Health Events in Maine May 13 to May 23

Health Events in Maine May 13 to May 23

Free Skin Cancer Screening

Mercy Oncology-Hematology Center
Fore River Medical Office Building
195 Fore River Parkway
Portland, Maine



Denny’s Franchisee’s Free Prescription Drug Discount Cards for Maine Residents



Make Use of Card during May’s National Asthma/Allergy Awareness Month!

Residents of Augusta, Bangor, Ellsworth, Portland, and Rockport, ME  and the surrounding areas now have access to free discount prescription drug cards compliments of Joe Cloutier, owner of Realty Resources Hospitality, a Denny's Franchise. The Discount Rx Card is a FREE prescription assistance program available to everyone, recently launched to help uninsured and underinsured residents afford their prescription medications. The program provides savings of up to 75% on prescription medications.

Health Events in Maine May 5 to May 21

Conception and Beyond

Maine Medical Center
The Dana Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Spring Has Arrived in Maine and so Have the Farmers' Markets

Spring Has Arrived in Maine and so Have the Farmers' Markets

Saturday was such a beautiful day — perfect for a trip to the Farmers' Market at Deering Oaks Park in Portland. Yes, the season had begun. I couldn't help but take a few pictures. See more ...

‘Sundays on the Boulevard’ Starts This Sunday!

‘Sundays on the Boulevard’ Starts This Sunday!

PORTLAND, Maine -- Don’t forget, Sundays on the Boulevard starts this Sunday, May 4, 2014! Baxter Boulevard, with one of the best views in Portland, will be transformed into an urban oasis for bike riding, running, walking, skateboarding and other recreational activities. The road will be closed to cars on Sundays from May 4 through November 9, 9:00 AM – 4:00PM, from Vannah Avenue to Payson Park.

To kick off the first Sunday, city officials, including several city councilors and city manager Mark Rees, will join Portland Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee for a 6.5 mile bike tour of the city to review bike infrastructure that has been incorporated over the last few years. The group will start at City Hall at 9:00AM and arrive by 11:00AM at Baxter Boulevard.

City council to vote on third outdoor concert Monday

City council to vote on third outdoor concert Monday

PORTLAND, Maine -- The Portland City Council will vote on Monday at its regular council meeting on a proposal to authorize country music artist Dierks Bentley in concert as a festival on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the Maine State Pier. The potential concert would be presented and organized by Waterfront Concerts.

Waterfront Concerts has already been approved to organize and present 3 Doors Down for an acoustic show on August 3, 2014 and Portland Reggae Fest on August 10, 2014.

The City Council meeting begins at 7:00PM on Monday, May 5, 2014. The meeting can be streamed live by visiting this link.

photo: John Athayde