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Project Management Program beginning July 25 at the Hutchinson Center

July 16, 2018

A three-day certificate program in Project Management will be offered July 25, Aug. 1 and 8 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Participants from a variety of organizations involved in project management will benefit from this comprehensive training including nonprofit businesses as well as construction, utilities, insurance and banking organizations. More...

UMaine Hutchinson Center announces fall early college opportunities for high school students

July 16, 2018

Beginning Sept. 4, the University of Maine Hutchinson Center will offer fall courses suitable for qualified high school students as part of UMaine’s early college programming. Students and parents are encouraged to contact academic advisor Amy Smith, 207.338.8004, amy.m.smith@maine.edu to learn more about the application process. More...

UMaine Hutchinson Center offers adult degree completion support

July 16, 2018

One-on-one academic advising and student support services are available at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast for Maine adults who want to complete college degrees they started. Those who began their college education years ago, but were unable to complete their degrees also are eligible for scholarships. More...

Schooner Heritage takes the honors in the 42nd Great Schooner Race

July 16, 2018

Forecasts for rain, possible thunderstorms and gusty winds postponed the start of the 42rd Annual Great Schooner Race on Friday, July 6, 2018. About three hours after the scheduled start, the Maine Windjammer Association got the race underway at approximately 1:15pm. Eleven boats raced from Gilkey Harbor in Islesboro to the finish line at the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse. The Schooner Heritage won the race, taking home the Cutty Sark Award trophy. In keeping with tradition, captains Doug and Linda Lee were presented with the trophy and the coveted “Eat My Wake” flag, by the 2017 winner of the award Noah Barnes, Captain of the Schooner Stephen Taber. More...

Dream Local Digital Free Digital Marketing Webinar on July 25

July 16, 2018

We invite you to join us for a free, live webinar on Wednesday, July 25, at noon Eastern, when Dream Local Digital Founder and Client Success Officer Shannon Kinney will share insights on how to measure your marketing using Google Analytics. More...

Golf Fore Kids’ Sake Raises $30,000 in Support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Mentoring in Midcoast

July 16, 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine’s 2018 Golf Fore Kids’ Sake, sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, raised $30,000 to benefit school and community-based mentoring services for children in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties. Twenty-one teams competed in the annual golf tournament, held May 25 at Samoset Golf Club in Rockport. More...

Richmond earns CMIP designation

July 16, 2018

Chris Richmond, a member of the marine insurance division at Allen Insurance and Financial, recently earned the designation of Certified Marine Insurance Professional (CMIP) from the International Institute for Marine Insurance Studies. More...

Free Friday Tours this summer at Aldermere Farm

July 16, 2018

Summer is here and the black-and-white Belted Galloways are grazing the green pastures at Aldermere Farm in Rockport. For those passersby who would like to learn about the farm, Maine Coast Heritage Trust offers the Visitor Center and Friday Farm Tours for the season. More...

P.A.W.S. Tree of Lights – Christmas in July

July 16, 2018

Sea Dog Brewing Company in Camden, ME has partnered with P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center to promote their second annual Tree of Lights fundraising campaign in an effort to help shine a light in honor of beloved pets in our community. Celebrate Christmas in July by honoring one of your special pets! Each year P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center cares for 600+ homeless animals. This annual campaign and all of its proceeds will directly support our Medical Fund, which is used to cover the expense of necessary and emergency medical care for the animals. More...

Bodman earns Safeco Insurance® Award of Excellence

July 16, 2018

Meesha Bodman of Allen Insurance and Financial has earned the Safeco Insurance Award of Excellence, an honor recognizing superior underwriting skill that is achieved by a select group of agents across the country who sell Safeco Insurance. More...