• Otto Howard “Pat” Bowden, 96, passed away on March 5, 2018, in Rockport, Maine, with his loving wife of 70 years by his side.

    A longtime resident of Warren, Pat was born in Sidney and raised in Hallowell. His parents were Otto H. Bowden Sr. and Mabel Shuman.

  • CAMDEN – First responders who saved the lives of a severely injured middle school student and a man who had overdosedwere formally recognized by Police Chief Randy Gagne at the Camden Select Board meeting March 5. 

  • ROCKLAND – 3/16/18 The state fire marshal’s office continues to assist in the investigation of a house fire on Melrose Circle in Rockland. An investigator returned to the site Thursday, March 15 for further digging of clues within the rubble, according to Fire Chief Chris Whytock.

  • Wiscasset Police Department

    Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity between Feb. 26 and March 4:


  • Heading back to court March 25

    ROCKLAND — An Owls Head woman who was already free on bail after being charged with theft and negotiating a worthless instrument, was arrested March 1 for allegedly stealing another person’s identity.

  • Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

    As a result of the continued investigation into the March 9 shooting on Clark’s Cove Road in Walpole, Angela Lemire, 39, of Walpole was taken into custody and charged with Domestic Violence Reckless Conduct with a Dangerous Weapon Class C and Aggravated Assault Class B, the Lincoln County Sheriff

  • March 11, daylight saving time

    Daylight saving time 2018 in Maine will begin at 2 a.m., March 11. In order to Spring Forward, we have to set the clocks ahead one hour tonight.

  • Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

    One person was being treated at Maine Medical Center in Portland after being shot in Walpole Friday, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Lt. Brendan Kane said Saturday.

  • ROCKLAND – Rockland’s City Hall is looking to update its Wall of Fame, the pictures that line the hallway at the entrance to the building. Amateur historian and Rockland Historical Society board member Wayne Gray said the Historical Society would like to add five photos to the wall.

  • Lily P. Beckett, 90, passed away on February 28, 2018 at the Sussman House in Rockport.
  • winter is a tough time to collect blood in New England

    ROCKLAND – The American Red Cross held a blood drive at the American Legion Post 1 on Thursday, February 22. Winter months are particularly hard on blood drives as the winter weather can cause cancellations and affect the number of units of blood that the region needs to maintain a good supply.

  • CAMDEN — Camden police reported the following activity from Feb. 4-28. An arrest or summons does not apply guilt. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

  • Opinion

    At Watershed School, it all starts with a conversation. Listening to understand, responding to others, disagreeing and agreeing, finding a path forward together- this is the Watershed Way.

  • Cushing, South Thomaston, St. George, Thomaston, Matinicus, Criehaven, Muscle Ridge Islands

    Ann Matlack, of St. George, has submitted her nomination papers to run for House District 92. Matlack filed her papers March 6 with the Secretary of State's Office. She is a Democrat. 

  • Judge sets bail at $25,000 cash

    ROCKLAND — A man from Union who was arrested March 2 at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office after he turned himself in on an outstanding arrest warrant for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl numerous times, made his initial court appearanc