February 5, 2013 RSS feed / Community

‘BEE’ FOR ‘BRILLIANT’

FROM LEFT, ELIZA RUDALEVIGE, grade 6, and Brin Stricklett, grade 7, emerged as cochampions in the Brunswick Junior High School Spelling Bee recently while Nathan Benoit, grade 8, is the alternate. More...

Central Maine Community College

Local students achieving dean’s list honors from Central Maine Community College for the Fall 2012 semester are: More...

BOWDOINHAM SMELT FESTIVAL

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ABOVE, KATE CUTKO, at right, and Corie Scribner release paper lanterns into the night sky to conclude the second annual Ice & Smelt Festival in Bowdoinham on Saturday. The event also included a children’s parade, at right. More...

Knit & sit

Laurie Sims of Brunswick knits with the salt water dyed wool of Sea Colours, a vendor at the Bath Farmer's Market Saturday. The market is held weekly at the Bath Freight Shed, 27 Commercial St. More...

Bowdoin professor talks at Lincoln event

PORTLAND — Bowdoin College professor Patrick Rael will be guest speaker at the 128th Annual Lincoln Club Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Italian Heritage Center, 2 Westland Ave., Portland, with cocktail hour starting at 6 p.m., dinner at 7. More...

Auction items needed for Woolwich event

WOOLWICH — Items are needed for the annual eighthgrade auction scheduled for March 16 at Woolwich Central School. More...

School aid being offered for character

Applications are being accepted for 2013 Mainely Character Scholarships to be awarded this spring. More...

HONOR ROLL

Chop Point School The folowing students earned academic honors for the second quarter at Chop Point School, Woolwich: HIGH HONORS: Lily Carville, Emma Carville, Annika Flaming, Joey Keask, Gabe Merrill More...

Housing helpers lauded by Habitat for Humanity

BATH Habitat for Humanity/7 Rivers Maine recently gathered at an event hosted by Thornton Oaks Retirement Community to recognize volunteers who built, weatherized, repaired or rehabilitated homes over the past year. More...

Bowdoinham ice keys smelt event

BOWDOINHAM Weather permitting, Saturday’s Ice and Smelt Festival will feature a smelt fishing contest with three different categories. The festival is 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Arrowsic ROAD COMMISSION, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town hall. Bath PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. More...

University of Maine

ORONO — The University of Maine recognized 2,035 students for achieving dean’s list honors in the Fall 2012 semester. Locally, they include: Bath: Kristen Shirley, Seth Smith, Kai Whitehead. More...

Free clinic gets help transcribing

BRUNSWICK — The Oasis Health Network Inc. More...

HONOR ROLL

Richmond High School Here is the first trimester honor roll for Richmond High School: TWELFTH GRADE Summa Cum Laude: Alexandra Petroulis Magna Cum Laude: Noell Acord, Sydney Choate, Dylan Clifford, Ciarra Lancaster, Jamie Plummer, Brianna Snedeker, More...

Brunswick shop gives $1,003 for heat

BRUNSWICK — The Gelato Fiasco donated $1,003 for emergency heating assistance after the company’s Scooping for Community event Jan. 16. The donation will support The Opportunity Alliance’s Keep ME Warm Fund for Cumberland County. More...

Bath library starts book club for girls

BATH — Patten Free Library is launching a book club for high school girls. The first book the group will read is “Teen Idol” by Meg Cabot; it will be available for pickup at the library's reference desk beginning Friday, Feb. 8. More...

Edgecomb school schedules open house

EDGECOMB — The Center for Teaching and Learning, a K-8 independent school, will hold its winter open house 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. More...

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CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING founder Nancie Atwell works on a lesson with seventh-grader Amelia Genus of Edgecomb. The K-8 independent school will hold its winter open house 3:30 to 5 p.m. More...

STUDENT NOTES

WALTHAM, Mass. — Bentley University announced the names of local students honored for outstanding academic achievement in the fall 2012 semester. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Arrowsic PLANNING BOARD, Monday, 6 p.m., town hall. ROAD COMMISSION, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town hall. Bath PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 6 p.m., City Hall. Bowdoin BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office. More...