March 12, 2018 RSS feed / Local

Bowdoin residents approve $1,075,473 in appropriations

BOWDOIN A hefty increase in spending due to a spike in EMS costs didn’t deter Bowdoin residents from approving the budget at Town Meeting Saturday. More...

GARAGE FIRE IN BRUNSWICK

BRUNSWICK FIREFIGHTERS quickly extinguished a garage fire before flames could spread to a nearby house on Saturday. More...

Preservation award nominees sought in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association is seeking nominations for the 2018 Downtown Preservation Awards. The awards will be presented on April 26 at BDA’s Speaker Series Spring event. More...

Learn to identify trees in the winter

BATH   The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites the public to the first event in its Stewardship Series to learn how to identify trees in winter on Saturday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. More...

MARCH FITNESS MADNESS AT BATH Y

DURING THE WEEK OF MARCH 12-18, join the Bath Area Family YMCA for March Fitness Madness, and visit the Y for free all week long. More...

The Bath Custom House: Telling and Touring

BATH — Bath Historical Society will present a historical talk and a tour of the Bath Custom House building at 10:30 a.m. March 10. Charles E. More...

Brunswick book store that benefits Curtis Library reopens

BRUNSWICK — Twice- Told Tales, the used and rare bookstore in Brunswick, is set to reopent today after being closed since Christmas because of construction occurring in other parts of the building.   More...

EMS cost spike driving Bowdoin budget increase

Town Meeting to take place Saturday

BOWDOIN   Selectmen feel a steep increase in EMS costs are worth the service — now Bowdoin residents will weigh in on it.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

SISTERS NANCY HANKS LAITALA, left, and Betty Hanks Leonard with hairstylist Margarita Day at the People Plus Center on Union Street. More...

Brunswick Downtown launches Maine Street MANIA

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Downtown Association is launching a new program in downtown Brunswick today. More...

Legislature supports Vitelli bill increasing penalties for visual sexual aggression

BRUNSWICK   The Maine Legislature has lowered the age for the harshest penalty for indecent exposure against minors.  More...

STUDENT NOTES

ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY   Students from the following local communities were named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Fall 2017 semester at St. Lawrence University:  Freeport: Olivia R. Botting, Bennett I. More...

CHOPPERING IN TO BRUNSWICK

A CREW DISEMBARKS from a military helicopter after the aircraft was refueled at Brunswick Landing, as seen recently. More...

United Way Read Aloud

200+ participate on Dr. Seuss Birthday

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Bath church burning talk in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — On Wed. March 21, at Coastal Landing from 11 a.m. More...

Patten to offer Lego Robotics class for children

BATH — Registration will open on Monday, March 12 for a five-week Lego Robotics class for children in grades two to four. More...

Write-in candidates vie for MSAD 75 seat

HARPSWELL With no candidates on the ballot, write-in candidates will battle for a seat on the MSAD 75 school board at the annual town meeting in Harpswell Saturday. More...

Varney nominated to replace Pinkerton as Morse HS principal

BATH   Morse High School Assistant Principal Eric Varney has been nominated to take over as principal of the high school from outgoing Principal John Pinkerton.  The school board will consider the nomination at a special school board meetin More...

MUD BOOTS RETURNS

THE “MUD BOOTS & BLACK TIE” gala fundraising event for the Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath is April 7, beginning with dinner at a private home, followed by dessert, a silent auct More...

Carrillos allegedly abused, assaulted at Two Bridges Jail

Couple accused of beating, killing 10-year-old girl

WISCASSET   The Lincoln County Sheriff ’s Office has confirmed an assault occurred at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset on Saturday.  More...