Events

Stonington Rocks Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

 

Make Stonington your destination on November 28-29, when the downtown of Down East’s prettiest working waterfront will again buzz with activity as local businesses and craft vendors offer specials, discounts, and a decorated downtown, including Opera House Arts’ annual free holiday movie and caroling at the Stonington Opera House on Friday, November 28 at 2 p.m.

Prediabetes: See It as an Opportunity

Prediabetes: See It as an Opportunity

If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, it means your blood sugar is higher than it should be, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. It's not inevitable that you'll eventually develop diabetes, but it increases your risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-third of the adults in this country have prediabetes. Most of them have no idea.

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Burton Curtis turned 100 years old November 11, 2014 — Veterans Day. A World War II veteran, he says he joined the United States Air Force because his country was in trouble and he needed to do something. What he did was became a glider pilot who carried out dangerous missions during the war. He went on to serve 30 years in the Air Force, retiring as Colonel Burton Curtis.

Read more about how he remembered his birthday and Veterans Day ...

Connect with Your Inner Child — on the Catching Health Calendar

Connect with Your Inner Child — on the Catching Health Calendar

Check out upcoming health events in Maine, including a weekend workshop that will help you connect that little child who lives in your heart. Go to the Catching Health blog ...

 

Lunch & Learn series: Conflict in El Salvador: Educating a New Generation

 

New Businesses, Creative Ideas Showcased at Stonington Opera House

 

 

Opera House Arts will showcase eight new business and creative ideas in its 6th Down East Pecha Kucha at the Stonington Opera House Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Free, locally-raised and created snacks, beer, wine, and conversation begin at 6:30 p.m. with fast-paced, visual presentations at 7 p.m. The evening will be hosted by artists and art educators Katy Helman and Ellen Weiske.

Presenters for October 22 include the following artists and small businesspeople from throughout Hancock County:

·      Rebecca Daugherty, painter, came to Stonington 11 years ago thinking she would paint fishing boats and landscapes but has created at least as many paintings of road construction workers. Her painting Roadwork: Cleaning-Up was included in the 2010 Center for Maine Contemporary Art Biennial Exhibition.