• High School Golf

    Golf Scoreboard: Sept. 2

    Belfast 190, Waterville 207

    At the Northport Golf Course, the Belfast Lions bested Waterville by a final score of 6-3 in the school’s second match of the new school year.

    The low four, or stroke totals, for Belfast was 190, compared to Waterville’s 207. 

    Individual results, with Belfast players first, were:

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  • Here we go again...

    Home Depot data breach prompts Maine to reissue consumer advice

    On the heels of reports that Home Depot experienced a data breach involving its credit/debit care system prompted the Maine’s Department of Professional and Financial Regulation to reissue a press release that it circulated last month following a data breach at the parent company of Shaw’s supermarkets. 

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  • Waldo Count Superior Court closed cases

    BELFAST — The following cases were closed in Waldo County Superior Court July 9-Aug. 28.

    Roland J. Allison III, 57, of Bucksport, probation violation in Stockton Springs March 27, 1999, nine months in jail, probation partially revoked and continued.

    Robert E. Ayer Jr., 18, of Brooks, sexual exploitation of a minor in Brooks Feb. 19, dismissed.

    Lillian J. Brecht, 34, of Winterport, failing to report in Belfast Sept. 25, 2013, 30 days in jail.

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  • Water Testing Lab remains open

    Maine Water’s Rockport business office to close Sept. 5

    ROCKPORT — Maine Water announced that its business office at 855 Rockland Street (Route 17) in Rockport will close to customers at the end of the day on Sept 5. The closing is part of a plan announced in April that allows the company to consolidate its customer service and other business functions in a single location.

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  • Elections 2014

    First-time hopeful Shenna Bellows aims to unseat three-termer Collins in U.S. Senate

    Shenna Bellows

    When Shenna Bellows was in fifth grade, she took up the trombone because the man who brought the instruments to the classroom said girls don’t play trombone.

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  • LifeFlight open water swim raises more than $100,000

    LINCOLNVILLE BEACH — Sixty open water swimmers braved the chilly Atlantic last Saturday to swim the 3.1-mile channel from Lincolnville to Islesboro in the second annual Islesboro Crossing for LifeFlight, August 22-23. Each swimmer had spent the weeks and months leading up to the event gathering pledges from friends and family to raise money for LifeFlight to purchase advanced medical equipment and aircraft.

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  • Eye-Pal Ace Plus Reader is the goal

    Community raises funds for dedicated Rockland volunteer

    ROCKLAND — Friends from St. Peter's and various city committees are planning a public baked bean supper to raise $3,000 — the cost of an Eye Pal Ace Plus reader - for John Michael Grondin. The supper will be Thursday, Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Parish Hall.

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  • Around the Watercooler

    Business News: Homeless coalition grant, Dream Local expansion, Rockland chocolatier nominated for national award

    $10,000 grant supports Midcoast Hospitality House : The Camden Rotary Club has awarded a $10,000 grant to Knox County Homeless Coalition in support of Midcoast Hospitality House on Old County Road. The grant is helping the coalition provide housing and rehabilitation to homeless individuals and families in Knox County. (Photo by Peter Palermo)


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  • Hoffman comes by way of NYC, Alaska and plenty of stops between

    Before the throngs, Searsport’s new principal stands out in the crowd

    SEARSPORT - The Searsport District High School/Middle School has had a string of dynamic principals in recent years, and Kent Hoffman, who signed on at the beginning of August seems likely to continue the trend. Early reports from staff members were that there was something different about him, though no one could say exactly what.

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  • The list mentioned in The Wave’s ‘Key To A Killer Happy Hour’

    Guide To Midcoast’s Happy Hours

    Pen Bay Pilot has worked tirelessly to assemble every notable Happy Hour offering in the Midcoast (and yes, it was hard work doing all of that sampling) into a guide that is easily accessible for the person who instantly wants to know, “where should we go today?” From upscale chic inns to hotspots with an urban feel to the local neighborhood taverns, every establishment in our list “Guide to Midcoast’s Happy Hours” has a list of their specials, days and times offered and even notes on the moo

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  • Already $188K has been risen for project with a $9K goal...and shows no signs of stopping

    Rockport entrepreneur makes Kickstarter history

    ROCKPORT—Retired attorney John Galley from Rockport had never used the popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter before and wasn’t quite sure to expect last month when he and his business partner, Kirk Kreutzig launched a Kickstarter campaign for their unique sunglasses called ORION4Sight.

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  • Dear Old Guy

    Dear Old Guy welcomes letters on all subjects, including love, marriage, child rearing, even basic plumbing and medical advice. What he doesn’t know, he is happy to make up. After all, he’s just an opinionated Old Guy.

    Submit your questions to Dear Old Guy here.

    Dear Old Guy,

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  • Eight-week bereavement group starting in Rockland

    ROCKLAND — Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers is forming a peer support group for anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one. Because of increased interest and need, this is the fourth such group in 2014. The group is open to the community at large, as well as families of hospice patients. Many find that gathering together in this way can be helpful and healing.

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  • High School Golf

    Camden, Oceanside win golf openers; Medomak Valley, Mt. View fall short

    The high school golf season began just before the start of the long weekend and saw a few local clubs hit the greens. Belfast Area, Camden Hills Regional, Oceanside, Medomak Valley and Mount View High Schools were the local teams teeing off just before the long weekend. 

    All matches were played Aug. 29, except the Waterville-Mt. View match played Aug. 28. 

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  • Young and old, both people and boats

    A great weekend for a schooner festival

    As the Labor Day weekend winds down, we look back at the people and events that helped make it both memorable and enjoyable. Browse through the photo album and remember the people you saw, the good time you had, or the excitement of the festivities. The video is of the Outerspace Band from Vinalhaven who rocked the Waterfront Restaurant on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.