• Already $188K has been risen for project with a $9K goal...and shows no signs of stopping

    Rockport entrepreneur makes Kickstarter history

    ROCKPORT—Retired attorney John Galley from Rockport had never used the popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter before and wasn’t quite sure to expect last month when he and his business partner, Kirk Kreutzig launched a Kickstarter campaign for their unique sunglasses called ORION4Sight.

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  • The list mentioned in The Wave’s ‘Key To A Killer Happy Hour’

    Guide To Midcoast’s Happy Hours

    Pen Bay Pilot has worked tirelessly to assemble every notable Happy Hour offering in the Midcoast (and yes, it was hard work doing all of that sampling) into a guide that is easily accessible for the person who instantly wants to know, “where should we go today?” From upscale chic inns to hotspots with an urban feel to the local neighborhood taverns, every establishment in our list “Guide to Midcoast’s Happy Hours” has a list of their specials, days and times offered and even notes on the moo

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  • Dear Old Guy

    Dear Old Guy welcomes letters on all subjects, including love, marriage, child rearing, even basic plumbing and medical advice. What he doesn’t know, he is happy to make up. After all, he’s just an opinionated Old Guy.

    Submit your questions to Dear Old Guy here.


    Dear Old Guy,

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  • Eight-week bereavement group starting in Rockland

    ROCKLAND — Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers is forming a peer support group for anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one. Because of increased interest and need, this is the fourth such group in 2014. The group is open to the community at large, as well as families of hospice patients. Many find that gathering together in this way can be helpful and healing.

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  • High School Golf

    Camden, Oceanside win golf openers; Medomak Valley, Mt. View fall short

    The high school golf season began just before the start of the long weekend and saw a few local clubs hit the greens. Belfast Area, Camden Hills Regional, Oceanside, Medomak Valley and Mount View High Schools were the local teams teeing off just before the long weekend. 

    All matches were played Aug. 29, except the Waterville-Mt. View match played Aug. 28. 

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  • Young and old, both people and boats

    A great weekend for a schooner festival

    As the Labor Day weekend winds down, we look back at the people and events that helped make it both memorable and enjoyable. Browse through the photo album and remember the people you saw, the good time you had, or the excitement of the festivities. The video is of the Outerspace Band from Vinalhaven who rocked the Waterfront Restaurant on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

  • Lincolnville’s Socialist Party

    Diane O’Brien This Week in Lincolnville

    Rackliffe School

    The Lincolnville Local: One day about a dozen years ago, while visiting Sharon Moody Pendleton’s shop, Grampa Hall’s, she gave me a small notebook her son had found while renovating his house. “I don’t know what it is,” she said, “but it’s old. Would the Historical Society want it?”

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  • Wiscasset Speedway Racing

    Aug. 30 Wiscasset Speedway Results

    WISCASSET — The Wiscasset Speedway held a fan appreciation day, Aug. 30, and fans were able to gather on the track to meet and talk with drivers before racing. There were bicycle races on the track for kids to compete in and numerous bike giveaways for children, as well as other prizes for both kids and adults. A car show was also held in the parking lot prior to race time. 

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  • Executive Director Don Carpenter looks to the future

    Trekkers turns 20

    THOMASTON — Last month, the nonprofit outdoor mentoring based program Trekkers celebrated its 20th anniversary. There was a talk by famous travel writer Paul Theroux and an auction of buoys decorated by local artists.

    There were also three short speeches by Trekkers alumni, about how the program changed their lives.

    Margaret Hoyt, who grew up on Clark Island, now lives in Portland and works for an environmental advocacy nonprofit.

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  • 20104 Camden Windjammer Festival Build-A-Boat Contest

    Creative naval architecture splashes through Camden Harbor

    CAMDEN — For two days, the parking lot of Camden’s Public Landing was an open workshop of sawing, drilling and nailing as six teams worked furiously to construct their own boats to test in the annual Camden Windjammer Festival’s Build-A-Boat — and race — contest. On Sunday, at high noon and under a hot sun, the competition was on. The rowers were fierce, and in the end, it was neck and neck right to the end.

    And everybody won, in one way or another.

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