April 1, 2013 RSS feed / Community

THE HELPING SORT

A CREW of Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary book sorters finished sorting thousands of books Saturday that were donated for the annual spring used book sale. More...

Food truck to visit Richmond

RICHMOND The Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Food Mobile will stop in Richmond on April 3 to distribute 7,000 pounds of food to people in need in Richmond, Dresden and Bowdoinham. More...

Sullivan set to lead Pine Tree Society

BATH Noel Sullivan brings considerable experience working with special populations to his new position at executive director of Pine Tree Society. Sullivan, of Old Orchard Beach, will split his office time between the Bath facility at 149 Front St. More...

Veterans invited to ‘walk off the war’

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, has launched a new initiative called the “Walk Off the War,” providing 13 military veterans the a fully funded scholarship to hike the Appalachian Trail. More...

First Federal is Friends with Seguin Isl. group

BATH The Board of the Friends of Seguin Island Light Station voted recently to present its Volunteers of the Year Award to First Federal Savings and Loan and its employees. More...

Want to build an undersea robot?

BATH The American Society of Naval Engineers annual Northern New England Regional Sea Perch Challenge will be held at the Bath YMCA 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 6. More...

HONOR ROLL

Philip W. Sugg Middle School

Second trimester academic achievement at the Lisbon school includes: GRADE 6: Noah Austin, Vanessa Bussiere, Valerie Doucette, Cameron Goucher, Geoffrey Shambarger More...

Lego, college click on recruiting

Alumni on campus seeking help in marketing iconic toy blocks

BRUNSWICK Not that the Lego company needs much marketing help, but a recruiter from the iconographic toy buildingblock manufacturer visited Bowdoin College Wednesday to look for potential new employees. More...

PARKVIEW LAUDED ON SMOKING

PARKVIEW ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER was honored again with a Gold Star by the Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network, which presented the award to Parkview Adventist Medical Center President Randee Reynol More...

Easter egg hunt Saturday in Alna

ALNA — WW&F Railway Sheepscot Station, at 97 Cross Road, will feature steam train rides and Easter egg hunts on Saturday, March 30. Participants ride the train to Alna Center Station and search for the golden egg. More...

Resurgent women’s club’s 100 years in Bath

Cosmopolitan Club of Bath celebrates centennial April 11

BATH The Cosmopolitan Club of Bath, a local women’s club in the midst of a revival, celebrates its 100th anniversary April 11. More...

FUN-LOVING BRANDI

THIS GIRL has one motivation in life: to play. Brandi is a 2- year-old terrier/American pit bull mix who is wild for tennis balls and squeaky toys. More...

HELPING TEDFORD

THE “ DAISY” GIRL SCOUTS from Troop 987 in Brunswick donated and delivered Girl Scout cookies to Tedford Housing for distribution to guests in Tedford’s Brunswick shelters on March More...

Summer camp for kids at L.L. Bean

FREEPORT — Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean announced it will offer its first-ever summer day camp for kids in Freeport, through its Outdoor Discovery School More...

Learn to manage asthma as you age

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Senior Health Center will host a presentation by Stacey Schmidt, a certified asthma educator at Mid Coast Hospital, as part of its ongoing Ounce of Prevention series. More...

COOKIE TIME

GIRL SCOUT COOKIE booth sales started March 19 as Troop 966 of Topsham sold the popular fundraising delectables at the town transfer station. More...

Phippsburg, Woolwich pupils win for robot work

BAR HARBOR Students from the Maine School of Science and Mathematics participated in the 67th annual Maine State Science and Engineering Fair at the Jackson Laboratory on Saturday, March 23. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Arrowsic PLANNING BOARD, Monday, 7 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...

Brunswick to reward historical rehabs

Group sets annual preservation contest for downtown area

BRUNSWICK The Brunswick Downtown Association wants nominations for its 2013 Downtown Preservation Awards. More...

STUDENT NOTES

SELINSGROVE, Pa.— Molly Bogart of Brunswick was one of more than 60 Susquehanna University students named to the 2012 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. More...