“Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” Colossians 3:14
The perfect gift. For those who love Christmas, isn’t that what we hope to give? Something that communicates the depth of our love to the one who will receive it. A physical, tangible way of expressing the value of those we cherish.
In 1791, the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, went into effect following ratification by Virginia.
In 1864, the two-day Battle of Nashville began during the Civil War as Union forces commanded by Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas attacked Confederate troops led by Gen. John Bell Hood; the result was a resounding Northern victory.
[img_assist|nid=1191538|title=|desc= TAKING PART IN THE PURPLE PINKY PROJECT to help fund polio immunizations in other countries are, left to right back row: Hannah Card, Bobby Madden, Penelope Shields, Emily Minott Front Row: Laurel Swanson, Sarah Berkowitz, Charity Schultz, as seen Dec. 1 at Morse High School in Bath.
American Legion Post 20, Brunswick has assisted the United States Marine Corp Toy for Tots program. We have filled four boxes and will be presenting them the U.S. Marines on Monday Morning at 9 a.m. I would like to thank you for your help in putting a smile on a lot of Kids.
Love Thy neighbor
Perhaps the best kept whitewater secret in coastal Maine is a three mile stretch of the Cathance River in my hometown of Topsham. Located in the northeastern, rural part of town, it is a Class II through V creek run that consists of four rapids followed by four runnable waterfalls. Most of the action occurs in about a one mile section in the middle.
The eyes of the nation -- and Maine -- are on you, Senator Collins, as members of Congress try to reconcile the House and Senate tax reform bills. I understand that you’re in a tough position. Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and other GOP leaders want you to support the bill. Period.
The Senate election victory in Alabama of Democrat Doug Jones over Republican Roy Moore has led to much analysis of what it meant and who the real winners and losers were.
One winner that may not get much attention was the U.S. Constitution. It needed a win.
[img_assist|nid=1191523|title=|desc= DIANE TEPFER holds a sign with an image of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai as the “Grinch who Stole the Internet” as she protests near the FCC, in Washington on Thursday. The FCC voted to eliminate net-neutrality protections for the internet.
WINDHAM (AP) — A 9- year-old boy is being treated for serious injuries after falling about 20 feet while collecting icicles from the roof of a Maine apartment building.
The boy was unconscious when emergency responders arrived at the apartment in Windham on Thursday.
AUBURN (AP) — State
AUBURN (AP) — State
police say a dispatcher with the Maine Department for Public Safety has been arrested on a charge of possessing child pornography.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine
Sen. Angus King is introducing a bill he says will create a push for greater energy independence.
King, an independent, is calling the legislation the Next Generation Grid Resources and Infrastructure Development Act, or the GRID Act. He says it’s designed to use federal resources to support an electricity grid that’s more resilient.
Maine’s moderate U.S. senator says she doesn’t think the timetable for tax reform should be delayed by the results of Alabama’s special election.
House and Senate Republican leaders reached an agreement about sweeping tax reform Wednesday. They’ll likely need support from Republican Maine Sen. Susan Collins to pass the package.
A retreat for combat-injured veterans that was created by a man who lost all four limbs in Afghanistan is wrapping up its first season with a “winter” session.
The Travis Mills Foundation is hosting five veterans and their families from hurricane-damaged Florida and Texas for a snowy holiday that kicked off Wednesday.
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust will welcome the winter solstice with its Second annual Winter Solstice Lantern Walk.
The Dec. 21 event will include a walk, bonfire and singing.