December 2, 2011 RSS feed / Local

Talking tree, Santa help Freeport sparkle

BRUNSWICK Santa Claus is scheduled to board his Casco Bay Yacht this evening on Main Street before lighting the town’s talking Christmas Tree during Freeport’s Sparkle Parade of Lights. More...

LISBON POLICE

Arrests Dustin A. Dwinal, 24, of 1 Roberts Lane, Oct. 18, 3:20 p.m., charged on a warrant issued by another jurisdiction for unpaid fines for a charge of operating under the influence, on Lisbon Street. More...

SAGADAHOC COUNTY SHERIFF

Summonses Breon Shannon, 23, of 116 Overlook Drive, West Gardiner, Nov. 27, 1:41 a.m., charged with possession of a usable amount of marijuana, on Bypass Drive in Topsham. Philomina Haley, 22, of 9 Lombard St., South Portland, Nov. More...

Bell binds congregation through times of strife

BRUNSWICK The congregation at Brunswick’s Unitarian Universalist Church had hoped to hear the church’s historic bell ring one last time. But a fire that tore through the building in June makes that a dangerous proposition. More...

A brimming mailbox keeps volunteers busy

Our mailbox had an unusually high volume of mail Thursday, but it comes as no surprise. Wednesday’s volume was small so the letters must have been in the pipeline. More...

Police: Man makes bail, then slashes cruiser tire on way out of station

A 28- year- old Brunswick man charged Thursday afternoon with operating under the influence was arrested shortly after being bailed out of the Brunswick Police Station on Thursday evening after officers allegedly saw him slash a tire on a police crui More...

Phippsburg won’t enact fireworks limitations

PHIPPSBURG Phippsburg selectmen, along with the town’s fire chief, police chief and Public Safety Advisory Committee members, agreed Wednesday evening that they would not seek to implement a local fireworks ordinance at the annual town meeting More...

Bowdoinham Giving Tree takes root

BOWDOINHAM The Town Landing Restaurant hosts this year’s Bowdoinham Giving Tree. More...

BJHS seventh-graders organize food drive

BRUNSWICK The 91 Brunswick Junior High School seventh-graders on the Jewell Island team have launched a food drive. More...

Truck hits bicyclist

BRUNSWICK A pickup truck exiting Bath Iron Works’ Harding Plant struck a 58- year- old Bath woman who was riding her bike Thursday morning on Bath Road. More...