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Spruce Run Sponsors Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Events

AUGUSTA, Maine — Spruce Run Association—the domestic violence resource center serving Penobscot County— is announcing that February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Spruce Run is sponsoring events and partnering with local schools and organizations to raise awareness about this serious issue. Governor LePage will be signing a proclamation for the month at [...]

Thrift shop sale and luncheon hosted by ECUMC on Feb. 11

WINTERPORT, Maine — Ellingwood’s Corner United Methodist Church will host ” Cabin Fever Reliever Sale and Luncheon” from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, located at 796 Lebanon Road. All are welcome to come check out the thrift shop for great sale items and then join us for a luncheon with a picnic [...]

Brooksville Community Breakfast

BROOKSVILLE, Maine — There will be a free community breakfast for the Brooksville community from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the West Brooksville Congregational Church, located at 1597 Coastal Road. all Brooksville residents are welcome to attend. For more information, call Joyce at 326-4239.


SKOWHEGAN, Maine — The Skowhegan Free Public Library recently received a $15,400 grant from the Belvedere Historical Preservation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to support Project 2012 to restore and renovate the historical library building. Located in the center of town on Elm Street, the library is listed on the National Registry of Historic [...]

LIHEAP fundraiser to be held in Camden Feb. 11

CAMDEN, Maine — The Hot Mamas, a  group of Midcoast women will be on hand to raise money for the LIHEAP program in Knox County in partnership with Penquis on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Camden Snow Bowl and the Knox Mill. The group will compete in the Snow Bowl and host a after-party dance [...]

“Share the Love” at the Blue Hill Public Library

BLUE HILL, Maine — In honor of Valentine’s Day, Blue Hill Public Library will present a fun-filled “Share the Love” program for families from 10:30 a.m. to noon  Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Library’s Howard Room. Families are invited to bring a favorite book to share that takes under ten minutes to read. After the [...]

AJCHC ambulance service: new officers, goals

BROOKS, Maine — The Arthur Jewell Community Health Center (AJCHC) ambulance service has new leadership and goals for the upcoming year. Matthew Shaw is now the service captain with Keith Nealley serving as co-captain; Jeri Roberts, secretary; and Theona “Pony” Stubbs, treasurer. This year’s goals for the service include expanding its volunteer base so it [...]

Genetics counseling & referral clinic

ELLSWORTH, Maine — A genetics counseling and referral clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb, 25, in the office building of Maine Coast Pediatrics, 32 Resort Way. This clinic is offered free of charge by the Center for Human Genetics and Appointments are necessary. If you suspect that a medical problem [...]

Local Organizations Partner with the American Red Cross for Donor Days

BANGOR, Maine – During the month of January, Maine Youth Leadership and the Bangor Roller Derby participated in the American Red Cross Donor Day program at the Bangor Donor Center. “Everyone here at the Bangor Donor Center would like to send a thank you out to Maine Youth Leadership and the Bangor Roller Derby,” said [...]