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Join us for Waterville’s Festival of Trees!

Join us at the Festival of Trees at the Elm on College Ave in Waterville. We sponsored a tree (golf themed) titled “May the Course Be With You” Cost to enter: $2.00 (12 and under free) Tickets: $.50 each Event days/times: Nov. 19-21 and 26-28. Hours will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays […]

KVCAP’s Food & Fun Drive-Thru Event

Join us on Wednesday, October 6th between 4pm and 6pm for a drive-thru event where families can access local resource information, a free children’s book, a bag filled with children’s activities, and a $30 food card! There will be 150 resource bags and food cards at all three locations – Waterville, Skowhegan, and Augusta. For […]

Explorer Transit Service Update

Beginning Monday, June 21st, all Kennebec and Somerset Explorer Public Transit buses will return to regular route service. Facemasks will continue to be required on all public transit as mandated by the TSA. Social distancing guidelines should be followed when situations allow.

Those experiencing homelessness can get Economic Impact Payments and other tax benefits; permanent address not required

IR-2021-87, April 15, 2021 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today continued an ongoing effort to help those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic by reminding people who don’t have a permanent address or a bank account that they may still qualify for Economic Impact Payments and other tax benefits. Click HERE to read the full […]

IRS to recalculate taxes on unemployment benefits; refunds to start in May

IR-2021-71, March 31, 2021 WASHINGTON – To help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that it will take steps to automatically refund money this spring and summer to people who filed their tax return reporting unemployment compensation before the recent changes made by the American Rescue Plan. To read more, click HERE.

IRS extends additional tax deadlines for individuals to May 17

Notice 2021-21 provides disaster relief, in the form of postponing certain Federal tax filing and payment deadlines, and associated interest, penalties, and additions to tax, for taxpayers filing Form 1040 series returns, who have been adversely affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This notice also postpones, for individual taxpayers, the time for filing […]

Educare Central Maine’s 10th Anniversary

Have you seen our insert in the Morning Sentinel newspaper?  We want to take a moment to thank everyone who has made our first ten years such a huge success! Click HERE to view the insert.

Virtual Playgroup for Parents and their Children

You are invited to join our virtual playgroup! Join us on Wednesdays from 10:00am – 11:00am for fun and socialization. No pre-registration required! To join, click on this zoom link click HERE. To learn more, click HERE.

The Front Porch Project of Maine

The Front Porch Project® (FPP)of Maine is a community response initiative, funded in part by donations to the Maine Children’s Trust on behalf of Marissa Kennedy, a child tragically lost to child abuse. The initiative is based on the belief that everyone has a role in helping to protect children and support families in their […]

Second round of Economic Impact Payments on their way

IR-2021-01, Jan. 4, 2021 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today urged people to visit IRS.gov for the most current information on the second round of Economic Impact Payments rather than calling the agency or their financial institutions or tax software providers. IRS phone assistors do not have additional information beyond what’s available on IRS.gov. […]