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IRS: Unemployment compensation is taxable; Have tax withheld now and avoid a tax-time surprise

August 21, 2020

With millions of Americans now receiving taxable unemployment compensation, many of them for the first time, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded people receiving unemployment compensation (beneficiaries) that they can have tax withheld from their benefits now to help avoid owing taxes on this income when they file their federal income tax return next year. More...

Dembski SoundCheck a rare musical voyage

August 21, 2020

The Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St., will resume its new SoundCheck series of safely distanced 45-seats/one-set-only concerts in the auditorium Friday, Aug. 28, at 7:30 p.m. Pianist Peter Dembski will present an intimate evening of improvisation. More...

Nine Skelton Taintor & Abbott Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers®

August 21, 2020

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have released the 2021 Best Lawyers in America® list. Nine attorneys from the firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott have been named. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession. A listing reflects the respect of fellow members of the legal profession as well as the public. More...

Camden Falls Gallery presents: “The Beauty of Wood on Water”

August 21, 2020

Camden Falls Gallery is proud to present our annual boat show “The Beauty of Wood on Water”, which typically coincides with the Camden Windjammer Festival. The show begins August 20th and runs through September 4th, 2020. We have decided to continue on our boat show tradition despite the unfortunate cancellation of the Camden Windjammer Festival due to COVID-19. More...

MCST Course Catalogs are Ready!

August 20, 2020

The new catalogs are at the post office! RSU13-area residents will see their MCST Adult Ed catalog in the mail before the end of the month. There is so much to consider this season! View or register on our website: www.midcoastadulted.com. Our programs are clearly marked as in-person, online only, or in-person with the option of presenting via Zoom, if necessary. More...

Learn About the SeedTree Program in Rural Nepal

August 20, 2020

On Tuesday, September 1, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library will host Dr. Brian Roth and Carol Kamala Kinsey for an online presentation about their experiences in Nepal with an organization called SeedTree. The program will be held on the Zoom platform. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend. More...

Camden National Bank expands executive team with internal promotions

August 20, 2020

Camden National Bank announced that effective September 1, 2020, Timothy P. Nightingale will become Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, and Ryan A. Smith will be promoted from Senior Vice President, Director of Credit Administration to Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking. Nightingale joined Camden National Bank more than 20 years ago and most recently served as Executive Vice President, Senior Loan Officer. Smith joined the bank in 2012 and has since been promoted to leadership roles in commercial banking, treasury management, and credit administration, culminating in his new position on the executive team. More...

9th Annual Karen's 5k is a Go Virtually!!!

August 20, 2020

For 2020, the Energy 4 Life Karen’s 5k run/walk will go on, but this year it will be a virtual 5k. For the past 8 years, participants have gathered in Rockland, Maine to run or walk a 5k and raise money for the Maine Cancer Foundation and help locals fighting cancer. With the difficulties that this year has presented with COVID-19, the race is being held virtually rather than encourage a large gathering. More...

Changing your College Plans This Fall? Stay Safe and Local at URock

August 20, 2020

As UMA gets ready to open the fall term at the Rockland Center on August 31, local college students can choose from a mix of course modalities including in-person learning as well as fully online and other options in between. Safety guidelines adopted by the University of Mine System are in place at URock and students can be assured they are followed closely. More...

Celebrated Nixon-era Women’s Rights Leader Gives Book Talk for Camden Library

August 20, 2020

On Thursday, September 3, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes the Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin, the 29th US Secretary of Commerce for an online presentation. She will be discussing the book, A Matter of Simple Justice by Les Strout, in a program hosted on Zoom. The book, originally released in 2012, has been re-released this year to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend. More...