Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:48:47 GMT
The Regional School Unit 13 Board will acknowledge at its Thursday, March 2 meeting the planned retirements of Gilford Butler kindergarten teacher Lynda Baum and South School fifth grade teacher Louise Cornforth.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:27:58 GMT
When the class of 2018 lost the money in a bank account that had been intended to help pay for students' caps and gowns and other graduation-related items, the J.C. Penney store in Rockland wanted to help them. Last November, a parent, Brenda Carty, of Owls Head, was charged with stealing more than $8,000 from an account intended to benefit the class.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:27:57 GMT
The arrest last week of Glenn Reed on a charge that he sexually assaulted a woman is the latest in a 36-year long history of sex offense committed by the now 69-year-old man from Searsmont. On Monday afternoon, Feb. 27 in West Bath District Court, Judge Beth Dobson ordered Reed held without bail on a probation violation allegation connected to the alleged assault last week.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:58:14 GMT
The City Council is expected to vote next month on an agreement with the state that would end dumping in Rockland's final quarry landfill sometime in 2019. The move would end the practice of disposing of wastes in the former limestone quarries on Old County Road that began as far back as the 1930s.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 01:28:56 GMT
A Rockland man was injured Saturday evening when his truck lurched forward into oncoming Route 1 traffic near the Rockland/Thomaston line and was struck by a car. Mark Harding, 43, was taken by Rockland ambulance to Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport with a complaint of head and neck pain, according to Rockland Police Sgt.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:09:54 GMT
The historic Alan Bird cottage was built in 1926 as a rustic summer retreat for the prominent Bird family of Rockland, Maine. Perfectly restored in 2007 and situated amidst the rolling hills of the former Ruohomaa blueberry farm on Dodge's Mountain, the Bird cottage commands stunning vistas over the entire reaches of Penobscot Bay and beyond - from Blue Hill and Mount Desert Down East; to Vinalhaven and Isle au Haut to the southeast; and the off-shore islands of the Matinicus group to the southwest.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:14:46 GMT
There are many people laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery about whom I have not yet written, and one prominent group is the Perry family. So I shall start today with one of the first James Perry, as there were several with that name.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:13:20 GMT
Rock Harbor Pub & Brewery, 410 Main St., raised almost $1,200 for cancer treatment recently in a month-long promotion. In November, the Rockland brewpub held its annual fundraiser for Family Cancer Caregivers Appreciation Month, for which owner Dan Pease pledged to donate 25 cents from every beer sold to support cancer patients and cancer care services at Pen Bay Medical Center.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:10:44 GMT
On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders enjoy free admission to more than 150 museums, in 33 states, nationwide. People who are traveling and want to check out if the city they are visiting has a participating museum can use the Museums on Us mobile phone app.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:50:05 GMT
OUT Maine has hired Lane Sturtevant as youth coordinator. This position, new to OUT Maine, allows the organization to better serve LGBTQ youth at its Rockland drop-in center and, as the program expands statewide, facilitating the Youth Policy Board and coordinating upcoming youth focused events.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:15:18 GMT
The Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op, in conjunction with Rockland Public Library, will show the movie "Food For Change" Thursday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Friends Community Room of the library, 80 Union St. The documentary film traces the history of food co-ops in the United States and shows how the cooperative business model can be a powerful tool - in this instance in regards to food supply. "Food For Change" tells the story of how communities suffering hard times came together to re-energize their downtowns by establishing whole food markets accessible to all.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:15:17 GMT
Good Tern Market, in conjunction with Rockland Public Library, will showing the movie "Food For Change" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., in the Community Room. The documentary film traces the history of food co-ops in the United States, and tells the story of how communities suffering hard times came together to re-energize their downtowns by establishing whole food markets accessible to all.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:49:28 GMT
The Rockland City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to order the removal of a deteriorating North Main Street apartment building that has sat vacant for seven years. The council voted 4-0 at the Feb. 23 meeting to declare 33 North Main St. as a dangerous building and gave the owner William Chviruk of Worcester, Mass.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:43:03 GMT
Nicely appointed and meticulously cared for 2 bedroom condo with wonderful open floor plan consisting of living rm with gas fireplace, dining area, and kitchen; great for easy living or entertaining. Spacious master bedroom/bath suite with walk in closet.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:49:58 GMT
Pen Bay Medical Center, a member of MaineHealth, is currently seeking two Surgical Environmental Technicians in Rockland, ME - day and evening shifts available. Provides support and technical assistance to the caregiver team in the operating room and endoscopy.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:15:18 GMT
I see that a new service has arrived in the Dear Lime City, and our good citizens now have the ability to order food from local eateries and have it delivered by a local taxi company. I suspect this is not a brand-new idea, rather that it has not been available for some considerable time either here or somewhere where it was available once upon a time.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:44:33 GMT
An 18-year-old Rockland man was sentenced Thursday, Feb. 23 to five years in jail with all but nine months suspended for sexual assaults against two girls. Matthew Boegel was sentenced by Justice Joyce Wheeler in Knox County Unified Court after he pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawful sexual contact and two counts of assault in connection to the offenses that occurred last summer.