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World’s largest single-masted sailing yacht visits Penobscot Bay
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:30am
CAMDEN — M5, reportedly the largest single-masted sailing yacht in existence, spent the weekend awing visitors to Camden Harbor with its impressive size and trappings of luxury. At approximately 277 feet in length, M5 has been photographed alongside some of Camden’s beloved windjammers — and while they are not small boats by most standards, they appear dwarfed by the size of M5.
The Portland Press Herald
reported that the M5 was docked at DiMillo’s Marina in Portland Thursday,...
$255,000 competition incentive
Coast Guard, Homeland Security asking for ideas to help find people in water
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 4:30pm
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC), launched the U.S. Coast Guard Ready for Rescue Challenge , a $255,000 prize competition that seeks boater safety solutions that will help make it easier to find people in the water. When a person is separated from their boat or other watercraft, they can be left isolated in open waters. A life jacket or...
12 additional parking spaces, better traffic flow
Rockland Ferry Terminal to undergo major improvements
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 8:00am
ROCKLAND – During September and October of this year, the Rockland Ferry Terminal parking lot will be undergoing some improvements that will result in 12 additional parking spots, greater safety, improved traffic flow, and reduced ice buildup thanks to upgraded drainage. Though these improvements are necessary, the work will undoubtedly cause inconveniences for some island residents and others who routinely use this parking lot, according to a Department of Transportation news release. The...
Yachting Solutions announces “End of Summer Open House,” three new boat lines
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 2:15pm
ROCKPORT, MAINE — Yachting Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of three exciting lines to their boat sales inventory: Beneteau, Cobia and Starcraft vessels are now available through Yachting Solutions Boat Sales division. The new lines will be featured during an open house September 8 and 9. The three new lines join Yachting Solutions’ bedrock selection of fine boats and products from Hunt Yachts, Rossiter, AB Inflatables, and Evinrude outboard motors. Each of the lines offered by...
Snapshots of the Windjammer Weekend, on Camden’s Harbor
Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 8:15pm
All day Saturday, the action was on the Camden waterfront at the Windjammer Festival, signaling the last hurrah of summer before autumn kicks in — with its own blazing fun.
Second warmest-ever day recorded August 8
Gulf of Maine experiences marine heat wave, scientists say
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 1:15pm
The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest-warming ocean ecosystems on the planet, according to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. Over the last 30 years, the Gulf of Maine warmed at a rate of 0.06°C per year (0.11°F per year) — more than three times the global average, the Portland-based nonprofit said Aug. 30, in a news release. “Over the last 15 years, this region has warmed at more than seven times the global average rate,” the release said. “At both time scales, the Gulf of Maine warmed...
Sept. 15 through 22
Volunteers Needed for Maine Coastweek Coastal cleanup
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:30am
AUGUSTA — Volunteers are needed for Maine’s Coastweek Coastal Cleanup which begins Saturday September 15 and runs through Saturday September 22. With dozens of clean up locations looking for volunteers, anyone interested in keeping Maine's coastal shoreline and waterways clean has ample opportunity to participate. Interested participants can visit the
Maine Coastal Program online
to find a location in need of volunteers or to register as a Cleanup Coordinator at one of dozens...
Phillipe Guillerm’s stunning sculptures are a tribute to musicians
The fluid meld of driftwood and stringed instruments
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 12:15pm
WALDOBORO—The “melting” blue violin on the facade of Phillippe Guillerm’s gallery in Waldoboro is your first indication that what you’ll find inside will be just as quirky, surreal and fascinating. A dozen or so sculptures grace the gallery on pedestals. Though each is one of a kind, all of the sculptural works have been handcrafted from chunks of driftwood Phillipe and his wife, Jacqueline, have found on their yearly sailing trips through the Caribbean. Each sculpture has been modified,...
Storied yacht ‘Adix’ spotted on Penobscot Bay
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:30am
PENOBSCOT BAY — Many of those enjoying the beautiful August weather on Penobscot Bay over the weekend were treated to an unusual sight: the elegant 65-meter sailing yacht
, which, since 2015, been in the background of an ongoing international controversy involving an early painting by Pablo Picasso. The three-masted sailing yacht was built in 1984 and originally called
. She was purchased in 1989 and reportedly belongs to the Euro Shipping Charter Company, which...
They lose sensibilities in colder waters, easily hit by boats
Vulnerable sunfish spotted in outer Rockport Harbor
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:45am
ROCKPORT — Photographer Peter Ralston was headed back into Rockport Harbor Aug. 23 on his powerboat,
, when he spotted a fin and then the white underbelly of a large fish, “five feet from stem to stern,” he reported. It was the ocean Sunfish, otherwise known as Mola mola, a weird and mysterious fish, according to Nature Conservancy writer Justine E. Hausheer, on the website Cool Green Science. They are massive, vulnerable and their “upper and lower teeth are fused into a parrot-...
Around the world in 1978: 40-year reunion for the ‘Appledore’ crew
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:00pm
CAMDEN - It was 40 years ago on, August 22, 1978, the Schooner
left Portsmith, N.H., with a crew of 18 to start a 1.5-year trip around the world. On Wednesday, August 22, despite the weather, 12 of the original crew met in Camden to celebrate the 40th anniversary of that sail with a reunion and trip around Penobscot Bay. As one person put it, "we didn't sail around the world on a sunny day." Tom Smith, son of Herb and Doris Smith, said he was 18 months old when he embarked...
Cash reward for information
UPDATED: Coast Guard wants to know who is stealing bells from Penobscot Bay buoys
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 3:45pm
The U.S. Coast Guard is offering a cash reward for information concerning the theft of sound signaling devices from navigational buoys off Maine’s coast. Over the last nine months, nine buoys had bells stolen from Penobscot Bay. White Bull Lighted Gong Buoy (Light List #6450) is believed to be the latest buoy stolen after a mariner reported the 371-pound bell assembly was missing. The buoy is located about two miles east of Bailey Island. The bells attached to buoys help mariners navigate...
Come Boating Regatta gets the muscles flexed in Belfast
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:15pm
BELFAST — The 18th annual Regatta on Belfast Harbor drew gigs, canoes, kayaks, skiffs and other manner of rowing vessels to the northwest corner of Penobscot Bay Aug. 18. The regatta is a 4.2 nautical mile race that began at noon, and proceeded down the shoreline and then looped back to the harbor. The Regatta is part of Belfast’s Harbor Fest , a celebration of boats and Belfast’s marine heritage. Waterfront activities will include the National Boatbuilding Challenge, maritime exhibits,...
Rockland cruise ship limits in place until ad hoc review complete
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 6:15pm
ROCKLAND – Along with the daily 500 passenger limit set for the peak summer seasons, cruise ships carrying 3,000 passengers or fewer will now be allowed to set anchor in Rockland Harbor during September and October annually, with no more than six ships total during those months. Councilor Adam Ackor requested this amendment prior to an overall Council vote of three to two to create working stipulations while awaiting formal harbor review by a newly formed Harbor Commission. Last week, the...
Federal government gives Rockland $830,000 to upgrade city fish pier
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 8:45pm
Rockland has received a $830,000 federal grant from the Economic Development Administration, enough funding to move forward with plans to repair and update its aging Fish Pier. EDA estimates that the project will allow the retention and creation of 86 jobs. The $830,000 EDA grant is matched by a $350,000 federal grant from the Northern Border Regional Commission as well as funding from the Maine Department of Transportation and City of Rockland.
Project Summary Provided by the EDA:
Proposed Belfast salmon farm CEO to speak at Camden Yacht Club
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:30am
Nordic Aquafarms is planning on building one of the world’s largest inland salmon aquaculture facilities in Belfast. Aiming for a 2019 start date, the company intends to produce more than 60 million pounds of salmon a year in the $400 million facility. Erik Heim, CEO of Nordic Aquafarms, will deliver information and answer questions about the project Aug. 15, 7 too 8:30 p.m., at the Camden Yacht Club. He said in a news release that the land-based tanks sets his company apart from other systems...
Benefits and brilliance of traditional open boats and their relevance in modern times
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 3:30pm
Arista Holden, captain and longtime seamanship instructor for programs such as Outward Bound, the National Outdoor Leadership School, Atlantic Challenge, and the Wooden Boat School, will present on her recent 800-mile round trip voyage to the Norwegian Arctic in an open boat. She will also talk about her work as Head Trainer for the team representing the USA in the Atlantic Challenge International. Arista is a Lincolnville native and got her start in sailing Penobscot Bay out of the Rockport...
New and traditional, vintage and cutting-edge, power and sail
Maine Boat & Home Show to showcase state’s best boats
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 8:15pm
ROCKLAND — Whether it’s to look at boats, or to look for a boat to buy, the Maine Boat & Home Show on the Rockland waterfront August 10-12, is the place to be. The show, which is the largest in-the-water boat show north of Boston, will feature more than 100 craft, large and small, luxurious and down-to-earth, power and sail, displayed both on land and in the water. Advance tickets available online. "It's an absolutely wonderful array this year," said John K. Hanson, Jr., publisher of Maine...
Guardians of the Reef: Bigelow Lab Café Sci Aug. 14
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Coral reefs are one of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on the planet. They are also one of the most threatened. Disturbances to these ecosystems are increasing in frequency and intensity, making the process of recovery ever more important. Douglas Rasher is a senior research scientist at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, and an ecologist and conservation biologist. Rasher studies reef habitats in the coastal realm, where people live and interact with the ocean. Join Rasher on...
Stay off navigation buoys, Coast Guard says
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 9:30am
The Coast Guard is asking the public to stay off federal navigation buoys. “Climbing on buoys is dangerous and illegal. These are big, heavy pieces of steel that bounce around on the water. When it comes to steel versus human bone and flesh, the steel will win every time in these cases,” said Coast Guard Captain of the Port Brian LeFebvre, in a news release. Navigational buoys are in place to clearly mark safe shipping channels for tankers, ferries and other commercial vessels. Interfering with...
Tours available Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
USS Hue City crew to participate in Maine Lobster Festival
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 8:45am
ROCKLAND — The guided-missile cruiser
USS Hue City
(CG 66) will arrive in Rockland Harbor, Aug. 1, to visit the area and support the 71st Annual Maine Lobster Festival. While in port through the weekend, the crew of roughly 300 will participate in the festivals’ annual parade and Maine Sea Goddess coronation ceremony, as well as community relations events and volunteer opportunities in the region.
sailors will be able to enjoy the festival, explore the local area...
Down to the sea
At the helm: Schooners, cruise boats and transport vessels captains at work
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 9:30pm
To navigate the waters of Penobscot Bay, and the Gulf of Maine, takes experience, training, and much skill. Varied currents and wave patterns, not to mention the pull and push of tides, create endless conditions to pilot through. The ocean bottom is rocky and ledges are ubiquitous, often barely submerged. Watching captains dock their vessels in crowded harbors may look like a breeze, but it takes a cool head and concentration. Being captain of a vessel, however, is a calling like no other,...
Shuck Station is a converted gas station, now oyster paradise
Eight oyster farms represented on menu at new Newcastle oyster bar
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 8:45am
NEWCASTLE— If you’ve ever sampled raw oysters at Ondine in Belfast, Hoxbill in Camden, and Suzuki Sushi, North Beacon Oysters and Café Miranda in Rockland, chances are they came from eight oysters farms on the Damariscotta River. One young entrepreneur, Brendan Parsons, is the distributor behind it. Parsons, who was born and raised in Damariscotta, has made a small empire around them. He started his career working at an oyster farm in 2008. From there, he ran a raw bar for a catering company...
Camden Yacht Club Sunset Seminar Series
Sea Shanties and Poetry Readings with Bennett Konesni and Kristen Lindquist
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 9:30pm
The Camden Yacht Club will host two world-class artists, both with local connections, for an evening of music and poetry. Bennett Konesni, who grew up on Islesboro and currently lives in Appleton, will share songs from the 1900s recordings of Searsport native Joanna Colcord’s collection of sea shanties. He will lead a lively discussion of the successes and challenges he’s encountered during his efforts to revive these songs through recreational and competitive boating in the 21st century...
Watching wildlife from a whisper-quiet ecotour boat in Belfast
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:30pm
BELFAST— On any given day, passengers aboard Belfast’s newest
cruising up the Passagassawakeag River will hear no sounds other than the natural strains of wind or the lapping of waves, but they might see seals pop up and dive for fish, or a Bald Eagle family, and numerous seabirds such as cormorants, loons, shore birds and a Great Blue Heron. Captain Channing Boswell, an outdoor enthusiast, is behind the wheel of this restored Navy whaleboat...
Sailing Season 2018 on Penobscot Bay: races, regattas and parades
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 3:45pm
Penobscot Bay is among the best cruising grounds in the world, sailors agree. The prevailing summer breezes out of the southwest, along with cozy harbors and beautiful water make it all so. Then there are the races — some highly competitive, others, well, it’s all about the boats and having a good time.
2018 racing and regatta schedule
July 26-28, Camden Classics Cup ,
hosted by Lyman-Morse at Wayfarer Marine, 9 a.m. The Camden Classics Cup is a two-day...
Friday morning Rockland cruise ship dialog focuses on pollution
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
ROCKLAND – “Our industry as a business needs to be environmentally compliant,” a spokesperson for Cruise Line Industry Association told Rockland residents. “It’s bad for business, quite honestly, to hurt the environment.” Friday morning, in City Hall Chambers, the spokesperson, Brian Salerno, U.S. Coast Guard retired Vice Admiral and CLIA’s Senior Vice President of Maritime Affairs, briefed community members on how cruise ship industry environmental practices are regulated. CLIA represents 90...
A film by Alison Langley
Restoration of a Herreshoff Classic, the ‘Marilee’
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:15pm
On Thursday, August 2, at 7 p.m., the Camden Yacht Club will host a documentary by Alison Langley about the restoration of the
. This 40-minute documentary follows the story of
’s meticulous and unique restoration by French & Webb in Belfast, Maine, as well as
’s ambitious and successful racing program throughout New England. Following the film will be a discussion with Alison Langley, filmmaker, Todd French, boat builder, Dennis Gunderson,...
Mishi Mikinaak means ‘Big Turtle’ in Ojibwe
Rockand Apprenticeshop launches boat in time for Camden Classics, Eggemoggin Reach Regatta
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:45pm
ROCKLAND – Dozens of spectators arrived July 20 in Rockland to cheer the
, as she was launched from the Apprenticeshop and into the summer-blue Atlantic. The 26-foot, wooden gaff-rigged vessel eased into the water, while crew members grabbed long oars to move the new boat toward the harbor. A sudden sideways rock caught a few people off guard, including the apprentices who’d constructed the ketch. But, with the addition of several filled sacks as ballast, the Mackinaw-...
Charles Nethersole, world class skipper, recounts capsize of 57-foot Atlantic Cat
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
Charles Nethersole, a professional captain, will give an account July 25, at 7 p.m. at the Camden Yacht Club, of what happened one fateful night in November, 2016 aboard
, a 57-foot Chris White design Atlantic Catamaran. The
capsized 400 miles north of the Dominican Republic due to a random weather event. The cause of the capsize has been debated by meteorologists, suggesting that a volatile tornado waterspout or a microburst was to blame. The captain and crew had...
Recreated Viking ship draws crowd to Rockland Harbor
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:15pm
ROCKLAND – Sunday evening, July 22, hundreds of people waited in a gray drizzle at the Rockland Public Landing to glimpse the carved dragon head, tail, and everything Viking-like about a 115 foot long, 26 foot wide vessel. For weeks, anticipation has been growing among area residents wishing to see a true, historically accurate Norse Viking ship replica. And so they came, cameras at the ready, waving from the docks as the vessel neared. Last year, Dan Bookham, of the Allen Insurance Agency,...
Mariners reminded to use local pump-out services
Coast Guard looks into reported schooner sewage discharge in Rockport Harbor
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
ROCKPORT — Goodie’s Beach at Rockport Harbor was closed for several days last weekend, following a reported spill of raw sewage from a schooner departing the town dock Friday, July 13. The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment, in Belfast, has been looking into the incident this week and depending on its findings, will consider enforcement action. Town Manager Rick Bates informed the Rockport Select Board July 18 in an email, confirming that the discharge had occurred, and that municipal...
Front Street Shipyard receives $667,028 DOT grant
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
BELFAST — The United States Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration has awarded a $667,028 grant to Front Street Shipyard of Belfast, as part of the 2018 (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grants program. Front Street Shipyard will use the funds toward its purchase of a Flow Mach 700 Waterjet Cutting Machine. The equipment will streamline the construction of custom and production vessels, reducing costs and improving quality of the end-products, according to a July 19 Front Street news...
Coast Guard asks boaters to label, properly secure kayaks, canoes, paddleboards
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:15am
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is asking the public to label their kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards with their name and phone number after an influx of cases this summer involving unmanned and adrift paddlecraft. Coast Guard units throughout the Northeast have responded to more than 90 cases of unmanned, adrift and mostly unlabeled paddlecraft so far this year. Each time an unmanned and adrift paddlecraft is reported it triggers a search for a person who may be associated with it and could be...
16th Annual show on Rockland Harbor
Maine Boat & Home Show announces new name, line-up of special events
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 2:30pm
ROCKLAND — Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc., said July 17 that its 16th annual show, scheduled for August 10-12, has a new name. The event, formerly known as the "Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show," will now be called the "Maine Boat & Home Show," to better reflect the event's broad appeal. "After a successful 15 years producing this popular event, we felt that it was time for an image brush-up,” said John K. Hanson, Jr., publisher of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine and...
Camden Yacht Club summer sunset series
Protecting Nature in Maine’s Coastal Waters
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:15am
Beginning in 1973, Susan St. John was a sea instructor for 30 years with the Outward Bound School, which was then based on Hurricane Island. She taught teens, women over 30, families, executives, and Vietnam Veterans on land,but 90 percent of the time in the pulling boats. On July 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Camden Yacht Club, Susan will show slides and speak about experiential education, including her experiences at Outward Bound and creating the book
To Sail Beyond the Sunset
Camden Yacht Club summer sunset series
Maine Illuminations: Artistic inspirations on the Midcoast
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:30pm
Artists Greg Mort and Jon Mort will reflect on the powerful influence Maine’s natural wonders and mysteries have had on their artistic development July 11 at the Camden Yacht Club, as part of the summer Sunset Series of talks. The Mort father and son artistic duo work together in their Port Clyde summer studio but each creates in a very separate universe. Greg Mort is a widely recognized American contemporary artist whose unmistakably modern creations have the classic feel of the Dutch Masters...
42nd Annual Great Schooner Race
Winds propel ‘Heritage’ to lead after schooners make late race start
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
ROCKLAND – The first wave of schooners heaved into the wind at 1:15 p.m., Friday, July 6, having sat idle for three extra hours. The forecast for the Great Schooner Race looked ominous. Gray skies and the threat of thunderstorms kept anchors in place. Such is life on the high seas. No matter the century, weather remain the deciding element. But the clouds eventually cleared, allowing continuation the annual race that represents a once-daily competition by cargo-loaded schooners. This year's...
Bigelow Laboratory to host open house July 20
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 2:15pm
What is it like to study the ocean at a world-class research institute? Find out on Friday, July 20, when Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences hosts its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its East Boothbay campus. Laboratory scientists and staff have prepared a wide range of demonstrations and activities, where visitors of all ages will be introduced to robotic research aides, meet some of the smallest sea life on the planet, and learn about Bigelow Laboratory’s research...
Friendship sloops were Maine's first lobster boats
Historic Friendship sloop ‘Blackjack’ afloat on next high tide
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 8:30pm
ROCKLAND – Throughout the journey from boat storage to public landing, many hands held the support line of the newly restored friendship sloop
Four oxen pulled the vessel just as ancestors might have done for other Wilbur Morse sloops 100 years ago. Yet, in the end, the launch completion for Capt. Jim Sharp’s three-year project was left to high tide. As each set of two oxen were led away from the water line at Snow Marine Park, Saturday, July 7, having done their job, the...
epic oceangoing explorations come to life in the Midcoast
Viking ship ‘Draken’ to visit Rockland
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 2:15pm
Norwegian Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre (Draken) will make Rockland its official Maine stop on its Expedition America: East Coast Tour 2018, presented by Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The tour, which got underway at the start of this month, will bring the world’s largest operating Viking ship to Rockland for a four-day stopover, July 22-25. Beginning with an arrival ceremony on Sunday, July 22, and continuing with three days ship tours and activities in the onshore...
Terry Boivin video
Pure muscle in Rockand Harbor with annual lobster boat races
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:15am
ROCKLAND — Watch for wakes in Rockland Harbor in mid-June, when Journey’s End Marina, in Rockland, holds the annual Rockland Lobster Boat races. This year, the diesels and gas-powered engines poured it on, competing for top speeds. There were several classes and races, and a special class for wooden boats. First place for Fastest Lobster Boat went to Tom Clemons and his boat,
. Second place to Andrew Taylor and
Blue Eyed Girl
, and third place to Heather Thompson,...
Schooner Olad is rich in history
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:15pm
CAMDEN – Aaron Lincoln owns and operates the
off of Camden's public Landing. The
can take six passengers and is a cutter — an old-timey rig, in a way, from before the day of roller furling. With two headsails it gave more options if the windy picked up. A single person who was handling the boat back in the day could drop one sail and still have a headsail left. The
is U.S. Coast Guard approved for 22 passengers. "It's a crazy...
‘When I’d asked to see the security cameras of those occurrences, the cameras for those days would be mysteriously out of order.’
Trash, debris surfaces as Rockland street ice melts, indicating not just snow gets dumped into harbor
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:45am
ROCKLAND – Well into June, a frozen mound of dirt remains, long after the last of an estimated 20-foot-tall mountain of city-plowed snow began to melt. In its wake, the designated snow-dumping area of the Rockland Transfer Station, now strewn with trash, confirmed a long-time assumption by former City Council member Louise MacLellan-Ruf. For years, MacLellan-Ruf lobbied against the dumping of plowed snow off of the Municipal Fish Pier, citing that more than just pure snow was being pushed into...
100-plus volunteers clean up Criehaven and Ellwell islands followed by a lobster bake!
More than 4,000 pounds of trash, broken gear hauled off Maine islands
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:45am
TENANTS HARBOR— Sundays are the only days off for Maine’s lobstermen, but on Sunday, June 10, a number of them in the Tenants Harbor Fishermans Co-op got right back on their boats to take more than 100 volunteers out to various islands to clean up the trash, debris and broken gear that accumulated on the shoreline. Luke’s Lobster, a restaurant in Tenants Harbor, joined forces with United By Blue, an outdoor brand focused on ocean conservation based in Philadelphia, to organize the event. United...
Company explains why it is selling one harborfront building
Belfast boatbuilders French & Webb divest of one building; business as usual, otherwise
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 1:15pm
The world of boatbuilding is evolving, and French & Webb Custom Boat Builders, on Front Street in downtown Belfast, is evolving along with it. Since 1996, the company’s presence along the Belfast waterfront has grown, according to a June 11 company-issued news release. At each step, the company weighed options, consulted the public, and made decisions that felt authentic while matching the needs of clients’ projects with spaces used by its crew, the release said. The biggest expansion was...
Author Rachel Slade to present on ‘El Faro’ tragedy at Camden Public Library
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:00am
CAMDEN — Join the Camden Public Library in welcoming author Rachel Slade as she presents from her new book,
Into The Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm and the Sinking of El Faro
. Slade will be at the library on Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m. Staff from the Owl & Turtle Bookshop Cafe will be on hand to sell copies of the book. Rachel Slade is a Boston-based journalist, writer, and editor. She was a staff writer at
for nine years, and her...
Maine Sport Outfitters, Maine Coast Heritage Trust clean up Black Island
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 8:30am
On Thursday, May 31, Maine Sport Outfitters partnered with Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) for a day of service on Black Island in Muscongus Bay. The volunteers devoted their time to removing beach trash and improving the new trail to the south end of the island. This volunteer day is a feature of the new Maine Sport Outfitters' wellness initiative which encourages the employees to participate in paid-volunteer days. The Outdoor Programs Department at Maine Sport uses Black Island's beaches...
Belfast area students raise, release salmon fry as part of ‘Fish Friends’ program
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 11:00am
BELFAST — Recently, a dozen area students bid goodbye to their salmon fry after caring for them since they were delivered as eggs earlier this spring. The 12 schools involved include Searsport DHS, Belfast AHS, Troy Howard Middle School, Capt. Stevens Elementary School, Cornerspring Montessori School, Nickerson Elementary School, Drinkwater School, Lincolnville School, Appleton Village School and Camden-Rockport Elementary School. Each school received 200 eggs. The salmon eggs were provided...
‘Victory Chimes’ sets first of the season’s sails with Pennsylvania students
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
ROCKLAND – Twenty eighth grade students from Kimberton Waldorf School, Kimberton, Pennsylvania, arrived at Rockland Harbor, Sunday evening, May 28, after a 10-hour drive. They were about to embark on a four-day adventure onboard the schooner
Kimberton is approximately 25 miles outside Valley Forge and Philadelphia. Kevin Hughes, dean of school, said they didn't start out headed to Maine, but were glad they had arrived. "The eighth grade traditionally does a big trip at...
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Dulse & Rugosa Maine Island Botanicals
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Fri, Sep 21 - 2:00 pm
Free Estate Planning Workshops held in Camden This Fall/Winter Learn what it takes to plan and...
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Entrepreneurship Workshop - Starting Your Own Business
West Bay Rotary
West Bay Rotary Club of Camden and Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education will present its...
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MaineMadeMusic Presents: Chris Ross and The North
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Birds of Chicago in Concert
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Rockland Library STEM Workshop: Elephant Toothpaste
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 3:45pm
Preparedness 101: An Introduction to Being Prepared
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 -
Applebee’s Tip-A-Cop event raises funds for Special Olympics Maine
Thursday, September 20, 2018 -
Free course for families living with mental illness
Thursday, September 20, 2018 -
(Rockland’s Got A) Brand New Bag: tote-making demonstration
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
Silent Social Hour teaches participants the basics of sign language, deaf culture
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:45pm
Maine Audubon lecture series kicks off at Camden Public Library
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
FREE Seminar: Planning for your Pets
Friday, September 21, 2018 -
Scholars and fellows exhibition featured at Messler Gallery
Friday, September 21, 2018 -
September movies at Thomaston Public Library
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Knox County divorces
Adrienne Marie Haskell, obituary
Waldo County divorces
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Judith A. Chapman, obituary
George Stevenson, obituary
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