Nancy L. Laffely, 79, of 42 Hennessey Avenue, Brunswick, died Monday, October 2, 2017.
She was born in Twin Pines, Topsham, Maine on April 20, 1938, the daughter of Ovila H. and Emilienne J. Panchaud Bouchard.
She was a graduate of Brunswick High School, Class of 1957.
BRUNSWICK — William Francis Brosnan, age 52, passed away unexpectedly on September 30, 2017. Uncle Mister Bill (UMB, Bill) was an avid sports fan, loved the color orange, and always had some type of camera or electronic device at his fingertips. He was the happiest when he was spending time with his nieces and nephews.
SACO — Connie Smith Talbot died peacefully at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco, Maine on October 1, 2017 at the age of 83. Connie is survived by her husband of 61 years, Samuel W.
FREEPORT — Shirley Ann Mathews died peacefully in her home beside her husband Rod Regier on September 30.
DEAR ABBY: I’m a happily married woman in my 30s. Although we don’t have children yet, many of our friends do. Some of them have boys who are approaching or are already in their early teens.
Please, Mr. Trump, I’m on bended knee.
Please, Mr. Trump, quit acting like a talk-show host and start acting like the president of the United States.
Last Wednesday evening, relaxing on my porch and enjoying classical music on noise canceling headphones, I was completely unaware that a few blocks away fire fighters from several towns were battling flames engulfing the Southgate. Despite their efforts, that always-been-there landmark was totally destroyed.
On Oct. 5, 1947, President Harry S. Truman delivered the first televised White House address as he spoke on the world food crisis.
Viva Puerto Rico!
Three million U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico are experiencing a human catastrophe. We must send battalions of military and civilian engineers to help repair Puerto Rico’s heavily damaged infrastructure as quickly as possible.
PORTLAND (AP) — The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed Halsey Frank to be the next U.S. attorney for Maine.
Frank currently serves as an assistant U.S. attorney for Maine and is a career prosecutor who’s worked for the Department of Justice in both Maine and Washington, D.C.
COPLIN PLANTATION (AP) — Maine game wardens say a woman was killed when she crashed her all-terrain vehicle in Coplin Plantation, near the town of Eustis.
Wardens say 25-year-old Krystle Lincoln, of Eustis, died Tuesday night after the ATV rolled on top of her. Her body was found by friends when she didn’t return.
PORTLAND (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services says a migratory songbird that summers in the northeastern United States does not warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company has returned $21 million to Maine employers insured by the workers compensation provider.
About 18,000 employers in the state will see insurance returns from the Portlandbased insurer. MEMIC president Michael Bourque attributes the lower costs to better workplace safety. Bourque says fewer injuries keep costs down.