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  1. Free Workshops for Farmers: Harvesting Maine's New Wholesale OpportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    Farmers: Are you curious about wholesaling your harvest for the first time? Are you an experienced wholesaler wanting to increase your sales or streamline your farm operation? From buying clubs to supermarkets accounts, the surge in demand for locally grown products invites new wholesaling opportunities for Maine farmers during a time when the prices of foods "from away" have reached historical highs. Consumers want to buy locally grown.

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  2. Build your own music scene, one show at a time: Belfast bandmates do it DIYRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Bangor Daily News

    You're in your 20s. You love your hometown. You also love rock n' roll, both playing it and seeing other people play it.

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  3. LePage announces judicial reappointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    "As governor, I have the utmost respect and have been impressed with the high quality work of the judicial branch," LePage said. "In choosing judges, my focus is on the qualifications, demeanor and integrity of the candidates, not politics.

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  4. Elizabeth C. BreslinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Elizabeth Crosby Breslin, 81, died on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at her home in Belfast surrounded by her family and pastors. Born in Belfast on August 3, 1933, she was the daughter of Philip Barker and Bernice C. Crosby.

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  5. Historical Belfast building available to anyone who will move itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Bangor Daily News

    If you've always dreamed of owning a 19th century building that has been used as both a railroad freight house and a theater, now is your chance. The city of Belfast is looking for the next owner of the long wooden red building on the waterfront that most recently has been home to the Belfast Maskers.

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  6. Old-timers still remember when Penobscot Bay frozeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Bangor Daily News

    During the cold winter of 1904-1905, Mainers enjoyed taking horse-drawn sleighs across the frozen expanse of Belfast Harbor to check out the Monument, a nautical marker that is at least a half mile from land. Carver's Harbor was frozen solid in 1918, with six Friendship sloops and some power lobster boats locked in the ice.

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  7. Top Gun program accelerates Maine entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Bangor Daily News

    Before Chris Roberts opened the doors to his new business in downtown Bangor, The Juice Cellar, he spent months in the Top Gun program. No, Roberts wasn't being transported back to the '80s box office hit.

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  8. Belfast woman accused of embezzling thousands from family business has case dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Bangor Daily News

    A Waldo County Superior Court justice has dismissed the criminal case against a Belfast woman who had been accused of embezzling more than $80,000 from her family furniture store. Justice Robert Murray used prosecutorial discretion last Thursday to dismiss the case against Lauri J. Dawson, the 57-year-old who had done the books for Macleod Furniture in Belfast.

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  9. WCAP fuel assistance still accepting applications, wants residents to be safe this winterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Waldo Community Action Partners' Low-Income Heating Assistance Program is a federally funded program to help eligible low-income households pay a portion of their home energy or heating bills. Fuel assistance benefits can only be used for fuel delivered to heat your home.

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  10. Waldo commissioners to show video 'How Waldo County Government Works'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    "How Waldo County Government Works" will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25, in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. The commissioners will be in attendance to speak with the public and answer questions afterward until about 7:45 p.m. The approximately 30-minute video was produced by Josh Gerritsen and Commissioner Betty Johnson, both of Lincolnville. They collaborated to produce a video that could be shown in local schools to help students understand the role of county government in every-day life.

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  11. Bobcat breaks into Waldo chicken coop, kills more than a dozen birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Bangor Daily News

    A hungry bobcat broke into a local chicken coop this weekend and killed more than a dozen birds, and when it returned later to feast on the kill, the homeowner caught it on camera. "You don't expect to walk into a bobcat," Jerry Weaver said Monday of the previous day's wild encounter.

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  12. Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks teams to Bowl for Kids' SakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine invites businesses, organizations and individuals to participate in its annual Bowl For Kids' Sake event sponsored by Camden National Bank, Hannaford, Emera Maine and A-Copi. Bowlers raise pledge money to support youth mentoring in Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Somerset and Waldo counties.

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  13. Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast Supports Interfaith Fuel FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Recently, Jennifer Kirchoff of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast presented checks from donations as well as a fundraiser totaling $2,279.43 to John Arrison, treasurer of the Greater Bay Area Ministerium's Interfaith Fuel Fund. The Ministerium is an association of leaders of a dozen faith communities and churches in the greater Belfast area.

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  14. "Positive Impact Farming" presentation with Brooks farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Bangor Daily News

    On Thursday, February 26 at 6:30pm in the Belfast Free Library, the Belfast Co-op is hosting a free presentation with Lauren and Bill Errickson of Singing Nettle Farm in Brooks, titled: "Positive Impact Farming: Increasing Ecological Resilience in our Changing Times." Lauren and Bill will share the ways they are enhancing their farm ecosystem, including creating pollinator habitat, building soil, conserving water, sustainable forestry, and moving toward a "closed-loop" farm system while making a living.

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  15. The calm before the stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Bangor Daily News

    And so it would seem, another storm is on the way. This one could be the one we talk about for years and measure time by.

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  16. Volunteers key to Waldo County wood bank's effort to keep folks warmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    The group of people behind the new wood bank , which aims to give firewood to area folks who need help staying warm this winter, has been able to purchase more than eight cords of seasoned, tree-length wood from a Morrill man who sold it to them for about half its market value. The $120 per cord price tag was a blessing, according to Dawn Caswell, a woodshed volunteer and the general manager of Maine Grilling Woods in Waldo.

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  17. Upcoming Solar Events in Belfast, LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Join representatives from ReVision Energy, Maine's leading solar energy installer, at upcoming solar workshops to be held by the company in both Belfast and Liberty. The focus of the workshops will be Solar Energy for the Homeowner.

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  18. Retired teacher to direct Belfast Area Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Karen Brezsnyak just about bubbles over when she talks about Belfast, the community to which the former Montreal cosmetology teacher retired five years ago. That kind of enthusiasm is a good trait for the brand-new director of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce to have.

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  19. Belfast woman accused of embezzling thousands from family business to go on trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Bangor Daily News

    A jury will decide next week whether a Belfast woman embezzled at least $83,000 from her family furniture store while she was working there as the bookkeeper. Lauri J. Dawson, 57, was arrested and charged last January with Class B theft by unauthorized taking or transfer after police spent nearly a year investigating claims that she had stolen from Macleod Furniture in Belfast .

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  20. 3/1 Belfast Community Supported Agriculture & Fisheries FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Bangor Daily News

    Part celebration and part education, this free event brings local farmers and fishermen together with community members to share information about opportunities to enjoy local, freshly harvested foods while supporting these enterprises in a meaningful way. Farms with Community Supported Agriculture programs ask you to commit to purchasing a share of the coming harvest before the season begins.

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