LISBON FALLS — Carol J. Plourde, age 61, of Lisbon Falls, died unexpectedly on Sunday afternoon, April 22, 2018. Carol was born in Worcester, MA, on October 9, 1956, one of three children born to Charles and Marion (Swenson) Aldrich.
BATH — Gloria N. Card, 89, of Washington Street, Bath, Maine died at her home on Saturday, April 28, 2018.
Gloria, daughter of John A. and Dorris (Dexter) Nickerson, was born August 8, 1928 in Brewer, Maine. She graduated from Bangor High School in 1946. She attended the University of Maine where she met her husband, Donald L. Card. They were married on June 13, 1948.
BRUNSWICK — Barbara “Barb” Bryant of Colonial Gardens, Lisbon Falls, died on April 25, 2018. She was born in Gardiner, ME, on January 29, 1934, to Roy C. and Dorothy M. Fraser.
She was the foster daughter of Clair and Priscilla Oakes, who lovingly raised her after her mother died in 1937.
DEAR ABBY: We moved to the country, but we’re not really far out of town. My educated, urbane, professional husband who has always lived in the city, now bypasses our 2 1/2 bathrooms and relieves himself outdoors in a “king of all he surveys” pose.
Life doesn’t get any worse than this for a political candidate — polling places plastered with printed notices from the state’s chief elections officer warning people not to vote for you.
People can be broken down into three basic categories. You have wolves, you have sheep and you have the sheep dogs. Each one has their part to play in the world.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH (AP) — A teenager accused of setting portable toilets on fire in Maine has been taken into custody.
Police say they believe 18-year-old Ellis Hemenway turned himself in Monday at the Auburn Police Department because of media coverage that included surveillance video.
Hemenway is charged with felony arson.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A would-be Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Maine is appealing a lower court’s decision to remove him from the ballot over allegations of invalid signatures on his ballot petition.
The Portland Press Herald reports an attorney for Max Linn filed a notice of appeal Monday with the state Supreme Judicial Court.
A group of Democratic senators says the U.S. should audit the job Canada is doing to protect endangered whales, but the Canadian government and some U.S. scientists are reacting coolly to the idea.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Lawmakers are returning to the Maine Statehouse to address gubernatorial vetoes on bills including commercial pot sales.
The Legislature has no plans Wednesday to consider over 100 bills addressing voter-approved Medicaid expansion, the opioid crisis, tax reform, school funding and pay for personal care aides.
AUGUSTA (AP) — The parent company of Maine’s largest electricity utility could earn about $60 million a year through a new project that would bring power from Quebec to Massachusetts.
It’s all systems go for Bath Iron Works’ plan to upgrade its Hardings Facility.
The application for a $4.5 million project was approved unanimously by the Brunswick Planning Board Tuesday.
Lisbon's largest employer has gotten a boost from town councilors in its efforts to secure jobs.
With a tax increment financing agreement with Dingley Press due to expire this year, the town council OK'd an extension of that pact for another five years.
The public will get to tell the council Thursday what it thinks about the town manager’s proposed $24.3 million spending plan.
The proposed 2018-19 municipal budget calls for an additional $933,591 — or a 3.98-percent increase — over the 2017-18 budget. The spending would increase the tax rate by 1.3 percent.