Thursday Mar 6
The Harbor Times Soup
Maskers-Cold Comfort casts, auditions
Rehearsals are underway for Belfast Maskers-Cold Comfort Theater's production of John Pielmeier's riveting drama "Agnes of God," the story of a young Catholic novice who is suspected of murder and the battle between her Mother Superior and a cynical psychiatrist to find the truth.
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Thursday Mar 6
New book details 1814 British invasion of Downeast Maine
The British invasion of Downeast Maine in the summer and fall of 1814-militarily the most active year of the War of 1812-was one of four British attacks on the young American Republic, the other three being the attack on Lake Champlain, the raid on Washington, and the disastrous attempt on New Orleans in January 1815.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Maine Maritime Academy Science Facility Gets Camden National Bank Support
Camden, Maine, March 5, 2014- The ABS Center for Engineering, Science and Research at Maine Maritime Academy received a sizeable donation from longtime supporter Camden National Bank as part of an effort to raise funds to build a state-of-the-art science facility at the Castine campus.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
New Book Publishing Releases 'Fool's Return'
"Fool's Return,' a new novel being released March 3, taps the contemporary zeitgeist in a story that intertwines suspense, past life regression and energy technology .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Stockton Springs Report
On Feb. 26, a group of citizens met in the lower level meeting room of the Stockton Springs Town Hall to hear a presentation on Project-Based education by SES principal, Linda Bowes and SDMHS principal Brian Campbell.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Offshore wind farms can protect against hurricanes
A floating wind turbine works off the coast of Castine, Maine. New research suggests that offshore wind farms can absorb large amounts of energy from hurricane winds, before they hit shore.
Over 40 sign up when "Vial of Life" comes to Castine
On the morning of Saturday, February 22, six University of Maine nursing students and their teacher offered free coffee and donuts in front of the post office-and something more lasting.
Mercury levels close mouth of Penobscot River to fishing
A ban on fishing and lobstering in the Penobscot River from "the most northwestern point" of Wilson Point in Castine to the Fort Point Lighthouse in Stockton Springs took effect on February 22, the Department of Marine Resources announced.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Castine library selected to host reading, discussion group
Castine's Witherle Memorial Library has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer "Let's Talk About It," a free reading and discussion group with copies of books available through the library.
Castine's "Vial of Life" connects emergency personnel with patient information
Residents will soon have the opportunity to have their medical information ready and waiting for emergency personnel summoned to their home.
Public views Castine Main Street plan with (mostly) positive eyes
Selectmen voted to fund both the second phase of a Main Street redesign and a plan for burying utility lines during a February 18 meeting and public presentation by the team contracted for the for redesign.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
WCSH 6 Portland
Critics say HoltraChem site to blame for high levels of mercury on Penobscot
Maine lobster fishermen are losing some fishing grounds because of concern over mercury contamination at the mouth of the Penobscot River.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Enemy prison could not contain Castine's 'Harry Houdini'
Col. Charles Tilden of Castine and the 16th Maine Infantry Regiment was captured at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863 and again at Reams Station, Va.
Tue Feb 11, 2014