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Nov 07, 2019

Hope Elementary School to hold Patriot Pen Essay Awards Nov. 8

The Veterans of Foreign Wars will present the Patriot Pen Essay Awards at Hope Elementary School, Friday Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. Four students will receive cash prizes for their essays.

For more information on the contest visit Youth Scholarships at


Managing Risk in Open Boat class offered Nov. 13

ROCKLAND -- It can be nerve-wracking to try and decide whether the conditions are right for a sail, especially when it’s bad weather. Learn how to apply risk management techniques from the aviation industry to identify, assess, and mitigate risk on boats. The Apprenticeshop is offering this class for free to the public at 6 p.m. at 655 Main Street.

There is a suggested donation of $10 for the lecture. For more information, visit or call 594-1800 or email


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