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BANGOR — Applications are now open for University of Maine Cooperative Extension 2019 Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties. Training sessions are scheduled weekly from 5-8:30 p.m. Feb. 26-May 21 and resume for four weeks in September. Classes meet at the UMaine Extension Penobscot office,… Read More
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