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    February 9, 2010

    Church Chimes — Feb. 10 edition

    St. Margaret's to sponsor film on HaitiSt. Margaret's Episcopal Church will sponsor a special screening of "Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy" at The Colonial Theater Monday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. as a fundraiser for Haiti. The film, produced last year by Tet Ansanm Productions, has been nominated for the Social Justice Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and the Best ...

  • Published
    February 8, 2010

    Belfast Co-op introduces new lending library

    The Belfast Co-op has added a lending library to the list of educational resources available to the community through the member-owned store's outreach program. Customers and community members may now visit the store to check out books and DVDs related to healthy and sustainable living at no cost, although a deposit of $10 is required to take out DVDs in order to ensure their safe return. Books are being ...

  • Published
    February 4, 2010

    Searsport girl celebrates first birthday

    Siena Leigh Sommer celebrated her first birthday Jan. 2. Her parents are Tim Sommer and Shannon Cross of Searsport; her grandparents are Art and Cathie Cross of Knox and Phyllis Somer of Searsport; and her great-grandparents are Arthur and Alcyone Cross of Waldo and Wanda Kenney of Knox.

  • Published
    February 4, 2010

    Islesboro seeks students for magnet program

    Islesboro Central School is expanding its popular magnet program. In an effort to increase diversity for its middle and high school student bodies, ICS is seeking motivated students who are interested in low teacher/student ratios and individual attention. We currently have 14 magnet students and have limited space for more. There will be an information session Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. in the Hutchinson ...

  • Published
    February 4, 2010

    Retired local teacher talks about climate change on Maine’s coast

    "Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and Impacts" is the subject of a talk by retired Belfast High School teacher Lawrence "Lucky" Greenleaf Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Belfast Free Library. The lecture is the latest in a series of monthly events sponsored by the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition. "It is time for planning along the coast of Maine," Greenleaf said. "Time to recognize the impending changes and ...

  • Published
    February 3, 2010

    Community market offers basketry demo and workshop

    Saturday, Feb. 20 the Unity Community Market will feature the usual array of local meats, fresh breads and other baked goods, homemade preserves, local honey, goat milk soap and cheese, good coffee, hot soup, an inexpensive lunch and assorted crafts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, a basket-making workshop and demonstration will be held from 10 a.m. to noon.. Watching and asking questions is free, but a $5 ...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    Leadership class to be offered by Extension Service

    Have you ever been in a group and then were asked to lead it — and produce results? People get frustrated and discouraged when groups aren't effective. And more and more, we are asked to team up to get things done on the job, in our towns, for schools and in our communities. The Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 Training Series is designed to help local citizens learn how to get work done more ...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    Mount View alumnus offers $5,000 matching gift

    Future MSAD 3 officials have announced a new $5,000 matching gift from a Mount View alumnus for First Things First, the $124,000 fund drive supporting the ground work for future athletic enhancements at the new K-12 Mount View School in Thorndike. Rob Nielsen of Camas, Wash., is providing the $5,000 matching gift. Nielsen is a 1982 graduate of Mount View High School, and is the son of Glen Bridges of Freedom ...

  • Published
    February 2, 2010

    Non ‘group person’ finds WCGH cancer support group helpful

    Waldo County General Hospital's Cancer Education and Support Group for anyone who has or has had cancer and their family members and friends meets the second Monday of each month from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. in the hospital's education center. Following a recent meeting, Elizabeth Bonwich — who was a reluctant attendee — wrote in her journal about the experience: Hiding out in the safety of my car, I watched people ...

  • Published
    February 1, 2010

    Habitat for Humanity offers training session

    The new Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County Faith Relations Committee will hold a training session for anyone interested in being a contact person or liaison from a church or faith community to Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County. The session will include learning about what Habitat for Humanity is and does, what you need to know, how you can involve your faith community in the work of Habitat for Humanity ...

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