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  1. New Rockland-area school budget headed to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bangor Daily News

    A proposed $25.2 million Regional School Unit 13 budget goes back to the polls after 50 residents gave their stamp of approval Thursday evening. The turnout was far fewer than the nearly 200 who turned out May 21 for the first districtwide budget vote.

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  2. Rockland-area school board supports smaller budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Bangor Daily News

    The Rockland area school board voted Thursday evening to send a $25.2 million budget to residents, a package that has cut the projected tax increase in half. The board voted 7-1 to approve a proposed budget with member Donald Robishaw Jr. opposing the package, citing the failure to consolidate the two middle schools and the two high schools in the district.

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  3. Concept unveiled for five-story Rockland art buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Bangor Daily News

    The local planning board got its first look this week at a proposed five-story downtown building that would feature retail stores at street level and storage for high-end artwork on the upper levels. The complex, to be called the Starfire Building, is to be built at 12 Winter St. in what is now a parking lot owned by Winter Street LLC in the rear of the Dowling Walsh Gallery on Main Street.

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  4. Caldbeck Gallery's New Shows + Artist ReceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Bangor Daily News

    The Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm Street in Rockland, will open new shows on Wednesday, July 15 for artists Dan West of Friendship, Katherine Bradford of Brunswick and NYC, Frederic Kellogg of Thomaston and Washington D.C., Stew Henderson of Northport, and Lois Dodd of Cushing and NYC. A reception for the artists will take place on Wednesday, July 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibitions run through Saturday, August 15. Working with natural and found materials, Dan West creates simple, pure forms.

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  5. Farnsworth Receives $3 Million Wyeth Foundation GiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Bangor Daily News

    The Farnsworth Art Museum, in downtown Rockland, Maine, is pleased to announce the receipt of a $3 Million gift from the Wyeth Foundation in honor of Julie and Charlie Cawley. The gift was announced at an event honoring the Cawleys, on Tuesday, June 30, at the museum's Wyeth Center.

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  6. Farnsworth awarded $3 million grant, largest gift in its historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Bangor Daily News

    The Farnsworth Art Museum announced Wednesday the donation of its largest gift ever from the Wyeth Foundation in honor of Julie and Charlie Cawley. The $3 million grant will be added to the Andrew Wyeth Memorial Endowment, income from which supports maintenance and operation of four of the museum's properties: the Wyeth Center; Wyeth Study Center and Wyeth Research Center in Rockland; and the Olson House in Cushing, site of Andrew Wyeth's iconic painting "Christina's World."

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  7. Cushing man named Maine social worker of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Bangor Daily News

    A Cushing resident has been named the social worker of the year by the Maine Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Loren Andrews, a licensed clinical social worker with an office on Main Street in Rockland, was given the award June 24 by the organization.

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  8. Trio of options to be offered for Rockland school cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Rockland area school board gave its administration marching orders to come up with three plans to cut the budget. The board on Thursday evening directed the superintendent and business manager to return with budget cuts of $500,000, $700,000 and $1 million to allow members to see what those size cuts would mean.

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  9. Harvard "Hardy" GayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Harvard "Hardy" Gay, 71 died July 1, 2015 at home after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born July 22, 1943 in Machias, ME, the son of Harvard and Agnes Gay .

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  10. Rockland school board eyes 'sweet spot' to gain support for budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Rockland area school board was told Wednesday evening that it must be the one to decide what cuts must be made to get public support to gain passage of a 2015-2016 budget. The Regional School Unit 13 Board met for 90 minutes at Rockland City Hall with members of the city council, and selectmen from Thomaston, Owls Head, South Thomaston and Cushing.

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  11. Trekkers' Executive Director to Step DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    After 17 years as Trekkers' Executive Director, Don Carpenter has decided to step down. Don, 45, informed the board of trustees of his plans in advance of its scheduled board retreat earlier this month.

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  12. Maine Senate, House split on right-to-die billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The concept of allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives under a doctor's supervision hit a roadblock Monday when the Senate voted 18-17 against it. The bill was revived later Monday in the House of Representatives with a 76-70 vote to support the measure.

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  13. Maine Senate rejects right-to-die bill in razor-thin voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The concept of allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives under a doctor's supervision hit a roadblock Monday when the Senate voted 18-17 against it. The bill, LD 1270 , would allow physician-assisted suicide in Maine but only with a range of caveats, including that the patient has to take lethal drugs by his or her own hand after significant counseling from health care professionals.

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  14. Rockland area school board to regroup after budget rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The superintendent of the Rockland area school system said Wednesday that the district will regroup in the wake of the overwhelming defeat the previous day of the proposed budget for next year. Residents in the five communities of Regional School Unit 13 rejected the $25.9 million budget for 2015-2016 by a vote of 803 to 524.

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  15. Rockland area school budget failing at the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Rockland area school board will have to begin its budget deliberations anew as the proposed $25.9 million budget for 2015-16 was headed to a sound defeat Tuesday night. With only Thomaston's results not in as of 9 p.m., the budget was going to defeat by a 380-593 tally.

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  16. Downtown Rockland art gallery plans five-story buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A prominent downtown art gallery wants to build a five-story $3 million building as an expansion of its business. The Rockland Planning Board is scheduled to hold a pre-application meeting next month for the five-story complex being proposed by Jacob Dowling, owner of the Dowling Walsh Gallery .

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  17. Boundary between Rockland, Thomaston may be in disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    There is a discrepancy in maps that show the boundary between Thomaston and Rockland, according to Thomaston's assessors agent. At issue is a strip of land, pictured on the left of this photo taken along Route 1. Buy Photo There is a discrepancy in survey maps depicting the boundary between Rockland and Thomaston adjacent to Route 1, according to Thomaston's assessors agent.

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  18. Six new LePage vetoes includes nix of 'Taylor's Law' intermediate driver programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta, where the Legislature is returning to town after most members had four-day weekends. May they be fresh and ready for some serious lawmaking.

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  19. Rockland area school budget receives support from nearly 200Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Nearly 200 residents overwhelmingly backed the $25.9 million 2015-2016 budget for the area school district Thursday night despite sharp tax hikes it will impose on communities. The budget now goes to residents at the polls on June 9 in the five communities of Regional School Unit 13. Some Rockland residents made efforts to cut money from the budget during the four-hour meeting, saying the $1.2 million in additional property taxes that the city will have to raise is too great.

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  20. Police accuse Cushing man of sexually assaulting childRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A 49-year-old Cushing man is being held without bail until he makes his initial court appearance Monday afternoon on a charge that he sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl. Timothy Sanford is being held at the Knox County Jail in Rockland on a single count of unlawful sexual contact.

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