Students from Bowdoin and Morehouse converse in front of the Chapel in a photograph recently added to the Morehouse Admissions Tumblr. Image: George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives.
The New England School of Addiction Studies and Prevention Studies held a weeklong program at Bowdoin College this week, with some 500 or so counselors in attendance. With so many addiction specialists on hand, local NBC affiliate WCSH took advantage of the available expertise to get some insight into the recent news that Maine’s crime rate rose 5%, fueled by prescription drug abuse.
Brunswick’s annual three-day book sale starts today at 10 a.m. This year, the Curtis Library Friends volunteer group collected more than 70,000 donated hardbacks and paperbacks in more than 40 categories, from philosophy and religion to animals and nature. The book sale, which lasts until Sunday at the Brunswick Junior High School on Columbia Ave., is the largest in northern New England and supports Brunswick’s Curtis Memorial Library.