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Local families needed for exchange students

STATEWIDE — ASSE International Student Exchange Programs will seek local host families for boys are girls from a variety of countries around the world. These students are 15-18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. The students are well screened and qualified by ASSE.¬† Families [...]


BANGOR, Maine ‚ÄĒ Eastern Maine Community College will host national comedian Paul Nardizzi at the college‚Äôs Coffeehouse Caf√© at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in McCorkill Dining Hall, in the Katahdin building on the EMCC campus. Nardizzi has performed on Late Night with Conan O‚ÄôBrien and Comedy Central, as well as being on XM Satellite [...]

UMPI to celebrate Chinese New Year

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine¬† — The University of Maine at Presque Isle will celebrate the Year of the Dragon as the International Students Club sponsors an educational presentation about the Chinese New Year at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in the Campus Center‚Äôs Alumni Room. The event is scheduled for the last night of the Chinese [...]

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification course registration

BANGOR, Maine — Husson University’s College of Business will hold a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification course from noon to 7 p.m. on March 7, 21, April 4,18, and May 2, at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business, located on Husson’s Bangor campus.¬† The course provides participants with an understanding of the [...]

Sumner High to host benefit for new sound system

SULLIVAN, Maine — The Sumner Memorial High School Alumni will host a benefit for a new school sound system beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4,¬† located at 2456 USA Highway One. Ten Alumni basketball teams will face off in a Round Robin cheered on by 30 Alumni Cheer Leaders. Players are coming from all [...]

Sharp increase in veteran enrollment at NTI

BANGOR, Maine — Jim Liponis, President of Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) announced today that there has been a marked increase in the number of veterans enrolling in career training programs at both their Bangor and Scarborough campuses. NTI, is a nationally accredited school and offers Federal Financial Aid for those who quality. With its short-term, [...]

RSU 87 monthly meeting to be held Feb. 2

CARMEL, Maine — RSU 87/MSAD 23 Board will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Carmel Elementary School. For more information, call Cheryl at 848-5173.

Bangor to hold PreK and Kindergarten Registration

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor School Department will hold pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration from 4 to 7 p.m.¬† Monday, March 5, at Abraham Lincoln School, 45 Forest Avenue and Vine Street School, 66 Vine St. Tuesday, March 6, at Downeast School, 100 Moosehead Boulevard , Fourteenth Street School, 224 Fourteenth St. , and Fruit Street [...]

University kicks off College Goal Sunday

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine –¬† College Goal Sunday, sponsored by the Finance Authority of Maine and coordinated by TRiO College Access Services at UMPI will take place at two locations on Jan. 29, beginning at 2 p.m. Staff members will be on hand to assist students in completing and filing their FAFSA [Free Application for Federal [...]

UMaine at Fort Kent’s Alumni association to host local talent

FORT KENT, Maine — The University of Maine at fort Kent’s Alumni Association will host a talent show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in the UMFK Fox Auditorium. The show will feature a variety of local talent for the public to enjoy, including vocal instrumental and dance performances.¬† Admission will be $5 per person [...]