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  • ROCKLAND- On Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Rockland Library, Rebecca Albright and friends will lead an informal discussion about keeping backyard chickens in Rockland.

  • TENANTS HARBOR – A one-day program at the Tenants Harbor, Fishermen’s, Co-op, town pier at 12 Commercial Road addressed actions critical to surviving an accident or emergency at sea.

    There’s no question that commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.

  • District includes Palmero

    SOMERVILLE — Regional School Unit 12 has proposed school budget for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year will see a slight increase, if approved by voters in June. 

    The district serves residents in the towns of Alna, Chelsea, Palmero, Somerville, Westport Island, Whitefield and Windsor. 

  • ROCKPORT- On May 16, Camden Hills Regional High School Chorus Director Kimberly Murphy, was a co-recipient of the 2019 Maine Music Educator of the Year, awarded by the Maine Music Educator’s Association.

  • From Washington, D.C.

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three bills to provide safety resources and mental health support for first responders passed the Senate unanimously May 16.  U.S.

  • Monday Night Blues Series

    ROCKLAND- The weekly Monday night blues series continues May 20 with Tas Cru & his Band of Tortured Souls, playing a 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. show in the upstairs music room of Time Out Pub, 275 Main St. Admission will be $15 at the door, which opens at 6 p.m.

  • ROCKPORT — Rockport police reported the following activity April 27-May 13. 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.

  • summer compensation for drivers, funding for schools

    AUGUSTA — Two public school bus drivers from Waldo County joined others in Augusta in support of a bill to address Maine’s shortage of school bus drivers.

  • Skål! Cheers!

    VINALHAVEN — Since Kris Davidson, a seventh generation islander, opened her real estate business, Davidson Realty, in the front of a former hardware store built by Bodwell Granite Co., she knew she also wanted to add another business in the building’s rear. 

  • Over 200 used nautical books to choose from

    ROCKLAND- The Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland will host a giant sale of used nautical books on Saturday, May 25. The sale will run from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and there will be more than 200 books to choose from!

  • First 300 residents who engage with EcoMaine about program to receive free recycling bins

    ROCKLAND — As Rockland kicks off its new single-sort recycling program, Saturday, June 8, at the transfer station, it also embarks on a revenue-sharing program with its recycling middleman, Ecomaine.

  • Featuring showing of works by 20th Century African American artists

    ROCKLAND- Clarke Gallery, 338 Main St., Rockland will be opening May 31 and will present "Who We Are,” an exhibition of works by 20th century African American artists.   

  • BELFAST- The CPPC Family Resource HUB and the Waldo Child & Parent Council are pleased to announce they will offer a free parent education class. Active Parenting, First Five Years will begin June 5, 2019.

  • BELFAST- Cold Comfort Theater in Belfast announces its cast for its upcoming Pride Play Festival in collaboration with the Belfast Has Pride Festival 2019 to be performed at the Basil Burwell Theatre on Court Street in Belfast June 7 and June 8 at 7 p.m.

  • A Weekend of Learning and Celebration

    WATERVILLE- The sixth annual Maine Conference for Jewish Life will take place at Thomas College and in downtown Waterville Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23.