Latest Knox County, Maine Stories
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.