TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School “B” field hockey team had a 1-1-1 stretch recently.
Piper Cohen made several solid saves as the Eagles played Oxford Hills to a scoreless tie. Tara Crossman, Maggie Whalen and Danika Siatras were solid.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was dazed and bleeding as he was helped off the field.
Diagnosed with a concussion after absorbing a late hit by Miami linebacker Kiko Alonso late in the second quarter, Flacco was taken to the locker room and did not return.
A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower will miss Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers and is facing season- ending surgery on his right shoulder.
The Freeport boys high school soccer team had not played a game since last Saturday’s preliminary match against Oak Hill. The Yarmouth boys high school soccer team hadn’t played since Oct. 17.
[img_assist|nid=1182275|title=|desc= A CROWD DIRECTS A POLICE VEHICLE to leave during a demonstration demanding the resignation of a local police officer because of police cruelty on the previous day in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday.
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Former Navy SEAL James Hatch, whose career as a commando ended when he was shot while searching for Bowe Bergdahl, said his feelings toward the Army sergeant have gone from “I would like to kill him” to thanking the soldier’s lead attorney for working so hard to defend him.
On his first visit to the tense but eerily quiet frontier between North and South Korea as U.S. secretary of defense, Jim Mattis conveyed the message he hopes will win the day: Diplomacy is the answer to ending the nuclear crisis with the North, not war.
[img_assist|nid=1182267|title=|desc= THE SUN SETS BEHIND THE NEW YORK SKYLINE and the Brooklyn Bridge, right, on Oct. 19. Five years after Superstorm Sandy was supposed to have taught the country a lesson about the dangers of living on an undefended coast, there’s still no city in America that’s truly prepared for the challenges of climate change and the storms it will deliver.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ashley Judd says the continuing flurry of allegations against Harvey Weinstein means society is at a “tipping point” on sexual harassment.
The actress added that “this will be the end of it if we decide that’s what we want” before being honored at the Women’s Media Center Awards in New York on Thursday.
WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — Hunters using lead ammunition are posing real harm to bald eagles.
The Wildlife Center of Virginia has admitted its 43rd bald eagle patient of the year, a grim record for single-year admissions during the center’s 35-year history.
A planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat didn’t start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones washed overboard and sank into the deep blue water on their first day at sea.
Elizabeth L. (Betty) McCrater Glover, 89, of Sweden, Maine, passed away on Oct. 15, 2017, at Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. She was born on Oct. 1, 1928, in Bath, to Maurice and Louise (Swett) McCrater.
Last week, an American political institution, aged 100, was placed on its deathbed. Its expected passing was mostly overlooked and unlamented.
It was “filibuster,” the evil twin of the less well-known “cloture,” who survives. Cloture is a vote to end debate and allow a final vote on a bill in the U.S. Senate. It was born in 1917 to allow a vote on a World War I issue.
October is here and with it our annual Bulb Sale. Every October Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, you’ll find Bath Sunrise Rotarians at two locations -- the Farmers Market at Waterfront Park and IGA on Front Street. Sales have been brisk the first two weeks. We sold so many allium bulbs we had to have more shipped in from the Netherlands.
Brunswick American Legion has distributed a Legion Halloween Safety brochure “THINK SAFETY TRICK or Treat” to the Brunswick area schools for Teachers and Parents to go over so our kids can have a safe Halloween.