December 13, 2011 RSS feed / Local

Maine Pines marks SilverSneakers milestone

BRUNSWICK It has been two years since Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness, located at 120 Harpswell Road in Brunswick, and the Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program joined forces to provide area older adults with the tools they need to live active More...

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West Bath Planning Board scrubs meeting WEST BATH — A West Bath Planning Board meeting originally scheduled for today has been canceled. More...

Rights commission: Race played role in women’s dismissal

WISCASSET A woman was illegally fired for being American, the Maine Human Rights Commission found Monday. Phyllis Soule of Wiscasset worked for Wiscasset Quick Stop in her hometown for four years as a cook when a new owner bought the store in 2009. More...

TOPSHAM POLICE

Summonses Jessica Stedt, 33, of 75 Tedford Road, Dec. 4, 10:52 a.m., charged with operating after suspension, on Lewiston Road. Tammy Catlin, 49, of 29 Preble Road, Bowdoinham, Dec. More...

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Wiscasset Primary stages holiday show WISCASSET — Wiscasset Primary School students will perform a winter holiday production that includes music, movement and art at 6 p.m. today in the school’s gym. More...

Bowdoinham board meets

BOWDOINHAM The Board of Selectmen will meet today at 5:30 p.m. at the town office on School Street. More...

Library hosts book talk on ‘new frugality’

BRUNSWICK — Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., will host a casual and information discussion of Chris Farrell’s book “ The New Frugality: How To Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better” at 5: 30 p. m. More...

Shindig supports Harpswell charities

HARPSWELL — Cook’s Lobster House on Bailey Island will host its third annual Holiday Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. More...

EWE AND ME MAKES THREE

THREE SHEEP, among a flock of many, nibble grass in Brunswick Monday. More...

Entering the home stretch

The countdown has begun at the North Pole Annex. We are in our final week of the 2011 season. There are only four days remaining to get your letters to our mailbox. We try very hard to process and approve your requests in a timely manner. More...

Durham man jailed for drug trafficking

DURHAM A Durham man arrested in 2010 in Portland as he was loading marijuana into his vehicle, has been sentenced for drug trafficking conspiracy. More...

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SHERIFF

Arrests Joshua Zachary Thomas, 19, no address listed, Nov. 26, 12:14 p.m., charged with theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and criminal trespass, in Wiscasset. Jesse Lee Vickerson, 31, of 15 Vickerson Hill Road, Freeport, Nov. More...