December 9, 2011 RSS feed / Local

Former store worker arrested for theft

BRUNSWICK Police arrested the former assistant manager of Fashion Bug in Merrymeeting Plaza on Thursday afternoon for allegedly breaking into the store Thursday morning and stealing cash and checks from a safe. More...

Off-road vehicles purloined from Topsham shop

TOPSHAM Topsham police are investigating a recent overnight theft of a dirt bike and fourwheeler from a business located off Route 201. More...

College, town team up for community read

Ehrenreich book to be focal point for talks about class

BRUNSWICK Bowdoin College, the town of Brunswick, and Curtis Memorial Library invite Brunswick residents to hit the books. More...

2 crashes send 4 to hospital

BRUNSWICK Two separate crashes tied up traffic in downtown Brunswick on Wednesday evening, one of them a headon collision that shut down Mill Street for a brief time and required both drivers to be extricated from their cars. More...

RICHMOND POLICE

Summonses Adam Dwelley, 21, of 21 North Kelsey St., South Portland, Nov. 27, 1:15 a.m., charged with operating after suspension, on Interstate 295. Matthew Cassidy, 26, of 104 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, Nov. More...

Head slammer lands in slammer

BRUNSWICK Police on Thursday arrested a Brunswick man who allegedly stole a Jeep Cherokee from the Lion’s Pride parking lot on Pleasant Street, then drove it across town while intoxicated. More...

Visitor Center hosts coats, toy collection

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association will take collections for its Coats and Toys for Kids campaign this Saturday at the Brunswick Station Visitor Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. More...

Father’s torment spurs writer to shine light on oppression

READING TODAY

BRUNSWICK Author David O. Solmitz’s father endured the horrors of the Holocaust, but spoke little of the trauma. More...

BRUNSWICK POLICE

Arrests Jason Abbott, 37, of 71 Glenview Drive, Sabattus, Dec. 5, 12:35 a.m., charged with operating under the influence, on Merriconeag Road. Jose Rodriguez, 26, of 12 Dunning St., Apt. 1, Dec. More...

Grant boosts freight shed rehab

BATH The daunting and expensive task of converting a century old freight shed into a community center received a boost Tuesday when Maine Preservation granted the effort $1,000 in seed money. More...

BRUNSWICK TOWN COUNCIL NOTES

BRUNSWICK — In addition to endorsing the goals of a disposition plan for former military housing units in Brunswick and tabling a proposed fireworks ban and fireworks permit amendment, the Town Council conducted the following business Monday: More...