February 15, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Spirit of local volunteers gets praise from community

BATH   Together with Sagadahoc County officials, the Spirit of America Foundation on Tuesday recognized the five latest winners of the county’s Spirit of America Award.  More...

Bowdoin screening of Lewiston homeless

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College Upward Bound and the McKeen Center for the Common Good will co-sponsor a screening and discussion of the documentary “Homeless Youth in Lewiston.”  The film was produced by the Lewiston Youth Advisor More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., town office.  Bath FORESTRY COMMITTEE, Wednesday, 7 p.m., City Hall. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:30 p.m., City Hall. More...

ALWAYS BEE READY TO SPELL

ALEXA EATON, left, a fifth-grader at Woodside Elementary School in Topsham, outlasted Connie Calderwood, a seventh-grader at Chop Point School in Woolwich, Feb. More...

Children’s dental health celebrated

BRUNSWICK — Coastal Maine Pediatric Dentistry will be promoting Children’s Dental Health Month at Curtis Memorial Library on Feb. 28 at 10:30 a.m.  More...

Flower show seeking volunteers March 7-10

PORTLAND — The Portland Flower Show and Maine Boat Builder’s Show are seeking volunteers to help staff and run the shows.  The flower shows runs March 7 through 10. More...

Groups detail island conservation purchase

HARPSWELL   Land preservation groups are putting together a plan to implement a recent $300,000 federal conservation grant.  The Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, Maine Coast Heritage Trust and the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust will use the fun More...

Moxie Festival has new website

LISBON   The Moxie Festival Committee announced Thursday the launching of a newly designed Moxie Festival web site.  The website — www.MoxieFestival.com — was created by Maine’s own Krack Media. More...

STUDENT NOTES

BOSTON — Zachery J. More...

Volunteers offer free financial help

BRUNSWICK — The Midcoast CA$ H Coalition is offering free tax preparation by IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers in Brunswick, Topsham, Bath, Richmond and Wiscasset from now until April 13 to people whose combined or individual income was les More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., town office.  Arrowsic  CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town hall.  Bowdoin  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office.  Bowdoinham   More...

AARP seeks to fill a top Maine post

AARP Maine announced it seeks a volunteer to serve as its new state president, acting as a leader and spokesperson for the more than 230,000 AARP members in Maine.  Applicants must have previous volunteer experience with AARP or other organizati More...

School offers cash to military veterans

BOSTON — Richmond University in London announced that a GI Bill Scholarship worth $10,000 annually to attend the international university is being offered to U.S. More...

2 Wiscasset High sophomores earn Sara’s Scholarships

WISCASSET   Teens To Trails and Chewonki have announced that Maeve Carlson and Andrew Corson, both sophomores at Wiscasset High School, have been chosen to receive Sara’s Scholarship — Engaging Teens in the Outdoors.  Sara&rsqu More...

Support offered for dementia caregivers

BRUNSWICK — Caring for someone with dementia is an exceptionally big responsibility with unique challenges and rewards.  Mid Coast Senior Health Center offers a monthly support group with presentations designed to help understand the chall More...

St. Paul’s, Red Cross team for blood drive

BRUNSWICK — St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the American Red Cross will host a blood donation drive 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 19 in St. More...

HONOR ROLLS

Brunswick Junior High School   Honor rolls for the second quarter:  Sixth grade   More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., town office.  Arrowsic SHELLFISH COMMISSION, Monday, 5 p.m., town hall. SELECT BOARD, Monday, 6 p.m., town hall. More...

Phippsburg honors its fire auxiliary

PHIPPSBURG   The Board of Selectmen on Wednesday named the Phippsburg Fire and Rescue Auxiliary its choice for the 2012 Spirit of America Award.  Maine Spirit of America has invited the Fire and Rescue Auxiliary and Phippsburg officials to More...

Women’s fund gets input on needs

PORTLAND — The Maine Women’s Fund is conducting a statewide needs assessment to inform its grant making.  Economic security is the priority of the Fund’s grant making program.  More...