A picture came across my Facebook newsfeed this week, a stick-skinny boy, ankles poking out of his black trousers, flat belly peeking between the gaps of his partially buttoned shirt, grimly smiling as he holds out what looks like a tub of margarine. It was posted by Welcome Home Africa, the Ugandan orphanage from which my husband and I adopted our daughter, Ruth.
Southern Maine Community College attracts students from near and far.
One out of every 4 or 5. That’s how many students will display a significant mental health problem over the course of their lifetime.
The Freeport Rotary Club participated in Freeport Community Services Annual Freeze Out event on Saturday, February 17th, to “Stuff the Bus” with food and supplies for the FCS Food Pantry. The FCS food pantry provides essential food and supplies to local families in need.
The Brunswick Area Teen Center confirms that good things happen when good people get together to solve a problem.
Opponents of BIW’s efforts to secure a Maine tax concession to help win shipbuilding contracts over the next 10 to 20 years have been very outspoken in criticism of BIW and General Dynamics. Critics are entitled to their views, but as an experienced BIW shipbuilder, I know there is a strong case in support of BIW’s request.
The mass shooting in Florida and the inevitable pro-gun and gun control reactions are about much more than firearms and their use.
The issue is really about the nature of our society and government. The NRA makes sure we don’t forget that. After every shooting, it opposes gun control advocates by saying that what they propose threatens personal freedom.
Bald Mountain is perhaps the best short mountain hike in central and mid-coast Maine. One of several Bald Mountains in the state, this one is located between Ragged Mountain and Mount Megunticook in the Camden Hills Range.
Excerpts from Bath Historical Society Newsletter #30, Times of Bath October 1992, June 1994. Owen History of Bath Maine. The movement for a bridge over the Kennebec was started in 1920 by business interests east of the river who were most affected by the ferry situation.
He is known as the “First Ladies man.”
The Topsham Public Library hosted author and television host Andrew Och Thursday night to talk about his time studying the country’s first Ladies. Och spent more than a year traveling the nation, visiting locations that would help tell the stories of each First Lady of the United States.
The owner of a small camper van and his dog are safe after their vehicle was consumed in a fire in a Brunswick parking lot on Thursday morning.
The man was inside the Goodwill store at 21 Gurnet Road when the van ignited just before 10:30 a.m.
The public can soon have its say on whether food trucks can park overnight on the Brunswick Mall.
The town council will convene a hearing Monday on the proposal.
Food truck vendors are allowed to park overnight only six times during the season, but say changing the town’s ordinance will be an added convenience.
Outdoor retailer L.L. Bean will no longer sell rifles to anyone under 21.
The company joined retail heavyweights Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods in changing policies in the wake of the Florida school massacre.
L.L. Bean said in a statement late Thursday that it will no longer sell guns or ammunition to anyone under the age of 21.
Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, where a lone gunman killed 17 people with an AR-15, there has been no shortage of proposals to prevent further massacres.
On a February afternoon in a Brooklyn classroom, 16-year-old Taylor Engler came face to face with a cow. But it was all in her head.