October 17th 5:00 pm - Opening reception for Stell Shevis Special Showing. Stell recently rediscovered a rich cache of watercolor portraits of local residents that date from the '70s through the '90s and beyond. In a recent conversation, she told a little of their history. She and her husband were involved in various painting groups for 40 or 50 years, and in the early days, the groups would hire nude models. But the fees went up and all the men dropped out and the remaining women resorted to asking friends and relatives to pose for them "with clothes on." The model portraits were done mostly in winter, as in the summer the groups would paint al fresco. Even though the groups met just once a week, Stell says, the portraits piled up, and while others tossed them out, "I just can't seem to throw things away." The portraits will be on view through November 8 in an exhibit called "Friendly Faces" at the Garage Gallery, Eastern Tire, 70 Park Street ... read more
Last week in Rockland, Maine, if you bought a tire from Eastern Tire & Auto Service or got a massage at Synergy Massage & Bodywork, your purchase came with a lobster. Dozens of restaurants up and down the coast were offering lobster specials, advertising them on sandwich boards outside and posters in the windows. It was “Lobsterpalooza,” or, as the campaign’s creator has said, a way to turn “lobsters into Lobsteraid.” All these promotions are part of an effort to mitigate the impact of this summer’s lobster glut. A record harvest sent prices lower than they’ve been in at least three decades, and Maine, where the lobster industry is estimated to be the third-largest employer, is scrambling to figure out what to do with its unprecedented catch
Check-In for Charity Facebook Deal Check-In to Eastern Tire & Auto Service on Facebook from 8/1/2012 to 8/30/12 and we will donate $5.00 for each check-in (up to the first 100 Check-Ins) to the Georges River Land Trust
Riding The River - Motorcycle the Georges River Watershed. Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Ride begins in Warren, ME
Eastern Tire & Auto Service has been servicing the tire and auto repair needs of Mid Coast Maine since 1946. The current ownership is the third generation to proudly satisfy the demand for locally owned, courteous, and quality auto repair. We service all major brands of tires, and are dealers for MICHELIN®, Goodyear, and Bridgestone. We appreciate that your car is your second largest investment, and where you choose service it is important to its longevity. A sincere “thank you” to all of you who have, and will, put your trust in us. Visit Eastern Tire online at www.easterntireinc.com.