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Bixby Chocolates Wins Greenlight Maine Competition

July 8, 2021

Bixby Chocolates wins Greenlight Maine a Statewide Business Reality TV Show Competition hosted on Maine Public Television. Bixby Chocolates is honored to be the winner of such a prestigious and competitive challenge with Maine’s finest companies. More...

UMaine Hutchinson Center Announces Fall 2021 Class Registration

July 8, 2021

Fall registration is open through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, certificates and degree programs. Limited need-based scholarships are available. The Hutchinson Center offers five fully online UMaine undergraduate bachelor degree programs: Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, Surveying Engineering Technology and University Studies. Additionally, a number of in-person courses will be held at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast this fall including business writing, chemistry, composition, history and psychology. More...

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation Awards $576,000 to Nonprofit Organizations in Maine and New Hampshire

July 7, 2021

Continuing its commitment to the well-being of the communities it serves, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation has awarded $576,000 to various Maine and New Hampshire-based organizations; $251,000 will be granted this year, while another $325,000 will be distributed during the following four years in the form of multi-year grants. More...

Naloxone Training - July 27th at Noon

July 7, 2021

Naloxone is a life-saving medication that is used to counter the effects of drugs like heroin and prescription narcotics. Join providers from Pen Bay Medical Center to learn how to use naloxone to save the life of someone who is experiencing an opioid overdose. More...

Mehuman returns to the Midcoast

July 7, 2021

Camden Opera House, 29 Elm Street, continues its SoundCheck series of one-set performances Friday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. with Mehuman: singer, songwriter, guitarist and local favorite who moved to Southern Maine a few years ago. Mehuman– pronounced “MAY-mawn”–is an East Coast native who cut her teeth on old-time gospel spirituals, straight-ahead jazz, country blues and classic rock ‘n’ roll. Born the eighth of nine to missionary parents, the former Arista Records recording artist established herself in the Detroit, Manhattan, Dublin Ireland, Cannes (France), Nashville and Los Angeles music scenes as a gifted performer. More...

Thomaston 4th of July Home Decorating Competition

July 2, 2021

The Thomaston 4th of July Committee is proud to once again offer a pandemic-friendly contest to commemorate Independence Day 2021! The theme this year is "THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT". This contest encourages everyone in Thomaston to show their creativity and patriotic colors by decorating their homes and businesses for the week of June 26th through July 4th. We are also encouraging those who participate to enhance your decorations with costumes and live action from 9am – 12pm on July 4th. More...

Graffam Bros. Seafood Market Celebrating 75 years of Seafood and Family

July 1, 2021

Graffam Bros. Seafood, a long time provider of fresh seafood, lobster, and gourmet specialty products, is excited to announce that it will be commemorating its 75th anniversary in July 2021. Founded by Maynard Graffam Sr. on July 25, 1946 as Penobscot Bay Ice Co., Inc., our beginnings were in ice cutting on Lily Pond and Maine-Fresh Lobster Company. In addition to delivering ice to the local schooners, we quickly became a leader in what was at the time a fledgling “Lobster to your door” shipping business, often pioneering new methods of packing and shipping lobster. More...

Colin Woodard Book Event in the Camden Amphitheatre

July 1, 2021

On Tuesday, July 6, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes New York Times Bestselling Author and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Colin Woodard to the Camden Amphitheatre for a talk about his latest book Union. The book tells the story of how the myth of U.S. national identity was created and fought over in the nineteenth century—a conflict that continues to affect our country today. Woodard will be discussing the book and offering signed copies for sale. The audience is encouraged to bring a lawn chair for comfortable seating. More...

UMaine Hutchinson Center Offers Online Self-Care for Professionals Program

July 1, 2021

Registration is open for an online professional development program, Self-Care for Professionals, offered Aug. 4–5 through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The two-day online program runs from 4–6 p.m. via Zoom. The cost is $95 per person and need-based scholarships are available. More information is available on the Hutchinson Center website. More...

Gintaré, on the SoundCheck stage

July 1, 2021

Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St., continues its SoundCheck series of one-set performances Friday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m. with Gintaré, presenting her original compositions and songs and performing on the opera house’s Steinway piano.

The opera house is using a choose-your-own ticketing software that creates every-other-row distancing, as well as inserting a couple of seats either side of each party’s reservation, for comfortable spacing. More...