About Courier Publications, LLC

Courier Publications, LLC

Courier Publications, LLC's three newspapers focus on community news in Knox and Waldo counties in Midcoast Maine and keep citizens connected to important events and issues on its related websites throughout the week. They are locally owned and operated.

The knox.villagesoup.com and waldo.villagesoup.com web sites generate traffic, participation and revenue above and beyond that of traditional newspaper web sites. The sites feature writers from the papers along with posts from community members, businesses and organizations.

The Courier-Gazette, Established 1846
91 Camden St., Suite 403
Rockland, ME 04841
Phone: (207) 594-4401
Fax: (207) 594-1679

The Camden Herald, Established 1869
113 Washington St.
Camden, ME 04843
Phone: (207) 236-8511
Fax: (207) 236-2816

The Republican Journal, Established 1829
161 High St.
Belfast, ME 04915
Phone: (207) 338-3333
Fax: (207) 338-5498

Owner/Publisher

Reade Brower

News & Editorial

Daniel Dunkle, News Director
Ken Waltz, Sports Director
Dagney C. Ernest, A&E Editor
Stephanie Grinnell, Editor, Camden
Daniel West, Editor, Journal

Kim Lincoln, Copy Editor, Courier/Camden
Mark Haskell, Associate Sports Director
Beth Birmingham, Reporter, Courier
Dwight Collins, Reporter, Camden
Juliette Laaka, Reporter, Courier
Ben Holbrook, Reporter, Journal
Tanya Mitchell, Reporter, Journal
Sarah Reynolds, Reporter, Camden
Holly Vanorse-Spicer, A&E/Sports Assistant

Advertising Department

Dave Libby, Sales Director
Candy Foster, Sales Executive, Courier
Ruth Roberts, Sales Executive, Courier
Jody McKee, Sales Executive, Camden
Karen Mehorter, Sales Executive, Journal
Pam Schultz, Sales Executive, Journal

Front Desk

Lynne Watts, Camden
Jenashay Haase, Courier
Jessica Connor, Journal

IT/Circulation Department

Bryan Gess, Operations Manager

Circulation Representative

Linda Hall-Stone

Production Department

Christine Dunkle, Production Manager
Heidi Belcher, Designer
Dave Dailey, Designer
Debbie Post, Designer
Kathy Ryan, Designer

Accounting/HR Department

LeeAnn Gauthier
Tricia Johnson

 

How to write and submit an announcement:

Copy and paste the appropriate form below into an email to news@courierpublicationsllc.com and replace the blanks with your information. Editing verbiage and adding relevant information is welcome. Attach a photo in jpg format to be used. Please include a contact name and daytime phone number in case additional information is needed.


BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

Mr. and Mrs. ___________________ (parents' names) of ___________________ (town) are pleased to announce the birth of her/his/their daughter/son, ___________________________. He/she was born at _____ a.m./p.m., ___________________ (day, date), at ___________________(hospital). ___________________ weighed _____ pounds and _____ ounces and was _____ inches long.


ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Mr. and Mrs. ___________________ of ___________________ (town) are pleased to announce the engagement of her/his/their daughter, ___________________________ of (town), to________________________, of (town), son of Mr. & Mrs. ________________________ of __________________ (town).

The bride-to-be is a____ (year) graduate of _____________________ (high school name, town and state), and a_____ (year) graduate of ________________________ (college name and town and state). She is employed as _________________(title) by ___________________ (name of company, town and state).

The groom-elect is a ______(year) graduate of _________________ (high school name, town and state), and a ________(year) graduate of (college name, town and state). He is employed as _____________ (title) by ______________________ (name of company, town and state)

A ________________(day, date, month or year) wedding is planned.


WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT

_________________________(bride's maiden name) and _______________ (groom's name) were united in marriage ____________ (day, date, year) in/at_______________(church, location, town). The ___________________________( pastor, priest, other) officiated at the_________(double, single) ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr.& Mrs. of ______________(town, state). The groom is the son of Mr. & Mrs.________________________, of _______________________________ (town, state).

The bride wore___________________________(brief description of gown). Her bouquet consisted of____________(brief description). Maid of Honor was_______________, of (relationship to bride/groom, town, state). Bridesmaids were_______________________, of (relationship to bride/groom, town, state for each). Best man was_____________________, of (relationship to the groom/bride, town, state). Ushers were__________________, of (relationship to groom/bride, town, state). A reception was held following the ceremony at _______________ (location, town, state).

The bride is a____ (year) graduate of _____________________ (high school name, town and state), and a_____ (year) graduate of ________________________ (college name and town and state). She is employed as _________________(title) by ___________________ (name of company, town and state).

The groom is a ______(year) graduate of_________________ (high school name, town and state), and a ________(year) graduate of (college name, town and state). He is employed as _____________ (title) by ______________________(name of company, town and state)

The couple took a wedding trip to_________________________.

Following the wedding, the couple reside in_________________ (town, state).