February 24, 2017 RSS feed / Local

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

IT’S TAX TIME AGAIN. AARP volunteers will be at People Plus until April 15 for AARP’s annual free tax assistance service. More...

Topsham library recognizes Cary with Whitten award

TOPSHAM Whitten Society members and special guests gathered earlier this month to honor Dana Cary as the third recipient of the Sarah Whitten Community Award, given by the Topsham Public Library board of trustees to recognize outstanding service to More...

Snow, ice bust budget in Brunswick

Noise issue with trains addressed

BRUNSWICK   With more winter days yet to come, Town Manager John Eldridge said the budget to fight snow and ice removal is already overspent by about $100,000. More...

Lecture series set for Sunday in Wiscasset

WISCASSET — The third presentation of Lincoln County Historical Association’s 2017 Winter Lecture Series will take place Sunday, Feb. 26. Orman Hines will present Virginia, Maine’s First Ship & The Popham Colony.  More...

Alna man sentenced in crack, heroin case

BANGOR — U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Bradford Christopher, 36, of Alna, was sentenced in U.S. More...

Patten Free to host ebook platform topic

BATH — On Tuesday, March 7, Patten Free Library will host an information session on the launch of the new statewide digital book platform, which is called Cloud Library. More...

STUDENT NOTES

BJHS 2ND QUARTER HONORS   More...

Harmonies of Pretty Girls Sing Soprano to warm up the CCAC

BATH   The Pretty Girls Sing Soprano will perform Friday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Kill the Chill Winter Concert Series in the Curtis Room of the Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath.   More...

Woman charged with OUI after crashing into septic truck in Topsham

TOPSHAM   A Bowdoin woman was charged with operating under the influence after allegedly crashing her pickup truck into the back of a septic truck Thursday, causing sewage to spill on the ground.  The crash was reported near the Bowdoin tow More...

SaviLinx eyes more growth in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   SaviLinx at Brunswick Landing is growing — and they’re not the only ones. More...

Centre St Arts Gallery celebrates winners of winter student show

BATH   At a reception at The Centre St Arts Gallery, LLC, student artists, family and friends gathered on Feb. 18 to celebrate the student artists and winners of merit awards.  More...

FIVE ISLANDS IN THE MORNING

FIVE ISLANDS, as seen on a recent morning by this photograph submitted by Brunswick resident Chris Taub. More...

Unopposed, Park elected in Bath

BATH Aaron Park was elected to the Ward 7 seat of the Bath City Council in a special election on Tuesday. “I’m excited for the opportunity,” said Park. More...

Lisbon School Dept. now accepting names for Pre-K lottery

LISBON — The Lisbon School Department is accepting names for the public school Pre-Kindergarten program at Lisbon Community School. This program is for children who will be 4 years old on or before Oct. 15, 2017.   More...

Septic System installers workshop scheduled

BATH — On March 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a septic system installers workshop at the Bath City Hall, 55 Front St. More...

Firefighters keep hydrants clear, thanks to some helpful residents

BRUNSWICK   Public works crews, plow crews and residents were busy cleaning up after last week’s storms. It was also very busy for firefighters who worked around daily calls to get to the fire hydrants in town to clear away snow.  More...

Police: Pedestrian struck Sunday night has died

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick police say a man hit by a sport utility vehicle while crossing Mill Street Sunday night has died from his injuries.  Brunswick police say Caleb Maxham, 20, of Warren, was crossing Mill Street from the southern shoulder More...

Meet Matey and Barley at Coastal Humane Society

Pet of the Week

BRUNSWICK Matey and Barley are a bonded pair, handsome older orange tabbies, that are brothers and need to go home together. They are the sweetest pair you could imagine, and get along wonderfully with kids and dogs. More...

STUDENT NOTES

RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL 1ST SEMESTER HONORS  Grade 9   Cum Laude: Reynonte Gajilan, Benjamin Gardner, Hunter Harris, Lindsie Irish, Abigail Johnson, Bryanne Lancaster, Theodore Merrill, Elliot Palmer, Olivia Ridenour, Hannah Robichaud  Gr More...

CRASH OUTSIDE BRUNSWICK PD

BRUNSWICK POLICE DEPARTMENT posted a photo of this Subaru which rolled over right in front of the police station on Pleasant Street just before 7:30 a.m. Sunday. More...