January 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Brunswick police arrest fugitive from justice  Free Access 

A call Saturday morning for reported suspicious activity lead Brunswick police to a man who had a warrant for his arrest out of Florida. More...

Freeport Community Library hosts final Camden Conference event

On Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m., the Freeport Community Library is will host a presentation by Ekhlas Ahmed. This is the last in a series of 2017 Camden Conference related events held at Freeport Community Library.  More...

STUDENT NOTES

EMMANUEL COLLEGE   Olivia Chase of Brunswick and Mary Gregory of Freeport were named to the Emmanuel College Fall 2016 Dean’s List   More...

Upcoming Restorative Justice Project training opportunity

BATH   The Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast is offering a free training for volunteers interested in mentoring young people involved in the criminal justice system. An informational session will be held on Thursday, Jan. More...

Bath Rotary Club to hold food drive

BATH — The Bath Rotary Club, in conjunction with the Bath Sunrise Rotary and the Morse Interact Club, will be holding a food drive to benefit the Bath Area Food Bank on Saturday, Feb. 4 at Shaw’s Supermarket in Bath from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

BOWDOIN MILL ISLAND REFLECTION

BOWDOIN MILL ISLAND is reflected in the glossy Androscoggin River ice, as seen last week in this photograph taken by Steve Trockman. More...

Canaan man dies in Freeport I-295 collision

Woolwich driver involved in crash

FREEPORT   State police in Maine say one person was killed and another injured during the collision of a tanker truck and passenger vehicle on Interstate 295 in Freeport.  More...

Winter Festival returning

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Plans for new road to ease Landing traffic underway

BRUNSWICK The agency charged with redeveloping the former Brunswick Naval Air Station is continuing to work with the town to build a road connecting Brunswick Landing’s main entrance on Admiral Fitch Avenue to Gurnet Road off Cook’s Corn More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

MEMBERS OF THE BRUNSWICK POLICE DEPARTMENT pictured here dropped off purchased gifts to fulfill wish lists for more than a dozen Brunswick Area Teen Center members. More...

Jail authority debates alcohol limit

WISCASSET   The Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multi-county Jail Authority debated Wednesday whether the jail should continue to use a blood alcohol content threshold as a condition for admitting inmates to Two Bridges Regional Jail.  More...

Application deadline extended for Master Gardener Volunteer training program

LISBON — The deadline to apply for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers program training in Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties has been extended to Jan. More...

Vitelli to begin in-district monthly office hours

TOPSHAM — Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, has announced she is beginning monthly office hours throughout Senate District 23. “I look forward to holding these sessions,” said Vitelli. More...

Boy Scout bottle drive in Bowdoin Saturday

BOWDOIN — Boy Scout Troop 639 will perform a door to door bottle drive on Saturday in Bowdoin from 11 a.m. More...

Chocolate Bash returns to Freeport

FREEPORT — Freeport Communithy Library will host the 16th annual Chocolate Bash Feb. 8 from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. Cost is $2 per plate. More...

STUDENT NOTES

THOMAS COLLEGE   Students from the following local communities were named to the dean’s list at Thomas College for the fall term:  Brunswick: Matthew Deveaux, Andrew Kapocius, Alexander Tait  Dresden: Joshua Howard  More...

Freezing rain causes crashes

BRUNSWICK   Local fire and police were busy responding to vehicle crashes and other incidents after freezing rain made driving conditions dangerous Tuesday night.  Brunswick police responded to a crash on Route 1 southbound Tuesday at 11:32 More...

MLK supper to raise funds for MCHPP

BRUNSWICK   The 6th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Pasta Supper to raise funds for the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program will be held Jan. 16 from 5-7 p.m. at the Universalist Church on 15 Pleasant St.  More...

BCEF completes successful fundraising campaign

BRUNSWICK The Brunswick Community Education Foundation has completed its 2016 Annual Fund Campaign. More...

Police arrest man found with stolen gun

BATH   For the second time in less than three weeks, a man has been arrested by Bath police in connection with a stolen motor vehicle. More...