The second in the U.S. Navy stealthy Zumwalt class of destroyers headed out to sea for the first time on Monday, departing from Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works for builder trials.
Santa’s helpers have been busy, busy, busy, but the letters seem to be slower coming in this year. Quite a few inquiries have been posted to our Facebook page so we are still expecting a sizable load on Santa’s sleigh this year.
BRUNSWICK — There are several opportunities to donate blood at local drives this month:
Brunswick: Dec. 22, noon to 5 p.m., Mason United 8, 65 Baribeau Drive; Dec. 28. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Martins Point Healthcare, 6 Farley Road
Freeport: Dec. 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St.
BRUNSWICK — Kimberly Brown, 19, of Brunswick recently began a 10-month term of service in the National Civilian Community Corps, an AmeriCorps program. Brown, based out of the regional campus in Sacramento, is currently serving on her first project, serving in Texas on Hurricane Harvey recovery.
Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, announced a contract modification of $44,305,474 to Bath Iron Works for continued planning yard services for Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and Oliver Hazard Perry-class ships.
Pot moratoriums are the main subject of a special Topsham Town Meeting on Wednesday.
Residents can consider re-adopting the existing moratorium on retail marijuana establishments and stores and retail marijuana social clubs. Also on the agenda is an ordinance amendment to allow blue business signs.
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Back in January 2012, the day after Alabama beat LSU in the BCS championship game, the commissioners of the FBS conferences gathered in New Orleans to discuss the future of the college football postseason.
Rickie Fowler was the first player to offer a scouting report on Tiger Woods ahead of his celebrated return to golf, hinting that Woods was hitting it “way by” him in some of their matches in Florida.
Fowler's own game apparently was in pretty good shape, too.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.
Rob Gronkowski was apologetic for pile-driving his shoulder into the back of Bills rookie cornerback Tre’Davious White’s head.
Bills safety Micah Hyde was livid, calling it a dirty play.
(AP) Drugstore operator CVS is making a $69 billion offer for insurer Aetna as it tries to position itself as a one-stop shop for Americans’ health care needs with prescription drugs, clinics and insurance plans to cover those goods and services.
Saudi-led fighter jets pounded Yemen’s capital on Monday as the coalition threw its support behind a former president who was once allied with the country’s Houthi rebels but is now battling them for control of the city.
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