During the primary campaign for the 2016 presidential election, I was pleased that Donald Trump was polling well in several states, believing naively that this reality show huckster couldn’t possibly beat Hillary Clinton in the general election. I was wrong. Shame on me.
Last week, the U.S. got news of an impending national disaster, a situation that could have “serious negative consequences for the budget and the nation.”
The warning came from the Congressional Budget Office, a rare, nonpartisan federal agency. Almost nobody paid attention.
Union Street will be closed for part of next week, as work on pipe installation continues.
Most winters, the Bath Historical Society, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust and Friends of Merrymeeting Bay jointly sponsor a 2.3- mile walk along Bath’s Peterson Canal.
THE BRUNSWICK AREA TEEN CENTER thanks the Brunswick dental office of James A.
More experiences and strong mentors will allow the next generation of women business leaders to avoid some of the challenges faced by those in positions of power today.
Gelato Fiasco and the Brunswick Area Teen Center are asking residents to again support Brunswick area youth at a special scooping event on Wednesday, April 25.
The Gelato Fiasco flagship store will donate all sales beyond the seasonal daily average to the Teen Center.
BATH — On Saturday, April 28, Patten Free Library will once again host a day of tabletop gaming in the Reading Room. The event is free and open to all. No prior experience with board games is necessary, although most games are best for ages 8 and up.
BRUNSWICK — In honor of the 20th anniversary of Space Day, Curtis Memorial Library on April 30 from 5:30-7 p.m. will host aerospace expert Bruce Ewenson as he presents “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon — We Discovered Earth!” at the Morrell Meeting Room. The program is for ages 8 to adult and is free with no registration required.
BRUNSWICK — Citizens’ Climate Lobby — Bath- Brunswick will air a segment from the National Geographic film series, “Years of Living Dangerously” on Wednesday, May 2, at 2 p.m. at the Thornton Oaks retirement community in Brunswick.
The film follows Bradley Whitford as he tries to convince members of Congress to act on climate change.
Despite a rise in some recreation fees, participation levels help keep Lisbon’s programs affordable.
The town recently introduced some increases for various services in the coming year. While the costs have gone up, the fees are competitive with programs in surrounding towns.
[img_assist|nid=1213489|title=|desc= MAINE STATE MUSIC THEATRE purchased a vacant historic house at 5 Noble St. in Brunswick last year. It is restoring the 11-room home, a major undertaking that will hopefully be done in time for the theater’s incoming department heads, who oversee the technical side of the theater, to move in by May 20.
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Trouble is brewing for coffee lovers in California, where a judge ruled that sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. But how frightened should we be of a daily cup of joe? Not very, some scientists and available evidence seem to suggest.
Scientific concerns about coffee have eased in recent years, and many studies even suggest it can help health.
For the last few years, experts have touted annual progress in restoring underwater grasses to the Chesapeake Bay, and credited that progress to ongoing efforts to curb nutrients in the vast watershed.