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P3 in town: Just like the good old days

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Lisbon offers Pre-K lottery

Deadline to register 4-year-olds is April 5

LISBON — The Lisbon School Department is accepting names for the public school pre-kindergarten program at Lisbon Community School. The program is open to children who will be 4 years old on or before Oct. 15, 2012. More...


JACK THE DOG takes his human buddy, Bonnie Malsch, for a walk Wednesday on Sewall Pond in Arrowsic. More...

Habitat hosts free home energy efficiency workshop

Participants invited to email photos of potential sore spots

BATH — Habitat for Humanity / 7 Rivers Maine plans to host a home energy efficiency workshop from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at its office, 108 Centre Street. The free workshop is open to the public. More...


WMC Skate Championships

THE WESTERN MAINE SKATE Championships were held Wednesday at Pineland Farm with Freeport and Merriconeag among the schools competing. More...

Postseason time for Dragons

Ice hockey team plays host on Friday

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick High School girls ice hockey coach Bill Bodwell admitted that he felt good about his Dragons coming into the 2011/12 season. He had solid senior leadership and two first-string goaltenders in Erin Gay and Claire Mendes. More...

Freeport girls take big step

FREEPORT — The Freeport High School girls basketball team took a big step towards the Western Maine Class B playoffs with a 50-22 Western Maine Conference win over Poland on Wednesday.  Twelve schools make the West tournament and the Falco More...


Trusting freedom at 4 below

MOSCOW — To observe the democratic awakenings happening in places like Egypt, Syria and Russia is to travel with a glow in your heart and a pit in your stomach. More...

Et Cetera


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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I was recently diagnosed as gluten intolerant. More...


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15 Colby students cited in investigation

WATERVILLE ( AP) — Colby College says an investigation into an incident involving sexual misconduct in November has led to more than a dozen students being suspended or withdrawing altogether from the college.  Colby College says 15 studen More...

Former turnpike head in court today

PORTLAND ( AP) — The former head of the Maine Turnpike Authority is expected to plead guilty when he makes his first court appearance since being charged with theft for unauthorized use of turnpike funds.  More...

Maine chief justice to give update

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine Chief Justice Leigh Saufley will address lawmakers in an annual update on the third branch of state government.  Saufley presents her State of the Judiciary address today to a joint House-Senate session in the State Ho More...

School aid cut bandage explored

BRUNSWICK — State education officials say the funding formula that calls for the Brunswick School Department to experience another year of steep cuts in state aid doesn’t lie. More...

Beverly Wilson’s legacy of giving endures

Bath woman’s estate gives bequests to 3 local groups

BATH — A Bath woman known for volunteering in her community continued her lifelong service after she died late in 2010, leaving $35,000 to three local organizations to which she’d already dedicated hundreds of hours. More...



Origin of bypass planning?

As a Stanley Steam car motors into downtown Wiscasset, pedestrians head in the other direction on the Wiscasset Bridge across the Sheepscot River in this photo that dates to 1915. More...

Crooning quartets offer vocal valentines

BRUNSWICK — The Nor’easters Chorus of Brunswick will send a singing valentine to a special person’s home, business, hospital, nursing home, school or other locations within the greater Bath-Brunswick area to Boothbay Harbor. More...

Trio to share rehab, therapy pointers

BRUNSWICK — A panel of experts will discuss rehabilitation after hospitalization and what patients should know about therapy during the next Ounce of Prevention program, which is scheduled to run from 11 a.m. More...


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Ask jobless how system should work


Congress should not be trying to reform unemployment benefits on the fly. More...

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Boycott big banks

To the editor: Boycott the big banks. Move your money. Speaking as one who has done it, I can tell you that, although it isn’t easy, it absolutely can be done, and it is something that anybody with a bank account can do. More...

Our link to lynx

To the editor: I am writing to express my deep concern about the proposed Incidental Take Permit that could allow for trappers to avoid penalty and responsibility for the deaths of Canadian lynx in Maine. More...


For sale ... the Milhous Collection

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Wine producers campaign for truth in labeling

NAPA, Calif. More...


The ‘minor’ battle for Roanoke Island

This week 150 years ago in the war, Union Brigadier Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside leads an amphibious assault in the North Carolina coastal sounds with thousands of soldiers and sailors and more than 60 ships.  More...


Jobless aid applications drop

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment aid neared a four- year low last week, an encouraging sign that strong hiring could continue in the coming months. More...

Ford losing two top officials to retirement

DETROIT (AP) — Ford says two top executives who helped lead its comeback are retiring.  Chief Financial Officer Lewis Booth and global product development chief Derrick Kuzak both will retire April 1.  But CEO Alan Mulally says he has More...

German man wins Empire race again

NEW YORK (AP) — A German runner has won an annual race up 86 flights of stairs at the Empire State Building for a record seventh straight time.  Stuttgart resident Thomas Dold completed the Empire State Building Run- Up on Wednesday in 10 More...