July 16, 2014 RSS feed / News

SUMMER HISTORY WALKING TOUR SERIES

JOIN THE PEJEPSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY on Sunday, July 20, for the next installment in its summer history walking tour series. More...

TM picked in Wiscasset

WISCASSET   A new town manager has been selected to begin in August, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen announced in a Tuesday press release.  Marian Anderson, of Boothbay, has been hired as the Wiscasset town manager, and her contract was ap More...

Lisbon High breaks ground for new track

LISBON   Lisbon school officials and employees, volunteers and students gathered at its track Monday morning to partake in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new track that’s on the way, hopefully to be completed by next spring.  The mor More...

BREAKING GROUND

LISBON HIGH SCHOOL track coach Dean Hall speak to those gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony for the school’s new track at the campus in Lisbon Falls on Monday. |width=250|height=188|link=node|align=left]LISBON   More...

Get Outside!

Friends of Merrymeeting Bay to present evening paddle on Wednesday

RICHMOND   The Friends of Merrymeeting Bay will continue its Outside! 2014 series with an evening paddle around Little Swan Island from 5-7 p.m. More...

Three vehicles crash on Route 196

TOPSHAM   Route 196 was closed for about an hour Saturday following a three-vehicle crash that sent three people to area hospitals with non-lifethreatening injuries.  More...

Search on for driver who fled scene

BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

Topsham police are trying to find the person they believe crashed their car over an embankment on River Road Sunday before fleeing the scene.  Topsham Police Sgt. Robert Ramsay said police responded to the crash Sunday at 8:52 p.m. More...

‘That’s what it used to be like’

Oral history initiative preserves Maine fishing tales

HARPSWELL   When Port Clyde fisherman Gary Libby started fishing in 1978, a good day at sea meant heading home with 6,000 pounds of fish on board. More...

Wandering toddler results in endangering charge

BATH   A toddler found walking alone on Washington Street Friday morning spurred police to charge the little boy’s mother with endangering the welfare of a child.  More...

‘Buddy bench’ helps create friendships at Coffin School

BRUNSWICK   Students at Coffin School may worry a little less about being lonely at recess time this fall, thanks to a new buddy bench at the school’s playground.  The buddy bench was unveiled during the last weeks of this school year More...

After hiding on bridge, man taken into custody on warrants

BRUNSWICK   A man police say hid from them beneath the Frank J. Wood Bridge early Saturday morning was eventually taken into custody.  Brunswick Police Lt. More...

BRUNSWICK POLICE

Arrests   Frances Millhollan, 43, of Lisbon Falls was arrested at 1:15 p.m. July 7 at Walmart on Tibbetts Drive and charged with theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and violating conditions of release.  More...

CORRECTION

The Times Record reserves this space to correct errors appearing in our news columns. We ask readers who are aware of factual errors to telephone Managing Editor Rob Montana at 504-8209.   More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

THE LOOSEN UP CLASS, led by instructor Suzanne Neveux (in pink), is one of the most popular ongoing classes at People Plus. More...

Brick Island assault under investigation

BOWDOINHAM   Local public safety officials scrambled to locate and launch a boat in the water Wednesday to respond to Brick Island in Bowdoinham, where a juvenile female reported she’d been assaulted and stranded.  More...

SUV fished out of Mere Point Bay

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Police said the failure of a front break line may have caused a Durham family’s vehicle to slip into Mere Point Bay while attempting to launch a boat.  Police received a call of an SUV under water at about 3:21 More...

Merrymeeting Arts Center offering DropIn Art program during July

BOWDOINHAM   The Merrymeeting Arts Center starts its annual summer DropIn Art Sessions Monday from 10 a.m. to noon down by the waterfront in Bowdoinham.   The six sessions will run on Mondays and Thursdays through the end of July. More...

Brunswick shooting report finds blanks aimed to scare off man looking in windows

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick Police were investigating an altercation Thursday after a man apparently fired blanks to ward off a man peeking into windows in order to find a phone.  Police were called to a residence at 15 Brackett Road at 1:29 p.m. More...

State Police investigating report of Durham shooting

DURHAM — State Police are investigating a report of a shooting that occured Wednesday night at or near Hallowell Road in Durham.  “Someone out there was having a bad night. Some shots were fired. More...

Geiger leaving Main Street Bath

BATH   After serving as Main Street Bath’s director for five years, Jennifer Geiger will serve her last full day with the organization today.  Geiger Thursday confirmed it’s true, she is departing after five years “and I&r More...