(AP) — Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins is calling on Congress to act quickly to protect individuals brought to the U.S. as children.
Collins tweeted on Tuesday that it's not right to hold children responsible for their parents' actions. She said in many cases, such individuals only know the U.S. as their home.
BRUNSWICK — Bruce C. Crouch, 74, of Sunnybrook Village, Bath Road, died peacefully on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick following a brief illness.
Carole Louise Gunness Hedblom of Brunswick, ME died September 1, 2017 after a 32 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She was 75.
Brenda J. Stilkey Williams of Freeport passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Maine Medical Center in Portland after complications from cancer treatment overcame her. Born in Brunswick, Maine on August 1, 1953, the daughter of the Donald C. Stilkey and Evelyn Prout Stilkey.
Walter Richard Young, 82, of Freeport, Maine passed away on August 31, 2017. He was born on October 21, 1934 in Wethersfield, VT. The only son of Helen Gelewsky. He was adopted by Theadore Young 1943 after Ted and Nellie were married. He lived in Goldsboro Maine and Graduated from Sumner High school.
William (Bill) Clyde Cutler of Amelia Island , FL and Orrs Island, ME left this life on August 04, 2017 after a brief illness.
DEAR ABBY: I am a mother of three and happily married to my kids’ father. I am now seven months pregnant with my fourth baby, but this child is not my husband’s. My husband is a loving man and a good father. My problem is, I don’t know how to tell him I’m not carrying his baby.
A friend recently lent me Colson Whitehead’s novel “The Underground Railroad.” It is a good read and highlights the reality of the horrendous conditions of slaves in America from its founding through the Civil War. Whitehead, in a visceral and imaginative way, focuses rightly on the character of certain black slaves and their struggle to free themselves from oppression.
Every year on the first day of school I write a little note to each of my boys and put it in their lunch box so they can read it in the cafeteria. The notes are just a quick way to say that I love them and that they will do great on their first day of school and thereafter.
New Hope for Women is looking for volunteers in order to expand its hotline network.
The organization provides to victims of domestic violence, dating violence and stalking a toll-free, 24/7 hotline.
Last year, New Hope for Women hotline volunteers provided more than 3,200 hours of support to residents of Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties.
Following complaints over the unattractive appearance of and noise emanating from the Reed & Reed facility along Ferry Road in Woolwich, the company has offered to make changes.
Jim Gabore, a neighbor who has been the most vocal resident on the issue, expressed hope at the proposed solutions.
A Brunswick motorist faces a number of charges after he allegedly struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk near Maine Street and Station Avenue Friday.
According to Brunswick Police Cmdr. Tom Garrepy, police responded at 10:44 a.m. and found a 63-year-old Yarmouth woman had apparently been struck. She had complained of leg pain and was transported to Mid Coast Hospital.