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  • If you fall through the ice, you should not attempt to climb out immediately. Instead, kick to the surface and get horizontal in the water. Once horizontal, try to slide forward onto the ice. When you get out of the water, avoid standing near the broken ice.

  • BELFAST — A Belfast man is facing several charges following an early morning confrontation with a homeowner on Waterville Road Jan. 13.

  • The Knox County Administrative Offices, Knox County Superior Court, and Rockland District Court are all closed today, Wednesday January 17, 2018 due to the storm.  

  • The brief respite from the ice and snow is over and meteorologists are telling us that a winter storm warning is on the docket for Jan 17. This means five to 10 inches of snow, and it could be heavy at times.

  • BELFAST – Walter Elwell passed away January 10th at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Walter was born at Waldo County Hospital in Belfast on January 31, 1950 to Kathleen (Pease) and Howard Charles Elwell.

  • Wiscasset Police Department

    Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity for Jan. 7-13.

    Summons

     On Jan. 11, a summons was issued to Phillip Harrington, 30, of Wiscasset, for leaving the scene of an accident.

     Accidents

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 397 calls between Jan. 10 and Jan. 16, and year to date, LCSO has responded to 796 calls.

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  • On January 14, shortly after 5 p.m. the Waldo County Communications Center received a report from a man reporting that he had been robbed at a Bog Road home in Jackson. 

  • The Knox County Firefighters Association Supper is tonight, Jan. 16, at the Friendship Town Office at 6:30 p.m. Fish Fry Supper!

  •  ROCKLAND – Gary W. Ames, 69, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at his home in Milford.

    Born in Rockland, August 3, 1949, he was the son of Denis E. and Norma Richards Ames.  

  • CAMDEN – Thomas C. Putnam, M.D., 87, husband of Barbara Biltz Putnam, died surrounded by his family, Monday, January 15, 2018, at Quarry Hill in Camden.  A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, January 21, 2018, at St. Peters Episcopal Church, 11 White Street, Rockland.

  • ROCKPORT - Alfred Ockenfels, 72, affectionately known as ‘The Chief’, passed away peacefully, Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland. 

  • ROCKLAND — Steven R. Roberts, 68, husband of Vera Rand Roberts of Rockland, died on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Sussman House in Rockport following a very brief illness. A complete obituary will be published later.

  • CAMDEN — John “Jack” Richard Williams, Sr., 90, of Camden, died January 8, 2018 at Windward Gardens in Camden. Born July, 9, 1927 in Rockland, he was the son of William Grierson and Medora Lillian (Kenniston) Williams.