A handful of Brunswick firefighters braved freezing temperatures for seven hours Friday to collect food for the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program from the parking lot of the Brunswick Hannaford Supermarket.
At Thursday’s United Way of Mid Coast Maine’s Campaign Finale, Volunteer Chairman Bill Brillant said that while there were “hundreds of examples of tremendous generosity and caring,” the campaign overall did not reach goal was short of its $1.8 million goal.
A little more than $1.6 million was raised.
The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority will conduct its annual board meeting Wednesday, with discussion focused on new businesses and marketing strategies to continue to boost development in the area.
Following last week’s referendum, Regional School Unit 1 is now ready to move forward on construction of a new high school.
Voters approved issuing $74,628,411 in bonds, and officials are hoping to start work on the project in June.
“We’re thankful and appreciative of the support,” said Superintendent Patrick Manuel,
A former U.S. Navy captain and pilot who received the Medal of
Honor for his heroics during the Korean War, and for whom a Bath-built destroyer was christened earlier this year, has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93.
The Maine Legislature plans to consider aggressive tree cutting, underground power lines and other measures in response to a storm that left some homes and businesses in the dark for up to 10 days.
The Bowdoin College men’s soccer team played Rutgers-Newark to a scoreless draw, but saw its season come to an end in penalty kicks, 3-2, in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday at Brandeis University.
The Polar Bears ended their 2017 campaign with a 10-4-4 record.
The Scarlet Raiders advanced.
The New England Cross Country Championships were held at Troy Howard Middle School on Saturday.
In the boys race, Drew Thompson of Fairfield Prep in Connecticut won in 15:16.66, with Riley Fenoff of Danville, Vt., in second in 15:48.45.
The top Maine runner was Yarmouth’s Luke Laverdiere, who finished in eighth place in a time of 15:59.79.
Paul George scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 27 and Oklahoma City overcame the absence of two regular starters to beat Dallas.
Carmelo Anthony was ruled out about an hour before tipoff because of a sore lower back, and starting center Steven Adams sat out with a right calf contusion.
Miles Wood had his first career hat trick and added an assist to help the New Jersey Devils rally for a wild 7-5 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.
Matt Kenseth doesn’t get to end his career the way he hoped. He thinks he’s got a handful of good years left in him, and can win races and compete for championships.
But, the economics of the sport have made Kenseth a casualty of NASCAR’s new youth movement. He doesn’t have a job for next year.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico
Patton Kizzire had a four-shot lead with seven holes remaining, right about the time nerves can surface for a player trying to win his first PGA Tour title.
Kizzire made it look like a walk on the beach.
Al Horford turned back the clock in his return from a two-game absence with a concussion.
Horford scored 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting to help the Boston Celtics hang on to beat the Toronto Raptors 95-94 on Sunday for their 12th straight victory.
“He’s playing young again,” teammate Terry Rozier said.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.
C.J. Beathard threw for 288 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third score to lead San Francisco past New York for its first victory over the season.
Armed with signs, catchy phrases and a motivation to take #MeToo beyond the internet and into real life, a few hundred women, men and children gathered Sunday among the sex shops and tourist traps of Hollywood Boulevard to protest sexual harassment.
[img_assist|nid=1185185|title=|desc= PEOPLE LOOK AT DESTROYED BUILDINGS after an earthquake at the city of Sarpol-e-Zahab in western Iran on Monday, in this photo provided by the Iranian Students News Agency. A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing more than 100 people and injuring some 800 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, state media there said.