Join Friends of Merrymeeting Bay on two Swan Island excursions, one by land and the other by sea. Each will be led by local historian, FOMB member and president of Friends of Swan Island, Jay Robbins.
With the start of a new school year today, the Brunswick School Department is in preliminary stages of developing new programming, including an arts magnet school and a language immersion program.
Two local men have arrived home from Texas after spending more than a week helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Adam Cafro of Woolwich and Nate Contreras of Topsham got the word on Aug. 24 that they’d be deployed, and left the next day for Texas. They carried with them everything they needed including food, water and shelter.
The public will get their chance to comment tonight on an emergency moratorium for medical marijuana storefronts in Brunswick, and on amending the municipal budget to keep the tax rate at an increase of 2.5 percent.
The town council will hold hearings on the issues at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.
An exhibition titled Summerings with Mary Bradish Titcomb, 1892-1902: Drawings of Coastal New England and the White Mountains will be on view at James L. Kochan Fine Art and Antiques at 75 Main St., Wiscasset, through Sept. 27.
Gold/Smith Gallery has announced a new series of mixed media drawings by Boothbay artist John Vander. The Classic Jazz Series is the artist’s newest works on paper featuring energy, colors and themes of the music.
The paintings are a tribute to the music and the musicians of jazz, including Bill Coleman, Thelonius Monk and Sidney Bechet.
ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20
This week you may be very interested in technology, Aries. This interest could spur the purchase of a new technological device that you have had your eyes on for some time.
TAURUS Apr. 21 - May 21
Celtic band Còig, who have sold out four consecutive holiday concerts, will open the 2017-18 Chocolate Church Arts Center performance season on Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
During First Friday art walk in Rockland Friday, there will be a special unveiling of a new mural arts project on School Street.
DEAR ABBY: I’m an active, 60-something wife, mother and grandmother who was recently diagnosed with early stage Parkinson’s disease. From all outward appearances, I appear healthy and I’m living my life as normally as possible, as my neurologist suggested.
Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor has two new shows on display — Janice Anthony: At One With Nature and Tom Curry: New Work.