The town’s voters decided overwhelmingly Tuesday to remove three school board members from office in the town’s first-ever recall election after months of controversy involving the superintendent and the high school principal.
Patten Free Library’s Teen Library Council is partnering with the Brunswick-based conservation organization Manomet to launch an environmental poster contest focusing on sustainability. Any student in grades 7-12 residing in the library service area or attending schools in Regional School Unit 1 may participate. The council will accept submissions through June 1.
BATH — Bath's Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee and the national League of American Bicyclists is organizing Bike to Work Week May 14-18. Both organizations encourage folks to bike to work or try cycling for fun and fitness.
BRUNSWICK — Maine State Music Theatre Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark has been elected as Vice President of The National Alliance for Musical Theatre, a not-for-profit organization serving the musical theatre community.
Candidates hoping to succeed term-limited, Republican Gov. Paul LePage have reported more than $2 million in campaign contributions this year as Mainers prepare for an onslaught of political ads ahead of the primary.
Voters in June will select which Democrats and Republicans will vie for governor, state Senate and state House this fall.
Long-term parking on Union Street will stay at $2 per day — for now.
Brunswick councilors adopted a fee increase to $5 last August, but reduced it back to $2 following public outcry. It was slated to change to $5 on May 1, but debate at a recent meeting halted the change again, opting for further discussion at this week’s meeting.
There will soon be more security cameras in Lisbon’s school.
The school committee has approved more than $27,000 to upgrade and replace some security cameras in the high school, the final installment in a five-year update plan.
Marijuana operations in Brunswick have been blunted yet again, with one more 180- day moratorium approved this week.
The town council approved the final extension of the delay that applies to retail marijuana stores, facilities, social clubs and medical cannabis storefronts.
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No need to choose between planting either an ornamental or a fruiting bush in your yard. Plant both with a single plant. Many berry bushes are pretty enough to be grown as landscape plants.
Let’s foray out into the yard to see which bushes are best at offering these dual pleasures.
Writing is often a lonely profession. As writers, we sit alone at a desk, stare at a computer and type words. It’s a little like talking to yourself. Except, when those words get printed, you usually hear back from other people — the readers — in a quasi-, time-delayed conversation.
Grilled fish is the official dish of summer around our house. There is nothing I love to eat more in warm weather than a piece of fresh seasonal fish cooked on the grill — the slightly sweet flesh offset by a tiny bit of char.
Sydney Hatch drove in Brooklyn Scott in with a base hit as Hampden Academy escaped with an 8-7 extra-inning win over Brunswick in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference high school softball action on Monday.
The Bowdoin College men’s tennis team will host an NCAA regional beginning Thursday at Pickard Courts, as selections were announced on Monday for the Division III Team Tournament.
The Polar Bears ( 19- 1) have earned a first-round bye and will play the winner of a Thursday firstround match between Yeshiva ( 13- 5) and Ramapo ( 11- 5) on Friday at 11 a.m.
Evgeny Kuznetsov's breakaway goal 5: 27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night, and a berth in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in 20 years.