Dog Days of May?

Kennel CLub

The York County Kennel Club of Maine, Inc. and Vacationland Dog Club, Inc. present the 7th Annual Southern Maine Coastal Classic where hundreds of dogs will converge in Scarborough for the state’s largest canine event. The event features four days, Thursday, May 19, through Sunday, May 22, of AKC All Breed Dog Shows and Obedience and Rally Trials.   All activities begin at 8 a.m. each day, outdoors rain or shine, at Wassamki Springs Campground, 56… Read more »

Hampden Jubilation Ringers Fund-raiser

A Children’s Fair The Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church Jubilation Ringers invites the public to its Children’s Fair on Saturday May 14, 2016 at the Skehan Recreation Center in Hampden. The event is from 9 a.m. to noon and will feature baby & children’s equipment, toys and clothing for baby thru junior adult. Admission to this “indoor yard sale” is $1.  Contact: #ob#uuhzponolsnve#at#tznvy.pbz#ob# or 234-3002 for more information.

Call Before You Dig

1 800 DIG SAFE or 811 Spring is that wonderful time of year when we plant our gardens, install swimming pools and embark on home repairs and construction.  It’s important to remember to Dig Safe as we undertake those projects. Digging can be dangerous and costly when underground utilities are damaged.  In addition to service outages, utility accidents can be harmful to life, property, and the environment.  Fines for violating DigSafe rules can be as… Read more »

Buxton Garden Club Fund-Raiser

Buxton Garden Club presents the “Inside – Outside” Garden and House Tour on Saturday, June 18, 2016.  “Inside” – Enjoy the converted schoolhouse in Bar Mills and Quillcote, home of Kate Douglas Wiggins, author of “Rebecca of SunnyBrook Farm” and many other novels.  “Outside” -Learn some secrets of growing giant pumpkins from an expert, and stroll through two gardens that belong to club members. The Self-guided tour is rain or shine between the hours of 9… Read more »

Internet Scams: Don’t Be a Victim

Internet Scam

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an alert about tech support themed internet scams.  In these schemes, fraudulent callers claim to be from legitimate technical support organizations and offer to remotely fix a computer problem that doesn’t exist. In an April 5th Consumer Information blog, the FTC reported that people are getting calls from someone claiming to be from the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) which is a legitimate organization.  The caller claims… Read more »