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Bereavement Support Volunteer Training

Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County is pleased to announce a winter session of training for Bereavement Support Volunteers, for those who would like to support others who are grieving the loss of a loved one.  The training will be held Wednesdays, January 4 - February 15, 2017, from 3:30 -...

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Ellsworth Area Chamber Receives DART Tourism Award

The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce won the Leadership and Growth award “Special Event” for its Autumn Gold celebration that takes place every year on the last weekend of September.  The Downeast and Acadia Regional Tourism Symposium and Awards took place today, at the Schoodic Institute.  DART is one of...

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Leadership Hancock County 2017 Host Sites Announced

Leadership Hancock County, the Chamber’s popular leadership development program has announced the host site locations for the 2017 classes. LHC, a program modeled after other leadership programs around the state as well as Leadership Maine, offers facilitated sessions in leadership topics as well as an in depth look at some...

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Downeast Sunrise Trail Extension Completed

Commissioners Whitcomb and Bernhardt to attend Ribbon Cutting Ceremony December 2 ELLSWORTH – The Downeast Sunrise Trail (DEST) has now been completed with addition of the final two miles from Hancock into Ellsworth, after a quarter century of work. Commissioners from two collaborating state agencies and community partners will be on...

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Downtown Ellsworth Holiday Market

 The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce and the Ellsworth Downtown Association,  have collaborated on bringing a Holiday Marketplace to the empty Grasshopper space in downtown Ellsworth.  The Marketplace will open on Black Friday November 25 and run consecutive weekends, Friday thru Sunday until Christmas Eve Saturday December 24th.  The Holiday...

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Federal Judge Blocks New Overtime Regulations

 As we reported earlier this year, on May 18, 2016, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor published a final rule to be effective as of December 1, 2016, which would raise to $913 per week, or $47,476 per year, the minimum salary level for exemption...

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Schoodic Institute Winter Carnival

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park proudly presents the 3rd annual Acadia Winter Festival on the weekend of Feb. 10-12 on Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor.  The Winter Festival's indoor and outdoor family-friendly programming includes birding, cross-country skiing, children's craft workshops, special guest lectures, movies, and so much more!  Lodging and meals will...

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FREE Community Health Forum – MCMH

  Varicose and Spider Veins: Common Questions and Treatments Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a free health education event “Varicose and Spider Veins: Common Questions and Treatments” on Monday, November 14, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the MCMH Classroom.  (Door C). Varicose and spider veins are common issues that can develop...

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