January 16, 2012 RSS feed / Community

The Kingdom of Monkeys (an Indonesian tale)

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O nce upon a time the goddess Sunan Ambu had a son who loved to play tricks. When the gods sent rain to Earth, he hopped upon the raindrops and traveled there to tickle sleeping children. More...

Daffodil Days offer hope, support for cancer patients

TOPSHAM — The American Cancer Society will accept Daffodil Days orders through March 2. Daffodil Days is an annual fundraiser based upon the hope that comes with the blossoming of flowers in spring. More...

‘Worm Wiz’ to spread compost message

BATH — Master Gardener Brett Thompson, also known as “The Worm Wiz,” will lead a free program titled “Promote Global Worming” at 6:30 p. m. Jan. 18 at Patten Free Library on Summer Street. More...

THAT WAS THEN

  Ducks in a row Ducks flee from the rain into a roost on Old Brunswick Road in Bath in this photo dated Feb. 13, 1984. |align=left|width=227|height=250|link=node] More...

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ST. JOHN’S SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

BRUNSWICK — St. John’s Catholic School has announced its honor roll for the first trimester. Grade 6 High honors: Seamus Flanagan, Augie Lienert, Thomas Madigan, Haley Morin and Sean Scanlon. More...

USM graduate courses to be held in Bath

BATH — Starting Jan. 18, Lynne Miller will offer the University of Southern Maine graduate education course “EDU 600: Research Methods and Techniques” at University College at Bath/Brunswick. More...

Strategies for dealing with hearing loss

BRUNSWICK — People Plus will host a free workshop titled “Living Well with Hearing Loss” from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at 35 Union St. More...

The princess and the woodcutter

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(an English fairytale) O nce upon a time in a land of kings and castles, bakers and butchers, witches and fairies and dwarves, there lived a woodcutter named Henry who worked for the king. More...

Singer-songwriter workshop set at Hyde

BATH — Hyde School will hold a five-day singer-songwriter workshop in late January designed for students interested in perfecting their musical craft in writing, producing or singing. More...

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Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Monday, 5 p.m., town hall. Bath More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Monday, 5 p.m., town hall. Bath PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP ON ARMORY, Wednesd More...

STUDENT NOTES

MI ZHANG, a sophomore at Brunswick High School, earned a spot on the High Honors roll for the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year. Her name was omitted from the honor roll originally submitted to the newspaper. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Bath COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTCOMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:30p.m., City Hall. Brunswick CABLE TV COMMITTEE, Thursday, 7 p.m., Brunswick Station,16 Station Ave. Freeport SHELLFISH COMMISSION,Thursday, 6:30 p.m., FreeportCommunity Center, 53 DepotSt. Georgetown More...

Creative process class begins Jan. 26

BRUNSWICK — Merrymeeting Adult Education will offer a class titled “Creating What You Want in 2012,” beginning Jan. 26 at Brunswick High School, 116 Maquoit Road. Sessions will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays. More...

Region 10 awarded pair of Senter grants

BRUNSWICK — Region 10 Technical High School, 68 Church Road, has been awarded two grants from the Alfred M. Senter fund, according to Director Barry Lohnes. More...

RAFFLE TO HELP MAKE-A-WISH

THE ALNA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, shown here, will donate proceeds it won in the Lincoln County Fire Chiefs Association Disney Trip Raffle to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Community Energy Fun More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

BathCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTCOMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:30p.m., City Hall. BowdoinPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7p.m., town office. More...

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Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. More...

Chewonki offering winter camp session

WISCASSET — Enrollment for a youth winter vacation camp at the Chewonki Foundation’s 400-acre campus is now open. The winter vacation week program, from Feb. More...