December 19, 2011 RSS feed / Word

Brunswick teen named to U.S. Senate program

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School student Julia Brown will travel to Washington, D.C., in March after being selected to participate in the U.S. Senate Youth Program. A press release announced that U.S. Sen. More...

Mission Possible:

Care for Maine’s military families

WISCASSET — Each year during the holiday season the Wiscasset High School Student Council organizes two major events for the needy in the community. More...

Picture that!

LCS student Katie Scroggins’ artwork featured on Maine geography website

LISBON — Katie Scroggins, a fourth-grader at Lisbon Community School, has been notified that her artwork will represent the state of Maine on the new website for the New England Geographic Education Network. More...

UNIFY’d by Friday?

Lisbon students observe National Inclusive Schools Week

LISBON — Project UNIFY students have been busy preparing for Inclusive Schools Week at Lisbon High School. Posters have been made and activities are planned this week for the entire student body. More...

Mt. Ararat names Student of the Month

TOPSHAM — Morgan Martin of Bowdoin has been named the October Student of the Month at Mt. Ararat High School. Martin was nominated for being “a thoughtful, caring and diligent student. More...

Kaleidoscope

Christmas tree sales support hockey program LISBON — Christmas tree will be for sale on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. to benefit the Lisbon-Mt. Ararat Hockey program. More...

‘Failure to launch’

Retreat aims to ready young men for real life

GOLD LAKE, Colo. T hey don’t HAVE to get up. “Get out of bed, don’t get out of bed,” they’re told. “But if you don’t, you don’t progress. It’s up to you.” More...

Festival of Lessons and Carols planned Dec. 4

BRUNSWICK — The 19th annual Festival of Lessons and Carols will be held on Dec. 4 at 3 p. m. at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church. More...

Eating pork benefits Gathering Place

BRUNSWICK — All Saints Parish Youth Ministry will sponsor a roast pork dinner to benefit The Gathering Place on Dec. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at St Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St. More...

Freeport schools among 35 to earn Top Nutrition Award

PORTLAND — Hard work pays off as 35 Maine public schools were each recognized Dec. 8 with a Healthier U.S. Bronze Award — one of the nation’s highest school nutrition awards — from the U.S. More...

A GIFT OF SONG

LISBON STUDENTS, staff and parent volunteers provided residents of the Lamp Alzheimer’s Facility with a night of holiday songs of the season. More...

The Christmas Sleigh

Part 2

Last week: The family hurries to complete refurbishing an old horse-drawn sleigh before Christmas, and the children, 6-year-old James and 10-year-old Sara, want to take one last peek at the sleigh before heading to bed Christmas Eve. More...

Kaliedoscope

Delegation lists nominees to U.S. Service Academies WASHINGTON — Maine’s congressional delegation announced its nominees to the U.S. Service Academies — the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, U.S. More...

Lisbon SADD attends Camp Kieve

LISBON — The Lisbon High School Students Against Destructive Decisions group recently attended its annual fall retreat at Camp Kieve in Nobleboro. During the past 10 years, the group has attended a fall retreat at Kieve. More...

FROM BRUNSWICK TO BEANTOWN

BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL art teacher Jennie Driscoll recently took her Advanced Placement and Art IV students to Boston through the Amtrak Downeaster Discovery Field Trip Program. More...

ASHLEE STONE AWARD WINNERS

PHILIP W. More...

FRIENDSHIP CONCERT

SHUMAN ZHANG, a senior at Brunswick High School, holds the audience spellbound with her recent performance on the guzheng, a traditional Chinese instrument. More...

Scouts serving up spaghetti

TOPSHAM — Cub Scout Pack 646 of Topsham will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday. Dinner will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St. The cost for adults is $6 and children is $3. More...

Have questions, need answers

It has been said, don’t ask the question if you don’t know the answer. But if I already know the answer, then why would I even ask the question? The problem is that I may not like the answer that I’m going to get. More...