The Bowdoin College men’s soccer team came up just short in its bid for its third consecutive New England Small College Athletic Conference title last fall, dropping to eventual conference champ Amherst 2-1 in the semifinals of the league tournament.
Juan Ciriaco’s three-run homer proved to be the difference as the Hartford Yard Goats (62-73) held on for a 4-3 Eastern League win over the Portland Sea Dogs (62-73) on Wednesday night at Dunkin Donuts Park.
Even though the 2017 season is headed into the homestretch, first-time winners continue to be crowned at Wiscasset Speedway, making it one of the most competitive seasons in recent memory.
The Boston Red Sox stumbled into Toronto mired in a four-game losing streak.
Thanks to some timely hitting from Mitch Moreland, they left Canada for a showdown in New York against the second-place Yankees riding high after a sweep of the struggling Blue Jays.
The blockbuster trade, delayed and in jeopardy of dying, is done: Kyrie Irving is headed to the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas is coming to the Cavaliers and the NBA can take a well-earned, late-summer break.
For a minute.
A grand jury used by Special Counsel Robert Mueller has heard secret testimony from a Russian-American lobbyist who attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump’s eldest son, The Associated Press has learned.
Major dangers for the U.S. Gulf Coast area loomed Wednesday with the threat of major flooding further east near the Texas-Louisiana line as Harvey’s floodwaters began receding in the Houston area after five days of torrential rain.
A Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by two explosions early today, the plant’s operator said.
Arkema Inc. said in a statement on its website that the Harris County Emergency Operations Center reported two explosions and black smoke coming from the plant at about 2 a.m.
Motel 6 has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by Los Angeles that alleged one of the chain’s locations was a base for human traffickers, drug dealers and gang members, prosecutors said.
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the money will be used to help deter human trafficking.
SEOUL, South Korea
The fascination with Princess Diana’s life extends to her death. Not since the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy has a tragic demise been so minutely analyzed, or spawned so many lurid theories.
[img_assist|nid=1170749|title=|desc= BRITAIN’S PRINCE WILLIAM, right, and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, are given a tour at the memorial garden in Kensington Palace in London on Wednesday.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.
Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova’s storied run to the 1985 NCAA championship and won more than 800 games in his coaching career, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 82.
Massimino’s death was announced by Keiser University, where he was still the men’s basketball coach. He spent the final days of his life in hospice care.
BRUNSWICK — Eileen Fletcher Leighton, 93, formerly of Orr's Island, died April 7, 2017.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am, Saturday September 2, 2017 at All Saints Chapel, Cooper Lane, Orr's Island, ME.
Alvin Chandler, 74, died suddenly on Aug. 24, 2017, near his apartment in Topsham.
DEAR ABBY: My ex is a recovering drug addict. We have a 2-yearold son together. I realized he was using drugs when I was seven months pregnant and all our money was gone.