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    February 14, 2013

    Midcoast lens: spreading the love in Camden

    Those traveling through downtown Camden early in the morning on Valentine’s Day may have had reason to pause and smile at a festive addition to downtown’s decor: simple, white paper signs printed with bold red hearts adorned storefronts and windows at almost every downtown business. According to previously published reports, the “Valentine’s Day Phantom” or “Valentine’s Day Bandit” has decorated the city of …

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    February 14, 2013

    Lincolnville couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

    Carole and Ken Hardy have been married since 1953. The spry pair, both 80, will celebrate 60 years of marriage Feb. 26. When Carole Thomas, then of Camden, met Ken Hardy, of Lincolnville, they both were students at Camden High School. “We got to know each other through rollerskating,” Carole said, adding the pair began dating during autumn 1948. A year ahead of Ken in school, Carole moved to New Hampshire after …

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    February 12, 2013

    Multiple injuries following head-on collision

    A two-vehicle head-on collision just west of Grassy Pond on Route 17 in South Hope sent two people to Pen Bay Medical Center by ambulance, said police at the scene of the Feb. 11 afternoon crash. A tan 2004 Honda Civic operated by Jessie Martin, 24, of Union was traveling east when Martin lost control of his car, crossing the center line and colliding head-on with a 2008 Toyota Sienna minivan operated by John …

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    February 12, 2013

    Vehicles collide in Lincolnville, visibility a factor

    Two drivers escaped injury Feb. 11, following a crash in Lincolnville Center around 9:30 a.m. After turning around in the parking lot of Lincolnville Boat Club (formerly Lincolnville Fire Station) to head east, Tammy Marr, 28, of Lincolnville was pulling onto Route 52 in her 2002 Ford Excursion. Due to impaired visibility caused by high snow banks Marr was unable to see a west-bound 2001 Toyota Camry driven by …

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    February 11, 2013

    Utility pole taken out by truck in Lincolnville crash

    Slick roads were the cause of a single-vehicle crash in Lincolnville Feb. 8, around 2:30 p.m., according to an email from Lincolnville Police Chief Ron Young. A 2005 GMC 2500 pickup operated by Brandon Jimenez-Roberts, 20, of Skowhegan spun out of control on slippery roads as a stormy weekend got under way. Roberts was traveling south on Route 1 near Viking Lumber in Lincolnville when he lost control of his …

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    February 7, 2013

    Lincolnville Center General Store could open by spring

    The historic Lincolnville Center General Store could be open as early as spring, said owners Marcie and Jeremy Howard of Hope. Jan. 19, in conjunction with Lincolnville Improvement Association, the Howards spoke at an informational meeting to update the public about plans for the store, hear public input and answer questions. The meeting, timed simultaneously with Lincolnville Farmer’s Market, was a success, …

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    February 6, 2013

    Agricultural acts: A deer favorite

    “I just arrived home to find a cooler full of venison on my deck,” said Rockport resident Devon Salisbury excitedly during a December phone call. It was evident from the shoddy reception that she was multitasking, opening her door, cooler in hand, too excited to wait to relay the news. “If someone dropped a random cooler off on my front step while I was at work I’d probably call the police,” I responded. Venison …

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    February 1, 2013

    Longtime Lincolnville town employee plans active retirement

    After 27 years as an employee at Lincolnville Town Office, most recently as office coordinator, Doris Weed is ready to retire. A familiar face to many, Weed said well-wishers visited Lincolnville Town Office Feb. 1 as she worked her final day as a town employee. “They made a special trip just to do that,” she said, adding that some came bearing gifts such as cupcakes. Weed, who celebrates her 65th birthday Feb. 2 …

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    January 31, 2013

    Lincolnville father and son continue brewing tradition

    When Andrew Hazen started Andrew’s Brewing Co. in 1992 there were — quite literally — a handful of small breweries operating in Maine. Lincolnville-based Andrew’s Brewing Co. bears Maine Small Brewer number five because they were just the fifth small brewery to register with the Maine Brewers’ Guild, which was established in 1986, said Andrew Hazen. According to the Maine Brewers’ Guild website, the state of …

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    January 30, 2013

    Embattled Chestnut Street house razed

    Efforts by neighbors and community members to halt demolition of the Captain Frye House ceased Wednesday, Jan. 30, as Maine Coast Construction began tearing down the house. Captain Frye house is located at 58 Chestnut St. in Camden, was built in the late 1800s and served as Camden’s livery stable for a time. The home is owned by Robert Hammer and Susan Crowe, who previously said they plan to build a new home on …

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