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    February 3, 2010

    Blair joins Cordjia Capital Projects Group

    Cordjia Capital Projects Group has hired Mark Blair as its vice president of mechanical and electrical engineering services. The company, with an office in Camden, provides professional project management, cost management, architectural and engineering services. Blair has more than 25 years of progressive engineering, consulting, facility management and leadership experience. He is a member of Cordjia Capital ...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    Prescott Memorial School honor roll

    Prescott Memorial School announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2009-2010 academic year. Grade three high honor roll (all A's): Scott Huber, Emily Simmons and Mikayka Timberlake. Honor roll (all A's and B's): Kelsey Berry, Christopher Bowman, Hunter Brown, Greyson Clark, Shelby Collins, Ethan Frank, Joseph Horovitz, Matthew Jackson, Alden McLain and Joanna Turner. Grade four honor roll: Tyler ...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    Obama presents mentoring award to executive director of Institute for Broadening Participation

    Dr. Ashanti Johnson received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring from President Barack Obama on Jan. 5 at the White House. Johnson is the executive director of the Institute for Broadening Participation, a nonprofit dedicated to encouraging students to pursue studies in the sciences. IBP, with its headquarters in Damariscotta, is supported primarily by grant ...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    Education briefs: honor roll, dean’s list, students of month

    Students accepted at Thomas College WATERVILLE — Patrick Thompson of Union and Patrick Mank of Rockland have been accepted at Thomas College in Waterville. They will start in September 2010. Thompson is the son of Michael and Mary Thompson. He plans to major in computer science. Mank is the son of Gordon Mank Jr. and Samantha Mank. He plans to major in criminal justice. Thomas College, founded in 1894, is a ...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    The First donates to LifeFlight Foundation

    Employees of The First recently donated $635.53 to the LifeFlight Foundation of Maine as part of The First's Casual for a Cause program. First employees in all 14 bank branch locations collected the funds in exchange for the privilege of dressing casually each Friday in November 2009. "We are very grateful for the generous donation from the employees at The First," said Tom Judge, executive director of LifeFligh...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    Rockland District Middle School honor roll

    Rockland District Middle School announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2009-2010 academic year. Grade six high honors: Rebecca Boggs, Lily Butler, Jennifer Carter, Holly Clough, Paige Colson, Isabella Curcin, Cassandra Curtis, Curran Grant, Sydney Gustafson, Sophie Hall, Keenan Hendricks, Abigail Lacasse, Ireland LeBlanc, Nicholas Mazurek, Krisandra McNichol, Keariel Peasley, Sarah Penney, Daly ...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    St. George School honor roll

    St. George School announced that the following students were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2009-2010 academic year: Fourth-grade honors: Jacob Faunce, Marina Godin, Shannon Long, Madison Mills, Emily Tyler and Nicholas Upham. High honors: Aubrey Anderson, Kristina Ferguson, Lauren Miller, Robert Scott, Emma Simmons, Anna-Lena Thorbjornson and Cody Ward. Fifth-grade honors: Sierra Beal, ...

  • Published
    February 1, 2010

    Transportation museum announces schedule for February school vacation activities

    The Owls Head Transportation Museum will offer free family activities during February school vacation, Monday, Feb. 15 to Friday, Feb. 19. The sessions begin at 10 a.m. and vary in length. On Monday, Feb. 15, the museum will present its popular Styrofoam Airplane Workshop. Participants will use special tools to make their own foam airplanes, decorate them with colored markers and stickers, and let them fly. No ...

  • Published
    February 1, 2010

    Chewonki gets talons into Vose Library for program on owls

    Owls will be the focus of a program for families Friday, Feb. 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Vose Library in Union. "The Owls of Maine: the habits and adaptations of Maine's native owls" is a Chewonki Foundation Traveling Natural History Program. Participants will be introduced to the owls that are native to Maine and New England. The highlights of the program will be three non-releasable live owls, including a ...

  • Published
    February 1, 2010

    PopTech opens nominations for 2010 Social Innovation Fellows Program

    PopTech, the social innovation and thought leadership network, opened nominations Feb. 1 for the 2010 PopTech Social Innovation Fellows Program. The program helps accelerate the impact of emerging change agents incubating transformative solutions to some of the world's most pressing social, economic and environmental challenges. Fellows are exposed to the latest tools and thinking in technology, leadership, ...


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