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Susan Mustapich is assistant editor of The Camden Herald. She has lived in Knox County since 1995 and worked as a reporter at both The Camden Herald and The Courier-Gazette. She has covered the towns and schools of Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville, Hope and Appleton, as well as Knox County government and the courts.

  • Published
    January 11, 2022

    Lincolnville residents sign petitions opposing proposed pier

    A proposed 300-foot pier, with seasonal ramp and float, has an Army Corps of Engineer permit and is going through state environmental review.

  • Published
    January 6, 2022

    Camden area schools adopt new Covid rules

    New rules bring changes for school staff and students: shorter quarantines for those who test positive for Covid-19 and elimination of quarantines for most with no symptoms.

  • Published
    January 4, 2022

    Lincolnville hires new facilities director

    The public facilities director position will oversee the town’s highways and bridges, parks and harbor.

  • Published
    January 4, 2022

    New technology nips toxic moth webs

    Browntail moth webs were removed from the tops of oak trees in Rockland in a demonstration using high-tech equipment made by DeLeaves, a Canadian company.

  • Published
    December 30, 2021

    Views diverge on dams, flooding, fish passage

    The costs to rebuild Montgomery Dam and maintain it over the next 50 years are estimated at $1.3 million. It would cost the same amount to remove the dam and open up fish passage by recreating a natural river channel through lower Harbor Park. Adding and maintaining fish passage to the Montgomery and upriver dams costs at least an additional million per dam. Grant funding is expected to lower lifetime costs for removal of Montgomery, Knox Mill and Knowlton Street dams and some fish passage options.

  • Published
    December 23, 2021

    Middle school holds holiday open house, tours

    Take a tour of the new Camden Rockport Middle School and enjoy refreshments Monday, Dec. 27, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Published
    December 21, 2021

    Symmetree takes root on Bay View Street

    The new store sells apparel featuring original graphic designs inspired by the outdoors, with proceeds from each tee shirt and hat sold used to plant trees around the globe.

  • Published
    December 16, 2021

    Paid parking proposal discussed for Camden’s downtown

    Recommendations of a four-month parking study seek to improve turnover and availability of parking spaces in downtown Camden.

  • Published
    December 15, 2021

    Work to change Camden town meeting format begins

    At the polls in November, voters overwhelmingly signaled their preference for a paper ballot vote on the town government budget.

  • Published
    December 14, 2021

    Lincolnville Board favors in-person June town meeting

    Select Board members favor a return to a traditional, in-person town meeting this June, after two years of voting by paper ballot due to Covid-19 concerns. A meeting date was set with the Camden Select Board to discuss East and West Dams.

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