Cheryl Ellen Maisch was born on June 24, 1944, in Portland, Maine, to Leonard F. and Madelyn R. (Ashenden) Wetherbee.
Dennis R. Litalien
RUMFORD — A graveside service for Dennis R. Litalien will be held on Saturday, May 12 at 11:30 a.m. at St. John Cemetery in Rumford.
Two-term California Gov. George Deukmejian, whose anti-spending credo earned him the nickname “The Iron Duke,” died Tuesday of natural causes. He was 89.
BRUNSWICK — Thelma “Bambi” Gagnon, 64, died Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Bath on May 31, 1953, a daughter of Herman and Marjorie (Pottle) Whittam.
BRUNSWICK — Thomas J. Story, age 69, died on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was born in Bayonne, NJ, on Feb. 1, 1949, the son of Lawrence and Irene Bratkowski Story. He attended Bayonne high school and graduated in 1966.
BOWDOINHAM — Gary William Lothridge was born on January 7th, 1949 and passed away on May 7th, 2018, with his family at his side.
DEAR ABBY: My daughter recently informed me that she has met someone and the someone happens to be a woman. My reaction was, of course, shock and anger, although I have kind of suspected over the years that she is a lesbian.
Only in the movies can you find a conflict weary Russian submarine commander who wants to hide his ship in the waters of the Penobscot River. This commander, fearing there was only one use for his missile boat, turned her over to the United States Navy.
If I were to pick a random group of local citizens of varying political persuasions, and ask each of them whether they feel Maine’s tax system is fair and working well, I’d be willing to bet almost everyone would say no.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A would-be Republican candidate is disqualified from running for U.S. Senate in Maine over evidence of invalid signatures on his ballot petition.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine’s U.S. senators differ over President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
GRAY (AP) — The Cumberland County Sheriff ’s Department says a motorist was killed when his car crashed into a tree in Gray.
Deputies say 72-year-old Richard Shok, of Wells, was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday morning.