January 23, 2012 RSS feed / Word Jr.

MT. ARARAT SELECTS POETRY OUT LOUD WINNER

SOPHOMORE ISABELLA LEON is scheduled to represent Mt. Ararat High School on Feb. 8 in the regional Poetry Out Loud competition in Biddeford. Leon advanced by winning the school competition on Dec. More...

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Gartley St. students get college scoop

LISBON — Students in the Alternative Education Program offered at 19 Gartley St. attended a seminar on college aspirations provided by Marc Gosselin, director of admissions at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. More...

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...

Can’t wait:

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...

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...

ESSAY FINALIST

Emma Harrington, an eighth-grader at Woolwich Central School, recently placed third in the Veterans of Foreign War “Patriot’s Pen” essay contest. 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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LISBON STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT LACO

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...

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...