BATH — Nov. 17 is the deadline for submissions to Patten Free Library’s annual teen writing contest, “Write On!” Any student in grades 7-12 residing in the library service area or attending schools in RSU 1 may participate in the contest, and may submit up to two pieces of original work in the categories of short fiction and memoir.
BATH — The Centre St Arts Gallery, LLC, invites the public to a reception for the opening of the Holiday Art Show at 11 Centre St. in Bath, on Friday from 5-7 p.m. Wine, cheese, and other light refreshments will be served. Admission to the Gallery is free. Several new pieces of work will be shown for the first time.
Maine lawmakers failed Monday to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill to regulate and tax the sale of marijuana, dealing a setback to pot advocates who want to see the product in stores.
PORTLAND (AP) — Voters in Maine are headed to the polls Tuesday to decide if they want to join 31 other states and expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
It’s the first time since the law took effect that the expansion question has been put before voters.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine voters will decide Tuesday whether the state should have a third casino.
An out-of-state gambling entrepreneur bankrolled the campaign to create a casino in York County. He would be the one to operate the casino if it’s approved.
SOUTHERN MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Chelsey Domer of Topsham was inducted into the Alpha Chi Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Southern Maine Community College
BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School 24th Annual Juried Craft Fair sponsored by the BHS Boys Hockey Boosters will be held Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brunswick High School Gymnasium. The boosters say there will be more than 65 crafters in attendance at the Brunswick High School Gymnaisum.
BRUNSWICK — The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, recently announced the fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and awarded Mid Coast Hospital an elite designation of “Straight As” for its ongoing achievements in patient safety.
Despite last-minute intervention from the Bath Fire Department, the Bath Area Food Bank said Monday that the continued power outage has resulted in further losses of frozen food.
“We lost a lot,” said Executive Director Kimberly Gates. “We lost all of our dairy, all of our eggs. We do have some frozen meats (and non-perishables).”
Nearly 200 households in Freeport remained without power on Monday, a week after the Oct. 30 storm that left 400,000 Mainers in the dark.
Neighborhoods that remain without power include the Wolfe’s Neck and Flying Point peninsulas, Church Road in South Freeport and Harraseeket Road.
The strategy was simple. Bowdoin College junior quarterback Noah Nelson was going to throw, and throw often against Bates in a New England Small College football matchup Saturday afternoon at Garcelon Field.
For certain, Nelson did all that he could, completing 34- of-55 passes for 297 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
The Middlebury men’s soccer team defeated Bowdoin, 1-0 in double overtime to advance to the New England Small College Athletic Conference finals on Saturday.
The Polar Bears (10-4-3) were the third seeded team heading into the semifinals, while the Panthers (12-5-0) had upset Amherst the previous weekend.
Patrick Cantlay won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday in a playoff for the first victory in a PGA Tour career mostly derailed by a severe back injury.
The 25-year-old former UCLA star hit from behind a tree and got up-and-down for par from off the back of the 18th green to beat Alex Cejka and Whee Kim on the second extra hole.
James Harden scored a career-high 56 points and added 13 assists in just 35 minutes to lead the Houston Rockets to a 137-110 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night.
FORT WORTH, Texas
The timing was perfect for Kevin Harvick’s first NASCAR Cup Series victory at Texas. So was his winning pass.
Harvick went around the outside of Martin Truex Jr. for the lead with 10 laps to go, then stayed in front the rest of the way Sunday to earn his championship shot in NASCAR’s season finale.
Kyrie Irving and Al Horford have been the primary forces behind so much of what the Boston Celtics are doing well during their eight-game winning streak.
On Sunday, it was key contributions off the bench from Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier. The reserve duo brought energy and grit during the Celtics’ 104-88 win over Orlando on Sunday night.
The University of Delaware overcame an early 10-point deficit, then scored 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to earn a 31- 17 Colonial Athletic Association football victory over the University of Maine at Fitzpatrick Stadium on Saturday afternoon.