• Selectmen want Chaousis to pay for unauthorized cell phone lines

    A higher than normal cell phone bill led to selectmen discovering former Town Manager James Chaousis added two unapproved cell phone lines to his municipal account. The Boothbay Board of Selectmen sent Chaousis a letter on May 28 requesting payment for over $3,000 in unauthorized charges.

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  • Brace deposited 377 checks made out to United Mid-Coast Charities into his personal checking account

    Rusty Brace pleads guilty to felonies in $4.6 million fraud case, awaits sentencing

    PORTLAND — In a borrowed wheelchair, hunched forward and looking decrepit, Rockport resident Russell Brace nonetheless appeared in U.S. District Court late this morning, May 29, to plead guilty to three felony charges: mail fraud affecting a financial institution, and two tax frauds that include making false statements to the Internal Revenue Service.

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  • From Proms to storytelling, jump, jive and swing to rum riots

    Five things not to miss this weekend

    This weekend is all about the action happening on Saturday: From proms to storytelling, jump, jive and swing to rum riots.

    Las Vegas-themed "Mom Prom" & Girls Night Out

    Saturday, May 30 — Belfast Boat House

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  • Part owner of Rockland restaurant files suit against partner

    ROCKLAND — A St. George man, who is a part owner of 3 Crow Restaurant and Bar in Rockland, filed a civil suit May 26 in Knox County Superior Court alleging that his business partner has not allowed him to review the business’ books.

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  • Spooked by thunderstorm

    Missing Rockport dog back at home

    ROCKPORT — Just after 5:30 p.m. Thursday, and as a storm approached, Jack, a 9-year-old black Labrador, tore off into the woods behind his home at 103 Mistic Ave. in Rockport, trailing his leash behind him.

    Despite a long night of searching by family and friends, jack remained missing — until his owners, La Tanya and Rod Beck discovered he had spent the night in vestibule of P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center on Camden Street in Rockport.

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  • Defense: ‘fire cider’ as a descriptive term for tonic has been used since the 1970s

    Union herbalist/farmer faces $100,000 lawsuit over ‘common’ trademark

    UNION — This was supposed to be an exciting summer for Katheryn "Kathi" Langelier. She'd just moved to a new house and farm in Union, ready to start a new phase of her life and ongoing business, Herbal Revolution Farm & Apothecary. An herbalist for more than 20 years, Langelier has foraged for herbs on the Maine coast, fields and forests. She also organically raises herbs in her garden for her micro one-woman business, making small batches at a time.

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    May 28 Sports Scoreboard

    Here is where we post the daily sports results that we receive. The following is for Thursday, May 28, 2015.

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

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    Morse edges Camden Hills for KVAC bragging rights

    ROCKPORT – The Camden Hills boys tennis team hosted Morse of Bath in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships for Class B Tennis.

    The two teams play twice before this season with each team taking a 3-2 win on their home court so this was a rubber match of sorts for the two teams.

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