BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity Jan. 19-23. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt.
Nathan L. Nolting, 26, of Belfast, was issued a summons for speeding 49 mph in a 30 mph zone on Weymouth Road in Morrill.
Ronald E. Fogg, 58, of Searsmont, was issued a summons for an inspection sticker violation on Route 131 in Searsmont.
Bologna sandwiches will get you throughRead More>>
Being in the dead of winter with lots of Throwback pictures on Facebook pages, I got to thinking about what was called the Blizzard of ’78. In 1978, I was hauling dressed poultry from Maplewood Poultry in Belfast to customers in New England and New York.
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NEWCASTLE and ROCKPORT — The boys varsity basketball team from Oceanside High School traveled to Newcastle Friday night to take on Lincoln Academy, while the Camden Hills varsity girls squad hosted Thorndike’s Mount View.
The Mariners fell to Lincoln Academy 51-50 and fall to a record of 9-5 and a ranking of eighth in Eastern Class B, while Lincoln Academy improved 9-5 and fifth in Western Class B.
‘A 10 on a scale of 1-10, no question’Read More>>
APPLETON — Appleton is a sleepy little community with a small school full of eager students and a dedicated staff of professionals. The town is not often in the news — as residents tend to go about their lives, stay out of the mainstream and the public eye, and are happy to do so.
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Five Town Football is excited to announce it has expanded its winter indoor flag football program to include all ages and grades from K through grade 8! Our non-contact flag football program focuses on teaching the fundamentals of the sport, teamwork, sportsmanship, and most importantly — fun!
The sessions include a portion of time devoted to developing specific football skills, followed by a flag football game, all in a low-pressure setting.
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ROCKLAND — Rockland Firefighters were called to 38 Mechanic St., this morning, Jan. 24, at 3:51 for a porch fire that Interim Fire Chief Adam Miceli said could have been much worse.
The fire on the covered porch was caused by a discarded cigarette “hastily thrown out” the window, according to a news release from the fire department. The cigarette went behind a shelving unit, igniting paper, leaves, etc., then extended to the vinyl siding.
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FARMINGTON — The Camden Hills Alpine ski team had another solid outing at Titcomb in Farmington Friday night.
Varsity Girls BasketballRead More>>
NEWCASTLE — The Lincoln Academy varsity girls basketball team hosted the Oceanside Mariners Friday night and pulled out a very close 47-45 victory over the guests.
With the victory, Lincoln Academy improves to 10-4 and sits in third place in Western Class B. Meanwhile, the Lady Mariners fall to 10-4 and sit in eighth place in Eastern Class B. Both teams are in line to advance to the playoffs.
Woolwich to play in Busline League finalsRead More>>
For three schools and four teams, a date with destiny has been postponed, due to snow.
But the games will go on.
Due to an impending snowstorm, the Busline League Small School finals will be on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at Wiscasset High School and will feature the Nobleboro boys team matching up against the Searsport boys team at 3:30 p.m. and the Woolwich Wildcats pairing up with Searsport’s girls team at 5 p.m.
GRAY — A winter storm watch is in effect for the Midcoast, among other areas, from 8 a.m. to midnight Saturday, Jan. 24.
A coastal storm "may" bring heavy snow to the coastal plain of Maine Saturday, into Saturday night, according to the National Weather Service Friday.
Low pressure is expected to develop off the mid-Atlantic Coast Friday night, and rapidly move toward the northeast Saturday. The low will then pick up speed and race into the Maritime Saturday night.
Rooted we stand in the before
wishing for the after until at last the chime we hear
pulls us across the line.
As the ball drops in dreamy motion, we tie up our hours, days and weeks
into little bags that roll across with us like balls of tumbleweed
"Go back" we think " I don't want you in the New Year".
Due to Saturday's predicted snowstorm, the Busline League large school girls and boys championship basketball games at Boothbay Region Elementary School have been postponed, according to John Deetjen of BRES.
The eighth grade games have tentatively been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 26 with BRES facing Oceanside Blue at 3:45 p.m. The boys championship game between Oceanside White and Lincolnville will follow.
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