May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Search for missing boater continues

BRUNSWICK   More boats were in the Androscoggin River and a plane searched from overhead, but Tuesday’s search of missing boater Stephen Wines again ended without the results searchers hoped for. More...

SPECIAL DAY AT MAINE PINES

ON THURSDAY, May 4, Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness of Brunswick once again welcomed some very special athletes from the Auburn Special Olympics team to participate in tennis. More...

Kindergarten registration scheduled for RSU 1 pupils

BATH   The 2017-18 kindergarten registration for Regional School Unit 1 has arrived. If your child will be five years of age on or before Oct. 15, 2017, she or he is eligible for the full-day kindergarten program. More...

PUP SHOWER IN HARPSWELL

MARINE MAMMALS OF MAINE held a Pup Shower at their triage center in Harpswell on Saturday, opening their doors to the public to demonstrate what they do to help injured or sick seals recover at their More...

Meet Matilda

Pet of the Week

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Harpswell welcomes Plummer as new harbormaster

HARPSWELL   The town of Harpswell has hired a new harbormaster. More...

SPRINGTIME IN TOPSHAM

THE CATHANCE RIVER races over a 20-foot waterfall at the Head of Tide Park on Cathance Road in Topsham recently and flows into a tidal offshoot of Merrymeeting Bay. More...

Merrymeeting Bay Trust seeks 2017 grant applications

BRUNSWICK — The Merrymeeting Bay Trust is soliciting requests for grants. The trustees do not expect to award any grants for any organization’s conventional operating expenses or its endowment development. More...

Women from around the world to speak at Curtis Memorial

BRUNSWICK — Five immigrant women who now live in Maine, representing countries from around the world, will speak about their experiences on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Meeting Room. More...

Conversation on health care changes and rising costs

BRUNSWICK — Maine Quality Counts invites the public on Thursday, June 8, from 5-6:30 p.m., at the Brunswick Hotel & Tavern, 4 Noble St., for a town hall meeting about health care followed by a member mingle networking event.  More...

KELT, Patten Free offer activities at preserve

BATH   The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust and Patten Free Library are offering free children’s programs in May.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF TROOP LEADERS Dawn Grimes and Gladys Szabo, Girl Scout Troop 1644 recently delivered over 200 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to Spectrum Generations' local Meals on Wheels recipien More...

Georgetown resident receives Fulbright Award

GEORGETOWN — Lauren Crosby of Georgetown has received a Fulbright U. S. Student Program award to Thailand in the fields of English Education & Music from the U. S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. More...

‘Princess Bride’ screening to benefit Oasis Free Clinics

Brunswick — The Oasis Free Clinics is sponsoring an interactive screening of the “The Princess Bride” to raise money for its medical, dental and prescription assistance programs. More...

STUDENT NOTES

FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL QUARTER 3 HONOR ROLL High Honors Grade 9: Grace Abbott, Braelyn Bailey, Abigail Brier, Sarah Gray, Rachel Harmon, Bailey McGee, Maggie Riendeau, Thomas Robinson, Caroline Smith, Isabella St.Cyr, Anna Whalen More...

BJHS MATH TEAM CELEBRATES SUCCESS

THE BRUNSWICK JUNIOR HIGH 8TH GRADE MATH TEAM recently completed a successful season of competition. More...

Merrymeeting Wheelers club offering several rides per week

BRUNSWICK   Local bicycling group Merrymeeting Wheelers is offering organized rides Mondays and Wednesday evenings as well as Saturday morning. Most of the rides leave from the Brunswick Commons.  More...

Disputed Mere Point property slated to close next month

BRUNSWICK   The closing date on the property at 946 Mere Point Road, once eyed for a public park, is expected next month, Town Manager John Eldridge confirmed Wednesday.  More...

Save a Stray 5K and Festival to support thousands of local animals

FREEPORT   One of Coastal Humane Society’s largest annual fundraisers is returning this summer to L.L. Bean.  More...

FOMB hosts talk on Maine Dragonflies and Damselflies

BRUNSWICK   Friends of Merrymeeting Bay offers their final presentation of their 20th annual Winter Speaker Series: Dragonflies & Damselflies in Maine, featuring ecologist Ron Butler from University of Maine at Farmington. More...