Latest Knox County, Maine Stories

2010-11-10 12:59:00

At Risk: 2 Million Annual Park Visitors Spending $160 Million and Supporting 3,000 Maine Jobs; A Glimpse of a Future With 'No Thunder' from Thunder Hole and Atlantic City Temperatures AUGUSTA, Maine, Nov.

2009-05-19 13:54:00

ROCKLAND, Maine, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Goodbye," Andrew Wyeth's last finished painting, will be published for the first time in the 2009 edition of Island Journal, the Island Institute's acclaimed annual magazine of island life.

2008-10-06 15:00:17

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF The area known as The Basin is a short drive or bike ride from the village shops, traditional island homes and working waterfront along Vinalhaven's downtown strip.

2008-09-22 15:00:43

By GEORGE CHAPPELL; THE NEWS STAFF ST. GEORGE - Concerns about rising costs, loss of local control of the town's K-8 school, and declining student enrollment and its effect on the quality of education dominated an informational meeting on the state's school district consolidation plan Thursday.

2008-09-15 15:00:17

By GEORGE CHAPPELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF PORT CLYDE - More than 200 people turned out in the sunshine Saturday afternoon to celebrate the dedication of the restored and expanded historic Port Clyde wharf.

2008-09-12 15:00:21

By GEORGE CHAPPELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF OWLSHEAD - The paving project for a taxiway parallel to the runway at Knox County Regional Airport is unlikely to be finished this year because the price of liquid asphalt has tripled.

2008-08-21 15:01:00

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the third and final story in the Bangor Daily News' look at energy issues and initiatives on Maine's offshore islands.

2008-08-20 18:00:00

The cooperative that supplies electricity to Vinalhaven and North Haven is moving ahead with what it says will be the largest coastal wind turbine project in the Northeast.

2008-08-20 15:01:04

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the second part of the Bangor Daily News' three-part series on energy issues on Maine's offshore islands. Today's story covers the special problems faced by residents of the more distant Monhegan and Matinicus islands.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).