April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Local

50 hospice volunteers honored at appreciation event

BRUNSWICK CHANS Home Health & Hospice honored more than 50 volunteers at a celebration on April 5 at the Brunswick Hotel & Tavern. The event highlighted the work of the hospice volunteers and recognized several individuals. More...

Local towns to get culvert funds

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick, Durham and West Bath are among several Maine communities receiving a total of $2.2 million in grant money for culvert replacement, which will fund 28 projects across the state.  More...

Williamson to speak on photo career at Down East

BRUNSWICK   Ben Williamson will offer a slide presentation for First Light Camera Club entitled “Shooting for Work and for Pleasure.” The program takes place this evening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Reed & Reed acquires electrical transmission contractor

WOOLWICH — Civil contractor Reed & Reed, Inc. of Woolwich recently completed the acquisition PLC Construction of Farmington, New Hampshire, a builder of electrical transmission infrastructure. More...

A TAXING PROTEST

  BRUCE GAGNON and several other PeaceWorks activists on Monday handed out literature in from of the Brunswick Post Office as residents came by to mail in their tax returns. More...

Arctic clothing, identity in the spotlight at Bowdoin’s Peary-MacMillan museum

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Veterans Council to host open house in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — The Mid- Coast Veterans Council will hold an open house at the Veterans Resource Center on Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Meet Raider!

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Brunswick Police charge driver after car goes into pond

A Portland man was issued several charges Friday after allegedly driving his car into a pond at a Brunswick golf course and leaving the scene.  Brunswick Police Cmdr. Mark Waltz said police received a report at 7:30 p.m. More...

LePage vetoes Landing speed bill

BRUNSWICK   Governor Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the Maine Department of Transportation to set speed limits at Brunswick Landing.  More...

Brunswick teens rescued by boat from river island

BRUNSWICK   Two Brunswick teens are safe after being stranded on a small island in the Androscoggin River off the Bay Bridge fishing point Monday night.  Brunswick police were informed of the situation at 8:30 p.m.  More...

Run for Independence returns May 21

BRUNSWICK The Run for Independence is scheduled Sunday May 21 in Brunswick. Run for Independence is professionally chip-timed for those who log their runs, but it is also a fully inclusive race. More...

Lerner Foundation commits $7M to mentoring initiative

PORTLAND — Lerner Foundation announced that eight Maine organizations, including Chewonki of Wiscasset and Seeds of Independence, Brunswick, will participate as partners with the foundation in its $7 million Aspirations Incubator Program, a men More...

Go for Baroque race in Brunwick

BRUNSWICK — Registration is open for the 7th annual Coastal Youth Orchestra 5K/Walk and Fun Run, “Go for Baroque … Out and Bach.” The race is scheduled to be held on Sunday, April 30 on Pennellville Road in Brunswick. More...

KELT, forestry professionals invite public to learn more about demonstration forest

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STUDENT NOTES

AMHERST COLLEGE   Dakota Foster of Brunswick, a student at Amherst College, was named a 2017 Truman Scholar  PHI KAPPA PHI   More...

ICONIC LOBSTER WHARF FOR SALE

THE LOBSTER WHARF next to the iconic Cook’s Lobster & Ale House, pictured here, will soon be changing hands, as it is up for auction on April 25.The wharf is currently owned by Norman C. More...

MCEDD to launch new solar program

BATH Following a successful response last year, the Midcoast Economic Development District, in partnership with Sundog Solar, has announced another Solarize Midcoast Maine program. More...

Scoping session in Freeport

FREEPORT — On April 26, 2017 at 6 p. m. More...

Frank J. Wood Bridge closing to northbound traffic Wednesday

TOPSHAM   Commuters should prepare for a temporary lane closure on the Frank J. More...