2012 2 Those Who Care Nomination Form

Bangor, MAINE (NEWS CENTER) 2 Those Who Care is a program that seeks to find and honor individuals who demonstrate exceptional service to the community.

Click at the bottom of this article to download the 2012 2 Those Who Care nomination form.  (Adobe Acrobat Reader is required).

The 2 Those Who Care, the John W. Coombs Award, and the Agency of Distinction honorees will be recognized at a ceremony in October in Bangor. The event will be hosted by WLBZ NEWS CENTER 2 personalities.

Individual honorees will receive an award and a cash contribution will be donated to the non-profit organization of their choice. The Agency will receive an award and a cash contribution. For more information call WLBZ 2 (207) 942-4821, or Volunteer Development at United Way of Eastern Maine at (207) 941-2800. 

What Baby Boomers Need to Know About Hepatitis C

What Baby Boomers Need to Know About Hepatitis C

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just issued a draft recommendation that all baby boomers born between 1945 and 1965 get a one-time blood test for Hepatitis C. That’s because they are five times more likely to be infected than other adults and account for more than three-quarters of all cases of the infection in this country. Read more.

Social Media Monday - Do you really want your friends seeing that?

Social Media Monday  - Do you really want your friends seeing that?

As an active Facebook user I am always conscious of what I am posting and what is being posted on my behalf.

Cornish Cross Meat Birds.

Cornish Cross Meat Birds.

We're doing meat birds this year again.  And this time we decided to try the ubiquitous Cornish Cross breed.  This is the breed that is used my all the large growers in the US.  It is the fastest growing chicken on the planet!  Very industrial...

Midcoast Actors' Studio presents "Hedda Gabler"

Midcoast Actors' Studio presents "Hedda Gabler"

Midcoast Actors' Studio presents Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler

Considered to be one of the greatest works of literature of the 19th century, the character of Hedda is one of the most complicated roles for women in theatre, sometimes referred to as the "female Hamlet."  This production stars Marie Merrifield as Hedda.

Catch a performance in either Belfast or Camden:

May 25 & 26, 7:00pm; May 27, 2:00pm - Troy Howard Middle School, Belfast

June 1 & 2, 7:00pm; Camden Public Library

$10 suggested donation; tickets available at the door starting one hour before the show.

More information is available at MidcoastActors.org or call Camden Public Library at 207-505-5383.

I'm a perfect mess!

I'm a perfect mess!

I don’t have a “body image problem.”  Instead, I have a “home image problem.”  There’s some crumbs, dust, maybe a little grime, but mostly clutter I’m constantly keeping at bay.  Enter A Perfect Mess.  Not all mess is bad mess.  Some mess is extremely productive.  There are different kinds of messes, and different kinds of mess-makers.  So I'm cutting myself some slack about mess. -> Read More.

All State Music Festival

The University of Maine campus is alive with the sound of music.  The 59th annual All State Music

Festival kicked off Thursday with the arrival of the 450 best high school musicians from across

the state.   These students auditioned last fall in what is a very competitive process. Sponsored by Maine Music

Educators  Association,  All State is the biggest music festival of the year.  Comprised of three performing groups,

chorus,  orchestra and band, the students arrived on campus for three days of rehearsals culminating in three

separate concerts on Saturday afternoon at the Collins Center for the Arts on the Orono campus.  

Chorus will perform first at 2:00 pm,  orchestra at 3:00 pm and band at 5:00 pm.

Ticket prices are: $10 for one concert; $15 for two concerts and $20 for all three concerts.