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...
Henry Laurita: Coyotes, turkeys and gulls
Wed, 02/20/2019 - 2:15pm
Since writing my last article I’ve gotten several interesting questions about wildlife, so I...
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...
Eva Murray: Island winter — weather, food, and the owls
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:15pm
A few out-of-state friends have asked how things are going. I enjoy this time of year, but they don...
Maine’s health care system fails our elders
Mon, 02/18/2019 - 8:30am
You love your elderly father and abruptly, he’s had a stroke. He can’t get around the house on his...
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...
Barbara Dyer: Tannery Lane in Camden
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 8:30pm
There have been many changes in all of the business district of Camden-by-the-Sea since its first...
Alison McKellar: On old homes and ancient ecosystems
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:00pm
I’ve always liked older homes but never stopped to think much about them until the past several...
You don’t know me but you saved my life
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 1:00pm
If you are struggling and feeling hopeless, please read this.
I just got off the phone with a 29-...
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...
A Daily habit of wellness for caregivers
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 2:30pm
One in seven middle-aged adults provides physical, emotional or financial support to an aging...
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...
Knox County democrats, independents issue joint statement on maintaining Title IX as is
Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:00pm
AUGUSTA – As the State Representatives of Knox County, Maine, we recognize the historical and...
Bill Packard: Turn where the dead tree used to be
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 10:00pm
Whenever I can, I have coffee with a great group of guys. Coffee is really just an excuse to get...
Kristen Lindquist: Who-hoo-hoo's nesting in the winter?
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 9:45pm
When we think of springtime, we think of birds returning from southern climes to brighten our trees...
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...
Henry Laurita: The crow — social and intelligent
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 8:00pm
As we settle into the brunt of winter and the winds feel more biting every day, I think it’s a good...
Local legislators take to the road
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:00pm
Freezing rain was falling in Augusta as I grabbed my box lunch and boarded a bus, bound for three...
Gaping holes: A lost diamond and the embrace of a community
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:45pm
Last Sunday, I was standing in the kitchen with my husband having just prepared a rather elegant (...
Eva Murray: An accidental twitcher — birding on Matinicus Island
Sun, 01/13/2019 - 8:45pm
Birding “well out to sea” isn’t just about the puffins.
My mother-in-law always swore that she had...
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...
Barbara F. Dyer: The steamer M.& M.
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 1:45pm
In a recent article, “Importance of Advertising,” I mentioned the steamer that I had not before...
This Week in Lincolnville: Driving Distance 1,507 Miles
Mon, 01/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Of course, anyone can tell from this column’s title that I’ve been talking to Siri. She’s (usually...
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...
Barbara Dyer: Importance of advertising
Tue, 12/25/2018 - 10:15pm
All newspapers and booklets depend on advertising to help pay for the publishing, and they have for...
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...
Sauerkraut and Bourbon: A Christmas Story
Mon, 12/24/2018 - 11:45pm
They were about as unlikely a couple as you could find. Like pairing Pilsner with pecan pie, or...
Learning to Surrender
Mon, 12/24/2018 - 1:00pm
Surrendering is not giving up, abandoning or raising the white flag.
Surrendering is not accepting...
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...
Eva Murray: Circles of green on Matinicus
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 9:30am
Our kitchen floor is scattered with bits of the woods out back — twigs, fir needles, and the...
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...
Bill Packard: It’s fine to disagree, but we don’t need to be disagreeable
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 6:45pm
I’ve been thinking for a while that I should write about intolerance. It seems that some people...
A Call for Janet Mills to act on offshore wind energy
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 3:00pm
Next month, new representatives and a new governor will take control in Augusta. Many Mainers have...
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...
Eva Murray: Shipping forecast
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 2:30pm
These notes begin aboard the ferry bound for Matinicus. I sit in the cab of my 36-foot U-Haul; in...
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...
Kristen Lindquist: Celestial lights for the holidays
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 9:45am
Now is the season for lights: strung up on Christmas trees, along our porch eaves, on the holiday...
Barbara Dyer: John R. Prescott
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 5:30pm
Camden always wanted to be a “tourist town,” after James Richards, the first settler sailed into...
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...
RSU 71 invites community to join in book study, discussion
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 2:00pm
Paul Tough’s book, Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why (2016), was given out to every...
Bill Packard: The Chief
Sun, 11/18/2018 - 7:30pm
Throughout my stories, you hear me speak about The Chief. That’s how I address him to this day and...
Helping seniors feel safe and secure in their homes
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 1:45pm
The Waldo County Triad held its annual fundraising auction on September 14, 2018. The auction was...