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BARREN STALKS of winter vegetation remains upright while a moored canoe bobs Monday on the high tide in Maquoit Bay in Brunswick. More...

Huber’s reopens

WISCASSET Huber’s Market along Route 1 in Wiscasset swung back into business Tuesday after a fire damaged the building nearly a year ago. More...

Truck crashes, spills fuel on Interstate 295

BOWDOINHAM While Bowdoinham Fire Department was still at the scene of a structure fire on Wildes Road early Friday morning, a second call came in about a tractor-trailer truck crash on Interstate 295 southbound near mile marker 42. More...


’Builders handle Morong’s Raiders

Morse opens with 52-34 victory

WALES For 21 years, Tom Morong ran the Morse High School girls basketball team. He decided to step away from coaching, but found himself wanting to get back into it soon after that decision, eventually taking the job at Oak Hill. More...

Bruins crown Kings, 3-0

Marchand nets two goals

BOSTON Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien has long insisted that he has two No. 1 goalies. Only now is Tuukka Rask getting the chance to prove it. More...

Celtic vets dealing with 2nd lockout of careers

WALTHAM, Mass. If experience counts, the Boston Celtics should have an edge coming out of the lockout. Four of their players have been through two of them. More...


‘What is the West afraid of?’

ISMAILIA, Egypt — When I reported on Twitter the other day that I was having dinner with members of the Muslim Brotherhood here in Egypt, followers tweeted back alarmed about my safety. More...

Et Cetera


Wed/14 BLOOD DRIVE BATH MIDDLE SCHOOL, noon-5:30p.m., Bath; 1-800 RED CROSS More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I am an educated woman in my late 20s. I have been married for several years to a wonderful man, and we were recently blessed with our first child. More...


MaineCare budget scrutinized

Legislative hearings on proposed cuts start today in Augusta

AUGUSTA Lawmakers dug into an exhaustive discussion about the Department of Health and Human Services budget Tuesday and emerged no closer to consensus on the origins and magnitude of a looming shortfall. More...


Maine electric rates going down AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Rates are going down for residential and small commercial electric customers in Maine. More...



EGYPTIAN WOMEN line up today under a map of the Arab world out side a polling center in Giza, Egypt. More...

Gunman terrorizes Belgian city

LIEGE, Belgium ( AP) — The body of a woman has been found in the garage of a grenade- lobbing gunman, bringing to four the number of people killed in an attack in the city of Liege, officials said today. More...

US urges ban on phone use while driving

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ren Bishop is one of many American drivers who texts, tweets and talks on her cellphone while she’s behind the wheel — and thinks it should be up to drivers to use their discretion when it comes to safety. More...

Black widows found at BIW

Shipment from California contained poisonous spiders

BATH A shipment of equipment from the West Coast to Bath Iron Works contained something a little unexpected recently: about two dozen black widow spiders. More...

Wiscasset voters OK fireworks permits

WISCASSET In a special election Tuesday, Wiscasset voters approved a fireworks ordinance allowing the use and sale of consumer fireworks by a tally of 78 to 46. More...

Inside jobs: Employees’ theft costs towns


Last summer, a former deputy clerk and treasurer of the town of Newburgh was sent to jail after pleading guilty to taking the town’s money, nearly $200,000 of it. More...


Toys and coats can be donated at visitor center

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association will accept donated toys and coats through the end of the month at the Brunswick Visitor Center. Items collected will be donated to The Salvation Army. The center is open from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. More...

Everest bell tolls in nurse’s memory

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital hosted a special dedication Dec. 2 of a Bell from Everest given in memory of Dorothy “Dottie” Clapp, who was a registered nurse. More...


BowdoinhamPLANNING BOARD WORKSHOP, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.,Coombs Municipal Building.BrunswickCONSERVATION COMMISSION,Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.,Brunswick Station, 16 StationAve.APPOINTMENT SUBCOMMITTEE, Wednesday, 6 p.m.,municipal building, 28 FederalSt.SCHOO More...



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AIDS still a concern


Thirty years after the acquired immune deficiency syndrome was recognized as an epidemic, there is much to celebrate in terms of the progress fighting AIDS. More...


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Holiday joy ride

To the editor: I send a big thank you to Tri- County Literacy Volunteers, their sponsors and the Maine Eastern Railroad for another successful Candy Cane Train. Children of all ages, their parents, grandparents and friends all had a wonderful time. More...

Missed signs

To the editor: This is an open letter to all who drive in and out of the Topsham Fair Mall onto Route 196. More...


L.L. Bean fly-fishing instructor earns award

FREEPORT — L.L. Bean fly-fishing instructor Macauley “Mac” Lord has received one of the highest distinctions in the fly-casting world, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Federation of Fly Fishers. More...

Maine Eastern Railroad appears in Kiwanis article

Story spotlights Jingle Bell EXPRESS out of Rockland

ROCKLAND — The current issue of Kiwanis Magazine features a story about the Jingle Bell EXPRESS, a fundraiser and community builder for the Kiwanis Club of Rockland, in which Maine Eastern Railroad is highlighted as the host train. More...

Business briefs

Villani promoted head of Coldwell in N.E. PARSIPPANY, N.J. More...