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    February 15, 2010

    Conservation district branches out with tree and shrub sale

    Customers are encouraged to order their bareroot plant selections early for best selection from the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District's annual tree and shrub sale. Orders will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. The pick-up date is scheduled for Saturday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Spear Farm on Upper East Pond Road in Nobleboro. The deadline for ordering is May 3. The ...

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    February 15, 2010

    Bank of America contributes to Tanglewood at Blueberry Cove

    Bank of America Branch Manager Jake Miller recently presented a $250 donation to Blueberry Cove Camp Director Jonathan Downing. The gift will be used as a scholarship to send a local child to Blueberry Cove Camp this summer. Tanglewood 4-H and Learning Center has two summer camp locations, Tanglewood in Lincolnville and Blueberry Cove in Tenants Harbor. Both sites offer day camp, one- and two-week residential ...

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    February 15, 2010

    Second Congregational Church of Warren to host dinner, auction to help those in need

    The Second Congregational Church of Warren will host its Second Annual Dinner and Auction on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. The church is located at 252 Main St. in Warren. The dinner will include baked turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad, drinks and dessert. Tickets for the dinner cost $8 for adults and $6 for seniors and children under 12. Enjoy the dinner prepared by Owen Bundy and crew and stay for ...

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    February 15, 2010

    Finkelstein to give illustrated talk on Nepal sojourn at Camden library

    Gabe Finkelstein recently returned from a three-month sojourn in Nepal's Himalayas. He will give an illustrated talk on his adventures Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Camden Public Library. "Traveling to the Eastern world is a window into an inside-out version of what we in the developed West are familiar with," Finkelstein said in a news release. "In the heart of the Himalaya mountains, Nepal is a land ...

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    February 15, 2010

    Youth ice fishing Feb. 20 on Kaler’s Pond

    The Lincoln County Fish & Game Association and Medomak Valley Land Trust will partner again to host the second annual Youth Ice Fishing Day. The free event will be held Saturday, Feb. 20 at Kaler's Pond, which is behind Dow Furniture in Waldoboro. Fishing begins at 8 a.m. All children under 16 are invited to try their hand at ice fishing with help from seasoned fishermen. All the necessary equipment (tip-ups, ...

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    February 15, 2010

    Shaw documents descendants to become certified genealogist

    Helen A. Shaw of Rockport is among the newest associates of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. After years of study and work in the field of family history and the successful completion of the BCG requirements, Shaw may now use the service mark of certified genealogist. With this designation, Shaw has shown competence in the general skill areas of research, evidence analysis, kinship determination and ...

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    February 15, 2010

    First Hoop is slam dunk for Rockland’s athletic department

    As Maine high school basketball headed into tournament action, The First presented Rockland District High School with a $1,650 donation from the bank's signature athletic programming sponsorship initiative called First Hoop. Designed to promote team spirit and fan participation, First Hoop was launched in 2005 by The First. For the 2009-2010 basketball season, five high schools came forward to participate in ...

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    February 15, 2010

    Vose Library to unveil final building plans

    The Vose Library Board of Trustees has scheduled an informational meeting to present the final plans for the new Vose Library building on Sunday, March 7 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Masonic Hall on Sennebec Road in Union. Light refreshments, coffee, tea and wine will be served. Sarah Holland and David Foley, architects of the new building project, will offer a slide presentation detailing the completed plans for ...

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    February 14, 2010

    North Haven Community School names steering committee for accreditation process

    Principal Barney Hallowell of the North Haven Community School announced the names of steering committee members who will direct the school's efforts during its self-study and the accreditation by the Commission on Public Secondary Schools of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The committee will be co-chaired by Nan Lee and Christine Cooper. The other members of the committee are Barney Hallowell...

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    February 14, 2010

    Midcoast vintners help lead Maine Winery Guild

    The Maine Winery Guild — an association of winemakers, distillers, winery owners and wine growers — met Jan. 26 at the state of Maine Department of Agriculture to seat new officers and discuss the upcoming 2010 season. Maine has 17 licensed wineries and distilleries with annual production in excess of 40,000 cases of locally produced products. Many new wineries and distilleries are opening as winemakers ...

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