May 4, 2017 RSS feed / Local

MSMT MEMORABILIA

MAINE STATE MUSIC THEATRE Artistic Director Curt Clark and the chairwoman of the historical committee, Bunny Andrews, pose Wednesday with items donated by Henry Dalessandris and Martin Perry. More...

Freeport budget to increase 1%

FREEPORT Freeport presented its proposed municipal budget Tuesday, which is expected to raise property taxes by a little more than 1 percent. More...

Topsham VFW post recognizes first Legacy Life member

TOPSHAM — VFW Post 2197 recognized its first Legacy Life member, Jeff "Gunner" Valkier. In doing this, Valkier created an endowment that provides an annual payment to the National VFW, The Department of Maine, and to Post 2197 in perpetuity. More...

VA warning of scam targeting veterans

BRUNSWICK   The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a new scam that targets veterans by mimicking the department’s Veterans Choice Program.  More...

ROTARY RECOGNITION

DAVID TAFT, president of the Brunswick Rotary Club, presents Joseph Shelton, manager of the Brunswick Lowe's store, with the Rotary's highest honor, the Paul Harris Fellow recognition, at a recent clu More...

Topsham library honors Klein

TOPSHAM   The Topsham Public Library Board of Trustees will be celebrating the opening of its newly configured West Garden Patio on May 20 from 1-2:30 p.m. More...

Controlled wildfire burn to take place on Swan Island

RICHMOND   On Thursday, Department Of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife staff plan to conduct a prescribed wildfire burn on the Steve Powell Wildlife Management Area, also known as Swan Island, located on the Kennebec River, just east of Richmond.&n More...

Merrymeeting Adult Education offers course: Beginning to Stay Home

TOPSHAM — Merrymeeting Adult Education is offering a two-day training for children ages 8-11 who will soon be staying home alone. More...

Free prostrate screening in Bath

BATH — On Saturday, June 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer will provide a free prostate cancer screening in Bath. More...

Patten Free Library to host belly dance workshop for teens

BATH — Belly dance instructor Josephina Gasca will teach a “Shimmytastic” Belly Dance class for teen participants at Patten Free Library on Tuesday, May 16 at 3:30 p.m. More...

Public hearing set for Brunswick pot moratorium

BRUNSWICK   The town council voted Monday to set a public hearing May 15 on the town’s moratorium on retail marijuana stores, facilities and social clubs.  The town’s current moratorium expires May 20 and can be extended. More...

Pejepscot Historical Society invites public to hidden history tour

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New Solarize Midcoast Maine program launched

TOPSHAM — The Midcoast Economic Development District and solar installation company Sundog Solar are starting another Solarize Midcoast Maine program. More...

Meet Blue!

Pet of the Week

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STUDENT NOTES

SOUTHERN MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Devyn Vermette of Topsham, a student at Southern Maine Community College, honored for their academic success Wednesday by the Maine Community College System ITHACA COLLEGE More...

Kilmer reveals ‘healing of cancer’

Val Kilmer says he’s had “a healing of cancer” months after saying he didn’t have cancer. The 57-year-old actor made the comment in a question-and-answer session on Reddit. More...

Pair nabbed for vehicle burglaries

Two area men have been charged with breaking into vehicles and accused of stealing items ranging from clothing to jewelry.  More...

Land Trust seeking water testers

GEORGETOWN   The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust in Bath is seeking volunteers to help test coastal waters in Georgetown and Phippsburg for a variety of organic chemicals, including dissolved oxygen, salinity, temperature and pH levels. More...

2 nabbed for burglaries

BRUNSWICK   Two local men have been charged with breaking into vehicles and accused of stealing items ranging from clothing to jewelry.  More...

Richmond seeing red over improperly repealed blue law

RICHMOND (AP) — Residents of Richmond are trying to get a measure on the ballot to repeal a blue law more than a decade after they thought the law was already struck down.  Voters in voted by a show of hands at a 2005 special meeting to li More...