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    August 15, 2022

    UMaine Extension offers Master Gardener volunteer training

    University of Maine Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for its Master Gardener Volunteers training program, scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 24. The training includes self-paced online learning modules along with live virtual sessions with horticultural experts from across the state, according to a news release from the UMaine extension. Designed to train volunteers for horticulture […]

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    August 14, 2022

    Extension launches online Maine farmers market price report

    Maine farmers can now access a new online tool to search for current market-specific price data to help refine their business plans, apply for financing or manage day-to-day operations. The Maine Farmers Market Price Report, extension.umaine.edu, provides updated price data by commodity, commercial or organic, and is searchable by region or statewide using an interactive […]

  • Published
    August 14, 2022

    Ag department, ag producers announce win-win with streamlined delivery of Emergency Relief Programs

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has processed more than 255,000 applications for the new Emergency Relief Program. USDA has made approximately $6.1 billion, to date, in payments to commodity and specialty crop producers to help offset eligible losses from qualifying 2020 and 2021 natural disasters. By breaking-down agency barriers, using existing data across […]

  • Published
    August 14, 2022

    Wiscasset gallery show, featuring 7 artists, set to open Aug. 20

    The newest show at the Maine Art Gallery at 15 Warren St. in Wiscasset plans to open on Saturday, Aug. 20, with seven artists who bonded during abstract painting classes at the Maine College of Art and Design. They developed a strong connection with their teacher Michel Droge, and chose to repeat their class several […]

  • Published
    August 14, 2022

    Chicken barbecue featured at Chesterville Family Fun Day

    CHESTERVILLE — A chicken barbecue at Chesterville Family Fun Day, sponsored by the North Chesterville Extension Homemakers, is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Chesterville Town Office, 409 Dutch Gap Road The chicken will be cooked by Bob Gramlich, the meal will consist of 1/2 chicken, pickles, chips, roll […]

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    August 13, 2022

    Tough End String Band to perform Johnson Hall Free Waterfront Concert

    Johnson Hall’s Free Waterfront Concert Series will feature Tough End String Band at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the Gardiner Landing in Waterfront Park. The band has been serving a spicy brew of acoustic music: old-time, bluegrass, jazz and more. Members of the band include Anthony Viselli, mandolin; Ryu Mitsuhashi, violin; Paul Riechmann, bass; […]

  • Published
    August 13, 2022

    Oquossoc parish to host outdoor celebration of the Eucharist Aug. 21

    A day to celebrate the Eucharist, source and summit of the Christian faith, will be held for parishioners and community members who live in or are staying in the towns of Our Lady of the Lakes Parish (Our Lady of the Lakes Church, Oquossoc; St. Luke Church, Rangeley; St. John Church, Stratton; Bell Chapel, Sugarloaf […]

  • Published
    August 12, 2022

    Farmington-based coalition announces August mobile outreach services

    Services include health screenings, harm reduction services, COVID vaccines for those 18 and older.

  • Published
    August 12, 2022

    Chesterville event to kick off with a parade Aug. 20, vendor tables available

    Chesterville Family Fun Day, a free event, is planned for Saturday, Aug. 20, with a parade starting at 9 a.m. on the Valley Road in Chesterville and ending at the Town Office at 409 Dutch Gap Road. In the event of rain, the parade will be held Sunday, Aug. 21. Setup will begin at 8:30 […]

  • Published
    August 12, 2022

    East Wilton Masons taking reservations for Aug. 20 supper

    EAST WILTON — A public takeout supper is planned for 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 70 Bryant Road. The menu will include a pulled pork meal. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. Home deliveries are available in the Wilton and Farmington […]

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