June 26, 2017 RSS feed / Local

BDA BBQ bolsters community ties

BRUNSWICK The Brunswick Downtown Association hosted their third annual Community BBQ on Saturday. Folks gathered on the Town Mall to enjoy food, live music, outdoor activities and community-building. More...

Summer Food Service Program enrolled sites announced

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. More...

Bath Housing Authority to explain programs

BATH — Amy Liechty, navigation coordinator for the Bath Housing Authority, will be giving a presentation on Friday, June 30 from 3-4 p.m. at the UCC Neighborhood Church at 798 Washington St. in Bath. More...

Fair needs volunteers

BRUNSWICK — The planning committee of 13th Annual Peace Fair, sponsored by Greater Brunswick Peace- Works, is looking for volunteers — specifiically artists, musicians, writers, stagers and guides and more before and on the day of the fai More...

Durham ‘Survivor’ winner’s fundraiser in its 5th year

DURHAM   Maine “Survivor” winner Bob Crowley is in his fifth year of raising money for disabled veterans through his competition inspired by the reality television show.  More...

T.V.’S ANDREW ZIMMERN IN THE MIDCOAST

TELEVISION PERSONALITY ANDREW ZIMMERN, left, poses with Courtney Reichert and her daughter, Livia Hoffman, 1, of Brunswick at Five Islands Lobster Co. in Georgetown on Saturday. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

THE BRUNSWICK AREA TEEN CENTER welcomed Priority Real Estate Group President and CEO Jim Howard (back, center) for an afternoon visit honoring his continued support of the program. More...

Choir to perform ‘Inscription of Hope’

TOPSHAM   Vox Nova Chamber Choir presents the second installment of their Musica Pro Pace: The 2017 Peace Concerts series on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham.  More...

Classic cars cruising into Bowdoinham

BOWDOINHAM — Saturday the ninth annual summer Cruise In On The Cathance, sponsored by The Town Landing Restaurant, will cruise into downtown Bowdoinham.  The events are held the fourth Saturday of the summer months at 12 Main St.   More...

STUDENT NOTES

Freeport High School celebrates top students

The following members of the Freeport Class of 2017 graduated summa cum laude with distinction: More...

Durham man dies from crash injuries

TOPSHAM   Topsham police say a motorcyclist who was critically injured in a crash on Route 196 last week died of his injuries Wednesday night at Central Maine Medical Center.  Philip Gilikson, 62, of Durham was transported to CMMC followin More...

Masonic lodge announces educational grant recipients

BRUNSWICK   Each year, the Brunswick Masonic Lodge awards a $1,000 grant to graduating seniors from both Mt. Ararat and Brunswick high schools. Honored with grants for the 2017 graduating classes are Tim Cox from Mt. More...

STUDENT NOTES

BATH MIDDLE SCHOOL 4TH QTR HONOR ROLL  Grade 6   High Honors: Dyllan Arsenault, Sophia Barber, Dylan Barr, Sophie Booth, Emily Boyle, Kadance Burden, Margaret Dempsey- Blair, Connor Dever, Kadyn Doyle, Riley Dunn, Adriana Gonzalez, Haley Ja More...

Group to distribute free reusable bags

BRUNSWICK The Bring Your Own Bags Midcoast group has distributed 5,000 reusable bags in Topsham and Brunswick following ordinances in both communities that ban or charge a fee for single-use plastic shopping bags. More...

Watkinson to run for town council

BRUNSWICK   Chris Watkinson, a member of Great Schools for Brunswick who helped to campaign successfully to replace the aging Coffin School, has announced he is running for a seat on the town council.  More...

Midcoast Senior College names James Wilkes board president

Smith presented with Founders Award

BRUNSWICK The Midcoast Senior College Board of Directors named James Wilkes its president of the board at its June 13, annual meeting. Wilkes succeeds Anthony Belmont. More...

Housing Authority to explain programs

BATH — Amy Liechty, navigation coordinator for the Bath Housing Authority, will be giving a presentation on Friday, June 30 from 3- 4 p. m. at the UCC Neighborhood Church at 798 Washington St. in Bath. More...

Freeport 5th grader: Diversify your investment portfolio

FREEPORT   Mast Landing School fifth grade student Kai Small, 10, is the Maine winner of the SIFMA Foundation Spring 2017 InvestWrite competition in the elementary school division.  The program challenges thousands of students across the co More...

Former Clinton campaign staffer and Brunswick grad to host advocacy training

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick High School graduate Pearson Cost has returned to Maine to intern with the Maine Conservation Voters following a post with the Hillary Clinton campaign in Virginia.  Cost, a political science major at Gettysburg Colleg More...

PHS WALKING TOUR

PICTURE POSTCARD OF THE FERRY SLIP ON THE BRUNSWICK SHORE on the site of Old Merrymeeting Bay Bridge. More...