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  1. Legislature adjourns with no action on school aid, other ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    Local legislators were split along party lines Wednesday on whether to remain at work to complete a number of unfinished items including approving the funding of schools. Democratic Reps.

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  2. Midcoast representatives were divided Thursday on a bill that would...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Capital Weekly

    Midcoast representatives were divided Thursday on a bill that would prohibit licensed professionals in Maine from trying to change the sexual orientation of patients. The Maine House voted 76-68 on April 12 for passage of LD 912.

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  3. What "the people" voted for matters.... in a "Democracy." More and more it seems we do not have one.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    Local legislators were split on a bill that gained overwhelming approval this week to legalize retail marijuana sales beginning in the spring of 2019. The Maine House voted 112-34 on Tuesday, April 10 for the bill, LD 1719 .

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  4. Camden Herald Historical PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    Cyrus H.K. Curtis' yacht, the Lyndonia II, summered in Camden in the 1920s. "The most beautiful and perfectly appointed yacht that has ever sailed into Camden harbor," it had a crew of 38, many from Camden and Deer Isle.

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  5. Re: Should higher earners be ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Capital Weekly

    Local representatives are divided on a bill that would impose a tax on individuals earning more than $128,400 to pay for home health care for the elderly and disabled. The Maine People's Alliance collected 67,000 signatures, far more than needed to place the matter on the November ballot.

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  6. Most Knox legislators buck trend and oppose BIW tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    Most local legislators were in a small minority Tuesday when they voted against $45 million in tax breaks for Bath Iron Works. The Maine House voted 117-31 on March 27 to approve LD 1781 which offers the corporate income tax credit for BIW over the next 15 years if they meet employment and investment benchmarks over the life of the deal.

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  7. Democrats block effort to lower minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | Capital Weekly

    The Maine House voted 81-69 to reject LD 1757. The bill would have reduced the minimum wage from $10 to $9.50 as of June 1. Then there would be 50-cent increases annually from 2019 to 2021 until the wage reached $11 per hour.

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  8. Dems block effort to lower minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    The Maine House voted 81-69 on March 22 to reject LD 1757. The bill would have reduced the minimum wage from $10 to $9.50 on June 1. Then there would be 50-cent increases annually from 2019 to 2021 until the wage reached $11 per hour.

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  9. Midcoast lens: Water survival trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Capital Weekly

    The Coast Guard's Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Program provided water safety training at the 2018 Fishermen's Forum at the Samoset Resort March 3. The segment offered life raft and immersion suit training, as well as free inspections of immersion suits. Above, Savanna Trundy of Stonington, center, is helped by her father Matt Trundy, left, and Brian Smith of the Coast Guard.

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  10. Success of 'The Medomak Project' continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Capital Weekly

    Attendees at one of the opening presentations of the 2018 Fishermen's Forum were enlightened as they heard a chronology of how the Medomak River Taskforce has been able to consistently conquer pollution in its valuable clam flats. Glen Melvin, co-chairman of the Waldoboro Shellfish Committee and leader of The Medomak Project, led off the discussion with a serious consideration posed to him in 2012 when a fellow clammer asked of him, "Are we going to be doing this five years from now?" The question came following several years of rough times when the Medomak River was closed more than it was open due to pollution.

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  11. The substance of shadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    Under the Syndicate Block in downtown Rockland, workbenches, electric and hand tools, vises and boxes of materials - from stone, glass and wood to fishing line and ping pong balls - fill the basement studio of artist Warren Seelig. The southeast corner is a bright contrast to rest of what the American Craft Council artist and educator calls his "cave"; mounted on the three drywall-white walls that surround a table with a laptop are various Seelig Shadowfields sculptures, some still bearing labels from their return trip last summer from South Korea.

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  12. Stonington woman files for House district that represents Penobscot Bay islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Capital Weekly

    A Stonington woman has filed papers to seek the Maine House seat that represents numerous communities including many of the islands of Penobscot Bay. Democrat Genevieve McDonald filed papers with the Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices on Jan. 12 for Maine House District 134.

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  13. Knox County court newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    Christopher A. Benner, 25, Deer Isle, aggravated forgery on Nov. 26, 2016 in Rockland, five months in jail; operating under the influence, 150-day license suspension, $500 fine; operating while license suspended, $250 fine. He also received a nine month sentence for a probation violation.

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  14. Lawmakers split on LePage veto of pot rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    Midcoast legislators parted ways Monday on an attempt to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill that would have regulated recreational marijuana sales. The bill was the result of more than nine months of special committee work, after voters narrowly approved a law in November that put Maine among eight states and the District of Columbia to legalize the adult use of marijuana, according to the Portland Press Herald.

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  15. Midcoast legislators parted ways Monday on an attempt to override...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    Midcoast legislators parted ways Monday on an attempt to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill that would have regulated recreational marijuana sales. The bill was the result of more than nine months of special committee work, after voters narrowly approved a law in November that put Maine among eight states and the District of Columbia to legalize the adult use of marijuana, according to the Portland Press Herald.

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  16. Kane doc on Woell set for CIFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    The premiere of Maine filmmaker Richard Kane's newest film, "J. Fred Woell: An American Vision," will take place Sunday morning, Sept.

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  17. Wardlaw show extended at Yvette TorresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    The downtown Yvette Torres Fine Art will extend the current exhibit, "I Painted a I Paint," through Sept. 30. YTFA is located at 464 Main St., on the second floor.

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  18. Roland Littlefield and Fran Riley, Owners of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    Roland Littlefield and Fran Riley, Owners of United Realty in Belfast, are delighted to announce the sale of 329 West Main Street in Searsport to Dan Owens. Roland and Fran are pleased to announce the sale of 329 West Main Street in Searsport to Dan Owens of Deer Isle.

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  19. Wardlaw retrospective at Yvette TorresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    George Wardlaw, well-known in the art world and with a career and artistic styles spanning seven decades, will show work from the earliest years of his career to the present at Yvette Torres Fine Art Gallery beginning Friday, Aug. 4. "I Painted a I Paint," will present paintings from 1959 and 1960; and then from 2015 to 2017. Wardlaw, who has been coming to Deer Isle for many summers from his home in Massachusetts, will be on hand for the 5 to 8 p.m. First Friday opening reception.

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