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Rockport's Holiday on the Harbor is this weekend

December 12, 2019

Rockport will again celebrate the season in its own special way, with festivities throughout the Village and at Marine Park, Dec. 14, and culminating in a splendid show of fireworks on Dec. 15. More...

Langlais Loans Art to Riley School

December 12, 2019

Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) is pleased to partner with The Riley School in Rockport, through the Langlais Art Loan Program. Several original paintings by Bernard Langlais, owned by the Georges River Land Trust and on loan from the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing now hang in the Pottery Studio, Young Children’s Room and Library at The Riley School. More...

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donates More Than $400,000 to 450 Nonprofit Organizations in 2019

December 12, 2019

In celebration of Giving Tuesday, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announces the year-to-date results of its charitable giving programs. From January through November 2019, the Bank has donated more than $400,000 to approximately 450 nonprofit organizations throughout Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. This includes more than $40,000 donated through the employee-driven giving program, Casual for a Cause. More...

Free Film About a Boy at the Camden Public Library

December 12, 2019

On Thursday, December 19, at 6:30 pm, the Camden Public Library will show the film About a Boy (2002). Arguably one of the best unconventional Christmas movies, this charming, emotionally rich comedy-drama was adapted from Nick Hornby’s bestselling novel. More...

Pross Appointed to Auburn Mayor’s Ethics Panel

December 12, 2019

Skelton Taintor & Abbott shareholder Jim Pross has been appointed to the Ethics Panel for the Mayor of Auburn, Jason J. Levesque. The Ethics Panel is authorized to review matters relating to conflicts of interest and the incompatibility of employment positions and issue advisory opinions. Pross joins the five-member panel for a three-year term. More...

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donates More Than $10,000 to Local Non-Profits through Employee-Driven Giving Program

December 12, 2019

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently presented donations totaling more than $10,000 to local non-profits from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause. The program pools employee contributions collected during the quarter and distributes them to non-profits selected by and voted on by the employees. The recipients of the Q3 2019 contributions are: Downeast Community Partners in Ellsworth, Maine; Turning Points Network in Claremont, New Hampshire; and Everybody Wins! Vermont in Montpelier, Vermont. More...

Roots trio Lula Wiles at the Strand on Saturday

December 12, 2019

Lula Wiles, a Boston-based roots trio made up of Isa Burke, Eleanor Buckland, and Mali Obomsawin, will perform on the Strand Theatre stage on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:30pm. More...

Camden National Bank Named Greenwich Customer Experience Leader in U.S. Retail Banking for Second Year in a Row

December 12, 2019

Camden National Bank is one of six U.S. banks named a 2019 Greenwich Customer Experience Leader by Greenwich Associates, leading global provider of data, analytics and insights to the financial services industry. The only New England-based bank among those named this year, Camden National Bank was one of five banks recognized specifically in the U.S. Retail Banking category. More...

Looking for a unique Christmas gift?

December 12, 2019

When you stop by to purchase your Christmas tree, don’t forget to come inside the gift shop and check out the unique items available from local artists. West Bay Rotarian and jeweler Etienne Perret has donated some of his custom jewelry and glass blower David Jacobson has donated amazing glass blowing experiences. Because of the generosity of these talented artists, West Bay Rotary will keep 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these items. We also have a golf flag from a David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic that has been signed by David Ortiz. More...

Camden Accommodations under new ownership, now offering property management services

December 12, 2019

Long-standing local business owner Barbara Heard has sold Camden Accommodations, her vacation rental company based in Rockport. The changes at Camden Accommodations will offer some family continuity: Barbara’s daughter and son-in-law Isabella and Toby Wincklhofer, along with their partners James and Hannah Lott, have stepped in as the new owners. The partners are firmly grounded in the Midcoast, with young families of their own, and are excited to assume leadership of a solid local business. The office will remain in its same location on Route One in Rockport. More...