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Rhonda A. Waskiewicz, OTR, Ed.D., has been named dean of the College of Health and Education at Husson University.

Rhonda A. Waskiewicz, OTR, Ed.D., Named Dean of the College of Health and Education at Husson University

By Eric B. Gordon on March 27, 2015, at 11:43 a.m.
BANGOR, MAINE – March 24, 2015 – Husson University announced today that Rhonda A. Waskiewicz, OTR, Ed.D., has been named dean of the College of Health and Education at Husson University. Waskiewicz is joining Husson after serving as the interim dean of the School of Education at Wilkes University in …
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Justin Harlan achieves Ameriprise private wealth advisory status

By Dora McCarthy on March 27, 2015, at 11:38 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — Justin R. Harlan has become an Ameriprise Financial Private Wealth Advisor. Harlan, with an office in Orono, ME is one of approximately 10 percent of the nearly 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors to achieve this status. Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors provide personalized client service and are dedicated to …
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Dawnland hires new General Manager

By Julie Westenskow on March 27, 2015, at 11:32 a.m.
Dawnland, LLC is excited to announce that Bangor native, Edward Noonan, has joined their company as the General Manager overseeing Jordan Pond House, Cadillac Mountain and Thunder Hole operations in Acadia National Park. Ed’s extensive knowledge, experience and leadership skills within the restaurant industry will allow the National Park Concessioner …
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Annual Hop-A-Thon for Muscular Dystrophy

Bangor Daily News on March 27, 2015, at 11:02 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Children will participate in the annual Hop-A-Thon for Muscular Dystrophy at 9:30 a.m. for younger children and 10:30 a.m. for older children on Friday, April 3, at Parkside Children’s Learning Center, 107 Maine Ave. For information, contact 941-2122. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit …
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Kasden Beal

Kasden Beal Receives MPA Principal’s Award

By bjcirone on March 27, 2015, at 10:59 a.m.
JONESPORT – Kasden Beal of Beals, a senior at Jonesport-Beals High School, has been selected to receive the 2015 Principal’s Award, Principal Michael Kelley announced today. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship. In announcing this …
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Spring job fairs to be held around Maine

on March 27, 2015, at 10:46 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Spring job fair season is underway around Maine, providing an opportune time for job seekers looking for work. The Department of Labor’s network of 12 CareerCenters will be sponsoring or participating in several career fairs. Hundreds of employers will be hiring for both permanent and seasonal positions. Job …
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Maine Canoe Symposium

By Lisa DeHart on March 27, 2015, at 10:39 a.m.
The Maine Canoe Symposium June 5-7 2015 at Camp WINONA in Bridgton, Maine. Join us for a weekend devoted to canoes, paddling, poling, camping and adventure. This is our 30th year! To register visit our website MaineCanoeSymposium.org. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Dinner and auction to benefit Maine Youth Fish and Game

on March 27, 2015, at 9:53 a.m.
OLD TOWN | Maine Youth Fish and Game Association President Mike Regan and the Board of Directors announced their plans to host MYFGA’s much-anticipated and popular annual dinner and auction Saturday, April 11, at the Old Town Elks Lodge. The auction preview begins at 4 p.m. “The MYFGA Dinner …
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Public supper at Searsmont church

on March 27, 2015, at 9:45 a.m.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Searsmont United Methodist Church, Route 131, Searsmont, Maine SEARSMONT, Maine — A public supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Searsmont United Methodist Church, Route 131 beside Fraternity Village Store. The menu will include potluck casseroles, …
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Medicare for Everyone Clinics – held twice monthly at Spectrum Generations

By Kathryn Kreamer on March 27, 2015, at 9:08 a.m.
Friday, April 17, 2015 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Wednesday, April 29, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations, 18 Merriam Road, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-1190; spectrumgenerations.org Medicare for Everyone Clinics held twice monthly Spectrum Generations, 18 Merriam Road, Belfast, ME Have you or someone you know …
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Nonprofits that PCs for Maine has helped

Maine Nonprofit Plans to Improve Libraries Across the State With $4,500 Grant

By Tristan Wortman on March 27, 2015, at 8:51 a.m.
BELFAST, ME – The Maine Community Foundation has been serving donors and strengthening communities for over 100 years. It is their goal to help people invest in charitable resources in the future of Maine. The MCF’s most recent scholarship was a $4,500 grant to the nonprofit PC’s for Maine whose …
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The Midcoast Model Festival is a popular family event that will take place at the Owls Head Transportation Museum on March 28 and March 29.

Midcoast Model Festival returns to Owls Head Transportation Museum this weekend

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on March 27, 2015, at 8:45 a.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, March 29, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. , Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events The Owls Head Transportation Museum will host the annual Midcoast Model Festival on Saturday, March 28 …
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Fundraiser for Hampden Academy robotics team @ Anglers April 1st 4pm-8pm

By John Moody on March 27, 2015, at 8:43 a.m.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Anglers Restaurant , 91 Cold Brook Rd, Hampden, Maine For more information: 207-862-2121 Anglers Restaurant will be hosting a fund raiser to benefit the Hampden Academy Robotics team April 1st 2015. The event will begin at 4 pm and goes …
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Tanner McLaughlin Receives MPA Principal’s Award

By Stearns High School on March 27, 2015, at 8:39 a.m.
Tanner McLaughlin of Millinocket, a senior at Stearns Junior-Senior High School, has been selected to receive the 2015 Principal’s Award, Principal Levesque announced today. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship. “Tanner has been an exemplary …
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Rosella’s Pizza Restaurant

By Joshua Bullock on March 27, 2015, at 8:34 a.m.
Rosella’s Open In Fort Fairfield Maine Current one in Presque Isle, ME And Mars Hill Maine This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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TAMC Dr. Ronald Rohe, who for nearly four decades has been synonymous with cancer treatment in Aroostook County, will retire from the Aroostook Cancer Care practice he was instrumental in helping to build. His patients, such as Kasandra Grass of Mars Hill seen here with him, will long remember him for his professionalism, sense of humor and compassion.

Pioneer County cancer care physician reflects on four decades of laughter and tears

By TAMC Communication and Development on March 27, 2015, at 8:33 a.m.
Aroostook County – Much has changed over the past 40 or so years with regard to cancer care in The County, and TAMC’s Dr. Ronald Rohe has led the community through these changes for much of that time. Now it’s time for him to refocus his energy from long days …
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Midcoast Actors’ Launches Youth Theater Camp

By Midcoast Actors' Studio on March 27, 2015, at 6:58 a.m.
BELFAST – Parents are always looking for fun things for their kids to do over summer vacation. For some, theater camps are where it’s at. Parents, look no further than Belfast, where Midcoast Actors’ Studio is announcing registration for MAS jr. Summer Youth Musical Theater Camp, July 13-24 at Troy …
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Lunch and Learn Series with Dr. Michael Aker

By Roberta on March 27, 2015, at 6:27 a.m.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center, 23 Commerce Park, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-664-0339; www,bethwrightcancercenter.org On Wednesday, April 1 Dr. Michael Aker Director of Wellness Chiropractic in Blue Hill returns to the Beth Wright Center for a 4 week …
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Bangor’s Irish Flanagans — and a budding historian

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on March 26, 2015, at 11:42 p.m.
Even with my newly confirmed 11-percent Irish ancestry, St. Patrick’s Day snuck past me with no commemorative column on my part — until Tom Flanagan died. Bangor native Thomas Shea Flanagan, who died March 8, was not someone I knew well, but calls and correspondence with him had been part …
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Local Stars to take the stage of The Camden Opera House April 10

By andrea vassallo on March 26, 2015, at 9:41 p.m.
Friday, April 10, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Camden Opera House, Elm Street, Camden, ME For more information: wayfinderschools.org The 7th annual Dancing with Local Stars is Friday, April 10 at 7:00 pm at the Camden Opera House. This popular event pairs midcoast celebrities with professional dance instructors …
 
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