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19 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Weston for state representative campaign hits the ground running

Families and businesses in Southern Waldo County will have the chance to elect a proven community leader to the Maine House of Representatives who will fight for critical reforms that create new jobs and opportunities for generations of Mainers.

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Related Topix: Maine, Aroostook County, ME, Eliot, ME

Yesterday | The Harbor Times Soup

Beach parking enforcement called 'discretionary,' 'sporadic'

Resident Pat Shannon came before the Board to complain about the "sudden" enforcement of the four-hour time limit in the Beach parking lots.

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Related Topix: Islesboro, ME, Belfast, ME, Lincolnville, ME

Yesterday | The Harbor Times Soup

Poliquin discusses his vision for bringing jobs to Maine's 2nd District during a visit to Belfast

Bruce Poliquin, the Republican nominee running for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, was in Belfast visiting Mathews Brothers, a window manufacturer, July 23. He met with The Journal afterwards to talk about his campaign.

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Related Topix: Maine, Belfast, ME, Mexico, ME

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Republican Journal

Driver distracted by deer crashes into tree

A Lincolnville woman was taken to Waldo County General Hospital, July 26, after she was distracted by a deer and crashed into a tree in Northport.

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Related Topix: Lincolnville, ME

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Juried Art show opens this Friday, August 1

A juried art show will open in the Barbara Kramer Gallery in the Belfast Free Library on Friday, August 1. The exhibit is sponsored by the Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County and will be up for the month of August and the public is invited to view the exhibit and vote for their favorite work.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME

Republican Journal

Unity Town News

I was on vacation last week; my little brother came to visit us from Florida with my sister in law and our 2 little nieces.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Unity College

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

One injured in Route 1 collision

The passenger of a vehicle involved in a collision on Route 1 was transported to a local hospital Friday afternoon, July 25. Shortly before 3:30 p.m. a Ford Ranger attempted to cross Route 1 from Harris Road Extension in Stockton Springs, according to Waldo County Sheriff's Deputy James Porter, and was struck in the side by a Ford F-150 traveling ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stockton-Springs, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Final month of B.A.M. begins

The last month of the weekly Belfast Art Market begins Friday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. As it is held adjacent to the Belfast Farmer's Market, which runs along the side of the property, visitors will find a perfect combination of fresh things things for all the senses.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Police are continuing the search for a man who escaped from the Maine ...

Police are continuing the search for a man who escaped from the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center in Belfast and have determined he is no longer in Maine.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME, Knox County, ME

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Republican Journal

Belfast Street Party turns 6

Our Town Belfast, the city's Main Street organization, is hard at work getting ready for the sixth annual Belfast Street Party Monday, Aug. 4. Locals and visitors in the know look forward to this wild and wonderful Monday in August when the downtown High Street is closed off from the traffic light to MacLeod Furniture and filled to bursting with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Waldo County Riding and Driving Club July 20 show results

Thirty-five riders competed on Sunday, July 20 at the Waldo County Riding and Driving Club show grounds on Rt.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine high court upholds the manslaughter conviction of Waldo County man

A Waldo County man convicted in 2012 of manslaughter for the shooting death of his friend was not successful in his effort to appeal the judgment against him, according to a decision handed down Tuesday by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Bangor Daily News

Thorndike farmers bring traditional cheeses from the hills of Turkey to the fields of Maine

Left to right, farmer's cheese, ricotta and halloumi by Lor Farm, on sale at the Bangor Farmer's Market in July 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, Thorndike, ME, Orono, ME, Bangor, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Fifth District Court

Daniel G. Danforth, II, 36, of Swanville, violating condition of release, sentenced to 48 hours in Waldo County Jail, stayed until July 24; possession of marijuana up to 1 A1 4 ounce, dismissed.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Unity, ME, Belfast, ME, Searsport, ME

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Waldo County hosts mass casualty exercise training

Local law enforcement and emergency personnel tested their response readiness to a mass casualty scenario as part of a training exercise conducted at the Mount View Complex in Thorndike.

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Related Topix: Thorndike, ME

Bangor Daily News

Carter/Thompson Fundraiser a Success

Becky Carter, an RN who has worked for The Commons for 10 years was recently in a car accident.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Republican Journal

Free Benefits Check-up July 23rd, 2014 at the Montville Town Office

Spectrum Generations, central Maine's Area Agency on Aging and Aging and Disability Resource Center, is hosting a free Benefits Check-up at the Montville Town Office on Wednesday, July 23rd, 9 AM - 4 PM.

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Republican Journal

Grant will bring - Bomb' star to poetry fest

The Belfast Poetry Festival has been awarded a $1550 grant from the Waldo County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Belfast, ME

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Waldo County drill tests emergency response to rural school shooting

Emergency medical staff and people portraying victims of a school shooting during an emergency drill at Mount View High School in Thorndike.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Thorndike, ME

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