A horse rescue organization could use some assistance in their quest to help horses.Last Stop Horse Rescue is in Prentiss and helps horses suffering from abuse, starvation, and neglect.Beginning at 8am Saturday morning, folks can stop by 73 Court Street in Bangor, where there’ll be a benefit yard sale for the organization.
An animal protection group is speaking out against a deal by a California company to take over operations at three Maine egg farms formerly run by DeCoster Egg Farms.Mercy for Animals is denouncing the plan by Moark, which is owned by Land O’ Lakes.
Boy Scout Troop 63 of Newport will be braving the cold temperatures this weekend in hopes of bringing Thanksgiving dinner to those in need.The scouts will be living in tents in front of Bud’s Shop and Save off of Route 2 and 100 in Newport.They’re collecting non-perishable food items that will go to the Newport Community Food Bank.The bank serves Newport and surrounding areas.Last year, they collected over 15-hundred pounds and camped out for one night, this year they hope to double that and will be camping out for two nights.Camping for Food will end Sunday at noon.
A group of girls high school basketball players from all over Central Maine are serving up Sunday breakfast in Waterville to raise some money for their team.Central Maine Hoops is a collection of some of the finest girls basketball players from Central Maine from schools including Lawrence, Waterville, Winslow, Nokomis, Mount View, MCI, and Erskine.
Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree spent time touring Waterville Thursday.If Pingree wins reelection next year she’ll be representing Waterville for the first time.Waterville is currently in District 2 represented by Congressman Mike Michaud.But after the new redistricting plan passed by Augusta lawmakers Waterville will join other cities and towns in Kennebec County and move into District 1.Pingree checked out the Waterville Public Library, Farmers Market, and some local businesses like Barrels Market on Main Street during her stop in Waterville.
First Lady Ann LePage has been an outspoken advocate for the military and military families.Friday she and Governor LePage spent part of their Veterans Day at the Maine Veterans Home in Augusta.The LePages met and spoke with the veterans who live there and their families.