March 16, 2018 RSS feed / Local

NOODLING AROUND

AT THE FIRST MEETING of Harpswell Aging at Home’s Learn to Cook Something New group, Harpswell residents gathered at a home on Bailey Island to learn how to make fresh cannelloni and fettuccini. More...

New library laptops approved in Richmond

RICHMOND Richmond selectmen Wednesday approved the purchase of a pair of new laptops for the Umberhine Library That decision had also been tabled at a past meeting as selectmen expressed concern about a $480 price tag for the new machines, and had r More...

Aging (Parents):101 speakers announced

FREEPORT Maine Senior Guide has announced the speakers for Aging (Parents):101, a daylong forum scheduled for Saturday, April 7 More...

Girl Scouts of Maine to host Pownal event

POWNAL — Girl Scouts of Maine announces that it will host a free Sprouting Daisies event for girls who are entering kindergarten or first grade, and their families 6 p.m. March 27 at Pownal Elementary School.  More...

Pioneers Project talk in Topsham

TOPSHAM — Bruce Bourque of the Maine State Museum will provide a short historical sketch of the English settlers who lived and worked around Merrymeeting Bay until 1675, when they were either killed or driven away at the outbreak of King Philip More...

MTA reunion planned

TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat classes of 1988 and 1989 are planning a combined 29th-30th high school reunion this summer and are trying to track down classmates. The reunion is scheduled for Aug. 4. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS VOLUNTEERS were decked out in green created St. Patrick’s Day-themed table centerpieces for the monthly Lunch and Connections this week. More...

Dinner to benefit Oasis Free Clinics is Monday  Free Access 

BRUNSWICK On Monday, Henry and Marty Restaurant, will host a dinner to benefit the Oasis Free Clinics. The three course meal is $50 per person with all proceeds going to support Oasis’ medical and dental clinics. More...

GOOD SHOWING BY FREEPORT MATH TEAM

FREEPORT'S SIXTH GRADE MATH TEAM placed second out of 28 teams at the Southern Maine Elementary Math League Meet March 6 in Portland. More...

African Children’s Choir visits Topsham

TOPSHAM   Local residents were treated to a unique musical experience in Topsham over the weekend when the African Children's Choir performed Sunday at the United Baptist Church.  A group of 18 children from Uganda — ages seven to 11 More...

Land Trust renews accreditation

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust has announced it has successfully renewed its national Land Trust Accreditation.  “Re-accreditation is an affirmation of how we have matured as an effective and responsible land trust that More...

Pet of the Week

Adopt Aries!

BRUNSWICK What a smile! Aries is one of our longer term residents. He is a happy, handsome two-yearold black and white terrier mix with TONS of energy. More...

$1,000 education grant available through Mingo Club

HARPSWELL — The Mingo Club of Bailey Island is offering a $1,000 educational grant to a high school senior who is a legal resident of Harpswell completing their secondary education in 2018. More...

Schumer: Navy destroyer to be named after Irish Immigrant

NEW YORK   New York Sen. Charles Schumer says the next Navy destroyer will be named after U.S. Marine Cpl. More...

Alumnus donates $50K to Morse music program

BATH Morse High School announced Tuesday that Allen Commeau, a Morse Class of 1962 alumnus, is donating $50,000 to create a Music Enrichment Fund at Morse High School. More...

MESSAGE FROM THE PUBLISHER

The Times Record is pleased to announce a new page A2 daily feature. More...

Library presents phytoplankton talk

BATH — The Searching Science series at Patten Free Library continues on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room, with a presentation for adults. More...

Legislative Committee approves Bath bond fix

BATH Bath’s $2.8 million bond for sidewalk and street repair can now be issued. More...

Wheelers of Bowdoin are recognized for heroism

LEWISTON   A local couple has been awarded for their heroism last year when they came to the aid of a motorist trapped in a vehicle that had caught fire.  More...

FOMB solar presentation postponed

BRUNSWICK — Solar Energy for ME, the Friends of Merrymeeting Bay presentation scheduled for tonight at the Curtis Memorial Library has been postponed due to winter weather.  The presentation was to feature Rep. More...