January 18, 2012 RSS feed / Community

New lift makes library more accessible

HARPSWELL — After 107 years, the Orr’s Island Library is now accessible to disabled and mobility impaired patrons, according to a press release. More...

Witt to share ways to match gardens, critters

BATH — The Bath Garden Club will meet next at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington St.  Following a time for socializing, the meeting will begin at noon. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Bath PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP ON ARMORY, Wednesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. Bowdoinham More...

Free blood pressure checks slated

BRUNSWICK — CHANS Home Health Care will offer free blood pressure clinics at the following times and locations:  — 10 a. m. to 11: 30 a. m. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

BathPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6p.m., City Hall.CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP ONARMORY, Wednesday, 6 p.m.,City Hall. More...

Phippsburg welcomes new kindergartners

PHIPPSBURG — Phippsburg residents who will be 5 years old on or before Oct. More...

The Kingdom of Monkeys (an Indonesian tale)

TELL ME A STORY

O nce upon a time the goddess Sunan Ambu had a son who loved to play tricks. When the gods sent rain to Earth, he hopped upon the raindrops and traveled there to tickle sleeping children. More...

Daffodil Days offer hope, support for cancer patients

TOPSHAM — The American Cancer Society will accept Daffodil Days orders through March 2.  Daffodil Days is an annual fundraiser based upon the hope that comes with the blossoming of flowers in spring.  More...

‘Worm Wiz’ to spread compost message

BATH — Master Gardener Brett Thompson, also known as “The Worm Wiz,” will lead a free program titled “Promote Global Worming” at 6:30 p. m. Jan. 18 at Patten Free Library on Summer Street.  More...

THAT WAS THEN

  Ducks in a row Ducks flee from the rain into a roost on Old Brunswick Road in Bath in this photo dated Feb. 13, 1984. |align=left|width=227|height=250|link=node]  More...

SNOW WAY HOME

COMMUTERS make their way north on Interstate 295 in Freeport on Thursday afternoon. The first significant snowfall of 2012 created treacherous driving conditions for local motorists on Jan. 12. More...

Grief support group starts this month

NEWCASTLE — Companions in- Grief invites those who have lost a loved one to join a group of others who have experienced loss and are trying to find ways to deal with their grief.  More...

Chop Point School Honor Roll

WOOLWICH — Chop Point School has announced its second quarter honor roll. More...

FROM LEGISLATURE TO BLAINE HOUSE

FORMER state Sen. Paula Benoit, who now works as Blaine House residence director and executive assistant to the first lady, visited the Bath Rotary Club on Jan. 10. More...

Beekeepers to share professional tips

PORTLAND — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County plans to offer two beekeeping courses this winter. More...

Maine Media Women scholarship available

AUGUSTA — Maine Media Women, a statewide organization of communications professionals, offers a $ 1,000 scholarship to a Maine woman who is due to graduate from high school this year.  “The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS  Free Access 

Alna  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic  CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Monday, 5 p.m., town hall. Bath  More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Monday, 5 p.m., town hall. Bath PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP ON ARMORY, Wednesd More...

STUDENT NOTES

MI ZHANG, a sophomore at Brunswick High School, earned a spot on the High Honors roll for the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year. Her name was omitted from the honor roll originally submitted to the newspaper. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Bath COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTCOMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:30p.m., City Hall. Brunswick CABLE TV COMMITTEE, Thursday, 7 p.m., Brunswick Station,16 Station Ave. Freeport SHELLFISH COMMISSION,Thursday, 6:30 p.m., FreeportCommunity Center, 53 DepotSt. Georgetown More...