• Craig Mudge to present at Camden Public Library

    Diamond myths and realities

    CAMDEN — Are diamonds really scarce? Can anyone tell the difference between synthetic diamonds and natural diamonds? Does De Beers control the global diamond trade? These questions and more will be discussed in Craig Mudge’s photo-illustrated presentation entitled Diamond Myths and Realities on Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Camden Public Library. This event is free and open to all.
    Read More>>
  • It's not just puppy love...

    Unity students raise service dogs on campus in Guiding Eyes for the Blind partnership

    UNITY — Service learning and working hands-on with animals have long been a part of Unity College's unique curriculum.

    So it seemed fitting when the wife of a former Unity College faculty member approached the school to propose students become involved raising puppies to help improve the lives of visually impaired people.

    Read More>>

    Camden Hills hockey preseason tournaments

    The Camden Hills ice hockey team played in two separate tournaments this past weekend, playing at the John Bapst Face Off Tournament and the Greely Ice Breaker.
    On Friday, Nov. 27 the Windjammer varsity played one game and Saturday, Nov. 28 the Jammers’ JV squad played two games at the John Bapst Tournament. 
    Read More>>

    Busline small school hoops in full swing

    The winter sports season is upon us already and the small school basketball teams are already on the hardwood with their season in full swing.
    The small school division of the Busline League involves local schools, Appleton, Hope, Lincolnville, Islesboro and Vinalhaven.
    Read More>>
  • Hot Sketch: Terri, the author who used to be a watercolor artist

    In 2015, Sketch Artist Ken Foster started a project to draw or paint 250 portraits of friends, colleagues and acquaintances he’s met over the years and title it The Portrait Project. Here are Midcoast people you might recognize. For privacy’s sake, Foster only refers to them by their first name. See our original story here.

    Read More>>
  • Christmas by the Sea...

    Ringing in the Season presents 10th annual holiday handbell concert

    Camden – On Saturday, Dec., 5, the First Congregational Church of Camden will host the 10th annual Ringing in the Season holiday handbell concert. 

    This year’s program will feature Choral Bells of the First Congregational Church of Camden, Joyful Bells of the Belfast United Methodist Church, Penobscot Bay Ringers of Camden and Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers of Freeport. 

    Read More>>
  • Carols .... Bonfire .... Santa .... Free Party

    This Week in Lincolnville: A Great December Week-end


    One cold evening in early December, perhaps 40 years ago, a small group gathered at Lincolnville Beach to sing Christmas carols. I can’t remember if there was a lighted tree involved, though there might have been a small fire to warm us. Before long, Ann Mills, who still lives in the house on the corner of Beach Road and Atlantic Highway, came across the road, along with her husband Leo, carrying a thermos of hot chocolate for the singers.

    Read More>>
  • Rockland welcomes the holidays with easygoing charm

    ROCKLAND — ”It’s just a wonderful time for Rockland,” newly elected mayor Louise MacLellan-Ruf told Rockland residents before the annual lighting of the Christmas tree, Friday, Nov. 27. “It’s a positive time, an optimistic time where all of us are going to show kindness, respect, dignity. Because there’s so much happening in the world, we’re going to counter that. And it’s going to start in Rockland today.”

    Read More>>
  • Maine Lighthouse Museum and Friends of Flying Santa...

    Rockland Coast Guard families get special, early visit with Santa Claus Sunday

    ROCKLAND — It’s a tradition that began on Dec. 25, 1929, when Capt. William Wincapaw of Friendship loaded his plane with a dozen packages containing newspapers, magazines, coffee, candy and other “island luxuries,” and flew to the lighthouses around the Rockland area and dropped the modest gifts to the lighthouse families living there.

    Read More>>
  • David Troup on The Chris Wolf Show

    Chris Wolf Show: Covering the Farnsworth and Everyman Theater Company with one guest

    On Monday morning, November 30, the special guest on the Chris Wolf Show will be David Troup of Camden. 
    Read More>>
  • Just one part of weekend long activities

    In Photos: Festival of Lights Parade

    Rockland - Main Street was awash in the soft glow of Christmas light and the air carried the tune of many a Christmas song as the Festival of Lights Parade made its way passed decorated shops, open businesses and throngs of people on Saturday, November 28.

    The following is a photo gallery of scenes from the parade. Maybe you can see your favorite float all over again.

  • Rockport’s Holiday on the Harbor readies for Dec. 12

    ROCKPORT — Another day of holiday fun, Saturday, Dec. 12, is shaping up in Rockport Village, when Holiday on the Harbor comes back to town.

    To start off the day’s events, Cellardoor Winery at the Villa and RAYR Wine Shop will both be hosting wine tastings. The wine tasting at Cellardoor, at the corner of West Street and Route 1, is from noon to 5 p.m., and at the opposite end of West Street, on Pascal Avenue, the wine tasting at RAYR runs from 2 to 5 p.m.

    Read More>>