GEORGETOWN — The AOS 98 School Board will host a series of community forums on its search for a new superintendent . The forums will be held 6 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Georgetown Central School, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Boothbay Region Elementary School and 6 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Edgecomb Eddy School.
A northern Maine town manager who espoused white separatist views was fired on Tuesday and is getting $30,000 for agreeing not to sue the town.
The selectmen in the rural town of Jackman announced the decision after a closed-door executive session with Tom Kawczynski, the town’s top administrator since June.
The latest storm to hit northern New England has brought freezing rain and ice buildup that knocked out power for thousands of homes and businesses.
The storm dropped half-a-foot of snow to the north on Tuesday while it was mostly rain to the south. In between, there was up to a third-of-aninch of ice that caused problems.
ORONO (AP) — Over 10 years after the last Mass was held at a former Catholic church in Maine, the Orono building will reopen this week as a new performance space.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A legislative panel will start considering a bill to soften the minimum wage hike approved by voters in 2016.
Republicans and some business groups have pushed to reverse a law they argue will harm Maine’s economy in the long-term. Lawmakers last year agreed to remove the voter-approved minimum wage hike for tipped employees.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage wants a Poland Spring natural resources manager to sit on the state’s board of environmental protection.
For this winter’s Great Maine Outdoor Week, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites folks to take a for a mindful nature walk at Bath’s Butler Head Preserve at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10.
Looking to provide a different experience this winter, Maine Maritime
Museum has created programming more unique and engaging than a staid lecture series.
Whether its employment, businesses or total annual payroll, numbers at Brunswick Landing continue to grow and surpass redevelopment goals set for the former Naval base.
Steve Levesque, executive director of the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, told the board on Tuesday that redevelopment at Brunswick Landing is driving development beyond the former base.
Marijuana will be the topic of discussion for two Midcoast towns on Thursday. Lisbon and Bowdoinham planning boards will try to craft regulations for the drug.
Leftovers! Some folks love them, others happily scrape them into the trash.
Me, I’m on the love team. Leftovers speak to me. I’d always rather start a meal with a fridge full of tasty bits of this and that than have to confront a blank canvas of raw ingredients. This recipe tackles one particular challenge: how to repurpose leftover cooked chops, steaks, or roasts.
Lucky for Life:
Gimme 5: 4-18-22-23-27
Day Pick 3: 3-3-3
Day Pick 4: 5-8-4-3
Evening Pick 3: 8-5-4
Evening Pick 4: 5-4-5-3
Did you notice browned areas on your evergreens at the end of last winter? You may still be able to do something to prevent a repeat performance of this condition, winter burn, which happens when evergreen leaves lose too much water in winter.
No need to worry about deciduous trees and shrubs in winter because, without leaves, they lose little moisture.
Today I get to write solely about my middle son, Owen. This hasn’t happened in a long time — specifically, since 2011. That’s when I wrote a column about frozen waffles, and Owen seemingly fell off the radar.
When the Pantone Color Institute recently announced its color of the year for 2018, the vibrant “Ultra Violet,” it might have seemed a natural fit for fashion and cosmetics.
Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick
A boy, Bryson Nicholas Charron, to Tyler Scott Charron and Bethany Maria (Pelletier) Charron of Bowdoin, Jan. 3, 2018.
A boy, Bryson Michael Bolduc, to Briana Elizabeth Heaven and Michael Thomas Bolduc of Lisbon, Jan. 4, 2018.
A girl, Penelope Mae Jacques, to Lacey Anne Berube and Nicholas Martin Jacques of Lisbon, Jan. 7, 2018.
STANDISH — Saint Joseph’s College (15-1, 8-0 GNAC) cruised past Anna Maria College (1-14, 0-6 GNAC), 81-40, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball contest at the Harold Alfond Center on Saturday afternoon.
NEWCASTLE — Lincoln Academy outscored Mt. Ararat, 9-5 in the final quarter to edge the visiting Eagles, 53-52, in girls high school jayvee basketball action recently.
Mt. Ararat held leads of 19-16, 30-29 and 47-44 at each of the quarter breaks before LA fought back for the win.
BATH — Morse High School swimmer Olivia Harper set a team record during a meet against Camden Hills on Friday at the Bath Area Family YMCA.
Harper’s time in the 200- yard individual medley of 2:10.60 broke Ann Tolan’s previous mark.
The Shipbuilders won the meet, with the girls taking an 89-81 decision and the boys prevailing, 98-69.