Conservation Commission Meeting

January 4, 2011 - Conservation Commission Meeting ( 5:30 p.m.)
The Conservation Commission meets the first Tuesday of each month. This is a public meeting and citizens are welcome to attend and participate. If you are interested in environmental conservation issues please join in. Event Location:
Council Room @ Municipal Bldg
225 Water Street
Skowhegan, Maine 04976
For more information contact:
Nicole Martin
(207) 474-6904
Occurs the first Tuesday of every month from October 29, 2006 to August 29, 2011. Next occurence on January 4, 2011.



Skowhegan, Maine – Gifford’s Ice Cream (, Maine’s award-winning ice cream company with more than 140 years in the dairy industry, wrapped up 2010 – the 30th anniversary of the opening of its Maine ice cream stands – with notable business expansion, several high-profile industry awards, and continued community outreach activities. 

“Like many businesses, we have faced pressures in this economy, but we’ve been able to boost our involvement in charitable activities even more, significantly grow our business, and earn awards for our ice cream in the process,” noted Lindsay Gifford-Skilling, vice president of sales and marketing.

Open House for ESM's new Whole Life Community Support Training Center

Jean A Gallant, ESM President, will be hosting an open house on Thursday November 4th, 2010 from 2pm - 7pm. The Whole Life Community Support Training Center is located at 209 North Ave. Skowhegan, ME 04976.

ESM employs 250 people and serves over 700 consumers throughout Central Maine.

The Acadia Hospital Promotes Staff Members to Key Positions

The Acadia Hospital is pleased to announce the promotion of three of its employees. Naomi Brown, PMH-NP has become the Director of Magnet and Research, Dan Johnson, PhD has become the Director of Education, and Jeanne Wypyski, LCSW, CCS has been chosen as the Administrator for Adult Inpatient Services.

Brown will bring her passion for nursing and Acadia Hospital to her position, and will work very closely with nursing leaders and with the new Director of Education to maintain Acadia's level of clinical and service excellence. She began her psychiatric nursing career at Acadia in 1994, working in various programs including inpatient, Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program and Ambulatory Services. Most recently Brown served as an administrator.

Volunteers Wanted in Maine for Oct. 23, Make a Difference Day

McDonald's Breakfast Makes a Difference program will provide volunteers with breakfast and coffee from McDonald's, snacks from Newman's Own® Organics, and t-shirts.

Maine McDonald's® and Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) of Maine are putting out a call for volunteers for the 20th annual Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 23. In support of this national day of volunteerism, McDonald's in Maine is looking for individuals and groups willing to donate their time at several non-profit organizations across Maine. Locations, volunteer activities and the sign-up form are posted on the RMHC Maine website at