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Public Notice

Fri, 26 May 2017 06:21:22 GMT

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE: Please take notice that Mid-Coast School of Technology, 1 Main Street, Rockland Maine 594-2161 is intending on filing an application for an ABBREVIATED LICENSE RENEWAL with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of Title 38 M.R.S. A A 1301 to 1319-Y on June 1, 2017. The application is for renewal of an existing license for a distillation system for recovery of waste solvents located at 1 Main Street, Rockland, Maine.




Where is the outrage?

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:40:45 GMT

Folks in Camden have been watching an unfolding news story about the redevelopment of the Snow Bowl for many months. It has been obvious since the story first broke that something was very wrong.




Rockland budget on to public hearing, final vote

Thu, 25 May 2017 19:07:23 GMT

The Rockland City Council made some tweaks but no significant changes to the proposed 2017-2018 budget presented last month by the administration. The council completed their weekly Wednesday evening meetings on May 24 and agreed to send to a formal Monday, June 19 public hearing, a municipal spending package of $13,489,508, up about 3 percent.




Happy Folk, Carriveau at Rock City

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:51:34 GMT

Rock City CafA©, 316 Main St., welcomes back a favorite duo and a local singer/songwriter the first weekend of June. The live music will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3. On Friday, Happy Folk, a musical project based in southern Maine, will bring its old favorites and new original material to Rockland.




Current & Coming

Thu, 25 May 2017 05:19:07 GMT

Dave Hurley's 24-foot carrot mural is ready for the grand opening of the United Farmer's Market in Belfast Saturday, May 27. The Swanville artist said he thinks it is the biggest carrot on the East Coast and is 6 and a half inches taller than Michelangelo's "David." African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.




Fitness center donates food to AIO pantry

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:51:47 GMT

Hybrid Fitness, 161 Main St., recently held a food drive to support the AIO Food Pantry in Rockland. The gym's goal, 500 food items, took a little over a month to reach.




Maine on Glass' wins book award

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:07:44 GMT

"Maine on Glass: The Early Twentieth Century in Glass Plate Photography," a joint effort of Kevin Johnson, Penobscot Marine Museum's photo archivist; W.H. Bunting, Maine's foremost interpreter of historic images; and Maine State Historian Earl G. Shettleworth, Jr., is the New England Society 2017 Book Award winner in the Photography category. The New England Society is a nonprofit organization that celebrates and promotes the New England heritage; and honors books that celebrate New England and its culture through their annual book awards.




Rockland student overcomes cancer to finish as valedictorian

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:31:03 GMT

And Davis is the first to acknowledge that she was able to reach the academic summit with the help of her parents and staff at the high school in Rockland. That support was most important during the past year as the Class of 2017's valedictorian battled cancer.




Sea level rise bill swamped by veto

Wed, 24 May 2017 01:26:36 GMT

A bill that would have have required state planning and land use law to reflect projected sea level rises died when the Maine House failed to override a veto by Gov. Paul LePage. The House voted 84-61 on Tuesday, May 23 to try to override the veto of LD 540.




Rockland manager search panel to meet again

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:50:25 GMT

The Rockland City Manager Search Committee is scheduled to meet again in the wake of criticism that it provided the name of only candidate to the city council. The reason for the meeting has not been publicly released but one source said that the panel may discuss whether to send a second name to the council.




Firefighters respond to black smoke on roof of Park Street ...

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:50:24 GMT

One of the busiest intersections in Rockland was closed Tuesday morning as firefighters responded to black smoke billowing from the roof of a popular area Mexican restaurant. Park Street Grille owner John Bowden said May 23 that staff noticed a "funky electric" smell around 10 a.m. They went outside and saw smoke coming from the roof of the building.




KELT's Spring Lecture- Our Resilient Coast on May 31

Tue, 23 May 2017 03:45:37 GMT

Join KELT for our spring lecture on Wednesday, May 31 at 6:30 pm at the Patten Free Library. This free lecture will feature presentations by Dr. Heather Leslie and Dr. Susie Arnold, sharing local research focused on coastal resilience.




Raymond H. Fogarty

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:09:33 GMT

Raymond Harden Fogarty, 96, died Wednesday, May 16, 2017, at the Knox Center for Long-Term Care in Rockland. Born in Rockland June 21, 1920, he was the son of Daniel Raymond and Ruth Harden Fogarty.




Gregory G. Ellis

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:09:32 GMT

Gregory Graham Ellis died May 18, 2017, at Sussman House in Rockport. He was 64 and suffered from pulmonary fibrosis.




Director of Nursing Services, Pen Bay Medical Center.

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:09:31 GMT

The Knox Center, an 84-bed, long term nursing care and skilled rehabilitation center, is located on Maine's mid coast region in beautiful and historic Rockland - just a stone's throw from the ocean. We are seeking a qualified individual to join our leadership team as Director of Nursing.




Strout & Payson, P.A. welcomes new attorney, Andrew R. Sarapas

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:36:49 GMT

The partners at the Law Offices of Strout & Payson, P.A. in Rockland, are pleased to announce that Attorney Andrew R. Sarapas has joined their firm. Andy graduated from Clark University and the University of Dijon, France, where he earned two separate Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and French.




Region 8 Cooperative Board General Construction Qualification ...

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:56:23 GMT

Notice is hereby given that the Region 8 Cooperative Board, in Rockland Maine, will receive General Contractor Qualifications for the purpose of pre-qualifying General Contractors to bid on a New Mid-Coast School of Technology; which is a new technical high school in Rockland, Maine. The project includes all new high school construction, existing high school demolition, and site work associated with the completion of a 90,000 square-foot high school project as defined in the General Contractor Qualifications document.