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    January 13, 2010

    Snow Bowl lodge design earns peer critique

    A fledgling design for a new lodge at the Camden Snow Bowl has attracted critical review by local architects, who advocate for a public meeting to discuss the developing plans. A volunteer involved with the process said he hopes such a gathering will occur sometime in February. In the meantime, the Portland-based firm Stephen Blatt Architects, now working on a proposed design, is tasked with reviewing and …

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    January 13, 2010

    Lincolnville trims wage increases, hears capital improvement recommendations

    Lincolnville selectmen voted unanimously, albeit reluctantly, on Jan. 11 for a zero percent increase in cost of living adjustments for town employees. The vote followed a lengthy discussion about wage increases in a deep recession, and the initial recommendation of the town’s wage and personnel policy board to implement a 3 percent cost of living adjustment increase. Town Administrator David Kinney estimated …

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    January 5, 2010

    Slick highway root of Rockport accident

    An Appleton man heading east on Route 17 by Mirror Lake in Rockport Tuesday morning lost control of his pickup truck, landing in a roadside ditch. The single-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 7:24 a.m. Tuesday near the entrance to Aqua Maine, on a portion of the highway that curves toward the lake. Although his 2002 Chevrolet S10 slid off toward the right side of the road, rolled onto its cab in a …

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    January 2, 2010

    Brave souls dip into new year at the beach

    The fifth annual Dip 4 Derek Polar Challenge splashed off at high noon at Lincolnville Beach Jan. 1, New Year’s Day, with a group of hardy souls tossing off blankets and robes before plunging into the frigid waters of Penobscot Bay. The event has been held at the start of each new year to raise funds for the Derek O’Brien Trust. This year, O’Brien asked that the funds be directed in part to the Penobscot Bay …

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