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FOR YOUR HEALTH: The Time Thief Affecting More Than Half of Americans: Poor Mental Health

(NAPSI)—The latest GeneSight® Mental Health Monitor survey shows that nearly half of Americans feel they have lost time in their lives due to poor mental health. Courtney Nugent suffered a decade-long struggle with anxiety. At first, medication helped manage her anxiety. However, after a surgery, she found her medication was no longer keeping her anxiety […]

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce announces Joseph B. Ezhaya scholarship award winner

Olivia Varney, of Pittsfield, was selected as the scholarship recipient from a field of applicants. Varney graduated this spring from the Maine Central Institute High School, in Pittsfield, class of 2024. Varney was inducted into the National Honor Society and Honor Society for Visual & Performing Arts, as being involved with the student council and […]

EVENTS: “No Spring Chickens” & prizes at Democratic lobster bake

“No Spring Chickens” – Two chicks with guitars, dynamic vocals, and lush harmonies” – will provide music during the Lincoln County Democratic Committee (LCDC) Family Fun Day Lobster Bake on Sunday, Aug. 4, in Waldoboro. Linda (Blaze) Picceri and Michelle Tanguay, of Waldoboro, make up No Spring Chickens. From heartfelt originals to high energy covers, […]

Local students honored at Annual SkillsUSA Workforce Development Event

Atlanta, Ga. (Grassroots Newswire) July 3, 2024 – Two Career and technical students in central Maine were recognized at the 2024 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Atlanta, on June 26-27. Students were invited to the event to demonstrate their technical skills, workplace skills and personal skills in 115 hands-on occupational and leadership competitions including robotics, automotive […]

AARP Awards Grants to two central Maine towns

AARP has announced 14 organizations throughout Maine will receive 2024 Community Challenge grants – part of AARP’s largest investment in communities to date with $3.8 million awarded among 343 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable by improving public places; transportation; housing; digital connections; and more, with an emphasis […]

OBITUARIES for Thursday, July 18, 2024

ELIZABETH GOODWIN WATERVILLE – Elizabeth Goodwin, 100, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at Woodlands Senior Living- ALF, in Waterville. Born in Portland on April 16, 1924, she was raised in Vassalboro as the daughter of the late Merle and Pauline (Libby) Cole and sister of the late Phyllis (Cole) Albee. After graduation […]

EVENTS: Oakfest scheduled for July 26-28, 2024

Come experience a weekend of family fun Friday through Sunday, July 26 – July 28, and see why Oakfest is rated among the “10 Best Outdoor Festivals in Maine” this summer! This year’s Oakfest theme is “Christmas in July” with three days of family entertainment beginning Friday evening with food, music, and a parade on […]