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Thrift shop sale and luncheon hosted by ECUMC on Feb. 11

WINTERPORT, Maine — Ellingwood’s Corner United Methodist Church will host ” Cabin Fever Reliever Sale and Luncheon” from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, located at 796 Lebanon Road. All are welcome to come check out the thrift shop for great sale items and then join us for a luncheon with a picnic [...]

LIHEAP fundraiser to be held in Camden Feb. 11

CAMDEN, Maine — The Hot Mamas, a  group of Midcoast women will be on hand to raise money for the LIHEAP program in Knox County in partnership with Penquis on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Camden Snow Bowl and the Knox Mill. The group will compete in the Snow Bowl and host a after-party dance [...]

Public Baked Bean Supper at Rockport Masonic Center

ROCKPORT, Maine — A public baked bean supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Rockport Masonic Center, located at 361 Main St. The menu includes beans, hot dogs, brown bread, casseroles, drinks and desserts. Admission price will be $7 per person.  For more information, call 691-2270.

AJCHC ambulance service: new officers, goals

BROOKS, Maine — The Arthur Jewell Community Health Center (AJCHC) ambulance service has new leadership and goals for the upcoming year. Matthew Shaw is now the service captain with Keith Nealley serving as co-captain; Jeri Roberts, secretary; and Theona “Pony” Stubbs, treasurer. This year’s goals for the service include expanding its volunteer base so it [...]

Healthcare scholarship applications available

BELFAST, Maine — Residents of Waldo County pursuing their education in a healthcare field may be eligible for scholarships awarded by Waldo County General Hospital. Awards are made to graduating high school seniors; college undergraduates; and employees pursuing careers in healthcare-related fields, including but not limited to, nursing, laboratory technician, surgical technician, radiology, pharmacy, therapy [...]

RSU #20 kindergarten registration ands screening

BELFAST, Maine — RSU #20 elementary schools are preparing for kindergarten screening the last week in April and May for the fall 2012 kindergarten students. If you have a child who will be 5 years old on or before Oct. 15, call to request information and registration materials. School offices will schedule screening appointments after [...]

WRITERS’ WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE WITH ADULT ED

ROCKPORT, Maine  — Join author Nancy Griffin (“Making Whoopies: The Official Whoopie Pie Book” and “Maine 101”) for a trio of evening workshops covering topics writers need to be knowledgeable about in the areas of researching, editing and publishing. The first class on Feb. 8, will help you get from that brilliant idea you have [...]

Earn your UMaine MSW via distance education

BELFAST, Maine — The University of Maine and the Hutchinson Center branch will help working professionals earn your UMaine Master’s in Social Work degree in the social work field who want to bring their career to the next level. Starting in September 2012, the UMaine Master of Social Work  program will be extended  to Presque [...]