August 11, 2017 RSS feed / Local

TREE WALK AND TALK

FRIENDS OF MERRYMEETING BAY on Saturday Aug. 12 from 9:30-11 a.m. More...

Girl Scouts to host Night Out event

BRUNSWICK — Girl Scouts of Maine announces that it will host Girls’ Night Out for potential members and volunteers at Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School in Brunswick at 6 p.m. Sept. 29. More...

‘Inflatable Race’ coming to Landing

BRUNSWICK — Seeds of Independence is kicking off The Great Inflatable Race, Maine. Designed for all ages, The Great Inflatable Race is an inflatable obstacles spread throughout a running course. More...

People Plus Pic of the Week

BOWDOIN DINING SUMMER FELLOW and Merrymeeting Food Council Intern Zachary Hebert is pictured holding a box of fresh produce from Goranson Farm in Dresden. More...

Meet Ted

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History of Maine Nursing presentation in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK Curtis Memorial Library and Mid Coast-Parkview Health present a panel discussion of the history of Maine nursing from 1914 to 2015 on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. More...

FACES OF THE FAIR

Let ‘er rip, tater chip: Smoke and flames at Topsham’s annual demolition derby

BRUNSWICK Donning his characteristic suspenders and a red hat, Mitchell Glass, 52, sat in his beige Disney-themed spray-painted sedan Wednesday night, ready for his 40th demolition derby at the 163rd annual Topsham Fair. More...

Empty Lisbon home destroyed by fire

LISBON   An unoccupied home was destroyed by a fire Tuesday night in Lisbon near the Lewiston border.  The fire at 31 Lisbon St., was reported at about 10 p.m. More...

OBIFD to hold annual auction, yard sale Aug. 12-13

HARPSWELL The Orr’s and Bailey Islands Fire Department holds its 24th annual auction and yard sale Aug. 12-13. More...

PHS CELEBRATES CHAMBERLAIN DAYS WEEKEND WITH 3 WALKING TOURS

A COLOR POSTCARD of First Parish Congregational Church in Brunswick, circa 1909. A tour of the church will be of the Pejepscot Historical Society’s Chamberlain Days. Events include:   More...

Red Cross needs blood donations

BRUNSWICK — The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. Opportunities to donate blood are as follows:  Brunswick: Aug. More...

End of summer and fall walks with PLT

PHIPPSBURG — The Phippsburg Land Trust will host several guided walks through October:  Wednesday, Aug. 9, 10 am: Jewels Under Our Feet. More...

STUDENT NOTES

MT. ARARAT MIDDLE SCHOOL 4 QUARTER HONOR ROLL More...

Harness racing driver Cushing

FACES OF THE FAIR

TOPSHAM A young up-and-coming harness racing driver, Mitchell Cushing, 19, is appearing this week at the Topsham Fair. More...

Dealerships pulls plans for Topsham

Tucker Ford may relocate at Cook’s Corner in Brunswick

TOPSHAM   Plans for a new Ford dealership in the Topsham Fair Mall have been pulled for good.  Tucker Ford was under contract to purchase about 17 acres of undeveloped land at 169 Topsham Fair Mall Road in order to relocate from Pleasant St More...

FROM BRUNSWICK TO BOSTON

BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL MUSICIANS performed the National Anthem June 29 at Fenway Park . More...

Save a Stray 5K & Festival to benefit animal shelters

New name, new events for Aug. 26 fundraiser

BRUNSWICK   The Coastal Humane Society and Lincoln County Animal Shelter are gearing up for its 12th annual 5K and Walk fundraiser, which has a new name and new events. The Save a Stray 5K takes place Saturday, Aug. More...

Health Center to hold poster contest in Richmond

RICHMOND — Richmond Area Health Center will partner with Umberhine Library to hold a poster contest on Thursday, Aug. 17 from 2:30-4 p.m. More...

Historic textile mills presentation at Topsham library

TOPSHAM — On Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

MECHANIC SAVINGS BANK’S BRYAN CAMPBELL is pictured with members of the People Plus Monday morning advanced bridge group at the People Plus Center on Union Street in Brunswick. More...