Archive for July, 2011

 

Gulbis edges Fish at Farmers Classic

The Associated Press on July 31, 2011, at 11:27 p.m.

State all-star tourneys: Bangor wins Junior title; Senior final Monday

on July 31, 2011, at 11:21 p.m.

Small-market teams turn buyers at trade deadline

By Joe McLaughlin on July 31, 2011, at 10:50 p.m.

‘Lifeline’ of public transit faces deep cuts in RI

By ERIKA NIEDOWSKI, Associated Press on July 31, 2011, at 10:05 p.m.

With federal program banned, localities now pay bills for cleanup of meth labs

By Paula Schleis, Akron Beacon Journal on July 31, 2011, at 10:05 p.m.

Mass. texting ban requires education, enforcement

By JOHANNA KAISER, Associated Press on July 31, 2011, at 10:02 p.m.

Afghanistan car bombing kills as many as 13

By Staff, Los Angeles Times on July 31, 2011, at 10:02 p.m.

Debt-limit showdown: Some tea partyers urge their leaders to compromise

By Amy Gardner, The Washington Post on July 31, 2011, at 10:01 p.m.

Waldo County Senior League wins two

on July 31, 2011, at 9:51 p.m.

Montgomery, Jones help Sun to 99-92 win over Dream

The Associated Press on July 31, 2011, at 9:45 p.m.

Button comes through wet Hungarian GP for F1 win

The Associated Press on July 31, 2011, at 9:33 p.m.

Auto racing roundup: Farmington driver Taylor wins first ACT race

on July 31, 2011, at 9:27 p.m.

Yani Tseng wins Women’s British Open for 5th major

The Associated Press on July 31, 2011, at 9:08 p.m.

Teachers march on Washington

By Michael Alison Chandler and Sarah Khan, The Washington Post on July 31, 2011, at 9:06 p.m.
Kathy Chamberlain of Stone Fox Farm Creamery in Monroe has been a busy woman this summer as demand for the family’s homemade ice cream continues to grow. Stone Fox Farm Creamery ice cream can be found in local stores and for purchase at farmers’ markets and local festivals

Ice cream makers work to keep up with demand

By Walter Griffin, Special to the Midcoast Beacon on July 31, 2011, at 9:05 p.m.
”Serenity” is among works by Jan Lipson on display through Aug. 22 at the Port Clyde Art Gallery in Port Clyde. An opening reception will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5.

Art Show

on July 31, 2011, at 9:05 p.m.

Ocean views give garden cache

on July 31, 2011, at 9:03 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Olympia J. Snowe met with Paige Greene of Waldoboro, a participant in the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. Snowe commended her for her participation in the leadership training program. The National Young Leaders Conference is sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council. Students spend the week meeting with members of Congress, participating in interactive activities and debating current issues. The program is designed to educate and inspire future leaders who desire an opportunity to learn outside the classroom.

Young Leader

on July 31, 2011, at 8:53 p.m.

Come Boating! seeks participants for rowing regatta

on July 31, 2011, at 8:51 p.m.
In early summer 1864, Belfast women made a flag bed quilt and shipped it to a Washington, D.C., military hospital. Written in ink on the quilt were the women’s names and phrases and puns relating to the Civil War. The quilt vanished until turning up in a Montana closet earlier this year; the Belfast Historical Society received the quilt on March 11, almost 147 years after it left Belfast.

Belfast’s Civil War veteran comes home, 147 years later

By Brian Swartz, for the Midcoast Beacon on July 31, 2011, at 8:51 p.m.