• Waldo County Superior Court, closed cases

    BELFAST — The following cases were closed in Waldo County Superior Court July 17-29.

    Robert E. Ayer Jr., 19, of Monhegan, disordely conduct (offensive words/gestures) in Brooks Feb. 19, 2014, $500 fine; sexual misconduct with a child under 14 years in Brooks Feb. 19, 2014, dismissed; solicitation of a minor by computer in Brooks Feb. 19, 2014, dismissed.

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  • Waldo County Sheriff’s beat

    BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity July 27-31. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt.

    July 27

    Jill Raven, 30, of Knox, was issued summonses for cultivation of marijuana and violating conditions of release on Knox Station Road in Knox. 

    Richard M. Dyer, 25, of Knox, was issued summonses for cultivation of marijuana and unlawful possession of a schedule X drug on Knox Station Road in Knox. 

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  • Belfast District Court closed cases

    BELFAST — The following cases were closed in Belfast District Court July 17-29.

    Jessica L. Dengler, 26, of Lincolnville, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer in Lincolnville Oct. 14, dismissed.

    Charles J. Dhyse, 72, of Northport, assault in Northport Sept. 9, $500 fine; disorderly conduct (offensive words/gestures) in Northport Sept. 9, $500 fine and $49 restitution.

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  • Coastal Mountains Land Trust...

    Free blueberry pick at Beech Hill Preserve

    ROCKPORT — Coastal Mountains Land Trust invites the public to participate in the 13th annual free blueberry pick on Sunday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    The Land Trust will open a portion of the 20-acre organic blueberry farm as a thank you to the community that supports and enjoys the Preserve. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to welcome and orient people to areas open for picking.

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  • U.S. Navy, Clydesdales, lobster, music, and high steppers

    Rockland’s Lobster Festival Parade celebrates high summer in style

    ROCKLAND — A solid round of applause welcomed the group of naval crewmen of the USS Tortuga as they marched a crisp, dedicated line down Rockland’s Main Street, Saturday, Aug. 1. But it was the sight of the Budweiser Clydesdales about three-quarters of the way through the one hour and 45 minute parade that aroused the excitement of young and old alike.

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  • Motto: Tough, Tall, Tenacious!

    Aboard the USS Tortuga

    ROCKLAND — The naval ship USS Tortuga anchored in Rockland Harbor during this week’s 68th annual Lobster Festival. On Thursday, Festival attendees interested in touring the vessel were ferried aboard.

    In return, the City of Rockland welcomed the ship’s service members to the Festival.

    The Tortuga is based out of Virginia, but travels up and down the east coast as an amphibious vessel shuttling Humvees and other cargo.

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  • Appleton man breaks into home, assaults woman, flees from police on bicycle

    ROCKLAND – An Appleton man was charged with allegedly breaking into a Tenants Harbor residence and assaulting a woman.

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  • Transformation

    Barb Bausch: It’s all about the flowers

    "Maine is one great flower pot," says my mother, who has spent many summers visiting us in Rockport. While I continue to share photos of our flower garden, she is always totally amazed at the changes that have occurred. Each year seems to be the best ever.

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  • Knox County Superior and District Court closed cases

    ROCKLAND- The following cases were closed in Knox County Superior Court and Knox County District Court from July 20-24.

    Superior Court

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    A lot of splashing Aug. 16 at the annual World Championship Boatyard Dog Trials

    ROCKLAND — The organizers of the Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show have announced that six courageous canines August (and their people) have been chosen to strut their stuff during the World Championship Boatyard Dog Trials on Sunday morning, Aug. 16, at 10:30 a.m. The trials take place during the 13th Annual Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show, a celebration of coastal living that runs August 14 to 16, at Harbor Park in Rockland.

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