For the second year in a row, Main Street Bath is encouraging local shopping during the slower winter months with its Be Bath, Buy Bath promotion.
A Maine School Administrative District 75 bus driver has been honored by Topsham Public Library for starting a reading program for kids.
Don Sanders found a way to engage students and get them reading while on his bus — starting the Bus Book Bag program.
A former treasurer for Bath Iron Works’ largest union was sentenced to 18 months in prison and full restitution for $280,865 he admitted to embezzling from the union.
Activists on Monday again called for Gov. Paul LePage to stop blocking Medicaid expansion as his administration nears deadlines approved by voters at the polls.
Ryan Jones, 35 of Bath was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 1 1/2 years in prison and three years of supervised release for embezzling $280,865 from Bath Iron Works’ largest union.
He was also ordered to pay $280,865 in restitution, according to an announcement by United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.
Stony Brook University scored 37 points in the paint and converted the Black Bears’ 17 turnovers into 19 points on Sunday afternoon, paving the way for a 76-68 America East women’s basketball victory at Island Federal Credit Union Arena in Stony Brook, N.Y.
Even when they don’t play their best, the Boston Bruins are still getting it done on the road.
Repeating as champions is no easy task in high school cheering.
It has been an up and down season for the Brunswick High School swim teams, leaving a question mark about whether the Dragons were going to be able to continue their domination of the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Championships, held Saturday at the Bath Area Family YMCA.
Sidney Crosby scored twice, including his 400th career goal, and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled away from the St. Louis Blues for a 4-1 victory on Sunday.
Bryan Rust snapped a tie with a third-period tally and Riley Sheahan also scored for the Penguins, who have won 12 of 17. Matt Murray made 33 saves.
State berths were on the line on Saturday as high school wrestling regionals were held.
Class A North competitors went to Oxford Hills High School in South Paris, with Morse and Mt. Ararat/ Brunswick in action.
LeBron James led the new-look Cavaliers to a blowout in Boston with an individual performance reminiscent of the rivalry’s heyday.
And this time, Paul Pierce was sitting courtside in street clothes, unable to do anything about it.
PYEONGCHANGE, South Korea
David Gleirscher struggled to make Austria’s Olympic team. Chris Mazdzer’s season hit rock-bottom less than a month ago.
They stood higher than anyone else atop the men’s luge podium on Sunday as the reign of Germany’s Felix Loch as Olympic champion came to a slippery, stunning and sudden end.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea
Mikaela Shiffrin’s pursuit of gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics will start on a different day than everyone expected — and in a different event, the slalom, which is her forte.
BY PYEONGCHANG, South Korea
GANGNEUNG, South Korea
Goaltender Noora Raty saw Hilary Knight with the puck on her stick and moved to defend against the dangerous American.