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    January 18, 2010

    Monroe man graduates from Army training

    Army National Guard Pvt. Adam T. Jackson has completed the Warrior Transition Course at Fort Sill. The course teaches basic skills necessary for integration into the Army for all prior-service servicemembers to fully prepare them for Advanced Individual Training or on to their first assignment. Soldiers undergo much of the same training developed in basic combat training, except it is developed in a program ...

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    January 18, 2010

    Brooks woman completes basic training

    Army Pfc. Lacey C. Davis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map ...

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    January 18, 2010

    Annual Scout breakfast to recognize performance in food drive

    In celebration of 100 years of Scouting and in recognition of the start of National Scout Week, the Waldo Scout District is conducting a community food drive that will finish at the annual Scout breakfast Saturday, Jan. 30. The centennial breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. at Belfast Area High School. Scouts and their immediate family are welcome to attend this free event, sponsored by Friends of Scouting. A ...

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    January 18, 2010

    Mount View High School announces students of the month

    The faculty of Mount View High School selected the following students as students of the month for December: Grade 9: Kyrstyn Keating, daughter of Stacy and Jeff Keating, of Freedom;Grade 10: Amanda Larrabee, daughter of Donna and Jeff Larrabee, of Jackson;Grade 11: Brianna Moody, daughter of Jennifer and Mark Moody, of Brooks;Grade 12: Jonathan Shaw, son of Bonnie and Steve Shaw, of Freedom. The homeroom ...

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    January 15, 2010

    Eighth-grade bottle drive rescheduled

    The Lincolnville eighth-grade regrets that, due to the persistent snowfall over the New Year's weekend, its bottle collectors were unable to cover their assigned routes. The eighth grade will, by circulating through the town, collectbottles on the weekend of Jan. 23 and 24. Bottles should be bagged and put out on the curb no later than 9 a.m. for pickup.

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    January 15, 2010

    Community meal to benefit Triplet Park

    Just over 10 years ago, on Jan. 12, 2000, a house fire on Wood Lane in Unity destroyed a home, trapping three young boys — triplets — inside. While fighting the blaze a local firefighter collapsed. Family, neighbors, rescue workers and passersby were there at the scene and witnessed the events firsthand. Other community members saw the fire from a distance, and newer community members have only heard about this ...

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    January 15, 2010

    Priest to address the intersection of religion, environmentalism

    On Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Belfast Free Library, the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition will offer "Ecological Crisis, Religion and Human-Earth Relations — Challenges and Opportunities." The presenter will be the Rev. Martha G. Kirkpatrick, rector of St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Belfast. "In face of unprecedented assaults on our environment," Kirkpatrick said, "the religions of the world are ...

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    January 15, 2010

    Library to screen documentary on energy conservation

    On Tuesday Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m., the documentary film, }Killowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America" will be shown in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library. A discussion with Jim Merkel and Susan Cuttings will follow the movie as the kickoff for the "Transition Handbook" discussion series taking place in February. Merkel and Cuttings have attended "Transition Culture" trainings and will give an introduct...

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    January 15, 2010

    Reunion concert raises funds for Clifford Performing Arts Center

    For the first time ever, the Mount View Chamber Singers, under the direction of David Stevenson, and Chamber Singer alumni performed together on the stage of The Clifford Performing Arts Center at the new Mount View. The Mount View Chamber Singers Reunion Concert held Dec. 22  at The Clifford Performing Arts Center raised a total of $4,130. Proceeds will support a fund to be established by Future MSAD 3 for the ...

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    January 12, 2010

    Waldo 4-H group awarded $400 for science program

    On Oct. 7 youth in every state and territory across the country participated in the 2009 4-H National Youth Science Day. Waldo County had the state's highest participation levels of youth reporting their results and, as a result, received a $400 award from John Deere to use towards science, engineering and technology programming. What did 4-H'ers do? They made their own biofuel during the 2009 4-H National ...


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