January 30, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Student paintings showcased at Town Hall

BRUNSWICK   Second grader Riley Funderburk was eager to show off his work last week at the Town Hall Student Art Show in Brunswick.  More...

Meet Ruby

Pet of the Week

Here is three-year-old chow mix, Ruby, all dressed up! Ruby came to Coastal Humane from Georgia early in the Fall. We are told she once enjoyed a home, but her people moved away, unthinkably leaving her behind to fend for herself. More...

Tips leads to graffiti suspect arrest in Lisbon

LISBON   Thanks to a call from an observant citizen Thursday, Police believe they have caught the person responsible for several acts of vandalism around town.  More...

‘Four Chaplains’ to be honored at Brunswick Legion ceremony

BRUNSWICK — The George T. Files Post 20, Brunswick American Legion, 1 Columbus Drive in Brunswick is having a Four Chaplains Ceremony, which will be open to the public, on Sunday, Feb. More...

Dummy shell causes lock-down in Topsham

Training device found by pedestrian outside condos

TOPSHAM   The State Fire Marshal’s Office, State and Topsham Police recovered a military training device Wednesday that resembled a bazooka shell, found beside the parking lot of a condo project in Topsham.  More...

Wrestling coming to BJHS

BRUNSWICK   Wrestling is now an approved sport at Brunswick Junior High School, open to boys ands girls.  School board members at a Wednesday night workshop approved adding the sport to the athletic roster.  The wrestling program will More...

Determination on Phippsburg pilings delayed until after January

PHIPPSBURG   It will likely be another few weeks before the Maine Department of Environmental Protection makes a determination on a permit to remove pilings in Phippsburg according to Director of Communications David Madore.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

ADDIE BROWNE, AmeriCorps Cooking Matters Coordinator with Good Shepherd Food Bank, and Darius Newman, Brunswick Area Teen Center member, at their weekly cooking class at the People Plus Center on 35 More...

Vitelli, Tepler to hold office hours Saturday

TOPSHAM — State Sen. Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and state Rep. Tepler, D-Topsham, will be holding joint office hours this Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Library Gallery at the Topsham Public Library on 25 Foreside Road. More...

Shinrin Yoku Forest Walk at Porter Preserve

BOOTHBAY — As part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, the Boothbay Region Land Trust at Porter Preserve will host a guided Shinrin Yoku, or "Forest Bathing" walk. More...

STUDENT NOTES

COLBY COLLEGE   The following Colby College were students named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2016-17 year.  More...

BIG BIRDS IN BRUNSWICK

Marine helicopter squad wraps up training exercise

BRUNSWICK   Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464 is expected to conclude cold weather training exercises soon.  The squadron his been flying CH-53E Super Stallions, the largest rotocraft used by the military, which have been seen over the M More...

Who is ‘KANO’?

Lisbon Police search for vandal

LISBON   Lisbon police are asking for the public’s help catching a person or persons vandalizing public and private property with graffiti.  Graffiti has been popping up all over town over the last couple of weeks, and Lisbon Police C More...

Woolwich man found dead outside Walmart

Police: death not considered suspicious

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick police say a Woolwich man was found dead in his vehicle at Walmart Tuesday night.  More...

Police catch burglary suspect in the act

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick police arrested a Topsham man they say burglarized a residence on Mill Street Monday afternoon.  Brunswick Police Cmdr. More...

PEEKING THROUGH

A BIT OF SUNLIGHT peeks through clouds low on the horizon as seen yesterday in Brunswick. More...

Park announces bid for Bath City Council

BATH   Aaron Park has announced he will be running for the Bath City Council. Park hopes to fill the Ward Seven seat vacated by the unexpected death of Leverett “Tink” Mitchell, who died unexpectedly in late December.  More...

Design, not snow load, led to Jordan Acres beam crack

BRUNSWICK A Brunswick structural engineer’s report written five years ago explains the March 4, 2011, cracking of a ceiling beam at the defunct Jordan Acres elementary school was due to a faulty design connection, not a heavy snow load. More...

Dine at 99 to support Orion Performing Arts Center Feb. 2

TOPSHAM   The Orion Performing Arts Center will hold “Dining for a Cause,” at the 99 Restaurant in the Topsham Fair Mall on Thursday, Feb. More...

Vitelli, Tepler to host office hours in Topsham Saturday

TOPSHAM — State Sen. Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and state Rep. Tepler, D-Topsham, will be holding joint office hours this Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Library Gallery at the Topsham Public Library on 25 Foreside Road. More...