March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Public invited to walk site of Topsham timber harvest

TOPSHAM   Topsham’s Tree Committee is inviting the public to a Saturday morning for a site walk of the ongoing timber harvest at the town’s solid waste facility on Townsend Way.  More...

SCOUTS CONTRIBUTE

THE LISBON COMMUNITY GARDEN ADHOC Committee was presented with donations by the Dirigo Service Unit — a combination of Girl Scout troops in Lisbon, Durham, Lewiston, Monmouth, Sabattus and Wale More...

KELT to hold annual meeting

BATH   The public is invited to attend the Annual Meeting and Membership Celebration of the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust on Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Highlands green committee honored

TOPSHAM — The Maine State Senate honored The Highlands retirement community’s Go Green Committee in recognition of their Environmental Leadership certification by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. Sen. More...

Mitchell Field’s future

Town sets pier demolition timeline

HARPSWELL   During the recent Harpswell annual Town Meeting, the town voted to authorize a $5 million bond for the demolition of Harpswell’s Mitchell Field Pier, as recommended by the Mitchell Field Committee. More...

Brunswick Sears survives the latest round of closures

BRUNSWICK   Amid reports that 42 Sears stores would be closing nationwide, a company official has confirmed the Cook’s Corner Shopping Center location will remain open.  Sears Holdings Corporation made two announcements, in December a More...

Special jail authority meeting postponed

WISCASSET   The special meeting of the Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multi-County Jail Authority scheduled for Tuesday afternoon has been postponed until further notice.  The meeting was scheduled for the jail authority to meet with its legal couns More...

Free English language classes offered

TOPSHAM — Merrymeeting Adult Education is offering two new English Language Learners classes starting March 27. Grammar and Reading will be offered on Mondays from 9-10:30 a.m. and on Wednesdays from 9a.m.to noon. More...

Fly tying presentation coming to Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — The Merrymeeting Bay Chapter of Trout Unlimited will present on Saturday, March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, March Brown Madness: Fly Tying with MMBTU with McCauley Lord and Leslie Hilyard. More...

Q & A with … David Perrier

HARPSWELL The Cundy’s Harbor Library in Harpswell has hired a new assistant librarian. More...

Meet Lem

Pet of the Week

BRUNSWICK “Hey there, I’m More...

Kindergarten screening in Woolwich

WOOLWICH — Woolwich Central School is currently searching for Woolwich children who will become a part of the school’s 2017-2018 kindergarten class. Youngsters who will be five years old on or before Oct. More...

L.L. Bean’s sales level in 2016

Freeport company weathers boycott

FREEPORT Outdoors specialty retailer L.L. More...

Smoke detectors alert woman to fire

FREEPORT Freeport Fire Chief Charlie Jordan credited working smoke detectors for allowing a woman to escape a fire that broke out in her mobile home last week. Shortly before 10 p.m. More...

Levene makes bid for Phippsburg Selectmen

PHIPPSBURG   Phippsburg resident Sue Levene is running for the seat on the Phippsburg Board of Selectmen being vacated by former longtime Selectman Everett Perkins.  Levene will be running against Chris Mixon, who has chaired the Phippsburg More...

Freeport girl, pet duck flown to LA for television program

FREEPORT ( AP) — A Freeport girl has gone to sleepovers and trick-or-treating with her pet duck, and now they're going on a national TV program together. More...

Remember When?

Charles W. Morse’s Gift

BATH The Reverend Francis W. O’Brien Pastor of the People’s Church in More...

Cloud-based ebook rental system introduced at Patten

BATH Bath's Patten Free Library recently introduced cloudLibrary, a cloud-based rental system for electronic books and electronic audiobooks. The system replaces Overdrive, the library's previous online rental system. More...

Topsham to spend $87,000 for comp plan consultant

TOPSHAM Topsham Selectmen Thursday unanimously hired a consulting firm for a comprehensive plan update, though the cost will exceed the $70,000 budgeted for the work. More...

STUDENT NOTES

STONEHILL COLLEGE Constance Hodge of Topsham has been named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Stonehill College. SIMMONS COLLEGE More...