BATH — In loving memory, Our Beloved Sister Stephanie Theresa passed away September 26, 2017. Born May 29, 1948, the eldest daughter, of seven children, to Carl and Emily Erlebach of Bath.
Mafia “boss of bosses” Salvatore “Toto” Riina died early today in a hospital while serving multiple life sentences as the mastermind of a bloody strategy to assassinate Italian prosecutors and law enforcement trying to bring down the Cosa Nostra. He was 87.
Fernando “Ferdie” Pacheco, “The Fight Doctor” who served as Muhammad Ali’s ringside physician, has died. He was 89.
Pacheco’s daughter, Tina Louise Pacheco, told The Associated Press that he died Thursday morning at his Miami home after prolonged illness.
RAMONA, CA — Cory Andrew Bryan, 25, of Darcy Lane died Saturday, November 4, 2017.
He was born in Brunswick on June 24, 1992, a son of Andrew J. Bryan and Melanie L. (Gallant) Taylor.
FREEPORT — Mary Jane Brewer, age 86, died at her home on Monday November 13, 2017 surrounded by her family and dedicated hospice nurse.
BRUNSWICK — Theodore August Laitala Jr., 81, passed away peacefully among loved ones in his Federal Street home on November 14, 2017.
“You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you made summer and winter.” Psalm 74:17
All Saints Parish has a contractor to build its new multipurpose facility.
LISBON — St. Matthew’s Church in Lisbon will host a Kids Only Shop that features gifts $1 and under that children can give to someone they love. The shop will be open on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10 from 1-4 p.m. Outside the shop, each child will make a list with a St.
BRUNSWICK — First Parish Church UCC is sponsoring its annual Halls of Holly Church Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Pilgrim House on 9 Cleaveland St. in Brunswick. Tables will be filled with Christmas items, there will be a cookie walk, baked goods and candy table, greenery, American Girl doll items, used books, CDs, DVDs and more. A muffin bar and lunch will be available.
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL
It was the simplest of feasts. My family gathered around my mom’s table in Connecticut to celebrate Thanksgiving. Sitting at the head, Mom reached for her camera in the flickering candlelight and snapped our picture. Satisfied, she was. So pleased to be sharing this banquet of gratitude together, despite her being too weak to cook and having no appetite.
More than a dozen escapes have occurred over the past eight years at a Hawaii psychiatric hospital where a patient described as dangerous walked off the grounds and made it to California before he was captured this week.
ST. PAUL, Minn.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept.
London’s Old Vic Theatre said Thursday it has received 20 allegations of inappropriate behavior by its former artistic director Kevin Spacey, and acknowledged that a “cult of personality” around the Hollywood star had made it difficult for people to come forward.