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    July 20, 2010

    Music, juggling to be featured at farmer’s market

    Friday July 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., stop by Main Street to see the dynamic duo of Morty Hansen and Scot Canon. Not only will you find the finest of the summer's produce, but Morty's juggling piece set to Scot's guitar will spice up the action-packed market street. As always, the reliable selection of meats, cheeses, breads and sweets accompanies the fresh harvests. New at the market this month from the ...

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    July 19, 2010

    Day camp teaches wilderness skills

    Camp Forest, a wilderness day camp for children ages 7-17, is in full swing this season. Registration is still open, with weekly sessions continuing through Aug. 27. Campers arrive at 9 a.m. and depart at 4 p.m. daily. Before and after care is available for an additional charge. Limited financial assistance is available through work trade, farm market and fundraising when available. Campers are led by skilled ...

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    July 19, 2010

    Scholarships awarded to students from Waldo County

    The Maine Innkeepers Association Education Foundation awarded several students with hospitality scholarships at the sixth annual Tees & Textbooks event June 21 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, said Greg Dugal, executive director of MEIA. The scholarships were awarded after a cocktail dinner reception followed by the 16th annual Maine Innkeepers Association Hospitality Golf classic the next day at the Samoset ...

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    July 19, 2010

    Waldo County resident named Realtor of the Year

    The Midcoast Council of Realtors has chosen as its Realtor of the Year Judy Brossmer of Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Town & Country, located at 143 High St. in Belfast. Brossmer resides in Brooks with her husband, Curt, and two furry kids — Ferbie and Peaches. Her involvement in Brooks has included work on the road commission, Planning Board, Brooks Congregational Church and the Marsh River Theater. The ...

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    July 19, 2010

    Searsmont Historical Society to begin building barn

    On July 19, Timber Frame Solutions of Thorndike, along with some local support, began erecting the frame for the Searsmont Historical Society's barn. The frame construction is estimated to be complete in three weeks. On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7-8, a barn-raising is planned, where boards will be applied to the roof and sides of the barn. Volunteers are needed for the barn-raising; those who are interested are ...

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    July 19, 2010

    Locals graduate from Downeast School of Massage

    The Downeast School of Massage held commencement exercises for nine new massage therapists from the 45th graduation class and approximately 100 guests Saturday, July 17, at the school. Guest speaker Dr. Barbara MacDonald, naturopathic physician, spoke to the graduates about the practice of naturopathy and how massage therapists and naturopaths can refer to each other. She gave examples of possible conditions ...

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    July 19, 2010

    VBS program to focus on help with community service

    Habitat for Humanity will be the focus of "Under Construction," a Vacation Bible School to be held Aug. 3 to 6 from 5-8 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 95 High St. The program is being jointly sponsored by St. Margaret's Episcopal Church and First Baptist Church. "Under Construction" shows children how to help others in their community through Christian service. Using construction metaphors and hands-on building ...

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    July 19, 2010

    Montville Field Day to mark 34 years

    The town of Montville will hold its 34th annual field day Saturday, Aug. 14. Many community volunteers work together to make this fun summer event happen. Our events start with the 9 a.m. two-mile road race. Participants may register for this race prior to the event. The parade starts at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to bring their goats, mules, horses, wagons, bikes, tractors and antique or well loved vehicles ...

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    July 19, 2010

    Heirloom garden to take part in Open Farm Days

    The gardens at The Heirloom Garden of Maine will be open Sunday, July 25, as part of Maine Open Farm Days. The public is invited for a garden walk and to sample heirloom vegetables and edible flowers. The nursery will also be open by appointment July 26-29. Located at 513 North Ridge Road in Montville, the family farm collects, preserves and propagates over 300 varieties of flowers, bulbs, vegetables and herbs ...

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    July 19, 2010

    Library book sale coming up

    Carver Memorial Library will hold its annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 31, in Union Hall, on the corner of Union and Reservoir streets in Searsport. There will be thousands of well-organized hardcover and paperback books. Proceeds from the sale are used to purchase new items for the library's collection. Donations of books, audio books, and videos are still welcome. Donations may be brought ...

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