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Book signing by chef/innkeeper Dana Moos at the 9th Annual Bath House & Garden Tour

Book signing by chef/innkeeper Dana Moos at the 9th Annual Bath House & Garden Tour

Chef and Innkeeper, Dana Moos, has mastered “The Art of Breakfast”. Her new cookbook by that name is making news and receiving praise all across the northeast.  She will be at the 9th Annual House Tour of Architectural Gems & Hidden Gardens of Bath on Saturday, June 11, from 11am – 1:30pm.
Come sample her famous Rum Balls.  The signing will be held at 327 Front Street, on the corner of Grove and Front, Bath.  Dana's signing is included with your ticket to the house tour.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the tour and can be purchased at Sagadahoc Preservation, Inc., Winter Street Center, 880 Washington Street, Bath.
For more information please call 207-443-2174.

New England Regional Theater Company Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Sound of Music

New England Regional Theater Company, formerly known as New England Youth Theater is presenting the ever so popular and beloved musical, the Sound of Music at Montgomery Theater at Morse High School on High Street in Bath, Maine on Memorial day weekend, sponsored by Sharon Drake Real Estate.  The Sound of Music is a story based on the von Trapp Family set in Salzburg, Austria in the 1930’s.

Georg, Captain von Trapp, played by Tyler Beck of Brunswick, is widowed leaving him to find a governess to educate his children.  He seeks help from the Mother Abbess, played by Kristin Korda of Saco, who recommends a young postulant nun called Maria, played by Lillian Ramser of Turner. 

Maria is concerned to leave the Abbey to take up this position, but after meeting the seven children,  she grows to like them and teaches them to sing and play-something that has been absent since the death of their mother.

The Captain is engaged to Elsa, the Baroness,

Mid Coast Recognized by State as Trauma System Hospital of the Year

Mid Coast Recognized by State as Trauma System Hospital of the Year

BRUNSWICK, Maine – Mid Coast Hospital has been recognized as Trauma System Hospital of the Year by Maine Emergency Medical Services.  The award was presented on May 18 at the 24th annual Maine Emergency Medical Services ceremony at the Blaine House.

Participating in the event were Governor Paul LePage, Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Morris, and Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew.

The Trauma System Hospital of the Year award was given to Mid Coast Hospital for theirwork in helping to develop the Trauma Advisory Committee Technical Assistance Teams, and for being the most recent hospital to assure that trauma patients receive the best possible care.

The Technical Assistance Team consists of members representing trauma centers, nursing, EMS, administration, surgery, emergency departments, and others who work directly with Trauma System Hospitals that are interested in improvingtheir policies, procedures, and trea

The 38th Annual Old Port Festival on June 12th!

The 38th Annual Old Port Festival on June 12th!

Celebrate the beginning of summer in beautiful downtown Portland with the 38th Annual Old Port Festival on Sunday June 12, 2011!
11:00AM - 5:00PM

  • Come kick off the festival at the parade down Exchange Street beginning at 11AM with drummers, huge puppets from the Shoestring Theater, local mascots, dancers and more!
  • Listen to live music from 6 stages throughout the festival, enjoy festival food from vendors or local food from your favorite Portland restaurant.
  • Browse the creative and unique wares of over 90 local artists and craftspeople in the Maine Artists and Craftspeople section on Market Street.
  • Bring the kids and head to the Kid's Activities and Entertainment area at Post Office Park!
  • Come take a leap on the trapeze swing, climb the 25 foot rock climbing wall or

Hobbit's home to be auctioned for Habitat for Humanity

Hobbit's home to be auctioned for Habitat for Humanity

Twelve playhouses will be auctioned off on Saturday, May 28th to benefit Midcoast Habitat for Humanity.  The auction will take place at the old Rockport Elementary school field at the corners of Routes 90 & 1 in Rockport.  The event will also include a BBQ celebration with Guest Speaker, The Sunshine Lady, Doris Buffett including live music featuring the band "The Teachers" and children’s entertainment from 4-6pm, followed by the live auction of fabulous playhouses starting at 6pm.

Wooden Wonders, a Unity business specializing in custom outbuildings, has donated a "hobbit hole" playhouse, which will be on display at Plants Unlimited on Route 1 in Rockport until the day of the auction.  For photos, and a list of other playhouse display locations, visit Midcoast Habitat for Humanity's website, midcoasthabitat.org, or facebook page.  For photos and more information on Wooden Wonders' products, visit their website,

The Power of the Cupcake

Bath, Maine, May 19, 2011 - C is for Cupcake a Cause & a Cure is a fully licensed MidCoast Maine cottage bakery dedicated to the miraculous Power of the Cupcake. Cupcake bakers Thorne Conley and Jane Conover commit to a generous per-dozen-sold donation that will benefit numerous charitable organizations annually in the state of Maine. 

What began as a Tuesday morning post-yoga activity in 2008, C is for Cupcake has emerged the perfect blend of benefaction and business. Conley and Conover delight in whipping up myriad batches of sugar sprinkled little cakes and rotate recipients of their buttercreamed donations.

Downeast Energy Names New General Manager for Waterville Office

Downeast Energy Names New General Manager for Waterville Office

BRUNSWICK, MAINE, May 20, 2011 –Downeast Energy is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Leslie to General Manager in the Waterville office.  Leslie, who is from Richmond, has been with the company for six years and was most recently the General Manager in the Lisbon Falls office.

“Mike is taking over a larger territory for Downeast because of his strong customer focus, “said Lennie Burke, Vice President of Operations in the northern region for Downeast Energy.  “We encourage our Waterville area customers to come in to the office and meet Mike as he begins building ongoing relationships to better serve the community.”

In his new role, Leslie will be responsible for managing the employees of the Waterville office and day to day operations.

For more information about Downeast Energy please visit out new website at www.downeastenergy.com.

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