By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 10, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
It has been more than two years since the Goose River Grocery & Trading Post on Swan Lake Avenue caught fire and more than a year since police arrested the man who claimed to own the store and charged him with arson and insurance deception.
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 10, 2016, at 8:16 a.m.
“It is hands-on. It’s education. It’s not a static display of old equipment.”
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 09, 2016, at 2:13 p.m.
A convicted sex offender was arrested this week and charged with possession of child pornography.
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 09, 2016, at 8:34 a.m.
“It’s tough. We do love our customers, but we just couldn’t make it work,” Sierra Perry said. “It’s really sad. We didn’t want to do it, but we had to.”
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 06, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“You are there with the forest and the river and the tides. It’s really amazing, and I can’t think of another place like it in Maine.”
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 02, 2016, at 1:40 p.m.
To do right by the 200th consecutive edition Pete Geiger locked himself in the museum for a weekend carefully pored over the fragile almanacs from days of yore, searching for snippets of advice, wit, wisdom and more to include in the new volume. And he found some doozies.
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 01, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.
After the death of town manager Damaris “Marnie” Diffin last week, selectmen have appointed an interim town manager.
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 01, 2016, at 6:42 a.m.
“They have been shipped from here in central Maine to New York City, believe it or not,” a marveling Gordon Kenyon said recently.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 30, 2016, at 6:05 p.m.
Voters in Regional School Unit 71 will be asked to approve a $6.7 million bond to renovate the aging Belfast Area High School at the polls on Election Day this fall — but they will not be asked to deep-six the school’s swimming pool.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 29, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.
Richard Peavey threatened to “run his tractor-trailer into the house and kill everyone in it,” according to the police report filed at Waldo County District Court.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 29, 2016, at 6:10 a.m.
Regional School Unit 71 directors are leaning toward doing a $10 million facelift on Belfast Area High School, but some troubled taxpayers feel the plan they call too expensive and too ambitious is being rushed through too quickly.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 26, 2016, at 7:15 p.m.
Police are warning heroin users that a pair of drug overdose deaths in Waldo County raise the possibility of fentanyl contamination.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 26, 2016, at 7:24 a.m.
“I am discouraged, upset and bewildered by the situation that my family has encountered with the National Park Service.”
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:38 a.m.
It’s a music camp for people of all ages and all abilities. They stay in rustic cabins or in tents, and spend most of their time playing music and improving their skills, which can range from rudimentary to near-professional.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 24, 2016, at 6:21 p.m.
It is the second time in a month that police have charged Christy Neumann, 42, for driving while intoxicated with children in her car.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 23, 2016, at 4:49 p.m.
A Montville medical marijuana patient who fought charges of felony drug trafficking and misdemeanor marijuana cultivation was partially vindicated last week when a jury found him not guilty of the more serious crime.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 23, 2016, at 12:29 p.m.
A Stockton Springs woman was arrested Sunday at a local motel on a meth trafficking charge.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 22, 2016, at 6:58 p.m.
The Civil War soldier from Maine whose remains were stored haphazardly at the Oregon State Hospital for nearly 100 years has finally come home.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 18, 2016, at 3:57 p.m.
“We have the right for access to the ocean. It doesn’t matter who’s rich and who’s poor,” said resident Richard Robinson.
By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 18, 2016, at 7:05 a.m.
Caragh Fitzgerald said that home gardeners should evaluate their gardens and think about which vegetable crops are particularly important to them