DEAR ABBY: A year ago, my husband confessed that he was having an affair at work. Before it started, he tried setting “Velma” up with his twin brother, but she said she wasn’t interested.
In 1790, the first successful cotton mill in the United States began operating at Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
In 1812, German authors Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of the first edition of their collection of folk stories, "Children's and Household Tales."
The news that Sen. Susan Collins had ignored the wishes of the majority of Mainers on the recent Senate tax cut bill underscored just how far the greed and lack of care for the working people of this nation has gone.
At this festive time of year, it is good to remember those who will probably never again personally experience “city sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style.”
They’re celebrating in Washington, after the Senate’s passage of a massive tax overhaul, thanks, in part, to a vote cast by Maine’s Sen. Susan Collins yesterday evening. The bill, which had passed the House shortly before, is a win for President Trump, whose legislative victories this year have been few and far between.
PORTLAND ( AP) — A memorial vigil is planned for this week to honor the 37 homeless people who died in the Portland area this past year.
BANGOR (AP) — About 1,000 former workers of a Maine paper mill company have started receiving checks in a 15- year- old bankruptcy case.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine State Police are mourning the loss of a veteran police dog.
WCSH-TV reports state police announced Tuesday night in an Instagram post that K- 9 Pivot had been euthanized. Authorities say the police dog had suffered from a “debilitating illness.”
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware are investigating a chain reaction car crash in October after one of the people in the crash died.
State Police said in a news release Tuesday that 91-year-old Eugene Paine of Ellsworth, Maine, died Dec. 11. Paine was a passenger in one of three cars involved in a crash on Oct. 27 in Wilmington.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree says she’s not going to run for Maine governor, saying she wants to stay in Washington to fight against the Republican tax proposal and referred to the Trump administration as “crazy.”
AUGUSTA ( AP) — The Maine ethics commission is set to discuss its investigation into the financing of a failed, multi-million-dollar effort to build a third casino in the state.
LEWISTON ( AP) — Maine police say five protesters were arrested at the Lewiston office of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and charged with criminal trespass.
BRUNSWICK (AP) — A federal judge in Maine has heard arguments on a case concerning the release of funding for job training and workforce development programs.