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Augusta missing family of five, found safe

AUGUSTA, Maine — A family of five from Augusta reported missing on July 1, 2022, has been located, officials said Monday afternoon. Authorities first responded to Glenridge Drive, in Augusta for what was reported as suspicious activity. The following people were reported missing:. Mawj Al Hilfi, 28, female, Augusta...
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Three people injured after crash in Oakland

OAKLAND, Maine (WABI) - A head-on crash in Oakland Monday afternoon has injured three people. It happened around noon on High Street near the Kingdom Life Church. It’s not known right now the extent of their injuries or what may have caused the crash. The Morning Sentinel says the...
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Morgan White ’21

Unity College Alum, Morgan White, works for Bear Brook State Park. “Unity College’s Distance Education Online Masters program gave me the flexibility to earn a Masters of Professional Science degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability while also working full-time for the state of New Hampshire. Since each term ran for eight weeks, it also allowed me to work at my own pace and furthered my skills in understanding more of our natural resources through sustainable practices.

4th of July fireworks, parades, and celebrations around Maine

If you’re looking for Fourth of July firework displays, parades or celebrations near you, CBS 13 has compiled a list of locations across the state. All events happen on July 4 unless otherwise noted. Below is a list of some of the locations offering fireworks and celebrations:. Augusta. July...

62nd Boothbay Region Antiques Show July 9 … but with a twist

The 62nd Boothbay Region Antiques Show & Sale returns to the Boothbay Common this Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a significant change this year. This year’s show will have about 25 dealers from four different states displaying and selling fine antique furniture, country Americana, primitives, jewelry, silver, decorative arts, linens, Christmas antiques, books, and oriental rugs.

A tribute to Mark Gorey

At Boothbay Region High School, our teachers sent us a very clear message: college will be different. The work will be harder, the expectations will be higher, and the professors, more likely than not, harsher. After graduating from BRHS in 2018, I left our little peninsula and headed to Simmons...

Truck Show at the Owls Head Transportation Museum

2022 Truck Show at Owls Head Transportation Museum. July 16th and 17th 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Antique truck, tractor, commercial and military vehicle enthusiasts won’t want to miss this long-standing popular event where we celebrate the biggest, most rugged rigs to hit the road!. Visit OHTM on Saturday,...

Hear the Music in Camden on Independence Day

Celebrate the 4th of July with music in downtown Camden courtesy of the Camden Rotary Club. The club’s annual Music by the Sea Celebration is open to all, free of charge. The Bay Chamber Concerts Jazz Ensemble will perform at noon on the Village Green. From then on, the...

Stories emerge during Midcoast veterans memorial ceremony

ROCKLAND — Twenty four new veteran tiles were celebrated yesterday at the Midcoast Area Veterans Memorial’s wall of recognition, in Rockland. Dave Sulin, of the American Legion, read each name during a dedication ceremony, Sunday afternoon, July 3, 2022, a day within a weekend dedicated to the 246th anniversary of the nation’s independence.

Wiscasset says Happy birthday, America!

Wiscasset celebrated America’s 246th birthday in grand fashion Monday with a parade followed by a patriotic flag raising on the waterfront, and then capping off a beautiful day weather-wise with a planned fireworks display over the Sheepscot River. Parade participants began gathering on Churchill Street at 9:30 for their...

For Love of Lavender: Local Ice Cream Adds Flavor to a Fragrant Collaboration

Ice cream lovers can enjoy a hyperlocal floral flavor when they visit SeaLyon Farm in Alna aboard the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway’s Saturday trains in July. This year’s celebration of all things lavender adds Round Top Ice Cream to the blossoming partnership between farm and railway. Now...

This Week in Lincolnville: Self-sown

My garden keeps me guessing. I have my own ideas of what should grow where, but my garden? It’s on a completely different track. Fifty years of trying to impose our will on the “more or less” two acres surrounding our house has had mixed success, nowhere more evident than in the vegetable garden.

Rev. Martin Smith to lead All Saints services July 10, 17

Well-known throughout the Episcopal Church as a writer, retreat leader, spiritual advisor and teacher, the Rev. Martin Smith will lead services at All Saints by-the-Sea for the next two weeks. Holy Communion will be offered at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Mr. Henry Lowe will provide our music for July 10 and Linekin Bay resident Timothy Wissler will share his organ playing on July 17. As we continue to navigate the pandemic, we honor the diversity in our congregation as there will be some who wish to continue wearing masks and others who feel safe not wearing a mask. All are welcome to join in worship. KN-95 masks will be available at the chapel. Coffee hour will be reinstated following the 10 a.m. service. People of all faiths are invited to attend the services.

Spectrum Generations welcomes Lindsay MacDonald to the team

Spectrum Generations, Central Maine’s Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center serving residents in Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Somerset, Waldo counties, part of Sagadahoc county and the towns of Brunswick and Harpswell (Cumberland County), has hired Lindsay MacDonald, of Richmond, to join the team as Community Engagement Director. Formerly, MacDonald served as executive director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick for 11 years, and as their executive development assistant for four years prior to that.

Fun for the 4th in Maine

If you are looking for something fun to do on the 4th of July, Maine has you covered with many fun for all ages events going on. You can get out and enjoy a craft fair, a car show, or just enjoy some music. Here is a list of a few of the many events towns will be offering around the state. All events will take place on July 4th. Have a fun and safe 4th of July everyone!

“Surroundings” Opens at the Maine Art Gallery on July 16

(Wiscasset, ME) On Saturday, July 16, a new exhibit titled “Surroundings” opens at the Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset. It’s always fascinating to see how artists interpret their surroundings. The four artists featured in Maine Art Gallery’s upcoming show express not only the observed world, but also the circumstances, conditions, and objects that surround them. On Saturday, July 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm for the opening event, artists Liz Hoag, Justine Lasdin-Springer, Lin Lisberger, and Paige Taylor will be on hand to discuss their work and how they view their surroundings. In addition, jazz guitarist David Lawlor will provide music for the festivities. The exhibit runs through August 13.

Augusta, Maine Police Searching For Possible Missing Family

According to a press release from the Augusta Police Department, police are looking for the public's help in locating several members of the Al Hilfi family. The press release explains that, on Friday, July 1st, police responded Glenridge Drive for a report of suspicious activity. However, police now believe they are dealing with a series of missing persons. The missing include a young woman and four children.