Owls Head, ME


Rockland police arrest juvenile on theft, assault charges

ROCKLAND, Maine — A juvenile is facing charges of theft and assault, among other charges, after allegedly taking a woman's cellphone on Sunday in Rockland. Around 2 a.m., Rockland Police responded to the South End and found an intoxicated juvenile in a "verbal domestic dispute," according to a news release issued on Facebook by the Rockland Police Department.
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Knox County law enforcement agencies see interest from applicants; shuffle continues

KNOX COUNTY — “It’s crazy to go from ‘how am I going to cover some shifts’ to ‘wow, we’re fully staffed,’” said Thomaston Police Chief Tim Hoppe. Not long ago, law enforcement agencies in Knox County were struggling to fill patrol vacancies within their departments. Recently, a new – yet still small – nibble of interest is being seen along the baited lines cast in Knox County, but those lines slacken and tighten continuously along the way.

Knox County deed transfers

ROCKLAND — The following deed transfers were recorded in the Knox County Registry of Deeds Jan. 27-Feb. 3. Stacey Marcouillier to Ryan O’Neill. Peter L. Rubenstein and Jennifer D. Rubenstein to Nancy J. Hughes. Augustus D. Lookner and Jenna L. Lookner to Thomas Carlo Light Lookner and Grayson...

Assault leaves Warren woman hospitalized with life threatening injuries

WARREN — A Waldoboro man has been arrested following an assault that left a Warren woman hospitalized with serious life threatening injuries. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at 2:26 p.m., the Knox Regional Communications Center received a call in reference to an assault that occurred on Oyster River Road in Warren. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies, along with Warren Rescue responded.

Award-winning photographer shares his process

MOUNT DESERT ISLAND — Minimalist landscape photography strives for simplicity, sparseness and careful composition, shying away from overabundance of color, patterns or information. At the Mount Desert Island Photo Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Jon Tobiasz, one of the winners of the 2022 Minimalism Photography Awards, will...

Update On Union Farmers, Whose Barn Collapsed Last Month

It was the end of January, following a pair of terrible storms that dumped a huge amount of snow and then a huge amount of freezing rain across the state when the Green Meadow Farm suffered an awful blow; the barn housing about 50 of their animals, including cows, pigs, chickens, and a donkey, collapsed under the weight of all that wet snow.

Belfast Police beat

BELFAST — Belfast Police reported the following activity Jan. 25 - Feb. 3. An arrest or summons does not constitute a conviction, and those charged are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles aged 17-or-younger are not named. Jan. 26. Joanna Mehuren, 37, of Gouldsboro,...

Chamber of Commerce cuts ribbon for two Belfast businesses

BEFAST — “The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce is always exited to break out the big red ribbon and scissors to celebrate a business opening, business growth, or new ownership,” said the Chamber, in a news release. On Friday morning, February 3, Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce...

This Week in Lincolnville: Kindergarten

So earlier this week, Lincolnville Central School posted a photo of its Kindergarten class wearing the groundhog masks they had made in honor of Groundhog Day. They were all so adorable, though if I am being honest, a bit unsettling. Something about those long toothed rodent faces.... But it got me thinking about my own Kindergarten class, 1980-1981. The FIRST LCS Kindergarten.

National Toboggan Championships slides into Camden

CAMDEN, Maine — Hundreds of teams are racing their toboggans at the annual U.S. National Toboggan Championships at the Camden Snow Bowl in Camden. The races typically get underway Saturday, with teams of two, three or four teams racing their toboggans down a 400-foot toboggan chute that dates back to the 1930s. But due to the recent cold snap and mild temperatures from early winter. This year's tournament has a different look.

Teams advance to Busline South Division championship game

Nobleboro girls basketball team defeated South Bristol 47-36 on February 6 to advance to the Busline League Small School South Division championship game. The Lions were led by Lilly LaBrie with 18 points, Rowan Coffin 11 and Brea Lafrenaye 10. The Mariners were led by Izzy Bhe with 24 points. Nobleboro will take on Boothbay on Wed., Feb. 8 at 3:45 p.m.

Online auction to support Rockland Public Library

The Friends of the Rockland Public Library is holding on online auction, from February 12 to February 18, of an elegant wooden card catalogue. The online auction web address is “The hardwood catalogue case evokes the by-gone days of the Rockland Public Library, when each and every book in...

Bonnie Post, obituary

OWL’S HEAD — Bonnie Post, of Owls Head, dedicated a lifetime to helping others in myriad ways. She died peacefully January 29, 2023, at the Owls Head Homestead, after a period of declining health. Bonnie was born in Santa Barbara, California, on January 27, 1944, to Sgt. Francis...