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Sept. 11 — ten years after
  • Published
    September 12, 2011

    Midcoast first responders gather in remembrance

    "The key word in the phrase 'fire service' is not fire, but rather service," said Rockland Fire Chief Charles Jordan at a memorial service on Sept. 11. On a day as sunny and clear as the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, more than 200 people, mostly comprising members of Knox County and other area fire departments, emergency medical teams and law enforcement offices, gathered on the grounds of the Rockland Lodge of ...

  • Published
    September 9, 2011

    How has your life changed?

    For some Americans, the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and the plane that crashed in Shanksville, Pa., changed everything about the way they looked at every day and their place in the world. Others, involved in personal events, said they saw the date more as a marker than a life-changer.

  • Published
    September 9, 2011

    Growing up in the global war

    In 2001, Lincolnville resident Norman Gilmore was a freshman at Belfast Area High School. "I was sitting in geography class and it came over the announcements that some planes had hit the World Trade Centers," he said. "At that time I didn't know what the World Trade Centers were." "I got to my English class just after lunch. We just sat there and watched the news. That's when I realized what was really going ...

  • Published
    September 6, 2011

    Waldoboro Fire Department to hold 9/11 moment of remembrance

    In honor of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the Waldoboro Fire Department asks the community to stop and remember. On Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. please cease all regular activity for one minute and, as bells and sirens ring out across the nation, take a moment to honor the victims of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Fire departments and others have been called on to ring bells and sound ...

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