November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Community

MARRIAGE: 69 YEARS AND COUNTING

BUZZ SAWHILL and his wife, Tina, formerly of Woolwich and Topsham but now residing at HillHouse in Bath, recently celebrated their 69 years of marriage. They were married Nov. More...

FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

FREEPORT — The first quarter honor roll was recently released by Freeport High School. More...

Bar association check to help Pownalborough preservation

WISCASSET — Peter Drum, president of the Lincoln County Bar Association, presented a $3,000 check from the association to the Lincoln County Historical Association ( LCHA) at its annual membership meeting on Nov. 19. More...

Conservation group hosts talk on legislative collaboration

PORTLAND — The Maine Conservation Voters ninth annual Evening for the Environment discussion will run from 5 p. m. to 7: 30 p. m. Wednesday at the Abromson Center on the University of Southern Maine’s Portland campus. More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

BrunswickSCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOP,Wednesday, 6 p.m., BrunswickStation, 16 Station Ave.BRUNSWICK SEWERDISTRICT, Thursday, 7 p.m.,10 Pine Tree Road.TOWN COUNCIL SPECIALMEETING/EXECUTIVE SESSION, Thursday, 7 p.m., Brunswick Station, 16 Station Ave.DresdenF More...

The violin’s song (a Brazilian folktale)

TELL ME ANOTHER STORY

Once upon a time there lived a young boy named Rafe who was all alone in the world but for the things his parents had left him — a plot of land, a big orange cat and a few orange trees. More...

SUPPORT GROUPS

This listing appears the last Friday of each month. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6 p.m. More...

Consultant shares park study details

A consulting firm the town hired to take a more “scientific” approach to possible development of a waterfront park in the Lower Village reported its preliminary findings Monday. More...

Exotic animals in crashed van pose rescue dilemma

A large van transporting exotic animals from Augusta to Massachusetts rolled off Interstate 295 southbound during heavy snowfall Wednesday morning, leaving the driver and responding law enforcement officers to decide how best to respond without riski More...

Semester registration under way for Bath campus

BATH — Registration for the University of Maine System spring semester has begun at University College at Bath/Brunswick, 9 Park St. Spring semester courses begin in January. More...

Holiday weight gain avoidance tips offered

BRUNSWICK — Alison Fernald, a nutritionist, will lead a program titled “How to Eat your way through the Holidays without Gaining Weight” from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at People Plus, 35 Union St. More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Brunswick SCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOP, Wednesday, 6 p.m., Brunswick Station, 16 Station Ave. BRUNSWICK SEWER DISTRICT, Thursday, 7 p.m., 10 Pine Tree Road. TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING/EXECUTIVE SESSION, Thursday, 7 p.m., More...

TAKE HEART:

A Conversation in Poetry

Bruce Guernsey is a poet from Bethel appearing for the second time in this column. His unusual poem features the hands of a married couple, which express at night a closeness the couple can no longer manage in the daytime. More...

Martin’s Pt. hosts monthly diabetes primer

BRUNSWICK — Martin’s Point Health Care on Farley Road hosts a free diabetes education and support group from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of every month. More...

The rooster prince (a Jewish parable)

TELL ME A STORY

Once upon a time a prince lived with his parents in a city in Eastern Europe. Every day the king gave his son tasks and instructions for how to behave. “Be polite to all the elders. Be kind to all the girls. Always dress like a prince. More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

AlnaBOARD OF SELECTMEN,Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall.ArrowsicBOARD OF SELECTMEN,Monday, 6 p.m. More...

Fitness studio offering Dec. plan to ‘Warm Thy Neighbor’

BRUNSWICK — Women’s Fitness Studio and Spa will sponsor a special fundraiser for Warm Thy Neighbor, a fuel assistance program, during December. Starting on Dec. More...

LUNCH GANG FEEDS HUNGRY

MARK SMITH, left, and Vincent Messler, right, present a $650 donation on behalf of the ROMEOS (Retired Old Men Eating Out) to Barry Compton, center, director of the Bath Area Food Bank. More...

Bath Garden Club bumps up Tuesday meeting to 11:30 a.m.

BATH — The Bath Garden Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Episcopal Church on Washington Street. More...