Stories about Midcoast


Inmate dies at Maine State Prison

By Dawn Gagnon on July 23, 2017, at 12:52 p.m.
A 47-year-old inmate from Sebago died Saturday at the Maine State Prison in Warren, according to the commissioner of the Maine Department of Corrections.
Watercolorist Jan Kilburn paints amongst the flowers.

Bristol Road Galleries Hosts a Garden Party Invitational

By Amy Kefauver on July 22, 2017, at 4:55 p.m.

State trooper was justified in firing at man who shot himself, attorney general finds

By Jake Bleiberg on July 21, 2017, at 6:09 p.m.
“At the time Sgt. Madore shot at Mr. Prior, he reasonably believed that Mr. Prior presented an imminent threat of unlawful deadly force against himself and others,” states the attorney general’s report.
"Garden Bench", photograph by Michael Fillyaw.

Kefauver Studio & Gallery Presents “The Garden Show” Art Show

By Amy Kefauver on July 21, 2017, at 3:50 p.m.

Call for Entries for the “Rock ‘n’ Wave” Art Show

By Amy Kefauver on July 21, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.

Songwriters Sessions

By Ken Gross on July 21, 2017, at 2:08 p.m.

Romeo & Juliet

By Ken Gross on July 21, 2017, at 1:40 p.m.

Free Monday Night Movie: ‘The Big Sleep’

By Ken Gross on July 21, 2017, at 1:12 p.m.

Ukes Rock @ Rockport Masonic Center FREE Public Concert

By jsukeforth on July 21, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
Unusual specimens abound at a shady Lincolnville property, next in Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days 2017. You’re invited to visit Greg Larsen’s home and business, Tuva Bakery, at 17 Tuva Trail from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, July 28.

Seldom Seen Specimens Abound at Next Offering in Open Garden Days 2017

By BelfastGardenClub on July 21, 2017, at 11:47 a.m.
ROCKLAND, MAINE -- 07/21/2016 -- Don McLean (right) pleaded guilty to a series of domestic violence offenses while his attorney, Walter McKee, looks on Thursday in Knox County Unified Court in Rockland. McLean wore headphones to help him hear the proceedings. Stephen Betts | BDN

Don McLean pays $3,660 to end domestic violence case

By Alex Acquisto on July 21, 2017, at 11:21 a.m.
American singer Don McLean paid $3,660 at the Knox County court in Rockland on Thursday to end a domestic violence case against him that dates back to January 2016.

Lavender Talk by Lorie Costigan at Union Farmers Market on Friday

By Eaine Frost on July 20, 2017, at 12:48 p.m.
Schooner Victory Chimes takes a pass by the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse.

Windjammer Lighthouse Parade Offers Close-Up Views of Historic Fleet

By Meg Maiden on July 20, 2017, at 10:58 a.m.
Rockland Finance Director Tom Luttrell has been hired as the new city manager.

Rockland promotes finance director to be new city manager

By Alex Acquisto on July 20, 2017, at 10:29 a.m.
Tom Luttrell, the city’s finance director, will serve as the new city manager.

Midcoast Maine Tour de Farms

By Carol Gardner on July 20, 2017, at 10:12 a.m.
This painting by Mary Bourke is one of many items that will be up for bid in the July 30 auction to benefit the Lincolnville Community Library.

Picnic supper and auction to benefit Lincolnville Community Library

By Sheila Polson on July 20, 2017, at 9:27 a.m.
Portland Community Health Center medical assistant Shelby Heggeman (right) prepares a vaccination in a 2015 photo.

Parents of Maine kids refusing vaccines as measles, whooping cough cases increase

By Jackie Farwell on July 19, 2017, at 4:25 p.m.
“If a certain number of newborns get pertussis, then we’re going to see some infant deaths, which is horrifying to say, but it is the reality.”
The cast of "Tintypes" rallies around President Teddy Roosevelt (Andre Blanchard). The musical will be performed by Cold Comfort Theater through Saturday in Wales Park in Belfast.

Flawed ‘Tintypes’ becomes community theater tribute in Belfast

By Judy Harrison on July 19, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
Director Aynne Ames and her cast transform the 1980 musical revue into an energetic and loving tribute to community theater.

McKay Farm Volunteer Opportunity

By Stacey Hachey on July 19, 2017, at 3:34 p.m.
Richard Rubin

‘Back Over There’ author and WWI historian featured speaker Aug. 1 at Belfast library

on July 19, 2017, at 3:18 p.m.