BATH — Paul Karass of Bath and Topsham, devoted husband of Lillian Karass, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6th after a brief illness. Paul was born on November 12, 1926, at the Hart Hospital in East Boston, Massachusetts. He was the son of Harry and Mariam Karass and was raised in Boston.
“He reached down from on high, he took me; he drew me out of the mighty waters.” Psalm 18: 16
The Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center has announced a weekend meditation retreat for Friday evening, Feb. 23, through midday Sunday, Feb. 25.
The Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center is located at 19 Mason St.
Thanks to the efforts of many young Maine Catholics, local soup kitchens, food banks, and food pantries were truly the big winners on Super Bowl Weekend, Feb. 3-4.
Much has been conjectured about what happens when we die. Some believe everything ends and we go back into the earth. There are many other beliefs besides this.
All Saints Parish will host “On Care for Our Common Home,” a special multi-week series in which participants will read and discuss Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si’.”
All are encouraged to attend, including those from other denominations and people with no faith traditions.
Young and new in love, I unpacked the English stoneware dishes that my mother had helped me pick out at Jordan Marsh years before in anticipation of this day — the day when I would furnish my own home. She didn’t call it a hope chest.
Quebec is a winter wonderland where outdoor sports flourish. Skiing, skating, mountaineering and other activities abound. However, a visit has challenges.
Today is Friday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2018. There are 325 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History
On Feb. 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces.
On this date
The Rotary Foundation is the main “drive gear” of the work of Rotary. What started as a $26.50 endowment in 1917 by outgoing Rotary President, and one of the founding members of Rotary, Arch Klumph “for the purpose of doing good in the world” has spent more than $3 billion in life changing, sustainable projects world-wide.
[img_assist|nid=1200938|title=|desc= UNDER THE DIRECTION of SMCC Instructor John Gallagher, right, Mark Girardin of Lewiston tries his hand at plasma cutting in SMCC’s new manufacturing technician training program.
On rare occasions, you meet someone whose whole life is dedicated to shining a light upon those in the dark. My good friend Julie Zimmerman is such a person.
The American economy remains in one of its longest recoveries in history. Does President Trump deserve the credit?
The memory of the 2007 financial meltdown fades. Unemployment is down. Incomes are beginning to increase. Consumer spending, the driver of the economy, is picking up. The recovery, begun years ago, remained strong during Trump’s first year in office.
LISBON — The Lisbon School Department is accepting names for the public school Pre-Kindergarten program at Lisbon Community School. This program is for children who will be 4 years old on or before Oct. 15, 2018.
PORTLAND (AP) — Interstate fishing managers say they have approved a new set of rules for lobster and crab fishing that they expect will improve data collection about the two valuable species.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine Sen. Angus King is calling on the U.S. Department of Labor to release a report about proposed rules that would allow employers to create “tip pools” for tipped workers.