2020 Cardillo Scholarship recipients announced

ELLSWORTH – The Maine Community Foundation has announced $12,510 in awards from the Daniel Cardillo Charitable Fund, which supports young people pursuing their artistic, academic,…

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Vassalboro among first-place annual report winners

AUGUSTA – The municipalities of Freeport, Vassalboro, Mount Desert, Alna and Swan’s Island all were recognized for producing the highest-quality Annual Reports during recent judging…

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Gardiner among coastal resilience grant recipients

AUGUSTA – The city of Gardiner was amont five communities that received Maine Department of Agriculture Conservation and Forestry Coastal Community Grants. Community resilience projects…

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Kennebec Retired Educators Association meeting is Oct. 12 in Waterville

WATERVILLE — The Kennebec Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at the Best Western Motel, Upper Main St. Zoom is…

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Hallowell women joins Maine Red Cross volunteers in Louisiana

American Red Cross volunteers pack bags with food and snack items that will be handed out to people in need in areas hit hard by…

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Fish passage construction work starts on Cobbossee Dam in Gardiner

By John Graham Jr. Upstream board member GARDINER — For the first time in 258 years, migratory fish passage on Cobbossee Stream and its watershed…

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UMA opens second dorm at Stevens Commons in Hallowell

AUGUSTA — The University of Maine at Augusta has opened its second student residence hall in as many years, with the addition of Erskine Hall…

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Spending the summer in West Gardiner

Bobolinks nest in fields and meadows in West Gardiner. Here several gather in the goldenrods before migrating to South America for the winter. (Kashanti Green…

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Fryeburg, Hallowell projects among AARP grant winners

PORTLAND — Eight Maine organizations, including in Fryeburg and Hallowell, will receive 2020 AARP Community Challenge grants – part of the largest number of grantees…

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Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Counties Extension Assn. annual meeting is Sept. 21

LISBON FALLS — The Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Counties Extension Association annual meeting and election of officers will be held online at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. The…

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