October 6, 2017 RSS feed / Local

WHITE NAMED CLERKS’ ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT

AT WEDNESDAY’S BATH CITY COUNCIL MEETING, Councilor Bernard Wyman announced that City Clerk Mary White had been named president of the Maine Town and City Clerks’ Association. More...

Forum to address homelessness in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association will host a forum to address homelessness in Brunswick will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Gathering Place, near Hannaford. More...

Utah apparel company sues L.L. Bean over trademark dispute

LEWISTON A Utah clothing company has filed a lawsuit against L.L. Bean, saying the Mainebased company's latest ad campaign is a trademark violation. The Salt Lake City-based company, KUHL, filed suit on Oct. 2 in U.S. More...

‘Be Tick Smart’

BRUNSWICK — Friends of Merrymeeting Bay’s first presentation of their 21st annual Winter Speaker Series; Be Tick Smart, features Emer Smith, field epidemiologist with the Maine Center for Disease Control. More...

BDA’s Magic on Maine benefit auction Oct. 19

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association’s 13th Annual Benefit Auction will take place on Thursday, Oct. 19, 5-7:30 p.m. at The Daniel. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS hosted its 2nd Annual Open House last week. Guests toured the People Plus Center, met staff and spoke with instructors and members of various clubs offered at People Plus. More...

Teen Library Council readies ‘Haunted Patten 2017: Double Trouble’

BATH — On Saturday, Oct. 21, the Teen Library Council of Patten Free Library is offering a double feature Halloween event that includes a haunted hotel tour and laser tag. Reservations are required for both events. More...

Of Mere Brook and Off-Season Water Adventures

Commentary: Your Land

I spend my days chasing language or responding to it, and so, when work’s done, it often seems right to go in search of water, especially a brook with its line of expression that shapes slowly what the land will say. More...

250 Kids Visit Land Trust’s Community Garden

Commentary: Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust

It is often the case that we learn new things when viewing the world through the eyes of a kiddo, who, by nature of their stature, is closer to the earth and notices things that us towering adults breeze right by. More...

BRUNSWICK SEA AND AIR SHOW

A BALD EAGLE soars over Maquoit Bay in Brunswick at sunset, as seen yesterday, in the photo above. Eagles have been an increasingly common sight in Maine and across the U.S. More...

“Glean with a Friend’: Support Local Farms, Fight Hunger in Midcoast Maine

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On Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., the Merrymeeting Gleaners invite you to “Glean with a Friend,” as part of the First Annual Maine Gleaning Week. More...

Brunswick Fine Craft Show is Oct. 7-8

BRUNSWICK   The Maine Crafts Guild, in celebration of American Craft Week, will present the Brunswick Fine Craft Show on October 7- 8 in Brunswick at Fort Andross. More...

Woolwich ballot set

WOOLWICH   Three candidates will vie for two positions on the Woolwich Board of Selectmen in November.  Incumbent Selectmen Allison Hepler and Jason Shaw will be running for reelection.  Both joined the board six years ago, and are run More...

Vietnam doc screening at Bowdoin

BRUNSWICK — A screening and discussion of episode four of the new documentary series, The Vietnam War, with guest speaker William “Bro” Adams, a Vietnam veteran, former chairman of the National Endowment of the Humanities and former More...

Coastal Humane, Lincoln County shelter in Subaru social media campaign

BRUNSWICK — The Coastal Humane Society and Lincoln County Animal Shelter are participating Subaru of New England's #SNELovesPets social media campaign to earn up to $10,000 in grants. Through Oct. More...

SMCC reserves parking spaces for combat-wounded veterans

BRUNSWICK   Southern Maine Community College is paying tribute to its military veterans by reserving designated parking spaces specifically for veterans who have been wounded in combat.  More...

Meet the candidates night in West Bath

WEST BATH — A candidates night will be held Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at West Bath Town Office. Candidates for West Bath Selectmen include Kathleen Lavallee and Marc Travis. More...

Peace Walk to center on Bath

BATH — The sixth Maine Peace Walk for Conversion, Community and Climate will take place Oct. 13-21. More...

Mid Coast Hospital stages community-wide disaster drill

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital and Mid Coast Senior Health, along with community partners, took part in a full-scale mass-casualty drill on Sept. 27. More...

Meet Freddie

Pet of the Week

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