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Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Charlotte Fire and Rescue Station, 1100 Ayers Junction Road (Rte. #214), Charlotte, Maine

For more information: 454-8825; calais.lib.me.us

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Charlotte Fire & Rescue Host Season’s Second Baked Bean Supper

By anncarter on July 24, 2014, at 8:53 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Charlotte Fire and Rescue Station, 1100 Ayers Junction Road (Rte. #214), Charlotte, Maine For more information: 454-8825; calais.lib.me.us Calendar: Wednesday, Aug. 6 – Public Baked Bean Supper – Charlotte Fire and Rescue Dept. – 1100 Ayers Junction Rd., Charlotte, ME …
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“Junk in the Trunk” resale event is July 26 in Downtown Calais

By wash on July 24, 2014, at 3:17 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Junk in the Trunk, Downtown Main Street, Calais, Maine For more information: 207-454-0573 If you’re interested in getting rid of some unwanted stuff, the “Junk in the Trunk” yard sale event is for you! On Saturday, July 26, from 8 …
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DECF Inmates to present art at Machias First Friday Art Walk on August 1

By Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce on July 24, 2014, at 1:32 p.m.
MACHIAS, Maine — Students in the art program at Down East Correctional Facility will be the featured artists at the August First Friday Art Walk reception at the gallery in the Machias Bay Chamber of Commerce. Of the many wonderful artists exhibited at the Chamber gallery over the past year, …
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Vendors sought for Machias Harvest Fair and Pumpkin Chucking

By Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce on July 24, 2014, at 12:22 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Machias Harvest Fair and Wine and Beer Tasting Festival, Rt. 1, Machias, Maine For more information: 207.255.4402; machiaschamber.org MACHIAS, Maine — It’s not too early to reserve your spot as a vendor at the Saturday, Sept. 27 Harvest Fair and …
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Book, Bake, Plant, and Yard Sale at Steuben Library

By Jeanne Benedict on July 24, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Henry D. Moore Parish House and Library, 22 Village Road, Steuben, ME For more information: 207-546-7301; moorelibrary.org The Henry D. Moore Parish House and Library in Steuben will be holding its annual book, bake, plant, and yard sale on Saturday, …
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Planned power interruption July 29 in Machias

Bangor Daily News on July 24, 2014, at 10:12 a.m.
MACHIAS, Maine — There will be a planned interruption of electric service 3-6 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, in Machias. The areas affected will be Cooper Street from Court to North street, including the courthouse and post office. Rain date will be Wednesday, July 30.   This post was contributed by a …

Downeast LNG proposes expanded project, submits request to energy regulators

By Tim Cox on July 23, 2014, at 5:24 p.m.
ROBBINSTON, Maine — Downeast LNG has submitted a pre-filing request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to develop its proposed liquefied natural gas import-export facility, the company announced Wednesday. The request is for a facility with significantly more capacity than the company proposed in June, an expansion that also increases …
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An update on the 2014 lobster fishing season

on July 23, 2014, at 5:19 p.m.
The 2014 Maine lobster fishing season has been a sluggish one thus far.  Catches are lower than they have been over the past few years.  But most fishermen aren’t fussed.  Every cloud has a silver lining.  When there is less volume, the value of lobster rises.  The current the price …
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SummerKeys Presents 1st FACULTY CHAMBER Mary Potterton Memorial Concert

By Sue Sage on July 23, 2014, at 4:22 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Lubec Congregational Christian church, Church St., Lubec, ME For more information: 207-733-2316; summerkeys.com SummerKeys Faculty Perform at Mary Potterton Memorial Concerts in Lubec The 2nd half of our concert season begins with two Faculty Chamber Concerts on July 30 and …
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Ranger Led Program – Acadia Art Adventure Program

By pmsercinst on July 23, 2014, at 3:56 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Schoodic Institute's Eliot Hall Information Kiosk, Schoodic Education and Research Center Campus, Winter Harbor, Maine For …
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Ranger Led Program – SERC Slueths

By pmsercinst on July 23, 2014, at 3:54 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Schoodic Institute's Eliot Hall courtyard, Schoodic Education and Research Center Campus, Winter Harbor, Maine For more …
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“Blue Jays: American Chestnut Tree Planters,” Presentation by Bernd Heinrich

By pmsercinst on July 23, 2014, at 3:49 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Schoodic Institute's Moore Auditorium , Schoodic Education and Research Center Campus, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-1310 Bernd Heinrich, one of America’s foremost naturalists and most popular natural history writers, will describe his intriguing new research into birds and …
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“Exploding Stars and New Planets and Black Holes, Oh My! Frontier Research at Lick Observatory” Presentation by Alex Filippenko

By pmsercinst on July 23, 2014, at 3:36 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Schoodic Institute's Moore Auditorium , Schoodic Education and Research Center Campus, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-1310 Alex Filippenko, one of the world’s most widely cited astronomers and most popular astronomy speakers, will give a talk playfully entitled, “Exploding …
From the community

Allen Workman Reception, Book Signing, and Lecture

By pmsercinst on July 23, 2014, at 3:10 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Schoodic Institute's Moore Auditorium , Schoodic Education and Research Center Campus, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-1310 Join Allen Workman, author of “Schoodic Point: History on the Edge of Acadia National Park,” as he charts a course through Schoodic …
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Pie Auction to be held at Machias to benefit Helen’s Employees

By Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce on July 23, 2014, at 1:53 p.m.
MACHIAS, Maine — A pie auction will be held at the Machias Savings Bank Community Room on Saturday, Aug. 2, to benefit the employee’s of Helen’s Restaurant who were left without a job earlier this month when the landmark eatery, famous for its own pies, burned down. This is a …
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Roaring 20s Dance at the Eastport Arts Center

By Devon Kelley-Yurdin on July 23, 2014, at 12:49 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St., Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.com Don your flapper dresses and your top hats, your knickerbockers and your sweater vests, your feathers and your fur; The Eastport Arts Center will host a Roaring …
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Tess Collins and Mac Chrupcala – Jazz at the Crow Town Gallery

By CBmusic on July 23, 2014, at 11:45 a.m.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Crow Town Gallery, 406 South Lubec Road, Lubec, Maine For more information: 207 733-2045; cobscookbaymusic.com Jazz vocalist Tess Collins and pianist Mac Chrupcala for the second in the Crow Town Gallery’s 3 part jazz concert series. Advance ticket purchase is …
This boat at Millennium Marine was damaged and fell over when it filled with water after sprinklers were activated by a fire Wednesday morning.

Fire damages new boatbuilding shop in Eastport

By Tim Cox on July 23, 2014, at 11:01 a.m.
EASTPORT, Maine — A fire at a boatbuilding business destroyed one boat under construction, heavily damaged another, and caused widespread smoke and water damage to the shop Wednesday, the company reported. However, Millenium Marine expects to resume operations within a few days, said spokesman John Miller. Millennium Marine expanded to …
From the community
 Suzanne Folds McCullagh, a leading expert in the field of old master works on paper, will present “The Private Collector and the Curator: Building Drawing Collections in Chicago,” a College of the Atlantic Presidential Lecture in the Arts, on Thursday.

Leading national art curator Thursday at COA

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 23, 2014, at 8:38 a.m.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Thomas S. Gates Jr. Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5625; news.coa.edu/2014/06/13/summer-2014-events-at-college-of-the-atlantic/ Leading curator to deliver Presidential Lecture on collecting fine art and building top collections BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Suzanne …
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Jennifer Judd-McGee and will discuss her “Rows & Rows: Community, Pattern, and Landscape” exhibit during a presentation Monday on the campus of College of the Atlantic.

COA art figures to discuss inspiration of nature

By CollegeoftheAtlantic on July 22, 2014, at 4:40 p.m.
Monday, July 28, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Ethel H. Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-801-5844; wp.me/pj41E-3nk BAR HARBOR — Jennifer Judd-McGee and gallery owner Cody van Heerden will discuss Judd-McGee’s “Rows & Rows: Community, Pattern, and Landscape” …
 
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