WASHINGTON (AP) — President Winfrey? No way, says political prognosticator Donald Trump.
“I’ll beat Oprah,” the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday — though he quickly added, “I don’t think she’s going to run.”
A storm that slammed a California coastal community is over. The search for its victims is not.
Authorities in Santa Barbara County were still trying to reach new areas and dig into the destruction to find dead, injured or trapped people after a powerful mud flow swept away dozens of homes.
BRUNSWICK — Pauline A. “Polly” Green, 79, died Sunday January 7, 2018 at her home in Brunswick. She was born October 20, 1938 in Topsham the eldest daughter of Everett and Edith (Soule) Grant.
She graduated from Brunswick High School with the class of 1957 and from Bliss College. Polly worked many years for the Brunswick School Dept.
AUGUSTA, GA — MSgt. (Ret) John Charles Bouchard, 47, formerly of Brunswick ME, answered the call from heaven on December 31, 2017.
Doris Mary (Phelps) Congram, 84 of Brunswick, passed peacefully into the arms of her Heavenly Father on January 1, 2018 at Horizons Living and Rehab Center in Brunswick, Maine with her daughters Ann Dalessio and Eileen Manglass along with son-in-law Tony Dalessio at her side.
DEAR ABBY: My husband, to whom I’ve been married since July of 2016, has recently caved in to pressure from friends to participate in “swinger” behavior. He wants me to be included, but I really don’t want to.
Every so often I get comments about my columns. Sometimes the emails come as though the sender is enjoying a happy hour, others come with tips or questions. One such email came in this past week from a regular reader about what sort of classes we have to pay for in our local colleges and university.
Note to self: When it’s time to sit down and talk with my bosses about my next steps as an opinion editor and all-around-columnist guy, I must make sure to negotiate in plenty of “executive time.”
A Wiscasset woman has been charged by the Lincoln County Sheriff ’s Office with sex offenses involving minors.
PORTLAND (AP) — A landlord who was convicted following a fatal fire in Maine is due to file a brief in his appeals case.
Gregory Nisbet was convicted of code violations stemming from the November 2014 fire, which killed six people in Portland. He then appealed his conviction to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A proposal sponsored by Republican Maine U.S. Sen. Susan Collins to provide support for the nation’s family caregivers is headed to the president’s desk.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine regulators on Tuesday delayed action on a longterm power contract for an offshore wind pilot project led by the University of Maine.
The Maine Public Utilities Commission cited changing energy markets for delaying a contract between Maine Aqua Ventus and Central Maine Power Co., and ordered more public comment to be taken before a final decision is made.
NORWAY (AP) — Police say a Maine man suffered a laceration to his head after his truck was crushed by a utility bucket truck.
Norway police say 38-yearold Robert Sanborn, of Paris, drove into the path of a Target Utility Services bucket truck driven by 22- year-old Mitchell Cummings Tuesday afternoon. The Sun Journal reports Cummings was not injured in the crash.
Maine lawmakers on Tuesday considered a proposal to extend a ban on retail sales of marijuana until May 1 to give the state more time to craft rules about legal pot.