March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Local

Schumer: Navy destroyer to be named after Irish Immigrant

NEW YORK   New York Sen. Charles Schumer says the next Navy destroyer will be named after U.S. Marine Cpl. More...

Alumnus donates $50K to Morse music program

BATH Morse High School announced Tuesday that Allen Commeau, a Morse Class of 1962 alumnus, is donating $50,000 to create a Music Enrichment Fund at Morse High School. More...

MESSAGE FROM THE PUBLISHER

The Times Record is pleased to announce a new page A2 daily feature. More...

Library presents phytoplankton talk

BATH — The Searching Science series at Patten Free Library continues on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room, with a presentation for adults. More...

Legislative Committee approves Bath bond fix

BATH Bath’s $2.8 million bond for sidewalk and street repair can now be issued. More...

Wheelers of Bowdoin are recognized for heroism

LEWISTON   A local couple has been awarded for their heroism last year when they came to the aid of a motorist trapped in a vehicle that had caught fire.  More...

FOMB solar presentation postponed

BRUNSWICK — Solar Energy for ME, the Friends of Merrymeeting Bay presentation scheduled for tonight at the Curtis Memorial Library has been postponed due to winter weather.  The presentation was to feature Rep. More...

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...