• As of May 1, 2019, plastic single use carry-out bags will no longer be permitted at stores and restaurants in Camden. Stores selling staple foods in Camden can offer paper, biodegradable, or compostable carryout bags for a fee of 10 cents.

  • letter to the editor: Josiah R. Wilson

     To The People: I write you today as an educator, a lobster-fisherman, and most of all, a parent.  There’s a real bad bill up in Augusta.  No, it’s not more taxes you might detest.  It’s about denying specific students access to education, because of their religious or philosophical beliefs. 

  • Letter to the editor: Olivia Pennington

    “It was two o’clock in the morning when I woke my parents up with a cough that would rival a thunderstorm.

  • Letter to the editor: Beverly Roxby
  • In their own words

    WALDOBORO — The Waldo’s much needed new roof is on. The crew from Coastal Copper and Slate, Inc. did a thorough and fine job of replacing rotten sheathing, sealing up, and preparing the theatre for a weather-tight future.  

  • Letter to the editor: Ira Mandel

    These are hopeful times for people who’ve been struggling for years from addiction to drugs. Our new governor has assembled a team who are promoting needed changes to help those who have been ignored for too long.

  • Congressional, state representatives assist

    Last fall, the Maine State Ferry Service (MSFS) proposed a reduced winter schedule to Vinalhaven. The proposal met with a lot of opposition, including an ultimately fruitless petition to then Commissioner David Bernhardt, signed by virtually every one of

  • Letter to the Editor

    ROCKPORT — Summer Activities Fair Directory now available. The Camden-Rockport PTA now present the 2019 Summer Activities Fair Directory – a complete listing of every organization who participated in the Summer Activities Fair on April 3, as well as several new ones.

  •  Please join us in thanking our Public Safety Dispatchers for the very important role they play in ensuring we all get the right help in the most expeditious manner.

  • Letters

    SEARSMONT — The Midcoast Maine Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association partnered with One Community Many Voices to host the first annual Frost Heave Fondo (big bicycle road ride) on Sunday, April 7, beginning and ending at Threshers Brewing Company in S

  • Letter to the editor: Helen Shaw

    Congratulations to the Rockport Select Board for reducing the number of parking spaces surrounding the 1 Limerock library site to one less than what is presently available. What happened you may ask?

  • This week in Lincolnville... errh.... Louisiana

    “Well folks, we made it.” That was our pilot speaking as our plane taxied to a stop on the runway, wind-driven rain lashing at the windows. The past hour’s “turbulence” had left us all a bit tense.

  • Letter to the editor: Ira Mandel

    After the amazing community support to successfully purchase 63 Washington Street as a future residence for women in recovery and their children, it is time to celebrate and to finalize plans to open the house to its first residents this summer.

  • Opinion: Data Shows Two of Maine’s Poorest Counties Have Higher-Than-Average Audit Rates

    WASHINGTON, DCToday – one week before Tax Day – U.S. Senator Angus King, I-Maine, sent a letter to top officials at the Internal Revenue Service challenging the IRS to refocus its limited resources away from disproportionately auditing lower-income households.

  • In the north
    above every flower
    spruce & pine
    For Virginia Thomas
    a World Song
    Pine & Spruce