February 10, 2012 RSS feed / Community

MASCOT SOLIDARITY

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in Brunswick recently hosted a 5-2-1-0 program at which the school’s mascot, Beecher Bob the Bobcat (also known as Mallory Palmer), met with Crusher, mas More...

THAT WAS THEN

Origin of bypass planning?

As a Stanley Steam car motors into downtown Wiscasset, pedestrians head in the other direction on the Wiscasset Bridge across the Sheepscot River in this photo that dates to 1915. More...

Trio to share rehab, therapy pointers

BRUNSWICK — A panel of experts will discuss rehabilitation after hospitalization and what patients should know about therapy during the next Ounce of Prevention program, which is scheduled to run from 11 a.m. More...

Grief support group begins this month

BRUNSWICK — CHANS Home Health Care Hospice and Volunteer Program will offer its eight-week Grieving Children’s Program beginning in late February. Sessions will run from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. More...

Lisbon Falls Christian Academy

LISBON — Lisbon Falls Christian Academy has announced its second quarter honor roll. ‘A’ honor roll GRADE 1-4: Vanessa Brown, Sarah Haggerty, Luke Holmander, Alivia Jones, Julian Morin, Stephan Morin and Carrie Parker. More...

WORDS (and technology) FOR THIRDS

MEMBERS of Topsham Grange 37, a community partner with the Lisbon School Department, have given a dictionary to each third-grader at Lisbon Community School since 2007 through the Words for Thirds Di More...

Phippsburg Elementary Awards

PHIPPSBURG — Phippsburg Elementary School released its second quarter awards. Strong Effort: Kasie Hasselbacher, Erica Mullen and Ethan Pascuzzo Homework Award: Levi Little Care & Concern: Miranda Burpee, Olivia Cushman and Kali Pierce More...

Lisbon Rec offers vacation week camps

LISBON — The Lisbon Recreation Department will offer day-camp activities during the February and April school vacations. Programs for children in kindergarten through fifth grade will run from 7 a.m. to 5: 30 p. m. More...

Valentine’s dance tickets on sale

TOPSHAM — The Topsham Parks and Recreation Department plans to hold its 12th annual Father/Daughter Valentine Dance from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Mt. Ararat Middle School gymnasium. More...

RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

RICHMOND — Richmond High School has announced its first trimester honor roll. Grade 9Cum Laude: Michaela Carney,Michaela Lewia and Travis Robbins. Magna Cum Laude: BaileyJohansen Summa Cum Laude: CameronEmmons More...

Scheduled Public Meetings

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. SPECIAL STATE ELECTION: Senate District 20, Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fire Station, Route 194. More...

Edward Johnson receives Purple Heart 60 years late

HARPSWELL — Sixty years wasn’t too long for Edward Johnson of Bailey Island to wait for his Purple Heart. Johnson was wounded by shrapnel on the morning of Oct. 4, 1952, in Kumhwa Valley, Korea, on the last day of his tour. More...

Crooning quartets offer vocal valentines

BRUNSWICK — The Nor’easters Chorus of Brunswick will send a singing valentine to a special person’s home, business, hospital, nursing home, school or other locations within the greater Bath-Brunswick area to Boothbay Harbor. More...

Bath Y schedules life guard training session

BATH — The Bath Area Family YMCA will offer lifeguard training during February school vacation. The training is open to swimmers age 15 and older. Applicants must pass a swim test to take the class. More...

Student Notes

JORDAN LANCASTER of Brunswick was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Curry College in Milton, Mass. A junior majoring in elementary education, she is the daughter of Dick and Mary Lancaster of Brunswick. More...

Scheduled Public Meetings

Bath COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:30 p.m., City Hall. More...

School counselors tout their value

AUGUSTA — National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), runs through Friday. More...

Public Meetings

Arrowsic BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Wednesday, 7 p.m., town hall. More...

BHS launches Partners in Education program; honors Wild Oats owners

BRUNSWICK Brunswick High School (BHS) created its Partner in Education recognition award to honor “those who share its commitment to providing the best possible education to learners of all ages and abilities,” a release from the school More...

Cumberland County grant deadline nears

ELLSWORTH — Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that draw on the strengths of the community and foster collaboration are encouraged to apply to the Cumberland County Fund, part of the Maine Community Foundation&rsquo More...