• Maine State Police Troop D blotter

    AUGUSTA — Maine State Police Troop D reported the following activity June 30 - Aug. 30. Troop D is responsible for Maine's Midcoast, including Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Waldo, and Knox counties, the southern half of Kennebec County and part of northern Cumberland County. The troop also patrols Interstate 295, from Brunswick to Gardiner. The troop's complement includes a lieutenant, three sergeants, 25 troopers and a secretary.

    June 30

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  • Transformations

    Stephen G. Jordan: You can’t always catch what you want

    Summer and Maine get to dance together for only a limited time. To a group of my friends and me the all too brief summer means the arrival of our traditional fishing trip.

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  • Rockland’s negotiations with YMCA near final approval

    ROCKLAND — The latest draft version of the lease negotiated by the City of Rockland and the YMCA allows for the Y to assume control of programming of city recreation department services Oct. 1, and to take over operations of the Recreation Center building Jan. 1, 2016.

    The lease agreement will be for an original three-year time period with City Council members reevaluating at the end of that term for an optional two-year extension.

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  • HIGH SCHOOL FIELD HOCKEY

    Camden Hills field hockey shuts down the Purple Panthers

    ROCKPORT – The Camden Hills field hockey team has played their share of preseason games this fall, but today when Waterville came to play it was for real. Today was opening day, and both teams were looking to start the season off on the right foot.

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  • WOMEN RUNNING FOR STATE LEGISLATURES

    Rep. Ellie Espling featured in “Next Step Run” documentary airs on MPBN

    AUGUSTA — Last year, Assistant House Republican Leader Rep. Ellie Espling of New Gloucester was chosen to be featured in a documentary film titled “Next Step Run” which highlights four women from all over the country running for their respective state legislatures. The film follows along as the women from Arkansas, Michigan, Oklahoma and Maine head out on the 2014 campaign trail, marching in parades, knocking on doors, participating in debates and eventually culminating on election night.

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  • Knox County Sheriff’s Office...

    Three Midcoast business burglaries prompt multi-agency investigation

    ROCKLAND — Area law enforcement agencies are working together to solve a spate of business burglaries that have netted a thief, or thieves, thousands of dollars and put business owners on edge ahead of the busy Labor Day weekend.

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  • YOUTH FOOTBALL

    Flag football is here; Begins Sept. 5

    If you have a child going into Kindergarten thru 2nd grade in Fall 2015, we would love to have them join us.  

    Please follow us on Facebook for the latest up to date details and how you could possibly help. The program is for kids in the Five Towns area (Hope, Appleton, Lincolnville, Camden, Rockport). 

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  • HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

    Lions, Panthers, fall on the lynx

    The golf season is in full swing with some teams fairing well while others have yet to find their stroke. 

    Locally we have Medomak Valley, Oceanside, Camden Hills, Belfast and Mount View. 

    Camden Hills and Oceanside play in Class A while all the others play in Class B.

    Wednesday the Medomak Valley team fell to Waterville, and the Belfast squad fell to Maine Central Institute. 

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  • FILMS, SCHEDULES AND BUY PASSES NOW

    Camden International Film Festival and Points North Documentary Forum

    CAMDEN — The Camden International Film Festival and Points North Documentary Forum have unveiled their slate which takes place Sept. 17 to 20 throughout Camden, Rockport and Rockland. The festival shares nearly 70 feature and short films with filmmakers in attendance at nearly every screening.

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  • HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

    Camden Hills’ solid start hits a bump on the green

    ROCKPORT – The Camden Hills golf team is off to a good start this season, their first time back in Class A in a few years.

    The Windjammers play their home matches at the Samoset Golf Club, which provides a stellar course to play on and to practice on. Visiting teams always seem to enjoy coming to play against Camden Hills.

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