February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Street photography talk at First Light Camera Club

TOPSHAM Photographer Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest will deliver a slide talk on the topic of “Street Photography” for the First Light Camera Club on Thursday, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Fire in Lisbon displaces two families

LISBON Two families were displaced from the home they rent at 70 Lisbon St. when the second story caught fire Monday. Lisbon Fire Chief Sean Galipeau said the blaze was reported at 12:50 p.m. More...

Pet of the Week

Meet Teddy

BRUNSWICK  T eddy, a Staffordshire Terrier mix just shy of three years old, is easily the smartest dog we've had the pleasure of meeting in a while, and he is pretty darn handsome, too!  More...

World's Greatest Sleigh Ride to benefit Pine Tree Camp

LISBON — The 24th Annual World's Greatest Sleigh Ride in Lisbon Falls takes place Sunday, Feb. 19, and is sponsored by the Pejepscot Sno-Chiefs and the Farmer's Draft Horse Mule and Pony Club. More...

KELT to host mindfulness walk

GEORGETOWN — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites the public to the Morse Pond Preserve in Georgetown on Saturday,  Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. for a free meditative walk in the winter woods. More...

Morris Farm hosts new February vacation camp

WISCASSET   The fields at Morris Farm may be sleeping under a winter blanket of snow and ice, but new programs are sprouting up at the educational farm in Wiscasset. Morris Farm will host an all new Winter Vacation Farm Camp Feb. More...

LEARN THE ART OF HENNA

PROFESSIONAL HENNA ARTIST GENEVIEVE LEVIN will offer a demonstration and paint individual hand adornments for teen participants at Patten Free Library on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. More...

Bowl For Kids’ Sake seeking teams

Fundraiser to support Big Brothers Big Sisters

BRUNSWICK Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick is holding their signature fundraising event — Bowl For Kids’ Sake Saturday, April 1 from 10 a. m. to 8 p. m. at Yankee Lanes, Brunswick and Friday, March 31 at The Bowling Bowl. More...

As sea levels rise, vital salt marshes are disappearing

WELLS The Ridgway’s rail is a rare bird that relies on the salt marshes south of Los Angeles to survive. And that’s why its future is in doubt — the salt marsh is disappearing under rising seas. More...

Glare triggers double crash

Sheriff’s office urges drivers to slow down

WEST BATH   Three people were taken to a Brunswick hospital with minor injuries after the blinding sun and a dirty windshield started a chain reaction on Route 1 in West Bath Friday.  Two separate crashes were reported at 7:15 a.m. More...

Morris Farm hosts new February vacation camp  Free Access 

WISCASSET   The fields at Morris Farm may be sleeping under a winter blanket of snow and ice, but new programs are sprouting up at the educational farm in Wiscasset. Morris Farm will host an all-new Winter Vacation Farm Camp Feb. More...

LEARN THE ART OF HENNA  Free Access 

PROFESSIONAL HENNA ARTIST GENEVIEVE LEVIN will offer a demonstration and paint individual hand adornments for teen participants at Patten Free Library on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. More...

Bowl For Kids’ Sake seeking teams  Free Access 

Fundraiser to support Big Brothers Big Sisters

BRUNSWICK Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick is holding their signature fundraising event — Bowl For Kids’ Sake Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Yankee Lanes, Brunswick and Friday, March 31 at The Bowling Bowl. More...

As sea levels rise, vital salt marshes are disappearing  Free Access 

WELLS The Ridgway’s rail is a rare bird that relies on the salt marshes south of Los Angeles to survive. And that’s why its future is in doubt — the salt marsh is disappearing under rising seas. More...

Glare triggers double crash  Free Access 

Sheriff’s office urges drivers to slow down

WEST BATH   Three people were taken to a Brunswick hospital with minor injuries after the blinding sun and a dirty windshield started a chain reaction on Route 1 in West Bath Friday.  Two separate crashes were reported at 7:15 a.m. More...

Durham election papers due Feb. 14  Free Access 

DURHAM   Residents interested in running for election to the Select Board, Budget Committee and Regional School Unit 5 school board have until Tuesday, Feb. More...

FUTURE LEGISLATOR?

SEN. ELOISE VITELLI, D-Arrowsic, welcomed Wiscasset High School senior Patrick Jackson to “job shadow” her for a day at the State House in Augusta. More...

STUDENT NOTES

Kauffmann Prize awarded to Freeport student   YARMOUTH — North Yarmouth Academy has announced the winners of the first annual Kauffmann Prize for Environmental Writing.  Milla Rosenfeld of Freeport, a Grade 12 North Yarmouth Academy s More...

Exhibit: What’s Nude in Boothbay Harbor?

BOOTHBAY HARBOR — “What’s Nude in Boothbay Harbor? A Celebration of the Human Form” a show of paintings, paper work, photography and sculpture will be held at STUDIO 53, 53 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. More...

Curtis Library to screen multiple chemical sensitivity disorder doc

BRUNSWICK Topsham resident Alison Johnson will screen her documentary “Fragrance-Free Workplaces” Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Room. More...