YARMOUTH — Dorothy May Mann Maybury of Freeport, ME, lately of Bay Square in Yarmouth, passed away Tuesday March 13, 2018.
On March 11th of 2018 another bright light left this world. Theresa Wooding, 37, of Brunswick, Maine will be remembered for her infectious smile, warm heart, and her amazing ability to truly touch others with her words, beautiful art, and moving writings. She had a memorable affect on those who crossed her path and knew her during her short stay here on Earth.
BRUNSWICK — Jeanne Perry, 91, passed away on March 10, 2018 after a brief illness at home with her family by her side.
She was born in Topsham, Maine on May 21, 1926, the daughter of Edward and Madeline Foster Belanger.
She attended school in Topsham and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1944, and served as their Alumni Secretary since 1956.
Texas — Philip E. Julian, age 80, of Sabattus, ME, went to be with his Lord at 9:35 pm. Friday, March 2, 2018, at the home of his daughter following a courageous battle with cancer. Phil was born July 18, 1937, in Bloomington, IL, to Marie and Marius Julian.
Peter Coffin, 39, of Harpswell, known to his friends as Pete, lost his battle with addiction on March 9th.
DEAR ABBY: I was working out of town in a position that paid a good salary. When my adult son proposed to his girlfriend, I told him I would try and give him $10,000 for the wedding. Well, things changed. I had to return home for good, and my salary was cut.
I recently spent near two weeks of my life updating the e-side of it, followed by a week in the throes of a world-class case of the flu. Given a choice of which to suffer again, I think I'd opt for a coin toss.
Cancer related to smoking cigarettes surfaced in the 1950’s and over the next 40 years lawsuits were filed by individuals and States. Finally in the 1990‘s Attorney Generals of 46 States sued the Tobacco Industry under the State Consumer Protection and antitrust laws.
Pruitt's Egregious Comments on Global Warming
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's comment that climate change may be good for humans is no less than outrageous. Climate change has always been an environmental issue, but now it has been shown unequivocally to impact human health as well.
PORTLAND (AP) — A lawsuit in Maine says an 11- year-old boy with mental illness at a juvenile detention center was beaten by corrections officers and denied medical care.
BANGOR (AP) — A former special education teacher in Maine is charged with secretly shooting videos up women’s skirts.
The Bangor Daily News reports that 30-year-old Benjamin Emmott is accused of making lewd videos of at least seven women without their knowledge.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A group that advocates for Maine’s organic farmers says it opposes a federal move to get rid of organic animal welfare rules.
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association said late Tuesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to stop using a set of rules called federal Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices is misguided.
AUGUSTA (AP) — The founding director of the Maine Legislature’s government watchdog agency says she is leaving the position this summer.
The Bangor Daily News reports Beth Ashcroft is leaving the job in August. The agency, Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability, is in the midst of an investigation into Maine’s child welfare system.
The scrape of snow shovels and the drone of snowblowers filled the New England air on Wednesday as the region cleaned up from a storm that left 2 feet of snow in some places and tens of thousands without power.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH (AP) — A former fire department chief in Maine will spend a year in prison for setting fire to a large marsh area.
Sixty-one-year-old Ricky Plummer, former fire chief in Old Orchard Beach, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in October to setting a fire that spread to more than 40 acres in the town in April 2016.