• Appleton Girl Scouts lead Quarry Hill caroling

    CAMDEN — On Saturday, Dec. 20, Appleton Girl Scouts led a room full of Quarry Hill residents in the singing of Christmas carols and songs, as well as Let it Go from the movie Frozen

    Quarry Hill resident Mary Carlson provided piano accompaniment for most of the hour-long performance.  For one song, Carlson vacated the piano bench so that troop member Emma Shackelford could accompany her peers. 

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  • Busline League Basketball

    Busline Basketball wraps up games; takes off for Holidays

    The Busline League basketball season, for middle school-aged student-athletes, has completed its weekly slate of contests and has now taken off for the Holiday season. 

    Following are reported results from contests ranging from Tuesday, Dec. 16 to Saturday, Dec. 20. 

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  • High School Indoor Track

    Local teams compete at Bowdoin indoor relays

    BOWDOIN — Four local teams in Oceanside, Medomak Valley, Beflast and Camden Hills hit the road to Bowdoin College to participate in the Bowdoin College Relays indoor track meet Saturday, Dec. 20. 

    After 14 events were scored in the female category, Belfast claimed eighth place and Oceanside 13th, while Camden Hills and Medomak Valley did not place in the team rankings. 

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  • High School Sports

    Dec. 20 Varsity Scoreboard

    The high school sports season continued Saturday, Dec. 20 with several sporting events on the agenda including boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling, indoor track and the start of the nordic skiing season. 

    Following are reported results to the Pilot. 

    Coaches are encouraged to send final scores and results to sports@penbaypilot.com

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    Camden Hills shuts out John Bapst on the ice

    ROCKPORT — The Camden Hills ice hockey team hosted John Bapst of Bangor Saturday night at the Midcoast Recreation Center on Route 90 and handed the Crusaders a 5-0 loss to take home.

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  • 6:03 p.m., Dec. 21

    Brighter days ahead: Winter solstice this evening, and then a tilt back toward the sun

    It is time to celebrate the return of light to the 44th latitude, and say goodbye to the days when skies don’t lighten until 7 a.m. and dusk descends at 3:30 p.m. At 6:03 p.m., the North Pole will be tilted at its most distant point all year from the sun, at approximately 23. 5 degrees.

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  • Five area fire departments respond to Saturday evening blaze

    Fire guts contractors’ workshop in Monroe

    MONROE - Monroe village was lit up on Saturday evening, but the occasion was all Grinch as fire engines from four neighboring towns descended on a mystery blaze near the center of town and joined Monroe firefighters in battling the fire.

    The two-story commercial building at 15 Swan Lake Ave. caught fire around 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 20. It is co-owned by Matthew Powers and Adam Vogel, and serves as a workshop and garage for their general contracting business. 

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  • A Christmas Evening in Waldoboro Dec. 21

    WALDOBORO — A Christmas Evening in Waldoboro Village begins Sunday, Dec. 21, with community caroling from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., hosted by the Waldoboro Business Association.

    To join in the caroling, gather at Old No. 9, on Friendship Street, where there will be paper ornament making and cheer, along with holiday singing.

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  • Transformations

    Aegina Angeliades: Back at the Ranch...an excerpt from ‘My Skin Don’t Fit’

    This is an excerpt from Aegina Angeliades' memoir, My Skin Don't Fit. Her funny and heart-rending story details one woman's quest to resolve her physical and spiritual conflicts, told in a refreshingly honest way.

    Chapter 10

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  • Chairs too close to open fireplace catch fire in Rockland

    ROCKLAND — Two cushions on wooden chairs near an open fireplace smoldered in a Rockland home Friday evening, Dec. 19, sending the smoke alarm into action and a call for help to the Rockland Fire Department just before 8 p.m.

    The cause of the fire was attributed to the chairs being too close to the fireplace, without a fire screen to prevent sparks from jumping out.

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  • Andy Swift guest speaker at Knox County Firefighters Assoc. meeting

    The Knox County Firefighters Assoc. will meet at the Hope Fire Station on Route 105, just west of Hope Corner, on Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

    Supper will be served and the guest speaker will be Andy Swift.

    Check out this video with Andy Swift and Jay Leno on Jay’s Garage.

  • High School Sports

    Dec. 19 Varsity Scoreboard

    The high school winter sports season continued Friday, Dec. 19 and saw a total of five boys basketball games, three girls basketball contests and two swim meets on the agenda. 

    Following are reported results to the Pilot. 

    Coaches are encouraged to send final scores and stats for competition at all levels to sports@penbaypilot.com

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    Belfast boys trump Camden Hills, first time in recent history

    ROCKPORT — The Camden Hills boys basketball team was beaten Friday night by the Lions of Belfast 74-64 in an exciting up-and-down the floor game in front of a solid crowd of supporters for both teams.

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  • Knox County divorces

    ROCKLAND — The following divorces were finalized in Sixth District Court from September to November, 2014.

    Christine M. Starrett, of Lakeville, and Irven G. Starrett, of Warren, married Dec. 6, 1980, in Thomaston.

    Janet L. King of Washington and George W. King of Union, married Aug. 27, 2010, in Union. She will change her name to Janet Lynn Morton.

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  • High School Ice Hockey

    Windjammers stunned by Waterville; blanks Gardiner

    WATERVILLE and HALLOWELL — The Camden Hills Regional High School ice hockey team split a pair of contests in recent days as the team was handed its first loss of the season Tuesday, Dec. 16 before doing what it does best and grabbing a victory against Gardiner Thursday, Dec. 18. 

    Following are reported results from the two contests to the Pilot. 

    Camden Hills is now 4-1 on the season. 

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