May 22, 2014 RSS feed / News

Freeport students excel at Model U.N. event

FREEPORT   Students from Freeport High School received top honors at this year’s Maine Model United Nations Conference, including the coveted Best Delegation Award.  More...

Bowdoin Community 5K set for Saturday

BOWDOIN   The Bowdoin Central School Parent Teacher Club will host the Bowdoin Community 5K and Fun Run at the school on Saturday to raise book money.  More...

Richmond library hosting book group

Part of ‘Let’s Talk About It’ program

RICHMOND   The Isaac F. More...

PARKVIEW NURSES TAKING TEA

PARKVIEW ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER nurses Jaimee Wellington, left, and April Wilson were two of the 70 nurses who attended the Coalition of Maine Nurses Tea earlier this month as part of National Nurs More...

Student band plays Memorial Day in Bath

BATH — The annual Memorial Day student concert kicks off Memorial Day at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Gazebo at Library Park.  Phippsburg Elementary School and St. More...

Parkview earns high praise

BRUNSWICK   Parkview Adventist Medical Center in Brunswick has been named Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems’ Best Performer in the categories of Overall Rating, Willingness to Recommend, Communication with Do More...

MT. ARARAT HONOR ROLL

Mt. Ararat Middle School in Topsham recently released its honor roll results.  Grade 6  High honors   Mikaila Babb, Katherine Callahan, Alexa Eaton, Caleb Manuel, Annabella Perron, Amy Pollack, Jacob Sargent, and Caroline Thompson. More...

STUDENT HONORS

The following Mid-coast students — Peter Zimowski of Bath, Pamela Gerry of Bowdoinham, and Cynthia Dilling and Joanne Fielding, both of Brunswick — have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Southern More...

Academy applications sought

WASHINGTON, D.C.   U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree announced that they have begun accepting applications from Maine high school students for appointments to the four U.S. More...

Combatting isolation and loneliness

Solitude is a state of mind that can be positive, when it’s desired, but when it turns into isolation and loneliness, it can become unbearable. Unfortunately, many seniors reach this point and don’t know what to do about it.  More...

Solutions for managing medication

Managing medications is a major source of worry for seniors, as the complexity of their treatment often requires careful organization. Which pills have to be taken in the morning, in the evening, or at mealtimes? More...

Did You Know?

Though vaccines are usually associated with childhood or foreign travel, older adults may need certain vaccinations as they age. More...

Let’s put an end to elder abuse!

Being an elderly senior is sometimes fraught with vulnerability. More...

Oasis Free Clinics receives donation

$3,000 presented by Norway Savings

BRUNSWICK — Oasis Free Clinics was the recent recipient of a $3,000 donation from Norway Savings Bank.  More...

Lisbon walking tour slated for Thursday

Public event part of downtown plan update

LISBON   As part of the Lisbon Downtown Plan update, a public walking tour to explore the downtown area is scheduled for Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  More...

Bike Rodeo coming up in Bath

BATH   Bath’s Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) and the Bath Police Department will again host the annual Bath Safety Day & Bike Rodeo on Saturday, June 7.  The rodeo is 10 a.m. More...

POLICE

Brunswick Police  Arrests  Christopher Carrier, 28, of Topsham, was arrested at 10:38 p.m. May 4 on Middlebury Road and charged with operating under the influence.  Brent Smith, 47, of Bucksport, was arrested at around 5:18 p.m. More...

Richmond’s Dowd wins two awards at Castleton

CASTLETON, Vt. More...

RSU 2 hosting hearings on $25.3M budget

RICHMOND   Voters in Regional School Unit 2 get their chance to speak up about the proposed $25.3 million school budget for 2014-15 during hearings scheduled across the district this week.  More...

Phippsburg continues 200th celebration with birthday party

PHIPPSBURG   The Phippsburg Elementary School gym was at capacity as residents gathered to celebrate at their town’s 200th birthday party.  Approximately 200 residents gathered May 8 for the party, said Mike Young, Phippsburg’s More...