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    April 12, 2010

    Toymakers of Bangor donates toy cars for children to hospital

    The Toymakers of Bangor provides toys to children who are in hospitals, rehab clinics, terminal-care facilities, homeless shelters with a parent, or who have parents absent due to military deployment or imprisonment. Pictured, emergency room nurse Carrie Bacon, RN, looks over some of the wooden cars and trucks recently donated to Waldo County General Hospital by Thomas Christensen of Toymakers of Bangor.

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    April 12, 2010

    Hospitals lauded for being tobacco-free

    Waldo County General Hospital is one of 14 hospitals statewide to be honored for their efforts to provide hospital campuses that are tobacco- and smoke-free. WCGH received eight of a possible 10 Gold Star Standards of Excellence from the Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network.

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    April 12, 2010

    Local residents attend Obama’s speech in Portland

    Congressman Mike Michaud recently helped get a group of local residents tickets to President Barak Obama's visit to Maine. From left, Brenda Bonneville (Belfast), Lindsay McGuire (Belfast), Michaud, Barbara Klausmeyer (Swanville) and Marsha Kaplan (Belfast). McGuire, Klausmeyer and Kaplan are the co-owners of Left Bank Books in Searsport.  

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    April 12, 2010

    Septic-system course offered by Waldo County SWCD

    The Waldo County Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting septic-system training for site evaluators, contractors, code enforcement officers, and licensed plumbing inspectors. The workshop, "Ethical and Technical Issues for the Site Evaluator," will be held at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast Friday, April 16, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The ethics portion of the course will focus on the point when a site ...

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    April 12, 2010

    Veterans’ benefits seminar in Stockton springs

    American Legion Post 157 is sponsoring a veterans' benefits seminar Saturday, April 17, at 11 a.m. at the Legion Hall on Route 1 North in Sandy Point. All veterans and their spouses are invited to attend. There willbe guest speakers who are well-versed in discussing health-care eligibility, the VA claims process, service-connected disabilities, Agent Orange-related illnesses, burial and memorial benefits, VA ...

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    April 12, 2010

    Christopher Francis achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Christopher Francis has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle service project, he constructed a flagpole with a concrete walkway and flower garden at the Dorothea Dix Park in Hampden. He started his Scouting career in 1999 as a Tiger Scout in Pack 41. He has been a member of Troop 41 in Hampden since 2005, and is currently a Junior Assistant Scout Master. Francis is very active in the Order of the ...

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    April 12, 2010

    Travel writer to give talk on Prague

    The Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast will continue its series of travelogues with "A Trip to Prague," to be presented in the church, 37 Miller St., at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20. The travelogue, in the form of a slide show and accompanying narration, will be presented by Stephen Allen, a retired journalist and travel writer. The program is free to the public. "During the past 10 years, this capital of ...

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    April 12, 2010

    Town Office presents Prospect man with Boston Post Cane

    The Town Office has presented the Boston Post Cane to Edward Morris Holmes, who is 99 years old (born Sept. 27, 1910). Edward, who is known as Ted, moved to Maine in the late 1930s with his wife, Jane. They lived for several years on Gotts Island, near Bass Harbor. They also lived in various coastal towns, Boothbay Harbor, Winter Harbor and Bernard. Inland, they lived in Princeton, Ellsworth Falls, Ellsworth, New ...

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    April 8, 2010

    Bridget Rose joins speech pathology program and Voice & Swallowing Center

    Bridget Rose has joined the speech pathology program and Voice & Swallowing Center of Maine at Waldo County General Hospital. She brings an array of classical vocal performance credits with her. Department Manager Michael Towey said, "A therapist with Bridget's vocal performance background provides a depth of vocal skills available only in a few specialized centers in the United States." Rose earned her ...

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    April 8, 2010

    Conservation District encourages stewardship

    The Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District will observe its annual Stewardship Week celebration April 25, May 2. This marks the 55th year of the national event. The 2010 Stewardship Week is themed "Conservation Habits = Healthy Habitats," encouraging citizens, schools and communities to develop and maintain habitat areas using good conservation practices. Denise Blanchette acts as the conservation ...


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