• The changing business landscape, 2019

    There’s been the usual reshuffling of spaces in downtown Rockland over the winter. Here's what happened over the fall and winter— what's open, what's closed, what's new.

  • ROCKLAND — Rockland’s Key Bank employees, Manager Lisa Gundel, Bank Teller, Bella Cross and Martha Flint of Key Bank’s “Private Group” department volunteered their time to assist the Coastal Children’s Museum staff with the set-up of their new exhibits.

  • ROCKLAND — The Rockland Harbor Management Commission will be discussing Ordinance #9, Chapter 9, Section 9-202, Clarifying Designation of Channel at its monthly meeting, May 28, at the Rockland City Hall chambers, beginning at 6 p.m.  As always public co

  • ROCKLAND — One lobster dealer is currently taking up the two large buying stations at the Rockland Municipal Fish Pier. Another buyer wants one of those spots and is appealing to City Council after his permit request was declined by the Harbor Management Commission.

  • A Learn with UMC Event

    CAMDEN — Learn with United Midcoast Charities (UMC): Benefits Options for Nonprofits, takes place Thursday, June 6, at 3 p.m., at the Picker Room of the Camden Library. This two-hour workshop will discuss options for a variety of nonprofit employee benefits packages.

  • useful garden tools and how to bend and lift safely

    UNION — Maine AgrAbility will demonstrate the ergonomics of gardening, Friday, May 24, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Union Farmers Market on the Union Common.

    Demonstrations will focus on useful garden tools and ergonomic techniques, including how to bend and lift safely.

  • Letters: Belfast Soup Kitchen Board of Directors

    BELFAST — The Belfast Soup Kitchen Board of Directors has started construction on a new home for the Belfast Soup Kitchen at 29 Belmont Ave, Belfast. Completion is anticipated by January of 2020.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • CAMDEN – Anna Moorman of Allen Insurance and Financial has received the Silver Award for Medicare Sales for her work with Anthem in 2018. Moorman placed eighth out of 181 brokers for top sales and seventh for Medicare Supplement Sales in the State of Maine.

  • shave and a haircut, two bits

    CAMDEN – The Jones Brothers (Roger and Lowell) have cut hair in Camden for longer than most can remember. Their shop is easy to find. Just go around to the side of the building at 1 Elm Street and look for the barber pole. Up a short flight of stairs and you’re there.

  • how does lower water pH affect lobsters' life cycles?

    CAMDEN — Marine biologist Heather Hamlin speaks about the impact of ocean acidification on Maine's lobster population, Tuesday, May 21, at 12 p.m., at Merryspring Nature Center.

  • Sit in a plane, view antique cars, talk to Lifeflight, understand airport operations

    OWLS HEAD — Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Knox County Regional Airport will hold its first ever open house. This event is free and there will be something for all ages.