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  • Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 12:30pm

     

    At 11 am, July 14, Pastor Chellie Wiley of the John Street United Methodist Church will lead an outdoor worship service for everyone in the Gazebo at Merryspring Gardens, 30 Conway Road, Camden.   In case of rain we will worship at the church on 98 John Street, Camden.  FMI 207-236-3829.

  • Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 12:30pm

     

    At 11 am, July 14, Pastor Chellie Wiley of the John Street United Methodist Church will lead an outdoor worship service for everyone in the Gazebo at Merryspring Gardens, 30 Conway Road, Camden.   In case of rain we will worship at the church on 98 John Street, Camden.  FMI 207-236-3829.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 3:45pm

    We hope everyone has a safe and fun Independence Day weekend. Our offices will be closed both Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5. We will reopen Monday, July 8 at 8 a.m.

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 12:30pm

    In Pursuit of His glory

  • Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 11:00am

    The Study Hall works closely with a credit recovery program to offer an effective and proven way to help students earn the middle or high school credits they need to continue their education. The courses are designed to supplement school's existing curriculum, allowing students to make up credits in courses they didn't pass the first time through.

  • Monday, July 1, 2019 - 3:15pm

    In our morning Parent & Child Playgroup, parents with children aged 18 months to three years meet for friendship and fun in the warm, nurturing setting of our Early Childhood Center. Taking inspiration from the seasonal rhythm of the year, each weekly playgroup offers free-play indoors and out, crafts, songs, a nourishing snack and time for parents to share insights and experiences.

  • Spruce Point from aboard the Sarah Mead
    Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

    History in places like Boothbay is what surrounds us with floor boards worn smooth by centu

  • Friday, June 28, 2019 - 8:00am

    Allen Insurance and Financial is hosting two summer interns in 2019. Both are graduates of Camden Hills Regional High School and attend colleges in Maine.

    Jack Gallagher of Camden is a graduate of Thomas College in Waterville and will be working in both the insurance and financial divisions at Allen Insurance and Financial before returning to Thomas this fall to study for his MBA.

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 3:30pm

    The Study Hall offers 3 ways to prepare for the SATs!

  • Estate Planning
    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 1:00pm
    PLANNING FOR YOUR PETS
     
    Penbay Estate Planning Law Center Partners with Loyal Biscuit and
    Pope Memorial Humane Society
    at
    25 Buttermilk Lane
    Thomaston, Maine
    Friday June 28, 2019 at 1 pm.
    Call 207.236.4888 to Register or Register Online
  • Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:00am

    The Study Hall offers tutoring programs that cover all of the areas of middle school math—decimals, fractions, percentages, calculations with multiplication and

  • Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:00am

    Have you ever seen a ninety-five-year-old woman, all of 5 feet tall, play baseball? If you were driving by the Lincoln Home in Newcastle last Tuesday you would have seen her and her 80 to 90 year old team mates decked out in their Golden Oldie t-shirts and ball caps, cheering, batting, walking bases, and having a grand time. 

  • Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 12:30pm

    Allen Financial advisors and wealth managers Abraham Dugal and Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, JD, CTFA, were speakers for a session at the Maine Land Trust Network’s day-long Land Conservation Conference held earlier this spring in Topsham at the Middle School.

    Dugal and Ruef-Lindquist spoke about issues surrounding how to grow endowments through planned giving, when donors seek to provide long-term support through gifts that can be more complex than cash or marketable securities.

  • Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:00pm
    Join Jean Lawrence on Monday, June 24, from 3:00-4:00pm to learn about the history of Waldoboro.
  • Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:30am

    On Thursday, June 27 from 7:30 - 9:30am, the UMA Rockland Center will host a meeting organized by the University System and Maine's Department of Economic and Community Development to foster discussion of Governor Mills' 10-year economic road map to grow and diversify Maine's economy.

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm

    28 students. 12 hours of intensive creative writing instruction. Seven readers. One great community event brought to you by The Telling Room.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:45am

    Thanks to five consecutive years as a TripAdvisor “Award of Excellence” winner, Spruce Point Inn begins the 2019 season as a member of the TripAdvisor “Hall of Fame.” The peer-curated review site has received more than 1,000 reviews for Spruce Point Inn, the majority 5 stars to the resort.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 8:00am

    Bring all your running friends out to participate in this fun, dog friendly, 5k and 1 mile walk to support our local animal shelter P.A.W.S..

    For more information and to register visit www.pacesforpaws.org or call 236-8702.

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 12:30pm

    The Study Hall is currently enrolling students in math and reading tutoring programs. Summer time is the perfect time to brush up on skills and to avoid the summer slide. Typically, students come in for an hour long session once or twice a week depending on need. Our certified tutors design programs specific to each child, building it around his or her strengths and weaknesses.

  • Monday, June 17, 2019 - 3:45pm

    The Call for Equipping he Saints - “For the work of ministry” (Ephesian 4:11-12)

  • 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:

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 5:00pm

    We read about a

  • 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.

  • 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.