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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 [...]

Abrahams Will Play All Chess Challengers At Once

ELLSWORTH, Maine –¬† Steve Abrahams, Chess Coach of John Bapst High School and Orono High School in Bangor and Orono respectively is scheduled to play up to 30 chess players at the same time on Feb. 13,¬† at Ellsworth Middle School.¬† The event will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the school cafeteria. [...]

Maine Innkeepers Association Launches Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser with 50% off Room Rates

FREEPORT, Maine — Innkeepers all over the state of Maine will once again cut their rates by 50% in May to support ‚ÄúHospitality for Habitat‚ÄĚ, an annual Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA) program designed to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity, announced MEIA Executive Director, Greg Dugal. This year participating Innkeepers will reduce their room rates [...]

Raptor Internship Available in Acadia National Park

BAR HARBOR, Maine – The raptor internship runs from mid May to mid October. There is a possibility of two shorter internships, one in the summer and one in the fall. However, priority will be given to applicants who can commit to the full season. From mid May through mid August the raptor intern observes [...]

SKOWHEGAN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY RECEIVES $15,400 GRANT

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — The Skowhegan Free Public Library recently received a $15,400 grant from the Belvedere Historical Preservation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to support Project 2012 to restore and renovate the historical library building. Located in the center of town on Elm Street, the library is listed on the National Registry of Historic [...]

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 [...]

‚ÄúShare the Love‚ÄĚ at the Blue Hill Public Library

BLUE HILL, Maine — In honor of Valentine‚Äôs Day, Blue Hill Public Library will present a fun-filled ‚ÄúShare the Love‚ÄĚ program for families from 10:30 a.m. to noon¬† Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Library‚Äôs Howard Room. Families are invited to bring a favorite book to share that takes under ten minutes to read. After the [...]

Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading

BLUE HILL, Maine — The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Library, and every 3rd Wednesday of the month until summer. The play selected for this month is Peter Shaffer‚Äôs Lettice and Lovage. Lettice and Lovage is [...]

KASRA winter race begins Feb. 18 in Medway

MEDWAY, Maine — The Katahdin Area Snowmobile Racing Affiliates will host the Maine State Championship Race beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday and at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18-19, at the East Branch Sno Rovers Club, take exit 244 off I-95. Qualifying starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday and the racing starts at 10 am. on [...]

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.