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  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:00am

    Meesha Bodman, ACSR, a member of the personal insurance team at Allen Insurance and Financial,  has been named Young Insurance Professional of the Year by the Maine Insurance Agents Association.

    Bodman is a member of the MIAA Young Agent Committee, which was founded in 1982 as a way for agents younger than 40 to break into a veteran industry.  Bodman received her award Oct. 19 at the MIAA-YAC annual meeting in Portland.

  • Monday, October 23, 2017 - 3:45pm

    The word “rabies” is frightening to pet owners everywhere. Luckily, although rabies can be potentially fatal, it is completely preventable. In order to protect your pet it is important to first know the facts about the disease.

  • Monday, October 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
    Valerie Lovelace will present, "An Overview for Cultural Awareness” on Monday, October 30, from 3:00 to 4:00pm.
    Sometimes mistakenly referred to as a “peace pipe,” the Chanupa, or Sacred Pipe, holds deep 
  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

    With a hard fought battle the Camden-Rockport girls soccer team defeated Medomak Middle School at Point Lookout in Northport Saturday afternoon.
    For all the photos from this game CLICK HERE

  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:00am

    This is where you will find photos of my meandering and my girls, Maggie May and Brandy. 

    Not a lot of photos, but always someplace a little different. And yes, a lot of photos of the dogs. 

    Check it out and bookmark it if you are interested. https://rjhawkes.blogspot.com/

    Thanks for looking

    Ron

  • Friday, October 20, 2017 - 9:00pm
    Ginko Trees, Spruce Point Inn, Resort, Best Hotel in Maine, Boothbay Harbor
     
     
  • Social Science degree
    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:45am

    On Thursday, November 2nd from 3:00 - 4:00PM University College at Rockland will host UMA Professor James Cook, Ph.D. to discuss the Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from UMA offered at UC Rockland.

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

    P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center hosts a Pet Loss Support Group on the first Saturday of each month from 10-11am. Previously hosted at the shelter in Camden, the group will now move to the Belfast Free Library starting November 4th. The library is located at 106 High Street in Belfast and meetings will take place in the conference room on the third floor.

  • Mobile Veterans’ Van at URock
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:30pm

    On Tuesday, October 24, from 10AM to 2:00PM, the Veterans' Affairs Mobile Information Van will be parked at University College at Rockland on Rte 1 at the Breakwater Building. This van travels around the state to assist veterans to "get the information and the services they deserve".

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:30pm

    The Camden Conference will present Gordon Adams at the Vose Library in Union on Thursday, October 19 at 7 pm. Adams is a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center and professor in the U.S. Foreign Policy program at the School of International Service, American University. His talk is titled “Gulliver’s Troubles: America First, American Leadership, or One Among Many?” The event is free and open to all.

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:45am

    Intuitive Health Meditation/Clearing

    Intuitive Health- A Guided Meditation and Clearing by Dr. Schwartz

     

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 2:09pm

    I am Augustus Megatron Bulldozer. You may know me as "Auggie" or "Aug Dog." I am the anchor for this whole train wreck of a store. Thank you for supporting my reform efforts.

    As you may know, the coast of Maine is much more relaxed now that all you tourists are safely home and at school or work. We thank you for that. Come back next year when we've had a chance to clean up.

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:30pm

    Special thanks to our Sponsors!

    FRIENDS OF FRANKENSTEIN SPONSORS:
    Camden Hills Dental Care and Rockport Steel

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

    Penobscot Bay YMCA & Rockland Harbor YMCA

    The Y is the starting point for many youth to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits they'll carry with them throughout their lives. Whether it's gaining the confidence that comes from learning to play a sport or building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork, participating in sports at the Y is about building the whole child, from the inside out!

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:08am
  • Millie Jones-Farnham, Director of Nursing at The Lincoln Home
    Monday, October 16, 2017 - 11:30am

    The Lincoln Home has immediate openings in our Assisted Living Community for CNAs. Please consider joining our friendly, family-like staff to provide excellent care.

    Some weekends are required.CRMA is a plus, but will train. For more information or to learn about our benefits, please contact:

  • Monday, October 16, 2017 - 9:45am

    Our Fall II Program Session has something for everyone! New and exciting programs include Youth Basketball, Jump Start Your Weight Loss, Sailfish Swim Team, Adult Volleyball, Team & Lead Rock Climbing, Cardio Kick, Lift and more!

    Fall II Session: October 30 - December 23
    Member Sign-up Begins: October 16
    Participant Sign-up Begins: October 23

  • Monday, October 16, 2017 - 9:15am
      We hope you will join us  along with Shelley from Shelley’s Flowers and Gifts, on Monday, October 23, from 3:00 to 4:00pm.
    Shelley, whose floral business is in Waldoboro, will demonstrate ways to arrange the spectacular 
  • max and augs dog blog boothbay harbor
    Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00am

    Part of an ongoing study in hilarity, Max and Aug’s Dog Blog explores the lives of several over-privileged dogs in the Boothbay Region.

  • CJ Strength & Conditioning, fitness, classes, instruction
    Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 6:15am

         October first marked six months that CJ Strength & Conditioning, LLC, has been in their current location at 321 Commercial Street in Rockport.  Owners-Instructors Chris Chacon and Jack Hauprich can’t believe how quickly those months have flown by, and it’s no wonder - they’ve  been busy!

  • Friday, October 13, 2017 - 3:30pm

    Christopher Beaulieu of Waterville has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a broker-dealer assistant. He is the third generation of his family to work for the company's financial planning division.

  • Friday, October 13, 2017 - 9:45am

    The word “rabies” is frightening to pet owners everywhere.

    Luckily, although rabies can be potentially fatal, it is completely preventable. In order to protect your pet it is important to first know the facts about the disease.

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:13am
  • Monday, October 9, 2017 - 4:30pm

    Baby Girl is a 10 year old golden retriever mix, who was adopted by one of our staff members, Emily Creamer .

    When she came to us she was very ill. After her examination it was determined that she had a splenic tumor that was causing her internal bleeding. In addition to the mass in her abdomen, she also had severe hypothryoidism and significant allergies that left her with complete hair loss to her hind end and tail with large weeping areas on her skin.

  • Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1:30pm

    Students in this class will learn to make traditional Italian holiday meals, all while learning the Italian language.  Enjoy making meals for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and for New Years Day, then dine on the results.  Each meal will include recipes from various areas of Italy.  Students will receive the recipes in both Italian and English so that they can create these meals at home.

  • Friday, October 6, 2017 - 9:30am
       In the spring of 1776, Boston was under siege by American troops.  General Howe, the British 
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 1:45pm

    CAMDEN — The Camden Snow Bowl is now hiring for the 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season. Seeking lift attendants and snow makers for seasonal part-time work opportunities.

    Must be willing to work in the elements and flexible hours.

    Applications are available at the town office during business hours, and at the Snow Bowl in the main office in lodge: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sundays in October from 9 a.m to 1 p.m.

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:47am
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:45am

    Ashwood Waldorf School's second six-week session of Parent-Child classes, led by teacher Audrey McGlashan, will begin on Tuesday, October 17, and run through November 21. Classes are held in Ashwood's early-childhood center on Park Street in Rockport from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:15am

    Intuitive Health Meditation/Clearing

    Intuitive Health- A Guided Meditation and Clearing by Dr. Schwartz

     

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 7:00am

    Intuitive Health Meditation/Clearing

    Intuitive Health- A Guided Meditation and Clearing by Dr. Schwartz

     

  • Language School Fundraiser
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:15pm

    Join us for our 2017 fundraiser, “It’s About Time,” an evening featuring a meal prepared by Chef Manuel Mercier of the Youngtown Inn in Lincolnville served with paired wines from Easterly Wine in Belfast.  Choose your entree (meat, fish or vegetarian) when registering.  Enjoy a silent auction of fine wines from around the globe during dinner, then stay for a live auction of artisan-created clocks.

  • Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:30pm

    Our Town Belfast, the Main Street organization leading the revitalization of downtown Belfast, is hiring for the position of Executive Director.

  • Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:45am

    An activity for all ages!

    Stop by to see the working model railroad display and chat with members of the Maine3Railers, Maine’s premier 0-Gauge club with 120 members throughout Maine and beyond. 

  • Photo by: Nancy Rowe
    Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:45pm

    Name: Rex

    Rex is an eight-year-old male Shih-Poo

    Favorite activities: Playing Frisbee and tug of war

    Favorite treat: Aunt Patty’s dried “chicken crack”

    My pet really loves: “People—he really hasn’t figured out that he is a dog. He just loves everyone!”

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9:30pm

     

  • Cybersecurity
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 5:45pm

     

    The  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is predicting a 37% growth in employment in information security analysts by 2022.  Graduates with a degree or certificate in Cybersecurity will be prepared to fill these new positions as well as a predicted gap in Maine’s IT workforce.

  • Lincoln Home Residents Enjoy Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
    Over the summer residents from The Lincoln Home took part in a six week Therapeutic Horticultural program taught
     by Irene Barber in the Lerner Garden of the Five Senses at Coastal Botanical Gardens.
     
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:00am

    SWIM TEAM OPEN HOUSE
    Saturday, October 14
    10:00 - 11:30 AM
    Penobscot Bay YMCA Pool & Gymnasium 

    ● For NEW swimmers to learn about the Sailfish Swim Team
    ● Meet our Swim Coaches and Parent Leaders
    ● Ask questions about the Fall/Winter Swim Team Schedule
    ● Bring bathing suits & goggles for a swim assessment

    Sign up at the front desk! Stop by or call 236.3375.

     

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 9:45am

    Are you whistle worthy? a new Lifeguard Course begins October 14th. Call the Penobscot Bay YMCA today to register - 236.3375. Questions? Please call or email Mike Frier, Aquatics Director, at 236.3375 ext. 221 or mfrier@penbayymca.org.

  • Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:12pm

    This time of year in Maine is a time of beautiful cool days, and vibrant foliage. With the holidays approaching, there are lots of fun and interesting things to do with your Senior.

    If they're able, go for a nature walk, and collect an autumn bouquet.

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:17am
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:15am

    Join the Penobscot Bay YMCA for their annual Spooky Spider Open House on Saturday, October 21 from 9:00 AM - Noon. This event is free to the community!

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:30am

    DONATE YOUR BOAT
    Send kids to Summer Camp!

    Penobscot Bay YMCA
    BOAT AUCTION
    The only Boat Auction in Maine!
    Held on the second Saturday of June
    Location: Penobscot Bay YMCA 

  • help for veterans
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Nancy Laffin, a VA Outreach Specialist, will hold her next office hours at University College at Rockland on Tuesday, Sept 26 from 10am to 2pm.  Laffin is skilled at helping veterans and their dependents with VA forms and access to benefits, including education benefits.  No question is too small, or too complicated! Appointments are encouraged by calling URock at 596-6906.

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

    We Love Our Locals

    If you live in Midcoast Maine, you know that it is one of the most beautiful places anywhere. If you’re from the area, you don’t need to venture far to relax and enjoy the coast of Maine this Fall. Join us in the State of Unwind for a mini staycation at Newagen Seaside Inn. Breakfast is included each morning and we’ve reserved a special discount just for you!

  • CONCERT - LINCOLN HOME - MARYANN JACKS 9-28-17
    Monday, September 18, 2017 - 3:45pm
    A live performance of decades of love songs, featuring Maryann Jacks with Matthew Mainster on the piano, will be held at The Lincoln Home  September 28 at 2:00pm.  New to performing in the local area, Maryann, a Rockland resident, spent many years as a Family Physician. As a child she began singing in a local church choir, and by age 12 was teaching herself guitar.
  • Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:45pm
    Join Michael Perry for a scenic armchair journey to the Mount Washington Valley in New Hampshire at The Lincoln Home Monday, September 25, from 3:00 - 4:00pm. Along the way, we will explore three great Notches: Evans, Pinkham and Crawford.  Our explorations will be based out of the scenic towns of North Conway, Jackson, Twin Mountain, and Bethlehem: gateways to the Presidential Range.
     
  • Spanish Film Cinema
    Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

    In this advanced-level Spanish course, students will analyze films of Spanish cinema based on the three-act structure. Students will begin with an introduction to the vocabulary of cinema, along with an overview of the basic structure of a screenplay. They will then discuss and debate films with an eye towards their narrative structure and what makes them work or not work. Learn and practice verbal communication.

  • max and augs dog blog
    Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:15am

    That’s right! A new Dog Blog is out!

    Max talks about what makes him different from all the other common rabble dogs out there in Land of the Free and Home of the Dog. Click and read it now!