April 24, 2017 RSS feed / Local

EARTH DAY CLEAN-UP

RUTH THIBODEAU, TOM GILBERT, YVETTE MEUNIER AND JAKE PLANTE were among six members of Bring Your Own Bag MidCoast Saturday — Earth Day — who picked up trash along two sections of Bath Roa More...

Complaint filed to stop Freeport road construction

FREEPORT   A South Freeport Road resident is seeking to halt road construction she contends interferes with her property until the town provides proof of the ownership of the road and specific construction plans.  More...

MTA senior charged for damaging practice field

TOPSHAM   Topsham police summonsed an 18-year-old for criminal mischief Wednesday night in relation to vandalism at a Mt. More...

Traffic lane closures on Longfellow Ave., Coffin St.

BRUNSWICK   Longfellow Avenue at Coffin Street will be reduced to one-lane, two-way traffic flow for approximately two days starting today.  More...

Bowdoin College students fight cancer with public event

BRUNSWICK The Bowdoin Bears Against Cancer invite the public to come dig their claws into cancer today from 4-11 p.m. at Smith Union on the Bowdoin College Campus. The event is open to everyone More...

Mid Coast Hospital receives an ‘A’ grade for patient safety

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The Mix and local crafter teaming up for families in need

BRUNSWICK — On Saturday, April 22, Carrie Orlando will be at The Mix in Brunswick teaching how to make soy wax jar candles as a fundraiser for the Emergency Action Network. The class is an hour long and costs $15. Classes run from 11 a.m. More...

Home modification talk in Bath

BATH — The Cosmopolitan Club is hosting a Community Conversation on Tuesday, April 25 from 6 -7:30 p.m. More...

Touch-A-Truck in Bath

BATH — RSU1 CHOICES Pre-K Program is sponsoring the 6th Annual Touch-A-Truck on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dike Newell Elementary School, 3 Wright Dr., Bath, weather permitting.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS celebrated its 41-year relationship with Bowdoin College by having Clayton S. More...

50 hospice volunteers honored at appreciation event

BRUNSWICK CHANS Home Health & Hospice honored more than 50 volunteers at a celebration on April 5 at the Brunswick Hotel & Tavern. The event highlighted the work of the hospice volunteers and recognized several individuals. More...

Local towns to get culvert funds

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick, Durham and West Bath are among several Maine communities receiving a total of $2.2 million in grant money for culvert replacement, which will fund 28 projects across the state.  More...

Williamson to speak on photo career at Down East

BRUNSWICK   Ben Williamson will offer a slide presentation for First Light Camera Club entitled “Shooting for Work and for Pleasure.” The program takes place this evening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Reed & Reed acquires electrical transmission contractor

WOOLWICH — Civil contractor Reed & Reed, Inc. of Woolwich recently completed the acquisition PLC Construction of Farmington, New Hampshire, a builder of electrical transmission infrastructure. More...

A TAXING PROTEST

  BRUCE GAGNON and several other PeaceWorks activists on Monday handed out literature in from of the Brunswick Post Office as residents came by to mail in their tax returns. More...

Arctic clothing, identity in the spotlight at Bowdoin’s Peary-MacMillan museum

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Veterans Council to host open house in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — The Mid- Coast Veterans Council will hold an open house at the Veterans Resource Center on Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Meet Raider!

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Brunswick Police charge driver after car goes into pond

A Portland man was issued several charges Friday after allegedly driving his car into a pond at a Brunswick golf course and leaving the scene.  Brunswick Police Cmdr. Mark Waltz said police received a report at 7:30 p.m. More...

LePage vetoes Landing speed bill

BRUNSWICK   Governor Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the Maine Department of Transportation to set speed limits at Brunswick Landing.  More...