[img_assist|nid=1213244|title=|desc= Last week’s Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary Annual Spring Used Book Sale brought in 9,000 books, selling more than 5,500 and raising more than $4,500 for priority hospital projects and health career scholarships.
The chairs of the Maine Republican and Democratic parties will co-chair the Make Shift Coffee House’s new advisory board.
A fire at a School Street apartment building left tenants without a home, at least temporarily.
Firefighters were called to 24 School St., a four-unit apartment building, just after 5 p.m. Tuesday.
It’s going to cost another $40,000 for improvements to the Mackerel Cove boat launch.
Harpswell residents approved $60,000 toward the project at the March town meeting, but will have to approve the additional amount to complete the project.
Bowdoin College is among at least 10 elite colleges under federal investigation related to their early admission practices.
Mark Bergeron fought through race conditions during Monday’s Boston Marathon for more than just himself.
Maine lawmakers on Wednesday worked into the night on their last official day of session debating unresolved issues, including tax reform and Medicaid expansion.
Lisbon's new fire chief is already familiar with the town.
The town council announced Thursday night that Deputy Fire Chief Nate LeClair will take over as chief. A member of the Lisbon Fire Department for about six years, LeClair has also been working as a full-time firefighter in Brunswick for 18 years.
We have received a wonderful response from community members about sharing the stories of our annual award winners and we want to get back to sharing those in this week’s column.
However, we also have a major event coming up next week that you need to know about.
The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a strong year for the global economy as well. But its chief economist warns that the prospect of an escalating trade conflict “threatens to undermine confidence and derail global growth prematurely.”
Brady Mullin, M.D., and Michael Mason, M.D., have joined Mid Coast Medical Group–Surgical Care and the active medical staff of Mid Coast Hospital.
The five-person team offers general surgical services for both scheduled and emergency needs.
Bath Housing recently announced that Stephen Schuchert and Julie Shea have joined the development corporation’s board of directors.
The Bath City Council has also appointed Judy Martin, Karen Ray and Barbara Gaul as Bath Housing Authority commissioners.
Shuchert, a resident of Bath, is a construction administrator for CWS Architects in Portland.
BRUNSWICK — Midcoast Federal Credit Union recently welcomed Kelly Jacobson as a retail services supervisor (assistant branch manager) at its Brunswick branch.
BANGOR — Bangor Savings Bank recently added $1 million to the endowment of its charitable arm, the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation, according to bank President and CEO Bob Montgomery Rice.
BRUNSWICK — Customers at several of New England’s largest grocery retailers can now find Maine-made gelato just in time for summer.
Duke Reddoch graduated from Morse High School in 2017.
He says, “I remember the first time I was in juvenile court ... my criminal record filled four folders to the brim. The sheriff escorting me said, ‘Geez kid, you’ve been busy.’ I was only 12.”
The Angell Open, Maine’s richest tennis tournament, concluded Sunday with the semifinals and finals in six divisions at The Racket and Fitness Center.
The Portland Sea Dogs and Hartford Yard Goats split an Eastern League baseball doubleheader on Tuesday, with the Sea Dogs capturing the opener, 8-2, and Hartford earning a 6-3 victory in the nightcap.