The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has is granting $17,550 to a Camden-Washington venture for an on-farm commercial composting facility. The grant was made as part of a state package of grants to recycling and organics management projects.
An estimated 60,000 visitors attended the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, Sept. 21, 22 and 23. There was a mini-evacuation of the campsites out of worry over potential 50-mph winds, but by Saturday morning all seemed readily reparable.
ROCKPORT — This October, Maine Coast Heritage Trust invites youth ages 10 to 18 to get up close and personal with the Belted Galloway calves at Aldermere Farm, a historic saltwater farm preserve located at 20 Russell Avenue in Rockport.
Many outdoor people think working in the remote Maine woods is a dream job. But Tim Caverly, who was the supervisor of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway for 18 years, can tell you some stories. For example, from the first day he stepped into the role, he had a target on his back.
ROCKPORT — Down East Enterprise, Inc., promoted Brian Kevin to editor in chief of Down East magazine. In the most senior editorial position, he will be responsible for guiding Down East's overall editorial direction and spearheading the launch of new multimedia projects.
SOMERVILLE — An ecosystem is defined as “a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment,” yet the term is rarely used to describe a farm! A farm is indeed an ecosystem and one of the key elements in any healthy ecological system is a healthy predator-prey balance.
PORTLAND and ELLSWORTH–The Knox County Committee of the Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) presented $2,500 grants to Midcoast Habitat for Humanity and the Knox County Homeless Coalition to mark the 25th anniversary of the Knox County Fund.
ROCKPORT – Sunday, September 16, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a state-wide land conservation organization, invites the community for a Harvest Celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. at Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport.
Green with Envy owner Marlene Cohn said in a Sept. 10 news release that Green with Envy Salon has acquired Rheal Day Spa, in Rockland. RHEAL Day Spa has been owned and operated by Rhonda Nordstrom since 2002.