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Bath Planning Board to review new Morse High site plan  The Coastal Journal

Bath Planning Board will continue its review Tuesday of the site plan for the proposed new Morse High School, which would replace the nearly 90-year-old ...



RSU 1 taps contractor for new Morse High School site work  Times Record

BATH. With a contractor in place, site work will soon begin for the new Morse High School. Crooker Construction was the apparent low bidder among three ...



Former athletes who survived cancer build teamwork at Maine gym  Bangor Daily News

United by their past as athletes and their present experience with cancer, five local men in their 70s and 80s gather to work out and support one another at the ...



Morse High School alumnus donates $50000 to school's music program  Press Herald

BATH — Concerned that the federal government under President Trump will not support the arts financially, a 1962 graduate of Morse High School, now retired ...



Bath food pantry gears up for Christmas drive  Times Record

BATH — After receiving a large amount of Thanksgiving donations, the Bath Area Food Pantry is preparing for its other major year-end food drive: Christmas.



Stephanie M. Hastings  Boothbay Register

Stephanie M. (Tasker) Hastings passed away Oct. 25, 2018 at her home in Wiscasset. She was born in Bath on April 19, 1949, the daughter of Harold Tasker ...



Morse High School fourth quarter honor roll — User Submitted — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Morse High School, Bath. Fourth quarter honor roll. Grade 12, high honors: Brandon Barone, Christina Bowman, Margaret Chipman, Caiden Fraser, Elias ...



What's so special about Bath High School Alumni Association?  The Coastal Journal

The Coastal Journal asked the current officers of the Bath High School Alumni Association a few questions in advance of Morse Alumni Weekend. Current ...



Gallice named assistant Morse HS principal  Times Record

BATH. With Eric Varney moving up to the Morse High School principal position, that left a vacancy for the school's assistant spot. The role was filled by the ...



Preliminary design for new Morse High School available  The Coastal Journal

BATH — The preliminary design of the new Morse High School has been released. The new school, serving Woolwich, Phippsburg, Arrowsic, and Bath, will be ...



New Morse High School on track for 2020  Times Record

BATH — With blasting well underway and fundraising coming along smoothly, work on the new Morse High School continues on schedule for opening in fall of ...



Back to school in Bath  Times Record

PETRA BURKE, LEFT, and Amelia Lamontagne, center, of Bath board the bus this morning for their first day of kindergarten at Dike-Newell School. “What I'm so ...



Bath high school teacher to be next principal  The Forecaster

BATH — Eric Varney, an award-winning faculty member at Morse High School for 15 years, will become the principal Aug. 1. The Regional School Unit 1 Board ...



Averill ready to 'do good' for city of Bath  Times Record

BATH. While he didn't always plan to go into municipal planning, Bath Director of Planning and Development Ben Averill said he's always been driven to find a ...



High School Roundups: Morse Shipbuilders 'rain' supreme over Lincoln Academy Eagles  Times Record

BATH — The Morse High School boys soccer team dominated the first half in the rain en route to a 3-1 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference victory over Lincoln ...



Study: Morse High School in Bath not fit for renovation or expansion  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — The Morse High School property is not suitable for replacement or expansion of either the school or its technical center, a site study has ...



Undefeated 'Builders in golf action  Times Record

THE MORSE HIGH SCHOOL golf team hosted Medomak Valley in a KVAC matchup at Bath Golf Club on Monday. The Shipbuilders rolled to a 6.5-2.5 win to ...



Morse, BRCTC leaders say farewell  The Coastal Journal

Pam Moody ends 44-year education career. BATH — Pamela Moody remembers it like it was yesterday, even though it was more than 36 years ago in 1982.



Morse High basketball coach settles lawsuit against Bath Iron Works  Bangor Daily News

A Bath man who sued Bath Iron Works alleging the company illegally fired him for continuing to coach basketball at Morse High School while on medical leave ...



Midnight Madness!  Times Record

BATH. 12 a.m. As the clock turned to midnight and the calendar flipped to Monday morning, August 13th, the Maine high school fall sports season was officially ...



Tradition, transgender rights clash at Morse High School  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — When Morse High School administrators announced earlier this week that, in an effort to be sensitive to transgender students, all seniors would ...



Bath-area school board votes for a new Morse High School  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — The Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors on Monday unanimously supported rebuilding Morse High School at a different site.



New coach for 'Builders  Times Record

BATH. New Morse High School girls soccer coach Branden Noltkamper had a plan as he began his Shipbuilder journey this summer. “Practices on Monday and ...



Bath high school principal to retire after 5 years  The Forecaster

BATH — One wall in Jay Pinkerton's office at Morse High School is decorated with photos of trips he and his wife have taken to landmarks across America.



Max Reed looks forward to future in diesel machinery  The Coastal Journal

BATH — Working on cars and trucks might not technically be in Max Reed's blood, but it might as well be. From a young age, the Morse High School senior has ...



Bath-area residents back new high school design, budget  The Forecaster

BATH — In a straw poll Monday, all but one of approximately 160 voting-age residents supported the concept design and budget for a new Morse High School.



Crooker to prep site for new Bath school  Times Record

BATH. Crooker Construction of Topsham has been selected by Regional School Unit 1 to prepare the site for the new Morse High School/Bath Regional Career ...



Film shot in Brunswick and Bath premieres next week  Times Record

BRUNSWICK — Locals might recognize a few familiar places in scenes from a new movie set for release Tuesday. “The Witch Files,” a teen dramedy mixed with ...



North Yarmouth Academy beats Central Aroostook for 'D' state crown  Bangor Daily News

NYA completed the season at 14-3-1, winning the school's first girls soccer state championship in Class D. It was the program's eighth title overall.. Maine news ...



Letter to the editor: Statewide broadband might keep useless snow days at bay  Press Herald

Having lived in Maine much of my school life, I believe enduring winter's bite made me tougher, but not always smarter. My frosty commute to Bath Middle School ...



High School Girls Soccer: Lake Region scores second-half goal to slip past Morse, 1-0 in prelim action  Times Record

BATH – When you get to the postseason, you can throw most everything out the window as far as team records and other season accolades are concerned.



Seniors share memories at Wiscasset High School graduation  Times Record

WISCASSET. As Wiscasset High School's 39 seniors prepared for the next step in their young lives, they looked back fondly on their formative years. “Our lives ...



Midfield dominance helps Camden Hills win third straight 'A' girls soccer championship  Bangor Daily News

The win secured the third consecutive state title for coach Meredith Messer's team, which capped an 18-0 season while running its three-year record to a ...



Morse High School's Shipbuilder mascot in running to be named the country's best  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — Troy Cunningham is the poster boy for just how near and dear Morse High School remains in the hearts of its alumni. Cunningham might live in ...



Shipbuilders earn first win of the season with 27-20 win over Lake Region  Times Record

On Military Appreciation Night at Morse High School, the Shipbuilders used a potent ground attack in rushing for over 300 yards as they broke a 20-20 tie in the ...



RSU 1 beefs up school security  Times Record

BATH — Amid heightened concern about student safety, RSU 1 installed new security measures in advance of the start of this school year. Those changes ...



24 Morse students are AP Scholars  Times Record

BATH — Twenty-four students at Morse High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. Statewide ...



Bath Native to Be Ordained to the Priesthood at St. John the Baptist Church in Brunswick  Bangor Daily News

BRUNSWICK—Deacon Patrick Finn, a Bath native and Morse High School graduate, will be ordained to the priesthood by Catholic Bishop Robert P. Deeley on ...



A Maine high school is named after this 'Ice King.' Now you can own his private papers.  Bangor Daily News

Letters, photographs and other papers from Charles W. Morse, a Bath native, financier and shipping magnate for whom the city's high school is named, have ...



Optimism for area field hockey squads  Times Record

BRUNSWICK. High school field hockey seems to be on an upswing in the Mid-coast, as last year Brunswick, Mt. Ararat, Morse and Freeport all showed an ...



Darreby Ambler named Bath Citizen of the Year  Times Record

BATH — When Darreby Ambler first heard that she had been named Bath Citizen of the Year, she thought it was a prank call. “I thought it was a hoax,” she ...



High School Field Hockey: Mt. Ararat blanks the Shipbuilders, 3-0 to end skid  Times Record

BATH — Both the Mt. Ararat and Morse high school field hockey teams were looking to get back into the win column after recent losses on Monday afternoon.



High school teams begin fall practice – one a little bit earlier than the others  Press Herald

BATH — First ones on, last ones off. It's a motto Morse High football coach Jason Darling lives by. At 12:01 a.m. Monday the Shipbuilders accomplished the first ...



Maine man says Bath Iron Works fired him because he coached kids while on medical leave  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — It's a common story in Bath: For five generations, members of the Bennett family graduated from Morse High School, then marched down ...



Lincoln Academy headmaster to become principal of Morse High School  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — Jay Pinkerton says when he noticed an ad seeking a new principal at Morse High School back in December, he saw it as a calling. He recalls ...



RSU 1's first 'Back to School: Set for Success' school supply distribution set for Aug. 19  Bangor Daily News

BATH — A project of the Midcoast Community Alliance, the first Back to School: Set for Success event aims to level the playing field for every student in the RSU ...



Special education program moving  Times Record

BATH. A regional special education program in Bath will be moving to Wiscasset this summer, where it will continue to serve students who need more help than ...



Maine English teacher adds a bit of the Midcoast to her Thailand teaching toolkit  The Coastal Journal

Georgetown native Lauren Crosby decided to teach English in Thailand for more than just the opportunity to travel to Southeast Asia and experience the ...



Lisbon high school threatens to discipline students who join gun violence walkout  Bangor Daily News

FREEPORT, Maine — High School students across Maine, including much of the midcoast, will walk out of classes at 10 a.m. Wednesday to protest Congress' ...



Amistad support center comes to Bath  Times Record

BATH. A Portland organization is expanding into Bath to help those struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues. In mid-July, Amistad's Peer ...



Bath loses 'remarkable woman' with passing of Beverly Henrikson  Times Record

BATH. Former Bath Clerk Beverly Henrikson died last Friday, leaving behind a lasting legacy in the city in which she worked for more than four decades.



Falmouth, Thornton Academy share boys 'A' track championship; Cheverus girls repeat  Bangor Daily News

The top four teams were separated by just seven points in the State Class A boys outdoor track championships at Morse High School in Bath on Saturday.



Maine swimmer claims 2 gold medals at YMCA Long Course Nationals  Bangor Daily News

Olivia Harper of Long Reach Swim Club in Bath, who won the 100-yard backstroke in April at the YMCA Short Course Nationals, continued her excellence in the ...



Middle school students plant bulbs of hope for those suffering with mental health issues  Times Record

Addie Hinds plants tulip bulbs at Bath Middle School during the Midcoast Community Alliance's 2nd Annual Hope Garden Planting. (NATHAN STROUT / THE ...



Ambler named Bath's Citizen of the Year  Times Record

BATH — Darreby Ambler was honored as the Citizen of the Year at the 2018 Bath Citizen Involvement Day Awards on Oct. 6. Fifty-four non-profit groups and ...



Tears, pomp, laughter and pop: Wiscasset graduates Class of 2018  Wiscasset Newspaper

Thursday night's graduation in Stover Auditorium had the crowd on its feet for Wiscasset Middle High School Class of 2018 members serving the town or ...



Raising awareness of suicide  Times Record

BATH. Maine's suicide rate is on the increase, matching a national trend, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The organizers ...



Region 10 school looks to even the playing field at future Brunswick Landing facility  Times Record

BRUNSWICK — Region 10 Technical High School in Brunswick wants to move to Brunswick Landing and become an independent, four-year technical high ...



Student-run dress drive in Bath aims to make prom affordable  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — Makayla Welsh, a junior at Morse High School in Bath, wants to make sure all students have an opportunity to attend this year's dance through ...



Back to school: Longtime RSU 1 chairman takes on food service  The Forecaster

BATH — Regional School Unit 1 goes back to school this year without its longtime board chairman, who stepped down to become the district's director of food ...



Patten Free Library set to open new teen space  Times Record

BATH — In 2012, the Patten Free Library didn't have any programs for teens. Now, after years of expanding their programming and services geared toward ...



The Blodgett era highlights Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inductions  Bangor Daily News

Sixteen members were inducted into the fifth class of the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame along with six Legends of the Game and one team.. Maine news, sports ...



Bath recognizes leaders, groups at annual Autumnfest and Citizen Involvement Day  The Coastal Journal

BATH — Jamie Dorr, president of Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skate Park and founder of Midcoast Community Alliance was named Bath's Citizen of the Year ...



Skilling/Cummings: Question 4 addresses nursing shortage, workforce crisis  Times Record

Maine desperately needs more nurses. A lot more. Current projections indicate a statewide shortage of 3,200 nurses by the year 2025. If we don't address this ...



Brunswick voters OK borrowing $28 million to build school without state aid  Bangor Daily News

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Brunswick voters on Tuesday narrowly approved a $28 million bond to build a new elementary school, joining other communities ...



Patten Free Library opens new teen space  The Coastal Journal

BATH — In 2012, the Patten Free Library didn't have any programs for teens. Now, after years of expanding their programming and services geared toward ...



Casey David Rattleff  The Lincoln County News

Casey David Rattleff, 20, of Woolwich, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 14. Casey was the son of Corey Rattleff and Tracy Deion Rattleff, born Oct. 20, 1997 ...



Meet the 2018 Russell Libby Agricultural Scholarship winners  Press Herald

Our annual Source Awards honor the achievements of Mainers in the field of sustainability. But recognizing and lending a helping hand to those who are just ...



Blodgett headlines 2018 Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inductees  Bangor Daily News

Former Lawrence High School and University of Maine star Cindy Blodgett leads a class of 22 players, coaches and contributors who will join the Maine ...



Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced 2018 winners of Academic Achievement Award  Bangor Daily News

The Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced the 2018 winners of the Academic Achievement Award. This year, 121 high schools throughout the ...



Pair from Milo among 2018 Maine Basketball Hall of Fame honorees  observer-me.com

BANGOR — A 1,000-point scorer at Milo High School and a Milo native who would go on to become a coach, teacher and administrator as well as the long-time ...



Red Cross seeks blood donors during holiday shortage  Times Record

BRUNSWICK — The American Red Cross urges people to share their good health this holiday season by donating blood or platelets. According to a Red Cross ...



Richard Godfrey | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Richard Godfrey, 92, passed away at Homestead Village on August 17, 2018. Born July 30, 1926, in Bath, Maine, he was son of the late Doris (Berry) Godfrey ...



John “Jack” G. Gingrow Jr.  The Lincoln County News

John “Jack” G. Gingrow Jr., 59, of West Bath, also known as “Bird Man of Wiscasset” died suddenly on March 28. He was born in Augusta on April 15, 1958, ...



Jessica L. Gatcomb  Boothbay Register

Jessica Lynn Gatcomb (Merrill), 34, of West Bath died Feb. 7, 2018 after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Bath on Sept. 6, 1983, and ...



Phoebe A. Cromwell  Boothbay Register

Phoebe A. Cromwell, 79, a lifelong resident of Main Road, Westport Island, died Oct. 24, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born in Lewiston on ...



Dennis H. Gordon  The Lincoln County News

Dennis H. Gordon, 69, of Wiscasset, went to heaven to join his wife and son on Nov. 5. He passed peacefully surrounded by family. Dennis was born in Bath on ...



New coach hopes to reinvigorate struggling Camden Hills football program  Bangor Daily News

Jeremy Marks is fully aware of the winning athletic tradition at Camden Hills Regional High School. “Camden Hills has such a steep history with sports and with ...



Unranked veteran joins top seeds in state singles tennis semifinals; matches moved to Portland  Bangor Daily News

WATERVILLE, Maine — Brandon Ameglio knew all about the infrequency of unseeded players reaching the semifinals of the high school tennis state singles ...



Auditorium dream teams: Morse, Stearns, Cony, Rumford, Waterville  Bangor Daily News

Editor's note: One in a series on tournament basketball memories at the Bangor Auditorium, which is hosting its final tournament this season. Part II: five top boys ...



Hallet's Drug Store, iconic clock, and of course, the ice cream  The Coastal Journal

Once upon a time the actress Ruth Gordon was on the Merv Griffin show. She told the host, “One of my fondest memories was stopping in Bath, Maine, and ...



Parents question regional special ed plan  Wiscasset Newspaper

The Wiscasset School Committee's passage Monday night of a plan to partner with other districts to serve some of their and Wiscasset's students with special ...



Coastal Journal writing contest inspires the courage to dream  The Coastal Journal

My world changed forever the first time I saw my writing in print. I was sitting in class when the notification popped up: “Congratulations. You are the winner of the ...



Maine high school student earns only perfect score in world on AP test  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — Getting the top score on an Advanced Placement exam is cool enough. But even better? Being told you're the only high school student in the ...



What Maine is doing to combat bullying in schools  Bangor Daily News

Four years after implementing its own anti-bullying law, Maine has become the focus of a national study seeking to determine the effectiveness of anti-bullying ...



School nurses give out much more than just Band-Aids  Times Record

In many ways, the school nurse's office is a clearing house for health issues affecting students in school and at home. School nurses handle everyday health ...



James Wentworth - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal  Republican Journal

Belfast — Longtime Belfast businessman James Marshal Wentworth, 85, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at his home in Belfast overlooking Penobscot Bay ...



Casey D. Rattleff  Boothbay Register

Casey David Rattleff, 20, of Stonebridge Lane, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 14, 2018. Casey was the son of Corey Rattleff and Tracy ...



Patten Free Library to host Common Application workshop  Times Record

BATH — Registration is now open for Patten Free Library's Tuesday, Oct. 2 workshop on the Common Application for college admission. The event is for high ...



Arlene H. Wallace  The Lincoln County News

Arlene H. Wallace, 92, of Damariscotta, died Oct. 24 at Cove's Edge in Damariscotta. She was born in Bath on June 6, 1926, a daughter of Hollis L. and Ruth ...



Jobs for Maine Graduates still serving 4000 students 18 years after founding  Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — In his freshman year at Morse High School, 17-year-old Cody Gillespie's prospects of continuing his education and going on to an engaging ...



Teresa Bailey Markiewicz  The Lincoln County News

Teresa Bailey Markiewicz, 60, of Nobleboro, left the earth for her eternal life with our Heavenly Father on Aug. 8. Born on Jan. 15, 1958 in Bath, she was the ...



Jessica Lynn Gatcomb (Merrill)  The Lincoln County News

Jessica Lynn Gatcomb (Merrill), 34, of West Bath, passed away on Feb. 7 after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Bath on Sept. 6, 1983, and ...



Bryan D. Jenkins  Lewiston Sun Journal

BATH — Bryan D. Jenkins, 50, of Bath, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 25. Bryan was born on Oct. 14, 1967, in Augusta. He was a Morse High ...



Education through a Biblical world view  Boothbay Register

A local private school has taught the four R's — reading, writing, (a)rithmetic, and religion for 39 years. Bible Baptist Church started Wiscasset Christian Academy ...



Trio of Bath councilors in re-election contests  The Forecaster

BATH — Election Day could prove interesting, with three City Council incumbents each facing a challenger. Councilor James Omo is running again for his ...



Capsule looks at the 2017 Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inductees  Bangor Daily News

All-State and All-New England player Terry Carr led Stearns to the New England Championship at the Boston Garden in 1963. The Minutemen bested Morse, ...



Rebecca A. Crittenden  The Lincoln County News

Rebecca A. Crittenden, of New Gloucester, formerly of Newcastle, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Jan. 20. She was born Sept. 10, 1957 in Norfolk, ...



March 14: Local students demand end to school shootings  Lewiston Sun Journal

AUBURN — Edward Little High School students Leah Burtchell and Miranda Chadbourne, both 15, have had it with students dying in school shootings.



Mrs. Day comes Saturday ... for AN ENCORE!  Press Herald

BRUNSWICK – Carrie Shaw Day lived through the Great Depression and two world wars, and taught piano until she was 98. Now, as Morse High School ...



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