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Maine Food Insider: At this fundraiser, wild game is name of the game


How does a burger with bacon and bleu cheese, smothered in a roasted garlic sriracha sound? Now what if the burger is made from moose meat. Still interested?

Belfast Creative Coalition hires veteran community organizer as its director

Belfast Creative Coalition, a nonprofit promoting arts and cultural activities in the Belfast region, has named Larraine Brown as its director.

Camden National reaches $220K milestone in donations to homeless shelters


Camden National Bank, Maine's largest community bank, has donated over $220,000 to nearly 50 homeless shelters in three states over the past two years.

Maine Community Foundation warns of telephone scam


Maine Community Foundation reported that a person using a fraudulent phone number identified by the nonprofit’s name has made calls in an attempt to solicit gifts from people in Maine.

Creative Portland sees opportunity for the arts in new year

Renee Cordes |

Now that Portland has earned attention as a foodie city, Creative Portland's executive director wants to turn it into an arts destination as well.

Forest Society of Maine names new executive director


Karin Tilberg has been named the new executive director of the Forest Society of Maine. The appointment, announced on Dec. 20, was effective Dec. 6.

Longtime fisheries activist Robin Alden fêted as she retires


More than 170 friends and colleagues from all aspects of Robin Alden's 45-year career as fisheries journalist and activist attended a celebration at the Samoset Resort in Rockland marking her...

Kennebec Savings Bank awards $54K in three ‘catalyst’ grants


Kennebec Savings Bank awarded grants worth up to $18,000 to Kennebec Valley Family Dentistry of Augusta, the Restorative Justice Institute of Maine and Waterville Area Habitat for Humanity.

Our Town Belfast hires new executive director


Our Town Belfast has named Zach Schmesser as its new executive director, effective Jan. 1.

Veteran conservationist joins Schoodic Institute as president and CEO


Schoodic Institute, a nonprofit partner of Acadia National Park, named Don Kent as its new president and CEO. He succeeds Mark Berry, who was the Schoodic Institute's leader for three years.