Eleven Maine servicemen who fought in Vietnam and never returned home were honored on National POW/MIA Recognition Day Friday.
A shortage of school bus drivers this year has led some schools and bus companies in New England to push back the first day of classes, consolidate bus routes and offer sign-on bonuses and recruit veterans and custodians as drivers.
CARIBOU (AP) — The remains of Caribou man who served in World War II are back in Maine for burial.
Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Alberic Blanchette died at 19 on a small island that’s part of the Gilbert Islands on Nov. 20, 1943. Approximately 1,000 marines and sailors were killed.
[img_assist|nid=1174066|title=|desc= MAINE POET WESLEY MCNAIR will be reading from his latest book Wednesday at Patten Free Library.
The Maine House District 56 seat left vacant by the recent death of state Rep. Gina Mason will be filled with a special election and, according to Mason’s son, her husband Rick Mason will run for the position.
Brunswick police say they have identified the person responsible for leaving fliers that appear to link the LGBT community with communism.
Cmdr. Mark Waltz said the fliers were distributed Friday on Maine Street in the area of the First Parish Church.
Surveillance video captured a license plate that led police to the individual who distributed the fliers.
The Brunswick Police Department say they have identified the person who has been leaving flyers in town from a group named “The Forest Brothers.”
The final Damariscotta-Newcastle Art Walk of 2017 takes place Friday from 4-7 p.m., and local galleries, studios, craft stores, restaurants and more will have their doors open for shopping and browsing.
The Novel Jazz Septet will celebrate the music of great American jazz icons Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn in concert at the Phippsburg Congregational Church on Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The band will highlight well-known standards plus rare gems recently unearthed from original scores in the Ellington collection at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.
ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20
Aries, communication is essential in any relationship, including ones of a romantic nature. Learn to get your point across without being too forward.
TAURUS Apr. 21 - May 21
Taurus, you may have little desire to go above and beyond what is necessary this week. You may want to spend much of your time sticking to familiar routines.
DEAR ABBY: My husband cannot be around a female without putting his hands on her shoulder or back. He “has” to touch. I’m not jealous, but embarrassed when I see women cringe and the expression on their faces sometimes. I keep hoping one of them will confront him about it.