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T H E BAY A N D BE YON D 2022 REGIONAL GUIDE

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Below are a few of the businesses and organizations currently located at The Belfast Center: Artists Forest Audio www.mainemusic.me In the Moment Studios www.inthemomentstudios2012.mypixieset.com Nancy Hinckley Photography www.instagram.com/nhinckley The Private Collection by In the Moment Studios https://theprivatecollectionmainephoto.godaddysites.com Complementary Medical Providers Arroyo Grande Acupuncture www.aikenacu.com

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Conservation North Atlantic Right Whale Beacon rightwhalebeacon@gmail.com Counseling Ann Ward Counseling www.annwardcounseling.com Omni Integrative Wellness, Inc. www.omnibewell.com SAPToWork www.saptowork.com Searsport Counseling Associates www.searsportcounseling.com

Holistic Health Professionals Belfast Yoga Studio www.belfastyoga.com Karen Cowan, OTR/L, LMT www.a-healingtouch.com Kelli Sager Licensed Massage Therapist www.kelli.massagetherapy.com Tim Hagney, ND www.naturalhealthmaine.com Small Business Gracefully Clean LLC www.gracefully-clean.com

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THE UNITED FARMERS MARKET OF MAINE Year Round Indoor Market, 70 plus Vendors Bay View Dining, 1 block from Main street © Lynn Karlin

The United Farmers Market of Maine offers the best of Maine’s farmers, foodies & artisans, all under one roof. This spacious indoor market and meeting place overlooks beautiful Penobscot Bay & Belfast Common Park. We invite you to join us and experience Maine’s local flavors!

• Vegetables, Herbs, Fruit & Flowers • Breads, Pastries, Pies & Treats • Prepared Foods—from Maine Classics to World Cuisine • Hand-crafted Gifts, Clothing & Artwork • Maine-Roasted Coffee • Herbal Skincare, Soaps & Teas • Maine Raised Meats, Seafood, Eggs & Dairy • Chocolates, Cheeses, Wines, Honey & other Local Food Products

Open Year Round, Every Saturday, 9am-2pm 18 Spring Street, Belfast, Maine / 207-218-7005 office@belfastmarket.com / belfastmarket.com

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Welcome ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE Dorothy Havey, Executive Director director@belfastmaine.org 207-338-5900 Scott Smith, Operations Manager chamberoffice belfastmaine.org 207-338-5900

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS Alex Hawthorne, President Rob Fowler, Vice President Christy Lewis, Secretary Michelle Curtis, Treasurer Board Members: usan eemer, aul ean, awn int , lan insey, rin errifield, laine otoker CO-PUBLISHER AND EDITOR Down East Custom Publishing Services ommercial t., ock ort, downeast.com Jennifer Van Allen, Editor an othwell, ra hic esigner Benjamin Williamson, Staff Photographer Joe Anderson, Production Editor Sally Cameron, Production Coordinator

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really do have the best job. As the Chamber Director, I meet people every day who are excited to be visiting or even residents who are interested in discovering what’s happening in the area. We often hear, “I love Belfast and I want to move here!” One of the most frequently asked questions is what makes Belfast so special. It’s an easy answer and not the one you might think. We have great restaurants, an active arts scene, events galore, a great harbor walk and rail trail, etc., all the things you’d think the Chamber might offer as an answer. That question is best answered when I share that it’s the people of Belfast and Waldo County who make it such a great place to live, work, and play. For example, our visitor center greets thousands of people a year. And who welcomes the visitors? Chamber volunteers. Most businesses or agencies brag about how amazing their volunteers are, and we are no exception. For the past twentyfive years the volunteers have been led by Gil Leslie, of Belfast. He has greeted people with a captivating smile, a story, and shared his love of the area. Our 2

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volunteers come for a two-hour shift, catch up on what’s happening, and share that information with visitors and locals alike. They express their genuine love of the area, and that is evident in the conversations I’m privileged to listen to. We couldn’t exist without their help, and we aren’t the only organization that is dependent on volunteers. While I have no official count there are many places for people to volunteer their time, talent, and enthusiasm. Thank goodness we have such a generous group of people willing to help. This is what makes Belfast so special — our community. Come see for yourself what makes Belfast such an amazing place to visit. The Chamber would be happy to help you plan your visit. You can have Belfast be your destination with a myriad of possible day trips or you can discover so much to do right here. ou may find yourself not wanting to leave. (See pages 72 and 73 for more information on how to get here from wherever you are.)

hris attaglia, illy lack, nnadeene owler, Lawrence Hollins, Lynn Karlin, Samantha Maheu, hil rince, an othwell, hris iefken, Scott Smith, Erica Thoms, Benjamin Williamson BELFAST: THE BAY AND BEYOND MAGAZINE Published by Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce with Down East Custom Publishing Services ain t, elfast, 207-338-5900 Belfast: The Bay And Beyond 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. © 2022, Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce The Mission of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) is to champion a thriving business environment for its members through romotion, networking, ad ocacy, community partnerships and access to relevant information. ON THE COVER Belfast From Above, Benjamin Williamson

Dorothy Havey, Executive Director

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CONTENTS 4

ANNUAL AWARDS

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CALENDAR

FEATURES 8

ONLY IN BELFAST

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THE BIG PICTURE

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NATURAL WONDERS

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PLENT Y TO EAT

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STOP AND SHOP

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SHOW TIME IN BELFAST

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MEET OUR MAKERS

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HERE TO STAY

TOP AND BOTTOM: BENJAMIN WILLIAMSON; MIDDLE: SAMANTHA MAHEU

DIRECTORIES 50

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 FAS T M A I N E . O R G

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Annual Awards THE 61 ST ANNUAL CHAMBER AWARDS

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record 1,638 votes were submitted last fall for favorite businesses, organizations, and individuals in the community for the Annual Chamber Awards! The Chamber and Board of Directors, in partnership with Rollie’s Bar & Grill, held an in-person Business After Hours event at the Waldo County Shrine Club on Wednesday, November 17, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. The 2021 Annual Chamber Awards were also presented to the respective winners at this event. A very special thankyou to our Celebration Event Sponsor, Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union.

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1) BUSINESS GROWTH AWARD MARSHALL WHARF BREWING CO. sponsored by Camden National Bank L to R: Kevin Spigel, Head Brewer, Kathleen Dunckel & Dan Waldron, Owners, Marshall Wharf Brewing o. icole otchkin, enior etail oan fficer, erri Tower, Vice President, Paul Doody, Vice President, Camden National Bank

2) NEW BUSINESS AWARD

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MUST BE NICE LOBSTER sponsored by Stanley Chevrolet Buick L to R: Mark Politte, Owner, Stanley Chevrolet Buick; Sadie Samuels, Owner, Must Be Nice Lobster, Greg Dutch, Comptroller, Stanley Chevrolet Buick

3) HOMETOWN HERITAGE AWARD BELFAST FREE LIBRARY sponsored by LCI Fiber Optic Network L to R: Kay Zegel, Board President, Belfast Free Library; Alan Hinsey, Director of Marketing, Sales and Communications, LCI Fiber Optic Network

Open an account today! Visit us in Belfast, Searsport, Unity, online at Bangor.com, or give us a call at 1.877.Bangor1.

4) WALDO COUNTY BUSINESS AWARD FRIENDS OF SEARS ISLAND sponsored by First National Bank L to R: Necole Dabrio Janczura, Business Development fficer, irst ational ank usan . hite, oard President, Friends of Sears Island; Rolf Olsen, Board Vice President, Friends of Sears Island; Michelle urtis, ice resident usiness e elo ment fficer, First National Bank

5) INNOVATION & ADAPTATION AWARD

*For certain international ATM withdrawals, due to technical limitations, we will automatically reimburse $3.00 of an ATM fee charged. In those instances where the fee exceeds $3.00, please bring your ATM transaction receipt to any Bangor Savings Bank branch for the remaining reimbursement. Please ask for further details before traveling abroad. Member FDIC

WALDO COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL sponsored by Nordic Aquafarms, Inc. L to R: Rob Fowler, RN, BSN, Vice President of Quality, Coastal Healthcare Alliance; Jacki Cassida, Community Liaison, Nordic Aquafarms Inc.; Ed Cotter, Senior Vice President, Nordic Aquafarms Inc.

6) CHAMBER APPRECIATION AWARD NORM POIRIER, Director, Belfast Parks & Recreation Department chosen by the Board of Directors L to R: Norm Poirier, Director, Belfast Parks & Recreation Department; Dorothy Havey, Executive Director, Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce

7) CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD JOHN GIBBS, Retired Sergeant, Belfast Police Dept., Keeping Belfast Maine Beautiful, Holy Mackerel Fishing Tournament sponsored by Mathews Brothers L to R: Alex Hawthorne, Executive Vice President, Mathews Brothers Company; John Gibbs, Retired Sergeant, Belfast Police Dept.

RUNNER-UP WINNERS Business Growth Award: First National Bank New Business Award: DoryWoman Rowing Waldo County Business Award: Penobscot Marine Museum Innovation Award: Loyal Biscuit Co. Hometown Heritage Award: Waldo Community Action Partners B E L FAS T M A I N E . O R G

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Events A LOOK AT WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND THE REGION IN 2022

FORT KNOX HISTORIC SITE EVENTS

OPENS MAY 1, 2022 Civil War reenactments, Shakespeare performances, ghost tours, and more! Check online for this year’s events and up-to-date information. fortknoxmaine.com

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FORT KNOX HISTORIC EVENTS

MAY 7, 2022 Established in 2017, come join more than 600 of our caring community folks at the 5th annual clean-up day. In 5 years, 15.6 tons removed from our 51 miles of city roads. Check online for updates. Keeping Belfast Maine Beautiful on Facebook

ALL ROADS MUSIC FESTIVAL

MAY 20 & 21, 2022 All Roads is a celebration of local and indie music talent that brings some of aine s finest emerging musicians under one banner in a city known for its passionate support of the arts and locally grown creative talent. Performances, panels, artist-development sessions, and special events will be held in multiple venues throughout Belfast. allroadsmusicfest.org

BELFAST GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE

PENOBSCOT MARINE MUSEUM EVENTS

OPENS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2022 Ripped from the Headlines, June 30, 5–8 p.m. - live actors bring local maritime history to life with dramatic readings, reenacting newspaper stories of bravery, courage, daring rescues, and other adventures on the high seas. Twilight Tours, October 14, 5–8 p.m. - the spirits of seafarers will come to life to share the stories of their travels and tragedies. heck online to find out more about these and other events all season long. penobscotmarinemuseum.org

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JUNE 4, 2022 The annual plant sale will be held at Steamboat Landing Park/Belfast Boathouse. Come early and enjoy this popular gardening-lovers’ event. belfastgardenclub.org

BELFAST GARDEN CLUB OPEN GARDEN DAYS

FRIDAYS, JUNE 24–LATE AUGUST 2022 Enjoy Waldo County’s private gardens. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Discounted season passes available at the gardens. $5 admission at tour locations, which can be found online. belfastgardenclub.org Margaret Campbell: 207-356-7010 Lianne Harris: 207-745-4525

ARTS IN THE PARK

JUNE 25 & 26, 2022 One of the most scenic waterfront events in Midcoast Maine. With so many fine artists dis laying 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. Admission is free, rain or shine, and parking is available on some adjacent streets and nearby public parking areas. Steamboat Landing Park, Commercial St., Belfast. 207-338-5900 belfastmaine.org/arts-in-the-park

BELFAST SUMMER NIGHTS

THURSDAY NIGHTS, LATE JUNE– EARLY SEPTEMBER 2022 Summer music series in various outdoor locations around historic downtown Belfast. Free - donations accepted. Bring your folding chairs and dancing shoes! facebook.com/belfastsummernights

PIRATE TAKE-OVER DAY

JULY 9, 2022 Join us at Belfast City Harbor Dock on the breakwater at 10 a.m. to see The Back and Forth and Milady arrive filled with irates and hear the cannon fire ill they take o er the city We’ll be recruiting young pirates and offering training, so come dressed for swashbuckling activities and fun! thebackandforth.com

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NORTH ATLANTIC BLUES FESTIVAL

JULY 16 & 17, 2022 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 Harbor Park 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

MAINE CELTIC CELEBRATION

JULY 22–24, 2022 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 ark, and watch fireworks o er Belfast Bay. With food and craft vendors as well, there is truly something for everyone! Admission is by donation. Steamboat Landing Park, Commercial St., Belfast. mainecelticcelebration.com

ARMENIAN PICNIC

JULY 23, 2022 The Middle East meets the Midcoast! Food, dancing, live music, crafts, and games. Everyone is welcome. CDC pandemic guidelines will be followed. Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, 216 W. Main St., Searsport. 207-548-6059 makersguildmaine.org/armenianpicnic

ANNUAL BELFAST STREET PARTY

AUGUST 1, 2022 (or the next sunny day) The Belfast Summer Street Party is back! Two bands, vendors, food, games, all FREE. 5–9:30 p.m., High Street, Belfast. Check online for more information. Belfast Summer Street Party on Facebook

MAINE LOBSTER FESTIVAL

AUGUST 3–7, 2022 he aine obster esti al is fi e days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine! This annual seafood festival takes lace during the first weekend of ugust, from Wednesday through Sunday. Fun for the whole family with The Big Parade, Maine Sea Goddess Coronation, The Great International Lobster Crate Race, Road Race, arts and crafts, entertainment, and more! 800-576-7512. mainelobsterfestival.com

MAINE BOAT & HOME SHOW

AUGUST 12–14, 2022 The 20th annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors boat and home show will feature boats in the water, boats on land, marinegear endors, fine furniture and homewares, the arts, architecture, and delicious food. maineboats.com

15 TH ANNUAL BELFAST HARBOR FEST AUGUST 19–21, 2022 A full weekend of boat building, races, great food, music, and more! See Page 41 for full event details. belfastharborfest.com

MAINE AUTHORS BOOK FESTIVAL

AUGUST 27, 2022 The annual Maine Authors Book Festival will include book signings by local authors, a children’s area, food and refreshments, resentations, raffles, and li e music. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to a worthy cause. Free admission. mainebookfestival.com

HOLY MACKEREL FISHING TOURNAMENT

AUGUST 30 & 31, 2022 Cash prizes for the biggest mackerel! Daily weigh-in at Front Street Pub. All proceeds from this family-fun event supports Operation Reboot for veterans! Check online for details. Holy Mackerel Tournament on Facebook

“PASSY PETE” PREDICTION

SEPTEMBER 5, 2022 Come join us at the Belfast Waterfront on Labor Day as the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce presents Passy Pete, the Clairvoyant Crustacean. Will Passy predict an early winter or six more weeks of summer? belfastmaine.org/events

FIBER COLLEGE TOUCHSTONE RETREATS

SEPTEMBER 8–11, 2022 onnections through the fiber arts. Always the week after Labor Day at Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground, 216 W. Main St., Searsport. Pandemic guidelines will be followed. 207-548-6059 makersguildmaine.org fibercollege

9 TH ANNUAL CHAMBER CUP GOLF TOURNAMENT

SEPTEMBER 10, 2022 The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the annual return of the Chamber Cup Golf Tournament. This great competitive networking event has helped the Chamber to fund and provide our business members and the community with developmental resources they need to grow and succeed. 207-338-5900 belfastmaine.org/events

MAINE WIENERFEST

SEPTEMBER 11, 2022 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 his e ent is brought to you by PAWS Animal Adoption Center and Friends of Belfast Parks. Steamboat Landing Park, Commercial St. Belfast. mainewienerfest.com

STRUNG TOGETHER OLD-TIME/ BLUEGRASS MUSIC CAMPOUT & THE QUILTERS OF GEE’S BEND ALABAMA

SEPTEMBER 15–18, 2022 Quilting and jamming at the shore amid the organic gardens. Featuring: Skip Gorman, Fred Coon, and more. CDC pandemic guidelines will be followed. Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, 216 W. Main St., Searsport. makersguildmaine.org/strungtogether

COMMON GROUND COUNTRY FAIR

SEPTEMBER 23–25, 2022 The Common Ground Country Fair is the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s signature event and annual three-day celebration of rural living. This family-friendly event draws 60,000 attendees to Unity every year, with offerings of local food, artists and crafters, educational talks, performances, demonstrations, live animals, and more! mofga.org/the-fair

ANNUAL CHAMBER AWARDS

EARLY NOVEMBER, 2022 Come celebrate Chamber members being awarded for their milestone accomplishments by the community! More details will be forthcoming on this much-anticipated annual event. belfastmaine.org/annual-chamber-awards

HOLIDAY ON THE HARBOR

DECEMBER 10, 2022 Join the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce and Belfast Parks & Recreation Department in kicking off the holiday season! Get a chance to meet and take a photo with Santa and participate in different activities such as ornament making, cookie decorating, and more! Enjoy live holiday music and horse-drawn wagon rides. And let’s not forget the hot chocolate! 207-338-5900 belfastmaine.org/events

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Historic architecture Maine has old buildings galore, but Belfast has an embarrassment of riches in the historic-architecture department, namely: one of Maine’s largest concentrations of pre–Civil War architecture, two historic districts on the National Register, plus Maine’s best extant (which means intact) brick commercial district. More than two dozen Museum in the Streets panels tell the story of the city’s 250-year evolution and describe major landmarks. Pick up maps at the ham e o fi e, o stop by the Belfast Historical Society and Museum, which is open May to October.

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Public art aplenty Art literally spills into the streets in downtown Belfast, thanks to some creative efforts on the part of city leaders to showcase local talent. Movie stars adorn the crosswalk near the Colonial Theatre and chicken feet grace two crosswalks on Main Street. Thanks to an invitational organized by Our o n e ast ast ea , no fi e othe oss a s don the designs of local artists. Nearly two dozen storefronts also display local artists’ work in the form of dollhouse-size doors intended to evoke Stuart Little, the tiny talking mouse created by beloved Maine author E. B. White.

One million daffodils After a long winter, no sight is more welcome than frilly yellow daffodil blooms, and each spring Belfast s a o n the s nn o e , than s to the am t ons of Belfastian Elisabeth Wolfe, who in 2018 set out to plant one million daffodils over the next 20 years. Dozens of businesses and hundreds of volunteers have stepped up to assist the effort, and nearly 157,000 bulbs have been planted so far. “Belfast has been such a wonderful place to live and raise my family, I just wanted to do something to give back,” Wolfe says.

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Passy Pete Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, has its famous groundhog to forecast winter’s end, and Belfast has “Passy Pete,” the clairvoyant crustacean, who emerges each Labor Day weekend to predict how many more weeks of summer are in the cards. A group of local business owners organized the whimsical anti–Groundhog Day event in 2015, and each year they gather at Heritage Park to pull Passy Pete from a lobster trap, get his prediction, then set him free in the open ocean again.

Broke-Neck Santa Most cities have holiday light displays, but only Belfast has Broke-Neck Santa, a trio of vintage holiday lights that features Kris Kringle with his head at an angle, as if his neck is broken. Broke-Neck Santa has his own Facebook page, he’s had jingles written in his honor, and even ornaments hewn in his likeness. The famous Santas typically appear at various locations around High Street, between Macleod’s and the Belfast Free Library.

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Rowers, rowers, rowing their boats In any given Maine harbor you’ll see yachts, day sailers, schooners, and even cruise ships. But in Belfast, you’ll see these 32-foot pilot gigs, six to a boat, paddling alongside them he s a e the eet o Come Boating!, a community rowing and sailing program based out of the boat shed by the Harbor Walk. he nonp ofit omm n t o n and sailing group, launched in 2000, gets thousands of people out on the water year-round, and welcomes kids and adults of all ages and abilities.

A working waterfront Like many Maine harbors, Belfast was a hive of manufacturing in the 19th and 20th centuries, and today it’s still abuzz with big working boats. Front Street Shipyard builds, repairs, and stores everything from yachts to lobsterboats in its six cavernous hangars on the waterfront, and employs a staff of more than 100.

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An old-school shopping experience Seaside towns tend to be saturated with souvenir shops, but Belfast is one of the few where you can tackle everyday errands and get groceries, coffee, hardware, shoes, books, toys, clothes, knitting supplies, and even a bike tune-up on an easy stroll downtown. The shopping district includes Left Bank Books and two other independent bookstores, an underwear boutique where ladies can get tailored for just the right fit, and a men’s shop that even rents tuxedos.

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A pair of year-round farmers’ markets

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Most communities have one farmers’ market that appears during a blip of summer. But Belfast has two markets that run year-round, rain or shine. The Belfast Farmers’ Market pops up at Waterfall Arts on Friday mornings April to October, and at Aubuchon Hardware the rest of the year. United Farmers Market of Maine, which operates Saturday mornings out of a former window showroom on Spring Street, hosts 70 vendors that offer everything from produce and prepared foods to handmade furniture.

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Knit-ins, pottery parties, co-weaving, and more For any creative type in search of community, Belfast is a bit of paradise found. The city has a myriad of co-working spaces where artists can hone their crafts year-round. Waterfall Arts has community photo, pottery, and glass-blowing studios. Belfast Fiberarts provides workspace for weavers, spinners, sewers, and others. Belfast Clay Studio invites potters in for classes and time at the wheel. Searsport Shores Ocean Campground welcomes creators of all kinds at its Fiber Arts College each September, as well as at workshops throughout the year.

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THE BIG PICTURE

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I N AD D I T I O N TO B E I N G A B US T LI N G C EN T ER O F S H I PB U I LD I N G , MAN U FAC T U RI N G , AN D T R AD E , B ELFAS T WAS O N C E A MA J O R C EN T ER O F PH OTO G R APH Y

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t the dawn of the 20th century, Belfast was a bustling center of business enterprise. Downtown was filled with factories turning out clothes, axes, window sashes, and a panoply of other goods. Another industry was also burgeoning here: real photo postcards. t the time postcards were as prolific as the texts and tweets we fire off today. Most postcards were mass-produced by print houses in Europe, and “real photo” postcards were emerging as a premium item. At least three photographers were making real photo cards in Belfast, and in the offices of the Waldo ounty erald udolph erman assens launched the Eastern Illustrating and hotography ompany which would become the country’s largest maker of real photo postcards and produce an unrivaled visual archive of life in the early 20th century.

The photographers travelled the countryside in Model T’s and used 5-by7-inch box cameras with dry plate glass negatives to capture the scenes. They’d ship the negatives back to the Eastern llustrating offices which eventually moved to the building on hurch treet where the American Legion Hall sits today. There, a staff of 20 women and girls would print the negatives to paper and label them, writing backwards with white ink, so that when the images printed in reverse, the letters would read left to right. At its height, Eastern Illustrating was turning out 1 million real photo postcards a year, and by the time assens sold the business in it had produced 75,000 negatives. “Because of what he did, we have this amazing archive of life in early 20th entury New ngland says Kevin Johnson, photo archivist for 18

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Each spring, as soon as the muddy roads were hardened enough to drive on, assens would dispatch photographers to capture people, landmarks, landscapes, parades, and scenes from everyday life throughout New England.

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Maine Alpaca Experience and Northern Solstice Alpaca Farm began when a child fell in love with alpacas and as an adult, turned that passion into a successful alpaca farm and two retail shops. Robin Fowler Pratt and Corry Pratt are the proud owners of this wonderful operation. Robin met her first alpaca at a fair many years ago, but never forgot the feeling of being in their presence. In 2004 the dream began to evolve when they built a barn themselves and purchased their first three alpacas. Within months, the herd size increased with the birth of the first cria. The first year they sold about a thousand dollars’ worth of alpaca socks from their garage. Business grew quickly and the need for an on-farm store became evident. In 2009 they constructed a gift shop at the farm on Crosby Brook Road in Unity.

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As the herd size increased, so did the fiber harvest. Working with fiber artisans, mills, and producers across the country and beyond, their inventory became more varied and accessible. They decided to expand again and purchased a large building on the coast on Route 1 in Northport. The new property included a generous yard, well-suited for alpacas to visit for day trips in the summer months. This allows customers that may not make it to the farm to still have an up close and personal look at the lovely creatures growing the fleece their purchases are made from. Two large rooms of apparel, from socks to yarn – sweaters to blankets – hats, mittens, plush toys, tech wear and outerwear for all ages, assures no one will go away empty handed. The farm in Unity is now home to 41 high quality, magnificent fiber producing alpacas and they have the two retail locations featuring apparel made from that very luxurious fiber. They provide free tours at the farm where spending time with the alpacas is a delight for any animal lover and a respite for a weary mind. In good weather, nothing is better than having a picnic onsite while enjoying the incredible surroundings and shopping at the gift shop. The impeccably clean facility complete with bio-security measures - demonstrates the wonderful care these spectacular creatures receive. One visit and you’ll want to come back again and again. The number of socks and other items sold per year has certainly increased and the business is a dream turned reality. Visit for yourself and see what the Maine Alpaca Experience is all about! Farm tours are free and take place Tuesday through Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM with no appointment needed. The shops are open during the same hours. For more information about alpacas, free farm visits, store hours or shopping online, please visit our website at MaineAlpacaExperience.com.

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the Penobscot Marine Museum, in Searsport, which holds 50,000 negatives from the Eastern Illustrating collection. But it’s not just the volume of the photos that’s remarkable, Johnson adds, it’s their quality and resolution. Because the negatives were 5 by 7 inches, in contrast to a modern 35mm negative, which is about the size of a postage stamp, when you zoom in, the image remains sharp and clear, and one can decipher facial expressions, license plates, details of clothing and accessories, posters, and advertisements. “I think this clarity is a key to the power of these photos,” Johnson says. The effort to archive the Eastern Illustrating photos has been a 15-year odyssey for Johnson. Some 35,000 of the negatives were sold to a series of owners and ultimately donated to the institution that is now Maine Media Workshops. In 2007, after a pipe burst in the basement where they were being 20

stored, Johnson, a workshop employee at the time, worked alongside fellow students to dry them out. Ultimately, the negatives were donated to the Penobscot Marine Museum, where they remain today. Since that time, Johnson, along with an army of volunteers, has been working to archive, catalog, and digitize the collection, and he has led the effort to track down some 15,000 negatives that went missing from the collection over the years. Many of them have ended up in the hands of collectors and antique dealers. Selections are on view at the museum and also online. Along with the archives of National Fishermen and dozens of other collections, Penobscot Marine Museum has one of the state’s largest archives of historical photographs, with more than 300,000 negatives, prints, slides, postcards, and daguerreotypes, plus 140,000 online.

Johnson is driven by a passion to properly preserve and share the collection and complete this historical record, and also try to capture as many stories as possible that the photos depict from the people who were alive when they were taken. “Every place changes over time, but the rate of change is usually slow and gradual, and often slips under the radar of day-to-day life,” he says. “How a place changes and evolves is a fascinating study, and the photograph is the perfect medium to examine it. A photograph is much more accurate than our memories and one can fill books with the words it would take to describe the details and stories a single photo can hold.” •

Visit the Penobscot Marine Museum 40 East Main St., Searsport. 207-548-2529. penobscotmarinemuseum.org

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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 fine dining with gourmet chefs Diana & Charles Evans, a husband/wife team who have plated meals in fine restaurants in Massachusetts and Maine.

(drinks are optional), or gardening in our raised beds, or sitting down with a good book in our library. Belfast Senior College is always looking for instructors and students, and the YMCA offers a therapy and lap pool, walking track, basketball, and senior-oriented programs just minutes away.

Looking for something different to do in retirement? You can explore the mountains of western Maine in just a couple hours or walk the shoreline just outside your door. Our shore is ideal for an easy kayak launch into Penobscot Bay. Or how about trying beekeeping with the hives in our meadows, or bocce ball on Tuesday afternoons

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aine’s third-longest footpath, a scenic 47-mile route from Unity to Belfast, has a simple and apt moniker: the Hills to Sea Trail. It’s a name that nods to the breathtaking topographical variety that attracts nature lovers and outdoor-rec buffs to Waldo County. From wooded peaks to placid trout ponds, from miles of forested trails to quiet beaches on tidal coves, the region has a little something for everyone. Here are the best opportunities to get outside and play.

TAKE A HIKE Three different trails reach the exposed 1,060-foot summit of Frankfort’s Mount Waldo, from which hikers get a bird’s-eye view of the midcoast and can even glimpse distant Katahdin on a very clear day. Take the Old Quarry Trail (from the end of Mt. Waldo Road, off Route 1A in Frankfort), which winds past a gravel pit turned swimming hole that’s a welcome detour on hot summer days (just don’t jump or dive in from the cliffs). Watch for a 3.5mile round trip through mixed woods and across dramatic exposed ledges.

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The Belfast section of the Hills to Sea Trail is a mellower jaunt through stands of old oaks and pale birches, across boardwalks through some wildlife-rich boggy patches, and past some gnarly outcrops and boulders. Watch for deer along the trail, which runs 2.8 miles from Belfast’s City Point Central Railroad (13 Oak Hill Rd.) to the next road crossing on Route 7. The nearby Stover Preserve offers a shorter walk through a similar landscape, a mile-long loop trail that briefly follows a waterfowl-rich meander in the Passagassawakeag River. Find the

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trailhead on Doak Road, some two miles north of downtown Belfast. The preserve is protected by the Coastal Mountains Land Trust, which manages more than a dozen other hiker-friendly preserves in the neighborhood find maps and guides at coastalmountains. org. For an easy in-town stroll, Belfast’s Harbor Walk hugs the city’s shoreline for less than a mile, taking walkers and joggers past the shipyard, docks full of pleasure boats, and riverfront parks. The view of the harbor from the Armistice Footbridge, at the north end of the paved walk, is classic midcoast Maine. The Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition offers guides and a map to dozens more Waldo County hikes at belfastbaywatershed.org.

GO FOR A RIDE Bikeable Belfast is a cycling town par excellence, as the folks at CG Bikes (39 Main St.; 207-218-1206; cgbikesmaine. com) can tell you. The shop rents mountain bikes and hybrids by the day or week, and the staff can point would-be riders to popular road routes with minimal car traffic like the 7-mile loop around Cape Jellison Road, in nearby Stockton Springs, which includes a short detour to the Fort Point lighthouse. Cyclists looking to avoid cars altogether take to the crushed-stone Belfast Rail Trail, a 2.3-mile former railroad bed that runs alongside the west bank of the Passagassawakeag, connecting the city’s Harbor Walk to the Hills to Sea Trail. There’s a shady picnic area 1.5 miles from town with a lovely view of the tidal river, and the trestle bridge, 1.8 miles from town, is a great spot to pull over and watch egrets preening in the shallows. Mountain bikers head to the new El Depot Mountain Bike Park, a little over a mile of beginner-friendly, benchcut trails on the site of a former ski hill. The banks and switchbacks are flowy and fun with a couple small bridges crossing whispering streams and none too much climbing. Find the parking lot on City Point Road, a mile north of Route 1. In Monroe, off Route 139, several miles of singletrack 24

at the Basin Pond Recreation Area crisscross hills and eskers that overlook the namesake pool.

GET ON THE WATER Belfast Harbor just might be the rowing epicenter of the Maine coast, thanks largely to Come Boating!, a volunteerrun nonprofit that organi es daily community rows all summer on the harbor and in the Passagassawakeag River. Would-be rowers from beginners to experts sign up at comeboating. org, then join a crew in one of several Cornish pilot gigs, guided by coxswain commands and cutting through the water as fish ump and surfacing seals cast curious glances. Throughout the year, Come Boating! alum and Registered Maine Guide Nicolle Littrell offers rowing lessons, guided trips, and special-event rows (including romantic moonlit excursions) for singles, pairs, and trios through her DoryWoman Rowing. Find details and sign up at dorywomanrowing.com. Paddlers looking to take to coastal or inland waters can arrange rentals, lessons and tours with outfitters that include Ducktrap Kayak & SUP (2175 Rte. 1, Lincolnville; 207-2368608; ducktrapkayak.com) and Water Walker Kayak (730 West Main St., Monroe; 207-525-3065; touringkayaks. com). Tours in the area range from leisurely half-day paddles around Belfast Harbor or Monroe’s Basin Pond to full-day excursions on Penobscot Bay. Waldo County is speckled with lakes and ponds that call out to anglers during fishing season from larger bodies, like Swanville’s 1,400-acre Swan Lake, with its healthy populations of brook trout and landlocked salmon, to tiny, little-visited bass ponds, like Lincolnville’s 34-acre evenseller ond. ly fishermen love the Ducktrap River for its small, wily wild brookies and sea-run salmon.

EMBRACE WINTER Snowshoers and cross-country skiers await a good base at nature preserves like the Coastal Mountain Land Trust’s Head of Tide Preserve, where Nordic

nuts make tracks on two miles of gently rolling trails through woods and fields following crumbing stone fences weaving through long-abandoned orchards and overlooking riffles in the Passagassawakeag. Sledders have their share of trails too, with snowmobile clubs Belfast Area Snow Packers (facebook.com/belfastareasnowpackers) and Tri Town Snow Riders (of Belmont, Morrill, and Searsmont; facebook.com/tritownsnowridersclub) maintaining and grooming dozens of miles of local trails that connect in Waldo County’s western reaches to the state’s massive Interconnected Trail System. Contact the clubs for maps and details on group rides. •

MORE TO EXPLORE T e e fast area is ome to fi e state parks just waiting to be enjoyed. Moose Point Tide pools and pebble beaches are the big draw at this coastal park, which also has just over a mile of gentle, deer-frequented trails through woods and meadow. Searsport. maine.gov/ moosepoint Swan Lake With plenty of picnic sites and a nice half-moon beach, it’s a draw for families on sunny summer days. Swanville. maine.gov/swanlake Lake St. George The 1,017-acre lake is a jewel, big with fishermen and loons. here s a lo ely beach and playground next to a 38site campground. Liberty. maine.gov/ lakesaintgeorge Fort Knox A stunning and exquisitely preserved example of Civil War–era military architecture on the Penobscot River, with two levels and four batteries to explore. Prospect. maine.gov/fortknox Fort Point On a long peninsula at the mouth of the Penobscot, highlights include the squat Fort Point Light, the ruins of 18th-century Fort Pownall, and several stunning picnic sites along the rocky shores. Stockton Springs. maine.gov/ fortpoint

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Bud and Sheila Hall, owners of Anglers Restaurant in Searsport, which has been sating appetites for fresh seafood favorites like clam chowder and fried oysters for more than two decades. The Halls also own Anglers locations in Hampden and Newport.

ith rolling fields craggy coastline and the vibrant little city of elfast as its hub Waldo ounty draws its culinary charm from the interconnectedness of land sea and local kitchens farmers and fishermen filling restaurants with the fruits of their labor. Nowhere is the path from ocean to plate shorter than at oung’s obster ound 2 airview t. elfast 20 - 0 youngslobsters. com . oung’s has been around since the early 20th century initially up along oute next to founders ud and elle oung’s home and now down at a wharf along the assagassawakeag iver where lobsterboats can putter right up with their catch. nside guests get to pick their lobster from the massive a uarium. utside at picnic tables the view is a classic mix of working waterfront and spruce-tipped shoreline. The menu is the pure essence of what fishermen bring in lobsters steamed stewed and stuffed into rolls plus steamed clams steamed mussels and raw oysters. Nothing fancy nothing fried. n the other side of the river along elfast’s arbor Walk footpath a newcomer of sorts has arrived on the

seafood scene. aptain adie amuels has held a lobstering license since she was seven years old and her own lobsterboat since she was a teenager. Then two years ago in her late 20s she opened ust e Nice obster o. between eritage ark and amlin’s arine elfast mustbenicelobster. com a food trailer cooking up lobster rolls crab rolls lobster grilled cheese burgers and dogs. The lobster meat of course is always her own and she believes in keeping it simple ust a touch of mayo or butter a garnish of chive and that’s it. t is indeed very nice. obster shacks aren’t the only outposts with superb waterfront perches. little ways up the coast the lub arina and ar 2 ape ocks d. tockton prings 20 - 00 used to be a private yacht club. Now its serene westerly views of tockton arbor and the wooded ears sland are open to the general public. hef-owner illian iversidge opened The lub last summer offering a rotating selection of casual bites chowder pulled pork nachos griddled sandwiches that lean into local ingredients whenever possible. The cocktails tend toward B E L FAS T M A I N E . O R G

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bright and beachy too. The vibrant mai tai is a nice match for the orangey complexion of the sky as the sun sets across the harbor. In Searsport, yet another space has found new life as a restaurant. It took new owner Russell Manton two years to rehab a former auto garage as Rio’s Spiked Café (357 West Main St., Searsport; 207-548-4016; riosspikedcafe. com). The dining room’s unusual rounded shape creates a cozy yurt-like flow with a central stone chimney as the visual focal point. And Rio’s has filled a new niche in the area specializing in stylishly plated tapas, like roasted dates that are wrapped with serrano ham and stuffed with gorgonzola and spiced pork belly with pan-fried polenta and marinara. Samplers of Maine cheeses come with local honey and a house-made celery mostarda. And the entrée portions are thoughtfully and elaborately composed dry-rubbed flat-iron steak from a nearby farm, with herb-roasted potatoes, grilled cipollini onions, and balsamic butter, for instance. Not far down the road in Searsport, Anglers Restaurant has been satisfying local appetites with favorites like fried clams and fish and chips 2 ast Main St., Searsport; 207-548-2405; anglersseafoodrestaurant.com) for more than two decades. Owner Bud Hall, who opened the restaurant in 2000, then went on to open locations in Newport and Hampden, has enjoyed watching the region evolve, for both seasoned longtimers like himself, as well as newcomers. “This area has a little something for everybody,” Hall says. “It’s not just one special thing, it’s got arts, excellent restaurants, the waterfront, the boatyard, all within a five-minute drive. ou can be in the woods within five minutes. t’s the best of all worlds together. We’re very blessed.” In downtown Belfast, the diversity of the restaurant lineup only ever seems to grow. In late 2019, the 32-seat Satori opened in a 19th-century bank building, making sushi that’s as much a visual as a culinary art. Other spots, like Delvino’s Grill and Pasta House (52 28

HELPING HANDS With a lift from The Lost Kitchen, Waldo County Bounty works to get locally grown produce to local families. Just weeks after the pandemic forced the economy to shut down in 2020, a coalition of Waldo County individuals, organizations, and farms sprang into action to get fresh produce to families facing food insecurity. Led by groups like the Daybreak Growers Alliance, Unity Barn Raisers, and a phalanx of volunteers, Waldo County Bounty developed a countywide network to buy food from local farmers and distribute it to food pantries, and glean and share surplus crops. The coalition acted fast. By the end of 2020, Waldo County Bounty had purchased $20,000 of produce from 13 local farms, distributed it to 16 food pantries, gleaned nearly 25,000 pounds of excess crops, established 10 free-produce tables, and raised $100,000 to continue its work. More than 80 volunteers, and more than a dozen local organizations and businesses have contributed to the effort, and among them was The Lost Kitchen, the renowned restaurant in Freedom launched by native Erin French, the James Beard-nominated chef, author of two books, and the subject of a TV series on the Discovery+ Network. The eatery, which is as famous for its hard-to-come-by seats as its Maine-raised fare, offered hopeful customers early access to reservations in exchange for a donation to Waldo County Bounty. The drive yielded $325,000. The initiative, along with grants and other donations, have allowed Waldo County Bounty to continue its work to get fresh local produce to hungry residents and support local farms. “The rapid impact of COVID on families and businesses, and particularly the immediate increase in food insecurity, prompted action across so many parts of the community — farms, volunteers, churches, towns, and the food pantries and soup kitchens that became even more essential services,” Waldo County Bounty treasurer Lissa Widoff says. “The way everyone pulled together shows us what’s possible in small rural towns where the ethos is to look after one another. We were glad to catalyze that.” The Belfast Soup Kitchen, which works county-wide, was one of the myriad of organizations that was supported by Waldo County Bounty’s efforts. Through donations from the Farm to Pantry and Veggies for All programs, the organization was able to distribute fresh local produce to those in need — in the hot meals it serves to guests Monday to Friday at the soup kitchen, delivered to veterans and the home-bound elderly, and distributed to them in weekly farm boxes and through open community produce distributions on weekends and throughout the harvest season. “Over the course of the pandemic, we’ve seen a surge in demand for all our services,” executive director Cherie Merrill says. “Waldo County Bounty’s tremendous efforts helped us meet that demand.” Learn more at waldocountybounty.org

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Main St., Belfast; 207-338-4565; delvinos. com), have established themselves as long-running standbys. For more than a decade now, Delvino’s has plated up deeply satisfying heaps of Italianinspired pasta primo steaks and fine seafood. The mushroom sacchetti — little pasta pockets stuffed with porcini, portabella, and cheese, then drizzled with a peppery mushroom cream sauce— is a particular highlight, but it’s a menu with no wrong choices. Darby’s Restaurant (155 High St., Belfast; 207-338-2339; darbys-restaurant.com), meanwhile, knows no geographical bounds. Its mash-up menu of international comfort foods, from pad Thai to enchiladas to mac and cheese, is as inviting as the brick-walled dining room and well-worn wooden booths. Down the street, Rollie’s (37 Main St., Belfast; 207-338-4502; rolliesmaine.com) has been a beloved downtown staple for 50 years, for everything from its signature cheese steaks, burgers, and pizzas, to its views of the harbor from the tables on its outside deck. Down by the harbor, Marshall Wharf Brewing Company (36 Marshall Wharf, Belfast; 207-338-2700; marshallwharfbrewing. com) focuses on liquid nourishment. The 15-year-old brewery, recently rebooted by new owners, pours eclectic, consistently spot-on suds, from hazy IPAs to German-style smoked beers to oyster stouts, that pair perfectly with a charcuterie plate or hot pretzels in the covered waterfront beer garden. And of the area’s many restaurants, perhaps none is so closely tied to the land as Chase’s Daily (96 Main St., Belfast; 207-338-0555; chasesdaily.me). The second generation of the back-tothe-lander Chase family, whose farm is in Freedom, opened the hybrid bakery, farm market, and restaurant in Belfast’s former Odd Fellows Hall in 2000. They’ve rejiggered the precise balance over the years — lately, it’s been breakfast and lunch, plus weekly pizza dinners — but Chase’s has always been a place for fresh-off-the-farm produce, whether buttercup squash baked into an empanada or heirloom tomatoes plump and ripe for taking home. It doesn’t get much more Waldo County than that. •

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TREAT YOURSELF These one-of-a-kind shops have plenty to satisfy any sweet tooth. Chocolate Drop Candy Shop Hankering for a little nostalgia? In addition to dishing out classic goodies like ecco afers, allo u s, lack ack gum, and fla ors of elly beans, this throwback candy sho features an old fashioned soda fountain where you can get milkshakes made with Round Top ice cream from Damariscotta. 35 Main St., elfast. . belfastcandy.com Splendiferous Sweet Shoppe his lice in onderland themed sho in downtown ears ort, run by mother daughter team of eryam and e nne ogan, ser es u a wide array of sweet treats, including bonbons, hot chocolate bombs, and signature handmade originals like the aine ock urtle a eedham filling with roasted ecans and homemade caramel, smothered in dark chocolate. 21 E. Main St., Searsport. . s lendiferoussweetsho e.com The Only Doughnut his bakery offers traditional aine otato donuts in erennial fa orites like chocolate and gla ed, as well as out of the bo arieties like bacon and citrus. luten free donuts are also ser ed. orth ort e., elfast. . theonlydoughnut.com The Scone Goddess eronica tubbs started selling scones at local farmers markets in , then de elo ed a wholesale line of scone mi es and launched a food truck. cones come in arieties, ranging from wild aine blueberry lemon to inea le coconut cream. heck out the bakery s new ermanent home in orth ort, and look for The Scone Goddess truck around the region this summer. 1390 Atlantic wy., orth ort. . thesconegoddess.com Wild Cow Creamery elfast nati es arah ilder and yan owan ha e been handcrafting their own small batch all natural ice cream and sorbets since . to in for a scoo at their sho on the elfast arborwalk, o en ril through ctober, and check out their rotating menu of fla ors that includes e erything from emon ea en to the lying ookie utter, lus hand rolled waffle cones, and house made hot fudge. ront t., elfast. . wildcowcreamery.com Stone Fox Farm Creamery ruce and athy hamberlain launched tone o arm reamery in from their farm in onroe, and since then they e de elo ed more than fla ors that incor orate locally sourced ingredients, and o ened a new retail store in ears ort. ome summer, you can also sto for a scoo at their obile one truck near the arborwalk. . ain t., ears ort. . stonefo farmcreamery.com

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uring the two decades that Laura Brown spent summers in Northport, Arts in the Park in Belfast was a favorite annual tradition. “I couldn’t believe the skill and the quality of the handmade work being done by artists from all over Maine,” she says. “And I knew that this was the tip of the iceberg.” rown moved to elfast for good five years ago, and after buying a historic 1867 brick building in downtown Searsport last year, she opened Trove, a shop to showcase local artisans’ work. “There’s so much local talent here, I just wanted to create a venue that really celebrates their work,” says Brown. Brown opened Trove housewares last summer, and the exposed-brick interior offers a perfect rustic backdrop for her wide array of goods, which range from ceramics made in Portland, to bee balm and organic nettles tea and body scrubs made from ingredients grown nearby in Waldo County. he loves helping customers find ust the right item, and even offers Facetime shopping sessions for those who need or want to shop from home.

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With an eye for the one-of-a-kind, and a customer-first ethos rown fits right into Waldo County’s eclectic retail scene, which includes a fresh mix of newcomers as well as long-timers who have thrived here for decades serving locals’ needs for special occasions as well as everyday essentials. The Lupine Cottage (7 Old Searsport Ave., Belfast; 207-338-4300; lupinecottage.net), established in 2004, carries the unique handiwork of more than 50 Maine-based makers, which have been hand-picked through a highly selective vetting process. The two-story cottage is open yearround, and offers classes in knitting, crocheting, and sewing. Yo Mamma’s (96 Main St., Belfast; 207-338-4884; yomammas.com), which features everything from throw rugs to artisan stationery to baby clothes, also opened in 2004. The Purple Baboon (31 Front St., Belfast; 207-338-6505), a clothing and souvenir shop, has been in operation for 21 years. Coyote Moon (54 Main St., Belfast; 207-338-5659; coyotemoonmaine.com) has been a local destination since 1990. Longtime customer Lisa Fagin bought the shop from founder Michelle Walker last year.

“Each business here is unique and has found its own niche, and residents and visitors have come to appreciate that very much,” Fagin says. She and Walker have been collaborating to ensure that the spirit of Coyote Moon remains, even as Fagin expands the selection. “We want to make each person who walks into the store feel special,” Fagin says. For those looking to freshen up their living spaces, Waldo County has a wide variety of home-décor stores from which to choose. Epoch (69 Main St., Belfast; 508-838-1130) specializes in vintage wares, from furniture, kitchen goods, and vinyl records, to maps and sunglasses. Farmhouse-style furniture and Maine-made quilts are the focus at Patchwork Plus (156 Belfast Augusta Rd. West, Searsmont; 207-342-5016; patchworkplusme.com). The Red Cottage (258 Main St., Lincolnville; 207-763-4297) has a broad selection of textiles, linens, and bedding, along with plants and garden accessories. Robin’s Nest Consignment (169 Searsport Ave., Belfast; 207-218-1167; robins-nestconsignment.com) carries items for inside and outside, from antiques to patio furniture and garden décor. One of the biggest perks for locals B E L FAS T M A I N E . O R G

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rom the 1868 Opera House to the art deco marquee of the 1912 Colonial Theatre, relics of Belfast’s long tradition of performing arts are everywhere. As the county seat, Belfast was a destination for national acts like circuses, and vaudeville shows, and it has always been a place where home-grown theater, music, dance, and performance groups have flourished.

Ando Anderson, who launched the Belfast Summer Nights effort in conjunction with a team of fellow musicians, with support from the city, credits the city’s wealth of talented musicians of all genres and instruments, the critical mass of audiences who want to see live performances, and city leaders who had the vision and the courage to let the event go on.

A bevy of dancers, musicians, actors, and performers from a wide array of traditions thrives in Waldo County today. Five theater groups, including the Belfast Maskers, Everyman Repertory Theatre, Midcoast Theater Company, Marsh River Theater, and The Playhouse, perform in the area throughout the year. The Colonial Theatre shows art-house films and blockbusters. The Belfast Flying Shoes offers a variety of participatory music and dance events building on traditions from around the world. Come July, Belfast Summer Nights concerts fill city streets with music and merriment.

“Belfast is just special in that way,” he says.

“Belfast is just this inclusive type of place where the arts have always thrived,” says Meg Nickerson, artistic director for the Belfast Maskers, the community theater group that started in 1987.

Continuously adapting and improvising has been the key to sustainability, particularly in the last two years, as the pandemic forced all the performing arts groups to rethink how to connect with audiences in safe, fun ways. The Maskers, for instance, brought their shows outside. Midcoast Theater Company developed a series of audio dramas, which its actors recorded and the theater posted online, then did two performances in its 2021 season. The Everyman Repertory Theatre, an 11-year-old professional troupe, had to cancel its live performances, but partnered with the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland to produce short audio stories that animate paintings in the museum’s collection. Belfast Flying Shoes hit pause on community contra dances and jamborees, but

expanded its outreach programs to local schools, virtual music lessons to the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center, and outdoor concerts at local retirement communities. It also held Sunday-afternoon concerts in Steamboat Landing Park, laying out purple mats where people could dance to the music on their own from a safe distance. With the help of grant funding, the Belfast Flying Shoes also recorded their performances for broadcast on the local public-access channel. While much is in flux for the 2022 season, leaders of the local performingarts community say that the pandemic sparked creative ways to deliver on their mission. Even if they aren’t doing the exact type of performance they imagined, the kind of creativity and flexibility is in keeping with the same spirit in which the groups were founded. “It wasn’t contra dancing but it was this other thing that brought people together,” says board secretary Chrissy Fowler. “Participatory communitybuilding activities are the foundation on which the group was founded back in 2005. There’s no one way to do that. And it’s stretched us to find new ways to do it more effectively and better.” •

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PRESS PLAY Waldo County has a wealth of theater, dance, music, and performing-arts groups. To find out about 2022 events, check their websites. Belfast Maskers Based in the Basil Burwell Theater, in a 19th-century church, this 35-yearold community theater troupe is planning for a full season in 2022, including a summer production of Mama Mia. belfastmaskers.com Belfast Summer Nights Since 1995, these Thursdaynight concerts on the bank of the Passagassawakeag River have been a can’t-miss event for locals and visitors alike. Find details on performances on Facebook @belfastsummernights Mary Weaver and the Playhouse Since 1994, Creative Learning and Performance, or CLAP!, has been giving kids, teens, and adults an opportunity to perform live theater, workshops, and camps under the guidance of Mary Weaver at the Playhouse. clapbelfastmaine.org

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Colonial Theatre This locally owned theater, which has been showing films since 1912, has in-person screenings of blockbusters and indie art films, with COVID-19 precautions like alternate-row seating, plus special events like Noir-Vember and Subtitle Sundays. The theater continues to offer online movie streaming, which was launched during the pandemic. colonialtheater.com Everyman Repertory Theatre This professional theater company performs at venues around the region, like the Camden Opera House. Tune in to hear the actors in action through its The Painting Speaks series, available at vimeo.com/farnsworthmuseum. everymanrep.org Belfast Flying Shoes This dancing and music troupe plans to continue outdoor performances in the 2022 season, as well as their outreach work. You can see their performances on the local publicaccess channel (channel 1301) as well as its website. belfastflyingshoes.org

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Belfast Harbor Fest offers the community a multi-day event honoring the maritime heritage of Maine’s midcoast and promotes the City of Belfast as an adventure destination for people of all ages and abilities. The National Boatbuilding Challenge is the centerpiece of the Belfast Harbor Fest, continuing with the competition that started here in 2007. Home builders Cody Keithan and Bruno Borzino of K Construction in Belfast won the World Championship in Georgetown, South Carolina in 2017. They repeated as World Champions in 2018 and 2019 and expect to be back this year as friendly competitors. Harbor Fest will begin Friday, August 19, with Evening by The Bay; a Rotary-sponsored auction that benefits a local charity. Join us for an evening of fun at the United Farmers Market and a chance to bid on valuable items. Saturday starts with Harbor Fest’s traditional Blueberry Pancake Breakfast at 7:30am and a 5K “Bug” Run at 8:30am. All weekend long local craftsmen and other vendors – including the popular Belfast Harbor Fest souvenir shop – will display, demonstrate and inform while food merchants help keep visitors well fed. The National Boatbuilding Challenge begins Saturday at 11am with two-person teams having four hours to build a 12-foot Passy Skiff, which is judged for construction time and quality. This year each building pair will be under its own tent. At 4pm, completed skiffs go into Belfast Harbor for a relay race that rounds out the contest, with prizes awarded right after the rowing. Other Saturday events include the popular Boat Gear Swap, and Belfast’s award-winning Come Boating! will stage its 20th Annual Regatta, a four-mile rowing race into the Bay and back along the coastline to the finish at Steamboat Landing. Harbor Fest includes fun events for the whole family. Games, booths, and tours of local businesses provide entertainment for all. Saturday morning, kids of all ages can get up close and personal with industrial machines at our Touch-A-Truck event. Saturday afternoon, Belfast Parks and Rec will sponsor a puppet show featuring the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers. During the day you can listen and dance to live music by local entertainers at the Gazebo. Peruse our Adventure Boating Exhibition – a collection of kayaks, canoes, small sailboats, rowing sculls, paddleboards and outdoor boating equipment – that will spark your imagination with ways to access Penobscot Bay. Sunday starts mid-morning with Harbor Fest’s famous and entertaining Cardboard Boat Races. Prizes are awarded in multiple classes and spectators enjoy guessing which boats will float or sink. At noon, Waldo County’s Habitat for Humanity holds its Lobster Gala fundraiser featuring your choice of lobster, steak, hamburgers or hot dogs. Music provided by local blues favorites, The Juke Rockets. For more information on all Belfast Harbor Fest activities: belfastharborfest.com or Belfast Harborfest on Facebook Belfast Rotary Club, now in its 97th year serving the people and communities of Belfast and Waldo County, has presented Harbor Fest for 12 of its 15 years with the support of dozens of sponsors and the thousands of visitors who attend each year. All proceeds from Rotary events, totaling more than $100,000 each year, benefit local charities, families and student scholarships.

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Launched in 1995 and run by the Belfast Parks and Recreation Department and the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce, Arts in the Park has grown into a marquee event for the city, and a kickoff to its busy summer arts season, as well as a beloved annual gathering for the region’s artists. More than 100 artists typically participate in the two-day juried show, which is held on Steamboat Landing downtown. Waterfall Arts, which is based at the Governor Hugh Anderson School near downtown, reaches nearly 8,000 people each year, offers more than 50 classes and workshops, and holds dozens of events and exhibits. Members of the public can rent time in its wet darkroom or its clay and printmaking studios. Last year, it opened a state-of-the-art glassblowing studio — the only such public studio in the state. On Fridays from June to September, Waterfall Arts hosts the Belfast Farmers’ Market and brings in a rotating cast of local artists to show their work.

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n the early weeks of summer in downtown Belfast, locals can always count on a few sure signs that peak season is about to get underway. Daylight starts stretching until 9 p.m., the Passagassawakeag River starts to bustle with sailboats, kayaks, and the six-person pilot gigs from Come Boating, and Steamboat Landing, the grassy park that sprawls to the water’s edge, starts filling up with painters potters sculptors, goldsmiths, and other artists for Arts in the Park, a local tradition for 25 years. “It’s the kick-off event for the season,” says Belfast goldsmith Pamela Hitchcock. “The region has such an

incredible community of artists, and this is a great opportunity to connect.” Arts in the Park, started in 1995 as a fundraising project by Friends of Belfast Parks, has grown over the years and raised monies that have helped fund a variety of park amenities for the community to enjoy. Now, the event is co-hosted by the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as the City of Belfast’s Parks and Recreation Department. This partnership works to connect and promote a wide array of Maine artists to strengthen the local creative economy. The event is just one of a myriad of

TIMBERSTONE RUSTIC ARTS regular happenings around Belfast that galvanize the region’s considerable creative community and provide a wide array of makers a chance to connect with clientele and one another. Waterfall Arts provides year-round workshops, gallery shows, open studios, classes, and other events for all ages, and hosts the farmers’ markets each Friday in the summer. At Fourth Friday Art Walks during the summer, locals and visitors can peruse the galleries and studios of local artists. Each Labor Day weekend, thousands of quilters, knitters, weavers, rug hookers, and other artisans from around the country gather at Searsport B E L FAS T M A I N E . O R G

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ike a lot of folks, Zach Schmesser fell in love with aine the first time he visited. After growing up in New Jersey, he was taken by Waldo County’s rural character, its rocky beaches, and the hive of activity in downtown Belfast. After graduating from Unity College, he lived in Bangor, Biddeford, then Portland. But when Schmesser and his wife — a Montville native — were ready to have kids, Belfast beckoned. “It’s small enough that people know their neighbors, but big enough to have amenities all year,” says Schmesser, 35, executive director of Our Town elfast the nonprofit downtown development group. Schmesser and his family, which now includes his threeyear-old daughter and one-year-old son, love living close enough to shops, restaurants, festivals, the parks, and the rail trail and Harbor Walk, while

still being close enough to the rural landscape they treasure. He’s heartened to see so many other young families, as well as young professionals, empty nesters, and retirees, putting down roots here too. “We have this great cross-generational community that includes young people who grew up here and stayed, young people who grew up here and have returned, as well as those folks who are discovering this area for the first time,” he says. “The area isn’t all just one thing, and that makes for this really rich experience of living here.” Schmesser is one of an increasing number of people who are discovering that in addition to being a fun place to visit in the summer, Belfast and the surrounding towns offer a quality of life that is hard to come by. There just aren’t that many places in aine or

anywhere where there’s so much year-round activity and unspoiled natural beauty within such easy reach. “There are so many fun places to explore without having to deal with the congestion,” says Dan Despain, who moved from San Francisco to Belfast in 2017. “The trees, ocean, and lakes are so beautiful, and the fact that you can take a ferry out to these islands is amazing.” Despain, like Schmesser, immediately felt at home in Waldo County. Despain’s husband, Jonathan Perkins, grew up in Belfast. When Despain’s high-tech company announced it was relocating from San Francisco to Dallas, shortly after the couple had come to own Perkins’ childhood home, Despain, 62, got a job as a senior associate for athenahealth’s population health data delivery team. “The pace of life in the Bay area, the churn, and the B E L FAS T M A I N E . O R G

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They love tidepooling at Moose Point State Park, exploring Sears Island, and being close enough to Acadia to adventure there in the off-season. She loves stocking up for craft projects at Fiddlehead Artisan Supply and Heavenly Yarns, and shopping at the Belfast Co-op and the Green Store. “To know that I don’t have to shop at a big-box store is kind of amazing,” she says. “I feel great knowing that I’m buying local. I feel like I know these people, I see them every week, and they recognize my face when I come in.” Native Erin Herbig, 40, moved back to Belfast about 12 years ago, after attending Boston College and living in Nantucket, Los Angeles, Portland, and hiking the Appalachian Trail. “Until you spend time traveling and living in other places, you don’t realize that Belfast is one of the most beautiful places in the world,” she says. She also craved the warmth of the closeknit community and the opportunity to make a difference. “I realized I could make such a larger impact here at home than I could anywhere else,” she says. Erin Herbig, former Maine State Senator and current Belfast city manager.

competitiveness of the work environment were really taking a toll,” he says. He also enjoys this chapter of his career at Boston-based athenahealth, which employs a staff of 800 in Belfast. “We’re doing really exciting technical work, and people are always willing to take on a new challenge.” espain especially appreciates the warmth of being on a firstname basis with the owners of the local businesses. “Here, you get to know people as well as you want to, and have an impact,” says Despain, who grew up in Utah. “There’s a sense of history and continuity here that you don’t find in big western cities where there’s constant change. find that refreshing. Beth Lykling and her family were living near Waterville and driving to Belfast weekly so that their young daughter could attend a primitive-skills class here. They loved exploring the town, grabbing ice cream at Wild Cow Creamery on the Harbor Walk, and walking along the waterfront whenever they visited. They loved that there were so many community cultural events, like yoga in the park and contra dancing, as well as strong farming, permaculture, and home-schooling communities in the area. This area ust seemed to be filled with people to learn from and share knowledge with,” says Lykling, 44, a family physician. She now works at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast, and the family moved to Searsport last summer.

By the time she returned, Belfast had changed dramatically from what it was in the 1980s and 1990s, when Herbig was growing up here. Galleries, shops, artist studios, and performing-arts groups were thriving in the city. The Belfast Co-op had expanded, Waterfall Arts had moved to Belfast, and companies like MBNA had brought hundreds of wellpaying jobs to the area. Maine Farmland Trust and the Belfast Farmers’ Market had moved downtown, and along with Unity’s Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and Common Ground Country Fair, created a center of gravity for the region’s farmers and food makers. Events like Belfast Summer Nights, Arts in the Park, All Roads Music Festival, Maine Celtic Celebration, and Belfast Harbor Fest were drawing scores of people downtown. “So many people in our community have put their expertise to work to put economic growth at the forefront and create this enchanting downtown that people want to visit,” she says. “But we also preserved this sense of grit and authenticity that makes Belfast so unique, and a place that people want to live and work.” Herbig has dedicated her life since then to serving the community. She was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 2010, and spent a decade serving in the state government as a four-term state representative, including one term as House Majority Leader, and one term as a state senator representing Waldo County. In March 2020, Herbig became Belfast’s city manager. “I am so proud of how far we’ve come and where we’re headed,” she says. “It is an honor to serve as the city manager in Belfast and be part of the team that provides services to our citizens and visitors every day. We are stewards of Belfast and we will be for generations to come.”

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Check website for hours

Stone Fox Farm Creamery 398 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-323-2850 info@stonefoxfarmcreamery.com stonefoxfarmcreamery.com Vinolio 74 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8466 info@vinolio.com vinolio.com

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Winter 10am - 5pm, Summer 10am - 9pm

Northwoods Gourmet Girl 65 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-570-8112 abby@northwoodsgourmetgirl.com northwoodsgourmetgirl.com The Only Doughnut 225 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1231 info@theonlydoughnut.com theonlydoughnut.com

ind scratch made hot fudge, hand rolled waffle cones, coffee, floats, and milkshakes under the ur le awning.

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Outside Pet Friendly

Water View

Outside Dining

Catering

Take Out

Adaptive Access

Air Conditioning

GF/Vegan Options

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

MARKETS & CONVENIENCE STORES Belfast Co-op 123 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2532 info@belfast.coop belfast.coop

Daily 7:30am - 8:00pm •

Founded in 1976, Belfast Co-op is Maine’s oldest democratically owned and operated grocery store. Offering a wide selection of products that are organically produced and locally sourced, at reasonable prices, to support healthy lifestyles. All are welcome. Belfast Farmers’ Market Waterfall Arts - Summer Location Aubuchon Greenhouse - Winter Location Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-0651 info@belfastfarmersmarket.org belfastfarmersmarket.org Goose River Farm & Meat Store 29-A Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2422 boynton@gooseriverfarm.com gooseriverfarm.com Hannaford 93 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5377 ebrenton@hannaford.com hannaford.com Marsh River Cooperative 5 Veterans Hwy. Brooks, ME 04921 207-722-3053 marshriverordering@gmail.com marshrivercoop.org United Farmers Market of Maine 18 Spring St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-7005 office belfastmarket.com belfastmarket.com Weavers Roadside Variety 1386 Waterville Rd. Waldo, ME 04915 207-342-5697 weaversroadsidevariety@gmail.com facebook.com/weaversroadsidevariety

9am - 1pm Fridays •

10am - 5:30pm Mon-Fri 9am - 3pm Sat •

Daily 7am - 10pm Sun 7am - 9pm •

Daily 10am - 6pm Sun 10am - 5pm •

9am - 2pm Sat •

Daily 5am - 9pm Sun 6am - 8pm •

Wild Grace Farm Store & Cafe 5 Bolin Hill Ext. Rd. Liberty, ME 04949 207-589-1109 wildgracefarmstore@gmail.com wildgracefarm.com

Spring/Fall: Wed - Sun, 9am - 5pm Summer: daily 8am - 6pm •

RESTAURANTS & PUBS Anglers Restaurant 215 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-2405 eat@anglersseafoodrestaurant.com anglersseafoodrestaurant.com Bay Wrap Inc. 20 Beaver St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9757 thebaywrap.com 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 chasesdaily@fairpoint.net chasesdaily.me

Daily 11am - 8pm •

8am - 6pm Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm Sat

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75

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6:30am - 6pm Mon-Fri 7:30am - 3pm Sat 9am - 3pm Sun

7am - 5pm Tues-Thur 7am - 8:30pm Fri 7am - 5pm Sat 8am - 2pm Sun

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The Club Marina & Bar 12 Cape Docks Rd. Stockton Springs, ME 04981 207-567-3005 info@stocktonharbormaine.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

Harborwalk Restaurant 37 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0488 harborwalkrestaurant@yahoo.com Find us on Facebook

Hours

Outside Pet Friendly

Water View

Outside Dining

Catering

Take Out

Adaptive Access

Air Conditioning

GF/Vegan Options

Beer/Wine/ Spirits

Seating Capacity

Check Facebook/Google for hours •

11:30am - 8:30pm Mon-Thur 11:30am - 9pm Fri-Sat 11:30am - 8pm Sun

11am - 8pm Sun - Thur 11am - 9pm Fri-Sat •

Dockside Family Restaurant 30 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6889 lisamosher22619@yahoo.com Find us on Facebook Front Street Pub 37-B Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8900 info@frontstreetpub.com frontstreetpub.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

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11am - 3pm Tue-Wed 11am - 7pm Thur 11am - 8pm Fri-Sat 7am - 3pm Sun

11am - 12am Mon - Thur 11am - 1am Fri-Sat 11am - 12am Sun

Daily 11am - 9pm •

Hey Sailor 25 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-306-9132 sailors@heysailorhey.com heysailorhey.com The Hichborn 10 Church St. Stockton Springs, ME 04981 207-322-8307 thehichborn@gmail.com thehichborn.com Lobster Pound Restaurant 2521 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5550 lobsterpoundmaine@gmail.com lobsterpoundmaine.com

Visit Facebook for hours •

5pm - 9pm Fri - Sat 10am - 1pm Sun •

Check Website for Seasonal Hours •

The Only Doughnut Belfast, Maine

Maine Potato Doughnuts 225 Northport Avenue · Belfast (207) 218-1231 theonlydoughnut.com 52

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

Rio’s Spiked Café 357 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-4016 riosspikedcafe@gmail.com riosspikedcafe.com

Hours

Outside Pet Friendly

Water View

Outside Dining

Catering

Take Out

Adaptive Access

Air Conditioning

GF/Vegan Options

Daily 11:30am - 9pm •

100

4:30pm-8pm Wed-Sat 10am-2pm Sat-Sun •

Three Tides 2 Pinchy Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1707 dann@marshallwharfbrewing.com marshallwharfbrewing.com/three-tides

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

Check Facebook for hours and food truck location

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

Beer/Wine/ Spirits

Rollie’s Bar & Grill, Inc. 37 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4502 info@rollies.me rolliesmaine.com

Wasses Hot Dogs 1 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6431 deofuller@yahoo.com facebook.com/wassesbelfast

Seating Capacity

10am - 8pm Wed-Thur-Fri 7am - 8pm Sat-Sun

Must Be Nice Lobster Food truck and 111 High St. (Gift Shop) Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1431 mustbenicelobster@gmail.com mustbenicelobster.com Nautilus Seafood & Grill 3 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-4218 eat@nautilusseafoodandgrill.com nautilusseafoodandgrill.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

Daily 11am - 1am 125

11am - 4pm Mon - Sat •

18

80

5pm-9pm Mon-Thurs-Fri Closed Tues Weds June 1 - Oct 12 12pm-9pm Sat 12 pm-8pm Sun 9am - 3pm Sun - Thur 9am - 4pm Fri - Sat

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Captain Nickels Inn Bed & Breakfast - Where Haute Meets Historic A Year-Round Seaside Escape in Searsport, ME Maine’s MidCoast evokes an explorer spirit with dramatic coastlines soothed by the Atlantic Ocean. Majestic schooners and lighthouses beckon adventure while Victorian villages draw you back to a time when life moved at the pace of a horse-drawn carriage. Tucked into a nook of Penobscot Bay away from the hustle and bustle, Captain Nickels Inn welcomes guests in seaside elegance, just as Captain Albert Vinal Nickels did in the late 1800’s. As a National Register of Historic Places home, the inn reignites a classic style while featuring renovated rooms and suites with touches that not only bring comfort and luxury, but a sense of stepping back in time. What will you love most? Italianate Style A winding brick path guides guests to towering wooden front doors where stained glass panels and brass lion-head knockers invite you to another era. Vintage chandeliers and marble fireplaces decorate wallpapered parlors. 10,000 square feet, 3 floors, and yet with only 9 guest rooms the inn feels like a luxury getaway just for you. Shimmering under the Maine sun, the newly restored cupola, lovingly referred to as the copper-topper by locals, is the crowning jewel of Captain Nickels Inn. For many years, the inn rested on a three-acre lawn that adjoined the bay. In 2021, an additional three-acres were added to the property. Guests may now enjoy a sprawling six-acres of private waterfront on the rocky coast of the Penobscot Bay. Enjoy a sunny summer day wandering through manicured gardens taking advantage of the many sitting areas. Intimate Stays Dawn and Cassidy had a lifelong ‘what if’ dream of owning a bed and breakfast. In 2019 ‘what ifs’ became ‘why nots’. Three years later, Captain Nickels Inn is a flourishing beacon of hospitality on New England’s coast. Each morning, a chef’s choice breakfast is presented by Cassidy with local touches and a splash of Southern inspiration. Dawn is always available to share details about the area with suggestions for must-do day trips, or to offer just one more cup of coffee. The newest accommodation exudes classic luxury. Stay in Captain Nickels’ office, now renamed as The Albert Nickels, where he once met with merchants and other captains. Lovingly restored with vintage authenticity and modern amenities - a walk-in jetted shower, intricate tiling, antique poster bed, and Persian carpet. As pretty as an oil painting, this Italianate Victorian embraces romanticism while welcoming you home, even if only for just a night. Beyond The Bay Perfectly located between Camden and Bar Harbor, Captain Nickels Inn provides a truly New England getaway. Beyond this seaside sanctuary is an area ripe for exploration. Call the inn home during your trip to Maine and use it as a hub to explore the rest of the coast!

127 E Main Street, Searsport, Maine 04974 - (207) 548-1104 - www.CaptainNickelsInn.com

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Hot Tub

Pool

Water View

Waterfront

fficiencies

Cottages

Full Breakfast

$115$675

Continental Breakfast

9

Non-Smoking

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

Open All Year

Restaurant

Laundry

i fi in oom

Pets

Fireplace in Room

Phones in Room

Suites

Air Conditioning

Meeting Room

$179

Cribs

Credit Cards Accepted

4

Adaptive Access

Price Range

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

Weekly Rentals Only

# of Rooms or Sites

Accommodations

B&BS, INNS, GUEST HOUSES

Captain Nickels Inn welcomes guests to seaside elegance with restored guest rooms and touches that not only bring comfort and luxury, but also a sense of stepping back in time. Inn at Sunrise Point 55 Sunrise Point Rd. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-236-7716 info@sunrisepoint.com sunrisepoint.com

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$350 –$700

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

4

$109 –$159

The Northport Inn & Lodge Extended Stay for Working Professionals 192 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1129 info@thenorthportinn.com thenorthportinn.com

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$990$1170/ month

This newly envisioned property offers beautiful rooms year-round for short-term guests and extended-stay lodging for working professionals. Spouter Inn Bed and Breakfast 2506 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5171 innkeepers@spouterinnbnb.com spouterinnbnb.com

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$119 –$260

Harborside RV Resort 5 Harborside Way Stockton Springs, ME 04981 207-567-8013 camp@harborsiderv.com harborsiderv.com

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$55$69

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

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$58 –$120

CAMPGROUNDS

ater, electric, sewer, fire rings, dum station, kayak ram

Real Estate

& Property Management

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

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Water View

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Waterfront

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Continental Breakfast

Non-Smoking

Open All Year

Restaurant

Laundry

Phones in Room

Air Conditioning

Pets

i fi in oom

Fireplace in Room

Cribs

Adaptive Access

Meeting Room

$24 –$140

Weekly Rentals Only

Credit Cards Accepted

125

Suites

Price Range

Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground 216 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6059 relax@campocean.com campocean.com

# of Rooms or Sites

Accommodations

Water, Electric, Sewer, Fire Rings, Dump Station, Kayak Rentals 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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$625 –$1,975

Beach Cottage Inn 2533 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-619-2145 info@beachhousesuites.net beachcottageinn.com

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$85 –$190

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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$99 –$120

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

1

$1,395 –$1,695

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

1

$350 –$500

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

9

$119 –$209

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

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$1,300

Medical

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$84$129

Full Breakfast

Continental Breakfast

$80 –$300

Non-Smoking

83

Open All Year

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

Restaurant

Laundry

$99 –$289

Pets

56

Phones in Room

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

Air Conditioning

i fi in oom

$89 –$249

Fireplace in Room

60

Cribs

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

Adaptive Access

Weekly Rentals Only

Credit Cards Accepted

$150$250

Suites

Price Range

4

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

Meeting Room

# of Rooms or Sites

Accommodations

HOTELS, MOTELS, RESORTS

The Gull Motel 196 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4030 thegullbelfast@gmail.com facebook.com/thegullbelfast The Mount Battie Inn 2158 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-236-3870 stay@mountbattie.com mountbattie.com

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$99 –$219

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

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$69 –$139

Yardarm Motel 172 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-2404 info@yardarmmotel.com yardarmmotel.com

18

$110$180

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Serving Belfast Area & Beyond

Find Your Next Property

camdenre.com

43 Elm Street Camden 800.236.1920 •

2022

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MainesMidCoast.com

COMPLETE PROGRAM INFORMATION AND TICKETS: www.robertsirota.com/muzzy-ridge-concerts

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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 Loyal Biscuit Co. Reny’s Plaza, Ste. D2, 1 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-8100 belfast@loyalbiscuit.com loyalbiscuit.com Miracle German Shepherd Dog Rescue of Maine P.O. Box 245 Searsmont, ME 04973 207-266-9676 miraclegsdmaine@gmail.com miraclegsdmaine.org P.A.W.S. 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 waldocountypetfoodpantry. com ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Dennis Raleigh Antiques & Folk Art 15 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-805-4564 dgraleigh@gmail.com dennisraleighantiques.com 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 Pumpkin Patch Antiques 15 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 203-548-6047 pumpkinpatch168@yahoo.com dennisraleighantiques.com The Red Barn Marketplace 2060 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-230-1272 theredbarnmarketplace@ gmail.com theredbarnmarketplace.com APPAREL The Blue Alpaca Ranch & Store 18 Poors Mill Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-949-1615 bluealpacaranch@gmail.com bluealpacaranch.com ho 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 Coyote Moon 54 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5659 info@coyotemoonmaine.com coyotemoonmaine.com Katwalk 70 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9989 katwalkfashions@yahoo.com katwalkbelfast.com

Liberty Graphics - Fine T-Shirts 44 Main St. Liberty, ME 04949 207-589-4596 sales@lgtees.com lgtees.com aine s finest shirts, screen-printed using Earth-friendly water-based ink. Bins of discounted garments, gift items, snacks, and drinks in a rustic Maine country store.

Parent Fine Art 92 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1553 info arentfineart.com arentfineart.com

Maine Alpaca Experience 608 Atlantic Hwy. Northport, ME 04849 207-356-4146 nsalpacafarm@gmail.com mainealpacaexperience.com Free farm tours daily at our Unity location.

Trove, Inc. 36A East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-4073 info@trovemaine.com trovemaine.com

Man on Main 103 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6260 styleme@manonmain.com manonmain.com ART GALLERIES & STUDIOS Front Street Pottery 32 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-0410 gailsavitz@gmail.com gailsavitz.com JP Studio Pottery 93 Main St., Ste. 3 Belfast, ME 04915 207-542-6919 jpstudiomaine@gmail.com jpstudiomaine.com Local Color Gallery 135 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1249 localcolorgallerymaine@gmail.com localcolorgallerymaine.com Mainely Gallery & Studio 181 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1828 mainelygallery@gmail.com mainelygallery.com Representing Made in Maine contemporary craft artists: ceramics, glass, jewelry, fabric, wood, painting, and photography. Offering live glass demonstrations and workshops. Casual Café, beautiful gardens.

Susan Tobey White Studio 171 High St. #5 Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-1699 susan@susantobeywhite.com susantobeywhite.com

Unity Pond Pottery 222 Bangor Rd. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-2400 upp@uninets.net unitypondpottery.com Waterfall Arts 256 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2222 info@waterfallarts.org waterfallarts.org ARTS & CRAFTS SUPPLIES Belfast Fiberarts LLC 171 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-5248 alice belfastfiberarts.com belfastfiberarts.com Fiddlehead Artisan Supply 64 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8422 info fiddleheadartisansu ly.com fiddleheadartisansu ly.com ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Belfast Maskers 17 Court St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-370-2316 info@belfastmaskers.com belfastmaskers.com Colonial Theatre 163 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1930 mike@pilut.com colonialtheatre.com

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Businesses & Services Everyman Repertory Theatre P.O. Box 938 Rockport, ME 04856 207-236-0173 phodgson@everymanrep.org everymanrep.org Launchpad 189 Exchange St. Bangor, ME 04401 207-200-6881 hello@wearelaunchpad.org wearelaunchpad.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 Muzzy Ridge Concerts 7 Sirota Dr. Searsmont, ME 04973 347-821-2807 bobsirota@me.com robertsirota.com 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

ARTS & FINE CRAFTS A&E Stoneworks Swanville, ME 04915 207-930-9424 alana@aandestoneworks.com aandestoneworks.com BlueJacket Shipcrafters 160 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-9970 info@bluejacketinc.com bluejacketinc.com

AUTOMOTIVE SALES & SERVICES Blood’s Garage 34 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4546 bloodsgarage@myfairpoint.net Eastside Garage 4 Mill Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4131 east_sidegarage@yahoo.com

Jacks Boxes 729 Beach Rd. Lincolnville Center, ME 04849 207-763-4404 jacksboxesmaine@gmail.com sites.google.com/site/stmawr2009

Metric Motorcar 10 Mt. Percival Rd. Northport, ME 04849 207-338-8314 sprayed50mustang@gmail.com facebook.com/metric.motorcar

Lupine Cottage 7 Old Searsport Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4300 mainemade@lupinecottage.net lupinecottage.net

Quirk Carquest of Belfast 1 Belmont Ave., Ste. D Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1880 pmerithew@quirkauto.com carquest.com/stores/me/ belfast/6771

Mainely Gallery & Studio 181 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1828 mainelygallery@gmail.com mainelygallery.com Representing Made in Maine contemporary craft artists: ceramics, glass, jewelry, fabric, wood, painting, and photography. Offering live glass demonstrations and workshops. Casual Café, beautiful gardens. Patchwork Plus 156 Belfast Augusta Rd. West Searsmont, ME 04973 207-342-5016 info@patchworkplusme.com patchworkplusme.com

Quirk Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram of Belfast 244 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1300 tarchambault@quirkauto.com quirkauto.com Rt. 52 Automotive 278 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1383 rt52automotive@gmail.com facebook.com/rt52automotive Stanley Chevrolet Buick Inc 6 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 866-445-9781 stanleychevybuick.com

BOOKS Left Bank Books 109 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9009 info@leftbankbookshop.com leftbankbookshop.com Maine Authors Publishing & Cooperative 12 High St. Thomaston, ME 04861 207-594-0091 info@maineauthorspublishing.com maineauthorspublishing.com Toad Hall Editions 757 Shore Rd. Northport, ME 04849 415-728-7771 hello@toadhalleditions.ink toadhalleditions.ink BREWERY Marshall Wharf Brewing Co. 36 Marshall Wharf Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2700 info@marshallwharfbrewing. com marshallwharfbrewing.com BUSINESS SERVICES AcuMedix Solutions USA 22 Main St. Bucksport, ME 04416 207-505-5189 debc@acumedixsolutions.com acumedixsolutions.com The Belfast Center ffi e reati e pa e 9 Field St., Ste. 100 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2988 john@thebelfastcenter.com thebelfastcenter.com

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Businesses & Services 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 Giles Consulting 15 Tozier St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-944-0380 jaynegiles11@gmail.com gilesconsulting.net Heartland HR - Payroll & Business Solutions 20 Broad St. Bangor, ME 04412 207-951-7457 leeanne.hewey@e-hps.com newenglandmarketingsolutions.com Interloqui P.O. Box 145 Belfast, ME 04915 207-570-2776 pe@interloqui.com interloqui.com Records Solutions 105 Godsoe Rd. Bangor, ME 04401 207-942-4545 mjennings@foxginn.com records-solutions.com SCORE 202 Harlow St. Bangor, ME 04401 207-622-8509 donna.cassese@scorevolunteer.org scoremaine.org TheoremOne, LLC 459 Bluff Rd. Northport, ME 04849 207-331-3200 hello@theoremone.co theoremone.co TSC Resources Group Belmont, ME 04952 207-323-4207 tservicec@gmail.com U.S. Small Business Administration 68 Sewall St., Rm. 512 Augusta, ME 04330 207-622-8551 diane.sturgeon@sba.gov sba.gov

CAMPS Camp CaPella 8 Pearl Point Rd. Dedham, ME 04429 207-843-5104 melanie@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 extension.tanglewood4h@ maine.edu umaine.edu/tanglewood CATERING Trilly ~ Fancy Foods Delivered 62 Little River Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5080 trillytogo@gmail.com trilly-maine.com Bell The Cat 15 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2084 bellthecatinc@gmail.com bellthecatinc.com Rollie’s Bar & Grill, Inc. 37 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4502 info@rollies.me rolliesmaine.com CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS Fortify Rights 6 Eagle Way Stockton Springs, ME 04981 207-322-2939 fortify.rights@fortifyrights.org fortifyrights.org But Still I Am One Belfast, ME 04915 207-200-4232 butstilliamone.org@gmail.com butstilliamone.org

Deborah Lincoln House 60 Cedar St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1554 dlincoln@gwi.net deborahlincolnhouse.org Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County 93 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2344 waldocountyhabitat.com 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 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. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1006 littleriverchurch.net 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 Unitarian Universalist Church 37 Miller St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4482 office.uubelfast gmail.com uubelfast.com 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 207-338-1202 coachpom24@yahoo.com Belfast Lions Club P.O. Box 493 Belfast, ME 04915 dwmrleach@hotmail.com e-clubhouse.org/sites/belfastme/ Belfast Rotary Club PO Box 74 Belfast, ME 04915 belfastmerotary@gmail.com belfastrotary.org 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 Belfast Laundry Center 113 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3507 augustalaundrycentersllc@yahoo.com ServiceMaster Contract Services 165 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-0745 info@svmcontract.com svmcontract.com

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Businesses & Services SERVPRO of Belfast/Camden/ Rockland 134 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1850 barbara@servprobb.com servprobelfastcamdenrockland.com We Clean Heat Pumps 145 Charles St. Belfast, ME 04915 800-586-9643 office wecleanheat um s.com wecleanheat um s.com COMMUNITY Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition P.O. Box 152 Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-3726 grandall icloud.com belfastbaywatershed.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. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4845 info belfastsou kitchen.org belfastsou kitchen.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 Goodwill Industries of NNE oodwill r. 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 explorepenobscotbay.org Lincolnville Business Group P.O. Box 202 Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789 5200 lincoln illebusinessgrou 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 d .bill.bruns gmail.com Find Us on Facebook Unity Business Exchange 250 Depot St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-2446 unitybusinesse change gmail.com

CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN

Unity Foundation 230 Main St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-2374 classes unityfdn.org unityfdn.org Waldo Community Action Partners 9 Field St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6809 info waldoca .org waldoca .org CONFERENCE & EVENT SERVICES StoneCrest Events 968 Waterville Rd. Waldo, ME 04915 207-342-2109 stonecrest@fairpoint.net stonecrestevents.com University of Maine – Hutchinson Center 80 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8000 hutchinsoncenter maine.edu hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu Wentworth Event Center 139 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-249-6903 info wentworthe entcenter.com wentworthe entcenter.com

Broughman Builders 218 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4663 sales broughmanbuilders.com broughmanbuilders.com Ecocor LLC 22 Main St. North, Bldg. #6 Searsmont, ME 04973 207-342-2085 info ecocor.us ecocor.us GO Logic LLC 137 High St. 3rd Fl. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1566 info gologic.us gologic.us or oofing 2414 Camden Rd. Warren, ME 04864 207-273-1111 office horchroofing.com horchroofing.com K Construction, Inc. 145 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-975-1654 info kconstruction.me kconstruction.me MAC Electric wan ake e. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4266 dcleaves.mac@gmail.com Maine Coast Construction 107 Elm St. Camden, ME 04843 207-236-6000 hel mainecoastconstruction.com mainecoastconstruction.com

WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU? • Destination facility for repair, construction, and care of wooden and fiberglass boats • All paint and varnish needs, including AwlGrip • Complete mechanical and systems repair, including repowers. Authorized Beta Dealer

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT for the midcoast and beyond. Virtual, In-Person & Custom Programs Available Belfast, ME | 207.338.8000 hutchinsoncenter.maine.edu The University of Maine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

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• Long- and short-haul boat transportation • Full waterfront services • Indoor/outdoor storage available year-round

belmontboatworks.com

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Businesses & Services Opal Global LLC 137 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-640-6300 contact@opalarch.us opalarch.us

Whitecap Builders 15 Evergreen Ridge Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3112 daniel@whitecapbuilders.com whitecapbuilders.com

Waldo County Technical Center 1022 Waterville Rd. Waldo, ME 04915 207-342-5231 waldotech.org

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

ORF Inc. 58 Cobb Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-4010 larryjjones2014@gmail.com

EDUCATION

END-OF-LIFE CARE

Belfast Adult Education 6B Lions Way Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3197 dgilman@rsu71.org belfast.maineadulted.org

Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County P.O. Box 772 Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-2677 hvowc1@gmail.com hospicevolunteersofwaldocounty.org

ReVision Energy 91 West Main St. Liberty, ME 04949 207-589-4171 jalbee@revisionenergy.com revisionenergy.com

Phi Architects 446 West St. Rockport, ME 04856 207-230-0034 info@phiarchitects.com phibuildersarchitects.com Phi Builders + Architects 446 West St. Rockport, ME 04856 207-230-0034 info@phihomedesigns.com phibuildersarchitects.com R.D. Martineau Construction 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

Camden Conference 21 Elm St. Camden, ME 04843 info@camdenconference.org camdenconference.org Cornerspring Montessori School 256 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5800 info@cornerspringmontessori.com cornerspringmontessori.com Eastern Maine Community College 354 Hogan Rd. Bangor, ME 04915 207-974-4600 cwinstead@emcc.edu emcc.edu Senior College at Belfast 80 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8033 info@belfastseniorcollege.org belfastseniorcollege.org University of Maine – Hutchinson Center 80 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8000 hutchinsoncenter@maine.edu hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu

Riposta Funeral Home 182 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9191 ripostafh@gmail.com ripostafh.com ENERGY & FUEL SERVICES A1 Heat Pumps 3 Swan Lake Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-2312 tony@a1heatpumps.com a1heatpumps.com Community Fuels, Inc. 227 N 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

Tidewater Oil 17 Airport Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4739 matt@tidewateroil.net tidewateroil.net FARMS & PRODUCTION Bahner Farm 153 Augusta Rd. Belmont, ME 04952 207-342-2892 bahnerfarm@gmail.com bahnerfarm.com 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 hrducktrap@mowi.com ducktrap.com Nordic Aquafarms, Inc. 159 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-228-5622 jc@nordicaquafarms.com nordicaquafarms.com

CASTINE KAYAK ADVENTURES Belfast~Castine~Brooklin

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Businesses & Services Toddy Pond Farm 174 Carver Rd. Monroe, ME 04951 207-249-8481 toddypondfarm@gmail.com toddypondfarm.com Wild Miller Farm 1165 Turner Ridge 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 Touchstone Retreats: Connections through the fiber arts with classes on knitting, eco-printing, shoemaking, tapestry weaving and creating pigments & ink from the shores of enobscot ay. Maine Celtic Celebration P.O. Box 122 Belfast, ME 04915 info mainecelticcelebration.com mainecelticcelebration.com North Atlantic Blues Festival 70 Lake Ave. Rockland, ME 04841 207-596-6055 bluesman midcoast.com northatlanticbluesfesti al.com FINANCIAL & ACCOUNTING Allen Insurance and Financial 94 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0801 jlang@allenif.com alleninsuranceandfinancial.com Bangor Savings Bank - Belfast 7 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 877-226-4671 bangorsu ort bangor.com bangor.com Bangor Savings BankDowntown Belfast 106 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 877-226-4671 bangor.com Bangor Savings Bank - Searsport 17 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 877-226-4671 bangor.com

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Bangor Savings Bank - Unity Unity Clifford Commons Unity, ME 04988 877-226-4671 bangor.com Bank of America Corp. 21 Schoodic Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 800-432-1000 bankofamerica.com 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 member downeastcu.com downeastcu.com Edward Jones - Lincolnville: Tom riffit inan ia d isor 2516 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5347 breanna. inkhambebb edwardjones.com edward ones.com tom griffith First National Bank Reny’s Plaza, Ste. 1B Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9822 info thefirst.com thefirst.com KeyBank 111 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3220 key.com KSW Federal Credit Union 135 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915-6909 207-338-5160 kswfcu.org MaineStream Finance 315 Main St. #205 Rockland, ME 04841 207-973-3500 kgreenleaf@penquis.org mainestreamfinance.org

MTA Accounting PA 71 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5012 kali@mtaaccounting.com mtaaccounting.com oo eeping er i es n 248 Northport Ave., Ste. 9 Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-1904 nina nrbookkee ing.com nrbookkee ing.com FLORISTS & NURSERIES Fernwood Nursery 58 North Ridge Rd. Montville, ME 04941 207-589-4726 fernwoodnursery@fairpoint.net fernwoodnursery.com Unity Flower Shop 257 Depot St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-2446 unity.flower.sho gmail.com unityflowersho .com Willow Moon Ventures 166 Weymouth Rd. Morrill, ME 04952 207-505-1425 willowmoonventures@gmail.com willowmoonventures.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 Owl Furniture 43 N. Main St. Stonington, ME 04681 207-367-6555 info@owlfurniture.com owlfurniture.com

Perry’s Home Furnishings and Design 111 Belmont Ave. (Rte. 3) Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3610 kimberly erry hfd.co phfd.co Specializing in 3D Design Services for your home. Your style and our guidance. ours by a pointment and open showroom Fridays/Saturdays 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Robin’s Nest Consignment Inc. 169 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1167 sho robins nest consignment.com robins nest consignment.com Windsor Chairmakers 2596 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-789-5188 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 Tota ropert are n . 82 Back Searsport Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0892 info@totalpropertycare.net totalpropertycare.net GIFTS & TOYS Out on a Whimsey Toys 88 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3911 outonawhimsey.com The Purple Baboon 31 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6505 phyllisrackliffe@gmail.com ur lebaboon.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 (Rte. 7) Brooks, ME 04921 207-722-3161 brookscountry iewgolfclub.com

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Businesses & Services Northport Golf Club 581 Bluff Rd. Northport, ME 04915 207-338-2270 info@northportgolfclubmaine.com northportgolfclubmaine.com

Senator Chip Curry Belfast, ME 04915 207-287-1515 chip.curry@legislature.maine.gov mainesenate.org/senator/senator/chip-curry

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES & SERVICES

GRAPHIC DESIGN & MARKETING

City of Belfast 131 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3370 citymanager@cityofbelfast.org cityofbelfast.org

CD&M Communications 48 Free St. Portland, ME 04101 207-774-7528 info@cdmc.com cdmc.com

Maine International Trade Center 2 Portland Fish Pier, Ste. 204 Portland, ME 04101 207-541-7400 munsey@mitc.com mitc.com

Maine’s Midcoast & Islands 199 Water St. Bath, ME 04530 207-443-2067 info@mainesmidcoast.com mainesmidcoast.com

Maine Port Authority 460 Commercial St. Portland, ME 04101 207-200-2430 maineports.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 proformamarketingessentials.com

Viking Lumber 166 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3480 vikinglumber.com

Pulse Marketing Agency 1 Merchants Plaza Bangor, ME 04401 207-947-9333 pulsemarketingagency.com

HEALTH CARE

HARDWARE & LUMBER Hammond Lumber Company 30 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4080 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

Belfast Dental Care, LLC 19 Fahy St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3669 info@belfast-dentalcare.com belfast-dentalcare.com Belfast Drug Company 15G Starrett Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0441 pharmacyinfo@belfastdrugco.com belfastdrugcompany.com Dr. William T. Hafford, Psy.D. 26 Spring St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-465-5069 dr.william.hafford@gmail.com drwillhafford.com

UNITED REALTY (207) 338-6000 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 Ellsworth-Bucksport Dental Associates 11 Mechanic St. Bucksport, ME 04416 207-469-6191 dental-associates.com

MaineHealth Waldo County General Hospital 118 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2500 wcgh.org

Hormonious Health LLC 8 Jesse Robbins Rd., Ste. E Belfast, ME 04915 207-492-4882 info@hormonioushealthllc.com hormonioushealthllc.com

HEALTH & WELLNESS

MaineHealth Care at Home 170 Pleasant St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-284-4566 jhastings@mhcah.org mainehealth.org Michelle L. Morrow, D.M.D. 366 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1801 morrow007@roadrunner.com morrowdmd.com Penobscot Bay Dentistry 94 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1100 info@penobscotbaydentistry.com penobscotbaydentistry.com Peter Nesin Optician 158 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2440 peternesinoptician.com 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 36 Sweetser Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 800-434-3000 communications@sweetser.org sweetser.org

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Acupuncture Clinic of Rhonda Feiman 18 Harbor St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4454 acupuncture@rhondafeiman.com belfastmaineacupuncture.com Ananda Yoga & Wellness 9B Beaver St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-7017 info@anandayogabelfastme.com anandayogabelfastme.com Join us for yoga classes, workshops, wellness services, and health coaching and courses. We offer in-studio, outdoor, and virtual options. Find your bliss. Arroyo Grande Acupuncture 9 Field St., Ste. 322 Belfast, ME 04915 207-999-9133 aikenacu@gmail.com aikenacu.com Destination Wellness Midcoast Maine Online Directory P.O. Box 1234 Rockport, ME 04856 info@destinationwellnessme.com destinationwellnessme.com East Coast Nutrition 1 Belmont Ave., Ste. E Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1070 eastcoastnutritionmaine@gmail.com facebook.com/ eastcoastnutritionmaine Maine Integrative Chiropractic 8 Jesse Robbins Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-8994 mechiroinfo@gmail.com mechiro.com Midcoast Mobile Massage Waldo County, ME 04915 207-505-0845 melissasamuels44@gmail.com midcoastmassage.com Penobscot Bay Coaching 18 Spring St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-446-8944 penobscotbaycoaching@gmail.com penobscotbaycoaching.com

Solavedi Organics 9 Beaver St. Belfast, ME 04915 carollanne.solavedi@gmail.com solavedi.com HOMEWARES Brambles 2 Cross St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3448 bluebird04973@gmail.com The Good Table 68 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4880 thegoodtable@gmail.com thegoodtable.me The Porch 33 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-272-2370 theporchbelfast@gmail.com The Red Cottage 258 Main St. Lincolnville, ME 04849 207-763-4297 INSURANCE athenahealth, Inc. 3 Hatley Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-3041 athenahealth.com/careers t anti nsuran e enefits 58 High St. Belfast, ME 04915-5507 207-338-9787 mikegiles@atlantic-insurance.com atlantic-insurance.com BlueGoose Insurance Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-3217 ccoleman@bluegoosemaine.com Cross Insurance 15E Starrett Dr. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5430 trumney@crossagency.com crossagency.com Senior Planning Center 1 Belmont Ave., Ste. H Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1370 gmorin@spcmaine.com morinassociates.org

State Farm Insurance 228 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5538 reyn@reynritchie.net reynritchie.net enefits roup Northport, ME 04849 203-945-8050 gkarlik@usabg.com usabg.com/gkarlik Varney Insurance Agency 18 E. Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6364 rlods@varneyagency.com varneyagency.com INTERIOR DESIGN Metaphor Bronze Tileworks P.O. Box 176 Belfast, ME 04915 207-342-2597 customerservice@ metaphorbronze.com metaphorbronze.com Perry’s Home Furnishings and Design 111 Belmont Ave. (Rte. 3) Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3610 kimberlyperry@phfd.co phfd.co Specializing in 3D Design Services for your home. Your style and our guidance. Hours by appointment and open showroom Fridays/Saturdays 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Tailored Living of Midcoast Maine 1 Gordon Dr., Ste. B Rockland, ME 04841 207-236-3319 marci@marcilambert.com tailoredliving.com/ midcoast-maine JEWELRY Bennett’s Gems & Jewelry 45D Searsport Ave. (U.S. Rte. 1) Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5530 pinkdino@midcoast.com facebook.com/ bennettsgemsandjewelry LEGAL SERVICES Camden Law, LLP 56 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1110 info@camdenlaw.com camdenlaw.com

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Businesses & Services Fellows, Kee, Tymoczko & Lewis, LLC 74 Main St., Ste. 200 Bucksport, ME 04416 207-469-7323 info@fellowskee.com fellowskee.com 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 The Sutherland Law Firm, LLC 123 Main St., Ste. B Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1524 ksutherland@ thesutherlandlawfirm.com thesutherlandlawfirm.com

Zulieve Law LLC 689 Friendship Rd. Waldoboro, ME 04572 207-790-2185 holly@zulievelaw.com zulievelaw.com MANUFACTURING & SHIPPING Global Packing & Shipping 87 Elm St. #104C Camden, ME 04843 207-236-2926 global@midcoast.com globalpackingandshipping.com Mathews Brothers 22 Perkins Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3360 info@mathewsbrothers.com mathewsbrothers.com Packaging Solutions 171 High St. #4 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2194 packaging.solutions@ roadrunner.com shipitbelfast.com

MARINE

MEDIA

Belmont Boatworks 163 Augusta Rd. Belmont, ME 04952 207-342-2885 info@belmontboatworks.com belmontboatworks.com

Blueberry Broadcasting 15 Payne Ave. Rockland, ME 04841 207-322-6320 karenmehorter@ blueberrybroadcasting.com blueberrybroadcasting.com

Front Street Shipyard 101 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-3740 info@frontstreetshipyard.com frontstreetshipyard.com Hamilton Marine 155 E. Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6302 mail@hamiltonmarine.com hamiltonmarine.com Hamlin’s Marine 7 Front St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-3780 hamlinsmarine.com

Courier Publications / Free Press 156 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3333 news@villagesoup.com waldo.villagesoup.com Down East Magazine P.O. Box 678 Camden, ME 04843 downeast.com Insight Productions P.O. Box 775 Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-2430 ned.lightner@gmail.com

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Businesses & Services Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Inc. 218 S. Main St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-594-8622 info@maineboats.com maineboats.com Penobscot Bay Pilot 87 Elm St., Ste. 215 Camden, ME 04843 207-706-6656 news@penbaypilot.com penbaypilot.com RFB Advertising / travelMAINE P.O. Box 1076 Camden, ME 04843 207-706-6765 jrich@rfbads.com gotravelmaine.com MEDICAL MARIJUANA & CAREGIVERS 1 Mill 1 Mill Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-8718 paul@1millbelfast.com 1millbelfast.com The Herbalist 100 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-424-2228 adam@207herbalist.com 207herbalist.com Rip Tide Smoke Shop 67 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1202 riptidemaine@gmail.com riptidemaine.com Your Coastal Connection 3 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-6305 kingearlbishop@gmail.com ycconnection.com MUSEUMS & HISTORY Belfast Historical Society & Museum 10 Market St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9229 info@belfastmuseum.org belfastmuseum.org Enjoy exciting exhibits that tell Belfast’s story, including maritime history, notable men and women, 19th-century apothecary bench, and the 1864 Civil War Soldiers Quilt. In 2022: Open June 11 to Sept. 10, Tues.– Sat., 11 a.m.—4 p.m. Admission.

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Friends of Fort Knox 740 Ft. 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 Owls Head Transportation Museum 117 Museum St. Owls Head, ME 04854 207-594-4418 info@ohtm.org ohtm.org Penobscot Marine Museum 40 East Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-2529 admissions@pmm-maine.org penobscotmarinemuseum.org Sail, Power, and Steam Museum 73 Mechanic St. Rockland, ME 04841 207-596-0200 sailpowersteammuseum.org PHOTOGRAPHY SAS Photographic Midcoast Maine & Beyond sasphotographic.me@gmail.com sasphotographic.com Visual Artisan Photography 41 Mt. Ephraim Rd. Searsport, ME 04974 207-323-4698 catherine@visualartisan.photography visualartisan.photography PRINTING & COPY digitalprintmaker 172 E. Main St. Searsport, ME 4974 207-323-1181 info@digitalprintmaker.com digitalprintmaker.com J Black Printing 3 Black’s Landing Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4040 patty@jblackprinting.com jblackprinting.com

PROPERTY CARE & MANAGEMENT DDA Property Management 30 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-5189 dcarpenter_zeman@msn.com Frank’s Home Watch Property Management 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 OakNut Property Management LLC 139 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-249-6836 info@oaknut.me oaknut.me 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 Berkshire Hathaway HomeSevices Northeast Real Estate 1 Belmont Ave., Ste. G 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 G.R.F. Real Estate Company 29A Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-2422 lboynton@grfrealestate.com grfrealestate.com Gateway Title of Maine, Inc. 21 Cross St. 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 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 9A Beaver St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3344 Cell 207-323-0740 info@maineccre.com maineccre.com

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Businesses & Services Martha Laitin, Belfast Area Real Estate Broker Since 1989 Better Homes and Gardens, The Masiello Group, 143 High St. Belfast, Maine 04915 207-323-2368 marthalaitin@yahoo.com askmarthainmaine.com

RECREATION – INDOOR

RECREATION – OUTDOOR

ALLPLAY 49 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1100 doughboydyer@yahoo.com allplay-fec.com

Belfast Polo Club and Dressage Academy 70 Tufts Rd. Belfast, ME 04915 207-632-5199 barton.patrick5199@yahoo.com

RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn 121 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4220 belfast@jaretcohn.com jaretcohn.com

Belfast Curling Club 211 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-9851 gjsand@americanlandmark.net belfastcurlingclub.org

Realty of Maine 107 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-6800 info@realtyofmaine.com realtyofmaine.com

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

River Run Partners, LLC 25 Congress St. Belfast, ME 04915 310-413-6022 riverrunpartnersllc@gmail.com

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

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 Worth Real Estate 118 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5265 worthre@gmail.com belfastre.com

Kids Unplugged 17 Airport Rd., Ste. 1 Belfast, ME 04915 207-322-7018 kidsunpluggedme@gmail.com kidsunplugged.com Thomas Performing Arts Center 118 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-5710 dancersdugout@gmail.com Thomaspac.org Waldo County YMCA 157 Lincolnville Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4598 membership@waldocountyymca.org waldocountyymca.org

CG Bikes 39 Main St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-218-1206 chris@cgbikesmaine.com cgbikesmaine.com Chase Toys Inc. 417 Thorndike Rd. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-5729 brian@chasetoysinc.com chasetoysinc.com Friends of Sears Island Sears Island Rd. Searsport, ME 04974 855-430-2882 info@friendsofsearsisland.org friendsofsearsisland.org Maine Outdoor Sportsman 1044 Atlantic Hwy. Northport, ME 04849 207-338-4141 sports@maineoutdoorsportsman.com maineoutdoorsportsman.com More in Guns LLC 2 Averill St. Frankfort, ME 04438 207-323-3158 moreinguns@gmail.com moreinguns.com North Country Rivers 36 Main St. Bingham, ME 04920 info@northcountryrivers.com northcountryrivers.com

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Businesses & Services North Star Adventures 491 Stevens Rd. Unity, ME 04988 207-692-3138 northstaradventures1@gmail.com northstaradventures.me RECREATION – WATER The Back & Forth Belfast City Harbor Dock Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-2566info@commercial-intelligence.biz thebackandforth.com Basin Pond Outdoors / Water Walker Kayak 730 West Main St. Monroe, ME 04951 207-513-0157 info@touringkayaks.com touringkayaks.com Castine Cruises 15 Sea St. Castine, ME 04421 207-701-1421 castinecruises.com Castine Kayak Adventures 17 Sea St. Castine, ME 04421 207-866-3506 castinekayak@gmail.com castinekayak.com Come Boating P.O. Box 1188 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-3466 comeboating.belfast@gmail.com comeboating.org

DoryWoman Rowing Belfast, ME 04915 207-323-3932 dorywomanrowing@gmail.com dorywomanrowing.com Downeast Boat Company P.O. Box 180 Islesboro, ME 04848 207-930-0003 info@lobsterboattour.com lobsterboattour.com Monhegan Boat Line 880 Port Clyde Rd. Port Clyde, ME 04855 207-372-8848 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 Searsport Shores Kayak Rentals 216 West Main St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-6059 relax@campocean.com maineoceancamping.com Waterdog Charters 271 Northport Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-975-2257 cassidastaxidermy@gmail.com outdoormaine.com

SALONS & SPAS

RELOCATION & STORAGE SERVICES

Among Friends Salon 26 Monroe St. Searsport, ME 04974 207-548-4145 jamie_amongfriends@yahoo. com amongfriendsme.com

Belfast Self Storage 77 Belmont Ave. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-1515 info@belfastselfstorage.com belfastselfstorage.com

Cliff’s Hairstyling Salon 147 Waldo Ave., Ste. 103 Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-4430

Fox & Ginn Movers & Warehousing 171 High St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-0900 foxginn.com

Electrolysis by Ruth Swanson 242 Main St. Waterville, ME 04901 207-873-1839 unitymaine@gmail.com Find Us on Facebook

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 The Residence at Tall Pines 24 Martin Ln. Belfast, ME 04915 207-930-7031 tallpinesliving.com

GLOW 134 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-505-5699 glowsalonbelfast@gmail.com glowsalonbelfast.com Green with Envy Salon 1K 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

America’s Original Water-based Ink T-shirt Printer 58 Main Street in Liberty 207-589-4035

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Businesses & Services TECHNOLOGY AngelCom IT Services 107 Church St. Belfast, ME 04915 207-236-0021 angelcom.com LCI Fiber Optic Network 133 Back Meadow Rd. Nobleboro, ME 04555 207-763-9900 info lcifiber.net lcifiber.net Redzone Wireless LLC 91 Camden St. Ste 404 Rockland, ME 04841 207-596-5700 redzonewireless.com UniTel, Inc./Bluestreak 129 Main St. Unity, ME 04988 207-948-3900 cs@unitel.me unitelme.com

TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION

NEW MEMBERS as of February 2022

Alaska & Beyond LLC Belfast, ME 04915 231-753-8530 patty@alaskaandbeyond.com alaskaandbeyond.com

Diana Maria Chapin, Healer (Health & Wellness) 8 Jesse Robbins Rd. Ste D Belfast, ME 04915 207-249-2261 dianamariachapin@gmail.com dianamariachapin.com

Concord Coach Lines 100 Sewell St. Portland, ME 04102 207-828-1151 info@concordcoachlines.com concordcoachlines.com 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

Gracefully Clean LLC (Manufacturing & Shipping) 9 Field St. Ste 114 Belfast, ME 04915 207-624-2223 gracefullycleanllc@gmail.com gracefully-clean.com

Timberstone Rustic Arts (Art Galleries & Studios) 166 Acadia Hwy. Montville, ME 04941 207-505-0631 mainerockguy@yahoo.com mainerockguy.com Tri-County Horsemen (Recreation - Outdoor) Union Fairgrounds Union, ME 04862 207-322-6145 tricountyhorsemen@gmail.com tricountyhorsemen.com

Leafsong Family Farm (Florists & Nurseries) 507 Back Belmont Rd. Belmont, ME 04952 207-342-2613 leafsongfamilyfarm@gmail.com leafsongfamilyfarm.com

Dr. Will Hafford, Psy.D. Clinical Psychologist Workers Compensation

BELFAST’S FRIENDLIEST PHARMACY 5 STARRETT DR., UNIT G BELFAST, ME 04915 207-338-0441 BELFASTDRUGCOMPANY.COM

Psychology

Public gardens & artistic yards

Belfast’s beautiful gardens

Artwork courtesy of Ben Potter benpotterstudio.com

*Even Monet would be impressed.

Open gardens, speaker series, plant sale

Belfast Garden Club: www.belfastgardenclub.org

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YOU CAN GET THERE F Major Metros

30 60 90 72

Camden MINUTES FROM BELFAST

Parks & Gardens Camden Hills State Park Camden

Searsport

Swan Lake State Park Swanville

Stockton Springs

Fort Point State Park Stockton Springs

Lincolnville

Lake St. George State Park Liberty

Ecotat Gardens & Arboretum Hermon

MINUTES FROM BELFAST

Augusta Bangor Rockland

Viles Arboretum Augusta Fay Hyland Botanical Garden Orono Capitol Park Augusta

MINUTES FROM BELFAST

Boothbay

Holbrook Island Sanctuary Brooksville

Freeport

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Boothbay

Acadia National Park Blue Hill Damariscotta

Wolfe’s Neck State Park Freeport Asticou Azalea Garden Northeast Harbor

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Museums

Beaches

Penobscot Marine Museum Searsport

Lincolnville Beach Lincolnville

Belfast Historical Society & Museum Belfast

Ducktrap Beach Lincolnville

The Davistown Museum Liberty

Laite Beach Camden

Fort Knox & Penobscot Narrows Observatory Prospect

Barrett’s Cove Megunticook Lake, Camden

Owls Head Transportation Museum Owls Head

Carrying Place Beach Surry

Maine Lighthouse Museum Rockland Maine Discovery Museum Bangor Farnsworth Art Museum Rockland

Backshore Beach Castine Birch Point State Park Owls Head Breakwater Lighthouse Rockland

IAN ROTHWELL

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No Car? No Problem. These companies serve our region Bangor International Airport an o om

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

Penobscot Island Air hed ed o ha te hts peno s ot s anda net

Boothbay Railway Village Boothbay

Pemaquid Beach New Harbor

Schooner Bay Taxi s hoone a ta me

Concord Coach Lines Stops in Belfast, Lincolnville, Searsport connects to Boston Maine State Ferry Serves island communities

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Assisted Living

ShortStay Care

www.genesishcc.com Our Assisted Living and ShortStay Rehabilitation care is provided by a comprehensive therapy team with available 24-hour skilled nursing services. We are valued for our compassionate staff and beautiful ocean views

2 Footbridge Road Belfast, ME 04915 207-338-5307

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Mainely Gallery & Studio

A space to see art created, make your own art, talk about art, purchase art, and get an espresso.

181 Searsport Ave. Belfast, ME

www.MainelyGallery.com (207) 338-1828

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Member Index Bold page number = advertisement 1 Mill.................................................................................. 56, 68 A&E Stoneworks ................................................................. 60 A1 Heat Pumps..................................................................... 63 ACE Sharpening Belfast............................................ 14, 61 AcuMedix Solutions USA - Medical Consulting, Billing and Collections ...................... 60 Acupuncture Clinic of Rhonda Feiman ..................... 66 Alaska & Beyond LLC......................................................... 71 Alden House Inn, The ........................................................ 55 Allen Insurance and Financial....................................... 64 ALLPLAY................................................................................. 69 American Legion Post #43....................................... 18, 61 Among Friends Salon ....................................................... 70 Ananda Yoga and Wellness.................................... 55, 66 AngelCom IT Services....................................................... 71 Anglers Restaurant.............................................. 27, 28, 51 Apartments for People LLC ........................................... 68 Arroyo Grande Acupuncture.......................................... 66 athenahealth, Inc. ........................................................ 47, 66 tlantic nsurance enefits....................................... 66 Back & Forth, The ................................................... 6, 15, 70 Bahner Farm ......................................................................... 63 Bangor Savings Bank - Belfast................................. 5, 64 Bangor Savings Bank - Downtown Belfast.......... 5, 64 Bangor Savings Bank - Searsport........................... 5, 64 Bangor Savings Bank - Unity..................................... 5, 64 Bank of America Corp....................................................... 64 Basin Pond Outdoors / Water Walker Kayak ...24, 70 Bay Wrap Inc.......................................................................... 51 Bayside Cottage Rentals................................................. 56 Beach Cottage Inn.............................................................. 56 Belfast Adult Education .................................................. 63 Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition .........................24, 62 Belfast Center, The ................... Inside Front Cover, 60 Belfast Co-op ................................................... 5, 44, 48, 51 Belfast Curling Club.......................................................... 69 Belfast Dairy Queen .......................................................... 50 Belfast Dental Care, LLC......................................... 57, 65 Belfast Drug Company.............................................. 65, 71 Belfast Farmers’ Market.............................14, 43, 48, 51 Belfast Fiberarts LLC......................................... 14, 59, 74 Belfast Flying Shoes.......................................... 37, 38, 69 Belfast Free Library.................................................5, 11, 62 Belfast Garden Club...............................................6, 62, 71 Belfast Harbor Inn.............................................................. 57 Belfast Historical Society & Museum .................. 9, 68 Belfast Laundry Center .................................................... 61 Belfast Lions Club ............................................................... 61 Belfast Maskers ................................................... 37, 38, 59 Belfast Polo Club and Dressage Academy.............. 69 Belfast Rotary Club ..................................................... 41, 61 Belfast Self Storage.......................................................... 70 Belfast Soup Kitchen.................................................28, 62 Belfast United Methodist Church ................................ 61 Belfast, City of ............................................................. 48, 65 Bell The Cat, Inc..................................................... 49, 51, 61 Belmont Boatworks ................................................... 62, 67 Bennett’s Gems & Jewelry ............................... 13, 33, 66 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northeast Real Estate ................................................ 68 Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group.. 68 Blood’s Garage..................................................................... 60 Blue Alpaca, The ..................................................32, 59, 67 Blueberry Broadcasting .................................................. 67 BlueGoose Insurance........................................................ 66 BlueJacket Shipcrafters, Inc.......................................... 60 Brambles ................................................................................ 66 Brio Custom............................................................................ 61 Broughman Builders ......................................................... 62 But Still I Am One ................................................................ 61 Camden Conference ......................................................... 63

Camden Hills Realty.......................................................... 68 Camden Law, LLP ............................................................... 66 Camden National Bank ....................................... 5, 60, 64 Camden Real Estate Company.............................58, 68 Camp CaPella........................................................................ 61 Camp NEOFA......................................................................... 61 Captain Nickels Inn....................................................54, 55 Carol’s Collectibles Nursery .......................................... 64 Castine Cruises.................................................................... 70 Castine Kayak Adventures ..................................... 63, 70 CD&M Communications................................................... 65 CG Bikes .................................................................. 22, 24, 69 Changing Seasons FCU...................................... 4, 56, 64 Chase Toys Inc. .................................................................... 69 Chase’s Daily................................................... 26, 30, 44, 51 Chocolate Drop Candy Shop and Dave’s Old Fashioned Soda Fountain........... 30, 50 City Drawers ................................................. 33, 34, 59, 69 Clarks Apartments............................................................. 56 Cliff’s Hairstyling Salon................................................... 70 Club Marina and Bar, The ......................................... 27, 52 Coastal Mountains Land Trust....................... 23, 24, 62 CoastWise Realty ....................................................... 57, 68 Colburn Shoe Store ............................................ 13, 34, 64 Colonial Gables Oceanfront Village....................57, 75 Colonial Theatre.................................... 10, 37, 38, 58, 59 Come Boating!..........................................12, 24, 41, 43, 70 Community Fuels, Inc. ...................................................... 63 Concord Coach Lines ..................................................71, 73 Consumers Fuel Co.................................................... 58, 63 Cornerspring Montessori School......................... 63, 75 Country Roads Pet & Farm Care .................................. 59 Country View Golf Club.................................................... 64 Courier Publications / Free Press................................. 67 Coyote Moon..................................................32, 33, 34, 59 Cross Insurance................................................................... 66 Daisy Chain Farm LLC ...................................................... 63 Darby’s Restaurant......................................................30, 52 DDA Property Management........................................... 68 Deborah Lincoln House..............................................61, 70 Delvino’s Grill & Pasta House ......... 26, 28, 29, 30, 52 Dennis Raleigh Antiques & Folk Art........................... 59 Destination Wellness Midcoast Maine Online Directory ............................................................ 66 Diana Maria Chapin, Healer ............................................ 71 digitalprintmaker................................................................ 68 DM&J Waste ........................................................................... 71 Dockside Family Restaurant.......................................... 52 DoryWoman Rowing...................................... 5, 22, 24, 70 Down East Magazine.......................................................... 67 DownEast Auctions............................................................ 59 Downeast Boat Company................................................ 70 Downeast Credit Union .................................................... 64 Downshift Coffee................................................................ 50 Dr. Will Hafford PSY.D................................................ 65, 71 Ducktrap River of Maine.................................................. 63 East Coast Nutrition.......................................................... 66 Eastern Maine Community College............................ 63 Eastern Maine Development Corporation ................ 61 Eastside Garage.................................................................. 60 Ecocor LLC............................................................................. 62 dward ones, incoln ille om riffith, Financial Advisor .......................................................... 64 Electrolysis by Ruth Swanson....................................... 70 Ellsworth-Bucksport Dental Associates.................. 66 Epoch Home.................................................................. 33, 59 Everyman Repertory Theatre......................... 37, 38, 60 Fellows, Kee, Tymoczko & Lewis, LLC ....................... 67 Fernwood Nursery.............................................................. 64 Fiber College of Maine .................................. 7, 14, 44, 64 Fiddlehead Artisan Supply..................................... 48, 59

Fireside Inn and Suites..................................................... 57 First Church in Belfast, United Church of Christ........................................... 35, 61 First National Bank............................................... 5, 34, 64 Fortify Rights, Inc. ............................................................... 61 Fox & Ginn Movers & Warehousing............................. 70 Frank’s Home Watch Property Management......... 68 Friends of Belfast Parks...........................................43, 62 Friends of Fort Knox..............................................6, 24, 68 Friends of Sears Island ....................................... 5, 48, 69 Front Street Pottery .......................................................... 59 Front Street Pub...................................................... 7, 26, 52 Front Street Shipyard.........................................12, 35, 67 G.R.F. Real Estate Company........................................... 68 Game Loft, The .................................................................... 69 Gateway Title of Maine, Inc............................................ 68 Gaul’s Antiques and Maine Street Vintage ............. 59 Giles Consulting................................................................... 61 Glenmoor By The Sea ....................................................... 56 Global Packing & Shipping ............................................ 67 GLOW....................................................................................... 70 GO Logic LLC........................................................................ 62 Good Table, The................................................................... 66 Goodwill Industries of NNE............................................ 62 Goose River Farm & Meat Store.................................... 51 Gracefully Clean LLC ......................................................... 71 Green with Envy Salon ..................................................... 70 Greg Warren Real Estate Photography..................... 68 Gull Motel, The..................................................................... 57 Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County .............. 41, 61 Hamilton Marine ................................................................. 67 Hamlin’s Marine........................................................... 25, 67 Hammond Lumber Company ........................................ 65 Hannaford............................................................................... 51 Harbor Hill Nursing Care Center ..........................70, 74 Harbor Watch Cottage ..................................................... 56 Harborside RV Resort....................................................... 55 Harborwalk Restaurant ................................................... 52 Head of the Bay Business Alliance............................. 62 Heartland HR, Payroll & Business Solutions........... 61 Herbalist, The....................................................................... 68 Hey Sailor............................................................................... 52 Hichborn, The ....................................................................... 52 Home Supply Center......................................................... 65 Hometown Real Estate & Property Management .......................................55, 68 orch oofing ...................................................................... 62 Hormonious Health LLC .................................................. 66 Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County ........................ 63 Hyland Estates Manufactured Housing Community ...................................................................... 68 Inn at Sunrise Point............................................................ 55 Insight Productions............................................................ 67 Interloqui ................................................................................. 61 J Black Printing.................................................................... 68 Jacks Boxes ........................................................................... 60 JP Studio Pottery ........................................................ 42, 59 K Construction, Inc................................... 62, Back Cover Katwalk ................................................................................... 59 Kendrick’s Antiques........................................................... 59 KeyBank.................................................................................. 64 Kids Unplugged................................................................... 69 KSW Federal Credit Union.............................................. 64 Launchpad............................................................................. 60 LCI Fiber Optic Network ...................................... 5, 45, 71 Leafsong Family Farm....................................................... 71 Left Bank Books............................................13, 34, 60, 63 Liberty Graphics - Fine T-Shirts ............................ 59, 70 Lincolnville Business Group................................... 58, 62 Little River Baptist Church .............................................. 61 Lobster Pound Restaurant.............................................. 52

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Member Index Bold page number = advertisement Local Color Gallery ............................................................ 59 Loyal Biscuit Co.............................................................. 5, 59 Lupine Cottage .............................................................33, 60 MAC Electric ......................................................................... 62 Macleod Furniture........................................................ 11, 64 Mailloux & Marden, P. A. .............................................11, 67 Maine Alpaca Experience........................................ 19, 59 Maine Authors Publishing & Cooperative....7, 40, 60 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, INC. ....................7, 68 Maine Celtic Celebration..................................... 7, 48, 64 Maine Coast Construction.............................................. 62 Maine Country & Coast Real Estate........................... 68 Maine Integrative Chiropractic..................................... 66 Maine International Trade Center ............................... 65 Maine Maritime Museum ................................................ 68 Maine Outdoor Sportsman............................................. 69 Maine Port Authority......................................................... 65 Maine’s Midcoast & Islands....................................58, 65 MaineHealth Care at Home............................................ 66 Mainely Gallery & Studio ................................ 59, 60, 75 MaineStream Finance ...................................................... 64 Mammie’s Country Kitchen ............................................ 53 Man on Main.......................................................... 34, 59, 69 Maritime Energy ................................................................. 63 Marsh River Cooperative.................................................. 51 Marsh River Theater ................................................... 37, 60 Marshall Wharf Brewing Co...............................5, 30, 60 Martha Laitin, Belfast Area Real Estate Broker Since 1989 ........................................................ 69 Mathews Brothers................................................. 5, 44, 67 Melanie Frazek Attorney & Counselor at Law ....... 67 Metaphor Bronze Tileworks........................................... 66 Metric Motorcar................................................................... 60 Michelle L. Morrow, D.M.D............................................... 66 Midcoast Mobile Massage...................................... 66, 67 Midcoast Theater Company.................................... 37, 60 Miracle German Shepherd Dog Rescue of Maine ............................................................................ 59 Monhegan Boat Line ......................................................... 70 Moore’s Septic, Inc. ............................................................. 71 Moorings Oceanfront RV Resort.................................. 55 More in Guns LLC................................................................ 69 Mount Battie Inn, The........................................................ 57 MTA Accounting PA........................................................... 64 Must Be Nice Lobster ...............................2, 5, 26, 27, 53 Muzzy Ridge Concerts.............................................. 58, 60 NARFE at Mid-Coast.......................................................... 61 Nautilus Seafood & Grill.......................................... 26, 53 Nightfall Inn, The ................................................................ 55 Nordic Aquafarms, Inc................................................. 5, 63 North Atlantic Blues Festival .................................... 7, 64 North Country Rivers ........................................................ 69 North Star Adventures..............................................23, 70 Northport Golf Club........................................................... 65 Northport Inn & Lodge, The.................................... 55, 74 Northwoods Gourmet Girl............................................... 50 NR Bookkeeping Services, Inc.............................. 64, 70 OakNut Property Management LLC .......................... 68 Ocean House, The............................................................... 56 Only Doughnut of Maine LLC, The............... 30, 50, 52 Opal Global LLC .................................................................. 63 ORF Inc.................................................................................... 63 Our Town Belfast ...................................................10, 47, 62 Out on a Whimsey Toys .....................................33, 34, 64 Owl Furniture................................................................ 40, 64 Owls Head Transportation Museum .......................... 68 Packaging Solutions ......................................................... 67 Parent Fine Art..................................................................... 59 Patchwork Plus.............................................................33, 60 PAWS Animal Adoption Center ........................7, 59, 60 Penobscot Bay Coaching ................................................ 66

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Penobscot Bay Dentistry................................................. 66 Penobscot Bay Pilot........................................................... 68 Penobscot Bay Singers.................................................... 60 Penobscot Marine Museum ..........................5, 6, 20, 68 Penobscot Shores Retirement Community ......21, 70 Perry’s Home Furnishings & Design................... 64, 66 Peter Nesin Optician ......................................................... 66 Phi Architects....................................................................... 63 Phi Builders + Architects................................................. 63 pica // brand, strategy, design ...................................... 65 Pine Grove Cottages.......................................................... 56 Playground at Stockton Harbor, The ......................... 70 Playhouse (CLAP! Inc.), The............................. 37, 38, 60 Porch, The .............................................................................. 66 Portside Manor .................................................................... 56 Private Home Care, Inc............................................. 40, 66 Proforma Marketing Essentials ................................... 65 Pulse Marketing Agency ................................................. 65 Pumpkin Patch Antiques................................................. 59 Purple Baboon, The.............................................32, 33, 64 Quirk Carquest of Belfast............................................... 60 Quirk Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram of Belfast.......................................................................... 60 R.D. Martineau Construction ......................................... 63 RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn............................................... 45, 69 Realty of Maine.................................................................... 69 Records Solutions ............................................................... 61 Red Barn Marketplace, The............................................ 59 Red Cottage, The ........................................................ 33, 66 Redzone Wireless LLC....................................................... 71 Residence at Tall Pines, The .......................................... 70 ReVision Energy, Inc.......................................................... 63 RFB Advertising - travelMAINE..................................... 68 Rio’s Spiked Café ......................................... 27, 28, 52, 53 Rip Tide Smoke Shop........................................................ 68 Riposta Funeral Home...................................................... 63 River Run Partners, LLC................................................... 69 Robin’s Nest Consignment Inc.............................. 33, 64 Rollie’s Bar & Grill, Inc.....4, 27, 30, 53, 61, Inside Back Cover Rt. 52 Automotive............................................................... 60 Sail, Power, and Steam Museum.................................. 68 SAS Photographic.............................................................. 68 Schooner Charm...........................................................67, 70 Scone Goddess, The.................................................. 30, 50 SCORE .............................................................................. 34, 61 SeaHorse Stables, LLC.................................................... 59 Searsport First Congregational Church.................... 61 Searsport Shores Kayak Rentals ................................ 70 Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground ................................ 7, 14, 43–44, 56, 67 Seebreeze Family Eyecare, P.A. ................................... 66 Sell207 .................................................................................... 69 Senator Chip Curry ............................................................ 65 Senior College at Belfast................................................ 63 Senior Planning Center.................................................... 66 ServiceMaster Contract Services................................ 61 SERVPRO of Belfast/Camden/Rockland ................. 62 Solavedi Organics .............................................................. 66 Splendiferous Sweet Shoppe ............................... 30, 50 Spouter Inn Bed and Breakfast.................................... 55 St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church .................................. 61 Stanley Chevrolet Buick............................................. 5, 60 State Farm Insurance ....................................................... 66 State Sand and Gravel ..................................................... 63 Stockton Harbor Yurts ..................................................... 57 Stone Fox Farm Creamery...................................... 30, 50 StoneCrest Events ............................................................. 62 Susan Tobey White Studio.............................................. 59 Sutherland Law Firm, LLC, The .................................... 67 Sweetser ................................................................................ 66 Tailored Living of Midcoast Maine.............................. 66

Temple Heights Spiritual Camp.................................... 61 TheoremOne, LLC................................................................ 61 Thomas Fowler, P.E., LLC................................................. 63 Thomas Performing Arts Center ................................. 69 Three Tides.................................................................... 44, 53 Tidewater Oil......................................................................... 63 Timberstone Rustic Arts .......................................... 43, 71 Toad Hall Editions .............................................................. 60 Toastmasters -Toast of the Mid-Coast....................... 62 Toddy Pond Farm................................................................ 64 Total Property Care Inc. ................................................... 64 Town and Country Styling Salon ................................. 70 Towns End Property Management.............................. 68 Tractor Supply Company................................................. 65 Tri-County Horsemen ........................................................ 71 Trilly ~ Fancy Foods Delivered....................................... 61 Trove Inc...................................................................32, 34, 59 TSC Resources Group........................................................ 61 U.S. Small Business Administration............................ 61 UMaine 4-H Center @ Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove ............................................................... 61 Unitarian Universalist Church........................................ 61 United Farmers Market of Maine....................... 1, 14, 51 United Midcoast Charities............................................... 61 United Realty................................................................ 65, 69 UniTel, Inc./Bluestreak .............................................. 44, 71 Unity Business Exchange ............................................... 62 Unity Flower Shop.............................................................. 64 Unity Foundation................................................................. 62 Unity Pond Pottery..................................................... 59, 69 University of Maine - Hutchinson Center...62, 62, 63 enefits rou .......................................................... 66 Varney Insurance Agency ............................................... 66 Veracity Chapel.................................................................... 61 Viking Lumber...................................................................... 65 Vinolio.............................................................................. 38, 50 Visual Artisan Photography................................... 68, 75 Waldo Community Action Partners............... 5, 40, 62 Waldo County General Hospital............... 5, 31, 48, 66 Waldo County Pet Food Pantry..................................... 59 Waldo County Shrine Club Charitable Trust ...... 4, 61 Waldo County Technical Center................................... 63 Waldo County Woodshed................................................. 61 Waldo County YMCA.......................................... 21, 65, 69 Wasses Hot Dogs................................................................ 53 Waterdog Charters ............................................................ 70 Waterfall Arts.................................14, 40, 43, 44, 48, 59 We Clean Heat Pumps, LLC ........................................... 62 Weavers Roadside Variety............................................... 51 Wentworth Event Center LLLP ..................................... 62 Whale’s Tooth Pub ......................................................38, 53 Whitecap Builders.............................................................. 63 Wicked Maine Pops ........................................................... 50 Wild Cow Creamery................................... 30, 48, 50, 65 Wild Grace Farm Store & Cafe....................................... 51 Wild Miller Farm.................................................................. 64 Willow Moon Ventures...................................................... 64 Windsor Chairmakers ............................................... 39, 64 Worth Real Estate............................................................... 69 Yankee Clipper Motel........................................................ 57 Yardarm Motel...................................................................... 57 Yo Mamma’s .................................................................. 33, 64 Young’s Lobster Pound.............................................. 27, 53 Your Coastal Connection................................................. 68 Zulieve Law LLC .................................................................. 67 Friend of the Chamber: Ken Schweikert

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YOU COULD CALL IT AN INSTITUTION. Rollie’s Bar and Grill, Belfast’s premier sports bar, has been serving up drinks, televised games, and hearty comfort food since 1972. Regulars are greeted with a ceramic stein for their frosty beverages, and the waiting list to get one of these cherished mugs is years long. Another sign of how many people love Rollie’s? When the old fire bell over the bar rings, it means another happy customer has tipped well - and the bell rings often. Ryan Otis, Rollie’s owner for the last decade, began working with the Rollie’s team back in 2004. Because he’s a dad to three young sons, Ryan has been working to evolve Rollie’s into a spot geared for the whole family. The place is now known for its burgers, local seafood, and friendly service as it is for the craft beers on tap and the non-stop sports broadcasts on state-ofthe-art flat screens. And the restaurant’s commitment to its community reaches far beyond its doors. Rollie’s is a proud sponsor of many local events, groups, and youth sports. Be sure to try the Rolliean’s Lager. One dollar of every draft sold supports programs and initiatives in the community, like the Waldo County YMCA and Our Town Belfast, that make Belfast a great place to live and visit. While some things at Rollie’s have changed in the last fifty-plus years, most things haven’t. You can still find a seat in an old wooden booth with your kids, and the back bar and coolers are still from a 19th-century sailing ship. You’ll still find people buying drinks for their neighbor or being able to strike up a conversation with a total stranger. You choose at Rollie’s how to spend your time. Bring a book, stay glued to the game, sip scotch or dig into come clam chowder. But, no matter how you spend your time there, you are sure to love it at Rollie’s.

37 MAIN ST • (207) 338-4502 • ROLLIESMAINE.COM

Rollie’s is ready and available to cater your next event. Find out more at: ROLLIESREMOTECATERING.COM

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