A November salute to veterans and patriots — the story of George Briggs

PHOTO: George Briggs of Augusta, probably in his early teens, stands at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., in 1931. The woman with him is…

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Central Maine Scout leaders complete Youth Protection Training

OAKLAND — Kennebec Valley Scouting District Training Chair Joe Poulin has announced that several volunteer scouting leaders in the have completed Youth Protection Training during…

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Kennebec Historical Society features ‘Traveling Sisters’ Nov. 18

“Traveling Sisters” Shelley Lance-Fulk and Jacklyn Amtower will present armchair stories through Kennebec Historical Society virtual program Nov. 18. (Submitted photo) AUGUSTA — Through photographs,…

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Grant will allow Kennebec Historical Society to further archive collection

PHOTO: Emily Schroeder in the Kennebec Historical Society archive. (Submitted photo) AUGUSTA – The Kennebec Historical Society has received a $1,500 New Century Community Grant…

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UMA hosts Health Equity Dialogue Oct. 29

AUGUSTA — The University of Maine at Augusta will hold a virtual Health Equity Dialogue on noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. Health equity…

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Kennebec Retired Educators will meet Nov. 9 in Waterville

WATERVILLE — The Kennebec Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Best Western Motel, Upper Main Street. Zoom is…

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Kennebec County retired educators seek nominees for two grants

AUGUSTA — The Kennebec Retired Educators Association awards two $150 grants to two educators in Kennebec County for classroom use each year. The grants will…

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KVCOG hires pair for new community resilience positions

FAIRFIELD — William Harper and Robyn Stanicki have joined Kennebec Valley Council of Governments as community resilience coordinators. Harper and Stanicki will work to deliver…

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Scout builds bench tables for Cony as Eagle Scout project

PHOTOS: Cony High School Principal Kim Silsby and Eagle Scout candidate Stephen Labbe. (Submitted photo) AUGUSTA – Life Scout Stephen Labbe, of Augusta Troop 603,…

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Central Maine residents graduate from Stonehill

EASTON, Mass. — Several students from central Maine graduated with the class of 2020 during a virtual commencement ceremony this summer at Stonehill College. Initially…

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