The 75th Maine Lobster Festival is still seeking volunteers to serve in the Food Tent on Friday, August 5, Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 7. The Festival organizers are looking for groups of middle school and high school students to help clean tables. These groups could be sports teams, clubs, etc. in groups of...

Merryspring will be holding a special “Party in the Park” on Wednesday, August 10, to raise funds for general upkeep of the 66-acre Nature Center. This first-ever “Party in the Park” will feature live musicians, food trucks, a cornhole tournament, lawn games, a raffle, outdoor art unveiling, and lovely gardens. Admission entitles each adult to...

Summer Gardening, Studio and CNA classes to run in August Fall catalogs are in the mail and MCST Adult Ed is seeing early registrations for such diverse classes as Cyber Safety, Google drive, Perennial Combinations, Welding (MIG I and STICK). Meanwhile, space is still available in our Summer Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course, beginning August...

The Camden Public Library and artist Colin Page, owner of the Page Gallery on Bay View Street, are hosting an encore of “Camden on Canvas.” The event, to be held throughout town July 29 to July 31, is to benefit the Library’s Campaign for the Future. Twenty notable New England landscape artists will paint, en plein air, at various times...

Earlier this year, two couples stepped forward to offer matching gifts to help animals at Pope Memorial Humane Society (PMHS). Martine Richard LaBrie & Dr. Henry LaBrie of Friendship, and Kelly and Jaymie Bonavia of Camden, together offered a $50,000 match, to hopefully inspire the community to donate another $50,000. PMHS is tickled to announce...

More than $53,000 in Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) grants will help strengthen nonprofit organizations and projects in Knox County. The nine grants through MaineCF’s Community Building Grant Program include $53,307 recommended by the Knox County Committee and two additional grants totaling $7,658 from people with donor-advised funds. Grant recipients include: · Island Village Childcare, Vinalhaven,...

The 29th Annual North Atlantic Blues Festival is a two-day blues music festival featuring national blues performers and is considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. The festival is held July 16 & 17 at the Public Landing in Rockland, Maine, overlooking picturesque Rockland Harbor. Some of the top names in blues...

The Discover Maine Rail Pass is the best choice for a flexible and budget-friendly Maine travel experience. Passengers can enjoy up to 10 one-way trips between any Maine station within a 7 day period for just $19 per person. With stops in Wells, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Freeport, and Brunswick, passengers can discover historic cities, beautiful beaches, outlet shopping, world-class dining, theater, entertainment and more… JUST steps from the Downeaster stations.  It’s...

After a two year break, The Maine Lobster Festival is gearing up for its 75th Annual event. Festival organizers are seeking business groups to help the Festival succeed, with fifteen, 4-hour shifts available in various tents and other locations on the festival grounds.  Please contact John Ferraiolo for more information:  207-594-9840, ext. 5, or

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