Waldo County Newswire

Waldo County Newswire

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  1. Vocal crowd questions board's school option explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Springs is currently part of RSU 20, along with Searsport. The two-town district was formed when five other Waldo County towns chose to leave RSU 20 to form the new RSU 71. At that time, Stockton Springs officials looked into joining RSU 25, but ...

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  2. "Finding Common Ground" questions religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | Republican Journal

    ... can be found on the website. Vic, a native of Orono, has lived much of his life in New Mexico, settling in the Waldo County area for the last ten years. The show's host Jennifer Hill encourages listeners to call in during the show for on-air ...

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  3. Stanley KnoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Republican Journal

    ... In January 1950, he joined the Maine State Police, where he served for 20 years patrolling the Midcoast and Waldo county areas. He served as chauffer and bodyguard for three Maine governors and was part of the security team when President Johnson ...

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  4. Waldo County divorcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | The Harbor Times Soup

    The following divorces were recorded at Fifth District Court from March 1, 2017, to May 17, 2017, on the grounds of irreconcilable differences. Katherine Marie Kenney and Jason Christopher Kenney, married Aug. 3, 2013.

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  5. Hard-hitting Lions start quick to corral rival MustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Republican Journal

    If the Belfast baseball team finds a way to sneak into the Class B North playoffs, it will look back on Wednesday's strong all-around performance - which included powerful, timely hitting and shutdown pitching - against Waldo County-rival Mount View as one of the season's key moments. That is because the host Lions bested the Mustangs 11-1 in five innings on May 24 in an impressive effort.

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  6. Exploring the art of altered booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Herald Gazette

    Rockland Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County general Hospital's Journey to Health programming offers a three-session course in the art of altered books. The classes will meet Mondays, June 5 through 19, from 5:15 to 7 p.m. at Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St. Altering books is about taking an old book and making it into something new.

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  7. Belfast socks it to Mount View for late-season winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Republican Journal

    Perhaps it was the colorful, unique, diverse and interesting game socks worn by the player, the fact it was senior recognition day or the fact the Lions were playing their final home game of the season. What ever the reason, the Belfast softball team took control early and turned in a strong all-around performance en route to a 14-2, 5-inning win over Waldo County-rival Mount View of Thorndike.

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  8. June Programs for Job Seekers at the Rockland CareerCenterRead the original story

    Thursday May 25 | State of Maine

    ... occupational training programs. People under the age of 25 can call 596-2600 for arrangements. All ages in Waldo County call 930-7047. Workforce Solutions administers federally funded employment and training programs through the Workforce Innovation ...

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  9. Being Mortal' addresses end-of-life concernsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 24 | World News Report

    Belfast - Waldo County General Hospital will present a free community screening of the documentary "Being Mortal" Friday, June 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. After the screening, audience members will be invited to participate in a panel discussion on how to take concrete steps to identify and communicate wishes

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  10. Letters, May 25, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Republican Journal

    ... health insurance. I am a retired public school teacher. Presently I am a volunteer with Literacy Volunteers of Waldo County. Having taught and worked with students and families in Waldo County for many years I am acutely aware of the many ...

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  11. Camden Hills sweeps Belfast, Oceanside boys earn first victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Harbor Times Soup

    It was a banner day on high school tennis courts for a handful of Knox County Midcoast teams on Tuesday, May 23 - and a day to forget for two Waldo County squads - as Camden Hills faced Belfast in makeup matches as the regular season winds to a close. The unbeaten Windjammer squads posted 5-0 shutout wins over the Lions as the Camden Hills boys prevailed in Rockport and the girls in Belfast.

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  12. Women Who Rock takes over ThreshersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... - Knox County 's multi-faceted singer/songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire Vicky Andres & Life Itself; Waldo County's alt-folk sirens Sugarbush with multi-layered vocals on top of gritty and honest lyrics; three-time state fiddle champion Maisie ...

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  13. Ida Tyer noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Ida Jean Tyer was born Dec. 23, 1929, and died May 23, 2017. The family is remembering her privately. Donations may be made in Ida's memory to either the Waldo County Habitat for Humanity or Waldo County General Hospital Aid. Services have been entrusted to Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast.

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  14. TEMPO, - Pictures' benefit eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Harbor Times Soup

    The Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra, co-conducted by Ethan Edmondson of Searsport and with several young musicians from Waldo County, will perform in a music-and-art fundraiser for the Travis Mills Foundation Saturday, June 3, at 6 p.m. at the Grand Auditorium, 165 Main St. TEMPO will perform Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" while videography of the creation of artworks by Rebekah Raye, Michael Nahme, Beth Herrick, Mary Brann and Bruce Bulger is projected on the Grand's screen. The five paintings of these distinguished local artists will be sold during the silent auction and reception that follow the performance.

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  15. Waldo County squads come up empty over weekend as season winds downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Republican Journal

    Belfast's Grace Fitzjurls waits for her turn at bat during a May 19 high school softball game against Waterville. The host Lions lost to the Purple Panthers 8-5.

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  16. Midcoast Babe Ruth League makes first pitches of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Republican Journal

    The Midcoast Babe Ruth League made the first of many pitches of the new season on Sunday, May 21, as teams from Damariscotta to Belfast stepped to the plate to begin diamond play. The defending league champion is Swan Lake Grocery of Belfast, which followed back-to-back titles by Waldo County, which no longer is a member of the league.

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  17. Spouts open house May 25, 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Republican Journal

    Broadreach Family & Community Services will host an open house for its Sprouts preschool nature-based education program offered in Belfast and Unity. The open house will provide parents and community members with a deeper understanding of the program.

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  18. Playoff-hopeful Lions get in swing against Eagles, Black RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Republican Journal

    Playing two matches in two days - and with the end of the regular season closing in - the Belfast boys and girls tennis teams faced Winslow and Erskine Academy of South China on Wednesday and Thursday, May 17-18, a scenario that saw the Waldo County squads pick up three victories. The Lion boys swept the Black Raiders 5-0 and Eagles 3-2, while the Lion girls fell to the Black Raiders 3-2 and bested the Eagles by the same score.

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  19. Free Red Ball Summer Tennis CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Herald Gazette

    ... July 10th-13th from 9-11am at Oceanside High School in Rockland. August 14th-18th from 10am-12pm at the Waldo County YMCA in Belfast. Registration for Waldoboro and Rockland can be done by calling MRC at 236-9400. Registration for Belfast can be ...

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  20. Belfast, Mount View diamond athletes look to plate successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Harbor Times Soup

    The Belfast and Mount View high school baseball and softball teams hit the diamonds on Wednesday, May 17 in search of victories as the second half of the regular season is under way - with Lion softball the lone Waldo County squad to grab a win. The Lions swung to a 7-5 victory over Spruce Mountain of Jay, while the baseball team dropped a 6-4 decision in a pair of road contests.

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