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Camden Rotary Explores the Potential of Broadband Internet Access in the Mid-Coast

February 25, 2021

What are the prospects for expanding broadband access in Mid-Coast Maine? And what would be the advantages of doing so? The Camden Rotary Club hosted a recent meeting on this topic, one of many the club is examining to learn about local economic challenges and foster potential solutions. More...

“Policy and Politics in the Arctic” A conversation with Senator Angus King

February 18, 2021

The Camden Conference and Camden Public Library will present Maine Senator Angus King on Tuesday, March 2 at 7 P.M. for a conversation on the Arctic, the theme of this year’s Camden Conference held in February. More...

Camden Rotary Grant Applications Due February 27

February 18, 2021

Nonprofit organizations in Knox County and Lincolnville can apply for Camden Rotary Club grants from now until February 27. Eight grants will be awarded during this application cycle:

A single large grant of $10,000
Two large grants of $5,000
Five small grants of $1,000 each More...

Upcoming Camden Conference Attracts Students Worldwide

February 18, 2021

More than 200 high school and college students from around the world have signed up for the Feb. 20-21 Camden Conference, “The Geopolitics of the Arctic: A Region in Peril,” taking advantage of the organization’s decision to waive student ticket fees for this year’s virtual event. More...

New remote yoga, Pilates and more from Five Towns Adult Ed

February 18, 2021

With our many new remote options, you can get exercise from anywhere! Some classes are fully remote, some are a blend of remote and in person, and a few are completely in person. We are especially excited to be offering both Pilates and yoga classes! Take a peek at these upcoming classes, and remember to check our website for more information and our many other classes. More...

STRAND ON THE AIR gives the Internet the Business in February Broadcast

February 18, 2021

Quit doomscrolling and start laughing -- with the STRAND ON THE AIR’S Don’t Let the Internet Get You Down edition on Sunday, February 28 at 5pm. The latest installment of the Strand Theatre’s original radio variety show series can be heard by tuning in to WRFR at 93.3 in Rockland, 99.3 in Camden, or by streaming at Shows are then made available to stream on the Strand Theatre website at, and as a podcast. More...

Let’s Talk About Energy, Part 1: Energy in Your Mid-Coast Home

February 18, 2021

The Camden Public Library and Camden Energy Committee announce a new online series aimed at helping fuel-dependent Mainers explore their energy options, lower their energy costs, and find out what they can do to help combat climate change. The monthly series kicks off on Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 pm with a panel presentation featuring local energy experts who will discuss what can be done within homes. The audience will hear from Brian Robinson, Vice President of Evergreen Home Performance; Dana Fischer, Area Manager for Mitsubishi heat pumps; Brandon Mazur, solar design expert at ReVison Energy; and Sarah Holland, architect (Holland and Foley) focusing on sustainable housing. More...

Stretch yourself with a Winter Course from MCST!

February 18, 2021

It feels great to STRETCH...both the brain and the winter lazy bones. Here’s a quick preview of what’s ahead for our Adult Ed programming (some available via Zoom; some at MCST), including our ‘UFOs (UnFinished Objects) Revealed’ course on all things crochet! Our team here at the school makes sure we have a safe and healthy environment. More...

Island Institute President Rob Snyder Announces Departure

February 18, 2021

After 18 years of dedication to furthering the organization’s mission and values, with eight of those as president, Island Institute President Rob Snyder has announced that he will be stepping down from his leadership role at the end of April. During his tenure, Snyder has been a driving force behind the growth and success of the Rockland-based nonprofit and its support for Maine’s island and coastal communities. More...

Maine Calling to feature the upcoming Camden Conference

February 11, 2021

The popular Maine Public radio program, “Maine Calling” will discuss the upcoming 2021 Camden Conference, “The Geopolitics of the Arctic: A Region in Peril.” The show will be broadcast live Feb 16 at 11 a.m. and repeated at 7 p.m. More...