March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local

The buzz: Local students compete in state geography bee

Several local students will be competing at the Maine State Geo Bee to be held on March 31, on the campus of the University of Maine Farmington campus. More...

Army Corps to dredge Kennebec River

PORTLAND (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers will conduct emergency dredging operations along a stretch of the lower Kennebec River between Phippsburg and Bath.  More...

Maine AllCare, Sagadahoc Dems host health care forum

BATH   On Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m., Sagadahoc Democrats will hold a forum at Patten Free Library in Bath in collaboration with Maine AllCare on “Universal Health Care for Maine: What Would It Take?”  More...

Levesque to speak at Thornton Oaks Town Matters

BRUNSWICK — Steve Levesque, executive director of the Mid Coast Regional Redevelopment Authority, will discuss the status of redevelopment at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station as part of the Thornton Oaks, Town Matters series on Tuesday, M More...

Maine Maritime Museum recruiting new volunteers

BATH — Maine Maritime Museum will kick off its 2017 season with two volunteer recruitment parties on April 5 and April 13 — both events are from 4-6 p.m. in Long Reach Hall. Light refreshments will be provided. More...

Gelato scooping April 4 to benefit Orion Performing Arts Center

BRUNSWICK — The Orion Performing Arts Center, School District 75’s theater inside Mt. Ararat Middle   School, will hold a event on Tuesday, April 4: Scooping for Community at Gelato Fiasco.  More...

Aquaculture scoping session coming to Phippsburg

PHIPPSBURG — On March 23 at 6 p.m. More...

Vitelli, DeChant to host Bath office hours

BATH — State Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and Rep. Jennifer DeChant, D-Bath, will be holding joint office hours Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Patten Free Library on 33 Summer Street in Bath. More...

Apple tree pruning and care with PLT

PHIPPSBURG — On Saturday, April 8, the Phippsburg Land Trust hosts Willow Schwarz of Landcrafters in Woolwich Maine to the Wilbur Preserve at Cox's Head. More...

Modern Life meets ancient wisdom at Totman Library

PHIPPSBURG — The Albert F Totman Library will host a conversation with Julie Meyer and Matthew Wierzba, founding members of the Heart of Bath Health Center on Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Rotary fundraiser to return March 31

Talent show to feature music, dance

BRUNSWICK   The Rotary Club of Brunswick will present the sixth annual Midcoast Maine’s Got Talent talent show at the Crooker Theater March 31 at 7 p.m.  Judges will determine the top three performers from the 16 contestants and then More...

Meet Tabb

Pet of the Week

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STUDENT NOTES

MT. ARARAT MIDDLE SCHOOL QUARTER 2 HONOR ROLL  Grade 6   More...

Deputy crashes cruiser after falling asleep

BOWDOIN   A Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s deputy escaped serious injury after crashing his police cruiser into a tree along Route 125 in Bowdoin Saturday morning.  Deputy Al Huntington was able to report his own crash to Sagadahoc Count More...

Bowdoin residents approve budget

All articles approved at town meeting

BOWDOIN   It was a quick and uneventful annual town meeting at Bowdoin Central School in Bowdoin Saturday.  In just less than 90 minutes, 95 residents adopted all 61 warrant articles, approving a $954,384 municipal budget — a 1.6 perc More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PARTICIPANTS IN THE LOOSEN UP CLASS at People Plus use Therabands as part of their workout. More...

PHS recruiting volunteer tour guides

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Merrymeeting Audubon offers outdoor study scholarships

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Morse’s Fernald receives MPA Principal’s Award

Bath — Alex Fernald of Phippsburg, a senior at Morse High School, has been selected to receive the 2017 Principal’s Award, Morse Principal John Pinkerton announced today. More...

Library to offer free babysitter training for teens, tweens

BATH — Registration opens Friday, March 17 for a Red Cross babysitter training course, to be held at Patten Free Library on Saturday, April 8. Participants will earn certification in one full-day session running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...