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  1. Retail stores, offices in the wings for Rockland downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    These properties are among the ones where retail stores and offices could be built as part of the redevelopment of the Tillson Avenue area of Rockland. Buy Photo These properties are among the ones where retail stores and offices could be built as part of the redevelopment of the Tillson Avenue area of Rockland.

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  2. Judge refuses to drop charges against man on fourth lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    A judge rejected a request Thursday to drop charges against an Owls Head man who claims he has been deprived of a speedy trial on charges that date to May 2013. Pointing out that Steven E. Clarke is on his fourth appointed defense attorney, the judge handling the case warned Clarke that the delays and changes in counsel could not go on indefinitely.

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  3. Judge overturns town OK for Owls Head house near shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    A couple will not be able to build a house as close to shore as they wanted after a judge overturned a ruling by the town planning board. Justice Daniel Billings ruled Tuesday in Knox County Unified Court that the Owls Head planning board erred in giving approval to Doug Johnson of Osprey Family Trust to build the house near the same location as a dilapidated deckhouse from a boat that had been placed on shore and used decades ago as a camp.

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  4. Labor contract throws 'monkey wrench' in Rockland budget cutting planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Bangor Daily News

    Two city departments targeted for the largest budget cuts - the public library and recreation department - will be back on the city council's front burner on Wednesday evening. The city manager said that the labor contract with clerical employees, however, has thrown a monkey wrench in the option of reducing full-time employees to part-time as was being considered for the library and city hall.

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  5. Rockland area school budget receives support from nearly 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Bangor Daily News

    Nearly 200 residents overwhelmingly backed the $25.9 million 2015-2016 budget for the area school district Thursday night despite sharp tax hikes it will impose on communities. The budget now goes to residents at the polls on June 9 in the five communities of Regional School Unit 13. Some Rockland residents made efforts to cut money from the budget during the four-hour meeting, saying the $1.2 million in additional property taxes that the city will have to raise is too great.

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  6. RSU 13 school board OKs budget increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Bangor Daily News

    The Rockland-area school board voted Thursday night to approve a $25.9 million budget that will increase local property taxes. "We owe it to our youth," Board Chairman Steve Roberts of Rockland said.

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  7. Key to boosting USM enrollment may be transfers, grad studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Bangor Daily News

    Incoming University of Southern Maine President Harvey Kesselman shakes hands with Max Yankura, 18, of Owls Head on the Gorham campus during orientation activities. Yankura, who plans on studying history in the fall, attended with his mother, Jessica Weatherbee .

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  8. Richard Waring Sheppe, Lt. Col, USMC, RetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Dick Sheppe had a full military career as a naval aviator in the United States Marine Corps and served his country in three conflicts around the world. Following his retirement from the service, he worked for Westinghouse Electronics in Baltimore and in a number of businesses on the coast of Maine.

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  9. Rockland area schools hampered by drop in state aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The double whammy of program cuts and higher property taxes that has hammered the Rockland area school district over the past several years is due in large part to declining state aid, according to local officials who are struggling yet again with a budget that will require more from local communities. The spokeswoman for the state education department, however, countered earlier this month that state aid has increased overall in Maine since Gov. Paul LePage was first elected.

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  10. Larkin Post to speak on wreck of Polias at St. George Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ST. GEORGE, Maine - Larkin Post of Owls Head will speak on the 1920 wreck of the concrete freighter Polias at St. George Historical Society's meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at St. George Grange Hall. One of the most unusual shipwrecks on the Maine coast during the last century occurred on February 6, 1920 when the freighter Polias struck on Old Cilly Ledge off Port Clyde in a terrific northeast blizzard.

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  11. Thursday, April 16, 2015: Carbon tax, raise the minimum wage, Hillary Clinton's presidential bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Yesterday I finished my income tax and discovered that according to the rules, I owe almost $3,500 in federal taxes. It was a moment of moral struggle for me.

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  12. Bail at $25,000 for Maine man accused of trying to pull gun, knife on officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A judge set bail Friday at $25,000 for an Owls Head man accused of trying to pull a gun and knife on a deputy who was arresting him on another charge. Judge Susan Sparaco set bail for Ronald Harding Jr. during a brief hearing in Knox County Unified Court.

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  13. Facing financial crunch, Rockland area school board wrestles with its roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The chairman of the Rockland area school board says the district is in a financial bind, in part because of actions taken during the past year by some board members that led to St. George withdrawing. St. George's withdrawal means Regional School Union 13 will lose $1.7 million in revenues for the upcoming school year.

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  14. Owls Head Transportation Museum wins three National awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    OHTM Auction and Event Coordinator Toby Stinson and OHTM Volunteer Coordinator Niki Janczura show off three NAAMY awards presented to the Museum at the National Association of Automobile Museums annual conference at the National Packard Museum in Warren, OH. "Faster: the Quest for Speed" won second place in the Interactive Exhibitions class at the National Association of Auto Museums NAAMY awards which were presented March 20 at the National Packard Museum in Warren, OH.

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  15. Are Rockland-area schools facing budget tsunami or choppy seas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Rockland-area school board left Monday night's inaugural budget meeting faced with the realization that without cuts or other savings, the local communities will have to raise an additional $3.2 million in property taxes. Board member Esther "Tess" Kilgour of Rockland said this situation is why the district must combine its two middle schools into one and its two high schools into one.

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  16. "Just Teachers" Trekkapalooza "Bus Band 2015" WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The winner of Trekkers' 10th annual Trekkapalooza event on March 27th was Just Teachers. Winning the title of "Bus Band 2015," Just Teachers was chosen by a combination of judges' scores and audience vote.

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  17. Trekkers is Exhibiting at Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Trekkers will be exhibiting at the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce Business & Community Expo at the Samoset Resort on Wednesday, April 8 from 2-7pm. The Trekkers booth will be located in the upstairs Non-Profit and Community Loft exhibit area .

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  18. Jefferson man indicted on 18 child sexual assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A Jefferson man charged in Knox County with sexual assault has been indicted in neighboring Lincoln County for the same crime. A Lincoln County grand jury indicted Darrell Crosby on 18 counts of unlawful sexual contact with a child under 12 and two counts of attempted unlawful sexual contact with a child under 12. Both charges are felonies.

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  19. Midcoast Model Festival returns to Owls Head Transportation Museum this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Midcoast Model Festival is a popular family event that will take place at the Owls Head Transportation Museum on March 28 and March 29. Saturday, March 28, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Owls Head Transportation Museum will host the annual Midcoast Model Festival on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29. The event has realized past success, attracting model builders of all ages and numerous model clubs from around the region. This exciting event is among the Museum's most popular interactive offerings and a mix of kit models and hand-made creations is expected.

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  20. Owls Head man charged in connection with Rockland hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    An Owls Head man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash Monday morning that injured two Rockland public works employees. Ryan Gamage, 28, was arrested Friday morning and charged with operating after habitual offender revocation, leaving the scene of a personal injury crash, failing to report a crash by the quickest means, violating conditions of release, filing a false police report, operating a vehicle without liability insurance and abandoning a vehicle on a public way, according to Rockland police.

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