November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Brown, 4 councilors attend closed-door meeting with rail depot foes

BRUNSWICK   Town Manager Gary Brown and four town councilors took part in a private, unannounced meeting Monday night with board members of a neighborhood group concerned about plans to build a train layover facility between Stanwood Street and More...



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Albert W. Lester - 2016-10-28
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Gary Cummings - 2016-10-26
Burnita Graves - 2016-10-26
Frederick Goldrup - 2016-10-26
Louise L. Berry - 2016-10-26
Perry H. Jordan - 2016-10-26
Frederick C. Kelly - 2016-10-26
L. Robert Burgess - 2016-10-26
Douglas L. Skillin - 2016-10-26
Michael H. Kennett - 2016-10-25
Maria E. Champagne - 2016-10-25
Edwin C. Young Jr. - 2016-10-25
James E. Boyle - 2016-10-25
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Eleanor I. Haining - 2016-10-24
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THREE WREATHS hang in a row Monday in Bath. More...

Santa to visit mansion on Saturday

BRUNSWICK — Santa Claus will be available to visit with children in the Victorian era parlor of the historic Skolfield-Whittier House, 161 Park Row, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.  Admission to this event is free. More...

Alumni group seeks baked goods for fair

BATH — The Bath/Morse Alumni Association will have a table at this year’s DARE Fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Bath Middle School. More...



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Lessons culled from reflection

A few weeks ago, I asked people older than 70 to send me “Life Reports” — essays about their own lives and what they’d done poorly and well. More...

Politics, not safety, plugs pipeline project


The Obama administration’s decision to delay approval of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline project in the Midwest at least until 2013 is a graphic illustration of everything that’s wrong with the interplay among the U.S. More...


‘Holidays in Harpswell’

Studios, eateries celebrate the season

HARPSWELL — The Harpswell Art and Craft Guild is gearing up for its “Holidays in Harpswell” event.  According to a news release, participating businesses include 24 studios, shops, galleries and eateries in Harpswell, all locat More...

Downeast Energy collecting toys

BRUNSWICK — In the spirit of giving this holiday season, customers and employees of Downeast Energy are collecting toys for Sweetser, Maine’s most comprehensive mental health network.  They are also participating in Big Hits 100.9 WY More...

Business briefs

Business website workshop scheduled   WISCASSET — On Dec. 6, the Maine Women’s Business Center and the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission will present a workshop for any business owner in need of a new or refreshed website. More...


Police clear out Occupy LA location

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a massive show of force, 1,400 police officers, some in riot gear, stormed the Occupy Los Angeles camp early today, driving protesters from the park and arresting more than 200 who defied orders to leave. More...

World’s central banks act

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Major central banks around the globe took coordinated action today to ease the strains on the world’s financial system, saying they would make it easier for banks to get dollars if they need them. More...

Border staff, teachers join U.K. strike

LONDON (AP) — U.K. border staff joined teachers, hospital workers and weather forecasters today in Britain’s largest strike in decades, but arriving airline passengers appeared to escape the chaos that had been predicted.  More...

Florida man charged in Bath  Free Access 

Allegedly obtained drugs with forged prescriptions

BATH — Police on Thursday arrested a Florida man who allegedly acquired drugs from local pharmacies with forged prescriptions. More...

Election matching funds in jeopardy

AUGUSTA   In a strict party line vote on Tuesday, Republican members of the Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee narrowly favored stripping the matching funds provision from the Maine Clean Election Act.  If the full Leg More...

Occupy ‘teach-in’ draws 100

BRUNSWICK   While Occupy Wall Street protesters around the state face challenges to their encampments, a group of more than 100 students, Occupy Wall Street supporters and critics gathered at a Bowdoin College auditorium Tuesday to ask of the 10 More...



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...

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...


Bowdoin women at a loss

Polar Bears have off night in 63-49 setback to USM

GORHAM   When the Bowdoin College women’s basketball team makes its way south to take on the University of Southern Maine, rankings, records and winning streaks pretty much get thrown out the window.  Fans just never know what will ha More...

Polar Bear rally falls short

GORHAM — Despite a season high 32 points and 18 rebounds from Will Hanley, the Bowdoin College men’s basketball team came up just short in an 80-79 loss at Southern Maine on Tuesday night.  With the loss, the Polar Bears fell to 3-2. More...

AP source: Red Sox choose Valentine

BOSTON   When Terry Francona left the Boston Red Sox, he said they needed “a new voice” in the manager’s office.  They’ve certainly chosen a brash one.  More...

Et Cetera


Wed/30MISCELLANEOUSLEGO FUN, for ages 5-11, 3:30-5p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23Pleasant St., Brunswick; LEAGUE, for ages 7 and older,3:30-4:15 p.m., Patten Free Library,33 Summer St., Bath; ages 6 andolder; bring own L More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: It has been a difficult year. The brother of one of my dear friends had a massive stroke and she is now his caretaker. More...


Police kill gunman after fatal shooting

DOVER-FOXCROFT (AP) — A sheriff ’s department dispatcher walked into a nursing home and fatally shot a maintenance worker Tuesday morning before fleeing to nearby fairgrounds, where he was shot and killed by a state trooper, officials sai More...


2 people arrested after 4-hour manhunt   More...