December 29, 2011 RSS feed / Community

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. at the Running Start Classroom at Mid Coast Hospital. 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. 10. 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...

Menopause workshop series starts Jan. 4

BATH — InspireME Personal Fitness & Training will launch a five-part workshop titled “Menopause: Channeling the Surge” on Jan. 4. 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...

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...

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...