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    May 29, 2018

    Warren hosts wreath ceremony to honor Memorial Day

    Local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops held a small ceremony around the town monuments to honor memorial day. Michael Reed of Calvary Baptist Church was a speaker at the event. The scouts who attended marched through Warren village to end on the bridge that overlooks the St. George River. Dawn Swindler-Bailey handed out carnations to the various boys and girls to honor those who have given their lives by throwing ...

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    March 6, 2018

    Candidates' night March 16 in Washington

    The town of Washington will hold a candidates' night Friday, March 16, at 7 p.m. at the Evening Star Grange, across the street from Gibbs Library. The meet and greet will feature incumbent Dan Furrow and challenger Staci Bowman, who are seeking election to a three-year term on the Regional School Unit 40 Board of Directors and Berkley Linscott, who is seeking reelection to the Board of Selectmen for a three-year ...

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    February 2, 2018

    Nonprofit grant applications due Feb. 17

    The Camden Rotary Club is reminding nonprofit 501c3 organizations in Knox County and Lincolnville that grant applications for 2018 are due by Feb. 17. Available grants include one $10,000 large gift for a specific project or program that directly benefits a community organization; one $5,000 large gift for a specific project or program that directly benefits a community organization; five small gifts of $1,000 ...

  • Published
    December 22, 2017

    Two more towns opt out of PERC

    At separate Special Town Meetings in their respective towns Dec. 12, Thomaston and South Thomaston voters approved exercising the right of a "Put Option" with Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. Weather may have played a part in the low turnout, as only six voters were in attendance at South Thomaston and four at Thomaston. The approval of the voters was required for the towns to liquidate their share of the PERC ...

  • Published
    December 14, 2017

    Historical Society book features local artists

    The Waldoborough Historical Society has initiated an unusual fundraiser featuring two local photographers. On Dec. 12, Jean Lawrence of the Historical Society presented the Board of Selectmen with an autographed copy of the new book, "Do You Remember," which it has produced. The book includes photographs from Waldoboro artists Warren Genthner and Howard Marple, and includes people and places from the town's past. ...

  • Published
    December 14, 2017

    Local fisherman, taskforce receive Mitchell award

    Waldoboro fisherman Glen Melvin and the Medomak Project Taskforce received the Sen. George J. Mitchell award for "outstanding contribution by an external partner to sustainability research" Dec. 11. This award was given to acknowledge Melvin for his help with the drifter project led by UMO student Gabby Hillyer. The project uses “bucket drifters” packed with scientific instruments that take the measure of the ...

  • Published
    December 12, 2017

    Delano envisions expansion of offerings, market

    A local seafood market is experiencing some growing pains -- or more likely enthusiasm for the adventures ahead. Part owner Kendall Delano Jr. recently shared some of his goals for the family business. Seafood has been a family tradition since 1984, when Kendall Delano Sr. operated his wholesale and retail clamming business in Friendship. In the late '90s, young Kendall started a seafood business across the ...

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    December 8, 2017

    Local town receives award for annual report

    The town of Owls Head received recognition from the Maine Municipal Association for the design of its annual town report. "It gives me great pleasure to inform you that the Town of Owls Head has been awarded the Excellence Award," Stephen Gove, executive director of MMA, said in a letter to Select Board Chairman Tom Von Malder. Awards were given to the top three reports in five different population categories, ...

  • Published
    November 28, 2017

    New clothing shop opens in Thomaston

    Yet another new business has opened on Main Street in Thomaston. Liis Massey, owner of Justine's in Belfast, gave her insights into expanding to Thomaston and opened “Indigo,” a consignment clothing shop next to Thomaston Grocery. Massey redesigned the former Highlands Cafe space and offers quality ladies' clothing and accessories. She sees in Thomaston an opportunity to grow her business while being part of a ...

  • Published
    November 15, 2017

    Midcoast lens: Pie sales benefit Waldoboro fuel program

    Concerned Citizens of Waldoboro had a pie fundraiser at the polling place in Waldoboro Nov. 7. All proceeds were donated to the town's Fuel Assistance Program. Above, member Jeanette Wheeler, left, presents a check for $460 to Assessor Darryl McKenney Nov. 14. At rear are Selectmen Jann Minzy, left, and Katie Winchenbach.

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