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OGSF Grants

VASSALBORO, Maine — The Oak Grove School Foundation is accepting applications for grants to support the educational and cultural needs of students and non profit organizations in the greater Central Maine area. Recipients must be educational, charitable or religious organizations that are tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Grant requests [...]

VITA tax assistance program available at UMPI this spring

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Area volunteers with the AARP Tax-Aide Program will be available on Saturdays at the University of Maine at Presque Isle during the next two months to help members of the community prepare their tax returns. This free service will be provided by volunteers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday, [...]

UMPI to celebrate Chinese New Year

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine¬† — The University of Maine at Presque Isle will celebrate the Year of the Dragon as the International Students Club sponsors an educational presentation about the Chinese New Year at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in the Campus Center‚Äôs Alumni Room. The event is scheduled for the last night of the Chinese [...]


St FRANCIS, Maine — Acadia Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Shawn Parker has assumed the position of Branch Manager at their St. Francis branch location. As Branch manager, Shawn will be responsible for and oversee all operations of the branch office. In addition, he will also be charged with developing the branch‚Äôs [...]

Journalism Seminar to be held in Presque Isle Feb. 15

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The University of Maine at Presque Isle will welcome Jen Lynds, Darrell Dorgan, and Shawn Cunningham to take part in a Journalism Seminar titled Information Overload: How Do You Find the truth? at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Wieden Auditorium. The public is invited to attend this free event and [...]

University kicks off College Goal Sunday

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine –¬† College Goal Sunday, sponsored by the Finance Authority of Maine and coordinated by TRiO College Access Services at UMPI will take place at two locations on Jan. 29, beginning at 2 p.m. Staff members will be on hand to assist students in completing and filing their FAFSA [Free Application for Federal [...]