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WHAT’S BEING BUILT AT 60 WOODS ROAD IN FALMOUTH?

WHAT’S BEING BUILT AT 60 WOODS ROAD IN FALMOUTH?

 

 

The foundation is going in! Is it a storage building? But it looks like a barn! What’s going to be in it?

Come down to the Falmouth Heritage Museum on Saturdays in August and September 10 between 10 am and 3 pm for an answer!

And don’t forget our continuing display of old nursing artifacts and the upcoming quilt day on August 20th!

For further information call the Falmouth Historical Society at 207-838-5762 or email us at falmouthhistorical@myfairpoint.net

Mid Coast Health Services Opens Primary Care and Walk-In Clinic in Downtown Brunswick

Mid Coast Health Services Opens Primary Care and Walk-In Clinic in Downtown Brunswick

 

Less than a year after the announcement of its expansion plans, Mid Coast Health Services is proud to open its brand new Mid Coast Primary Care and Walk-In Clinic, Downtown at Brunswick Station. The 10,000 square-foot facility is situated on the first floor of Brunswick Station’s newest building on Station Avenue.

Lois Skillings, President and CEO of Mid Coast Health Services said, “The new downtown location is well situated for the region’s first non-emergency Walk-In Clinic.  We are pleased to offer this new service to the community as we further our commitment to maintaining excellent quality, easily accessible care, close to home.”

“With the success of revitalization efforts, Brunswick has become a regional destination,” said Stephanie Slocum, Executive Director of the Brunswick Downtown Association.

Win Four Tickets to the MOVETHATBLOCK.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Win Four Tickets to the MOVETHATBLOCK.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
MoveThatBlock.com INDY 225 Sunday, August 14, 2011 3:30pm Oval | IZOD IndyCar® Series

“A New Breed of Speed” comes to New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, August 14 for their only New England appearance.

At speeds of 200 mph, some of the most fearless drivers in the world will bring heart-stopping, wheel-to-wheel racing back to New England.

"Stuff the Truck” for The Good Shepherd Food Bank

United Maine Craftsmen is pleased to help feed Maine’s hungry and “Stuff the Truck” for The Good Shepherd Food Bank.  On Saturday August 13th craft show patrons will be asked to bring a non-perishable food with them to the show, and will receive a free admission pass for the following day. On Sunday. August 14th  local farmers will set up to sell their locally grown fresh produce, meats, cheeses, honey and maple syrup.

 

Every August for the past 42 years, the Cumberland Fairgrounds, Cumberland, Maine has been transformed into a marketplace featuring Maine's finest arts and crafts, displayed and sold by the artisan. United Maine Craftsmen remains the largest craft organization in Maine, providing support to members and quality, locally produced, products to patrons.


Patrons attending the show this year, August 11th - 14th, can sign up for the daily drawing for a $250 VISA gift card.

TOPSHAM FAIR August 9th-August 14th

TOPSHAM FAIR August 9th-August 14th

http://www.topshamfair.net/

 
• One of the oldest Agricultural Fairs in Maine, established in 1854.
• New dates this year (used to run Sunday through Saturday) this year moving to
Tuesday August 9th through Sunday 14th.
• Free admission harness racing only days Sunday August 7th and Monday August
8th.
• New rates this year $10 admission for everyone includes limitless rides.
• Rides by Rockwell Amusements
• Senior Day is Tuesday August 9th, 63 and over admission is $3.00
• Agricultural events: Draft horse pulling, Ox and steer pulling, harness racing, pig
scrambles for 5, 6, 7, and 8 yr olds- everyone gets a chance to chase a pig.
• Big Entertainment: AWA Wrestling Tues. night. Demolition Derby Weds. night,
Twyce Shy Thurs. night, Redneck Truck Pull Friday night, Demolition Derby Sat.
night followed by fireworks, Imperial Stunt Drivers Sun.

Antique Nursing Collection Continues on Display at the Falmouth Heritage Museum

Antique Nursing Collection Continues on Display at the Falmouth Heritage Museum

What was nursing like in the days gone by? Do you know what it was like to ‘attend’ a mail order school of nursing?

The answers to these questions can be found at the Falmouth Heritage Museum display of nursing memorabilia including clothing, invalid feeders, bed pans and many other items used by the nurses of old. 

The Museum is located at 60 WoodS Road in Falmouth past the Falmouth Police Department. It is open every Saturday in July and August from 10 am to 3 pm.

Mid Coast Hospital Chosen as One of Maine’s 'Preferred' Providers

Mid Coast Hospital Chosen as One of Maine’s 'Preferred' Providers

 

Mid Coast Hospital was recognized today as one of just five hospitals in Maine, and the only hospital in the Greater Brunswick area, for demonstrating sustained high performance over five years by the Maine State Employee Health Commission.  The Commission’s Executive Director, Frank Johnson attended a presentation ceremony this morning at Mid Coast Hospital, where he recognized the health care provider as a “Preferred Tier 1 Hospital” for their consistent high marks in quality, patient safety, and clinical experience.

Johnson’s remarks pinpointed the health care priorities that are required to establish preferred provider status.