July 28, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Extra from original film attends opening night of MYT's 'Carousel'  Free Access 

Mary Lee Brown Brown, an extra in the 1956 film adaption of the 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical "Carousel" attended the production of MYT's production More...

Camper destroyed in fire, delays I-295 traffic in Richmond

No injuries reported

RICHMOND Traffic on Interstate 295 southbound in Richmond came to a standstill Thursday after a camper became engulfed in flames. Richmond Deputy Fire Chief John Bellino said the fire — reported at 2:43 p.m. More...

Council, school board seats open in Freeport

Nomination papers available Monday

FREEPORT Nomination papers will be available Monday for three town council positions and two Regional School Unit board positions. More...

Informational program on the upcoming eclipse

BRUNSWICK — On Thursday, Aug. 10 from 6-7:30 p.m.., Curtis Memorial Library and Cornerstones of Science will host an informational program on the upcoming eclipse. On Aug. More...

Ruth Bean, 100, says secret to longevity is eating well

TOPSHAM   100-year-old Ruth Bean’s fondest childhood memory is running barefoot in the summer to save her shoes for the school year. “We didn’t have much money, so we went barefoot all summer. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

A RECORD 118 MEMBERS and area residents attended the 16th annual People Plus picnic at Thomas Point Beach last week. More...

Remember When?

When Old Ironsides Visited Bath

BATH T he U.S.S. Constitution came to Bath on July 13-16, 1931 during her post restoration cruise. She anchored below the bridge and was open daily for visitation by the public. More...

STUDENT NOTES

NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY   The following local students earned honors at North Yarmouth Academy for the second trimester:  Highest Honors   Grade 5: Alexander Barron of Harpswell  Grade 6: Sally Stronge of Freeport  Grade 7: Ow More...

Man in crisis knocks on doors in Phippsburg

PHIPPSBURG A man reported as missing from Dover- Foxcroft made his way to Phippsburg Thursday morning, where he knocked on several doors apparently convinced he was Donald J. Trump. The man was taken by police to the hospital for evaluation. More...

Lighthouses of Arrowsic

Historical beacons face substantial renovations

ARROWSIC While Michigan may beat out Maine for most lighthouses per capita, the unassuming town of Arrowsic may just boast the most lighthouses per capita of any municipality. More...

In search of Doubling Point

To the residents of Arrowsic, especially to those in the vicinity of Doubling Point Light, please accept my most profound apologies. More...

Swinging Bridge provides historical connection

BRUNSWICK/TOPSHAM The Swinging Bridge has spanned the Androscoggin River for generations, connecting Brunswick and Topsham. It was originally built for mill workers living along the river to have easy access to the Cabot Manufacturing cotton mill. More...

From the frozen north and back again

How the schooner Bowdoin transformed from Arctic vessel to floating classroom

BRUNSWICK   It was while stranded off the coast of northern Greenland that captain Donald B. More...

Going vegetarian/vegan in the Midcoast

For non-carnivorous folk, summer in Maine can be difficult: seafood is abundant, barbecues are a seasonal staple and finding a place to eat that suits a vegetarian or vegan diet can seem daunting. More...

HOT DOG!

DANNY’S ON THE MALL celebrated 35 years in business in downtown Brunswick Tuesday. Above, Lincoln Grohl, 1, with Leah Grohl, reacts to a pair of dogs. More...

Police again warn: Lock your doors

BATH The Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Office is warning people to lock their doors — on both vehicles and homes — in light of several burglaries the sheriff ’s office has been investigating over the past month. More...

Brunswick crash sends 1 to hospital

BRUNSWICK   Two Subaru Foresters were involved in a Pleasant Street collision Wednesday, sending one woman to the hospital and slowing traffic for about an hour. More...

PHS HISTORY WALKING TOUR

THE TOPSHAM TOWN HALL, formerly the Congregational Society Church, on the corner of Elm and Green streets. More...

Free summer fun for families at Castle Tucker

WISCASSET — Join the Historic New England and the Wiscasset Public Library July 26, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Bands of Books fundraiser for Wiscasset library

WISCASSET — For the fourth year, Friends of the Wiscasset Public Library are planning a festive “Bands for Books” evening to raise funds for the library. This year’s event takes place Sunday, Sept. 3, from 5-7 p.m. More...