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  • CAMDEN – For a little over 20 years, as close as we can figure, Rankin's Hardware at 30 Union Street in Camden has been holding its customer appreciation day with free hot dogs, popcorn and sodas as a way to give back to their supporters.

  • Veteran’s Memorial created of, by, and for Vinalhaven

    VINALHAVEN – For months, in a quarry, near a windmill on Vinalhaven, ‘The Four Old Guys’ toiled away on a future monument representing the town’s past.

  • Swarms have been seen all over the Midcoast

    If you happen to be outside and notice any walls coated in white moths you may want to stay away — swarms of browntail moths have been reported around the Midcoast area.

  • CAMDEN — Experience an extraordinary journey to one of the last, great, unprotected wilderness areas within the United States, the proposed 3.2 million acre Maine Woods National Park.

  • OWLS HEAD – Wayne H. Meserve, 69, died surrounded by his loving family following a brief illness, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

  • OWLS HEAD – Makayla O’Hara-Damon, 12 years old, went home to fly with the angels, after a long and courageous fight, Friday, July 13, 2018.  Her loving Nannie and caregiver, Deborah Damon, was at her side.  

  • Raccoon confirmed rabid July 13

    SEARSMONT — A rabid raccoon created havoc for a Searsmont couple and the dog they are fostering on July 12 at approximately 5:30 a.m. On July 13, Searsmont Animal Control Officer Robin Dow confirmed via Facebook  that the raccoon tested positive for rabies at the state laboratory.

  • ‘It’s a labor of love to keep the memories alive’

    ROCKLAND – For 14 years, old Rockland school-related memorabilia have resided in a classroom in the old Rockland High School on Lincoln Street. The most recent donation, a large diploma, settled in only four months ago. Now, however, the items are being removed, buried away in storage.

  •  Earlier today, July 13, the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit arrested Philip Clark, 55, and charged him with murder for a homicide that occurred at 557 Kennebec Road in Hampden, according to a news release from the Maine Dept. of Public Safety.

  • Farms statewide open to the public

    AUGUSTA – Nearly 100 Maine farms invite the public to their farms for a free event Sunday, July 22. The 29th annual Open Farm Day is an informative 'choose your own adventure' experience to learn about Maine agriculture and farm products. Scheduled hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • CAMDEN — At the next meeting of the Camden-based Parkinson's Support Group, set for Tuesday, August 7, group member Frank Mundo will talk about his experience as a participant in clinical drug trials and discuss some of the issues one should consider before deciding whether to participate in drug

  • Quarry Hill Living Well Series

    CAMDEN — Camden resident Alison McKellar will discuss her work as a volunteer and now chair of the Board of Directors of the nonprofit NuDay Syria when Quarry Hill presents "To Syria with Love," Wednesday, August 15, from 10:30 am to noon at Quarry Hill's main building, the Anderson Inn.

  • Penobscot Shores' Enrichment Series for older adults

    BELFAST— Penobscot Shores' Enrichment Series for older adults continues with "Roadside Maine, Old Route 1 from Kittery to Calais" on Wednesday, August 8 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Penobscot Shores.

  • ROCKPORT — Rockport police reported the following activity June 24-July 11. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

  • Proceeds of event benefit P.A.W.S.

    BELFAST — The 15th annual Maine Wienerfest will be held on Sunday September 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast! Maine Wienerfest is a celebration of dachshunds and the people who love them, however the festival is open to all dog lovers and their families.