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Rebecca Bouchard recently received her award for Employee of the Year at a luncheon she attended with Matt Griswold.

The Commons Recognizes Bouchard for Excellence

By Charndra Michaud on May 06, 2015, at 1:20 p.m.
Rebecca Bouchard was recently selected by the management team of The Commons at Tall Pines as Employee of the Year. “Becky” as she’s known to her friends and coworkers has worked at The Commons since August of 2012. During that time, she has shown herself to be a very compassionate …
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Kids’ Art and Music Featured at Jesup

By Melinda Rice on May 06, 2015, at 12:25 p.m.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library-Bar Harbor, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org BAR HARBOR — Young musicians and artists share their talents on Saturday, May 9, in a concert and art reception at Jesup Memorial Library, …
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Baked bean supper to benefit Welcome to Housing

on May 06, 2015, at 12:24 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-9567 BANGOR, Maine — A baked bean supper to benefit Welcome to Housing, a volunteer-run Household Goods Bank that helps individuals or families obtain the items they need to …
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Fort Kent Council to discuss adopting Complete Streets policy

on May 06, 2015, at 11:53 a.m.
By Julie Daigle FORT KENT, Maine — On Monday, May 11, the Fort Kent Town Council members will have the opportunity to make Fort Kent the first community in Aroostook County and one of seven communities in the state of Maine to adopt a Complete Streets policy. Community members have …
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UM aging expert to testify at Senate Aging Committee hearing

on May 06, 2015, at 11:41 a.m.
Washington, D.C. — Carol Kim, vice president for research at the University of Maine in Orono, is scheduled to testify in Washington, D.C., at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, about the University’s efforts to help seniors age in place. Kim, who was invited to speak by U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, chairman of …
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Katie Boss

Katie Boss named as GHHI Lewiston Auburn outcome broker

on May 06, 2015, at 11:29 a.m.
The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, a national nonprofit dedicated to breaking the link between unhealthy housing and unhealthy families, has announced that Katie Boss has joined the organization as its first GHHI Lewiston Auburn outcome broker. In this role, Boss will work with organizations, agencies and community leaders to formulate and …
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Landing School launch circa 1980

Landing School Boat Launch Celebration

By Jennifer Robertson on May 06, 2015, at 10:50 a.m.
Friday, June 19, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Chicks Marina, 75 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, Maine For more information: 207985-7976; landingschool.edu/about/news/Landing_School_Save_the_Date.pdf Come socialize, network and celebrate with us as the Class of 2015 launch their boats. LS-17 Sport Utility Runabouts, Tripp 22s and LS Touring Kayaks will all take …
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Sibelius 150 Jubliee Concert

By Jacqueline Harjula on May 06, 2015, at 10:48 a.m.
Friday, May 15, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Thomaston Federated Church, 8 Hyler Street, Thomaston, Maine For more information: 207-975-1476 An evening of music by Jean Sibelius performed by Concert Pianist Craig Randal Johnson to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Sibelius’ birth. Refreshments, including Finnish coffee bread (pulla,nisu). …
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Boating Safely: Required and Optional Equipment and Emergency Procedures

By Jennifer Robertson on May 06, 2015, at 10:44 a.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: The Landing School, 286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine For more information: 207-985-7976; landingschool.edu It’s summertime again! Before you hit the water, join The Landing School and the USCG Auxiliary for a safe boating seminar, “Boating Safely: required and optional equipment …
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Landing School Develops Suite of Five Scholarships Totaling $80,000

By Jennifer Robertson on May 06, 2015, at 10:37 a.m.
The Landing School is pleased to announce the development of five scholarships for students who wish to have a career in the marine industry but struggle to meet educational financial obligations. These scholarships have an application process where students are given the chance to show school faculty and staff who …
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Belfast Historical Society Program

By Megan Pinette on May 06, 2015, at 10:17 a.m.
Monday, May 18, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207 338 9229 The Belfast Historical Society will present local author Mitch Littlefield reading selections from his new book, Memories of Shucking Peas, at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May …
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Several community events set by TAMC to celebrate National Hospital Week and more

By TAMC Communication and Development on May 06, 2015, at 10:03 a.m.
Aroostook County – National Hospital Week, National Nursing Home Week and National Women’s Health Week are all set for May 10 through 16, and TAMC has planned a full calendar of community events to celebrate. The upcoming recognition weeks are set aside to honor healthcare professionals that work in both …
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Disabled American Veterans Department of Maine Convention

By Ron Brodeur on May 06, 2015, at 10 a.m.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Department of Maine’s 41st State Convention. It was from May 1 to 3 at the Four Points Sheraton at the Bangor Airport. We have met there each year for about 12 years now. Not only because of great service but because we made a commitment …
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Cary To Mark National Hospital Week With Camden International Film Series Presentation

By Tamra Kilcollins on May 06, 2015, at 9:32 a.m.
Cary Medical Center has announced a number of events in celebration of National Hospital Week May 10 through May 16. Highlighting the week will be a free showing of the Documentary Film, ‘Age of Champions’ part of the Camden International Film Festival’s series, ‘Aging in Maine’. In the film, athletes …
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Trade Economies Children’s Workshop at the Abbe Museum

By Heather Anderson on May 06, 2015, at 9:13 a.m.
Friday, June 26, 2015 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3519 ; abbemuseum.org/calendar/june.html In this workshop, participants will have the chance to learn, through hands on examples from the Abbe Museum’s education collection, about three periods of trade …
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Wabanaki Basketmaking Program

By Heather Anderson on May 06, 2015, at 9:11 a.m.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3519 ; abbemuseum.org/calendar/june.html Basketmaking is an art form that has been practiced in Wabanaki cultures since pre-contact times. With multiple influences coming into play throughout history, the art …
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Trade Economies Program at the Abbe Museum

By Heather Anderson on May 06, 2015, at 8:57 a.m.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3519 ; abbemuseum.org/calendar/june.html Trade has been a key component of culture throughout human history. Adapted from the Abbe Museum’s popular school program, Trade Economies will discuss three significant …
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Brown Bag Lunch with Jennifer Neptune, Penobscot

By Heather Anderson on May 06, 2015, at 8:51 a.m.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3519 ; abbemuseum.org/calendar/may.html Join us at the Abbe Museum as Penobscot beadworker Jennifer Neptune discusses and demonstrates her work replicating an historic Penobscot Chief’s collar. The Abbe’s 2015 …
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MEDICARE FOR EVERYONE CLINIC HELD MONTHLY – SPECTRUM GENERATIONS

By Kathryn Kreamer on May 06, 2015, at 8:34 a.m.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations, 18 Merriam Road, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-1190; spectrumgenerations.org Medicare for Everyone Clinic held monthly Spectrum Generations, 18 Merriam Road, Belfast, ME Please note: if you require a translator, please notify us at least two weeks before …
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The Maine Appalachian Trail Club Announces 2015 Volunteer Awards

By Susan Tompkins on May 06, 2015, at 8:28 a.m.
The Maine Appalachian Trail Club (MATC) today announced the recipients of the 2015 Volunteer Awards who were recognized at the Spring Meeting held at Bates College. These individuals are receiving awards based on volunteer service during the 2014 season. 2015 Walter D. Greene Award: Dana Humphrey of Palmira is receiving …
 
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