Latest Sagadahoc County, Maine Stories

2008-09-27 15:00:22

TOPSHAM - Midcoast Youth Theater will hold auditions for its fourth annual family production of "A Christmas Carol: The Musical" Thursday and Friday, Oct. 2-3, at Mt. Ararat High School. Auditions will be from 6 to 9 p.m. The production will be directed by Henry Eichman, with choreography by Pamela Tondreau, music direction by Courtney Babidge and costumes by Beverly Diller. Performances are slated for Dec.11-14 at Mt. Ararat High School. For more information, log on to...

2008-09-15 15:00:14

By Anonymous Nearly two dozen art sites will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday for the final Bath ArtWalk of the season. The Galen Moses House Bed & Breakfast will join the ArtWalk, showing landscape, coastal and architectural subjects by Phippsburg artist Tom Hinkle. The Chocolate Church exhibits "Community Studio Art: MidCoast Senior College" with an opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Downtown exhibitions include watercolors by Evelyn Dunphy at Just Framing, in-progress oil landscapes by...

2008-09-13 15:00:14

BOWDOINHAM - Composer and fiddler Hope Hoffman will present original and traditional fiddle music, featuring tunes from her album "Infinite Winter Squash: New Maine Fiddle Music," Friday, Sept. 26, at Merrymeeting Arts Center. The evening of fiddle music is free. Hoffman's debut album is influenced by Maine dance music, which draws on Scots-Irish, French and Scandinavian traditions, early music and her imaginative and narrative approach to composing. Her often-humorous stories behind...

2008-07-11 15:00:21

PORTLAND - More than 31,000 additional FairPoint Communications customers across Maine now have access to high-speed Internet service, the company announced Thursday. The overall expansion project included equipping 20 central switching centers and 68 remote terminal locations in Maine with high-speed broadband technology, FairPoint said. The company's high- speed Internet service is powered by broadband technology that carries high-bandwidth information to the home. "FairPoint is...

2008-06-17 15:00:49

AUGUSTA - First Lady Karen Baldacci and the Maine Departments of Education and Health and Human Services recognized five school systems for excellence in promoting healthy schools and healthy students and staff on May 28. The ceremony was held at the Hall of Flags in the Statehouse and was followed by a reception at the Blaine House. School systems with exemplary programs received a $2,000 award, while those receiving meritorious honors received $1,000. Now in its fourth year, the program...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.