January 12, 2018 RSS feed / Local

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

ATTENDEES at the weekly People Plus Men’s Breakfast wave to the camera at the People Plus Center. The group meets on the second Thursday of every month at 8 a.m. More...

Bye-bye, Byron

Owl used in Chewonki education program for almost 30 years dies

WISCASSET Byron, a captive Barred owl who resided at the Chewonki center for almost 30 years and helped to educate thousands of Mainers for almost 30 years, has died. More...

Santa Claus Fund Wrapping up the Christmas Season

This Christmas season is wrapped up, but the Santa Claus Fund is still hard at work finalizing this season and getting ready for next season. More...

Bowdoinham to accept bids in Feb. on new public works facility

BOWDOINHAM   The town of Bowdoinham is long overdue for a new public works facility, according to Town Manager William Post — and a timeline is in place to make that a reality.  More...

West Bath man faces domestic violence charges

TOPSHAM   Topsham police charged a West Bath man with aggravated assault early Thursday morning after he allegedly assaulted a woman while her two children were home.  More...

3 injured following Durham crash

DURHAM   Three people were transported to hospitals after two cars collided in Durham Wednesday afternoon.  The collision was reported at 3:14 p.m. at the intersection of Quaker Meeting House Road and Pinkham Brook Road.  More...

‘Conversations’ focuses on homelessness

BATH   The Neighborhood United Church of Christ, at 798 Washington St., is kicking off a Community Conversations Series on Homelessness on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 7- 8: 30 p. m. at The Neighborhood/UCC.  More...

Patten to host iPad workshops for seniors

BATH Patten Free Library will reprise its iPad for Seniors workshop series on three Friday morning sessions in February. Roberta Jordan, an instruction and outreach librarian at Patten, More...

Lisbon salon finds new location

LISBON   Terry Marstaller had worked in hair salons and rented booth locally since 1991.  Two years ago, she purchased Pure Hair at 689 Lisbon St. and re-named it the Hair Loft. More...

FREEZE YIELDS TO JANUARY THAW

A TUFTED TITMOUSE peruses a bird feeder Sunday in Bath during the recent cold snap. More...

Federal funds available for farm storm recovery

LEWISTON Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties have been approved to accept applications for the Emergency Conservation Program funds to address damages from the severe storm on Oct. 29, 2017. Applications are being accepted through March 2. More...

Wiscasset woman faces child sex offense charges

WISCASSET   A Wiscasset woman has been charged by the Lincoln County Sheriff ’s Office with sex offenses involving minors.  More...

Meet Torry

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Lisbon makes effort to attract, retain local business

LISBON   The Hair Loft is relocating in Lisbon, thanks to an assist from the town.  The Lisbon Town Council announced the approval of a commercial loan for the business at its meeting Tuesday. More...

Sanders to receive Whitten Award

Driver recognized by Topsham library for MSAD 75 literacy work

TOPSHAM   The Topsham Public Library has announced that this year’s Sarah Whitten Award will be presented to Don Sanders.  Sanders is a bus driver for MSAD 75, the president of the Merrymeeting Employees Association and the originator More...

Local land trust to host Westport Island owl prowl

WESTPORT ISLAND   The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites the public to explore the Carl and Barbara Segerstrom Preserve at Squam Creek on Westport Island for owls on Friday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. More...

Midcoast Charitable Foundation of Maine awards $12,500 in grants

BRUNSWICK — The Midcoast Charitable Foundation of Maine, a subsidiary of the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, recently announced the award of $12,500 in grants to eight local organizations.  More...

Phippsburg man faces felony charges after alleged assaults

PHIPPSBURG   The Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Office has arrested a man on felony assault charges after he allegedly assaulted a female relative and stabbed a man at a Phippsburg residence Saturday night.  More...

Brunswick library reopens

BRUNSWICK — Curtis Memorial Library in Burnswick has announced it planned to reopen today at noon.  More...

New Hope for Women offers Support Group in Bath area

BATH — New Hope for Women, which offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, will offer a new support group in Bath for eight weeks, beginning in late Jan More...