July 22, 2015 RSS feed / Community

FALSE ALARM IN BRUNSWICK

BRUNSWICK FIREFIGHTERS, paramedics and police were called to the Cumberland Farms at the corner of Pleasant Street and Church Road around 9 a.m. Tuesday for a report of fumes. More...

Children’s concert Thursday in Harpswell

HARPSWELL — The Harpswell Concert Band will host a children’s concert on Thursday, July 23. More...

Patten Library teen writing competition

BATH — Patten Free Library is inviting submissions beginning Aug. 1 for its annual teen writing contest, “Write On!” Any student in grades 7-12 residing in the library service area or attending schools in R.S.U. More...

Dog demo in Bowdoinham

BOWDOINHAM — Join Friends of Merrymeeting Bay and representatives from Maine Search and Rescue Dogs for a search and rescue dog demonstrations 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Merrymeeting Bay Wildlife Management Area in Bowdoinham. More...

Bath Rotarians donate to ShelterBox

BATH — The Rotary Club of Bath recently donated $1,000 from to benefit ShelterBox, a humanitarian relief charity that assists survivors of disaster and humanitarian crises around the globe.  More...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally tonight

BRUNSWICK   The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally and informational meeting at 6 p.m. More...

STUDENT NOTES

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute   The following local students were named to the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester:   Kyle Priddle of Lisbon, studies Aeronautical Engineering   Grace Rabin More...

Times Record welcomes McIntire

BRUNSWICK   Doug McIntire has been hired as a full-time staff reporter for The Times Record.  More...

Auclaire’s swim to Seguin successful

PHIPPSBURG   A traditional swim that was postponed due to thick fog last Wednesday was successfully completed the following morning.  Brett Auclaire, a long distance swimmer from New Hampshire, swam to Seguin Island from Popham Beach early More...

Paving in Brunswick begins Wednesday

BRUNSWICK — Public Works Director John Foster announced on Monday a list of paving projects encompassing the next two to three weeks.  The town’s paving contractor, Harry C. More...

Woods Bridge meeting tonight in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Topsham and Brunswick’s historic review committees will met together to discuss the Frank J. More...

Topsham board tackles Grimmel road

Topsham — The planning board will hold a public hearing tonight on the proposed extension of a new access road that would allow trucks access to Grimmel Industries at 80 Pejepscot Village Main St. More...

HISTORY WALKING TOUR SERIES

ON JULY 26, Ed Galvin, railroad historian and former director of labor relations and human resources for Maine Central Railroad, will share his knowledge and experiences of Brunswick’s railway More...

Forget summer, Brunswick association is already raising money for holiday lighting

BRUNSWICK We may be smack-dab in the middle of summer, but the Brunswick Downtown Association is already planning ahead for this winter. Specifically, how to raise $15,000 to decorate Brunswick’s downtown in holiday lights. More...

Coastal Studies for Girls to host open house in Freeport

FREEPORT   Coastal Studies for Girls will host an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 26, at the Coastal Studies for Girls campus located at 308 Wolfe’s Neck Road in Freeport.  More...

Westbrook man killed in Lisbon crash

LISBON — A Westbrook man was killed in a motorcycle crash at approximately 6:30 p.m. More...

Bath man guilty of firearms charge

BATH — United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced Friday, July 17, that Johnny Ray Johnson, 57, of Bath, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in U.S. District Court to possession of firearms by a felon.  More...

MID-COAST’S FINEST

LOCAL FIRST RESPONDERS at the Brunswick Downtown Association’s Community BBQ & Tribute in June. More...

STUDENT NOTES

SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference  Tyler Walter, from Bowdoinham and a student at Maine Region Ten Technical High School was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in Automotive Refinishing Technology.  Tufts University   More...

MEETINGS

Arrowsic CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Tuesday, 5 p.m., Town Hall AFD LONG TERM PLANNING, Thursday, 7 p.m., Town Hall SHELLFISH COMMISSION, Friday, 8:30 a.m., Town Hall  Bowdoin BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office  Bowdoinham WATE More...