• Around the watercooler

    Business News: Allen Insurance, Fisher Engineering, Big Brothers Big Sisters, La Combe hires and recognitions

    Allen Insurance and Financial manager obtains license

    CAMDEN — Kimberly Edgar, a group benefits account manager at Allen Insurance and Financial, has obtained her license to sell life, health, and other group insurance benefits programs in the state of Maine.

    She studied for the state exam through Allen's in-house education program.

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    Camden Hills holds off Lincoln Academy for third win

    ROCKPORT – The Camden Hills (3-0) baseball team hosted its third home game Monday as Lincoln Academy (2-1) had an unplayable field so the game was moved to Camden Hills where the Windjammers held on for the 3-2 win.

    Camden Hills took a 2-0 lead with a run in the second and another in the fourth inning before the Eagles tied the score with a pair of runs in the top of the sixth.

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  • Central Lincoln YMCA Junior Olympic gymnasts compete at state meet

    Level 7 gymnasts from the Central Lincoln County YMCA Junior Olympic team recently returned home with honors from the USAG Maine State meet held at The Alfond Center in Waterville. After a strong regular season the team was part of more than 100 gymnasts competing from private top notch gymnastics training centers across Maine.

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  • Belfast Police Department beat

    BELFAST — The Belfast Police Department reported the following activity April 21-27. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt.

    April 21

    Paul J. Berry, 39, of Belfast, was arrested for operating under the influence on Jesse Robbins Road. 

    April 22

    Steven D. Bowden, 39, of Northport, was issued a summons for failure to provide proof of insurance on Northport Avenue. 

    April 23

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  • Waldo County Sheriff’s beat

    BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity April 20-27. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt. 

    April 16 (late entry)

    Tharon K. Blaisdell, 19, of Pittsfield, was issued summonses for an inspection sticker violation and failure to provide proof of insurance in Burnham. 

    April 20

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  • Unidentified man’s body found inside...

    Fire Marshal: Owner of Waldoboro auto body shop destroyed by fire Friday remains missing

    WALDOBORO — The Maine Fire Marshal’s Office Monday afternoon said that work continues by the state Medical Examiner’s Office on the identity of the man whose body was found just before noon last Friday at the scene of an early morning fire at Pinkham’s Auto Repair shop on Route 1 in Waldoboro.

    State officials said Friday the business’ owner, Jeff Pinkham, was missing.

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  • Anna Remsen specializes in the unusual

    Seasons Downeast Designs cultivates hidden treasures in Rockport

    ROCKPORT — Anna Remsen, owner of Seasons Downeast Designs on Meadow Street in Rockport, readily admits her garden center is off the beaten path, but because she carries unusual and beautiful things, it brings patrons to her.

    “I would say it is all encompassing beautiful things,” she said. “Whether it’s flowers, or gardening, or plants, it’s all things that make you happy.”

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  • Work on city’s $21 million proposed budget begins

    Rockland City Council begins budget talks with department heads about requests

    ROCKLAND — The Rockland City Council has scheduled five meetings in order to work with department heads and consider budget options before approving the proposed fiscal year 2016 $21,668,115 budget. In order to better understand what the department budgets are, and where the cost increases are coming from, we’ve listed the budgets for each department, as well as some of the noticeable variants. 

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  • 1875-1925: Doing Time in State Prison

    Presentation in Union: Maine Mothers Who Murdered

    UNION —  In a macabre celebration of Mothers Day, Maine author Annette Vance Dorey of Lewiston will give an illustrated presentation titled Maine Mothers who Murdered 1875-1925: Doing Time in State Prison, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6.

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  • Hardly Unchurched ..... Such a Slow Spring ... Maine DOT’s plans for us

    This Week in Lincolnville: Meet Pastor Dave

    our garden

    Considering we were, fairly recently, counted among the most unchurched in America, Lincolnville seems to have come a long way. Did that term catch you off guard? It did me when I first heard it several years ago. Unchurched. 

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  • Earth Day Parade marches through Belfast

    BELFAST — Residents and visitors of Belfast who happened to be downtown Sunday morning were treated to the second annual Earth Day Parade, featuring puppets crafted by creative residents.

    To aid in the creativity, With Breath Puppetry, a local community puppet studio, invited anyone interested to work on their puppets at their High Street studio.

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  • Waldoboro Police beat: Underage drinking, theft of kayaks, criminal mischief

    WALDOBORO — Waldoboro police responded to 122 calls for service from April 14-20. Listed below are a few of the highlights. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. 

    April 14    

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