September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Q&A with Elizabeth and Noel Stookey

‘One Light, Many Candles’ uses spoken word, music to reflect on spiritualism and harmony at Brunswick’s First Parish

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N. Yarmouth victim killed in I-295 collision identified

West Bath teen involved in crash

FALMOUTH   Police have identified the man killed Tuesday night in a two-car crash on Interstate 295 in Falmouth.  State police say Joshua Martin, 36, of North Yarmouth was killed when his 2005 PT Cruiser was struck from behind by a 2007 Vol More...

Coastal Humane Society, Lincoln County Animal Shelter to host Black Cat Ball

BRUNSWICK The Coastal Humane Society and Lincoln County Animal Shelter announced on Tuesday that their new Halloween-themed annual event, The Black Cat Ball, will take place Oct. 28 at Fort Andross in Brunswick at 7 p.m. More...

CHANS announces fall grief support groups

BRUNSWICK — CHANS Home Health & Hospice offers free grief and bereavement services to those who have experienced the death of a loved one. More...

Interview with Jane Mayer at Bowdoin College on Sept. 23

BRUNSWICK — Jane Mayer, author of “ Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right” and a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1995, will be presented with the 2017 Frances Perkins Center Int More...

Freeport Conservation Trust to celebrate 40th anniversary

FREEPORT — The public is invited to a celebration of Freeport Conservation Trust’s 40 years of conservation in Freeport.  The party is on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 2-5 p.m. More...

Harpswell man pleads guilty to stealing guns

BRUNSWICK   A Harpswell man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer.  According to court records, on Jan. More...

Man killed in I-295 crash

FALMOUTH State Police say a man was killed Tuesday night in a two car crash on Interstate 295 in Falmouth. The rear end collision took place at approximately 7 p.m. in the northbound lanes by exit 10. More...

New Patten Free Library book group to explore 14th Amendment

BATH   Patten Free Library will soon start a new book group exploring the 14th Amendment.  Entitled “Violence and Belonging: the 14th Amendment and American Literature,” the reading series is made possible through the Maine Huma More...

Meet Troy!

Pet of the Week

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Senior Expo will be coming to Freeport on Oct. 5

FREEPORT Seniors and their families will have free access to 40- plus sources of senior information Thursday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park St. in Freeport, during a fall senior expo. More...

Patten Free Library to host common application workshop

BATH — Registration is now open for Patten Free Library’s Tuesday, Oct. 10 workshop on the Common Application for college admission. The event is for high school seniors and will be held at Patten Free Library from 6-8 p.m. More...

Alleged trespass incident leads to assault charge

LISBON   A father and his adult son were arrested Wednesday after allegedly threatening and assaulting an elderly man during a confrontation on County Road.  William Robbins, 55, is charged with criminal threatening while Jamie Robbins, 34, More...

Former Maine laureate to appear at Bath’s Patten Free Library Q&A with poet Wesley McNair

Maine’s poet laureate from 2011 to 2015, Wesley McNair’s poems have been heard on NPR’s Weekend Edition, at least 22 times on Garrison Keillor's “Writer's Almanac,” and have been included in more than 60 anthologies and More...

‘We are compelled to never forget …’

DURING A POW/MIA REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY held on the Brunswick Mall Friday, Brunswick American Legion, George T. More...

Brunswick legion remembers POW/MIA

BRUNSWICK   Eleven Maine servicemen who fought in Vietnam and never returned home were honored on National POW/MIA Recognition Day Friday.  More...

LIBRARY HONORS SCOUTS’ GARDEN WORK

GIRL SCOUT TROOP 2022 was recently honored by Topsham Public Library Director Susan M. Preece in a special reception to celebrate the Scouts’ work on the Hidden Meaning of Flowers garden. More...

Autumn birding adventure with KELT

WESTPORT ISLAND — During this fall’s Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites birders of all abilities to the Carl and Barbara Segerstrom Preserve at Squam Creek on Westport Island on Saturday, Sept. More...

Get strays spayed at community clinic

TOPSHAM — Community Spay-Neuter Clinic of Topsham is asking residents of Androscoggin, Kennebec, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Oxford counties who are feeding, or have knowledge of unowned, or “Community Cats” (barn, feral, str More...

Freeport Cultural Plan meeting is Sept. 25

FREEPORT A meeting will be held this month to define the goals and objectives for the Freeport Cultural Plan at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Freeport Middle School. More...