By Reade Brower - Dec 08
"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared ...
By Barbara Dyer - Dec 07
Nobody told me that one gets old. Well, maybe it was too subtle, whatever they said, and I always had a mindset that age is a state of mind (and ...
By Betty Heald - Dec 06
This weeks column is dedicated to all those cooks who like to try something different!
Baked Beans Cake
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vegetable ...
By Lynette L. Walther - Dec 05
Illuminating our homes with color and life and holiday festivity, a Christmas cactus or a poinsettia can be tricky to foster once the season is ...
By The Courier-Gazette ... - Dec 05
In the past several weeks, it has become clear there are numerous disagreements among the teachers, administrators, school board members and the ...
By Kris Ferrazza - Dec 05
Every day is a new adventure now that I require reading glasses.
In recent months I have misread price tags, sales flyers, recipes, road maps, ...
By David Grima - Dec 05
In the Goodwill store the other day I saw a true Rockland Goth shopping with her mother.
She was somewhat a youngish teenager, inasmuch as her age ...
Know the law
This morning I rose to begin my day's duties, and in drinking my coffee, read this quote in the Bangor Daily News concerning a school ...
Heads they win, tails we lose
I am writing to express my opposition to the Fox Hill rezoning proposal. Having spent my professional life in the ...
By Terry Economy - Dec 04
It was not uncommon to have Gypsies visit Rockland during the 1930s to 1940.
During the summer of 1940, a small caravan of Gypsies appeared on ...
By Barbara Dyer - Nov 30
Please don’t look for Annie L. Henderson at Mountain View Cemetery — if there is anything left of her skeleton, it is in the briny deep of the ...
By Betty Heald - Nov 29
This week's column is dedicated to all the cooks who are planning to cook on Thanksgiving Day — you are top-notch!
Apricot glazed Turkey Breast ...
By Daniel Dunkle - Nov 28
Every so often I am invited to watch "the big game" at a friend's house.
This happens despite the fact that I have often mentioned my complete ...
By Jenashay Haase - Nov 28
A search through Camden Herald archives revealed the following:
One year ago, 2012
Pushaw's Trading Post in South Hope will close — at least ...
The 5th Annual Law Enforcement Donut Eating Contest to benefit Special Olympics Maine held at Tim Hortons in Rockland on Nov. 15 ...
Thanks from Cash for Clothes
Our fall Cash For Clothes sale had a successful conclusion with $6,300 presented to Coastal Opportunities. We had an ...
By Tom Seymour - Nov 28
If among the plethora of end-of-season chores you find yourself ready to add a layer of protective mulch on perennial beds, you can stand down, at ...
By David Grima - Nov 28
Now and then (but also quite often) strangers walk up to me and inquire patiently about my accommodations up here in the southeast tower at the ...
By Reade Brower - Nov 27
“You’re pissing in a cup and selling it as champagne. I’m not buying it.”
“You’re at the bus station, waiting for a plane, with a ticket for a ...
By Sarah E. Reynolds - Nov 27
It is a part of America's religious heritage that we have a holiday dedicated to giving thanks. Though it traces its origins back to the Pilgrims' ...