• ‘I looked at him and told her he needed to go to the ER’

    Rockport man suffers severe burns after starting brush fire with gasoline

    ROCKPORT – A Gurney Street man was transported via a LifeFlight helicopter to Maine Medical Center in Portland early this afternoon, July 4, after suffering what may have been second- and third-degree burns over 20 percent of his face and body.

    The man, who lives at 33 Gurney Street, had obtained a fire permit from the town and was getting ready to burn brush, and an old wooden door, in his backyard around 11:15 a.m.

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  • A conversation with the Lymans

    With Wayfarer acquisition, Lyman Morse adjusts course for Camden boatyard

    CAMDEN — The day after Lyman Morse Boatbuilding Company bought Wayfarer Marine,  Cabot Lyman and Bob Flight, the man who will help run operations at the Camden boatyard, inched their way through Camden’s pre-July 4 traffic to find a burger. They had spent the morning at the boatyard, talking with workers and boat owners — as well as plenty more people, both on the street and on the phone, who congratulated Lyman on his company’s newest venture.

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  • State Fire Marshal’s Office investigates fireworks death, injuries

    The State Fire Marshal's Office said a Calais man was killed July 4 when setting off fireworks in Calais. Fire Investigators also say there were injuries from private fireworks incidents the same night in Friendship, Jefferson, Lebanon, and Woodstock, involving burns and eye injuries.  A list of those incidents are being compiled by the Fire Marshal's Office, but no details are expected until later today, according to the Maine Office of Public Safety. 

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  • Rockland Police charge man with breaking into home to see infant child, assault

    ROCKLAND – A South Thomaston man was arrested July 1 after Rockland Police say he broke into a Rockland residence and attempted to assault a person inside the home.

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  • Knox County Criminal Docket closed cases

    ROCKLAND- The following cases were closed in Knox County Criminal Docket from June 22-26. The unified Criminal Docket is a new system for processing criminal actions and certain associated civil violation actions.

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    Thomaston Firecracker Fun Run draws large crowd

    THOMASTON – The Thomaston Firecracker Kids one mile Fun Run was held early Saturday morning to kick off the Fourth of July celebration in town.

    As the time got close for the start of the Kids Fun Run the crowd was gathering steadily. With 57 runners starting the Fun Run, a huge number of children for a kids race, Beechwood St. was closed off and the races were underway at 8 a.m.

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  • Police identify bodies in Boothbay Harbor investigation

    UPDATE, Sunday, July 5: State Police say the three people found dead inside their homes Saturday are 71-year-old Svend Jorgensen, his 75-year-old wife, Carol Jorgensen, and their 40-year-old son, Eric Jorgensen. The son lived at the home on Montgomery Road, while the parents lived in their home on Lakeside Drive.

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  • Your Fourth of July Weekend Rundown

    Big Al’s Fireworks Outlet better be stocked up, because the Fourth of July falls on a Saturday night this year (and the weather looks good) so everybody is going to be looking for something to do. We have combed every cool event going on we could find to bring you a comprehensive rundown of July 4-themed events.

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    July 3 Sports Schedule and Scoreboard

    Here is where we post the daily sports results that we receive, as well the day’s schedule. The following is for Friday, July 3, 2015.

    If we did not include an event, please let us know and we will be happy to add it.

    If you are at a game and can send the final score to sports@penbaypilot.com, it would be appreciated.

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  • Waldoboro Police beat: Burglary of Little League concession stand, domestic violence

    WALDOBORO - Waldoboro police responded to 265 calls for service from June 23-29. Listed below are a few of the highlights. An arrest or summons does not apply guilt. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.   

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  • Belfast-based Restorative Justice continues to expand reach

    Nadejda Stancioff named restorative conferencing coordinator for Lincoln, Sagadahoc counties

    BELFAST — For a full decade, the Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast has been changing how justice is delivered in the court system, the schools, and the community, and a new restorative services coordinator will ensure its services continue to grow throughout Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties. Nadejda Stancioff, of Camden

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  • American Legion Baseball

    Waldo County Steamboat charging through season

    BELFAST — The 2015 American Legion season for Waldo County Steamboat is well underway with a handful of games under their belts.

    The team is comprised of players that have played at least one high school season for Belfast, Searsport and Mount View.

    Following are game recaps of the team's contests thus far.

    June 22: Bangor 10, Waldo County Steamboat 0

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  • American Legion Baseball

    Midcoast pushing through American Legion season

    WALDOBORO — The 2015 American Legion season for the Midcoast team is well underway with seven games under their belts and another game partially completed.

    The team is comprised of players that have played at least one high school season for Oceanside, Camden Hills, Medomak Valley or Lincoln Academy.

    Following are game recaps of the team’s contests thus far. 

    June 22: Trenton 7, Midcoast 0

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