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Camden Rotary Club Invests $13,000 In Community Grants

April 22, 2020

The Camden Rotary Club, a service organization comprised of our neighbors who put “service above self", is pleased to announce grants to several community organizations. More...

Library to Host Online Program about Children’s Anxiety During Uncertain Times

April 22, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and May 9 is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. In a timely presentation, the Camden Public Library welcomes psychologist Dr. Pia Marancik on Tuesday, May 5, at 6:00 pm for an online program that will take a look at childhood anxiety during a global pandemic. The program will be hosted on the Zoom platform, and there will be an opportunity for Q&A. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend the program. More...

Carlisle completes "Aquaculture in Shared Waters" class

April 21, 2020

Sally Carlisle of Allen Insurance and Financial has completed the 12-week class "Aquaculture in Shared Waters," offered earlier this year by Coastal Enterprises. Carlisle, a member of the business insurance team and based in the company's Belfast office. The class was offered at locations in Brunswick and Belfast, with the final four classes offered via video conference. More...

Need Help Filling Your Pets' Bowls?

April 20, 2020

Our community has always been there for us and we want you to know that we are here for you. If you are having any problems feeding your animals, please call Pope Memorial Humane Society at 594-2200 and let us know. Thanks in part to some very generous donors, we are able to provide care packages to those in need. More...

UMA Rockland Offers Summer College Courses Free for High School Students

April 20, 2020

UMA Rockland's summer schedule includes hundreds of fully online courses and also several courses which will have a "real time" web conferencing component which are very suitable for High School Aspirations students. UMA Rockland staff are currently working remotely and students’ questions may be sent to umarockland@maine.edu or called into 596-6906. Staff will answer you immediately. More information is also available on the website at uma.edu/rockland. More...

Online Presentation about Lighthouses, Legends, and Lore

April 20, 2020

On Thursday, April 30, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes Sally Lobkowicz, "The Lady in the Red Cloak," for an informative and entertaining online presentation on Lighthouse Legends & Lore via the Zoom platform. If you would like to be emailed a link to attend the presentation on Zoom, please contact jpierce@librarycamden.org. More...

West Bay Rotary will match your donation!

April 17, 2020

West Bay Rotary has teamed up with United Midcoast Charities to support local nonprofits so they can serve the ever-growing demand for their services during the COVID-19 crisis. West Bay Rotary will match donations to the UMC Rapid Response Fund, up to a total of $5,000 in donations made at unitedmidcoastcharities.org/covid-19-response/wbr. More...

Camden Rotary Club mobilizes to address Pandemic and Support Graduating Seniors

April 16, 2020

The Camden Rotary Club has deployed an emergency task force to help nonprofit organizations in Knox County and Lincolnville that are most directly impacted by the current global health crisis. The Club has made funds available to support non-medical services directly related to the economic and human impacts of COVID-19. More...

United Midcoast Charities Awards First Round of Rapid Response Grants

April 16, 2020

United Midcoast Charities (UMC) has announced its first round of grant recipients to receive awards from its new Rapid Response Fund (RRF), which the organization created to provide stopgap support for local nonprofits during the covid-19 pandemic. The first round of grants totaled $7,750: $5,000 to Knox County Homeless Coalition to fund temporary and safe housing solutions; $1,500 to Islesboro Community Center’s Care and Comfort Program for food and supplies for community kitchen meal delivery to shut-ins; and $750 to One Less Worry to supply toilet paper for local food pantry clients. More...

Opera Maine Postpones 2020 Season until 2021

April 16, 2020

Opera Maine has announced the postponement of its 26th summer season out of concern for public health during the current COVID-19 pandemic. After weeks of careful deliberation, the Board of Trustees decided to reschedule the productions of Richard Wagner’s classic, The Flying Dutchman, and Philip Glass’s minimalist masterpiece, The Fall of the House of Usher, from this summer to July 2021. The Flying Dutchman will celebrate Maine’s Bicentennial, setting the production in 19th-century Maine. More...