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GoldenOak to play live outdoor concert on Oct. 3

September 24, 2020

The Strand Theatre presents Indie soul-folk band GoldenOak in a live outdoor concert taking place at the Owls Head Transportation Museum grounds on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 5pm. GoldenOak’s music is rooted by the natural landscape, and their songs move in an original yet grounding direction. The Maine based band has built a steady and growing fan base with this kind of energetic intimacy, which is reflected in the success of the group's latest single “Maple Spring.” More...

Young LGBTQ+ Leaders Build Community & Connection in Maine With Role-Playing Games

September 24, 2020

Committed to building youth connection and capacity in its ongoing work, OUT Maine started an Emerging Leaders group of young adults last fall. These young adults volunteered to be junior counselors for the Rainbow Ball Weekend, which had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. Feeling the increased isolation caused by the pandemic themselves, these young leaders decided to take action. As a team, they developed a creative approach to reducing isolation and providing support for LGBTQ+ youth in rural Maine through virtual role-playing games (RPGs). More...

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Honored by ICBA with 2020 National Community Bank Service Award for Exceptional Service during COVID-19

September 24, 2020

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust was recently named a recipient of the Independent Community Bankers of America’s (ICBA) 2020 National Community Bank Service Award for extraordinary efforts to help small businesses, consumers, and their communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. More...

West Bay Rotary Supports Camden Food Pantry

September 24, 2020

It is a West Bay Rotary meeting tradition that its members donate money to local charities and nonprofit organizations by putting money into our buckets on the table. Because they are meeting via Zoom these days, they are now calling these 'buckets in cyberspace'. In order to increase donations, West Bay Rotary decided to open this up to the public. If you would like to donate to this month’s recipient of the buckets in cyberspace, please click the donate button on their website at

Remembering the War Through Memoir Writing

September 24, 2020

On Tuesday, October 6, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes photographer and journalist David H. Lyman for an online program that will describe how he came to write a memoir about his time in Vietnam, and provide strategies to help people unwrap their own stories. The program will be hosted on Zoom. Email to request a link to attend. More...

Still time to sign up for Adult Education at MCST

September 24, 2020

There is so much to consider this season! View or register on our website: Our programs are clearly marked as in-person, online only, or in-person with the option of presenting via Zoom, if necessary. More...

The History of Midcoast Mills

September 24, 2020

On Thursday, October 8, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library will host historian Donovan Bowley for an online presentation about the history of mills on the Medomak, St. George, and Megunticook rivers and their tributary streams. The program is part of the library’s month-long “Discover History” series, and will be held via the Zoom meeting platform. Email to request a link to attend. More...

Lincolnville General Store to add conventional grocery offerings

September 24, 2020

We have exciting news to share! Conventional Groceries are on their way to Lincolnville General Store. We are building our first order with Associated Grocers to provide our customers with more items deemed essential for their pantries and cabinets. We welcome any and all suggestions for items that you want to find on our shelves. More...

Machias Savings Bank Small Business Academy Goes Virtual

September 23, 2020

Business owners, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts - Join us! This year, we’re taking our Small Business Academy VIRTUAL. We would love to see you at this incredible event created for you, with your business needs in mind. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to discover a new competitive edge and receive advice from industry experts dedicated to your business's success. Every session includes a guided marketing plan workshop! Complete the series, complete your marketing plan. Let us help you power your goals. Because helping you grow your business is our business too! More...

Maine's Minimum Wage to Increase to $12.15 Per Hour in 2021

September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020 - The Maine Department of Labor (MDOL) announced today that effective January 1, 2021, the state minimum wage will increase from $12 to $12.15 per hour, based on data recently made available by the U.S. Department of Labors Bureau of Labor Statistics. More...