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Long Cove Lands Forever Conserved by the Georges River Land Trust

March 19, 2020

Long Cove in St. George is a special place. From the start, Leslie Hyde and Anne Cogger, owners of Pocket Cove Farm shared a commitment to keep this small stretch of Maine’s beloved coastline wild and free. Thanks to their vision and generosity, and help from the George River Land Trust, shoreland on Long Cove and associated uplands are now permanently protected. Additional woodland along upper Jones Brook, which feeds into Long Cove, was simultaneously conserved by Robert Skoglund. More...

United Midcoast Charities Application & Grant Reader Deadlines Upcoming

March 19, 2020

United Midcoast Charities is currently soliciting applications for its competitive grant process. Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) nonprofits and groups with fiscal sponsorship. Recipients should be focused on making maximum impact in Knox and Waldo counties in one or more of UMC’s focus areas of Food, Housing, Health and Safety, and Economic Security. The 2020 application deadline is 5 p.m. on March 31. All applications must be completed online at unitedmidcoastcharities.org. Please call program coordinator Kelly Carey at 207-236-2299 with any questions about your proposal. More...

Area Interfaith Outreach Modifies Client Services

March 19, 2020

For the safety of our clients and volunteers, the AIO Food Pantry will adopt a social distancing policy effective Monday March 16, 2020. It is our intention to continue providing food to those who need it using a modified process to protect the health of everyone. We ask for patience and understanding as we navigate these next several weeks. The details of this policy are are as follows and may be modified. More...

Thinking about taxes? So are phone scammers!

March 19, 2020

Taxpayers should be aware that aggressive criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money or personal information. The tax filing season is a prime time for phone scams because people are thinking about taxes. More...

LCI offers Internet Access Assistance for families with students at home

March 18, 2020

During the COVID-19 crisis period, the LTC Family of Companies (Lincolnville Telephone, Tidewater Telecom and LCI Fiber Optic Network) will provide the Internet services below for customers and residents with students at home (K-12 and college) who live in the Tidewater Telecom and Lincolnville Telephone areas, as well as our current LCI Fiber Optic broadband customers. More...

Nonviolent communication workshops at the Hutchinson Center

March 5, 2020

Nonviolent communication expert Peggy Smith will lead a series of workshops at the Hutchinson Center in April and May as part of the University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s professional development program.
Both programs run from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., and include a continental breakfast and catered lunch. Fees range from $150–$195 per person, with need-based scholarships available. More...

Machias Savings Bank supports the Eliza Steele Memorial Garden

March 5, 2020

Machias Savings Bank is proud to be an inaugural supporter of the Eliza Steele Memorial Garden. “The bank supports development of healthy community spaces for all generations. This garden will be a welcome place for young and old, and we invite our neighbors to join us in making it a reality,” said Greg Jones, MSB Rockland Branch. More...

BHBT sponsors “Maine in the Movies” Film Festival

March 5, 2020

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to be a presenting sponsor for “Maine in the Movies,” a statewide film festival featuring 35 movies set in Maine. The 11-day festival, which runs from March 5-15 in 17 cities across the state, is being held in honor of Maine’s bicentennial. The festival is organized by the Maine Film Center and co-presented with 19 arts and education organizations and independent cinemas. More...

West Bay Rotary Donation Applications due April 1st

March 5, 2020

Twice a year, the West Bay Rotary Club of Camden, through its charitable foundation, provides financial support to organizations that work to improve the lives of people in Knox County and Lincolnville.
The donation request form is available online at www.westbayrotaryofmaine.org and includes instructions and important criteria for submission. Applications must be received by April 1, 2020 for the June 2020 awards. More...

What are your kids doing this summer?

March 5, 2020

Our summer sailing program is great for locals and visitors alike. Camden Area Youth Seamanship Program is pleased to announce that registration for Summer 2020 opens on Friday, March 6th. Please visit our website for details: https://camdenyachtclub.org/youth-sailing-information/ More...