By Stephen Betts on Sept. 28, 2015, at 5:12 p.m.
It would cost Rockland, Rockport and Owls Head about $18.6 million to construct a high-speed broadband network to reach everybody in their communities.
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 28, 2015, at 4:42 p.m.
An 18-wheel flatbed truck loaded with snowplows crashed shortly after noon Monday off Route 17.
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 28, 2015, at 3:43 p.m.
Generations ago, Searsport was famous for its numerous ship captains and thriving boat-building industry. Now, a group of local officials is trying to make the midcoast community once again a seafaring hub, working to develop a school for marine science, technology, transportation and engineering there. This summer, …
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 28, 2015, at 12:55 p.m.
A Rockland man remains at the Knox County Jail after police said he assaulted a couple walking on Main Street Saturday night for no reason. Mark P. Gagne, 33, was charged Saturday night with two counts of assault and one count of violating a condition of release. …
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 28, 2015, at 12:45 p.m.
ROCKLAND | A 29-year-old former Knox County Jail guard is behind bars after police say he assaulted a woman Friday night by roughly pulling her out of a vehicle following a fight. Adam D. Grierson, who was listed as residing at Mic Mac Campground in Union, was arrested on …
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 27, 2015, at 9:23 a.m.
The Camden Snow Bowl is readying for its first full season with expanded trails, lifts and snowmaking capability …
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 26, 2015, at 10:59 a.m.
Maine State Police arrested two Biddeford men and are seeking a third man in connection to more than 25 burglaries at businesses this year, including in the midcoast.
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 26, 2015, at 10:31 a.m.
Lee Karker is going far and wide to raise money for his cherished Meals on Wheels program.
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 26, 2015, at 9:46 a.m.
“While not a miracle, it is close to it. I’ve gone from fragmented and shattered to healing.”
By Kathleen Pierce on Sept. 26, 2015, at 7:52 a.m.
“It’s a great community to live in because of its proximity [and] it has the rural feel and available farmland that farmers are looking for.”
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 25, 2015, at 8:38 p.m.
Coast Guard rescue crews saved two people Friday after their fishing vessel sank about 50 nautical miles east of Portland …
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 25, 2015, at 5:12 p.m.
BELFAST | A Thorndike man pleaded guilty earlier this month to separate domestic violence-related crimes against two different women. Benjamin Ard, 30, came to police attention in April when a woman called police to report that Ard had been harassing her through text messages and phone calls. Although officers …
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 25, 2015, at 2:07 p.m.
A citizens group that opposes the construction of a natural-gas fired power plant in Rockland will be holding a public forum next month to discuss that specific project and environmental issues in general. Renew Rockland will hold the forum at 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at the First …
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 25, 2015, at 1:42 p.m.
“I don’t worry about things I can’t control,” David Kalloch said
By Maia Zewert, The Lincoln County News on Sept. 25, 2015, at 1:41 p.m.
A woman escaped with minor scratches when she rolled her car after falling asleep at the wheel in Nobleboro late Thursday afternoon, Sept. 24, according to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office personnel. The woman was driving a Subaru Outback northbound on Route 1 when she fell asleep, LCSO …
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 25, 2015, at 12:35 p.m.
ROCKLAND | A judge ordered Friday that a man charged in connection with the January death of a pedestrian be held without bail until his trial because she was concerned he could abuse drugs again and drive while released. Jeremy Stone, 41, of Rockport is charged with manslaughter, aggravated …
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 24, 2015, at 6:04 p.m.
Harvesting and pressing grapes and blueberries at Savage Oaks Vineyard & Winery.
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 24, 2015, at 4:36 p.m.
Benjie Blake, the assistant recreation director for the city for nearly 20 years, will serve as the sports and camping director at the Penobscot Bay YMCA’s Rockland Harbor branch. Blake is slated to oversee many of the services that the Rockland Recreation Department historically has offered including, …
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 24, 2015, at 3:11 p.m.
“Producing something that’s made right here is what we wanted to do,” Elmer Savage said. “The wines are unique to Maine, and there’s the pride that you’ve grown them right here.”
By Pete Warner on Sept. 24, 2015, at 1:32 p.m.
“Dwindling numbers of players have created a serious safety issue, and we are simply not willing to put any more students at risk,” the principal said.