January 23, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Scheduled Public Meetings  Free Access 

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

THAT WAS THEN

Booting up a dynasty

In this 1941 photo provided by the L.L. Bean Archive, Leon Leonwood Bean is seen with grandsons, from left, Leon Gorman, Jim Gorman and Tom Gorman, at Bean's office in Freeport. In 1912, L.L. Bean sold his first pair of boots. More...

Moxie fest theme deadline looms

Entries due on Jan. 31

The Moxie Festival theme contest is entering its final stages. The Moxie Festival, to be held in Lisbon Falls from July 13 to July 15, will celebrate its 30th year in 2012. The Moxie Festival Committee seeks suggestions for this year’s theme. More...

Scheduled Public Meetings  Free Access 

Bath CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP ONARMORY, Thursday, 6 p.m.,City Hall. Brunswick SCHOOL BOARD: POLICYCOMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:15p.m., Hawthorne School, 46Federal St. Phippsburg More...

SNOW WAY HOME

COMMUTERS make their way north on Interstate 295 in Freeport on Thursday afternoon. The first significant snowfall of 2012 created treacherous driving conditions for local motorists on Jan. 12. More...

Grief support group starts this month

NEWCASTLE — Companions in- Grief invites those who have lost a loved one to join a group of others who have experienced loss and are trying to find ways to deal with their grief. More...

Chop Point School Honor Roll

WOOLWICH — Chop Point School has announced its second quarter honor roll. More...

FROM LEGISLATURE TO BLAINE HOUSE

FORMER state Sen. Paula Benoit, who now works as Blaine House residence director and executive assistant to the first lady, visited the Bath Rotary Club on Jan. 10. More...

Scheduled Public Meetings  Free Access 

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

SMCC hosts free weatherization workshops

SOUTH PORTLAND — In response to a recent spike in oil prices and cuts to the Low Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Southern Maine Community College ( SMCC) plans to offer free weatherization courses next week. More...

READING ROOM EXHIBIT

A PAINTING by Orr’s Island painter Brad McFadden is now hanging on loan in the new reading room at the Orr’s Island Library. McFadden finished the painting, a copy of N.C. More...

Free living will guidance offered

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Area Respite Care and CHANS Home Health Care plan to host a program on how to complete a free living will at 1 p. m. Feb. 1 at the United Methodist Church, 320 Church Road. More...

Bath winter farmers market adds raffle

BATH — The Bath Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Bath UCC, 150 Congress Ave. The winter market holds a monthly raffle. More...

Student Notes

Midshipmen Ryan Collet and Allyson Fuehrer, both of Freeport, were sworn in as members of the Maine Maritime Academy Regiment of Midshipmen at a ceremony during fall 2011. More...

New lift makes library more accessible

HARPSWELL — After 107 years, the Orr’s Island Library is now accessible to disabled and mobility impaired patrons, according to a press release. More...

Witt to share ways to match gardens, critters

BATH — The Bath Garden Club will meet next at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington St. Following a time for socializing, the meeting will begin at noon. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Bath PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP ON ARMORY, Wednesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. Bowdoinham More...

Free blood pressure checks slated

BRUNSWICK — CHANS Home Health Care will offer free blood pressure clinics at the following times and locations: — 10 a. m. to 11: 30 a. m. Wednesday, Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program, 84A Union St., Brunswick. — 11: 30 a. m. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

BathPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6p.m., City Hall.CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP ONARMORY, Wednesday, 6 p.m.,City Hall. More...