Shop Local Spotlight: Robot sculptures made from vintage finds
Mon, 12/17/2018 - 9:15am
For the month of December, we continue our “Shop Local” series to shine the spotlight on local...
Six Quarry Hill employees earn medication certification
Sun, 12/16/2018 - 7:30pm
CAMDEN — Six certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and one Activities Department staffer at Quarry...
United Midcoast Charities named Top-Rated Nonprofit for Second Year
Sun, 12/16/2018 - 7:15pm
CAMDEN — United Midcoast Charities has been designated as a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by...
Decorative store fronts shimmer and shine
Sun, 12/16/2018 - 10:45am
Store fronts in downtown Rockland, along with a couple displays captured in Waldoboro, shimmer and...
Public invited to vote on Belfast holiday window decoration contest
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 5:30pm
Twenty-four Downtown businesses are participating in a little friendly competition to see who has...
Camden bakery transforms into pop-up bookshop until December 25
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:00am
CAMDEN— December is the season of giving and two businesses are making use of the collaborative...
Learn ten financial planning mistakes people make
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 1:00pm
CAMDEN — According to Fidelity's Greenline Forum of 2014, 88 percent of clients believe they have...
Pay It Forward For Kids, Inc. recipient of Hamilton Marine annual donation
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:30pm
SEARSPORT — Each year the employees at Hamilton Marine vote for a local charity of their choice to...
Research unlocks secrets of iron storage in algae
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:15am
New research shows that phytoplankton iron storage strategies may determine which species thrive in...
Rockland Council postpones Pleasant Street business park decision
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 4:30pm
ROCKLAND — As of Monday, Dec. 10, no business has vocalized wanting to move operations to Pleasant...
Coast Guard cutter ‘Abbie Burgess’ home in Rockland following Great Lakes detail
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 1:30pm
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Abbie Burgess returned to homeport of Rockland Dec. 12 after a 37-...
Maine issues alert to corporations, nonprofits about misleading solicitations
Wed, 12/12/2018 - 2:00pm
AUGUSTA — Maine corporations have recently received misleading solicitation mailings from a...
Nordic Aquafarms schedules public informational meeting on discharge
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 6:45pm
BELFAST — Nordic Aquafarms Inc. has scheduled a supplemental Public Informational Meeting on the...
Rockland rezoning of 84 Crescent Street: Rational request or a downward slope?
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 1:30pm
ROCKLAND — In a move that Councilor Ed Glaser believes might one day send the City of Rockland down...
Electricity bills for Central Maine Power customers to increase as PUC approves supply price hike
Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:45pm
In competitive solicitations concluded Dec. 10, the Maine Public Utilities Commission accepted bids...
Camden teams up with Michigan company to build a better website
Mon, 12/10/2018 - 2:30pm
CAMDEN — The first generation of the Camden municipal website has come to the end of its useful...
Benner promoted at Damariscotta Bank and Trust
Mon, 12/10/2018 - 2:00pm
WALDOBORO — Marcia Benner, of Waldoboro, has recently been promoted to senior vice president, chief...
Maine Sport Outfitters completes solar project, store renovation
Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:30am
ROCKPORT – Maine Sport Outfitters recently completed a comprehensive solar project atop its...
Study shows how mussels handle microplastic fiber pollution
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:45pm
New research shows that mussels readily take in microplastic pollution fibers from the ocean but...
Local author’s book, ‘The Ghost Trap,’ is optioned for film
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 2:00pm
Los Angeles-based Khanlarian Entertainment has optioned Kay Stephens’ 2009 novel, The Ghost Trap, ...
Waldo County General Hospital named a Top Rural Hospital
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:45am
BELFAST — Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Waldo...
‘So You Want to be a Modern Homesteader,’ a book-signing with author Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:30pm
Left Bank Books in downtown Belfast invites the public to celebrate the release of writer-farmer...
Rockland resident nominated Rotary District 7790’s governor
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 5:30pm
ROCKLAND — Rockland Rotary Club’s Doug Curtis, Jr., has been nominated as Rotary District 7790’s...
DOT mulls overwhelming criticism of controversial Tariff No. 8 while Islesboro awaits Commissioner’s say
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 4:00pm
BELFAST — More than 200 citizens, mostly from Islesboro but more than handful from neighboring...
UPDATE: Maine DEP issues violation notice to SAD 28, contractors for school construction site erosion
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:30am
CAMDEN — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has issued a notice to School...
Waldo County Human Society sponsors December rabies clinic
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:00am
BURNHAM — The next rabies clinic sponsored by the Waldo County Humane Society will be held on...
Jennifer Mazurek joins Bar Harbor Bank and Trust
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 7:45pm
ROCKLAND — Jennifer Mazurek has joined Bar Harbor Bank and Trust as senior vice president, retail...
Rockport Planning Board considers short term rentals, rules for marijuana cultivation
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 1:00pm
ROCKPORT — The Rockport Planning Board met with consulting Town Planner Bill Najpauer Nov. 28 to ...
Maine State Prison among Governor’s 2018 Environmental Excellence Award recipients
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:30am
AUGUSTA— Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection have...
Former Maine Maritime officer joins Hutchinson Center
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 3:45pm
BELFAST — Allison Small was named early college programs coordinator at the University of Maine,...
Tom Peaco honored as 2018 Maine Chamber Professional of the Year
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 12:45pm
ROCKLAND — Thomas Peaco, Executive Director of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, was...
Belfast Chamber of Commerce Director Steve Ryan on encouraging next generation of leaders
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:45am
The Penobscot Bay Pilot’s monthly series, “Elements of Leadership,” features leaders in local...
Hail to the Rad Kids: Meet Ro, mechanic-in-training at Midcoast School of Technology
Mon, 11/26/2018 - 9:45am
OWLS HEAD —Rohobot Carlson, or “Ro” as he is known to his friends and teachers, is a second year...
Going out on the water: Day in the life of lobstermen
Sun, 11/25/2018 - 5:45pm
PORT CLYDE — Videographer/photographer Terry Boivin has been working in Spruce Harbor and Port...
Santa, tree and menorah lightings to illuminate Belfast
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 3:45pm
BELFAST — Stay for the day in Belfast, Saturday, Dec. 1, and after you’ve gotten a handle on your...
Small companies make a big impression for Small Business Saturday
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 8:00am
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is largely regarded as the first day of the traditional...
Celebrate Yuletide in St. George
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 2:15pm
Don’t miss the St. George Business Alliance’s 15th annual “Yuletide in St. George ” holiday kick-...
Nordic Aquafarms to host Community Dialogue Nov. 28
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:45pm
BELFAST – Nordic Aquafarms, Inc. is hosting a Community Dialogue on its proposed land-based...
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...
Belfast Chamber of Commerce honors Lee Woodward, others for contributions to community, economic vitality
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:15pm
The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated its annual award winners at its membership dinner...
Waldo farmer to share story at Farmland Access, Transfer Conference
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:15am
AUGUSTA — “In the next decade, more than 400,000 acres of Maine farmland will transition in...
Aquaculture in St. George: a talk with Merritt Carey, founding member of Fisherman’s co-op
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 8:30pm
ST. GEORGE —The St. George Business Alliance invites its members and residents to a presentation by...
Kerry Hadley, Jay McIntire join Worthington Scholarship Foundation
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 2:30pm
ROCKLAND — The Worthington Scholarship Foundation, with a mission to support post-secondary...
Apprentice Shop lecture examines underwater archaeology
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 2:15pm
ROCKLAND — Learn about underwater archaeology with speaker Michelle Creisher, November 28, at 6 p.m...
Coast Guard hoists four fishermen from stormy seas in offshore rescue
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 1:15pm
BOSTON — Early Wednesday morning, Nov. 14, members of the Coast Guard, who are stationed on Cape...
Four takeaways from three successful Rockland entrepreneurs
Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:30pm
ROCKLAND — For anyone who has ever imagined owning a business, Midcoast Women (formerly Midcoast...
Building through the bluster: Rockland Lobster Trap Tree, volunteers withstand cold, wind
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:30pm
ROCKLAND — Despite a wind advisory throughout Maine, Wednesday, Nov. 14, a group of intrepid...
Maine Maritime Academy buys six acres of former Bucksport paper mill for education center
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:15pm
William J. Brennan, President of Maine Maritime Academy, said a purchase and sale agreement has...
Down East magazine hosts holiday gift fair
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:15am
ROCKPORT — December 1, Down East magazine hosts its second annual Holiday Fair. The Down East ...
Athenahealth ownership to be transferred in $5.7 billion cash deal
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:00pm
Athenahealth, Inc., a Massachusetts-based medical records and network services company that has a...