February 15, 2013 RSS feed / Community

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. military veterans and their dependents. 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. 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. The boat show is from March 15 to 17. More...

Groups detail island conservation purchase

HARPSWELL Land preservation groups are putting together a plan to implement a recent $300,000 federal conservation grant. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

AlnaBOARD OF SELECTMEN, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., town office. ArrowsicSHELLFISH COMMISSION,Monday, 5 p.m., town hall.SELECT BOARD, Monday, 6p.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. 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...

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 organizations. 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 Advisory Coun More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

AlnaBOARD OF SELECTMEN, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., town office. BathFORESTRY COMMITTEE,Wednesday, 7 p.m., City Hall.COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTCOMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:30p.m., City Hall. BowdoinPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7p.m., town office. 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...

Support offered for dementia caregivers

BRUNSWICK — Caring for someone with dementia is an exceptionally big responsibility with unique challenges and rewards. 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. Paul’s recently upgraded Great Hall. More...

HONOR ROLLS

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