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Abrahams Will Play All Chess Challengers At Once

ELLSWORTH, Maine –  Steve Abrahams, Chess Coach of John Bapst High School and Orono High School in Bangor and Orono respectively is scheduled to play up to 30 chess players at the same time on Feb. 13,  at Ellsworth Middle School.  The event will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the school cafeteria. [...]

KASRA winter race begins Feb. 18 in Medway

MEDWAY, Maine — The Katahdin Area Snowmobile Racing Affiliates will host the Maine State Championship Race beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday and at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18-19, at the East Branch Sno Rovers Club, take exit 244 off I-95. Qualifying starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday and the racing starts at 10 am. on [...]

Public Baked Bean Supper at Rockport Masonic Center

ROCKPORT, Maine — A public baked bean supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Rockport Masonic Center, located at 361 Main St. The menu includes beans, hot dogs, brown bread, casseroles, drinks and desserts. Admission price will be $7 per person.  For more information, call 691-2270.

Lowell-Enfield Boy Scout Troop #64 Tenth Annual Ice Fishing Derby

ENFIELD, Maine — If the cold doesn’t get the angler’s blood moving the fishing will. Winter anglers are getting their ice fishing gear ready for Lowell-Enfield Boy Scout Troop #64’s 10th Annual Ice Fishing Derby on February 17, 2012 to February 19, 2012. This coincides, coincidentally, with the state’s free fishing days. That means that [...]

Snowmobile club second annual event Jan. 28

GREENVILLE, Maine — The Shirley Bog Trail Busters Snowmobile Club will hold their second annual kite fest, cook-out and bridge dedication to Greg Young from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, on Shirley Pond. All are welcome. For more information, call Debi at 695-2666 or email debi.baker@ghslakers.org.

Beekeepers’ monthly meeting to be held Feb. 7

DEXTER, Maine — The Penquis Beekeepers’ monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the VFW, located on Cedar St. Master Maine Beekeeper, Carol Cottrill, will give a presentation on “Preparing and Working with Beeswax and how to Make Candy Board”. Anyone interested in Beekeeping is welcome to attend. For more [...]

Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament to be held Feb. 11

HAMPDEN, Maine — The Hampden Kiwanis Club will hold its monthly Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. The tournament is limited to 100 players with a fee of $103. All proceeds will benefit the Hampden Kiwanis charities. For more information or to preregister, call 356-9949.

Baked bean supper to be hosted by Hampden Kiwanis Club

HAMPDEN, Maine — The Hampden Kiwanis Club will hold its monthly baked bean supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. Admission will be $7 for adults and $4 for children. The event is eat – in or take – home. For home deliveries call 862-3700 between 3:30 [...]

Local Young Author Speaks To Scouts

BANGOR, Maine — Local young author Jessie Mae Hodsdon (author of Issym, Asandra, and Xsardis), the founder of Rebirth Publishing, will be speaking to a troop of Girl Scouts on Monday, Jan. 9.  She will encourage the girls to dream big and start now. Hodsdon will be speaking at a variety of schools and other [...]

Port Operator to Address Local Propeller Club

BELFAST, Maine — Mr. Tim Winters will be the featured speaker at the January meeting of the Searsport/Bucksport Chapter of the Propeller Club of the United States at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Belfast Shriners’ Club, Northport Avenue.  Mr. Winters is the acting Terminal Manager of Sprague Energy’s Mack Point Marine Terminal in [...]