Topsham’s Bickford honored for work in dairy industry

AUGUSTA – Longtime Maine Dairy Industry Association Executive Director Julie-Marie Bickford is the recipient of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry 2020 Commissioner’s Distinguished…

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Singing Valentine can be on its way to a sweetheart of your choice

The Nor’easters Barbershop Chorus of Midcoast Maine — seen here with a happy recipient — will offer singing valentines for delivery Friday, Feb. 14. Clad…

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Connected gathering is Feb. 3 in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Connected, a free gathering for widowers, widows, divorced people and singles 55 and over will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 9…

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Photography in the Civil War era Chamberlain Roundtable Feb. 13 topic

BRUNSWICK — “Photography, Memory, and the Civil War” will be the topic for the Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Civil War Roundtable meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday,…

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Pejepscot Genealogical Society meeting will review library resources

BRUNSWICK — The Pejepscot Genealogical Society will hold its next meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, in the Morrell Meeting Room of the Curtis…

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Four central Maine graduates receive Appleby dental scholarship

MANCHESTER — Four local graduates were selected to receive the 2019 Alva S. Appleby Scholarship from the Maine Dental Association Charitable Foundation. Greta-Anne Castonguay, a…

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Carson to hold January office hours in Freeport, Brunswick, Harpswell

AUGUSTA — Sen. Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, has announced three office hours events for January, in Freeport, Brunswick and Harpswell. Public office hours provide residents a…

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Author Griffin to discuss Hudson biography in Topsham Jan. 23

TOPSHAM — Lewiston author Mark Griffin will discuss the life of Rock Hudson and screen a short documentary on Hudson’s life from 6 to 8…

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UMA-Rockland Center gets donation to help Midcoast students

AUGUSTA — Beverly and David W. Worthington have made a donation to the UMA-Rockland Center to support and encourage local high school graduates to pursue…

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Central, western Maine schools get grants from Teen to Trails

BRUNSWICK — Teens to Trails has announced 18 grants to schools through its 2019-2020 Grants-to-Clubs program. Many of the awards are gear or money that…

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