The former head of the Democratic National Committee says she considered initiating effort to replace Hillary Clinton as the party’s presidential nominee with then-Vice President Joe Biden.
Lillian Sophia Smith of Bowdoin passed away on Nov. 3, 2017, at 5 years old due to complications of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. She was born on July 24, 2012, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
Singer songwriters Rodney Crowell and Kelsea Ballerini and hit country songwriter Ashley Gorley were honored at the ASCAP Country Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday.
RICHMOND — Sylvia May Averell, 74, passed away on November 4, 2017, with close family by her side.
Sylvia was born on September 4th, 1943, to Myron and Gwendolyn Douglass, also of Richmond.
RICHMOND — Walter Mesenzeff, 78, of Darrah Street, died on Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Freeport Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family.
BATH — Russell A. Palmer, of South Harpswell Maine, passed away Thursday night at Hill House in Bath at the age of 81.
PHIPPSBURG — Harold Bills (Bill) Cushman Jr. passed away on November 3, 2017, at his home with his family by his side. Harold was born on June 21, 1941, in Salem, MA, the son of Harold Sr. and Charlotte (Bogle) Cushman.
Meg Meiklejohn died in Brunswick, Maine on October 28, 2017. Meg had been a resident of Thornton Oaks since 2010, when she and her husband Jim began spending part of each year in Brunswick.
DEAR ABBY: I’m responding to “Wallowing in the North” (June 16), who has had a wonderful life and has accomplished all the goals he set out for himself at age 56, but now feels no “spark” to carry on. Abby, he’s in a unique position to help someone else who hasn’t had all those advantages in life.
Voters in New Jersey and Virginia are choosing new governors Tuesday in contests that could be an early referendum on President Donald Trump.
SEOUL, South Korea
President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more casualties.
[img_assist|nid=1184112|title=|desc= MEREDITH COOPER, of San Antonio, Texas, and her 8-year-old daughter, Heather, visit a memorial of 26 metal crosses near First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Monday.
SEOUL, South Korea
In a striking shift of tone, President Donald Trump abandoned his aggressive rhetoric toward North Korea on Tuesday, signaling a willingness to negotiate as he urged Pyongyang to “come to the table” and “make a deal.”
Hundreds of South Koreans took to the streets of Seoul on Tuesday for two separate demonstrations, one to show support for visiting President Donald Trump and the other to voice disapproval of the U.S. leader amid concerns over North Korea’s nuclear threats.
With the 2017 general election under way, attention has turned to whether Mainers will vote to finally expand Medicaid to tens of thousands of our friends, family, and neighbors who remain uninsured after five separate legislative efforts to expand coverage were vetoed by Gov. Paul LePage.
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2017. There are 54 days left in the year. This is Election Day.
Today’s Highlight in History
On Nov. 7, 1917, Russia’s Bolshevik Revolution took place as forces led by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin overthrew the provisional government of Alexander Kerensky.
On this date