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Six amazing raffle baskets filled with things to do and see up and down the coast of Maine were raffled off that evening. ... Steam Museum, 16 Bay View Hotel, Rockland Harbor Hotel, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Amtrak Downeaster, Farnsworth Art Museum, Bay Chamber Concerts, Samoset Resort, ...
(NEWS CENTER Maine) -- "The need is constant, the gratification is instant, give blood." That was the message volunteers and donors saw Wednesday on Red Cross boxes filled with supplies at the NEWSCENTER Maine Red Cross blood drive. It was hosted at five locations across the state. Every two ...

Local Democratic and Independent lawmakers are to be commended for helping defeat a bill that would have rolled back the minimum wage. The Maine House voted 81-69 to reject LD 1757, which would have reduced the minimum wage from $10 to $9.50 as of June 1. Then there would be 50-cent ...
Damariscotta — The statewide Maine Media Women will gather for a roundtable Saturday, April 7, from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. at River Arts, 241 Route 1 (just north of N.C. Hunt Lumber). Maine Media Women meetings are informal, informative, interesting and free. Roundtables invite attendees to bring creative ...
ROCKLAND, Maine —. Officials say a man injured at a Rockland bar over the weekend jumped and did not fall as initially reported. Rockland police said witnesses told them the 31-year-old man, who was under the influence, intentionally jumped from the deck of the Time Out Pub early Sunday morning.
Downeaster Pilot Program to Rockland Is a No-Go This Summer. Amtrak's Downeaster won't be running this summer to Rockland. March 28 ... The passenger rail service started between Boston and Portland, Maine, in December 2001. Service expanded northward to Freeport and Brunswick in November ...

The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority Board voted on Feb. 26 to proceed with a three-week pilot program for passenger train service between Brunswick and Rockland in 2018. The trains were expected to run for three weekends, including during the Maine Lobster Festival and the Maine ...
The man is in critical condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Young said. Police are not yet releasing the name of the individual who fell. The Courier-Gazette reported that the individual is a 30-year-old man from Old Town. In June 2015, a Rockland man died from his injuries after falling from the ...
Fish remnants and sardine cans sit in a dumpster at the former SeaPro Inc. fish rendering plant in Rockland in this 1974 photo. ... ROCKLAND, Maine — If you live in Maine's midcoast or at the very least Knox County, then you've likely heard the adage: “Camden by the sea, Rockland by the smell.”.
The headline looks wonderful: "Rockland bans single-use plastic bags, polystyrene foam" with a unanimous council vote (VillageSoup, March 12, 2018). ... Here in Maine, we have one of the highest rates of asthma in the United States, much of which is caused by being the "tailpipe of the country.
Maine artist Sue Aripotch will bring one of her mandala creation classes to the Belfast Breeze Inn Friday evening, March 23, and again in April. ... Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $15; $13 senior citizens; $10 students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and Rockland residents.
It happens 2.9 billion times each month. All across this nation, citizens are being pestered by privacy-invading telephone calls from either live or tape-recorded telemarketers, spammers and scammers even though there are state and federal laws against such unwanted calls. Think about this: 2.9 billion ...
In "Is Mozart in Maine?", W.A. Mozart is mysteriously transported into the future where he is adopted by a coastal village at the height of tourist season. He saves the local music festival, falls for a beautiful diva and leaves everyone changed forever. But the universe demands balance … even between ...
Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, single-use plastic bags and carryout polystyrene foam containers will no longer be permitted in Rockland. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a ban on these materials, based on concerns about their environmental impacts. The move adds to a trend in Maine ...
ROCKLAND, Maine (WABI) - A family pet died in a fire at a house on Melrose Circle in Rockland Monday afternoon. Officials say firefighters responded to the scene around 1 O'clock. Heavy fire was coming from the back of the house and the basement before extending to the second floor. A quick knock ...
Police arrested a Warren man accused of making threats against Oceanside High School on social media. Thomas Sawyer, 20, was charged with terrorizing in connection to the alleged threats. Sawyer was taken by Rockland police to Knox County Jail on Sunday morning. He was released later that day on ...
ROCKLAND, Maine (WABI) - Officials say there will be an increased police presence at Oceanside High School in Rockland Monday after threatening statements were made over the weekend. Rockland police have not released details as to who made the threat. RSU 13 officials took to Facebook Sunday ...

The threat at the Rockland school is the latest in a series of threats made against Maine schools in the wake of the school massacre in Parkland, Florida, in February. More than a dozen Maine schools have responded to threats of violence and at least 13 students have been charged with terrorizing their ...
No one was injured in Rockland apartment fire that displaced seven people Monday night, authorities said. Rockland firefighters responded to a 911 call around 6:28 p.m. that the 175 Rankin St. building was on fire, according to Rockland Fire Chief Chris Whytock. When they arrived, the seven people living ...
ROCKLAND – In the past two weeks, representatives of the police department attended a forum regarding possible medical marijuana ordinances, as well as prepared for an upcoming pedestrian safety forum. Emergency plans for schools were updated. An AIO Food Pantry food drive is active. The fire ...
He attended Rockland schools throughout his childhood. He worked at ... He was a gentle soul that is gone too soon, but he will be forever loved and missed by all the locals in Rockland, Maine. ... Those who wish can make a donation to the American Lung Association 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330.
He was a life member of the American Philatelic Society and a member of the Maine and Massachusetts Audubon societies for many years. ... 30, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 11 White St., Rockland, ME 04841. ... Arrangements are with Burpee, Carpenter and Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland.
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — The operator of Amtrak's Downeaster is planning a pilot run from Brusnwick to Rockland as soon as this month to test the ... The New England Passenger Rail Authority has announced it's exploring expanding rail service to Rockland on weekends between May and September.
Contributed by Helen Anders Just south of Rockland, Maine, Owls Head Light, built in 1852, continues to function where Penobscot Bay rushes meets the ... This would be Jim Sharp, a former schooner captain whose personal collection (“My wife wanted me to get it all out of the house”) makes up this ...
Massachusetts residents might soon be able to once again experience the scenic shores of Central Maine by train, if rail officials in “Vacationland” have their way. The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority hopes to reconnect Boston with Rockland, Maine, on the Amtrak Downeaster line for ...
... in Rockland has begun producing something he calls New Maine News, ... One thing I will say on a related subject, is that it worries me how ...
... in 1799 by the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, before Maine was a ... office, or mail it to 91 Camden St., Suite 403, Rockland, ME 04841.
There was a time when you wouldn't want to stick around Rockland, Maine. This seaside town on the west side of Penobscot Bay was the ugly ...
The Maine Department of Transportation owns the Rockland station; passenger rail service between Brunswick and Rockland was suspended ...
ROCKLAND — Friends of Adam Purington describe him as polite, quiet ... But he died alone, in a storage container at the Rockland Fish Pier, ...
Man found dead inside container on Rockland fish pier ... cause of death has not yet been confirmed by the Maine Medical Examiner's Office.
ROCKLAND — The Downeaster passenger train may begin extending ... The railroad station in Rockland is owned by the Maine Department of ...
ROCKLAND, Maine (WABI) Rockland Main Street, Inc. is getting set to host their annual Festival of Lights. They begin the celebration every ...
ROCKLAND — Seasonal passenger train service could return to Rockland. ... That service ended when the state ended its contract with Maine ...
ROCKLAND, Maine ― Amtrak's passenger rail service might extend as far up the coast as Rockland during the next month, as rail authorities conduct a test program to see whether it's viable. Earlier this fall, the New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) announced that it was exploring plans to ...
Cruise ships anchor in Rockland harbor far less often than they do in Portland, Bar Harbor or even Boothbay Harbor. But as the sight of huge ...
Shirley was born in Rockland, Maine, on Aug. 25, 1935, daughter of the late Henry and Bernice (Flood) Carlson. She was raised in Maine and ...
ROCKLAND, Maine (WABI) Located One Sea Street Place in Rockland, Bixby & Co is doing making chocolate in a way no one else in the state ...
Dine Out Maine: Self-taught chef turning heads at Rockland's Suzuki .... oniony punch and disarming sweetness, won me over completely.
ROCKLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Summer isn't over yet, and Maine's tourist season also has a long way to go. That means there will ...
ROCKLAND — On Saturday, August 19, approximately 50 people gathered on the corners of Park and Main streets in Rockland with signs and ...
Jacob Carney, of Surry, was working on a supervised farm-related work detail job nearby but off the facility campus when he escaped, Maine ...
Paul LePage to crow about Maine having $1 billion in the bank is like the librarian who brags that every single book, periodical, CD and DVD is secure in its designated place in the library.
WEYMOUTH - A Rockland man whose driver's license was revoked for unsafe driving a year ago was being held on $1,500 bail after what police described as a motorcycle chase with speeds exceeding 85 mph.
ROCKLAND, Maine - Voters in the regional school district approved a $23.2 million bond in a referendum vote Tuesday that will result in a new, larger school being built in Owls Head and renovations at the district's high and middle schools.
Participating in Ash Wednesday can simply mean, "God, help me look at my life clearly, and help me see you are with me," Sorensen, the Rockland priest, said. In addition to Rockland and Portland, ashes also were offered on the streets of Windham ...
I had been on the job for 8 months, but it was a lesson that will likely stay with me for the rest of my life; I witnessed the power of the written word, the importance of telling people's stories that might not otherwise get told and I realized I had ...
A favorite anecdote of mine is about my then 4-year-old son telling me that my problem is that I "overblow." Asking him what that meant, he explained that I don't get mad when I am mad and then I get so mad that I "overblow.
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art has taken another step forward with a new set of shows. Sam Cady's shaped-canvas paintings assert themselves on the soaring central gallery walls.
The retail chain has six locations in Maine: South Portland, Auburn, Waterville, Rockland, Bangor and Presque Isle. Representatives at the store in South Portland and with Maine Mall management declined to comment and referred media inquiries to J.C. ...


 

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