• Freedom under saddle becomes one smooth-gaited mare

    Hope horsewoman readies Wyoming mustang for Aug. 8 Extreme Makeover

    Three months ago, a skinny, wild roan arrived in at Equine Connections, in Hope. She had never been touched by humans — excepting a rough pass through a round-up chute where a halter was thrown over her head and a tagged rope around her neck.

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  • Rockport Police seek identity of woman in Marine Park car burglary

    ROCKPORT — A security camera at the Rockport waterfront captured images of a woman, her blond dog and her black sport utility vehicle and police are asking for the public’s help to confirm her identity.

    Rockport Police Officer Craig Cooley said the woman was seen walking her dog at Marine Park around noon Wednesday, and as she approached a parked car, she allegedly reached inside and stole cash from inside.

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  • Searsport motorcycle accident leaves two injured

    SEARSPORT — A Massachusetts couple was injured Tuesday morning after the motorcycle they were riding blew its rear tire July 28. 

    Wayne and Mary Connolly, of Lowell, Mass., were traveling west on Main Street shortly after crossing into Searsport when the accident occurred just before 10 a.m. 

    “The passenger said she heard the tire pop,” said Chief Dick LaHaye, of the Searsport Police Department. 

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    Waldo County Head Start celebrates 50 years of service

    BELFAST — Head Start alumni both young and old gathered together July 23, 2015 to commemorate 50 years of Head Start in Waldo County. The event opened with a welcome from Waldo Community Action Partners’ (WCAP)' Executive Director, Keith Small, and a word from Representative Erin Herbig.

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  • July 29-Aug. 2: Parade, volunteers and the statistics that leave an impression

    Rockland prepares for 68th Maine Lobster Festival: The numbers behind the annual affair

    ROCKLAND — Every year since 1948, dignitaries, Shriners, fire trucks and floats have made their way down Main Street in Rockland to entertain the public during and between Maine Lobster Festival-related meals. In recent years, an average of 100 participating floats, bands, marching units, sea princesses and others make the mile-long, 1.5-hour move through what some participants believe to be the largest parade in Maine.

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  • BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES to be in Festival parade

    Look who is visiting Rockland for the Lobster Festival this week!

    ROCKLAND — The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales, the symbol of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are scheduled to make several appearances in New England this summer, including one at Main Street Rockland in conjunction with account beer deliveries.

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    Wolf Family concert presents Italian pianist Alessio Bax at Rockport Opera House

    ROCKPORT— Italian pianist Alessio Bax will perform with an eminent ensemble of musicians at the annual Wolf Family Concert at the Rockport Opera House on August 6. He is the most recent artist to be honored with the Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award.  

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    Meduncook River Full Moon Paddle in Friendship

    FRIENDSHIP — Medomak Valley Land Trust (MVLT) invites paddlers to experience the sights and sounds of the Meduncook River by the light of the moon on July 31 at 9 p.m. All canoeists and kayakers are invited to paddle along this scenic stretch of the river which flows into Muscongus Bay.

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    11-­12 Little League Baseball State Tournament update

    WALDOBORO – With a day off the 11-12 State Tournament will come down to one game Thursday when Hall-Dale will face Biddeford in the championship game on Thursday, July 30, at 4 p.m. at the Clyde L. Sukeforth Field at the Waldoboro Recreation Complex.

    Here are the final results of all six games of Pool Play and the first two games of the Tournament Play.

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