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    December 3, 2010

    Hometown boy mugs with Jay Leno

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    December 3, 2010

    (for paper only) Toboggan results

    Qualifying final runs (Feb. 8) Two-Person Teams (30 teams) (Place, name, run 1, run 2, combined total) 1 – Jack Daniels Express, 8.35, 8.75, 17.11 2 – White Heat 2, 8.42, 8.80, 17.22 3 – Rotorheads, 8.52, 8.76, 17.28 4 – Better Than The Rotorheads, 8.54, 8.84, 17.38 5 – Two Hogs & Heifers, 8.76, 8.68, 17.44 6 – 2 Big Kahoonas, 8.56, 8.89, 17.45 7 – Coye Dogs, 8.73, 8.77, 17.50 8 – Other 2 Ash Pounders, 8.77, 8.74,

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    December 3, 2010

    Sunshine, fresh snow and fish on!

    Sunday was a slow day for Megunticook Lake ice fishermen, who drilled plenty of holes in the ice but had few fish to show for their efforts. Matt Hatch of Dixmont and Chris Curtis of Plymouth set up their gear around Barrett’s Cove, near the Route 52 boat launch. The spot, which had an ice depth of about nine inches, was one of the few safe places on the lake to fish on Sunday. Hatch said he and Curtis are avid

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    December 3, 2010

    Planning Board reverses decision on YMCA’s storage shed

    The Rockport Planning Board reversed last month’s vote denying the Penobscot Bay YMCA’s request to place a storage shed behind their facility. The YMCA was seeking to utilize the former Swap Shop shed, which was donated when the Swap Shop purchased a new one in October. The Planning Board voted on Nov. 12 to deny the request and board member Dennis Schultz told VillageSoup after the meeting that he “didn’t think

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    December 3, 2010

    Rockport Tax Closer Look – sidebar box copy

    If Rockport Assessors’ Agent Tom Edwards had his way, the selectmen would let him do his job and use the abatement process to help him achieve accuracy on the thousands of property cards that define each parcel. Edwards may not have a vote, but he does have an opinion. He believes a townwide revaluation by an outside firm would be a waste of town money — to the tune of between $150,000 and $200,000. Edwards, 61,

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    December 3, 2010

    SMOKE BUT NO FIRE

    The coldest day so far of 2005 brought members of the Camden Fire Department to Elm Street to respond to a call of a chimney fire at the Hartstone Inn. The Tuesday fire turned out to be smoke spewing from a faulty furnace. But because chimney fires can burn undetected behind walls, especially in older buildings like the inn, Camden firefighters spent extra time searching the building. As a final precaution,

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    December 3, 2010

    Chief Ockenfels kicks off Project Child Safe

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    December 3, 2010

    Police conduct massive search in Waldo County for man who vanished in Sept. 2000

    Believing that George Boardman, missing since September 2000, is dead and may be the victim of foul play, 80 volunteers, 10 detectives and 10 wardens converged on Waldo County to search for his body early Saturday morning. The search for Boardman and clues to his disappearance began at 7 a.m. from a command post set up at Lake St. George State Park in Liberty. According to State Police Spokesman Steve McCausland,

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    December 3, 2010

    KLO – Catherine Moody retires

    Donna Hopkins, a pharmacist at Camden Drug, poses with Catherine Moody, who retired on Oct. 29 after 47 years at the pharmacy. “When I’m having a bad day, Catherine is always there with a hug for me and I’ll miss that most after today,” Hopkins said. Moody’s husband Charles owned the pharmacy for 22 years before selling it to the Waltz family, which currently owns and operates seven stores in Camden, Belfast,

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    December 3, 2010

    Hannaford Helps Schools program earns RES $1,000

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