The Maine Maritime Academy T/V State of Maine, normally referred to in town as the “big ship,” returned on July 27 bringing a crew of 244 back to home port, ...

Photo by Anne Berleant

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Plein Air Festival deemed a success

Castine —

The Castine 2015 Plein Air Festival ended with a very “picturesque” reception on Saturday evening, July 25. The festival started with a festive reception for artists, host families and sponsors ...

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Drug landscape changes as heroin use increases in Hancock County


When the ferry ran, you could get there from here

Monday, July 27, 2015

Camp Life
Camp Life

Penobscot orchids headed to Smithsonian Institution Gardens

Penobscot —

Since it was established in 1974, the Smithsonian Institution’s Orchid Collection has grown from just five plants to more than 8,000 specimens.

It’s about to get quite a bit ...

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Regiments occupy Castine fort


Dedication set for Castine’s Schoodic sculpture


MMA ranks high on MONEY lists

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Alamoosic Lake Singers
Alamoosic Lake Singers

Hermione visit shared ‘great place to live’ with thousands

Castine —

One week later, the only evidence of the thousands of people who visited Castine over the days before and during the visit by French ship Hermione, are the row of ...

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Lowell Hill Pottery ‘kickstarts’ new studio and shop in Penobscot


Waterfront concerts return to Castine