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Mt. Battie Tower Star to Shine this Spring!

April 6, 2020

For the first time in its 54-year history, the star atop Mt. Battie will be shining down on Camden during Daylight Savings Time. Members of the assembly crew erected the star on the World War I Memorial Tower on Monday morning, April 6, 2020, after receiving permission from the State of Maine to do so. More...

New Online Knitting Group, “Pandemic Purling!”

April 3, 2020

The Camden Public Library is excited to announce their newest program to be adapted to an online format: “Pandemic Purling!” Join Miss Loraine on Tuesday, April 14, at 4:00 pm via the Zoom meeting platform for an opportunity to work on your knitting projects or get started on a new one. If you would like to be emailed a link to join the Zoom meeting, please contact Miss Loraine at lmurray@librarycamden.org. More...

Permaculture and Regenerative Food Systems Online Presentation

April 3, 2020

On Tuesday, April 14, at 7:00 pm, the Camden Public Library will host Rockland-based permaculture designer, teacher, and builder Jesse Watson for an overview discussion of the permaculture process via the online Zoom platform. He will highlight permaculture design principles and methods by looking at some case studies in Maine. More...

Economic impact payments: What you need to know

April 3, 2020

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced on March 30th that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the stimulus payment. More...

Keeping Kids Connected: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine Starts #BiggerTogether Campaign

April 3, 2020

Big Sister Rachael Rademacher and her 7-year-old Little Sister Abby Erickson haven’t seen each other since March 8th, just a week before the Coronavirus pandemic shut down their weekly meetings as part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine (BBBSMM) mentoring program at Camden Rockport Elementary School. But they aren’t letting social distancing keep them from staying connected, thanks to a pen pal program that is allowing them, and 176 other school-based matches across eastern and central Maine, stay in touch. More...

OUT Maine Continues Programming Virtually During COVID-19

April 3, 2020

OUT Maine staff has continued the weekly youth group via zoom and google classroom and OUT’s Youth Policy Board has switched its focus towards a project combating social isolation. OUT Maine is also welcoming the young adults selected to be Junior Counselors at its cancelled Rainbow Ball to come together online to find community with each other and to dream up ways to create community in this challenging time. OUT Maine’s staff is connecting directly with at-risk youth through phone calls and the use of social media platforms. More...

Strand At Home Virtual Cinema

April 3, 2020

At the Strand, we’re thrilled to be able to work with film distributors to keep new releases coming to you while we are closed. Watch our latest film selections at home! Go to our website to find films curated by our staff that you can watch at home. Buying a virtual ticket for these films helps support the Strand and compensate our staff during these unprecedented times. More...

What you can do for your business during Covid-19

April 2, 2020

Update your workplace Tobacco Policy! Respiratory health is critical to the overall health of your business and your employees. There is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke. In Maine alone, smoking causes over $600 million in productivity losses each year. (Source: https://breatheeasymaine.org/facts/workplace/). Don’t let those be your losses. More...

Treat Your Feet this April and May at The Grasshopper

April 2, 2020

Treat Your Feet with our annual Footwear Sale! This year we are running our annual sale for the months of April and May, and all shoes, sandals, boots, socks, tights, and even foot creams are 25-50% off! More...

ONLINE Orientation for New Authors

March 26, 2020

Maine Authors Publishing is "keeping calm and hunkering down" while we work remotely, and we hope you are too! Use this time to learn about cooperative-style publishing! Maine Authors Publishing is offering our monthly orientation class as an online Zoom meeting on Friday, April 3rd at 3:00 pm. We will answer questions about who we are and how we can help you create and publish your book. Please email info@maineauthorspublishing.com as soon as possible if you’d like to register. More...