Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers.
A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.
Mike Johnson, 69, was born on August 4, 1948, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to Peter and Lucille Johnson.
Mike graduated from Eau Claire High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy at 19. He volunteered for Nuclear Power School and earned a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Nebraska and a Master’s in education from Boston University.
Former U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, a veteran lawmaker known for pressing to protect the environment during a career that spanned from the era of the Love Canal toxic waste site to the recent debate over natural gas fracking, has died. He was 79.
HARPSWELL — Elinor Multer, 90, of Harpswell, passed away on Nov. 13, 2017. She was born in Manhattan, New York, on Aug. 23, 1927, a daughter of William and Dorothy Bacharach Schatzkin.
TOPSHAM — David E. Bartlett, age 85, passed away of natural causes alongside his wife Phyllis at their home in Topsham. He was born in Portland, a son of the late Kenneth F. and Helen F. (Baker) Bartlett.
TOPSHAM — Gladys P. Bowley, age 87, of Forest Glen Lane, passed away peacefully Friday, November 17th after a brief stay at the Hospice House in Auburn, ME. She was born in Andover, MA, on December 27, 1929, the daughter of Montville and Amelia Kirchner Peck.
TOPSHAM — Phyllis (Thomas) Bartlett, age 84, passed away from natural causes alongside her husband David at their home in Topsham. She was born in Lisbon Falls, a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Kochzuis) Katula.
Phyllis attended school in Lisbon Falls and Bath, graduating from Morse High School in 1951.
BRUNSWICK – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will hold its 81st annual Christmas Fair on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 27 Pleasant St. in Brunswick . All proceeds support charitable programs in the Greater Brunswick area and globally.
On Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the annual Holiday Fair at the Unitarian Universalist Church returns. Local selections include fresh homemade wreaths, holiday greens and centerpieces, home baked goods, handcrafted items by skilled craftsmen, including ornaments and mittens, among others.
“O give thanks to the Lord for he is good: for his steadfast love endures forever.”
Counting our Blessings
Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died. He was 96.
His daughter, Aria Hendricks, confirmed his death to the New York Times. She said he died Wednesday at a New York City hospital.
It shouldn’t happen, but it does. To remain silent is to take the side of the abuser, rather than the victim of abuse. What am I talking about? Sexual harassment, assault and abuse in the church.
Pope Francis has added in a private meeting with Myanmar’s military chief during his upcoming trip to the region in an indication that the Vatican views the crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as a military operation distinct from the will of the civilian government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slowkilling parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina
An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country’s navy reported Thursday, prompting relatives of the vessel’s 44 crew members to burst into tears and some to say they had lost hope of a rescue.
SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius’ prison sentence was more than doubled to 13 years and five months on Friday, a surprisingly dramatic intervention by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal in the Olympic athlete’s fate after the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.