April 13, 2018 RSS feed / Local

No serious injuries in 5-car Freeport crash

FREEPORT   State police say no one was seriously injured in a chain reaction crash on Interstate 295 in Freeport Thursday morning that involved five vehicles and backed up traffic for miles.  The crash took place in the southbound lanes bet More...

Bath graffiti investigation continues

  GRAFFITI, as seen on the Sagadahoc Bridge Thursday in Bath. Bath police are on the lookout for individuals who vandalized multiple sites in downtown Bath. More...

Firefighters save Lisbon house from serious damage

LISBON   Firefighters saved a home on River Road in Lisbon Thursday afternoon while the homeowner was away.  A fire was reported at 23 River Road at 1:34 p.m.  Lisbon Deputy Fire Chief Nate LeClair said firefighters had to remove wood More...

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt to speak in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Goodwill Industries of Northern New England CEO Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, the granddaughter of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, will speak at Curtis Memorial Library April 18.  The event will take place at 7 p.m. More...

Cuba Week features activities this weekend

BRUNSWICK For the 15th year, Brunswick will celebrate its relationship with Trinidad. More...

People plus pic of the week

  STUDENTS from Brunswick High School, Brunswick Junior High School, Mt. Ararat High School and Morse High School volunteered at the 2018 People Plus Music in April fundraiser last week. More...

Student notes

WILLISTON NORTHAMPTON Caleb Cost of Brunswick, a Grade 12 student, achieved High Honors at The Williston Northampton School for the second trimester of the 2017-2018 academic year POMFRET SCHOOL Lila Henderson of Brunswick was named to the Winter 2 More...

Library wants book sale donations

FREEPORT — Freeport Community Library will welcome donations for its annual book sale from April 17 through May 4 during library hours. Books, DVDs and CDs in good condition will be accepted. Books must be clean and bindings must be intact. More...

Sea level rise interactive educational event in Bath

BATH — The impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly visible in Maine. More...

Maine State Music Theatre presents film screenings

BRUNSWICK — In preparation for their 60th summer season at the Pickard Theatre, Maine State Music Theatre will host three special Teaser Tuesday films next month at Brunswick’s Curtis Memorial Library. More...

Aquaculture public scoping session in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — On April 19 at 6 p.m. More...

In region gripped by spate of armed robberies, tension mounts with four holdups in 25 hours

Four holdups in just over 25 hours this week ratcheted up tensions surrounding a series of armed robberies in southern Maine and prompted police to warn that more confrontations between a robber and store employees could escalate into violence.  More...

Hearing tonight on Topsham warrant

TOPSHAM Topsham residents can weigh in on the proposed budget and retail marijuana operations at a 7p.m. hearing tonight. More...

L.L. Bean to court: Suit over return policy lacks footing, give it the boot

L.L. Bean is asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the Freeport retailer’s new return policy.  More...

Police: Suspect sprayed graffiti on multiple buildings in Bath

BATH (AP) — Police in Bath are searching for a suspect who vandalized multiple buildings in the downtown area.  WGME- TV reports the suspect sprayed graffiti on the buildings. More...

Nearly 40 years after infant’s death in Brunswick, prosecutors argue that his father murdered him

A retired Maine medical examiner told a judge in Cumberland County on Tuesday that she would reclassify the 1979 death of an infant in Brunswick from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome to asphyxiation, a move that the state seeks so it could pursue a crimi More...

Plans for new Morse High School moving forward

BATH   Development of a new home for Morse High School and the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center continues to inch forward.  Last week, the Bath Planning Board approved a site plan for the new building at Wing Farm. More...

Police investigating armed robbery in Topsham  Free Access 

Topsham police say they are investing an armed robbery that took place Tuesday night at the Topsham Fair Mall. More...

Swinging Bridge 5K fundraiser is Sunday

TOPSHAM The 15th Annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K run & 2K Family Walk kicks off at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 15. Partipants can register the day of the event at 2 Main St. in Topsham. More...

WALKING FOR DOGS

A FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL CHARITY WALK took place Friday. More...