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  • Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:45am

    The Happy Hippy welcomes you to a brand new edition of The Salty Paws. That’s for the month of May. Usually I get around to sending this out around the second week of the month, but I’ve been busy. Very busy.

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  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 1:30pm

    Friends of WPL met on May 18 to share book titles. Recommended as great reads are:

    Hadley, Tessa           The Past

    Lord, Cynthia            Touch Blue

    Ng, Celeste               Little Fires Everywhere

    Reich, Robert            The Common Good

    Roy, Arundhati         The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

    Wait, Lea                   Uncertain Glory

     

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 11:45am

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 11:45am

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:45am

    Summer hours begin and run from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

    The Library will be open: Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Secondhand Prose Used Book Room is open during all Library hours. The Jane S. Tucker Archival and Genealogical Room is open until one-half hour before closing each day. Public Access computers are available until fifteen minutes before closing.

  • Friday, May 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

    Lincoln Home residents will be attending, and some participating, in Hearts Ever Young (H.E.Y.) on Monday, May 21, 2:00pm at the Lincoln Theatre, in Damariscotta. Led by Music Director, Sean Fleming, this year’s theme is H.E.Y. for Hollywood.

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:30am

    Charles Luce has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a Group Benefits Account Manager in the company's Benefits Division.

    Luce, who has his State of Maine Life, Accident & Health Producer’s license, will work with clients on a variety of insurance products, including group health, life, dental and disability insurance.

    Luce is based at the company's offices at 31 Chestnut Street in Camden. He joined the company in March 2018.

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 8:00am

    At Anderson Inn, Quarry Hill, Camden (just off Rt. 1).

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 11:45am

    Are you interested in supporting the Library in a meaningful way? Wiscasset Public Library is preparing its brick order for 2018.This is a beautiful, thoughtful way to honor a loved one, share a meaningful quote or create a lasting memory. When you purchase a brick it becomes a permanent part of the patio and walkway.

  • Monday, May 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
    Jerry Wiles, local historian, will share stories of the life of American suffragist Alice Paul.  Paul co-founded the Congressional Union and then formed the National Woman’s party in 1916.  She continued to provide inspiration to new generations of women’s rights activists until her death in 1977. Join us Thursday, May 17, from 2:00 - 3:00pm, in our living room.
     
  • Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 11:00am

    Presenter: Kerry Hardy, naturalist, historian and writer

    Hardy’s illustrated talk digs back 5,000 years into the culture of some of coastal Maine’s earliest inhabitants and the plants and animals on which they relied.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

    This event is part of Quarry Hill’s

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 - 2:45pm

    Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, JD, CTFA of Allen Financial was the featured speaker at the May meeting of the MDI Nonprofit Alliance (MDINA) held recently at the Acadia National Park Headquarters offices.

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

    We’re proud to present our new TV guide and Live This Week! Now you know when your favorite and relevant local shows air on cable channel 1301, on our apps, and Facebook. Stay tuned each week for updates! Please consider a donation. We operate on the generous support of our community. We can’t do it without ya!

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    Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:00am

    WARNING——– ATTENTION: LEADING MAINE SCIENTISTS HAVE ISSUED A DISTURBING BULLETIN. 

    A new Max and Aug’s Dog Blog is out!

  • Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Belinda Osier, co-president of the Old Bristol Historical Society, will present a slide show of early images from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s of Bristol and her people.  Commentary on Bristol’s history will also be part of her presentation. Join us Monday, May 7, from 3:00 - 4:00pm, in our living room.
     
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 2:15pm

    The Used Book Room (UBR) committee selected May 8 at 10 a.m. on which to spring clean the used book room (UBR). They are dedicated to keeping this area fresh and welcoming for the public. Twenty-three volunteers of the Friends of WPL have offered to help by staffing the sale, cleaning the space and shelving books.

     

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:30am
    Boothbay Harbor, ME, Spring, Spruce Point Inn, Resort

     

  • Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Join us Monday, April 30, from 3:00 - 4:00pm to hear Helen Shaw, a certified genealogist and past president of the Maine Genealogical Society.
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:00am

    Presented by Paul Sheridan

  • Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:15am

    Presenter: Karen Burns, chief talent officer, Island Institute

    What’s it like to live on an island? Burns—herself a Vinalhaven resident—offers a virtual tour of the 15 Maine islands with year-round populations.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

    This event is part of Quarry Hill’s

  • Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:00am

    Presenter: Enrico P. Ross, DMD, Waldo County Dental Care

    Guard your pearly whites—and your overall health—with professional tips on preventing and treating dental problems common in older adults, dealing with dentures and more.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

    This event is part of Quarry Hill’s Going Strong series.

     

  • Monday, April 23, 2018 - 8:30am

    Village hosts Nick Ullo from the Boothbay Region Land Trust

    Wednesday, April 25   2:00pm

  • Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 11:00am

    Presenter: Diane H. Schetky, poet, author and retired forensic psychiatrist

    Reflecting on wild places both around the world and within the human heart, Schetky illustrates readings from her new collection with photos from her travels. Copies of Taking Flight available for purchase and signing.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:00pm

    Spruce Point Inn, Boothbay Harbor, ME, Resort, Spring

  • Friday, April 13, 2018 - 3:00pm

    Join us Monday, April 16, from 3:00 - 4:00pm to hear Louise Miller, the Education Director for the Lincoln County Historical Association, talk about the daily life of Chapman Hall House, seen through the household textiles.  This is the fourth year of LCHA’s Education Outreach Program.

  • Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:30am

    For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on Face Book.

  •  Dr. Douglas Tigert Remember ME Celebration
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:30am

    On April 10th  The Lincoln Home was proud and delighted to honor its resident, Dr. Douglas Tigert of Bremen, at the Maine Health Care Association's Annual Remember ME Celebration in the Civic Center in Augusta. This is the day set aside each year to honor and recognize seniors  from every corner of the state of Maine, to hear their unique stories and  honor their achievements and all they have given of themselves to so many. 

  • Harborview Cottage Lincoln Home Memory Loss Community Open House April 14
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:00am

    Join us, Saturday, April 14, for our Open House, from 10 am to 2 pm, at HarborView Cottage, the Lincoln Home’s Unique Memory Loss Community. 

    Our home provides a purpose-focused, nurturing, secure, environment in a beautiful setting, for residents with memory loss and cognitive impairment.

    · one of most competitively priced memory loss communities in Maine.

    · maximum census of 11 residents creates a tranquil environment.

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:30am

    Any of you who know my dog Buddy knows that he’s hardly greased lightning. Buddy’s movements are slow and deliberate because he’s 12 years old and has bad arthritis. He’s also not very smart. But that’s tangential to my point. 

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    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 8:15am

    to sign up for our newsletter again? Well honestly, why bother when I post it here and on Facebook and Twitter and every other place you can imagine around mid-month? You’re bound to run into it at least once. 

  • Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 9:00am

    Presenter: Rev. Anu Dudley, Ph.D., history professor

    In exploring the rich beauty and power of our ancient female lineage and contemplating the ways women have been disempowered through the ages, we reach for a new sense of empowerment as we reflect on our unique contributions, as women, to our families, our workplaces, and the communities we serve. Complimentary continental breakfast included.

  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 10:15am
  • Friday, April 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Join us Monday, April 9, from 3:00 - 4:00pm to hear Arnold Aho, architectural historian,  talk about the rise and fall of the early Maple Sugarhouses, how they were constructed and how they changed.
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    Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 1:45pm
  • Monday, April 2, 2018 - 2:00pm

    FREE!  Final in the Feeling Well Series at St. Andrews Village

  • Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:00pm

    Watch public comment and the decision that was made by the Boothbay Selectmen to settle the lawsuit between CMBG and the town of Boothbay.

    WATCH ONLINE

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 1:45pm

    Wiscasset Public Library Children’s Room April Schedule    

    Story Time

    Fridays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 at 10:30 a.m.

    Join us for stories, rhymes, finger plays, songs and more

     

    Sew Together

    Saturdays, April 7 and 21 at 1:00 to 1:55 p.m.

    In a fun, supportive atmosphere we will learn hand sewing basics.

     

    Lego Club

    Wednesday, April 11 at 5:00 p.m.

    If you like to build with Legos come join the club

     

  • Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Join us for a fun talk, “Gismos and Whatchamacallits,” with John Bottero on Monday, March 26, from 3:00 to 4:00pm. Do you have something that you always wondered what it was, or could possibly be used for, and what its value might be?
  • Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:00pm

    Presenter: John Jenkins, wellness consultant and teacher

    Jenkins discusses the philosophy behind his comprehensive wellness system, the Tai-Chi Therapy Experience™, combining relaxation, centered breathing, yoga, and Tai Chi to optimize physical, mental and emotional health.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

  • Patti Brown, Newcastle Realty Broker, Newcastle Maine, Cheney financial group
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:45am
    Close to ten years ago, Patti Brown fufilled a longstanding dream of moving to midcoast Maine.  “For years I’d been visiting family and friends in Maine with the goal that one day I would be able to live here. I became interested in becoming a real estate broker when I was looking for, and bought my current home in Jefferson; my broker was affiliated with Newcastle Realty and she, and the agency, inspired me to go for it.”
  • Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 11:00am

    Presenter: Denis Beaudry, cyclist

    Five years ago, Appleton resident Beaudry set out on the ultimate bike trip—and lives to tell the amazing, 10,000-mile tale in this remarkable travelog.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

    This event is part of Quarry Hill's

  • Friday, March 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Join us Monday, March 19 from 3:00 to 4:00pm to hear Patti Corscaden, Licensed Massage Therapist, discuss the many benefits of therapeutic massage as we age. Patti will demonstate how massage can play a supportive and nurturing role in overall health and well-being. Multiple studies indicate that just 10-15 minutes of therapeutic massage may provide many health benefits when received on a regular basis. 
  • two salty dogs pet outfitters blog
    Friday, March 16, 2018 - 6:45am

    Join us as our youngest dog harangues us about leaving him alone with the other dogs he hates when we go out to indulge ourselves.

    Read all about it in “Separation Angst” by Auggie

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:45pm

    The topic for the next Wiscasset Public Library’s Town Talk, on Wednesday March 21 at 3:00, will focus on family recipes. Participants are asked to bring and share a favorite recipe or recipe book that have been passed down through their families.  This sharing of recipes and old recipes books may be an interesting way of hearing family stories, traditions and a realization our commonality.

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    Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:45am

    Here we are - another month into it and another chance to win a free bag of Bare Bites for your doggie or kitty. Yes, Bare Bites satisfies both canine and feline longing for scrumptious treats.

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:00am

     

    Emily & Danny • Maine Wedding • Boothbay Harbor

  • Debi Fox,  Newcastle Realty broker, Newcastle Maine, Lincoln County
    Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:45am
    Debi Fox, one of Newcastle Realty’s seasoned broker team, has been selling real estate in Lincoln County for 18 years.  After selling her business, Fox Glass Works in Damariscotta in 2000, she re-activated her broker’s license. Debi comes by her involvement with real estate naturally.  Her husband, Bruce Lilly, is a local area builder, and growing up, her parents bought and renovated three homes.
  • Monday, March 12, 2018 - 2:30pm
    Spruce Point Inn, Resort, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Early Spring

     

  • Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 11:30am

    Jefferson author Kay Hardy Campbell will discuss changing conditions for women in Saudi Arabia at the Wiscasset Public Library March 28, at 5:00 pm.  The talk, “Saudi Women: Change and Challenge,” will offer perspectives on current changes facing Saudi women, including a recent government ruling that will officially permit women to drive starting this June.

  • Friday, March 9, 2018 - 3:00pm

    For the past 15 years, Hank Lunn has been writing stories about his experiences as a boy growing up on a little farm in Aroostook County during the 1930-50s, with his extended family; grandmother, grandfather, mom, dad, uncle, two brothers and a sister.