December 27, 2011 RSS feed / Community

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Bowdoin PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town office. Bowdoinham BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Coombs Municipal Building. Brunswick BRUNSWICK DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building, 28 Federal St. More...

Santa Claus Fund meeting new friends

The Santa Claus Fund has reached out to our readers every day since Thanksgiving. The response has been overwhelming. I am so glad that you are as passionate about this program as we are. More...

THAT WAS THEN

The stuff memories are made of

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...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Brunswick RECYCLING COMMITTEE, Thursday, 7 p.m., Hawthorne School, 46 Federal St. Lisbon PLANNING BOARD, Thursday, 7 p.m., town office. Topsham HISTORY COMMITTEE, Thursday, 2:30 p.m., municipal building. More...

MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

TOPSHAM — Mt. Ararat High School has announced its first quarter honor roll. More...

Brunswick High School Honor Roll

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter. Grade 9 High honors Andrew Bobker, Brooke Escoe, Justin Faulkner, Ariana Franklin, Lauren Margerum, McKinley Stinson, Chloe Teboe and Parker Wild. Honors More...

MILITARY NOTE

Navy Seaman NATHAN L. McCOTCHEON, son of Christina A. McCotcheon of Milton, Fla., and Trevor C. Williams of Lisbon recently completed U. S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Scheduled Public Meetings

AlnaBOARD OF SELECTMEN,Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. ArrowsicCONSERVATION COMMISSION,Monday, 7 p.m. town hall. BathCITY COUNCIL SPECIALMEETING AND WORKSHOP,Monday, 6 p.m., City Hall.PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday,6 p.m., City Hall. More...

TAKE HEART: A Conversation in Poetry

The recipient of a Pulitzer prize for poetry in 1935, Robert P. Tristram Coffin taught at Bowdoin College and was a well-known historian as well as a poet. More...

BRIEFS

Homeschool group plans Geography Bee BATH — The Midcoast Maine Homeschool Center is sponsoring an official school level National Geographic Bee for homeschoolers who would be in grades 4 to 8. More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Bowdoin PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town office. Bowdoinham BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Coombs Municipal Building. More...

Golden curls and the promise (a Polish folktale)

TELL ME A STORY

Once upon a time there was a poor blacksmith who had only seven coins to his name. He bought a rope to hang himself. As he was tying the knot, a lady dressed all in black appeared and cried, “Stop!” More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Bowdoin PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town office. Bowdoinham BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Coombs Municipal Building. More...

UMaine System offers special scholarships

BATH — Dennis Unger, director of University College at Bath/Brunswick, recently announced the availability of a limited number of Osher Scholarships for the spring 2012 semester, which begins Jan. 9. More...

MILITARY NOTE

Marine Corps Pvt. TIMOTHY P. FEIDLER, son of Diana Garnett of Woolwich, and Daniel Feidler, of Independence, Ky., recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

BrunswickRECREATION COMMISSION,Wednesday, 7 p.m., BrunswickStation, Conference Room,16 Station Ave.PEOPLE PLUS BOARD,Thursday, 9 a.m., Border Trust,Topsham.RECYCLING COMMITTEE,Thursday, 7 p.m., HawthorneSchool, 46 Federal St. More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

BathPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday,6 p.m., City Hall. BowdoinhamCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTADVISORY COMMITTEE,Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., CoombsMunicipal Building. More...

Babushka’s Christmas (a Russian tale)

TELL ME A STORY

Long ago, an old woman named Babushka lived in a tiny cottage far from the city. One snowy evening, just as she was preparing her meal, Babushka heard a knock at the door. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Monday, 7 p.m. town hall. Bath CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING AND WORKSHOP, Monday, 6 p.m., City Hall. PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. More...