March 22, 2013 RSS feed / Community

IN MATH MEET

THE THIRD SOUTHERN MAINE Elementary Math League meet was held in Portland on March 7 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay. More...

VAN WITH A PLAN

THE LISBON RECREATION DEPARTMENT recently purchased a handicap-accessible mini bus after a yearlong fundraising drive. More...

Food pantry wins matching grant

WISCASSET — The Help Yourself Shelf Food Pantry at St. Philip’s Church, 12 Hodge St., has been awarded a matching grant opportunity of $300 through Good Shepherd Food Bank.  More...

Battle of the Books upcoming in Woolwich

WOOLWICH — The Regional School Unit 1 librarians are holding the 16th annual Battle of the Books, which will take place at Woolwich Central School on April 4 at 6:30 p.m.  More than 90 students from RSU 1 and Georgetown schools will compet More...

Bailey Evening School topic of March 23 talk

BATH — The Bath Historical Society presents “Lucinda Bailey and the Bailey Evening School’s 100th Anniversary,” its annual Talk and Tour program, at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 23 at the Bath Regional Career and Technical Cent More...

Group cleanup coming at People Plus

BRUNSWICK — People Plus invites the community to a spring cleaning of the center from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Been there, saw that

Land trust schedules 3 spring workshops

BATH   The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites the public to three workshops teaching participants to care for the land, to gain valuable skills, and to have splendid experiences, in April, May and June:  — GPS tutorial, 9 a.m. More...

Conference seeks environmental sharing

WISCASSET — The annual Maine Environmental Education Association conference — “Pathways to Environmental Literacy: Sharing Stories to Inspire our Work” — is Friday, March 22 at Chewonki.  More...

The Highlands will donate $20,000 for new playground

TOPSHAM   The Highlands of Topsham is helping next-door neighbor Williams-Cone Elementary School obtain a new playground with a large donation.  On Tuesday, March 19, during lunch recess at the 19 Perkins St. More...

23 named AP scholars at Morse

BATH   Twenty-three students at Morse High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement exams.  More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

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

Program in Bath offers lessons in media literacy

Media literacy for young people is such an important issue, Cantor Daniel Leeman believes, that Beth Israel Congregation will urge the general public to attend an upcoming symposium.  “Media Literacy Effective in Reducing Violent Behaviors More...

Audubon opens summer environmental camp applications

Merrymeeting Audubon Society, a chapter of Maine Audubon, is offering scholarships to two environmental education camps this summer.  Both camps are residential. Full to half scholarships are available. More...

Forum examines woodlot, farm taxes

TOPSHAM — The Midcoast Council of Governments is announcing a free community workshop: “Current Use Property Tax Programs for Farm and Woodlot Owners and their Communities to Consider.”  The event is 4 to 6 p.m. More...

HONOR ROLLS

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New group helps anticipate grief

TOPSHAM — Living Loss/Living Hope, an anticipatory grief support group, will meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 2 to 3:30 p.m., in Cadigan Lodge at The Highlands, 30 Governors Way.   More...

Changes of dementia addressed at forum

BRUNSWICK — “Mental Health Changes and Progression that Come with Dementia,” a presentation focusing on the early recognition and management of mentalhealth related behaviors that may develop in persons with dementia, will be held 4 More...

Forum examines information tech jobs

BATH — University College Bath-Brunswick and Women, Work and Community will hold a panel discussion on careers in computer information systems, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at the Midcoast Center for Higher Education, 9 Park St.  More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

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

HONOR ROLL

Lisbon High School  Seniors   High honors: Rachel Ball, Kristianna Benoit, Miranda Carroll, Justice Fraser- Gagnon, Aaron French, Leah Goldsberry, Aaron Halls, Meridith Huntington, Brenten Laffely, Logan McGuire, Jaymi Thibault  More...