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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
(Photo by Joelle Albury)
(Photo by Joelle Albury)
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Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), a statewide land conservation organization, has announced that Heidi Baker will assume the role of general manager of Aldermere Farm in Rockport on January 15. Baker will be advancing . . .
  • “Paint Your Own Pet Portrait” with Artist at PAWS in Camden  January 27
    PAWS Animal Adoption Center, 123 John Street in Camden, invites people to “Paint Your Own Pet Portrait” with artist Marie Spaulding on Saturday, January 27, from 1 to 4 p.m.; a portion of proceeds will benefit PAWS.
  • Belfast Area Zero Waste Action Team will present “Zero Waste in Belfast? How Do We Get There?,” a panel discussion at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 22, in the Abbott Room at Belfast Free Library. Local experts will share their . . .
  • Midcoast Women’s Collective and Rockport Public Library are sponsoring “Call Me Polyanna” on Wednesday, January 17, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Rockport Opera House. Heidi Neal (owner of Loyal Biscuit Co.), Cara Romano . . .
  • For its January Shop Talk, Old Professor’s Bookshop, 99 Main Street in Belfast, will present “The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the 21st Century” by Professor Douglas Allen of the University of Maine Department of Philosophy . . .
  • Camden’s first municipal solar photovoltaic array began generating power through the grid on January 3 at noon. The 122.85-kilowatt (kW) array is anticipated to offset an estimated 159,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electrical . . .
  • Representatives from United Midcoast Charities will hold open information sessions for nonprofits that serve residents of Knox and Waldo counties in the areas of food, housing, health and safety and economic security. Through a yearly . . .
  • The Belfast Area High School gymnasium, 98 Waldo Avenue in Belfast, will be transformed into a mattress showroom on Saturday, January 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the school’s fourth annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser. . . .
  • Each year Camden Rotary Club provides grants to organizations that work to improve the lives of people in Knox County and Lincolnville. The club’s charitable grants committee is now seeking grant applications from . . .
  • Yoga students with some experience who want to move beyond beginner level are invited to explore a wider variety of poses and styles in Intermediate Yoga sessions offered by Journey to Health. Sessions will take place at . . .
  • Registration for those wishing to compete has already begun, and it is shaping up to be a big field, with divisions beginning to fill up
  • Camden Shakespeare Festival, the midcoast’s professional Shakespeare theatre, is seeking actors, volunteers and donated housing for performers for its 2018 season. Performances of Twelfth Night and Othello will be presented . . .
  • Photos from Waldoboro’s Past —
    Waldoborough Historical Society has published “Do You Remember?: People and Places from Waldoboro’s Past,” a 48-page collection of photos by Warren Genthner and Howard Marple. Copies may be purchased for . . .
  • The Attorney General’s Office is recruiting volunteer mediators for the Consumer Mediation Service, with the next training scheduled for Monday to Wednesday, January 29 to 31, in Augusta. For more than 30 years . . .
  • The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is seeking volunteers to prepare and electronically file federal and state income tax returns for low- to moderate-income taxpayers. The program is the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run . . .
  • Snow Blower Safety Tips
    The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) encourages home and business owners to start to get snow throwers ready now, and to review safe operating procedures. . . .
  • Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles reminds all Maine veterans that decals are available for them to display their branch of service or one of their decorations on their veterans’ license plates. The decals showing branch of service . . .
  • The Frances Perkins Center has launched the Frances Perkins Homestead Campaign, a five-year project to raise $5.5 million to purchase and renovate the property in Newcastle, Maine, and to establish the Frances Perkins . . .
  • Two veterans, George Chappell, a poet and retired reporter from Rockland, and Michael Madore, a poet and artist from Waldoboro, invite veterans to join a free storytelling and poetry class that will meet at Medomak Arts, 13 Friendship Street . . .
  • 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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