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25th Annual Camden Conference speaker roster

CAMDEN, Maine — The Camden Conference on Foreign Affairs 25th Annual Camden Conference will be held Feb. 17-19, at the Camden Opera House and various satellite locations. The Conference has announced the roster of speakers for the event. With the addition of Colonel Larry Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff to Secretary Powell, the program will [...]

Center Theatre Re-assess – Hires Consultant

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, like all of us, has had its share of ups and downs in 2011. The Slightly Off-Center Players, as always, provided many high points throughout the year with a number of wonderful performances. In particular, the production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat demonstrated [...]


BLUE HILL, Maine — Peninsula Peace and Justice will offer a chance to hear from young people actively involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement, through a panel discussion called “MIC CHECK BLUE HILL! at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the Blue Hill Public Library. Panelists will include recent residents at occupations in Washington, [...]

Additional speakers for 25th Annual Camden Conference

CAMDEN, Maine — The 25th Annual Camden Conference entitled ” The U.S. in a 21st Century World: Do We Have What it Takes?” has added three more speakers to the roster. Robert Schwartz, Mark Mykleby and Captain Wayne Porter will join former Governor Bill Richardson, R. Nicholas Burns, Deborah Amos, Clyde Prestowitz, Amory Lovins and [...]

Chemicals in the Community: A Citizen’s Right to Know.

ROCKLAND, Maine — In 1986, the United States government enacted the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA Title III), now known as the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know-Act (EPCRA). This brought forth a new era in the rights of citizens to be told what chemical hazards may be present in their community. The following year [...]

Halting Holiday Hunger Project provides food for 150 children

HANCOCK, Maine – Many working families are struggling to get by. An increasing number of children rely on school meals. In Hancock County, 42.3% of children receive subsidized school meals (61.5% in Washington County). During school vacation weeks, numerous families are challenged to provide enough food for their children. According to the USDA, 43% of [...]

Peace and justice Center film to be shown Dec. 11

BANGOR, Maine — ” My Name Is Khan”, the 2010 film, will be shown at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St. The film is a story of a Muslim with aspergers, who migrates to the America, marries a single mother and deals with life [...]

Gandhi, Nonviolence and the Occupy Movement lecture to be held Dec. 4 in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine — The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine will host a lecture, “Gandhi, Nonviolence and the Occupy Movement,” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at 96 Harlow St., Suite 100. The lecture will be given by Doug Allen, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maine. Allen has lived in India and [...]

Camden Conference speakers meet at Bangor Public Library

BANGOR, Maine — Camden Conference speakers, Brewster Grace and Charlie Graham, will hold a discussion on America’s place in global trade from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Bangor Public Library. The presentation is offered as a free community event in anticipation of the 25th Annual Camden Conference, to be held in [...]