• Rockland District Court closed cases

    ROCKLAND — An Owls Head man was assessed $4,500 in fines April 17 in Rockland District Court for lobster infractions.

    Vance McMahan, 49, was found guilty of taking/transporting/selling/possessing V-notched lobster in Owls Head Sept. 20, 2013, which resulted in a $900 fine.

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  • Waldo County Sheriff’s Office beat

    BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff's Office reported the following activity April 11-22. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt.

    April 11

    Douglas H. Penney, 44, of Unity, was arrested for violating conditions of release.

    April 13

    Kyle J. Anderson, 20, of Unity, was issued summonses for possession of liquor by a minor and driving to endanger on Unity Road in Thorndike.

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  • With acquisition of Tibbetts assets, aims for growth

    New Mexico company establishes Camden plant, solidifies Pine Tree Zone standing

    CAMDEN — Sierra Peaks Corporation, an Albuquerque, N.M.-based company that develops and manufactures acoustic miniature microphones and other communications-related devices, purchased the assets of IntriCon Tibbetts on Colcord Ave. in Camden in January, and now with official state support, the company hopes to expand business there.

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  • Bank hands out $100,000 to Maine organizations

    Nonprofits in Knox and Waldo counties receive grants from Bangor Savings Bank

    BELFAST — Your vote counted. Several weeks ago, as part of its Community Matters More grant initiative, Bangor Savings Bank tallied more than 86,000 online votes for the state’s 3,391 nonprofit organizations. Sixty-eight nonprofits in eight regions were awarded $1,000 grants, and the top voter-getter in each region, which included Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County, received a $5,000 grant. The grant totals were equal to $100,000.

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  • Allied Whale covers area from Rockland to Canadian border

    Marine mammal group holds free stranding response workshop in Bar Harbor

    BAR HARBOR  Allied Whale, College of the Atlantic's marine mammal research group, will hold its annual Spring Marine Mammal Stranding Response workshop on Saturday, May 3 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the college's McCormick Lecture Hall.

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  • April 24, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Waterfall Arts

    Maine Arts Commission seeks feedback in Belfast

    BELFAST — The Maine Arts Commission is coming to Waterfall Arts in Belfast on Thursday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The commission is looking for artists, arts organizations, economic development professionals, educators, government and elected officials, tourism officials, and anyone who is passionate about the arts, to attend this feedback meeting.

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  • TREKKERS 5K-10K

    Trekkers Hosts First Annual Thomaston Trek 5k and 10k Run/Walk

    THOMASTON – Trekkers will be hosting their First annual Thomaston Trek 5K-10K on Saturday, June 7. The 5k or a 10k run or walk and is open to all levels of experience.

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  • NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY, APRIL 26

    Local law enforcement holds drug collections around region; sign up for the Yellow Dot

    MIDCOAST  In association with National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m.

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  • HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

    Pilot Daily High School Schedule, Wednesday, April 23

    ROCKLAND – The 2014 Spring sports season opens today with baseball and softball  games scheduled with most local teams playing a rival; however, two games have been postponed already today. Coaches, managers, parents are encouraged to send the score so we can update and keep standings for each team.

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  • Begins job July 1

    Camden-Rockport hires new elementary school principal

    ROCKPORT — The Camden-Rockport School Board has hired Janet Anderson as the next principal for Camden-Rockport Elementary School. Anderson will begin her new duties July 1. She replaces Theresa Lash, who was in that position for three years.

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  • What’s that project?

    Maine Sport dredges its Rockport pond

    ROCKPORT — Drivers along Route 1 near the intersection of Main Street in Rockport were double-taking Tuesday afternoon, as big equipment began knocking down trees and digging into a pond adjacent to Maine Sport Outfitters, the local outdoor adventure retailer.

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  • Camden joins libraries across Maine for ‘Lawyers in Libraries’ event May 2

    CAMDEN — In early May, libraries across Maine will partner with local lawyers to speak with library patrons about the challenges that arise when an individual is faced with a legal problem. Volunteer lawyers will provide information on how to access civil legal resources and will be available for a Q&A and brief consultations with attendees. At the Camden Public Library, "Lawyers in Libraries" is scheduled for 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 2.

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