Augusta-based organization wins two prizes for STEM video

AUGUSTA — The Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance has won two national awards for a 3-minute video showing their online work in virtual coaching for…

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Peter Alfond Foundation donates $48 million to MaineGeneral, AYCC

AUGUSTA — The Peter Alfond Foundation has donated a $40 million endowment to MaineGeneral Health and $8 million to the Alfond Youth & Community Center….

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UMA seniors’ artwork exhibited online

AUGUSTA — Graduating art students at the University of Maine at Augusta are exhibiting their works in an all-online Virtual Senior Thesis Exhibition that began…

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Old Hallowell Day Committee to donate $3,000 to city business grant effort

HALLOWELL — The Old Hallowell Day Committee recently voted unanimously to donate $3,000 to the city of Hallowell’s Hallowell Business Survival Grant Program. The recently…

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Maine State Museum quilt show to be April 2021 to July 2022

AUGUSTA — The Maine State Museum has announced a new schedule for its major new exhibition “Maine Quilts: 250 Years of Comfort and Community.” Originally…

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Maine National Guard supports long-term care facilities with mask fit testing

AUGUSTA — Over two sessions held April 24 and 27, a total of 24 soldiers and airmen were trained on fit testing procedures for N95…

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UMA, UMPI medical laboratory technology students graduate early, ready to work

AUGUSTA — Because of the COVID-19 healthcare emergency, students in the medical laboratory technology program at the University of Maine at Augusta and the University…

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Kennebec Savings Bank grant program deadline is May 22

AUGUSTA – Kennebec Savings Bank President and CEO Andrew Silsby has announced that the bank’s 2020 Catalyst Grant program will be designated to support local…

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Relay for Life this year is Hope from Home

Relay for Life live events across Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire through June have suspended their live events, and many now are participating on Sunday,…

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Kennebec Historical Society campaign to preserve archives continues

AUGUSTA — The Kennebec Historical Society has reached 25 percent of its 2020 fundraising goal to continue operations for its vital archival and research mission…

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