BELFAST — Waldo County General Hospital has been awarded a $50,000 grant for each of the next three years to help expand the 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go! program. It is a program championed by Dr. Tori Rogers of MaineHealth to help fight the epidemic of childhood obesity. During… Read More
    SEARSPORT — “School House Rock Live!” will open at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at the Searsport District High School cafetorium. The show also will run at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13; 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. Read More
    ROCKPORT — In 2009, Manuel Pizarro became the first person from Quebec to summit Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world — twice. Pizarro will share his personal accounts of struggle and achievement on Mt. Everest and other high-altitude summits at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at… Read More
    ROCKPORT — Monica Kelly, of Camden, who has been active in the arts, was named the new executive director of Bay Chamber Concerts. Carole Brand, president of the board of directors, made the announcement. “We are thrilled that Monica has assumed this new role in our… Read More
    BELFAST — “Bogshod,” new work by photographer Jonathan Levitt will be on display through Monday, Nov. 29, at Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. The exhibit will include a selection of agricultural images from a larger series documenting life and landscape along the coast of… Read More
    WINTERPORT — Winterport Open Stage will present “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14 and 21, at Wagner Middle School, Mountainview Drive. On a cold, clear, moonless night in the… Read More
    The MidCoast Chamber Council is a regional alliance of seven Chambers of Commerce of the midcoast region of Maine from Bath-Brunswick to Searsport. Directors of the individual Chambers of Commerce (including myself) cooperate to market the midcoast as a region, lending power and breadth to our individual efforts. Read More
    BY ABIGAIL CURTISFOR THE MIDCOAST BEACON BELFAST — On July 28, 1944, a B-26 bomber was on a bombing run to a French city when it was jumped by a pack of German fighters. The plane and … Read More
    History will be made when a restored late 1800s wooden peapod boat departs the shoreline of Rockland for the lighthouse where the artifact will be placed on permanent exhibit inside the light station’s boathouse. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse, which… Read More