July 17, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Bath man charged with indecent conduct

Police on Saturday arrested a Bath man they say they was caught masturbating and exposing himself to a pair of teenage girls. More...

Amendment to keep construction at BIW on track

BATH   The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act has been amended to help ensure work remains steady in the region’s largest employer, Bath Iron Works.  The amendment will ensure BIW can remain in contract negotiations and on track More...

McCreight, Tepler reassigned after Hamann outburst

AUGUSTA Maine state Rep. More...

Police: Car crossing center line spurred head-on crash

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick police say a head-on collision on Church Road Thursday afternoon occurred when one of the vehicles crossed the center line.  More...

Defense bill amendment to keep BIW on track

Provision blockled that could have obstructed contracts for destoyers built at Bath yard

The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act has been amended to help ensure work remains steady in the region’s largest employer, Bath Iron Works. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS hosted its 12th annual classical music concert as part of the Bowdoin International Music Festival Community Concert series sponsored by Thornton Oaks. More...

FOMB archaeology dig in Woolwich

WOOLWICH — Friends of Merrymeeting Bay is looking for volunteers to help with an archaeology dig in Woolwich.  In 1654 at the home and trading post of Thomas Ashley on what is now Thwings Point, a group of early settlers met and signed pa More...

Concert to honor Schwartz

BRUNSWICK — On Thursday July 20, at 7 p.m. at Portland’s SPACE Gallery, the Cassatt String Quartet, presents a program of new and recent works in tribute to Maine composer Elliott Schwartz and his wife, printmaker Deedee Schwartz. More...

Grants help Bus Book Bags program reach more students in MSAD 75

TOPSHAM   Thanks to a couple of grants this past school year, the Topsham Public Library has been able to expand the library’s Bus Book Bags program to serve about 200 more students on four additional buses within Maine School Administrati More...

Local historical society seeks community feedback

BRUNSWICK   Over the course of the next several months, Pejepscot Historical Society will be conducting a survey to help the organization better understand how it is viewed in the community and how it can strengthen its work to preserve and pres More...

Lighthouse Keeping with Ernest DeRaps at Topsham Library

TOPSHAM — On Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m., Ernest G. DeRaps, formerly of the U. S. More...

STUDENT NOTES

TUFTS UNIVERSITY   Elizabeth Arford of Brunswick was named to the Dean’s List at Tufts University for the spring 2017 semester  STEVENSON UNIVERSITY   Landon Easler of Freeport graduated from Stevenson University on May 18   More...

Brunswick crash

Drivers injured on Church Rd

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick police are investigating a two-vehicle crash on Church Road that occurred Thursday, blocking the road for about 90 minutes.  A Subaru and a GMC pickup truck collided head-on near Region Ten Technical High School at abo More...

Builder must move boat or face fines

113-foot research vessel Island Rover still under construction

FREEPORT   In what may provide a resolution to a 15-year-old zoning issue, a Cumberland County Superior Court Justice ruled late last month the Island Rover, a vessel under construction at a Freeport property, must be relocated or launched by la More...

Police search for hit-and-run suspect

WEST BATH Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Office wants the public’s help in finding a motorist they say injured a 58-year-old bicyclist in a hit-and-run crash. Police say the bicyclist was struck from behind at about 3:20 p.m. More...

Lisbon police charge man with OUI, driving to endanger

LISBON — Lisbon police arrested a Topsham man for operating under the influence and driving to endanger last week. More...

New Leadership at Topsham Rotary

The Topsham Rotary Club is proud to introduce its leadership for next year. Committed to serving others in the community is the spirit of our club and the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self.”  More...

Welcome to Brunswick!

Visitors to Brunswick and those lucky enough to call our small town of Brunswick home will not have any problem finding all sorts of local activities to enjoy over the summer! More...

Brunswick’s First Parish Church at 300

BRUNSWICK This year, the First Parish Church in Brunswick is celebrating its 300th anniversary, and parishioners and community members are taking a moment to recognize what the church means to the community. More...

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum celebrates 50 years

Bowdoin college institution commemorates exploration, art of indigenous peoples

BRUNSWICK Located in Hubbard Hall at Bowdoin College, The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum is home to more than 41,000 artifacts, including ethnographic photographs, films, items from Labrador and Greenland and contemporary Canadian Inuit art. More...