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Piscataquis Democratic to hold Regional caucus

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Piscataquis County Democratic Committee announced plans to hold a series of three regional caucuses in Piscataquis County on Feb. 26, as part of the statewide Democratic Caucus held on that same day. Democratic County Chair Dennis Lyford stated that the county committee felt that because of the logistics involved in organizing [...]

Courthouse move to disrupt daily schedule

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Dover-Foxcroft District Court, the Piscataquis County Superior Court, and Clerk’s Office will be closed to the public on Friday, Feb. 3, in order to move into the newly renovated courthouse. The court will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6. The court will have a new address at 159 East Main [...]

Republican caucus in Dexter, Garland and Charleston beginning Feb. 5

GARLAND, Maine — The Republican caucuses will be held in early February to choose delegates and alternatives to the state convention. The Garland Republicans will caucus at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the town office. Dexter Republicans will caucus at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the ridge View Community School. The Charleston Republicans [...]

Piscataquis County GOP sets caucus date

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Republicans from 16 towns in Piscataquis County will gather for a joint caucus at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Morton Avenue School gym, located off Route 16. The purpose of this caucus is for electing delegates and alternatives to the state convention set for May 5-6 in Augusta.  The event [...]

Homegrown and fresh with ‘Slice it, Salt it, Stomp it’ course

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — ‘Slice it, Salt it, Stomp it’ gardening course will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at SeDoMoCha. The course offers veggie lovers a way to have homegrown and fresh vegetables all winter long with lacto-fermentation. This hands-on course is part of a series of workshops entitled ‘You Can!’ [...]

Heartwise schedules Heart Month events

DOVER FOXCROFT, Maine — Heartwise, the cardiac rehabilitation program at Mayo Regional Hospital, has scheduled a variety of activities during American Heart Month in February. Heartwise will offer fasting lipid profiles and blood sugar tests during Cardiac Rehab Week from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 14 and 16, in the Medical Office [...]

Service officer available in Dover beginning Feb. 9

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Don Dare, Veterans Services Officer, will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 and again on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at The Penquis Cap Building, located at 50 North St. The service officer will assist veterans, widows and dependent children to apply for state and federal benefits. For information, [...]

Snowmobile club second annual event Jan. 28

GREENVILLE, Maine — The Shirley Bog Trail Busters Snowmobile Club will hold their second annual kite fest, cook-out and bridge dedication to Greg Young from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, on Shirley Pond. All are welcome. For more information, call Debi at 695-2666 or email debi.baker@ghslakers.org.

Beekeepers’ monthly meeting to be held Feb. 7

DEXTER, Maine — The Penquis Beekeepers’ monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the VFW, located on Cedar St. Master Maine Beekeeper, Carol Cottrill, will give a presentation on “Preparing and Working with Beeswax and how to Make Candy Board”. Anyone interested in Beekeeping is welcome to attend. For more [...]

GrowME sprouts and Spurts local collaboration classroom activities

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — GrowME , a local collaboration will provide classroom activities being offered to K-3 teachers and schools in Piscataquis County. The program is a result of a collaboration between Valley Grange, Piscataquis County Soil and water Conservation District, and UMaine Piscataquis County Extension. The program aims to utilize local volunteers who will work [...]