March 7, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Bath expo to showcase businesses, nonprofits

BATH   On Saturday, local businesses and nonprofits will gather in Bath for the first ever Bath Local Business Expo.  The expo is being put on by Main Street Bath, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Bath’s downtown area. More...

KELT workshop explores how to identify trees without their leaves

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Pet of the Week

Meet Tesla

BRUNSWICK — Tesla is an eight- month-old male shorthair, who is as mellow as they come, despite being what the shelter calls a “catten.” He is solid black except for a dignified white patch on his chest. More...

STUDENT NOTES

FREEPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL 1ST TRIMESTER HONORS  Grade 6   High Honors: Meredith Carter, Lilian Gillis, Phoebe Keliher, Lauren Roussel, Ben St. John, Theodore Whelan, Isla Wilson  More...

Cops snag 11 in Freeport prostitution sting

FREEPORT   Freeport police say an undercover operation at a hotel in Freeport Thursday resulted in the arrests of 11 people charged with engaging a prostitute.  Freeport police, working with neighboring police agencies, conducted the operat More...

Lewiston man seriously injured in Route 1 crash

WEST BATH   A Lewiston man is in critical condition after he was ejected through the windshield of his car early Sunday morning, after crashing into a ledge along Route 1.  The crash was reported at 1: 39 a. m. More...

‘A Small College for $600, Alex’

Bowdoin recognized in ‘Jeopardy!’

BRUNSWICK   Bowdoin College was the correct answer to a $600 Jeopardy question that aired March 1, which asked which college’s museum featured an American explorer’s sled used at the North Pole.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

MT. EVEREST climber, author and Harpswell resident Ed Webster shared his "Mt. Everest Base Camp Experience" at People Plus last week as part of our FYI! series. More...

Swinging Bridge 5K registration open

Pre-registration is now being accepted for the 14th annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K run/walk and 2K family walk.  The event will start at 10 a.m., Sunday, Apr. 16, on Main Street in Topsham’s lower village.  More...

University College hosts career development workshops

BRUNSWICK — University College at Bath/Brunswick is hosting a series of free Career Development Workshops for anyone looking for work or to make a career change.  All workshops will be held on campus at 12 Sewall Street at Brunswick Landin More...

$2.5M campaign marks church tricentennial

BRUNSWICK Members of First Parish Church of Brunswick, United Church of Christ voted on Jan. 29 to initiate a $2.5 million capital campaign More...

Little Free Library auction to highlight Saturday’s Curtis Memorial fundraiser

BRUNSWICK   Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick will host their annual Booked for the Night fundraiser Saturday. More...

Bath’s Got Talent is Saturday

BATH On Saturday, 16 local teens will compete in the second annual Bath’s Got Talent talent show. The event is put on by Young Life Midcoast, a local chapter of the national Young Life program that works with high school-age teens. More...

First Parish Church holding events to mark 300th anniversary

BRUNSWICK   To celebrate its 300th anniversary, the First Parish Church will hold a local event each month for the remainder of 2017.  More...

A mark of faith

St. John’s students observe Ash Wednesday

BRUNSWICK Ash Wednesday tends to be a quiet and contemplative day at St. John’s Catholic School, as students kick off Lent thinking about sacrifice. More...

Police: Man accidentally caught fire due to leaking lighter fluid

LISBON Lisbon police say a man accidentally set himself on fire Tuesday night with lighter fluid. Lisbon police, fire and Lisbon Emergency responded to 706 Lisbon St., shortly after 7 p.m. More...

Carson holding office hours in Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell

HARPSWELL — State Sen. Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, will be holding office hours sessions in Freeport, Brunswick and Harpswell. More...

Peaceworks gathering in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Peace- Works will host the first in a quarterly series of Brown Bag Lunches at Curtis Library on Saturday, March 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m. More...

Credit union announces $15K in scholarships

BRUNSWICK — Atlantic Federal Credit Union is offering scholarships to high school seniors in the amounts of $7,500, $2,500 and $1,000. In addition, eight $500 scholarships are available.  More...

COLLINS RECEIVES VFW CONGRESSIONAL AWARD

SEN. SUSAN COLLINS has been recognized for her legislative support of military veterans and their families. More...