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Rich Barratt (third from right) shows off his award to his morning Machine Shop class (from left) Owen Thompson, Sean Long, Tom Smalley, Seth Batty, Barratt, Ben Bruce and Cade Patten.

Mid-Coast instructor named Teacher of the Year

on Nov. 04, 2011, at 9:53 p.m.
Making a list and checking it twice — Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO Alex Gaeth and Wreath Auction Coordinator Cathy Hardy add new businesses for the Bids For Kids Wreath Auction which will take place from Nov. 23 through Dec. 4 at multiple locations throughout Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot and Waldo Counties.

Wreath auction seeks Big Brothers Big Sisters participants

on Nov. 02, 2011, at 1:36 p.m.
Camden Hills Regional High School students prepare for the Nov. 10-19 run of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” at the school’s Strom Auditorium in Rockport.

High school to stage ‘Phantom of the Opera’

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 10:21 p.m.

Trekkers introduces seventh-graders to its activities

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 10:12 p.m.

Beacon business news Nov. 3

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 10:12 p.m.

Plan ahead for no skidding this winter

By Carol Higgins Taylor, Eastern Area Agency on Aging on Oct. 28, 2011, at 10:08 p.m.

PechaKucha Night planned as part of conference

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 10:05 p.m.

Area graduates thru-hike Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 10:03 p.m.

Beacon sports news Nov. 3

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 10:02 p.m.

Farm Service Agency offers free online news service

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 9:57 p.m.
Work by author and illustrator Kim Jacobs, such as this piece, “Canopy Picnic,” will be on display through November at the Belfast Public Library.

Library displays illustrator’s art

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 9:54 p.m.
Sean McCormick assists Halena Stone in fly-tying at a recent Hidden Valley Nature Center event in Jefferson.

Nature center celebrates six years in operation

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 9:52 p.m.

Beacon arts news Nov. 3

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 9:40 p.m.

Beacon school news Nov. 3

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 9:37 p.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine CEO Alex Gaeth (right) presents a new Apple Ipad to Michele Sewell of Warren. Sewell was one of more than 500 supporters who helped the agency win a $15,000 cash award from Opinions 4 Good.

Agency granted cash award

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 9:29 p.m.
Glen E. Rainsley has joined the Georges River Land Trust as its new major gifts manager.

Land trust welcomes new staff

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 9 p.m.

Appleton Christian School donates to CannedWater4kids

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 8:55 p.m.
"Ha, ha, ha.'' — Zoe Calder, Belfast.

Beacon Question: Are you prepared for winter?

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 8:45 p.m.
A 91-year-old World War II veteran got some long-awaited service medals on Sept. 28. Bernard Jackson (second from right) received more than half a dozen at a ceremony at Camp Keyes in Augusta. The medals include the American Campaign Medal, the WWII Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Jackson enlisted in the Army in 1942 and served during the campaign in the southern Philippine Islands. He was honorably discharged in 1945. Presenting the medals to Jackson are (from left) Maj. Gen. Bill Libby of the Maine National Guard and Sen. Susan Collins. Warrant Officer Richard Berthiaume (right), Jackson's son-in-law, also took part in the ceremony.

Medal Ceremony

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 6:44 p.m.

Lockup event raises funds for animal shelter

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 6:41 p.m.