BRUNSWICK — William R. Ramsey, age 70 of Brunswick, died Friday, April 27, 2018 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after a lengthy illness.
William was born in Bath, ME on September 28, 1947, a son of Harold and Solvieg (Johanson) Ramsey and attended schools in Wisconsin.
BAILEY ISLAND — Dan Boland, 83, of Harpswell Islands Road, passed away peacefully Friday, April 20, 2018, at Maine Veterans Home in Augusta.
He was born in Derby, CT, on June 23, 1934, a son of Carl and Evelyn (Dolly) Marsic Boland.
Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, today officially denied charges of sexual abuse spanning decades after his lawyers failed to sway a court to dismiss them.
TOPSHAM — Doris Marie Letarte, age 87, of Topsham, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 at The Highlands.
Doris was born in Topsham on August 29, 1930, a daughter of Dominic and Helena
(St. Pierre) Cote and attended Topsham schools.
She married Joseph C. Letarte on May 7, 1949 in Brunswick. Mr. Letarte died on November 2, 1997.
Lucky for Life:
Gimme 5: 10-18-21-22-28
Day Pick 3: 3-6-7
Day Pick 4: 1-1-3-1
Evening Pick 3: 7-1-0
Evening Pick 4: 5-4-8-1
DEAR ABBY: A few weeks ago, I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. I’m only 34. That’s what I keep repeating to myself — I’m only 34. I feel lost. I’m mad at God and have lost my faith.
Fortman for State Senate
Laura Fortman would be a great state senator to represent Lincoln County.
I’ve known her for years as she has worked to create jobs, provide childcare for working parents, ensure health care for all, and provide paid sick leave and family leave to employees.
In 1707, the Kingdom of Great Britain was created as a treaty merging England and Scotland took effect.
In 1786, Mozart’s opera “The Marriage of Figaro” premiered in Vienna.
For the second time in two years, Governor LePage last Friday vetoed bipartisan legislation aimed at finally implementing a recreational marijuana policy passed by Maine voters by ballot initiative in 2016.
The Trump Haters in Washington are desperate.
They can’t find a way to bring down the president, so they’re carpet bombing everyone around him.
Their latest victim is Ronny Jackson — the White House doctor the president chose to become the new secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Dr. Jackson — a Navy rear admiral - has decided not to pursue the job.
KENNEBUNKPORT (AP) — A Maine food festival run by a magazine is being canceled this year in the wake of 8-year-old allegations of sexual harassment against the publication’s owner.
The Portland Press Herald reports Maine Magazine is canceling this year’s Kennebunkport Festival. The festival ordinarily takes place in June.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH (AP) — Police in Maine say they are seeking a suspected arsonist for setting portable toilets on fire in Old Orchard Beach.
Two port-a-potties were completely destroyed in the fire Friday. Officials say a 911 call reporting the fire described a white man with a shaved head fleeing the scene, wearing a camouflage jacket and black pants.
Advocates filed a lawsuit Monday to force Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s administration to roll out Medicaid expansion as voters demanded in November.
A legal aid group, health organizations and individuals who could receive Medicaid coverage filed a suit in state court against Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services and Ricker Hamilton, its commissioner.
RUMFORD (AP) — A Republican candidate for district attorney in Maine accused of sexually abusing a former client has been suspended from practicing law in the state.
ROCKLAND (AP) — Want some politics with your lobster? Not this year.
The organizers of the annual Maine Lobster Festival are kicking politics out of the event’s parade this coming summer. The festival’s board voted last week to exclude all political organizations and candidates from the annual parade, which is set for Aug. 4.