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    April 5, 2012

    Camden committee recommends budget

    Camden’s Budget Committee on March 29 voted to recommend the fiscal year 2013 budget by a vote of 17 to 1. The Select Board will now consider the budget for approval. The proposed budget demonstrates little fluctuation from the 2012 budget. The change amounts to an overall increase of 0.36 percent ($22,634) in the recommended budget. Town Manager Patricia Finnigan said she saw very little need for major change in …

  • Published
    April 4, 2012

    Lobster festival gives $10K to Camden First Aid

    Rockland’s annual lobster festival surely conjures images of summer: the August heat, music, carnival rides, cotton candy and, of course, Maine lobster. Long after the midway has been packed up, the tents torn down, and summer has given way to colder seasons the Maine Lobster Festival organization continues to give back to local communities. The latest recipient of its generosity is Camden First Aid, the nonprofit…

  • Published
    April 4, 2012

    Lincolnville nomination papers available for municipal seats

    Nomination papers for available municipal seats in Lincolnville can be obtained at the Lincolnville Town Office. The papers became available March 19 and must be returned with a minimum of 25 signatures from registered Lincolnville voters by 5 p.m. April 30. Multiple candidates have taken out papers for a variety of positions including a pair of seats on the Board of Selectmen, a single seat on the CSD School …

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    April 4, 2012

    Camden seeks candidates, nomination papers available

    Nomination papers for a variety of municipal positions became available March 19 at the Camden Town Office. The available positions include two seats on the Camden Selectboard, two seats on the Five Town CSD/MSAD 28 Board of Directors, and one seat on the Personnel Board. Prospective candidates wishing to run for any of the available seats must collect the signatures of at least 25 registered Camden voters by the …

  • Published
    March 10, 2012

    Camden First Aid’s old friend becomes its new leader

    When Julia Libby was appointed Camden First Aid Association’s new director it was an honor, but not necessarily a surprise. In addition to her 29-year tenure as a volunteer EMT with Camden First Aid, Libby served as the interim director for nearly a year prior to officially taking the reins at the nonprofit ambulance service in October. Camden First Aid is on John Street and owns four ambulances and a Jaws of …

  • Published
    March 7, 2012

    Camden public hearing considers building code changes

    Camden will hold a public hearing tonight, March 7 to discuss proposed zoning ordinance changes. The proposal includes changing references of Certificate of Compliance to Certificate of Occupancy and the addition of references and definitions of building official and the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code (MUBEC). The planning board agenda states that the proposed ordinance changes will “eliminate potential …

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