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Rockland, Maine is located in Knox County. Zip codes in Rockland, ME include 04841. The median home price in Rockland is $177,600. More Rockland information.

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50 min ago | Capital Weekly

Rockland to make a Cultural Plan

The Emanuel & Pauline A. Lerner Foundation has awarded the City of Rockland and its partners a grant to initiate a Cultural Plan. The initiative will begin with a Community Leadership Forum Tuesday, Sept.

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1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

Vera R. Ames

Vera lived a very full life, residing between Vinalhaven and Matinicus. She spent her childhood on Criehaven, moving to Rockland in her teens.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Capital Weekly

Rite Aid hostage released, police negotiating with gunman

Police announced just before midnight Sept.15 the hostage taken inside Camden's Rite Aid had been released unharmed and was talking with investigators. Police earlier in the evening surrounded Rite Aid on Elm Street in Camden and blocked off Route 1 to traffic.

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Herald Gazette

Thorndike Brook hike Sept. 25

As part of the 12 Rivers Initiative: Events Around the Region, Georges River Land Trust will host a walk on a section of the Georges Highland Path on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. for the public.

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Herald Gazette

Candidates face-off on education issues

Numerous candidates attended a forum to discuss education Sept. 11 at Camden Hills Regional High School and most agreed the largest issue continues to be funding.

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Bangor Daily News

Trekkers Hires New Program Manager, Hannah Tannebring

Trekkers, a local outdoor-based youth mentoring organization, is pleased to announce that Hannah Tannebring has joined the Trekkers team as a Program Manager. Hannah grew up in Beverly, Massachusetts, and has considered Hupper Island, Maine, to be her home since before she can remember.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Herald Gazette

Jewish Holiday Baking Class

Learn to bake some traditional Jewish favorites in time for the high holidays. This class, featuring expert homebaker Shelley Kushner, will be held at Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 50 Willow St., Rockland.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Herald Gazette

Sunday Jamm

Musicians, bring instruments and voices and make music together informally at Sail, Power and Steam Museum at Sharp's Point South, 75 Mechanic St., Rockland. Free.

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Capital Weekly

Earth, Life, and Symbiosis

Dr. Alder Stone Fuller III will lead a presentation entitled "Earth, Life, and Symbiosis" at Merryspring Nature Center Tuesday, Sept. 23, at noon.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Capital Weekly

New Delivery Service

Schooner Bay Taxi is now offering DeliveryDo as a new service. We are working on getting local restaurants on board to offer a delivery service to their customers.

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Bangor Daily News

YMCA to open Rockland center in November

The YMCA, based in Rockport, filed a building permit application Thursday with the Rockland code enforcement office. The document indicates that the organization plans about $160,000 in renovations to the existing building that was last occupied by Amalfi's Restaurant.

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Herald Gazette

Thorndike Brook hike Sept. 25

As part of the 12 Rivers Initiative: Events Around the Region, Georges River Land Trust will host a walk on a section of the Georges Highland Path on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. for the public.

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Herald Gazette

Youthlinks receives $15,000 from Quimby Family Foundation

The funds will be used to expand the summer pilot Student Garden Army into a sustainable year-round program for middle and high school students in the greater Rockland region - Rockland, Cushing, St. George/Tenants Harbor,Thomaston, South Thomaston, and Owls Head. Youth, 11 to 17 years old living in towns served by Regional School Unit 13 will have an opportunity to participate in the program that teaches young people to learn to grow, cook, and eat healthy food and to make food choices that positively impact their health, and that of their community and their world.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Capital Weekly

Dresser receives Gerald LeVasseur Award

Five Town Community School District Adult and Community Education announces that director Tim Dresser was presented with the prestigious Gerald LeVasseur Award at the annual Maine Adult Education Association Conference held at Colby College in June 2014. The Gerald LeVasseur Award is given to one outstanding Adult Ed director each year in recognition of his or her outstanding and unusual work in the field of Adult and Community Education.

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Common Ground fills performance plate

The Common Ground Country Fair, signature event of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, will take place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19 through 21, at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Crosby Brook Road off Route 220.

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Herald Gazette

Fab finish for - Monster Buoy'

The painted wood creations of Donald Johnson, currently on view in "Monster Buoy Painter," will be feted during a closing reception Friday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. at the second-floor studios of 407 Main St. Johnson is a fisherman, originally from Rockland.

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Bangor Daily News

Major Rockland employer inks deal to convert to trucked-in natural gas

Boston-based Xpress Natural Gas has landed a contract to truck compressed natural gas to FMC BioPolymer in Rockland, where the major regional employer is preparing to change its primary fuel source this fall to save on energy costs and reduce emissions. FMC, a multinational company that in Rockland processes seaweed into carrageenan, is an anchor customer for the natural gas distributor that bills itself as a stepping stone and alternative to piped gas for industrial and commercial customers.

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Capital Weekly

Now enrolling for new Rockland YMCA child care center

The Penobscot Bay YMCA announces plans to open a new child care center in early December, located at the new Rockland Harbor YMCA at 12 Water St. in Rockland. At this time, the Y is taking a wait list for children ages six weeks to 5 years old at this location.

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Herald Gazette

TOP Dog Golf Tourney going to the Dogs.

Jim Beaulieu, the owner of the Time Out Pub in Rockland is sponsoring the second annual TOP Dog Open golf tournament at the Rockland Golf Club to benefit the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County. The four person scramble is set for Sunday, September 14 with a shotgun start at 1:00p.m. There is a $125.00 entry fee which includes green fees, cart fee, dinner, and prizes You can sign up at Time Out Pub in Rockland, the Rockland Golf Club, PMHSKC or The Bog.

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Republican Journal

Woodworkers - $11/hr

Cedarworks is hiring woodworkers at its Rockland plant. These positions are temporary to permanent.

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