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    February 1, 2010

    January precipitation higher than average

    Aqua Maine reported 7.25 inches of precipitation during January at the Mirror Lake Weather Station. Last year, 3.69 inches of precipitation fell in January. The January average is 4.13 inches. The lowest total precipitation for January from Aqua Maine's records was in 2004 when .53 inches was recorded. The highest total was in 1979 when 12.5 inches was recorded. Aqua Maine reported 31 inches of snow last ...

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    February 1, 2010

    Medomak Valley honor roll

    Medomak Valley High School announced that the following students were named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2009-2010 academic year: Grade nine high honors: Alina Blum, Conor Dahlberg, Danielle Hunt, Emily Leach, Isabelle Lobley, Zachary Melvin, Heidi Obuchon, Calvin Robbins and Isaiah Timberlake. Honor roll: Hannah Babcock, Kendra Beal, McKenzie Belcher, Desiree Benner, Bailey Black, Greta ...

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    February 1, 2010

    Horticultural program features authors of ‘Gardens Maine Style’

    The Camden Garden Club's Horticultural Series on Tuesday, Feb. 9 will feature photographer Lynn Karlin and writer Rebecca Sawyer-Fay, the authors of "Gardens Maine Style" and "Gardens Maine Style Act II." Karlin and Sawyer-Fay will share their beautiful photos and tell what they look for in the gardens included in their books. They will show on screen remarkable gardens from Bar Harbor to Bethel that provide ...

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    February 1, 2010

    A fair for shares of the Maine food harvest

    A Community Supported Agriculture and Fisheries Fair will be held Sunday, Feb. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Broadway in Rockland. With community supported agriculture and community supported fisheries people commit to purchasing a share of the coming harvest before the season begins. The benefit is support for local farms and fishermen while getting locally grown and harvested ...

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    February 1, 2010

    Masons to host benefit supper for Haiti

    The Rockport Masonic Center will host a spaghetti supper Friday, Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. All proceeds will go to Haitian relief. The spaghetti supper was previously scheduled to coincide with the U.S. National Toboggan Championships at the Camden Snow Bowl. With the ongoing human tragedy in Haiti, the members of St. Paul's Lodge 82 decided to donate the proceeds toward relieving the suffering. The supper will cost ...

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    February 1, 2010

    Rockland library to present skills class, book club

    Children will learn how to locate books and information using the computer catalog and the Dewey Decimal System at a skills class at the Rockland Public Library on Friday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. Children will discover how to access the many online databases offered through the Minerva online catalog. The class is for children and their parents. The Rockland Public Library will host its All Ages Book Club on Tuesday, ...

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    February 1, 2010

    Camden Lion dresses for the occasion

    On Sunday, Feb. 7, the Camden Lions will host an Alpine Pancake Breakfast at the 20th annual U.S. National Toboggan Championships. The Lion's International motto is "We Serve," and serve them they will Sunday morning at the Camden Snow Bowl Lodge between 7 and 10 a.m. Breakfast will include all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausages, juice, coffee and milk. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children under 7 years ...

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    February 1, 2010

    Summer Feet offers bicycle tours for deaf cyclists

    This summer a Maine company will host bicycling trips guided by people who are fluent in sign language and have first-hand knowledge of the coast. Summer Feet, which offers supported bike trips in New England and overseas, will provide two nationally certified sign-language interpreters for each trip. In 2010, those trips will be to Acadia National Park and other areas near Bar Harbor from Aug. 27-29; and Camden ...

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    February 1, 2010

    Federated Church in Thomaston hosts sister church Aldersgate United Methodist

    The Federated Church in Thomaston/United Church of Christ/United Methodist Church and the Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Rockland joined together in worship in Thomaston on Jan. 31. The Rev. Jacquelyn Brannen serves both churches. Aldersgate's spiritual musical Bell Choir and the combined choirs filled the church with joy. Barbara Marsh at the piano from the Aldersgate Church and Alice Billheimer on the ...

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    February 1, 2010

    Cellardoor Winery to present Winterfest 2010 on Feb. 20

    Cellardoor Winery will celebrate the beauty and joy of winter with its family friendly Winterfest 2010 on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the winery at 367 Youngtown Road in Lincolnville. Winterfest 2010 will feature fun outdoor activities such as sledding, snowshoeing, snow person making, ice skating, and horse-drawn wagon rides. Participants will also be able to enjoy food and wine pairings, hot ...


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