A road commissioner, who is a good friend, told me a few years ago that in Maine March is the snowiest month and February is second. I don’t know if that is statistically accurate, but I know it is true anecdotally.
ST. PAUL, Minn.
Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat rival Minnesota 5-3 on Tuesday night for their second win over the Western Conference leading Wild in less than two weeks.
FORT MYERS, Fla.
Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry called it strange not to see David Ortiz at the team’s first full squad workout this year and knows only one achievement will satisfy the team’s management, players and fans.
[img_assist|nid=1131195|title=|desc= ELLA TYCZ of Brunswick, here swimming in the 200 individual medley, competed for the Dragons at the State Class A Girls Swimming Championships at Bowdoin College on Tuesday. Brunswick had a solid showing, taking second to Cony. Tycz earned points in the 200 IM, finishing in 14th place in a time of 2:33.60. For story details, turn to B1.
Pine Tree Academy seemed to figure things out in the third quarter in Tuesday’s Class D South girls quarterfinal basketball game at the Augusta Civic Center.
The Breakers erased an 18- 15 halftime deficit behind 10 third- quarter points from standout Alex Goodman, taking a 29- 22 lead over fifth-seeded Forest Hills.
Just like a year ago, Gray- New Gloucester’s playoff run began with a quarterfinal clash against Western Maine Conference rival Freeport. And just like last year’s matchup, the Patriots were played closely through one quarter before going into halftime up 13 points.
With the Los Angeles Lakers mired in the worst years in franchise history, owner Jeanie Buss has turned to Magic Johnson to lead them back to championship contention.
And she removed her own brother from his job to do it.
[img_assist|nid=1131187|title=|desc= SYDNEY UNDERHILL-TILTON of the Richmond High School girls basketball team dribbles toward the hoop past Gould Academy’s Priscila Berdeja during a Class C South quarterfinal at the Augusta Civic Center on Tuesday. Underhill-Tilton notched 18 points and 17 rebounds, both game-highs, as Richmond cruised to a 39--22 win. Caitlin Kendrick (25) looks on.
Amnesty International says “toxic” fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.
Child soldiers, underage sex slaves, orphaned adolescent refugees — France’s president and UNICEF are urging the international community to do more to protect the more than 200 million children of today’s conflict zones.
United States shutting down the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp not likely to stop opposition
The Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to close a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp that’s been around for more than six months isn’t likely to be the demise of on-the-ground opposition in North Dakota.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
The two women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea’s ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals and then wipe them on his face, police in Malaysia said today, announcing they were seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the attack.
BRUNSWICK — Pearl M. Simmons, 91, of Brunswick, died on February 17th, 2017 at Bodwell Nursing & Rehab.
She was born on October 19th, 1925 in Grand Fall, Canada the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Michaud.
Pearl is survived by her children Herman