January 11, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Police arrest man found with stolen gun

BATH   For the second time in less than three weeks, a man has been arrested by Bath police in connection with a stolen motor vehicle. More...

Bridge committee continues work

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick-Topsham Bridge Design Advisory Committee will continue to hone in on its recommendations for a replacement of the Frank J. More...

Lisbon police locate driver who fled crash

LISBON   Lisbon police Tuesday confirmed they had found the driver of a hit and run that occurred Monday night. No charges had yet been issued Tuesday afternoon. More...

Highland Green TIF workshop Thursday

TOPSHAM   Topsham selectmen will hear about a tax increment financing proposal from the owners of Highland Greens during a workshop Thursday night.  The workshop will begin at 6 p.m. More...

BTLT offers gardening workshops

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Tom Settlemire Community Garden’s fifth annual Winter Gardening Workshop series begins this Sunday, Jan. 15, from 2-3:30 p.m. at St. More...

Minor injury after I295 double rollover

FREEPORT   Neither driver was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash at mile marker 22 on Interstate 295 southbound in Freeport Sunday morning.  According to Trooper Marvin Hinkley, the crash occurred at approximately 10:50 a.m. More...

Breen speaker at BDA annual meeting

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick Downtown Association Annual Meeting will be held on Jan. 26 at Daggett Lounge in Thorne Hall on the Bowdoin College Campus. The theme is “Main Street on Maine Street: A Thriving Partnership”.  More...

STUDENT NOTES

KEENE STATE COLLEGE  Marissa Eltzroth of Bath and William Hadden of Georgetown were named to the Keene State College Fall 2016 Dean's List  UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN   More...

Lincoln inauguration photo to be unveiled

BRUNSWICK — As the country anticipates the inauguration of a new president on January 20, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art has announced the acquisition of a rare vintage photograph of President Abraham Lincoln’s first inauguration &mdas More...

People Plus hosts Olive Oil and Vinegar 101 event

BRUNSWICK — People Plus will hold its monthly FYI! event on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 1:30 p.m. at its center on 35 Union St., Brunswick: Olive Oil and Vinegar 101. More...

Children’s MLK celebration Jan. 16

BRUNSWICK — Join musicians Josephine Cameron, Matt Loosigian and others for a program of storytelling, music, and crafts during A Children’s Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 16 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. More...

King event in Bath

On Jan. 16 at 10 a.m., students and community members from Morse High School’s Student Community Liaison Council will host their annual Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Driver charged with OUI after alleged hit and run

TOPSHAM   A Topsham man was arrested Saturday night for operating under the influence by Topsham police, who were searching for his vehicle after it allegedly hit another vehicle in Brunswick.  Brunswick police were called to a hit and run More...

Minor injury in I-295 double rollover  Free Access 

Neither driver was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash at mile marker 22 on Interstate 295 southbound in Freeport Sunday morning. More...

Linda Bean in trouble over Trump PAC

AUGUSTA   L.L. Bean heiress Linda Bean made excessive contributions to a political action committee she bankrolled to support Republican President-elect Donald Trump, the Federal Election Commission said.  More...

Demand for LL Bean boots marches on

LEWISTON   The holiday season is over but demand for L.L. Bean's famous boot marches on.  The company currently has a backlog of 51,000 orders that it intends to fill in the coming weeks. More...

Bowdoinham selectmen to consider hiring engineering firm for public works project

BOWDOINHAM   Bowdoinham Selectmen tomorrow plan to hire a firm to engineer and design a public works facility.  At a special town meeting Dec. More...

KELT begins campaign to acquire Squam Creek Preserve

WESTPORT ISLAND Today, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust will launch its first ever online fundraising through WorthWild. KELT is hoping to raise the final funds to conserve the 144-acre Squam Creek Preserve on Westport Island. More...

Police ID driver in Thursday crash

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick police released the name of the driver Friday who’s car collided with a dump truck on Old Portland Road Thursday afternoon.  More...

MEOC to hold college workshop

BRUNSWICK — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting free workshops entitled Essentials of College Planning for adults 19 and over at University College Bath/Brunswick), Orion Hall, 12 Sewall St., on Tuesday, Jan. More...