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Ride the Amtrak Great Dome Car

August 1, 2018

Experience panoramic views of the scenic villages, coastline, marshes, streams and landscapes from Amtrak’s Great Dome Car. This vintage car was built in 1955 and features an upper level with windows on all sides (including the roof). Dome Car seats are available at no extra cost, but available on a first-come, first-served basis. Passengers are encouraged to rotate in and out of the Dome Car to allow all passengers the ability to enjoy this unique experience. * The Great Dome Car is available on the following Downeaster trains between August 11 and September 3, 2018*: More...

Maine's Largest Hiring Fair to be part of Hire-A-Vet Campaign Kick-Off Event

August 1, 2018

Maine's annual Hire-A-Vet campaign kick-off event on August 30 at the Augusta Civic Center includes what's shaping up to be Maine's largest hiring fair. Almost 200 employers from all over Maine have already registered, with space available for up to 240 exhibitors. The event, sponsored by Spectrum and Destination Occupation, is open to the public. Exhibitors want to meet veterans, military family members and civilian job seekers. More...

West Bay Rotary awards grants to 12 local organizations

July 31, 2018

Twice a year, West Bay Rotary Club of Camden, through its charitable foundation, provides support to organizations that work to improve the lives of people in Knox County and the town of Lincolnville. The foundation awarded grants to 12 deserving organizations this month More...

Paycheck Checkup Can Prevent a Tax-Time Surprise

July 31, 2018

It’s important to check your federal income tax withholding now to avoid an unexpected tax bill or penalty at tax time. The IRS Withholding Calculator can help. More...

Camden Opera House introduces Blue Cafe

July 31, 2018

Join us for our first Blue Cafe event at the Camden Opera House on Friday, August 10, at 7:45 pm.

The Blues Spectrum is a concert presentation by pianist and singer Scott Cleveland which begins with Blues origins and traces its many branches in American music. More...

James Judd - Comedian and Storyteller at Camden Opera House August 11

July 31, 2018

The Camden Opera House is proud to welcome James Judd, Comedian, Author and Radio Personality from NPR's Snap Judgment! Judd will appear live on August 11th at 7:30 pm. More...

Author Mai Donohue Tells Story of Survival in War-Torn Vietnam

July 31, 2018

Mai Donohue left Vietnam in 1970 to move to the United States with her husband Brian. Mother of seven children, Mai received her Bachelor’s Degree, cum laude, from the University of Rhode Island in 2002 after twelve years of study. Donohue will be at the Camden Public Library on Thursday, August 9 at 7:00 to share her story and sign copies of her book, "Crossing the Bamboo Bridge". More...

Two Day Writing Workshop with Teresa Piccari at Camden Public Library

July 31, 2018

You know that story you have been meaning to write? It’s not gonna write itself! Seize the day – well two days to be exact! A progressive, two-day mini-workshop where you will get your idea and basic structure on paper, and receive guidance on how to flesh out the story over the next 48 hours. The first session is Monday, August 13 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. The second session is Wednesday, August 15 at the same time. More...

One Man Show in Camden Library Amphitheatre Celebrates Herman Melville

July 31, 2018

Renowned actor Stephen Collins returns to the library as Herman Melville. The show will take place in the beautiful Camden Library Amphitheatre, in view of the Harbor, at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, August 7. More...

Archipelago opens new gallery show, “Turning Away from the Sun,” for First Friday Art Walk on August 3 in Rockland

July 31, 2018

Join Archipelago to celebrate late summer in Maine with the opening of its new gallery show, “Turning Away from the Sun,” on Friday, August 3rd. The Island Institute’s store and gallery will host a special artists’ reception from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., during Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk. The show, which includes paintings, bronze sculptures, carved wall pieces, wood folk carvings, and more,will run through October 28th. More...