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It's Time for Penobscot Language School's Spring Cena!

April 25, 2017

​Everyone is welcome at this Italian potluck meal served here at the school Wednesday, May 10th at 6 p.m. Bring your favorite dish to share and join us for an evening of conversation and enjoyment. More...

Grammar and Business Writing Workshop

April 25, 2017

Grammar and business writing will be the focus of a workshop June 9 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center.

The workshop includes a session from 8:30 a.m.–noon., “Making Your Business Writing More Effective – including Email”. Practical, easy-to-learn tools for effective writing will be presented, with special attention given to writing emails. Common business formats will be presented to understand their structure and characteristics. Specific content will include writing process and its purpose, readership, organization, drafting, revision and editing. More...

P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center to hold Spring Fling and Pet Parade, May 13

April 25, 2017

P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center is celebrating spring at its annual Spring Fling and Pet Parade on Saturday, May 13 in Camden Harbor Park. The event will coincide with the Camden is Blooming event and sidewalk sale in Downtown Camden. More...

IRS Seeks Applications for Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee

April 25, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service is requesting membership nominations for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC), a federal advisory committee that provides recommendations to the IRS on various tax administration issues.

Members are appointed to three-year terms, but terms are staggered so that approximately one-third of the committee membership changes each year. Nominations are currently being accepted for up to seven appointments that will begin in January 2018.

The deadline for submitting applications is May 21, 2017. More...

Call for Plein Air Artists to participate in 'Wet Paint on the Weskeag'

April 21, 2017

The Kelpie Gallery announces a call for artist submissions for Wet Paint on the Weskeag!, the fourth annual juried Wet Paint benefit auction for the Georges River Land Trust. During the weekend of the event, selected artists will paint en plein air on properties protected by the Land Trust. Artists will create works on Friday, August 11 or Saturday, August 12, which will then be previewed at the gallery on Sunday, August 13 during a cocktail reception and auctioned off that evening. Proceeds from artwork sold will be split 50/50 with the artists and the Georges River Land Trust. More...

Pen Bay Medical Center Achieves Straight “A’s” for Patient Safety in The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

April 21, 2017

The Leapfrog Group, the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety, recently announced new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and Pen Bay Medical Center once again earned an “A.” Pen Bay Medical Center has achieved straight A’s since the inception of the Safety Grade in 2012, and is one of only 63 hospitals nationwide to attain this honor. More...

Ethical Dimensions of Self-care in Social Work and Human Services at the Hutchinson Center

April 21, 2017

Ethical dimensions of self-care in social work and human services will be the focus of a workshop May 17 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, offered by the UMaine School of Social Work.

The experiential workshop, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., is designed to develop skills and understanding of the ethical responsibility to recognize and address vicarious trauma through compassionate self-care. More...

Author Event: Poet Kristen Lindquist, Camden Public Library April 29

April 21, 2017

Camden poet Kristen Lindquist will be celebrating the release of her latest poetry collection Tourists in the Known World on Saturday, April 29, 4:00 – 5:30 pm in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library. She will do a short reading from the book, and copies will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served. More...

Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery to host Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

April 21, 2017

As part of the popular summer concert series at Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery in Union, Lyle Lovett and His Large Band will appear on Sunday evening, August 13th at 7:00pm. More...

Open House at UMaine Hutchinson Center May 3- Registration for Summer and Fall Courses!

April 20, 2017

A drop-in information session for University of Maine summer and fall registration, scholarship information and academic advising will be held Wednesday, May 3 from 4 p.m.–7 p.m. at the Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave., Belfast.

The free public event is for anyone interested in pursuing a college degree, attending college classes, finishing a degree or enrolling in early college as a high school student. More...