August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local

BEST IN SHOW

ROBIN FRISELLA of Robin Frisella Fine Art, a pastel painter from Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, won best in show at the 11th Annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival was held Saturday. More...

Police announce OUI enforcement efforts

BATH Sagadahoc County Sheriff Joel Merry, Bath Police Chief Mike Field and Topsham Police Chief Chris Lewis announced last week that they will be participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement effort for the upcoming L More...

Swinging Bridge selected as Hannaford Helps beneficiary

TOPSHAM Save Our Swinging Bridge.Org, a nonprofit committed to maintaining the Androscoggin Swinging Bridge, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of September. More...

‘All Night Strut’ Jumps and Jives at Portland Stage

PORTLAND It’s no accident that the golden age of jazz occurred in conjunction with the Great Depression and World War II. People had little money for entertainment, and when they did, they sought escapism. More...

Meet Autumn!

Pet of the Week

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Para-Commandos to participate in air show

BRUNSWICK — The elite United States Special Operations Command Para- Commandos are heading to Brunswick Executive Airport Saturday and Sunday for the Great State of Maine Air Show.  “Our team is truly proud to represent Special Opera More...

Bicyclist struck by car

BRUNSWICK   An allegedly intoxicated bicyclist last week was struck by a car in Brunswick and taken to a local hospital.  The crash was reported near the Bath Road and Jordan Avenue intersection Wednesday at 8 p.m.  More...

Woolwich man charged after revived with Narcan

BRUNSWICK A Woolwich man was revived by Narcan last week and was later charged with drug trafficking. More...

Nominations open for Woolwich posts

WOOLWICH   Two Woolwich selectmen will be running for re-election this November.  Nomination papers for those seeking to sit on the Woolwich board of selectmen became available last week, and both incumbents, Selectmen Allison Hepler and Ja More...

College moving Confederate plaque

BRUNSWICK   Bowdoin College is moving a Confederate memorial plaque from a school lobby to the archives and special collections of its library in the wake of deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia.  More...

Freeport Man indicted on felony assault charges

PORTLAND   A Freeport man has been indicted on two felony charges stemming from an alleged assault that occurred in June.  Richard J. Maynard, 49, is charged with robbery and aggravated assault. More...

Phippsburg man indicted on felony criminal threatening charge

PHIPPSBURG  A Phippsburg man who allegedly shot at his neighbor was indicted on felony charges by a Sagadahoc County Grand Jury this month. More...

GOP congressional hopeful blames both sides ‘of the same hate-filled coin’

Brunswick’s Holbrook also blames public officials, media

Bemoaning the violence that shook Charlottesville, Virginia, last week during a racist rally, Republican congressional candidate Mark Holbrook on Friday denounced “fringe groups spewing anger and hatred.”  More...

Alleged resort safe thief indicted

PHIPPSBURG   A Brunswick man who allegedly stole more than $4,000 from safes at Sebasco Harbor Resort last month has been indicted by a Sagadahoc County Grand Jury.  More...

More delays for low-flying Guard fighters over western Maine

PORTLAND A National Guard proposal to expand airspace for fighter jet training low over the mountains of western Maine has dragged on for so long that many of the aircraft currently used for training could be retired by the time the plans are comple More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

NO MATTER THE TIME OF YEAR, the Brunswick Area Teen Center benefits from our community’s generosity. Last week, Bangor Savings Bank delivered a brand-new set of Star Wars games. More...

Pingree backs resolution condemning Virginia violence

WASHINGTON   Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, has co-sponsored a congressional resolution condemning the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, calling on President Donald Trump to disavow the support he has received fro More...

Registration open for Tour de Farms

Annual gathering slated for Sept. 30

WISCASSET   Registration is now open for the 18th annual Midcoast Maine Tour de Farms, scheduled for Sept. 30. More...

Man faces sex crime charges

TOPSHAM   A Topsham man was indicted by a Sagadahoc County grand jury this week on 20 counts of alleged sex crimes against a minor.  Robert F. More...

GOLD STAR PRESENTATION

FORTY-EIGHT YEARS AGO, James D. Cressey Jr. made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. In recognition on Aug. More...