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Blue Hill Republicans to Caucus

SEDGWICK, Maine — Rich Eichenberg, Chair of the Town of Blue Hill Republican Committee, has announced that Blue Hill Republicans will caucus at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Sedgwick Elementary School, 272 Snow’s Cove Road. The purpose of the caucus is to elect Delegates and Alternates to the State Convention, elect members of [...]

Millinocket town Committee has announced that Jan. 30 republicans will caucus

MILLINOCKET, Maine — David Duplisea, Chair of the Millinocket Republican Committee, has announced that Millinocket, East Millinocket and Medway will caucus at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at the Northern Timber Cruisers’ Clubhouse, on the Millinocket Lake Road. The purpose of the caucus is to participate in the Presidential Straw Poll, elect local officers, delegates [...]

Presque Isle Democrats to Meet

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Presque Isle Democratic Party will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Edmunds Conference Center at Northern Maine Community College. The meeting will be to discuss planning the Feb. 26 caucus. All local Democrats are invited to attend and participate. For more information, call Martha Grant [...]

2012 republican campaign season kick off begins Feb. 11

PORTLAND, Maine — The 2012 Republican campaign season kick off will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the  Portland Regency, 20 Milk  St. Guest speakers will begin at 6:30 p.m with the announcement of presidential straw poll results beginning at 7:30 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, call Michelle at 622-6247 or [...]

MIC CHECK BLUE HILL

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, [...]

Freedom riders to be shown as part of MLK birthday commemoration

BANGOR, Maine — The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine will host a day of events as part of the MLK birthday commemoration. The center will host an afternoon discussion with regional group representatives from 3 to 5 p.m.  A vegetarian potluck at 5 p.m. and a showing of the film “Freedom Riders” at [...]

Senate candidate to go door to door Jan. 15 in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine — Fresh from his endorsement by The New Generation PAC, Andrew Ian Dodge will be in Bangor meeting Republican voters door to door from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15. For more information, call 607-3299 or email press@dodgeforsenate.com.

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 [...]

UMFK to host MLK day brunch

FORT KENT, Maine — The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities & Residential Life Office will host a pancake breakfast to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in Nowland Hall. The entire campus and the greater Fort Kent community are invited to [...]