Coastal Journal

  • Chopping along

    A Coast Guard cutter breaks ice on the Kennebec River below The Chops in Woolwich on Monday. The operation is intended to minimize flooding as...

  • Meetings

    Brunswick Mon. 3/30 7 p.m. Town Council Workshop MMF Tue. 4/1 7 p.m. Marine Resources MMF Bath Wed. 4/1 6 p.m. City Council CH Wed....

  • RSU 1 voters approve Woolwich school

    WOOLWICH — Voters across the five communities of Regional School Unit 1 rallied overwhelmingly Wednesday behind the proposal to build a new Woolwich Central School. Superintendent...

  • Harpswell

    Arrests There were no arrests during the period reported. 

  • Battle line drawn: Brunswick council backs 1998 border decision

    Gerzofsky: No compelling reason to reverse agreement   BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday unanimously endorsed a 1998 state decision that settled a border...

  • Turn your bedroom into a blissful oasis

    If your bedroom is more like a catastrophe than an oasis, it may be time to wake up and take on the chaos. Designers and...

  • Brunswick

    Arrests 3/16 at 10:20 p.m. Mary A. Teehan, 47, of 1755A Harpswell Island Road, Orr’s Island, was arrested on Mill Street on a charge of...

  • Bath

    Arrests 3/21 at 11:31 a.m. Michael McGovern, 43, of Washington Street, was arrested by Officer Keith Jensen on a warrant. 3/18 at 1:20 a.m. Matthew...

  • Community Calendar

    Greater Portland Benefits Thursday 3/26 Bob Marley, comedy performance to benefit Project Graduation, $15, Catherine McAuley High School, 631 Stevens Ave., Portland, tickets, mrobillard@mcauleyhs.org or...

  • Hunt for Topsham elder ends with 104-year-old

    TOPSHAM — Ruth Mann was 5 years old when Boston Post Canes were first distributed to New England communities. That was in 1909. Now 104 years...

  • Posted roads generate Topsham discussion

    TOPSHAM — With the frost disappearing and the roads softening, the Board of Selectmen unanimously authorized Public Works Director Rob Pontau to post several roads in...

  • Serve America

    As this economic crisis deepens at the federal, state, and local level, the demand for critical services is going up while the resources to provide...

  • SAD 75 officials outline reorganization strategy

    TOPSHAM — Student enrollment in School Administrative District 75 dropped from 3,440 in 2000 to 2,842 last year, and the downward trend is expected to continue...

  • Maine Maritime Museum crosses the line

    BATH — Maine Maritime Museum is known in part for the nautical-related relics it displays, but never before has it showcased such characters as Neptune, Amphitrite...

  • A winter for stars to shine

    Midcoast all-stars honored in several sports While it’s finally starting to feel like spring, we can’t let go of winter just yet. So here comes...

  • MRRA, federal bill aim to speed Brunswick base resolution

    Levesque: Public sale of property could delay development BRUNSWICK — There are probably many misconceptions about the closure of Brunswick Naval Air Station. Chief among...

  • Brunswick council OKs beer, wine at restaurant festival

    BRUNSWICK — A new festival attempting to entice visitors to sample the town’s culinary offerings could also offer alcoholic beverages after a vote by the...

  • People and Business

    Weston named new VP at USM BANGOR — Margaret A. Weston of Yarmouth has been appointed the new vice president for advancement at USM, effective...

  • Bowdoin Beat

    Another win for men’s lacrosse The spring sports season continues at Bowdoin, while three members of a winter team have one final hurrah. Men’s lacrosse...

  • Marjorie M. Fucini, 81

    BRUNSWICK — Marjorie Mae Fucini, 81, died March 20 at the Mid Coast Senior Health Center-Bodwell Unit. She was born in Barnesville, Ohio, Feb. 17,...