January 16, 2012 RSS feed / Word Jr.

Ocy L. Downs Biennial Piano Prize for high school students announced

PORTLAND — Advanced pianists in grades 8 through 12 throughout Maine are invited to request guidelines and an application form now to enter the Ocy L. Downs Piano Prize competition to be held March 24 at the Portland Conservatory of Music. More...

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Polish art student hangs own painting in museum

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Art student Andrzej Sobiepan didn’t want to wait decades for his work to appear in museums. So he took matters in his own hands, covertly hanging one of his paintings in a major Polish gallery. More...


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Lisbon teams attend civil rights conferences

Student groups taught strategies to encourage safe school environments

AUGUSTA — Lisbon’s High School and Community School civil rights teams each attended all-day training conferences in Augusta in November. More...


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Overnight gusts knock out power

HARPSWELL Strong gusts of wind took out electricity to just more than 1,000 Central Maine Power customers overnight, but by 9 a.m. today that number was down to 550, with most in Harpswell. More...

Christmas crash dings 5 vehicles

EDGECOMB A Christmas Day crash along Route 1 in Edgecomb involved five cars after a 2005 Kia traveling north spun out of control, hitting a guardrail and swinging back into the center of the road, according to police logs issued Wednesday by the Lin More...

‘Letters from Camp’ contest winners set

PORTLAND — The winners for the inaugural Maine Summer Camps “ Letters from Camp” video contest have been selected. More...


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Donations needed for online store

LISBON — Students in the Gartley Street Program are seeking donations for their E-Bay Store. More...


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LAST MONTH, Lisbon Community School Student Council members met with Lisbon Area Christian Outreach codirector Carol Day to learn about resources available for those who need assistance. More...

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BRUNSWICK POLICE Tickets for 2012 air show on sale

Arrests Stephen Flewelling, 33, of 15 Getchell Road, Dresden, Dec. 22, 9;27 a.m., charged with violation of conditions of release, on Bath Road. Michael Martin, 21, of 727 West St., Bowdoin, Dec. More...

Driver charged after crash

BRUNSWICK Brunswick police summonsed a West Bath man Friday night for driving to endanger and operating after habitual offender revocation following an incident in which his pickup allegedly struck another man’s car. More...

Why not fly into space?

Why can’t an airplane just fly into space? Why do we need rockets? Most of the time air may not seem like a very real substance. But when the wind blows so hard it nearly knocks you down, air seems very real indeed. More...

Teens To Trails offering Sara’s Scholarship

EDGECOMB — Teens To Trails or “T3” is partnering with the Chewonki Foundation to offer a scholarship opportunity for two Wiscasset teens. More...