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Santa stops to fill his sleigh

It was only 8 a.m. when volunteers arrived at the North Pole Annex. My wife dropped me off a few minutes later and we all got on the elevator as I started to present the PLAN.  More...

Saturday snowfall keeps sheriff’s department busy

WOOLWICH   The Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Department was kept busy responding to crashes after a snow squall hit the area Saturday morning.  More...


Special Christmas farmers market set   BATH — The Bath Farmers Market is planing a special Christmas Market on Friday from 9 a. m. to noon at the United Church of Christ on Congress Avenue.  More...


Lisbon girls work comeback magic

Greyhounds get past Wiscasset, 34-32

WISCASSET   When talking about fourthquarter comebacks, New Englanders have been flooded with Tim Tebow talk, referring to the Denver Broncos quarterback who has been the media darling of the National Football League.  More...

Thomas saves 33 in 3-2 Bruins win over Canadiens

Boston has won 19 of 22 games

BOSTON   It doesn’t matter who is coaching the Canadiens or how many points separate them from Boston in the standings, the Bruins never take it easy against Montreal.  More...

San Fran beats Big Ben, Steelers, 20-3

SAN FRANCISCO   Ben Roethlisberger threw a few extra passes in near darkness after the lights went out at Candlestick Park.  More...


Will China break?

Consider the following picture: Recent growth has relied on a huge construction boom fueled by surging real estate prices, and exhibiting all the classic signs of a bubble.  More...


Search continues for toddler

WATERVILLE   Police said they were considering all possible scenarios in the search for a missing 20- month-old girl, whose disappearance unleashed a flood of leads from a concerned public.  More...

Brothers sentenced in pot case

BANGOR ( AP) — Two brothers from Maine have been sentenced to federal prison for growing marijuana on their adjacent properties.  Federal prosecutors say 47- year-old Bradley Stone was sentenced to nearly two years in prison on Monday, whi More...


White Christmas odds grow in northern N.E.   GRAY (AP) — The National Weather Service says the latest outlook opens the door to a sliver of hope for a white Christmas in northern New England.  More...

Brunswick bans fireworks

Town council supports measure with 6-3 vote

BRUNSWICK   Town councilors on Monday approved a ban on the sale and use of consumer fireworks but voted down a proposed amendment that would have allowed their use in more rural areas of Brunswick.  More...

Bath extends 'Smart Meter' statute

BATH — The Bath City Council on Monday gave final approval to an ordinance that restricts Central Maine Power’s ability to install so- called “ Smart Meters” in the city for another six months. More...


Brunswick High School Honor Roll

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter. Grade 9 High honors Andrew Bobker, Brooke Escoe, Justin Faulkner, Ariana Franklin, Lauren Margerum, McKinley Stinson, Chloe Teboe and Parker Wild. Honors More...


BathPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday,6 p.m., City Hall. BowdoinhamCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTADVISORY COMMITTEE,Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., CoombsMunicipal Building. More...


Navy Seaman NATHAN L. McCOTCHEON, son of Christina A. McCotcheon of Milton, Fla., and Trevor C. Williams of Lisbon recently completed U. S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.  More...



Full Story

Don’t forget working class in America


Both Republicans and Democrats have discovered that the middle class in this country is hurting and has been in slow decline for decades since the post-World War II boom era.  More...

Time to show compassion


Gov. Lincoln Chafee has joined Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire in filing a petition with the U.S. More...


Devastation looms

To the editor:  These are desperate economic times. The status of state government finances is dire as evidenced by the news about proposed state budget cuts that are nothing short of devastating.  More...

Unacceptable cuts

To the editor:  Gov. More...

Et Cetera


Tue/20 BLOOD DRIVE AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,Portland; or1-800-RED-CROSS. MISCELLANEOUS More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 13 years to a good guy who is a great dad. We have two boys, ages 9 and 11. The problem is, we don’t communicate. More...


Paroled American leaves Peru

NEWARK, N. J. More...

Deadly snowstorm hits nation’s Great Plains

WICHITA, Kan. More...

Suspect in NYC torching charged

NEW YORK (AP) — Deloris Gillespie was a fun- loving, fast-talking mother of four who helped anyone she could in her Brooklyn neighborhood and at the post office where she worked for years.  Suddenly, in a few fiery moments in an elevator & More...