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Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Boothbay Harbor

The Coast Guard said the pair called them around 2:30 p.m. to report that they capsized near White Island, but were able to make it to shore.
Students from Cornerspring Montessori School participated in a game-a-thon to raise funds for two local organizations.
Community

Cornerspring Montessori School Students Support Two Local Organizations

Belfast, Me. – Cornerspring Montessori School students recently presented a check to The Game Loft for $1,231.90 in support of their organization and youth programs. …

Elderly man in critical condition after ‘swimming accident’ in Bristol

A preliminary investigation found that the man was swimming near the dam in the area known as Bristol Mills near several other men, women and children before being seen facedown in the water.
Students at Mid-Coast School of Technology Academics hold up one of 16 display cases they built under the guidance of Residential Construction Instructor, Dan Dishner (left). MCHT installed the cases along the wellness trail at Erickson Fields Preserve for a StoryWalkTM. Each month, the trail will feature a different children’s book courtesy of the Rockport Public Library.
Outdoors

Open Farm Day at Erickson Fields features StoryWalk built by MCST students

Sunday, July 24, 2016 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Erickson Fields Preserve, 124 West Street (Route 90), Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-236-2739; mcht.org/preserves/erickson-fields-preserve.shtml …

Camden-area towns grapple with regional trash decision

At town meetings in Camden, Rockport and Hope two weeks ago, residents rejected the recommendation of their town officials and asked for more information to make a decision.

Waldoboro man jailed for assaulting woman

A Waldoboro man was sentenced Thursday to 30 days in jail for spitting on a woman and pulling out some of her hair.

Rockland council likely to name acting manager next week

The city council is expected to appoint an acting manager next week.
Reading Rural Landscapes

Reading Rural Landscapes Author Visit at Vose Library

Thursday, July 7, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, Maine For more information: 785-4733; voselibrary.org/event/reading-rural-landscapes/ Location: Vose Library, …
Aldermere Farm's Belted Galloways will be inspiration for plein air artists on July 20.
Community

Plein Air at Aldermere Farm

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Aldermere Farm, 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-236-2739; aldermere.org/index.php Wednesday, July 20 …
This year’s event poster will feature “Belted Galloway Friends,” an original oil painting by Lois Elaine Wooster Gopin who has participated in the Art Show and Sale since 2006.
Community

MCHT seeks artists for Aldermere Farms Art Show & Sale

ROCKPORT: Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) seeks artists to submit pieces for the annual Art Show and Sale. This year, the sale will be extended …
Community

Midcoast Brass Quintet

Thursday, July 21, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Atlantic …

Finding Our Way Through Creativity, Aging, and Illness

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main …
Community

Free Movie

Monday, July 18, 2016 8:30 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Atlantic …

Cyber Sunday

Sunday, July 17, 2016 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main …

Harbor Arts & Books

Saturday, July 16, 2016 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, July 17, 2016 10 a.m. to …

Kathi Nordone to give concert in Boothbay

Monday, July 4, 2016 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Boothbay Commons, Boothbay, Maine For …

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Belfast's Drew Nealey

Eastern Maine athletes shine at New Balance Nationals

Drew Nealey of Northport and Austin Lufkin of Clifton came up with big performances over the weekend at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor track and field championships at Greensboro, North Carolina.
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