Maine National Guardsmen to offer support in capital until March

PHOTOS: Soldiers with the Maine Army National Guard, stand guard in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19. Maine guards will remain to support the authorities in the…

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Kennebec Land Trust hosts Zoom talk, outdoor excursion

PHOTO: Surry Hill (Norm Rodrigue photo) WINTHROP — Kennebec Land Trust has a Zoom discussion and an outdoors excursion coming up in February and March,…

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Central Maine Scouting Citizen Award presented

PHOTO: John Fortier of Belgrade, past recipient of the award, presents the 2020 Central Maine Scouting Citizen Award to Irene and Don Plourde, owners of…

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Central Maine students earn Nichols College academic honors

DUDLEY, Mass. — Students from across central Maine have been earned academic honors at Nichols College for the fall 2020 semester. In order to be…

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Grant means KV YMCA can offer free day care to qualifying families

AUGUSTA — The YMCA Alliance of Maine recently received $2.475 million in Community Development Block Grant money to serve families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic….

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UMA Plunkett Festival to be held April 30

AUGUSTA — The annual Plunkett Maine Poetry Festival, which calls on makers and writers to contribute works for a hybrid event of visual and literary…

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Monthly outdoor education series set through April

AUGUSTA — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is partnering with the Maine Primitive Skills School and Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine to offer a monthly…

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Maine TREE announces new director of education

AUGUSTA — The Maine Timber Research and Environmental Education Foundation, more commonly known as Maine TREE, has hired Jessie Rack as its new director of…

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Kennebec Valley YMCA gets money for child care programs

AUGUSTA — The Kennebec Valley YMCA was granted funding for both of its child care programs recently. The money went to the Learning Center, for…

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Augusta Cub Scouts find some outdoor fun

PHOTO: Elizabeth Blais of Windsor (Wolf Cub Scout) holds the sled for her father, Philip, who’s running start secured the longest run of the night…

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