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Three deaths probed

Boothbay Harbor neighbors shocked, mystified by news

BOOTHBAY HARBOR A day after the peace of two quiet neighborhoods in Boothbay Harbor was shattered by tragedy when police discovered the bodies of three members of the same family, people who knew them said they were shocked and mystified by the news More...

FREEPORT PARADE

A POLICE COLOR GUARD participates in the Fourth of July parade in Freeport. See more photos on page A2. More...

 

Obituaries

Dorrance Marstaller - 2015-07-06
Jacqueline Jones - 2015-07-06
Frank T. Campagna - 2015-07-06
Michel C. de Lyra - 2015-07-06
Katharine H. Bell - 2015-07-02
Richard L. Field - 2015-07-02
DEATH NOTICE - 2015-07-02
Winona Gaudreau - 2015-07-01
Virginia Grimes - 2015-07-01
DEATH NOTICES - 2015-07-01

Community

FREEPORT CELEBRATES THE FOURTH

Freeport’s July 4 celebrations kicked off early with a road races and a pancake and sausage breakfast early Saturday morning, and was to be topped off with a free concert at L.L. More...

Man charged with speeding 73 mph over

RICHMOND — Richmond Police arrested a Belfast man early morning Thursday, July 2 for allegedly driving 73 miles over the posted speed limit on Route 197. More...

Mid Coast Hunger seeking volunteers

BRUNSWICK — A new Cumberland County Ameri- Corps hunger program with the National Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps has begun work with Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program to recruit volunteers to raise awareness of the program. More...

Opinion

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Parkview services will be missed

It is with great sadness to see Parkview Hospital close the emergency department and acute inpatient care services. More...

Out patient services remain at Parkview

As we transition into the future of healthcare for the Brunswick community, I want my family, friends and patients to know that until any further notice all out patient services are remaining at Parkview. More...

Bath man jailed after gun fired in home

BATH A Bath man was taken into custody after allegedly firing a handgun inside a residence during an altercation. More...

Burt’s Bees co-founder dies at age 80

Burt Shavitz, the man who cofounded and gave his name to the “Burt’s Bees” cosmetic empire after leaving a career as a New York City photographer in the 1960s and eventually settling down in rural Maine, died Sunday at the age of 80 More...

Georgetown Working League helps community one stitch at a time

Fair, luncheon set for Aug. 8

GEORGETOWN To prepare for the 102nd Georgetown Working League Fair and Luncheon on Aug. More...

News

Not over yet: Vetoes to bring lawmakers back to Augusta

AUGUSTA The $6.7 billion state budget may be in place, but Maine lawmakers don’t get to clear off their desks just yet. More...

Man killed after igniting firework on his head

CALAIS A local man was killed instantly Saturday when he set off a fireworks mortar tube on his head, despite efforts his friends made to stop him, state police said Sunday. More...

Inmate convicted of murder dies in prison

WARREN (AP) — An official says an inmate convicted in a 1990 murder has died at the Maine State Prison in Warren. Deputy Commissioner Jody Breton said in a news release that 63-year-old Willard Eastman died at the prison Sunday afternoon. More...

Sports

World Cup Champs!

Lloyd hat trick leads U.S. over Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

VANCOUVER Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women’s World Cup title. More...

Tough fifth leads to Smith-Tobey loss, 7-5

BATH Despite not pitching for most of the high school baseball season for Wiscasset, Conlon Ranta of Smith- Tobey Post 21 had it working on Friday in an American Legion Zone II contest at Kelley Field against Locke Mills. More...

Sox edge Astros, 5-4

BOSTON Hanley Ramirez handed the Boston Red Sox another well-timed win. Ramirez connected with a one-handed swing for a goahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning that the Red Sox over the Houston Astros, 5-4 Sunday. More...

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CALENDAR

MON/6 MISCELLANEOUS CRAFTS FOR KIDS: MAKE AN ABACUS, 2:30p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Use beads to make this ancient counting tool. Suggested ages: 4- 11. Call 725-5242 to register. PERFORMANCES More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My son had an affair that resulted in the birth of a child outside his marriage. The baby is extremely ill. More...

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