November 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS VOLUNTEER JONATHAN EDGERTON from Wright-Pierce Engineering in Topsham used his kitchen skills this week to carve up several of the turkeys roasted for the sold-out annual Thanksgiving hol More...

The Santa Claus Fund Returns for its 50th Season

This year, The Santa Claus Fund returns for its 50th season, and we have a lot to accomplish in four short weeks to once again make sure hundreds of children in the Midcoast have a happy holiday.  More...

Lisbon’s Moxie Festival theme announced

LISBON — Lisbon’s Moxie Festival Committee announced the theme for the 2018 Moxie Festival of “Moxie Through the Decades.” More...

Brunswick man indicted for robbery and theft

PORTLAND   William Hartley, 33, of Brunswick was indicted this month for robbery and theft by a Cumberland County Grand Jury. More...

Probe requested by Dresden rep receives go-ahead

BRUNSWICK   Following a crushing defeat of the York County casino initiative by voters last Tuesday, the state Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee voted last week to open an investigation into the state’s referendum process More...

Navy base redevelopment authority honors Brunswick Landing companies

FREEPORT   The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, the organization managing the transition of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station from military to civilian use, honored three Brunswick Landing companies for innovative business practic More...

FHS 1ST IN SCHOOL SPIRIT CHALLENGE

FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL took 1st place in the School Spirit Challenge. More...

Maine Public announces the addition of a Midcoast signal to classical network

Maine Public announces the addition of a sixth FM frequency serving Maine’s Midcoast to its new classical broadcast radio network. More...

Bowdoin College joins suit challenging immigration order

BRUNSWICK   Bowdoin College has joined 50 other institutions in supporting a lawsuit to challenge President Donald Trump’s order to end protections for undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children 16 years old or young More...

Brunswick man charged with domestic assault

BRUNSWICK   A 25-year-old Brunswick man was indicted on a trio of charges stemming from the alleged assault of a woman in her home.  More...

Bill to increase penalties for indecent exposure moves forward

BATH   The state’s Legislative Council has approved a bill submitted by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would increase penalties for acts of indecent exposure when victims are 12 and 13 years old.  More...

Cause of Durham fire unknown

DURHAM   A spokesman for the state fire marshal’s office said Tuesday that investigators were unable to determine what caused the fire that destroyed a mobile home in Durham over the weekend.  More...

Man accused of Freeport sexual assault

FREEPORT   A 33-year-old Buxton man remains in jail following his arrest for gross sexual assault in September of a woman in Freeport  Marvin S. More...

Maine’s credit unions present Bath food pantry with contribution following outage

BATH — On Monday, representatives from Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger contributed $2,500 to the Bath Area Food Pantry. After going without power for almost a week due to the Oct. More...

Bill Yeo who bikepacked in the Himalayas to speak at Merrymeeting Wheelers meeting

BRUNSWICK — On Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. More...

Local firefighters collect food

BRUNSWICK   A handful of Brunswick firefighters braved freezing temperatures for seven hours Friday to collect food for the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program from the parking lot of the Brunswick Hannaford Supermarket.  More...

Short of goal, United Way encourages donations

BRUNSWICK   At Thursday’s United Way of Mid Coast Maine’s Campaign Finale, Volunteer Chairman Bill Brillant said that while there were “hundreds of examples of tremendous generosity and caring,” the campaign overall did n More...

Coats for seniors to be collected at L.L. Bean

Organization celebrates 10th anniversary

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Freeport Council wants storm response feedback

FREEPORT   A special workshop Wednesday will provide the Freeport Town Council with community feedback on the response to the storm that knocked out power to nearly half the state’s households Oct. 30.  More...

Harpswell receives $4K in grants for fire safety equipment

HARPSWELL   Harpswell’s newly created full-time department is getting some needed equipment, thanks to two grants from the Maine Municipal Association.  The town announced Monday it had received a pair of $2,000 grants.  More...