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2011 Halloween
  • Published
    October 28, 2011

    Fright at the Fort is on

    Organizers have announced that Fright at the Fort will take place Saturday evening, even though some snow may occur. National Weather Service forecasts on Friday morning project that snow should arrive late Saturday evening, and most of the Fright at the Fort course takes place under cover within the fort. Event organizers say that any snow may provide a bonus to the experience, mirroring the popular movie “The ...

  • Published
    October 21, 2011

    Facing the day

    Every day is Halloween for Kim Fletcher of Rockland, especially during fair and festival season. "I've worked seven days a week since June," she said shortly after returning from an invitational stint at the Fryeburg Fair. In addition to her full-time job as associate editor and theater reviewer at the Lincoln County News, Fletcher and her husband Geary Smith travel around the state as Fletcher Face Art, a ...

  • Published
    October 20, 2011

    Ghost Train and Haunted Hay Ride

    Boothbay Railway Village, Route 27, will present its annual Ghost Train and Haunted Hayride Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28 and 29 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This always popular event is the chance to experience the scary happenings in an otherwise peaceful and bucolic village. In the spirit of fun, passengers will pass through cemeteries, see zombies, hear strange animals and experience other sights of unimaginable ...

  • Published
    October 19, 2011

    Halloween blues party

    The Monday night blues series will celebrate Halloween Monday, Oct. 31 with the newly formed Lydia Warren and The Neurotics playing from 7 to 10 p.m. in the upstairs music room of Time Pub, 275 Main St. Admission will be $10, and costumes are encouraged. Boston blues luminaries Lydia Warren and Danny Banks recently joined West Coast bluesman Josh Fulero to form Lydia Warren and The Neurotics. Original roots ...

  • Published
    October 19, 2011

    Damnationland returns to Midcoast

    Damnationland: The Way Life Should Bleed, an evening's program of five short Maine-made horror films, returns this year with a new crop of Halloween-season terror. The 2011 Damnationland films will be screened Saturday, Oct. 22 at 9 p.m. at the Colonial Theatre in Belfast; and Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. at Rockland's Strand Theatre. Last year's Damnationland screened at six ...

  • Published
    October 18, 2011

    Halloween approaches

    Two weeks before Halloween, this house on Limerock Street is ready for trick-or-treat.

  • Published
    October 16, 2011

    Warren mother seeks Halloween donations for Camden neighborhood

    As residents of Midcoast neighborhoods prepare for the onslaught of ghouls, ghosts and witches that comes each year on Oct. 31, some community members are reaching out to help defray the tricky cost of providing thousands of treats to youngsters from surrounding neighborhoods and towns that falls disproportionately on one Camden street. Halloween celebrations in the 21st century are a far cry from the way the ...

  • Published
    October 16, 2011

    A perfectly scary dozen

    Leaves are turning and so is the season, which means it must be time for Fright at the Fort, the annual scarefest at the Fort Knox State Historic site off Route 174. For the 12th year in a row, the 19th-century granite bastion is being transformed to put a chill into the bravest of living souls. Visitors are guided through the dark, fog-filled twists and turns of the massive granite fortification where the ...

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