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  • Published
    March 3, 2012

    Late winter storm frosts the coast

    After a long open winter, the first of March brought howling winds followed by snow that covered the coast.

  • Published
    February 7, 2012

    Local student sings at Statehouse

    Madison Sturks of Rockland performed the national anthem at the Statehouse last week. Sturks was part of the opening ceremonies in the House of Representatives.

  • Published
    February 6, 2012

    Rockport Harbor

    As gulls stand by on the ice in Rockport Harbor, a lobsterman works on his boat. On the water or in the boatyard, fishing in Maine is year-round work.

  • Published
    February 2, 2012

    Groundhog, shadow spread mid-winter cheer to Knox residents

    Knox Center residents share a special moment with Wood “Chuck” Berry (and his shadow). Each February, Chuck, his shadow and their friend Cheryl Michaelsen of the Berry Manor Inn visit the Knox Center share chocolate, groundhog-shaped lollipops and a good mid-winter laugh to spread some mid-winter cheer and offer a glimmer of hope that spring might be on the way.

  • Published
    January 26, 2012

    Birds of a feather

    Tom Turner of Cushing captured this convocation of eagles on Jan. 24 in Warren. The stretch of the St. George River from Warren south to Thomaston has the highest concentration of active bald eagle nests in the entire St. George River watershed. Each morning, they set out in search of food, soaring above the river corridor and winding their way downriver. In the afternoon, they begin making their way back upriver ...

  • Published
    January 17, 2012

    Light snow relieves winter doldrums

    After a month with very little snowfall, Knox County received a dumping of fluffy precipitation on Monday night. By the end of the day on Tuesday, much of that had melted away, along with some of the frozen slush from a storm the previous week.

  • Published
    January 12, 2012

    Singing to a packed House

    Frances Howard-Girard, right, of Rockport, performed the national anthem in the chamber of the Maine House of Representatives on Jan. 11. Howard-Girard is a sophomore at Camden Hills Regional High School.

  • Published
    January 7, 2012

    A quiet morning in Port Clyde

    At the start of a new year, all appears calm in Port Clyde, at the southern end of the St. George peninsula.

  • Published
    January 5, 2012

    Leading Legislature in prayer

    The Rev. Robin Honaker of Pilgrim Community Church in Warren led the Maine State Senate in prayer on the opening day of the 125th Legislature’s Second Regular Session on Jan. 4.

  • Published
    December 28, 2011

    Camden skating rink awaits freezing weather

    For the second year, the Camden Fire Department is working with the Friends of the Amphitheatre Ice Rink to create a 52-foot by 80-foot ice skating rink in the park adjacent to the Camden Public Library on Atlantic Avenue. Dave Jackson said Dec. 28 that it would take a few nights of 10- to 20-degree chill to harden the 25,000 gallons of water that was pumped into the plastic liner over a four-hour period. He ...

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