CVS Health Foundation awards grant to Brunswick Maine clinic

BRUNSWICK — The CVS Health Foundation — a private charitable organization created by CVS Health — in partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics has awarded a $20,000 grant to Brunswick’s Oasis Free Clinic to help educate and provide customized support to their patients with diabetes or prediabetes.

Busch Art Quilts exhibition, reception at Maine Fiberarts in Topsham

TOPSHAM — “Current and Coming: Elizabeth Busch Art Quilts” is on view at Maine Fiberarts through Aug. 15.
A reception to meet the artist will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 22, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tri-Country Mental Health Services welcomes new directors

LEWISTON — Tri-County Mental Health Services recently announced the appointment of Julie Olum as director of fiscal operations and Jesi Michaud as director of clinical services.

Hathaway Mill summer antiques show features food, raffle, more July 28, 29

WATERVILLE — Hathaway Mill Antiques is sponsoring a free two-day antiques show, that will also feature food, craft beer and the best the former Hathaway Shirt Factory mill has to offer.
The show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 29, at the Hathaway Creative Center, 10 Water St.

Franklin County students named to UMaine dean’s list

A number of Franklin County students made the University of Maine dean’s list for the spring semester. The university recognized 2,214 students for achieving dean’s list honors, of whom 1,634 are from Maine, 533 are from 31 other states and 47 are from 21 countries other than the U.S.
Students who achieved the dean’s list completed 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Franklin County students on the list are:

Maine News Event Calendar for July 16

The MAINE NEWS CALENDAR of Events is updated and published online daily. The “calendar week” begins on Saturday and submissions for the digital calendar should be emailed a week or more in advance. Submissions for print should be at least two weeks before the event. Our deadline chart can be found at To add an event to either calendar, email
Ongoing events — those that last more than three days — and regular monthly meetings can be found at the end.

Turning out for Turner’s Festival on the Green

Local ATV enthusiasts created a long line of riders in the Turner Festival on the Green parade July 4. The parade was filled with dozens of four to 18-wheeled farm and antique vehicles. Hundreds of visitors lined the street. (Bill Van Tassel photo)

Local authors to be part of Day’s Store 60th Birthday gala July 21

BELGRADE — Local authors Maureen Milliken, Earl Smith and Kate Cone will sell and sign their books as part of the festivities at Day’s Store 60th Birthday Party Saturday, July 21.
The book table will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; the overall celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Kay receives Lions Club International Foundation award in Skowhegan

SKOWHEGAN — Lion Michael Kay of Skowhegan has been awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship by Lions Clubs International Foundation in recognition of his commitment to vision screening, the Speakout Contest and many other Lion contributions throughout the communities of Skowhegan, Madison, Canaan and Anson.

Donations sought for Readfield Union Meeting House lawn sale

READFIELD– The Union Meeting House on Church Road will hold a lawn sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, as part of the town’s festival activities.
Proceeds will go toward ongoing restoration work on the Meeting House, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.