January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Local

FREEPORT POLICE

Arrests Joy Spaulding, 22, of 1 Ware Road, Freeport, Jan. 7, 2:04 p.m., charged with displaying a fictitious inspection sticker and sale and use of drug paraphernalia, on Interstate 295 south. Peggi J. Connors, 37, of 266 Foye Road, Wiscasset, Jan. More...

Grant supports wetland project

A wetland restoration project on Maquoit Stream in Brunswick was awarded a portion of $ 2.4 million in funds from a state conservation program. More...

Smoke, fire damage Brunswick apartment

Detectors credited with saving lives

Working smoke detectors in a four-apartment complex on Perryman Drive alerted residents Wednesday night to a fire in a second- floor bathroom. More...

Alleged mom puncher jailed

A 33- year- old Brunswick man is in Cumberland County Jail this morning after police say he punched his mother in the face and then struggled as they tried to arrest him. More...

Topsham cancels comp plan meeting

TOPSHAM — The Topsham Comprehensive Plan Implementation Committee meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled due to inclement weather, the Topsham Planning Office announced. More...

Truck fire forces road closure

Police closed Route 1 northbound briefly this morning as firefighters organized to douse a truck fire at Cumberland Farms. Bath Police officers responded at 8:28 a.m. More...

RSU 1 survey gauges budget priorities

As Regional School Unit 1 begins to grapple with the approximately $1 million budget gap Superintendent Patrick Manuel announced in December, administrators have created an online survey to garner input from residents of the district’s five com More...

Deer dodge causes crash

A West Bath woman was taken to a Brunswick hospital Tuesday after swerving to avoid a deer in the road, according to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Department. The crash was reported at 5:34 p.m. Lt. More...

Beetle bumps Dodge on Rt. 1

A Woolwich driver rearended another vehicle while passing by the scene of a separate accident along Route 1 in Edgecomb on Monday. According to a report from Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Brackett, Herbert W. More...

TIGHT QUARTERS

A WOMAN walks on a narrow strip of sand at Popham Beach State Park in Phippsburg at high tide. At high tide, the surf often pushes onto the dunes. More...

RSU 12 mulls new funding formula

Officials in Regional School Unit 12 hope changes to the eight-town district’s funding formula might quell Wiscasset voters’ desire to explore splitting from the pack. In a Nov. More...

Weather scuttles SAD 75 board meeting

BOWDOINHAM — The School Administrative 75 board of directors meeting scheduled for today at 6 p.m. at Bowdoinham Community School has been canceled due to the inclement weather. More...

Author slated to speak today at Curtis Memorial

Award-winning Brunswick author Carla Maria Sullwold is scheduled to discuss and autograph copies of her latest book, “Raising Rufus: A Maine Love Story,” at 7 p.m. today at Curtis Memorial Library. More...

Burglar breaks store window

An overnight burglary attempt at the North Freeport General Store caused damage to a window. According to Freeport Police Lt. Susan Nourse, a neighbor of the store heard a banging noise and saw two people walking around the building around 3 a.m. More...