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Building Advocates Leadership Program Coming to Rockland

August 1, 2019

Area Interfaith Outreach and Good Shepherd Food Bank will be teaming up to bring the Building Advocates Leadership Program to the greater Rockland community this fall. The Building Advocates Leadership Program is designed to strengthen, uplift and integrate voices of community members who are struggling with food insecurity into a statewide advocacy movement to end hunger. More...

Camden Rotary Club seeks Emerging Leaders for Development Opportunity

July 31, 2019

Are you an emerging leader between the ages of 18-35? Are you entering the workforce or currently in an entry-level job, but want to learn the skills to grow professionally? Then the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program is for you. More...

Annual Boat & Home Show Goes Green

July 30, 2019

The Maine Boat & Home Show, August 9-11, 2019, in Rockland, Maine, has implemented a fleet of new initiatives this year as part of an ongoing effort to become a Zero Waste event. More...

West Bay Rotary Yard Sale Fundraiser a Big Success

July 30, 2019

On Saturday, July 20th, West Bay Rotary held a yard sale fundraiser. Midcoast Recreation Center was kind enough to let the club join their community yard sale and West Bay Rotary raised over $1,300 for “End Polio Now”. Because of matching funds from both the district and the Bill Gates Foundation, this actually translates to over $7,800 for this worthy cause. More...

Robert Falciani Honored by West Bay Rotary

July 30, 2019

At the July 25th meeting of West Bay Rotary, Rotary District 7790 Governor Suzanne Uhl-Melanson honored Camden Selectman Robert Falciani with a Certificate of Appreciation. When West Bay Rotary President Kim Milton asked the board for suggestions for this award, board members did not hesitate to recommend Mr. Falciani. The West Bay Rotary Board and the District Governor all feel that he epitomizes Rotary’s “People of Action” theme. More...

Rockland Main Street announces planned departure of executive director

July 30, 2019

The City’s leading organization for the revitalization and economic development in the downtown district has announced that its long time executive director is planning to step down in early 2020. Gordon Page, Sr. joined the organization in 2014 and notified the group’s board of directors last December of his intention to retire. The president of Rockland Main Street, Inc., Jake Miller, said that while the board is sorry to see Page leave, they are very happy that he has provided plenty of advance notice and time to find a qualified replacement. More...

Understanding Form 2290 - Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax

July 30, 2019

​The IRS will present this free webinar on Thursday, August 15th at 2 pm Eastern time. Running time is 60 minutes, including Q&A. More...

UMaine Early College students put Belfast Bay under the microscope

July 30, 2019

Eleven students from six Maine high schools and from area homeschool programs started the summer in various Belfast Bay locations as part of an intensive three week STEM research course offered through the University of Maine’s Early College Program. The students came from Belfast Area High School, Hermon High School, John Bapst High School, Lawrence High School, Maine Ocean School and Medomak Valley High School. More...

University of Maine offering tuition-free fall college courses for high school students

July 26, 2019

The University of Maine, Maine’s flagship campus is offering a broad portfolio of over 80 on-campus courses and over 35 online courses to high school students. Classes are taught by world-class UMaine faculty and meet general education requirements of the University of Maine System, as well as the majority of colleges nationwide. More...

Trekkers Fired Up: Chef Tasting Event a Huge Success

July 26, 2019

Good weather, food prepared by the best chefs in town and a sold-out crowd of supporters added up to hugely successful event for Trekkers youth-mentoring program. On Thursday, July 18th chefs representing Café Miranda, In Good Company, Ada’s Kitchen, The Block Saloon, Primo, Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars and Bixby & Co. prepared dishes for 170 guests using Biolite stoves, the same stoves Trekkers students use on expedition. More...