There’s a lot of water under the ground in Brunswick, and often that water works its way into homeowners’ basements. Many residents use a sump pump to solve that problem, but if your pump is connected to a sewer line, you’re in violation of the law.
On Thursday, the Harpswell board of selectmen voted to approve a request for proposals for the demolition of the Mitchell Field Pier.
At Harpswell’s annual town meeting in March, residents voted to approve a $5 million bond to pay for the pier’s demolition.
At the end of a long fall day — after dealing with all the seasonal demands of work and school — you don’t want making dinner to be a big deal.
Lucky for Life:
Gimme 5: 14-16-18-21-27
Day Pick 3: 4-1-6
Day Pick 4: 2-6-0-3
Evening Pick 3: 6-8-8
Evening Pick 4: 0-7-8-1
Alden Gray breathes out a sigh, looks down at the ground, chews his lip for a moment and then responds:
“I just couldn’t buy the truck,” he said.
As I mentioned in last week’s column, I’ve always been fascinated by the idea that when I go to sleep, something that doesn’t always come easily, there is another world out there, and it’s filled with people who are working, protecting, entertaining and, yes, having fun. (I know, I’m usually in my pajamas by 8 p.m., too.)
WOOLWICH — Felicia B. Hagerthy of Woolwich and Christopher Hertler of Augusta wish to announce their engagement.
Hagerthy, daughter of Albert and Michelle Hagerthy of Woolwich, is a 2012 graduate of Morse High School and 2016 graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. She works at Motivational Services in Augusta.
Maine Medical Center, Portland
A boy, Ashton Daniel Maney, to Jade Monahan Maney and Dustin Maney of Brunswick, Sept. 4, 2017.
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Lewiston
A girl, Lucille Jane Richard, to Bethany Goodvin and Michael Richard of Lewiston, June 30, 2017.
A girl, Zayla Jade, to Zachary and Krystle LeClair of Lisbon Falls, Sept. 15, 2017.
Boston fans have been patiently waiting to get their first glimpse of the new era of Celtics basketball.
They finally got it, and it revealed a team with a lot of upside.
Hollie Imperato scored two goals to power the Brunswick High School field hockey team to a 4-1 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference win over Lewiston on Monday.
The Dragons are 4-7 heading into Wednesday’s home matchup with Lincoln Academy at 3:30 p.m.
Dave Strader, the hockey broadcaster known affectionately as “The Voice,” has died after battling bile duct cancer for more than a year. He was 62.
The Dallas Stars said Strader died Sunday at his home in Glens Falls, New York. Strader was a play-by-play man with the Stars and a national broadcaster on NBC Sports.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.
SCARBOROUGH — The Mt. Ararat Middle School cross country team competed in the Scarborough Invitational on Friday.
The Eagle boys came out on top over a field of 25 schools.
Grady Satterfield won the two-mile race, beating out over 250 runners in a time of 11:19.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School jayvee girls soccer team coasted to a 3-0 win over Skowhegan on Friday.
Alex Bunker drove a ball past the Skowhegan keeper from 30-yards out in the opening minutes of the game.
She continued to feed the strikers from the wing, creating several scoring opportunities.
Twins star Joe Mauer remembers well all those October losses to the Yankees. So too, surely, do Minnesota’s fans.
Around the rest of the Twins clubhouse, though, it may as well be ancient history.
BANGOR — Ryan Glass broke a 1-1 tie with a second half penalty kick to lift the Mt. Ararat High School boys jayvee soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Bangor on Saturday.
Glass also scored in the first half off a pass from Jason Halliday for the Eagles.
Strong play from Trey Booty, Michael Kane, Dakota Lopez and Jax Hollenbach preserved the victory for the visitors.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School boys soccer team scored 21 goals in a pair of wins recently.
Against Tripp, the Eagles rolled to an 8-1 win.
Duncan Paetow played in goal and had a few good saves in the win.