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Georges Highland Path Virtual Tour at Rockland Public Library

June 13, 2017

The Georges River Land Trust invites the public to learn about the Georges Highland Path and the many benefits this trail system provides to surrounding communities. This 50-mile trail system supports local conservation values and enhances overall quality of place for the 14 local communities within the 225-square mile Georges River watershed. More...

Author Terry Powers at Camden Public Library June 18

June 13, 2017

Maine author Terry Powers will be at the Camden Public Library on Sunday, June 18, at 2:00 pm to speak about his book. The Death Waltz is a fiction book of short stories based on true events. The book is written about his experiences growing up in a home with his grandparents who owned a hospice care facility. More...

New Reception to Follow Gardens in the Watershed Tour

June 13, 2017

The eagerly awaited 26th annual Georges River Land Trust Gardens in the Watershed tour will take place on Sunday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. rain or shine, in the middle reaches of the Georges River watershed. New this year will be a gourmet reception immediately following the tour at Randall’s Hill Farm in Searsmont. More...

Charles White Joins Ameriprise Financial Serving Local Residents

June 13, 2017

Charles White has joined Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. as a financial advisor. He has formed Bayview Financial Management, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. His office is located at 24 Bayview Street Ste 2, in Camden. More...

Rockland Main Street receives 2017 National Main Street Accreditation

June 12, 2017

Rockland Main Street, Inc.has once again been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its Coordinating Program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs in recognition of their exemplary commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach®. More...

Paul Doiron at Camden Public Library June 20

June 12, 2017


Paul Doiron is setting the bar for outdoor crime fiction, with his evocative series featuring game warden Mike Bowditch confronting Maine’s landscape: its inhabitants, its wildlife, its indescribable beauty and its harsh realities. In his next crime novel, Bowditch is threatened with a secret that could cost him his life in Knife Creek, published June 13, 2017.

Doiron will be at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00 pm to read from his new book, answer questions, and sign copies. Copies of the book will be available for sale. More...

Hike-the-Guide: Ragged Mountain Preserve, Camden

June 12, 2017

Coastal Mountains Land Trust celebrates its new Preserve Guide by offering Hike-the-Guide, a series of guided hikes on a different preserve each month. The inaugural hike is on Saturday, June 17 from 9:00am – 12:00pm and is led by Board member and avid hiker, Roy Call. Meet at the Bald Mountain parking lot at the top of Barnestown Road, just beyond Gillette Road. Bring water, sunscreen, and wear sturdy shoes! Watch our website for schedule of hikes. More...

Coastal Healthcare Alliance to take dialogue about a unified system to local communities

June 9, 2017

Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital, member organizations of MaineHealth, have been in preliminary discussions about reorganizing themselves under a single Board of Trustees and combined financial structure. After eight months of discussion, the Boards have decided to bring the conversation to the communities they serve.

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Runners and Walkers Enjoy 4th Annual Trekkers Thomaston Trek

June 9, 2017

More than 118 people, young and old, ran or walked on June 4th to celebrate Trekkers’ 4th annual Thomaston Trek on Sunday, June 5.This year’s 5K/10K run & 5K walk began and ended at the Thomaston Academy Building. The route worked its way around the historic streets of Thomaston, and included a loop with a water station at the Thomaston Green. For the 10K course, runners repeated the 5K loop. More than 68 volunteers helped plan, volunteer and provide enthusiastic support for the participants. More...

Cover Crops and Crop Rotation

June 8, 2017

Camden farmer Cooper Funk of Dooryard Farm and Mark Hutchinson of Knox-Lincoln Cooperative Extension will lead a walk and talk on the role of cover crops in building and maintaining soil fertility, suppressing weeds, and controlling pests and diseases on Wednesday, June 14 from 6 to 7:30pm at Dooryard Farm, 208 Mechanic Street, Camden. Funk and Hutchinson will discuss types of cover crops, pros and cons of each, and programs to help with crop rotation on your farm. Potluck will follow the presentation. More...