December 29, 2011 RSS feed / Community

A brush with Old Man Winter

THAT WAS THEN

A solitary worker brushes snow from cars in this photo dated Jan. 11, 1984. More...

Weight & Lifestyle Change session to begin Jan. 12

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital’s Center for Weight & Lifestyle Change will launch a new 12-week session on Jan. 12.  Classes run from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. More...

BRIEFS

Class explores God’s take on economics   BATH — Midcoast Family University will offer a sixweek course titled “Godonomics.” The deadline to register is Jan. More...

FREEPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

FREEPORT — Freeport Middle School has announced its first trimester honor roll.  Grade 6   High honors  Beverly Anderson, Benjamin Barry, A. More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Brunswick BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN COMMITTEE, Thursday, 7 p.m., Municipal Building, 28 Federal St. Harpswell BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Thursday, 6 p.m., town office.   More...

MORSE HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

BATH — Morse High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter. More...

A SENATOR AND A STORYBOOK

SEN. SUSAN COLLINS stopped at Dike-Newell Elementary School on Nov. 18 to visit with first- and secondgraders and read “Antlers Forever!” by Maine author Frances Bloxam. “Sen. More...

Menopause workshop series starts Jan. 4

BATH — InspireME Personal Fitness & Training will launch a five-part workshop titled “Menopause: Channeling the Surge” on Jan. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Brunswick BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN COMMITTEE, Thursday, 7 p.m., Municipal Building, 28 Federal St. Dresden FIRE DEPARTMENT, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Pownalborough Station. Freepor t CABLE TV COMMITTEE, Wednesday, 6 p.m. More...

Brunswick High art students to exhibit at Thornton Oaks

BRUNSWICK — More than 30 Brunswick High School art students will exhibit their work at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way. The public is invited to the opening reception on Jan. 5 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.  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.  In order for this to “count&rdqu More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...