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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.

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  • Published
    August 2, 2021

    Wolfpeach planning opening in 2021

    The owners of wolfpeach hope to open later this year, after buying a Camden building during the pandemic that formerly was a pub. The scientific name for tomato, lycopersicum, roughly translates to “wolfpeach,” a word that reveals superstitions dating to 16th century Europe.

  • Published
    July 29, 2021

    Camden Board confirms goals for coming year

    Camden’s municipal government has many major projects underway or planned to take place within the next 12 months. One of them may be sending to voters a proposal for the former tannery property. The Select Board will discuss that again in the near future.

  • Published
    July 26, 2021

    Lincolnville man in critical condition after crash

    A Lincolnville man had to be extricated from his pickup truck by the Lincolnville Fire Department after a head on crash with a tractor trailer truck in the early morning hours July 26. Waldo County Sheriff’s deputies responded and were assisted with the investigation by Maine State Police and Belfast Police departments.

  • Published
    July 20, 2021

    Well-known artists to paint outdoors as part of Camden library fundraiser

    Beginning July 30, 20 Maine and New England painters will set up their easels in Camden and surrounding areas. On Aug. 1, the finished paintings will be exhibited free to the public, then sold at a fundraising auction to benefit the Camden Public Library.

  • Published
    July 17, 2021

    Planning Board approves proposed off-street parking changes

    The town of Camden is offering more public parking in the downtown area and trying to release downtown businesses from the requirement of providing off-street parking.

  • Published
    July 13, 2021

    Post 30 supports local Rip Tide baseball team

    Members of Post 30 American Legion in Camden got together with the area’s new Junior Legion team, presented a check for the team’s support and talked about Legion baseball.

  • Published
    July 13, 2021

    Camden officials hear opposition to dam removal

    Town officials hear strong support for preservation of the dam’s structures from some business owners and the Library Board of Trustees. The full Select Board has not discussed the Montgomery Dam since 2019.

  • Published
    July 12, 2021

    Camden wastewater budget increases 8.8 percent

    The 2022 wastewater budget includes money to deal with heavy rains overflowing the sewer system and funds to cushion sewer rate increases when payments begin for the wastewater treatment plant upgrade underway.

  • Published
    July 6, 2021

    West Bay Rotary recognizes Libby, Mandel, McClellan and McLean

    The annual Paul Harris awards event celebrated the long-time service to the community of Elizabeth McLellan, Patrisha McLean, Ira Mandel and Maria Libby.

  • Published
    July 5, 2021

    Lodging businesses see 2021 rebound

    Hotel, inn and bed and breakfasts saw business surge in June, with strong bookings for the rest of the season.

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