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Get help being a caregiver

BELFAST, Maine — The Waldo County General Hospital is offering a free 3-session program, ‚ÄúSo Your Family Members and Friends are Getting Older,‚ÄĚ from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 19 and 26 and Nov. 2, at the hospital’s Education Center, on Northport Ave. The program will include information on community services that are available [...]

Mindfulness class to be offered for credit

BELFAST, Maine — The Waldo County General Hospital is offering ‚ÄúIntegrating Mindfulness into Work and Personal Life‚ÄĚ for both healthcare professionals and teachers from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.and Saturday, Nov. 5, at the hospital‚Äôs Education Center on Northport Ave. Mindfulness is about paying attention to [...]

Residents invited to planning meeting for Winterport Nativity

WINTERPORT, Maine –Area residents are invited to attend the 44th annual Live Nativity presentation beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the home of Dean and Lynda El-Hajj, 2 Dean St. For directions, call 223-5031 or email lcasteris@myfairpoint.net. The meeting will last approximately one hour and its major focus is dividing up the list [...]

SWOAM event at Medomak High School Oct. 19

WALDOBORO, Maine — Tom Doak, Small Woodland Owners of Maine, executive director, will present :The ten Biggest Mistakes Woodland Owners Make”- and how to avoid them, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Medomak high School. The topics include managing wood lots, selling timber, passing property along to children or other relatives and [...]

Hospital Aid Sponsors Blood Drive

BELFAST, Maine — The Waldo County General Hospital Aid will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 2 to 7¬† p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the Masonic Lodge. Giving blood is easy and completely safe. The complete process from registration to relaxing at the canteen is usually about one hour. The Red Cross has [...]

Belfast During The Civil War

BELFAST, Maine — The Belfast Historical Society’s President Megan Pinette will give a powerpoint presentation, ‚ÄúBelfast During the Civil War”¬† at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library. 2011 marks the start of the four year sesquicentennial anniversary and remembrance of the Civil War. The focus of [...]

Post Secondary Education Workshop to be held at Belfast Area High School

BELFAST, Maine — The Belfast Area High School will host a Post Secondary Education Workshop (PSEW) on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the school. This school-wide event takes place every other year and will give our students a chance to hear from many Maine Colleges, Military Representatives, and Local Professionals. Students will have the opportunity to [...]

Unity College student groups host Haunted House

UNITY, Maine –The Unity College Drama Club will host a Haunted House from 5¬† to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, and from 5¬† to 11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St.¬† The event will be less-scary and kid-friendly from 5¬† to 7 p.m. Sunday. There is [...]

MidCoast Maine Office of Tourism Seminar

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine –¬† The MidCoast Chamber Council will host a Regional Maine Office of Tourism seminar for MidCoast region businesses¬† from 9 to 11:30 a.m.¬† Tuesday, Nov. 1,¬† at the Skidompha Public Library. Light refreshments will be generously provided by Rising Tide Community Market of Damariscotta. Admission to the event is free to members of [...]

Birdseed Sale Fundraiser Oct. 29

ROCKPORT, Maine — The Mid-Coast Audubon Annual Birdseed Sale Fundraiser orders must be received by Oct. 20 by contacting Seedsale Sue at 380-1370 or email sschubel@tidewater.com. Seed pick up will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29, at Plants Unlimited on Route 1.