• Ribbon-cutting and a proclamation

    Camden’s Smiling Cow celebrates 75 years of business

    CAMDEN — The Smiling Cow opened its doors on Saturday, April 25, to its 75th year in business. Third-generation owner Meg Quijano has been the steward of the Cow for 35 years, preceded by her mother and grandmother. The Smiling Cow is one of the oldest of the family-owned businesses in Camden. 

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    Camden Hills fends off Oceanside

    ROCKPORT – The Camden Hills (2-0) baseball team hosted Oceanside (0-2) Friday afternoon handing the Mariners a 3-1 loss.

    Camden Hills has started the season on a high note now defeating two local rivals having won Wednesday, April 22 over Medomak Valley before picking up the win Friday.

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  • Trout Unlimited: A cold water conservation organization

    Let’s talk about fishing: Favorite trout flies

    So, which do I prefer, fly-fishing or fly-tying? The truth is that I love them equally. The real thrill of catching a fish on a fly is to make a wary trout believe that the fly you are fishing is a natural. To do so you must be aware of a fish's environment, what he is feeding on, the life cycle of the fish and of the aquatic insects that are his natural food source.

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  • Transformations

    Susan Ramsay Hoguet: Girl Scout Cookies

    Miss Elder lives on our floor in the apartment next to Mrs. Robertson and her son, Matthew. She has a hump on her back and she is bent over, which makes her look even shorter than she really is.

    "Jane Elder is a good example why you don't slouch at the table," my grandmother says. "Mark my words, when you grow up, you are going to look just like her if you don't begin to sit up straight."

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  • Maine Drug Enforcement Agency...

    Six charged for trafficking Suboxone into Maine State Prison in Warren

    WARREN — The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has charged six individuals with trafficking in Suboxone for their roles in attempting to smuggle the drug into Maine State Prison in Warren.

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  • Resisting Entropy III: The show comes down this Sunday

    Artists turn discarded junk into inspired, wacky pieces at CMCA in Rockport

    ROCKPORT — It’s a quiet weekday afternoon. There’s no one is in Center for Maine Contemporary Art, not even a receptionist. It’s silent except for a mechanical churning sound in the back area of the first floor, which I’ll get to in a second. In a way, it’s better to get the full impression of the latest art installments from the Resisting Entropy III show currently on display at CMCA in Rockport on a day like this, rather than on the busy opening night.

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  • West Bay Rotary Club

    eWaste and Shredding Collection in Rockport Saturday, April 25

    ROCKPORT — West Bay Rotary Club of Camden will be conducting their annual "eWaste and Shredding Collection" Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the former Rockport Elementary School site on West Street (corner of Routes 1 and 90), in Rockport.

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    Medomak Valley pitching, hitting too much for Camden Hills in season opener

    ROCKPORT – The Camden Hills softball team hosted Medomak Valley Thursday in a makeup game April 22 that was postponed due to field conditions as schools everywhere battle Mother Nature.

    The Panthers used strong pitching, solid hitting and good defense to overpower the Windjammers 13-5 to open the 2015 season. 

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  • The Megalomaniacs a cappella; Carolyn Chute reading with The Midnight Riders; The Fallout storytellers and Bangor Comic Con

    Five things not to miss this weekend

    Sense an uptick in energy this weekend? That's because we've got a strong line up of music, stories, art, wine and a great reason to get out of Dodge.

    Soul/Funk/Blues and author Carolyn Chute!

    Friday, April 24 — Camden Opera House, Camden

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  • April 27 - May 1

    Midcoast school board agenda: budgets, contracts, travel

    Some school district budgets have been decided, while other budgets are still in the works. RSU 71, Lincolnville Central School, and Maine Maritime Academy, and Region 8 school  all have meetings during the week of April 27 to May 1.

    RSU 71

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  • High School Track & Field, Baseball and Softball

    Apr. 23 Sports Scoreboard

    Here is where we post the daily sports results that we receive. The following is for Thursday, Apr. 23, 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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  • Babe Ruth Baseball

    Oceanside area Babe Ruth tryouts announced

    THOMASTON — Babe Ruth tryouts for those living in the towns of Rockland, Thomaston, South Thomaston, Cushing, Owls Head and St. George will be held Saturday, May 2 at 3 p.m. at the Oceanside baseball field in Thomaston. 

    The goal, if enough players attend tryouts, is to field a team sponsored by Rockland Café and a team representing Georges Valley. 

    Any player born on or after May 1, 1999, and prior to May 1, 2002, is eligible to play Babe Ruth baseball. 

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