BANGKOK (AP) — When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decade-long prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago, Aung San Suu Kyi — then an opposition lawmaker — condemned the harsh punishments as “very excessive.”
Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the packed crowd at Madison Square Garden.
Fans who had been loudly shouting for their favorites fell into stunned silence when judge Betty-Anne Stenmark announced her decision.
President Donald Trump’s first chief of staff says all those reports about chaos in the early days of the Trump White House were true — and then some.
“Take everything you’ve heard and multiply it by 50,” Reince Priebus said, according to an updated book to be published next month about White House chiefs of staff.
Mary “Molly” E. Hodges Henshaw, 70, of Brunswick, Maine, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018.
YARMOUTH — Mulford F. “Skip” Simmons Jr., age 70, of Brunswick, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018, at Coastal Manor in Yarmouth after a short illness.
Skip was born in Brunswick on June 16, 1947, a son of Mulford F. and Esther (Payne) Simmons Sr.
He graduated from Camden-Rockport High School and then attended the University of Southern Maine.
DEAR ABBY: My wife passed away two years ago at age 40 after a long bout with cancer. We had three children, ages 7 to 12. I am 44 and engaged now to a wonderful woman. We are planning to have a small wedding with fewer than 50 guests.
When conservatives in Augusta pushed to implement the law enabling charter schools in Maine in 2011, their goal was to provide alternative choices for students looking for innovative approaches to education.
“Whereas, the increases in the rate of the minimum wage scheduled to take effect over the next 4 years could have a detrimental effect on the economy of the State; and Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and requi
PORTLAND (AP) — The National Endowment for the Arts plans to help pay for a public art project in a city square that was spared from development by a referendum.
Thank You from Oasis Free Clinics
On behalf of the patients, volunteers and staff of the Oasis Free Clinics, I want to thank everyone who supported our 2nd Annual Polar Plunge on February 10. The wind was fierce and the water was frigid, but our hearty group of “plungers” jumped in any way! Thanks to their efforts, we raised $550 for our free medical and dental services.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A critic of public funding for gubernatorial candidates says he has become the first candidate seeking the governor's office to qualify for state clean elections funds.
Garrett Mason last May voted to support a bill to save $6 million in clean elections funds by removing gubernatorial candidates from eligibility.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has agreed to halt the removal of equipment from a minimum-security state prison that's emptied of inmates.
Attorneys representing the state Department of Corrections and the Washington County Commission told a judge Wednesday that they've begun negotiations.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine transportation officials are close to finishing multi-million dollar emergency repairs to an Augusta overpass, but they are still at a loss as to who caused the damage.