Articles by Tom Groening

 
A Mr. Alley is shown at the R.J. Peacock Canning Co. dock in Lubec.

Down East sardine history lands in Searsport museum

By Tom Groening on Jan. 09, 2013, at 6:07 p.m.

Burglary reported at vacant Belfast trailer

By Tom Groening on Jan. 09, 2013, at 5:25 p.m.
David Seekins

Second Troy copper theft defendant convicted, sentenced

By Tom Groening on Jan. 07, 2013, at 6:38 p.m.
Bernys and David Doak stand in the barn of their Monroe dairy farm. The couple have been milking cows for 30 years.

Dairy farmers survive ‘milk cliff,’ but feed, fuel costs still troubling

By Tom Groening on Jan. 05, 2013, at 12:42 p.m.
Firefighters were able to contain a blaze that destroyed a garage, saving the adjacent trailer home off Route 1 in Stockton Springs on Friday afternoon, Jan. 4, 2013.

Stockton Springs fire destroys garage

By Tom Groening on Jan. 04, 2013, at 4:28 p.m.

Rockport selectmen investigate complaint against town employee

By Tom Groening on Jan. 03, 2013, at 6:23 p.m.
Jeremy and Marcie Howard and two of their three sons, Cael and Ewan, pose in front of the Lincolnville Center Store. The couple are renovating the store and plan to have it open in the spring.

Hope couple plans revival of Lincolnville convenience store

By Tom Groening on Jan. 03, 2013, at 6:03 p.m.
Installers with Sundog Solar Store of Searsport affix photovoltaic panels on the Searsmont Town Office.

Sundog Solar sees bright future for Maine

By Tom Groening on Dec. 28, 2012, at 7:36 p.m.
In June 2003, Sherry Sullivan looks through some government documents about her father, Geoffrey Sullivan, who disappeared on Sept. 24,1963 during a flight to Honduras.

Federal court dismisses Stockton Springs woman’s claim against Cuba

By Tom Groening on Dec. 27, 2012, at 2:11 p.m.
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The Franklin Treat house sits at the corner of Route 1A and Loggin Road in Frankfort.

This Old House magazine features Treat property in Frankfort

By Tom Groening on Dec. 26, 2012, at 5:55 p.m.

Rights panel to hear complaint against Sweetser on MaineCare billing

By Tom Groening on Dec. 24, 2012, at 3:43 p.m.
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Belfast man’s new ‘happy birthday’ ditty wows BBC

By Tom Groening on Dec. 21, 2012, at 5:04 p.m.
The Front Street Shipyard wants to purchase the city parking area adjacent to its building.

Belfast helps Front Street Shipyard move forward; no decision on land yet

By Tom Groening on Dec. 21, 2012, at 4:49 p.m.
Tourists explore the grounds around Monhegan Island Lighthouse in March. The island community has a year-round population of about 70.

Federal grant will help Monhegan Island lower sky-high electricity costs

By Tom Groening on Dec. 20, 2012, at 7:32 p.m.

Mt. View student suspended after school threat; other threats against schools not credible

By Tom Groening on Dec. 20, 2012, at 2:22 p.m.

Veterans ease stance on Belfast war memorial bridge

By Tom Groening on Dec. 19, 2012, at 1:12 p.m.

Belfast artist organizes raffle to help Jersey shore

By Tom Groening on Dec. 18, 2012, at 3:56 p.m.

Sunbury Medical Associates accepts ‘big boobs’ discrimination claim before rights panel

By Tom Groening on Dec. 17, 2012, at 5:57 p.m.
Aerial view of downtown Belfast.

Belfast: What went right? Investment in downtown, promotion and cooperation could pay off in other communities

By Tom Groening on Dec. 12, 2012, at 5:06 p.m.
Russell Libby in Sept. 2009.

Maine organic farmer’s group director dies from cancer

By Tom Groening on Dec. 09, 2012, at 6:45 p.m.