December 18, 2017 RSS feed / Local

R10S HIGH-TECH TRAINING TOOL

STUDENTS IN THE CNA AND EMT PROGRAM at Maine Region 10 Technical High School have a new life-like simulated mannequin to enhance their patient assessment training. More...

The Santa Fund is Dreaming of a White Christmas

As we approach the big day, we have snow on the ground and a chill in the air. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, isn’t it? More...

Ex-priest facing sex assault charge posts bail

FREEPORT   A former Jesuit priest charged with child sexual assault dating to 1998 has posted bail and returned to a Catholic Church-run residential facility in Missouri.  More...

Police: Blood found throughout home of 4-year-old girl

WISCASSET   Court records indicate police found blood stains at several locations inside the Wiscasset home where a 4- year-old girl was killed.  The affidavits became public Friday when 43-yearold Shawna Gatto made her first court appearan More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS MEMBERS pause for a quick picture before heading last month for "Frank's Field Trip" to the Gardens Aglow light display at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. More...

Community college system offers Bath shipyard training

BATH The Maine Community College System will partner with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works to deliver technical training to up to 90 trainees, in order to produce workers it needs to help fill hundreds of jobs, MCCS announced. More...

Tedford to hold homeless memorial service

BRUNSWICK — Tedford Housing will remember individuals within the Brunswick homeless community who passed away during the year during a ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 21.  The 5:30 p.m. service will be held at St. More...

Chewonki sponsoring wilderness first aid course

WISCASSET — Chewonki is sponsoring a wilderness first aid course Jan. 3-6, 2018, and a Wilderness First Responder Bridge Course Jan. 7-10. Students may enroll in both courses to become certified as a Wilderness First Responder. More...

Harpswell land trust to hold solstice lantern walk

HARPSWELL   Harpswell Heritage Land Trust will welcome the winter solstice with its Second annual Winter Solstice Lantern Walk.  The Dec. 21 event will include a walk, bonfire and singing.  More...

STUDENT NOTES

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New Year’s Ride at Boothbay Railway Village

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Topsham cops to clamp down on speeding

TOPSHAM Speeding enforcement is a priority for Topsham police. With a rise in speeding complaints from residents, Topsham selectmen voted unanimously last week to make enforcement a highlighted priority. More...

Brunswick man indicted on assault charges

BRUNSWICK   A Brunswick man was indicted by a Cumberland County Grand Jury last week on assault charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident in October.  More...

Police investigate death of 4-year-old Wiscasset girl

WISCASSET   State Police detectives and Wiscasset police are investigating the death of a four-year-old Wiscasset girl.  An ambulance responded to the child’s home at 19 Crickets Lane at about 4:30 p.m. More...

Collins, King announce almost $24M Navy contract for Bath Iron Works

BATH U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine announced Tuesday that the Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works a $23,902,104 contract modification. The funding will be used to continue lead yard services for Arleigh Burke-class ships. More...

San Francisco mayor who died suddenly was Bowdoin graduate

The San Francisco mayor who died unexpectedly Tuesday was a Bowdoin College graduate.  Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it skyhigh housing prices despite his lifelong commitment to economic More...

HONORS AT BIG BROTHER BIG SISTERS EVENT

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF BATH BRUNSWICK hosted their annual “BIG” Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 7. Recognized at the event was Lee Johnson as the “Big” of the year. More...

RIDING AT POPHAM BEACH

RIDERS Alice Willard-Michaels, left and Sherrye Trafton enjoy a ride at Popham Beach. More...

Patten Free Library to hold teen calligraphy workshop

BATH — Art educator Jackie Johnson will present a calligraphy workshop for teens on Tuesday, Dec. 19 from 3-4:30 p.m. The workshop is free, open to students in grades six through 12, and will be held in the library’s Community Room. More...

Centre St. Arts Gallery celebrating 5th anniversary

BATH The Centre St. Arts Gallery will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an open house. The gallery will be marking the occasion Friday, Dec. More...