January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Local

MONSOOR SEA TRIALS

THE FUTURE USS MICHAEL MONSOOR passes Spring Point Light in South Portland after performing offshore sea trials Wednesday. More...

Harpswell man charged with arson

Wednesday morning fire destroys mobile home, kills two dogs

HARPSWELL   State fire marshal investigators have determined the cause of a fire that killed two pets and destroyed a mobile home in Harpswell early Wednesday morning was arson.  More...

Freeport Community Services’ White Nights Gala is Jan. 25

FREEPORT Freeport Community Services’ annual White Nights Gala will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25 from 5:30-10 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Freeport. More...

Library to offer calligraphy workshop

BATH — Art educator Jackie Johnson will present a calligraphy workshop for teens on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 3-4:30 p.m. The workshop is free, open to students in grades six through twelve, and will be held in the Library’s Community Room. More...

Four facing drug charges

BATH   Four people were charged for drug possession after police were called to the Bath Shopping Center to investigate the report of someone seen with a syringe in the CVS parking lot last week.  The police received the complaint at 6 p.m. More...

Police: 2 overdose while infant at home

Narcan administrated twice within an hour

BATH   Bath police say a couple overdosed an hour apart Monday afternoon while their two-month old baby was home.  At 1:19 p.m. More...

Commanders of Bath-built ships face charges

Destroyers USS Fitzgerald, John S. McCain involved in fatal collisions

WASHINGTON Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday. More...

Landlord in fatal fire again due to file brief in appeal

PORTLAND (AP) — A landlord who was convicted of code violations stemming from Maine’s deadliest fire in decades is due to file a brief in his appeals case.  More...

Brunswick photographer giving talk

TOPSHAM   Brunswick photographer Doug van Kampen will share his experiences — and work — at a First Light Camera Club event Thursday.  The Thursday presentation, titled “Documentary Photography in the U.S. More...

Bowdoin brain device manufacturer buys Mass.company

BOWDOIN FHC Inc., a Bowdoin company that manufactures products for the neuroscience industry, has acquired a Massachusetts-based company. FHC Inc. makes products for brain surgery and procedures. More...

Meet Bailey!

Pet of the Week

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STUDENT NOTES

CURRY COLLEGE   Kyle Lussier of Topsham and Calvin Stroud of Freeport were named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2017 semester at Curry College  THOMAS COLLEGE   More...

BATH VS YORK

YORK’S RILEY LINN (21) dribbles past Morse’s Kaleb Jackson on Monday in Bath in boys high school basketball action. The host Shipbuilders fell to the Wildcats, 67-58. More...

Council may start meetings earlier

BRUNSWICK   Two weeks after its inaugural meeting, on Tuesday the Brunswick Town Council will discuss changing its rules to allow an earlier meeting start time.  The current council rules of order and procedure requires council meetings sta More...

Freeport to talk goals, fighting climate change

FREEPORT   The Freeport Town Council will meet Tuesday evening to discuss its goals for 2018.  In addition to setting goals for the ensuing year, the council will also consider a recommendation by the Freeport Sustainability Advisory Commit More...

Lisbon’s annual Winter Fest set to return Saturday at Beaver Park

LISBON   The Lisbon Parks & Recreation Winter Fest 2018 will take place Saturday, Jan. 20. New hours this year are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Fundraiser, facelift for Topsham library

TOPSHAM   It’s a busy month for the Topsham Public Library.  In addition to an ongoing fundraiser, the library will be getting a bit of a facelift.  More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

ATTENDEES at the weekly People Plus Men’s Breakfast wave to the camera at the People Plus Center. The group meets on the second Thursday of every month at 8 a.m. More...

Bye-bye, Byron

Owl used in Chewonki education program for almost 30 years dies

WISCASSET Byron, a captive Barred owl who resided at the Chewonki center for almost 30 years and helped to educate thousands of Mainers for almost 30 years, has died. More...

Santa Claus Fund Wrapping up the Christmas Season

This Christmas season is wrapped up, but the Santa Claus Fund is still hard at work finalizing this season and getting ready for next season. More...