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Friday, September 21, 2018
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Camden Rotary Club President Leni Gronros and Charitable Grants Chair Richard Householder presented $1,000 grants to representatives of five local nonprofit organizations during a recent club meeting. Pictured from left to . . .
  • An online webinar designed for farmers who have experienced reduced hay yields or pasture regrowth due to drier-than-normal weather will be offered by University of Maine Cooperative Extension on Wednesday, September 26 . . .
  • An all-day Twin Villages Business Forum will take place on Friday, September 28, in the newly renovated Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta. This year’s forum will have a DIY focus. Participants will engage in interactive workshops . . .
  • The State of Maine, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, is offering grants for business plan development and investment support through the Maine Farms for the . . .
  • The Board of Directors for the Maine Fishermen’s Forum has issued a Request for Proposals for the 2019 Forum, to be held on February 28 and March 1 and 2 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. The forum is a nonprofit educational . . .
  • Eating in Support of Knox County Homeless Coalition —
    Each Friday this past July and August, food trucks from around the region gathered in Rockport for Down East Magazine’s Food Truck Fridays, a family-friendly foodie gathering that also offered live music, lawn games, a photo booth . . .
  • Waldoboro Business Association Meets September 26 —
    Waldoboro Business Association will hold its monthly member meeting on Wednesday, September 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at BugTussle Annex co-working space on the third floor of the Jefferson Street Professional Building . . .
  • Belfast Chamber Elects Two New Directors —
    Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce has added two new members to its board of directors. Belfast City Councilor Eric Sanders (inset) was elected after being named by the city council (the city does not have a dedicated seat on the . . .)
  • A two-day workshop focused on mindful leadership in professional and workplace settings will be offered Friday, October 12, and Friday, October 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at University of Maine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont . . .
  • The Friends of Fort Knox welcome Dean Martin of Orland as the new executive director of Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory. Martin retired from active duty in the army as a Lieutenant Colonel last August . . .
  • West Bay Rotary Club of Camden and Five Town CSD Adult and Community Education will present a class in entrepreneurship for people who are interested in starting their own business. Classes will be held each Thursday from . . .
  • Foreign-born residents contributed $1.2 billion to the Portland region’s gross domestic product in 2016, according to a report by the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Partnership for a New American Economy — a pro-immigration . . .
  • Maine experienced solid gains in both sales prices and sales volume for single-family home sales during July. According to the Maine Association of Realtors, 1,864 single-family existing homes were sold last month — that’s a 9.65-percent . . .
  • Epsilon Chapter of DKG International Awards $1,000 Scholarship to Local Woman —
    Jen Kirchoff (far right), president of the Epsilon Chapter of DKG International, is pictured handing a $1,000 scholarship to Hannah Stanley of Searsmont (center), while Mary Hyland (left), second vice president of Alpha Psi, the state . . .
  • New Main Street Maine Website Features Rockland, Belfast, Plus Eight Other Downtowns
    Maine Develop- ment Founda- tion’s Maine Down- town Center has announced the launch of an interactive web portal designed to attract visitors through one-stop shopping and compelling content. The website (MainStreetMaine.org) . . .
  • Row, Row, Row a Boat
    Dominic Fontaine believes finding happiness, at least for a short time, is as simple as taking to the water of Camden Harbor in a small boat. “Fifteen minutes in this rowboat is like getting away for a week,” said Fontaine . . .
  • Camden National Bank will award a total of $20,000 to four Maine-based nonprofits through its 2018 Leaders & Luminaries Awards. The program recognizes nonprofit board members who dedicate themselves to making their . . .
  • Pepperidge Farm has been notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that whey powder in a seasoning that is applied to four varieties of crackers has been the subject of a recall by the whey powder manufacturer due to the potential . . .
  • University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers an online Maine hay directory as a means to connect buyers and sellers of Maine hay products. “It is important for livestock farmers to find quality feed for their animals,” says Rick Kersbergen . . .
  • Mid-Coast School of Technology’s new Adult Education director is Heidi Nolan, formerly of the Five Town CSD Adult Education program. Nolan has 14 years of experience teaching adults and logged 300 hours of mentoring with . . .
  • The number of sales of Maine’s single-family existing homes decreased 1.38 percent last month, due to limited market inventory. Prices, however, continued to rise. According to Maine Listings, May’s state-wide median sales price . . .
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