July 13, 2012 RSS feed / News

Firefighters battle four-alarm blaze on Coombs Road  Free Access 

BRUNSWICK — Scores of firefighters from 13 communities battled a four-alarm blaze throughout dangerously high temperatures this afternoon in a two-story farmhouse at 246 Coombs Road. More...

Brunswick Dems nominate Daughtry for District 66 race  Free Access 

BRUNSWIC — About 35 Brunswick Democrats unanimously chose Matthea Daughtry to run for the District 66 seat in the House of Representatives, replacing Alex Cornell du Houx as the Democratic candidate on the November ballot. More...

TOM JONES’ VIEW OF BAILEY ISLAND

PHOTOGRAPHER TOM JONES captured this image of Bailey Island while flying over Harpswell. More...

Board suspends Topsham-based attorney

July 26 hearing set on claims that Asquith failed clients, courts and Board of Overseers

TOPSHAM   The Maine Board of Overseers has temporarily suspended a Topsham-based lawyer from the practice of law, alleging that she has engaged in a pattern of unresponsiveness to clients, courts and the board itself.  More...

Man pinned between cars

BRUNSWICK   A 50-year-old Brunswick man sustained minor injuries Sunday afternoon after he was pinned between two cars in the Cumberland Farms parking lot on Bath Road.  More...

BATH POLICE

Summonses

Jacob B. More...

Fire levels Topsham barn

TOPSHAM   Firefighters from five towns responded to a fully involved fire that leveled a barn early this morning on Palmer Lane, off Foreside Road.  More...

Feds release airport cash

BRUNSWICK   The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority will soon receive the latest $2 million installment of a $20 million Military Airports Program (MAP) grant from the Federal Aviation Authority.  More...

Man jailed on charge of head-butting aunt

BRUNSWICK   A 20-year-old Brunswick man was charged with domestic violence assault and obstructing the report of a crime Wednesday night after police say he choked and “head-butted” his 61-year-old aunt at their Harpswell Road home.& More...

INDICTMENTS

PORTLAND — The following grand jury indictments involving local individuals or incidents were reported on July 5 by the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office.  Jacob Davis, 20, of Brunswick, on a Class C count of criminal thre More...

Tall ship visit times updated

BATH — The Maine Maritime Museum announced late Thursday an update to the schedule for the 177-foot, three-mast wooden sailing ship Gazela Primeiro. The vessel will dock at the museum Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

RICHMOND POLICE

Arrest

Jesse Wilson, 27, of 381 Front St., Apt. 1F, June 26, 3:33 a.m., charged on a warrant for failure to pay fine, on Front Street. Bail, $360.   More...

‘Aquitania’ conjures magic and mirth in Bowdoinham

BOWDOINHAM   Along winding scenic route 24 exists a charming town celebrating its 250th anniversary. More...

Moxie Days book sale help sought

LISBON — The annual Moxie Days book sale runs from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

BHS class of 1942 plans 70th reunion

BRUNSWICK — Members of Brunswick High School’s class of 1942 will celebrate 70 years — the platinum anniversary — in a reunion at noon on July 25.  Phyllis Little, wife of the late 1942 graduate Clifford Little, will host More...

Bath Knights to host Wednesday blood drive

BATH — The Knights of Columbus will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at 807 Middle St.  To make a blood donation reservation, call 1-800-733- 2767. For more information, call 443-5389.   More...

Salon auction benefits humane society

BRUNSWICK — At Last…Salon & Day Spa plans to host its second annual benefit silent auction in August.  All proceeds will benefit the Coastal Humane Society.  The business at 185 Park Row is accepting auction item donations More...

Family of US soldier sues security firm over death

LOS ANGELES   The family of a California soldier killed in Afghanistan sued a military contractor for rehiring an Afghan national as a security guard after he allegedly threatened to attack U.S. More...

Military Update

‘Total force’ drill pay hit

Defense officials can expect a fight if they embrace a plan from an internal study group that would urge Congress to cut drill pay and annual retirement points for Reserve and National Guard members in return for allowing retired pay to start years s More...

ACHIEVEMENT

Air Force Airman TIFFANY G. DIXON graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...