DEAR ABBY: I missed the funeral of a long-time family friend, “Tom,” because I foolishly relied on one of my relatives to let me know when the service was and she didn’t. I had to go out of town two days after Tom died, but I should have called someone before I left so I could revise my travel plans.
A less than obvious duo — a Scottish fiddler with a 30-year career and a 25-year-old cellist from California — that has toured throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe is bringing their gentle singing and dancing melodies to the Chocolate Church Arts Center.
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Chocolate Church Arts Center is connecting with the community for a concert Saturday night.
The Theater Project is bringing the story of Turner and Lizzie to the stage, with performances of “Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy” taking place through Nov. 19.
BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College women’s volleyball team was honored with three All- New England Small College Athletic Conference recipients in awards announced by the league on Wednesday.
BRUNSWICK — Four members of the Bowdoin College sailing team will compete at the 2017 Match Race National Championships, beginning today in Charleston, S.C.
It is the first time that the Polar Bears have qualified for the event, as the squad earned a trip thanks to a second-place finish at the New England Match Race Championship on the weekend of Oct. 14-15.
BRUNSWICK — A pair of Bowdoin College women’s soccer players have been recognized by the New England Small College Athletic Conference as First Team selections in post- season awards released on Thursday.
Junior midfield Julia Patterson and senior defender Nikki Wilson are both repeat All- NESCAC selections for Bowdoin.
BRUNSWICK — A conference high five Bowdoin College Polar Bears were named in All-New England Small College Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer honors announced by the league on Thursday.
TOPSHAM — The Topsham Parks and Recreation Department is offering basketball for players in grades 1-2.
BRUNSWICK — A trio of Bowdoin College field hockey players have been honored with All-NESCAC awards following the 2017 season.
Sophomore Kara Finnerty and junior Elizabeth Bennewitz were named First Team All-NESCAC, while senior Julian Fiore received Second Team All- NESCAC recognition.
This has been the weirdest week that I can recall for the second week of November. It is easy to point the blame at a certain program for that extra workload throughout the month in recent years past, when most of us start thinking of eating turkey and standing in long shopping lines to buy that perfect holiday gift.
The New England Patriots claimed tight end Martellus Bennett off waivers on Thursday, a day after he was cut by the Green Bay Packers for “failing to disclose a physical condition.”
He didn’t play in the Packers’ 30-17 loss on Monday to the Detroit Lions after being listed as doubtful for the game.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s longtime neighbor pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he assaulted the Kentucky Republican while he was mowing his lawn.
Michael Paul Washburn passed away on Oct. 26, 2017.
He grew up in Brunswick and remained local throughout his life. He worked as a carpenter and a “wormer on the flats.” When he wasn’t working, you could find him fishing with his children, they were always by his side.
His sense of humor and smile will be greatly missed.