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Speaks at Rockport Lyme Disease meeting

Dr. Keelyn Wu gives An Overview of Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Lyme Disease

By Paula Jackson Jones on Jan. 30, 2015, at 11:16 a.m.
The Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education group is pleased to announce that Dr. Keelyn Wu, DO, will be speaking at their next Lyme Disease support meeting on Feb 11th from 6-8pm at the Midcoast Recreation Center on Route 90 in Rockport. His topic of discussion will be “An Overview …
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New Hope for Women seeks Safe Home providers

By Diane on Jan. 30, 2015, at 11:12 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine, January 30, 2015—One of the many services New Hope for Women (NHFW) provides to victims of domestic violence is emergency shelter, known as a Safe Home. Spread across four counties, Safe Home volunteers offer a quiet, safe environment for victims, their children, and in some instances, their pets. …
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Oakhurst makes largest donation to The Salvation Army in 15-year history of company’s annual Egg Nog fundraising effort. Left to right: Major James LaBossiere, The Salvation Army;  Bill Bennett of Oakhurst, Major Steve Ditmer, The Salvation Army

Oakhurst Makes Largest Donation to The Salvation Army in the 15-Year History of its Annual Holiday Egg Nog Fundraiser

By Belinda Donovan on Jan. 30, 2015, at 10:53 a.m.
Company Raises More than $21,000 to Help New England Families PORTLAND, MAINE — January 29, 2015 — Oakhurst, northern New England’s leading dairy brand, announced today it is donating $21,257 to The Salvation Army of Northern New England. This is the company’s largest donation in the 15 years since beginning …
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Maine Artist Explores Ties Between Soil, Farmers and Community

By Rachel Taker on Jan. 30, 2015, at 10:52 a.m.
Images attached: “ANDY” Horsepower Farm, Penobscot “Izabelle” David’s Folly Farm, Brooksville “Amanda” King Hill Farm, Penobscot Lucky, embroidery detail Belfast. The Maine Farmland Trust Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition by Blue Hill artist Heather Lyon. The exhibition consists of photographs of local farmers’ hands, an embroidered tablecloth recording …
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Michelle LaCombe, PMHNP, Joins Brewer Medical Center

By Katherine Thomas on Jan. 30, 2015, at 10:49 a.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Michelle LaCombe, PMHNP, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner has joined the medical staff of PCHC’s Brewer Medical Center, 735 Wilson Street, Brewer, to provide integrated mental health services for patients of that practice. Ms. LaCombe received her undergraduate degree from …
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Casco Bay Wealth Advisors accounces Sheila Menair achieves the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst designation

By Michelle Burke on Jan. 30, 2015, at 10:40 a.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — Casco Bay Wealth Advisors (CBWA) announced that Sheila Menair, a financial advisor of the firm, achieved her Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) designation. Sheila’s CDFA designation will allow her to help her clients and their attorneys make financial sense of proposed divorce settlements that will impact her …
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ENCORE- Live from the MET: Les Contes D’Hoffmann (Offenbach)

By Robin Jones on Jan. 30, 2015, at 10:09 a.m.
Saturday, March 7, 2015 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Grand, 165 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME – Maine For more information: 207-667-9500; Vittorio Grigolo and Matthew Polenzani take turn playing the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title in Offenbach’s operatic masterpeice, in this high definition encore …
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Introduction to Government Contracting

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Jan. 30, 2015, at 9:59 a.m.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: University of Maine at Machias, 116 O’Brien Avenue, Machias, Maine For more information: 207-521-5840; Learn the ropes of government contracting with Maine PTAC Counselor, Dana Delano as he explains what it takes to sell to the government. Small business …
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Chicken stew and ployes lunch at Madawaska Snowmobile Club

Bangor Daily News on Jan. 30, 2015, at 9:46 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Madawaska Snowmobile Club, Fournier Road, St. David, Maine For more information: 207-728-7097; ST. DAVID, Maine — A public lunch of chicken stew and ployes will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Madawaska Snowmobile Clubhouse, Fournier Road, …
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Volunteers set up for the Penobscot Pet Pantry at P.A.W.S.' Future Center in Camden

P.A.W.S Family Movie Days to Benefit Penobscot Pet Pantry

By Joelle Albury on Jan. 30, 2015, at 9:31 a.m.
Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: P.A.W.S.’ Future Center, 123 John Street, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-390-0935; From 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, February 16, and Tuesday, February 17, P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center will sponsor …
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Scott Tash - CEO

UCP of Maine Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

By Marc Inman on Jan. 30, 2015, at 8:37 a.m.
After a thorough nationwide search, UCP of Maine’s Board of Directors is pleased to appoint Scott Tash as new Chief Executive Officer. Scott comes to the CEO role with several years of leadership experience, most recently serving as interim CEO for UCP of Maine since January 2014 and previously serving …
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G.E.A.R. Parent Network expands fathers-only support group to Augusta and Bangor

By Courtney Yeager on Jan. 30, 2015, at 7:47 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Acadia Hospital, 268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor; Crisis & Counseling Centers, 10 Caldwell Road, Augusta, ., ., Maine For more information: 888-264-9224; G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a statewide program that empowers the parents …
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POSTPONED: Live from the MET: Les Contes D’Hoffmann (Offenbach)

By Robin Jones on Jan. 30, 2015, at 6:45 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Grand, 165 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME – Maine For more information: 207-667-9500; There has been a postponement due to weather of live in HD simulcast of the MET’s production of Offenbach’s “Les Contes D’Hoffman. It will be presented …
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Prospect Harbor UMC Bean Supper on Saturday – Feb 7, 2015

By Prospect Harbor UMC on Jan. 30, 2015, at 12:32 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church, 57 Main Street , Prospect Harbor, Maine For more information: (207) 963-5556; We are having our first famous Bean Supper by popular demand. It’s on Saturday, February 7th – 4 PM to 6 PM …
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Wedding reception set up in the assembly hall on the 2nd floor.

Grant Awarded to Cherryfield Academy Trustees

By Cheryl Brown on Jan. 29, 2015, at 9:10 p.m.
The Cherryfield Academy Trustees are happy to announce that they have been granted $125,000 from Maine Next Generation. The grant money will be used for professional fees of an architect and improvements needed to meet state fire codes which include sprinkler and fire alarm systems. The grant money will also …
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Props to Mattanawcook Academy art students MacKenzie Lee and Kirstie Austin for our logo!

The Lynx Rush Obstacle Course Race

By Penobscot Valley Hospital on Jan. 29, 2015, at 5:57 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Mattanawcook Academy, 33 Reed Drive, Lincoln, Maine For more information: 207-794-7324; The Lynx Rush Obstacle Course Race is a 3-mile, 12+ obstacle course run on the newly renovated trails in Lincoln, Maine. The event is hosted by PVH and …
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February Choral Evensong

By stjohnsbangor on Jan. 29, 2015, at 4:37 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2079470156; CHORAL EVENSONG – Sunday, February 8th, 4 pm – Music by Smith, Stanford, and Gardiner – Benefit for Penquis Fuel and Heating Assistance. This post was …
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Maine Humanities Council announces Student Humanities Ambassadors

By Kate Webber on Jan. 29, 2015, at 4:16 p.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2015 CONTACT: Nicole Rancourt, Maine Humanities Council, 207-773-5051 PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Humanities Council (MHC) announced that Abigayle Hopkins from Machias Memorial High School in Machias and Victoria Simons from Noble High School in Berwick are the first Student Humanities Ambassadors in Maine. Selected …
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Hearing with your legs at the February 4 MDI Science Café

By MDI Biological Laboratory on Jan. 29, 2015, at 4:03 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: McKays Public House, 231 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3147; BAR HARBOR – “Hearing with Your Legs: Crickets, Sex, Survival, and Regeneration,” led by Hadley Horch, Ph.D., will kick off the winter series of MDI Science …
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UMA to keep vet technology program; making it a Bachelor’s

on Jan. 29, 2015, at 4:03 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The University of Maine at Augusta has received a $25,000 challenge grant that will allow it to continue with the Veterinary Technology program, and to change it from an Associate to a Bachelor Degree program, according to an announcement Thursday by UMA President Glenn Cummings. UMA had decided to …
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