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UMaine's offshore wind buoy is ready for real test - in the ocean
A data-collection buoy that can be plopped in the ocean and used to determine the suitability of remote locations for offshore wind farms is ready for real-world testing, the University of Maine announced Friday.
Thu May 23, 2013
Storytelling series continues at Wilson Museum
What tales shaped New England identities in the 17th and 18th centuries? Storyteller and historian Jo Radner will provide some answers to this question during New England Stories: Braving the Middle Ground, a performance at the Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street, on Tuesday, June 4, at 1 p.m., according to a news release.
Lincolnville | $250,000
Updated, end-unit two-bedroom Ducktrap condo with water views. Granite counters, woodburning fireplace, wood floors.
Castine Selectmen hear worries about street lights and knotweed
Board of Selectmen meeting agendas in Castine routinely include "Acknowledge members of the public and address their requests, if any." Castine resident David Adams brought up a need for more light on town streets, especially when days are shorter.
Penobscot | $289,000
New England Saltbox, "Chatham" by McKie Roth Design. Solid and secure on 5 peaceful and secluded acres near ocean.
Fri May 17, 2013
Maine To Launch Offshore Floating-Turbine Prototype
In early June, the University of Maine will launch a small-scale offshore demonstrator of a floating wind turbine, fabricated in its lab with a lightweight concrete foundation and composite tower.
Thu May 16, 2013
After 33 years, Adams School teacher "Mrs. P." to retire
After more than three decades teaching students the ins and outs of science, math, English and how to act in the classroom, Cheryl Pelletier will reign over her class for the last time on June 12 when Adams School dismisses its students for the school year.
Sat May 11, 2013
Rockport | $548,500
Absolutely wonderful shingled house at treetop level with abundant light, mountain views and privacy.
Thu May 09, 2013
MMA trustees lay out strategic plan timeline
The Board of Trustees of Maine Maritime Academy met on May 3, with standing committees held earlier that day, including the ad hoc strategic plan committee.
Wed May 08, 2013
St. George | $925,000
Waterfront Contemporary cottage in beautiful, natural setting on Rackliff Island, accessed via causeway.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sat May 04, 2013
30 Stevens Lane, off Maple Juice Cove
Bright and open shingled waterfront house with oversized windows, high ceilings, and a constant sea breeze.
Thu May 02, 2013
Maskers/Cold Comfort's - Almost, Maine'
Cold Comfort Theater in partnership with the Belfast Maskers will present John Cariani's "Almost, Maine," directed by Aynne Ames, in Belfast, Searsport and Castine.
The Weekly Packet
Dept. of Ed. issues grades for Peninsula schools
The state has released a Report Card of schools in the state, awarding every elementary and high school a grade from A-F. In Union 93, Surry Elementary School received an A; Blue Hill Consolidated School a B; and schools in Brooksville, Castine and Penobscot each received a "C." Union 76 elementary schools in Brooklin and Sedgwick both received a ... (more)
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Getting out on the water
Be sure to follow Maine State law, available in detail at maine.gov/ifw/laws_rules/boatlaws.htm. Keep an eye out for ledges and lobster buoys and always, always wear a life jacket.
Bangor Daily News
Dates stuffed witht, from left to right, cream cheese and smoked almonds, peanut butter and bacon, and cream cheese with chopped crystallized ginger.