BANGOR - It's perfect timing: two events are coming up this month that will give us all a chance to get out, see friends and neighbors, and support Spruce Run Womancare-Alliance together with some other wonderful community organizations!

EAST MACHIAS - The Washington Hancock Community Agency’s Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) program will host a Veterans’ Resource Fair on Saturday April 18th at the East Machias Town Hall on 571 Main Street.   The event will be open from 10 am to 2 pm, and will offer active duty, retired, guard, and reserves from all military services the opportunity to ask questions about services that are available to them. Representatives from a wide array of national, state, and local organizations will be on hand to talk to veterans and their families and to share information and answer questions.

Senator Patrick’s bill aims to highlight income inequality in Maine

AUGUSTA - Today, a measure that will shine light on income inequality between executive and worker pay received support during a public hearing in the state’s Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development committee.  

“Silent Killer” could be prevented with more detectors

AUGUSTA - A bill that would require more buildings to have carbon monoxide detectors received unanimous support from the state’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee.

Sen. Alfond introduces measure to help working families with children

AUGUSTA - A measure to make child care more affordable to more families by increasing the child care tax credit received broad support at a public hearing in the state’s Education & Cultural Affairs Committee today.

BANGOR — Acadia Hospital Chief Medical Officer Anthony Ng, MD, recently named Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dilek Avci, MD Associate Medical Director of Pediatric Outpatient Services (POS).

Emerge Filmmakers Visiting Local High Schools as Part of Educational Mission

Fifteen College Professors will lead more than 20 Q&A sessions with filmmakers and cast members throughout the festival; The Emerge Film Festival is FREE to all high school and college students

AUBURN - The Emerge Film Festival (EFF) announces a robust partnership with Bates College that will provide professor-lead panel discussions following the screening of several films in the festival. EFF Advisor and Bates College Professor, Jonathan Cavallero who teaches Film and Television Studies in the Rhetoric Department, coordinated the partnership. Cavallero’s classes include “Introduction to Screen Studies,” “Film Theory,” “Italian American Masculinities,” “Bollywood,” and “Immigration and Media.” He is the author of the book Hollywood’s Italian American Filmmakers: Capra, Scorsese, Savoca, Coppola, and Tarantino.

FREEPORT - The Maine Tourism Association is pleased to announce the recipient of their 2015 Hall of Fame Award. The Maine Tourism Association is Maine's oldest and largest tourism organization representing nearly 1500 members throughout Maine. The award will be presented at the Maine Tourism Association's 94th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon being held Friday, May 15th at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport.

NEWPORT - You will learn tips and techniques for getting the word out to potential customers for your agriculture products from Donna Coffin, Extension Educator on Wednesday, April 29th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the NOKOMIS High School, Newport

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Town of Winslow Honors Awards Recipients

WINSLOW - Next MONDAY APRI L 13, 2015 AT 7:00 PM, two officers from the Winslow Police Department and a Firefighter from the Winslow Fire Department will be recognized by the Winslow Town Council for their individual life saving actions during two separate events in less than a month.

BANGOR – Last week, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor announced a partnership with a local family to construct a new home in Bangor. Families who partner with Habitat for Humanity help build their new home and purchase it at a discount with a minimum down payment, taking advantage of a 30-year, zero-percent interest mortgage loan.

BREWER - Tiller & Rye, the region’s first local grocer, will host its grand opening on Tuesday, April 7th at noon at their location on 20 South Main Street, directly across the street from High Tide Restaurant.  

MOUNT DESERT ISLAND - The Mount Desert Island Historical Society invites the public to the Sound School House (373 Sound Drive, Mount Desert) to celebrate the fruits of a long winter’s labor on April 20th, 2015 from 4pm-6pm. Join the Society for the opening of a new permanent exhibit, which presents a history of Mount Desert Island’s schools and the village of Sound.

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