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Blue Hill Memorial Hospital unveiled its new helipad to the public on September 29, 2016. John Ronan, president and CEO of BHMH (on right), along with Thomas Judge, LifeFlight of Maine’s executive director (on left), and Amy Root, director of development for LifeFlight Foundation (center), stand in front of one of LifeFlight’s helicopters after it touched down on the new helipad behind the hospital.

Blue Hill Memorial Hospital celebrates completion of on-campus helipad

By Rebecca Parent on Sept. 30, 2016, at 11:23 a.m.
Blue Hill Memorial Hospital (BHMH) staff gathered on September 29 to unveil a new helipad, which further promotes their commitment to providing safe, high quality care. Community members, hospital staff and trustees, and representatives from LifeFlight of Maine (LifeFlight) were all in attendance for the ribbon cutting ceremony. The hospital …
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Trunk or Treat fun at Vose Library

Halloween Trunk or Treat at Vose Library!

By Vose Library on Sept. 30, 2016, at 11:05 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, ME For more information: 785-4733; voselibrary.org/event/halloween-trunk-or-treat/ Location: Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, MEStory continues below advertisement. When: Monday, October 31, 5-7pm We will be hosting our popular “Trunk or Treat” again this year. …
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The Killing Kind

Soup & Suspense with Author Chris Holm @ Vose Library

By Vose Library on Sept. 30, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, ME For more information: 785-4733; voselibrary.org/event/soup-and-suspense-chris-holm/ Location: Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, MEStory continues below advertisement. When: Thursday, October 13, 6:30pm Join us for our popular Soup and Suspense mystery author program! Portland …
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 Anna Young, new AmeriCorps VISTA at Trekkers.

Trekkers Welcomes new AmeriCorps VISTA, Anna Young

By Shari Closter on Sept. 30, 2016, at 10:38 a.m.
Trekkers, a local outdoor-based youth mentoring organization, is pleased to announce that Anna Young has joined the Trekkers team as our 2016-17 AmeriCorps VISTA. AmeriCorps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community service and Anna’s placement was made possible through the Goodwill VISTA Partnership. Anna has considered …
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The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra Concert Series I “Resolute Romantics”

By Michael Adair on Sept. 30, 2016, at 10:32 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: The Orion Performing Arts Center, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham, Maine For more information: 207-846-5378; midcoastsymphony.org In Concert Series I “Resolute Romantics” the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra under conductor Rohan Smith presents: Story continues below advertisement. The Light Cavalry Overture by Franz …
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The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra Concert Series I “Resolute Romantics”

By Michael Adair on Sept. 30, 2016, at 10:28 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: The Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston, Maine For more information: 207-846-5378; midcoastsymphony.org In Concert Series I “Resolute Romantics” the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra under conductor Rohan Smith presents: Story continues below advertisement. The Light Cavalry Overture by Franz von Suppé …
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The cadets stand in formation at the race.

THE HERMON HAWK JROTC BATTALION COLOR GUARD

By Tayler Magliozzi on Sept. 30, 2016, at 10:05 a.m.
The symbolic red, white, and blue of the American flag was a breathtaking contrast to the gray rain clouds present on the morning of September 11th when the Hermon Hawk Battalion performed the traditional color guard ceremony before the 9/11 Heroes Run on the Bangor Waterfront. The race raised awareness …
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Acadian Archives Exhibit of Ancient Maps of the New World

By UMFK News on Sept. 30, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday, Oct. …
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William Varney, Chairman of the Board, Varney Agency, Inc., and Michael Hennessey, Managing Partner of the Varney Agency, Inc. Machias, met with DECH Board Chair, David Whitney, and DECH President & CEO, Dennis Welsh, for a photo to commemorate the Varney Agency’s $25,000 donation.

Varney Agency Donates $25,000 to DECH Campaign

By Julie Hixson on Sept. 30, 2016, at 9:48 a.m.
Machias – On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, William Varney, Chairman of the Board, Varney Agency, Inc., and Michael Hennessey, Managing Partner of Varney Agency, Inc. Machias met with DECH Board Chair, David Whitney, and DECH President & CEO, Dennis Welsh, for a photo to commemorate the Varney Agency’s $25,000 donation …
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Hope House’s Giving Hope Garden Earns MOFGA Blue Ribbons

Hope House’s Giving Hope Garden Earns MOFGA Blue Ribbons

By Katherine Thomas on Sept. 30, 2016, at 9:33 a.m.
PCHC’s Hope House Health & Living Center “Giving Hope Garden” brought home nine 1st place blue ribbons and one 2nd place ribbon for various vegetables entered at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) competition at the Common Ground Fair the weekend of September 24-25th. Peppers, pumpkin, beans, carrots, …
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Women of the World luncheon

By mireille on Sept. 30, 2016, at 9:24 a.m.
Women of the World will meet on Monday, October 10, 2016, at noon, at the Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main Street, Orono. Traditional Cuban food will be served, and a presentation will follow the meal. Volunteers are needed to help set up at 11:15 am and for clean up …
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Women of the World Luncheon

By mireille on Sept. 30, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main Street, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-3423; umaine.edu/international Women of the World will meet on Monday, October 10, 2016, at noon, at the Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main Street, Orono. Traditional Cuban food …
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Susie Pepper & Kelly Muse

317 Main Presents First Dance -An Evening With Susie Pepper & Kelly Muse

By amy sinclair on Sept. 30, 2016, at 9:17 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: First Parish Congregational Church in Yarmouth, 116 Main Street , Yarmouth, Maine For more information: 207-846-9559; 317main.org Vocalist Susie Pepper joins with 317 Main Community Music Center teaching artist and pianist Kelly Muse and his ensemble for a mix of …
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Helping Families Cope With Grief: That’s What “Nights of Service” is About

By Jane Stitham on Sept. 30, 2016, at 8:52 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Pine Tree Hospice, 883 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-4346; pinetreehospice.org When families need help navigating through the pain and sadness …
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Helping Families Cope With Grief: That’s What “Nights of Service” is About

By Jane Stitham on Sept. 30, 2016, at 8:49 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Pine Tree Hospice, 883 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-4346; pinetreehospice.org When families need help navigating through the pain and sadness …
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Plant Your Family Tree, Milo Historical Society

By Allen Monroe on Sept. 29, 2016, at 6:35 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Milo Historical Society, 12 High Street, Milo , Maine For more information: 207-943-2268; milohistorical.org “Planting Your Family Tree”Story continues below advertisement. Saturday, October 22 from 1 to 3, the Milo Historical will host a presentation, “Planting Your Family Tree” by …
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Attila Vural in Concert

By CBmusic on Sept. 29, 2016, at 6:29 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Crow Town Gallery, 406 South Lubec Road, Lubec, Maine For more information: 207-733-4570; cobscookbaymusic.com Swiss percussive-fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Attila Vural returns to Lubec for his only Maine appearance on his U.S. tour. One of only a handful of guitarists who …
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Antiques Appraisals in Prospect

By Jennifer McVeigh on Sept. 29, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Prospect Community Center, 959 Bangor Road (1A), Prospect, Maine For more information: 207 567 3170 On Monday, Oct 10th at 7:00 PM professional auctioneer Mark Bradstreet will offer appraisals of antiques at the Prospect Community Center. Attendees are invited to …
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Prospect Lots More Than Beans Supper

By Jennifer McVeigh on Sept. 29, 2016, at 5:07 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Prospect Community Center, 959 Bangor Road (1A), Prospect, Maine For more information: 207 567 3170 Would you please add the following to your events list. Thanks, Jenny McVeigh jmcveigh261@gmail.comStory continues below advertisement. Prospect Community Center will be hosting our monthly …
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New Member Sign-Up

By Kaylah Dinsdale on Sept. 29, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Reiche Elementary School, 166 Brackett Street, Portland, ME For more information: 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org/en/events/event-list.html Girl Scouts helps girls develop their full potential. When a girl becomes a Girl Scout, she grows into a young woman who is self-confident, strong and compassionate. …