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Office of the Governor Announces Chief Legal Counsel

Office of the Governor Announces Chief Legal Counsel, Policy Advisors

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced several staff additions to the Office of the Governor, including Chief Legal Counsel and three Policy Advisors.     Cynthia Montgomery serves as Chief Legal Counsel for the Office of the Governor. Prior to joining the Administration, Montgomery served as Counsel at the Maine Bureau of Employee Relations for … Read More

Not Your Ordinary 5k: Exciting Race Happening in Sunday

Not Your Ordinary 5k: Exciting Race Happening in Sunday, Augusta May 17

AUGUSTA – Love Maine’s outdoors? Ready for some friendly competition? Here’s the event for you: Not Your Ordinary 5k is an exciting race happening Sunday, May 17, registration at 8:00 a.m., run at 9:00 a.m. in Augusta’s Capitol Park and along the Kennebec River Rail Trail to benefit the Natural Resources Council of Maine.     The … Read More

Kennebec Valley Community College “Admit in a Day” event May 8

Kennebec Valley Community College “Admit in a Day” event May 8

HINCKLEY – Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) will hold an “Admit in a Day,” event Friday, May 8 giving potential students a one-stop option for enrolling in classes for the summer or fall 2015 semesters.     The event will be held from 2-6 p.m. in the Averill Building on the Harold Alfond Campus in Hinckley at … Read More

Veterans’ Event Brings Resources and Veterans Together

Veterans’ Event Brings Resources and Veterans Together

ELLSWORTH –  The Washington Hancock Community Agency’s Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) program will host a Veterans’ Resource Fair on Saturday, May 16th at the VFW Post 109 on 419 Main Street, Ellsworth.     The event will be open from 10 am to 2 pm, and will offer active duty, retired, guard, and reserves from … Read More

College-Farm Partnership to Add Jobs

College-Farm Partnership to Add Jobs, Alleviate Hunger

College-owned Half Moon Gardens will provide seedlings to boost community agriculture program THORNDIKE – A Portland nonprofit organization has contracted Unity College to supply seedlings for a Community Supported Agriculture project that will employ people and feed the hungry with fresh, locally grown food.   Over the next couple of months, students in the sustainable agriculture program … Read More

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Maine Nonprofit, Launchpad, to Host DANCE-A-THON to Benefit Robinson Ballet Scholarship & the Arts in Maine in Downtown Bangor

BANGOR – Join Launchpad for our inaugural Dance-a-Thon to support the Arts in Maine & the Robinson Ballet Company’s the Ralph Robinson Scholarship Fund.     Contestants can register for free, but a minimum pledge of $25 is needed join the Dance-a-Thon.  Individual $5 tickets will be available in advance for those who wish to attend … Read More

St. Joes to Officially Launch the Mona Blitz Art Cart Program

St. Joes to Officially Launch the Mona Blitz Art Cart Program

BANGOR – On Friday, May 1, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., St. Joseph Healthcare will officially launch the Mona Blitz Art Cart Program, designed to enhance and beautify the surroundings for inpatients during their stay at St. Joseph Hospital. Mary Prybylo, President and CEO of     St. Joseph Healthcare, will unveil a commemorative plaque to hang … Read More

Don't Blow Your Mother's Day Gift

Don’t Blow Your Mother’s Day Gift, or Better Yet Do!

MONTVILLE – Still looking for that perfect mother’s day gift for mom? Well nothing says i love you quite like a hand-crafted gift.   A Midcoast Maine glass blower is hosting a number of tutorials for making that one-of-a-kind mother’s day gift. For $45, David Jacobson will help you make a bud vase, glass heart, or … Read More

Bluegrass is Making Sweet Sounds Across Maine

Bluegrass is Making Sweet Sounds Across Maine

BREWER – If you like to jam to live bluegrass music, you have one more chance to do so right here in Maine.     Once a month during winter, jams have been held in Brewer. The events are open to any bluegrass musician or bluegrass fan who wants to participate.     The only requirement? All instruments must be … Read More

Biofuel is the Hot Topic in Hampden

Biofuel is the Hot Topic in Hampden

HAMPDEN – A 60-million-dollar state-of-the-art recycling and garbage plant will be the topic of a public hearing tonight in Hampden.   A company from Maryland is teaming up with 187 Maine communities to propose the solution for dealing with solid waste.     The plant proposes to produce biofuel out of trash. The partners are seeking a state license … Read More

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