• Babe Ruth Baseball playoffs

    Waldoboro runs past Camden in Babe Ruth preliminary round

    WALDOBORO — In a preliminary round Midcoast Babe Ruth League baseball playoff game, No. 8 Waldoboro bested No. 9 Camden 11-2 at Waldoboro’s Begley Field Monday, July 6. 

    With the victory, Waldoboro advances to the quarterfinal round and will challenge No. 1 Swan Lake Grocery Tuesday, July 7 at Belfast Area High School with a 5 p.m. start time. 

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  • Babe Ruth Baseball

    July 6 Babe Ruth Playoff Roundup

    The 2015 Babe Ruth Baseball playoffs for the Midcoast Babe Ruth League have begun and not without some exciting contests. 

    Two preliminary round games and a quarterfinal round contest were played in Wiscasset, Thomaston and Waldoboro Monday, July 6 and three more quarterfinals are on the docket for Tuesday, July 7. 

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  • sports in the midcoast

    July 6 Sports Scoreboard

    Here is where we post the daily sports results that we receive, as well the day’s schedule. The following is for Monday, July 6, 2015.

    If we did not include an event, please let us know and we will be happy to add it.

    If you are at a game and can send the final score to sports@penbaypilot.com, it would be appreciated.

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  • Police determine Boothbay Harbor deaths murder-suicide

    State Police say the deaths of three members of a Boothbay Harbor family this weekend was a double murder-suicide, and a case of domestic violence.

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  • How to eat lobster like a local

    Will the summer of 2015 be your first trip on a schooner and is the impending beach lobster bake scarier than the thought of Jaws chasing you down? Or have you always been so intimidated about cracking a hard shell lobster open that you bribe family and friends to do it for you?

    Fear not, as we have assembled a photo tutorial to get you primed and ready to master the art of eating a lobster like a local.

  • Rockland restaurateur files two counterclaims against business partner

    ROCKLAND – Joshua Hixson, of Rockland, has filed two counterclaim lawsuits June 22 and June 23 in Knox County Superior Court in response to the civil suit Richard Rockwell, of St. George, who is a part owner of 3Crow Restaurant and Bar in Rockland, filed in Knox County Superior Court on May 26. Rockwell claimed that his business partner has not allowed him to review the business’ books. 

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  • Your house won’t be the same ....

    This Week in Lincolnville: Can’t wait for winter!


             I’m feeling nostalgic this morning, as the sounds of workmen pulling our 19th Century house into the 21st waft up from the cellar underneath me. They’re finishing up a two-week weatherization project that’s had them invading all the secret spaces of this old house: the attic, the cavernous space above the ell, into the slopes of the eaves and to the dingiest corners of our dirt-floored, rock-walled cellar.

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  • Friday Night Cafe July 10

    Bay Chamber Concerts Friday Night Café returns July 10

    ROCKPORT — Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School's first Friday Night Café of 2015 presents a pair of performances at Rockport's Union Hall. Beginning July 10 at 6 p.m. Bulgarian-born violinist Bella Hristova and cellist Joshua Roman join together in "Superstrings," playing a program tailored for the two stringed instruments, including works by Bach, Eugène Ysaÿe, and Esa, accompanied by pianist Renate Rohlfing.

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  • Dear Old Guy: Frustrated beyond belief

    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.

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  • Knox County Sixth District Court closed cases

    ROCKLAND – The following cases were closed in Knox County Sixth District Court from June 22-26.

    Adam L. Dodge, 28, of Thomaston, unlawful possession of scheduled drug, $600 fine; driving to endanger, dismissed; killing or injuring an animal with a motor vehicle, $600 fine.

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  • Rockport Police beat: Possession of marijuana, OUI, following too closely

    ROCKPORT – Rockport police reported the following activity June 24-July 1. An arrest or summons does not apply guilt. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

    June 24

    Alex Gregory, 52, of Union, inspection violation.

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  • Knox County deed transfers

    ROCKLAND – The following deed transfers were recorded from June 22-26 at the Knox County Registry of Deeds.


    Christine A. Delormier and Christine Sims to Benjamin J. Sims.

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  • Based in Portland, Kennebunkport, and Bar Harbor, the Tour owner chose Rockland’s expanding food and cultural scene for its new base.

    Maine Foodie Tours expands to Rockland

    ROCKLAND—Ten years ago, negative Trip Advisor reviews were stating about Rockland: “There’s nothing to do here.”

    Cut to the present, when Rockland has been named “Best Small Town for Food” in The Huffington Post, as well as on CNN as one of “America’s Coolest Small Towns.” Numerous articles have lauded its revived downtown scene, particularly focusing on Rockland’s food and culture.

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  • July 3, a day of sun, wind, high spirits, and then little wind on Penobscot Bay

    A perfect day for a Great Schooner Race aboard the American Eagle

    ROCKLAND — Small boats carrying upwards of four crew members from schooners gathered off Islesboro Thursday, July 2, circumventing the perimeter of the windjammers anchored there before the following morning’s race to Rockland Harbor.

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    Thomaston Firecracker 5K Road Race kicks off holiday festivities

    THOMASTON – The Thomaston Firecracker 5K was held about 30 minutes after the one mile Fun Run held for the kids and by the time it started the crowd was large, both in the race and on the sidelines cheering.

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