Brewer News

Brewer News


MASON’S BREWING COMPANY

I got my first real part-time job when I was 15 years old, in 1995, bussing tables at this crazy new restaurant concept called a brewpub. By then, the brewpub was already well on its way to remaking the American dining scene, but it was still a novel concept in my corner of cow-country Wisconsin: a casual place where the menu was nonetheless thoughtful and hip, where you could probably wear sandals but might also conceivably take a date, where grown-ups were drinking house-brewed beers and watching sports and being jocular, but which also had crayons for the kids and servers who occasionally busted out a chorus of “Happy Birthday.”

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Brewer City Council sends $500,000 school budget hike to voters

BREWER, Maine — The city council didn’t give the school department all of the $1 million it requested for education, but it did approve half the amount to support special education and existing sports programs. In its Tuesday evening meeting where it approved a $21.3 million school budget, the council also modified the municipal budget […]

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