June 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local

FROM WOOLWICH TO WASHINGTON

U.S. SEN. SUSAN COLLINS met with a group of Woolwich Central School students, parents and teachers who traveled to Washington, D.C., for the 8th grade class’ annual trip. More...

Attorney: Hagar statements about son’s death led to arrest

BRUNSWICK Burton Hagar reportedly made statements about his infant son’s 1979 death that led to his arrest for murder, according to his attorney. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

SUPPORT the Brunswick Area Teen Center Program — a program of People Plus — on Saturday, June 17 at 2 p.m. More...

Browntail moth talk at Curtis

BRUNSWICK   On Monday at 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library and the Brunswick Browntail Moth Action Group will host a panel discussion to bring interested citizens up to date on the Browntail Moth infestation.  More...

MCH skin cancer screening reveals risks

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STUDENT NOTES

BOWDOIN COLLEGE   The following local students graduated from Bowdoin College: Kimberley A. Ganong of Brunswick, BA in history; Elizabeth M. Snowdon, of Topsham, BA in English and visual arts  UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH   More...

Summer reading registration open at Lisbon Library

LISBON — Registration for the 2017 “Build A Better World” Summer Reading Program has begun at the Lisbon Library.  This free program is open to children entering kindergarten through grade 12 in September who are residents of L More...

Top high school students recognized

Midcoast graduations this weekend for Brunswick, Morse, Freeport, Mt. Ararat, Lisbon, Richmond

Brunswick High School Brunswick High School graduation is this evening at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College’s Watson Arena. BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL TOP 10 Anna Webster More...

Bomb threat forces evacuation of building

BRUNSWICK   A bomb threat forced the L.L. Bean Manufacturing building in Brunswick’s industrial park to evacuate Thursday evening.  According to a press release issued by Brunswick Police Cmdr. More...

COCK OF THE WALK

THE ALLIANCE PRESS, located just behind The Times Record offices, got a strange visitor on Wednesday — Melvin the Rooster. More...

Richmond liquor question, municipal elections Tuesday

RICHMOND Richmond voters will decide whether to authorize the state to issue licenses for the sale of liquor to be consumed on the premises of establishments on Sunday. More...

Freeport Civil War veteran to be honored in ceremony Saturday

FREEPORT   A Freeport Civil War veteran will receive a headstone 143 years after his death, thanks to a diligent local American Legion Post and an Eagle Scout who located the grave.  A ceremony will take place Saturday, at 1:45 p.m. More...

Municipal positions to be filled in Dredsen at the polls on Tuesday

DRESDEN   Dresden voters will find contested races for a selectman and town clerk position when they go to the polls Tuesday.  Incumbent Allan Moeller is running against Michael Nylen for third selectman.  Incumbent town clerk Patricia More...

BIMF announces 2017 scholarship raffle to win a performance by the Ying Quartet

BRUNSWICK   The Bowdoin International Music Festival is offering the chance for one lucky winner and their guests to receive a private performance by the Grammy Award winning Ying Quartet.  More...

3 vying for select board spot, 2 for budget committee

DURHAM   Several residents have returned nomination papers seeking election to the town's select board and budget committee.  Voting is slated for June 13 at the Durham Community School from 8 a.m. More...

Events taking place this month at Topsham Public Library

TOPSHAM   The following is a listing of events that take place this month at Topsham Public Library.  More...

Brunswick robbery suspects in custody

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick police say two men suspected of robbing the man they’d been drinking with were arrested Wednesday.  The robbery was reported Monday at 11:49 p.m. More...

Woman’s 111th birthday wish: to meet Tom Brady

FREEPORT   A Maine resident celebrating her 111th birthday has a special wish: to meet New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.  WGME-TV reports that Dorris Farrar, of Freeport, turned 111 Tuesday. More...

Legislature overrides veto of Carson’s mining bill

BRUNSWICK Harpswell state Sen. Everett “Brownie” Carson’s mining bill will now become law, following votes by the state legislature to override Gov. Paul LePage’s veto on Wednesday. More...

COFFIN SCHOOL FEAST AND FESTIVAL

COFFIN SCHOOL’S MULTI-AGE CLASSES celebrated their annual end-of-the-year Feast and Festival on Thursday evening. More...