December 9, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Wiscasset group takes part in global candle vigil

WISCASSET The Wiscasset chapter of The Compassionate Friends will host a candle lighting Saturday to in memory of children who have died. The event, scheduled for 6: 30 p. m. More...

Rabbi to become Army chaplain

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An Orthodox Jewish rabbi who was barred from serving as an Army chaplain because he refused to shave the beard required by his faith has won his legal fight against the military and will be sworn in today. More...

Trolley transports carolers

BATH — The Bath Trolley will be available for riding carolers from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 16 and Dec. 23. Passengers will be picked up at City Hall every 30 minutes. No admission will be charged, and there are no reservations. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6 p.m. town hall. SHELLFISH CONSERVATION COMMITTEE, Monday, 5 p.m., town hall. Bowdoin BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office. More...

Holiday lighting show adds leg lamp, other features

LISBON — A Christmas light show is back on Crest Avenue, and its creator says he has added to the display this year. More...

Need outstrips mental health staffing gains

Military Update

Despite the federal government’s addition of billions of dollars for mental health care to Department of Veterans Affairs budgets the last four years, and the hiring of 7,000 more mental health professionals at VA clinics and hospitals, many ve More...

American Legion hands out certificates

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick American Legion Post 20, in conjunction with American Legion Post 171 Harpswell, American Legion Post 202 Topsham, and the state of Maine want to recognize all Maine veterans who honorably served. More...