December 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Bath eyes extending new meter delay rule

BATH Bath city councilors this evening will consider whether to allow a six-month moratorium on “ Smart Meter” installation in Bath to lapse — or to extend it for an additional period. More...



Geoffrey W. Collins - 2016-09-28
Ernest L. Parsons - 2016-09-27
Kevin L. Kelley - 2016-09-27
Margaret L. Smith - 2016-09-27
Lionel R. Levasseur - 2016-09-27
Allan B. Corderman - 2016-09-26
Ronald Joseph Janowski - 2016-09-26
Margaret Berté - 2016-09-26
Nancy L. McKeen - 2016-09-26
Frederick A. Findlen - 2016-09-26
Simone Hoffman - 2016-09-23
James Perrin - 2016-09-23


Children’s boutique aids the cause

Their corporate name is Pitter Patter Inc., and many of you may not be aware of this children’s boutique located at 129 Front St., Bath. It’s a locally owned business started by Colleen Whitaker. More...

Market maven hurt in crash

BRUNSWICK A T- bone collision early Monday near Ames Supply on Route 1 hospitalized two people, including a Woolwich woman who operates the Montsweag Flea Market. More...

Library adds 2 sculptures

BRUNSWICK — A reception for the artists and patrons responsible for two sculptures recently donated to Curtis Memorial Library will run from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the library, 23 Pleasant St. More...


2011 Mt. Ararat winter sports preview

Eagles: Optimism, strong numbers

TOPSHAM The Mt. Ararat High School sports scene is a familiar one with a new coach (Mike Bishop, boys ice hockey), some improved numbers and a boat load of optimism. More...

Winnipeg puts stop to Bruins’ point streak

2-1 setback first regulation loss since October

WINNIPEG, Alberta (AP) — Ondrej Pavelec made save after save, fending off the Boston Bruins. More...


Woolwich Central boys in 4-0 start WOOLWICH — The Woolwich Central School boys basketball team is off to a 4-0 start with a victory margin of 35 points. More...

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: When I married my husband, “Mason,” 30 years ago, I was the only girl he could get. He was a great catch by my standards — and still is. But back then nobody else wanted him but me, which was fine with me. More...


LePage proposes massive MaineCare cuts

AUGUSTA More than 65,000 lowincome residents will lose health coverage through the state’s MaineCare program under a sweeping overhaul proposed Tuesday by the LePage administration. More...


Cold case breaker: Discarded cigarette SKOWHEGAN ( AP) — A court document reveals that it was a discarded cigarette that led to the arrest of a Maine man in a 31-year-old murder case. More...


Five-day manhunt ends with escapee’s capture in N.H.

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A burglary suspect who escaped from a New Hampshire jail and vowed revenge on two people in Maine was caught Tuesday after five days on the lam, police said. More...

String of attacks in Iraq kills 5

BAGHDAD ( AP) — Iraqi officials say a series of attacks mainly targeting security forces have killed at least 5 people. More...


ISRAEL’S Antiquities Authority archeologist Eli Shukron sweeps marks carved in the bedrock in an archeological excavation in the city of David near Jerusalem’s Old City. More...

Air show top acts named

BRUNSWICK The U.S. More...

Life changed for a girl in Bath

I was 10 years old when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. It was an ordinary Sunday, and after attending church, we had gone to my grandparents’ house for Sunday dinner. My Aunt Kitty and Uncle Stan were there. More...



Warm cuddly friends add cool comfort for ailing children

Teddy bear technology keeps up with hospital’s therapeutic needs

BRUNSWICK The Teddy Bear Club at Mid Coast Hospital, a project of the Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary, provides about 200 stuffed animals a month to children who come to the hospital for both outpatient and inpatient services. More...


Bath CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., City Hall. FORESTRY COMMITTEE, Wednesday, 7 p.m., City Hall. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:30 p.m., City Hall. BATH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, Friday,& More...

Retired educators plan Tuesday breakfast gathering

TOPSHAM — The Mid- Coast Retired Educators Association will gather at 9 a.m. Tuesday for breakfast at The Highlands on Elm Street. There will be a gift exchange in the annual Ugly Yankee Swap. More...



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Regulation’s not to blame

Republicans have many strong arguments to make against the Obama administration, but one major criticism doesn’t square with the evidence. More...


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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: In the education world, the word “stem” is tossed around so much you would think you were at a gardening seminar. More...

Frontier expanding its horizons

Popular Brunswick business getting new kitchen and more

BRUNSWICK — Frontier in Fort Andross has taken the first step in its next chapter as work nears completion to expand the kitchen. More...

Project team earns award for Freeport Village Station

SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Freeport Village Station was recently named by the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Massachusetts chapter as the recipient of the Merit Award for Excellence in Construction. More...