New York City’s deadliest residential fire in decades spread through every floor of a Bronx apartment building within a matter of minutes, city officials said, killing 12 people and sending other residents scrambling outside into the cold and down fire escapes to safety.
At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb, Egypt’s Health Ministry spokesman said Friday. It was the latest attack targeting the mostly Muslim country’s embattled minority.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Democrat Doug Jones’ historic victory over Republican Roy Moore was declared official Thursday as Alabama election officials certified him the winner of the special Senate election, despite Moore’s last-minute lawsuit claiming voter fraud.
YORK (AP) — Four Maine hospitals are being penalized by Medicare for ranking among the bottom 25 percent of U.S. hospitals in patient safety.
Maine Public Radio reports the action is being taken against more than 700 hospitals nationwide for their rates of hospital acquired conditions like bedsores and accidental falls.
A storm packing hurricane force gusts roared into Maine, stunning residents and emergency officials by leaving more people in the dark than the infamous ice storm of 1998.
CALAIS (AP) — Police have charged five people with attempted murder after a shooting in Calais.
Calais Police Chief David Randall says a man reported that two people shot at him Wednesday night near the Calais Motor Inn. The man wasn’t hurt.
PORTLAND (AP) — Police say the state medical examiner’s office is trying to determine the cause of death after finding a body believed to be that of a missing woman from Baldwin.
The Cumberland County Sheriff ’s Department says a woman’s body was found Wednesday near the home of Lawrene Alexander, who was last heard from Dec. 20.
“And lo, the star which they saw in the east went before them till it stood over where the young child was.” Matthew 2:9
A New Beginning
[img_assist|nid=1193887|title=|desc= LIGHT FALLS on Bibles, hymnals and prayer books inside Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Casper, Wyo. While suicide prevention has been a priority for the Episcopal church in Wyoming for years efforts have further intensified following state lawmakers drastic cuts of funding for prevention efforts earlier this year.
Freeport — Roger R. Nolin, age 84 of East Boothbay died on December 25 while a resident of Hawthorne House in Freeport. He was born on September 25, 1933, in Lewiston Maine, the son of Liane & Rosaire Nolin.
He graduated from Lewiston High School in 1952 and joined the U. S. Marine Corp. in the same year.
As a young adult, my New Year’s resolutions often involved reading through the Bible in a year or praying for a prescribed number of minutes or hours — Yes, hours! — per day.
Brunswick — Gregory John McVeigh, age 65, died Saturday December 23, 2017 at Maine Medical Center, Portland.
DEAR ABBY: I started seeing a new doctor six months ago to be treated for a serious medical condition. I respect his medical opinion and the fact that many doctors treating my condition would be judgmental and lack compassion. He has offered both.
The Bath Rotary Club has been serving the Bath community for almost 100 years. Sponsored by the Lewiston/ Auburn Rotary Club in 1919, the Bath Rotary has done many local projects benefitting the Bath area. One longstanding program are scholarships for graduating Morse High School seniors. Two seniors receive $1000 scholarships in their first year of college.
For her Introduction to Medical Assisting class, Caitlin Martel-Harrington spent part of a day at a healthcare clinic, shadowing an employee to get a better idea of what a medical assistant’s job is all about.
A lot has changed since I started hiking Ragged Mountain in the 1970s. Part of a coastal mountain range called the Camden Hills, back then the only trail leading to the summit began in a pasture on the Gillette Road in Rockport. Crossing private properties, the path went through an evolution of closings and re-openings, depending upon the whims of landowners.