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    February 11, 2010

    Medomak Valley students make teddy bears for Haitian children

    Kelly Steppe's Lifeskills class at Medomak Valley High School has been hard at work making teddy bears to send to Haiti to give some comfort to a young boy or girl in a Haitian orphanage.

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    February 11, 2010

    Land trust to lead snowshoe trek Feb. 13 at Burkett Mill Preserve

    The Medomak Valley Land Trust will host a snowshoe/hike on its Burkett Mill Preserve on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. Burkett Mill, MVLT's largest preserve, has several miles of trails that wind around streams and bogs and up over small hills. This will be a very scenic winter snowshoe, but it could be strenuous depending upon the snow pack and weather conditions. The Burkett Mill preserve is mostly forested ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Ruetsche offers massage in serene setting

    Brigitte Ruetsche announced that she has been fortunate to move her massage business next to the serene, natural treasure of Merryspring Nature Park. Ruetsche has been practicing in Camden for 10 years. She received her certification in Santa Fe, N.M., at the Academy of Healing Arts. She has since taken workshops in Germany, Maui and Maine. She also does massage at the newly renovated Camden Harbour Inn. Until ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Scuttlebutt

    According to the Web site wordorigins.org, "Scuttlebutt is an early 19th century nautical term for an open cask of water kept on deck for use by the crew. The term comes from scuttle -- to cut a hole in -- and butt -- a large cask. Sailors would gather about the cask and trade stories and gossip, much like modern office workers do at the water cooler or coffee pot. By the turn of the 20th century, American ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Something’s cooking at Mid-Coast School of Technology

    Students at Regional School Unit 13 schools are eating fresher meals, thanks to their peers taking culinary arts classes at the Mid-Coast School of Technology. The Shared Production Program, which is a collaborative effort of the RSU 13 food service and the technology school's culinary arts program, not only teaches students about cooking techniques but also offers students in the other schools the chance to ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Hope news

    Winter festival Yes, it is time again for one of the big events at Hope Corner or in that area. It will be held Sunday, Feb. 14, Valentine's Day. The fishing derby on Hobbs Pond starts at 7 a.m. with the judging to be held at 4 p.m. At 9:30 a.m. the cross-country ski races will be held at Hope Orchards. At 10 a.m. there will be dog sledding. Also at 10 a.m. there will be ice skating and cross-country skiing and ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Lincolnville news

    Municipal meetings All meetings are held at Lincolnville Central School unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 5 p.m. the conservation commission meets at the Lincolnville Improvement Association building at 33 Beach Road. Also Wednesday the comprehensive plan review committee meets at 6:30 p.m. Town office The office will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 for Presidents Day. Job opportunity The town ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Rockport news

    Town meetings Frustration sets in as the calendar section of the town Web site continues to not function. In this tech age it's hard to figure out why the server can't get it fixed. For now, check with Stacey at the town office for upcoming meetings. The Ordinance Review Committee is currently meeting on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. (next meeting Feb. 16). Holiday closings Presidents Day falls on Monday, Feb. 15 and ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Washington news

    Gibbs Library celebrates volunteers On Friday, Feb. 12, Gibbs Library directors will host an evening of food, friendship and fun for Gibbs volunteers. This is a potluck meal and will be held at the VFW Hall on Razorville Road from 6 to 9 p.m. As is a tradition with Gibbs meals, guests are asked to also bring their own place setting - plate, knife, fork, spoon and place mat (cloth, paper or paper towel is OK). ...

  • Published
    February 10, 2010

    Camden Hills honor roll

    Camden Hills Regional High School recently announced its quarter two honor roll for the 2009-2010 academic year. Freshman high honors: Elazar Allwine, Brennan Callen, Cole Ellison, Chelsea Hunter, Eben Kopp, Connor Lane, Sarah Mayberry, Frances Merrill, Jacqueline Merrill, James O'Connor, Sarah Scott, Elliot Vosburgh and Alexander Wilder. Freshman honors: Caroline Albertson, Kristina Alex, Celange Beck, Marc ...

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