• ROCKLAND — Five Midcoast nonprofits are among grant recipients of the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation’s 2019 Community Matters More program.

  • CAMDEN—On a dreary, Friday afternoon where a nor’easter was spending the last of its energy across the Midcoast, the interior of the new Blue Barren Distillery, adjacent to the Lyman-Morse marina was cheery and bright with flowers, an array of hors d’oeuvres and tasting glasses.

  • Waldoboro June ballot question

    WALDOBORO — Waldoboro town planners will be presenting a comprehensive overview of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) proposal that will appear on the Wald

  • “Like a speed dating event” for nurses, physical therapists, speech language pathologists

    ROCKLAND — MaineHealth Care at Home‘s Coastal Division is holding a blitz hiring event, Tuesday, April 2, from 2 to 7 p.m., in the Farmstead Event and Conference Center, in Rockport.

  • Audubon Society, Sierra Club Maine, Midcoast Conservancy, and others

    ROCKLAND — Local and national environmental and earth-centered organizations are invited to join Rockland Public Library, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, The Audubon Society, Friends of Maine Coastal Islands NWR, Sierra Club Maine, Georges River Land Trust, and the Midcoast Conservancy at an edu

  • ROCKPORT — The Mid Coast Farmers Alliance with the support of Maine Farmland Trust invites regional food buyers to complete a survey assessing their needs for local produce.

  • Aldermere Farm

    ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), a state-wide land conservation organization, invites area farmers to participate in Calf Unveiling Day on Saturday, May 4, to promote local agriculture and food.

  • anticipated upgrades to begin in late spring

    CAMDEN — Executives from Camden National Bank have presented the Camden Public Library with a check to support a room refresh and technology upgrades in the Jean Picker Room of the library.

  • online service for the renewal of motor vehicle registrations

    THOMASTON — Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap will visit the Town of Thomaston, Friday, March 22, to acknowledge the milestone of the 250th town to launch Rapid Renewal, the Department of the Secretary of State's online service for the renewal of motor vehicle registrations.

  • BELFAST — A Grant Writing Certificate Program will be offered Monday through Friday, April 22–26 and again June 10 – 14, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center.

  • A tradition from the start

    AUGUSTA — Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, welcomed Pastor Peter Sheff of Abundant Grace Ministries in Searsmont to the State House on Tuesday, March 19.

    Pastor Sheff gave the opening prayer in the Maine Senate before the start of the day’s legislative session.

  • Regarding upcoming actions by Take Reduction Team and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

    ROCKLAND — One of three community meetings to discuss Right Whales with the lobster industry will take place Tuesday, April 9, at 6 p.m., in the Oceanside High School auditorium.           

    Attendees are asked to enter through the left side of the building, at 400 Broadway, Rockland.

  • Barefoot In Denim ‘offers affordable curated clothing and accessories’

    CAMDEN — Even Camden girls get the blues... denim blues that is. Barefoot in Denim, a new clothing and accessories boutique for women opened at 24 Bay View Street, in the former Theo B. Camisole space.

  • Maritime Month Speaker Series at Camden Public Library

    CAMDEN — Kevin Johnson, photo archivist at the Penobscot Marine Museum, and Jon Johansen, publisher of the Maine Coastal News, will present a slide show of photographs from the Ed Coffin Collection.

  • BAR HARBOR — With the Maine Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam V coming out of the water for a major refit later this Spring, the Mission had to find a way for the Sunbeam crew to continue traveling from island to island providing social, health, education, and spiritual services in the Sunb