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Demolition contracts signed

Buildings at site for proposed police station to be razed by mid-January

BRUNSWICK   Four buildings at the corner of Pleasant and Stanwood streets are expected to be razed by early next year, according to Town Manager Gary Brown.  More...

Event to honor former Y

BATH   A “Goodbye Y” event scheduled for Monday evening will provide an opportunity for Bath residents and others to bid farewell to the former YMCA building before the city-owned portion is demolished next year.  More...


Arrests   Tera Spies, 38, of 26 Hodge St., Wiscasset, Nov. More...


Patriots blow past Chiefs, 34-3

Gronkowski’s 2 TDs pace Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.   Rob Gronkowski should be used to catching touchdown passes by now.  He already has 20 of them in less time than any tight end in NFL history, needing just 26 games. More...

MVP for Verlander

Sox’ Jacoby Ellsbury second

NEW YORK   Detroit’s Justin Verlander became the first starting pitcher in a quarter-century to win a Most Valuable Player award, adding it to the Cy Young Award.  Verlander earned the American League MVP honor Monday, receiving 13 of More...

Coaches make good use of preseason time

MPA winter preseason officially began Monday

BRUNSWICK   The Maine Principal’s Association winter sports season officially began on Monday, although girls ice hockey had a two week head start, due to ice availability.  For Morse High School boys basketball coach Todd Flaherty, t More...

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: A number of things in the letter from “Uneasy in Indiana” (Oct. 21) can be red flags for sex abuse. I have worked in child welfare for 35 years.  More...


Defense hawks insist on sparing military from cuts

WASHINGTON   Congress’ defense hawks insist the military should be spared from automatic cuts triggered by the failure of the supercommittee to reach a deal on reducing the deficit.  No way, says President Barack Obama, who Monday vow More...

Council delays housing plan vote

Issue involves 702 former Navy housing units in Brunswick, Topsham

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick Town Council postponed a vote of approval Monday night for a plan outlining how 702 former Navy housing units in Brunswick and Topsham would be used.  More...

Brunswick schedules fireworks hearing

Slated for Dec. 5

BRUNSWICK   The Brunswick Town Council on Monday scheduled a Dec. 5 public hearing to discuss a proposed ban on the sale and use of consumer fireworks in town.  More...

Foundation won’t let cancer ruin families’ Thanksgiving

BRUNSWICK   Stephanie Parker said her family never would have asked for help.  When Parker’s husband was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, and a cancer diagnosis put her out of work, she said, the couple would have lost their home if th More...


Habitat marks 20 years in the Mid-coast

BATH — Habitat for Humanity/ 7 Rivers Maine celebrated 20 years of building in the Mid-coast region with a dinner dance at the Maine Maritime Museum.  Dave Perron, the affiliate’s executive director, gave Jeff Geiger, president of Ba More...


THE RESIDENTS of Sunnybrook Village Retirement Community teamed up with the Bath Area Food Bank to assist with their goal of providing 197 Thanksgiving baskets. More...


PHIPPSBURG — Phippsburg Elementary School has announced its first quarter awards.  Strong Effort: Savanna Burgess and Nate Ewald.  Above and Beyond: Owen Barter and Michaela Burpee.  Care and Concern: Rebecca Click, Gaige Kindlim More...



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How about better parents?

In recent years, we’ve been treated to reams of op-ed articles about how we need better teachers in our public schools and, if only the teachers’ unions would go away, our kids would score like Singapore’s on the big international t More...


A voice for Freeport  To the editor:  I would like to give my deepest thanks to everyone who supported me in the Nov. More...


Impact of U.S. deficit cuts unknown in Maine

AUGUSTA   With a possibility of $1 trillion in across-the-board federal spending cuts looming on the horizon, a revenue official in Maine said Monday it’s much too early to say what ripple effects those deficitreduction efforts would have More...

Ethics staff wants Maine campaign spending probe

AUGUSTA (AP) — Ethics commission staff members want the attorney general to investigate a freshman legislator’s campaign spending, which an audit found included falsified receipts and false expenditure claims.  More...


4 rural post offices spared from cuts   BELFAST ( AP) — Four rural post offices in Maine won’t become victims of the postal service’s financial woes.  More...