September 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local

LIBRARY HONORS SCOUTS’ GARDEN WORK

GIRL SCOUT TROOP 2022 was recently honored by Topsham Public Library Director Susan M. Preece in a special reception to celebrate the Scouts’ work on the Hidden Meaning of Flowers garden. More...

Autumn birding adventure with KELT

WESTPORT ISLAND — During this fall’s Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites birders of all abilities to the Carl and Barbara Segerstrom Preserve at Squam Creek on Westport Island on Saturday, Sept. More...

Get strays spayed at community clinic

TOPSHAM — Community Spay-Neuter Clinic of Topsham is asking residents of Androscoggin, Kennebec, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Oxford counties who are feeding, or have knowledge of unowned, or “Community Cats” (barn, feral, str More...

Freeport Cultural Plan meeting is Sept. 25

FREEPORT A meeting will be held this month to define the goals and objectives for the Freeport Cultural Plan at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Freeport Middle School. More...

Bowdoin College announces new initiative to encourage public service

BRUNSWICK A new three-component program at Bowdoin College will help students gain insight into the rewards and challenges of serving the common good by working in and through government agencies, political offices and non-governmental organizations More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

CONSUELO “CONNIE” BAILEY oversees her art students during their weekly art class at People Plus. Bailey is a local award-winning artist whose works are displayed in many private and corporate collections. More...

Maine court to hold session at FHS

FREEPORT   Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court will hear three appeals at Freeport High School at the invitation of state Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason and Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon on Thursday, Oct. 12.  More...

MCHPP hosts SNAP Challenge

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program is hosting a SNAP Challenge, an opportunity to reflect on food insecurity by living on the SNAP budget of $4/day for a week. The activity will take place from Sept. More...

Fake news discussion in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Join members of the Maine Press Association for a discussion about fake news, how it spreads and how some politicians now use the claim to attack the press. More...

Tri-County Literacy launches Read Together program

BATH — Tri-County Literacy is launching Read Together, a new pilot program providing free tutoring to children in the Bath/Brunswick/Topsham area. More...

Swastika, anti-gay message found in college building

BRUNSWICK   Bowdoin College is investigating messages found in a campus building which included a swastika and homophobic language. Dean of Student Affairs Tim Foster notified students and employees on Aug. More...

GREEN BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE STARTS MONDAY

THE FRANK J. WOOD BRIDGE — seen here — spanning the Androscoggin River between Topsham and Brunswick will be reduced to one lane starting Monday to accommodate a bridge inspection. More...

Daytime burglaries plague Bowdoin

BOWDOIN Sagadahoc Sheriff's Office wants help finding a suspect responsible for a rash of daytime burglaries reported Thursday. The sheriff ’s office announced on Facebook the burglaries occurred between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. More...

Richmond family displaced by fire

RICHMOND A Richmond house was badly damaged in a Thursday morning fire that displaced a family and killed two dogs. More...

‘One Light, Many Candles’ Concert Coming to Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — At First Parish Church of Brunswick on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m., the Rev. Betty Stookey and Noel Paul Stookey will share “One Light, Many Candles,” a program of readings and music about faith. More...

The Basic Players perform this weekend

BATH — The Basic Players are putting on a weekend of entertainment with performances Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.  Each performance will feature two one-act plays separated with an intermission. More...

Singing opportunities with Blanchard- Fleming Duo

WISCASSET — Conductor Linda Blanchard and pianist Sean Fleming, a married musical duo, have been collaborating in creating choral music in Midcoast Maine for more than 20 years, leading Sheepscot Valley Chorus, St. More...

United Way of Mid Coast Maine kicks off $1.8M campaign

BATH United Way of Mid Coast Maine kicked off its fall campaign Tuesday in Bath with the goal of raising $1.8 million. More...

BOWDOINHAM’S DYER HONORED

CAROLE DYER, right, of Bowdoinham was recently honored with 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. More...

KELT Summertime Shindig Sept. 28

BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is hosting its final Summertime Shindig fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m. More...