June 13, 2013 RSS feed / Community

SENIORS ON ‘CAMPUS’

Run by volunteers, Bath’s Midcoast Senior College serves older learners

WOOLWICH   Agnes Beale’s education is a self-perpetuating experience.  Beale earned her college degree in 1996 — later than most. More...

MAINE, A COMMUNITY LIKE NO OTHER

  AUTHOR and columnist Sarah Smiley addresses an audience at Mid Coast Hospital’s recent Women’s Wellness Day in Brunswick. More...

Harpswell lobster house feeds lonely pollsters

Sometimes a little generosity makes the whole day better.  For example, when one is performing one’s civic duty to safeguard the democratic process by monitoring a polling station on a chilly, rainy, windy day. More...

Bath Scout flies like an Eagle at ceremony

Jefferey Lamoreau’s Eagle Court of Honor was held May 28 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  Lamoreau, a member of Troop 669, had to earn 21 merit badges — 11 of which are specific to achieving Eagle — in order More...

60 YEARS LATER

THE MORNING AFTER the Bath Alumni Banquet, Saturday, June 8, the class of 1953 gathered at the Holiday Inn for their traditional farewell brunch. The class celebrated its 60th reunion this year. More...

Merrymeeting offers new adult courses

BRUNSWICK — Several new programs are on the roster for Merrymeeting Adult Education’s summer session.  Among them are a pair of bus tours to see “Cats” at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Mass., and the Opera Hou More...

Registration open for UMaine classes

BATH — Registration continues for University College at Bath-Brunswick courses taking place in July.  Students can find a variety of University of Maine System graduate and undergraduate courses offered locally and in flexible, convenient More...

Summer SAT classes starting in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Maine Prep will offer an eight-session, 16-hour course to help students prepare to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test.  The course begins July 3 at Maine Prep, 22 Parkers Way. More...

Curtis librarians offer summer reading tips

BRUNSWICK — Curtis Memorial Library librarians are this month’s featured guests at the People Plus Author’s Chat series.  More...

Tour Phippsburg’s hidden treasurers

PHIPPSBURG — For oneday only — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13 — tours will be offered of private gardens found in the hidden corners of the Phippsburg peninsula.  Reserve tickets ahead of time; space is limited.  More...

Wiscasset library is all about dinosaurs

WISCASSET — Most children dig dinosaurs. Most children know more about dinosaurs than do most adults.  More...

Golf event includes Carribean vacation try

BRUNSWICK — The annual Big Swing Charity Golf Tournament fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath-Brunswick will take place Friday, June 28 at Brunswick Golf Club.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. More...

Historical Society plans big weekend

GEORGETOWN — June 22 and 23 will provide a super weekend of “fun”-raising, fiber arts and celebrating a century of community service at Georgetown Historical Society.  More...

Miss Maine group offers scholarships

BRUNSWICK — The Miss Maine Scholarship Competition will take place at Crooker Theater, 7 p.m. More...

Morse confers award on Bartlett

BATH   Larry Bartlett, a Bath resident and professional engineer, was presented with the 2013 Mainsail Award in a ceremony at Morse High School.  First given in the spring of 1980 by Morse’s School Community Liaison Council, the award More...

POST INSTALLATION IN HARPSWELL

AMERICAN LEGION Department Commander Ken Bouchard installed new John Leo Murray Jr. American Legion Post 171 officers for 2013-14 May 20 in Harpswell. More...

Snowe will march in Moxie

LISBON   Former U.S. Sen. More...

DOGGED PURSUIT

PIPER, a 1-year-old black Lab, demonstrates vertical ability for companion Penny Daniels of Brunswick during Sunday's grand opening of the Merrymeeting Dog Park in Memory of Jake Horgan. More...

Adults get their own prom

TOPSHAM   The Mt. More...

RIPA RECIPIENT

REGION TEN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL Director Barry Lohnes presents the Susan P. Ripa Scholarship to welding student Gage Golding, of Freeport High School. More...