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MaineHealth shifts COVID-19 vaccination strategy, placing emphasis on reaching adolescents and younger adults

As demand for services at mass vaccination sites declines, the health system will phase out those operations, putting resources into school-based clinics and maintaining on-demand and walk-in options. PORTLAND — MaineHealth, the region’s largest integrated health system, announced today that it is shifting its strategy for vaccinating its communities against COVID-19 in an effort to […]

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Penquis receives child development grant from Maine Community Foundation

Penquis recently received $10,000 from the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to purchase supplies necessary for providing care and education to young children and support services to Maine families. The Penquis Head Start and Early Head Start programs provide quality early learning experiences to low-income Maine children, supporting intellectual/emotional and social […]

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UMaine Extension offers ‘Recipe to Market’ online workshop May 14

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an online workshop for entrepreneurs and farmers interested in starting a home-based, specialty food business in Maine from 9 a.m. to noon May 14.  “Recipe to Market” is a multidisciplinary program with topics including business basics, an overview of the specialty food industry and product development […]

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Navigating & Understanding the Maine DBE Certification webinar

Eastern Maine Development Corporation, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, will be hosting a Zoom webinar about a statewide program specifically designed for women and/or minority-owned businesses that provide transportation construction or related services. The name of the program is called The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program. The DBE program is designed to remedy […]

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Town & Country FCU’s ‘Local Helping Local’ announces return of initiative to give non-profits a ‘shot in the arm’

SCARBOROUGH — The start of May has ushered in the return of Town & Country FCU’s ‘Local Helping Local’ supports a non-profit-a-day in the month of May initiative. During May, the credit union will again support non-profits in Cumberland and York counties with a contribution to a different non-profit each day based on suggestions posted […]

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Elsie & Ethan to play May 14 SoundCheck concert

CAMDEN — Camden Opera House, 29 Elm Street, continues to welcome the public back inside with its SoundCheck series of small, safely distanced performances. On Friday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m., Midcoast duo Elsie & Ethan will bring their music to the downtown opera house stage.   Sales of advance-only tickets, $10 via camdenoperahouse.com and 207-236-3154, […]

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Despite pandemic, Catholic Foundation of Maine endowment distributions top $1 million this year

PORTLAND — Despite the uncertainty and volatility caused by the pandemic, the Catholic Foundation of Maine is pleased to report that investments have exceeded expectations and the foundation has distributed 76 grants valued at $1,045,787 this year. CFM has provided over $7.5 million in funding through its annual distribution process since its inception. The foundation […]