‘A Small Good’ charcuterie flourishes in Rockport
Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:30pm
ROCKPORT — There’s a lot going on inside the State of Maine Cheese building at 461 Commercial St....
Rockland businesses recognized for summer plantings
Fri, 08/17/2018 - 9:00am
ROCKLAND — For the fourth consecutive year, the Design Committee of Rockland Main Street, Inc.,...
Do the Electric Charge: Where to find EV charging stations up and down the Midcoast
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:30pm
MIDCOAST— High-speed electric vehicle charging stations are popping up all over Maine. Following a...
Rockland cruise ship limits in place until ad hoc review complete
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:15pm
ROCKLAND – Along with the daily 500 passenger limit set for the peak summer seasons, cruise ships...
Medical marijuana business licence permitted, moratorium vote postponed
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 8:00pm
ROCKLAND – The first medical marijuana facility to apply for a Main Street permit gained another...
Federal government gives Rockland $830,000 to upgrade city fish pier
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 8:45pm
Rockland has received a $830,000 federal grant from the Economic Development Administration, enough...
Proposed Belfast salmon farm CEO to speak at Camden Yacht Club
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:30am
Nordic Aquafarms is planning on building one of the world’s largest inland salmon aquaculture...
Midcoast breweries send their best beer to the U.K. in Maine Beer Box
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:00am
A number of local breweries have joined ranks with statewide breweries to send their finest, cold...
Benefits and brilliance of traditional open boats and their relevance in modern times
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 3:30pm
Arista Holden, captain and longtime seamanship instructor for programs such as Outward Bound, the...
Cushing’s AWOL Aventure Rigs outfits custom vehicles for all manner of exploration
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 1:00pm
CUSHING — Standing outside a well-appointed woodworking shop housed in a picturesque Cushing barn,...
New Hope For Women’ annual pop-up women’s clothing event
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 7:15pm
New Hope for Women hosts New Hope’s Pop-Up Shop to raise funds with a tickets-only special VIP...
Construction cost estimates for new Rockport library within target range
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 2:00pm
ROCKPORT — While private fundraising continues to help build a new Rockport library, three...
Welder artist turns scrap metal into whimsical sculptures
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:45am
HOPE—Long abandoned shovels, rusted chains, nuts, bolts and other broken tools that no longer have...
Maine Boat & Home Show to showcase state’s best boats
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 8:15pm
ROCKLAND — Whether it’s to look at boats, or to look for a boat to buy, the Maine Boat & Home...
Maine labor and corrections departments team up to get inmates into workforce
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 1:00pm
WARREN — Maine's Department of Corrections and Department of Labor are partnering to offer...
Guardians of the Reef: Bigelow Lab Café Sci Aug. 14
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 1:00pm
Coral reefs are one of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on the planet. They are also...
Stay off navigation buoys, Coast Guard says
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 9:30am
The Coast Guard is asking the public to stay off federal navigation buoys.
“Climbing on buoys is...
USS Hue City crew to participate in Maine Lobster Festival
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:45am
ROCKLAND — The guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) will arrive in Rockland Harbor, Aug. 1,...
At the helm: Schooners, cruise boats and transport vessels captains at work
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 9:30pm
To navigate the waters of Penobscot Bay, and the Gulf of Maine, takes experience, training, and...
Eight oyster farms represented on menu at new Newcastle oyster bar
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:45am
NEWCASTLE— If you’ve ever sampled raw oysters at Ondine in Belfast, Hoxbill in Camden, and Suzuki...
Boat racks gives community more paddlesport access to Megunticook Lake
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:30am
CAMDEN — In the early hours just after dawn, a man in his 70s parks by Megunticook Lake off of...
Aldermere Farm Art Show honors preservation of Maine’s Coast
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:15pm
ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) will host the annual Aldermere Farm Art Show and Sale...
Sea Shanties and Poetry Readings with Bennett Konesni and Kristen Lindquist
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:30pm
The Camden Yacht Club will host two world-class artists, both with local connections, for an...
Main Street mini gardens boosting nutrition around Thomaston
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 8:00pm
THOMASTON – The concept is simple: Anyone interested in taking fresh vegetables from raised beds...
Watching wildlife from a whisper-quiet ecotour boat in Belfast
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:30pm
BELFAST— On any given day, passengers aboard Belfast’s newest ecotour boat Caretta cruising up the...
Sailing Season 2018 on Penobscot Bay: races, regattas and parades
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 3:45pm
Penobscot Bay is among the best cruising grounds in the world, sailors agree. The prevailing summer...
Friday morning Rockland cruise ship dialog focuses on pollution
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 2:00pm
ROCKLAND – “Our industry as a business needs to be environmentally compliant,” a spokesperson for...
Restoration of a Herreshoff Classic, the ‘Marilee’
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 3:15pm
On Thursday, August 2, at 7 p.m., the Camden Yacht Club will host a documentary by Alison Langley...
Rockand Apprenticeshop launches boat in time for Camden Classics, Eggemoggin Reach Regatta
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 9:45pm
ROCKLAND – Dozens of spectators arrived July 20 in Rockland to cheer the Mishi Mikinaak, as she was...
Charles Nethersole, world class skipper, recounts capsize of 57-foot Atlantic Cat
Tue, 07/24/2018 - 3:00pm
Charles Nethersole, a professional captain, will give an account July 25, at 7 p.m. at the Camden...
Recreated Viking ship draws crowd to Rockland Harbor
Mon, 07/23/2018 - 11:15pm
ROCKLAND – Sunday evening, July 22, hundreds of people waited in a gray drizzle at the Rockland...
Coast Guard looks into reported schooner sewage discharge in Rockport Harbor
Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:30pm
ROCKPORT — Goodie’s Beach at Rockport Harbor was closed for several days last weekend, following a...
Front Street Shipyard receives $667,028 DOT grant
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 4:15pm
BELFAST — The United States Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration has awarded a $...
Coast Guard asks boaters to label, properly secure kayaks, canoes, paddleboards
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:15am
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is asking the public to label their kayaks, canoes and stand-up...
Nominations Open for 2018 Governor's Award for Business Excellence
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 9:00pm
AUGUSTA - The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is now accepting...
New England Real Estate Company celebrates creation of new offices
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 3:45pm
CAMDEN — The New England Real Estate Company held a ribbon-cutting July 13 to celebrate the opening...
Maine Boat & Home Show announces new name, line-up of special events
Wed, 07/18/2018 - 2:30pm
ROCKLAND — Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc., said July 17 that its 16th annual show,...
Hall Funeral Home to host community BBQ, donates to Flags for Waldoboro
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 7:30pm
Hall Funeral and Cremation Service donated to the “Flags for Waldoboro” Program to help purchase...
Protecting Nature in Maine’s Coastal Waters
Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:15am
Beginning in 1973, Susan St. John was a sea instructor for 30 years with the Outward Bound School,...
Rankin’s Hardware gives back to customers on appreciation day
Sun, 07/15/2018 - 10:00pm
CAMDEN – For a little over 20 years, as close as we can figure, Rankin's Hardware at 30 Union...
29th Annual Maine Open Farm Day is July 22
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:45pm
AUGUSTA – Nearly 100 Maine farms invite the public to their farms for a free event Sunday, July 22...
Inaugural ‘Blooms, Barns & Books’ tour benefits Appleton Library
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 9:00pm
APPLETON — On Sunday, July 15, The Appleton Library is hosting its first ever “Blooms, Barns &...
Tonic of the Woods is Alder & Vine’s July featured artists on Fourth Friday Artwalk
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 3:00pm
BELFAST — In July, the Wee Folk, or the Otherworld of Irish fairies will be captured in one place...
Maine Sport Outfitters general manager to retire, new hire to assume post
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 8:45am
ROCKPORT — Maine Sport Outfitters owners Marianne and Stuart Smith, who started their business in...
Peace Ridge Animal Sanctuary rescues entire malnourished dairy herd
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:45am
BROOKS— Peace Ridge Animal Sanctuary is the superhero of farm animal rescue in the Midcoast,...
Maine Raised Gardens aims to make gardening accessible in any space
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 9:00pm
WINDSOR — As gardening in small spaces grows increasingly popular — and options increasingly...
Maine Illuminations: Artistic inspirations on the Midcoast
Mon, 07/09/2018 - 1:30pm
Artists Greg Mort and Jon Mort will reflect on the powerful influence Maine’s natural wonders and...
Pennsylvania couple brings unusual, handcrafted Lamps from the Attic to Belfast festival
Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:45pm
BELFAST — A Pennsylvania couple made their debut at the 23rd annual Arts in the Park event, which...
Winds propel ‘Heritage’ to lead after schooners make late race start
Sun, 07/08/2018 - 6:30pm
ROCKLAND – The first wave of schooners heaved into the wind at 1:15 p.m., Friday, July 6, having...
Bigelow Laboratory to host open house July 20
Sun, 07/08/2018 - 2:15pm
What is it like to study the ocean at a world-class research institute? Find out on Friday, July...