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  • Monday, June 17, 2019 - 8:45am

    Looking for something fun to do then Midcoast Escape Rooms is for you!!  Please join us for an hour adventure at Midcoast Escape Rooms at 281 Main Street in Damariscotta where a group works together to solve a series of  puzzles and decipher codes to escape one of our 4 themed rooms.  Please go to midcoastescaperooms.com to book your adventure..

  • Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 11:00am

    Location: Anderson Inn at 

  • Friday, June 14, 2019 - 3:00pm
    Join Freeport’s Michael Perry Monday, June 17, from 3:00 - 4:00pm for an exhilarating slide show journey through Maine from late Spring into the first colors of Autumn. We will look at the joys of summer with a visit to the historic Poland Spring resort, the mesmerizing waters of Blue Hill Falls and Smalls Falls in Rangeley.
  • Friday, June 14, 2019 - 12:45pm

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    CAMDEN ROTARY CLUB TO AWARD $25,000 TO LOCAL COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

     June 14, 2019 (Camden, Maine) – On June 18, the Camden Rotary Club will present eight organizations with grants totaling $25,000. Organizations receiving grants include:

  • Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:15am
    Join Jean Lawrence on Monday, June 24, from 3:00-4:00pm to learn about the history of Waldoboro.
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 5:00pm

    We read about a

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 3:45pm

    Belfast, Maine — Paintings, fine furniture and sculpture, including a life-size carving of a golden eagle, created by inmates of the Maine State Prison in Warren are featured in the exhibit “From Behind the Wall 2.0,” June 4-Aug. 30 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The exhibit is supported by The Art Loft of Rockland, a nonprofit community art center.  

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 3:30pm

    The University of Maine Hutchinson Center will offer a graduate literacy course this summer beginning June 24. Literacy in the Home, School and Community (ERL 590) will run June 24–July 24, 1 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 3:15pm

    Belfast, Maine – The University of Maine Educational Leadership Program now offers an education specialist (Ed. S.) degree for students seeking a specialist certificate beyond the master’s level. The three-year, 33-credit Ed. S. is a terminal degree program that allows educators to apply to the Maine Department of Education for certification in a variety of district-level leadership positions, including superintendent, curriculum coordinator and other director-level positions.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 3:15pm

    Belfast, Maine — The University of Maine Hutchinson Center and the Restorative Justice Project of Belfast will offer a six-session program, “Foundations in School-based Restorative Practices,” beginning June 27 for school-based teams.

    Subsequent dates are June 28, Sept. 16, Oct. 25, Nov. 18 and Dec. 13. All sessions are held 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 3:00pm

    Belfast, Maine — A professional development program, “The Power of Group Work,” will be offered June 28, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave., in Belfast. 

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 2:45pm

    Registration is open for over 200 University of Maine undergraduate and graduate summer courses, both live and online, offered at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, May 13–Aug. 23.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

    Jazz in June concludes with free performance by Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra (MoJO) in the Camden Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue adjacent to Camden Public Library. Bring lawn seating and a picnic!

  • Camden Opera House jazz
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

    Veteran jazz guitarist performs upstairs in Camden Opera House’s intimate third-floor performance space Friday, June 14. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts approximately 7:30 p.m. Blue Café admission is always free, donations welcome, and drinks are sold by 40 Paper Bistro and Bar. Part of the inaugural Jazz in June Festival weekend.

  • Damariscotta Montessori Lincoln Home's memory loss care community, Harbor View Cottage
    Monday, June 10, 2019 - 1:15pm

    Damariscotta Montessori School seventh and eighth graders, along with their teacher, Samantha Mehlhorn, have been spending time with residents at Lincoln Home's memory loss care community, Harbor View Cottage.

  • Friday, June 7, 2019 - 3:00pm
  • Friday, June 7, 2019 - 6:30am

    Have you heard about The Telling Room

    The Telling Room is a Maine-based literary arts education nonprofit whose mission is to empower youth through writing and share their voices with the world. Focused on young writers age 6 to 18, its programs seek to build confidence, strengthen literacy skills, and provide real audiences for student writing.

  • Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 12:30pm

    Name: Bo

    Nicknames: Pup-dog, Puppy-paws

    Bo is a 6 year old male black Labrador Retriever.

    Bo’s favorite playtime activities include soccer, baseball, football, and anything involving his many stuffed animals. Bo will snack on just about anything edible, except for oranges! He really loves squeaky toys, stuffed animals, and playing fetch at the beach. Bo also enjoys obedience training and playing hide and seek with his owner.

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 11:15pm

    The 2019 West Bay Rotary Duck Derby was a huge success.  The weather was perfect, the finish was exciting, and we raised more than $11,000 for charities and non-profits.

    Thank you to our sponsors, all who donated prizes, everyone who purchased tickets, and all of the West Bay Rotarians and their spouses who helped make this another successful West Bay Rotary event.

    We will see you again next year.

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

    Do you ever wonder what middle school students are thinking and feeling? Do you ever wish you could hear directly from them? You’ll have the chance to do just that when Oceanside Middle School students read original stories from their recently published anthology on Friday, June 7, at 12:30 p.m. at Watts Hall in Thomaston. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 12:00pm

    The SAT can make a student feel extremely bright or like they have never stepped foot in a school before, but before students and parents panic, there are several things to keep in mind.

  • RILEY DAYS Summer Camp
    Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 11:00am

    It is the Riley School’s pleasure to introduce Noelle Ott, one of our RILEY DAYS Summer Camp Co-Directors! Noelle will be at Riley all summer long and she is ready to share her many talents and creative ideas with all our lucky campers! Noelle was born in Idaho and has lived in New England for most of her life. She studied ballet and modern at a pre-professional dance academy for three years and toured with two Irish ballet companies while living in Dublin with her family.

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 10:00am
    Ashwood Waldorf School is hosting a free, family-friendly performance at the Camden Opera House on Friday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m. Modeled on the traditional, seasonal Revels performances that originated in the Boston area, this years Spring Revels is a tribute to the power of creativity.
  • Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:30pm

    The MidCoast Sailing Center, an educational program of the Sail, Power, and Steam Museum, is pleased to announce that we are currently registering students for our weekly classes. The classes start the week of June 17th. Programs for youth (ages 6 and up) will run Monday through Friday from 9am to noon. The cost for Youth is $90. Classes for adults will run Monday through Friday from 1 to 3. The cost for adults is $125 a week or $100 a week for museum members.

  • Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:00pm

    Are you a kind, compassionate, caring person wishing to share your gifts with others? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Looking to work in an environment where you are supported, mentored, encouraged and appreciated?

  • Monday, June 3, 2019 - 3:00pm

    At Lincoln Home we pride ourselves in the extraordinary food we serve our residents.  Our menu reflects care and imagination, utilizing healthy, minimally processed, locally sourced food.

    We have a position open for an experienced cook, 24 - 30 hours per week. Competitive wages and benefits available. Come join an exceptional staff.

  • Monday, June 3, 2019 - 10:30am

     

    The John Street United Methodist Church invites the community to join us for our worship service at 11 am, June 9.  The service will end with the pastor, Chellie Wylie, will lead the dedication of the new outdoor Carillon to Edith, Jack and Billy Williams. The original Carillon had been a gift from Jack in memory of his wife and son, but after 21 years of weathering, it no longer rang out its music.  All are welcome to share in this special event.

  • Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 4:00pm
  • Boothbay shoreline, land trust
    Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 11:30am

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced its 2019 list of the “11 Most Endangered Historic Places” this week. Fortunately there were no sites

  • Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 1:45pm

    This is the time of year when many high school students become stressed and nervous about exams.  To help ease anxiety, and to help with preparation, here are a few suggestions from The Study Hall that will help make test day more manageable.

  • finish your degree
    Friday, May 31, 2019 - 2:15pm

    Belfast, Maine — The Bachelor of University Studies (B.U.S.) is UMaine’s degree completion program for busy adults. Perhaps many adults who have some higher-education experience but no bachelor’s degree find that life circumstances or interests make traditional on-campus  study difficult. Often family, job, and other responsibilities do not allow for full-time study.

  • Friday, May 31, 2019 - 2:00pm
    Local historian, Jerry Wiles, will present the  second part of the history of the Berlin Wall on Monday, June 3, from 2:00 to 3:00pm. For almost thirty years the Berlin Wall stood as a symbol in a divided Germany. Its history is an iconic part of the 20th century. 
     
  • Friday, May 31, 2019 - 1:00pm

    BOAT AUCTION & NAUTICAL FAIR

    Location: Penobscot Bay YMCA
    Nautical Yard Sale: 8:00 AM
    Registration: 10:00 AM
    Auction Begins: 11:00 AM
    Auctioneer: John Bottero, Thomaston Auction Place Galleries

    Current Boat Auction Inventory!

  • RILEY DAYS Summer Camp
    Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 4:00pm

    Still looking for summer activities? Maybe RILEY DAYS Summer Camp is right for your child! At Riley camp we will explore our creativity and share the joys of summer through the performing arts, visual arts, outdoor exploration and so much more! Children will be given the opportunity to create their own performances, work through design ideas, and learn to care for their peers in the welcoming Riley community. Sign up by the week, all the way through mid-August!

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 1:30pm

    Be You. Be Cool. Belong!

    Summer Membership Packages are back! Stop by and join today to save $30! Membership gives you access to both our Penobscot Bay YMCA and Rockland Harbor YMCA branches!

    Questions? Give us a call at 236-3375 or stop by, we'd be happy to help! To learn more, please visit us online at www.penbayymca.org

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 12:45pm

    Penobscot Bay YMCA
    BOAT AUCTION & NAUTICAL FAIR
    SATURDAY, JUNE 8TH

    Nautical Yard Sale: 8:00 AM
    Registration: 10:00 AM
    Auction Begins: 11:00 AM

  • Riley School Theater
    Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 10:15am

    Musical Theater at the Riley School

    All are welcome!

    Thursday, May 30th & Friday, 31st; 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    The performance begins with "How Does Your Garden Groove?"

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 9:45am

    Lincoln Home is once again celebrating its employees for a perfect Department of Health and Human Resources Survey. Every two years all Assisted Living communities are surveyed by DHHS to ensure that  the state regulations and resident standards of care are being met.

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:00am

    The MidCoast Sailing Center, an educational program of the Sail, Power, and Steam Museum, will be hosting an open house on Saturday, 1st June, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at our site

    (75 Mechanic Street, Rockland). Stop by to check out our facilities, our fleet, our programs, and meet our staff. 

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 5:45pm

    Bid on local dining and shopping gift certificates, lodging, art, sailing excursions, gifts and more at www.biddingowl.com/childrenshouse. Our online auction runs through Monday, June 3. We sincerely thank our community of sponsors, donors and bidders!

  • Estate Planning
    Monday, May 27, 2019 - 1:00pm

    Camps, beach houses, lake houses, vacation home – whatever your family calls it, how do you plan for it?

  • Estate Plan, MaineCare
    Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 1:00pm

    PenbayEstate Planning Law Center presents “How to Protect Your Assets Easily”. This public presentation shows how by using wills, health care directives, powers of attorney, and trusts as part of an integrated estate plan will “protect your stuff” from nursing homes and other creditors. Call 207-236-4888 to reserve a spot.

  • New Business, Estate Planning
    Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

    The Basic Business Law Every New or Existing Business Owner Should Know

    Call 207-236-4888 to reserve your spot.

  • Friday, May 24, 2019 - 4:45am

    West Bay Rotary would like to thank Allen Insurance and Financial for being a Duck Derby sponsor.

    The mission at Allen Insurance & Financial is to be the local company that individuals and businesses in the community seek out first for advice, information, and education on all insurance and financial services issues. They work hard every day to earn your trust in their knowledge, expertise and professionalism.

  • Spruce Point Inn in Boothbay ME
    Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:30pm

    Some days, you need to push the chair back from your desk and walk outside.

  • Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 3:45pm

    The Study Hall offers tutoring programs that cover all the areas of middle school math—decimals, fractions, percent, calculations with multiplication and division without usin

  • Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:45am

    Thank you to Barbara Heard and Camden Accommodations for being a SILVER annual sponsor of West Bay Rotary events, including the annual Duck Derby. 

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 4:45am

    Thank you 16 Bay View Hotel for being a GOLD annual sponsor of West Bay Rotary events, including the annual Duck Derby.    

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 1:00pm

    Camden has some of the most beautiful views, and the Snow Bowl and town parks are where they are at! 

    Part-time and full-time Groundskeeper and Maintenance jobs available... start working right away*!

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:45am

    Rockport Automotive, Inc. continues to support West Bay Rotary as a GOLD annual sponsor of our events, including the annual Duck Derby.