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Maine credit unions raise over $792K to end hunger

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Credit unions from across Maine gathered in Freeport on Tuesday to celebrate the conclusion of the Maine Credit Union League’s 2018 Campaign for Ending Hunger. The initiative, backed by all of...

Five Maine ‘healthy food’ nonprofits receive $125K from Harvard Pilgrim

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has awarded $125,000 to five Maine community food programs, part of the nearly $625,000 in new Healthy Food Fund grants awarded to 25 nonprofits in Connecticut,...

Tenants of future Waterville arts center building find new homes

Maureen Milliken |

Businesses, organizations and even the City Council Chamber have found new space in the region as plans by Waterville Creates! and Colby College for an arts center at 93 Main St. move forward.

Thanks to 'Gardens Aglow,' Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' numbers continue to grow

Laurie Schreiber |

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay continues to break visitation records, which results in economic impact to the region, but has also prompted management reviews.

Six projects receive funds in ninth round of Coastal Community Grant Program

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Six projects from South Portland to Stonington were awarded state Department of Agriculture Conservation and Forestry grants that will help provide support for projects ranging from identifying ways...

Bar Harbor Historical Society on track to buy Seacoast Mission building

Laurie Schreiber |

The Bar Harbor Historical Society is scheduled on March 31 to close the purchase of the former Maine Seacoast Mission building, a historic structure known as “La Rochelle” on West Street...

Swish-Out charity basketball event raises $45K for Maine Children’s Cancer Program

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A charity basketball tournament on Sunday sponsored by Town & Country Federal Credit Union raised $45,000 for children with cancer and their families, bringing the event’s 25-year total to...

Maine 4-H Foundation purchases Greenland Point Center in Princeton

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With the help of numerous donations, Maine 4-H Foundation has purchased the 64-acre Greenland Point Center in Princeton.

Harvard Pilgrim’s foundation awards $181K to Maine programs

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation announced Monday that it awarded more than $1.25 million in grants to 885 nonprofit organizations in more than 350 communities in Connecticut, Maine,...

The Telling Room chosen as 2019 TD Beach to Beacon 10K beneficiary

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The TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race has chosen The Telling Room, a nonprofit writing center based in Portland that empowers youth through writing, as its 2019 race beneficiary.