THE AMATEUR WORD NERD Oyez! Time to listen to the town crier

By Barbara McAllister Word of the Day: O’clock The reason we say the hour followed by “o’clock,” as in “one o’clock” goes all the way…

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Gorham, Waterville Guardsmen among Outstanding awards recipients

AUGUSTA – An airman from Gorham and soldier from Waterville are among the Maine Outstanding Airmen, Best Warrior Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year…

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2022 Maine Garlic Festival gets tourism grant

AUGUSTA – The 2022 Maine Garlic Festival, held at Lake George Regional Park in Skowhegan and Canaan, has been awarded a $2,500 grant by the…

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Turner Publishing offering direct mail flyer program

Due to the closing of Target Marketing of Maine, Turner Publishing is now offering the direct mail flyer program. Call now for more information on…

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Skowhegan Class of 1963 picnic is June 21

SKOWHEGAN — The Skowhegan High School Class of 1963 will be having a picnic in at noon, Tuesday, June 21, at the gazebo at Coburn…

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Central Maine students named to UVM dean’s list

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Students from the Turner Publishing circulation area have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2022 semester at the University…

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Maine News Events Calendar May 28

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…

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Grieving child workshops scheduled at Hope’s Place

WATERVILLE – Hope’s Place at Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area is sponsoring several workshops for grieving children and their families this summer. The workshops will…

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Biggest trees for variety of species sought in Oxford County

SOUTH PARIS — Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for help tracking down the most impressive trees in the county. The district…

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In-person events return to Belgrade Public Library with Irene Drago author talk

A presentation by Bath author Irene Drago on May 26 was the Belgrade Public Library’s first in-person author event since the COVID-19 pandemic began more…

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