State Police say an Auburn woman died Thursday evening in a single-car collision on Interstate 295 in Brunswick.
Troopers said Therese Cyr, 76, of Auburn, was likely driving south in the northbound lane from Topsham when her car veered into the median and struck the Pleasant Street overpass bridge abutment.
A state proposal to have public schools provide special education services to students in preschool could be implemented in July 2018. However, Brunswick school officials say local districts need a roll-out period of three to five years.
While locals express hope that Southgate Family Restaurant will bounce back after a devastating fire Wednesday, owners Karl and Mirinda Schaumburg are still wondering exactly what caused the blaze.
“Obviously we’re not doing too well,” Karl Schaumburg told The Times Record on Thursday.
The Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works contracts to build two new Arleigh Burkeclass destroyers.
State Police say an elderly woman died Thursday night when her car slammed into a bridge abutment on Interstate 295 in Brunswick.
Troopers said the woman, in her late 70s, was driving her car in the wrong lane, likely driving south in the northbound lane from Topsham.
[img_assist|nid=1176302|title=|desc= THIS PHOTO provided by Nils Ribi Photography shows the Milky Way in the night sky at the foot of the Boulder Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area in Idaho. Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way.
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SpaceX has put together a bloopers video showing “How NOT to land an orbital rocket booster.”
Set to John Philip Sousa’s rousing march “The Liberty Bell,” the two-minute video recently posted shows rockets exploding at sea and over land. The opening blast, from 2013, is even synchronized to the music.
The Bowdoin College field hockey team held off host Wellesley College, 3-2, Wednesday night in non-conference action.
The Polar Bears (4-2) scored two goals in the second half to break open the 1- 1 tie.
TOPSHAM — Abby Hagan scored the first and the last goal as the Mt. Ararat High School jayvee field hockey team rolled to a 4-0 win over Bangor on Tuesday.
Hagan scored her first goal off a pass from Gracie Morrell.
Hannah Huston made it a 2-0 game at the half, with Jamie Weidner picking up an assist.
WATERVILLE — The Thomas College women’s soccer team fell to Bates College, 6-1, in non-conference action on Wednesday night at Smith Field.
The Bobcats extended their unbeaten streak to four games, while the Terriers had their two-game winning streak snapped (2-7).
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School “B” field hockey fell 1-0 against Oxford Hills in its home opener on Monday.
The Eagles defense worked hard to keep the ball out of their territory. Eliva Beattie, Tara Crossman and Maggie Whalen did a solid job clearing the ball out wide to keep Oxford Hills from having many scoring opportunities.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School seventh grade girls soccer team improved its record to 1-1 by defeating Oxford Hills, 6-0, in recent action.
The Eagles came out strong offensively, with Ariana Graybill getting a hat trick. Angel Huntsman added in two more goals, while Emma Dobransky scored on a cross by Ella Bergeron.
HAMPDEN — The Mt. Ararat high school boys soccer team played to a 1-1 tie with Hampden Academy on Tuesday.
Jacob Brillant scored the lone goal for the visiting Eagles.
The trio of James Singleton (six saves), Mitchell Surace (two saves) and Elias Linkel (two saves) all worked the net for Mt. Ararat.
SOUTH PARIS — The Mt. Ararat Eagles seventh-grade boys soccer team rolled to an 8-1 victory over Oxford Hills on Tuesday.
The Eagles got off to a fast start with Ewan Alexander scoring his first of three goals at 4:45 into the first half.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High seventh and eighth-grade boys soccer teams split a pair of games with visiting Lewiston on Tuesday.
The eighth-grader fell, with six goals being scored by the visitors. Kyle Delong was in goal for the Huskies, turning back over a dozen shots, while Albie Putnam was relentless on defense.
For the first time since 2006, the Boston Bruins are entering the season with someone other than Claude Julien as their head coach.