News

  • Annual Holiday on the Harbor

    ROCKPORT — Rockport Harbor was glowing Sunday evening, Dec. 10, as hundreds of luminarias lined the village streets and sidewalks, and businesses and galleries threw their doors open to the public.

  • BELFAST — The Belfast Police Department reported the following activity Dec. 6-11. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt.

    Nov. 5 (late entry)

  • Guns valued at more than $45,000

    ROCKLAND — A mother and son from Rome remain in the Knox County Jail for allegedly stealing two guns, worth approximately $45,000, from a Rockport man.

  • Given the weather, the Camden Town Office is closing at 2:30 p.m. today, Dec. 12.

  • ‘the city is at one of those tipping points’

    ROCKLAND – A man froze to death in a shipping container in Rockland. Some large companies avoid the area, and nurses and teachers revoke their contracts and move away. This, because of what has been described as zero vacancy in local housing rentals.

  • The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 250 calls between Dec. 5 and Dec. 11 and year to date, LCSO has responded to 19,405 calls.

  • Making snow while the temperatures cooperate

    CAMDEN – Colder temperatures and a boost from the snow gods are inching the Camden Snow Bowl closer to opening for the season. Colder air pushing into Maine after the current storm will provide even better snowmaking conditions.

  • Wiscasset Police Department

    Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity for the week of Dec. 3 to Dec. 9:

    Arrests

    On Dec. 6, Rebecca Fuller, 25, of Wiscasset was arrested for OUI.

    Summons

  • Meeting today

    CAMDEN – The School Administrative District 28 Board of Directors (Camden-Rockport School Board) meets at 5 p.m. today, Dec. 12, at the Bus Barn to hold a workshop on the Mary E. Taylor timeline review.

  • renews offer to school board meeting space for sake of public transparency

     ROCKPORT — Selectmen in Rockport Dec. 7 agreed not to, just yet, appoint anyone new from their board to serve on the School Administrative District 28 Building Committee. The discussion followed recent friction between the leader of the school board and Rockport Select Board member Owen Casas.

  • Four architects still interested in working with town

    ROCKPORT — There are four architects interested in designing a new municipal library for Rockport. The former architectural company, Reed and Company, based in Portland, has declined to work further with the town.

  • Judge sets bail at $50,000 cash

    ROCKLAND — A Rockland man who is being held at the Knox County Jail for allegedly stabbing two people during an argument, made his initial court appearance Dec. 8 in Knox County Unified Court.

  • LINCOLNVILLE BEACH – "Here they come," shouted a voice from the crowd on Sunday, December 10, as the Wreaths Across America convoy came over the hill and into Lincolnville Beach. The convoy had left Washington County on Dec.

  • From Augusta
    In November, Maine voters approved at the polls a measure to allow at least 80,000 low-income residents to qualify for Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The citizen initiative passed 203,080 to 141,436.
  • Guitar plucking .... Pinewood Derby Days ..... Carols in the Round
    moody pond

    Early winter-early dusk and the house where we’re heading, tucked into trees at the end of a long driveway, is brightly lit for Christmas. The eight-year-old clutches his music binder and guitar in the back seat with his siblings.