March 28, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Curtis Library popping up in Harspwell

HARPSWELL Curtis Memorial Library is making it a little easier for Harpswell residents to check out books by hosting a pop-up library sessions at Harspwell Town Hall every Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. More...

Bath Area BackPack Program receives independent nonprofit status

BATH The Bath Area BackPack Program was recently granted independent nonprofit status. More...

Cancellations, closings after water main break at Brunswick Landing

BRUNSWICK   A water main broke at Brunswick Landing near the Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department building on Sunday.  The break caused water pressure issues or a lack of water for the entire Brunswick Landing campus. More...

Climate expert to speak in Bath

BATH — Scientist and explorer Paul Andrew Mayewski will be the featured speaker when the University of Maine’s Mid-coast Alumni Chapter holds its annual Spring Dinner on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. More...

STUDENT NOTES

ELMIRA COLLEGE Audrey Thames of Topsham was inducted into the Elmira College circle, or chapter, of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society at Elmira College ITHACA COLLEGE Emma Venard of Harpswell was inducted into the Phi Kappa More...

Brunswick man charged after allegedly pulling gun, threatening outside restaurant

A Brunswick man was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly pulling a loaded handgun on a group of people he had an altercation with Friday night.  More...

BIW offsets layoffs with new positions

BATH   Seventeen workers will be laid off at Bath Iron Works next month, but those workers may be able to fill other positions.  BIW alerted the Local S6, BIW’s largest union, of the layoffs on Friday.  “We notified Local 6 More...

Dresden home destroyed in fire Friday

DRESDEN   A Dresden home was destroyed in a late morning fire on Middle Road Friday.  The double-wide at 606 Middle Road was reported on fire by a neighbor at approximately 11 a.m.  Dresden Fire Chief Steve Lilly said Eric Moody and a More...

Speed limit lowered on I-295 between Falmouth, Topsham

TOPSHAM   The Maine Department of Transportation reminds drivers it is lowering the speed limit today on Interstate 295 from Falmouth to Topsham from 70 to 65 mph.  More...

RSU 1 applies for special education grant

BATH   Along with 21 other school districts across Maine, RSU 1 recently applied for a $3 million grant to enhance their special education program.  Between RSU 1 and the other school districts, there are $7.6 million in grant requests &md More...

PEOPLE PLUS PICK OF THE WEEK

SEN. ANGUS S. KING was at the People Plus Center in Brunswick last week to discuss the impact the ACA replacement bill will have on older Mainers across the state. More...

Topsham Garden Club to host district meeting

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Library Information Science information session offered

BRUNSWICK — On Wednesday, March 29 from 44:45 pm, University College at Bath/Brunswick will host an information session with Philip Turner to discuss the University of North Texas’s Masters of Library Information Science program being off More...

Black hole discussion in Freeport

FREEPORT — Science teacher Jon Wallace will will present a free program on black holes, neutron stars and magnetars at the Freeport Community Library April 3 at 6:30 p.m.  More...

Freeport Library to host organic garden workshop

FREEPORT — Freeport Community Library will host a Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s Grow Your Own Organic Garden workshop at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 in the Community Meeting Room. More...

Red Cross looking for blood donors

PORTLAND — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Nearly 2.8 million people donated blood through the Red Cross last year. More...

Mrs. Maine International Pageant comes to Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Janet Desmarais of Lewiston is directing the Mrs. Maine International Pageant in its first year back in the state in nearly a decade.  The pageant begins at 3 p.m. Sunday at Crooker Theater in Brunswick. More...

BRUNSWICK’S SIGN OF SPRING: FAT BOY OPENS

FAT BOY DRIVE-IN on Bath Road in Brunswick opened for the season Thursday. Despite this week’s cold temperatures, the opening of the drive-in marks the unofficial start of spring in Brunswick. More...

Durham to vote on budget, fire truck purchase at town meeting

DURHAM   Residents at town meeting April 1 will vote on whether to adopt a gross $2.9 million budget and purchase a new fire truck.  Town Meeting begins at 9 a.m. at the Durham Community School and will cover 42 articles.  More...

Candidates vie for select board

DURHAM   There are four people vying for two three-year terms on the board, with only one incumbent member seeking re-election. Two candidates are seeking to finish out a one year term left vacant by a resignation.  More...