November 14, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Local firefighters collect food

BRUNSWICK   A handful of Brunswick firefighters braved freezing temperatures for seven hours Friday to collect food for the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program from the parking lot of the Brunswick Hannaford Supermarket.  More...

Short of goal, United Way encourages donations

BRUNSWICK   At Thursday’s United Way of Mid Coast Maine’s Campaign Finale, Volunteer Chairman Bill Brillant said that while there were “hundreds of examples of tremendous generosity and caring,” the campaign overall did n More...

Coats for seniors to be collected at L.L. Bean

Organization celebrates 10th anniversary

FREEPORT More...

Freeport Council wants storm response feedback

FREEPORT   A special workshop Wednesday will provide the Freeport Town Council with community feedback on the response to the storm that knocked out power to nearly half the state’s households Oct. 30.  More...

Harpswell receives $4K in grants for fire safety equipment

HARPSWELL   Harpswell’s newly created full-time department is getting some needed equipment, thanks to two grants from the Maine Municipal Association.  The town announced Monday it had received a pair of $2,000 grants.  More...

Driver allegedly flees after rollover on Route 196

LISBON   Lisbon police are investigating a crash that occurred on Route 196 at around 9 p.m. Sunday.  Police Chief Marc Hagan said a 2002 silver four-door Pontiac rolled over near the former bowling alley at 671 Lisbon St.  More...

CORRECTION

The Times Record reserves this space to correct errors appearing in our news columns. We ask readers who are aware of factual errors to telephone Managing Editor John Swinconeck at 504-8209.  More...

Reconciled defense bill has BIW benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C.   Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, last week announced a House- Senate conference commit- tee’s bicameral agreement on the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.  More...

Meet Alex!

Pet of the Week

BRUNSWICK   More...

Driver hospitalized after Lisbon crash

LISBON   A Farmingdale woman was transported to a Lewiston hospital with minor injuries after crashing her vehicle on River Road in Lisbon Sunday evening, according to police.  More...

Power restored – yet again – to Bailey Island

HARPSWELL   Electricity was once again restored to Bailey Island in Harpswell Saturday evening.  High winds on Friday morning knocked power lines along the Cribstone Bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands into the water.  More...

Fund set up for Bowdoin girl’s funeral expenses

BOWDOIN Five-year-old Lillian Smith of Bowdoin spent her short life smiling, enjoying her family and defying the odds given her since before she was born. More...

Troop 648 to hold spaghetti dinner

BRUNSWICK — Boy Scouts from Troop 648 in Brunswick will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Friday, Nov. 17, from 5-7 p.m. at the St. More...

3 charged with drug trafficking in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency charged a Brunswick man and two people from Brooklyn, New York, Tuesday with selling heroin and crack cocaine from a home located in the Maplewood Manor mobile home park.  A substantial amount o More...

WOOLWICH MONUMENT GETS FACELIFT

THANKS TO THE WORK OF ROBERT MEADE and the Woolwich Town Monument Committee, the Tanner Square Monument is getting a facelift. More...

Somali farmers to give presentation

DAMARISCOTTA   On Tuesday, Nov. 14, Somali Bantu farmers from New Roots Cooperative Farm in Lewiston will give a presentation about their new farm at the Friends Meetinghouse in Damariscotta. More...

Help firefighters ‘stuff a truck’ for MCHPP

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick firefighters are “stuffing a truck” and they need your help.  The “Stuff a Truck” food drive, which will benefit Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program in Brunswick, will take place from noon to 7 More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

VOLUNTEERS filled the cafe at the People Plus Center this week stuffing, addressing and sealing more than 1,000 envelopes for the People Plus annual fundraising appeal. More...

Veterans Day events planned for the area

Throughout the Midcoast, communities are taking time to honor those who served our country, recognizing the sacrifices they made in the name of freedom. The following are some of the events taking place around the region. More...

Recollections of the ’48 Election

Commentary

Editor’s note: This week's elections gave Brunswick resident Frank Heyman a chance to reflect on one of the more interesting presidential elections in the 20th century: 1948. Here are his thoughts. More...