TOPSHAM — Laura Cady, age 58, died at Mid Coast Hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Friends and family may visit from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.brackettfuneralhome.com.
British hard rock band Motorhead says former guitarist Edward “Fast Eddie” Clarke has died aged 67.
Motorhead says on Facebook that Clarke died Wednesday in a hospital while being treated for pneumonia.
TOPSHAM — Elizabeth Ibsen Thompson, 93, of Hamden, CT and most recently of Topsham, ME passed away at home in Topsham on December 31, 2017.
“For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am among them.” Matthew 18:20
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RICHMOND — Kathryn “Kay” Schools, 80, passed away January 10, 2018, following complications from ovarian cancer surgery, at the Androscoggin Hospice House, Auburn.
January has not started out easy. First came cleaning up after Christmas. Then came the bitter cold. On top of that, my husband, Dana, has been struggling to move a 4-ton, 24- foot shed. Two years ago, when we bought our house, it was sitting in the dirt beside the driveway, half sunken in mud. Battered by rain and wind, it had slipped off its insufficient concrete supports.
The Super Bowl is presenting a fundraising opportunity for the Edgecomb Community Church, which will conduct a sub sale on Sunday, Feb. 4.
Church members will be taking orders for the winter event that is replacing one of its former summer church suppers.
Who could ever forget the one and only Jack Lynch? The only one Bath ever had. The gentleman that sang of his wares, “My oranges, peaches and pears.”
For the last 30 years of his life, my dad drove from Wilmington, Delaware to Atlantic City twice a week to play blackjack. In addition to being a Hall of Fame bridge player and former Manhattan Project scientist, my dad was a skilled card counter. He came out ahead every year, but, in truth, he played for the social interactions, not the money.
On Nov. 19 - 12, 2017, students from all over the world attended the annual Model United Nations in Stockholm, Sweden. For high school students not able to make this international trip, a UN Rotary Interact Club Conference was held Nov. 10-11, 2017, in New York City. The event was attended by Maine high school students from various Interact Clubs.
“Where the mountains meet the sea,” is an oft-quoted phrase attributed to poet Edna St. Vincent Millay to describe the Camden Hills. Located in Camden Hills State Park, Mount Megunticook is the tallest of the Camden Hills at an elevation 1,385 feet. According to park literature, it is also the highest mainland mountain on the Atlantic coast.
When government reverses an established policy, the move can range from a “flip-flop” to outright “nullification.” A “flip-flop” is a switch in policy. Nullification is a move to ignore the law.
Over the last several months I have read columns in this paper from a group that calls itself “Another View.” After reading several of these editorials, I have concluded that the members of “Another View” are really just a group of far right-wing conservative Republicans who have found a format to bash Democrats and their policies.
The town of Bowdoinham is long overdue for a new public works facility, according to Town Manager William Post — and a timeline is in place to make that a reality.
Imagine that it’s about a week ago: You’re in the dead of winter and temperatures are routinely falling below zero.
Byron, a captive Barred owl who resided at the Chewonki center for almost 30 years and helped to educate thousands of Mainers for almost 30 years, has died.
This Christmas season is wrapped up, but the Santa Claus Fund is still hard at work finalizing this season and getting ready for next season. It takes many volunteers and generous donors giving time money and gifts to make the Santa Claus Fund successful. We would like to give all of you a big heartfelt THANK YOU!