May 22, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Curtis using book to trigger community dialogue

BRUNSWICK   Curtis Memorial Library is using “The Writings on the Wall,” a book by former NBA player and Times magazine columnist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, to start a community dialogue on a variety of topics including race, class and fre More...

AT author to speak at Freeport trust meeting

FREEPORT   Jeff Ryan will be the presenter at the Freeport Conservation Trust annual meeting on Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m. More...

Richmond home damaged by fire

RICHMOND   A home at 196 Pleasant St., in Richmond was damaged by fire Saturday morning, but wasn’t a total loss thanks to quick work by firefighters.  The occupants weren’t home when the fire broke out.  Richmond Fire Dep More...

Bath seeks $621,000 for city service vehicles

BATH — The Bath City Council last week introduced a bond of no more than $621,000 to fund service vehicles for the city, including a fire chief vehicle, a police vehicle, an ambulance, a plow truck, a dump truck, a street sweeper and a wood chi More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

MAINE STATE MUSIC THEATRE’S Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark, seated, center, led a fabulous “Behind the Scenes” tour of the MSMT’s building on Elm Street in Brunswick for Pe More...

PHS offers history tour on Saturday

BRUNSWICK   Looking for something to do this Saturday? How about the Pejepscot Historical Society’s Hidden History Tour.  More...

Mid Coast–Parkview celebrates nurses

BRUNSWICK   Last week, May 7-13, Mid Coast Hospital celebrated National Hospital Week with a variety of events aimed at thanking physicians, nurses and staff for delivering compassionate, high-quality care every day.  More...

Targeted search over for boater who went missing

The Maine Marine Patrol announced Thursday that the targeted search is over for a missing boater who went missing in the Androscoggin River May 12.  The search for 27-year-old Stephen Wines of Bath will continue as part of routine patrols both o More...

Bowdoinham plant sale Saturday

BOWDOINHAM   The 44th annual Bowdoinham Public Library Plant Sale will open Town Hall doors at 9 a.m. More...

7 students awarded Gorman scholarships

FREEPORT   Seven Maine community college students were awarded scholarships in honor of Leon A. Gorman at a ceremony held Monday at L.L. Bean’s corporate headquarters in Freeport.  More...

Sen. King speaks out against GOP health plan

Bowdoinham woman’s need for services highlighted

Sen. More...

Search for missing boater continues

BRUNSWICK   More boats were in the Androscoggin River and a plane searched from overhead, but Tuesday’s search of missing boater Stephen Wines again ended without the results searchers hoped for. More...

SPECIAL DAY AT MAINE PINES

ON THURSDAY, May 4, Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness of Brunswick once again welcomed some very special athletes from the Auburn Special Olympics team to participate in tennis. More...

Kindergarten registration scheduled for RSU 1 pupils

BATH   The 2017-18 kindergarten registration for Regional School Unit 1 has arrived. If your child will be five years of age on or before Oct. 15, 2017, she or he is eligible for the full-day kindergarten program. More...

PUP SHOWER IN HARPSWELL

MARINE MAMMALS OF MAINE held a Pup Shower at their triage center in Harpswell on Saturday, opening their doors to the public to demonstrate what they do to help injured or sick seals recover at their More...

Meet Matilda

Pet of the Week

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Harpswell welcomes Plummer as new harbormaster

HARPSWELL   The town of Harpswell has hired a new harbormaster. More...

SPRINGTIME IN TOPSHAM

THE CATHANCE RIVER races over a 20-foot waterfall at the Head of Tide Park on Cathance Road in Topsham recently and flows into a tidal offshoot of Merrymeeting Bay. More...

Merrymeeting Bay Trust seeks 2017 grant applications

BRUNSWICK — The Merrymeeting Bay Trust is soliciting requests for grants. The trustees do not expect to award any grants for any organization’s conventional operating expenses or its endowment development. More...

Women from around the world to speak at Curtis Memorial

BRUNSWICK — Five immigrant women who now live in Maine, representing countries from around the world, will speak about their experiences on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Meeting Room. More...