August 30, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Group adds supplies to ‘backpacks’

WISCASSET   A group is teaming up to provide new notebooks, pencils, markers and glue to Wiscasset, Westport and Alna schoolchildren.  More...

Conservationists plan family fun day on the Sheepscot

NEWCASTLE   Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association hosts the Sheepscot Valley Family Festival in Sheepscot Village 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Society to walk Brunswick’s past

BRUNSWICK — Pejepscot Historical Society will conduct a walking tour through the grounds of Merrymeeting Park and the J.C. Humphreys shipyard at 1 p.m. Sept. More...

Mt. Ararat alumni set 35th class reunion

HARPSWELL — Mt. Ararat High School’s class of 1978 will host its 35th reunion Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Library Hall on Bailey Island.  Festivities include music, lobster, cookout fare, beverages and more. More...

HONOR ROLL

No. Yarmouth Academy

YARMOUTH — The following students from The Times Record’s circulation area attained honor roll status during the 2012-13 school year at North Yarmouth Academy, an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school serving students More...

Paddle to islands in Merrymeeting Bay

BATH — On Sunday, Sept. More...

Freeport library announces new hours

FREEPORT — Beginning Sept. More...

Photographer to exhibit scenics

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust presents “An Evening with Local Photographer David White,” 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Funds buoy local cinema

BRUNSWICK   Ten days into its attempt at “crowd funding,” Eveningstar Cinema is about a quarter of the way toward its goal of raising $57,000.  According to SeedandSpark.com, the website that is hosting the fundraising drive, ap More...

RE-DEDICATED IN HARPSWELL

HARPSWELL’S John Leo Murray Jr. American Legion Post 171 participated in the Aug. 18 rededication of World War I and World War II monuments at the Orr’s Island library. More...

Farmers’ Almanac: Super Bowl may be ‘Storm Bowl’

LEWISTON   The Farmers’ Almanac is using words like “piercing cold,” “bitterly cold” and “biting cold” to describe the upcoming winter. More...

PARTY LIKE YOU’RE 5

THE WESTRUM HOUSE, a 27-unit senior housing community in Topsham, celebrated its fifth anniversary Wednesday. More...

Library has online movies

BRUNSWICK   Curtis Memorial Library is now offering IndieFlix for Libraries — an online streaming service of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world.  More...

Colorful Brunswick benefit for YMCAs

BRUNSWICK   A benefit road race — which features color bombs to paint the participants — is scheduled for Aug. 24 at Brunswick Landing.  More...

Help steer state food strategy

BRUNSWICK   The Maine Food Strategy, a grassroots planning initiative to support a robust food economy and a thriving natural resource base in Maine, is seeking nominations to its first Steering Committee by Sept. 6.  More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

Arrowsic  SELECT BOARD, Monday, 6 p.m., Town Hall. SPECIAL ELECTION, State Senate District 19, Tuesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Town Hall. More...

Popham beaches focus of research

PHIPPSBURG — A program from geology professor Michael Retelle titled “Monitoring and documenting changes in the Beaches of Phippsburg, Maine,” will be presented at the Popham Beach Public Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday.  More...

Spay-Neuter Clinic needs volunteers

FREEPORT — The Community Spay-Neuter Clinic, a high-volume, low-cost, spayneuter clinic that benefits pet owners who cannot otherwise afford to have their pets spayed or neutered, is looking for volunteers to join its team and to help with outr More...

Adult ed offers meditation class

TOPSHAM — Merrymeeting Adult Education is offering “Creating as Meditation in Action,” a five-week class taught by Rebekah Younger at Mt. Ararat Middle School from 6 to 8 p.m., starting Sept. 18. Register before Sept. 8.  More...

College planning courses ahead

The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will host free “Essentials of College Planning” workshops for adults 19 and older at Midcoast Center for Higher Education, 9 Park St., Bath, at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 and Sept. More...