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Dixieland band at Ecotat Gardens

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 9:28 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Ecotat Gardens, Annis Road, Hermon HERMON, Maine — Six Basin Street Dixieland Band, 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Ecotat Gardens. Bring a lawn chair and park in the Annis Road parking area. This post was contributed by a community …
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Alan Majka of University of Maine Extension prepares a healthy meal in Machias.

UMaine Extension serves up ‘Dining with Diabetes Down East’

By Tara Wood on Aug. 01, 2014, at 9:24 a.m.
Machias, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s free Dining with Diabetes Down East series starts Wednesday, Oct. 1 at Healthways Regional Medical Center at Lubec. The series continues Oct. 8, 15, and 22. All sessions are from 10 a.m. to noon at the medical center, 43 South Lubec Road. …
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Six Basin Street Dixieland Band Concert

By reynoldsg on Aug. 01, 2014, at 9:10 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: 2699 Route 2, Hermon, Maine For more information: 207-848-5946 Ecotat Gardens will hold the Six Basin Street All Women Dixieland Band Sunday, August 17, at 4 p.m. The gardens are located at the intersection of U.S.Route 2 and Annis Road, …
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Turkey supper at Searsport church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 8:47 a.m.
SEARSPORT, Maine — The Searsport United Methodist Church would like to invite the public to join in feasting and fellowship for a monthly turkey supper at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the church, located across the street from Penobscot Marine Museum on Main Street. It is a buffet style, all-you-can-eat …
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Mid-Coast Mud Runs Kids Day to raise funds for Sandy Hook

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 8:19 a.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Mid-Coast Mud Runs will hold a “Kids Day” beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at 496 Bucksport Road as a special fundraiser to benefit Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. All children 17 and under enter free; age 18 and older, $5. Gates open at 7 …
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Hampden Children’s Day Parade

By Amy Young on Aug. 01, 2014, at 8:07 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Reeds Brook Middle School, Main Street, Hampden, Maine For more information: 207-735-3536 HAMPDEN, Maine — The town of Hampden will be holding its annual Hampden Children’s Day Parade On Saturday, August 16th, at 11:00am. The parade will start at Reeds …
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Verrill Dana’s Litigation Capacity adds Taylor Neff

By Aaron Harris on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:41 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine –  Following the merger with Friedman, Gaythwaite Wolf, which added 11 decorated trial attorneys to Verrill Dana’s Litigation & Trial Group, Verrill Dana continues to grow its capacity in that area with the addition of Taylor R. Neff. Taylor will be resident in Verrill Dana’s Portland, ME office, where …
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New Chief Executive Officer announced at Bar Harbor BioTechnology

By Kasey Ahlquist on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:37 a.m.
Bar Harbor Biotechnology is pleased to announce that Janet Yancey-Wrona, Ph.D., has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer. Janet lives in Falmouth. She moved to Maine from Florida in 1997 when she took a job as a research scientist at IDEXX laboratories. Janet comes to Bar Harbor Biotech after …
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Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D.

The End of Aging at the MDI Science Café

By MDI Biological Laboratory on July 31, 2014, at 6:23 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Asticou Inn, 15 Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Maine For more information: 207.288.3147; mdibl.org/events BAR HARBOR – Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D., a leading scientist in the field of regenerative medicine, will lead an MDI Science Café called “Regenerative Medicine and the End …
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The Spirit of Service is Strong with Heidi’s Hope

By April Flagg on July 31, 2014, at 6:22 p.m.
It may be the height of summer, but middle and high school students from Fort Kent to Hodgdon are registering for the Heidi’s Hope Serve-a-thon, an innovative, first-of-its kind project in the state of Maine. Eight County schools are participating in this year’s pilot project. They are Easton, Fort Fairfield, …
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  Michael Fournier, Maine Dept of Corrections, recreational therapist for InsideOutDads program, stands (wearing a navy blue polo shirt, in the upper right of the photo) with the program's first graduating class.

10 dads in prison graduate from InsideOutDad program

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 4:49 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine State Prison in Warren had a group of prisoners graduate from the 12-week InsideOutDad program on Friday, July 18. “This is the first class offered, and appeared quite successful. So much, in fact, I have two more classes beginning next week and a wait list for the future,” said MSP …
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Phi Beta Kappa Association names 2014 academic award winners

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 4:38 p.m.
The Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Academic Achievement Awards.  This year, 124 high schools throughout the state participated in our award program.    The Phi Beta Kappa Society is the oldest and most prestigious college honor society in the United States. Phi Beta Kappa Academic Achievement Awards are conferred on a high …
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Brianna Rachel Fund for Kids Golf Tourney

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
KENDUSKEAG, Maine — Brianna Rachel Fund for Kids Golf Tourney, Saturday, Aug. 2, Kenduskeag Golf & Country Club, 947 Grant Road. Four-person scramble entry fee $35 for nine 9 holes or $60 for 18 holes. To reserve tee times and golf carts ($5 per person per round), call 884-7330 or 884-4199 or email lukay@msn.com. First hole in …
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Brunswick airport award three grants totaling $1.36 million

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 4:20 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — Brunswick Executive Airport will receive three federal grants totaling $1,364,130 from the Department of Transportation, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced Thursday. “Brunswick Executive Airport is a critical piece in the redevelopment of the former Navy base. Having the facility nearby is a draw to the innovative businesses that …
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Anthony Antolini, pianist; Sean Fleming, organist and pianist; and John David Adams, bass-baritone.

Two Centuries of American Music at St. John’s in Thomaston

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 3:55 p.m.
THOMASTON, Maine – Sean Fleming, organist and pianist; John David Adams, bass-baritone; and Anthony Antolini, pianist, will collaborate in a concert titled “An American Sampler: A Chronological Retrospective of American Music from 1814 to 2014,” at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 200 Main Street, Thomaston, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. A suggested donation of …
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Tournament at Pine Hill Golf Course

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 3:51 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Third annual Brooksie, Birdies, Bogies and Beer four-person scramble tournament, with 8 a.m. shotgun start, on Aug. 2, at Pine Hill Golf Course. $40 per person, lunch included, door prizes and 50/50 available. Call 989-3824 to enter and reserve cart. This post was contributed by a community …
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Orrington Old Home Week contest winners announced

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 3:43 p.m.
ORRINGTON, Maine – The Orrington Public Library hosted this year’s Photography Contest, which had a separate Youth Division for budding photographers aged 12 and under. The winners of the Old Home Week Photography Contest are: YOUTH DIVISION 1st: Isabella Gillis 2nd: Isabella Gillis 3rd: Isabella Gillis Honorable mentions: Elijah McKnight, …
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Tri-Town Basketball Camp for grades five-eight

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 3:39 p.m.
HERMON, Maine — Tri-Town Basketball Camp for boys and girls entering grades five-eight, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Aug. 11-15. Boys camp at Hermon High School; girls camp at Hermon Middle School. Cost is $110 and includes camp T-shirt and water bottle. Contact: carmelrec@aol.com or 615-1151 This post was contributed by a community member. Submit …
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Clinic for prospective soccer officials

Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2014, at 3:34 p.m.
CARIBOU — The Northern Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials will sponsor a clinic for prospective soccer officials, 9 a.m.-mid-afternoon Saturday, Aug. 9, in the ski building at Caribou High School athletic complex. Contact Bob Stedt at 896-5501 or email: rstedt@maine.rr.com for more information. This post was contributed by a community …
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Jay Friedlander, founder of the Sustainable Business Program and the inaugural Sharpe-McNally Chair of Green and Socially Responsible Business at College of the Atlantic, is making his second visit to Japan this year: He gave the keynote address at the Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment in Osaka on June 12 with a talk centered on creating abundance simultaneously for enterprise, society, and the environment.

COA prof off to Japan for Harvard forum

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 31, 2014, at 3:25 p.m.
TOKYO — Jay Friedlander has been invited by the Harvard Project on Asian and International Relations to speak at its 2014 conference. At the Aug. 22-26 event in Tokyo, Friedlander will join a panel to address “Movements in Energy and Environment that Aim to Increase Quality of Life.” The Harvard …
 
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