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Peter Jonathan Root, obituary

ROCKLAND — Peter Jonathan Root, 56, passed away peacefully at Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Sunday, July 3, 2022. Despite odds being against him from the day he was born, he lived a wonderful life for 56 years. He was one of a kind. He loved everyone and everyone loved...
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Robert ‘Robi’ Wayne Day, service and obituary

WALDOBORO — Robert “Robi” Wayne Day, 57, of Waldoboro, passed away unexpectedly at Miles Memorial Hospital on May 26, 2022, from a pulmonary embolism. Born on September 27, 1964, in Rockland, he was the son of Robert Day and Mary (Studley) Lund. Robi grew up in Waldoboro...
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Joshua Treat IV, notice

BELFAST — Joshua Treat IV, 72, of Belfast, beloved husband of Anne Treat, passed away July 3 2022 at Maine Medical Center after a brief illness. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Memories and condolences may be shared at

Central Maine Has Another New Restaurant

In the wake of all of the COVID-caused closures, it is great to see so many new hospitality businesses open in the State of Maine. In Central Maine, we have seen close to a dozen new restaurants and bars open within the last six months. And, there are even more scheduled to open in the next year.

Resident Concerned About Damage Done By Trucks

A Town of Augusta resident said heavy trucks going on the road are causing damage. At the Town’s May meeting, a resident of Norton Road attended to speak about concerns. While there is a 6-ton weight limit to the road, the resident said heavier trucks are causing damage to the road and his property.

A $800K Lakefront Cabin In Maine Comes With Its Own Private Island

For those who long to lounge by the lakefront and listen to the gentle waves lap up against the dock as the serenity of nature surrounds you, we might just have the dream property for you. If you've spent your time visiting various lakeside Airbnb and want to make your move to the shores more permanent, then a lake house in central Maine could be perfect for you. Located on Cobbosseecontee Lake — one of Maine's largest lakes — there is an opportunity not only to buy a prime piece of lakeside property but just so happens to be an entire island that you could make into your private, nature-filled home.

Paul Eugene ‘Gene’ Berry

Paul Eugene “Gene” Berry passed away on June 29, 2022, at the age of 82 with his Cove’s Edge family by his side. Paul was born on June 28, 1940 at Meadow Bridge, W.Va. to Forrest Ennis and Virgie Berry. Paul grew up in Meadow Bridge, W.Va....

Thomaston draws big crowd for Fourth of July parade

THOMASTON — Hundreds of people lined Main Street in downtown Thomaston on Monday for a Fourth of July parade, an annual tradition the community has missed for the past two years due to the pandemic. Cheers from the crowd, sometimes several rows deep, erupted as the color guard turned...

Nordic Aquafarms announces leadership transition for Belfast project

Nordic Aquafarms, Inc., announced today a change in the Norwegian company’s U. S. leadership. Brenda Chandler, who has served as Nordic’s Chief Financial Officer for the past three and a half years, has been appointed interim CEO. Chandler assumed her new position over the weekend and will split...

Searsport provides a spectacular parade for Independence Day

SEARSPORT - Everybody loves a good parade and the residents of Searsport are no exception. Bring in the townsfolk from the surrounding area and you have the makings of one heck-of-a-celebration. The people and floats in the following gallery exemplify small town America and the spirit of Independance Day on July 4, 2022.

RGC men’s league July 2-3 results

ROCKLAND — The Rockland Golf Club men’s league gathered Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3 for a series of golf outings. Below are the results from the gatherings as submitted to our sports department. Saturday, July 2. Individual Points. 1. James Anderson +6. 2. Bill Willis +3.

New help to address Pinkham Pond parking, traffic

Alna will use a $2,000 Assistance with Specific Know-How (ASK) grant from Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission to have a traffic consultant recommend safety aids at Pinkham Pond, besides the off-street parking concept the town has been looking at, First Selectman Ed Pentaleri said June 29. The grant request got...

Holly Smith to paint during Camden Garden Tour

For the third consecutive year, the Camden Garden Club’s House and Garden Tour will feature a plein air artist. This year, Holly Smith of Rockport will paint at one of the tour locations during the July 21 event. Tour participants may purchase raffle tickets to win this remembrance of their experience. The proceeds will benefit the Club’s Scholarship Fund.

Camp Tracy to host its first baseball camp for kids Wednesday

OAKLAND, Maine (WABI) - Camp Tracy is hosting its first of three baseball camps for kids ages 8-10 beginning Wednesday. “This is their first overnight experience. This is their first time away from home away from parents,” Abbie Charrier, program director said. She says there are no cell phones...