Stories about The Beacon


Holiday festivals require holiday spirit of volunteering and donations

By Dan Bookham, Special to the Midcoast Beacon on Oct. 28, 2011, at 6:38 p.m.
In 1908 the concrete pillars lit with electric lights at the City Park entrance in Belfast were donated by Mr. and Mrs. Ira Cobe.

Picture from the Past

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 6:15 p.m.

New organization aims to support its town

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:59 p.m.

Wednesday Walkers plan outings

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:58 p.m.

Beacon health news Nov. 3

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:56 p.m.

Pancake breakfast to support Toys for Tots

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:54 p.m.

Beacon support groups Nov. 3

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:27 p.m.

Woodcarving class begins Nov. 14

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:23 p.m.

Family ArtLab Workshop at Center for Maine Contemporary Art

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:21 p.m.
Representatives of the LifeFlight Foundation receive a donation from Camden National Bank Senior Vice President Jack Williams (center). With him are (from left) LifeFlight Foundation trustee Thomas Tinsley, LifeFlight Foundation trustee chairwoman Elaine Clark, Williams, LifeFlight Foundation trustee Ann Montgomery and LifeFlight Foundation Executive Director Thomas Judge.

Support for LifeFlight Foundation

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:20 p.m.
Rite Way Cleaning owner Mike Fairfield (right) presents a $500 donation check to the Humane Society of Knox County executive director Tracy Sala (left) and board president Warner Vaughan. The donation represents 10 percent of the proceeds from each pet stain rug cleaning order the company received in one month.

For the dogs and cats

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:17 p.m.

Belfast District Court, Cases July 16-Sept. 30, 2011

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:15 p.m.
Dominik Lobkowicz (left), the new proprietor of Silver Eagle Automotive in Washington, checks a vehicle with Bob deGroff (right), the former owner of the long-time auto repair service. Lobkowicz is offering Winter Safety Checks in exchange for donations to the Washington Food Bank Nov. 7 through Nov. 12, by appointment only.

Winter Safety Checks to benefit Washington Food Bank

on Oct. 28, 2011, at 5:13 p.m.
Belfast Museum and Historical Society director Megan Pinette with the first annual Preservation Leadership Award presented by the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce during its 51st annual awards ceremony at Point Lookout last month. Besides operating the city’s museum, the historical society also provides outreach programs to local schools, monthly presentations and informational walks through the historic downtown and Grove Cemetery.

Museum director recounts Belfast’s role in Civil War

By Walter Griffin on Oct. 28, 2011, at 4:49 p.m.

Historical society to hear photo archivist

on Oct. 24, 2011, at 8:53 p.m.

Arts news Oct. 27

on Oct. 24, 2011, at 8:07 p.m.

Support group to air varied perspectives on life with Parkinson’s

on Oct. 24, 2011, at 8:03 p.m.

School leaders honored during National Principals Month

on Oct. 24, 2011, at 8:01 p.m.
Children and adults are invited to take part in the Camden Public Library’s Great Pumpkin Palooza beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the library’s outdoor amphitheatre.

Come to the Pumpkin Palooza at the library

on Oct. 24, 2011, at 8 p.m.
Holding a painting of Sixty-Three Washington Street in Camden are Georgie McMichael, Mary Jane Gautesen, Judy McKearney, Priscilla Hart, Kay Moody and Teddy Wilcox, all volunteers at the facility for senior citizens. The John Street United Methodist Church in Camden will welcome Northern Breeze performing gospel music at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the church as a fundraiser for Sixty-Three. The concert will be preceded by a baked bean supper at 5:30 p.m. The cost of the supper is $7. Northern Breeze will not charge admission, but will request donations to benefit Sixty-Three Washington Street, an assisted living facility in Camden that has housed seniors for more than a century. The event is open to all.

Benefit concert in Camden

on Oct. 24, 2011, at 7:57 p.m.