March 20, 2017 RSS feed / Local

L.L. Bean’s sales level in 2016

Freeport company weathers boycott

FREEPORT Outdoors specialty retailer L.L. More...

Smoke detectors alert woman to fire

FREEPORT Freeport Fire Chief Charlie Jordan credited working smoke detectors for allowing a woman to escape a fire that broke out in her mobile home last week. Shortly before 10 p.m. More...

Levene makes bid for Phippsburg Selectmen

PHIPPSBURG   Phippsburg resident Sue Levene is running for the seat on the Phippsburg Board of Selectmen being vacated by former longtime Selectman Everett Perkins.  Levene will be running against Chris Mixon, who has chaired the Phippsburg More...

Freeport girl, pet duck flown to LA for television program

FREEPORT ( AP) — A Freeport girl has gone to sleepovers and trick-or-treating with her pet duck, and now they're going on a national TV program together. More...

Remember When?

Charles W. Morse’s Gift

BATH The Reverend Francis W. O’Brien Pastor of the People’s Church in More...

Cloud-based ebook rental system introduced at Patten

BATH Bath's Patten Free Library recently introduced cloudLibrary, a cloud-based rental system for electronic books and electronic audiobooks. The system replaces Overdrive, the library's previous online rental system. More...

Topsham to spend $87,000 for comp plan consultant

TOPSHAM Topsham Selectmen Thursday unanimously hired a consulting firm for a comprehensive plan update, though the cost will exceed the $70,000 budgeted for the work. More...

STUDENT NOTES

STONEHILL COLLEGE Constance Hodge of Topsham has been named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Stonehill College. SIMMONS COLLEGE More...

King to lambaste Obamacare replacement

BRUNSWICK U.S. Sen. More...

Twice-Told Tales to celebrate reopening

BRUNSWICK — The public is invited to celebrate the reopening of Twice-Told Tales, on Friday, March 31 from 4-6 p.m. at 11 Pleasant St. More...

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...