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    March 5, 2010

    Students learn about nation’s past during February break

    Seventeen ninth-grade students and four 12th-grade leaders from Georges Valley High School recently returned from the Trekkers Ride Through History expedition. Students traveled to Boston, Mass.; Camden, N.J.; Philadelphia, Pa.; and Washington, D.C. to explore the sights and sounds of the nation's history. Through tours, interactive multi-media displays, group discussions and lots of bus time, the students were ...

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    March 5, 2010

    Thanks for donations

    This week we want to extend special recognition to Dave Landry and his great crew at Superior Restoration Services in Camden for their great service in donating time to reseal the floors of our dog kennels. To Dave, Dave Fifield, Don Martz, Scott Tait and Aaron Tremblay: tons of thanks and waves of paws applause. We simply could not continue to function as a vital community service without the kind of support ...

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    March 5, 2010

    Scholarship created for Mainers in Young Artists Program

    Maine Media Workshops announced the launch of a new scholarship fund for Maine high school students attending its Young Artists Program. Partnering with Camden National Bank, Maine Media Workshops has committed $10,000 for Maine Youth Scholarships in 2010. The Young Artist Program, which takes place in June, July and August, provides opportunities for students ages 14 to 17 to study photography, filmmaking, ...

  • Published
    March 4, 2010

    United Mid-Coast Charities has successful Light-A-Luminary season

    Several local groups of young people pitched in this winter to make United Mid-Coast Charities’ Light-A-Luminary campaign a success, according to the organization. Although the economy was suffering, local citizens supported the annual UMCC effort, purchasing kits and lighting them on Christmas Eve around the area. Camden Hills Regional High School students, through their National Honor Society chapter, play a ...

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    March 4, 2010

    New Outing Club at Rockland District High School

    The Rockland District High School Outing Club will meet after school on Tuesdays beginning March 30. Students and faculty will brainstorm places to visit locally and around Maine. Adventures can include minimal impact local hikes, camp cooking, kayaking, camping, rock climbing and more. High school faculty members will lead most trips. In an effort to increase the number of youth participating in the great ...

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    March 4, 2010

    Herring Gut Learning Center acquires Marshall Point Sea Farm

    Herring Gut Learning Center, a marine science and aquaculture school in Port Clyde, has acquired Marshall Point Sea Farm, formerly a commercial shellfish hatchery located on the adjacent lot on Teel Cove in Port Clyde Harbor. Herring Gut Learning Center, founded in 1999, partners with local public schools to present hands-on science programs for students and teachers. The campus facilities include classroom ...

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    March 4, 2010

    Bull Mastiff is Humane Society’s pet pick of the week

    Our pet pick of the week is Daisy, a 4-year-old brindle-coated Bull Mastiff. She’s a big, powerful girl but don’t let her size fool you, she’s a real sweet girl. She likes to spend time with people, going for walks and hanging out at home. She gets along with most dogs, preferring those that let her be the leader of the pack. Daisy seems a tad bit too interested in cats so we recommend a feline-free home. Daisy ...

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    March 4, 2010

    Rockport news

    Town and school The Conservation Commission will meet Friday, March 5 at 8 a.m. The Select Board will meet Monday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at the opera house. The Ordinance Review Committee will meet Tuesday, March 9 at 7 a.m. The Planning Board will meet Wednesday, March 10 at 7 p.m. at the opera house. (Meetings are at the town office unless otherwise noted.) Just a reminder that next Friday, March 12 is a ...

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    March 4, 2010

    Hope news

    Day of Giving On Saturday, March 6, Camden Hills Regional High School students and staff will host the second annual Day of Giving from 3 to 6 p.m. During the Day of Giving they will provide free turkey dinners to the citizens of Appleton, Camden, Hope, Lincolnville and Rockport, which is their way of saying thank you to the communities for their support. Specific invitations will go out to folks who are in ...

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    March 4, 2010

    Washington news

    Indoor yard sale and farmers market The Prescott School Parent Teacher Group will hold a Farmers Market and Flea Market in the Prescott School Gym this Saturday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will help raise much needed funds for the new gardens to be created at the school this spring. The PTG has invited many of the regular farmers market vendors to bring their wares. The PTG is also renting out ...


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