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Windham Hill Winter Solstice Ensemble

By Karen Cole on July 29, 2016, at 12:03 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Rd, Orono, Maine For more information: 2075811755; collinscenterforthearts.com Master musicians who made their names on the Windham Hill label, pianist Liz Story, singer and multi-instrumentalist Barbara Higbie, guitarist Sean Harkness (East Coast/Midwest dates), …
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Jon Wilson

The Good Life Center Monday Night Speaker Series presents a talk by Jon Wilson titled “Compassion for Accountability: Restoring the Victim-Centered Roots of Restorative Justice” on Monday, August 1 at 7 PM.

By Carolyn Waite on July 29, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: The Good Life Center at Forest Farm, 372 Harborside Rd, Harborside (Brooksville), Maine For more information: 207-326-8211; goodlife.org Jon Wilson is founder/chairman of WoodenBoat and founder/director of JUST Alternatives, a national nonprofit committed to crime victim/survivor support and advocacy. Compassion …
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Humorist Susan Poulin Brings “The Sweet Life” to Stockton Springs Library August 5

By Pat Curley on July 29, 2016, at 11:38 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Stockton Springs Community Library, Corner of Main and Station Streets, Stockton Springs, Maine For more information: 207-567-4147; stocktonspringslibrary.org Susan Poulin Brings “The Sweet Life” to Stockton Springs Library August 5th Maine-based writer and performer Susan Poulin will be reading from …
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A Christmas Carol

By Karen Cole on July 29, 2016, at 11:28 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Rd, Orono, Maine For more information: 2075811755; collinscenterforthearts.com This celebrated Charles Jones adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is rich with thrilling ensemble music, alive with color and movement and is created …
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Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk

By Karen Cole on July 29, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Rd, Orono, Maine For more information: 2075811755; collinscenterforthearts.com From the inventive Cirque Mechanics comes Pedal Punk, a Steampunk inspired acrobatic whirlwind where cycling is the escape from technology obsessed society. In Pedal Punk …
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Schoodic Arts Festival Performances: Mr. Magic & His Magical Wonders

By Lisa Salsbury on July 29, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Schoodic Arts For All, 427 Main Street, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-963-2569; schoodicartsforall.org The Schoodic Arts Festival is fast approaching and along with our 80 different workshops being offered in Winter Harbor from August 1-14, we are thrilled …
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Schoodic Arts Festival Performances: Chris Gray & Friends

By Lisa Salsbury on July 29, 2016, at 11:04 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Schoodic Arts For All, 427 Main Street, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-963-2569; schoodicartsforall.org The Schoodic Arts Festival is fast approaching and along with our 80 different workshops being offered in Winter Harbor from August 1-14, we are thrilled …
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Mount Desert Island Historical Society Director speaks at College of the Atlantic's Coffee and Conversation salon August 2.

Immigrants in the Borderland: 1880-1920

By rob levin on July 29, 2016, at 10:54 a.m.
BAR HARBOR — Explore a convergence of cultures in Bar Harbor during a time when nativism and racism were powerful forces in American Society with Mount Desert Island Historical Society Executive Director Tim Garrity and College of the Atlantic trustee Ron Beard at College of the Atlantic’s weekly Coffee and …
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Big Daddy Weave

By Karen Cole on July 29, 2016, at 10:50 a.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono, Maine For more information: 2075811755; collinscenterforthearts.com Big Daddy Weave is a contemporary Christian band composed of Mike Weaver (lead vocals, guitar), Jay Weaver (bass, vocals), Jeremy Redmon (guitar, vocals), Joe Shirk …
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Schoodic Arts Festival Performances: Gus La Casse & Friends

By Lisa Salsbury on July 29, 2016, at 10:50 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Schoodic Arts For All, 427 Main Street, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-963-2569; schoodicartsforall.org The Schoodic Arts Festival is fast approaching and along with our 80 different workshops being offered in Winter Harbor from August 1-14, we are thrilled …
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Bill Bowers’ All Over the Map

By Ian Bannon on July 29, 2016, at 10:47 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Rd, South Paris, Maine For more information: 207-743-8452; CelebrationBarn.com/event/bill-bowers-all-over-the-map/ Unbelievable stories and true characters from 30 years on the road. Bill Bowers has performed on Broadway, at the Kennedy Center, the White House, and …
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Bar Harbor Bankshares Reports Second Quarter Earnings

By BHBTCathy on July 29, 2016, at 10:36 a.m.
PRESS RELEASE For more information contact: Gerald Shencavitz EVP and Chief Financial Officer (207) 288-3314 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bar Harbor Bankshares Reports Second Quarter Earnings BAR HARBOR, Maine (July 28, 2016) – Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE MKT: BHB) (the “Company”) the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (the …
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Coding Fun at the Steuben Library

By Jeanne Benedict on July 29, 2016, at 10:25 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center, 22 Village Road, Steuben, Maine For more information: 2075467301; moorelibrary.org On Thursday, August 11th, at 10am, we are going to have some fun with coding at the Henry D. Moore Library in Steuben. …
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Book, Bake, Plant, and Yard Sale at Steuben Library

By Jeanne Benedict on July 29, 2016, at 10:18 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center, 22 Village Road, Steuben, Maine For more information: 2075467301; moorelibrary.org Our annual Book, Bake, Plant, and Yard Sale is on Saturday, August 6th, from 8:30-1:00. The book sale part features thousands of books …
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Happenstance Theater’s Brouhaha

By Ian Bannon on July 29, 2016, at 10:12 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris, Maine For more information: 207-743-8452; celebrationbarn.com/event/happenstance-theaters-brouhaha/ A funny and poetic escapade from DC’s award-winning ensemble. In this newly devised, clown-esque piece, Happenstance Theater’s ensemble pares down to the raw essentials: each …
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Schoodic Arts Festival Performances: Animalesco! with Antonio Rocha

By Lisa Salsbury on July 29, 2016, at 10:01 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Schoodic Arts For All, 427 Main Street, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-963-2569; schoodicartsforall.org The Schoodic Arts Festival is fast approaching and along with our 80 different workshops being offered in Winter Harbor from August 1-14, we are thrilled …
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Wayne Snyder August Featured Artist at Steuben Library

By Jeanne Benedict on July 29, 2016, at 9:58 a.m.
Wayne Snyder, of Atlantic Coast Artwerks in Gouldsboro, is the featured artist for the month of August at the Henry D. Moore Library in Steuben. His show will be available for viewing during library hours and library events. A mix of paintings, wood sculptures, birch bark creations, and more, you …
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March 2017 Image - Ellsworth by Kenn Chandler

First National Bank Announces Winners of the Annual Customer Photo Calendar Contest

By Stacy Flagg on July 29, 2016, at 8:53 a.m.
First National Bank is proud to announce the winners of its ninth annual Customer Photo Calendar Contest. Fourteen color photographs have been chosen from over 150 entries, and each winning photographer will be awarded a $100 cash prize. The images will appear in the Bank’s 2017 desk calendar and wall …
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Third annual 5K race for recovery held in Augusta

By Courtney Yeager on July 29, 2016, at 8:50 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Kennebec River Rail Trail, 31 Union Streett, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-213-4523; raceroster.com/events/2016/9315/third-annual-on-track-to-recovery-5k-walkrun Crisis & Counseling Centers (C&C) will celebrate recovery from mental health and substance abuse issues at the agency’s family-friendly Third Annual On Track to Recovery 5K …
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Forest Hill Activities Coordinator Advances

By Joanne Fortin on July 29, 2016, at 8:01 a.m.
Fort Kent ~ Forest Hill Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center announced that Charlene Taggart, Activities Coordinator, has met the requirements of the standards set forth by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals, (NCCAP). The Council requires candidates to complete a rigorous curriculum of one hundred classroom hours and one …