EAST KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — Officials say Amtrak’s Downeaster crashed into a car whose driver followed GPS directions onto train tracks in New Hampshire.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A jury is scheduled to resume deliberations in the trial of a onetime “Deputy of the Year” who’s charged with sexually abusing three girls in Maine.
Jurors began deliberating Friday in the trial of Kenneth Hatch. A judge sent them home for the weekend before getting back to work Monday.
Authorities are searching for a 70-yearold West Bath man.
According to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Office, Edward “Ted” Berrett, 70, who lives along on Beaver Brook Road in West Bath, not been heard from since Friday and had failed to attend several appointments.
BRUNSWICK — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick will hold a Big Awards Party to honor community members and celebrate mentoring. The Big Awards party takes place on Thursday, Dec. 7, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Brunswick Hotel and Tavern at 4 Noble Street in Brunswick.
BOOTHBAY HARBOR —
The AOS 98 School District, consisting of Georgetown, Southport, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor and Edgecomb, is currently conducting a search for an interim replacement for Superintendent Eileen King, who has resigned to take a new job as executive director of the Maine Superintendents Association effective January 1, 2018.
PORTLAND — The Environmental Health Strategy Center will recognized several Midcoast legislators at its 2017 Celebration for Our Healthy Future ceremony Dec. 1 in Portland.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association has announced its “Escape to Tuscany” trip raffle. The six-night, seven-day trip to Tuscany will depart March 20, 2018 and is valued at $8,500. Tickets will be sold for $100 each. 300 tickets will be sold.
As it enters its fourth year, the Bath Area BackPack Program has partnered with the Good Shepherd Food Bank to distribute fresh produce to students in Bath area schools.
The public will get a chance to voice their opinions on Bowdoin College’s request to discontinue a portion of Pine Street as they embark on the second phase of the Whittier Athletic Complex improvement plan.
The Brunswick Town Council will hold a public hearing at their 7 p.m. meeting tonight.
L.L. Bean kicked off its annual Northern Lights Celebration on Friday with reindeer, Santa’s workshop and a 600 balsam fir tree forest at its flagship store in Freeport.
The forest, events and visits with Santa Claus will run through Dec. 31.
[img_assist|nid=1186520|title=|desc= “WE’RE BEING DISCOVERED for all of the qualities we already know we have: The friendliness, the walkability, the architecture,” said Mari Eosco, chairwoman of the Bath City Council.
Authorities are searching for a 70-year-old West Bath man who hasn’t been seen or heard from since Friday.
The Sagadahoc County Communications Center got a call at approximately 9:39 a.m. Sunday requesting the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office check the welfare of Edward “Ted” Berrett, 70, who lives along on Beaver Brook in West Bath.
BATH — A show Saturday featuring the musical stylings of the five-piece contemporary folk band Expedition will help support The Neighborhood.
BATH — Studio Theatre of Bath will present the next offering in their series of staged readings – Tennessee Williams' “Suddenly Last Summer” — at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
TOPSHAM — It's time for
Topsham Public Library's Joy of Art exhibit.
Applications are now being accepted for the library's annual juried art exhibit featuring original artwork by year-round Maine residents ages 16 years old and up, both amateur and professional. This is the 10th year of Joy of Art, which is sponsored by Friends of the Topsham Public Library.
DAMARISCOTTA — River Arts has opened its West Gallery to the the Women Artists of Midcoast Maine, a group of women from the Belfast area who banded together several years ago to support and promote their artwork.
An opening reception will take place on Dec. 1, offering the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists.