June 14, 2013 RSS feed / Community

SUMMERDAY AT HISTORIC CASTLE

WISCASSET   Historic New England will host the first Summerday festival at Castle Tucker 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 15.  More...

Local musician wins contest

Five southern Maine music students won college scholarship money as a result of the Portland Rossini Club’s annual scholarship competitions in piano, instrumental and voice. The competition was held June 8 at St. More...

Art Walk art from ArtVan kids

BRUNSWICK   ArtVan, a nonprofit mobile arts therapy program, will showcase works from Brunswick youths at the 2nd Friday ArtWalk in Brunswick today — Friday, June 14 — 5 to 8 p.m.  The exhibit, titled “From Here,” wi More...

HONOR ROLL

Georgetown Central School   Georgetown Central School has announced the honor roll for the fourth quarter:  Grade 4   High Honors: Elliot Harkins, Brook Kulis, Anora Rice, Althea Rogenes  More...

MOVING AHEAD

REGION TEN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL students who received prestigious $1,000 Gallagher Scholarships, are, from left, Ashley May, Hope Shaughnessy and Emily Casler. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Arrowsic  CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Tuesday, 7 p.m., town hall.  Bowdoin  BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office. More...

STUDENT NOTES

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — James Fitzgerald Cejka of Brunswick, Zachary Scott McMillan of Brunswick and Elizabeth Christina Boynton of Durham have been recognized on the Dean’s List at Norwich University for the spring 2013 semester.   More...

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...