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  • Published
    July 15, 2019

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    PORTLAND Local student attends space academy Zachary Travers of Portland recently attended Advanced Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and […]

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    July 4, 2019

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    AUGUSTA Maine Apprenticeship Program awarded $752,000 grant The Maine Department of Labor announce that the Maine Apprenticeship Program has been awarded a $752,812.68 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to expand apprenticeships in Maine. The funding will be utilized over a three-year period beginning in July 2019. The grant funds will be used to […]

  • Published
    July 1, 2019

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    SOUTH PORTLAND Program will provide free meals for kids The South Portland School Nutrition Program will offer a Summer Food Service Program to provide meals to all children, without charge, during the summer months. Those meals will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis, at the sites and times as follows: Breakfast will be served […]

  • Published
    June 24, 2019

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    SOUTH PORTLAND Hospice will offer training for volunteers Northern Light Home Care & Hospice will offer training this fall for those who wish to become hospice volunteers in Cumberland and York counties. Compassionate, reliable people who have a sincere desire to help hospice patients are being sought to provide a comforting presence, hold a hand, […]

  • Published
    June 16, 2019

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    SCARBOROUGH Hannaford gives $25,000 to Maine Farmland Trust Hannaford announced a $25,000 donation to Maine Farmland Trust as part of its commitment to sustainability and community. The donation was a part of an in-store promotion for Earth Month in which Hannaford donated $2 to the American Farmland Trust and Maine Farmland Trust whenever customers purchased […]

  • Published
    June 10, 2019

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    PORTLAND Rock the House concert raises $1,500 for Habitat Town & Country Federal Credit Union expanded its Rock the House event this year to include a benefit concert that raised $1,500 for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland. The June 1 fundraiser, held at Halo at Thompson’s Point, featured the music of Foreigners Journey, a […]

  • Published
    June 3, 2019

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    KENNEBUNK Museum offers free admission to military, families The Brick Store Museum joins museums nationwide in participating in the 10th summer of Blue Star Museums, a program that provides free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. Blue Star Museums is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts […]

  • Published
    May 27, 2019

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    WEST KENNEBUNK Three dog training classes set for Mondays The Animal Welfare Society is accepting registrations for three upcoming Canine Training Team classes it will offer on Mondays, June 17 through July 1, for dogs who have previously taken basic obedience or received permission from the instructor. All classes will be held at the AWS […]

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