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Belfast ‘Old School’ store supports RSU 71 students, teachers
Tue, 02/04/2020 - 12:30pm
BELFAST — A new nonprofit store filled with antiques and vintage collectibles opened over the summer to provide financial support to the students and teachers of Regional School Unit 71, the school district serving Belfast, Belmont, Morrill, Searsmont and Swanville. Old School, located on High Street in Belfast, sells treasures, including comic books, trading cards, action figures, sports memorabilia, clothes, books and jewelry, among other items. When opening its doors in June, the store was...
connect rural areas that currently have insufficient broadband service
Application window open for second round of USDA ReConnect funding
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 4:30pm
MAINE — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin taking applications for the second round of $550 million in ReConnect Program loan and grant funding. These funds will enable the federal government to continue to partner with the private sector and rural communities to build modern broadband infrastructure in areas with insufficient internet service, according to the USDA, in a news release. Insufficient service is defined as connection speeds of less than 10 megabits per second...
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Midcoast municipalities awarded grants for stream, culvert upgrades
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 4:30pm
AUGUSTA — Appleton, Brooks, Prospect, and Union have been awarded Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) grants. Maine voters approved a bond package in November 2017 that included $5 million dollars for vital improvement projects including stream crossing and culvert upgrades, according to DEP, in a news release. These monies fund competitive grants that match local funding for the upgrade of municipal culverts at stream crossings and must be located on a municipal road. The...
WCAP welcomes new resource developer
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 7:15am
BELFAST — Dorothy Havey has joined Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) as their new resource developer. This is part of a long-range plan to grow and strengthen the organization, which will be celebrating its 55th anniversary later this year, according to WCAP, in a news release. The resource developer’s responsibilities will include planning, implementing, and evaluating development, communications, and public relations opportunities for the organization. WCAP looks to build on current...
improving connectivity for first responders, rural business, students, telehealth
Monhegan awarded $600,000 internet grant from U.S. Agriculture
Sat, 02/01/2020 - 12:15pm
MONHEGAN — Monhegan Plantation will use a $626,298 ReConnect Program grant to connect the entire island community in Lincoln County, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in a news release. Monhegan is home to a school, power district, municipal office, museum, post office, library, and several inns and small businesses. The project’s service area includes 40 households, an educational facility, a critical community facility, 11 pre-subscribed farms, and 15 pre-subscribed...
Maine Public Utilities Commission
MPUC docks CMP shareholders $10 million
Sat, 02/01/2020 - 10:15am
Completing its examination into Central Maine Power’s high billing and metering issues from late 2017 to date, Maine Public Utilities Commission on Jan. 30 found no systemic metering or billing problems. However, the commission found CMP bears full responsibility for sporadic and random problems. MPUC Chair Phil Bartlett said the examination was one of the most thorough, exhaustive reviews in MPUC history. “There were an unacceptably high number of billing errors. Delayed and estimated bills...
Empowering the voters of tomorrow
League of Women Voters to carry out youth voter registration at schools
Fri, 01/31/2020 - 11:30am
MIDCOAST — The Midcoast Chapter of League of Women Voters is carrying out voter registration work locally to help high school and college students register to vote for the first time. League volunteers are working with student peers and faculty to organize student registration drives. League volunteers will be at the Watershed School, Monday, Feb. 3, from noon - 1:30 p.m., and University College in Rockland, from 3 – 4 p.m. On Wednesday, Feb. 5, they will be at Camden Hills Regional High School...
Facts About Internet Fiber
Cheaper, Faster, Better Internet
Fri, 01/31/2020 - 10:15am
There is no question that Internet access is playing a larger role in our lives every day, and that its positive impacts will continue to grow. At times we seem bombarded with terms not clearly defined, such as “broadband,” “fiber,” “DSL,” “wireless,” “satellite” – but what do these terms mean and what do we
need to know about them? It comes down to this: Experts agree that fiber (bundles of tiny strands of glass which transmit data via light) is the key link to all modern...
United Midcoast Charities elects new officers, directors
Fri, 01/31/2020 - 8:00am
CAMDEN — United Midcoast Charities (UMC) elected two new members to its board of directors at the organization’s Annual Meeting in December. They are Rockport resident Frank Hackett and Mary Sargent of Lincolnville. Hackett relocated in 2018 from the Hudson Valley. He has experience from past roles as partner at a CPA firm, COO of a leather design firm, CFO of a lamp manufacturer and a consultant to many for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Sargent is the executive director of Penobscot...
Grantseeking with Foundation Directory Online
Learn with UMC workshop: Funding your nonprofit
Thu, 01/30/2020 - 10:00am
BELFAST — United Midcoast Charities is offering another session of Learn with UMC: Grantseeking with Foundation Directory Online (FDO). This workshop will take place Tuesday, Feb 11, from 2 - 3:30 p.m., at Social Capital Community Space, 28 Spring St, Belfast. Certified Expert FDO Trainer Kelly Carey will offer an interactive, hands-on workshop to introduce the grant prospecting tools available through UMC’s partnership with Candid’s Foundation Center Online. Attendees will access the database...
Rockland Planning Board postpones next review of cell tower application
Wed, 01/29/2020 - 12:00pm
ROCKLAND — A Rockland Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 4, to continue review of a proposed cell tower on Camden Street has been postponed until further notice while the City awaits the completion of an appraisal. Once the appraisal is done, the Planning Board will reschedule the meeting, according to the Rockland Code Office, in a news release. The Board intends to compare a still-pending independent housing appraisal by Bucklin LLC with that of two appraisals by the applicant...
Community Building Grant Program
Grants available for Knox County nonprofits
Tue, 01/28/2020 - 7:00am
KNOX COUNTY — Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen communities are encouraged to apply to Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program. The deadline for applying is February 15, 2020. Application, guidelines, and a list of recent grants are available at www.mainecf.org . A volunteer committee of Knox County community leaders reviews grants and makes recommendations for funding, according to MaineCF, in a news release. In 2019, the...
bringing a fresh perspective and a variety of skills
Northern Light Maine Coast, Blue Hill hospitals appoint new vice president of operations
Mon, 01/27/2020 - 9:15am
ELLSWORTH and BLUE HILL — Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital (MCH) and Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital (BHH) have appointed Lori Jewett, MSN, RN, LSSBB as the new vice president of operations. Most recently, Jewett served as the chief executive officer at Falmouth Hospital, in Massachusetts. “She brings a fresh perspective and variety of skills to the two hospitals and is eager to learn more about the very special coastal Maine communities they serve, according to Northern Light Health, in a...
Maine Press Association awards $5K in scholarships
Sat, 01/25/2020 - 3:30pm
MAINE — The Maine Press Association is awarding $5,000 in scholarships to five journalism students this month. Recipients of 2020 scholarships are Hailey Bryant, of Gorham, a senior at the University of Maine and part-time employee of the Bangor Daily News; Olivia Shipsey, of Old Town, a senior at the University of Maine and editor-in-chief of the Maine Campus; Leela Stockley, of Orono, a junior at the University of Maine and contributor to the Maine Campus; Elizabeth Theriault, of Orono, a...
former chief operating officer of new york hospital
Lincolnville innkeeper elected chair of Pen Bay Chamber Board
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 1:45pm
ROCKPORT — Garry Schwall, of Lincolnville, was elected as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce at the board’s annual business meeting Thursday. Schwall replaces Sarah McLean of Global Packing & Shipping in Camden as the Chamber’s board chair. McLean had served as chair for the past two years, and did not seek re-election to the post, although she remains on the board. Schwall and his wife, Barbara, have owned and operated Pine Grove Cottages on...
Iva Ware worked many years as a nurse alongside Eliza Steele, RN
Maritime Energy donates to Rockland’s Eliza Steele Memorial Garden
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 10:45am
ROCKLAND — “Maritime Energy is proud to be an inaugural supporter of the Eliza Steele Memorial Garden in honor and memory of our family, Roland and Iva Ware, and the generations who built and sustained this community,” said Maritime Energy, in a Rockland District Nursing Association news release. Maritime recently contributed to the creation of The Eliza Steele Memorial Garden, located at MacDougal Park in Rockland. The garden honors Rockland’s legendary nurse and founder of Rockland District...
Celebrate with Music, Song, Snacks, and New Ideas and rESOURCES
Creative Coalition to host final public meetings for Waldo County arts, culture plan
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:15am
BELFAST — The Belfast Creative Coalition (BCC), the City of Belfast and its partners are collaborating with Reinholt Consulting to organize a community designed plan to further enhance the quality of life of residents and the creative economy in Waldo County. After more than a year of public meetings, surveys, and analysis, the group will present the data findings, plan goals, objectives, action plan, and discuss the next steps. The BCC will host a celebration and public meeting, Saturday, Feb...
improving the ability of nonprofit organizations to serve Midcoast residents
United Midcoast Charities promotes Kelly Carey to program coordinator
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:30am
CAMDEN — United Midcoast Charities, a community-supported nonprofit dedicated to grantmaking and capacity building for local nonprofits, has promoted Kelly Carey, of Brooks, into a new full-time program coordinator role. Carey joined UMC as administrative coordinator in February 2017. She earned a certificate in volunteer management from the Maine Commission for Community Service in 2018 and is a certified expert and trainer for Foundation Center Online. As program coordinator, Carey will...
responding to more than 1,000 phone calls a week, more than 350 online inquiries a day
CareerCenters now able to assist with common unemployment insurance questions
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:30am
MAINE — Many Mainers are unemployed in the winter due to the seasonal nature of their jobs. The Maine Department of Labor encourages people to apply for unemployment benefits for which they may be eligible and recognizes that this increase in people applying may cause long wait times to speak to an unemployment representative, according to the Department. Unemployment staff are doing their best to respond to more than 1,000 phone calls a week and more than 350 online inquiries a day. In order...
Rockland Main Street hires David Gogel as executive director
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:15am
ROCKLAND — The Rockland Main Street nonprofit downtown organization has hired David Gogel as its new executive director, leading the organization into its second decade. Gogel steps into the position that was held by Gordon Page, who will retire on January 31. The new executive director has served in senior level positions in business development, management consulting, and most recently with a leading advertising agency based in Portland. “My wife and I decided to take our children on a road...
child development, health, safety and nutrition
Large grant award supports expectant families, families with newborns in Waldo County
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 4:30pm
WALDO COUNTY — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Maine Families program in Waldo County has been awarded $152,978 from Maine Children's Trust for a six-month contract in support of expectant families and families of newborns as part of Maine Families statewide. The program is at no cost to recipients and focuses on family strengths. The Maine Families program in Waldo County is an evidence-based home visiting model that uses current research and practical knowledge of human...
envisioning Maine as an international leader with vibrant, sustainable, environmentally-responsible economy
DECD commissioner to speak at Chamber Business Breakfast
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:00am
ROCKPORT — Heather Johnson, commissioner of the Maine Department of Economic & Community Development, will be the featured speaker at the next Business Breakfast of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 7 to 9 a.m., at the Samoset Resort, in Rockport. Commissioner Johnson will speak on the newly released Maine Economic Development Strategy 2020-2029 – A Focus On Talent And Innovation, which she presented to Governor Mills and the...
Plans underway for events at The Waldo beginning fall 2020
Grant award boosts Waldo Theatre’s technology upgrade
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 7:30pm
WALDOBORO — The Waldo Theatre has been awarded $5,000, the largest amount possible, from the Maine Theatre Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. This grant will help defray the cost of extensive technology upgrades and improvements needed at the theatre to both enhance audience experience and reduce energy consumption. In addition to these funds, The Waldo has received technology and energy efficiency awards from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation and the Belvedere Historic Preservation...
homeless? couch-surfing? living out of a vehicle or motel? If you need housing, the coalition needs to know.
Waldo County Homeless Coalition organizes homeless count
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 6:45pm
WALDO COUNTY — The Waldo County Homeless Coalition is coordinating a count throughout Waldo County to better understand the needs of residents and the scope of homelessness and housing insecurity throughout the community. The annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count sponsored by the federal government’s Housing and Urban Development Department, otherwise known as HUD, collects data on homeless populations nationwide. The count takes place each year towards the end of January. This year, that count will...
‘Bob, job well done!’
‘Hidden Hero’ Robert Marr recognized for dedication to Rockland
Sun, 01/19/2020 - 5:00pm
ROCKLAND — Robert A. Marr is a hidden hero within the City of Rockland, according to his boss. Though he is a combat veteran of Vietnam, it is his quiet contribution to the preservation of the health and sanitation of Rockland residents, wildlife, and landscape for decades that has resulted in the honor. Forty years are now past since Marr joined Rockland’s fledgling wastewater treatment plant, built deliberately in its downtown location starting in 1976 and commencing operations in 1978 to...
business grant also available
College scholarship available through Union Area Chamber of Commerce
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 5:45pm
UNION — The Union Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for candidates for their scholarship and business grant opportunities. The scholarship is to assist a college bound student, or currently enrolled college student, that is a resident of the Chambers service area for a minimum of two years. This includes the towns of Appleton, Hope, Union, Waldoboro, Warren and Washington. A scholarship of $500 will be awarded to the qualifying student at The Union Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on...
‘entering an exciting phase of planning for our future’
Sail Power Steam Museum appoints new board members, associate director
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:45am
ROCKLAND — The Sail Power and Steam Museum of Rockland has recently added three new board members as well as a new associate director. “Having been in existence for over 10 years now,” said Jim Sharp, founder and Board Chair, in a news release, “the museum is entering an exciting phase of planning for our future. Adding people with extensive financial, non-profit, and marketing experience will be key in building on our mission of enriching lives through hands-on, interactive and educational...
Rockland starts work on telecom tower ordinance, predicts slow process
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 4:45pm
ROCKLAND — “Maybe there ought to be some way to catch balls that we dropped,” said Rockland City Councilor Valli Geiger. “But, indeed, we dropped a ball.” As many Rockland residents wondered, in this era of cellphones and communications towers, why Rockland has never considered creating a telecommunications tower ordinance, a further realization surfaced. In 2002, the City’s Comprehensive Plan Committee made such a suggestion. Yet that suggestion was communicated through writing buried deep...
MaineCF’s People of Color Fund offers grants
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 3:30pm
MAINE — Grants of up to $10,000 from Maine Community Foundation’s People of Color Fund are available to organizations that are led by, and serve, people of Native American, Latino, African, Arab and Asian descent. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2020. The application, details of the grant program, and a list of recent grants are available at www.mainecf.org . For additional information, contact Senior Program Officer Gloria Aponte C. at (207) 412-0847, or by email at gaponteclarke...
Went far beyond what one would expect from a code officer
Rockland Council commends newly retired code officer John Root
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:00pm
ROCKLAND — “I’m John Root.” Through the course of 25 years working for the City of Rockland, Root has often taken to the speaker’s podium during Council meetings to clarify project details and misconceptions. In doing so, he developed a habit of approaching the microphone and automatically stating, “I’m John Root, code enforcement officer for the City of Rockland.” On Monday, Jan. 13, during a portion of the Council meeting in which all of the attention was already on him, Root again took to...
Rep. Jan Dodge to attend
Ribbon cutting, open house for The Commons, in Belfast
Mon, 01/13/2020 - 8:00pm
BELFAST — On Monday, Jan. 20, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, there will be a celebration of the grand opening of The Commons, located at 158 High St. in downtown Belfast. Representative Jan Dodge will perform the ribbon cutting ceremony just after 12 p.m., which will be followed by an open house with refreshments, information, and social gathering until 2 p.m. The mission of The Commons is to provide a shared meeting space and forum for climate, environmental, and social justice work in local...
Austin Payment Solutions, Osman Page LLC combine services
Mon, 01/13/2020 - 2:30pm
Two Midcoast companies have combined services: Austin Payment Solutions, LLC, a provider of merchant services, point of sale solutions and a business lending company, has joined with Osman Page, LLC, a provider of accounting and technology managed services. Osman Page is based in Boothbay Harbor, and Austin Payment Solutions, in Camden. Their services are offered to small- and medium-sized businesses. Chris Austin, founder of Austin Payment Solutions, will assume the role of president of sales...
Operation ‘Dark Sky Compliant’
Rockland works to minimize light pollution, increase residents’ health
Sun, 01/12/2020 - 4:45pm
ROCKLAND — Move over “Coast Guard City” and “Arts Capital of the World.” Rockland is working toward a new designation for its community: Dark Sky Compliant. As the City shines its lantern on LED lighting, the Rockland Energy Committee continues working toward amending its current lighting ordinance to comply with Dark Sky, an international movement . Residents, businesses, and especially parking lots will be affected, according to Committee members Gilliad Munden and Hannah Barrows as they...
Rockland to consider reducing streetlight loan from seven to five years
Sun, 01/12/2020 - 4:15pm
ROCKLAND — The project cost initially estimated to cover the conversion of Rockland’s City streetlights to LED has come in over budget, according to Rockland City Manager Tom Luttrell, during the Jan. 6 City Council meeting. Luttrell, however, has conceived a solution that not only resolves the issue, but may generate significant savings in the long run. The City had initially created an order to use $400,000 out of the Undesignated Fund to cover the entire project, allowing for a seven-year...
eight grants available for 501(c)3 organizations
Applications available for Camden Rotary Club’s charitable grants
Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:00pm
CAMDEN — Applications are available for the Camden Rotary Club’s charitable grants on the Club’s website. There are four categories of grants available: A single large grant of $10,000 for a specific project or program that directly benefits a community organization. A single large grant of $5,000 for a specific project or program that directly benefits a community organization. A single grant of $5,000 for a youth-oriented project or program that benefits youth under the age of 20. Five small...
Legislature recognizes Reny’s for 70 years of business
Wed, 01/08/2020 - 7:45pm
The Midcoast Legislative contingent welcomed John and Kathleen Reny of Reny’s Department Stores to the State House on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Belfast and Camden are home to two of their 17 locations and has become an integral part of the communities. The Reny Family was honored by the Legislature for their 70 years in business.
Rockland citizens opposed to proposed cell tower fill city hall chamber
Wed, 01/08/2020 - 12:00pm
ROCKLAND — A mother of a child with heart problems. The family who coincidentally put their house on the market just as a monopole tower proposal became public and say they now are unable attract home buyers. The fear of falling steel. The reminders of design plans for a stretch of Route 1 corridor and the landscapes that draw tourists. By the end of a 2.5 hour Rockland Planning Board meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 7, to further consider an application for a 120-foot communications tower at 182 Camden...
Belfast’s Repair Café gives worn-out items a second life
‘Use it up, wear it out, make do or do without’
Tue, 01/07/2020 - 11:45am
BELFAST—Broken zippers, a busted toaster, holey sweaters and buzzing electronics—it was like the Island of Misfit Toys in the small back room of the Belfast Fiber Arts store on Saturday, January 4, where a crowd of people with older or worn items in their hands, looked for an expert repair. The Belfast Repair Cafe is a band of “fix-perts,” all volunteers, who come together every couple of months to lend their expertise and repair broken items for free. Marcia Cooper, of Belfast Repair Café said...
Aging Well in Waldo County awarded transportation grant
Mon, 01/06/2020 - 4:00pm
WALDO COUNTY — The Maine Community Foundation’s Maine Charity Foundation Fund has awarded 12 grants that total $77,280 to nonprofit organizations that support transportation programs for older Maine people.
Aging Well in Waldo County
will use its grant to launch a volunteer driver program, according to the Foundation, in a news release. Other grant recipients include: Freeport Community Services, Inc., to hire a part-time transportation coordinator to make program...
furthering work with Knox County Recovery Collaborative and building strong communities
Pen Bay YMCA receives Maine Health Access Foundation grant
Mon, 01/06/2020 - 3:00pm
ROCKPORT — The Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) announced January 6 announced funding of $592,878 for 14 Community Responsive Grants. The CRG program focuses on funding projects that are community identified and led. These projects respond to a need for more opportunities that help communities address health needs they have identified. The diverse projects span all but two of Maine’s counties and cover issues ranging from addressing food security to health access issues faced by people...
New massage, yoga therapy office opens in Rockland
Sun, 01/05/2020 - 4:30pm
ROCKLAND — Erika Manning LMT, CMLDT, CPT, CYT has opened a new office at the Heritage Building, 30 School Street, Suite 304, in downtown Rockland. Manning has practiced massage and yoga therapy in Maine since 1999. Her career includes over two decades of teaching weekly yoga classes in the Midcoast area. Manning also provided mentorship, and was a faculty member of both the Yoga Teacher Training Program and Massage Therapy Program at Namaste Institute in Portland. She owned and operated Blue...
‘This is a momentous time for AIO.’
AIO Food Pantry hires first paid employee in 30 year history
Sat, 01/04/2020 - 1:15pm
ROCKLAND — The Board of Trustees for AIO Food Pantry, serving Knox County and located in Rockland, has hired Eola Ball to serve as AIO’s part-time pantry director. This is AIO’s first employee after 30 years of being a volunteer run organization. For the last year, Ball has volunteered with AIO in many ways: in the back room, as a client shopper, as a substitute day manager and as a client survey person for the backpack program. For the last three months, she has worked on redesigning the AIO...
‘About 200,000 Mainers who started college never completed their degrees.’
More than 600 scholarships available to Maine students of all ages
Thu, 01/02/2020 - 11:30am
MAINE —The Maine Community Foundation offers more than 600 scholarships that support students pursuing studies in music, journalism, teaching, horticulture, technology, the arts, and many other fields. The scholarships are available for students who attend secondary, post-secondary, and graduate schools, as well as non-traditional programs. A complete listing of scholarships available for the upcoming school year is now online at the Maine Community Foundation website, www.mainecf.org . In 2019...
Photographer Lisa Mossel Vietze to talk about her exhibit at the center
Center for Health and Healing to host open house, introduce new practitioners
Tue, 12/31/2019 - 4:30pm
ROCKLAND — On Friday, Jan. 10, at 5 p.m., The Center for Health and Healing, in Rockland, will host an open house to introduce new practitioners Taylor Ackerman and Kacie Loparto, who are both massage therapists. “Existing members are excited to have more bodyworkers to expand the current offerings at The Center,” according to the Center, in a news release. Ackerman is a recent graduate of the Downeast School of Massage in Waldoboro. Loparto attended the Asheville School of Massage and Yoga in...
envision yourself in 10 years’ time; build confidence and keep it strong
New Ventures Maine offers two free courses in January
Tue, 12/31/2019 - 4:15pm
CAMDEN — New Ventures Maine will be offering two free courses at the Camden Public Library for current and future workers and entrepreneurs.
Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this 3-session class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep it strong. Pre-registration required, no cost for class Location: Camden Public Library, 3 Fridays...
contributing to quality of care, reduced healthcare costs
Quarry Hill physician achieves board certification in geriatrics
Tue, 12/31/2019 - 4:00pm
CAMDEN — Maureen Sauvage, DO, supervising physician of Quarry Hill’s in-house primary care practice, has become board certified in geriatrics, having completed the requirements set by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine. Sauvage works in partnership with the practice’s nurse practitioner to cover the primary-care needs of the Camden senior-living community’s residents as well as those of the Knox Center in Rockland. Before joining Quarry Hill in 2017, Sauvage served as a...
$104 checks from Maine Treasurer to be sent to Homestead Exemption qualifying taxpayers
Mon, 12/30/2019 - 2:30pm
The Office of the State Treasurer said Dec. 30 that it will send $104 relief payments to all who received the Homestead Exemption in 2019 next week in accordance with “An Act to Return Funds to Maine Property Taxpayers”. Follow on Facebook facebook.com/MaineOST/ to see when checks have been sent. The law, "An Act to Return Funds to Maine Property Tax Payers" requires the Office of the
State Treasurer to provide tax relief payments of no less than $100 to qualifying homesteads...
ensure your wishes are carried out as intended
Local attorney to host Estate Planning sessions
Sat, 12/28/2019 - 3:45pm
TENANTS HARBOR — Jackson Memorial Library is hosting three Estate Planning sessions so you can start 2020 with your affairs in orders. Join local attorney Crystal Tarjick as she provides a first step in getting thoughts and information together to begin creating your personal estate plan. She will help you gather the vital information, in one place, so that you can ensure your wishes are carried out as intended in your estate plan. Tarjick is a practicing attorney for almost four years with a...
Future of municipal and residential solar energy in Maine
Thu, 12/26/2019 - 7:15pm
The Kennebec Valley Council of Governments (KVCOG) is partnering with the Natural Resource Council of Maine, Nexamp Solar Solutions, and the Solar Energy Association of Maine to offer a free interactive session on the future of municipal and residential solar energy in Maine. Lunch will be provided at no cost and the session is open to all.
Solar Energy: How Will it Impact Our Future?
Host KVCOG, with NRCM, Nexamp and SEAM experts
Trapt Escape Rooms and Billiards grand opening Jan. 2
Thu, 12/26/2019 - 7:00pm
Trapt Escape Rooms and Billiard
s will open at 3 p.m. Jan. 2. Put together a team so everyone has a chance to use their problem solving skills and ESCAPE within the hour. Each room can have a team of up to six people. Trapt will open with two rooms, "Gone Missing" and "The Cracked Hull." “We plan on keeping things fresh and have plans for many additional rooms which will be coming soon so join our Facebook page or check back to the website frequently,” according to a news...
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