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  • Published
    March 17, 2022

    Do you want to build an igloo?

    Local children enjoyed learning to make a snow shelter with help from neighbor Hans Bengtsson, who is in his 80s.

  • Published
    March 10, 2022

    Meet the Rink-Meister of Molyneaux Road

    Camden family creates their own front-yard skating rink bringing outdoor activity to the neighborhood.

  • Published
    March 3, 2022

    The Wind: Part of the island way of life

    “The Wind is as much a part of the island’s way of life as is swimming in the quarries, eating lobster, and sitting in line waiting to catch the next ferry,” former editor Susan Radley said.

  • Published
    March 2, 2022

    Midcoast readies for annual treat: New England Boiled Dinner

    New England Boiled Dinner started as a staple of the poor served in summer and is now enjoyed as a comfort food purchased in high-end shops during cold months. Here's a look at the history of Maine's favorite St. Patrick's Day dish.

  • Published
    February 28, 2022

    Family Farm Day at Terra Optima

    Appleton farm hosts event aimed to get families out, and meet one another.

  • Published
    February 24, 2022

    UPDATED: Midcoast joins world in watching as Russia attacks Ukraine

    Residents throughout Midcoast Maine woke up Thursday, Feb. 24, to news reports that Russian forces have launched a wide-ranging attack and invasion of Ukraine. Courier Publications/VillageSoup Executive Editor Dan Dunkle spoke with Political Strategist and Writer Sam Patten, who has advised political leaders around the world.

  • Published
    February 18, 2022

    A bowl of Stone Soup on a windy day in Camden

    The Joy of hunting vintage paperbacks downtown.

  • Published
    February 18, 2022

    Medical marijuana in Maine

    People are increasingly turning to cannabis to treat what ails them. Read on to learn about Maine's medical marijuana industry.

  • Published
    February 8, 2022

    Remembering Camden’s historian Barbara Dyer

    Dyer understood the importance of remembering the history, of tracking the details and honoring the memories of those who came before. She was beloved in the community. She will be badly missed and long remembered.

  • Published
    February 1, 2022

    Midcoast students learn snow survival

    The outdoor leadership class at Mid-Coast School of Technology in Rockland took advantage of Saturday's blizzard to put into practice snow survival skills they learned. The class built several snow structures behind the school, including a large shelter called a quinzee.

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