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2019 Laurendeau Scholarships Announced

  ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The scholarship subcommittee of the Maine Community Foundation’s Androscoggin County Committee awarded three renewable Laurendeau Scholarships totaling $4,000. Recipients are Grace Despres, Fayette, attending Case Western Reserve University; Britney Nadeau, New Canada, Husson University; and Elizabeth Parker, Northport, University of Maine. Established in 2013, the statewide Laurendeau...

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Castine Exhibit Talk Explores History of Fish and Ships

The exhibit Risky Business explores the range of risk factors associated with Castine’s 19th century shipbuilding and trade.   Castine - Join the Castine Historical Society on Tuesday, August 27 at 5:00 p.m. for a free behind-the-scenes exhibit talk to be held at the Abbott School gallery, 17 School Street, Castine. The...

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Gallery Talk at Courthouse Gallery “Meaning in Layers”

Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery will host “Meaning in Layers” on Wednesday, August 28 at 5:30pm. Artist Charlie Hewitt and art critic Daniel Kany will talk about Hewitt’s work and the strategies behind making art, and how the creative process, technique, and cultural meaning come together in contemporary art. A solo show of Hewitt’s large-scale abstract paintings and neon constructions...

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 Beloved folk musician and Mainer David Mallet plays the Stonington Opera House on August 31, 7pm. Photo courtesy of the artist.   STONINGTON— Opera House Arts (OHA) is thrilled to bring August to a close with legendary folk musician David Mallet and his celebration of rural life in concert at the Stonington...

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Grants Available to Fund Transportation Programs for Older People

 PORTLAND – Grants of up to $10,000 are available through the Maine Community Foundation for community-based efforts to improve or increase access to transportation that may also reduce social isolation for older people. The Maine Charity Foundation Fund grants will support new volunteer driver programs, expansion of transportation programs, and improvements...

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