February 19, 2013 RSS feed / Local

Landmark Freeport tavern closes abruptly

FREEPORT The historic tavern in Freeport that bills itself as the “Birthplace of Maine” has closed abruptly and no one seems to know why. More...

Bowdoin alum to talk sustainable fisheries

BRUNSWICK — Jerry Knecht, founder and president of North Atlantic Seafood in Portland, will give a presentation about creating sustainable fisheries, at 7:30 p.m. More...

POLICE

Lincoln County Arrests Paul McClain, 43, of Bath, Feb. 8, charged on a warrant at Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset. Mary Ellen True, 20, of Wiscasset, Feb. More...

Charter school goes to public

Harpswell Coastal Academy seeking to recruit students

HARPSWELL A new charter school has scheduled three meetings to offer information to prospective students, starting Monday. More...

Brunswick taxi ride ends in charges

BRUNSWICK Police arrested two men early Saturday and charged them with terrorizing, drug possession, vehicular and weapons charges after they allegedly kicked a taxi cab. Brunswick police Lt. More...

FREEPORT UTILITY WINS AWARD

THE FREEPORT SEWER DISTRICT earned an Energy Management Achievement Award from the New England Water Environment Association recently, recognizing its progress toward reducing the amount of energy us More...

Wreck blamed on drifted snow

BOWDOINHAM A 20-year-old woman was taken to a Brunswick hospital with non-life-threatening injuries shortly before noon Monday after losing control of her car in a snowdrift on Post Road. The crash was reported at 11:39 a.m. More...

RSU 1 schedules cost-sharing forums

WOOLWICH — Regional School Unit 1 will conduct three public hearings on its new cost-sharing formula. The first is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Woolwich Central School. Another is set for 6 p.m. More...

Selectmen reset meeting in Topsham

TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen meeting scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until 7 p.m. March 7, at the municipal building. More...

Hotels support Habitat fundraiser

FREEPORT (AP) — More than two dozen inns, hotels and resorts are offering halfoff deals this spring to benefit Habitat for Humanity. More...

Clock ticks on Woolwich building debate

WOOLWICH Time is getting short if town officials want to give residents options for improvements at the Municipal Building, and they know it. More...

High-stakes fight over soybeans at high court

WASHINGTON Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotary-dial telephone he said he was using in a conference call with reporters. More...