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AUTHENTIC AND ORIGINAL

THAT’S BELFAST AND WALDO COUNTY BELFAST AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 14 MAIN ST., BELFAST, ME 04915 • 207-338-5900 • BELFASTMAINE.ORG

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Welcome

AND THE WONDERS OF WALDO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE Steve Ryan, Executive Director director@belfastmaine.org 207-338-5900 Scott Smith, Operations Manager chamberoffice@belfastmaine.org 207-338-5900 Sandy Patrick, Member Representative chamberrep@belfastmaine.org 207-338-5900 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Alex Hawthorne, President Rob Fowler, Vice President Cindy Joseph, Secretary Lisa Phillips, Treasurer Board Members: Susan Beemer, David Dancy, Paul Dean, Dawn Gintz, Alan Hinsey, Christy Lewis, Erin Merrifield, Elaine Potoker

BENJAMIN WILLIAMSON

CO-PUBLISHER AND EDITOR

The Chamber staff, (left to right): Steve Ryan, Sandy Patrick, and Scott Smith

Down East Custom Publishing Services 680 Commercial St., Rockport, ME 04856 207-594-9544 · downeast.com Jennifer Van Allen, Editor Ian Rothwell, Graphic Designer Benjamin Williamson, Photographer Joe Anderson, Production Editor Sally Cameron, Production Coordinator CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Jesse Ellison, Virginia M. Wright

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CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Dave Dostie, SAS Photographic, Chris Siefken, Scott Smith, Benjamin Williamson BELFAST AND THE WONDERS OF WALDO COUNTY MAGAZINE Published by Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce with Down East Custom Publishing Services P.O. Box 58, Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5900 Belfast and the Wonders of Waldo County is published annually by the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce. Advertisers, photographers, and their agents are responsible for copyrights and accuracy of all material they submit. Nothing in this issue may be copied or reprinted without written permission from the publisher. This publication has been prepared by the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce and Down East Enterprise, Inc. Every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. The information was gathered from sources that were deemed reliable, but no guarantee is made as to its accuracy or completeness. © 2021, Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce is part of Maine’s MidCoast & Islands, our area’s official tourism region. This organization collaborates to increase tourism in the MidCoast region, lending power and breadth to individual efforts. ON THE COVER Belfast Harbor Moonrise by Benjamin Williamson

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CONTENTS 4

ANNUAL AWARDS

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

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EVENTS

BOTTOM, CENTER: BENJAMIN WILLIAMSON. TOP: MARK FLEMING

FEATURES 10

SEVEN WONDERS

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BANNER YEAR

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GOOD EATS

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BACK TO THE LAND

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THE SHOW MUST GO ON

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

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SO MUCH IN STORE

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ANIMAL PLANET

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ROOM AT THE INN

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MEET THE MAKERS

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OUT WARD BOUND

DIRECTORIES 54

FOOD & DINING

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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BUSINESSES & SERVICES

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GET THERE FROM HERE

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REGIONAL MAPS

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MEMBER INDEX B E L FA S T M A I N E . O R G

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Annual Awards THE 60 TH ANNUAL CHAMBER AWARDS!

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early 1,100 respondents cast votes last fall for their favorite businesses, organizations, and individuals in the community — the best turnout we’ve ever had! The 2020 Annual Chamber Awards were presented on location on November 23 and 24 with each award winner at their respective businesses. Due to COVID-19, we decided not to hold a larger in-person awards event this year. Winners were announced daily at 4 p.m. beginning December 1 and concluded with the full video presentation at 7 p.m. on December 7. A very special thank-you to our Celebration Sponsors this year: Camden National Bank, Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union, and Hannaford. •

BUSINESS GROWTH AWARD: Belfast Soup Kitchen

L to R: BSK executive director Cherie Merrill, BSK board treasurer Karen Foxwell, BSK building committee advisor Jerry Brand, BSK board president Mary Brand, Chamber executive director Steve Ryan

CHAMBER APPRECIATION AWARD:

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD:

L to R: Chamber board president Alex Hawthorne, Ned Lightner, Chamber executive director Steve Ryan

L to R: Mathews Brothers executive vice president Alex Hawthorne, Dorothee & Rob Newcombe, Chamber executive director Steve Ryan

Ned Lightner

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Rob & Dorothee Newcombe

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HOMETOWN HERITAGE AWARD:

INNOVATION & ADAPTATION AWARD:

L to R: Co-owner Michael Hurley and Chamber executive director Steve Ryan

L to R: Owner Jojo Oliphant, Nordic Aquafarms Inc. community liaison Jackie Cassida, Chamber executive director Steve Ryan

NEW BUSINESS AWARD:

WALDO COUNTY BUSINESS AWARD:

L to R: Chamber member representative Sandy Patrick, co-owners Sherian Swindell and Nina Richard, Stanley Chevrolet Buick general manager Neil Harriman and comptroller Greg Dutch

L to R: Chamber member representative Sandy Patrick, PAWS executive director Shelly Butler, PAWS development director Tabitha Lowe, First National Bank business development officers Nichole Quinn and Necole Dabrio Janzcura

Colonial Theatre

Bell the Cat

The Only Doughnut

RUNNER-UP WINNERS: As a bonus, with nearly 1,100 people voting this year, and several of our awards being very close between the winner and the runner-up, we decided it would be great to also honor those who had the second most votes this year!

PAWS Animal Adoption Center

BUSINESS GROWTH AWARD:

NEW BUSINESS AWARD:

HOMETOWN HERITAGE AWARD:

WALDO COUNTY BUSINESS AWARD:

Among Friends Salon

Young’s Lobster Pound

North Star Adventures Maine Alpaca Experience

INNOVATION & ADAPTATION AWARD:

Colburn Shoe Store

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Member Spotlight CULTIVATING COMMUNIT Y: STEVE AND ASTRIG TANGUAY

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rom the moment you turn onto the wide dirt road into Searsport Shores Ocean Campground it’s clear that it’s not a run-of-the-mill place to pitch a tent or anchor an RV. After spending a few minutes walking the grounds, it’s easy to see why tastemakers from Frommer’s to the Boston Globe

The hand-painted welcome sign heralds tidepools, gardens, goats, and honeybees. Rough-cut pieces of wood point to a private beach, kayak rentals, woodland hiking trails, and bandstand, as well as the artists’ studio, where a rotating cast of local artists offers free workshops to guests on everything from pottery to painting to outdoor cooking classes. “It’s not just about the beautiful physical place,” says Astrig Tanguay, who runs the campground with her husband, Steve. “Searsport Shores is about community and music and food and enjoying time outside together.” Astrig’s parents, Rosalie and Zaven, bought the 40-acre campground in the early 1990s, which at that time consisted of a small building and a couple of sheds. Steve, a teacher, and Astrig, an artist and entrepreneur, joined her parents to help them develop the business, which they now own.

garden kitchen from maples, oaks, and pines that had blown down on the property, and worked alongside volunteers to build an artists’ studio from cedar logs from northern Maine.

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The family built out the campground to accommodate 125 families in RVs, tents, and rustic cabins. They added amenities like laundry and a bathhouse, adopted a herd of goats, created more than 40 organic fruit,

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They aimed to cultivate a sense of community among their guests, with a wide range of programs that includes everything from beachside lobster bakes to pickling demonstrations, bluegrass jams, and primers on how to dig for clams and cook up the iconic Maine delicacies. They have a three-night minimum so campers get a chance to really explore the beautiful grounds and take advantage of all the offerings. “We wanted to offer experiences that our guests would go home and talk about what they learned,” Astrig says. In 2006, the Tanguays launched the celebration of weaving, knitting, quilt making, wood carving, spinning, rug

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artists, crafters, and students from all over the country each September. The work the Tanguays do extends far beyond the boundaries of the campground. Steve serves as a selectman for the Town of Searsport, and sat on the board of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce. He

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Management Committee, is an active member of Head of the Bay Business Alliance, and co-created the Maine School Garden project in Belfast. Astrig has served on Maine’s Tourism and Arts Commissions, the Maine Campground Association’s board of directors, and is currently the director of the Makers Guild of Maine, which develops and promotes events that bring people together to celebrate Maine’s arts, music, and locally sourced food traditions. “It’s what we so love about this region,” Astrig says. “You can use your creativity to build a life you want, but you also have a chance to create the kind of community that you want to be a part of.” •

For more about Searsport Shores, see campocean.com. The campground is located at 216 West Main St. (Rte. 1), Searsport, ME 04974; 207-548-6059.

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Events A LOOK AT WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND THE REGION IN 2021

BELFAST AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Please note: due to COVID-19, all dates are subject to change. For up-to-date details, go to belfastmaine.org/events

KEEPING BELFAST MAINE BEAUTIFUL

ARTS IN THE PARK

NORTH ATLANTIC BLUES FESTIVAL

MAY 6 - 8, 2021

JUNE 26 & 27, 2021

JULY 10 & 11, 2021

Established in 2017 as a base for community projects, making Belfast even greater and more beautiful than it already is. Join the annual clean-up day! Check Facebook for updates. Keeping Belfast Maine Beautiful on Facebook

One of the most scenic waterfront events in Midcoast Maine. With so many fine artists displaying their beautiful talents, there is something for everyone. Browse and buy unique, locally made gifts for family, friends, or yourself! Enjoy delicious food, desserts, and free entertainment with live local music. Family- and petfriendly event, rain or shine. Admission is free and parking is available on some adjacent streets and nearby public parking areas. Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast. 207-338-5900 belfastmaine.org/arts-in-the-park

An annual two-day blues music festival featuring some of the top national blues performers and considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. Held at the public landing in Rockland, overlooking the picturesque harbor. In addition to all-day live entertainment, there are vendors selling a wide array of food, drinks, and crafts. 207-596-6055 northatlanticbluesfestival.com

MAKERS GUILD TOUCHSTONE RETREATS Picking Up the Threads: JUNE 11 - 13, 2021 Our Daily Bread: JULY 22 - 25, 2021 Fiber College of Maine SEPTEMBER 10 - 12, 2021 The Makers Guild of Maine will host a series of retreats that celebrate design, local food traditions, and fiber arts. At Picking Up the Threads, explore traditional techniques to color, decorate and design clothing. At Our Daily Bread, celebrate bread baking and heritage grains with bakers from all over the world. At Fiber College of Maine, take classes on knitting, crocheting, weaving, basketmaking, and more. All events take place at Searsport Shores Ocean Campground following CDC pandemic guidelines. makersguildmaine.org 8

BELFAST SUMMER NIGHTS THURSDAY NIGHTS, LATE JUNE–EARLY SEPTEMBER Summer music series in various outdoor locations around historic downtown Belfast. Free—donations accepted. Bring your folding chairs and dancing shoes! Check our Facebook page for details. facebook.com/belfastsummernights

MAINE CELTIC CELEBRATION SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 ONE DAY EVENT A family-oriented celebration of the rich Celtic heritage, culture, and hospitality found along the coast of Maine. Traditional Celtic music and dancing is offered in scenic bayside park. Smaller this year but still the same wonderful experience! Fireworks over Belfast Bay. With food and craft vendors as well, there is truly something for everyone! Admission is by donation. Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast. mainecelticcelebration.com

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AUGUST 13 - 15, 2021 Friday at 5:30p.m., An Evening by the Bay, with online and live auction to benefit The Soap Closet, tickets available. Saturday, the National Boatbuilding Challenge starts at 11 a.m., but also enjoy a 5K road race, the 20th annual Come Boating Rowing Regatta, kids’ activities, live music, and more! Sunday, the Cardboard Boat Challenge starts at 10 a.m., prizes in several categories, including one for the Most Spectacular Sinking! Check out the website for updates. belfastharborfest.com

“PASSY PETE” PREDICTION SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 Come join us at the Belfast Public Landing on Labor Day as the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce presents Passy Pete, the Clairvoyant Crustacean! Will he predict an early winter or six more weeks of summer? 207-338-5900 belfastmaine.org/events

8TH ANNUAL CHAMBER CUP GOLF TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the return of the Chamber Cup Golf Tournament. This great competitive networking event has helped the Chamber to fund and provide business members and the community with developmental resources they need to grow and succeed. 207-338-5900 belfastmaine.org/events

STRUNG TOGETHER: BLUEGRASS AND OLD-TIME MUSIC JAM CAMPOUT SEPTEMBER 17 - 19, 2021 Traditional music, dance, and oldfashioned fun. Share in song, dance, jams, local food, and great melodies from old-time music traditions (oldtime, bluegrass, and Americana). Workshops, guided and free group jams, performances, folk dancing, shapenote singing, and banjo making (starts pre-festival). Many indoor and outdoor music spaces provided. Held on the shore of Penobscot Bay. Camping and cabins available on-site by Searsport Shores Ocean Campground. 216 West Main St., Searsport. oldtimemusicmaine.com

ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S BY THE BAY DECEMBER 31, 2021 Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022! Celebration with events all around town. Music, dancing, magic, food, and more, in a family-friendly, chem-free environment. March to the Bonfire by the Bay with accompaniment by the Drum and Rabble Corps. Purchase a button for entry to all events. Adults $20, youth $5, under 5 FREE (prices subject to change). Join us in this favorite local event to ring out the old year and ring in the new! Various locations, Belfast. nybb.org

HOLIDAY ON THE HARBOR DECEMBER 11, 2021 Join the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce and Belfast Parks & Recreation Department in kicking off the holiday season! See Santa arrive by boat across the harbor and get a chance to meet him and get your photo with him too! Participate in different activities such as ornament making, cookie decorating, and more. Enjoy live holiday music and horsedrawn wagon rides! And let’s not forget the hot chocolate! 207-338-5900 belfastmaine.org/events

BELFAST AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

14TH ANNUAL BELFAST HARBOR FEST

MAINE WIENERFEST SEPTEMBER 12, 2021

PAWS

The annual Maine Wienerfest is a celebration of all things dachshund and the people who love them! In addition to a picnic social, organized events include a Grand Parade of Dachshunds, Canine Costume Contest, Doxie Derby, and raffles! This event is brought to you by PAWS Animal Adoption Center and Friends of Belfast Parks. Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast. mainewienerfest.com

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SEVEN WONDERS OF WALDO COUNTY THE BELFAST AREA CHAMBER OF

COMMERCE ASKED VISITORS AND

LOCALS TO NAME THE REGION’S MOST SPECTACUL AR SITES.

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FORT KNOX HISTORIC SITE & PENOBSCOT NARROWS BRIDGE & OBSERVATORY

You can explore the cavernous innards of this 1844 fort on the Penobscot River, which hosted troops during the Spanish American wars, but never saw any action. It’s Maine’s largest historic fort, and one of the best-preserved forts in New England. While you’re there, don’t miss the Penobscot Narrows Observatory, the country’s first bridge observatory and the tallest public bridge observatory in the world, soaring 420 feet — 42 stories — above the river. At the top, you’ll get spectacular panoramic views. The fort and the observatory are usually open May to October, and the park grounds are typically open year-round. Check for pandemic-related closures before you go. 207-469-6553. fortknoxmaine.com B E L FA S T M A I N E . O R G

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BELFAST HARBOR WALK & RAIL TRAIL

This 2.3-mile pathway, which opened in 2013, begins at the Armistice Footbridge on the waterfront in downtown Belfast, travels along the Passagassawakeag River, and reaches to the City Point Central Railroad Museum before connecting to the Hills to Sea Trail, which stretches to Unity. This level pathway is wheelchair accessible and perfect for an easygoing walk or bike ride. Head south from the footbridge and hop on the Harbor Walk to explore the working waterfront, and downtown shops and restaurants. belfastmaine.org/ about-our-area/things-to-do

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SEARS ISLAND, SEARSPORT

Halfway between Belfast and Camden, this familyfriendly sandy beach offers a perfect place to swim, paddle, and soak up the rays near a cluster of restaurants and shops, where you can grab a lobster roll and locally made wares. It’s also where you can catch the Maine State Ferry to Islesboro, which is just a 20-minute ride away. Bring your car and your bike, check out Grindle Point Lighthouse and the Sailor’s Museum, as well as the public beach or any of the dozen nature preserves maintained by the Islesboro Islands Trust. mainesmidcoast.com

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LINCOLNVILLE BEACH

TOP AND BOTTOM: BENJAMI N WILLIAMSON; CENTER: SHUTTERSTOCK

One of the largest undeveloped islands on the Eastern Seaboard, Sears Island offers more than 900 wild acres to explore, with forests, meadows, two sandy beaches, and more than six miles of trails. The 600-acre conservation area is protected by an easement held by Maine Coast Heritage Trust, and is free and open to the public. It’s an ideal spot to swim, fish, hike, bike, paddle, or ride horses. In the winter, you can snowshoe or take an excursion on cross-country skis. The nonprofit Friends of Sears Island, which manages the conserved land, offers guided nature walks and educational programs year-round. 855-430-2882. friendsofsearsisland.org


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PENOBSCOT MARINE MUSEUM

Encompassing more than a dozen historic buildings in downtown Searsport, the Penobscot Marine Museum has nearly 7,000 maritime artifacts, paintings, and sculptures that celebrate maritime history and culture, in addition to the largest collection of historic images in Maine. In 2021, the museum plans to offer guided walking tours of the campus for small groups in addition to online programs that allow the public to explore the collection year-round. 207-548-2529. penobscotmarinemuseum.org

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Full Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Outdoor Patio • Local Beer & Wine Call us for all your catering needs 15 Belmont Ave. • 207-338-2084 www.bellthecatinc.com

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Originally built in 1921 to carry vehicle traffic across the Passagassawakeag River, the bridge was closed to cars in the 1960s, and now serves as a popular bike and pedestrian link between the east and west sides of the city. The bridge, a memorial to local men who lost their lives in World War I, is a centerpiece of the harbor. On any given day, you might see anglers, birders, and photographers lolling away on the bridge. It’s also a popular site for city events, like dances and concerts. Just follow the Belfast Harbor Walk west from Main Street.

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FORT POINT STATE PARK & LIGHTHOUSE

Located about three miles off U.S. Route 1 in Stockton Springs, the 120-acre Fort Point State Park offers wide-open views of the Penobscot River and the bay, more than a mile of rocky shoreline, yawning fields and forests for hiking, and a great place to paddle, fish, or picnic. Interpretive panels tell the history of the site as a military and tourist center. Take time to get a look at Fort Point Light, rebuilt in 1857 to guide boats to the lumbering port of Bangor, which was the first river light in Maine. The lighthouse and two-story keeper’s house aren’t open to the public, but you can visit the grounds daily. Learn more about the park at maine.gov.

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We Do Window Cleaning, Too! Just five minutes from Belfast, nestled on the shores of Penobscot Bay, tucked away from bustling Route 1, is the seaside village of Bayside. First settled as a religious summer camp in 1850, this enclave has since blossomed into a vibrant year-round community without losing any of its tiny-town charm or the pristine natural beauty that made it such a destination 170 years ago. With an extraordinary collection of historic homes, a sandy beach, and wide-open views of the ocean, Bayside offers a feast for the senses whether you’re up for an afternoon drive or a vacation getaway. Take Shore Road off Route 1, or plug this address into the GPS: Ruggles Park, Northport, Maine 04849.

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Treat yourself, you’re in Maine, the place to eat lobster and enjoy sunsets. Why not do both on the water? Take a 2+ hour cruise around the bay with a VIP stop-off at the legendary Young’s Lobster Pound for one of their famed lobster rolls. Bring drinks and revel in the experience. “WORTH THE DRIVE, WORTH EVERY PENNY,

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Take a delightful jaunt around the bay. Where we go is up to you! Naturally we will cruise around the harbor, where you can take in the endless variety of boats docked there and the captain can tell you a short history of Belfast Harbor, before heading out toward the monument, passing by the iconic Young’s Lobster Pound. You can get dropped off at Young’s for a wonderful meal and call or text when you are ready for collection. $150 per boat 1 hour Up to 6 passengers max

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BANNER

YEAR BELFAST BRINGS LOCAL HISTORY TO LIFE TO CELEBRATE MAINE’S

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hen the pandemic scuttled plans to celebrate Maine’s bicentennial and Belfast’s 250th birthday, city leaders came up with a creative way for locals and visitors to pay homage to Belfast’s colorful history. They took it outside.

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The Penobscot Marine Museum teamed up with the Belfast Historical Society and Museum, and local designer Norma Whitman to create a series of six expansive banners with historic photos of city life, drawing on both museums’ vast collections. “We wanted images that celebrated Belfast’s architecture, industries, special places, and its citizens at work and at play,” says Kevin Johnson, photo archivist from the Penobscot Marine Museum. Each banner has a theme that relates to the location where it is hung. “It’s amazing to recognize what is still there, and see what is no longer,” he adds. The project was funded by grants from the Maine Bicentennial Commission and the City of Belfast. Other local partners included the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce, the Belfast Creative Coalition, Whitecap Builders, and Our Town Belfast. The banners will remain up through Indigenous Peoples’ Day in 2021. Learn more about the collection at ourtownbelfast.org. 16

2 1: Masonic Building 137 High Street This banner shows residents at play across the ages. It includes a circus parade on Main Street — complete with a camel and an elephant that would have come to town via steamboat — which would have happened around 1900. It also includes a 1935 photo of the Colonial Theatre, which opened the night the Titanic made its fateful trip in 1912, and the Broiler Day Festival in 1949, a celebration of the city’s poultry-processing industry, which dominated the city in the middle part of the century.

2: Front Street Shipyard Spar Shed, on the Harbor Walk. 39 Front Street This banner pays homage to the city’s shipbuilding past, an appropriate theme for this location in Front Street Shipyard, which ushered in a modern era of shipbuilding to the city when it opened in 2011. The banner features the four-masted schooner Pendleton Brothers (II) under construction in Belfast around 1902 and The Pendleton Sisters on launch day in 1906.

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4 3: Macleod’s Furniture 187 High Street This banner, which includes a sweeping view of the west side of Belfast Harbor, includes a lithograph by J.H. Bufford’s and Sons, which was commissioned for the book History of Belfast in the State of Maine: From Its First Settlement in 1770 to 1875, Volume One. 4: Key Bank 111 Main Street This banner shows George Dunbar, the city’s steeplejack, around 1920, atop the Waldo County Courthouse, with city hall in view. Dunbar was known to scale the city’s larger buildings in town even when he wasn’t on

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5 the job. It also shows the corner of Main and Church Streets, plus a view of Post Office Square looking down Main Street showing a parade, as well as spectators and carriages during Old Home Week events around 1901. 5: Consumer Fuel Company 12 Main Street, offices of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce This banner showcases activity in and around the harbor, including a winter scene on lower Main Street around 1895 and a 1914 photo of employees of the Eastern Illustration and Publishing Company, the postcard publishing company that operated in Belfast from 1909 to 1947. It also shows a baptism in the

harbor, a yachting party around 1901, and the steamer Belfast, which ran between Bangor and Boston between 1909 and 1935. 6: Opera House 109 Church Street This banner, which hangs across from the Belfast Police Department, shows a photo of the police department around 1940, plus a “tramp chair” with a young boy posing inside. It also includes a 1948 photo of the triangular Hayford Block at the intersection of Main, Church, and Beaver Streets — which was built in 1866 after a devastating fire. The iconic building looks strikingly similar to the way it appears today.

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Maine Book Festival Maine Authors

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BOOK FESTIVAL Saturday, August 28th 11:00am–3:00pm Maine Authors Publishing 12 High Street, Thomaston, Maine (next to the General Henry Knox Museum)

Farm to Table Cafe Local Food Market Maine-Made Gifts & More Wild Grace Farm Store 5 Bolin Hill Extension Rd. Liberty, Maine Located on Route 3

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wines and drafts, plus creative cocktails like Maine Wild Blueberry Sangria. Neighborhood (132 High St., Belfast; 207-505-0425) has made its mark for its inventive menu that’s locally grown and globally inspired, with twists on Mexican, Greek, and Korean dishes, plus oodles of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free items. The menu has a dizzying array of options, from Jamaican jerk squash tacos, to bahn mi tostadas with slow-roasted pork and a dollop of Sriracha mayo. Owners Seth Whited and Sarah Waldron started with a food truck in Belfast in 2011. Within six years, their fresh creative fare had become so popular that they moved into brick-and-mortar digs. No trip to this coast is complete without a taste of Maine’s signature seafood, and you can crack into the fresh catch from the waterfront Lobster Pound Restaurant (2521 Atlantic Hwy., Lincolnville; 207789-5550), which has been specializing in Homarus americanus for nearly a century. Indulge in a quintessential shore dinner, with steamed soft shells, chowder, steamers, corn on the cob or blueberry pie. Craving a Maine lobster roll? You have the option to make it a jumbo. Anglers Restaurant (215 East Main St., Searsport; 207-548-2405) offers plentiful portions of traditional favorites, like bone-in saltwater smelts and platters that include whole-belly clams, sea scallops, baby shrimp, and haddock, all fried to crispy perfection. For the abundance of specialty food options, there is no shortage of casual mainstays that you can count on for comfort food and cozy atmosphere. That includes Darby’s Restaurant and Pub (155 High St., Belfast; 207-338-2339), which

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has a tin ceiling, exposed-brick walls, an antique bar, and intricate woodwork that dates back to the restaurant’s opening in 1865. Owners Lisa and Cory Chase offer an ever-expanding menu of enhanced comfort food that includes everything from prime rib au jus to vegetarian three-bean chili to chicken enchiladas. You’ll see paintings by local artists and pottery honed by Gail Savitz who, with her husband, Jerry, bought and restored the restaurant in 1985 and sold it to the Chases in 2016. Gail’s studio, Front Street Pottery is just around the corner. Over at Rollie’s Bar and Grill (37 Main St., Belfast; 207-338-4502), a local institution since 1972, you can dig into everything from beef tips to pizzas while enjoying views of the harbor from the deck, seated on one of Rollie’s vintage benches, or sidled up to the bar, which was salvaged from a 19th-century sailing ship. Catch up on the scores while you’re there on one Ryan Otis is heartened to see Waldo so many different types of eateries. “Everyone has found a niche,” Otis says. “It gives residents and visitors a choice, and keeps their palates satiated.” •

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elegance and a cozy rustic vibe with an exposed-brick interior that’s adorned with works from local artists. Since 2010, owners Tina Delsanto and Anthony Jacovino, who also own nearby Front Street Pub and Harborwalk restaurants, have been dishing out creative spins on Italian classics — think pesto gnocchi and mushroom Saccetti, wild porcini and roasted portabella mushrooms blended with cheese, wrapped in housemade angel hair pasta. At the granite

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She planted vegetable garden beds, launched a small Community Supported Agriculture operation, selling shares of what she grew, and started searching for a place to farm in Maine. The Beals checked out dozens of towns their kids and their parents could thrive too. They instantly fell in love with Belfast’s historic downtown, the vibrant year-round community, and how much locals loved the area. “We were just so impressed,” she says. “People are such boosters, they’re so community minded, and there’s always something happening in Belfast.” Six years later, the Beals run Daisy Chain Farm, a thriving organic fruit operation on 64 acres in Belfast, which

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Trust, which works to preserve to Waldo County in recent years, who are keeping a local farming tradition alive and well, and satisfying appetites for locally grown, sustainably raised, artisanally made food. In the last decade alone, the operators of Bahner Farm, Toddy Pond Farm, Wild Miller Farm, Dickey Hill Farm, and Wild Grace Farm are among those who have moved here and started farms, selling directly to consumers through farm stands, CSAs, and farmers’ markets. Many of them invite the public to come explore farm life, offering you-pick days, farm dinners, summer camps, and even farm stays. They are following in the footsteps of aspiring agrarians who have been many of them inspired by Helen and Scott Nearing’s book Living the Good Life, which described their homesteading experiences in Brooksville. The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) took root in Unity

Today, Waldo County has three food co-ops, two year-round farmers’ markets, plus nationally feted farm-totable restaurants like Chase’s Daily, as well as The Lost Kitchen in Freedom, which is the subject of a Magnolia Network show that chronicles owner Erin French’s journey to reinvent the restaurant in the pandemic. French also has a new memoir, Finding Freedom: A Cook’s Story, Remaking a Life From Scratch. MOFGA offers support on everything from canning to business planning, while Maine Farmland Trust helps match aspiring farmers who are looking for land with retiring farmers who want to sell, among many other things. The Belfast Farmers’ Market celebrated its 40th birthday last year. Its president is Noami Brautigam, who with her partner, James Gagne, launched

“I think it’s quite incredible to see all these young farmers here,” says Penny

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market. Chase is heartened to see the community of small farmers thrive in recent decades. “We have this really vibrant community. The locals and the customers are really supportive of all these different farms and concerns that are trying to make a go of it. They appreciate the products that are being created. You have got to have that kind of support. If we didn’t have it, we wouldn’t be doing it for sure.” Just as important, the farmers say, has been having such a strong community of fellow farmers, from greenhorns to seasoned veterans. When Beal stopped the you-pick operations last year due to the pandemic, she was able to sell her raspberries, strawberries, and eggs at nearby Bahner Farm. “I really like having those different connections to different people,” she says. “It gives people a reason to be good to each other. It’s part of that smalltown accountability. Maybe we don’t have the same political sign in front of our houses, but we can split something like a straw order. We can say, ‘I use straw. You use straw. Let’s be decent to each other.’” The abundance of farm stands, markets, and CSAs to buy farmfresh, locally grown food was especially cherished in 2020, as the pandemic took hold and disrupted national supply chains. “The pandemic reminded a lot of folks how lucky we are in Maine to have small farms all around us,” Beal says. “We’re part of a mutually supportive economy and I hope local food production will continue to provide more of what Mainers eat.” •

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raised beef, chicken, and vegetables, before working with their children Phoebe, Meg and Meg’s partner Freddy LaFage to open Chase’s Daily in 2000 in the historic Odd Fellows Hall in downtown Belfast, a café,

WANT TO GET DOWN ON THE FARM? Waldo County has a bounty of options. Belfast Co-op Opening in 1976, the Belfast Co-op is the oldest of its kind in Maine. In the heart of downtown, this bustling grocery and café offers everything from organic locally grown produce to plant-based pasta and almond milk yogurt. 207-338-2532. belfast.coop Marsh River Cooperative Opened in 2014, in the rural enclave of Brooks, 12 miles from downtown Belfast, this member-owned co-op provides locally grown produce, locally brewed beer, coffee, and bulk goods, plus handcrafted goods by local artisans. Open 7 days a week year-round. 207-722-3053. marshrivercoop.org Belfast Farmers’ Market Since 1980, this market has been connecting small-scale producers with customers who are hungry for everything from grass-fed beef to MOFGA-certified cukes and homemade jams. It operates year-round, indoors at Aubuchon Hardware greenhouse from December to March, and outdoors at Waterfall Arts the rest of the year. 207-322-0651. belfastfarmersmarket.org United Farmers Market of Maine More than 70 farmers, artisans, and other vendors gather Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. year-round to serve up everything from organic broccoli to charcuterie. There are plenty of places to linger, take in live music and the gaping views of Belfast Harbor. 207-218-7005. belfastmarket.com Wild Grace Farm Store & Cafe Sitting on a hill overlooking Lake St. George, the Wild Grace Farm Store & Cafe sells farm-fresh produce, prepared foods, and foods from neighboring Waldo County farms. Check out their special events. 626-818-5001. wildgracefarm.com

Daisy Chain Farm Located on Tufts Rd. in Belfast, the Beal family sells organic strawberries, raspberries, apples, and eggs from their own farm stand, as well as from neighboring farms like Bahner Farm. 207-338-7839. daisychainfarm.com Toddy Pond Farm Since 2014, Heide and Greg PurintonBrown have been raising pigs, cows, and chickens on 500 acres in Monroe, and making yogurt and cheese using milk from their 100% grass-fed cows. Pick up their products and other locally grown goods at their farm store, or rent out their restored cottage to swim, paddle, relax, and get a taste of farm life. 207-249-3344. toddypondfarm.com Wild Miller Farm In 2014, Annalisa and Joel Wild Miller bought 80 acres to grow organic onions, carrots, squash, peppers, garlic, rhubarb, kale, and more and sell it at a self-service stand on the farm in Palermo. 207-993-2018. wildmillerfarm.com Bahner Farm Since 2009, Christa and Mike Bahner have been cultivating certified organic vegetables on their 37-acre farm in Belmont, just five miles from downtown Belfast, for sale at its farm stand, farmers’ markets, and through a CSA and winter buying club. 207-342-2592. bahnerfarm.com The Market of Unity Located at the Unity town office, this farmers’ market operates Saturday mornings through Indigenous Peoples’ Day, with a motto, “If you make it, bake it or grow it, you are welcome.” Dozens of vendors offer home-baked goods, made-in-Maine crafts, and locally grown produce. 207-649-1925. The Market of Unity on Facebook.

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CHARM sails daily from June 1 to October 1 and offers relaxing day sails, sunset cruises and private charters for up to 34 passengers. Sailing on CHARM is like a cruise in the company of old friends while enjoying light fare from locally sourced farmer’s markets, fishermen and eateries. Whether it’s for two hours, or a private charter, charte CHARM is the perfect way to enjoy a birthday, anniversary, wedding, or just getting together with good friends! Our amazing crew, invites you and your family to share their love of sailing while enjoying all the beauty Penobscot Bay has to offer. Enjoy the warm summer sun as you glide along the rocky shoreline past lighthouses, magnificent private yachts and local lobster boats hauling the day's catch. In addition to our regularly scheduled sailing trips, a private charter on CHARM provides you with an exciting way to have a truly memorable event. We can o help you organize a very special outing by also including local wineries, breweries, eateries and talent from within our community for unique, specialty sailing experiences. This year’s plans include special events celebrating Maine’s Bicentennial which have been held over from last year at nearby Searsport, Bucksport, Fort Knox, and even up the Penobscot River to Bangor! Be sure to check our website and Facebook page for up to date information, to book tickets, or ask about arranging a private charter. Schooner Charm Thompson’s Wharf Belfast, Maine 04915 207-930-9072 www.schoonercharm.com

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n a warm summer evening last September, a scene unfolded in Belfast Harbor that had a distinct, only-in-Waldo County kind of feel. There on the Armistice Footbridge, beloved local singer songwriters The Gawler Family Band crooned their rollicking folk tunes and hypnotic harmonies to fans who bobbed along from their sailboats, kayaks, and canoes, and from the banks of the Passagassawakeag River. “To see families and boats swaying together in the waves was a profound joy,” says Annadeene Fowler, who with Ando Anderson helped organize the event, part of the Belfast Summer Nights outdoor concert series. The parks, but were moved to the bridge to allow for social distance. “It was so uplifting and evoked the supportive and hopeful feelings that people

experienced this pandemic summer. It was everything we were missing.” The concert was one of many ways that the region’s bevy of theater,

posted the videos online and distributed them through its newsletters. The program was so successful that Everyman is planning to expand to other museums. “Working with another organization like this allows

their considerable creative muscles in 2020, when COVID made business as usual practically impossible.

working on our own doesn’t give you the opportunity to do,” Hodgson says.

“People adapted and used a great deal of ingenuity and imagination,” says Paul Hodgson, director and co-founder of Everyman Repertory Theatre, a 10-year-old professional troupe.

Midcoast Theater Company developed a series of audio dramas in the spirit of old-time radio shows, which actors recorded and the theater posted on its website and Facebook page.

Though the theater cancelled live performances, the theater partnered with the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland to produce “The Painting Speaks,” two dozen short audio stories, written and narrated by Everyman pros, that animate paintings in the museum’s collection. The Farnsworth

“It’s a niche we never really explored,” says Jason Bannister, managing artistic director of the community theater group. Bannister plans to resume live performances this year from the acting group’s new home in the old Waldo County Courthouse, with

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if conditions allow. The radio shows may continue even after the actors return to the stage. “It will be just another facet of what we do,” he says. Belfast Maskers brought its shows comedies on the lawn of the Basil Burwell Community Theater, for audiences of 40 who sat on marked spaces six feet apart. The shows were so popular that they added a performance, developed a slate of Let There Be Lights! only play, available on its website. “Everybody was just gushing because they desperately needed that,” says artistic director Meg Nickerson. For 2021, they’re planning to do six performances, inside if they can, and outside if circumstances require. Belfast Flying Shoes hit pause on its comers band jamborees, which draw hundreds of stompers and whirlers each month. Instead, the group focused on its outreach programs, providing 248 ukuleles to local schools, offering virtual music lessons to residents of the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center, and partnering with Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County to present outdoor concerts at a local retirement community. “We can’t really dance together, but we did want to offer a way for people to stay connected,” says Chrissy Fowler,

The Maine Celtic Celebration, which draws thousands to downtown Belfast a video montage of performances by artists who were scheduled to play. While the event didn’t include popular the video was critical to staying engaged with supporters, says Claudia Luchetti, past president of the festival. The group is hoping to do a live event in 2021. Skipping another year wasn’t an option. “Turning out the lights for a year,” Luchetti says, “might have meant turning out the lights forever.” • 30

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CULTURE CLUB Waldo County is teeming with theater, dance, music, and performance events. All plans are subject to change due to the pandemic. To stay up on 2021 events, check their websites. Belfast Maskers This community theater group, which is based out of a 19th-century church in downtown Belfast, is planning a 2021 lineup that includes one-acts by Maine authors, As You Like It, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Performances will be inside if circumstances allow, and outside if they don’t. Learn more at belfastmaskers.com. Belfast Summer Nights This outdoor summer concert series, a Belfast mainstay for more than 25 years, is planning a concert from the Armistice Footbridge and other events that will allow for continued social distancing and masking. For details, follow them on Facebook at facebook.com/belfastsummernights. Colonial Theatre This three-screen cinema, with the artdeco façade and elephant trumpeting atop the marquee, has been airing flicks for more than a century, and now offers a mix of art-house films and blockbusters. In-person screenings are on hold for the pandemic, but cinephiles can stream new releases online at colonialtheater.com. The Crosby Center The former Crosby High School has since 2017 served as a community arts hub and event venue, and hosts plays, film screenings, folk singers, classical ensembles, and more. Find out about events at thecrosbycenter.com.

Everyman Repertory Theatre This professional company performs at venues around the region, like the Camden Opera House. Plans to return to the stage are still in flux, but you can hear the actors in action through its “The Painting Speaks” series, which are available at vimeo.com/farnsworthmuseum. For details about upcoming shows, check everymanrep.org. Belfast Flying Shoes While community dances are on hold for now, the group hopes to resume its monthly community dances as soon as it’s safe. Stay up to date on happenings at belfastflyingshoes.org. Marsh River Theater Now in its 24th year, this community theater group stages musicals, comedies, and variety shows from a century-old former union hall in Brooks, just 15 minutes from downtown Belfast. Find details about shows at facebook.com/marshrivertheater. Midcoast Theater Company This 10-year-old troupe performs musicals, plays, workshops, and summer camps from the old Waldo County Courthouse in downtown Belfast. The 2021 season includes The Glass Menagerie and A Christmas Carol. Learn more at midcoasttheater.org.

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n the late 19th century, Searsport was one of the most prosperous ports in the world. The deep sheltered harbor opening to Penobscot Bay made it a global center for maritime trade. Dozens of shipyards dotted its shores. Sea captains launched wooden schooners bound for Europe and the Far East, and returned with pottery, exotic spices, and other treasures to trade, as well as souvenirs to furnish the gracious mansions they built along the waterfront. Though Searsport’s peak had passed by the turn of the 20th century as steel hulls supplanted wooden ships and the railroad transformed trade, the town still holds a trove of relics from its prosperous past. Once dubbed “Antiques Capital of Maine,” the onemile stretch along Route 1 between Belfast and the Penobscot Narrows Bridge is a treasure-hunter’s paradise $5 knickknacks and vintage baseball cards to a 220-year-old chest of drawers hewn from solid tiger maple with all its original brass hardware, for $4,400. Each shop offers a little something different. Pumpkin Patch Antiques has a vast selection of 18th- and 19th- century showpieces. Next door, Dennis Raleigh Antiques and Folk Art specializes in period weather vanes, trade signs, and portrait miniatures. Over at Searsport Antique Mall, which is open year-round, one could spend hours poring through vintage buttons, quilts carried by the more than 70 dealers who show their wares there. At DownEast Auctions, owner Mark Bradstreet specializes in coins, currency, and collectibles auctions while his wife, Linda, sells vintage clothing. Last summer, his catalog included a 1652 Massachusetts threeminted in the English colonies. Gaul’s Antiques and Maine Street Vintage offer rugs and furniture, as well as an extensive selection of pattern glass, silver, and linens. Nearly all the items in the shop come from local homes.

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Behind the counter at all of these are passionate about history and collecting. That includes Phyllis Sommer, who has been operating Pumpkin Patch Antiques since 1975. She loves to examine furniture to determine which tools were used, which woods were chosen, and the style of joinery that holds a piece together.

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“It’s living history,” Sommer says. “These objects are teaching us about what values people had centuries ago, what they cherished and what they worked hard to preserve, and what skill sets they had. The fact that some of these things were passed down for more than 200 years means that it’s a big deal.”

BEYOND SEARSPORT The antiques roadshow doesn’t end in Searsport. At The Red Barn Marketplace in Lincolnville, in a restored horse barn dating back to décor and collectibles from nearly 30 vendors, alongside Maine-made gifts, plus a bakery serving up delicious treats. Kendrick’s Antiques in Belfast offers a wide variety of stoneware, pottery, glassware, and furniture. At

vintage collectibles, including old comic books, vinyl records, and sports cards, plus penny candy. Owners Josh Solebello and Regina Quattrucci donate all proceeds to local schools and programs and organizations that enhance opportunities for kids. “We wanted to

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SHINING LIGHT THROUGHOUT THE BELFAST AREA FOR MORE THAN 200 YEARS The First Church in Belfast, UCC is an active faith community dedicated to “doing justice, loving kindness, and walking humbly with God.” (Micah 6:8) An Open and Affirming congregation, we affirm the dignity and worth of all people, all creation, and all creatures of the earth.

COME AND JOIN US 8 Court Street, Belfast, ME firstchurchinbelfast.org First Church is an Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ. Call 207–338–2282 for additional details or on Facebook: FirstChurchinBelfastUCC

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The pandemic of our time has challenged all of us in many ways. It has been more important than ever to deepen one’s connection in a loving community and to experience one’s ground in God. Whether you are single or partnered, 3, 30, or 103 years old, full of faith or full of doubt, there is an honored place for you here. All are welcome, visit us anytime. Call, email or message if you have any questions. In person Sunday worship and Faith Education for the children will resume at 10:00 am Sunday mornings when safe. Until then check our website, Facebook page and the local access TV stations for events and services.

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The keys parts of a great retirement community are friendly staff and residents, quality housing options, maintenancefree living, fine dining, and exciting activities. Add in the bonus of being on Penobscot Bay and it doesn’t get any better than Penobscot Shores in Belfast.

Penobscot Shores Retirement Community is a unique oceanfront independent-living option for people 55 or better looking for maintenancefree living in a cottage or apartment. Residents also have the option of

(drinks are optional), or gardening in good book in our library. Belfast Senior and students, and the YMCA offers track, basketball, and senior-oriented

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egetables are sold at self-serve farm stands all over in Maine, but only in Belfast can you buy shoes on the honor system. For the past year, Colburn Shoe Store has invited customers to pay what they can from a bargain-basement rack. It started as a last-ditch effort to move unsold shoes, and quickly became something

a bike tune-up at CG Bikes, buying a stuffed giraffe at Out on a Whimsey toy store, picking up Maine-made rod and reel at Maine Outdoor Sportsman, you know that the person helping you wants you to come back. The personal touch and the one-of-a-kind offerings

resourcefulness and commitment to the common good. “The response was amazing, from both people in need and people making donations to put brandgeneration owner of the 189-year-old shoe store. “I

specializes in rare and colorful tourmaline, and has a vast and gifts made with otherworldly-looking stones. Lupine Cottage, a co-op of more than 65 artisans, offers everything from Maine-made quilts to sea glass pendants. At Maine

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ike a lot of people, Garry and Barbara Schwall moved to Waldo County because they loved the pristine coastline, the vast expanses of open space, and the fact that they could live in a community that bustles all year long, an easy drive from vacation getaways like Mount Desert Island. But there were two other important considerations that factored into their choice: Callie and Lexie, their Shih Tzus. “We’re pet people,” Barbara says. “We love that there are so many places here that will embrace their pets when they’re out and about.”

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The Schwalls are part of a growing Waldo County to be a pet-friendly destination. With large tracts of preserved land, two off-leash dog parks, an animal-adoption center, two community pet food pantries, and two annual festivals devoted to furry friends, plus boarding and pet sitting, as well as more than a dozen pet-friendly places to stay, the region is a beautiful retreat for those who have four-legged family members.

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“This is just such a central spot with so many trails and so much land,” says April Lawrence, owner of Four Leaf Farm, a boutique dogboarding business in Belfast, which also offers off-leash hikes and playgroups for area dogs.

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Each May, Camden’s PAWS Animal Adoption Center holds its major fundraiser, PAWS on Parade Walk-a-Thon in Belfast City Park. Each September, hundreds of dachshunds descend on the Belfast waterfront for Maine Wienerfest, a celebration of the short-statured breed that includes a grand parade, a canine costume contest, and a Doxie Derby.

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In 2008, an off-leash dog park was created by Friends of Belfast Parks, with the help of private donations and funding from the city. In 2012, PAWS opened another off-leash dog park down the road in Rockport.

When Heidi Neal wanted to expand location in Rockland in 2011, recently expanded, doubling the size of her space. “It’s just a great dog-loving community here,” Neal says. Sandy Patrick operates Country Roads Pet and Farm Care in Palermo, which offers pet sitting, dog walking, and pet transport, as well as farm animal care, which allows pets to maintain their regular routines while their owners are away, and get lots of individualized attention.

that they have lots of lodging options when they have Fido in tow. That includes Pine Grove Cottages in Lincolnville, which the Schwalls opened in 2014. “We remember the dogs that come to stay with us just as fondly as we remember their owners,” Schwall says. “It’s nice to be in a place where they’re so welcome.” •

CENTRAL BARK Belfast Dog Park 122 Lincolnville Ave., Rte. 52, near the intersection with Rte. 1. 207-338-1704 Open dawn to dusk @belfastdogpark on Facebook Jean H. Kislak Memorial Community Dog Park 146 Camden St. Rockport, ME 04856 @pawsdogpark on Facebook Coastal Mountains Land Trust The land trust has 31 preserves where leashed dogs are permitted. Voice-controlled dogs are allowed off-leash at Hatchet Mountain, Mount Percival, and Long Cove Preserves between sunrise and noon. coastalmountains.org

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For travelers searching for a safe getaway, the yurts “turned out to be the perfect retreat, where families could relax, be in green space, and enjoy the harbor,” Jillian says.

raveling has become a tricky proposition thanks to the pandemic. But the region is brimming with out-of-the-box lodging options — from yurts to historic inns to private cottages, campgrounds, and farmside retreats — that let you get far from the madding crowds and soak in Waldo County’s majestic coast and bucolic charm.

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Itching to get back to nature, but don’t want to give up creature comforts like a real mattress? At Stockton Harbor Yurts, you can spend the night in a yurt and spend the days lolling on the private beach, paddling around Stockton Harbor, or exploring the woodland trails and gardens of the 36-acre site. Each yurt, a round tent with wood framing, is insulated and heated, and comes fully equipped with a bath, shower, and kitchen. Owners Jillian and Sandy Liversidge opened the yurts in 2020.

Waldo County has plenty of other options for sleeping under the stars, whether you want to pitch your own tent or you’re traveling with an RV, including Searsport Shores Ocean Campground and Moorings Oceanfront RV Resort, which offer access to private beaches and kayak launches, along with amenities like laundry and free Wi-Fi.

LIVE A LITTLE HISTORY The region has a throng of storied seaside inns where you can spread out in style and experience the area’s wealth of antique architecture. In downtown historic B&Bs, like the Alden House Inn, an 1840 mansion built in the Greek Revival style, and the ornate Victorian Jeweled Turret Inn, built around 1898.

Over in Lincolnville Beach, the Colonialstyle Spouter Inn Bed and Breakfast, built in 1832, is just steps from shops, restaurants, the beach, and the ferry to Islesboro. Each of the eight rooms has ocean views. Over in Searsport’s downtown historic district, you can stay at the Captain Nickels Inn, an 1874 landmark built in the Italianate style, which offers panoramic vistas of Penobscot Bay. The dynamic motherdaughter ownership team of Dawn and Cassidy Gintz bought the property in 2019 and have lovingly restored it. With gracious sitting rooms, a library, a solarium, and three large decks, “our guests never run out of places to social distance and relax,” Dawn says.

RENT A COTTAGE If you’re looking for a home-away-fromhome experience, Waldo County has plenty of individual cottages for rent, so you can handle all your own cooking inhouse. That includes Pine Grove Cottages in Lincolnville. Each of the nine cottages

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offers a deck, kitchenette, and barbeque. In 2020, guests found that the decks offered an opportunity to safely socialize with other travelers while keeping their distance. If you want to see what it’s like to live like a local, head over to the historic seaside village of Bayside, which was settled as a Methodist summer camp in the 1850s and has since blossomed into a year-round community. You can rent one of the privately owned homes managed by Bayside Cottage Rentals, which offers everything from charming bungalows perfect for a couple’s getaway to expansive guest houses that can accommodate families of 10. All properties are within walking distance

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of the ocean, local library, weekly regattas, sailing lessons, nine-hole golf course, and intimate coves where you can comb the sand for sea glass. “We call it a land lost in time where you can go back to the simpler pleasures,” says Bayside Cottage Rentals owner Jennika Lundy. “People really appreciate those times when they can unplug.”

GET DOWN ON THE FARM Small farms abound in rural Waldo County, and if you’re curious about what everyday life is like, you can spend a getaway at a cottage on Toddy Pond Farm in Monroe, which is nestled

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on 500 private acres overlooking the pastures and the namesake pond. The cottage is within sight of the farm, but offers total privacy and many options for outdoor fun. You can swim, kayak, and relax on the private waterfront, explore the woodland trails, enjoy farm-fresh veggies, cheese, and milk that are produced on-site at its farm store. You can meet the resident sheep, cows, pigs, and chickens, and May through November you can get a tour of the farm from owners Heide and Greg Purinton-Brown. •

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WATERFALL ARTS AT 20 Al Crichton moved to Montville from New York in 1971, fired up to homestead and build a life around printmaking and sculpture in a beautiful setting with a long tradition of craftsmanship. “You had this sense that Waldo County is a place where you can make things happen,” he says. “It just felt so accessible. Even beyond the land prices, locals were always welcoming and happy to see young people arrive.” Crichton is among a wave of artists who have come to the region over the last 50 years and worked to make it a place where makers can thrive. In 2000, he and his wife, Lorna, founded the organization that is now Waterfall Arts near the original site of Haystack, which moved to Deer Isle in 1961. In 2006, Waterfall Arts moved to the former Governor Hugh Anderson Elementary School in downtown Belfast, and it has continued to blossom as a creative hub for the region. The nonprofit organization now reaches nearly 8,000 people each year, offers more than 50 classes and workshops, and holds 40 events and seven exhibitions. Members of the community can rent time in its wet darkroom, or its clay and printmaking studios. On Fridays from late April to September,

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Waterfall Arts hosts the Belfast Farmers’ Market on its front lawn and brings in a rotating cast of local artists to show their work. The organization continues to evolve. It has launched Waterfall Rising, a fundraising campaign to renovate its 85-year-old building. World-renowned glassblower David Jacobson, who has operated a studio in Montville since 2003, recently donated equipment to Waterfall Arts, allowing the organization to launch a glassblowing program of its own. Jacobson will teach classes there. This will be the only community glassblowing studio in the state. As an extension of Waterfall’s commitment to sustainability, all equipment will be powered by electricity along with vegetable oil that has been donated from area restaurants. Kim Fleming, Waterfall Arts’ executive director, sees this initiative as a natural expression of Waldo County’s creative spirit. “There’s just something about Belfast where you can feel relaxed and accepted, be creative in whatever you want to do, and the community embraces it,” Fleming says. “And there’s something really refreshing about that.”

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thrown tableware and sculpture made by Gail Savitz and watch her work. At Windsor Chairmakers in Lincolnville, you can come right into the workshop to see Shakerstyle furniture come to life. “We love people coming in and experiencing what we do,” owner Mike Timchak says. “Watching the light in customers’ faces when they watch something that they’ll use every day being made by hand is a huge plus for us. And knowing they’re going to treasure what you made, I don’t think there’s any bigger positive for anybody that creates.” Many of these artists came to the area on the heels of the back-tothe-land movement, drawn by Waldo County’s bucolic setting, affordable land, and the long tradition of art established by institutions like the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, which started in Montville in 1950, and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, which started in 1946. “Creative people are drawn to beautiful places for inspiration,” says White, who moved to Palermo in 1971 from Connecticut, and helped launch the Belfast Art Walk back in 2004. “And Maine just has endless beauty.” Robert Esposito, who opened Unity Pond Pottery with his wife, Wendy, in 1986, loves that the area continues to be a destination for passionate area, attracted by the same dynamics that were at work back in the 1970s, as well as the thriving community of makers and institutions that support the arts here. “I’m so encouraged that there are younger artists and craftsmen moving into the area,” he says. “They’re still coming here seeking a simpler way of life, where you have in the 1970s, and two generations later, it’s still happening.” •

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the coast, you can rent kayaks from Ducktrap Kayak & SUP in Lincolnville and paddle on any number of lakes, rivers, and ponds in the area. Rentals are also available at Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, as well as The Playground at Stockton Harbor. If you’re a seasoned paddler, check out the St. George River Canoe Trail, which encompasses 36 miles that stretch from Searsmont to Thomaston. Go to georgesriver.org for maps and access points. If you want to venture out to the Blue Hill Peninsula, less than an hour east of Belfast, head over to Castine, where Castine Kayak Adventures offers rentals as well as guided tours of the harbor, plus nighttime paddles where you can learn about the bioluminescence and the constellations.

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→ GO INTO THE WILD If you’re looking for an away-fromit-all feeling that’s close to shore, check out Sears Island, which is one of the largest undeveloped islands on the Eastern Seaboard. Connected to the mainland of Searsport by a causeway, it’s a convenient getaway for birding, trail running, paddling, swimming, and biking or just lolling the afternoon away on the sandy beaches. In the winter, Sears Island is a popular spot to strap on the snowshoes or Friends of Sears Island offers free guided nature walks throughout the summer. To learn more, go to friendsofsearsisland.org. •

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Bell The Cat 15 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2084 bellthecatinc@gmail.com bellthecatinc.com Chase’s Daily 96 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0555 chasesdaily@fairpoint.net chasesdaily.me Crumbs Provisions 2 Spring St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3804 crumbsprovisions@gmail.com Find us on Facebook Darby’s Restaurant 155 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2339 darbysrestaurant@gmail.com darbysrestaurant.com Delvino’s Grill & Pasta House 52 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4565 info@delvinos.com delvinos.com Dockside Family Restaurant 30 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6889 lisamosher22619@yahoo.com Find Us on Facebook Downshift Coffee 39 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-7020 FB/IG: @downshiftcoffeeme downshiftcoffeeme.com

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Front Street Pub 37-B Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8900 info@frontstreetpub.com frontstreetpub.com Harborwalk Restaurant 37 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0488 harborwalkrestaurant@yahoo.com Find Us on Facebook

Perennial Cider Bar + Farm Kitchen 84 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-808-1083 info@perennialciderbar.com perennialciderbar.com Ridgetop Restaurant 6 Ridge Road North Knox, ME 04986 207-568-3696 walkon@uninets.net Find Us on Facebook Rollie’s Bar & Grill, Inc. 37 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4502 info@rollies.me rolliesmaine.com Three Tides 2 Pinchy Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1707 dann@marshallwharfbrewing.com marshallwharfbrewing.com/three-tides Unity Kitchen 93 Main St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-8052 unitykitchenmaine@gmail.com unitykitchen.me Wasses Hot Dogs 1 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6431 deofuller@yahoo.com

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Hours

Water View

Outside Dining

Catering

Take Out/ Curbside

Adaptive Access

Air Conditioning

Live Entertainment

Lounge

Beer/Wine/ Spirits

Seating Capacity

38

Check website for seasonal hours. •

Mammie’s Country Kitchen 215 Depot St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-1515 walkon@uninets.net Find Us on Facebook

Neighborhood 132 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-0425 neighborhoodbelfast@gmail.com Find Us on Facebook

Thurs.–Sun. 5–9 p.m.,

Lobster Pound Restaurant 2521 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville Beach, ME 04849 207-789-5550 lobsterpoundmaine@gmail.com lobsterpoundmaine.com

Nautilus Seafood & Grill 3 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-4218 eat@nautilusseafoodandgrill.com nautilusseafoodandgrill.com

Mon.–Thurs. 11 a.m.–12 a.m., Fri.–Sat. 11 a.m.–1 a.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–12 a.m.

Daily 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

The Hichborn 10 Church St. Stockton Springs, ME 04981 207-322-8307 thehichborn@gmail.com thehichborn.com

Meanwhile 2 Cross St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1288 contact@meanwhile-in-belfast.com meanwhile-in-belfast.com

Credit Cards Accepted

All business hours are subject to change. Call ahead or visit their websites before making plans.

Open All Year

Food & Dining

Wed.–Thur.–Fri. 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sat.–Sun. 7 a.m.–8 p.m. •

Wed.–Sun. 5–10 p.m. •

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Daily 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m. •

100

Tues.–Sat. 4–9 p.m. •

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Wed.–Fri. 5–9 p.m. Sat. 1-9 p.m. Sun. 12 - 4 p.m.

Mon.–Sat. 6 a.m.–8 p.m., Sun. 6 a.m.–2 p.m. •

Daily 11 a.m.–1 a.m. •

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Tues.–Sat. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. •

Mon.–Sat. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. •

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Whale’s Tooth Pub 2531 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5200 info@whalestoothpub.com whalestoothpub.com

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Young’s Lobster Pound 2 Fairview St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1160 youngslobsters@yahoo.com

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Hours

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Outside Dining

Catering

Take Out/ Curbside

Adaptive Access

Air Conditioning

Live Entertainment

Lounge

Beer/Wine/ Spirits

Seating Capacity

Credit Cards Accepted

All business hours are subject to change. Call ahead or visit their websites before making plans.

Open All Year

Food & Dining

Mon., Wed.–Thurs.–Fri. 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sat.–Sun. 10 a.m.–9:30 p.m.

Sun.–Thurs. 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Fri.–Sat. 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Medical

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Pumpkin Patch Antiques · Dennis Raleigh Antiques ROUTE 1, SEARSPORT, MAINE Let our expertise and knowledge assure you of a pleasant and professional buying experience

207-548-6047 · www.dennisraleighantiques.com · 207-805-4564 pumpkinpatch168@yahoo.com

102 YEARS OF ANTIQUES

dgraleigh@gmail.com

207-338-6005 48 Marshall Wharf • Belfast, Maine info@coast-wise.com

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It s a great place to belong!

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$350$700

The Jeweled Turret Inn 40 Pearl St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2304 info@jeweledturret.com jeweledturret.com

8

$139$198

The Nightfall Inn 31 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-231-2317 kellocean@gmail.com thenightfallinn.com

3

$125$155

Spouter Inn Bed and Breakfast 2506 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5171 innkeepers@spouterinnbnb.com spouterinnbnb.com

8

$139$255

Youngtown Inn & Restaurant 581 Youngtown Rd. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-763-4290 info@youngtowninn.com youngtowninn.com

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$189$229

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$65-$110

125

$28$200

Hot Tub

Inn at Sunrise Point 55 Sunrise Point Rd. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-236-7716 info@sunrisepoint.com sunrisepoint.com

Pool

Water View

Waterfront

Efficiencies

Cottages

Full Breakfast

Continental Bkfst.

$125$375

Non-Smoking

9

Open All Year

Captain Nickels Inn 127 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-1104 stay@captainnickelsinn.com captainnickelsinn.com

Restaurant

Laundry

Pets

Phones in Room

Wi-Fi in Room

Air Conditioning

Fireplace in Room

Cribs

Suites

$179$219

Adaptive Access

Meeting Room

6

Weekly Only

Credit Cards Acpt.

Alden House Inn 63 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1110 innkeeper@thealdenhouse.com thealdenhouse.com

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B&BS, INNS, GUEST HOUSES

CAMPGROUNDS Moorings Oceanfront RV Resort 191 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6860 info@mooringscamp.com mooringscamp.com

Water, Electric, Sewer Searsport Shores Ocean Campground 216 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6059 relax@campocean.com campocean.com

Water, Electric, Sewer, Fire Rings, Dump Station, Kayak Rentals

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Water View

Cottages

Waterfront

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Full Breakfast

Continental Bkfst.

Non-Smoking

Open All Year

Restaurant

Laundry

Pets

Phones in Room

Air Conditioning

Wi-Fi in Room

Fireplace in Room

Cribs

Adaptive Access

Weekly Only

Suites

Meeting Room

Credit Cards Acpt.

Price Range

# of Rooms / Sites

Accommodations

CABINS, COTTAGES, RENTALS, SUITES Bayside Cottage Rentals 66 George St. Northport, ME 04849 207-338-5355 baysiderent@gwi.net baysidecottagerentals.com

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$725$3,700

Beach Cottage Inn 2533 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5200 info@beachhousesuites.net beachcottageinn.com

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$85-$190

Belfast 1890 House 31 Franklin St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3831 belfast1890house.com

1

$650/wk

Clarks Apartments 70 Union St. Belfast, ME 04915 707-328-6883 hankbethclark@gmail.com

1

Glenmoor by the Sea 2143 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-236-7905 info@glenmoorbythesea.com glenmoorbythesea.com

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$109$349

Harbor Watch Cottage 9 Footbridge Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 410-303-4064 dennis.kelleher.j@verizon.net vrbo.com/169272ha

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$1,750$1,925

The Ocean House 2 Cross St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-8383 sethathayerjr@gmail.com theoceanhousebelfast.com

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$350$500

Pine Grove Cottages 2076 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-236-2929 info@pinegrovemaine.com pinegrovemaine.com

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Portside Manor 35 West Ocean Dr. Searsport, ME 04974 207-667-8800 info@portsidemanor.com portsidemanor.com

$119$209

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$1,300

Stockton Harbor Yurts 56 Parsons Dr. Stockton Springs, ME 04981 207-653-1428 info@stocktonharbormaine.com stocktonharboryurts.com

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$175$225

Waterfall Tiny House at Daylily Farm 3 Garden Rd. Monroe, ME 04951 207-322-8693 ssk@orchidessences.com airbnb.com/h/waterfall-tiny-house

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$135$500

Belfast Harbor Inn 91 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2740 stay@belfastharborinn.com belfastharborinn.com

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$109$279

Colonial Gables Oceanfront Village 7 Eagle Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4000 reservations@colonialgables.com colonialgables.com

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$99$289

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Hot Tub

Pool

Water View

Waterfront

Efficiencies

$89-$149

Cottages

24

Full Breakfast

Yankee Clipper Motel 50 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2353 theskipper@yankeeclippermotelbelfast.com yankeeclippermotelbelfast.com

Continental Bkfst.

Non-Smoking

$99-$219

Open All Year

21

Restaurant

The Mount Battie Inn 2158 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville Beach, ME 04849 207-236-3870 stay@mountbattie.com mountbattie.com

Laundry

Pets

$79-$129

Phones in Room

8

Air Conditioning

Merrybell Motel 561 Atlantic Hwy. Northport, ME 04849 207-338-3018 info@merrybellmotel.com merrybellmotel.com

Wi-Fi in Room

Fireplace in Room

Cribs

Suites

Adaptive Access

Meeting Room

$80$300

Fireside Inn and Suites 159 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2090 info@belfastmainehotel.com belfastmainehotel.com

Weekly Only

Credit Cards Acpt.

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# of Rooms / Sites

Price Range

Accommodations

The Only Doughnut

Maine Potato Doughnuts 225 Northport Avenue Belfast (207) 218-1231 theonlydoughnut.com

MONTHLY SCHEDULE 1st Monday at 5:30pm 4th Tuesday at 5:30pm SAS PHOTOGRAPHIC

A COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION WITH A MISSION TO CREATE A CULTURE OF SUPPORT FOR ALL YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ACROSS ALL CAREER DEMOGRAPHICS IN THE GREATER BELFAST REGION

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we’re proud to help fight hunger In 2019, Belfast Hannaford donated

104,553 meals to local Food pantries (That’s 125,464 pounds of food.)

Greater Than Groceries™

The Hannaford Charitable Foundation donated

$20,000 to the Belfast Soup Kitchen.

MAINELY POTTERY Why not see 28 Maine potters’ products in one stop?

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Businesses & Services ANIMAL CARE & SERVICES Country Roads Pet & Farm Care Palermo, ME 04354 207-231-0784 sandy@countryroadspetcare.com countryroadspetcare.com Four Leaf Farm, LLC 152 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-380-7691 fourleaffarmllc@gmail.com Find Us on Facebook Loyal Biscuit Co. Renys Plaza 1 Belmont Ave. Ste. D2 Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-8100 belfast@loyalbiscuit.com loyalbiscuit.com PAWS Animal Adoption Center 123 John St. Camden, ME 04843 207-236-8702 admin@pawsadoption.org pawsadoption.org SeaHorse Stables, LLC 324 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1520 seahorsemaine@yahoo.com maineseahorsestables.com Waldo County Pet Food Pantry 34 Field St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-3237 hjb04915@yahoo.com waldycountypetfoodpantry.com ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Dennis Raleigh Antiques & Folk Art 15 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-805-4564 dgraleigh@gmail.com dennisraleighantiques.com Expect to see an impressive inventory of 19th century folk art, weathervanes, decoys, trade signs, hooked rugs, painted furniture, and more. Since 1965. DownEast Auctions 328 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-2393 bradstreetsdowneastauction@gmail.com downeastauctions.com Epoch Home 69 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 508-838-1130 epochbelfast69@gmail.com facebook.com/epochbelfast Gaul’s Antiques & Maine Street Vintage 64 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-0232 gaul4447@roadrunner.com

Kendrick’s Antiques 213 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1356 kendrickcarol213@gmail.com Old School ME 161 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1593 oldschoolme@icloud.com oldschoolme.org Pumpkin Patch Antiques 15 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 203-548-6047 pumpkinpatch168@yahoo.com dennisraleighantiques.com 18th & 19th century furniture, fine art, paint-decorated items, folk art, African masks, silver jewelry, decoys, Oriental rugs, books, and more. Since 1975. The Red Barn Marketplace 2060 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-230-1272 theredbarnmarketplace@gmail.com theredbarnmarketplace.com Searsport Antique Mall 149 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-2640 searsportantiquemall.com APPAREL The Blue Alpaca Ranch & Store 33b Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-949-1615 bluealpacaranch@gmail.com bluealpacaranch.com Shop a wide selection of fine alpaca apparel and gifts at our downtown store, then head to the ranch for a free alpaca tour! City Drawers 105 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9980 fitme@citydrawers.com citydrawers.com Bra fitters who care! Supporting you with professional bra-fitting services to match your style, needs, budget, and size. We’re what you need day into night. Coyote Moon 54 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5659 info@coyotemoonmaine.com coyotemoonmaine.com A warm, inviting boutique that speaks to the heart — offering elegant clothing, enchanting jewelry and accessories, books, cards, and whimsical gifts. Experience inspiration and nurturance for body, mind, and spirit. Katwalk 70 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9989 katwalkfashions@yahoo.com katwalkbelfast.com

Maine Alpaca Experience 608 Atlantic Hwy. Northport, ME 04849 207-356-4146 nsalpacafarm@gmail.com mainealpacaexperience.com Maine Alpaca Experience, in Northport, hosts alpacas on-site on summer weekends, weather permitting. Free farm tours are available daily at our Unity location. Man on Main 103 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6260 styleme@manonmain.com manonmain.com

art classes in multiple disciplines for adults and youth. Visit our website for more information on workshops and opportunities. ARTS & CRAFTS SUPPLIES Belfast Fiberarts LLC 171 High Street Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-5248 alice@belfastfiberarts.com belfastfiberarts.com

ART GALLERIES & STUDIOS

Fiddlehead Artisan Supply 64 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8422 info@fiddleheadartisansupply.com fiddleheadartisansupply.com

Front Street Pottery 32 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-0410 gailsavitz@gmail.com gailsavitz.com

Julz Makes LLC 9 Beaver Street, Ste. D Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1452 julz@julzmakes.com julzmakes.com

Jacobson Glass Studio 210 Choate Rd. Montville, ME 04941 914-715-6848 david@davidjacobsonglass.com davidjacobsonglass.com

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Local Color Gallery 135 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1249 localcolorgallerymaine@gmail.com localcolorgallerymaine.com Parent Fine Art 92 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1553 info@parentfineart.com parentfineart.com Susan Tobey White Studio 171 High St. #5 P.O. Box 135 Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-1699 susantobeywhite.com Open by appointment or chance. See paintings and works in progress as you meet the artist. Acrylic workshops here and away. Workshop schedule and more, including her Lobstering Women of Maine series on her website. Unity Pond Pottery 222 Bangor Rd. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-2400 upp@uninets.net unitypondpottery.com Robert is a self-taught potter since 1971. Wendy and Robert opened Unity Pond Pottery in 1985. Today a working studio and retail showroom is open to the public. Find us on Facebook. Waterfall Arts 256 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2222 info@waterfallarts.org waterfallarts.org Year-round exhibitions, events, and

Belfast Maskers 17 Court St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-619-3256 info@belfastmaskers.com belfastmaskers.com Colonial Theatre 163 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1930 mike@pilut.com colonialtheatre.com Everyman Repertory Theatre P.O. Box 938 Rockport, ME 04856 207-236-0173 phodgson@everymanrep.org everymanrep.org Marsh River Theater 24 Monroe Hwy. Brooks, ME 04921 207-722-4110 marshrivertheaterme@gmail.com facebook.com/marshrivertheater Midcoast Theater Company P.O. Box 19 Belfast, ME 04915 207-370-7592 info@midcoasttheater.org midcoasttheater.org Penobscot Bay Singers P.O. Box 5 Belfast, ME 04915 penbaysingers@gmail.com penobscotbaysingers.org The Playhouse (CLAP! Inc.) 107 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5777 clapbelfast@gmail.com clapbelfastmaine.org

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Businesses & Services ARTS & FINE CRAFTS A&E Stoneworks Swanville, ME 04915 207-930-9424 alana@aandestoneworks.com aandestoneworks.com BlueJacket Ship Crafters 160 E. Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-9970 info@bluejacketinc.com bluejacketinc.com Over 100 years in business and offering the largest ship model collection in Maine! Our museumquality kits, custom finished models, and antique restorations are the industry standard for craftsmanship, precision, and historical accuracy. Jody Johnstone Pottery 135 Webster Rd. Swanville, ME 04915 207-338-5314 jody@jodyjohnstonepottery.com jodyjohnstonepottery.com Lupine Cottage 7 Old Searsport Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4300 mainemade@lupinecottage.net lupinecottage.net Mainely Pottery 181 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1108 info@mainelypottery.com mainelypottery.com Mainely Pottery showcases handmade pottery from 28 Maine studio potters. Whether you are looking for a gift for yourself or a friend, we have the wide selection you have been looking for. We also have extensive flower gardens that can be enjoyed throughout the season. Shipping is available. Patchwork Plus 156 Belfast Augusta Rd. West Searsmont, ME 04973 207-342-5016 info@patchworkplusme.com patchworkplusme.com Patchwork Plus sells farmhouse and

primitive home décor, unfinished, refinished, and repurposed furniture, handmade patchwork quilts, and unique gifts created by Maine artisans. AUTOMOTIVE SALES & SERVICES Blood’s Garage 34 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4546 bloodsgarage@myfairpoint.net Coastal Power Sports, LLC 280 Swan Lake Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-3801 coastalpowersport@hotmail.com coastalpowersportsllc.com Eastside Garage 4 Mill Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4131 east_sidegarage@yahoo.com Quirk Carquest of Belfast 1 Belmont Ave. Ste 1D Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1880 mroazen@quirkauto.com carquest.com/stores/me/ belfast/6771 Quirk Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram of Belfast 244 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1300 tarchambault@quirkauto.com quirkauto.com Stanley Chevrolet Buick Inc. (Formerly Dutch Chevrolet) 6 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 866-445-9781 stanleychevybuick.com BOOKS Left Bank Books 109 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9009 leftbank@myfairpoint.net leftbankbookshop.com

Maine Authors Publishing & Cooperative 12 High St. Thomaston, ME 04861 207-594-0091 jane@maineauthorspublishing.com maineauthorspublishing.com A cooperative-style press that guides local independent authors through the publishing process with affordable services such as editing, design, printing, distribution, and marketing support. BREWERY & WINERY

Marshall Wharf Brewing Co. 36 Marshall Wharf Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2700 dann@marshallwharfbrewing.com marshallwharfbrewing.com

AcuMedix Solutions USA 22 Main St. Bucksport, ME 04416 207-505-5189 debc@acumedixsolutions.com acumedixsolutions.com The Belfast Center 9 Field St. Ste. 100 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2988 john@thebelfastcenter.com thebelfastcenter.com Brio Custom 19 Merrill Dr. Rockland, ME 04841 207-596-6989 orders@briopromotions.com briopromotions.com Eastern Maine Development Corporation 40 Harlow St. Bangor, ME 04401 207-942-6389 info@emdc.org emdc.org

IMAGES Belfast 15 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5411 info@images-belfast.com images-belfast.com Interloqui P.O. Box 145 Belfast, ME 04915 207-570-2776 pe@interloqui.com interloqui.com

Cellardoor Winery 367 Youngtown Rd. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-763-4478 info@mainewine.com mainewine.com

BUSINESS SERVICES

Giles Consulting 15 Tozier St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-944-0380 jaynegiles11@gmail.com gilesconsulting.net

SCORE 202 Harlow St. Bangor, ME 04401 207-622-8509 donna.cassese@scorevolunteer.org scoremaine.org Stephenson’s Delivery Service Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-4620 stephensonsdelivery04915@gmail.com stephensonsdeliveryservice.com U.S. Small Business Administration 68 Sewall St. Rm. 512 Augusta, ME 04330 207-622-8551 diane.sturgeon@sba.gov sba.gov Wentworth Properties 147 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3133 rent@147waldo.com 147waldo.com Workforce Solutions 147 Waldo Ave. Ste. 100 Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-7047 khristina.landers@goodwillnne.org

National Boatbuilding Challenge Cardboard Boat Races Charity Auction

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Businesses & Services CAMPS

207-338-4502 info@rollies.me rolliesmaine.com

Camp CaPella 8 Pearl Point Rd. Dedham, ME 04429 207-843-5104 dana@campcapella.org campcapella.org Camp NEOFA 213 N. Trotting Park Rd. Montville, ME 04941 207-589-4133 janemccollister@roadrunner.com campneofa.org Temple Heights Spiritual Camp 4 Park St. Northport, ME 04849 207-338-3029 templeheightscamp.org UMaine 4-H Center @ Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove 1 Tanglewood Rd. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5868 extersion.tanglewood4h@maine.edu umaine.edu/tanglewood CANDY SHOPS Chocolate Drop Candy Shop and Dave’s Old-Fashioned Soda Fountain 35 Lower Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0566 belfastcandy@gmail.com belfastcandy.com Splendiferous Sweet Shoppe 21 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-538-6729 splendiferoussweetshoppe@gmail.com splendiferoussweetshoppe.com CATERING Bell The Cat, Inc. 15 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2084 bellthecatinc@gmail.com bellthecatinc.com

Trilly ~ Fancy Foods Delivered 62 Little River Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5080 trillytogo@gmail.com trilly-maine.com CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County 93 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2344 info@waldocountyhabitat.org waldocountyhabitat.org United Midcoast Charities 87 Elm St. Ste. 205 Camden, ME 04843 207-236-2299 admin@unitedmidcoastcharities.org unitedmidcoastcharities.org Waldo County Shrine Club Charitable Trust 85 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4265 bowen@mainelywired.net Waldo County Woodshed 171 High St. Ste. 6 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2692 waldowoodshed@gmail.com waldocountywoodshed.org CHURCHES & PLACES OF WORSHIP Belfast United Methodist Church 23 Mill Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5575 layministriesbumc@gmail.com belfastumchurch.org Faith Temple Church of God 193 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-8177 belfastchurch@gmail.com faithtemplebelfast.com

Rollie’s Bar & Grill, Inc. 37 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915

First Church in Belfast, United Church of Christ 104 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2282 office@firstchurchinbelfast.org firstchurchinbelfast.org Little River Baptist Church 259 Northport Ave. Northport, ME 04915 207-338-1006 littleriverchurch.net Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) 95 High St. (The Lounge at the First Baptist Church) Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3080 friedenlaw@gmail.com Searsport First Congregational Church 8 Church St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-0327 revdebarnold@gmail.com searsportfcc.org St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church 95 Court St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2412 office@stmargaretsbelfast.org stmargaretsbelfast.org Veracity Chapel 26 South Main St. Morrill, ME 04952 207-342-5238 morrillchurch@gmail.com veracitychapel.com CIVIC & FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS American Legion Post #43 143 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-3046 ronnmullen@yahoo.com Belfast Lions Club P.O. Box 493 Belfast, ME 04915 dwmrleach@hotmail.com eclubhouse.org/sites/belfastme.com

Belfast Rotary Club 20 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 belfastmerotary@gmail.com belfastrotary.org Belfast Rotary is a civic and philanthropic organization in its 96th year, dedicated to assisting the youth and disadvantaged of Waldo County. We sponsor the Belfast Harbor Fest each August. NARFE at Mid-Coast 39 Mayo St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0128 themainejean@yahoo.com CLEANING & RESTORATION ACE Sharpening Belfast 12 Springbrook Dr. Unit A Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-5587 acesatsea@gmail.com Sharpening knives, scissors, and pruning tools. Window cleaning since 1983. Call for information and “Like” us on Facebook at “ACE Sharpening Belfast” Belfast Laundry Center 113 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3507 augustalaundrycentersllc@yahoo.com Green Home Solutions of Mid Coast Maine P.O. Box 478 Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-5617 peter.daley@greenhomesolutions.com greenhomesolutions.com/mid-coast-maine ServiceMaster Contract Services 165 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-0745 info@svmcontract.com svmcontract.com SERVPRO of Belfast/Camden/ Rockland 134 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1850 servpro8371@servprobb.com servprobb.com

Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5800 cornerspringmontessori.com • Montessori education • Ages 18 months to 14 years • Flexible scheduling • School year and summer camp programs B E L FA S T M A I N E . O R G

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Businesses & Services COMMUNITY BAY PRO 14 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5900 director@belfastmaine.org belfastmaine.org/baypro BAY PRO is a community organization with a mission to create a culture of support for all young professionals across all career demographics in the Belfast area. Hosting monthly events at different locations for business networking and community support. Belfast Area Citizens Climate Lobby 220 Upper Bluff Rd. Northport, ME 04849 207-323-8145 dpalms@sitestar.net Belfast Creative Coalition Basil Burwell Theatre 17 Court St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1144 info@belfastcreativecoalition.org belfastcreativecoalition.org Belfast Free Library 106 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3884 info@belfastlibrary.org belfastlibrary.org Belfast Garden Club P.O. Box 502 Belfast, ME 04915 belfastgardenclub@gmail.com belfastgardenclub.org Belfast Soup Kitchen 31 Belmont Ave. P. O. Box 1153 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4845 info@belfastsoupkitchen.org belfastsoupkitchen.org Coastal Mountains Land Trust 101 Mt. Battie St. Camden, ME 04843 207-236-7091 info@coastalmountains.org coastalmountains.org Friends of Belfast Parks P.O. Box 947 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2160 friendsofbelfastparks@roadrunner.com friendsofbelfastparks.org Friends of Sears Island Sears Island Rd. Searsport, ME 04974 855-430-2882 info@friendsofsearsisland.org friendsofsearsisland.org

Goodwill Industries of NNE 13 Goodwill Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8363 sheila.muldoon@goodwillnne.org goodwillnne.org Head of the Bay Business Alliance P.O. Box 409 Searsport, ME 04974 ellie.flagg@bangor.com headofthebay.org Lincolnville Business Group P.O. Box 202 Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5200 lincolnvillebusinessgroup@gmail.com Our Town Belfast 82 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1158 info@ourtownbelfast.org ourtownbelfast.org Toastmasters Toast of the Mid-Coast Belfast, ME 04915 207-992-6086 d45.bill.bruns@gmail.com Find Us on Facebook Unity Business Exchange 250 Depot St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-2446 unitybusinessexchange@gmail.com Unity Foundation 230 Main St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-2374 classes@unityfdn.org unityfdn.org Waldo Community Action Partners 9 Field St., Ste. 201 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6809 info@waldocap.org waldocap.org Fifty-five years of helping lowincome Waldo County residents gain new skills and opportunities to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Call to see how we can help! Waldo County Search & Rescue 4 Public Safety Way Belfast, ME 04915 hauprich13@gmail.com waldocountysar.org CONFERENCE & EVENT SERVICES The Crosby Center 96 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-370-6622 thecrosbycenter@gmail.com crosbycenter.live StoneCrest 968 Waterville Rd. Waldo, ME 04915 207-342-2109 stonecrest@fairpoint.net stonecrestevents.com

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University of Maine Hutchinson Center 80 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8000 michelle.patten@maine.edu hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN Broughman Builders 218 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4663 sales@broughmanbuilders.com broughmanbuilders.com Ecocor LLC 22 Main St. N Bldg. 6 Searsmont, ME 04973 207-342-2085 info@ecocor.us ecocor.us Ed’s Sheds 223 Danforth Rd. Carroll Plt., ME 04487 207-738-5315 edwardl@edssheds-cabins.com edssheds-cabins.com GO Logic LLC 137 High St. 3rd Fl. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1566 laurie@opalarch.us gologic.us Horch Roofing 2414 Camden Rd. Warren, ME 04864 207-273-1111 peter@horchroofing.com horchroofing.com K Construction, Inc. 145 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-975-1654 info@kconstruction.me kconstruction.me For more than 20 years, our team has been providing unrivaled building, remodeling, and renovation services to clients throughout central and midcoast Maine. MAC Electric 15 Swan Lake Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4266 dcleaves.mac@gmail.com Maine Coast Construction 107 Elm St. Camden, ME 04843 207-236-6000 help@mainecoastconstruction.com mainecoastconstruction.com

ORF Inc. 58 Cobb Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-4010 larryjjones2014@gmail.com Phi Architects 446 West St. Rockport, ME 04856 207-230-0034 info@phibuildersarchitects.com phibuildersarchitects.com Phi Builders + Architects 446 West St. Rockport, ME 04856 207-230-0034 info@phibuildersarchitects.com phibuildersarchitects.com R.D. Martineau 403 Mt. Ephraim Rd. Searsport, ME 04974 207-930-5618 martineau651@gmail.com rmdigs.com State Sand and Gravel P.O. Box 420 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4070 statesandgravelinc@yahoo.com state-sand-gravel-inc.com Thomas Fowler, P.E., LLC 28 Spring St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-5827 thomasfowlerpe@gmail.com thomasfowlerpe.com Whitecap Builders 15 Evergreen Ridge Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3112 daniel@whitecapbuilders.com whitecapbuilders.com EDUCATION Belfast Adult Education 6-B Lions Way Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3197 dgilman@rsu71.org belfast.maineadulted.org Camden Conference 21 Elm St. Camden, ME 04843 info@camdenconference.org camdenconference.org

Northeast Equipment & Supply, Inc. 1050 Waldo Station Rd. Waldo, ME 04915 207-722-3221 neequip@fairpoint.net

Cornerspring Montessori School 256 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5800 info@cornerspringmontessori.com cornerspringmontessori.com Offering programs for toddlers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle students that nurture a love of learning in a rich and nurturing learning environment.

Opal Global LLC 137 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1566 laurie@opalarch.us opalarch.us

Dai Ichi Karate School of Maine 67 Atlantic Hwy. Northport, ME 04849 207-322-1061 taylormail1966@gmail.com daiichikaratemaine.com

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Businesses & Services Eastern Maine Community College 354 Hogan Rd. Bangor, ME 04915 207-974-4600 cwinstead@emcc.edu emcc.edu

Maritime Energy 262 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1609 shereem@maritimeenergy.com maritimeenergy.com

Senior College at Belfast 80 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8033 info@belfastseniorcollege.org belfastseniorcollege.org

ReVision Energy 825 Acadia Hwy. Montville, ME 04941 207-589-4171 jalbee@revisionenergy.com revisionenergy.com

University of Maine Hutchinson Center 80 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8000 michelle.patten@maine.edu hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu

Tidewater Oil 17 Airport Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4739 matt@tidewateroil.net tidewateroil.net

Waldo County Technical Center 1022 Waterville Rd. Waldo, ME 04915 207-342-5231 waldotech.org END-OF-LIFE CARE Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County P.O. Box 772 Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-2677 hvowc1@gmail.com hospicevolunteersofwaldocounty.org Riposta Funeral Home 182 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9191 ripostafh@gmail.com ripostafh.com ENERGY & FUEL SERVICES Community Fuels, Inc. 227 North Searsport Rd. Swanville, ME 04915 207-338-4328 bowen@mainelywired.net Consumers Fuel Co. 12 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2000 barry@consumersfuel.net consumersfuelco.com

FARMS & PRODUCTION Bahner Farm 153 Augusta Rd. Belmont, ME 04952 207-342-2892 bahnerfarm@gmail.com bahnerfarm.com A full-service farm stand for Belfast and beyond! Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., May–Oct. Certified organic produce, seedlings, and more. Daisy Chain Farm LLC 102 Tufts Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-7839 daisychain.farm@gmail.com Ducktrap River of Maine 57 Little River Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6280 smoked@ducktrap.com ducktrap.com Nordic Aquafarms, Inc. 159 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-228-5622 cc@nordicaquafarms.com nordicaquafarms.com Toddy Pond Farm 174 Carver Rd. Monroe, ME 04951 207-249-8481 toddypondfarm@gmail.com toddypondfarm.com

Wild Grace Farm Store & Café 5 Bolin Hill Ext. Rd. Liberty, ME 04949 626-818-5001 wildgracefarmstore@gmail.com wildgracefarm.com A farm-to-table café and market specializing in Maine-grown and made food, drinks, gifts, and more! Right on Route 3 across from Lake St. George. Open May–November for premium roasted coffee, homemade breakfast and lunch, and locally sourced provisions, plus outside dining and takeout! Wild Miller Farm 1165 Turner Ridge Rd. Palermo, ME 04354 207-993-2018 annalisa@wildmillergardens.com wildmillerfarm.com FESTIVALS Fiber College of Maine 216 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6059 makersguildmaine.org The largest fiber arts education gathering on the East Coast. Classes on everything fiber: knitting, crocheting, weaving, spinning, fiber preparation, rug hooking, quilting, lace making, woodworking, and more. Maine Celtic Celebration P.O. Box 122 Belfast, ME 04915 info@mainecelticcelebration.com mainecelticcelebration.com New Years by the Bay P.O. Box 313 Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-1748 nybb.org North Atlantic Blues Festival 70 Lake Ave. Rockland, ME 04841 207-596-6055 bluesman@midcoast.com northatlanticbluesfestival.com

FINANCIAL & ACCOUNTING Allen Insurance and Financial 94 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0801 jlang@allenif.com alleninsuranceandfinancial.com Bangor Federal Credit Union 339 Hogan Rd. Bangor, ME 04401 207-947-0374 tmorrill@bangorfederal.com bangorfederal.com Your local credit union serving those who live, work, and play in Hancock, Waldo, and Penobscot Counties for over 60 years! Bangor Savings Bank - Belfast 7 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4270 lisa.phillips@bangor.com bangor.com Bangor Savings - Downtown Belfast 106 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-7014 alison.applegate@bangor.com bangor.com Bangor Savings Bank - Searsport 17 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6065 ellie.flagg@bangor.com bangor.com Bangor Savings Bank - Unity Unity Clifford Commons Unity, ME 04988 207-948-5120 karin.warren@bangor.com bangor.com Bank of America Corp. 21 Schoodic Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 brian.j.king@bofa.com bankofamerica.com Bar Harbor Bank & Trust 245 Camden St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-594-9557 customerservicecenter@barharbor.bank barharbor.bank

seedlings, produce plus lots more! OPEN DAILY MAY - OCT, 1Oam - 6pm

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Businesses & Services Camden National Bank 156 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4650 info@camdennational.com camdennational.com Changing Seasons FCU 115 Mecaw Rd. Hampden, ME 04444 207-945-6264 info@changingseasonsfcu.com changingseasonsfcu.com Downeast Credit Union 92 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0043 dfredrikson@downeastcu.com downeastcu.com Edward Jones - Belfast 132 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1090 glenn.carlson@edwardjones.com edwardjones.com/glenn-carlson Edward Jones - Lincolnville Tom Griffith, Financial Advisor 2516 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5347 breanna.pinkhambebb@edwardjones.com edwardjones.com/tom-griffith

First National Bank Renys Plaza 1-B Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 info@thefirst.com thefirst.com First National Bank is an independent community bank offering checking, savings, lending, electronic services, free coin counters, and a statewide fee-free ATM alliance. Hayford Hill Accounting 2 Blueberry Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5793 sarabrowntaxprep@gmail.com KeyBank 111 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3220 christopher_g_klenk@keybank.com key.com KSW Federal Credit Union 135 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915-6909 207-338-5160 billc@kswfcu.org kswfcu.org MaineStream Finance 315 Main St. #205 Rockland, ME 04841 207-973-3500 clinder@penquis.org mainestreamfinance.org

MTA Accounting PA 71 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5012 kali@mtaaccounting.com mtaaccounting.com

Unity Flower Shop 257 Depot St. Unity, ME 04948 207-948-2446 unity.flower.shop@gmail.com unityflowershop.com

Nickerson Professional Assn. P.O. Box 211 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2770 mike@nickersonpa.com nickersonpa.com

Willow Moon Florist - Willow Moon Ventures United Farmers Market 18 Spring St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-1425 willowmoonflorist@gmail.com willowmoonventures.com/florist

NR Bookkeeping Services, Inc. 248 Northport Ave. Ste. 9 Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-1904 nina@nrbookkeeping.com nrbookkeeping.com NR Bookkeeping Services offers personalized services for individuals and small businesses, including QuickBooks accounting, payroll, entity formation, tax preparation, sales tax filings, and much more. FLORISTS & NURSERIES Fernwood Nursery 58 North Ridge Rd. Montville, ME 04941 207-589-4726 fernwoodnursery@fairpoint.net fernwoodnursery.com

FOOTWEAR Colburn Shoe Store 79 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1934 colby@colburnshoe.com colburnshoe.com FURNITURE Macleod Furniture 187 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1240 info@macleodfurniturestore.com macleodfurniturestore.com

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Sales Rentals Tenant Placement Check-A-Home Sam Mehorter 207-338-3949 www.hometownre.org

Sam@hometownre.org

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Businesses & Services Owl Furniture 43 North Main St. Stonington, ME 04681 207-367-6555 info@owlfurniture.com owlfurniture.com Owl Furniture, a wing of Geoffrey Warner Studio, is an ergonomic furniture company featuring handcrafted task stools and sit/ stand desks along with custom-designed, heirloom-quality furniture. Perry’s Home Furnishings & Design 111 Belmont Avenue (Rt 3) Belfast, Maine 04915 207-338-3610 kimberlyperry@phfd.co phfd.co Specializing in 3D Rendering Design Services. “Your Style and Our Guidance.” Be inspired! Hours by private appointment & scheduled Open Showroom days. Delivery to all of Maine. Robin’s Nest Consignment Inc. 169 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1167 shop@robins-nest-consignment.com robins-nest-consignment.com Offering gently used furniture, home décor, artwork, lamps, rugs, and more on a consignment basis. Our beautifully displayed, ever-changing showroom is now open year-round. Windsor Chairmakers 2596 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 info@windsorchair.com windsorchair.com GARDEN & LANDSCAPE Carol’s Collectibles Nursery 411 Nickerson Rd. Swanville, ME 04915 207-323-2783 carolyeemaine@gmail.com carolscollectibles.com Total Property Care, Inc. 82 Back Searsport Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0892 info@totalpropertycare.net totalpropertycare.net GIFTS & TOYS Out on a Whimsey 88 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3911 dhallooaw@gmail.com facebook.com/outonawhimsey The Purple Baboon 31 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6505 phyllisrackliffe@gmail.com purplebaboon.com Yo Mamma’s 96 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4884 yomammas.store@gmail.com yomammas.com

GOLF Country View Golf Club 178 Moosehead Trail Hwy. Brooks, ME 04921 207-722-3161 brookscountryviewgolfclub.com Northport Golf Club 581 Bluff Rd. Northport, ME 04915 207-338-2270 info@northportgolfclubmaine.com northportgolfclubmaine.com Searsport Pines Golf Course 240 Mt. Ephraim Rd. Searsport, ME 04915 207-548-2854 info@searsportpines.com searsportpines.com GOVERNMENT AGENCIES & SERVICES City of Belfast 131 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3370 citymanager@cityofbelfast.org cityofbelfast.org Maine International Trade Center 2 Portland Fish Pier Ste. 204 Portland, ME 04101 207-541-7400 munsey@mitc.com mitc.com Maine Port Authority 423 Main St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-593-8712 jen.smith@maineports.com maineports.com GRAPHIC DESIGN & MARKETING Ad Astra Directive P.O. Box 262 Unity, ME 04988 207-948-5242 info@adastradirective.com adastradirective.com CD&M Communications 48 Free St. Portland, ME 04101 207-774-7528 info@cdmc.com cdmc.com Links Web Design 735 Main St. Bangor, ME 04401 207-735-0605 info@linksadvantage.com linksadvantage.com Maine’s Midcoast & Islands 199 Water St. Bath, ME 04530 207-443-2067 info@mainesmidcoast.com mainesmidcoast.com pica // brand, strategy, design 111 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1740 think@pica.is pica.is

Proforma Marketing Essentials 94 Elm St. Camden, ME 04843 207-236-2896 info@elmstreetme.com proformamarketingessentials.com

Michelle L. Morrow, D.M.D. 366 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1801 morrow007@roadrunner.com morrowdmd.com

Virtually Re-Imagined 1151 Belfast Rd. Knox, ME 04986 207-231-4390 shawna@virtuallyreimagined.com virtuallyreimagined.com

Penobscot Bay Dentistry 94 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1100 info@penobscotbaydentistry.com penobscotbaydentistry.com

HARDWARE & LUMBER

Peter Nesin Optician 158 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2440 peternesinoptician@ne.twcbc.com peternesinoptician.com

Hammond Lumber Company 30 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4080 jpooler@hammondlumber.com hammondlumber.com Home Supply Center 75 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1094 homesupply@myfairpoint.net Tractor Supply Co. 81 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 str2480@tractorsupply.com tractorsupply.com Viking Lumber 166 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3480 maureen@vikinglumber.com vikinglumber.com HEALTH & DENTAL CARE Belfast Dental Care, LLC General and Implant Dentistry 19 Fahy St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3669 info@belfast-dentalcare.com belfast-dentalcare.com Mon.–Fri. 8 a.m.–4 p.m. A practice of compassion and excellence where patients love to come and employees love to serve. New patients are welcome! Belfast Drug Company 15-G Starrett Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0441 pharmacyinfo@belfastdrugco.com belfastdrugcompany.com Ellsworth-Bucksport Dental Associates 11 Mechanic St. Bucksport, ME 04416 207-667-7117 dcarpenter_zeman@msn.com dental-associates.com MaineHealth Care at Home 170 Pleasant St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-284-4566 jahstings@MHCAH.org mainehealth.org

Private Home Care, Inc. 375 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2100 info@privatehomecareinc.com privatehomecareinc.com Offering non-medical, in-home services addressing health, safety, nutrition, and all Activities of Daily Living (ADL) to support independence and quality of life. Seebreeze Family Eyecare, PA 91 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1480 seebreezefamilyeyecare.com Sweetser 9 School St. Belfast, ME 04915 800-434-3000 communications@sweetser.org sweetser.org Waldo County General Hospital 118 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2500 wcgh.org Waldo County General Hospital is part of MaineHealth, a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and more than 1,600 employed and independent physicians working together through an Accountable Care Organization. With more than 19,000 employees, MaineHealth is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. For more information, please visit wcgh.org. HOMEWARES Brambles 2 Cross St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3448 bluebird04973@gmail.com

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Businesses & Services The Good Table 68 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4880 thegoodtable@gmail.com thegoodtable.me

Cross Insurance 15-E Starrett Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5430 trumney@crossagency.com crossagency.com

The Porch 33 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-272-2370 theporchbelfast@gmail.com theporchbelfast.com

Morin Associates LLC Renys Plaza 1 Belmont Ave. Ste. 1H Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-9080 gregmorinbsa@aol.com morinassociates.org

INSURANCE athenahealth, Inc. 3 Hatley Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 cmurphy@athenahealth.com athenahealth.com

Palermo Insurance Agency 518 Route 3 Palermo, ME 04354 207-993-5002 chuntress@palermoinsuranceagency.com palermoinsuranceagency.com

Atlantic Insurance & Benefits 58 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9787 mikegiles@atlantic-insurance.com atlantic-insurance.com

State Farm Insurance 228 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5538 reyn@reynritchie.net reynritchie.net

BlueGoose Insurance Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-3217 ccoleman@bluegoosemaine.com bluegoosemaine.com

Varney Insurance Agency 18 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6364 rlods@varneyagency.com varneyagency.com

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LEGAL SERVICES

Metaphor Bronze Tileworks P.O. Box 176 Belfast, ME 04915 207-342-2597 customerservice@metaphorbronze.com metaphorbronze.com

Camden Law, LLP 56 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1110 info@camdenlaw.com camdenlaw.com

Perry’s Home Furnishings & Design 111 Belmont Avenue (Rt 3) Belfast, Maine 04915 207-338-3610 kimberlyperry@phfd.co phfd.co Specializing in 3D Rendering Design Services. “Your Style and Our Guidance.” Be inspired! Hours by private appointment & scheduled Open Showroom days. Delivery to all of Maine.

Fellows, Kee, Tymoczko & Lewis, LLC 149 U.S. Route 1 Bucksport, ME 04416 207-200-7748 info@fellowskee.com fellowskee.com

JEWELRY Bennett’s Gems & Jewelry 45-D Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5530 pinkdino@midcoast.com facebook.com/bennettsgemsandjewelry Our merchandise is truly one of a kind, from our rare and beautiful Maine tourmaline to lovely hand-selected jewelry and crystals. Something for everyone.

Law Offices of Lee Woodward Jr. 56 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1110 lwoodward@lwoodwardlaw.com camdenlaw.com/about/bios/ lee-woodward-jr-bio Mailloux & Marden, P. A. 151 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1330 info@maillouxmarden.com maillouxmarden.com Melanie Frazek Attorney & Counselor at Law 228 Northport Ave. Ste. C Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9000

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Businesses & Services Skelton, Taintor & Abbott 689 Friendship Rd. Waldoboro, ME 04572 207-784-3200 Auburn hhaining@sta-law.com sta-law.com The Sutherland Law Firm, LLC 123 Main St. Ste. B Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1524 ksutherland@thesutherlandlawfirm.com thesutherlandlawfirm.com MANUFACTURING & SHIPPING Global Packing & Shipping 25 Washington St. Camden, ME 04843 207-236-2926 global@midcoast.com globalpackingandshipping.com Mathews Brothers Company 22 Perkins Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3360 info@mathewsbrothers.com mathewsbrothers.com Mathews Brothers Windows and Doors are available at Better Lumberyards throughout New England. Visit us online for information about our products and dealer locations. Packaging Solutions 171 High St. #4 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2194 mjennings@foxginn.com foxginn.com/shipping_services.html MARINE Belmont Boatworks 163 Augusta Rd. Belmont, ME 04952 207-342-2885 info@belmontboatworks.com belmontboatworks.com Front Street Shipyard 101 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-3740 info@frontstreetshipyard.com frontstreetshipyard.com Front Street Shipyard is a yacht service center and marina with an expansive facility and broad capabilities for recreational boats, commercial vessels, and superyachts.

MEDIA

MUSEUMS & HISTORY

Blueberry Broadcasting 15 Payne Ave. Rockland, ME 04841 207-322-6320 karenmehorter@ blueberrybroadcasting.com A Maine-owned and operated company with 15 radio stations over 5 brands: The Bear, BIG 104 FM, KISSFM, WVOM, and WTOS covering the Belfast area and beyond.

Belfast Historical Ghost Walks 132 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-5536 sguerry@yahoo.com

Coffee News P.O. Box 503 Hampden, ME 04444 207-299-8700 coffeenewsbangor.com Courier Publications / Free Press 156 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3333 news@villagesoup.com waldo.villagesoup.com Discover Maine Magazine 10 Exchange St. Ste. 208 Portland, ME 04101 207-874-7720 info@discovermainemagazine.com discovermainemagazine.com Down East Magazine 680 Commercial St. Rockport, ME 04856 207-594-9544 downeast.com Good Morning Productions 30 Head of Tide Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-557-5111 gjfrangoulis@gmail.com goodmorningbelfast.online Good Morning Productions produces a weekly community TV show that is broadcast in Belfast, Searsport, and Knox County. Insight Productions P.O. Box 775 Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-2430 ned.lightner@gmail.com Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc. 218 South Main St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-594-8622 info@maineboats.com maineboats.com

Hamilton Marine 155 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6302 mail@hamiltonmarine.com hamiltonmarine.com

Penobscot Bay Pilot 87 Elm St. Ste. 215 Camden, ME 04843 207-706-6656 janisbunting@penbaypilot.com penbaypilot.com

Hamlin’s Marine 7 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-907-4385 dhiggins@hamlinsmarina.com hamlinsmarine.com Maine’s premier marine dealer! Sales, service, storage, and more! Enjoy this season with us at one of our convenient locations: Hampden, Waterville, and now Belfast!

RFB Advertising / travelMAINE P.O. Box 1076 Camden, ME 04843 207-706-6765 jrich@rfbads.com gotravelmaine.com

Belfast Historical Society & Museum 10 Market St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9229 info@belfastmuseum.org belfastmuseum.org Friends of Fort Knox 740 Fort Knox Rd. Prospect, ME 04981 207-469-6553 director@fortknoxmaine.com fortknoxmaine.com Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St. Bath, ME 04530 207-443-1316 info@maritimeme.org mainemaritimemuseum.org Penobscot Marine Museum 40 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-2529 museumoffices@pmm-maine.org penobscotmarinemuseum.org Sail, Power, and Steam Museum 73 Mechanic St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-596-0200 sailpowersteammuseum@gmail.com sailpowersteammuseum.org PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO Blue Sails 30 Head of Tide Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-557-5111 gjfrangoulis@gmail.com bluesailsonline.com Blue Sails is a creative media agency that specializes in producing fine video designs for clients’ broadcast advertising, social media, and websites. Terri Lea Smith Photography & Video 593 West St. Rockport, ME 04856 256-740-2906 ts@terrileasmith.com terrileasmith.com PRINTING & COPY J Black Printing 3 Black’s Landing Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4040 patty@jblackprinting.com jblackprinting.com PROPERTY CARE & MANAGEMENT 4 Seasons Home Watch & Inspections Palermo, ME 04354 207-691-8099 4shomewatch@gmail.com 4seasonshomewatch.com

DDA Property Management Short Term Rentals 30 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-5189 dcarpenter_zeman@msn.com Frank’s Home Watch Property Management Company 29 Oak Dr. Northport, ME 04849 207-505-6190 frankie12543@gmail.com frankshomewatch.com Hometown Real Estate & Property Management 84 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3949 sam@hometownre.org hometownre.org Towns End Property Management 248 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-400-9994 townsendpropertymanagement@gmail.com mainetownsend.com REAL ESTATE Apartments for People 9 Field St. Belfast, ME 04915 305-877-4108 gene@apartmentsforpeople.com The Belfast Center 9 Field St. Ste. 100 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2988 john@thebelfastcenter.com thebelfastcenter.com Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northeast Real Estate 1-G Belmont Ave. Ste. 1 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3381 cnorris@bhhsnere.com bhhsnere.com Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group 143 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3500 belfast@masiello.com masiello.com Camden Hills Realty P.O. Box 32 Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-338-0009 burgess@camdenhillsrealty.com camdenhillsrealty.com Camden Real Estate 43 Elm St. Camden, ME 04843 207-236-6171 info@camdenre.com camdenre.com CoastWise Realty 48 Marshall Wharf Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6005 coastwiserealty@gmail.com coastwiserealestate.com An independent, service-driven brokerage specializing in oceanfront, oceanview, and coastal village homes, condos, and land. Let us guide you safely and successfully through buying or selling!

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Businesses & Services G.R.F. Real Estate Company 29-A Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2422 lboynton@grfrealestate.com grfrealestate.com Gateway Title of Maine, Inc. 230-B Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-7010 belfast@gatewaytitleme.com gatewaytitleme.com Greg Warren Real Estate Photography 110 Beaver Ridge Rd. Freedom, ME 04941 207-382-3140 greg@gregwarrenphoto.com gregwarrenphoto.com Hometown Real Estate & Property Management 84 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3949 sam@hometownre.org hometownre.org Whether you’re planning to rent, sell, or purchase a home, we can help find you the right match. Hyland Estates Manufactured Housing Community Swan Lake Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2759 mhamaine.com/business/ hyland-estates-mh-community Maine Country & Coast Real Estate 9-A Beaver St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3344 Cell 207-323-0740 info@maineccre.com maineccre.com Martha Laitin, Belfast Area Real Estate Broker Since 1989 P.O. Box 66 Thorndike, ME 04974 207-323-2368 marthalaitin@yahoo.com askmarthainmaine.com Specializing in individual attention for seekers of retirement homes and vacation homes & cottages. I am a trained counselor with 32 years

experience in real estate in the Belfast area. Ask Martha! RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn 121 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4220 belfast@jaretcohn.com jaretcohn.com Realty of Maine 107 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6800 info@realtyofmaine.com realtyofmaine.com River Run Partners, LLC 25 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 310-413-6022 riverrunpartnersllc@gmail.com Sell207 Belfast, ME 04915 207-461-4740 monet@sell207.com sell207.com United Realty 307 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6000 unitedrealty@gmail.com unitedrealtyme.com United Realty is a full-service real estate brokerage company. Our personalized service is second to none. As a member of the Statewide Multiple Listing Service, we can assist you throughout the midcoast region of Maine and beyond. Worth Real Estate 118 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5265 worthre@gmail.com belfastre.com RECREATION - INDOOR ALLPLAY 49 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1100 allplay@gmail.com allplay-fec.com

Belfast Curling Club 211 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9851 donnafancy@roadrunner.com belfastcurlingclub.org

North Country Rivers 36 Main St. Bingham, ME 04920 info@northcountryrivers.com northcountryrivers.com More in Guns LLC 2 Averill St. Frankfort, ME 04438 207-323-3158 moreinguns@gmail.com moreinguns.com

Belfast Flying Shoes 93 Kaler Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0979 belfastflyingshoes@gmail.com belfastflyingshoes.org

North Star Adventures 491 Stevens Rd. Unity, ME 04988 207-692-3138 northstaradventures1@gmail.com northstaradventures.me

The Game Loft 78-A Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6447 info@thegameloft.org thegameloft.org

RECREATION - WATER

Kids Unplugged 17 Airport Rd. Ste. 1 Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-7018 kidsunpluggedme@gmail.com kidsunplugged.com

The Back & Forth Belfast City Harbor Dock Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-5952 alex@commercial-intelligence.biz thebackandforth.com The Back & Forth is a traditional wooden lobsterboat that offers “Delightful Jaunts” around the bay during the day and “Extra-Special Experiences” mornings and evenings.

RECREATION - OUTDOOR Belfast Polo Club and Dressage Academy 70 Tufts Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-632-5199 hoofdoc69@yahoo.com

Basin Pond Outdoor Center / Water Walker 730 West Main St. Monroe, ME 04951 207-513-0157 info@touringkayaks.com touringkayaks.com

CG Bikes 39 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1206 chris@cgbikesmaine.com cgbikesmaine.com

Castine Cruises 15 Sea St. Castine, ME 04421 207-701-1421 guildiveinfo@gmail.com castinecruises.com

Chase Toys Inc. 417 Thorndike Rd. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-5729 brian@chasetoysinc.com chasetoysinc.com Maine Outdoor Sportsman 1044 Atlantic Hwy. Northport, ME 04849 207-338-4141 sports@maineoutdoorsportsman.com maineoutdoorsportsman.com

UNITED REALTY (207) 338-6000

Castine Kayak Adventures 17 Sea St. Castine, ME 04421 207-866-3506 kayak@castinekayak.com castinekayak.com Explore Maine from the water, viewing the shoreline from an entirely different perspective. Visit coastal islands, see the changes of the tidal flows while

Body Focused Designs

Serving MidCoast Maine for over 30 years! 307 Belmont Ave ~ Belfast, ME 04915 Check Out ALL Maine listings at ~ UnitedRealtyME.com “Waldo County’s Oldest, Independent Real Estate Company!”

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Businesses & Services learning the art of kayaking efficiently. Top-of-the-line kayaks and paddles, personalized instruction. Come Boating P.O. Box 1188 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3466 comeboating.belfast@gmail.com comeboating.org Monhegan Boat Line 880 Port Clyde Rd. Port Clyde, ME 04855 207-372-8848 barstow@monheganboat.me monheganboat.com The Playground at Stockton Harbor 20 Cape Docks Rd. Stockton Springs, ME 04981 207-653-1428 playground@stocktonharbormaine.com stocktonharbormaine.com Schooner Charm Thompson’s Wharf Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-9072 angela@schoonercharm.com schoonercharm.com Why go anywhere else when Belfast has CHARM! Come sail on the schooner CHARM departing daily from Thompson’s Wharf June–October. Private charter inquiries welcome. Searsport Shores Kayak Rentals 216 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6059 relax@campocean.com maineoceancamping.com Rent singles, doubles with paddles, pumps, and PFDs. Group bookings. Leave from campground to Sears Island. RELOCATION & STORAGE SERVICES Belfast Self Storage 77 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1515 info@belfastselfstorage.com belfastselfstorage.com

Fox & Ginn Movers 171 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0900 foxginn.com Searsport Self Storage 149 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-2640 nancyb@maine.edu searsportantiquemall.com RETIREMENT Deborah Lincoln House 60 Cedar St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1554 dlincoln@gwi.net deborahlincolnhouse.org Harbor Hill Nursing Care Center 2 Footbridge Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5307 karin.stupca@genesishcc.com genesishcc.com/root/overview/ center/harborhill Penobscot Shores Retirement Community 10 Shoreland Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2332 sbowler@wcgh.org penobscotshores.com Enjoy “Life with a View,” fine dining, maintenance-free living, and lots of activities, including beekeeping, kayaking, bocce ball, and book club, right on Penobscot Bay. The Residence at Tall Pines 24 Martin Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-7031 cmichaud@tallpinesliving.com tallpinesliving.com SALONS & SPAS Among Friends Salon 26 Monroe St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-4145 jamie_amongfriends@yahoo.com amongfriendsme.com

Electrolysis by Ruth Swanson 242 Main St. Waterville, ME 04901 207-873-1839 unitymaine@gmail.com Find Us on Facebook GLOW 134 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-5699 glowsalonbelfast@gmail.com glowsalonbelfast.com Green with Envy Salon 1-K Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3148 greenenvysalon@gmail.com greenenvysalon.com Town and Country Styling Salon 96 Main St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-3245 unitymaine@gmail.com Find Us on Facebook TECHNOLOGY LCI Fiber Optic Network 133 Back Meadow Rd. Nobleboro, ME 04555 207-763-9900 alanh@lcifiber.net lcifiber.net Available now in Belfast! A fiber optic network direct to your home or business. Gigabit speeds! Internet, phone, and HD-TV. Family-owned and Maine-based. SIMPLE. HONEST. LOCAL. Mid-Coast Tech/AngelCom 38-C Starrett Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-236-0021 help@midcoasttech.com midcoasttech.com Redzone Wireless LLC 91 Camden St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-596-5700 ncompoginis@redzonewireless.com redzonewireless.com

Smart DataMap Services Belfast, ME 04915 207-619-3380 info@smartdatamap.com smartdatamap.com UniTel, Inc./Bluestreak 129 Main St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-3900 cs@unitel.me unitelme.com Providing world class broadband solutions with speeds up to 1 Gigabit, hosted solutions, and voice services for all size businesses and residential needs. Locally owned and operated since 1902. TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION Amtrak Downeaster 16 Station Ave. Brunswick, ME 04101 207-780-1000 natalie@nnepra.com amtrakdowneaster.com Concord Coach Lines 100 Sewell St. Portland, ME 04102 207-828-1151 info@concordcoachlines.com concordcoachlines.com Off on Vacation Serving Bangor, Belfast, and Midcoast Maine 207-659-6435 offonvacation@gmail.com offonvacationtravel.com European river, expedition, small ship and yacht Cruises. Culinary and wine, exotic island and safari travel. WASTE MANAGEMENT DM & J Waste 44 Transfer Station Rd. Winterport, ME 04496 207-223-4112 help@dmjwaste.com dmjwaste.com Moore’s Septic, Inc. 1477 Swan Lake Ave. Swanville, ME 04915 207-338-4586 heidi@mooressepticinc.com mooressepticinc.com

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Businesses & Services WELLNESS 1 Mill 1 Mill Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-8718 paul@1millbelfast.com 1millbelfast.com Acupuncture Clinic of Rhonda Feiman 18 Harbor St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4454 feimanacupuncture18@gwi.net belfastmaineacupuncture.com Ananda Yoga & Wellness 9-B Beaver St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-7017 info@anandayogabelfastme.com anandayogabelfastme.com Bay Area Fitness 192 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-745-9357 bayarea@panax.com bayareafitnessgym.com

CSME - Country Strength Maine 1151 Belfast Rd. Knox, ME 04986 207-944-9807 justin@countrystrengthmaine.com countrystrengthmaine.com

New World Organics 143 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5076 nworldorganics@gmail.com newworldorganics.business.site

Destination Wellness Midcoast Maine Online Directory P.O. Box 1234 Rockport, ME 04856 info@destinationwellnessme.com destinationwellnessme.com

Waldo County YMCA 157 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4598 membership@waldocountyymca.org waldocountyymca.org

The Herbalist 100 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-424-2228 adam@207herbalist.com 207herbalist.com

Your Coastal Connection 3 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-6305 kingebishop@hotmail.com ycconnection.com

Maine Integrative Chiropractic 8 Jesse Robbins Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8994 mechiroinfo@gmail.com mechiro.com

DREAM FIRST We live by a simple idea, and hope you do too: Dream First, then go from there. Because you can.

National Bank 800.564.3195 • TheFirst.com • Member FDIC

NO BUTTS ABOUT IT... Caring for your pet is important.

(207) 236-8702 Adoptions Stray Intake Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Clinics Pet Food Pantry Low-Cost Vaccination Clinics

PAWS Animal Adoption Center, 123 John Street, Camden, ME

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Camden Hills State Park Camden

Penobscot Marine Museum Searsport

Lincolnville Beach Lincolnville

Swan Lake State Park Swanville

Belfast Historical Society & Museum Belfast

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Ducktrap Beach Lincolnville Laite Beach Camden

The Davistown Museum Liberty

Barrett’s Cove Megunticook Lake, Camden

Brooks Historical Society & Museum Brooks

Carrying Place Beach Surry

Owls Head Transportation Museum Owls Head

Backshore Beach Castine

Maine Lighthouse Museum Rockland

Birch Point State Park Owls Head

Coastal Children’s Museum Rockland Farnsworth Art Museum Rockland

Boothbay Freeport Mount Desert Island Blue Hill Damariscotta

Holbrook Island Sanctuary Brooksville Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Boothbay Wolfe’s Neck State Park Freeport Asticou Azalea Garden Northeast Harbor

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor

Sand Beach Acadia National Park

Mount Desert Oceanarium Bar Harbor

Echo Lake Mount Desert Island

Maine State Aquarium West Boothbay Harbor

Popham Beach State Park Phippsburg

Boothbay Railway Village Boothbay

Bangor International Airport flybangor.com

Maine State Ferry Serves island communities

Schooner Bay Taxi schoonerbaytaxi.me

Concord Coach Lines Stops in Searsport, Belfast, and Lincolnville connect to Boston

Penobscot Island Air Scheduled or charter flights. penobscotislandair.net

Quicksilver Water Taxi quicksilvermaine.com

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Member Index Bold page number = advertisement 1 Mill .....................................................................................57, 74, 77 4 Seasons Home Watch & Inspections ............................71 A&E Stoneworks...........................................................................64 ACE Sharpening Belfast ...................................................14, 65 AcuMedix Solutions USA - Medical Consulting, Billing and Collections ...........................................................64 Acupuncture Clinic of Rhonda Feiman............................ 74 Ad Astra Directive ........................................................................69 Alden House Inn ....................................................................43, 59 Allen Insurance and Financial............................................... 67 ALLPLAY ........................................................................................... 72 American Legion Post #43 .....................................................65 Among Friends Salon ...........................................................5, 73 Amtrak Downeaster ................................................................... 73 Ananda Yoga and Wellness.................................................... 74 Anglers Restaurant .............................................................22, 55 Apartments for People LLC..................................................... 71 athenahealth, Inc.......................................................................... 70 Atlantic Insurance & Benefits............................................... 70 Back & Forth, The................................................. 15, 52, 72, 78 Bahner Farm.................................................... 24, 25, 67, 67, 76 Bangor Federal Credit Union .........................................39, 67 Bangor Savings Bank - Belfast .......................................7, 67 Bangor Savings Bank - Downtown Belfast .......7, 67, 78 Bangor Savings Bank - Searsport ...................................... 67 Bangor Savings Bank - Unity ................................................ 67 Bank of America Corp. .............................................................. 67 Bar Harbor Bank & Trust .......................................................... 67 Basin Pond Outdoors / Water Walker .......................52, 72 Bay Area Fitness........................................................................... 74 BAY PRO .....................................................................................61, 66 Bay Wrap Inc. ..................................................................................55 Bayside Cottage Rentals .................................................44, 60 Beach Cottage Inn .......................................................................60 Belfast 1890 House.....................................................................60 Belfast Adult Education ...........................................................66 Belfast Area Citizens Climate Lobby ................................66 Belfast Center, The...............................................................64, 71 Belfast Co-op.................................................24, 25, 49, 54, 78 Belfast Creative Coalition .........................................16, 47, 66 Belfast Curling Club ................................................................... 72 Belfast Dairy Queen ...................................................................54 Belfast Dental Care, LLC..........................................39, 69, 77 Belfast Drug Company .............................................................69 Belfast Farmers’ Market .................................24, 25, 48, 54 Belfast Fiberarts LLC ..................................................47, 63, 78 Belfast Flying Shoes ..........................................................30, 72 Belfast Free Library ....................................................................66 Belfast Garden Club ...................................................................66 Belfast Harbor Inn........................................................................60 Belfast Historical Ghost Walks .............................................71 Belfast Historical Society & Museum ................16, 71, 75 Belfast Laundry Center ............................................................65 Belfast Lions Club........................................................................65 Belfast Maskers ............................................................29, 30, 63 Belfast Polo Club and Dressage Academy ....................72 Belfast Rotary Club.................................................... 64, 65, 78 Belfast Self Storage................................................................... 73 Belfast Soup Kitchen ............................................................4, 66 Belfast United Methodist Church.......................................65 Belfast Variety Rt. 52.................................................................54 Belfast Variety, Inc. .....................................................................54 Belfast, City of ...................................................9, 16, 41, 58, 69 Bell The Cat, Inc. ..............................................5, 13, 55, 65, 77 Belmont Boatworks .....................................................39, 71, 76 Bennett’s Gems & Jewelry................................13, 38, 70, 77 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northeast Real Estate............................................................. 71 Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group.........71 Blood’s Garage...............................................................................64 Blue Alpaca, The ............................................................61, 63, 78 Blue Sails ........................................................................................... 71

Blueberry Broadcasting .................................................... 71, 76 BlueGoose Insurance................................................................. 70 BlueJacket Shipcrafters, Inc. .................................................64 Brambles ...........................................................................................69 Brio Custom.................................................................... 58, 64, 76 Broughman Builders...................................................................66 Camden Conference ..................................................................66 Camden Hills Realty .................................................................... 71 Camden Law, LLP......................................................................... 70 Camden National Bank....................................... 4, 57, 68, 77 Camden Real Estate Company .............................................71 Camp CaPella .................................................................................65 Camp NEOFA..................................................................................65 Captain Nickels Inn ............................................ 42, 43, 59, 76 Carol’s Collectibles Nursery...................................................69 Castine Cruises ............................................................................. 72 Castine Kayak Adventures ............................ 39, 53, 72, 76 CD&M Communications...........................................................69 Cellardoor Winery ........................................................................64 CG Bikes ................................................................... 38, 39, 52, 72 Changing Seasons FCU ............................................. 4, 68, 68 Chase Toys Inc. .............................................................................. 72 Chase’s Daily ........................................................... 21, 24, 25, 55 Chocolate Drop Candy Shop and Dave’s Old Fashioned Soda Fountain .................................. 54, 65 City Drawers................................................................... 59, 63, 78 Clarks Apartments ......................................................................60 Coastal Mountains Land Trust ..............................41, 52, 66 Coastal Power Sports, LLC.....................................................64 CoastWise Realty..................................................................58, 71 Coffee News .......................................................................................71 Colburn Shoe Store ...................................... 5, 37, 38, 49, 68 Colonial Gables Oceanfront Village ..................................60 Colonial Theatre..............................................5, 30, 62, 63, 78 Come Boating!........................................................................52, 73 Community Fuels, Inc. ............................................................... 67 Concord Coach Lines.........................................................73, 75 Consumers Fuel Co................................................ 17, 18, 67, 78 Cornerspring Montessori School....................... 65, 66, 77 Country Roads Pet & Farm Care...................................41, 63 Country View Golf Club ............................................................69 Courier Publications / Free Press .........................................71 Coyote Moon........................................................... 37, 63, 70, 78 Crosby Center, The..............................................................30, 66 Cross Insurance ............................................................................ 70 Crumbs Provisions ......................................................................55 CSME - Country Strength Maine........................................ 74 Dai Ichi Karate School of Maine...........................................66 Daisy Chain Farm LLC .......................................23, 24, 25, 67 Darby’s Restaurant..............................................................22, 55 DDA Property Management ................................................... 71 Deborah Lincoln House ............................................................ 73 Delvino’s Grill & Pasta House..........................20, 21, 55, 78 Dennis Raleigh Antiques & Folk Art... 32, 33, 58, 63, 76 Destination Wellness Midcoast Maine Online Directory......................................................................... 74 Discover Maine Magazine ......................................................... 71 DM&J Waste .................................................................................... 73 Dockside Family Restaurant..................................................55 Down East Magazine ................................................................... 71 DownEast Auctions.....................................................32, 33, 63 Downeast Credit Union.............................................................68 Downshift Coffee ........................................................ 38, 39, 55 Ducktrap River of Maine .......................................................... 67 Eastern Maine Community College...................................67 Eastern Maine Development Corporation .....................64 Eastside Garage............................................................................64 EcoCor LLC ......................................................................................66 Ed’s Sheds ........................................................................................66 Edward Jones / Belfast..............................................................68 Edward Jones, Lincolnville: Tom Griffith, Financial Advisor.......................................................................68

Electrolysis by Ruth Swanson ..............................................73 Ellsworth-Bucksport Dental Associates ........................69 Epoch Home ....................................................................................63 Everyman Repertory Theatre................................29, 30, 63 Faith Temple Church of God ..................................................65 Fellows, Kee, Tymoczko & Lewis, LLC .............................. 70 Fernwood Nursery.......................................................................68 Fiber College of Maine ...........................................7, 47, 67, 76 Fiddlehead Artisan Supply ..............................................47, 63 Fireside Inn and Suites...............................................................61 First Church in Belfast United Church of Christ .................................................. 8, 34, 65, 78 First National Bank ................................................5, 68, 74, 77 Four Leaf Farm, LLC ............................................................41, 63 Fox & Ginn Movers....................................................................... 73 Frank’s Home Watch Property Management Company......................................................................................... 71 Friends of Belfast Parks...............................................9, 41, 66 Friends of Fort Knox .............................................................11, 66 Friends of Sears Island ..............................................12, 53, 66 Front Street Pottery ....................................................22, 47, 63 Front Street Pub ...........................................................22, 56, 78 Front Street Shipyard ..................................................16, 34, 71 G.R.F. Real Estate Company.................................................... 71 Game Loft, The .............................................................................. 72 Gateway Title of Maine, Inc. .................................................... 71 Gaul’s Antiques and Maine Street Vintage............33, 63 Giles Consulting............................................................................64 Glenmoor by the Sea .................................................................60 Global Packing & Shipping...................................................... 71 GLOW.................................................................................................. 73 GO Logic LLC ..................................................................................66 Good Morning Productions ..................................................... 71 Good Table, The............................................................................. 70 Goodwill Industries of NNE....................................................66 Goose River Farm & Meat Store ..........................................54 Green Home Solutions of Mid Coast Maine .................65 Green with Envy Salon.............................................................. 73 Greg Warren Real Estate Photography...........................72 Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County...........................65 Hamilton Marine ............................................................................ 71 Hamlin’s Marine..............................................................45, 71, 78 Hammond Lumber Company................................................69 Hannaford................................................................... 4, 55, 62, 77 Harbor Hill Nursing Care Center .........................53, 73, 77 Harborwalk Restaurant ....................................................22, 56 Harbor Watch Cottage ..............................................................60 Hayford Hill Accounting...........................................................68 Head of the Bay Business Alliance ....................................66 Herbalist, The ................................................................................. 74 Hichborn, The ..........................................................................21, 56 Home Supply Center..................................................................69 Hometown Real Estate & Property Management ...............................................................68, 72, 77 Horch Roofing ................................................................................66 Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County.......................30, 67 Hyland Estates Manufactured Housing Community................................................................................... 72 IMAGES Belfast LLC ..................................................................64 Inn at Sunrise Point .....................................................................59 Insight Productions...................................................................... 71 Interloqui ...........................................................................................64 J Black Printing............................................................................... 71 Jacobson Glass Studio......................................................48, 63 Jeweled Turret Inn................................................................43, 59 Jody Johnstone Pottery............................................. 46, 47, 64 Julz Makes LLC ..............................................................................63 K Construction, Inc....................................66, 77, back cover Katwalk ..............................................................................................63 Kendrick’s Antiques............................................................33, 63 KeyBank ......................................................................................17, 68 Kids Unplugged............................................................................. 72

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A. ........................................................... 70 Maine Alpaca Experience .................... 5, 7, 23, 38, 63, 76 Maine Authors Publishing & Cooperative.......18, 64, 76 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc. ..........................71, 76 Maine Celtic Celebration ............................................8, 30, 67 Maine Coast Construction......................................................66 Maine Country & Coast Real Estate..................................72 Maine Integrative Chiropractic............................................. 74 Maine International Trade Center.......................................69 Maine Maritime Museum.......................................................... 71 Maine Outdoor Sportsman.....................................38, 53, 72 Maine Port Authority..................................................................69 Maine’s Midcoast & Islands ......................................12, 18, 69 MaineHealth Care at Home ....................................................69 Mainely Pottery .............................................................62, 64, 77 MaineStream Finance ...............................................................68 Mammie’s Country Kitchen ....................................................56 Man on Main....................................................................................63 Maritime Energy ........................................................................... 67 Marsh River Cooperative................................................. 25, 55 Marsh River Theater ...........................................................30, 63 Marshall Wharf Brewing Co.......................... 22, 62, 64, 78 Martha Laitin, Belfast Area Real Estate Broker Since 1989 .................................................................................... 72 Mathews Brothers Company............................ 4, 53, 71, 77 Meanwhile ........................................................................................56 Melanie Frazek Attorney & Counselor at Law .............70 Merrybell Motel.............................................................................. 61 Metaphor Bronze Tileworks ................................................... 70 Michelle L. Morrow, D.M.D. ......................................................69 Mid-Coast Tech/AngelCom............................................ 73, 77 Midcoast Theater Company ..................................29, 30, 63 Monhegan Boat Line .................................................................. 73 Moore’s Septic, Inc....................................................................... 73 Moorings Oceanfront RV Resort .................................43, 59 More in Guns LLC ......................................................................... 72 Morin Associates LLC ................................................................ 70 Morrill General Store..................................................................55 Mount Battie Inn ............................................................................ 61 MTA Accounting PA....................................................................68 NARFE at Mid-Coast ..................................................................65 Nautilus Seafood & Grill....................................................21, 56 Neighborhood .................................................................21, 22, 56 New World Organics................................................................... 74 New Years by the Bay ...........................................................9, 67 Nickerson Professional Association.................................68 Nightfall Inn, The ..........................................................................59 Nordic Aquafarms, Inc. ........................................................5, 67 North Atlantic Blues Festival............................................8, 67 North Country Rivers ................................................................. 72 North Star Adventures......................................... 5, 51, 52, 72 Northeast Equipment & Supply, Inc. .................................66 Northport Golf Club ....................................................................69 NR Bookkeeping Services, Inc .............................68, 70, 77 Ocean House, The........................................................................60 Off on Vacation.............................................................................. 73 Old School ME .......................................................................33, 63 Only Doughnut of Maine LLC, The ................ 5, 54, 61, 77 Opal Global LLC ............................................................................66

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ORF Inc...............................................................................................66 Our Town Belfast...................................................................16, 66 Out on a Whimsey ................................................ 37, 38, 69, 78 Owl Furniture..........................................................................69, 72 Packaging Solutions ................................................................... 71 Palermo Insurance Agency..................................................... 70 Parent Fine Art ...............................................................................63 Patchwork Plus .............................................................39, 64, 76 PAWS Animal Adoption Center.......... 5, 9, 41, 63, 74, 76 Penobscot Bay Dentistry.........................................................69 Penobscot Bay Pilot .................................................................... 71 Penobscot Bay Singers.............................................................63 Penobscot Marine Museum ..............................13, 16, 71, 75 Penobscot Shores Retirement Community...................................................................35, 73, 77 Perennial Cider Bar + Farm Kitchen ...........................21, 56 Perry’s Home Furnishings & Design ..................69, 70, 76 Peter Nesin Optician ..................................................................69 Phi Architects.................................................................................66 Phi Builders + Architects..........................................................66 pica // brand, strategy, design ..............................................69 Pine Grove Cottages............................................41, 43, 44, 60 Playground at Stockton Harbor, The ........................53, 73 Playhouse, The (CLAP! Inc.)....................................................63 Porch, The................................................................................. 70, 78 Portside Manor ..............................................................................60 Private Home Care, Inc..............................................67, 69, 77 Proforma Marketing Essentials...........................................69 Pumpkin Patch Antiques ........................32, 33, 58, 63, 76 Purple Baboon, The.............................................................38, 69 Quirk Carquest of Belfast .......................................................64 Quirk Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram of Belfast ......64 R.D. Martineau................................................................................66 RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn ................................................................ 72 Realty of Maine ............................................................................. 72 Red Barn Baking Company, The ..................................33, 54 Red Barn Marketplace, The............................................33, 63 Redzone Wireless, LLC.............................................................. 73 Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) ...........................65 Residence at Tall Pines ............................................................. 73 ReVision Energy. Inc. .................................................................. 67 RFB Advertising - travelMAINE.............................................. 71 Ridgetop Restaurant ..................................................................56 Riposta Funeral Home............................................................... 67 River Run Partners , LLC ........................................................... 72 Robin’s Nest Consignment Inc......................69, 73, 74, 77 Rollie’s Bar & Grill, Inc. .............................. 22, 56, 65, 73, 78 Sail, Power, and Steam Museum..........................................71 Schooner Charm ...........................................................27, 73, 78 Scone Goddess, The.................................................. 54, 65, 76 SCORE ................................................................................................ 64 SeaHorse Stables, LLC .............................................................63 Searsport Antique Mall ....................................................33, 63 Searsport First Congregational Church .........................65 Searsport Pines Golf Course.................................................69 Searsport Self Storage............................................................. 73 Searsport Shores Kayak Rentals ........................................73 Searsport Shores Ocean Campground................6–7, 9, 43, 44, 47, 53, 57, 59, 76 Seebreeze Family Eyecare, P.A. ...........................................69 Sell207 ............................................................................................... 72 Senior College at Belfast ......................................................... 67 ServiceMaster Contract Services ......................................65 SERVPRO of Belfast/Camden/Rockland .......................65 Skelton, Taintor & Abbott .................................................64, 71 Smart DataMap Services ........................................................73 Splendiferous Sweet Shoppe...................................... 54, 65 Spouter Inn Bed and Breakfast ...................................43, 59 St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church.........................................65 Stanley Chevrolet Buick .............................................5, 64, 77 State Farm Insurance ........................................................ 70, 77 State Sand and Gravel ..............................................................66

Stephenson’s Delivery Service.............................................64 Stockton Harbor Yurts ......................................................43, 60 StoneCrest.......................................................................................66 Susan Tobey White Studio ..................................... 46, 47, 63 Sutherland Law Firm, LLC........................................................ 71 Sweetser ...........................................................................................69 Temple Heights Spiritual Camp...........................................65 Terri Lea Smith photo + video ................................................71 Thomas Fowler, P.E., LLC..........................................................66 Three Tides ......................................................................................56 Tidewater Oil................................................................................... 67 Toastmasters - Toast of the Mid-Coast...........................66 Toddy Pond Farm .................................................24, 25, 44, 67 Total Property Care, Inc............................................................69 Town and Country Styling Salon ................................73, 76 Towns End Property Management .....................................71 Tractor Supply Company.........................................................69 Trilly ~ Fancy Foods Delivered ..............................................65 U.S. Small Business Administration ..................................64 UMaine 4-H Center @ Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove...........................................................................65 United Farmers Market of Maine ........... 1, 23, 25, 55, 78 United Midcoast Charities ......................................................65 United Realty ..................................................................72, 72, 76 UniTel, Inc./Bluestreak ..............................................48, 73, 76 Unity Business Exchange........................................................66 Unity Flower Shop .......................................................................68 Unity Foundation..........................................................................66 Unity Kitchen..................................................................................56 Unity Pond Pottery ............................................. 49, 58, 63, 76 University of Maine - Hutchinson Center ...................................................................... 66, 67, 68, 76 Varney Insurance Agency ....................................................... 70 Veracity Chapel.............................................................................65 Viking Lumber................................................................................69 Virtually Re-Imagined................................................................69 Waldo Community Action Partners.................. 59, 66, 77 Waldo County General Hospital ...........................19, 69, 77 Waldo County Pet Food Pantry............................................63 Waldo County Search & Rescue .........................................66 Waldo County Shrine Club Charitable Trust ................65 Waldo County Technical Center.......................................... 67 Waldo County Woodshed........................................................65 Waldo County YMCA .................................................58, 74, 77 Wasses Hot Dogs .........................................................................56 Waterfall Arts ..................................................31, 47, 48, 63, 77 Waterfall Tiny House at Daylily Farm...............................60 Weavers Roadside Variety......................................................55 Wentworth Properties...............................................................64 Whale’s Tooth Pub .......................................................................57 Whitecap Builders ................................................16, 36, 66, 77 Wild Cow Creamery .................................................... 18, 54, 78 Wild Grace Farm ....................................18, 23, 24, 25, 67, 76 Wild Miller Farm............................................................24, 25, 67 Willow Moon Florist - Willow Moon Ventures ..............68 Windsor Chairmakers ...............................26, 46, 49, 69, 76 Workforce Solutions ..................................................................64 Worth Real Estate........................................................................ 72 Yankee Clipper Motel ................................................................. 61 Yo Mamma’s ............................................................................69, 78 Young’s Lobster Pound ................................................ 5, 15, 57 Youngtown Inn & Restaurant ................................................59 Your Coastal Connection......................................................... 74

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