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  • Published
    March 15, 2022

    Haffner takes out papers for run in Hope

    Controversial Select Board member Bruce Haffner, having survived a recall effort last year, has taken out nomination papers to seek another term on the town's Select Board.

  • Published
    March 10, 2022

    Restoring the Megunticook: Balancing wants and needs

    Restore Megunticook is written by a diverse group of Camden residents who want to face climate threats responsibly and are committed to a civil community conversation about the ecology of the Megunticook River. Their views do not reflect the editorial position of The Camden Herald.

  • Published
    March 7, 2022

    Camden nomination papers available Monday, March 7

    Those interested in running for elected positions in Camden can pick up nomination papers at the town office starting Monday, March 7.

  • Published
    March 3, 2022

    The limits of confrontational democracy

    Alison McKellar is a Camden resident and Select Board member. Her views are her own and do not reflect those of the Select Board or the editorial position of The Camden Herald. We welcome letters and guest columns reflecting other viewpoints via

  • Published
    February 24, 2022

    Save Montgomery Dam petition signed, delivered to town office

    A group of Camden residents who want to save Montgomery Dam from removal have turned in a petition to the town office in Camden.

  • Published
    February 23, 2022

    Hope to ask voters on future of town meeting

    Select Board members agreed to put a non-binding question on the ballot to ask if voters would prefer to vote on the budget by secret ballot. They also discussed whether to buy a truck to handle snow plowing rather than contracting the work out.

  • Published
    February 22, 2022

    Camden officials mull agreement for former tannery

    Camden town officials are drafting a purchase-and-sales agreement with developer Michael Mullins to bring maker workshops to the former tannery lot.

  • Published
    February 17, 2022

    Camden to vote in June whether to adopt secret ballots for budgets

    The Camden Select Board took a step forward Feb. 15 in drafting a proposed charter change to vote on the town budget each year by secret ballot. Other business included daysailer licensing, grant funding for river restoration, and tabling library trustee confirmations.

  • Published
    January 11, 2022

    Thomaston to hold special town meeting

    Thomaston will hold a special town meeting Thursday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Lura Libby room of the municipal building.

  • 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.

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