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    February 10, 2010

    Friends for Friends helps neighbors in need

    Friends for Friends is pleased to announce the recipients of the November 2009 Benefit Pig Roast. Jamie Sewell of Warren, home builder and scallop diver, has been snowmobiling since he was a child. He's been on snowmobile trails all over the state, his favorite of which is in Fort Kent. Each winter season, Sewell goes to Track Down Lodge in Fort Kent with lots of friends for long weekends, enjoying the perfectly...

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    February 10, 2010

    Maine Women’s Network to host Norton for Amazing Women series

    The Midcoast Chapter of the Maine Women's Network invites members, guests and the general public to its next meeting on Wednesday, March 3 at the Haven Event Center on Route 90 in Rockport. Each meeting provides networking opportunities for members to market themselves and their businesses, as well as to make personal contacts. The presentation for the Maine Women's Network Amazing Women Among Us series will ...

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    February 10, 2010

    In Good Company to host fundraiser to support Little Field Home orphanage

    The Little Field Runners and their host In Good Company will offer a four-course meal to support and benefit the Little Field Home on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Little Field Home is an orphanage in Malawi, Africa, that was founded by Midcoast native Janet Littlefield. The $50 ticket includes a four-course meal at In Good Company, a fine dining restaurant in downtown Rockland. Seating is limited for ...

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    February 9, 2010

    Thomaston library continues Saturday Family Story Hour

    The Thomaston Public Library will host the second in a series of monthly programs called Saturday Family Story Hour on Feb. 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Each month a representative from a Thomaston board, department or committee will read a selection of stories to children of all ages in the newly renovated children's room. The community gathering is an opportunity for families and the elected and appointed ...

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    February 9, 2010

    Rockland library to host talk and demonstration on healing energy

    The Rockland Public Library will present a demonstration and talk on tai ji, meditation and qi gong with Priyadarshi on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Friends Community Room. Tai ji is a movement-art that helps people find their inner gracefulness. It is a gentle and effective exercise that stimulates the flow of healing energy. Attendees will enjoy a relaxing and energizing evening with Priyadarshi, who ...

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    February 9, 2010

    Conant promoted to president of Damariscotta Bank & Trust

    The board of directors of Damariscotta Bank & Trust Co. recently announced the appointment of Scott Conant as president and CEO. "Scott brings many years of experience to the office as well as an understanding of the important role community banks play in the communities they serve," said Chester Rice, chairman of the board of the bank, in a news release. Conant was also appointed president of the bank's ...

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    February 9, 2010

    Rockland student active in MSSM Robotics Club

    A grant from Time-Warner Cable is providing several Maine School of Science and Mathematics students with innovative robotics training. The MSSM Robotics Club is a student activity led by physics teacher Pierre Gervez. The club offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge in robotics and automated control systems through games, competitions and personal projects initiated by the students. To do this, students ...

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    February 9, 2010

    Coastal Quilters host eclectic work of Robinsunne

    Coastal Quilters will meet Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Lions Club on Lions Lane in Camden. Local artist Robinsunne will present a trunk show, discuss techniques and show a variety of the eclectic pieces she creates. Robinsunne started embroidering when she was four and that first little apple, carefully stitched in red thread, hangs in her mother's house. She has pushed around and redesigned the envelope ...

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    February 9, 2010

    Firefighter to discuss home safety at Camden library

    The Camden Public Library will host a presentation on home safety by Camden firefighter Ed Geis on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. in the Picker Room. After an overview of home safety tips, Geis will answer questions on home safety and fire prevention from the audience. The free presentation is intended to promote fire prevention in general and one current effort in particular. Fire departments throughout Knox ...

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    February 8, 2010

    Political briefs: Knox County Republican Women, gubernatorial candidate Steve Abbott

    Knox County Republican Women ROCKLAND — The Knox County Republican Women will meet Friday, Feb. 12 at noon at the home of Helen Shaw, 77 Pascal Ave. in Rockport. The group will discuss assistance to local and state candidates this election year. Attendees are asked to bring a bag lunch. For more information, contact Shaw at 236-2468, call 594-5118 or visit gopknoxcounty.com. As always, everyone is invited to ...


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