News

  • ‘As Maine residents, they intend to be good stewards of this remarkable property’

    NORTHPORT — On March 19, it was announced in a news release that Deep Creek Grazing Association is the new owner of the 387-acre Point Lookout Conference Center and that Olympia Hotel Management, of Portland, will be operating the facility. David and Tami Hirschfeld, of Camden, are principals of

  • CAMDEN – The Camden Rockport Middle School will present a dinner theater on Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30. The 6 p.m. dinner will take place in the school’s cafeteria on Knowlton Street, and is followed by the comedy, Offed at the Bake-Off, by Matt Steele and Mike Steel.

  • ROCKPORT — At 5 p.m. this evening, March 19, the Rockport Select Board is holding an emergency meeting to address two issues: the cash flow for the library building project and the Rockport Library Foundation’s relationship to the town.

    The meeting will not be streamed live.

  • Meeting March 27

    ROCKPORT — An unofficial town committee will meet again March 27 to continue its brainstorming about what uses the former Rockport Elementary School site on the corner of West Street and Route 1 might present.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to 230 calls for service between March 12 and March 19. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 3,593 calls for service.

  • KITTERY — A peregrine falcon nesting platform will be removed and a new nesting box placed on the I-95 bridge connecting Kittery, with Portsmouth, Thursday, March 21. The relocation will necessitate a lane closure on the southbound driving lane from 10 a.m. to approximately 1 p.m.

  • Rockport Town Manager Erick Bates submitted the following mid-March report to the Rockport Select Board at its March 11 meeting:

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  • NORTHERN HEMISPHERE  —This week those in the northern hemisphere are collectively shaking off winter as the Spring, or Vernal, Equinox approaches. This year, the Equinox will occur on Wednesday, March 20, signifying the moment where winter technically ends for northern climes. 

  • Details emerge about March 15 Swanville shooting death of Belfast man

    Additional details have emerged about the March 15 shooting death of 26-year-old Shane Sauer, who resided in Belfast prior to his death.

  • ROCKLAND — A Rockland man who is being held at the Knox County Jail after he was arrested in February for allegedly trying to strangle a woman and illegally possessing firearms, is now accused o

  • The following activities were reported by Chief Larry Hesseltine for March 11-17:

    Arrests

    On March 11, Harry Hilton, 65, of Wiscasset, for Criminal Trespass.

  • CAMDEN — Almost 14 years after the first initiative to eliminate toxins from the Camden-owned parcel on Washington Street known as Tannery Park, another round of clean-up is soon to take place.

  • hands and heart.....job fair coming up ......jazz at the Library
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    We call it Knitting, the weekly gathering of half a dozen friends at one house or another, though as one woman said, “some of us just hold yarn in our hands and say we’re knitting.”

  • BELFAST — The following deed transfers were recorded in the Waldo County Registry of Deeds March 4-15.

    Belfast

    Linnea K. Johnson to Jean Wakem and Victoria Johnson.

  • BELFAST — Caleb Roy, 26, of Burnham, probation violation in Burnham July 28, 2015, six months in jail, probation partially revoked and continued.