DEAR ABBY: My husband met a gal 33 years younger than he is at a doctor’s office. It seems they “became close,” so they went off and bought real estate together in another state. They spend weeks at a time together there alone.
BRUNSWICK — Janet Dionne Brand died at her home from a hereditary, slowly debilitating, disease at age 75. Born in Brunswick, Maine, daughter of Arthur J. and Alberta Rand Dionne. She entered the Army as soon as she graduated from Brunswick High School. She was trained as an Operating Room Technician which became her life career.
There is nothing more special as a parent than getting to watch hard work and effort get turned in success. Some parents find it in the sports exploits of their children. Some find it in the academic success in a report card. Some find it in the fine arts. Wherever that success is found it is special and is to be remembered.
As a resident on Summer Street in Topsham, I have a very different point of view about the Maine DOT proposal to replace the Frank J.Wood Bridge, the “green bridge.”
PORTLAND (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say they are reviewing the status of a sea turtle that lives in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean to see if it should be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Heavy snow blanketed most of Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire on Tuesday, forcing the closure of hundreds of schools and making roads slick as the vehicle crash count mounted.
Close to a foot of snow had fallen in some areas of northern New England by midafternoon, while the precipitation switched over to rain in other spots.
Democrat Doug Jones assembled an unusual Deep South alliance to claim a Senate seat Tuesday in Republican dominated Alabama, combining strong turnout among African-Americans and white liberals with enough crossover support from conservatives who couldn’t stomach scandal-ridden Republican nominee Roy Moore.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s Republican governor says he wants to reverse regulators’ move to delay a gradual ramp down in compensation for new solar panel owners who generate excess energy.
Gov. Paul LePage said last week that he’s contacted Central Maine Power and the Maine Public Utilities Commission.
PORTLAND (AP) — U.S. Sen. Angus King is praising the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for funding for three new staff positions in Maine.
SABATTUS (AP) — Police in Maine say they found the body of a man who had been living out of his car while they were conducting a wellbeing check.
The Sun Journal reports 61-year-old Daniel Dennis was found dead in the rear seat of his parked car on Monday. A caller had requested a check after telling police that Dennis had been parked on a local street and living in his car.
MACHIASPORT (AP) —
The Maine Attorney General’s Office says two people were shot and wounded by a state Marine Patrol officer over the weekend.
PORTLAND (AP) — Poland Spring says it pumped more than $200 million into Maine’s economy last year.
The Press Herald reports Poland Spring released the economic impact report Tuesday. The assessment includes payroll, vendor payments, sales and taxes generated by the bottled water company.
HALLOWELL (AP) — The agency that regulates utilities in Maine is opening an inquiry into the preparedness and response of electric companies following a powerful October windstorm that left more than half the state's population in the dark.
The San Francisco mayor who died unexpectedly Tuesday was a Bowdoin College graduate.
Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it skyhigh housing prices despite his lifelong commitment to economic equality, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65.