January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Local

Lisbon launches new website

LISBON   The town of Lisbon closed out 2017 by launching a new website, the town announced in a press release Friday.  Virtual Towns and Schools was selected to complete the project after what the town called a “very competitive proce More...

READY TO POWER ON

WITH SOLAR PANELS IN PLACE and ready to go, the town of Woolwich is ready for a ribbon cutting ceremony 10 a.m. Thursday. The solar array is located at the town's old landfill on Route 127. More...

Casco Bay, Midcoast scallop fishing areas shut down

PORTLAND   Maine fishing regulators are shutting down a pair of scallop fishing areas to protect the health of the population.  Scallops are one of the most valuable marine resources in Maine on a per-pound basis. More...

President approves Maine disaster declaration

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Maine to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm and flooding from Oct. 29-Nov. More...

Shrimp project won’t yield seafood for public in 2018

PORTLAND   A shrimp research project will not yield extra shrimp for the public to buy this year as it has in the past.  More...

Taxi co. no longer operating in Bath

BATH   The Bath Taxi service is no longer operating in Bath.  Bath Police Lt. Robert Savary said the taxi service’ business license was suspended 30 days ending Dec. More...

Land Trust announces its annual gardening workshops series

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust has announced the sixth annual Tom Settlemire Community Garden Winter Gardening Workshop Series, which will be held on six Sunday afternoons throughout the winter at St. More...

Fire destroys home, sends 2 to hospital

Blazes in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Two people were taken to a hospital — including a firefighter — when a fire destroyed an elderly couple’s house at 5 Maquiot Road in Brunswick late Friday morning.  More...

Firefighters squelch Brunswick motel fire

BRUNSWICK Brunswick firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a Brunswick motel Monday morning and saved the two story-structure. The fire at Americas Best Value Inn at 215 Pleasant St. was reported at 8:08 a.m. More...

MCH WELCOMES FIRST BABY OF 2018

THOMAS O’CONNOR was born at 4:02 a.m. on Jan. 1 to Abbey and Matthew O’Connor of Brunswick, the first baby born at Mid Coast Hospital in 2018. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS is thanking the local community for contributing 50 gift bags for 50 grade 6-12 youths at the Brunswick Area Teen Center. More...

Lisbon to decide on ambulance provider

LISBON   The town of Lisbon will have to make a decision soon regarding the town's ambulance provider.  More...

STUDENT NOTES

WOOLWICH CENTRAL SCHOOL  High Honors   Grade 6: Grace Chubbuck, Kacey-Jane Clark, Case Jacobs, Sebastian Lafer, Keith Libby, Madison Malcolm, Trace McFarland, Edie McKay, Sarah Ouellette, Michaela Pettersen, Apple Smith, Abigail Sprague, Li More...

FOMB presents ‘A Tale of Three Privies’

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Pejepscot Historical Society rolls out programs for winter, spring

Times Record columnist David Treadwell kicks off History Happy Hour series

BRUNSWICK Pejepscot Historical Society, which turns 130 years old in 2018, has released its program calendar for the winter and spring. The society offers History Happy Hours, a noontime lecture/slideshow series, and a book group. More...

Transportation advisory group formed for Sagadahoc County

Will encompass Brunswick, Harpswell

BATH Mid-Coast Public Transportation has formed a transportation advisory group in Sagadahoc County that will also include Brunswick and Harpswell. More...

Lisbon Planning Board to hear medical pot store pitch

LISBON   The Lisbon Planning Board will hold a workshop tonight regarding a proposed medical marijuana retail store.  Codes Enforcement Officer Dennis Douglass said it’s a muddy issue, because the town has a moratorium in place regard More...

Bath City Council fixes bond vote error

BATH   Last week, the Bath City Council was forced to redo a vote on a bond ordinance of $621,000 that was first approved of in June, after it discovered that the city had not provided proper notice of its second passage.  More...

15TH ANNUAL REVERE BELL RINGING

THE 15TH ANNUAL PAUL REVERE BELL RINGING takes place Saturday at Hallet’s Clock at 11:45 a.m. More...

Durham seeks Spirit of America Award nominees

DURHAM — The town of Durham is welcoming Spirit of America Award nominees.  Every year the town chooses a volunteer to honor with the award.  More...