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Lincolnville General Store prepares for Halloween festivities

October 22, 2020

The Lincolnville General Store will once again host our annual costume contest inside Grampa Hall's (the building across the street from the general store) with photos taken again by Michael O'Neil, though this year there will be some guidelines. We will only allow a few people in the building at a time, requiring masks, and without refreshments. This year's theme is Outer Space and Aliens, as this is clearly the only proper way to explain 2020. More...

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donates $6,000 to Nonprofit Organizations

October 22, 2020

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust will donate $6,000 to several Northern New England nonprofit organizations on behalf of the Bank’s customers. The Bank hosted a poll during its Customer Appreciation Week, held virtually October 12-16, to give the public an opportunity to vote for a nonprofit in their region that has been impacted by COVID-19 and could benefit from a donation from the Bank. The organizations that received the most votes are: The American Red Cross of Northern New England, Clara Martin Center, Girls Inc., and Healthy Acadia. More...

Worldly Talent to Voice Library Read-Alouds

October 15, 2020

The Camden Public Library announces the addition of a new reader for the popular Friday Explorations Read-Aloud Program. Every Friday, at 11:00 am, on the library’s Facebook page and YouTube channel, the library will stream a brand new recording of local thespian,Joseph Coté reading aloud selections from a wide variety of fascinating and entertaining books of fiction and non-fiction. More...

Leah Trommer joins OUT Maine team

October 15, 2020

We are thrilled that Leah Trommer will be joining OUT Maine's team as our Youth Engagement Coordinator! Leah Trommer has a degree in outdoor education with coursework in childhood development, experiential education, and curriculum delivery. She also holds a Montessori Education Certification. She has experience working with educators and students in schools and through experiential education in midcoast Maine. More...

John Viehman Named United Midcoast Charities Executive Director

October 15, 2020

The board of United Midcoast Charities (UMC) has selected John Viehman as its new executive director. Viehman succeeds UMC’s first executive director, Megan Williams, who recently joined Maine Public as direct marketing and fundraising manager. More...

Camden Public Library Presents Online Program About McLean’s Evolving Work for Finding Our Voices

October 15, 2020

On Thursday, October 29, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes back Patrisha McLean for an online conversation with local survivors who are featured on the Finding Our Voices "Let's Talk About It" downtown window banners, bookmarks, and WERU-FM radio program. The program will be held on the Zoom meeting platform. Please email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend. More...

Bloomstein family performs Dance ‘Piece’ for SoundCheck

October 15, 2020

The Camden Opera House’s SoundCheck series of safely distanced 45-seats-only concerts in the auditorium presents its first dance program Friday, Oct. 23, with “a piece in peace,” created by Shana Bloomstein and performed by her and her children, daughter Nnenaya and son Dawud. More...

Camden Falls Gallery presents “Three Part Harmony” through November

October 15, 2020

Aline Ordman, Scott Addis, and Taddeus Retz are Plein Air painters. Their talent and dedication to capturing the moment have forged a strong thematic connection between these three artists. As styles go, these three artists are as different as day and night. It is their interest in visually taking in and taming their landscape which unites this show into a three-part harmony. More...

Camden Conference event-Maine and the Arctic: Building Bridges to the Future

October 15, 2020

The Camden Conference and Portland Press Herald will host a virtual panel discussion on Maine’s growing engagement in Arctic affairs and the importance of the Arctic to Maine’s economy on Wednesday, October 28 at 6:30pm on Zoom. This event is an opportunity to learn more about increasing trade, investment, educational exchanges, and collaborative activity between Maine entities and those of the North Atlantic. More...

Starlight Lodge presents open-air, mixed media sculpture exhibit

October 9, 2020

Starlight Lodge at Rockport Harbor is hosting a drop-in open air sculpture exhibition featuring large mixed media works by Maine artist Charles Duvall from October to December 2020. The drop-in exhibition is open daily during daylight hours and no reservations are needed. The event is complimentary to the public and a children/leashed-dog friendly event. Stop in and say hello to new innkeepers, Sylvia and Jim. More...