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A great community nestled on the shores of the Penobscot Bay!
  • 2018-05-19 Upgrades at the Hoot, photographed Saturday morning by Lisa Webster, about a month before the Northport restaurant's first anniversary. The Hoot owners will be interviewed Thursday, May 24 on Good Morning, Belfast! For more information, visit or
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Upcoming Events

Northport Yacht Club Event

Other Bayside Event


5/21/18 (Mon)

Belfast Historical Society Program: “Recollections: Growing Up on the East Side of Belfast in the First Quarter of the 20th Century” (Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library; 7 PM) Based on a manuscript written by Sadie May Robbins Stinson Galego. She was born in 1900 and, at age 94, looked back at the childhood she said had shaped her life. For more information on this free program, visit

5/25/18 (Fri)

Safety Committee Meeting (Blair Agency, 24 Bay Street; 4:30-5:30 PM) The draft agenda for the meeting includes Introductions, comments from visitors, review of 2018 safety positions (lifeguard & police), discussion of 2019 budget and Q&A. Contact Amy Eldridge at or 207-338-0751.

5/25/18 (Fri)

Fourth Friday Art Walk (Belfast; 5:30-8 PM) For more information, visit

5/26/18 (Sat)

Paces for PAWS 5K Run & 1-Mile Family Fun Walk (Belfast Rail Trail, Belfast; 8 AM) For more information, visit

5/26/18 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Board Meeting (NYC Clubhouse; 8:30 AM)

5/26/18 (Sat)

Come Boating! Launch Day & Nautical Yard Sale (Boat Shed at the Belfast Public Landing; 9 AM-2 PM) Rain Date: May 27. Learn about the community rowing program and try rowing a Cornish Gig (11 AM-2 PM). Refreshments will be served. Also, the organization’s annual “All Things Nautical” Yard Sale, will take place between 9 AM and 2 PM. If you have any nautical equipment, mooring gear, boat accessories, life jackets, paddles, oars, foul weather gear, boots, nautical books, crafts, collectibles, art, charts, or small boats you’d like to contribute, please contact Carol Kuhn at 207-322-3090. All items must be in clean, workable, "sailable" condition. For more information, visit or contact Carol. Come Boating! offers free community rowing throughout the summer and early fall.

5/26/18 (Sat)

Coastal Mountains Nature Program: Edible (and Poisonous) Plants (Head of Tide Preserve, Belfast; 10 AM-Noon) Tom Seymour, author, botanist and edible plant enthusiast will introduce us to many of the edible and medicinal plants that can be found in Maine’s woods and fields. For more information, visit

5/26/18 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Annual Kick-Off Celebration (Shrine Club, Northport Avenue, Belfast; 7 PM) Tickets must be purchased in advance. Contact Jim Facey (207-338-3118 or for information.

5/28/18 (Mon)

Memorial Day

5/29/18 (Tue)

Northport Select Board Meeting (Town Hall; 6 PM) Contact the town office at 207-338-3819.

6/2/18 (Sat)

Northport Municipal Election (Northport Town Hall; 8 AM-8 PM) Election for one Selectman/Overseer of the Poor (3 year term) and one School Committee Member (3 year term). Absentee ballots will be available at the Town Hall. If you are in need of a ballot but are unable to pick one up in person, you may request one by calling the Town Office at 207-338-3819. The warrant will be available on the town website. For more information, contact the town office or visit

6/2/18 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Work Party (NYC Clubhouse; 9 AM) Come out and help ready the fleet and the clubhouse! Contact Gordon Fuller (207-624-2769 or

6/2/18 (Sat)

Belfast Rail Trail 5K (Belfast; 9 AM) Celebrate National Trails Day. Sponsored by Bank of America and organized by Coastal Mountains Land Trust. Open to the whole community – it’s a fun run, walk or stroll. For more information, visit

6/2/18 (Sat)

5th Annual Belfast (Maine) Ukulele Fest (Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast; 10 AM-4:30 PM) The day will be filled with ensemble performances, headline acts, and a variety of fun and informative ukulele workshops. There will be food, refreshments, and music vendors set up throughout the event area for attendees to enjoy. For questions or more information, visit

6/4/18 (Mon)

Twice-Weekly (Monday and Thursday) Trash Collection Begins

6/4/18 (Mon)

Northport Annual Town Meeting (Edna Drinkwater School; 7 PM) Everyone is welcome to attend. However, ONLY registered voters of the Town of Northport are entitled to vote. The warrant will be available on the town website, and the 2015-2016 Town of Northport Annual Report will be made available prior to the meeting. For more information, contact the town office at 207-338-3819 or visit

6/9/18 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Work Party (NYC Clubhouse; 9 AM) Come out and help ready the fleet and the clubhouse! Contact Gordon Fuller (207-624-2769 or

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