January 13, 2017 RSS feed / Local

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

MEMBERS OF THE BRUNSWICK POLICE DEPARTMENT pictured here dropped off purchased gifts to fulfill wish lists for more than a dozen Brunswick Area Teen Center members. More...

Jail authority debates alcohol limit

WISCASSET   The Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multi-county Jail Authority debated Wednesday whether the jail should continue to use a blood alcohol content threshold as a condition for admitting inmates to Two Bridges Regional Jail.  More...

Application deadline extended for Master Gardener Volunteer training program

LISBON — The deadline to apply for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers program training in Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties has been extended to Jan. More...

Vitelli to begin in-district monthly office hours

TOPSHAM — Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, has announced she is beginning monthly office hours throughout Senate District 23. “I look forward to holding these sessions,” said Vitelli. More...

Boy Scout bottle drive in Bowdoin Saturday

BOWDOIN — Boy Scout Troop 639 will perform a door to door bottle drive on Saturday in Bowdoin from 11 a.m. More...

Chocolate Bash returns to Freeport

FREEPORT — Freeport Communithy Library will host the 16th annual Chocolate Bash Feb. 8 from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. Cost is $2 per plate. More...

STUDENT NOTES

THOMAS COLLEGE   Students from the following local communities were named to the dean’s list at Thomas College for the fall term:  Brunswick: Matthew Deveaux, Andrew Kapocius, Alexander Tait  Dresden: Joshua Howard  More...

Freezing rain causes crashes

BRUNSWICK   Local fire and police were busy responding to vehicle crashes and other incidents after freezing rain made driving conditions dangerous Tuesday night.  Brunswick police responded to a crash on Route 1 southbound Tuesday at 11:32 More...

MLK supper to raise funds for MCHPP

BRUNSWICK   The 6th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Pasta Supper to raise funds for the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program will be held Jan. 16 from 5-7 p.m. at the Universalist Church on 15 Pleasant St.  More...

BCEF completes successful fundraising campaign

BRUNSWICK The Brunswick Community Education Foundation has completed its 2016 Annual Fund Campaign. More...

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...