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  1. After 34-year drought, champion Vikings reign in Class D SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Herald Gazette

    It had been a long 34 years since Vinalhaven girls basketball players hoisted a regional championship plaque above their heads. The No.

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  2. Island voters to face new playground referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Herald Gazette

    Voters chose Donald W. Poole to finish the term of former Selectman Brandon Osgood at a special election Feb. 14. The term ends in June. Poole received 247 votes out of a total 268 cast, with 11 others sharing the 15 write-in votes.

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  3. Vikings show poise in second half in semifinal triumph over ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Capital Weekly

    Vinalhaven girls basketball coach Sandy Nelson had two clear messages to deliver to her squad prior to its Class D South semifinal playoff game on Thursday morning, Feb. 23: The No. 2 Vikings made good on the advice of their veteran leader - particularly in the second half - as the islanders ran away with the high school court game late and bested No.

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  4. Island family to have moment in the spotlight on reality TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Capital Weekly

    A local family will have their proverbial 15 minutes of fame - actually, more like an hour - March 5 at 10 p.m., when the HGTV show "Island Life" features the Turners of Vinalhaven. The show follows a couple and their realtor as they house-hunt for an island home, whether for vacation, as a permanent residence or for retirement.

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  5. Auto Insurance for SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Herald Gazette

    Congratulations! You've reached age 55, even zoomed past it. You're still on the road and going strong.

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  6. Gordon P. WottonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Herald Gazette

    Gordon P. Wotton, 90, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Windward Gardens following a period of declining health. Born in Rockland May 12, 1926, he was the son of Ira and Hattie Ryder Wotton.

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  7. Clinical work: Vinalhaven dominates Highview Christian to earn ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Herald Gazette

    The Vinalhaven girls scheduled a basketball clinic on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 18 at the Augusta Civic Center and the Vikings invited hundreds of their friends and family - as well as Highview Christian Academy of Charleston team members and followers - to come, watch and learn. While that may seem a little bit of hyperbole, the statement has a lot of validity as the islanders executed to near perfection for 32 minutes en route to a 71-37 win over the Knights in a Class D South quarterfinal playoff game at the Augusta Civic Center.

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  8. Re: Rockland was nowhere to be ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Capital Weekly

    Dearly beloved reader, I am truly sorry I was unable to write one of my scintillating columns for your entertainment this week, and I just have to blame the great snowstorm, or whatever that was that hit us the other day. All was proceeding according to what passes for normal, up here in the concrete towers at the foot of Mechanic Street, where I am forced to live, until I began to experience a sensation of unexplained weightlessness.

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  9. Mid-Knight, Cushing best in Midcoast Youth Basketball LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Capital Weekly

    As the white, fluffy stuff swirled around the outside of the Rockland Community Building like a shaken snow globe on Saturday, Feb. 11, plenty of hot, exciting court action happened inside the cozy confines of the gymnasium as four teams looked to score coveted Midcoast Youth Basketball League titles. The fifth- and sixth-grade championship games for boys and girls included two unbeaten, No.

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  10. Clash of Vikings falls in islanders' favor as Vinalhaven, Searsport battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Herald Gazette

    There is a popular online mobile game application called "Clash of Clans." Well, over the weekend in Searsport, there was the clash of the Vikings, one with a home on the mainland and another an island in Penobscot Bay.

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  11. Vinalhaven motors past North Haven in Penobscot Bay island showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Capital Weekly

    While about 500 yards across the Fox Island Thorofare separates the islands, a bundle of Heal Points separate the high school boys basketball teams from North Haven and Vinalhaven - as the Penobscot Bay court rivals, and sometimes athletic teammates, squared off in a late-season showdown on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The game, moved from Tuesday, Jan. 24, saw every Viking get into the scoring column as the hosts netted their seventh win of the campaign en route to a lopsided 57-29 victory. Vinalhaven jumped to a 19-6 lead after the first quarter, 31-8 edge at halftime and 42-17 advantage after three quarters.

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  12. New priest assigned to Midcoast parishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Herald Gazette

    Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced a priest assignment for a new priest arriving in the Diocese of Portland from the Diocese of Kumbo in Cameroon. Effective immediately, Fr.

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  13. Vikings, Windjammers net late-season hardwood winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Herald Gazette

    The end of the high school basketball regular season in in sight as Midocast teams looked to improve their playoff position - or in the cases of some, looked to play their way into postseason contention - after weekend contests on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28. The Windjammers split with Mount Ararat of Topsham on Friday, Jan. 27, as the girls posted a 55-39 win in Rockport, while the boys were edged 53-52 in Topsham.

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  14. Jean K. McDonald noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    Jean Kelwick McDonald, 85, widow of John C. McDonald, died at her home Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. A complete obituary will be published later and service will be announced in the summer.

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  15. Warren man admits to helping sink lobster boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    A 21-year-old Warren man was sentenced Thursday, Jan. 26 to three months in jail for his role in the sinking of a lobster boat off St. George last summer. Devin Meklin pleaded guilty in Knox County Unified Court to aggravated criminal mischief and theft in connection to the Sept.

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  16. Nearly all Midcoast legislators were in opposition to allowing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    Nearly all Midcoast legislators were in opposition to allowing individual Maine House members to live stream debates in the House. The proposed order to allow recording or photographing on the House floor was rejected 104-42 in a vote held Thursday, Jan. 26. All Knox County representatives -- other than Rep. Walter Kumiega III, D-Deer Isle -- voted against the measure.

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  17. CIFF, Vinalhaven get tourism grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    The Maine Office of Tourism has awarded seven Tourism Enterprise Marketing Grant awards and one Special Event Marketing Grant for a combined total of $112,500 in the most recent round of the Tourism Enterprise Marketing Grant and Special Event Grant program. Funding awarded in the fall 2016 grant cycle will support tourism marketing projects planned for 2017.

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  18. Women's March an inclusive voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    The Women's March on Washington, a concept begun by one woman and a handful of friends just after Election Day, far exceeded the planners' expectations. Two months later, it had become the distinctly inclusive voice of an astonishing 5 million people from every continent and from every state in the union.

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  19. Royal treatment: Hamilton nets 1,000th career point for VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    While the Vinalhaven boys basketball team has hit a skid, of sorts, in recent weeks, the Viking faithful got something to cheer about on Saturday, Jan. 21 in its home game with Jonesport-Beals. Vinalhaven senior Cody Hamilton netted his 1,000th career point against the Royals in the second of two games in two days between the schools on the island.

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  20. Applications due Feb. 15 for community-building grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that draw on the strengths of the community and foster collaboration are encouraged to apply to the Knox County Fund through the Community Building Grant Program of the Maine Community Foundation. A volunteer committee of Knox County residents and business leaders reviews grants and makes recommendations for funding.

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