September 20, 2013 RSS feed / Community

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Arrowsic  SELECT BOARD, Monday, 6 p.m., Town Office.  Bowdoin  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office. PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town office.  Bowdoinham   More...

RADIOLOGIC STUDIES

RAQUEL MOODY of Topsham and Veronica Smith of Richmond were among the 22 students that recently began their studies at the Clark F. More...

Bowdoin’s endowment eclipses $1B

Student group schedules another divestment protest

BRUNSWICK   With the close of Fiscal Year 2013 in June, interest generated by the collective wealth of Bowdoin College’s assets pushed the small private school’s endowment to more than $1 billion.  Bowdoin holds about 1,600 indi More...

IN A FOG

A DISGRUNTLED-LOOKING squadron of herring gulls huddles on the Wharton Point boat ramp in Brunswick during a recent foggy, drizzly day. More...

Feed Our Scholars now serving Wiscasset

Thanks to many individuals, businesses and groups in and around Wiscasset and beyond, the Wiscasset Feed Our Scholars Weekend Backpack Initiative, in cooperation with Good Shepherd Food Bank and Two Bridges Jail, kicks off its deliveries of nutrition More...

Scout pack doubles; still room for more

BATH — Cub Scout Pack No. 621, based at the American Legion in Bath, has had great success in recruiting new Cub Scouts this fall.  The pack, formerly in peril of losing its charter, has doubled in size. More...

‘Band Together for Community’ benefit

FREEPORT — The Pine Tree Coastal Winds, in a partnership with the Harraseeket Inn, will provide a community concert event entitled “Band Together for Community” to benefit Freeport Community Services, on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Girls invited to join upstart book group

BATH — Patten Free Library invites all middle school girls living in the library service area or attending a Regional School Unit 1 school to join (and create a name for) a new book group.   The first group discussion, scheduled for Oct. More...

Senior citizens set to party at Phippsburg

PHIPPSBURG — A Senior Citizen’s Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the fire station.  There will be free flu shots, Maine fish chowder and door prizes.   More...

Workshops set on college planning

BATH — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will host free “Essentials of College Planning” workshops for adults 19 and older.  The workshops are planned at Midcoast Center for Higher Education (UC Bath/Brunswick), 9 Park S More...

Free pass to Maine Maritime Museum

BATH — Maine Maritime Museum in Bath is participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day 2013, a program that provides two free admissions to any of more than 1,500 museums nationwide.  This year, Museum Day is Saturday, Sept. More...

Light lunch offered with two local artists

FREEPORT — Meet Maine Artists Laura Rudy of La Creme Chocolat and Julia Doughty of Ocean Stone Designs on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Wishful Moon on 12 School St., and at R.D. More...

Neighbors congregate to show appreciation

BATH — Neighbors Inc., of Brunswick held an appreciation picnic luncheon for its dedicated caregivers on Wednesday, Sept. 11.  The gathering was hosted by owners Judy Warren and Cathy Bagdon at the home of Connie Burt in Bath. More...

Bowdoin to host Chinese art exhibit

BRUNSWICK — From Sept. 27 through Dec. More...

State tries to save Blanding’s turtles

AUGUSTA — The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said its biologists captured and released more than 40 Blanding’s turtles this summer in an effort to better understand the dynamic between the endangered species and growing subur More...

State DIFW to study ocean diversity

AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has had two projects chosen to receive nearly $540,000 in federal funding as part of the U.S. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Arrowsic  CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Tuesday, 7 p.m., Town Hall.  Bath  PLANNING BOARD Tuesday, 6 p.m., City Hall.  Bowdoin  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office. More...

Confectioner, charity team up to provide home heating funds

BRUNSWICK   When community members make a purchase from Brunswick’s Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St. Wednesday, Sept. More...

For Freeport youths, 9/11 is only part reality

FREEPORT   Most of them were just 1 or 2 years old when planes hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, but eighthgraders at Freeport Middle School are beginning to understand how that day changed the lives of Americans forever.  More...

SAD 75 in hiring mood

TOPSHAM   The School Administrative District 75 Board of Directors is looking to appoint another assistant principal tonight.  More...