Stories about Naples

Well done - Dorothy Leckie

STANDISH — Dorothy Leckie of Naples received the Emerging Leader Award at Saint Joseph's College, given to a first- or second-year student who exemplifies leadership in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and has helped advance the quality of life...

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KEENE, N.H. — Keene State College awarded 1,196 degrees to 1,107 students at commencement on May 5. This year's graduates included Joseph Gardner of Auburn and Jessica Rice of Durham.

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Library, community sale MEXICO — The Mexico Public Library will hosting sale on Saturday, June 23, from 8 a.m. to noon, in the area beside and behind the library. In the event of rain, the sale will be held indoors. In addition to the sale of used books, video...

Students named Michael D. Wilson Scholars

FARMINGTON — Fourteen UMF students were recently named Spring 2012 Michael D. Wilson Research Scholars by the University of Maine at Farmington Undergraduate Research Council. The program recognizes students for their original academic and creative research projects that help them connect c...

Well done - Molly Shaw

STANDISH — Molly Shaw of Naples, earned the Jennifer Mary Jimenez Award at Saint Joseph's College, presented to the communications student who best reflects the qualities of intellectual curiosity, academic achievement, the ability to guide and motivate fel...

Bevy of Maine musicians will belt out the blues

NAPLES — Blues will fill the air this weekend when the Maine Blues Festival presents a lineup of nonstop music by bands and vocalists at many venues around town. The event, always held on Father’s Day weekend, gets going on Friday with several performers appearing at local pubs...

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 Vegetarian cooking NORWAY — Plant-based cooking classes will be held at 5:30 p.m. Mondays starting June 18 at Taste of Eden Vegan Cafe. June 18: Planning ahead for a healthy breakfast; June 25: Cooking in a crock pot; July 2: How to make dessert healthy;...

Farmers Market June 14 will honor fathers

NAPLES — The Naples Farmers Market on the Village Green will be open Thursday, June 14, celebrating fathers with music, barbecue and fun. The Farmers Market will be open, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gazebo will be alive with music by local musicians throughout the market day.

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Volunteers needed BRIDGTON — Loon Echo Land Trust needs volunteers to help with a National Trails Day effort to improve Bald Peak Trail on its Pleasant Mountain Preserve on Saturday, June 2. “National Trails day is a great time to get outside and celebra...

Farmers market returns to Naples

NAPLES — Beginning Thursday, May 24, the town will once again have a farmers market on the Village Green. The market will be open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Labor Day. Opening day will be full of music, food and fun. The gazebo will host a number of...