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WILD PLANTS IN WINTER CLASS IN ADULT ED

ROCKPORT, Maine — Learn how to identify herbaceous wild plants in winter with registered Maine Guide and Naturalist Gary Roberts. Using field guides and plant keys you will be taught how to identify woody trees, shrubs and other plants by observing silhouette, bark, twigs and evergreen leaves. The middle class will be an outdoor walk [...]

Super Bowl Special Taste of the Market

ROCKPORT, Maine — A Super Bowl Special Taste of the Market celebration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Rockport Marketplace, located at 461 Commercial St. You are invited to meet your Farmer, come and sample the products of farmers market vendors and State of Maine Cheese plus enter [...]

Senator Collins announces grant funding to the Monroe Fire Department

MONROE, Maine  — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $182,733 in grant funding to the Monroe Fire Department through the “Assistance to firefighters Grant Program,” or FIRE Act. Funding for the Monroe Fire Department will be distributed through the Vehicle [...]

Rummage sale to be held March 3 in Rockland

ROCKLAND, Maine — A rummage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 3, at St. Bernard’s Church, located at 150 Broadway. All are welcome to this event. For information, call Lorraine at 594-3109.

Big Band Ball fundraiser for heating assistance will be held Feb. 10

ROCKPORT, Maine — The Help Heat Homes Initiative will be hosting a Big Band Ball fundraiser for heating assistance from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at the Rockport Opera House, located at 6 Central St. The event will feature a jazz band “MoJo”. The event is sponsored by Mr. Tire, Midcoast Gym, and [...]

Maine Sport hosting film festival beginning Feb. 10

ROCKPORT, Maine — Maine Sport Outfitters will host the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Camden Hills High School Strom Auditorium.  The Festival is the largest, most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Different films will be shown each night. Admission price will [...]

Sign up for Weight Watchers at WCGH

BELFAST, Maine — The Weight Watchers program held at Waldo County General Hospital is looking for new members for a 12-week session at 7 a.m. Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 22, in the WCGH education center. The classes are open to anyone interested in losing weight. Fifteen paid members are needed by Feb. 15. The 12-week sessions [...]