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  1. The nose knows: How a fish rendering plant's closure gave one Maine city new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Fish remnants and sardine cans sit in a dumpster at the former SeaPro Inc. fish rendering plant in Rockland in this 1974 photo. A truck used to transport fish remnants from sardine processors sits at the former SeaPro Inc. fish rendering plant in Rockland.


  2. Rockland approves plastic bag ban, delays paper bag feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, single-use plastic bags and carryout polystyrene foam containers will no longer be permitted in Rockland. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a ban on these materials, based on concerns about their environmental impacts.


  3. Man accused making threats against Rockland-area high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Sawyer was taken by Rockland police to Knox County Jail on Sunday morning. He was released later that day on $1,500 unsecured bail, according to the Knox County Jail staff.


  4. Low numbers of endangered whales raise question about lobster industry impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | Bangor Daily News

    The population of the endangered North Atlantic right whale took a big hit last year with a record number found dead in Canadian waters from ship strikes and entanglements. With this year's calving season ending and no new births observed, an ongoing debate over whether Maine's lobster industry poses a mortal threat to the species is gaining new urgency.


  5. Pilots' request to accommodate cruise ships stirs new debate in coastal Maine cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | Bangor Daily News

    But some in the coastal city worry that establishing the anchorage would attract more cruise ships to Rockland, spawning congestion problems similar to what Bar Harbor is experiencing. The Coast Guard is reviewing the request, according to Cmdr.


  6. Fishermen, environmentalists to blast offshore drilling planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 4 | Bangor Daily News

    The Swedish-owned Stena Forth, a 750-foot-long, ultradeepwater oil drilling ship, sits anchored about a mile and a half from the Rockland breakwater after being brought to Maine for engine repairs in this June 2010 file photo. A coalition of anti-offshore drilling groups plan to meet Wednesday in Augusta, in advance of a public meeting on the topic, to voice their opposition to President Trump's plans to allow offshore drilling along the East Coast.


  7. Rockland area school district considers adding police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | Bangor Daily News

    The Regional School Unit 13 board of directors will vote Thursday on whether to add school resource officers at a high school and elementary school in Rockland. If board members approve the plan, the district would establish a partnership with the Rockland Police Department to have an officer serve both Oceanside High School and the South School, an elementary school, according to the school board's agenda.


  8. Maine passenger rail extension will be limited to three summer weekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 | Bangor Daily News

    A pilot program that will extend seasonal passenger rail service on Amtrak's Downeaster north from Brunswick to Rockland won approval Monday for three weekends this summer. The board of the rail authority tasked with managing the state's contract with Amtrak's Downeaster service voted Monday to go forward with a shortened version of a pilot program that was proposed last fall , according to Brian Hobart, a member of the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority board of directors.


  9. Police investigate threat at Rockland campusRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 22 | Bangor Daily News

    The doors to the school are locked, but classes are still going on, as Rockland police continue the threat, according to Domna Giatas, a University of Maine at Augusta spokesperson. University College at Rockland, located in a business complex on Route 1, is an extension of the University of Maine at Augusta.


  10. Harbor face-lift plans make waves in Maine coastal cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    For the past two decades, Rockland has been changing. With the departure of fish processing plants came the influx of art galleries and restaurants - making downtown Rockland a cultural draw for both Mainers and tourists.


  11. Maine coastal city moves to limit Airbnb rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Next month Rockland will begin limiting the number of short-term rental properties in the city, affecting property owners who use services such as Airbnb and HomeAway. City councilors approved the temporary cap Monday night by a 3-2 vote.


  12. Rockland fire displaces seven peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Rockland firefighters responded to a 911 call around 6:28 p.m. that the 175 Rankin St. building was on fire, according to Rockland Fire Chief Chris Whytock. When they arrived, the seven people living there were not inside, and crews began to battle heavy flames that were spreading outward from a second-story unit, he said.


  13. Bangor man charged in Rockland standoff was recently released from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The Bangor man accused of causing a standoff with police at a Rockland hotel Sunday was released from Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset three days before the standoff. Timothy St. Thomas, 61, finished serving a sentence at the regional jail on Thursday and stopped in Rockland on his way to the Bangor area, Assistant District Attorney Chris Fernald said Monday during St. Thomas' initial court appearance for allegedly causing the standoff.


  14. Despite hearing loss, Norton speaks loudly through his playRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    In this photo from February 3017, Michael Norton, Jr., attempts to slap the ball away from Joshua Smestad in the second quarter of their Class A North quarterfinal on Saturday in Augusta. Michael Norton Jr. hits the floor during a Class A North boys basketball semifinal at the Augusta Civic Center in 2017.


  15. Fisheries commission to require Maine to collect catch reports from all lobstermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Lobster is unloaded from a boat in Rockland in this September 2017 file photo. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission voted Tuesday, Feb. 6 to require all lobstermen in Maine to file daily catch summaries, despite opposition from the industry and from state officials.


  16. A coastal Maine town takes new steps to compete for global conferencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    With winter still holding its grip on Maine, February might not seem like an obvious time to trek up Route 1 to the small, midcoast town of Camden. But in a couple of weeks, that's just what hundreds of attendees of the 31st annual Camden Conference will do - not only coming from other Maine communities, but from across the country and internationally as well.


  17. Midcoast Maine named one of America's 10 'destinations you need to see' in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Robert Indiana's EAT sign is illuminated on top of the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine, in this AP file photo. Laurence Starr cleans his equipment and the dock after taking his dinghy out of the water for the season from Camden Harbor in this BDN file photo.


  18. White supremacist gang tattoos spurred Rockland stabbing, police sayRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    An argument between two alleged Aryan Brotherhood members over white supremacist gang tattoos led to one of the men being stabbed Wednesday with a broken beer bottle, Rockland police say. The victim, a Rockland man, suffered a stab wound in his right forearm that struck an artery.


  19. Rail extension aims to deliver Boston tourists to midcoast MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The first trip of the Amtrak Downeaster's new passenger train service from Boston to Freeport and Brunswick arrives at Brunswick's Maine Street Station in November 2012. Hundreds of people were on-hand to see the train arrive.


  20. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018: Democrats' pointless shutdown, bigotry...Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Thanks to Senate Democrats, we went through three days of a completely unnecessary government shutdown . They put the safety and security of the country at risk and jeopardized the children's health care program all over a non-budget immigration issue.


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