December 26, 2011 RSS feed / Word

Last skate

TOPSHAM I skate around and around, soaking it all in. This is my last skate at Roller World. I try to skate away from the fact, but I keep going in circles. More...

Poster contest

BATH — The Bath-Tsugaru, Japan Sister City Exchange Program is sponsoring a Japanese Celebration Weekend with activities for children and adults, Feb. 2 to 5. More...

Last skate

With sale of Roller World pending, skating faithful reflect on the memories

TOPSHAM I skate around and around, soaking it all in. This is my last skate at Roller World. I try to skate away from the fact, but I keep going in circles. More...

Student of the Month

TOPSHAM — Sara Meybodi, an 11thgrader from Topsham, has been named the Novemeber Student of the Month at Mt. Ararat High School. 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...

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...

Introducing In Focus and Pulse

Each December as people prepare to turn the calendar page on a new year, it serves as an opportunity to reflect on the past and look ahead to what future changes might be in store. The newspaper business is no different. Beginning on Jan. More...

Student of the Month

TOPSHAM — Sara Meybodi, an 11thgrader from Topsham, has been named the Novemeber Student of the Month at Mt. Ararat High School. More...

Introducing In Focus and Pulse

Note to readers:

Each December as people prepare to turn the calendar page on a new year, it serves as an opportunity to reflect on the past and look ahead to what future changes might be in store. The newspaper business is no different. Beginning on Jan. More...

Poster contest

BATH — The Bath-Tsugaru, Japan Sister City Exchange Program is sponsoring a Japanese Celebration Weekend with activities for children and adults, Feb. 2 to 5. More...

Does Science Matter?

Students tackle topic with survey, film

Life is all about decisions. What kind of heating system should I get for my home? Should I get a flu shot? Do I vote for the candidate that will support stem cell research? 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...