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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 [...]

Annual Hot Shot Competition to be held Feb. 5 in Fort Kent

FORT KENT, Maine — The Maine  Recreation and Parks Association and the Maine Red Cross Claws are announcing their partnership for the MRPA’s annual Hot Shot Competition to compete against other basketball enthusiasts across the state. The Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department with host University of Maine at Fort Kent will hold this event [...]

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 [...]

Emerson School 8th grade silent auction and movie benefit

BAR HARBOR, Maine — The 2012 Emerson School 8th Grade Silent Auction and Movie will be held Sunday, Jan. 29, at Reel Pizza, 33 Kennebec Place.  The silent auction will run from 1 to 4 p.m. and the movie, The Incredibles will begin at 1:30 p.m. The movie price will be $6 and the event [...]

Snowmobile club’s annual winter festival begins Jan. 19 in Rangeley

RANGELEY, Maine — The Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club’s annual winter festival, Snodeo, will take place from Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 19-21, originating at Moose Alley on Main St. The three day event will host a fundraising casino night, Polaris family ride, kids events and a fireworks display. For more information or for a list of [...]

Tracks in the University Forest – A Snowshoe Trek

OLD TOWN, Maine — Barry Burgason, wildlife biologist, will host Tracks in the University Forest-A  Snowshoe Trek at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28,  at University Forest. Burgason has used tracking to identify animals and their habitats on the winter landscape. Participants will get coaching in finding and identifying tracks, and reading the stories they tell. [...]

Brewer Parks & Rec registration for Father-Daughter Valentine Dance

BREWER, Maine — The Brewer Parks and Recreation Department will now accept registrations for their annual Father-Daughter Valentine dance from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at the Brewer Auditorium. Registrations are limited to the first 430 guest and open to girls in grades K-6 and their guest.  For more information, call 989-5199.