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Santa, Concerts & Fireworks at Rockport’s Holiday on the Harbor

December 7, 2018

Rockport’s Holiday on the Harbor is a daylong celebration of the season. Shops and restaurants in the village will offer a variety of food a drink specials, while throughout the village families can enjoy visits with Santa, Flatbread pizza at Rockport Marine Park, and a free family movie with popcorn at Rockport Opera House that evening. The village will be lit with over 2,000 luminaria, with a tree lighting at 5 p.m. at Rockport Marine Park, followed by fireworks over the harbor at 5:30. More...

Day of Giving in Belfast, Camden and Rockland to Support UMC

December 6, 2018

The holiday spirit is thriving in the Midcoast, where businesses in the Belfast, Camden and Rockland area have set aside Saturday, December 8 to contribute to United Midcoast Charities (UMC) in support of the work of local nonprofit organizations. More...

Tickets On Sale for Opera Maine’s Performance of The Magic Flute at Merrill Auditorium

December 6, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for OperaMaine’s 25th Anniversary mainstage production of W.A. Mozart’s The Magic Flute presented at Merrill Auditorium on Wednesday, July 24 and Friday, July 26, 2019. Ticket prices start at $34. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary, a grant from Wells Fargo will allow the first 300 registrants, age 25 and under, to attend for free. More...

Hutchinson Center welcomes coordinator of early college programs

December 6, 2018

Allison Small was named early college programs coordinator at the University of Maine, collaborating with high school students who wish to enroll in live and online courses. More...

Professor Paul Holman discusses China in Africa: A New Kind of Colonialism at the Camden Public Library

December 6, 2018

The Camden Conference presents Professor Paul Holman at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, December 18 at 7:00 pm.He will discuss “China in Africa: A New Kind of Colonialism?” This event is free and open to all. More...

Jennifer Mazurek Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

December 6, 2018

Jennifer Mazurek has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Operations and Treasury Support Manager. With an office at the Bank’s Rockland branch, Jennifer supports the day-to-day operations of the branches, making sure the right systems and processes are in place to provide outstanding customer experiences, while complying with banking regulations. More...

Shedding Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder at Camden Public Library

December 6, 2018

The Camden Public Library welcomes Dr. Marianne Bernadino on Thursday, December 20 at 7:00 to discuss Seasonal Affective Disorder. Says Bernadino, "Do you or a loved one find yourself getting grumpier this time of year? Do you feel like you just have to “brush it off” to get through your week? Does the thought of January make you want to hide in a deep, dark hole and sleep until April? Do you tend to crave carbs and gain weight this time of year?" More...

Penobscot Marine Museum presents talk and slideshow at the UMaine Hutchinson Center

December 6, 2018

Kosti Ruohomaa biographer Deanna Bonner-Ganter and photo archivist Matt Wheeler will present a talk and slideshow on the Penobscot Marine Museum’s historic exhibit “Kosti Comes Home: An Exhibit of Maritime Images by Maine's Iconic Photographer Kosti Ruohomaa,” Dec. 12, 6–7:30 p.m. at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. More...

Jodie Heal honored by Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants

December 6, 2018

Jodie Heal, one of three Maine CPAs who are leaders in their field, has been named 2018 Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants Women to Watch. The awards are given to accomplished women in the accounting profession who also give back through mentorship and community service. More...

Give the gift of education this season

December 6, 2018

Give the gift of education and fun with a gift certificate towards a 5 Town CSD Adult & Community Education class! Did your mom always want to learn to knit? Is your brother interested in cooking? Has Dad said he'd like to learn a foreign language? Does Grandma want to learn Genealogy? Whether you want to gift a specific class like Acrylic Painting, Starting a Garden, Salsa Dance, or Italian or an amount towards any class so the recipient can choose what they want, we can help you. More...