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    April 30, 2010

    Workshop to offer Internet job-search tips

    A  free information session will be sponsored by Waldo Community Action Partners and Goodwill Workforce Solutions on "Top 5 Ways to use the Internet in Order to successfully Find a Job." The event is Sunday, May 11, 6-7 p.m. at 147 Waldo Ave. Capacity is limited to eight people. To register, e-mail tlowe@waldocap.org or call 338-6809, ext. 103. For directions call Jennifer Jardine, career counselor, Goodwill ...

  • Published
    April 29, 2010

    Church youth share hunger pain with children worldwide

    The weekend of April 24-25 left a number of area youth a bit hungry. Normally, food is a highlight church youth events, pizza, popcorn, sub sandwiches, or whatever will draw in the kids. But this group was not drawn in by the food they were about to eat, but rather the food they were hoping to bring to others to eat, while they, themselves, ate nothing. That's right, the youth at the First Church in Belfast, ...

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    April 29, 2010

    Scholarship offered by Thorndike Washington School

    A scholarship is available from the Thorndike Washington School to a graduating senior going on to higher education. Applicants must be U.S. residents, going on to an accredited college or vocational institute, and be descended from or closely related to an alumnus of the Thorndike schools that predate Mount View High School. The application deadline is May 15. For more information, or to receive an application,...

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    April 29, 2010

    Friends of Fort Knox welcomes new membership development coordinator

    The Friends of Fort Knox has created a new position within the organization to increase general membership, business partnerships and event sponsors. The new position is membership development coordinator and is to be filled by Maureen Harris of Blue Hill. Harris is the former executive director of the Bucksport Chamber of Commerce and has a long history of real estate management and community service work. Fr...

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    April 29, 2010

    Unity College official selected for national leadership program

    Unity College announced today that Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Amy Knisley is one of 25 chief academic officers nationwide selected to participate in a seminar on "Leadership for the 21st Century for Chief Academic Officers" that will be held July 12-16 in Annapolis, Md. The program is intended to foster the perspectives and skills of college and university chief academic officers that can lead ...

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    April 29, 2010

    Winterport forum to discuss vote on sales tax reform law

    The people's veto of a controversial tax-reform measure, scheduled for statewide vote during the primary election Tuesday, June 8, will be the subject of a public forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the Victoria Grant Civic Center, sponsored by the Winterport Area Business Association. Bernie Littlefield, president of WABA, announced this week that the author of the bill, Rep. John Piotti, D-Unity, will ...

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    April 29, 2010

    Early Head Start program to launch in June

    Waldo Community Action Partners is gearing up to launch an Early Head Start program in Waldo County to provide services to low-income parents of infants and toddlers. WCAP has provided Head Start preschool for nearly 40 years, and has lately received a new grant that allows for expansion into prenatal and infant/toddler programming. Early Head Start services are scheduled to begin June 1, providing home visits ...

  • Published
    April 28, 2010

    MSAD 3 kindergarten registration scheduled

    From Monday, May 3 through Tuesday, May 11, Maine School Administrative District 3 will hold kindergarten registration and screening at each of the elementary schools. Contact your local school for additional information and to schedule an appointment. The dates and times are listed below: Monday, May 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Mount View Elementary School, Thorndike Tuesday, May 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Troy Central School, ...

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    April 27, 2010

    Frankfort Scouts sponsor Waldo District Jamboree on the Trail

    On April 24, Frankfort's Boy Scout Troop 34 sponsored the Waldo District Annual Jamboree on the Trail. This year's trail was a climb up Mt. Waldo. Cub Scouts hike a distance of five miles, while the Boy Scout hike is 10 miles. Scouts solicit sponsors for their hike. The Jamboree on the Trail is a fundraiser that the Scouts use to raise money for their individual and troop activities. A cookout was waiting for the ...

  • Published
    April 26, 2010

    Free martial arts classes to be offered at Waterfall Arts

    Master Gelo's Family Karate will offer free introductory martial arts classes at Waterfall Arts in Belfast Wednesday, May 5. Tai chi will be offered at 5 p.m., kids' karate at 6:15 p.m. and adult karate at 7 p.m. Space is limited, so call to reserve a spot. For more information call Randy Gelo at 505-0980. The study of martial arts helps teach responsibility, respect, focus, discipline and self-control. It ...


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