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    February 25, 2021

    Tree Talk: Solar collectors

    Years ago, during a trip to Epcot in Florida, while riding what-used-to-be the Exxon-Mobile attraction, and going back in time to the dinosaur age, I remember hearing “the sun is the source of all energy on earth”. I had never thought of it that way before, but I realized it was true. Lately, we’ve been […]

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    February 25, 2021

    We Three: A Pass Around Art Show

      NORWAY — Sometimes it is just good to do something totally different! This idea went through the minds of Peter Herley, Nikki Millonzi and Judy Schneider as they thought about how they would like to approach an art show on the walls of Café Nomad in March. Why not each start a painting and […]

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    February 25, 2021

    What I’ve Learned

    This week, I went through my entire wardrobe and got rid of things that don’t spark joy. Some of you are smiling because you recognize the technique developed by Marie Kondo, a famous home-organizing expert. Her solution to any keep it or get rid of it decision is to ask if the item sparks joy. […]

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    February 25, 2021

    UMF invites public to view virtual theatrical production

    FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington students, faculty and staff came together this past October to create their regular fall theatrical production in an anything but regular year. However, UMF cast and crew members, most of them students, were committed to creating a meaningful and thought-provoking production, in accordance with CDC guidelines, that the public […]

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    February 25, 2021

    Free art-making kits for LGBTQ+youth, teens

      ROCKLAND — The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) is providing free art kits for 30 of OUT Maine’s LGBTQ+ youth for virtual art classes in February and March. The program will include a virtual tour of CMCA’s Biennial exhibition, as well as a discussion of the artists’ expressions of identity, gender and inclusivity. This […]

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    February 25, 2021

    Healthy cooking for the whole family

    Beef and Barley soup is the perfect winter warm up. Loaded with vegetables and whole grain barley it is a comforting and nutritious way to use up a little leftover roast beef. Beef and Barley Soup – makes 3 quarts Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped 1 medium onion, […]

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    February 25, 2021

    Dean’s List

    UMF FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington proudly announces its Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester. UMF maintains a Dean’s List each semester for those students completing a minimum of 12 credits in courses producing quality points. Students whose grade point average for the semester is equal to or greater than 3.8 are […]

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    February 25, 2021

    AFCI news

    Vaccinations Have you been vaccinated yet? For more information: https://www.maine.gov/covid19/vaccines/public-faq https://www.maine.gov/covid19/vaccines/vaccination-sites. And watch for news regarding the availability of vaccinations at the Bethel Family Health Center; when the vaccine is here, they will notify their high priority patients to make appointments. Or wondering what to expect with your second dose? AARP offers good advice https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2021/what-to-know-before-second-vaccine-dose.html? […]

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    February 25, 2021

    Do you have room in your heart?

      Yule is a little bugger of a cat. She likes to play games. Her favorite game is to let you see how close you can come to her before she decides it’s time to walk away. Yule is a three year old, classic tabby cat. She has been a guest at Responsible Pet Care […]

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    February 25, 2021

    OHMS Honor Roll

    SOUTH PARIS — The following students have achieved Honor Roll for quarter two at Oxford Hills Middle School: Grade Seven: High Honors: Jayden Cox, Britney Givens, Hanna Gomes, Maximus Goodwin, Braylin Gordon, Isabella Hall, Anne Hatch, Anya Hodgdon, Carson Holme, Allison Langelier, Emma McConkey, Owen McKenzie, Caitrin Meagher, Brayden Murch, Elle Nielsen, JD Nutt, Kayla […]

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