May 14, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Topsham to decide budget Wednesday

TOPSHAM Topsham voters will consider endorsing an $8.47 million 2013-14 municipal budget Wednesday. The proposed municipal budget is up $388,779 — or 4.8 percent — over the current year. More...

Bowen shines for Woolwich

WOOLWICH — Becca Bowen of Woolwich Central School excelled recently in the Sagadahoc/Lincoln County Special Olympics.  Bowen placed first in two of the three events she entered, while cheering on all the other competitors. More...

Bath Rec offers golf lessons

BATH — The Bath Parks & Recreation Department will be offer five weeks of golf lessons starting today through June 11 at the Mere Creek Golf Course in Brunswick.  Gerry Caron, Bowdoin College women’s golf coach, will teach swing More...

Church restoration benefit set in Durham

DURHAM — Durham Historical Society members will host a community art show and bake sale Saturday, May 18, to raise money for ongoing restoration of the Union Church and Old Town Hall building.  More...

Trafton farm visit from pupils is May 21

GEORGETOWN — Georgetown’s schoolchildren spent part of their school year researching the old Trafton farm that sat on the same land as their school does now until the farm burned in 1915.  Their presentation is 7 p.m. More...

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FREEPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL’S sixth-grade math team took third place in last week's Southern Maine Elementary Math Meet, competing against 25 other math teams from the Greater Portland area. More...

STUDENT NOTES

PORTLAND — Laura Bither, a Cheverus High School junior, has been accepted to a program offering Maine high school juniors the opportunity to work with Bigelow Laboratory scientists in the field and in the lab.  More...

HONOR ROLL

Brunswick High School   The third-quarter honor roll:  GRADE 12   More...

Wiscasset alumni set 112th banquet

WISCASSET — The annual Wiscasset High School Alumni banquet will be held Saturday, June 1, at the Wiscasset High School gym, beginning with social time at 5 p.m. More...

Gardeners prepare plants in Wiscasset

WISCASSET — Linda Pope and other local gardeners are thinning out their perennials, potting them this week and bringing them to Morris Farm for its plant sale, which will be held 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18.  More...

Free college classes for high school kids

BATH — Juniors and seniors attending Maine public high schools may take courses at University College at Bath-Brunswick as part of Maine’s High School Aspirations Incentive Program.  The program allows high school students to take co More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Alna  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Thursday, 7 p.m., town office.  Arrowsic  SHELLFISH COMMITTEE, Monday, 5 p.m., town hall. SELECT BOARD, Monday, 6 p.m., town hall. ROAD COMMISSION, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town hall. More...

Bowdoinham letter carriers picking up food

BOWDOINHAM   Organizers of a new food pantry in Bowdoinham remind residents to leave nonperishable foods for their letter carriers Saturday.  The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 21st annual food drive to combat hung More...

HONOR ROLL

Freeport High School  Third-quarter honor roll:  GRADE 12   High Honors: Bennett Brainard, Jocelyn Davee, Taylor Enrico, Karina Harriman, Angie Hohnholt, Gemma McElroy, Ciera Wentworth  More...

Plant sale aids pupils’ garden club

PHIPPSBURG — The Phippsburg Elementary School Garden Club plant sale is Saturday at the school and at EdgeWater Farm, rain or shine.  The sale will be at the school from 9 a.m. More...

Brunswick native volunteers in Tenn.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Ty Connors, a Brunswick native, received the Service to Youth award for his efforts as a swim coach.  Connors, a mass communications specialist 2nd Class in the U.S. More...

Scout leader Fisher lauded for leadership

BRUNSWICK — Girl Scouts of Maine announced Tami Fisher of Brunswick was presented with the Girl Scout Thanks Badge at the council's 2013 annual meeting April 20 in Waterville.  More...

CREA schedules annual meeting

TOPSHAM — The Cathance River Educational Alliance 2013 annual meeting is 3:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 20 at the Highland Green Community Center.  After a business meeting from 3:30 - 4:15, there will be a gathering from 4:30 to 6 p.m. More...

Host families needed for exchange students

HARPSWELL — Cultural Homestay International needs cultural exchange host families.  Margo and Jane Almeida, sisters-in-law and and each a retired grandmother, head the small but determined organization based on Bailey Island.  More...

NEW VFW OFFICERS TAKE OATH

VFW POST 2197 of Topsham swore in its new officers during a recent ceremony. The oath of office was administered by District Commander Tom Rainey. More...