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Lighthouse Arts Center in Bucksport is Hiring!

By felicia cinquegrana on April 28, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.

One Day in June, Margaretta Days Festival

on April 28, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
Vic Kunitsky and Vicki Lutz perform together

Cherryfield Open Mic Gets Great Reviews

By Wayne Smith on April 28, 2017, at 12:56 p.m.

Everybody’s Fool …Book Review

on April 28, 2017, at 9:52 a.m.

Blue Hill Heritage Trust- Spring Speaker Series

By Blue Hill Heritage Trust on April 28, 2017, at 9:45 a.m.

“Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy” to Tour Maine on May 21-26

By Dave Guthro on April 27, 2017, at 3:58 p.m.
The cast and crew of The Curse of the Mona Lisa practice getting in and out of the life-sized Clue board game box that is one of their set pieces under construction.

Eastport’s Youth Theater Group Premieres Original Play

By Lauren Koss on April 27, 2017, at 3:52 p.m.

International Folk dancing

By Ellen Sherwood on April 26, 2017, at 9:53 p.m.

Public Bean Supper

By brenda norris on April 26, 2017, at 12:31 p.m.
Covanta Energy's West Enfield facility.

Regulators allow Stored Solar to return state aid deposit, take subsidy later

By Darren Fishell on April 26, 2017, at 11:30 a.m.
A state-subsidized biomass firm plans to repay the subsidy money it has received through a logging industry bailout effort until it can prove economic benefit to Maine.
Sarah Diment, owner of The Beachmere Inn, is stepping in as a housekeeper because she can't find enough people to work at her inn. Labor shortages are plaguing the hospitality industry in Maine.

With tourist season around the corner, Maine’s hospitality industry is facing a crisis

By Kathleen Pierce on April 26, 2017, at 1 a.m.
As the summer of 2017 approaches, a perfect storm for the seasonal hospitality industry is gathering over Vacationland.

Machias Area Job Fair

By emerson on April 25, 2017, at 8:25 a.m.
Bangor High School pitcher Trevor DeLaite adjusts the ball for a pitch during practice Thursday in Red Barry Gym in Bangor.

High school baseball coaches adapting to new pitch limits

By Ernie Clark on April 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Maine high school baseball officials spent much of 2016 working to comply with a national mandate to develop pitch limits. Implementation time has arrived.

Washington Academy third quarter honor roll

on April 24, 2017, at 4:25 p.m.

Coastal Washington CIT Names Ellie Burns as Student of the Year

By Brian Leavitt on April 24, 2017, at 9:05 a.m.

Bagaduce Chorale Spring Concert

By Richard Shute on April 21, 2017, at 3:26 p.m.

Annual Spring Cleanup Day at Woodlawn

By Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park on April 21, 2017, at 10:08 a.m.

Blue Hill Heritage Trust Welcomes Four New Directors.

By Blue Hill Heritage Trust on April 20, 2017, at 2:22 p.m.

Public Supper

By Tammy Ramsdell on April 19, 2017, at 1:58 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage, right, discusses his education proposals during an April 18, 2017 press conference at the State House in Augusta while Maine Education Commissioner Robert Hasson looks on.

LePage intensifies push to cut the number of Maine school superintendents

By Michael Shepherd on April 18, 2017, at 3:41 p.m.
Cutting administrative costs at Maine schools was one of the core topics during a lengthy news conference on education funding Tuesday at the State House.