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Workforce Training and More Enrichment Classes Starting soon!

January 31, 2019

Health career training, IT certificate training, Paralegal, and many other workforce development opportunities are available through Five Town Adult & Community Education, including incumbent worker re-certification opportunities. More...

MaineCF Grants Available for Knox County Nonprofits

January 31, 2019

Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen communities are encouraged to apply to Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program. The deadline for applying is February 15, 2019. Application, guidelines, and a list of recent grants are available at www.mainecf.org. More...

Knox County Homeless Coalition receives Bangor Savings Bank Community Grant

January 31, 2019

Local manager of Bangor Savings Bank, Corey Belcher and Foundation Representative, Danielle Ahern recently presented Knox County Homeless Coalition with a grant to continue renovation work on a 24’ x 24’ barn on campus for use as a training and education center. More...

Midcoast program helps Maine's aspiring aquaculturists get started

January 28, 2019

Have you ever thought about gaining a new source of income through growing mussels, oysters, or seaweed? The Island Institute is now accepting applications for its 2019 Aquaculture Business Development (ABD) program. Now in its fourth year, the free program helps fishermen and those from fishing communities gain the tools they need to diversify and launch their small-scale aquaculture businesses. The Island Institute is looking to work with coastal and island residents who are highly motivated to start their shellfish or seaweed aquaculture businesses within the next two years. Applications are being accepted through March 14th. More...

Nothing Shows Love More Than a Valentine’s Gift of Bixby Chocolates

January 28, 2019

Your wife, husband, partner, fiancée or special person will immediately know how much you care on February 14 when you give them a gift of chocolate coated strawberries for Valentine’s Day from Bixby & Co. More...

Is Your Business Looking to Fill Internship Positions This Summer?

January 18, 2019

Look no further! The Worthington Scholarship Foundation has a new intern program that matches our high achieving, dedicated students to relevant career work during their summer break. More...

8th annual Chili & Chowder Cook off to benefit MDA

January 17, 2019

For the eighth year, amateurs and professionals are invited to compete with their best chili and chowders Sunday, Feb. 10, in an event to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The event is being organized by the Rockland Professional Firefighters Local 1584 chapter of the International Association of Fire Fighters and being held at Trackside Station, 4 Union St., Rockland. So far, these events have raised more than $16,200 for MDA. More...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Encourages Community to “Make the Big Resolution”

January 17, 2019

January is National Mentoring Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine is celebrating its mentors (Bigs) and recruiting new volunteers to become Big Brothers and Big Sisters to over 100 children waiting to be matched. More...

Second Round of Jumpstart January Classes at Camden Public Library

January 17, 2019

Every January, the Camden Public Library offers art classes for adults. We say, 'Why should kids have all the fun?!" The next round of classes begins January 22 at 7:00 pm. All classes are $10 per person (Partner Dance is $10 per couple). Please register by calling the library at 236-3440. Space is limited, and the library asks for pre-payment to hold your place. More...

Pick Your Perks: Corporate Group Deals at 16 Bay View this winter and spring!

January 17, 2019

Exclusive Winter/Spring Meeting Perks, Limited Time Offer! This Winter or Spring, book your corporate meeting or group event at 16 Bay View to ensure creative fires keep burning as your team moves full speed ahead. More...