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IRS Webinar: How to Choose a Paid Tax Preparer - February 18, 2021

February 11, 2021

The IRS will be hosting a free Webinar on How to Choose a Paid Tax Preparer on February 18, 2021 at 2 pm EST.
This webinar will: Provide tips for choosing a tax preparer; Explain the types of paid preparers; Describe how to use the IRS Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers; Discuss how to avoid “ghost” tax return preparers; Review how to make a complaint about a tax return preparer; Explain the third-party authorization process. More...

Library Program Explores Unsung Heroes: War Pigeons

February 11, 2021

On Thursday, February 25, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library presents an online program sure to appeal to history-lovers and bird enthusiasts alike: author Elizabeth Macalaster of Brunswick, ME will provide an illustrated slideshow discussing her fascinating new book War Pigeons: Winged Couriers in the U.S. Military, 1878-1957. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend. More...

What are you waiting for? Adult Ed learning awaits you at MCST!

February 11, 2021

You’ve found a favorite mask to wear and the snow tires work like a charm! Here’s a quick preview of what’s ahead for our Adult Ed programming (some available via Zoom; some at MCST). Our team here at the school makes sure we have a safe and healthy environment. You can register for classes on our website, www.midcoastadulted.com. Or call our office (207-596-7752 x3) Mondays through Thursdays, 9:30-5:00, to register with Heidi or Betsy over the phone. To avoid disappointment, register promptly to assure the class runs and you have a seat in it! More...

Camden Library Hosts “Book Birthday Event”

February 11, 2021

On Tuesday, February 23, at 4:00 pm, the Camden Public Library will host an online “Book Birthday Event” celebrating the release of Hip, Hip . . . Beret! by local children’s book author Melanie Ellsworth and illustrator Morena Forza. The event will include a special reading by the author and a question and answer session afterwards with the author and illustrator. Email children’s librarian Amy Hand at alhand@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend. More...

Weskeag waterfront conserved

February 11, 2021

Standing on the shoreline of the Weskeag Headland Preserve, you see extensive salt grass flats, quiet coves, and acres of open fields and woodland protected along the opposite shore. The acquisition of the Weskeag Headlands Preserve by the Georges River Land Trust occurred at the end of 2020 and marks the success of many community members and the vision of David and Lorri Cousens to conserve this 37-acre forested property along the Weskeag. David, who grew up in the area, spoke enthusiastically about the opportunities the property offers to educate area youth about the natural environment and give residents the chance to experience the marsh up close. More...

Buy One Ticket, Bring Your Special Someone for Free

February 11, 2021

Plan a future getaway with the Amtrak LOVES You Sale! Buy one ticket on the Downeaster and bring your special someone for FREE! Book tickets between Feb 11- Feb 16 for travel between Feb 22 - Aug 27, 2021!
Details at https://www.amtrak.com/vdaysale More...

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate Nearly $12,000 to Seven Nonprofit Organizations

February 11, 2021

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently presented donations totaling nearly $12,000 to seven Northern New England nonprofit organizations from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause. The recipients of the contributions collected in Q4 2020 are: BROC Community Action, Capstone Community Action, Friends in Action, Island Connections, Knox County Homeless Coalition, Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice, and Tedford Housing. More...

CMCA Provides Free Art-Making Kits for LGBTQ+ Youth and Teens

February 11, 2021

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) is providing free art kits for 30 of OUT Maine’s LGBTQ+ youth for virtual art classes in February and March. The program will include a virtual tour of CMCA's Biennial exhibition, as well as a discussion of the artists' expressions of identity, gender and inclusivity. More...

UScellular Kicks Off 2021 Community Connections Program

February 11, 2021

For the seventh year in a row, youth-focused organizations in Maine can earn up to $1,000 through UScellular’s Community Connections program. Whether it’s STEM programs, sports teams, marching bands, dance teams, arts or a variety of other groups, organizers can sign up at uscellular.com/communityconnections and start earning money for their activity, 100% virtually. More...

Camden Rotarians Invite Local Residents to February 16 Presentation on Broadband Access

February 11, 2021

How could residents throughout Mid-coast Maine get universal access to high-quality internet connections? Debra Hall, chair of the new Mid-Coast Broadband Coalition, will address this question during a Zoom meeting of Camden Rotary Club at noon on Tuesday, February 16. More...