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Mind Body Spirit Festival in Belfast

Saturday, May 31, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: University of Maine Hutchinson Center ,Me 04915, 80 Belmont Ave, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-314-1499; mindbodyspiritfestival.org May 31th, Saturday—Mind Body Spirit Festival 10am-4pm. Belfast, Maine. Enjoy this festival of holistic health practitioners, readings from psychics and mediums, animal communicator, …

Conference for entrepreneurs and small-business owners to be held at UMaine

ORONO, Maine — A half-day conference meant to bring together small-business owners and entrepreneurs with business leaders and University of Maine faculty will be offered by the UMaine alumni association on Friday afternoon. At the conference, called “Making It in Maine,” alumni who are interested in opening a small business, …

CDC: Childhood vaccines save 731,700 lives and $1.7 trillion

LOS ANGELES — How much are childhood vaccines worth to America? Nearly $1.7 trillion, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That dollar figure represents the net savings of 20 years’ worth of vaccines administered to American children born between 1994 and 2013 over their entire lifetimes, according …

Rose Bike Trek Demo Day

Sunday, May 4, 2014 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Rose Bike, 9 Pine St, Orono, ME For more information: 207-866-3525; rosebike.com Come join Rose Bike and Trek for a factory demo day. Test ride Trek’s new line of Road/ Mountain/ WSD bikes before you buy them. There will be …

Rose Bike Trek Demo Day

Come join Rose Bike and Trek for a factory demo day. Test ride Trek’s new line of Road/ Mountain/ WSD bikes before you buy them. There will be food and beverages available, along with a marked loop for MTB riders. Ride a bike and receive a discount coupon toward the …

TAMC Cardiac Rehab helps County woman heal heart to help others

Aroostook County – A County woman has a new lease on life and celebrated it recently by walking in the 33rd Annual UMPI Spring Runoff 5K Road Race with a staff member from TAMC’s Cardiac Rehab Department who helped make it possible. Carolyn Kimball of Presque Isle, a retired Aroostook …

Maine Humanities Council receives $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Lizz Sinclair, Maine Humanities Council, 207-773-5051 April 24, 2014 PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Humanities Council has received a grant of $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop and offer programming for veterans in Maine and nationwide. Building on the multi-year …

TV, radio schedule for April 25, 2014

AUTO RACING Sprint Cup, Toyota Owners 400, practice, 10 a.m., final practice, 1 p.m., qualifying, 5 p.m., FS1-TV Nationwide Series, ToyotaCare 250,qualifying, 3 p.m., ESPN2-TV; WTME Rumford (780 & 1450 AM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at TORONTO, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU …

Hodgdon woman in meth lab case has requested jury trial, two others jailed

HOULTON, Maine — The case against a Hodgdon woman who was arrested with two other individuals in January 2013 after an alleged methamphetamine lab was discovered near downtown Houlton continues to linger in the court system. Aroostook County Assistant District Attorney Kurt Kafferlin said Thursday that Crystal Dehahn, 27, has …

Mercy Hospital’s Sarah Vasil honored for work in sexual assault

PORTLAND, Maine – Mercy Health System of Maine is pleased to announce that Sarah Vasil, RN, a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) in the Emergency Department, was presented with this year’s SAFE Award on April 1, at the annual Blaine House Tea on April 1. Her exceptional dedication and care for …