December 30, 2011 RSS feed / Community

SUPPORT GROUPS  Free Access 

This listing appears the last Friday of each month. Area support groups that would like to be included or need to make changes should contact the community editor at 504-8247 or news@timesrecord.com. General More...

Military Update

Benefit windfall likely over

The end of the Iraq war also appears to end a golden age of growth in military pay and benefits, which lasted at least a decade and corrected many perceived or long-standing faults in military compensation.  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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall.  Arrowsic  PLANNING BOARD, Monday, 7 p.m. town hall. ROAD COMMISSION, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town hall.  Bath  PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. More...

LEGION HONORS

NORMAN OWEN of Brunswick, left, receives a certificate of appreciation for his service during the Vietnam War from Peter Ogden, director of veterans services for the state of Maine, during a ceremony More...

A brush with Old Man Winter

THAT WAS THEN

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

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. 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...

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...

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...