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Seaboard FCU Reports Record Growth in 2011

BUCKSPORT, Maine – Kyle W. Casburn, President and CEO of Seaboard Federal Credit Union, announced that assets, loans and membership all reached record highs in 2011. Assets grew 6% to $101.3 million, an increase of $5.9 million. The credit union’s loan portfolio grew 5% to $79.6 million, an increase of $3.5 million. Membership grew 3% [...]

MCMH Hosts Free Community Educational Seminar on Heart Disease

ELLSWORTH, Maine  — The Coast Memorial Hospital will host a free Heart Disease seminar from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb., 8, in the MCMH Classroom (Door C).  Dr. Douglas Trenkle will discuss signs and symptoms of a heart attack. He will discuss the benefits of a cardiac rehab program after a heart event and [...]

Half Price Book Sale at the Blue Hill Public Library

BLUE HILL, Maine — Join Friends of Blue Hill Public Library for their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale on Feb. 4, in the Library’s basement “book nook” during regular library hours, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All books will be 50% off! Choose from fiction, mystery, history, biography, travel guides, sports, classics, art, poetry religion and spirituality, [...]

Friends of Blue Hill Library Film

BLUE HILL , Maine – The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library Film Series continues at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, with Laura (1944), directed by Otto Preminger and starring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Clifton Webb. One of the finest of the Film noir genre, the classic film style of the 40′s and [...]

Ellsworth Public library Writers Group to meet Feb. 16

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Ellsworth Public Library Writers Group will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Library’s Riverview Room. This new ongoing program will be held the third Thursday of each month.  For more information, call 667-6363.

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 [...]

Knitting workshop to be held at the Ellsworth Public library

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Ellsworth Public library Knitting Workshop will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 and Feb. 18, in the Knitting Nook, located on the third floor. Knitters and crocheters of all levels are welcome. For more information, call 667-6363.

Diabetes Prevention Program offered at MCMH on February 8, 2012

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is offering a program for people who are at risk of developing diabetes or have been told they are “pre-diab from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Medical Office Building Classroom (Door C) of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. Small Steps-Big Rewards is a two-hour program [...]

Book discussion to be held at Ellsworth Library

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Ellsworth Public Library book discussion will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, located at 20 State St.  “Cutting the Stone” by Abraham Verghese will be discussed. For more information, call667-6363.

In the Lyme Light: Portraits of Illness and Healing

BLUE HILL, Maine — Bar Harbor artist Emily Bracale will exhibit her artwork in a show about Lyme Disease– In the Lyme-Light: Portraits of Illness and Healing– at the Blue Hill Public Library during the month of February. The show is both a personal account of her experience with Lyme disease and an event designed [...]