December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Community

THAT WAS THEN

Santa’s hard hat helper

In 1977, a reporter from The Times Record tagged along with Santa Claus as he made his rounds to various locales in the Mid-coast region during December. More...

Toys and coats can be donated at visitor center

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association will accept donated toys and coats through the end of the month at the Brunswick Visitor Center. Items collected will be donated to The Salvation Army. The center is open from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

BowdoinhamPLANNING BOARD WORKSHOP, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.,Coombs Municipal Building.BrunswickCONSERVATION COMMISSION,Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.,Brunswick Station, 16 StationAve.APPOINTMENT SUBCOMMITTEE, Wednesday, 6 p.m.,municipal building, 28 FederalSt.SCHOO More...

Spirit of America names Sagadahoc County winners

TOPSHAM — Sagadahoc County winners of the 2011 Spirit of America Foundation Award for outstanding community service were recognized during a Dec. 7 ceremony hosted by Topsham Grange. More...

Letters to Santa

Dear Santa, I would like the big blue Nerf gun. I also would like a tube of large matchbox car tube.  Collin Brunswick Age 4 Dear Santa, This is Solange asking if you cou More...

Bath’s staying open late for business

BATH Downtown Bath’s annual Holiday Open House will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. More...

Eastern Star chapter to honor Christmas

LISBON — Pioneer Chapter No. 11 Lisbon Falls, Order of the Eastern Star, is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Ancient York Masonic Hall on Route 196. A potluck supper will begin at 6 p. m. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

BowdoinPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7p.m., town office.BowdoinhamBOARD OF SELECTMEN, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Coombs Municipal Building.COMPREHENSIVE PLANNINGCOMMITTEE WORKSHOP,Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., CoombsMunicipal Building.PLANNING BOARD WORKSHOP, Thursday, 6: More...

The mistletoe

(a Celtic tale)

L ong ago, in the darkest days of winter, a blanket of snow lay softly on the ground. A full moon rose. The men and women of the village watched the moon rise, and they knew that soon their priest, the sacred druid, would call them to journey. More...

INTERACTING FOR A GOOD CAUSE

STUDENTS IN THE MORSE HIGH SCHOOL INTERACT CLUB speak with television personality Don Carrigan, right, from WCSH-TV Channel 6 at the Bath Train Station during the Coats for Kids collection on Saturda More...

Spring arts class registration now open at UCBB

BATH — Registration is now open for fine arts courses offered in Bath for the spring 2012 semester. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Bowdoinham PLANNING BOARD WORKSHOP, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Coombs Municipal Building. Brunswick SCHOOL BOARD: POLICY AND PLANNING COMMITTEE, Thursday, 4 p.m., student services director’s office, 46 Federal St. More...

Everest bell tolls in nurse’s memory

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital hosted a special dedication Dec. 2 of a Bell from Everest given in memory of Dorothy “Dottie” Clapp, who was a registered nurse. More...

Moxie Festival theme contest under way

LISBON — The Moxie Festival theme contest is under way. Next year’s Moxie Festival, to be held in Lisbon Falls from July 13 to July 15, will celebrate its 30th year in 2012. More...

FUNDRAISING, BRICK BY BRICK

ON NOV. More...

TAKE HEART:

A Conversation in Poetry

The brief poems of today’s column were written by Edward Nobles of Bangor about his father, who abandoned Nobles’ family. More...

BRIEFS

History buffs plot Christmas shindig LISBON — The Lisbon Historical Society’s annual Christmas potluck gathering will kick off at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the MTM Center, 18 School St. The event is open to members and their guests. More...

Dollhouse donation

LETTER OF THANKS

To the editor: The members of the Women’s Alliance of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick ( UUCB) would like to thank Jeff Groleau, owner of Papa Geppetto’s Workshop in Bath, for his generous donation of dollhouse furniture and More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

AlnaBOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall.ArrowsicSHELLFISH CONSERVATIONCOMMITTEE, Monday, 5 p.m.,town hall.BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6 p.m. 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...