February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Centre St Arts Gallery celebrates winners of winter student show

BATH   At a reception at The Centre St Arts Gallery, LLC, student artists, family and friends gathered on Feb. 18 to celebrate the student artists and winners of merit awards.  More...

FIVE ISLANDS IN THE MORNING

FIVE ISLANDS, as seen on a recent morning by this photograph submitted by Brunswick resident Chris Taub. More...

Unopposed, Park elected in Bath

BATH Aaron Park was elected to the Ward 7 seat of the Bath City Council in a special election on Tuesday. “I’m excited for the opportunity,” said Park. More...

Lisbon School Dept. now accepting names for Pre-K lottery

LISBON — The Lisbon School Department is accepting names for the public school Pre-Kindergarten program at Lisbon Community School. This program is for children who will be 4 years old on or before Oct. 15, 2017.   More...

Septic System installers workshop scheduled

BATH — On March 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a septic system installers workshop at the Bath City Hall, 55 Front St. More...

Firefighters keep hydrants clear, thanks to some helpful residents

BRUNSWICK   Public works crews, plow crews and residents were busy cleaning up after last week’s storms. It was also very busy for firefighters who worked around daily calls to get to the fire hydrants in town to clear away snow.  More...

Police: Pedestrian struck Sunday night has died

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick police say a man hit by a sport utility vehicle while crossing Mill Street Sunday night has died from his injuries.  Brunswick police say Caleb Maxham, 20, of Warren, was crossing Mill Street from the southern shoulder More...

Meet Matey and Barley at Coastal Humane Society

Pet of the Week

BRUNSWICK Matey and Barley are a bonded pair, handsome older orange tabbies, that are brothers and need to go home together. They are the sweetest pair you could imagine, and get along wonderfully with kids and dogs. More...

STUDENT NOTES

RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL 1ST SEMESTER HONORS  Grade 9   Cum Laude: Reynonte Gajilan, Benjamin Gardner, Hunter Harris, Lindsie Irish, Abigail Johnson, Bryanne Lancaster, Theodore Merrill, Elliot Palmer, Olivia Ridenour, Hannah Robichaud  Gr More...

CRASH OUTSIDE BRUNSWICK PD

BRUNSWICK POLICE DEPARTMENT posted a photo of this Subaru which rolled over right in front of the police station on Pleasant Street just before 7:30 a.m. Sunday. More...

Absentee ballots available for those who can’t attend meeting

HARPSWELL Absentee ballots are available at the Harpswell clerk’s office for those who are unable to attend the annual town meeting on March 11. More...

Plan aimed at preventing lobster bait shortage up for debate

WISCASSET (AP) — Fishing regulators say public hearings will take place on a plan to make the Atlantic herring fishery run more smoothly.  Herring are a key fish on the East Coast because they are important bait for lucrative species, espe More...

Brunswick police say pedestrian hit by SUV has died

BRUNSWICK Brunswick police say a 20- year-old Warren man has died after he was hit by a vehicle on Mill Street Sunday night. More...

Grants to help Maine technology firms grow

BRUNSWICK (AP) — The Maine Technology Institute is providing more than $50,000 in grants to biotechnology, manufacturing and information technology firms in the state. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS MEMBERS gather to enjoy Lunch Out at a local restaurant. More...

Beaver talk at Midcoast Conservancy

WISCASSET On Friday, Feb. 24, from 6- 8 p.m. at Midcoast Conservancy in Wiscasset, beaver expert, inventor and entrepreneur Skip Lisle of Beaver Deceivers International will discuss how to install deceivers More...

Student art show reception Saturday in Bath

BATH — The Centre St Arts Gallery at 11 Centre St. in Bath is hosting an opening reception for their Winter Student Art Show on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend and light refreshments will be served.  More...

Make Shift Coffee House series continues at Patten Free Library

BATH   Following an initial event at Curtis Memorial Library in January, Craig Freshley of Good Group Decisions will be continuing his Make Shift Coffee House series with events in March and April at the Patten Free Library in Bath.  More...

MT. A MIDDLE SCHOOL GEOGRAPHIC BEE WINNER

ANDREW CHAMBERLAND, an 8th grade student at Mt. Ararat Middle School won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. More...

STUDENT NOTES

BHS 2ND QUARTER HONORS  Honor Roll   More...