February 7, 2014 RSS feed / Community

HONOR ROLL

Georgetown Central School   Georgetown Central School has announced the second quarter honor roll:  Grade 6   High Honors: Mollie Crosby, Dory Kulis, Johnathan “Jack” McDiarmid, Emma Roth-Wells  Honors: William “ More...

Bath group stays on homelessness

BATH   The Greater Bath Homeless Initiative says it is committed to becoming a player in the state’s effort to solve homelessness in Bath.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS TAX HELP

THIS WEEK AT THE CENTER, AARP started their free tax aid services on Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Here, Helen Fretz of Brunswick gets free tax aide from AARP volunteer Perry Bradley. More...

STUDENT NOTES

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Whitney M. Dano, of Topsham, was named to the Dean’s List at Virginia Tech for the fall 2013 semester.   ROCHESTER, N.Y. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Bath  CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 6 p.m., city hall. COMMUNITY FORESTRY COMMITTEE, Wednesday, 7 p.m., city hall.  Bowdoin  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office. PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town office. More...

‘Dancing with school staff raises funds in Lisbon

LISBON   The Lisbon High School Drama Club and members of the class of 2014 are planning an evening to remember thanks to the continued partnership with the Alma-Lea Dance & Studio in Lisbon.  Students will present the grand finale of & More...

A BIRTHDAY FOR NEIGHBORS

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Too soon to melt for Bowdoinham ice and smelt

BOWDOINHAM   Merrymeeting Arts Center is hosting its third Ice and Smelt Festival, 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, offering games, art, entertainment and ... a beard contest.  More...

Local food powwow in Topsham

TOPSHAM Nearly 40 leaders in local agriculture met in the Topsham Grange Hall Wednesday to talk about building a “more resilient” food system in the Mid-coast. One of the major topic: the financial challenges of farming. More...

STUDENT NOTES

MILTON , Mass. — The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 Semester at Curry College: Chelsey Kaiser, of Brunswick; and Matthew Nicholson, of Lisbon Falls.   More...

MCH to host bake sale

BRUNSWICK   The Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary is staging its annual health career scholarship fundraiser.  “Sweets for the Sweet” Valentine Bake Sale, on Thursday, Feb. More...

PEOPLE PLUS — PLAIN OR FANCY

TABLE TENNIS is a popular program at People Plus, played an average of five days each week. More...

Super Bowl, super beers

Where will you watch the big game on Sunday? Here’s a few local ideas.  The Sea Dog in Topsham is featuring a Super Bowl Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.  The featured beer will be Cabin Fever.  More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Arrowsic PLANNING BOARD, Monday, 7 p.m., Town Office ROAD COMMISSION, Tuesday, 7 p.m., Town Office Bath PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6 p.m., city hall. CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 6 p.m., city hall. More...

SNOW-COVERED FIELDS FOREVER

THE KENNEBEC ESTUARY LAND TRUST invites the public to do some Nordic skiing Saturday, Jan. 25 at Merrymeeting Preserve in Woolwich, pictured. Skiing starts at 1 p.m. More...

Police, kids ready to wail on each other

Benefit dodge ball tourney Feb. 23 in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick Police Benefit Association is hosting a dodge ball tournament — local cops vs. local kids — on Sunday, Feb. More...

STUDENT NOTES

LEWISTON — The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Bates College during the first semester of the 2013-14 academic year, a distinction earned by students whose cumulative grade point average is 3.71 or higher:   More...

Association launches façade grant program

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick Downtown Association is seeking grant applications from property owners, tenants and businesses in downtown Brunswick who wish to make physical improvements to the exteriors of their buildings.  The deadline for ap More...

MUSIC TO THE MOUTH

LISBON HIGH SCHOOL students Silas and Sierra Crosby enjoy culinary specialties prepared by the Lisbon Music Boosters Association. More...

BATH’S STUDENT SCRIBES

PATTEN FREE LIBRARY recently honored the winners of its First Annual Teen Writing Contest in a ceremony held in the Community Room. More...