PORTLAND (AP) — A 102- year-old Maine resident and Holocaust survivor has died.
The Portland Press Herald reports Kurt Messerschmidt died Tuesday at a Portland hospital, 72 years after surviving a “death march” toward the end of World War II.
A father and his adult son were arrested Wednesday after allegedly threatening and assaulting an elderly man during a confrontation on County Road.
William Robbins, 55, is charged with criminal threatening while Jamie Robbins, 34, is charged with assault.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to open up the first marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean to commercial fishing, according to a recommendation he made in a memo to President Donald Trump.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to allow trees to be cut on parts of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and to ensure that “traditional uses” like snowmobiling and hunting are taken into account in a management plan that’s being drawn up.
PORTLAND (AP) — The display of wild and exotic animals will soon no longer be allowed in Portland after a unanimous city council vote.
ETNA (AP) — A Maine man is dead after his vehicle rear-ended a flatbed truck carrying pieces of granite on an interstate in Etna.
KENNEBUNK (AP) — An executive at a Maine bank has lost their job because of anti- Muslim images they posted on Facebook.
Seniors and their families will have free access to 40- plus sources of senior information Thursday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park St. in Freeport, during a fall senior expo.
BATH — Registration is now open for Patten Free Library’s Tuesday, Oct. 10 workshop on the Common Application for college admission. The event is for high school seniors and will be held at Patten Free Library from 6-8 p.m. in the library’s Community Room.
Patten Free Library will soon start a new book group exploring the 14th Amendment.
Entitled “Violence and Belonging: the 14th Amendment and American Literature,” the reading series is made possible through the Maine Humanities Council’s Maine Center for the Book in cooperation with the Maine State Library as part of the Let’s Talk About It series.
Bath City Council on Monday voted unanimously to place two charter amendments on the November ballot.
The Bath Marine Draftsmen’s Association, Bath Iron Works’ second largest union, averted a possible strike after agreeing with the company to extend their current contract to next Sunday.
In response to a recent spike in pedestrian-involved vehicle crashes, Topsham residents are invited to a pedestrian safety forum at Mt. Ararat High School on Wednesday.
The forum, organized by the Maine Department of Transportation and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, will take place at 6 p.m.
The Freeport High School field hockey team darted out to a 5-0 halftime lead and never looked back en route to a 7-1 Western Maine Conference win over Gray- New Gloucester on Saturday.
The Falcons are off to a 4-0-1 start and visit Traip Academy today at 4 p.m.
BANGOR — Three players scored one goal each as the Brunswick High School jayvee girls soccer team earned a 3-1 win over Bangor on Thursday.
Rae Bamberger scored in the first half for the Dragons, and Elena Palmer snuck a ball beneath the crossbar off of an assist from Portia Woestman 10 minutes into the second for a 2-0 Brunswick lead.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.
David Price had a flawless return from a nearly two-month layoff.