December 30, 2013 RSS feed / News

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Green Ventures LLC needs 1 state, 2 federal permits

A power generation plant that would run on organic waste material has almost all of the permits required before construction at Brunswick Landing can begin, according to state officials.  More...

Wolfe’s Neck offers January programs

FREEPORT — Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park is offering nature programs on Sundays in January at 2 p.m. through Jan. 26.  More...

Bath theater to stage ‘Hair’

BATH — Studio Theatre of Bath announces auditions for its April 2014 production of “Hair,” the 1968 rock musical that ushered in the Age of Aquarius and “flower power.”  More...

Freeport chorus beginning rehearsals

FREEPORT — The Greater Freeport Community Chorus, under the direction of Virgil Bozeman and accompanist Dorothy Cuprak, begins rehearsals for the spring season Sunday, Jan. More...

Local art teachers exhibit at Saco show

SACO — Several local artists will exhibit work in “After Hours: Work by Maine Art Teachers,” organized by the Maine Art Educators Association.  The exhibition will be on view Jan. 14 through March 1, 2014. More...

Fuel leak clears BIW facility in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — The Bath Iron Works’ Cross Building off Bath Road was evacuated Thursday after a small propane leak in a heating unit was discovered.  Firefighters responded just after 8 a.m. More...

‘Unplug’ with Jan. 1 state park day hikes

PHIPPSBURG — State parks will participate in a nationwide initiative to get people outdoors and hiking on New Year’s Day.  More...

UUC benefit concert set for Jan. 11

BRUNSWICK — To benefit the rebuilding of Unitarian Universalist Church on Pleasant Street, the Merrymeeting Singers will present a choral music concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Oyster stock in focus

NEWCASTLE   Demand for Maine oysters is growing, but regulations on the cold-weather storage of the delicacy prevent some aquaculturists from accessing stock during winter.  More...

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WEST BATH   Cases of local interest heard in Sagadahoc County courts in October:  Roswell Bradford, 26, of Wakefield, Mass., possession of marijuana, up to 1 / ounce, adjudicated, $350 fine, for an incident in Woolwich on Aug. 20.  More...

Preschools to reach out at Topsham forum in January

TOPSHAM  Several local preschools will be represented at an event at Topsham Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.   The preschools will be on hand at the event at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

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Snow, ice in Sunday forecast

BRUNSWICK   Winter will make itself felt again this weekend into Monday, forecasters said.  Even as thousands remain without power from the effects of a 48-hour ice storm last Sunday into Monday, forecasters are predicting 3 to 5 inches of More...

Lousy weather can’t stop community aid

Death of Hannaford worker sparks food donations

BRUNSWICK   Despite ugly weather Monday, generosity shone brightly at a Brunswick pantry and soup kitchen that received more than 1,000 pounds of donated food.  More...

Police: Man going 100 mph was drunk

BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick man was arrested Saturday night while allegedly driving at nearly twice the posted speed limit on U.S. Route 1, allegedly while under the influence of alcohol.  William A. More...

Offshore wind forum to give status update

PORTLAND — An update on Maine's offshore wind project will take place beginning at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Wishcamper Center at the University of Southern Maine, 34 Bedford St.  More...

Caregiver stress topic of workshop

BRUNSWICK — Spectrum Generations, along with Brunswick Area Respite Care and Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, announce “Savvy Caregiver 1” training this winter in Brunswick.  More...

Gerzofsky, Gideon to hold public hours

FREEPORT — State Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, DBrunswick, will hold public “office hours” 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 28, at Bow Street Market.  State Rep. Sara Gideon, DFreeport, will also attend.  More...

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Indictment in alleged Wiscasset terrorizing

WISCASSET   An Albion man previously convicted of burglary is due back in court to face more serious charges — including terrorizing — after Wiscasset police say he struck another man with his car and told a woman and her daughter th More...