TOKYO (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. is preparing to announce the “toughest and most aggressive” economic sanctions against North Korea in the coming days, boosting pressure on the bellicose government during the Winter Olympics.
RICHMOND — Cheryl Johnson Walker passed away on February 5, 2018. Born to Edith (Hall) and Kenneth Johnson she grew up in the Midcoast area.
She attended elementary school at Bowdoin Central, and Brunswick High School. After graduation, she attended nursing school at Central Maine Medical Center.
Richard "Dick" LaPointe joined his Lord on February 5th surrounded by his family. He was born in Livermore Falls on August 15, 1930 to Leo R. LaPointe and Evelyn (Paul) LaPointe.
Richard E. Lachance Sr., 75, died at his home in Bullhead City, Arizona, on January 25, 2018, after a long illness.
BOWDOIN — Stanley Ervin Wheeler, 72, died peacefully at his home in Bowdoin, Maine, on February 5, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
He was born on March 2, 1945 in Lisbon Falls to Ervin Alfred Wheeler and June Evelyn (Wagg) Wheeler, the second of four children. He married Miriam Agnes (Bard) on June 17, 1967, and had three children.
DEAR ABBY: I’m a 72-year-old married woman. My husband has atypical Parkinson’s and can no longer talk or walk.
I exercise six days a week, but I need someone to talk to, to share life with. I tell my husband what I do each day, but of course, there is no feedback. He’s at home, and we have 24- hour care.
Christian Britschgi at Reason.com recently published a column that poignantly illustrates yet another example of knee-jerk legislation based upon an embarrassing lack of research.
Sadly, politicians seem rarely embarrassed by their lack of research or knowledge when policies they boastfully push do nothing but make them feel good.
In 1497, “The Bonfire of the Vanities” took place in Florence, Italy, as followers of Dominican friar Girolama Savonarola burned a huge pile of items considered to be sinful distractions, such as books, artwork, fine clothing and cosmetics.
In 1795, the 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, dealing with states’ sovereign immunity, was ratified.
More than 20 years ago, the nation was riveted by the slow-motion chase of a white Bronco and the trial that followed. The evidence that O.J.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A former nurse who previously pleaded guilty to stealing drugs from a rehabilitation center saw her charge dismissed after completing a rehabilitation program.
GARLAND (AP) — Maine officials say a 6-year-old child is in the hospital after a crash in Garland.
The Penobscot County Sheriff ’s Office says the two vehicle crash took place around 10 a.m. Tuesday, and both drivers were not injured.
Vote Hayes for Governor
I am writing to ask people to consider Terry Hayes for Governor.
Terry has a lot of experience as a mother, school board member, legislator and currently as state Treasurer. As an Independent, she is not dedicated to any particular political party, yet has working relationships in both.
The National Weather Service is rejecting a private forecasting company’s claim that it incorrectly coded a test message as a real tsunami warning.