October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Bowdoin College to host Make Shift Coffee House event

BRUNSWICK   On Oct. More...

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

MARLEY LOWE, 2, sprays water from a fire hose with help from Brunswick firefighter Pete Merrow during the annual open house at Emerson Station in Brunswick Wednesday. More...

Landing company hiring 115 temporary employees

BRUNSWICK   A Brunswick Landing company is looking to hire 115 seasonal workers.  SaviLinx is a contact center company providing business process services as an outsourcing partner for federal, state and local government and commercial clie More...

Attorney to address seniors issues in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Elizabeth LaPierre, the senior staff attorney in Cumberland & Sagadahoc Counties Legal Services for the Elderly, will discuss issues affecting seniors legal rights including the preparation of legal documents, planning and servi More...

Mt. Ararat educator honored for teaching financial literacy

TOPSHAM — Jeanne Billings of Mt. Ararat High School is the 2017-18 recipient of the Financial Educator of the Year Award by the Maine Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. More...

Two face drug charges following Brunswick arrest

BRUNSWICK Two men were arrested in connection with a drug raid at a Church Road address last week, where a Maine Drug Enforcement supervisor said an undisclosed amount of heroin and fentanyl was discovered. More...

Got change? Record sought at ChangeFest at L.L.Bean in Freeport Oct. 28

Attendees encouraged to collect their loose change and donate at public event benefitting children and families in need

FREEPORT   A ChangeFest event in Freeport will attempt to break a world record for coins collected for charity on Oct. More...

Mid Coast Hospital honored for addressing tobacco use

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital was recognized by the Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative Sept. More...

LAND TRUST GETS HELPING HAND

THE BRUNSWICK-TOPSHAM LAND TRUST received help from more than 20 Coastal Enterprises Inc. More...

Fire Prevention Week heating up in the Midcoast

BRUNSWICK This week is National Fire Protection Association’s Fire Prevention Week, and several Midcoast fire departments are hosting open houses to let residents know how to stay safe. More...

Jackknifed tractor trailer ties up Route 1 traffic … again

BRUNSWICK Route 1 northbound traffic was at a standstill Monday after a tractor trailer jackknifed just past Cook’s Corner. The crash was reported at 12:06 p.m. More...

Maine’s highest court hits the road this week, starting in Freeport

FREEPORT (AP) — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is hitting the road this week with sessions in Freeport and Rumford.  The court will hear appeals Thursday at Freeport High School and Friday at Mountain Valley High School. More...

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Pet of the Week

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Local school districts looking for substitutes

BRUNSWICK — The Regional Substitute Job Fair will take place Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cook’s Corner Mall in Brunswick. More...

Bluegrass Festival to return in 2018

BRUNSWICK — Thomas Point Beach says its annual Labor Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival will return to the Brunswick campground next year, Aug. 30-Sept. 2.  More...

Dances courses offered at Landing Y

BRUNSWICK — The Landing Y at 24 Venture Avenue in Brunswick is offering five new dance classes beginning the week of Oct 30. Each class meets once a week for six weeks. More...

Giving tree seeks grants applications

BRUNSWICK — The Maine Women’s Giving Tree, is seeking proposals for its 2017-18 grant cycle. MWGT expects to award six to nine grants ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 in June 2018. More...

BATH CELEBRATES AUTUMNFEST

THE CITY OF BATH rang in the fall season with Autumnfest on Saturday. Events included Citizen Involvement Day, the Bath Literary Festival, the North Front Street Block Party and more. More...

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...