January 30, 2012 RSS feed / Community

The fool and the tallest tree (an Austrian tale)

TELL ME A STORY

O nce upon a time a peasant had three sons, and everyone called the youngest boy, Hansel, a fool. Hansel was different from his brothers, and whenever he tried to do the things they did, he failed. When he failed, his father punished him. More...

SUPPORT GROUPS

This listing appears the last Friday of each month. Area support groups that would like to be included or need to make changes should contact the community editor at 504-8247 or news@timesrecord.com. General More...

Museum of Art welcomes students

COLLEGE NIGHT

PORTLAND — The Portland Museum of Art will host College Night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 2. Admission is free with valid student identification or $5 at the door for others. More...

Scheduled Public Meetings  Free Access 

Bowdoinham PLANNING BOARD, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Coombs Municipal Building. More...

North Yarmouth Academy Honor Roll

YARMOUTH — The following students who live in The Times Record’s circulation area attained honor roll status for the first trimester at North Yarmouth Academy. More...

Foundation offers aid to Maine students

ELLSWORTH — The Maine Community Foundation offers nearly 450 scholarships that support students pursuing music, journalism, teaching, horticulture, technology, the art, and other fields. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

BowdoinhamFINANCE COMMITTEE,Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.,Coombs Municipal Building.PLANNING BOARD, Thursday,6:30 p.m., Coombs MunicipalBuilding.BrunswickCONSERVATION COMMISSION,Wednesday, 4:30 p.m., Brunswick Station, 16 Station Ave.SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARDMEETI More...

Outstanding teens sought for pageant

BRUNSWICK — Girls between 13 and 17 years old can now register to participate in the Miss Maine’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, which is scheduled to take place June 16 in Crooker Theater at Brunswick High School.  The Miss Maine’s More...

TAKE HEART:

A Conversation in Poetry

Jay Davis of Portland writes of today’s verse that his mother grew up in Aroostook County, the source of Maine potatoes, adding that his lineage goes back to Scotch-Irish immigrants. More...

Library program digs into vegetable growth

BATH — Patten Free Library’s next winter gardening series program is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at the library.  More...

The trolls and the great big cat (a Norwegian tale)

TELL ME A STORY

O nce upon a time in a village in the snowy Norwegian mountains, there lived a tailor and his family. Every year during the holiday season, the trolls moved into their house. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

AlnaBOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. BathCITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 6p.m., city hall.FORESTRY COMMITTEE,Wednesday, 7 p.m., city hall. BowdoinBOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office.U.S. More...

STUDENT NOTES

Midshipmen EVAN TURMENNE and JOSEPH ZINNI, both of Brunswick, were sworn in as members of the Maine Maritime Academy Regiment of Midshipmen at a ceremony during fall 2011. Turmenne, a graduate of Brunswick High School, Brunswick, Maine,&nbs More...

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Free program shows how to complete living wills

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. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church, 320 Church Road. More...

Senter grant pushes CREA closer to goal

Environmental education center more than half way to replacing roof

TOPSHAM   The Alfred M. Senter Fund awarded the Cathance River Education Alliance (CREA) a $6,500 grant to be used to help pay to replace the roof at the alliance’s Cathance River Ecology Center.  More...

AHA plans to have a ball, and fun, too

Post-Valentine’s Day fundraising gala will be Feb. 16

BRUNSWICK   Members of the local chapter of the American Heart Association ( AHA) plan to host a fundraising Heart Ball on Feb. 16. The event, which will run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. More...

‘Maine’ on the menu for Morris Farm fundraiser

WISCASSET — As a benefit for the Morris Farm Trust, chef Mikael Andersson will prepare and serve dinner for the “Winter’s Moon Celebration” at 6 p. m. Feb. More...

BHS class of ’14 collects used phones

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School class of 2014 is collecting used cellphones through March 31.  The class invites the public to donate unwanted cellphones in bags placed at various locations around town, including Maine Running Shoe, More...

Scheduled Public Meetings  Free Access 

Bowdoin  PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town office. Bowdoinham  More...