December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Collins, King announce almost $24M Navy contract for Bath Iron Works

BATH U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine announced Tuesday that the Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works a $23,902,104 contract modification. The funding will be used to continue lead yard services for Arleigh Burke-class ships. More...

San Francisco mayor who died suddenly was Bowdoin graduate

The San Francisco mayor who died unexpectedly Tuesday was a Bowdoin College graduate.  Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it skyhigh housing prices despite his lifelong commitment to economic More...

HONORS AT BIG BROTHER BIG SISTERS EVENT

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF BATH BRUNSWICK hosted their annual “BIG” Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 7. Recognized at the event was Lee Johnson as the “Big” of the year. More...

RIDING AT POPHAM BEACH

RIDERS Alice Willard-Michaels, left and Sherrye Trafton enjoy a ride at Popham Beach. More...

Patten Free Library to hold teen calligraphy workshop

BATH — Art educator Jackie Johnson will present a calligraphy workshop for teens on Tuesday, Dec. 19 from 3-4:30 p.m. The workshop is free, open to students in grades six through 12, and will be held in the library’s Community Room. More...

Centre St. Arts Gallery celebrating 5th anniversary

BATH The Centre St. Arts Gallery will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an open house. The gallery will be marking the occasion Friday, Dec. More...

Book launch event set for Georgetown poet's work

BRUNSWICK — Georgetown poet Nick Stone will be hosting a book launch for his new book, “Fragments,” from 5-6:15 p.m. More...

Twice-Told Tales to temporarily close, halt donations

BRUNSWICK — Due to unanticipated renovations at its building, Twice-Told Tales will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23, and will reopen Jan. 15, 2018. The bookstore will not be able to accept donations of books and other materials Dec. More...

Children’s author at Lisbon library

LISBON — Local children's book author Christine Renaud will be at Lisbon Library Department Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. More...

Topsham crash sends 3 to hospital

TOPSHAM   Three passengers in a sport utility vehicle were transported to a Lewiston hospital after the vehicle rolled over along Route 196 in Topsham early Friday morning.  The crash was reported at 1:20 a.m. More...

Students host ocean sustainability exhibition

BATH — The Bath Middle School Ocean Sustainability Exhibition is being held Dec. 14 in the Bath Middle School cafeteria from at 7:30 p.m. This event is being hosted by all 7th grade students at Bath Middle School. More...

Quilts to support Topsham spay-neuter program

BRUNSWICK — Community Spay-Neuter Clinic will be displaying its large collection of handmade quilts this month at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

SPECTRUM GENERATIONS IS ALL SMILES this holiday season at the People Plus Center. Pictured are Hannah Tompkins, left, and Casey Henson holding some of the almost 100 pointsettias donated by the Brunswick High School and Mt. More...

Santa Fund Rocking that Jingle Jam

And the songs just keep coming, along with new mail! The auction was last night at Joshua’s. Hopefully, it was a great turnout and everyone had a lot of fun. Tomorrow night is The Jingle Jam at the Bath Elk’s Club from 3- 10 p.m. More...

MASON SWORN IN AS LISBON REP

REP. RICK MASON, R-Lisbon, pictured here with family and friends, was sworn in as the newest member of the Maine House of Representatives Wednesday morning by Gov. Paul LePage. More...

WISE benefit is Saturday in Bath

BATH — A benefit to raise funds for the non-profit WISE-Women’s Initiatives that Strengthen and Empower, working in western Zambia, will be held Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bohemian Rose Boutique, 106 Front St., Bath.  More...

STUDENT NOTES

MORSE HIGH SCHOOL 1ST QTR HONORS  Grade 12   High Honors: Brandon Barone, Connor Bennoch, Christina Bowman, Caiden Fraser, Alexander Gates, Elias Goodrich, Connor Hagerthy, Antonina Keyes, Alexander Martin, Zenaide McCarthy, Sarah Meyer- Wa More...

PD: Three charged in Lisbon

LISBON   Three people were arrested Sunday night after an Androscoggin Sheriff's deputy pulled over a car that police say was reported stolen.  According to Chief Deputy William Gagne, a gray Saturn was reported stolen earlier in the day by More...

TAX BILL OPPONENTS PRAISE SEN. KING

JOSHUA CHAMBERLAIN’S STATUE in Brunswick is decorated with balloons and a sign thanking Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, for his opposition to the recent GOP tax bill. More...

Firefighters save Lisbon house

LISBON   Lisbon firefighters were able to stop a fire in the basement of a Douglas Street house before the building was destroyed Wednesday evening.  Firefighters responded to the home at the corner of Free and Douglas streets after it was More...