November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Public hearing set for Pine Street discontinuation proposal

BRUNSWICK   A Bowdoin College request to discontinue a portion of Pine Street met with some resistance from the Brunswick Town Council Monday night, though there were enough votes to move the plan to a public hearing.  More...

Longreach Girl Scouts to serve Veterans Day dinner

BATH — On Saturday from 4:30-7 p.m., Longreach Girl Scouts from Bath, West Bath, Arrowsic, Georgetown, Woolwich and Phippsburg will be preparing and serving a free spaghetti supper for active and retired military service members at the Bath Uni More...

Midcoast historic preservation projects recognized

BATH On Tuesday, Maine Preservation recognized 16 historic preservation projects, including three local projects. More...

Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association presents ‘Chasing Coral’

BRUNSWICK — The Fishermen’s Association and Curtis Memorial Library will screen the documentary “Chasing Coral” Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. The Fishermen’s Association will moderate a panel following the film. More...

Meeting with train officials about noise set for Tuesday

BRUNSWICK   Postponed due to the Oct. More...

Freeport welcomes two new council members

FREEPORT Freeport’s Town Council chairwoman will return to the council following Tuesday’s election, in addition to two new members. More...

Rick Mason wins late wife’s Maine House seat

LISBON   Republican Rick Mason won his late wife’s House District 56 seat in Lisbon Tuesday by more than a 300-vote margin.  Mason won 1,180 votes and Democrat Scott Gaiason got 868 votes. More...

Truck rollover causes 3-hour road closure in Woolwich

WOOLWICH   Montsweag Road in Woolwich was closed for three hours Tuesday after a concrete truck rolled over when its driver attempted to navigate a sharp turn just before 10 a.m., according to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Office.  More...

Fire fills Brunswick hotel with smoke

BRUNSWICK A Brunswick hotel was evacuated Monday night after smoke escaped a room and filled the second story hallway. Brunswick Fire Department was called to Days Inn at 224 Bath Road at 8:22 p.m. More...

Topsham re-elects incumbents

TOPSHAM Two incumbents were reelected to the Board of Selectmen Tuesday in a three-way race for two seats. More...

Lisbon approves bonds, elects Cunningham to school board

LISBON   Ross Cunningham came out on top of a three-way race for a three-year seat on the Lisbon School Committee.  He had been appointed by the school committee last month to fill the remainder of the term of committee member Gina Mason, w More...

Bowdoinham elects Gray, re-elects Lewis

BOWDOINHAM — In a three-way race for two seats, voters Tuesday reelected Peter “Tony” Lewis and elected Judith Gray to the Bowdoinham Board of Selectmen. Gray and Lewis received 612 and 514 votes, respectively. More...

Harpswell voters approve local referendums

HARPSWELL — Voters in Harpswell overwhelmingly passed two municipal referendums at the ballot box.  More...

Durham rejects pot moratorium

Durham — Durham residents narrowly rejected a six-month marijuana moratorium, 579-516. More...

Lavallee wins seat on West Bath Select Board

WEST BATH — Kathleen Lavallee won a three-year term on the West Bath Board of Selectmen, defeating her opponent Marc Travis, with 63 percent of the vote. Lavallee won 359-196, with 15 write-in votes.  More...

In Woolwich, Hepler, Shaw re-elected

WOOLWICH — Incumbent Selectmen Allison Hepler and Jason Shaw won reelection in a three-person race for two seats with 40 percent and 44 percent of the vote, respectively. More...

TROOP 648 WELCOMES 3 NEW EAGLE SCOUTS

AFTER YEARS of preparation and work, three Brunswick Scouts from Troop 648 earned their rank of Eagle at an Eagle Board of Review on Nov. 2. More...

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STUDENT NOTES

SOUTHERN MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE   Chelsey Domer of Topsham was inducted into the Alpha Chi Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Southern Maine Community College  SUNY   More...

Craft fair returns to BHS

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School 24th Annual Juried Craft Fair sponsored by the BHS Boys Hockey Boosters will be held Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brunswick High School Gymnasium. More...