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Photo by Scott Lovejoy. All-star jammer Grim D Mise is a powerhouse for Maine's A-team, which takes on Vermont on April 26 at the Expo in Portland.

Roller Derby 4/26

By Heather Steeves on April 16, 2014, at 8:20 a.m.
A soldier looks into the black granite tiles that cover the Midcoast Area Veterans Memorial on Limerock Street on Friday night, after the dedication ceremony. The memorial took 16 years to erect.

Midcoast Area Veterans Memorial erected in Rockland

By Heather Steeves on Aug. 03, 2012, at 9:03 p.m.
Noah Keene, Cassidy Keene and Patrick Keene pose for a picture last summer at Splashtown.

Mother of boy who had hand severed says life after accident will never be the same

By Heather Steeves on Aug. 02, 2012, at 9:41 a.m.

Down East magazine chief: Publisher’s ouster, end of paid blogs are not connected

By Heather Steeves on Aug. 01, 2012, at 6:05 p.m.

A day after blogs shut down, publisher out at Down East magazine

By Heather Steeves on July 31, 2012, at 4:07 p.m.
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Denise Giuvelis, 26, of Biddeford, won the gold medal in the national Junior Solo Dance artistic roller skating competition in Nebraska. Roller skate dancing is much like ballroom dancing, Giuvelis said.

Biddeford roller skate dancer wins the gold at national competition

By Heather Steeves on July 27, 2012, at 4:03 p.m.
Hilery Hutchinson, 30, of Owls Head, strikes a yoga pose in her gym, Sphere, in Rockland.

Rockland woman returns to midcoast to open gym with unique look

By Heather Steeves on July 26, 2012, at 5:21 p.m.

Camden Hills laptop repair bills down from $56,000 to $33,000

By Heather Steeves on July 26, 2012, at 3:56 p.m.

Camden Rite Aid targeted for drug robbery, again

By Heather Steeves on July 23, 2012, at 2:42 p.m.
Jenny Carboy of Rockport checked out a grey skein at the new shop Over the Rainbow Yarn in Rockland recently.

New Rockland yarn shop offers chance at accessible art

By Heather Steeves on July 21, 2012, at 1:02 p.m.
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Two bricks prop up a wooden decoy tern. Interns have set up many fake birds on Metinic Island since the 1,400-seabird population abandoned the island earlier this summer. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service also has automated recordings of terns playing on the island to try to attract the birds back.

All 1,400 terns nesting on Metinic abandon island

By Heather Steeves on July 18, 2012, at 5:51 p.m.
David Bridges, 20, of Augusta, held a guillemot chick that he "grubbed" from its rock tunnel home on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 on Metinic Island. Half of the 300-acre island is a bird refuge where Bridges and another intern for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service monitor and protect seabird populations.

Alone on a Maine island: Interns spend summers helping vulnerable birds survive

By Heather Steeves on July 18, 2012, at 5:46 p.m.
Daniel Bennett, 36, of Rockland, sets in the cabin of his 36-foot sloop, Bufflehead in July 2012. Bufflehead is in its first season working as a charter boat.

Rockland man takes passengers on day sails on boat he bought for $1

By Heather Steeves on July 12, 2012, at 5:28 p.m.
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Willing to trade? Midcoast neighbors exchange goods, labor on bartering site

By Heather Steeves on July 12, 2012, at 3:44 p.m.
The Mussel Ridge Historical Society has open the Old Homestead for the summer.

History of Owls Head on display at The Old Homestead

By Heather Steeves on July 11, 2012, at 9:48 p.m.
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Knox County seeks $500,000 grant to solve social problems that affect education

By Heather Steeves on July 09, 2012, at 5:53 p.m.
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Captain Mike McHenry instructs his six-person crew during the Great Schooner Race as the boat Heritage sails by Camden in the background.

Great Schooner Race fills Penobscot Bay with sails, friendly feuds

By Heather Steeves on July 06, 2012, at 9:20 p.m.

Few midcoast residents complain about fireworks on the Fourth

By Heather Steeves on July 05, 2012, at 6:01 p.m.
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Jo Dee Messina performs in the L.L. Bean store in Freeport on Wednesday.

Thomaston celebrates with annual Fourth of July parade, L.L. Bean puts on show in Freeport

By Heather Steeves on July 04, 2012, at 10:32 p.m.
Last June the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership hosted a group of Vinalhaven and North Haven students who learned about social studies and the history of the defunct granite quarrying town.

Island becomes summer school for teachers

By Heather Steeves on July 04, 2012, at 9:02 p.m.