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    July 24, 2021

    Vienna hall to reopen with fundraising concert

    VIENNA— The Vienna Union Hall at 5 Vienna Mountain Road is to reopen Saturday, July 31, after missing the 2020 season because of the coronavirus. The 7 p.m. show will be a fundraising concert featuring John Archard and the Hiram Knightly Band. Tickets will be available at the door with the suggested donation of $12. […]

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    July 24, 2021

    Minot Center church to hold summer services

    The Minot Historical Society plans to open the 1846 Minot Center Congregational Church, on Center Minot Hill Road, for its annual summer services at 9 a.m. Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. The inside of the building is as it was the year it was built. Pastor Frances Lodge will preside at all five […]

  • Published
    July 23, 2021

    Butterfly Game creator to give talk at Auburn library

      AUBURN — Jerry Schneider, creator of the award-winning Butterfly Game, is to talk about local butterflies — including the largest group, the swallowtails — at 11 a.m. Friday, July 30. The talk takes place at Auburn Public Library at 49 Spring St. Audiences also can learn about the monarch butterfly and its migration to […]

  • Published
    July 22, 2021

    DHHS campaign encourages safe storage of medications

    AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Health and Human Services plans to bolster public education about how to store medications safely as part of broader efforts to protect children and families and reduce overdose deaths in Maine. Keeping prescription medications safe and out of reach can help to keep children, loved ones, visitors, and pets […]

  • Published
    July 22, 2021

    Agency compiles resource for bottlenecked foodservice businesses

    AUGUSTA — To assist business owners facing food supply disruptions, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has compiled a new resource highlighting wholesale procurement channels available for agricultural and seafood products, including distributors, cooperatives, and direct-to-producer options. The Maine Wholesale Foodservice Distributors for Institutional Buyers list was also created in response to food […]

  • Published
    July 22, 2021

    AARP Maine seeks nominees for community service award

    PORTLAND — AARP Maine seeks nominations for its 2021 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors those individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The annual award is named after Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, who founded AARP in 1958 at the age of 73. […]

  • Published
    July 22, 2021

    Readfield society releases new history book

    The Readfield Historical Society has released a new book, “Brief Biographies c.1900 pertaining to some residents of Readfield, Maine.” The book includes brief biographies of 35 men and their families who resided in, or had familial connections to, Readfield at the turn of the 20th century. The biographies were extracted and compiled from “American Series […]

  • Published
    July 21, 2021

    Poland Regional High recognizes honor students

    Poland Regional High School has announced the following students were named to its fourth-quarter honor roll for the 2020-21 academic year. Grade 9 — High honors: Maya Balkir, Jonathan Cramp, Audrey Fryda, Sydney Lacombe, Talen Langevin, Kaitlyn Morris, Khloe O’Leary, Cadence Peters, Gerald Tibbetts Jr. and Brycin Vachon. Honors: Courtney Ames, Reece Annance, Jillian Barnes, […]

  • Published
    July 21, 2021

    UMaine at Augusta announces part-time dean’s lists

    The University of Maine at Augusta has announced its fall 2020 spring 2021 part-time dean’s list. Names are listed alphabetically by county and city within the state of Maine, followed by national. Androscoggin Zach Danse, Darlene Gardner, Jennifer King, Kathleen Libby and Amanda Monaghan, all of Auburn; Dezirey Durazo of Greene; Kaeli Strout of Leeds; […]

  • Published
    July 21, 2021

    Job Corps offers career training to youth

    Job Corps is enrolling people aged 16-24 interested in free learning career training in areas such as automotive, welding, healthcare, electrical and culinary arts. Virtual and online learning options are available. People can earn their high school diploma or equivalency, as well as their driver’s license, at the same time. Housing and meals are included […]

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