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 engaged in public policy.
[img_assist|nid=1173649|title=|desc= JOIN KELT for a Great Maine Outdoor experience on 9/30 at 8:00am to practice birding skills at Segerstrom Preserve on Westport Island.
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, stray) to schedule spay-neuter and vaccination against rabies. This service is free.
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.
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. Troup 2022, based in Topsham, are Claire Caton, Gracelynn Dauphinais, Sophie Gonzalez, Megan Hughes, Anya Kowalsky, Avery Myrick, Sophie Powell and Lorelei Whalen.
Main Street Bath Director Jacob Korb will be stepping down today to move to Pittsburgh, where he has accepted a new position as manager of donor relations at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
Korb has roots in northwest Pennsylvania where he grew up and went to school at the University of Pittsburgh.
As part of the national Coastweek starting on Saturday, volunteers all along Maine’s coast will take part in the annual Maine Coastweek Coastal Cleanup.
The Brunswick Town Council on Monday will consider adopting a resolution acknowledging Maine’s indigenous people.
The MidCoast Indigenous Awareness Group has asked the council to adopt the resolution, which recognizes the second Monday in October — the date on which Columbus Day falls — as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
[img_assist|nid=1173493|title=|desc= MAXWELL HARVEY, 14, listens to his teacher during English class at the Washington Leadership Academy in Washington.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
When management upheaval, allegations of corporate espionage, and revelations of sexual harassment sent Uber into a public relations sinkhole, its long overshadowed rival Lyft shifted into overdrive.
The Bowdoin College football team will open its 126th campaign on the road Saturday against Williams College at noon.
The contest will be the 74th meeting between the teams, with the Ephs holding a 52-15-6 edge in the alltime series. The last meeting between the teams was a 27-7 Williams win in 2015. Both teams finished winless at 0-8 last autumn.
A New Era
Kara Finnerty gave the Bowdoin College field hockey team its first win of the season with a breakaway overtime goal against Bates in a 1-0 final on Wednesday evening.
The Polar Bears climbed to 1-1 (1-1 NESCAC) after falling to Amherst in their season opener. The Bobcats (0-3, 0-2 NESCAC) controlled the game in regulation but remained winless.
The tears welling in the Paris mayor’s eyes told the story one way. The words the Los Angeles mayor spoke told it another.
This was one of those rare Olympic moments when everyone walked away a winner.
Judging by the performances of their blockers in the opening week of the season, it’s fair to wonder if there will be more sacks than points in tonight’s game between the Texans and Bengals.
Cincinnati allowed Andy Dalton to be trapped five times, half as much as Houston yielded in its loss to Jacksonville. Yes, 10 sacks.
Loosen your arm, Jimmy G.
Turning 40 turned Tom Brady into Scott Tolzien. Bill Belichick has to bench Brady and start Jimmy Garoppolo if the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots want to have any chance to repeat.
It’s not often that teams catch Tom Brady having an off game throwing the football.
Boothbay exploded for five second-half goals en route to a 6-0 victory over Lisbon in high school field hockey Mountain Valley Conference action on Wednesday.
Senior Sydney Meader netted four goals for the Seahawks in the victory. Meader has verbally committed to play field hockey for the University of Maine at Orono next fall.