Sign In:


Close to Home

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Regional Events, March 3, 2010

    UNION Series opens with Peary talk Union Historical Society begins its 2010 series at 7:30 p.m. today  with a talk by Harry Rich of Harpswell on Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary (1856-1920) and his affiliation with Eagle Island. The meeting will be held at the Thompson Community Center at Common and South Union roads on […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Greater Portland Events

    FREEPORT Mountain climber at library “Great Explorers: Peary at the Pole to Landing on the Moon,” a free presentation by Mount Everest climber Ed Webster, will take place at 6:30 p.m. today  in the Community Meeting Room at Freeport Community Library. Webster will share landmarks of human exploration during his presentation, including photographs from 1880 […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Column: Teen’s artful metalwork winning praise

    Maybe living along the Crooked River explains it. Or it might be in his DNA. Whatever sparked his creative talents, nobody denies that 17-year-old Max Throgmorton has a flair for creating aquatic creatures from of discarded implements. Through the eye of this budding welder-artisan, part of a rake becomes a whale’s tail; pliers are tuned […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Homegrown magazine covers Highland Street, Deering and beyond

    Three grade-school boys are producing a magazine that is really close to home.

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    On the Beach – for cleanup

    A York High School sophomore’s project wins a grant from a national environmental organization.

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Cormier’s ‘La Souillonne’ delightful

    Marie Cormier delighted the largely Franco-American audience with her solo performance of ‘La Souillonne’ at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston/Auburn last week. Souillonne is a fictional character created by Biddeford writer Norman Beaupre. He wrote the monologue when Cormier agreed to play the part. Cormier introduced Souillonne by entering the stage through the center […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Military Notes, March 3, 2010

    Dionna A. Hemingway has enlisted in the Iowa Army National Guard. Hemingway is a heavy construction equipment operator assigned to the 831st Engineer Company, Burlington, Iowa. She is the daughter of Dale Hemingway, Harrison, and Tina Cary of Otisfield. Marine Corps Pvt. Michael S. Pilz, a 2009 graduate of Bonny Eagle High School, Standish, recently […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Births, March 3, 2010

    Bridgton Hospital Armani Matthew Quint, born Feb. 21 to Matthew Quint and Alanna LaSalle, Fryeburg. Grandparents: Anna Harriman, Baileyville; Jonathan LaSalle, Marlboro, Mass.; Haven and Ruth Quint, Fryeburg. Great-grandparents: Gertrude Stuart, Center Conway, N.H;. Myrtle Quint, Ocala, Fla. Mid Coast Hospital Kelsea Lynn Richards, born Feb. 12 to Seth Richards and Kathleen Coffin, Harpswell. Grandparents: […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Potluck, March 3, 2010

    Thursday Community Meal with American chop suey, noon, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Per person $4. Free dinner, 6 p.m., and introduction to the Alpha Christian life program, continues five weeks. First Congregational Church, 141 North St., Kennebunkport. For adults. Soup and bread Lenten supper, 6 p.m., followed by compline at 6:30 p.m., […]

  • Published
    March 2, 2010

    Staying in step with Parkinson’s

    A program at Quarry Hill in Camden helps Parkinson’s Disease patients maintain their mobility and have a rocking good time.

X