AUBURN — Irene (Lamb) Jones, 98, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Clover Manor in Auburn from complications of pneumonia. She was born in New Gloucester, Maine on February 2, 1919, the daughter of the late Orland and Leola (Arno) Lamb.
TOPSHAM — William J. Lavoie, 65, passed suddenly at home August 28, 2017.
William was born Oct 1951 in Brunswick, Me to Alphonse and Thelma Lavoie. William graduated from Brunswick High School. William served in the Army with the 43rd engineer battalion. He married his wife Patricia in 1983.
TOPSHAM — Jocelyn ‘Jocey’ Cooper Stover of Topsham passed away Friday, August 25, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Belfast, Maine on April 7, 1961, the daughter of the late Douglas Keniston Cooper and Virginia Stickney Cooper, Jocey grew up in Wiscasset, Maine, graduating from Wiscasset High School in 1979.
DEAR ABBY: I moved to the Philippines five years ago. While I was there I met “Emma.” After a few months, I realized I was in love with her, and last year we became engaged. I took her to meet my family. They loved her and supported our engagement.
It is easy to forget among all of the irritants and noise in society that fun can be had in various forms if we want to find it. While some are always focused on the ills of the world there are plenty of things to smile about to feel good about.
1. “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
2. “The Store” by James Patterson, Richard DiLallo (Little, Brown)
3. “Seeing Red” by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing)
4. “What Do You Do With a Problem” by Kobi Yamada (Compendium)
Even before the devastation from Harvey, southeastern Texas was enduring a year unlike any before.
The daily surface temperature of the Gulf of Mexico last winter never dropped below 73 degrees. You can probably guess how many previous times that had happened: Zero.
CAPE NEDDICK (AP) — A plane crash reported in the waters off Maine wasn’t a crash at all.
Vacaville, California-based airplane manufacturer Icon said Tuesday that one of its A5 amphibious aircraft landed in the water and was lifted by crane onto a yacht — all by design.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A leading Republican lawmaker is pushing back against the latest accusation of ethics violations involving his campaign and leadership political action committee.
PORTLAND (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it’s issuing a notice of violation to a person who jumped off of a Casco Bay Lines ferry in the Fore River last month.
The Kremlin on Wednesday confirmed that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer reached out to them during the 2016 presidential campaign, seeking help for a business project in Russia.
A Violent Nation
I was at the antiwar vigil Saturday to protest the air show depicting U.S. military might and its aerial prowess.
Republicans from New York and New Jersey are pledging unconditional support for those devastated by Hurricane Harvey. But their resentment lingers.