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Huge Book Sale at the Camden Public Library

July 22, 2021

The Camden Public Library will soon be hosting its first major outdoor book sale in nearly two years. The used book event will run Thursday, July 29, through Sunday, August 1, and will be set up under a huge tent adjacent to the Blue Door Book Shed on Atlantic Ave. The book shed and event tent can be reached via the parking lot on the left just past the Camden Amphitheatre. Ten thousand books, DVDs, CDs, and audio books will be on sale from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thursday through Saturday, and 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, on Sunday. More...

Camden Conference congratulates winner of the university level Bill Taylor Award

July 22, 2021

The Camden Conference has chosen the winner of the annual Bill Taylor Award for the college/university level essay contest. University of Maine undergraduate student Santiago Tijerina of Old Town, Maine has been awarded the prize for his essay, “Climate Justice - The Center of Geopolitical Debates in the Arctic.” More...

Knox Clinic needs your input!

July 22, 2021

High insurance deductible? Paying out of pocket for dental or medical care? We Need to Hear from You! The Knox Clinic is overseeing a Barriers to Care Community Survey. If you live in Knox County or surrounding region, please fill out our survey online:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/barrierstocare We’ll send you a $5 gas card for completing it, and you can enter to win a new laptop, tablet, or $50 gift card! More...

Free concerts in Camden in August

July 22, 2021

On Sunday afternoons, Aug. 8 and 22, the Community Arts Fund presents the 2021 Camden Summer Sounds series, supported by the Camden Opera House, Camden Snow Bowl and the Town of Camden. Both outdoor concerts will take place at 2 p.m.,rain or shine, at the Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Road. More...

Camden National Bank is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Leaders & Luminaries Awards

July 22, 2021

Camden National Bank announced that it is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Leaders & Luminaries Awards, a program started by the bank in 2011 to celebrate the importance of effective nonprofit board leaders in our community. Between now and September 24, 2021, the bank is seeking nominations for passionate board directors who are responsible for advancing their organization’s mission and impact. Four winning awardees will be named, and $20,000 in total grants will be made to their respective organizations. More...

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Awards Career Technology Education Scholarships

July 22, 2021

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has named 15 recent high school graduates as recipients of the Bank’s 2021 Career Technology Education Scholarship. The $1,000 award is presented to students in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont who attended a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum and are planning to attend college or a technical school after graduation. More...

Helping Maine’s Low and No-Income Families Get the 2021 Advance Child Tax Credit Payments

July 22, 2021

The IRS Stakeholder Liaison office is holding Advance Child Tax Credit information sessions for Maine to learn about the Advance Child Tax Credit. Please join us and learn about: Eligibility requirements for the Advance Child Tax Credit, Information on the IRS Update Portal, Information on the IRS Non-Filer Portal, where those not required to file a tax return can provide their information to determine eligibility and request advance payments. More...

Knox County EMA Sponsoring a "Live On-Line Instructor LED Training": "Understanding Targeted Cyber Attacks"

July 22, 2021

Cyber Attacks are now an everyday event and we are all possible targets! Knox County EMA is sponsoring a “Live On-Line Instructor LED” training, “Understanding Targeted Cyber Attacks” on September 15 and 16. More...

Florence V. Burden Foundation Awards $25,000 for OUT Maine School Work

July 19, 2021

OUT Maine is a proud recipient of a generous grant from The Florence V. Burden Foundation to make Maine rural schools more welcoming and affirming for LGBTQ+ youth. The grant will help develop five on-line training modules for school professionals. The modules will address the questions and issues schools are frequently facing as they seek to provide safety and support for LGBTQ+ youth. More...

New Gardening Class offered at MCST

July 19, 2021

There’s a bonus * added to our August SUMMER Adult Ed programming (in person on campus during the day). Our team here at the school makes sure we have a safe and healthy environment. You can register for upcoming classes on our website, www.midcoastadulted.com. Or call our office (207-596-7752 x3) Mondays through Thursdays, 9:30-4:00, 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...