Belfast

By Joy Asuncion on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:23 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: American Legion Post 43, 143 Church St., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-1202 BELFAST, Maine — Black Ledge, a band whose repertoire includes music from the 70s to today, will perform 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Aug. 30, at the American Legion Post …
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Lulu Pelletier art exhibit on display at the UMFK Blake Library Gallery

By UMFK News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:16 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will host exhibit “Eye to Eye” by Artist Lulu Pelletier. The exhibit will be on display through Friday, September 26, 2014. The exhibit, “Eye to Eye,” is a collection of portraits depicting animals and people in a realistic style. Pelletier …
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Sucontracting Strategies for Small Businesses

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:12 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Sunrise County Economic Council, 53 Prescott Drive, Suite 3, Machias, Maine For more information: (207) 521-5840; emdc.org/events Are you a small business owner that already sells your products and services to the government? Join Maine PTAC for an in-depth workshop …
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From the F.A. Peabody Company's Sherman Office.  Maine's 2014 Outstanding CSR of the Year

Halkyard named Maine ‘Outstanding CSR of the Year’

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 1:45 p.m.
HOULTON, Maine — Chris Anderson, president of the F. A. Peabody Company, announced that employee Dawn Halkyard, ACSR, CIIP, has been named the state of Maine recipient for “Outstanding Customer Service Representative of the Year” by the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. Each year, the National Alliance for …
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Maine Farm Days in Clinton

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Misty Meadows Farm, Hill Road, Clinton For more information: maine.gov/acf CLINTON, Maine — Maine’s Agriculture Department will host Maine Farm Days 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 20-21, at Misty Meadows Farm on the Hill …
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MDI Historic Society to hold walking tour of Somesville

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 1:17 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Somesville Museum, Main Street and Oak Hill Road, Somesville SOMESVILLE, Maine — The Mount Desert Island Historic Society will hold “A Walk through Old Somesville” 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, departing from the Somesville Museum at the corner of Main …
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Scenes & Songs

By Magnus Stark on Aug. 18, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Bangor Opera House-Penobscot Theatre Company, 131 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-3333; penobscottheatre.org Penobscot Theatre Company presents Scenes & Songs. A preview of the 2014-2015 Season. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Things To Consider When Buying Your First Hunting Rifle

By JT Ripton on Aug. 18, 2014, at 12:05 p.m.
When you’re a new hunter, the biggest decision you’ll need to make is what type of rifle to buy. There are so many different types, brands, and styles on the market, it’s difficult to know which one will work best. While it’s tempting to select a rifle first, it’s a …
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Learn about honeybees at the Maine Wildlife Park

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26, Gray For more information: 657-4977; mainewildlifepark.com GRAY, Maine — Join the Cumberland County Beekeepers Association, a local chapter of the Maine State Beekeeping Association, to learn about the industrious life of the honeybee, its job …
 
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