Stories about Midcoast

A rendering of Belfast's consolidated court building, which will replace the Waldo County Superior Court and Belfast District Court.

State releases design for new $17 million Belfast courthouse

By Nick McCrea on April 27, 2017, at 2:58 p.m.
The state’s new designs for Waldo County’s $17 million courthouse is drawing a sigh of relief from some in town.
Chuck Sim, 60, of Winterport in his shop where he rebuilds antique motorcycles. Sim specializes in Moto Guzzi bikes, but he has worked on many antique cars and bikes over the years.

Motorcycles aren’t just this Mainer’s passion, they’re his life’s work

By Meg Haskell on April 27, 2017, at 11:14 a.m.
Chuck Sim works on some of the most valuable and iconic vintage motorcycles you can imagine — BSAs, Nortons, BWMs, Ducatis, Moto Guzzis and others — and he owns more than a few himself.


By Georges River Land Trust on April 27, 2017, at 10:47 a.m.


By Dan Sortwell on April 27, 2017, at 7:23 a.m.

5th Annual Maine Harm Reduction Conference

By Zoe Odlin-Platz on April 26, 2017, at 3:57 p.m.
Mark Burson

Maine man sentenced to 9 years in jail following 9th OUI conviction

By Beth Brogan on April 26, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
A man arrested nine times for operating under the influence pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to the ninth charge and was sentenced to nine years in prison, with all but seven years suspended.


By Jennifer DeChant on April 26, 2017, at 1:56 p.m.
James Paul Young-Dumont

Maine man arrested on drug charges upon exiting train in Brunswick

By Beth Brogan on April 26, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.
A Wilton man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after getting off the Amtrak Downeaster after police allegedly found him with 1,200 doses of fentanyl with a street value of $20,000.

Community pancake breakfast to support Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition’s anti-drug addiction efforts

on April 26, 2017, at 12:42 p.m.

Trekkers develops Trekkers Training Institute for Youth Development Practitioners

By Shari Closter on April 26, 2017, at 11:19 a.m.
Sarah Diment, owner of The Beachmere Inn, is stepping in as a housekeeper because she can't find enough people to work at her inn. Labor shortages are plaguing the hospitality industry in Maine.

With tourist season around the corner, Maine’s hospitality industry is facing a crisis

By Kathleen Pierce on April 26, 2017, at 1 a.m.
As the summer of 2017 approaches, a perfect storm for the seasonal hospitality industry is gathering over Vacationland.
Starflower blooming on Sears Island.

“Spring Blooms” Wildflower Walk on Sears Island

By Ashley Megquier on April 25, 2017, at 7:51 p.m.
Portland real estate developer Arthur Girard, center, outbid Cook's Lobster & Ale House owners Nick and Jennifer Charboneau on Tuesday, paying $510,000 for the commercial wharf adjacent to the restaurant.

Developer outbids Cook’s Lobster owner to buy historic Maine island wharf

By Beth Brogan on April 25, 2017, at 3:21 p.m.
Arthur Girard said he’s not sure what he’ll do with the property.
Louis (left) and Mowgli, pet Nigerian dwarf goats, play on top of an overturned rowboat in their pen. The pair gained internet fame after breaking out of their pen in Belfast, getting into a neighbor's garage, and spending the day in a Belfast police officer's cruiser.

Newly famous Maine goats return to quiet life at home after a Sunday on the lam

By Nick McCrea on April 25, 2017, at 1:59 p.m.
It’s been a weird week of animal-related shenanigans in Belfast.

Workshop: What About Demons? (New Date!)

By Maine Jung Center on April 25, 2017, at 1:33 p.m.

Midcoast area author to hold book signing May 20

on April 25, 2017, at 11:48 a.m.

Bowles Receives Award For Excellence

By Charndra Michaud on April 25, 2017, at 10:40 a.m.
A reenactment of a flag raising at Iwo Jima at the beach cliffs near the Marginal Way walkway in Ogunquit on Sunday morning.

Iwo Jima flag raising reenactment on Maine beach a somber tribute

By Liz Gotthelf, Journal Tribune on April 25, 2017, at 9:46 a.m.
“It sends a chill up your spine.”

1850’s Political Rally and Dinner

By Community Outreach Director on April 24, 2017, at 4:33 p.m.

Medomak Valley High School third quarter honor roll

on April 24, 2017, at 4:06 p.m.