Category Archives: Brunswick

Merrymeeting adult ed offering Newport mansions trip

TOPSHAM — Merrymeeting Adult Education will sponsor a trip to the Newport mansions Saturday, June 2.
The trip is an opportunity to learn how the very rich lived by visiting the lavish and beautiful mansions of Newport, R.I.

St. John’s School students sell out ‘Night at the Wax Museum’ shows

St. John’s Catholic School, of Brunswick, students recently performed “Night at the Wax Museum” with three sold-out shows. Those who made the show possible include Pamela Sullivan, Cara Martin-Tetreault, Jocelyn Carr, Jeff Gilman, Christina Gilman, Cathy Helldorfer, Cate Kerr, Jen Gonzalez, Kim Smith, Sara Ackerly, Maurita Mershon, Dave Flanagan, Val Flanagan, Jeff Pelletier, Dan Swift, Scott Smith, Alicia Snow, Amy Pelletier, Mary Beth King, Janine MacDonald, Sharon Langevin-Comeback and student Emma Tweed for sound production. (Chris Kates photo)

Pierce Studio’s Morris wins Maine professional photographer awards

BRUNSWICK — Jeffrey Morris, certified professional photographer and owner of the Pierce Studio, 14 Pleasant St. recently won several print awards at the Maine Professional Photographers Association convention.

Mt. Ararat student serves as Maine Senate honorary page

Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, recently welcomed Hazel Hughes, right, from Mt. Ararat High School to the Maine Senate in Augusta to serve as an honorary page. Pages help deliver messages, distribute documents within the senate chamber, interact with the senators and, most importantly, take part in a real-world, interactive legislative learning experience. (Submitted photo)

Pejepscot Historical Society to hold volunteer training April 11, 12

BRUNSWICK — Pejepscot Historical Society will conduct its annual training for new volunteers on April 11 and 12.
The society is seeking volunteer tour guides for its two historic house museums — the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum and Skolfield-Whittier House – as well as volunteers to work in the offices, collections, and doing light maintenance.

Maine crime writer Coffin to speak at Topsham Public Library April 12

TOPSHAM — Maine crime novelist Bruce Coffin will speak at the Topsham Public Library, 6 p.m. Thursday, April 12.
Coffin in the author of the Detective Byron mystery series and is a former detective sergeant with more than 27 years in law enforcement.

Free manufacturing training begins in Brunswick April 3

BRUNSWICK — Southern Maine Community College, the Maine Community College System’s Maine Quality Centers program, and the Maine Department of Labor’s CareerCenters are partnering with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works to deliver no-cost technical training to provide the skilled workers BIW needs to help fill critical jobs, beginning April 3.
Classes are 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and run until June 28 at SMCC’s Midcoast Campus, 29 Sewall St.

New Dimensions, Taconnet credit unions merge April 1

WATERVILLE — New Dimensions Federal Credit Union will officially welcome members of Taconnet Federal Credit Union April 1.
With the merger complete, they will continue to grow living by the “People Helping People” mentality their members have come to know over the years.

Vigue to speak at Mid-Maine Chamber April 10

WATERVILLE — Cianbro CEO Peter Vigue is scheduled to speak at the Mid-Maine Chamber’s Leadership Luncheon Tuesday, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at T&B’s Celebration Center, 6 Jefferson St.
He will speak on his experience as president and chief executive office of Cianbro.

UMA basketball players get conference honors; Laney coach of year

AUGUSTA — With the close of the 2017-2018 basketball season, several students at the University of Maine at Augusta women’s basketball team were recognized by the Yankee Small College Conference, as well as nationally by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.