Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:32:14 GMT
The Thomaston Historical Society invites the public to join Capt. Annie Mahle Oct. 11 beginning at 7 p.m. at its museum, 80 Knox St., for an evening "at sea," as Mahle shares the joys and adventures of her 18 years of living aboard a schooner.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:37:59 GMT
The woman who was kidnapped on Route 1 Sept. 28 and fought her attacker to escape said she hopes he receives the maximum sentence for his crimes.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:30:47 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.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:17:23 GMT
The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., reached its Summer Membership Drive goal of reaching the level of 1,000 Members by Aug. 31. Anna Jennings of Rockland was recognized as the 1,000th person to join the Strand's membership program. She was presented with a gift bag and warm thanks from Membership Coordinator Jessica Ripley and Theater Manager Liz McLeod.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:57:02 GMT
On Monday the Maine moose hunting season opened, and is it such a terrible coincidence that the presidential debate season began the same day? Speaking of politics, Fabulous Bob took a phone call at dinner the other night, as we were celebrating his umpteenth wedding anniversary. It was some outfit or other seeking his opinion on current events, but the best he could do in response was to cheerfully burble something to the effect that "I can't talk now, the reason involves bourbon."
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:56:08 GMT
Catinka Knoth offers instruction and guidance in drawing October's autumn themes, with a focus on drawing in color, 11 a.m. most Mondays in October, in the Friends Community Room of Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Led by Knoth, participants will create their own colored drawings. Each week is a different subject: Oct. 3, apples and apple trees; Oct. 17, autumn leaves; Oct. 24, fall scenes; and Oct. 31, Halloween pumpkins.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:56:07 GMT
In the 1950s and early '60s, New York City-based artists famously came to Maine, drawn by the beautiful summer weather, the varied and colorful landscape and relatively inexpensive real estate. Many went back and forth for years .
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:45:57 GMT
Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., is participating in the inaugural Indie Author Day celebration by hosting a workshop and a streaming panel presentation Saturday, Oct. 8. Both are free and open to the public. At 11 a.m., the library offers a self-publishing workshop with indie author Melissa Walshe, who will show participants how to navigate the world of self-publishing.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:27:46 GMT
Rockland firefighters, assisted by Camden, Rockport and Thomaston, responded shortly before 7 a.m. to the 12 Gay St. apartment building to a report of the second-floor apartment being filled with smoke. Rivers Boland, a tenant, said she was getting ready for school and smelled smoke.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:27:45 GMT
Starting Wednesday, October 5, New Ventures Maine will offer My Money Works, a free four-week class to help you gain the skills and confidence to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce your debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. The class will be held on Wednesdays from 5:00-7:45 PM, meeting for four sessions from October 5 through 26. Classes take place at URock, on the fourth floor of 91 Camden Street in Rockland.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:14:10 GMT
Finn Melanson from the League of Women Voters of Maine Education Fund will be at Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 50 Willow St., Rockland, for a free educational presentation on ranked choice voting. The event is open to the public.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:56:09 GMT
U.S. Cellular, 725 Main St., Rockland, offers a free device workshop. Students and their parents will learn how to use their devices, such as an iPad Air 2, iPhone 6s or Samsung Galaxy S7, to study for the next test, look up information or practice a foreign language.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:52:26 GMT
Rockland, Maine. Part-Time Evening Cleaner wanted for local accounts, 25 hours a week.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:42:22 GMT
The city will hold the first in a series of workshops on local bond questions on the Nov. 8 ballot at City Hall, in Council Chambers, Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. This initial workshop will include a presentation on Bond Question 2: BOND ORDINANCE - LIBRARY REPAIRS Shall the Ordinance entitled "Bond Ordinance Authorizing Issuance of the City's Bonds or Notes in an Amount Not To Exceed $1,100,000 To Finance the Cost of Repairs to the Rockland Public Library Building Envelope and Related Costs With Respect Thereto, Plus an Amount Not to Exceed 2% to Pay the Cost of Issuance of any Bonds or Notes With Respect Thereto" be adopted? and Question # 3: QUESTION #3: BOND ORDINANCE - ROAD REPAIR, RECONSTRUCTION AND RESURFACING Shall the Ordinance entitled "Bond Ordinance Authorizing Issuance of the City's Bonds or Notes in an Amount Not To Exceed $2,700,000 To Finance the Cost of Road Repairs, ... (more)
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:22:43 GMT
The deadline for turning in nomination papers has passed and four are vying for two seats on the City Council. The two seats up for election on the council are held by Pritchett and Mayor Louise MacLellan-Ruf, who decided not to run for re-election this year.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:56:44 GMT
River Arts invites artists throughout Maine to submit artwork for jurying in its upcoming exhibition, "Artists' Choice." Artists can submit up to three works in any medium including sculpture, photography, collage, painting, ceramics and fine craft - representational or abstract.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:30:28 GMT
On Mondays from Oct. 3 through Nov. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Knox Center, 6 White St., Rockland, escape and refresh with yoga instructor Jessica Shepard in a gentle yoga class. Each hour-long class will help participants stretch and strengthen their muscles, gain flexibility, improve balance, reduce stress, improve joint mobility and relax.