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    May 28, 2010

    Airplane rides offered to young aspiring aviators

    Pilots and members of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1434 in Belfast will be offering free airplane rides for kids ages 8-17 at the Belfast Municipal Airport from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12. The rides are provided as a way to introduce kids to the world of aviation. Kids will need to bring a parent or guardian to register. An alternative day in case of bad weather is Sunday, June 13. For ...

  • Published
    May 27, 2010

    Liberian Education Fund to hold benefit dinner

    The Liberian Education Fund holds its annual benefit dinner Wednesday June 2, 6-8 p.m. in the Belfast Area High School music wing. The organization awards scholarships to Liberian high school students to further their education. It is currently supporting nine Liberian students this spring semester and hopes to take on many more in the fall. Enjoy a traditional family-style Liberian feast and catch a glimpse of ...

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    May 27, 2010

    Girl Scouts seek help with Snuggles Project

    Girl Scouts of Maine Cadette Troop 521 are working on The Snuggles Project, a Take Action community service initiative designed to raise awareness of the plight of homeless animals and bring comfort to those in overcrowded shelters. The Snuggles Project is associated with the nonprofit organization Hugs for Homeless Animals, which was founded 1996 and is dedicated to providing relief to homeless and displaced ...

  • Published
    May 26, 2010

    Library announces chess tournament champs

    The fifth annual Belfast Free Library Chess Tournament was held this year in the Abbot room of the library May 17. There were four winners from the three-round tournament with 2.5 points each. They are: Chase Sanders, Bryce Caldwell, Corey Deschammps, and Guthrie Purinton-Brown. The chess tournament would like to thank the following businesses for providing pizza at the tournament: Bayside Store, Pizza Hut, ...

  • Published
    May 26, 2010

    High school Envirothon team brings home trophy

    The newly formed Belfast Area High School Envirothon team competed at the regional meet at Unity College May 21 and brought back a second-place trophy. By placing second, the team qualified to move on to the Maine State Envirothon Finals at Husson University in Bangor May 27. The regional coordinator said of all teams moving on to the state level, "This is an incredible accomplishment — I know some teams have ...

  • Published
    May 26, 2010

    Festivities planned for Winterport’s 150th anniversary

    A Winterport business group has announced plans for a Main Street farmers' market that will accompany a summer-long celebration of the town's 150th anniversary. The Executive Committee of the Winterport Area Business Association voted this week to include the market in its plans, which also will comprise a variety of events ranging from a community barbecue to a multi-denominational religious service. WABA ...

  • Published
    May 26, 2010

    MCC welcomes new team members

    The Maine Conservation Corps recently welcomed Carl Keicher of Sandy Point and Andrea Simoneau of Brooks to serve as team members and AmeriCorps volunteers for the summer. The MCC conducts conservation projects throughout the state of Maine, including extensive recreational trail construction and rehabilitation. Keicher is the son of Faith Campbell, also of SandyPoint. He is a 2002 graduate of Searsport ...

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    May 26, 2010

    Waldo County Technical Center opens new greenhouse

    Students in Waldo County Technical Center's horticulture and natural resources program are busy selling seedlings out of their new, modern, high-tech greenhouse. They have a variety of annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs for sale. The greenhouse is open during the school week from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. when the sign is up by the road. The students, along with some adult volunteers, started building the ...

  • Published
    May 25, 2010

    Tech Center horticulture and natural resources students win gold

    Waldo County Technical Center's horticulture and natural resources students who are members of the Waldo County Future Farmers of America chapter attended the FFA State Convention at the University of Maine in Orono on May 6 and 7. They attended career development events and participated in business meetings and leadership activities during the two-day gathering. The students won first place in the Floriculture,...

  • Published
    May 25, 2010

    Participants sought for craft and car show

    The organizers of the third annual Craft Fair & Car Show at Mosman Park are now taking applications for crafters and car owners. Crafters may reserve a 12-by-12-foot spot for $15, and the cost for each car entered is $5. This year, there will be food for breakfast and lunch prepared by the Boy Scouts, and fun for kids with two jump houses brought by Grace Tabernacle Church. The event will be held Saturday, ...

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