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Rockland Synagogue to holds High Holiday services

ROCKLAND, Maine — Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services will be held at Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 50 Willow St. Services are free and open to all. …
The city of Bangor is exploring either a ban or fee on plastic shopping bags and polystyrene containers.
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Belfast locals float effort to ban plastic bags

“Anything plastic that gets degraded to this tiny amount is still plastic. It’s still petrochemicals. These chemicals don’t biodegrade.”
October 7th concert at the Bath Freight Shed supports KELT's programs for water, wetlands, and fish.
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KELT Concert on the Kennebec

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Bath Freight Shed, 27 Commercial Street, Bath, ME For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/concert-on-the-kennebec A fall …
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A sailor’s letters home from the 1850s to be presented at St. George Historical Society

ST. GEORGE, Maine — A Sailor’s Letters Home From the 1850s Presented at the St. George Historical Society.   In the 1960’s the Warren Historical …
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Midcoast Area Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Maine Street Mall and Gazebo , Main Street, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 2077720115; act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2016/ME-Maine?fr_id=9053&pg=entry …
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Schooner Timberwind’s 85th Birthday Celebration!

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Schooner Timberwind on Thompson’s Wharf, Thompson’s Wharf, Belfast Harbor Walk, Belfast, Maine For more information: …

The Most Fun You’ll Have All Year!

The Hot Sardines! Old-time hot jazz with new-time style! Show Dates & Times: 10/2/16 – Sunday 7:30 pm Admission: $45/General AdmissionStory continues below advertisement. Strand …

Meet author Melissa Sweet in Vinalhaven

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Vinalhaven Public Library, 6 Carver Street, Vinalhaven, Maine For more information: 207-863-4401; islandreadersandwriters.org/some-writer Island Readers …

Meet author Melissa Sweet in North Haven

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Waterman’s Community Center, 12 Main Street, North Haven, Maine For more information: 207-867-2100; islandreadersandwriters.org/some-writer Island …
&quotI was there," U.S. Army veteran Rob Jones, 23, of Brewer said when Iraq was mentioned in the presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Scrooge McDuck versus mac and cheese? Mainers react to presidential debate.

Mainers’ reactions to Monday’s showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew reactions ranging from the serious to the surreal to the incredulous.

Four Rockland candidates compete for two council seats

Four candidates are running for two three-year seats on the five-member Rockland City Council.

Maine couple sentenced for stealing disabled daughters’ Social Security

A Topsham couple who used more than $100,000 in Social Security disability benefits paid to their disabled twin daughters for travel and items such as a motorcycle will serve five months in prison followed by five months of in-home detention.

Former school custodian pleads guilty to sex crime, sentenced to counseling

A former Brunswick school custodian who pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual touching of a minor will serve no jail time if he undergoes sex offender treatment to accept responsibility for the crime and abides by other conditions of a deferred disposition.

John Smith’s 1637 Map & the Osher Map Library

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main …

Maine’s Wilderness Frontier & the Settling of Houlton

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main …

Camden Philosophical Society Reading Group

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main …

Tuesday Book Group

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main …

Leer y charlar

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main …

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Midcoast Sports

Edward Little's Piper Norcross takes a shot on Camden Hills' goalie Isabelle Lang, right, during the first half of Friday's game in Auburn. The shot sailed just over the net, resulting in a goal kick for Camden Hills.

Camden Hills girls soccer team surges past Edward Little

“What we look for is utilizing all of our positions to build an attack,” Camden Hills coach Meredith Messer said. “Our forwards up front with their speed — those are key players. Our midfielders as well … they do a nice job serving the ball to them.”
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