April 16, 2018 RSS feed / Local

Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K

MORE THAN 60 PEOPLE participated in the 15th Annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K and 2K Family walk Sunday morning, despite temperatures that measured below 30 degrees. More...

Survey to assist in new superintendent search

TOPSHAM   The Maine School Administrative District 75 school board wants to know what the survey says as it begins its search for a new superintendent.  An online survey is available at surveymonkey.com/r/MSAD 75ss or at the district&rsquo More...

Moghadam to present Yemen talk at Curtis Library in Brunswick on April 21

BRUNSWICK — Feminist scholar Valentine Moghadam of Northeastern University will speak on the topic, “Yemen: Time to End Its Suffering,” at Curtis Memorial Library in the Morrell Room. More...

Library hosts International Tabletop Game Day event

BATH — On Saturday, April 28, Patten Free Library will once again host a day of tabletop gaming in the Reading Room. The event is free and open to all. More...

Down East editor to speak in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association’s Speaker Series will host Down East Magazine Editor Kathleen Fleury on Thursday, April 26, at The Brunswick Hotel & Tavern. Open to the public. More...

Spend Earth Day among the trees

BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites kids and families to learn how to identify trees in spring on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22 at 1:30 p.m. at Butler Head Preserve in Bath. More...

Fisher Mitchell students embark on ‘Odyssey’

Bath team heads to finals in Iowa

BATH How much weight can a small, lightweight balsa wood structure hold? More than you might think. More...

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...