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  • Published
    January 21, 2010

    Washington news

    Town office -- service with a smile Our town office is always busy. Besides being the hub of Washington's official business, it's the go-to place for inquiries of all kinds. Last week we had reason to search through some old annual town reports. Really old, like 1900s. There they were in their storage jackets, all in a row. Ann Dean, the town clerk, told us there was an ongoing effort to keep things organized ...

  • Published
    January 21, 2010

    Lincolnville news

    Municipal meetings All meetings are held at Lincolnville Central School unless otherwise noted. The comprehensive plan review committee meets Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. Also Thursday evening, the board of appeals meets at 7 p.m. The selectmen meet Monday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m.; televised on Channel 99. The land use committee meets Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. followed by the planning board meeting at 7 ...

  • Published
    January 21, 2010

    Hope news

    Budget committee Yes, it is time to start thinking about the budget for the town of Hope. Chairman Lewis Merrifield announced that the meeting will be held Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Hope Town Hall at 7 p.m. If you have questions, call him at 785-5268. Math League On Jan. 7 the Hope School held the third meet of the Continental Math League. Students were given 30 minutes to complete six nonroutine word ...

  • Published
    January 21, 2010

    Rockport news

    Town meetings All meetings are at the town office unless otherwise specified. Thursday, Jan. 21 the Legacy Rockport Board of Directors will meet at 8:15 a.m. and the RES Redevelopment Committee will meet at 7 p.m. The Ordinance Review Committee will meet next Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7 a.m. The Mid-Coast Solid Waste Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. and the Zoning Board of Appeals will also ...

  • Published
    January 20, 2010

    Williams offers personal lines insurance at Allen Agency

    Ben Williams of Belfast has joined the Allen Agency as a personal lines insurance producer. A graduate of the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, Williams has 10 years experience in banking and insurance. A former senior credit analyst for MBNA, he holds two insurance licenses in Maine: life and health and property and casualty. Personal lines insurance includes coverage for auto, home and things such as ...

  • Published
    January 20, 2010

    Sokol to serve again with drinking water program

    The Maine Conservation Corps on Jan. 5 welcomed Frank Sokol of Camden to serve as an environmental educator and AmeriCorps volunteer at the Maine Center for Disease Control's Drinking Water Program in Augusta. The Maine Conservation Corps places AmeriCorps volunteers throughout Maine to complete conservation and environmental education projects. Sokol is a 1976 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he ...

  • Published
    January 20, 2010

    Coastal Children’s Museum offers new exhibits to excite imaginations

    The Coastal Children's Museum, located in the museum complex on Mechanic Street in Rockland, is planning a grand opening event for the spring. Meanwhile, it is a perfect antidote to winter blahs and a sure-fire cabin fever preventative. The museum has been steadily growing since it opened its doors last summer. In addition to a wide range of challenging, interactive games and puzzles, art projects, a woodwork ...

  • Published
    January 20, 2010

    Gordon Trio provides decade of entertainment at Windward Gardens

    The Gordon Trio has been performing for the elderly at Windward Gardens since 2000. The family includes Harper on cello, Devon on violin, and Aidan on piano. The Gordon children have been going to Windward Gardens once a month for the last 10 years. This month was their 10-year anniversary.

  • Published
    January 20, 2010

    Making the grade with geography

    Camden-Rockport Elementary School held its annual National Geographic Society Geography Bee on Jan. 11 with Principal Jan Staples as judge and timekeeper. All fourth graders participated in a preliminary competition just before the December break. Ten students then moved on to the final school round held on Jan. 11, and in the end, the 2010 school champion was Harry Homans, who will next take a written test to ...

  • Published
    January 20, 2010

    Buckheit named to dean’s list

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - Cadet Zachary Scott Buckheit, of Camden, achieved dean's list status at the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, for the fall semester of the 2009-2010 academic year. Buckheit is seeking a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Dean's List recognition is given to those cadets and active duty military students registered for 12 or more semester hours whose grade point ratio is 3.2 or ...


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