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"Drone Applications for Business: Navigating Your Airspace" conference is Feb. 17

January 18, 2018

The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA), through the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) pilot training center, will host a daylong conference, Drone Applications for Business: Navigating Your Airspace, on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Jewett Auditorium on UMA’s Augusta campus. This conference will showcase cutting edge drone applications for businesses. A snow date has been reserved for February 24, 2018. More...

Winter Adult Ed Classes at MCST

January 17, 2018

Take a quick look at how you can make an interesting winter for yourself. Call us at 596-7752 opt.3 or enroll online at www.midcoastadulted.com. More...

Invitation to join 100+ OCMV Women Who Care local chapter

January 17, 2018

One Community Many Voices, a 501 (c)(3) charity, invites women from Knox County to attend its first 100+ OCMV Women Who Care About Knox County chapter meeting. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 28, with networking and registration from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Rockland/Thomaston, Route 1. More...

Amtrak Downeaster offers Bruins & Celtics Packages

January 16, 2018

The Amtrak Downeaster and Our Tickets and Tours have teamed up to offer special Bruins and Celtics sports packages. The price includes round-trip transportation to Boston along with a game ticket. Call 207-787-3184 to reserve your seat. More...

Winterfest Week 2018 in Camden: February 3-11

January 16, 2018

Winterfest Week returns to Camden for another celebration of ice and snow frolics indoors and out. Winterfest Week kicks off with the Community Ice Carving on February 3 and culminates in the Toboggan Nationals on February 9, 10, and 11. The week’s festivities will include a family movie, family musical performance, and a concert midweek. More...

Georges River Land Trust conserves integral parcel to Bridging Two Rivers and Habitat for Humanity gains new facility

January 16, 2018

It isn’t often that two local non-profits can benefit from a single gift, one that contributes to the essential missions of both organizations.This month, the Georges River Land Trust and Midcoast Habitat for Humanity received a donation that allowed for the purchase of a 57-acre parcel in the center of the Land Trust’s Bridging Two Rivers Project in South Thomaston, with a house and barns that will be used for Midcoast Habitat for Humanity programming. More...

Camden’s First Municipal Solar Array Up and Running

January 16, 2018

The Town of 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 energy used by the Town per year (amounting to about 7 percent of Camden’s annual electrical use in 2014). Members of the Town’s Energy and Sustainability Committee helped launch and coordinate this initiative. More...

Camden Opera House presents Disney’s Big Hero 6, January 21

January 16, 2018

Movieguide says that “BIG HERO 6 is a delightful, charming movie that all ages will enjoy. Disney carries on its tradition by bringing another meticulously well-crafted story with an emotional pull and an exciting storyline…the bond between the brothers is touching. Baymax the robot steals the show with his adorable innocence…The animation is beautiful…entertaining and emotionally powerful”. More...

Georges River Land Trust pilots Art Loan Program with United Midcoast Charities

January 16, 2018

The Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is pleased to pilot a new Langlais Art Loan Program with United Midcoast Charities in Camden. Several original paintings by Bernard Langlais, owned by the Georges River Land Trust, now hang at United Midcoast Charities on loan from the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing. More...

Maine builder Jim Bahoosh finds happiness in small houses

January 16, 2018

“Do small things with great love,” advocated Mother Theresa, and that’s the principle Maine builder Jim Bahoosh exemplifies in every small house he constructs.
Bahoosh will give a free public lecture at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center on Friday, Jan. 19, 5:30 p.m. –7 p.m. His presentation will focus on the design and construction of small homes, and ways to efficiently utilize space to achieve a healthy indoor environment. He will also provide information to help people decide whether a small house is a good fit for them. More...