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    April 8, 2010

    RSU 20 middle-school math teams shine at the Kennebec Valley Regional Math Meet

    On Friday, April 2, the Troy Howard Middle School and Searsport District Middle School math teams participated in the third and final Kennebec Valley Regional Math League competition of the school year. The meet took place at the China Conference Center — other participating middle-school teams included Winslow, Vassalboro, Pittsfield and China. Each school may enter up to two teams of four students per grade ...

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    April 8, 2010

    Penobscot Marine Museum adds to staff

    Cathy Melio has joined the staff of the museum as program and outreach coordinator. She will develop new programs, especially in the museum's education department, and work to engage local communities in the museum's activities. She will also fulfill the role of grants coordinator, managing the museum's grant proposal efforts. Cathy previously served as education director at the Center for Maine Contemporary ...

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    April 8, 2010

    Belfast native graduates from the University of Southern Maine

    Andrew Smith of Belfast graduated cum laude in December 2009 from the University of Southern Maine with a bachelor's degree in political science. As part of his undergraduate work, he studied Arabic and political science for 1 1/2 years at the American University of Cairo. Currently, he is living in Amman, Jordan, teaching English at the American Community School and studying Arabic. Smith recently became a ...

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    April 7, 2010

    Penny drive shows teamwork for Mount View athletics

    Events Committee Co-Chair Beverly Winship has announced results of Future MSAD 3's annual penny drive. This year, in addition to participation by all elementary schools in the district, contributions were also made by the Mount View Middle School, Mt. View High School, Unity Head Start and an anonymous donor. Students, faculty and parents collected a total of $1,110.58 this year, compared to last year's total of ...

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    April 7, 2010

    Triad helps seniors protect themselves from crime, feel safer

    Ask a native or a newcomer, what's Triad and their response is likely to be, "Do you mean tripod?" or, "How do you spell that?" or, "Did you Google that on Wikipedia?" For almost 10 years Triad volunteers have been working to improve the safety of older Waldo County citizens through education and services. Triad is a three-way partnership of seniors, law enforcement personnel and professionals from community ...

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    April 7, 2010

    Belfast Science Olympiad team brings back gold, silver, and bronze

    On April 3, the Belfast Area High School Science Olympiad team traveled to the University of Southern Maine in Gorham to compete in the state tournament. Teams from 19 private and public high schools participated, including Cape Elizabeth, Waterville, Falmouth, Waynflete, Mt. Ararat and many others. Working in pairs, students competed in 24 different rigorous science and engineering events throughout the day. Th...

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    April 6, 2010

    Ecovillage to host treehouse workshop

    Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage will host free family events Sunday, April 11, starting with "Building a Treehouse in a Day," from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Belfast Cohousing dad and master home-builder Alan Gibson will lead kids with tool-wielding ability and their parents in assembly, construction and decoration of one sturdy treehouse at 45 Edgecomb Road, the Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage site. Kids and parents will ...

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    April 6, 2010

    Fifth Palermo World’s Fair slated

    The Living Communities Foundation will sponsor the Fifth Annual Palermo World's Fair Sunday, April 11, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Palermo School gym. The festivities begin with a buffet of fine foods from around the world, served and described by LCF board members, who come from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. More than 30 dishes representing 18 or more nations will be available for guests to try. As ...

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    April 5, 2010

    Trail club to hold training and work day

    Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m. at the Connor Mill Trail in Unity, Andy Gagnon from the Unity College Trail Club will lead participants in proper techniques for building bog-bridging. The Connor Mill Trail winds along some very wet areas and bog-bridging keeps this trail passable in the spring and fall. Those interested in this training can come for an hour, or the entire time, but please preregister ...

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    April 5, 2010

    AARP offers driver safety courses

    Motorists age 50 and older can sharpen their driving skills by updating their driving knowledge and learning defensive driving techniques in the AARP Driver Safety program, presented through a partnership between AARP and the Volunteers of America, Edward J. Reynolds House. AARP Driver Safety instructor Paul Sheridan's next workshop will take place Thursday, April 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Reynolds ...


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