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Sharing Bailey Island insights

When Janet Freeman Baribeau began writing stories for her mother, tackling a book project was just an idea. More...

 

Obituaries

Jennie M. Belanger - 2015-07-27
Linda M. Rollins - 2015-07-27
Tryntje Stephen - 2015-07-24
Brian Pearson - 2015-07-24
Curtis D. Simmering - 2015-07-24
Andrew E. Campbell - 2015-07-23
SERVICE NOTICE - 2015-07-23

Community

SUPPORT GROUPS

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Fitness studio offering Dec. plan to ‘Warm Thy Neighbor’

BRUNSWICK — Women’s Fitness Studio and Spa will sponsor a special fundraiser for Warm Thy Neighbor, a fuel assistance program, during December. Starting on Dec. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

AlnaBOARD OF SELECTMEN,Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall.ArrowsicBOARD OF SELECTMEN,Monday, 6 p.m. More...

Opinion

Reclaim Christmas

EDITORIAL

Images of shoppers approaching mayhem as they jostle for Black Friday “bargains’ reprise unsavory Christmas scenes from an earlier era in American history. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Define the future, not the foe

President Barack Obama has a clear choice on how to approach the 2012 election: He can spend all his energy defining his Republican rival in as ugly a way as possible or he can spend all his energy defining the future in as credible a way as possible More...

Word

Festival of Lessons and Carols planned Dec. 4

BRUNSWICK — The 19th annual Festival of Lessons and Carols will be held on Dec. 4 at 3 p. m. at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church. More...

Have questions, need answers

It has been said, don’t ask the question if you don’t know the answer. But if I already know the answer, then why would I even ask the question? The problem is that I may not like the answer that I’m going to get. More...

Eating pork benefits Gathering Place

BRUNSWICK — All Saints Parish Youth Ministry will sponsor a roast pork dinner to benefit The Gathering Place on Dec. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at St Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St. More...

World

Mubarak era P.M. picked to lead Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military rulers picked a prime minister from ousted leader Hosni Mubarak’s era to head the next government, according to state television, a choice that will almost certainly intensify criticism by tens of thous More...

Crews search for victims of Ariz. plane crash

PHOENIX ( AP) — Crews hunted through crags and outcroppings of a mountaintop area just east of Phoenix, searching for victims of a fiery plane crash that killed all six people aboard, including the pilot and his three young children. More...

BRIEFS

Man sparks uproar with ‘not hiring’ signs WACO, Ga. More...

Beloved firefighter eulogized

“The kindest person you’d ever meet”“A very sweet man”“One of the most caring people I ever met” More...

Landlord fined $500 for fire rule violation

Owner of inferno property admits guilt to civil charge

Brunswick landlord Orville Ranger pleaded guilty last week to a civil violation resulting from an April 17 fire that destroyed his threestory building at Maine and Mason streets. Ranger will pay a $500 fine as part of a plea agreement finalized Nov. More...

News

Santa Claus Fund returns for 44th year

Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls who like following our progress each year. I look forward to our daily visits and keeping you informed of the Santa Claus Fund’s progress. More...

RICHMOND POLICE

Arrests Paul Duplin Sr., 46, of Brunswick Road, Nov. 21, 6 p.m., charged with domestic assault and domestic terrorizing, on Brunswick Road. Juvenile, male, 15, of Richmond, Oct. More...

BRIEFS

Funeral home hosts Memory Celebration BATH — Daigle Funeral Home will host its annual Holiday Memory Celebration and Tree Lighting at 6 p.m. Saturday at 819 High St. More...

Sports

Brotherly battle goes to Ravens

John Harbaugh gets win over brother Jim, 49ers

The Harbaugh brothers met in the middle of the field, hugged, expressed their love for each other and headed off in opposite directions. More...

Cowboys edge Dolphins; Packers improve to 11-0

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The blood began running early. On one of his first carries, DeMarco Murray skinned his elbows and stained his uniform, sending red streaks across the white numbers of his blue jersey and white pants. More...

Denver’s Tebow good when and where it matters the most

Tim Tebow’s passes aren’t pretty, his stats aren’t spectacular, his footwork is flawed and his mechanics are a mess. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Fri/25 BLOOD DRIVE MASON ASHLAR 105, 8 a.m.-12:30p.m., Auburn, www.RedCross-Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.GARDINER LIONS CLUB, 9 a.m.-2p.m., Gardiner, www.RedCross-Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS. MISCELLANEOUS More...

DOWNEAST HOLIDAY REVUE

STORYTELLER VAN REID, left, and folk music duo Castlebay — Fred Gosbee and Julia Lane —will headline the Downeast Holiday Revue at 7 p.m. More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I have recently found out that I’m pregnant. My problem is my husband doesn’t believe the baby is his. He says he and his ex tried for 13 years to have a baby and couldn’t. I don’t know what to say to him. More...

Maine

BRIEFS

Bangor man arrested on drug charges BREWER (AP) — Brewer police following up on a tip about suspicious activity have arrested a Bangor man and accused him of selling the recreational drug known as bath salts. More...

Mill’s reopening stokes Maine towns’ hopes

Clouds that shrouded mighty Mount Katahdin on a still November morning gradually lifted above its milehigh summit as the day wore on, just as a pale of gloom is giving way to a glow of optimism in two northern Maine towns below. More...

Women’s drum group performs Saturday

LEWISTON — Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, a six-piece women’s drumming and world music ensemble, will perform an all-ages show at 7: 30 p. m. Saturday at the Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. More...