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  • Published
    December 1, 2022

    Editorial: Broadcasting town business is not about ratings

    Posting videos of select board, planning board, school board and committee meetings offers a wide range of citizens easy access to the work elected officials are doing. It offers transparency for local government and can serve to educate residents who will be asked to vote on questions in town meetings and at the polls.

  • Published
    December 1, 2022

    Column: COFFEE

    Glenn on coffee. Glenn Billington is a lifelong resident of Rockland and has worked for The Courier-Gazette and The Free Press since 1989.

  • Published
    November 24, 2022

    Column: Marketing

    Super markets of Rockland from 1965. Glenn Billington is a lifelong resident of Rockland and has worked for The Courier-Gazette and The Free Press since 1989.

  • Published
    November 16, 2022

    Jersey Mike’s to join Thomaston Starbucks

    The Thomaston Planning Board approved a second review of plans for the development, which now include Jersey Mike's submarine shop in addition to Starbucks. There is space for a third shop, but no confirmed tenant yet.

  • Published
    November 10, 2022

    Waldoboro voters pass all warrant items

    All municipal warrant items passed in Waldoboro when voting had concluded.

  • Published
    November 8, 2022

    Midcoast residents turn out at the polls

    Election workers around Knox County reported a steady turnout starting at 8 a.m. when polls opened, combined with a high number of absentee ballots.

  • Published
    November 4, 2022

    Board member dressed-down in dispute over signs

    Union employees removed political signs from public property after receiving complaints they did not meet the state laws and local ordinances. The signs have all been replaced after conforming to these requirements, but their removal sparked a conflict at the latest Select Board meeting.

  • Published
    October 27, 2022

    Courier-Gazette and staff win Maine Press Association awards

    The Maine Press Association recognized the hard work of Courier-Gazette staff over the past year, with awards including Photography Best in Show, Front Page Design and Specialty Page Design.

  • Published
    October 27, 2022

    Column: The golden age of Rockland bars

    Glenn talks about the Rockland bar scene of the seventies in this week's Groundkeeper column. Glenn Billington is a lifelong resident of Rockland and has worked for The Courier-Gazette and The Free Press since 1989.

  • Published
    October 25, 2022

    Public comments on police review committee proposals

    The panel's recommendations will go to the Rockland City Council by year's end.

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