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Turtle Exploration

By Holly Twining on Aug. 21, 2014, at 12:44 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: 2079892591; maineaudubon.org/events/turtle-exploration/ Meet Jean Adamson and her rescued turtles. Learn all about these ancient creatures and then take a peak in our frog pond to see if …
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The British Canal, Castine, Maine by MIchael Vermette

Painting Workshop with Plein Air Artist

By Holly Twining on Aug. 21, 2014, at 12:35 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/painting-workshop-with-plein-air-artist/ Come and be inspired as you engage your mind, your heart and your artistry. Michael Vermette will lead a workshop for both watercolor and oil …
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‘Baskets, Beetles and the Future’

By krayapps on Aug. 21, 2014, at 12:02 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-581-3244; umaine.edu/mitchellcenter BAR HARBOR, Maine — The potential arrival of the emerald ash borer in Maine threatens ash trees that are central to Wabanaki basket making and ways …
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127th Piscataquis Valley Fair this Weekend

By Denise Buzzelli on Aug. 21, 2014, at 12 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. Location: Fairgrounds@ Dover Foxcroft, 77 Fairview Ave, Dover Foxcroft , Maine For more information: 207-564-3689; piscataquisvalleyfair.com This …
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Heather Mott

Mott selected as board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine

By Cathy Hardy on Aug. 21, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
CAMDEN, Maine — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine has announced its newest board member, Heather Mott of Bangor. She is the branch manager of BONNEY Staffing Center of Bangor, an organization that recruits, screens and places applicants in general office as well as light industrial positions at hundreds of …
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Gail Gutradt Will Speak at Library

By swhplibrary on Aug. 21, 2014, at 11:35 a.m.
Southwest Harbor Public Library presents author, Gail Gutradt, Tuesday evening, September 2, 5:30pm. In a Rocket Made of Ice gathers the stories of the children from the Wat Opot Children’s Community in Cambodia whose lives have been shattered by HIV/AIDS. In this community the children are loved, educated and raised …
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Larch Hanson of Maine Seaweed, LLC., harvesting kelp by hand in Gouldsboro Bay.

Seaweed talk and video in Rockland

on Aug. 21, 2014, at 11:32 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: The Dancing Elephant, 16 School St., Rockland For more information: 207-323-5101 ROCKLAND, Maine — Larch Hanson with present a talk and video titled “Seaweeds for Food, Medicine and Fertilizer” 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at The Dancing Elephant, 16 School …
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Costume and yard sale to benefit Deering High School Drama

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 11:27 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Deering High School, 370 Stevens Ave., Portland PORTLAND, Maine — Deering High School Drama will hold its annual costume and yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, on the front lawn of Deering High School 370 Stevens Ave. This …
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Former U.S. Navy commander named principal of St. John Catholic School

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 11:17 a.m.
WINSLOW, Maine – St. John Regional Catholic School has announced the hiring of Bonnie McGann as principal, effective Aug. 20. Since 1999, McGann has performed various roles at schools in Virginia, serving as an elementary school teacher at three schools and as a principal at Sacred Heart Academy, a Catholic school in …
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Come see Toxic Hot Seat in Bangor

By Lily Swartz on Aug. 21, 2014, at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: The Bangor Opera House, 131 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2076995798; preventharm.org Toxic Hot Seat is coming to Bangor! Co-hosted by the Bangor Professional Firefighters Local 772 and Prevent Harm, this incredible HBO documentary follows a group of …
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SummerKeys Presents Peter Lewy in the Final Mary Potterton Memorial Concert of the Season

By Sue Sage on Aug. 21, 2014, at 10:47 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Lubec Congregational Christian Church, Church St., l, ME For more information: 2077332316; summerkeys.com SummerKeys presents its final concert of the 2014 season with the return of Peter Lewy, cellist. Mr. Lewy has been a regular performer and faculty member at …
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Piscataquis Chamber accepting nominations for Business of the Year

By Denise Buzzelli on Aug. 21, 2014, at 10:45 a.m.
From the Executive Director, Denise Buzzelli: Each year, the Piscataquis Chamber of Commerce accepts nominations from around the region for The Piscataquis Chamber “Business of the Year” Award. Nominations pour in from community members/patrons, employees of nominated businesses, business owners, tourists, and more. Businesses are nominated for multiple reasons, such …
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Maine-inspired restaurant to open new location in Maryland

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 10 a.m.
BETHESDA, Md. – Lobster ME, a fast casual restaurant offering Maine-inspired lobster rolls and seafood entrees, will open its third location in late October at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda.Lobster ME serves lobster rolls featuring Maine lobster in a variety of flavors, including Cajun and Italian. The Lobsicle, a Maine lobster …
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Bangor Ballet announces Auditions for Nutcracker on August 28

By bangorballet on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:54 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Ballet (Thomas School of Dance), 14State Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-5911; bangorballet.com On Thursday, August 28 Bangor Ballet will hold auditions for parts in its production of Nutcracker. Auditions will be held in the fourth floor studio …
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Ed Morin of Market Surveys of America presents an award for Best Hearing Aid Center in the Bangor Area to Warren Center Audiologists Nicole Duncan, AuD, CCC-A and Lisa Mages-Haskins, AuD, CCC-A

Warren Center Named Area’s Best Hearing Aid Center

By Katherine Thomas on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:51 a.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that the Warren Center has been voted the Best Hearing Aid Center in the Bangor Area by consumers. According to Market Surveys of America, an independent survey company, the center provides the best service when it comes to hearing aids. This …
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Baked bean and casserole supper in Orland

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:49 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Orland United Methodist Church, 24 Narramissic Drive, Orland ORLAND, Maine — A baked bean and casserole supper will be held 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Orland United Methodist Church, 24 Narramissic Drive. The menu will include baked beans, casseroles, …
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Waldo County Triad to hold auction fundraiser

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:41 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Waldo County Triad will hold its annual auction fundraiser Friday, Sept. 12, at the Belfast Masonic Hall across from Belfast City Park. Preview begins at 5 p.m., and auction begins at 6 p.m. Auction items include custom-made furniture, jewelry, art, antiques, firewood, gift certificates and more. Refreshments, …
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Upcoming musicians at the Rock City Cafe

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:34 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Rock City Cafe, 316 Main St., Rockland For more information: 594-4123 ROCKLAND, Maine — Georgina Butler will perform 7-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the Rock City Cafe, 316 Main St. A …
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Heat of the Moment: Plans from State Officials, Energy Companies & Maine’s Next Governor

By Brianna Courneya on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:29 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 7:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Hannaford Hall, USM, 88 Bedford Street, Portland , Maine For more information: e2tech.org Together with our partners and sponsors, E2Tech is pleased to host this special event to help business and homeowners make cost-effective and thoughtful decisions ahead of the …
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Hampden student to attend Siena College

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:19 a.m.
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. — Jake Maltz of Hampden, Maine, will attend Siena College this fall as a member of the class of 2018. Founded in 1937, Siena College is a private, Catholic Franciscan, residential, liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 3,000. Siena College offers 30 degree programs, 45 …
 
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