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    January 11, 2010

    Morrison joins Center for Health and Healing

    The practitioners at the Center for Health and Healing have welcomed licensed acupuncturist Abi Morrison to their collective. This will broaden the current offerings of homeopathy, shiatsu, massage and foot reflexology. In addition to acupuncture and Chinese herbs, Morrison brings extensive knowledge and years of teaching traditional Chinese therapeutic movement, or qigong, to the center. Morrison said she ...

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    January 11, 2010

    American Association of University Women program with Lugosch

    Ronna Lugosch, owner of Pea Pod Jewelry in Round Pond, will discuss her career following the monthly business meeting of the Midcoast branch of the American Association of University Women on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. in the Community Room of the Rockland Public Library. The event, co-sponsored by the library, is free and open to the public. Lugosch was 4 years old, growing up in a Chicago suburb, when she ...

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    January 11, 2010

    Camden library to host Job Seekers Workshop

    The Camden Public Library will host a Job Seekers Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m., led by Linda Buckmaster, employment and training coordinator at the Maine Centers for Women, Work & Community in Rockland. Buckmaster will begin with an overview of the job situation in the Midcoast and conduct an exercise for job seekers, with time for questions and answers. In spite of the title of her organization, ...

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    January 11, 2010

    Welsh submits bill to support Maine Media College

    Legislation submitted by Rep. Joan Welsh, D-Rockport, that would continue Maine Media College's ability to confer the degree of master of fine arts was approved by a unanimous vote Jan. 6 by the Legislature's Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs. In 2009 Welsh sponsored legislation to authorize Maine Media College (formerly Rockport College) to confer the master of fine arts degree until June 30, 2010. ...

  • Published
    January 10, 2010

    Kiwanis Club learns about Kno-Wal-Lin hospice program

    President Jackie Harjula called the meeting to order and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Bill Batty Jr. offered the invocation. Committee reportsThe New England District Mid Winter Conference is March 5 to March 7 in Wooster, Mass. The deadline for sign up is Feb. 11. See President Harjula for more information. Greg Hamlin found out to his dismay that all "Events" had been deleted from the club portal. If you ...

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    January 10, 2010

    Midcoast Green Collaborative seeks exhibitors for Sustainable Living Expo

    The Midcoast Green Collaborative has scheduled its fourth annual Midcoast Sustainable Living Expo for April 16-17 in Damariscotta. The event takes place at the Central Lincoln County YMCA on Business Route 1. Admission is free and open to all. The hours are noon to 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Previous energy Midcoast Green energy fairs attracted upward of 2,000 people. TheMidcoast Green ...

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    January 10, 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 sailors ...

  • Published
    January 9, 2010

    St. Thomas’ Church to host daylong retreat with the Rev. Panagore

    St. Thomas' Episcopal Church will host a daylong retreat focusing on prayer and "seeking the sacred inside the secular" on Wednesday, Jan. 20. The retreat leader will be the Rev. Peter Panagore of DailyDevotions.org. Raised both Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic, and ordained in the United Church of Christ (Congregational, New Haven Association) in 1987, he served 18 years in pulpits in Connecticut and Maine, ...

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    January 9, 2010

    New stock market group to meet at Camden library

    The Camden Public Library will host an informal group interested in the ins and outs of personal investment. The group, Mainely Stocks, will help members find great investment ideas, uncover the best Web sites and resources on the Internet, and generate big profits. Topics include value investing, technical analysis, swing trading, macroeconomics, and much more. Mainely Stocks is open to investors of any ...

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    January 9, 2010

    Milliken to offer advice on caring for indoor garden at Merryspring

    Veteran grower and tropical plant enthusiast Dennis Milliken will give a Houseplant Clinic at Merryspring Nature Center on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at noon. Milliken will speak on the care and feeding of houseplants, including light, watering and potting needs. He will also discuss how to identify indoor pests and provide recipes for making homemade insecticides. Participants are encouraged to come with questions about ...

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