Wood fired sourdough Neapolitan pizza at Meanwhile in Belfast.

Belfast eatery’s Neapolitan-style pizza is a different sort of pie

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 17, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
“Ours is Neapolitan style, so it’s very thin, it’s soft, and it’s highly digestible. You can fold it.”
BluShift Aerospace tests rocket engines at a North Yarmouth farm in September 2014.

It is rocket science. Maine ‘space nerds’ launch new company.

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 17, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
“I’d been wanting to create a spacecraft and launch it since I was a kid.”
Katie McLaughlin packages live lobsters at McLaughlin Seafood in Bangor to be shipped to a customer in this December 2014 file photo.

Maine lobster won’t be banned from the EU after all

By Fred Bever, Maine Public on Oct. 14, 2016, at 6:17 p.m.
The European Union says it is rejecting a Swedish proposal to ban live American lobster.
Lucy Poulin founded the H.O.M.E. Coop in Orland in 1970.

‘Sister Lucy’ retiring after 46 years of work on behalf of needy Mainers

By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 14, 2016, at 4:31 p.m.
It’s time for younger people to take over,” Poulin said Friday.
Retired Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Paul Dilger addresses a gathering Thursday for the renaming of Tillson Avenue in Rockland on behalf of the Coast Guard and the late Ken Black who was known as "Mr. Lighthouse."

Rockland honors Coast Guard, ‘Mr.Lighthouse’ with new street name

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 14, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
Rockland renamed one of its streets after both the Coast Guard and one of its former members known as “Mr. Lighthouse.”

Red Cross responds to a home fire in Belfast

By lswackhamer on Oct. 14, 2016, at 3:35 p.m.
Two people died in an early morning fire on Sunday in Boothbay.

Fatal Boothbay fire started by child playing with matches

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 14, 2016, at 3:26 p.m.
Police do not plan to charge the child due to the child’s age.
Bath Iron Works

Bath Iron Works to lay off 19 electricians

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 14, 2016, at 12:21 p.m.
Bath Iron Works announced it will lay off 19 electricians on Oct. 28 if other positions in the company cannot be found for them.
The Mid-Coast School of Technology can be seen in Rockland in this February 2016 file photo.

Technical school proposal casts shadow on midcoast bond issues

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 13, 2016, at 6 p.m.
“One of the concerns is always what is the appetite of taxpayers to take on more taxes.”
Cameraman Glen Mordeci (foreground) and assistant cameraman Sam Bradley film exterior shots at the Trade Winds Motor Inn in Rockland, Feb. 26, 2016. The Trade Winds will be featured in an upcoming segment of the Travel Channel show "Hotel Impossible."

Rockland reluctant to renew license for inn that appeared on ‘Hotel Impossible’

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 13, 2016, at 4 p.m.
“I have a problem giving you an extension. You have embarrassed Rockland nationally, and I am not inclined to do anything extra for you,” one councilor said.
A Subaru rests on its roof after a single-vehicle accident at the intersection of Main Street and School Street in Damariscotta on Thursday.

Woman injured, toddler unhurt when Subaru flips in downtown Damariscotta

By J.W. Oliver on Oct. 13, 2016, at 12:34 p.m.
A 24-year-old Waldoboro woman was taken by ambulance to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus with injuries that were not life-threatening after a rollover at the corner of Main and School streets in Damariscotta on Thursday morning.
The Arleigh Burke-Class guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87), launched in June 2001.

Maine-built destroyers at center of Yemen missile exchange

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 13, 2016, at 11:33 a.m.
The U.S. military fired from the Bath-built guided missile destroyer USS Nitze following “hostile acts, continuing and imminent threat of force and multiple threats to vessels in the Bab-al Mandeb Strait.”

Police warn of man exposing himself to hikers in Falmouth

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 13, 2016, at 9:18 a.m.
Police ask anyone who sees suspicious behavior in the area to contact the department at 781-2300 or by calling 911.

Jail official charged with OUI placed on administrative leave

By Abigail W. Adams, The Lincoln County News on Oct. 12, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.
Mark Westrum will remain on paid administrative leave until the jail authority reconvenes for its regularly scheduled meeting.
Beverly and David Worthington, who have established an annual gift of scholarships for any Oceanside High School graduate who maintains strong grades, can be seen recently in Rockland.

Benefactors seek to expand Knox County scholarship program

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 12, 2016, at 5 p.m.
A seasonal South Thomaston couple is expanding their efforts to encourage students in Knox County to further their education after high school.
A computer rendering of the proposed Building 6 expansion at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast. Building 6 (second gray-green structure from left) would stand 66 feet tall. The other buildings pictured already are standing.

Belfast’s Front Street Shipyard hopes to expand again in spring

By Nick McCrea on Oct. 12, 2016, at 4 p.m.
Front Street Shipyard is preparing for yet another expansion along the Belfast waterfront as it vies for a major contract to build carbon-fiber ferries for New York City.

Grandmother admits to buying liquor that nearly killed two teenagers

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 11, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
The girls — one 14 years old at the time and the other 13 — were treated for acute alcohol poisoning.
Tom Wolf, a farm apprentice from New Orleans, Louisiana washes carrots at the Four Season Farm in Brooksville in 2015.

Coastal city may join food sovereignty movement in Maine

By Julia Bayly on Oct. 11, 2016, at 10:41 a.m.
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says it wants to make sure all food sold in Maine is safe for the consumer.
Mark Westrum

Former Maine sheriff who now oversees jail arrested on OUI charge

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 11, 2016, at 9:06 a.m.
Westrum was arrested Friday night after a Bath police officer allegedly spotted his vehicle operating without lights.
A home was heavily damaged after an early morning fire on Sunday in Boothbay.

Family: Boothbay fire victim gave life to save girlfriend

By CBS 13 on Oct. 10, 2016, at 8:23 p.m.
Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the Sunday fire that killed two people and injured four others.