• ‘Pathway 4 Paden’

    Nonprofit, local builders construct wheelchair accessible ramp for Rockland five-year-old

    ROCKLAND  The Florida-based nonprofit Wheelchairs 4 Kids teamed up with McMahon Builders, LLC and the Maine Contractors & Builders Alliance in Rockland to provide a five-year-old boy with physical disabilities a new wheelchair accessible ramp for his home. On Saturday, April 19, the groups collaborated to construct the "Pathway 4 Paden" in Rockland.

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  • Free talk April 24 at 7 p.m., Camden Public Library

    40 Mark Fitzgerald-designed model boats at sea with an ocean of learning

    CAMDEN — For the next presentation in its Maritime Month series, the Camden Public Library will host a talk by Dick Baldwin, founder of Educational Passages, who will speak about the local program he started and its educational mission to help students build, launch, and track model ships on the sea. The free presentation will take place at the library on Thursday, April 24, at 7 p.m.

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  • Allied Whale covers area from Rockland to Canadian border

    Marine mammal group holds free stranding response workshop in Bar Harbor

    BAR HARBOR  Allied Whale, College of the Atlantic's marine mammal research group, will hold its annual Spring Marine Mammal Stranding Response workshop on Saturday, May 3 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the college's McCormick Lecture Hall.

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  • April 24, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Waterfall Arts

    Maine Arts Commission seeks feedback in Belfast

    BELFAST — The Maine Arts Commission is coming to Waterfall Arts in Belfast on Thursday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The commission is looking for artists, arts organizations, economic development professionals, educators, government and elected officials, tourism officials, and anyone who is passionate about the arts, to attend this feedback meeting.

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  • TREKKERS 5K-10K

    Trekkers Hosts First Annual Thomaston Trek 5k and 10k Run/Walk

    THOMASTON – Trekkers will be hosting their First annual Thomaston Trek 5K-10K on Saturday, June 7. The 5k or a 10k run or walk and is open to all levels of experience.

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  • NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY, APRIL 26

    Local law enforcement holds drug collections around region; sign up for the Yellow Dot

    MIDCOAST  In association with National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m.

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  • HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

    Pilot Daily High School Schedule, Wednesday, April 23

    ROCKLAND – The 2014 Spring sports season opens today with baseball and softball  games scheduled with most local teams playing a rival; however, two games have been postponed already today. Coaches, managers, parents are encouraged to send the score so we can update and keep standings for each team.

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  • Begins job July 1

    Camden-Rockport hires new elementary school principal

    ROCKPORT — The Camden-Rockport School Board has hired Janet Anderson as the next principal for Camden-Rockport Elementary School. Anderson will begin her new duties July 1. She replaces Theresa Lash, who was in that position for three years.

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  • What’s that project?

    Maine Sport dredges its Rockport pond

    ROCKPORT — Drivers along Route 1 near the intersection of Main Street in Rockport were double-taking Tuesday afternoon, as big equipment began knocking down trees and digging into a pond adjacent to Maine Sport Outfitters, the local outdoor adventure retailer.

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  • Camden joins libraries across Maine for ‘Lawyers in Libraries’ event May 2

    CAMDEN — In early May, libraries across Maine will partner with local lawyers to speak with library patrons about the challenges that arise when an individual is faced with a legal problem. Volunteer lawyers will provide information on how to access civil legal resources and will be available for a Q&A and brief consultations with attendees. At the Camden Public Library, "Lawyers in Libraries" is scheduled for 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 2.

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  • Camden Hills Concert Band earns gold at state competition

    ROCKPORT — On Tuesday, April 8, the Camden Hills Regional High School Concert Band, under the direction of Nancy Rowe, participated in the Maine Band Directors Association Concert Band Festival.

    Twenty-six bands from Maine participated in the festival and were adjudicated by the following:

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  • What’s In that cocktail?

    Delvino’s Grill and Pasta House bring us the very spring-like ‘Belfast Orchard’

    BELFAST — I really think that the best bars are the tiniest, the ones you can only squeeze five or six people around. Delvino’s Grill and Pasta House on Main Street in Belfast has one of the coziest tiny bars, perfect for the craft cocktail lover. Bartender Shawna Aitken demonstrated for us how Delvino’s signature drink the Belfast Orchard is deconstructed.

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