July 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Endangered piping plovers return to Maine in full force

A piping plover sprinted out of the grass and froze, its spindly orange legs spread in a challenging stance. The bold behavior was in stark contrast to the appearance of the intrinsically cute bird, with its rounded beak and teacup-sized body. 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

Brunswick Police busy with collisions

BRUNSWICK A Woolwich woman was taken to Maine Medical Center Wednesday night after she crashed into a tree along Route 1 in Brunswick. More...

Sports

Sea Dogs win in 16

PORTLAND — The Portland Sea Dogs (29-51) walked-off with a 6-5 win in a 16-inning Eastern League marathon over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (37- 40) in a game that began on Thursday night at Hadlock Field and ended five hours and nine minutes More...

Wade stays with Heat

MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. The person says Wade informed the Heat Thursday he will accept a one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season. More...

A perfect Moxie fit

20th Moxie Days 5K slated for July 11

LISBON FALLS Distinctively Different. More...

Ticket

MSMT's "Sister Act" a Revelation

You don't have to believe in the second coming to have faith the latest musical in Maine State Music Theatre’s fabulous season will have you praising the angels (and perhaps the devilish characters, too) of “Sister Act.” Yes, sing g More...

Bath Heritage Days 2015 in full swing

BATH July 4th weekend means fireworks, parades, carnivals, food and a celebration of our great American heritage — and Bath celebrates with a festival that tops them all. More...

This week at the Bowdoin International Music Festival

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‘Supreme’ ruling on same-sex marriage

Former Lisbon councilor reflects on her special day and the struggle for equality

Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of a nationwide right to samesex marriage means that the rest of the country has finally caught up with Maine. Same-sex marriage became legal in Maine on Dec. More...

Top teacher to lead Bath Heritage Days parade

Southport’s Nancie Atwell earned Global Teacher Prize

BATH Nancie Atwell of Southport has been selected as the grand marshal for this year’s Bath Heritage Days parade. She is the inaugural recipient of the Global Teacher Prize, which is referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Teaching.” More...

News

Chili Chowder fest benefits youth

BATH With Bath Heritage Days celebrations underway, popular festival events are back, including the 13th annual Chili Chowder Fest, scheduled to take place Sunday, July 5. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

VOLUNTEERS AND PARTICIPANTS of the People Plus Good Morning Program at a recent annual event that allowed those in the program to connect with each other in person. More...

MEETINGS

Arrowsic PLANNING BOARD, Monday, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 340 Arrowsic Road ROAD COMMISSION, Tuesday 7 p.m., Town Hall, 340 Arrowsic Road EDUCATION COMMITTEE, Wednesday, 6 p.m., Town Hall, 340 Arrowsic Road ARROWSIC FIRE DEPARTMENT LONG TERM PLANNING, Thur More...

Opinion

Confederate Flag Flap

You can tell it’s presidential election season. Once again, politicians and the mainstream media are being stupid and irresponsible. More...

Supreme Court legislates, shows partisan split

GUEST COLUMN

It happens every June. The third of the three branches of government becomes, for a week or two, the most important. That’s when the U.S. Supreme Court issues its decisions on major issues it has considered since last October. More...

Celebrate the Fourth with a Presidential Primary Quiz

Happy upcoming Independence Day! Let’s celebrate with a presidential primary quiz. 1. Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is the latest Republican candidate for president. His slogan is: A. “Telling it like it is.” B. More...

Home and Family

STUDENT NOTES

Colby College Dean’s List Local students were named to the Dean’s List at Colby College in Waterville for their outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2014- 15 year. The students include: More...

Worship

Trusting God when life hurts

BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL More...

Catholic leaders press GOP to heed pope on climate, poor

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa implored candidates for president Thursday to take up Pope Francis ‘ call for “profound political courage” by focusing their campaigns as much on imp More...

Hallock presiding over Sunday Service

ORR’S ISLAND — Rev. Harold Hallock will preside over the service Sunday, July 5, at All Saint’s Chapel, located at 9 Cooper Lane, off Harpswell Islands Road/Route 24 on Orr’s Island. More...