January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Community

THAT WAS THEN

Eye on the storm

Forecaster Ashley C. Badger monitors what was then the latest in weather-tracking technology at the Naval Oceanography Command Facility at Brunswick Naval Air Station in this photo dated Nov. 27, 1987. More...

Emergency planning panel to meet

TOPSHAM — The Sagadahoc Local Emergency Planning Committee intends to meet from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Sea Dog Brew Pub, 1 Main St. More...

Class explores God’s take on economics

BATH — Midcoast Family University will offer a sixweek course titled “Godonomics.” The deadline to register is Tuesday. More...

Public meetings  Free Access 

Bath CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. FORESTRY COMMITTEE, Wednesday, 7 p.m., City Hall. Bowdoinham 250TH ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE, Wednesday, 7 p.m., Coombs Municipal Building. More...

Art and music merge in children’s music classes

FREEPORT —Integrative art and music classes for children ages 4 to 11 will begin Saturday at Cricket Hunt School. More...

Welcoming the demons (a Tibetan legend)

TELL ME A STORY

Long ago a boy was born in western Tibet to a wealthy family that named him Mila Thopaga, “a joy to hear.” When he was still very young, his father died, and his greedy aunt and uncle stole the family’s money and forced the boy and More...

Midcoast Sr. College cooks up new series

BRUNSWICK Midcoast Senior College is pleased to announce that Now You’re Cooking will sponsor the Winter Wisdom Lecture Series again this year. 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. CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 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...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Brunswick PLANNING BOARD,  Thursday, 5 p.m., Brunswick Station, 16 Station Ave. Durham BOARD OF SELECTMEN WORKSHOP: JOB DESCRIPTIONS,   Thursday, 6 p.m., town office. Freeport BOARD OF APPEALS,   Thursday More...

University College set for two-way Spanish classes videoconferencing

BATH — University College at Bath/Brunswick will offer two University of Maine Spanish courses via two-way videoconferencing beginning Monday. More...

Rotary honors 6 high school students

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Rotary Club recognized six local high school students during the recently concluded academic quarter for their involvement in community and school activities. More...

Longfellow lives on

BRUNSWICK In line with tradition, Brunswick’s former Longfellow School now has a living memorial at the new Harriet Beecher Stowe School. More...

Fall prevention coach training begins Jan. 12

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital will host training for “A Matter of Balance” coaches from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday and from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 12. More...

Vein specialist offers free leg screenings

SOUTH PORTLAND — The Vein Healthcare Center will give free leg screenings from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. More...

Financial literacy aides recruited

BRUNSWICK — The Midcoast CA$H (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) coalition seeks volunteers to help promote financial literacy and prepare taxes for Mainers with incomes of less than $50,000. More...

Scheduled public meetings  Free Access 

ArrowsicROAD COMMISSION, Tuesday,7 p.m., town hall. BathPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday,6 p.m., City Hall.CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday,6 p.m., City Hall.FORESTRY COMMITTEE,Wednesday, 7 p.m., City Hall. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

AlnaBOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. ArrowsicPLANNING BOARD, Monday,7 p.m. town hall.ROAD COMMISSION, Tuesday,7 p.m., town hall. More...

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...