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  1. Common Ground Fair from old to newRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Every fall, upwards of 60,000 people descend on Unity for the Common Ground Country Fair in the spirit of celebrating agriculture in Maine. The fair reawakens the back-to-the-land movement in Waldo County with organic food enthusiasts, craftsman, wool spinners, sheep herding demonstrations and more.

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  2. Another health scare and big decisions aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 3 | Bangor Daily News

    I am debating changing the name of my blog from Laura's House Journey to Andy's Health Journey. I was convinced that we were making progress.

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  3. Free Rabies Clinics Offered this Fall by Waldo County Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Bangor Daily News

    The Waldo County Humane Society is once again holding free rabies shot clinics around Waldo County this fall. The first clinic is at Unity Town Office, 74 School Street, Unity, on Saturday, September 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Dr. Yvette LaHaye of Searsport Veterinary Hospital will be administering the shots.

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  4. Closing day goes a-okRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Bangor Daily News

    It was just under two months ago that I accepted an offer on my house. The couple initially asked to close on Aug. 24, and I was super excited about that date because it was exactly two years to the day that I had started my new job.

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  5. A college orientation that really gets wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | Bangor Daily News

    A student on the Moosehead Lake Nova trip steps out into the shallows of an area pond to look into the distant landscape for moose on August 1. Students on the Moosehead Lake Nova trip work together to write "Nova" with their kayak paddles before paddling off to their campsite on the night of August 1. Students on a backpacking Nova trip spend a foggy July morning chatting on the summit of Bald Rock Mountain in Camden Hills State Park after camping there overnight. All incoming Unity College students are required to participate in Nova, which fosters student friendships and environmental stewardship, setting the stage for a smooth student transition into life at school.

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  6. When you read the Book of Job for perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    If I were to write a story about this summer, it would seem too unreal even for fiction. In fact, my mother had my father reading the Book of Job in the Bible this week for perspective.

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  7. Maine songwriter, with Nashville dreams, finds inspiration in snowmobiles, dairy farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The country songs played in heavy rotation on commercial radio often have too much in common, according to an aspiring Maine-based country singer who is trying to make a name for herself in Nashville. Those mainstream songs feature trucks, tractors and good old boys who grew up in the deep south and who like to kick back at the end of the day with a pretty girl in cutoffs and a cold beer.

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  8. Maine Land Use Issues and Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    What will happen to Maine's land and ocean resources as climate changes in the twenty-first century? What likely climate scenarios are there for Maine? What will most likely happen to our weather and to sea level? How should we best respond? What mitigation and adaptation strategies are most likely to work? In fisheries? In forestry and agriculture? Which ones are likely to lead to yet more problems down the road? Dr. Michael Womersley, Professor of Human Ecology/ School of Environmental Citizenship at Unity College, will address these concerns. Womersley has a PhD in Environmental Policy Analysis from the University of Maryland Policy School, with a focus on US cultural acceptance of climate policy.

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  9. Moving but to where?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    It's safe to say that the last month things have not gone as predicted. We had planned to spend a lot of time on the house, but due to my Dad's surgery, have not done anything on the house.

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  10. Why small solar threatens the companies that deliver electricity in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    This solar shed is the result of collaboration between the Unity-based Backyard Buildings LLC. and the Pittsfield-based Insource Renewables. Residential solar power threatens profits at investor-owned utilities.

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  11. Friends of Lake Winnecook (aka Unity Pond) 2017 Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Friends of Lake Winnecook will hold their 2017 annual meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5 at the American Legion Hall on Windemere Lane in Unity, beginning with coffee, tea and snacks. The FOLW have as their mission to preserve and protect the beauty of the lake and have several initiatives to do that, including helping to control invasive plants, water quality monitoring and the Lake Smart program.

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  12. Maine Axe and Saw DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Join us for the largest gathering of axe aficionados in the Northeast. Buy an axe, learn to sharpen, re-handle, and use.

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  13. What's the Buzz about Bees?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    What types of bees are found in Maine? Why are some bee species in decline? What can we do to protect bee populations in Maine? What plants encourage bees in our landscapes? To answer these and many other common questions about bees, Lund's talk will focus on understanding basic bee biology, nesting requirements, and foraging behavior. Jennifer Lund is the State Apiculturist with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry.

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  14. What You Should Know About Boundary SurveysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The sight of land surveyors peering into tripod-mounted equipment by the roadside is common enough, but what are they actually doing? Frank Siviski, a professional land surveyor with more than thirty years of experience, will shed light on the seemingly mysterious world of boundary determinations. Siviski has taught survey-related courses at Unity College, and is currently an instructor at Kennebec Valley Community College.

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  15. When the house is the last thing on my mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The house has been the last thing on my mind the past week. My Dad was released from the hospital in Boston last Thursday about noon.

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  16. This free cooking class teaches low-income Mainers how to stretch food dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Edna Flagg and other participants of a Cooking Matters class made a white bean basil chicken chili on Tuesday. Cooking Matters is a free program sponsored in part by the Good Shepherd Food Bank that helps adults learn how to prepare healthy meals and stretch their food dollars.

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  17. Totally flooredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    As I sit here writing on Sunday evening, I am totally floored by the events of the weekend, in more ways than one. I'll start with the big news.

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  18. Maine's strawberry season off to strong start, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Six-year-old Morgan Bonin picks strawberries at Raven's Berry Farm in Freedom Monday. Morgan came with her mother Lauren Bonin, who said they come at least once a year to pick strawberries.

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  19. Unity College Online appoints first full-time faculty memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Unity College's Distance Education program continues to flourish, recently hiring its first full-time graduate faculty member from within the ranks of the school's residential campus. As a seasoned Wildlife Biology Professor with experience in both online and graduate-level teaching, Dr. Brent Bibles will bring a powerful skillset to current graduate programming as its first dedicated Distance Education Professor of Wildlife Biology.

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  20. Decisions, decisions, decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    There is nothing monumental to report over the last week, but I feel progress has been made in many areas. I've been driving myself, along with my Facebook friends, crazy trying to make interior decisions.

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