December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Local

TROLLEY CAROLING IN BATH

  VOICES WILL RING OUT as a trolley travels through the streets of Bath. Trolley Caroling will take Fridays, Dec. 8, 15 and 22, and Saturdays, Dec. 9, 16 and 23, from 5-9 p.m. More...

Santa Fund is Dreaming of a White Christmas

The mail is picking up and we now have received requests for 122 children, but that is still only about 25% of our average number of applicants.  More...

Pet of the Week

Meet Diva!

BRUNSWICK Diva is anything but! She is a sweet, three-month-old Australian Cattle Dog mix that would love a family to play with her and love her — just in time for the holidays! Adopt her at 30 Range Road in Brunswick. More...

West Bath man receives 14-year sentence for distributing opioids

Court: girlfriend died from overdose

WEST BATH   A West Bath has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for distributing heroin and fentanyl.  Mickey Gilley, 35, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to the prison term and three years of supervised release. More...

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOPSHAM

SANTA CLAUS will be visiting Topsham Public Library on three occasions this month: On Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m., the library will host story time with Santa. Cameras welcome. On Thursday, Dec. More...

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Santa’s helpers have been busy, busy, busy, but the letters seem to be slower coming in this year. Quite a few inquiries have been posted to our Facebook page so we are still expecting a sizable load on Santa’s sleigh this year. More...

Upcoming blood donation opportunities this month

BRUNSWICK — There are several opportunities to donate blood at local drives this month:  Brunswick: Dec. 22, noon to 5 p.m., Mason United 8, 65 Baribeau Drive; Dec. 28. 10 a.m. More...

Brunswick resident assisting in Hurricane Harvey recovery

BRUNSWICK — Kimberly Brown, 19, of Brunswick recently began a 10-month term of service in the National Civilian Community Corps, an AmeriCorps program. More...

Bath-built destroyer Monsoor heads to sea

BATH The second in the U.S. Navy stealthy Zumwalt class of destroyers headed out to sea for the first time on Monday, departing from Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works for builder trials. More...

Brunswick fishermen group to receive grant to preserve fisheries

BRUNSWICK (AP) — The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is giving a grant of nearly $100,000 to a Maine group that advocates for marine conservation and the livelihoods of small fishermen. More...

Boothbay’s Gardens Aglow Christmas light display shut down by car crash

BOOTHBAY (AP) — Hundreds of people were disappointed over the weekend after a car accident shut down power to a popular holiday display of Christmas lights in a Maine community. More...

Fire department nets grant for new boat

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick Fire Department will have a new tool in its arsenal come springtime.  The department was awarded a $30,000 grant in September to help purchase a new, 18-foot flat bottom boat with a jet outboard. More...

Brunswick, Freeport versions of Monopoly available

BRUNSWICK Brunswick- and Freeport-themed Monopoly -style games are being sold by the Brunswick Downtown Association and Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce, respectively. More...

Moore named TR’s senior staff writer

BRUNSWICK   Longtime Times Record reporter Darcie Moore has been promoted to the new position of senior staff writer at the paper, effective today.  More...

Yingst of Mars Exploration Rover Mission to give talk at People Plus

BRUNSWICK — Senior Scientist at the Planetary Science Institute and Brunswick resident R. Aileen Yingst will discuss the Curiosity rover project 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at People Plus More...

Brunswick School Department updates emergency response plan

BRUNSWICK Brunswick’s School Department is beefing up its emergency plan that would deal with, among other scenarios, an active shooter. More...

Police investigate armed robbery of Lisbon Big Apple

LISBON   Lisbon police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Big Apple on Lisbon Street.  The robbery was reported at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

CAMERAMEN GORDAN BRINGHAM, left and Ed Harris, both members of People Plus, volunteer each month to help film the center's two tv shows, News and Views, which talks about what is going on at the People Plus Center and People Plus Cooks!, a monthly co More...

2018 Moxie Festival logo contest open

LISBON   Now that the 2018 Moxie Festival theme has been chosen, organizers are looking for next year’s logo.  Each year, Lisbon’s Moxie Festival Committee invites people to design a logo that captures the excitement, energy and More...

Bowdoin establishes guest semester program for Puerto Rican, US Virgin Island students affected by hurricanes

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College is opening its doors and classrooms to students in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands whose education has been disrupted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  More...