BAR HARBOR (AP) — One of the National Institutes of Health is awarding more than $750,000 to a Bar Harbor bioscience firm to help with research about healing the damage caused by heart attacks.
KITTERY (AP) — The USS New Mexico is at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for scheduled maintenance work and several system upgrades.
The Virginia-class attack submarine arrived Thursday with a crew of 15 officers and 117 enlisted personnel. The sub is expected to be at the shipyard for 22 months.
[img_assist|nid=1172289|title=|desc= A TEMPORARY ICON OF CHRIST gazes down on the nave of the St. Nicholas National Shrine in New York. It will be replaced by a permanent icon before the sanctuary starts hosting Orthodox services. The St. Nicholas National Shrine will replace a tiny church that was crushed by the trade center’s south tower on Sept. 11, 2001.
President Donald Trump’s eldest son cast his meeting with a Russian lawyer last year as simply an opportunity to learn about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness, character or qualifications,” insisting to Senate investigators behind closed doors that he did not collude with Russia to hurt her campaign against his father.
One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern coast, killing at least 15 people, toppling houses and businesses and sending panicked people into the streets more than 650 miles away.
ERVING, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts have arrested a Maine man they say was transporting more than 1,000 bottled beverages infused with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana that produces the high.
Erving police say Simon Wiinikainen of Starks, Maine, was pulled over Wednesday for driving 62 mph in a 40 mph zone.
[img_assist|nid=1172285|title=|desc= KESHON WILLIAMS, 16, poses for a photograph outside an apartment building where his family is living temporarily in Newark, Del.
Police shot a man who wielded a knife and tried to get into a Miami airport terminal from a runway on Thursday night, prompting the closure of a busy concourse as travelers tried to leave Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma, authorities said.
Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said the unidentified suspect entered a restricted area on the tarmac "where the airplanes actually come in."
Conservative grumbling aside, the House is heading toward backing a $15.3 billion disaster aid package that President Donald Trump and Democrats have linked to a temporary increase in America’s borrowing authority and keeping the government funded through December.
[img_assist|nid=1172281|title=|desc= STORM DAMAGE IN THE AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE IRMA is seen in St. Martin. Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting trees. Significant damage was reported on the island known as St. Martin in English which is divided between French Saint-Martin and Dutch Sint Maarten.
A Mass of Christian burial service for Doris (Dot) Laffely will take place on Monday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, All Saints Parish in Brunswick. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.
PHIPPSBURG — Robert F. Cushing, 78, of Cushing Drive, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Mid Coast Hospital. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Phippsburg Ambulance Fund, c/o Phippsburg Fireman’s Association, P.O. Box 83, Phippsburg, ME 04562. Private services will be held. Arrangements are by David E.
Gene Michael, the slick-fielding shortstop nicknamed Stick who went on to manage the New York Yankees and then as an executive built a power that won four World Series in five years, died Thursday. He was 79.
Michael had a heart attack and died at his home in Oldsmar, Florida, his wife, Joette, said.
John Richard Tondreault of Waterboro, Maine, passed away on August 8, 2017, following a brief illness.
John was born to Lorina Eglantine Pinette and Aime Tondreault of Brunswick, Maine in 1936. He married Donna Rae Sholler, of Danvers, Massachusetts, on November 9th, 1956.
Carolyn Ann Shields Hoerth of Westport Island, Maine, passed away on August 30th at age 93, after a brief illness. She was born November 16, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio, and was the 4th of 5 children of Reverend Richard E. and Eloessa Shields.
DURHAM — After blessing the lives of her family and so many others, Delanie Norah Doran, 7, of Durham, ME. passed away in the company of her family in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin on August 25, 2017.
George Gifford Burr died peacefully at home on September 5, 2017. George was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on November 17, 1935. He grew up in St. Paul and graduated from St. Paul Academy. He attended Macalaster College for business, Springfield College for teaching credentials and Seton Hall for graduate studies in education.
BRUNSWICK — Rosemary “Posie” Ford, age 70, died Tuesday September 5, 2017 in Maine.
HARPSWELL — Jean Kinsman Smith, 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 3, 2017 in Harpswell.