Gloucester to christen its new launch boat on May 19 Source: wickedlocal.com

The City of Gloucester is proud to announce the start-up of a launch service in its beautiful harbor. The launch is a first-class, 26-foot, 24-passenger, solid fiberglass “Duffy” built by Atlantic Boat Company. The public is invited to the christening on Sunday, May 19 at noon at the Harbormaster’s Dock, 19 Harbor Loop, Gloucester. Rides will be available, weather permitting.

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Bar Harbor Times Community News

  • Solar array will serve multiple functions for library
    With the aid of a grant from Efficiency Maine, the Lincolnville Community Library began installation of a solar electric system July 29. Working with solar energy company ReVision Energy, which has offices in Liberty and Portland, library volunteers wrote the grant proposal for $15,000, which will include an education component, said volunteer Cindy Dunham. A meter monitor on the outside of the building will make ...
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    Under glorious skies after the morning's rain, eight crews in Daysailers tacked and trimmed their sails, rounded an orange buoy, then let their sails out wide to capture what they could of a faint summer breeze during a junior sailing race Thursday, July 24. The sailing program is the "pride and joy" of The Northport Yacht Club, now in its 75th year. Approximately 100 people, both club members and Bayside ...
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    If you passed at least one GED final test, you have until the end of this year to combine existing GED scores with HiSet scores to achieve your high school equivalency diploma. Belfast Adult Education holds orientation for its monthly HiSET Prep course on the first Wednesday of each month from 1 to 5 p.m. Call Belfast Adult Education at 338-3197 to register. Remember that Maine will combine prior GED scores with ...
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    Parking was the most heated issue on a long agenda when the Board of Selectmen met Monday, July 28. Resident Pat Shannon came before the Board to complain about the “sudden” enforcement of the four-hour time limit in the Beach parking lots. “I've never known anyone who's ever gotten a ticket,” she said, though she recently received one. She said she had lately started a part-time job on Islesboro and had no other ...

National Park Service Newsfeed

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    The National Park Service celebrated the accomplishments and legacy of Alaska Native Walter Harper during the dedication ceremony for the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station on Wednesday, July 2. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/walter-harper-talkeetna-ranger-station-dedication.htm
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    When a breeding wolf dies, its sex and the size of its pack can determine whether that pack continues or disbands, according to research published on July 8, 2014 in the Journal of Animal Ecology. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/wolf-population-dynamics-research.htm

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