June 18, 2013 RSS feed / Community

OLD GLORY

AN 18-FOOT-BY-33-FOOT REPLICA of a garrison flag designed in the same configuration as the 1860 Fort Sumter flag will hang in the atrium at the Cultural Building at the State House Complex in Augusta More...

Sunnybrook celebrates 10th

BRUNSWICK — Sunnybrook Village celebrated its 10th anniversary June 2.  Joining Rick Emery, president and owner of Sunnybrook Village, were residents; Lois Skillings, president and CEO of Mid Coast Health Services; Randee Reynolds, preside More...

Ham radio fans to hold weekend expo

TOPSHAM — Mid-coast ham radio operators will join with thousands of others showing their emergency capabilities this weekend.  More...

RSU 1 kicks off summer reading event

BATH — Patten Free Library has begun its incentive based teen summer reading program “RSU 1 Reads” — open to anyone entering grades seven through 12 residing in the school district for the summer.  More...

Local musician wins contest

Five southern Maine music students won college scholarship money as a result of the Portland Rossini Club’s annual scholarship competitions in piano, instrumental and voice. The competition was held June 8 at St. More...

MOVING AHEAD

REGION TEN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL students who received prestigious $1,000 Gallagher Scholarships, are, from left, Ashley May, Hope Shaughnessy and Emily Casler. More...

STUDENT NOTES

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — James Fitzgerald Cejka of Brunswick, Zachary Scott McMillan of Brunswick and Elizabeth Christina Boynton of Durham have been recognized on the Dean’s List at Norwich University for the spring 2013 semester.   More...

MAINE, A COMMUNITY LIKE NO OTHER

  AUTHOR and columnist Sarah Smiley addresses an audience at Mid Coast Hospital’s recent Women’s Wellness Day in Brunswick. More...

Bath Scout flies like an Eagle at ceremony

Jefferey Lamoreau’s Eagle Court of Honor was held May 28 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  Lamoreau, a member of Troop 669, had to earn 21 merit badges — 11 of which are specific to achieving Eagle — in order More...

Merrymeeting offers new adult courses

BRUNSWICK — Several new programs are on the roster for Merrymeeting Adult Education’s summer session.  Among them are a pair of bus tours to see “Cats” at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Mass., and the Opera Hou More...

Bath band ushering in summer

BATH   With balmy summer evenings in the offing — hopefully — the venerable Bath Municipal Band begins its summer concert series at 7 tonight at the scenic gazebo in Library Park.  The Bath Municipal Band, under the direction of More...

Scholarship Fund board meets in Bath

BATH — The Morse High School Scholarship Fund Board of Trustees will meet at 4 p.m. Friday, June 21 in the high school’s alumni room.  This is the board’s annual public meeting. More...

Free youth meals offered in Freeport

FREEPORT — Freeport Community Services provides free meals to children and teens age 18 and younger during summer. The Freeport Community Services Summer Meals kick-off event will be 11:30 a.m. More...

SUMMERDAY AT HISTORIC CASTLE

WISCASSET   Historic New England will host the first Summerday festival at Castle Tucker 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 15.  More...

Art Walk art from ArtVan kids

BRUNSWICK   ArtVan, a nonprofit mobile arts therapy program, will showcase works from Brunswick youths at the 2nd Friday ArtWalk in Brunswick today — Friday, June 14 — 5 to 8 p.m.  The exhibit, titled “From Here,” wi More...

HONOR ROLL

Georgetown Central School   Georgetown Central School has announced the honor roll for the fourth quarter:  Grade 4   High Honors: Elliot Harkins, Brook Kulis, Anora Rice, Althea Rogenes  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...

SENIORS ON ‘CAMPUS’

Run by volunteers, Bath’s Midcoast Senior College serves older learners

WOOLWICH   Agnes Beale’s education is a self-perpetuating experience.  Beale earned her college degree in 1996 — later than most. More...

Harpswell lobster house feeds lonely pollsters

Sometimes a little generosity makes the whole day better.  For example, when one is performing one’s civic duty to safeguard the democratic process by monitoring a polling station on a chilly, rainy, windy day. More...

60 YEARS LATER

THE MORNING AFTER the Bath Alumni Banquet, Saturday, June 8, the class of 1953 gathered at the Holiday Inn for their traditional farewell brunch. The class celebrated its 60th reunion this year. More...