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    January 15, 2010

    Muck to open, fanfare to follow

    Kirby Lake in Belfast, aka "The Muck" is slated to open officially in the next week, possibly as early as Jan. 16, according to Parks and Recreation Director Jim Bell, who said a recent measurement showed that the ice is nine inches thick. Though scores of people flocked to The Muck at Christmas time, uneven ice has delayed the official opening of the pond for skating. In recent years, two city vehicles have ...

  • Published
    January 15, 2010

    Open water: City tears down Steamboat Landing guardrail

    Jan. 14, Belfast Public Works employees began dismantling the 500-foot long wooden railing that separates Steamboat landing from Belfast Bay. The barrier, which was constructed during the MBNA-funded rehabilitation of the former Penobscot Poultry plant, was deemed by city officials to be in a sufficient state of disrepair that it should be torn down rather than repaired. There is no immediate plan to rebuild the ...

  • Published
    January 14, 2010

    Medical issue blamed in Underpass Road crash

    A 52-year-old Monroe man was not injured after his truck veered off the road Jan. 12, and police deemed the crash was caused when the driver became faint after donating blood.According to the accident report at the Waldo County Sheriff's Office, Daniel Dolloff was headed south on the Underpass Road at about 2:45 p.m. when he began to feel faint. Dolloff, who had given blood earlier in the day, attempted to pull ...

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    January 14, 2010

    Church urges contributions for earthquake-shattered Haiti

    St. Margaret's Episcopal Church is asking its members, and anyone else in the community who can, to donate to Episcopal Relief and Development, the international aid arm of the Episcopal Church of the United States. John Arrison, coordinator of St. Margaret's sister church relationship with the parish of St. Etienne's in Limonade, Haiti, said ERD is best-equipped to help people devastated by the recent earthquak...

  • Published
    January 14, 2010

    Teens suffer minor injuries in single-vehicle accident

    Three youths sustained non-life-threatening injuries in an accident that occurred on Clark Road Jan. 13.According to the accident report from Waldo County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Jones, 18-year-old Luke A. Bryant of Belfast was the driver of a 2005 Ford that was registered to Fay Moody of Thorndike. Bryant over-corrected when he met an oncoming vehicle and lost control. The vehicle left the road on the right side ...

  • Published
    January 14, 2010

    Searsport woman unhurt after run-in with tractor-trailer

    Police say an 87-year-old Searsport driver is lucky to be alive after an accident that took place on the Veterans' Memorial Bridge Jan. 12.Margaret Vose reportedly ran the stop sign at the end of the High Street ramp at about 11:35 a.m. and struck the rear of a tractor-trailer truck as it was headed across the bridge at about 40 mph.Belfast Patrolman Howard Dakin said Vose, who was operating a 2001 Dodge van, was ...

  • Published
    January 14, 2010

    Lincolnville man sentenced to prison for federal drug conviction

    A 42-year-old Lincolnville man was sentenced Jan. 11 to 37 months in federal prison for his role in a cocaine distribution ring. U.S. Attorney Paula Silsby announced in a news release that Michael Dunn was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Bangor to 37 months' imprisonment, three years' supervised release, and a special assessment of $200. Dunn pleaded guilty Sept. 30 to one count of conspiracy to possess ...

  • Published
    January 13, 2010

    Quote of the Week — 1/13/2010

    "I hope you can see I don't actually have horns growing out of my head, as I have been portrayed by some people." — John Simpson, owner of MacImage of Maine, upon meeting Waldo County government officials for the first time. After a legal victory against Hancock County, Simpson has requested all electronic land records from every county in the state using the Freedom of Access Act, with the intention of making ...

  • Published
    January 13, 2010

    SAD 3 eyes process for finding new school chief

    Board members got some advice Jan. 12 on how to go about searching for a new superintendent, and took the first step toward beginning the search process. The need to find a new superintendent arose after Superintendent Joe Mattos announced last month that he plans to retire at the end of September. Some of the school board members are already familiar with the process of hiring a new superintendent, as they ...

  • Published
    January 13, 2010

    Prospect adds new vehicle to firefighting fleet

    Step inside the fire station in the center of town these days, and you'll likely see the bright and shiny addition to the fire department's small fleet of vehicles — a fire engine that, while not brand new, is a new and welcome addition here. The vehicle, identified as Engine 1 within the department, is a customized 1989 Simon Duplex/Young. Though the town only recently acquired it, Fire Chief Tim Terry said ...

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