February 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS MEMBERS gather to enjoy Lunch Out at a local restaurant. More...

Beaver talk at Midcoast Conservancy

WISCASSET On Friday, Feb. 24, from 6- 8 p.m. at Midcoast Conservancy in Wiscasset, beaver expert, inventor and entrepreneur Skip Lisle of Beaver Deceivers International will discuss how to install deceivers More...

Student art show reception Saturday in Bath

BATH — The Centre St Arts Gallery at 11 Centre St. in Bath is hosting an opening reception for their Winter Student Art Show on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend and light refreshments will be served.  More...

Make Shift Coffee House series continues at Patten Free Library

BATH   Following an initial event at Curtis Memorial Library in January, Craig Freshley of Good Group Decisions will be continuing his Make Shift Coffee House series with events in March and April at the Patten Free Library in Bath.  More...

MT. A MIDDLE SCHOOL GEOGRAPHIC BEE WINNER

ANDREW CHAMBERLAND, an 8th grade student at Mt. Ararat Middle School won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. More...

STUDENT NOTES

BHS 2ND QUARTER HONORS  Honor Roll   More...

Freeport Freeze Out Saturday

FREEPORT   Freeport Community Services staff, board members and volunteers will be outside downtown for eight hours Saturday, raising awareness of poverty, hunger and the need for services for the most vulnerable residents of Freeport and Pownal More...

MSMT to present children’s interactive programs at Curtis

BRUNSWICK   Maine State Music Theatre will present “Magic Time: A Program of Story and Song” — combining fairytale literature with musical adaptations — on Friday, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. More...

Alcohol sales check in Brunswick yields 88 percent compliance rate

BRUNSWICK   In an effort to reduce underage drinking, the Cumberland County Sheriff ’s Office and Brunswick Police Department recently conducted compliance checks at stores that sell alcohol. More...

MTA high school evacuated after firecracker incident

TOPSHAM   Mt. More...

Freeport Historical Society hosts series of events

FREEPORT The following is a list of upcoming events and exhibits happening at the Freeport Historical Society, located at 45 Main St. More information for these events can be found at historicfreeport.org. Writing Contest: The Art in Artifacts Feb. More...

Selectmen to discuss TIF grant

TOPSHAM   Topsham Selectmen will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Woodside Elementary presents ‘Honk! Jr.’

TOPSHAM — Members of Woodside Elementary School 4th and 5th grade will present the musical “Honk! Jr.” this evening and Friday. Show times are 6:30 p.m., admission is $5 for adults, children are free. More...

Street photography talk at First Light Camera Club

TOPSHAM Photographer Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest will deliver a slide talk on the topic of “Street Photography” for the First Light Camera Club on Thursday, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Fire in Lisbon displaces two families

LISBON Two families were displaced from the home they rent at 70 Lisbon St. when the second story caught fire Monday. Lisbon Fire Chief Sean Galipeau said the blaze was reported at 12:50 p.m. More...

Pet of the Week

Meet Teddy

BRUNSWICK  T eddy, a Staffordshire Terrier mix just shy of three years old, is easily the smartest dog we've had the pleasure of meeting in a while, and he is pretty darn handsome, too!  More...

World's Greatest Sleigh Ride to benefit Pine Tree Camp

LISBON — The 24th Annual World's Greatest Sleigh Ride in Lisbon Falls takes place Sunday, Feb. 19, and is sponsored by the Pejepscot Sno-Chiefs and the Farmer's Draft Horse Mule and Pony Club. More...

KELT to host mindfulness walk

GEORGETOWN — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites the public to the Morse Pond Preserve in Georgetown on Saturday,  Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. for a free meditative walk in the winter woods. More...

Morris Farm hosts new February vacation camp

WISCASSET   The fields at Morris Farm may be sleeping under a winter blanket of snow and ice, but new programs are sprouting up at the educational farm in Wiscasset. Morris Farm will host an all new Winter Vacation Farm Camp Feb. More...

LEARN THE ART OF HENNA

PROFESSIONAL HENNA ARTIST GENEVIEVE LEVIN will offer a demonstration and paint individual hand adornments for teen participants at Patten Free Library on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. More...