November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Coastal Humane Society, Petco Foundation to hold adoption event

BRUNSWICK — The Coastal Humane Society is teaming up with Petco of Topsham for All for Holiday Homes, a mega adoption weekend on Dec. 2-3 at the Topsham Fair Mall location. More...

Patten Free Library hosting toy raffle

BATH   Now through Dec. 16, people have a chance to win toys and support their local library.  More...

Street photography subject of camera club talk

Topsham — Local photographer John Bald will deliver a slide presentation and talk on Thursday, Nov. 30, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for First Light Camera Club in Topsham. More...

Bomb threat at FHS still under investigation

FREEPORT   No suspects have been identified in connection to a bomb threat at Freeport High School last week.  Freeport Police Chief Susan Nourse said Monday that the case remains under investigation.  More...

Fire destroys Brunswick shed

BRUNSWICK — An early morning fire Saturday destroyed an outbuilding on Durham Road.  The fire was reported at 6:14 a.m. More...

Winter closure imposed at New Meadows Lake

BRUNSWICK   A winter closure for the New Meadows Lake area will help conserve the quahog population.  More...

Historical society seeking 'Community Collectors'

BRUNSWICK — In 2018, Pejepscot Historical Society is piloting a new "pop-up exhibit" program called Community Collectors in time for the PHS' 130 anniversary year. More...

Red Cross is beneficiary of Hannaford Cause Bag

TOPSHAM — The Central and Mid Coast Maine Chapter of the American Red Cross is a beneficiary of the Hannaford Cause Bag program for the month of December. More...

Tepler to hold public office hours

TOPSHAM — State Rep. Denise Tepler, D-Topsham, will hold public office hours on Friday, Dec. More...

Meet Fish Fluffington!

PET OF THE WEEK

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State grant helps Woodward Point land protection effort

TOPSHAM   Land conservation organization Maine Coast Heritage Trust received a $400,000 grant from the State’s Land for Maine’s Future program to support the Woodward Point conservation project in Brunswick.  Last week, the LMF More...

BTLT participating in Giving Tuesday national campaign

BRUNSWICK On Tuesday, The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is participating in the #GivingTuesday campaign, raising funds to support educational programming at the Tom Settlemire Community Garden. More...

Navy wants small warships that pack a bigger punch

BATH The Navy’s fast-and-maneuverable littoral combat ship was criticized for lacking enough firepower and armor to survive a maritime battle. More...

Public hearings planned on Amtrak expansion to Rockland

ROCKLAND (AP) — The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority is planning a series of public meetings on expanding Amtrak service north to Rockland.  Executive Director Patricia Quinn said forums are going to be held between December More...

LL Bean’s beloved duck boots expecting record holiday season

FREEPORT   L.L. Bean is in the midst of another record-breaking year of sales for its iconic “duck boot,” and the Mainebased retailer says there will be enough boots to meet the holiday crunch.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS MEMBER CLAUDE BONANG was presented with the Community Lifetime Achievement Award last week by the Brunswick Village Heritage Society. More...

Mid Coast Hospital partners with ALS Association to open clinic

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Adopt a feline friend for free this weekend

BRUNSWICK — This Saturday and Sunday, adopt a cat one year or older for free at Coastal Humane Society. More...

Burton biographer talk at Curtis

BRUNSWICK — Author June Vail will talk about her book, “The Passion of Perfection: Gertrude Hitz Burton's Modern Victorian Life,” on Sunday, Dec. 3, from 1:30-3 p.m.  More...

Big Brothers Big Sisters to host Big Awards Party

BRUNSWICK — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick will hold a Big Awards Party to honor community members and celebrate mentoring. The Big Awards party takes place on Thursday, Dec. 7, 6 to 8 p.m. More...