February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Local

ROBOT ROLL CALL

PATTEN FREE LIBRARY ROBOTICS CLUB members, pictured from left: Lydia Giovinazzi (West Bath), Henry Kerr (Bath), Oliver Veevers-Carter (West Bath), Dominic Giovinazzi and Enzo Giovinazzi (West Bath). More...

Brunswick student is top youth volunteer

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Wolfe’s Neck Center’s Research Director, Dorn Cox, receives Bennett Award

FREEPORT — Dorn Cox, research director at Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Hugh Hammond Bennett Excellence in Conservation Award by the National Association of Conver More...

Inaugural walk at the McDonald Marsh

PHIPPSBURG LAND TRUST will lead the inaugural walk at the McDonald Marsh at 1043 Parker Head Road at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. More...

Bath Head Start to receive $1.4 million

BATH — U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced that two Maine organizations will receive more than $2.7 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Head Start and Early Head Start programs across the state. More...

Lisbon projects included in MDOT construction plan

LISBON   The Maine Department of Transportation has Lisbon penciled in for some road repairs this year.  More...

Officials slam CMP storm response

BRUNSWICK The state’s energy utilities were reportedly taken to task Tuesday for their response to a late October windstorm that, according to one lawmaker, resulted in the most power outages in state history. More...

SO LONG, OFFICER LEVER

OFFICER MIKE LEVER on Jan. 30 conducted his last shift for the Bath Police Department. Lever retired from the department after 43 years of service to the city. More...

Lisbon hears from public on emergency services

LISBON   Lisbon will work Lisbon Emergency into its budget process moving forward.  Following a public hearing at its meeting Tuesday night, the Lisbon Town Council took the first step to retaining the town’s ambulance service by plan More...

Atlantic, York County federal credit unions want merger

BRUNSWICK   York County Federal Credit Union and Atlantic Federal Credit Union have announced their intention to pursue a merger.  More...

STUDENT NOTES

MARIST COLLEGE  Kathryn Eldridge of Brunswick was named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester  NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 1ST SEMESTER HONOR ROLL  The following local students were named to the North Yarmouth A More...

Lisbon gubernatorial candidate confirmed to appear on Republican primary ballot

Election 2018

LISBON   Maine Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason, R-Lisbon, announced that he would became the first gubernatorial candidate to turn in their nomination papers to the Secretary of State.  The Secretary of State’s office confirmed F More...

Topsham Republicans to hold caucus on Friday

TOPSHAM   The Topsham Republican Committee has announced that Topsham Republicans will caucus at 7 p.m. Friday in the Municipal Meeting Room in Topsham Town Hall, located at 100 Main St.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. More...

Trips to Canada, Cuba offered in Lisbon

LISBON — The Sunshine Hill Neighbors Seniors and the Lisbon Parks and Rec are offering two overnight trips for 2018 as well as a Red Sox day trip. More...

Scholarships available for Bowdoinham students

BOWDOINHAM — The Maine Community Foundation’s Richard Ferrier Scholarship offers financial assistance to Bowdoinham residents aged 13-18 to pursue their artistic, academic, athletic and vocational or life’s passion outside of the tr More...

USM show now airing in Brunswick, Harpswell, Lisbon

PORTLAND — The University of Southern Maine has announced it will now be airing its monthly television show, “The USM Update,” statewide. More...

Brunswick speech and debate team takes third

BRUNSWICK Despite competing against much larger teams, the Brunswick High School debate team placed third at the state meet in Bangor Saturday. Multiple students won state titles in their events and the team took home the sportsmanship award. More...

Ice & Smelt Fest is Saturday in Bowdoinham

BOWDOINHAM The 2018 Ice & Smelt Festival will be held in Bowdoinham on Saturday at the Merrymeeting Arts Center next to Mailly Waterfront Park. Activities will be held in the MAC Studio, in the MAC Gallery at 9 Main St. More...

TEEN WRITING CONTEST WINNERS

AT A RECENT RECEPTION in the Patten Free Library’s Community Room, director Lesley Dolinger honored the winners of this year’s Teen Writing Contest with certificates and gift cards. More...

Durham welcomes new fire chief

DURHAM   Durham is welcoming a new fire chief. Joseph Moore is starting in his new position March 1.  According to the town news release, Moore began his career as a volunteer EMT in his hometown of Union, Maine.  More...