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  • Published
    July 9, 2010

    Gallery opens in historic captain’s house

    Gary R. Haynes said he has been inspired in his career by the work of Andrew Wyeth. Haynes studied art, had a 30-year career in advertising and, with his wife and business partner, JoAnne Haynes, has now opened an art gallery in a historic sea captain's home at 91 Main St. in Thomaston. The new owners have painted and spruced up the former home of sea captain John Singer, dating back to 1824, and converted it ...

  • Published
    July 9, 2010

    New Creek Hill garage under construction

    The wooden building under construction on New County Road (Route 1) in Thomaston will be the new home of Creek Hill Auto Repair when it is completed. Creek Hill owner Craig Hoppe is building an auto repair shop at 29 New County Road. Creek Hill Auto Repair has been doing business out of a building at 26 New County Road owned by Donald Drake of Lincolnville. The former location is directly across the street ...

  • Published
    July 3, 2010

    Shipping news

    The Penobscot Bay and River Pilots Association reported the following activity. June 30 The Mount Green carrying gas to Searsport. The tug Greenland Sea and the barge Dbl 81 carrying load kerosene to Searsport. Great Eastern carrying jet fuel to Bucksport. July 2 The tug Liberty Service and the barge Energy 11105 carrying oil to Searsport. July 4 and 5 The New England carrying diesel to Searsport. ...

  • Published
    July 2, 2010

    Thorfinn Expeditions launches store, adventure cruises

    "It started with the sailing program," Thor Emory said June 29 at his store in Lincolnville Beach. "We want to take people out and give them a hands-on experience." His company, Thorfinn Expeditions, runs day and overnight adventure programs that combine sailing, rock climbing and sea kayaking. Emery and his wife, Sarah Wickenden-Emory, grew up on the coast of Maine. The couple met while they were both ...

  • Published
    June 30, 2010

    Trolley, charter boat plan fireworks cruise

    Jim Gamage, owner of All Aboard Trolley, said June 28 that he was collaborating with the M/V Monhegan and other area businesses to bring area residents and hotel guests to the waters of Camden Harbor for this year's Independence Day fireworks on Saturday, July 3. Calling his project "GloryWorks," Gamage said his four trolleys and three limousines will pick up passengers at lodgings along Route 1, between the ...

  • Published
    June 26, 2010

    Shipping news

    The Penobscot Bay and River Pilots Association reported the following activity. June 21 Jutta carrying clay slurry to Searsport. June 23 Acadina carrying diesel to Searsport. June 24 Nord Ambition carrying road salt to Searsport. June 27 Mount Green carrying gas to Searsport. June 29 and 30 Nor'easter carrying diesel to Searsport.

  • Published
    June 18, 2010

    Changing of the guard at Domino’s Pizza

    The banner above the door at Domino's Pizza says it all: "New Owners! Thank you Provost family for 20 years of great service at the Rockland Domino's." After owning the Rockland pizza establishment for almost 20 years, Pat and Elizabeth Provost are moving to Maryland to be closer to family. Taking over the business are new owners Lee and Dale Prior, a father-son team. Lee Prior has worked at Domino's with ...

  • Published
    June 12, 2010

    Shipping news

    The Penobscot Bay and River Pilots Association reported the following activity. June 12 Acadian carrying diesel to Searsport. The tug Irish Sea and barge Dbl 102 carrying gas to Searsport.    

  • Published
    May 29, 2010

    Shipping news

    The Penobscot Bay and River Pilots Association reported the following activity. May 21 Alouette Arrow carrying clay to Searsport. May 22 The tug Patriot Service and barge Energy 11105 carrying ethanol to Searsport. May 26 The tug Liberty Service and barge Energy 11105 carrying ethanol to Searsport May 29 Selendang Sari carrying caustic to Searsport. May 30 and 31 Asphalt Seminole carrying ...

  • Published
    May 28, 2010

    Business Expo showcases local commerce

    The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Expo May 26 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. The 2010 Business Expo theme was creating local prosperity through local expertise. The chamber presented six roundtable discussions prior to opening the exhibition halls. Numerous vendors and representatives of local businesses gathered for the event, showing their products and services. ...

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