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2016 Eastern Maine Walk to End Alzheimer’s

By Adam Lacher on Sept. 27, 2016, at 12:03 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, 1 Railroad St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-772-0115; alz.org/maine/walk Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s Association care, support and research programs. Walk to End Alzheimer’s participants …
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Maine SBDC helps create new future for Lost Valley

By Maine SBDC on Sept. 27, 2016, at 12 p.m.
The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, is proud to share the success of Lost Valley Ski Area in Auburn, Maine. New owners Scott and April Shanaman purchased the local landmark and are in the process of turning …
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Island Employee Cooperative moving on from pharmacy business, seeks community input in developing business opportunities

By Les Weed on Sept. 27, 2016, at 11:35 a.m.
STONINGTON and DEER ISLE —  The Island Employee Cooperative (IEC), which owns Burnt Cove Market and V&S Variety in Stonington and The Galley in Deer Isle, has announced its plan to exit V&S Pharmacy located at 3 Burnt Cove Road in Stonington on Oct. 12. As required by Maine law, …
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Bobbie Allen’s Gardens On The Michaud Trail Available for New Caretaker

By Bobbie Allen on Sept. 27, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bobbie’s Gardens Plant and equipment Sale, Mike Michaud Trail, Millinocket, ME For more information: 207-723-1675 Due to continuing back issues the sole landscaper and maintenance person of the Mike Michaud Multi-use Trail in Millinocket, Bobbie Allen has to give up …
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Old Town-Orono YMCA Results Basketball Clinic

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 27, 2016, at 11:06 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Old Town-Orono YMCA, 472 Stillwater Ave., Old Town, ME For more information: 207-827-9622; otoymca.org Build your skills up before the season starts at this fall Basketball Clinic Presented by Results Basketball!!!Story continues …
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Old Town-Orono YMCA Family Pumpkin Carving Night

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:50 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Old Town-Orono YMCA, 140 Riverside Drive, Old Town, ME For more information: 207-827-9622; otoymca.org Join us for a night of family fun and creativity! You and your family will carve a pumpkin together, enjoy healthy snacks, and watch “It’s the …
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Old Town-Orono YMCA Haunted Y

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Location: Old Town-Orono YMCA, 472 Stillwater Ave., Old Town, ME For more information: 207-827-9622; otoymca.org Join us for a night of spooks, scares, and screams as you take a tour of the Haunted Old Town-Orono YMCA.Story continues below advertisement. Children under …
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Old Town-Orono YMCA Nutrition Essentials

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
This interactive program will utilize the Old Town-Orono YMCA’s newly-renovated kitchen and will consist of 6 sessions during the Fall 2 Session (there will be a break the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas). Join our nutrition educator in the kitchen to learn 10 tips that will teach you how to …
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Old Town-Orono YMCA Cheerleading

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:31 a.m.
Y-M-C-A! What’s that spell?!?! Do you have a little cheerleader at home who would like to learn the basics of the sport while having loads of fun! The Old Town-Orono YMCA is accepting signups for our K-5 Cheerleading program. Practices are held 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays & Fridays. The cost is …
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AAA is hosting free car care clinics throughout Maine

on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
Bangor: Tuesday, September 27th, AAA Branch Office , 339 Griffin Rd. Augusta: Wednesday, September 28th, AAA Branch Office, Turnpike Plaza Mall Auburn:  Thursday, September 29th, AAA Branch Office, Shaw’s Plaza, Center St. Brunswick: Friday, September 30th, AAA Branch Office, Merrymeeting Plaza, 147 Bath Rd Story continues below advertisement. AAA Northern New …
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Old Town-Orono YMCA Travel Basketball

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
The Old Town-Orono YMCA Travel Basketball program combines player development with a fun and competitive atmosphere. Grades 3/4, 5/6 & 7/8 The 5th/6th grade & 7th/8th grade teams will typically practice 2 nights a week before Middle School basketball starts and then 1-2 nights a week once school basketball has …
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Meet author Melissa Sweet in Vinalhaven

By Jenna Beaulieu on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:18 a.m.
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 & Writers is teaming up with Caldecott Award-winning author and illustrator Melissa Sweet to bring her new book “Some Writer!” to six island schools and …
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Renowned Public Relations Professional, Stacey Smith, to Keynote Maine Public Relations Council 2016 Annual Conference

By Maine Public Relations Council on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.
The Maine Public Relations Council (MPRC) announces 2016 Annual Conference keynote Stacey Smith, Senior Counsel and Partner at Jackson, Jackson & Wagner, who will discuss how today’s public relations professionals are critical to an organization’s success. This year’s conference will take place on Thursday, October 27 at The Harraseeket Inn …
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Meet author Melissa Sweet in North Haven

By Jenna Beaulieu on Sept. 27, 2016, at 10:12 a.m.
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 Readers & Writers is teaming up with Caldecott Award-winning author and illustrator Melissa Sweet to bring her new book “Some Writer!” to six island schools …
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Timothy J. Dentry, MBA

Chief Operating Officer to Join EMHS Leadership

By Shane Perry, APR on Sept. 27, 2016, at 9:48 a.m.
Brewer, Maine – (September 27, 2016) – EMHS president and CEO, M. Michelle Hood, FACHE is pleased to announce that Timothy J. Dentry, MBA will join EMHS later this fall as senior vice president and chief operating officer. Dentry is currently the CEO of Tawam Hospital in Abu Dhabi, United …
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Art Night III-Ways of Expression

By Paula Baines on Sept. 27, 2016, at 8:47 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 21 Holyoke Street, Brewer, ME Maine For more information: 207-944-0838; St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church 21 Holyoke Street Brewer, Maine 04412 Contact: Paula Baines, Art Night coordinator Paulabaines2011@gmail.com 207-944-0838 St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Brewer Hosting its …
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Madawaska Resident Eric P. Morin is the newest member of the Madawaska Police Department

Morin Joins Madawaska Police Force

By Town of Madawaska on Sept. 26, 2016, at 10:11 p.m.
Madawaska – Eric P. Morin, a 1998 graduate of Madawaska High School is the newest member of the Town’s police department. Morin joined the department this month after transferring from the Town’s public works department where he had worked since November of 2015. Morin is a Maine State certified Reserve …
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Murder by the Book at the Jesup Memorial Library

By Melinda Rice on Sept. 26, 2016, at 7:43 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org Many of the country’s best mystery writers call New England home. Now is your chance to meet 15 of them at the Jesup Memorial Library …
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Community Businesses are Supporting Bar Harbor Kids Book Festival Set for Oct 22

By Carrie Jones on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:26 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine BAR HARBOR — It’s all about the books. And the authors.Story continues below advertisement. And the kids. On Saturday, Oct. 22. the second annual Bar Harbor Kids Book Festival will feature …
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Woodlawn to host Leather Moccasins Workshop

By Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:17 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive, Rt. 172, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-667-8671; woodlawnmuseum.org Woodlawn welcomes instructor Bill Leach for Leather Moccasins Workshop on Saturday, October 15, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is an October …