HIGH SCHOL SWIMMINGRead More>>
ROCKPORT – In an exciting opening meet between Camden Hills and Belfast the meet was just what Windjammer coach Sara Cole said it would be.
"Our top competition in KVACs will be Belfast for boys and Waterville for boys and girls." said coach Cole. "Our top competition in states will be Greely, MDI, and Cape Elizabeth."
Friday at the Pen Bay YMCA the Camden Hills boys just got past Belfast 76-65, while the girls dominated in a 127-37 win over the Lions.
Healing through caringRead More>>
Holidays are often difficult for anyone who has experienced the death of someone they loved. Rather than being times of family togetherness, sharing and thanksgiving; holidays can bring feelings of sadness, loss and emptiness. Since love does not end with death, holidays may result in a renewed sense of personal grief — a feeling of loss unlike that experienced in the routine of daily living.
Rockland Kiwanis, Maine Eastern Railway delight young and oldRead More>>
ROCKLAND — With the holiday season approaching faster than a speeding train, a group of community minded volunteers produced the annual Kiwanis Jingle Bell Express. In conjunction with Maine Eastern Railroad, the Jingle Bell Express is in its fourth season, having morphed from the popular Polar Express. The Kiwanis Club took over the railroad-themed event to ensure the continuation of what has become a Christmas tradition for Midcoast families.
Breaking News: Santa Mail Drop Box spotted in Rockport...Read More>>
ROCKPORT — Santa Claus is very busy right now. We’ve seen him riding in parades, lighting town trees, reading stories, presiding over bonfires, posing for photos and most importantly, pausing at each stop to listen to the Christmas wishes of children.
Say the word “shrimp” and several images surface. To anyone who looks forward to the season when fishermen start hauling them in droves, that one word connotes a sweet, succulent delicacy. To the fishermen who trap or drag for them each winter, it’s a livelihood. To restaurants, it’s one of the most popular items on the menu, year-round.
Weather AlertRead More>>
Although December is off to an auspicious and brown start, things will soon be getting white.
Unfortunately for snow-lovers, they will be going back to brown just as quickly.
The National Weather Service in Gray Maine is tracking a winter storm that is expect to impact the Midcoast on December 9. The storm could bring up to several inches of snow, Meteorologist Margaret Curtis said.
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Business news: New place for eye care in Rockport, giving at ‘Home’ to help others, new hires and board additions, and marketing Maine businesses and lobsterRead More>>
New eye care office opens in Rockport
ROCKPORT — Dr. Anthony Lee, OD has opened a new office in the Foxridge Complex, located at 247 Commercial Street, in Rockport.
CAMDEN — The annual Christmas by the Sea parade at 6 p.m. tonight, Friday, means that Camden police will need to shut down Route 1 for about 20 or 30 minutes.
Chief Randy Gagne said Route 1 (Elm Street) will be closed between Union Street, at Village Variety, where the parade will be lining up, to where High, Mountain and Central streets intersect by the library.
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ROCKPORT – The Ice Cats, an Oceanside High School Cooperative JV hockey club hosted Maranacook in its season opener at the Midcoast Recreation Center Thursday falling 2-1 on a late game winning goal from Maranacook.
The Ice Cats this year have players from Oceanside, Medomak Valley, Belfast, Camden Hills, Mount View, Morse and a few Home Schooled players. They play a JV schedule as a club team.
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Lots of hoops action Wednesday in the Large School and small school divisions. Here are the game reports and photo galleries from Wednesday's games.
LARGE SCHOOL DIVISION
Camden-Rockport 69, Oceanside West Blue 55… The Mariner Blue team hosted Camden-Rockport Wednesday in a Busline League match up in Thomaston with the Schooners taking home the win.
Now in its 17th year
THOMASTON — The the Thomaston Baptist Church will present The Living Christmas Tree. Dec. 7, 8 and 9. This is the 17 year the Living Tree has performed at the church.
‘No longer with us, he belongs to the ages’Read More>>
AUGUSTA —Gov. Paul LePage notified Maine Dec. 6 that President Obama has ordered flags to half-staff in honor of Nelson Mandela. The flags are to remain at half-mast until sunset Dec. 9. The president's proclamation follows.
The U.S. joins France and other countries around the world in honoring Mandela with flags at half-mast.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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