February 2, 2018 RSS feed / Local

TEEN WRITING CONTEST WINNERS

AT A RECENT RECEPTION in the Patten Free Library’s Community Room, director Lesley Dolinger honored the winners of this year’s Teen Writing Contest with certificates and gift cards. More...

Durham welcomes new fire chief

DURHAM   Durham is welcoming a new fire chief. Joseph Moore is starting in his new position March 1.  According to the town news release, Moore began his career as a volunteer EMT in his hometown of Union, Maine.  More...

Gelato Fiasco to open shop in Orlando

BRUNSWICK — Gelato Fiasco will open a year-round scoop shop in Orlando, Florida, this spring. The store will be Gelato Fiasco’s first permanent out-of-state year-round scoop shop. More...

Winter film series returns to Patten

BATH — Patten Free Library’s Tuesday night film series returns Feb. 6 with a screening of “Children of a Lesser God.”  All eight films chosen for this series were directed by women. Show time is 6:30. More...

Auditions for Mary Poppins at MYT

TOPSHAM — Midcoast Youth Theater has announced auditions for its spring show, “Mary Poppins,” with Director Tammy Holmes and Music Director Courtney Babbidge. Auditions for this all age production are Saturday, Feb. 10 a.m. More...

World’s Greatest Sleigh Rides returns

LISBON — The 25th annual World’s Greatest Sleigh Rides will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at 400 Main St., Lisbon Falls.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

CHRISTINA LEVESQUE of Reform Physical Therapy in Topsham demonstrates techniques and tips for managing falls at a recent Balance and Falls clinic at the People Plus Center in Brunswick. More...

STUDENT NOTES

LISBON FALLS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 2ND QUARTER HONORS   The following students made honor roll in the 2nd quarter of the 2017-18 school year at Lisbon Falls Christian Academy:  A Honor Roll   More...

Super Sunday big business for supermarkets

BRUNSWICK   Super Bowl Sunday is full of traditions. More...

Providers: Midcoast residents urged to get flu vaccine

Infections reported throughout Maine

BRUNSWICK   Local health care providers are warning that the flu virus has become widespread in Maine, but note that vaccinations are still available to help.  More...

Man charged with receiving stolen property

BATH   Bath police have charged a man following a burglary investigation.  According to Bath Police Chief Michael Field, Jordan S. More...

Three charged with robbery in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Police charged three men with robbery Monday night in Brunswick.  Shortly after 10 p.m., Brunswick officers responded to a disturbance on Perryman Drive, including reports that a window was shot out with an air gun, according to More...

Coast Guard completes Kennebec River ice-breaking

BATH The Coast Guard finished up ice-breaking operations on the Kennebec River on Monday following a seven-day push that extended to Richmond. More...

BJHS CHAMPION SPELLERS

BRUNSWICK JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Spelling Bee champs Alexa Scott (left), Thomas McCormack (center) and alternate Hannah Wilkoff (right) will represent their school at the Cumberland County Spelling Bee. More...

Bath Y member meeting is Feb. 22

BATH — The Bath Area Family YMCA will hold its annual member meeting from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22 at Maine Maritime Museum on Washington Street. More...

MSMT seeks candidates for fellowship program

BRUNSWICK — Maine State Music Theatre is seeking applicants for its Educational Fellowship Program from May 21-Aug. 26. The deadline to apply is March 15.  More...

Former director of veterans center recognized

BRUNSWICK — Read Rich, the former director of the Mid-Coast Veterans Resource Center in Brunswick was awarded a certificate of appreciate for his support of veterans. More...

Oasis Free Clinics is hosting its Second Annual Polar Plunge

PHIPPSBURG — Oasis Free Clinics is hosting its Second Annual Polar Plunge to raise money for its medical, dental and prescription assistance programs 11:30 a.m. Feb. 10 at Head Beach in Phippsburg. More...

Richmond ready to provide EMS response

RICHMOND   Richmond firefighters are now equipped to handle emergency medical calls, and will begin doing so this weekend.  More...

PHS to hold annual meeting at former Brunswick Navy base

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