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Island Institute's Free Summer Lecture Series Returns to Rockland in July

July 12, 2019

For the third year in a row, the Island Institute will host its annual Summer Lecture Series, a free lecture series focusing on the Maine coast. Speakers including authors, scientists, community members, and other experts will discuss life along Maine's waterfront and offer their perspectives, reflections, and insights on everything from art and aquaculture to modern-day challenges and connections. The lectures will take place every Wednesday in July, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Island Institute, 386 Main Street in Rockland, and are free and open to the public. More...

Jack Gallagher and Daulton Wickenden Intern at Allen Insurance and Financial

July 12, 2019

Allen Insurance and Financial is hosting two summer interns in 2019. Both are graduates of Camden Hills Regional High School and attend colleges in Maine. More...

GRLT's All The Buzz on July 25

July 12, 2019

Georges River Land Trust will host All The Buzz, their second annual summer gala, at the waterfront home of Barbara and Walter Reitz in South Thomaston on Thursday, July 25, at 6 pm. This year’s event will feature live music, signature cocktails, and silent and live auctions of fine art, jewelry, trips and accommodations, and authentic experiences, including guided hikes and island camping. More...

2019 Harbor Arts and Books Brings Both Familiar and Fresh Art to Camden

July 12, 2019

The 2019 Summer Harbor Arts & Books Fair will host over 80 juried artists and craftspeople during the July 13 & 14 weekend. Vendors will fill Atlantic Avenue, Harbor Park, the Amphitheatre, and the library’s South Lawn. More...

Wildlife Juried Art Show for all Ages

July 12, 2019

Plan to participate in the 3rd Annual Fins, Feathers, & Fur: Maine Coastal Wildlife Juried Art Show this July! Our juror is Kim Bernard from Rockland. Bring your art, reflecting Maine Coastal Wildlife from a crab to a tern to a moose – what wildlife do you find fascinating. More...

Exciting results & photos from the 43rd Annual Great Schooner Race

July 12, 2019

While light wind meant boats drifted over the starting line, fourteen historic windjammers raced from Gilkey Harbor in Islesboro, ME to the finish line at the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse in the 43rd Annual Great Schooner Race on July 5, 2019. With boats ranging from 48 to 141 feet, and the two oldest windjammers in America racing against newer sleeker ones, it was a race filled with skill, luck and who caught the wind first. More...

Opera Maine Presents a New Production of The Magic Flute on July 24 & 26

July 12, 2019

To celebrate its 25th Anniversary–and the magic of opera–Opera Maine presents its first-ever production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. The magnificent music and captivating story create a fantasy world, where a prince and a bird catcher set out on a trial-filled journey to rescue a beautiful princess. Opera Maine's production of The Magic Flute will be presented at Merrill Auditorium on Wednesday, July 24 and Friday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. The opera will be sung in German, with English dialogue and supertitles. More...

West Bay Rotary Indoor Yard Sale Fundraiser

July 12, 2019

West Bay Rotary is having a fundraiser in the form of an indoor yard sale. ALL proceeds from this sale will benefit West Bay Rotary’s commitment to support Rotary’s “End Polio Now”. To raise money for this worthy cause, West Bay Rotary members and friends will be donating their books, tools, housewares, small furniture, and more. The sale will be hled at MRC, 532 West Street, Rockport, on July 20th starting at 8:00 am. More...

The Maine Lobster Festival seeks Great Parade entries

July 12, 2019

The 72nd Maine Lobster Festival is right around the corner, and festival organizers invite you to participate in one of the main events - the Grand Parade! Our parade theme this year is "Community - at the ❤️ of it all!" We'll be celebrating all aspects of our diverse community, and that includes you, your business, your charitable organization, your school, your club....the possibilities are endless! More...

Bar Harbor Bank to Acquire 8 Bank Branches in Central Maine

July 11, 2019

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB or the “Company”) announced that its banking subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (“BHBT” or the “Bank”), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire eight branches located in central Maine with approximately $287 million of deposits, $111 million of loans and $284 million of assets under management (as of March 31, 2019) from People’s United Bank, National Association (“People’s”). More...