January 11, 2012 RSS feed / Local

Health board touts folic acid

BATH — The Sagadahoc County Board of Health declared January to be “Birth Defect Prevention Month” at a Jan. 6 meeting, in conjunction with a national campaign to spread awareness about birth defects. More...

Senate upholds vetoes

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday upheld a trio of vetoes from Gov. Paul LePage on bills that initially passed during last year’s legislative session. More...

Canine deters intruder

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick police today urged local residents to lock their doors after a Hornet Street couple found an intruder in their home early this morning. More...

Burglar steals cash register

BRUNSWICK — A burglary overnight at Michele’s Consignment Shop on Union Street remains under investigation today, but police have already recovered a cash register stolen from the business. Officers responded just after 2:30 a. m. More...

SAGADAHOC SHERIFF

Arrests Adrian McComb, 34, of 159 Enfield Road, Lincoln, Jan. 8, 11:45 p.m., charged with operating after suspension and violation of conditions of released; also summonsed for speeding, on Bypass Drive in Topsham. More...

Richmond selectmen meet this evening

WEB NEWS — 12:30 PM

RICHMOND — The Richmond Board of Selectmen will meet at 6 p.m. today at the town office. More...

People Plus yoga class starts Thursday

WEB NEWS — 12:30 PM

BRUNSWICK — Ann Kimmage will begin teaching a new yoga class, “Yoga for Mobility,” on Thursday at the People Plus Center, 35 Union St. More...

Neighbors kick back at soccer arena plan

FREEPORT — Plans for an indoor-outdoor soccer arena off Hedgehog Mountain Road are on hold while developers search for property with fewer zoning complications. More...

COMMUNITY REEDS

TUFTED CATTAILS slowly release their seeds to the breeze Tuesday in Topsham. More...

SAD 75 board to review possible policy changes

BOWDOINHAM — The School Administrative District 75 board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Bowdoinham Community School. Among other items, a budget report and budget process overview are scheduled. More...

Car downs pole, power lost

TOPSHAM A vehicle hit a utility pole Saturday morning on Elm Street, causing about 400 Central Maine Power customers to lose power for about 40 minutes while a CMP crew replaced the pole. More...