November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Blue Angels in the crosshairs?

Budget hawks target elite Navy jet team

PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. More...

 

Obituaries

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
Michele A. St. Clair - 2015-06-30
Elizabeth J. Massanek - 2015-06-30
Elisabeth W. King - 2015-06-30
Donald M. Page - 2015-06-30

Community

Riverview-Brunswick honored for ‘exemplary’ afterschool program

BRUNSWICK — The Riverview-Brunswick 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) received the 2011 Maine After-school Network’s (MASN) Exemplary Program Award on Oct. 20. More...

BATH MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

BATH — Bath Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter. More...

PUBLIC MEETINGS

DresdenFIRE DEPARTMENT, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., PownalboroughStation.Freepor tCABLE TV COMMITTEE,Wednesday, 6 p.m., town council chambers.WiscassetCONSERVATION COMMISSION,Wednesday, 6 p.m., townoffice. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Blue in an age of two moons

In 1951, Samuel Lubell invented the concept of the political solar system. At any moment, he wrote, there is a Sun Party (the majority party, which drives the agenda) and a Moon Party (the minority party, which shines by reflecting the solar rays). More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Facebook’s tax dodge To the editor: I have been participating in our local Occupy Brunswick demonstrations where, not surprisingly, Facebook is employed to disseminate information and facilitate communication. More...

Focus

Where’s the salt?

Hidden in your Thanksgiving menu

WASHINGTON No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there’s lots of sodium already hidden in the menu. Stealth sodium can do a number on your blood pressure. More...

Maine

BRIEFS

Teen charged with arson in school fire VASSALBORO (AP) — Fire investigators have charged a 13-year-old Maine girl with arson for allegedly setting fire to toilet paper at her school, forcing hundreds of students to be evacuated. More...

World

U.N. envoy: Yemen president to sign power-transfer deal

SANAA, Yemen ( AP) — Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh plans to sign a deal today in the Saudi capital that could mean the end of his 33- year rule, the U.N. envoy to Yemen said. More...

Don’t slash military budget, GOP contenders say

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Republican presidential hopefuls warned in near unanimity against deep cuts in the nation’s defense budget Tuesday night, assailing President Barack Obama in a campaign debate but disagreeing over the extent of reductio More...

Official: Gadhafi son to be tried in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor says Moammar Gadhafi’s son Seif al-Islam will be tried in a Libyan court by Libyan judges. More...

Finding food aid in Bath

— The Salvation Army, 25 Congress St., offers a free box of groceries once a month; open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. More...

Economy claims Robinhood Free Meetinghouse

Renowned Georgetown restaurant closes after 17 years

GEORGETOWN After 17 years in business, Robinhood Free Meetinghouse owner Michael Gagne announced Friday that the acclaimed restaurant has closed and is on the market. More...

News

TANNENBAUM TEAMWORK

KYLE ROSENBERG of Welltree, left, and Tim Vail of Vail’s Tree Service decorate the temporary Christmas tree Tuesday on the Brunswick Mall. More...

Red Cross serves up cooking safety tips

TOPSHAM Thanksgiving is Thursday, meaning feast preparations are already under way in many local kitchens. More...

Bowdoin voters OK buying generators

BOWDOIN About two dozen voters attended a special town meeting Monday at the Bowdoin town office, where they voted down an account transfer but approved spending money to purchase generators for the town office and fire department buildings. More...

Sports

Busy night for Polar Bears

Bowdoin men’s hockey, women’s hoops roll; men’s basketball falls

BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team earned its first win of the season in explosive fashion, taking a 10-2 win over the University of New England on Tuesday evening at Watson Arena. More...

This year’s Thanksgiving NFL slate best in decades

After so many years of bad Detroit Lions teams — and their games, no matter the week, meaning so little — all of a sudden that traditional Turkey Day contest in the Motor City is no turkey at all. More...

Pats now 7-3, face easy schedule

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New England Patriots routed their last two opponents by a combined margin of 52 points. Now comes the easy part. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Wed/23 MISCELLANEOUS LEGO LEAGUE, for ages 7 and older, 3:30-4:15 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; ages 6 and older; bring own Legos and snack; led by Matt Boyle; 443- 5141 x17. Thu/24 HAPPY THANKSGIVING More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I’m a freshman in college and have the sweetest boyfriend in the world. We’ve always been close and trusted each other, never pushing the other too far. I always thought it was innocent and safe. More...

Business

Open for deliveries

New Birth Center facility located in Topsham

TOPSHAM The practice of midwifery is commonplace in Europe, and it is becoming more popular in the United States. More...

Business briefs

Bernstein Shur lawyers honored PORTLAND — Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, recently announced that 37 of its attorneys, from offices in Portland and Augusta, and Manchester, N.H., have been included in the More...

Innkeepers name board

FREEPORT — The Maine Innkeepers Association recently announced that Jim Ostrowski of the Inns at Blackberry Commons in Camden has been elected president by the MEIA board of directors and that Woody Woodward of the Highland Lake Resort in Bridg More...