• Oceanside Little League Softball

    Kenniston Machine, fog roll in Friday night softball

    THOMASTON — While players for both Kenniston Machine and McMahon Builders were running around the bases at the Thomaston Little League field Friday evening, the fog rolled through the air as a cool night breeze also swept through the area. 

    At the end of the two-and-a-half hour contest, that lasted four innings due to the mercy rule, Kenniston Machine pulled away with a 27-11 victory. 

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  • Oceanside Little League Baseball

    Elks slips past Lions in Little League Baseball

    ROCKLAND — In Oceanside Little League Baseball action Friday evening, the Elks squad slipped past the Lions baseball team 6-4 at Rockland’s Gordon Field. 

    Elks scored one run in each the first, fourth and fifth innings and three in the third.

    Meanwhile, the Lions scored its lone three runs in the first inning. 

    At the plate for the Lions were Jeret Winchenbach (double, run), Zach Healey (single, run) and Landon Willis (single, triple, two runs). 

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  • Rockland Community Sailing

    RCS high school team breaks into top three at statewide regatta

    MOUNT DESERT ISLAND — Local high school sailors traveled to Mount Desert Island last weekend and took second place overall in the Great Harbor Regatta.

    Northwest gusts to 25 knots ripped across Southwest Harbor as 10 teams from all over Maine and New Hampshire battled there way around the buoys for a total of eight races.

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  • sports in the midcoast

    May 29 Sports Scoreboard

    Here is where we post the daily sports results that we receive. The following is for Friday, May 29, 2015.

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

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  • Midcoast veterinarians collaborate, open after-hours emergency care clinic in Warren

    WARREN — Prior to this past Memorial Day weekend, if your Fido ended up with a muzzle full of porcupine quills after a midnight romp for post-dinner relief, you had to roust your veterinarian out of bed to help your fur-kid. And if you were the veterinarian responding to that emergency, which can take hours to mitigate, you likely spent the previous 8-10 hours handling a variety of pet health cases, and had another 8-10 hours of scheduled cases to tend to the following day.

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  • Waldo County deputies searching for Prospect man for eluding, other charges

    FRANKFORT — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Prospect man who refused to stop for Waldo County Sheriff’s Deputy Darrin Moody Thursday. 

    According to a press release, Nicholas Hart, 29, of Prospect, was allegedly seen operating his motorcycle near Frankfort Village Thursday morning. Moody was reportedly aware that Hart’s license is currently under suspension, at which point he attempted to initiate a traffic stop.

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  • Selectmen want Chaousis to pay for unauthorized cell phone lines

    A higher than normal cell phone bill led to selectmen discovering former Town Manager James Chaousis added two unapproved cell phone lines to his municipal account. The Boothbay Board of Selectmen sent Chaousis a letter on May 28 requesting payment for over $3,000 in unauthorized charges.

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  • Brace deposited 377 checks made out to United Mid-Coast Charities into his personal checking account

    Rusty Brace pleads guilty to felonies in $4.6 million fraud case, awaits sentencing

    PORTLAND — In a borrowed wheelchair, hunched forward and looking decrepit, Rockport resident Russell “Rusty” Brace nonetheless appeared in U.S. District Court late this morning, May 29, to plead guilty to three felony charges: mail fraud affecting a financial institution, and two tax frauds that include making false statements to the Internal Revenue Service.

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  • From Proms to storytelling, jump, jive and swing to rum riots

    Five things not to miss this weekend

    This weekend is all about the action happening on Saturday: From proms to storytelling, jump, jive and swing to rum riots.

    Las Vegas-themed "Mom Prom" & Girls Night Out

    Saturday, May 30 — Belfast Boat House

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  • Part owner of Rockland restaurant files suit against partner

    ROCKLAND — A St. George man, who is a part owner of 3 Crow Restaurant and Bar in Rockland, filed a civil suit May 26 in Knox County Superior Court alleging that his business partner has not allowed him to review the business’ books.

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  • Spooked by thunderstorm

    Missing Rockport dog back at home

    ROCKPORT — Just after 5:30 p.m. Thursday, and as a storm approached, Jack, a 9-year-old black Labrador, tore off into the woods behind his home at 103 Mistic Ave. in Rockport, trailing his leash behind him.

    Despite a long night of searching by family and friends, jack remained missing — until his owners, La Tanya and Rod Beck discovered he had spent the night in vestibule of P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center on Camden Street in Rockport.

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  • Defense: ‘fire cider’ as a descriptive term for tonic has been used since the 1970s

    Union herbalist/farmer faces $100,000 lawsuit over ‘common’ trademark

    UNION — This was supposed to be an exciting summer for Katheryn "Kathi" Langelier. She'd just moved to a new house and farm in Union, ready to start a new phase of her life and ongoing business, Herbal Revolution Farm & Apothecary. An herbalist for more than 20 years, Langelier has foraged for herbs on the Maine coast, fields and forests. She also organically raises herbs in her garden for her micro one-woman business, making small batches at a time.

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  • sports in the midcoast

    May 28 Sports Scoreboard

    Here is where we post the daily sports results that we receive. The following is for Thursday, May 28, 2015.

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

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    Morse edges Camden Hills for KVAC bragging rights

    ROCKPORT – The Camden Hills boys tennis team hosted Morse of Bath in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships for Class B Tennis.

    The two teams play twice before this season with each team taking a 3-2 win on their home court so this was a rubber match of sorts for the two teams.

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  • Down to the sea

    Barbara Dyer: Building wooden boats in Camden, many years ago

    Most places down by the sea built wooden vessels because at one time wind and water was the cheapest mode of transportation. Later, yachts were built for work or pleasure.

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