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Malcolm Bedell of the food blog &quotFrom Away" and the newly funded sandwich truck, 'Wich, Please, will be making sandwiches in Rockland starting in the spring. Here, he's making a grilled cheese at last year's World Food Championships in Las Vegas.

Funded: Rockland sandwich truck should be open for business in the spring

The ’Wich, Please sandwich truck should be rolling in to Rockland early next spring after an online fundraising effort exceeded the hopes …

Bristol woman blocks road to prevent paving

A Bristol woman, armed with an excavator and a load of logs, blocked the dirt road she lives on to prevent a town contractor from …
James F. Ford

Monroe marijuana farm patriarch gets 10-year sentence for drug, gun convictions

BANGOR | A Waldo County man found guilty last November of operating a large-scale, indoor marijuana farm in Monroe was sentenced to 10 years …
A new proposal by Bath Iron Works President Frederick Harris to cut costs by outsourcing work to other shipyards threatens to end years of relative peace between management and the defense contractor’s largest union.

Bath Iron Works union cries foul over new proposal to shift work to other shipyards

A new proposal by Bath Iron Works President Frederick Harris to cut costs by outsourcing work to other shipyards threatens to end …
From the community

Brunswick Tree Lighting with Santa

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Town Mall, Maine Street, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 207-729-4439; brunswickdowntown.org/annual-tree-lighting-saturday-nov-29/ Ring in the season …
A statue that pays tribute to fishermen at the southern tip of Bailey Island in Harpswell overlooks roiling, swirling waves and currents on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Sandy.

Harpswell selectmen’s pay triples that of nearby towns, while town employees’ wages languish

The Harpswell Board of Selectmen is considering salary increases for some town employees, who on average earn less than their peers in …
Richard Stahursky

Prisoner plans insanity plea in murder case

ROCKLAND | A Maine State Prison inmate accused of killing another prisoner by stabbing him 87 times and then planning to kill a guard …

Cushing man gets six months in jail for exposing himself at Walmart

THOMASTON | A 57-year-old Cushing man was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after admitting to exposing himself to a female Walmart worker …
People and flight crew surround one of the helicopters used by LifeFlight of Maine at the Eastern Maine Medical Center helipad in this 2013 file photo.

Linda Bean pledges $3 million for third LifeFlight helicopter

PORT CLYDE | Linda Bean’s Maine Lobster has pledged $3 million to LifeFlight’s campaign for a third helicopter, half of the total needed for …
From the community

New Downtown Site, Extended Hours for Holiday Bazaar

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 10 a.m. to …
From the community

WERU to Hold Live and Local On-Air Auction December 6

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: WERU , On-air, Blue Hill …
From the community

Annual church fair at Searsport

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Masonic Hall, Corner of Elk …
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