August 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Court sticks with Cedar Beach ruling

Harpswell residents to explore options

HARPSWELL The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has rejected a motion to reconsider its ruling against Cedar Beach/Cedar Island Supporters, Inc. More...

Brunswick weighs track issue with money in mind

New facility could benefit town

BRUNSWICK The Brunswick School Department continues to struggle with what to do with the high school track. More...

Tour de Farms returns to Wiscasset Sept. 10

WISCASSET On Sept. 10, The Morris Farm Trust of Wiscasset will hold its 17th annual Tour de Farms, a cycling and car tour through the scenic farmland of Maine’s Midcoast with stops at working farms along the way. More...

Maine Maritime Museum establishes Morse Maritime History Stewardship Fund

BATH — Maine Maritime Museum has established the Jane Parker Morse Maritime History Stewardship Fund. More...

Remember When?

The New Meadows Inn

BATH Shore Dinners for 50 cents! Where? At the New Meadows Inn, built in 1898 near the Maine Central Railroad Bridge and Electric Car Bridge about one-half mile upriver from the more recent New Meadows Inn located on State Road. More...

National Park Service marks 100th birthday

The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. More...

Crafty! Beer-testing lab helps students learn chemistry

PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine professor is hoping to brew interest in her chemistry class by keeping the topic on beer. More...

Clinton says Trump unleashes ‘radical fringe’ in GOP

MANCHESTER, N.H. More...

WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. More...

Police: Father holding son hostage is shot

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a man who was holding his teenage son hostage in Tennessee. More...

Presidential campaign photos on display

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia’s Longwood University this fall. More...

Johnson tops list of highest-paid actors

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwayne Johnson elbowed Robert Downey Jr. aside to become the highest-paid actor with a fast and furious income of $64.5 million, according to Forbes magazine. More...

Mylan boosts EpiPen patient plans, doesn’t budge on price

Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has climbed more than 600 percent over the past decade. More...

 

Obituaries

Adaia Shumsky - 2016-08-26
Fred N. Vose III - 2016-08-26
Wendell F. Cressey - 2016-08-26
Joan C. Jones - 2016-08-26
Gary R. Babine - 2016-08-26
Harry K. Warren - 2016-08-25
Fred N. Vose III - 2016-08-25
Stevenson R. Cushing - 2016-08-25
Robert C. Albert - 2016-08-24
Dean D. Schuster - 2016-08-24
Jane P. Morse - 2016-08-24
Marie C. Cox - 2016-08-23
Karen S. Seigars - 2016-08-23
Ruth M. Kish - 2016-08-23
Frank L. Rose - 2016-08-22

Sports

Brunswick, Lisbon set goals

Field Hockey starts next week

LISBON On paper, the Brunswick High School and Lisbon High School field hockey teams are very different. One, the Dragons, tallied just one win last season, while the other, the Greyhounds, made a deep run in the postseason. More...

Adams fans 10 in Sea Dogs’ comeback win

PORTLAND Mauricio Dubon hit a game-tying home run in the fifth and a game-winning RBI double in the seventh and the Sea Dogs (52-76) came from behind to defeat the Trenton Thunder (81-50) 4-3 on Thursday night at Hadlock Field. More...

Cowboys' Romo leaves after getting pulled down

SEATTLE Dallas quarterback Tony Romo lasted just three plays in Thursday’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks after getting pulled down from behind by Cliff Avril. Romo was forced from the pocket by a blitz from K. J. Wright. More...

Worship

FAITH NOTES :

Prayer Over Politics

I grew up watching Billy Graham’s evangelistic rallies on TV. More...

As school year approaches, a special Mass for educators in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK As part of the Year of Mercy celebration declared by Pope Francis, the Roman Catholic Catholic Diocese of Portland is holding the first-ever Mass for Educators at St. John the Baptist Church in Brunswick on Sunday. Bishop Robert P. More...

Living the Word

And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. Mark 1:35 Solitude More...

Freeport's Gideon calls for governor’s resignation  Free Access 

LePage won't resign after vulgar voicemail, threats to lawmaker

Assistant House Majority Leader Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, today called for the resignation of Gov. Paul LePage. More...

Police: Speed caused Harpswell crash  Free Access 

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said excessive speed is to blame for a single-car crash Thursday evening that sent two people to the hospital. More...

The reach of Red Cross

Brunswick volunteer aids wildfire victims in California

BRUNSWICK When not working as a mobile crisis worker for Sweetser, Brunswick Red Cross volunteer Carolyn Angeline is helping people facing disaster — this time at the Blue Cut wildfire in San Bernadino, California. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS IS THANKING donors who dropped off school supplies for the teens of the Brunswick Area Teen Center in grades 6-12 as they prepare to go back to school. More...

Gideon named Environmental Champion of the year

FREEPORT — Assistant House Majority Leader Sara Gideon was named an Environmental Champion by Maine Conservation Voters for her leadership on a bipartisan solar measure. More...

Free college planning workshops offered

BRUNSWICK — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting free “Essentials of College Planning” workshops entitled for adults 19 and over at the following times and locations: • University College Bath/Brunswick, Ori More...

LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanic

Governor attacks Gold Star father

NORTH BERWICK Republican Gov. More...

Teen hiker rescued on rugged section of Appalachian Trail

GREENVILLE (AP) — A 14-year-old boy hiking the Appalachian Trail toward Mount Katahdin is recovering after Maine game wardens and an Army National Guard Blackhawk helicopter came to his aid when he suffered a possible broken leg. More...

Maine’s new national monument gets ready for first visitors

PORTLAND On its 100th anniversary Thursday, the National Parks Service is bigger by at least 87,000 acres of scenic Maine woodlands. More...

3 hospitalized after Waterville woman overuses bug spray

WATERVILLE (AP) — Authorities say three people were hospitalized for evaluation after a woman discharged too much bug spray inside her Waterville apartment. More...

Car bomb attack in Turkey kills 11 police; 78 wounded

ANKARA, Turkey Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, officials and the state-run news agency said. More...

GPS device in stolen box leads to arrest

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A GPS device inside a stolen carton of cigarettes led to the arrest of two robbery suspects in Maryland. More...

3 finalists announced for Thurber Prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Authors Jason Gay, Harrison Scott Key and Mary Norris have been named finalists for the 2016 Thurber Prize for American Humor. More...

Flight delayed as crew members argue

LONDON (AP) — An easy-Jet flight from London’s Gatwick Airport to Belfast has faced an hour-long delay after two crew members got into an epic shouting match. More...

PARK PRIDE

THIS PHOTO provided by the National Park Service shows people on the National Mall in Washington looking toward the World War II Memorial on Thursday, creating a giant, living version of the National More...

Opinion

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Friday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2016. There are 127 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

When the political columnists say “Every thinking More...

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‘A Good Man with a Dog’

Library hosts authors Guay, Flora for book discussion

FREEPORT Monday evening, Sept. More...

The World of Shelley Breton

Freeport artist to have month-long exhibit at Community Library

FREEPORT Shelley Breton, a self-taught artist who took up the craft of oil painting eight years ago, will be sharing her work with the public next month. Breton's paintings will be on display at the Freeport Community Library starting on Sept. More...

Mustard Seed to host Fredric B. Hill

BATH Author Fredric B. Hill will speak at The Mustard Seed Bookstore on Sept. 1 from 6-7:30 p.m. More...