Education

 
Book plate designed by Leanne Parks of Clean Slate Graphics in Orono, which will be affixed into front covers of books purchased with grant funds

Hermon Middle School student secures $7,000 in library grants

By Kendra Raymond on June 28, 2016, at 10:41 a.m.
HERMON, Maine — A student at Hermon Middle School has written grants totaling $7,000 to benefit her school library. Eighth-grader Neily Raymond initiated the process, researched potential funding sources and completed the application process independently. As a result, HMS was generously awarded with a $2,000 grant from the Bangor Savings …

Grant Writing and the Application Process

By City of Bangor Commission on Cultural Development on June 27, 2016, at 7:19 p.m.
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Council Chambers, Bangor City Hall 73 Harlow St, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-992-4234 City of Bangor’s Commission on Cultural Development in Partnership With the Maine Arts Commission to Host a Workshop for Artists/Writers on Grant Writing and the Application …

Historic Foods of Sullivan & Sorrento

By GJEdwards on June 27, 2016, at 4:31 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Sorrento Sullivan Recreation Center, 1776 US Highway 1, Sullivan, Maine For more information: 207-422-0995 ; sullivansorrentohgistory.org The Sullivan-Sorrento Historical Society presents Bangor Daily News Columnist Sandy Oliver who will discuss historical foods of the area. This post was contributed by …

Clamming and it’s History in Sullivan & Sorrento

By GJEdwards on June 27, 2016, at 4:22 p.m.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Sullivan-Sorrento Historical Society, P.O. Box 44, Sullivan, Maine For more information: 207-422-0995; sullivansorrentohistory.org The Sullivan-Sorrento Historical Society Presents the Program “Clamming and it’s History in Sullivan & Sorrento Featuring Denis-Marc Nault, Maine DMR and SSHS Members who will lead a …

Penobscot County SWCD is sponsoring a Kids Conservation Field Day on July 20th!

By Amy Polyot on June 27, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.
On July 20th the Penobscot County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring a Kids Conservation Field Day. The field day will be held at Leonard’s Mills in Bradley from 9AM-3PM. The youngsters will get to learn in an outdoor setting while doing hands on activities. They will get to …
Pushaw to Penobscot Paddlers

“Pushaw to Penobscot – A Paddle through Time” – Canoe Trip with cultural and ecological focus

By Gudrun Keszöcze on June 27, 2016, at 12:50 p.m.
Saturday, July 16, 2016 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road, Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-394-2171; hirundomaine.org Last year canoe trip was a great success! All participants enjoyed the 10-mile downstream paddle and stops along the way. Many people remained on …

Easton JR/SR High School announces fourth quarter honor roll

By eastonschools on June 27, 2016, at 11:59 a.m.
SENIORS HIGHEST HONORS – Emma Bonner, Drew Sotomayor HIGH HONORS – Brianna Landeen HONORS – Bailee Getchell, Logan Halvorson, Trevor Hathaway JUNIORS HIGHEST HONORS – Elise Allen, Hunter Brown, Breann Clayton, Abigail Currier, Jacob Flewelling, Sara Gilman, Kathleen Haney HIGH HONORS – Zachary Hammond, Miranda McLean SOPHOMORES HIGHEST HONORS – …

CHISPA Centro Hispano potluck supper and dance

By University of Maine on June 27, 2016, at 11:40 a.m.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207.581.1506; umaine.edu/news/blog/2016/06/14/young-african-leaders-attend-six-week-public-management-institute-umaine/ ORONO — Latin-theme potluck with music and dancing. Families and children welcome. Hosted by CHISPA Centro Hispano as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program at …

An evening of discussion at UMaine

By University of Maine on June 27, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207.581.1506; umaine.edu/news/blog/2016/06/14/young-african-leaders-attend-six-week-public-management-institute-umaine/ Light refreshments and discussion. Hosted by the University of Maine Office of Multicultural Student Life as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program at UMaine. This …

An evening of bowling as part of UMaine Mandela Washington Fellowship program

By University of Maine on June 27, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Old Town Bowling Center, 156 Center St., Old Town, Maine For more information: 207.581.1506; umaine.edu/news/blog/2016/06/14/young-african-leaders-attend-six-week-public-management-institute-umaine/ Bowling and refreshments for purchase, offered as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program at the University of Maine. This post was contributed by a …

Women of the World to host international pot luck supper in Orono

By University of Maine on June 27, 2016, at 11:31 a.m.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St., Orono, Maine For more information: 207.581.1506; umaine.edu/news/blog/2016/06/14/young-african-leaders-attend-six-week-public-management-institute-umaine/ ORONO — Women of the World will host an international potluck supper, as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program at the University of Maine, 7-9:30 …

Mandela Washington Fellowship program offers musical entertainment

By University of Maine on June 27, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
Monday, July 25, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Black Bear Brewery & Taproom, 19 Mill St., Orono, Maine For more information: 207.581.1506; umaine.edu/news/blog/2016/06/14/young-african-leaders-attend-six-week-public-management-institute-umaine/ Free musical entertainment and beverages for purchase as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program at the University of Maine. This post was contributed by …

Public Cultural Exchange: Meet and Greet with Mandela Fellows

By Andrea Mercado on June 27, 2016, at 11:12 a.m.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: The University of Maine hosts 25 emerging African leader fellows from 17 countries in Africa. Valuing the importance for the fellows to have opportunities to connect with the local community, the university, in partnership with the RiSE Center and Office …

Bucksport High School fourth quarter honor roll

on June 27, 2016, at 11:06 a.m.
Bucksport High School Fourth quarter honor roll Grade 12, highest honors: Kimberly Davenport, Kaylee Grindle, Eliza Hosford, Lauren Kircheis, Brittney Moran; high honors: Morgan Downes, Tyler DuPont, Hunter Gross, John Harriman, Riley MacLeod, Christopher Phelan Soper, Julia Zavalza; honors: Cody Augherton, Adam Bohlen, Carlie Boyles, Justin Burgess, Jaclyn Cohen, Hayden Craig, Elizabeth Cusack, Michael …

Bangor High School fourth quarter honor roll

on June 27, 2016, at 10:38 a.m.
Bangor High School Fourth quarter honor roll Grade 12, highest honors: Anthony Ashton, Jack Babbidge, Emma Barnett, Peter Benoit, Paige Brown, Jacob Chatfield, Stanley Clarke, Tyler DeFroscia, Ethan Dorman, Kendra Green, Cavan Hagerty, Abigail Hayward, Isabelle Higgins, Abram Karam, Gabriel Karam, Maggie Mahaney, Bayley McLaughlin, Reid Monk, Sarah Santerre, Adam Schwendt, Sarah Yuen; honors: Haley Adams, …

Penobscot Christian School fourth quarter honor roll

on June 27, 2016, at 10:08 a.m.
Penobscot Christian School, Bangor Fourth quarter honor roll Grade 11: Joshua Guay, Reagan Paul. Grade 10: Kendra Carr, Chara Grace Hamilton, Christina Hyatt, Sean Jenkins. Grade nine: Abigail Hamilton, Kendall Lambert. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →

Medomak Valley High School fourth quarter honor roll

on June 27, 2016, at 9:54 a.m.
Medomak Valley High School, Waldoboro Fourth quarter honor roll Grade 12, honors: Justice Barrows, Kaitlin Barter, Bryce Baughman, Miranda Belcher, Kyle Blum, Oliver Brown, Sophie Cohen, Margaret Cox, Todd Crawford, Daryan Daniello, Cassidy Dever, Macallah Dubord, Samantha Fowles, Finley Ganz, Katherine Goldrup, Abigail Griffin, Ariel Haskins, Stephanie Hill, Alexia Hilt, Ezra …

Palermo Library lists summer programs

By Sharon Nichols on June 26, 2016, at 7:20 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Palermo Community Library, 2789 Route 3, Palermo, maine For more information: 207-993-6088; palermo.lib.me.us PALERMO — READY, SET, READ! is the theme for the nationwide 2016 Collaborative Summer Reading Program. The first of the eight bi-weekly sessions begins 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, …

‘Peyton Place’ retrospective at Camden Public Library

By Ken Gross on June 26, 2016, at 4:51 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., Camden, ME For more information: 207-236-3440; librarycamden.org/event/peyton-place-retrospective-july-14/ CAMDEN — Camden Public Library announced recently will participate in the “Peyton Place” revival by offering a selection of images and scenes from the movie as filmed …

Camden Philosophical Society Reading Group

By Ken Gross on June 26, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., Camden, ME For more information: 207-236-3440; librarycamden.org/event/reading-group-of-the-camden-philosophical-society-november-18/ The general topic this month will be Power, Control and Resistance, with primary readings by Foucault, Deleuze, Burroughs, and Deuchars. This post was contributed by a community …