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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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At their January board meeting, Maine Lobster Festival’s board of directors donated $750 to the Camden Area District Nursing Association (CADNA), which has been providing in-home nursing care by registered nurses to Camden . . .
  • Kathleen Meil Joins Trekkers’ Board of Directors —
    Kathleen Meil of Rockport has joined the Trekkers organization’s board of directors. Meil began her career teaching kindergarten through fifth grade in public and independent schools for nearly a decade. As Policy Advocate at Acadia Center . . .
  • President of Maine Lobstermen’s Assoc. Stepping Down After 27 Years
    After 27 years as president of the Maine Lobster- men’s Association (MLA), the state’s oldest fishermen’s organization, lobsterman David Cousens of South Thomaston will step down at the MLA’s annual meeting on March 2 . . .
  • Maine Lobstermen’s Association is offering a one-day bus trip to Seafood Expo North America (formerly known as the Boston Seafood Show) on Monday, March 12. Anyone involved in Maine’s lobster and seafood industries . . .
  • Falciani Named Penobscot Language School President —
    Robert Falciani (pictured) of Camden has been named president of the board of Penobscot Language School in Rockland. Born in Boston and raised in Quincy, Falciani is a mechanical engineer with degrees in engineering and . . .
  • District Forester Morten Moesswilde will provide an overview of Maine’s Tree Growth Tax Law, its basic requirements and provisions, on Tuesday, February 20, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Richardson Room at Rockport Town Office. . . .
  • Voting is open for Bangor Savings Bank Foundation’s annual Community Matters More grant-making initiative. Votes from the public will decide the nonprofit recipients of more than $100,000 in Community Matters More grants. . . .
  • On Wednesday, February 21, Knox-Lincoln and Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation districts, in cooperation with the Belfast Field Office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), will host a meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. . . .
  • Each individual was allowed to submit up to five applications at a cost of $35 per application. Of the 3,136 who applied for the lottery, 1,496 entered once and the remaining entered multiple times. The total number of entries was 8,093
  • Planet Promotes Year-Round Giving to Knox Cty. Homeless Coalition
    Richard and Kit Aroneau, co-owners of Planet Toys in Camden, contacted Knox County Homeless Coalition right before Christmas to inquire about the “Adopt-a-Family for the Holidays” program. Thanks to the generosity of community . . .
  • Yvonne Gloede Named New Director of Bremen Library —
    Yvonne Gloede has been appointed director of the Bremen Library. Gloede holds an MS in Library Science from Long Island University. She spent 25 years working in advertising research on Madison Avenue before moving to . . .
  • New CEO for Penobscot Bay YMCA
    Penobscot Bay YMCA’s board of directors has unani- mously selected Melissa Bellew as its new chief executive officer, effective February 5. Bellew will succeed Troy Curtis, who stepped down last November. In her new role, Bellew . . .
  • Owls Head Transportation Museum (OHTM) will be hosting “Pioneers, Innovators & Maine,” a four-part series of programs that celebrate notable Maine businesses. The series starts on Saturday, January 20, at 1 p.m. with “Serial Innovators” . . .
  • Unity College’s annual Environmental Career Fair connects environmental employers with students and other job seekers. This year, over 100 different companies and organizations from across New England will take part in the career . . .
  • Job Corps offers a no-cost training program for young women and men, ages 16 to 24, interested in jump-starting their careers. Participants can choose from several career opportunities, including Health Care, Culinary Arts, Business . . .
  • Shellfish Dealers Can Promote Product with Maine Quality Mark
    Maine shellfish dealers can now promote their product with the red, white and blue State of Maine Quality trademark, used for decades to identify other Maine agricultural and natural resource products, thanks to a recent rule . . .
  • Belfast Farmers’ Market Moves Indoors November 3 —
    Belfast Farmers’ Market is moving indoors to its winter location in the greenhouse at Aubuchon Hardware, 231 Northport Avenue in Belfast, on Friday, November 3. The market runs every Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. year-round . . .
  • Maine home prices have been rising steadily over the past five years, and September statistics showed double-digit gains. According to the Maine Association of Realtors, the median sales price (MSP) for existing, single-family homes . . .
  • In the wake of the Equifax hacking of millions of Americans’ personal data, the office of Maine’s Attorney General has posted a credit freeze fact sheet on its website, www.maine.gov/ag/. The fact sheet includes the following contact . . .
  • The new U.S. Community Energy Website (USCEW) makes publicly available on the internet a database, developed by University of Maine researchers, of over 6,000 community-based renewable energy projects across the United States. . . .
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