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    June 17, 2021

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    December 10, 2020

    Midcoast residents nominated to Naval Academy

    U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King Dec. 10 announced their nominees to the United States military academies. To be considered for an appointment to a service academy, applicants must be nominated by an authorized nominating source, which includes members of Congress. Admission to the United States Coast Guard Academy, also a federal service academy, does not require a congressional nomination. Among those ...

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    April 16, 2020

    SMCC to offer online summer courses

    Southern Maine Community College is offering summer term courses online, but is not planning to hold any in-person classes because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of classes that were previously scheduled will be offered online, while classes that cannot be held online are canceled. The Summer Term begins May 26 and ends Aug. 7. “We don't yet know the long-term impact of the pandemic, but we made this ...

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    April 16, 2020

    UMA offers certificate in substance abuse disorders online

    The University of Maine at Augusta Mental Health and Human Services program is offering an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Substance Use Disorders as part of an expansion of the substance use disorder concentration. The program will admit its first cohort in fall 2020 and applications are now being accepted. With the Advanced Graduate Certificate, individuals would also have a pathway to pursue a Master's ...

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    May 31, 2019

    CHRHS sophomore attends New England Young Writers' Conference

    Camden Hills Regional High School sophomore Abi Hammond calls the New England Young Writers' Conference she attended in mid-May "an amazing experience that I will remember for the rest of my life." The conference took place at the Bread Loaf campus of Middlebury College in Ripton, Vt., and offers high school-age students the opportunity to attend writing seminars, workshops and readings, and meet other young ...

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    May 19, 2018

    Can peanut butter and jelly save the world? Ask a sixth-grader

    Sixth-grade students took charge at the Kids Conference for Change April 4, presenting solutions for curbing global warming and issues they believe are worth fighting for. Students promoted solutions ranging from simple changes like eating more peanut butter and jelly instead of meat to futuristic technological changes. Student MCs introduced the event, followed by student keynote speakers who inspired the ...

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    May 2, 2018

    Camden Hills announces valedictorian, salutatorian

    Seniors Braden Fisher and Claire Pierce of Camden Hills Regional High School will address the class of 2018 during this year's graduation ceremony. Fisher has been named valedictorian, and Pierce salutatorian. Both students will be attending Bowdoin College in Brunswick this fall, where Pierce plans to participate in the college's science program, and Fisher is considering studying physics. "At first I didn't ...

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    May 2, 2018

    Fun with books at Lincolnville Central School Read-A-Thon

    Students at Lincolnville Central School helped raise money and had a lot of fun during the Read-A-Thon April 13. Students pledged to read, or be read to, for two hours every Friday, and asked their family and friends to sign their pledge sheets to raise money for a good cause. The event, sponsored by the LCS Parent Teacher Organization, promotes a love of reading, bolsters literacy and raises money for school ...

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    March 1, 2018

    Kindergarten registration at Camden-Rockport Elementary School

    Camden-Rockport Elementary School is now registering new Camden or Rockport kindergarten students for the 2018-19 school year. Children must be 5 years old on or before October 15, 2018. The deadline or spring registration is March 26. Parents are asked to contact Registrar Brenda Fournier in the main office to start the registration process.

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    January 25, 2018

    Student spotlight: sixth grade brings circus to life

    The entire sixth grade class of Camden-Rockport Middle School joined the circus Jan. 10, entertaining the crowd in the bleachers with acrobats, clowns, balancing tricks, ringmasters and stories enacted by historical figures. The students' three-ring circus brought to life a popular entertainment of the past. The spectacle of balancing plates, spinning a diablo, tumbling, human pyramids, marveling at the invention ...

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