December 5, 2011 RSS feed / Word

UNIFY’d by Friday?

Lisbon students observe National Inclusive Schools Week

LISBON — Project UNIFY students have been busy preparing for Inclusive Schools Week at Lisbon High School. Posters have been made and activities are planned this week for the entire student body.  More...

ASHLEE STONE AWARD WINNERS

PHILIP W. More...

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Christmas tree sales support hockey program   LISBON — Christmas tree will be for sale on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. to benefit the Lisbon-Mt. More...

Scouts serving up spaghetti

TOPSHAM — Cub Scout Pack 646 of Topsham will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday. Dinner will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St. The cost for adults is $6 and children is $3.  More...

Have questions, need answers

It has been said, don’t ask the question if you don’t know the answer. But if I already know the answer, then why would I even ask the question? The problem is that I may not like the answer that I’m going to get.  More...

BRIEFS

Cornerstone Baptist schedules craft fair   TOPSHAM — The fifth annual Cornerstone Craft Fair will be held Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 771 Lewiston Road.  More...

St. John’s Christmas Craft Fair in 38th year

BRUNSWICK — The 38th annual St. John’s Christmas Craft Fair will be held Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Parish Hall at 37 Pleasant St.  For more information, contact Nancy Swinton at 751- 3022.   More...

Is college worth it?

A growing number are taking a gap year to ensure it is

DURANGO, Colo. — Is college really worth it? A College Board report last month showed college costs up more than 8 percent, significantly outpacing inflation, states a news release. More...

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Get your game on   BRUNSWICK — Looking for a place to hang out and have fun with friends or family? Then read, learn and play during National Gaming Day @ Your Library on Saturday.  More...

FROM BRUNSWICK TO BEANTOWN

BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL art teacher Jennie Driscoll recently took her Advanced Placement and Art IV students to Boston through the Amtrak Downeaster Discovery Field Trip Program. More...

Mt. Ararat names Student of the Month

TOPSHAM — Morgan Martin of Bowdoin has been named the October Student of the Month at Mt. Ararat  High School.  Martin was nominated for being “a thoughtful, caring and diligent student. More...

FRIENDSHIP CONCERT

SHUMAN ZHANG, a senior at Brunswick High School, holds the audience spellbound with her recent performance on the guzheng, a traditional Chinese instrument. More...

‘Failure to launch’

Retreat aims to ready young men for real life

GOLD LAKE, Colo.  T hey don’t HAVE to get up.  “Get out of bed, don’t get out of bed,” they’re told. “But if you don’t, you don’t progress. It’s up to you.”  More...

Festival of Lessons and Carols planned Dec. 4

BRUNSWICK — The 19th annual Festival of Lessons and Carols will be held on Dec. 4 at 3 p. m. at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church.  More...

Eating pork benefits Gathering Place

BRUNSWICK — All Saints Parish Youth Ministry will sponsor a roast pork dinner to benefit The Gathering Place on Dec. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Daoist qigong program offered at local Shambhala center

BRUNSWICK — The Shambhala Meditation Center, located at 19 Mason St., is offering a weekend program of Daoist qigong on Dec. 10 and 11.  Taught by Eric Wilson, the program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Chewonki, Wiscasset 8th-graders’ home-away-from-home

WISCASSET — For four days last month, the eighth-graders at Wiscasset Middle School got to call Chewonki “home.”  Thanks to a special grant, the students spent from Oct. More...

Freeport plans gap programs info night

FREEPORT — Freeport High School’s 11th annual Summer/ Semester/ Year/ Gap Year Programs Informational Night is planned for Nov. More...