September 19, 2014 RSS feed / News

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Topsham man charged in six area burglaries

TOPSHAM   Topsham police say they have arrested a man they say is behind six burglaries that have take place in the last three weeks.  More...

FOMB finishing up its Outside! 2014 series

BOWDOINHAM   Friends of Merrymeeting Bay concludes its Outside! 2014 series with a mushroom walk from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21.  The event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome and families are encouraged to attend.  More...

Two checked for smoke inhalation after house fire; dog, cat saved

RICHMOND A Richmond woman and her child were taken to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta to be checked for smoke inhalation after their home caught fire Thursday morning, which fire investigators say started from a frialator on a stove. More...

Sagadahoc patrol vehicles get new technology

BATH   The Sagadahoc County Emergency Management Agency has announced that all patrol vehicles in the county have been equipped with new Dell tablets, replacing aging equipment and offering law enforcement the benefits of cutting edge technology More...

MEETINGS

Arrowsic  SELECTBOARD, Monday 6 p.m., Town Hall.  Bowdoin  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office. PLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town office. 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.   A story in Sept. More...

Parked vehicle destroyed, building escapes damage

RICHMOND Firefighters extinguished a fire that destroyed a parked vehicle that ignited on Southard Street Wednesday before it caused extensive damage to the commercial building sitting only inches away. More...

Six charter amendment proposals headed to voters

BATH   Following a public hearing Monday, City councilors voted to send six proposed charter amendments to the voters on Nov. More...

Start, Look and Listen Prepare now for winter driving

(MS) -- Now's the time to get your car ready for the demands placed on it in the coming winter months. Especially in rain, sleet, freezing rain, and maybe snow, you'll want your vehicle to start and run reliably. More...

Separating flu facts from fiction

Cold and flu season seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. As more people begin to sniffle and sneeze and feel lousy, they may look for ways to shorten the time they spend battling the flu. More...

Respect and protect our seniors

Seniors may not spend their days on Facebook and Twitter, but they can help us discover more about the world we live in in other ways. Seniors are like a treasure of family heritage, and of society as a whole. More...

Candidates offer insight into stances at forum

RICHMOND   Does Maine reach prosperity by investing or cutting?  That was the question posed at a candidates forum at the Enterprise Grange last week. Outgoing Rep. More...

Lost boy found

PHIPPSBURG   A police dog and his handler with the Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Department found a 17-year-old boy who was lost in the area of Hermit Island Campground in Phippsburg Tuesday afternoon.  More...

HISTORY WALKING TOUR SERIES

ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 21, the Pejepscot Historical Society will host its final Summer History Walking Tour of 2014. More...

Public hearings on charter amendments tonight

LISBON   The Town Council will conduct a series of public hearings near the start of its 7 p.m. More...

‘Late-Start’ courses offered in October

BRUNSWICK — In an effort to help those who couldn’t begin classes in early September, University College at Bath/Brunswick offers a variety of university online courses that begin in October.  More...

Touch-a-Truck event set for Saturday

WISCASSET — The Wiscasset Speedway will play host to Touch-a-Truck — a fund raiser for the Maine Chapter of the March of Dimes and Coastal Kids Preschool in Damariscotta — from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. More...

Charter amendments hearing tonight

BATH — The City Council has a public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. More...

Cooperative Extension hosting annual meeting

FALMOUTH — The Cumberland County Extension Association will conduct its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the UMaine Regional Learning Center in Falmouth.  More...