LD 798 is the wrong way to treat fellow citizens and children of tomorrow
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:30am
To The People: I write you today as an educator, a lobster-fisherman, and most of all, a parent. ...
Wellness vending machines could expand access to basic healthcare for all Mainers
Tue, 04/16/2019 - 4:00pm
“It was two o’clock in the morning when I woke my parents up with a cough that would rival a...
Tue, 04/16/2019 - 1:30pm
If your entire income comes from farming, imagine having to abandon it because of severe and...
Problems revealed as Waldo Theatre replaces roof; restoration begins, fundraising continues
Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:15am
WALDOBORO — The Waldo’s much needed new roof is on. The crew from Coastal Copper and Slate, Inc....
A Vision for Recovery – Building 50 Recovery Houses in the next five years
Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:00am
These are hopeful times for people who’ve been struggling for years from addiction to drugs. Our...
Summer Activities Fair Directory now available
Mon, 04/15/2019 - 2:15pm
ROCKPORT — Summer Activities Fair Directory now available. The Camden-Rockport PTA now present the...
Dedicated staff at Knox County Regional Communications Center deserve our praise
Thu, 04/11/2019 - 1:15pm
Please join us in thanking our Public Safety Dispatchers for the very important role they play in...
Frost Heave Fondo draws more than 100 riders
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 11:15am
SEARSMONT — The Midcoast Maine Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association partnered with...
How did we end up with fewer parking spaces for new Rockport Library?
Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:15am
Congratulations to the Rockport Select Board for reducing the number of parking spaces surrounding...
Time to celebrate, finalize plans for 63 Washington Street
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 2:30pm
After the amazing community support to successfully purchase 63 Washington Street as a future...
Limit the destruction, keep off the grass
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 7:00pm
We are grateful the Rockport Select Board, at its April 8, 2019 meeting, will consider reducing the...
Time to change the narrative in Belfast
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 2:15pm
I have lived in Belfast for 13 years and have been involved in many aspects of this fine community...
A Tax Day Uprising
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 2:30pm
Maine Taxpayers United is sponsoring a Tax Day event on Monday, April 15, to highlight the heavy ...
Hope’s special town meeting was participatory democracy in action
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 9:00am
The Town of Hope just had a remarkable special town meeting with over 183 people attending. It was...
Helping people in recovery makes you feel good, while doing good
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 9:30am
We’ve all seen the news stories about overdose deaths of young people, of babies born drug affected...
LD 798 stops all Maine doctors from practicing medicine for individual patients
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 9:30am
Have you ever thought about the phrase “practice medicine”? Since 1542, the word “practice” has...
We mourn the loss of life in Christchurch
Thu, 03/21/2019 - 4:30pm
On Sunday, March 17, in response to the mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand...
I just want a new library with adequate parking
Thu, 03/21/2019 - 8:30am
Plans for building our new Rockport library are well underway. Unfortunately, there seems to be...
Friends of Penobscot Bay applaud legislative committee for writing letter to Maine DEP
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 9:30am
Friends of Penobscot Bay applauds a decision made March 12 by the Committee on Agriculture...
Urge Congress to increase, not eliminate, funding for after-school programs
Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:15pm
Some 6,476 children in Maine would lose their afterschool program, if the budget proposal the...
Remote School Day for Camden-area students a huge success
Tue, 03/12/2019 - 11:00am
The Five Town CSD and the MSAD 28 implemented the first public school Remote School Day in the...
Family Math Night combines pizza, puzzles, parents, pupils
Sat, 03/09/2019 - 2:45pm
On February 27, Captain Albert Stevens School (CASS) in Belfast hosted a Family Math Night for...
What’s a Rockport Select Board member to do?
Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:00pm
In November 2018, Rockport citizens voted to allow the building of the new public library on the...
We voted for a new library, not a destroyed park
Wed, 03/06/2019 - 3:15pm
By a 54 to 46 margin, Rockport voters approved building a new library on the property of the old...
Appreciation for the Thomaston Public Library
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:00am
The Thomaston Library staff and volunteers provide amazing service to their patrons with smiles,...
Community Breakfast launches $50,000 Ryan Gamage Stairway To Recovery fundraiser
Mon, 03/04/2019 - 1:45pm
On March 2, the greater Rockland community enjoyed pancakes cooked by Kerry Altiero, of Café...
Blessed by the love and care people share for the Children’s Chapel
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 4:15pm
We would like to offer a letter of gratitude, both for Helene Bok’s vision in creating the Children...
Adding luster to Waldoboro: Local businesses support The Waldo
Sun, 02/24/2019 - 11:45am
Many of the businesses supporting the Waldo today have been supporting it for decades. The...
Vose Library honors volunteers with Recognition Tea
Thu, 02/21/2019 - 12:15pm
On Saturday February 9, 2019, members of the Vose Library Board celebrated our wonderful volunteers...
Rockland Public Library is about community
Tue, 02/19/2019 - 5:30pm
“A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life-raft and a...
Health Care for All
Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:15pm
We are inching towards having a health care system that covers everyone, like the other “developed...
Building a Healthy Community, Inspired by Ryan Gamage’s Life
Mon, 02/11/2019 - 9:30pm
Ryan Gamage touched many lives. As his family wrote in his obituary: “For those who knew him and...
Time to start over with public participation in Rockland
Mon, 02/11/2019 - 9:00am
Many on the Rockland City Council, who recently moved to Rockland, seem to resent my questioning...
Georges River Land Trust loses a champion
Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:45pm
Georges River Land Trust lost a quiet, influential, and important community member last week,...
Ragged Mountain Ski Patrol thanks the community for its generous boost
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 9:45pm
The Ragged Mountain Ski Patrol, a group of volunteer skiers who help keep the Camden Snow Bowl safe...
Belfast Winter Whoopla workers were wonderful
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 12:45pm
We at the Belfast Area Chamber want to gush our thanks to all the wonderful people and...
AIO Expresses gratitude for Pies on Parade
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:00am
On behalf of the AIO Food Pantry, Utility Assistance and Child Hunger Programs, we would like to...
Camden Select Board’s bold decisions are heroic
Wed, 01/23/2019 - 1:45pm
Editor’s note: This letter was edited by its author and resubmitted to reflect clarified details.
Is this not thievery?
Mon, 01/21/2019 - 10:45am
We pay our taxes, to buy our services. Simple.
The person we hire to provide those services — the...
Thank you for successful 2018 Waldoboro toy program
Sat, 01/12/2019 - 3:30pm
To the people of Waldoboro:
As always, the people of Waldoboro have been amazingly generous. Even...
New Hope for Women thanks participants of holiday family adoption program
Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:45am
New Hope for Women would like to express our deepest gratitude to the many businesses, groups and...
Thank you to community for support of Camden women’s recovery residence
Mon, 01/07/2019 - 11:45am
If ever our community wanted to demonstrate its commitment to address the drug...
Attention Rockland citizens: Zoning changes citywide
Fri, 01/04/2019 - 8:45pm
The Rockland City government is currently in the process of making significant changes to the...
Last Chance to Save a Camden Landmark and to Save Lives
Tue, 12/25/2018 - 9:00pm
As of Wednesday, January 2, 2019, the home at 63 Washington Street, a very precious and historic...
Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition Thanks Area Merchants and Supporters
Thu, 12/20/2018 - 12:45pm
The beautifully decorated 63 Washington Street hosted a joyous Open House on December 15, complete...
A more compassionate and inclusive Camden
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 12:30pm
I will begin by making it clear that although I am a member of the Camden Select Board, what...
Doing the quiet work in the community
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 3:15pm
In this season of celebration, the Camden Lions Club members would like to give a heartfelt “thank...
Thanks to Belfast area individuals and entities for making holidays sparkle
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 1:45pm
This past weekend Belfast kicked- off the holiday season with the Annual Early Bird Sale, Christmas...
Belfast Chamber of Commerce thanks community for successful award dinner
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:15pm
The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce wants to sincerely thank everyone who helped to make our...
Thank you to everyone involved in this year’s Trekkers’ Auction
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 8:30pm
On behalf of the Trekkers’ staff, students, families and auction committee, I want to express my...