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12 Days of Giving Campaign Supports Knox County Homeless Coalition

February 4, 2021

As part of the recent merger of Damariscotta Bank & Trust with Bangor Savings Bank, employees at the financial institution supported local non-profits through 12 Days of Giving. More...

West Bay Rotary donates $840 to the Shields Mission Project

February 4, 2021

On Saturday, January 30, 2021, Lucky the Duck and West Bay Rotarian Leamon Scott presented an $840.06 check to Shields Mission Project Administrator Jeanne Denny. More...

EITC Awareness Day: Critical tax credit provides a significant refund boost to millions

February 4, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service and partners across the nation remind taxpayers about the Earned Income Tax Credit today on “EITC Awareness Day” 2021. The IRS and partners nationwide urge people to check to see if they qualify for this important credit. More...

Page Gallery presents Youth Art Show through February 19

February 4, 2021

Working with local schools and through social media outlets, the Page Gallery gave away over 250 panels to kids throughout the community, with a subject prompt to make a piece of art depicting their favorite place, real or imagined. The show celebrates a child's uninhibited ability to create and promises to inspire artists of all ages. The exhibition opened January 15th and will be on display through February 19th. The gallery continues to take in more work through February vacation week. More...

Free after-school program at Aldermere Farm

February 4, 2021

This March, Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) invites youth ages 10 to 18 to work hands-on with Belted Galloway calves at Aldermere Farm, a historic saltwater farm preserve located at 20 Russell Avenue in Rockport. Starting March 1st, Aldermere Farm will host a three-week long session of Farm Hands (3:30-5:00 PM every Monday and Wednesday), a free program for youth to practice haltering, grooming, and leading young calves. More...

Films to stream from the Strand in February

February 4, 2021

The Strand Theatre continues to present new release films to stream from their website. Five films will be available throughout the month of February. More...

OUT Maine awarded over $100k in grant funding

February 4, 2021

Thanks to Jane’s Trust and You Have Our Trust Fund, OUT Maine is converting its in-person professional development curriculum and expanding the content to reach even more teachers and service providers who work with LGBTQ+ youth. More...

Benefit Auction is February 5

January 29, 2021

Auction items continue to stream in for the upcoming virtual auction to benefit Allen & Cathy Jackson of Washington. This event, sponsored by Aflac-Sheila Lowe, will happen on Facebook Live next Friday, February 5 starting at 6PM. The Jacksons are both battling life-threatening medical conditions. Dozens of auction items have already been contributed, including jewelry, lobsters, artwork, tools, and a wide variety of gift certificates. Check the Facebook event for more details, and email sheila_lowe@us.aflac.com if you have items to contribute! More...

Library Talk Explores Triggers That Make Us Want to Eat

January 28, 2021

On Thursday, February 4, at 6:30 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes back wellness coach Hester Kohl Brooks for a free online presentation entitled Why Do I Eat? This program will help participants identify the most common physical, emotional, and environmental triggers that make them want to eat. Participants will also learn how those triggers can help them determine what they really need. More...

SBA presents Operation Boots to Business

January 28, 2021

Are you interested in starting your own business? Please join us for Virtual Boots to Business, a free, two-day entrepreneurial training course for veterans. February 24th and 25th, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm each day.
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