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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...

Noted Author and PBS Host to speak at Camden Opera House

July 26, 2019

Eva Ritvo, MD, Psychiatrist and Author will discuss her most recent book, “Bekindr - The Transformative Power of Kindness” at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm Street, Camden, on Friday, August 9th, starting at 4:30 PM (doors open at 4:00 PM). This free talk is open to the public, and sponsored by McLean Borden Cottage. Dr. Ritvo, a psychiatrist with more than 25 years experience practicing in Miami Beach, is the founder of the Bekindr® Global Initiative, a movement to bring more kindness in the world (www.Bekindr.com). More...

Port Clyde, Wednesday Paint Nights

July 25, 2019

Please join local artist and instructor Angela Anderson at a series of Wednesday Paint Nights at the Barn Cafe. Angela has designed delightful impressions of Maine and she will guide you step-by-step to create your own masterpiece. Artistic talent not required! More...

Pop Up Shop to benefit New Hope for Women

July 25, 2019

New Hope for Women will hold its annual Pop Up Shop August 22-24th at the Yellow Barn located at 20 Winter Street, Rockland. This sale of quality new and gently used women’s clothing, jewelry and handbags benefits New Hope for Women’s work toward eradicating domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. More...

Maine Authors Publishing 10th Anniversary Book Festival

July 25, 2019

Maine Authors Publishing will be hosting a book festival on August 24th, 2019, from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., at 12 High Street, Thomaston, in honor of its 10th anniversary. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to support the Maine Humanities Council’s Harriet P. Henry Center for the Book. More...

Bixby Introduces the 20 Karat Bar

July 25, 2019

Bixby & Co. has teamed up with Primo Restaurant to produce a 20th anniversary chocolate bar especially for Primo. This commemorative bar has been named by Melissa Kelly, Primo’s chef/owner, The 20 Karat Bar. More...

Transform Your Game Day with the Amtrak Downeaster

July 25, 2019

Skip traffic, tolls and expensive game day parking and take the train to see the "World Series Champs". The Amtrak Downeaster has teamed up with Our Tickets and Tours to offer great deals on Red Sox packages. Get a game ticket and round-trip transportation on the Amtrak Downeaster by calling 207-787-3184. More...

ReVision Energy Ranks #1 in New England, #7 Nationally in Top Rooftop Solar Installer List

July 23, 2019

ReVision Energy ranks #1 in New England for third year in a row, ranks #9 of all residential solar companies in USA. Also, ranked #2 in New England for the first-ever solar+battery storage list [https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2019-top-solar-storage-installers/] . More...