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  • Published
    January 20, 2022

    Captain calls out Select Board over harbor access

    Capt. Ray Williamson argues he should have received notification in the meeting when the Select Board failed to renew his daysail license. The town manager points to congestion in the inner harbor.

  • Published
    January 19, 2022

    Camden plans pedestrian bridge, tannery development

    The Camden Select Board voted Jan. 18 to move forward with plans for a Rawson Avenue pedestrian bridge and work on drafting an agreement for development of the former tannery site.

  • Published
    January 17, 2022

    When MLK came to Maine

    When Martin Luther King Jr. visited Maine in 1964, he spoke about the civil rights movement and the status of race relations. While there had been much progress, King said, there was a still a long journey ahead.

  • Published
    January 12, 2022

    Camden to seek consultant on river project

    Town Manager Audra Caler wants to bring in an expert consultant to help with implementation of the feasibility study on the Megunticook. The Select Board approved $55,000 for Snow Bowl equipment repair.

  • Published
    January 11, 2022

    Rockport OKs emergency plan, discusses cruiser purchases

    Rockport Select Board members discussed options for buying new police cruisers and approved the 2022 Emergency Operations Plan in a Jan. 10 meeting.

  • Published
    January 7, 2022

    Midcoast residents hold vigil for democracy on anniversary of Capitol attack

    Speakers at a Camden vigil marked the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack by Trump supporters on the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., calling it a “War against democracy!” Local state representatives spoke at the gathering, prayers were offered, voters were registered, and candles were lit on the Village Green.

  • Published
    December 1, 2021

    Voters support Sherman’s Mill Pond purchase at Appleton special town meeting

    The town has supported by a wide margin purchasing land on the pond for freshwater access and hydrant service.

  • Published
    November 2, 2021

    High voter turnout for state ballot questions

    The state ballot questions, including the controversial Question One, led to what local election workers called a surprisingly high voter turnout for an election with no presidential or gubernatorial races.

  • Published
    October 8, 2021

    Video: We talk to reps on both sides of the CMP Corridor question

    Benjamin Dudley of Mainers for Clean Energy Jobs argues the benefits of clean energy combatting Climate Change outweigh the drawbacks on the corridor. Included also is the previous video interview with Sandi Howard, who argues the corridor should be stopped to protect the Maine woods and habitat.

  • Published
    September 23, 2021

    NEWS VIDEO: CMP Corridor opponent talks about Question 1 in video interview

    This video interview explores issues surrounding Question 1 on the November ballot, including environmental impacts and the issue of retroactive legislation.

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