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  1. Late funding push saves Maine museum dedicated to Revolutionary War generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Bangor Daily News

    Despite financial struggles, the General Henry Knox Museum will remain open in 2018, thanks to support the museum received through a last-minute fundraising campaign . While the museum has not yet reached the $150,000 fundraising goal set last month, enough money was raised to make the museum's board of directors comfortable in committing to remaining open for another season, according to Peter Ogden, the board's chairman.


  2. Mainers scramble to save Revolutionary War general's museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Located on Route 131 in Thomaston, Montpelier is the site of the General Henry Knox Museum. Museum board members are scrambling to raise funds to keep the museum open.


  3. South Thomaston woman charged with manslaughter, OUI in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Bangor Daily News

    A 19-year-old woman has been charged with manslaughter in connection with a May 2017 crash in South Thomaston that killed a male passenger of the car she was driving. Kelsey R. Campbell of South Thomaston was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count each of manslaughter, aggravated operating under the influence and operating beyond license condition or restriction, according to court documents.


  4. Roster changes aside, defending champion MDI still poised to contendRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Bangor Daily News

    At Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor, a better description of the Trojans' performance this season after winning the Class B state crown last March might be rebooting. Sure, the graduation losses were heavy and the returning experience limited primarily to senior point guard Andrew Phelps, but the system in place and the depth of the program - the MDI JV team is coming off back-to-back undefeated years - has streamlined the developmental process to the point that coach Justin Norwood's club is 7-1 and ranked second in Class B North heading into Wednesday night's rivalry game at Ellsworth.


  5. Body found in search for missing Maine clammerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Crews searching for a clammer missing since last week discovered a body in the Long Cove area of Tenants Harbor shortly before noon Monday. An extensive search was launched in Long Cove last week for Paul Benner, 33, of Thomaston who went missing late Thursday when he reportedly went clamming in the cove during a blizzard.


  6. Late 3-pointer lifts MDI boys basketball team past OceansideRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 7 | Bangor Daily News

    Saturday night's Class B North boys basketball showdown between Mount Desert Island and Oceanside of Rockland-Thomaston was not always a clinic in free-flowing half-court offense. Yet, an offensive set run to perfection produced Finn McConomy's game-winning 3-pointer with 8.6 seconds remaining as MDI outlasted the Mariners 45-43 at Parady Gymnasium.


  7. Saturday search for missing clammer hobbled as Long Cove freezes overRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 6 | Bangor Daily News

    Sub-zero temperatures and freezing waters hampered searchers on Saturday who resumed looking for a Thomaston clammer who went missing near St. George during Thursday's blizzard. Marine Patrol and Knox County Sheriff's deputies returned this morning around 6:30 a.m. to comb the Long Cove area where 33-year-old Paul Benner was reportedly last seen around 6 or 7 p.m. Thursday night after he went clamming, according to Sgt.


  8. Main Street revival underway in Thomaston as construction winds downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    With a two-year construction project coming to and end this spring, Thomaston is hoping new businesses and a new nonprofit group can help revive the Main Street area. Sandra Hoekstra, the owner of the new antiquarian bookstore on Main Street, was drawn to Thomaston for its quiet and historic feel.


  9. 'Without warning': the front page nearly 76 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The top of the front page of the Bangor Daily News on Oct. 8, 1941, informs Maine readers that Japan attacked US forces in Pearl Harbor, triggering war between the two country's and America's direct involvement in World War II. The front page of the Bangor Daily News on Dec. 8, 1941, carried one story, alerting Maine readers that on the previous day, "Japanese planes bombed Manila, Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, and Hickam Field, Hawaii, without warning."


  10. Maine's lobster catch might be much less this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine's lobster haul might be less this year, and prices have drifted downward for both lobstermen and consumers, members of the industry say. American lobster fishing is in the midst of a multiyear boom, with Maine fishermen setting a record of nearly 131 million pounds last year.


  11. Rockland reaches agreement with Ocean State Job Lot on property valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    In this file photo, local, state, and Ocean State Job Lot officials participate in a grand opening ceremony for the Rockland retail store in March 2014. The retailer and city on Monday reached a tax abatement agreement on the property, ending a dispute that lasted nearly three years.


  12. Police believe a hunter's arrow killed dog near Thomaston trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The death of a dog on trails behind a dog park in Thomaston is being investigated by police as a hunting related incident. The incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, when the dog was being walked with another dog by an owner's friend on trails in the wooded area behind a park used primarily for dogs in Thomaston, Thomaston Police Chief Tim Hoppe said.


  13. Second-half rally lifts Oceanside past Hermon in 'C' North quarterfinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Oceanside senior, who led Class C North with 1,309 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns during the regular season, added 237 rushing yards and five touchdowns Friday night as Oceanside of Rockland-Thomaston defeated Hermon 40-33 in a regional quarterfinal at Pottle Field. Fifth-seeded Oceanside will advance to the Class C North semifinals for the second straight year.


  14. Island fire spares lighthouse but burns support buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A fire on Whitehead Island destroyed a small support building but spared the island's lighthouse and keeper's house Tuesday night. Whitehead Island is located south of Spruce Head Island.


  15. Inmate who escaped from Warren facility back in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    An inmate who escaped Bolduc Correctional Center in Warren early Wednesday morning was recaptured about eight hours later, according to corrections officials. Jason Brown, 33, "left the facility" around 1 a.m. but was captured nearby around 9 a.m., according to a brief news release from Corrections Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick.


  16. Happy 70th birthday, Stephen KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Bangor's most famous resident celebrates his 70th birthday on Sept. 21, hot on the heels of the blockbuster release of "IT," which is now the highest-grossing Stephen King film adaptation of all time, raking in over $370 million in just 10 days.


  17. Police investigating cases of men in a white van asking to pick up childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Local police are investigating two separate incidents this week in which riders in a white van have approached children in Thomaston and Owls Head, urging them to get inside. The most recent encounter, according to the Village Soup , occurred Wednesday morning.


  18. LePage is OK with this Baldacci jobs program, which makes Maine Democrats leeryRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. John Baldacci toured Lyman-Morse Boat Building Co. in Thomaston after presenting a $290,000 matching Community Development Block grant and Pine Tree Zone certification to the business to help it expand operations and add 30 new jobs.


  19. Three can-do sisters from Maine step up to aid refugee crisis in GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Clinical social worker Marie Ilvonen of South Thomaston is preparing for her fourth trip to the island of Lesbos in Greece, where she will work with refugees from Syria, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Iraq, Afghanistan and other nations seeking safety in Europe and North America. Here she poses with two girls in the Pikpa camp who were eager to learn knitting using donated supplies Ilvonen brought with her from Maine.


  20. 20th Century Works Charm Bidders at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Summer SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    THOMASTON, ME: An enchanting collection of 20th Century decorative arts inspired aggressive bidding at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Summer Sale on August 25, 26 & 27. In addition to a crowded saleroom, there was strong phone, absentee and internet activity from participants around the world. Thomaston Place Auctioneer and President Kaja Veilleux noted: "Bidder tastes have changed dramatically since I started in this business over 45 years ago.


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