• Chris Wolf Show hosts Rockland City Manager Chaousis, March 4

    ROCKLAND — The Chris Wolf Show hosts new Rockland City Manager James Chaousis Wednesday, March 4 show, 7 a.m., on broadcast in conjunction with PenBay Pilot, on WRFR FM and streaming on www.MaineCoast.tv.

    James D. Chaousis II, officially took the reins of Rockland March 1. This conversation with Chris Wolf will give insight into his background, what type of person he is, and what his general goals for the job will be.

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  • National Weather Service...

    NWS: 3-5 inches of snow likely across Maine tonight

    GRAY — A fast-moving low pressure system is expected to bring a few more inches of snow to the Midcoast late Tuesday and Tuesday night.

    According to the National Weather Service, snow will begin in Maine shortly after sunset into the early evening. It will continue through the overnight, ending by sunrise Wednesday.

    All of Maine is expected to receive snow from this quick storm.

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  • Rockport Police Department hires new patrol officer, Jim Moore

    ROCKPORT — The Rockport Police Department has a new patrol officer. Jim Moore replaced Jake Grinnell, who left the department in December.

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  • Rockland welcomes its new city manager, James Chaousis

    ROCKLAND — Rockland City Council held a special meet and greet Monday evening before its agenda setting session to welcome its new city manager, James D. Chaousis II, who officially took the reins March 1.  

    Chaousis has been living in Rockland for the past two weeks as he and his family settle into the area. 

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  • Friends of Penobscot Bay believe a baykeeper is needed

    On February 27, 2015 Casco Baykeeper emeritus Joe Payne told a group of environmentalists at Belfast's Unitarian Universalist Church that a Penobscot Baykeeper program is long overdue, and offered tips on organizing a Keeper program for Maine's biggest bay.

    Listen to the hour long event at these links: tinyurl.com/joepayne.  (Apologies for the sound of several attendees scribbling notes. It was THAT interesting!)

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  • Open House Week at Riley School in Rockport

    ROCKPORT — Riley School will open its doors Monday - Thursday, March 23- 26 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Any and all families who would like to learn more about the Riley School are invited to join to explore the school, meet the faculty and experience the community. Meetings with the director, child -led tours, and enrollment materials and information will be available.

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  • What attributes should the next school leader possess?

    RSU 71 holds evening discussion about superintendent search

    BELFAST — The public is invited to join the Regional School Unit 71 Board of Directors on Tuesday, March 3, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Troy Howard Middle School Cafeteria for a public meeting to discuss what qualities are desired for the new district superintendent.

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  • Poets Then & Now Talking to Our Neighbors Snow’s Still Here

    This Week in Lincolnville: First phone lines paid off in droves, to community and investors

    Tamson Scruton

    It was a typical week on the Lincolnville Bulletin Board or LBB. The town-wide Google group, which reaches 595 members, recorded the usual pleas for roof-rakers, dry firewood, rentals, a poem from our resident poet, the Saturday morning menu from a local baker. Via the LBB, woodstoves are sold, crutches borrowed, cats and dogs lost and found, and baby gear passed on.

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