By Abigail Curtis on July 14, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
The biggest single line-item increase is found in the General Assistance program, which has jumped from $33,000 in the last fiscal year to $190,000.
A cannon blast, then a surge forward: Why an auction tradition celebrating its 70th year in Orono attracts so many
By Abigail Curtis on July 13, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
This summer marks the 70th year for Orono’s famous Kiwanis Auction, which raises funds for local charities and scholarships.
By Abigail Curtis on July 13, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
The town of Thomaston has a new fire chief and a new deputy fire chief, after the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday night confirmed the recommendations of Town Manager Valmore Blastow.
A joint effort by the Camden and Rockport police departments has led to a teenager being charged in connection with 50 motor vehicle break-ins. Camden and Rockport Police Chief Randy Gagne said Tuesday that the joint investigation by officers from both departments including Detective Curt Andrick led …
By Abigail Curtis on July 08, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
“If you could have seen the looks of those kids’ faces,” Scott DeMoranville, the founder of the Maine Poultry Connection, said of the deliveries. “I was giggly right along with them. It was fantastic. Everybody was thrilled about the whole thing.”
By Abigail Curtis on July 08, 2016, at 12:45 p.m.
Intervening, however hard, can be critically important.
VIDEO | POLL QUESTION
By Abigail Curtis on July 06, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
Most of the boats take them about six to eight weeks from beginning to end, and they usually have a backlog of at least three to six boats.
By Abigail Curtis on July 03, 2016, at 7:35 a.m.
“The market has changed drastically,” David Oakes, the longtime manager at the Searsport Antique Mall, said recently. “Kids don’t want what their parents have.”
By Abigail Curtis on June 30, 2016, at 11:22 a.m.
“For us, it’s a real bridge to the rest of the world.”
By Abigail Curtis on June 30, 2016, at 6:20 a.m.
“I fell in love with the process,” Jody Johnstone said. “The community and the physical aspects — I like that part of it a lot.”
By Abigail Curtis on June 29, 2016, at 3:11 p.m.
A husband and wife who were charged in March with aggravated operation of a methamphetamine lab in an apartment building in Northport each will serve 30 months in prison after pleading guilty this month at Waldo County Unified Criminal Court.
By Abigail Curtis on June 28, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.
The old, abandoned house on U.S. Route 1 a town official called “the most photographed house in the state of Maine” is to be taken down this summer.
By Abigail Curtis on June 27, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
The 8,000 square-foot home on 15 acres of land near Hewes Point was listed for $10.9 million — including two Steinway pianos and other furnishings.
By Abigail Curtis on June 27, 2016, at 6:28 a.m.
This summer, the city of Belfast is under invasion by a group of fantastic sea creatures that are unlike anything found in the oceans. The 21 sea creatures belong to the new Waldo County Children’s Mural Project, which is highlighting original art from elementary school children from …
By Abigail Curtis on June 24, 2016, at 9:59 a.m.
When Cynthia and Bill Thayer came to Gouldsboro from Massachusetts and started organic farming at Darthia Farm in 1976, they had dreams but not certainty about how their life in Maine would work out.
By Abigail Curtis on June 24, 2016, at 8:10 a.m.
“There’s so much kinetic energy in a playground,” one of the teen scientists said.
By Abigail Curtis on June 22, 2016, at 6:56 p.m.
Residents gathered to debate the city’s proposal to use eminent domain to purchase an easement across privately owned land to connect two trails.
By Abigail Curtis on June 22, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.
Mercury contamination found in lobsters caught in the uppermost portion of Penobscot Bay has led to this week’s decision by state fishery officials to nearly double an area closed to lobster and crab fishing.
By Abigail Curtis on June 19, 2016, at 7:32 a.m.
“We couldn’t really grieve the way we wanted to because this came about so quickly and so suddenly. Daily, we were reminded of what a horrible thing had happened to the family. There aren’t many words or phrases I can use to describe how horrible this has been.” her son, Nick Day, said.
By Abigail Curtis on June 18, 2016, at 7:53 a.m.
The Wehrweins got to know Bill Coperthwaite well as he helped them design the three-story yurt. They moved into the fabric yurt on their property temporarily, until they could build it. In the end, their yurt became his last design.