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Return of UMF New Commons Project begins with George Orwell’s classic science fiction novel ‘1984’

FARMINGTON — Once again, the University of Maine at Farmington will be bringing a selection of engaging events on extraordinary topics to kick off the 2021 New Commons season. The UMF New Commons program provides a rich offering of free events including expert talks, discussions, films and more, many online, for the education and enjoyment […]

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OUT Maine releases free guidebook ‘Best practices for LGBTQ+ inclusive youth programming’

OUT Maine is proud to announce the release of “Best practices for LGBTQ+ inclusive youth programming.” This free guide provides a roadmap with concrete action steps for ensuring inclusive and welcoming programming for LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning) youth. It also serves as a training resource to increase administration and staff awareness […]

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Machias Savings Bank welcomes mortgage originator in Bar Harbor

BAR HARBOR — Machias Savings Bank is pleased to announce that Jennifer Walter has filled the role of mortgage originator in Bar Harbor. In this role, Walter will be responsible for assisting customers throughout the home financing process, including purchasing, building, refinancing or making use of equity. Walter joined Machias Savings Bank as a financial […]

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Maine Community College System trustees meet Jan. 27

AUGUSTA – The Maine Community College System Board of Trustees will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Those wishing to participate should contact Director of Communications and Public Affairs Noel Gallagher at 207-629-4028 or at ngallagher@mccs.me.edu. The agenda for the day’s meetings is posted to the MCCS website and is subject to change prior to the meeting […]

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Hersey promoted to vice president, cash management and business development officer at Katahdin Trust

HOULTON — Katahdin Trust, a community bank founded in 1918 serving northern Maine and the greater Bangor and Portland regions, has announced the promotion of Patty Hersey to vice president, cash management and business development officer. In her new role, Hersey will continue to be responsible for business development for small business, commercial, and nonprofit […]

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United Way of Aroostook receives $20,000 from Katahdin Trust and Bank employees

HOULTON – Katahdin Trust and its employees have supported hundreds of local organizations through financial contributions, volunteerism and in-kind donations for more than 100 years. Recently, Katahdin Trust and its employees teamed together to donate more than $20,000 to the United Way of Aroostook. Bank employees pledged nearly $15,000 for the 2021 United Way of […]