The focus of the search for 10 U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters shifted today to the damaged destroyer’s flooded compartments.
OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea
As North Korea vowed “merciless retaliation” against U.S.-South Korean military drills that it claims are an invasion rehearsal, senior U.S. military commanders on today dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang.
Melinda Geraldine Bradley Prosser, 78, died on Aug. 19, 2017. Funeral services will be held at Cundy’s Harbor Community Church of the Nazarene, 863 Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell, on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. with a reception to follow.
WOOLWICH — Janice Louise Gallagher, 69, of Freeport and a longtime resident of Woolwich, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017. She was born on August 31, 1947, the daughter of Ivan and Dora (Cooper) Jackson in Hartland, Maine. She grew up in Bath and graduated from Morse High School, class of 1968.
BATH — Louise B. Hammer, 77, of Brunswick, ME and Uniontown, PA died on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Winship Green in Bath after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Germantown, PA on July 4, 1940. Louise enjoyed spending time with her many friends in the state of Maine.
It is with great sadness that the family of Doris “Dot” Laffely announces her passing on August 16th at the age of 85 years.
Lowell Outland was a custodian at Tates Creek High School for seven years, a high school dropout who dreamed of becoming a teacher.
UPPER DARBY, Pa.
A regional rail train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early today, injuring dozens of passengers and the train’s operator, a regional rail spokeswoman said.
Lucky for Life:
Gimme 5: 14-20-30-33-38
Day Pick 3: 4-7-9
Day Pick 4: 2-2-6-8
Evening Pick 3: 5-8-2
Evening Pick 4: 3-0-1-2
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year and a half. In the beginning, he kept his family and me apart.
Last year, half of Maine’s hospitals ran an operating deficit. According to figures from the Maine Health Data Organization, two thirds of Maine’s hospitals have just one month’s cash on hand (or less). Why is this important for Mainers?
We are leaderless. America doesn’t have a president. America has a man in the White House holding the spot, and wreaking havoc as he waits for the day when a real president arrives to replace him.
Donald Trump is many things — most of them despicable — but the leader of a nation he is not. He is not a great man. Hell, he isn’t even a good man.
Give, Don’t Just Take
The Brunswick Town Council and Finance Committee are proposing a Property Tax Assistance (relief) Program for Brunswick Citizens. Currently only a draft ordinance, it is loaded with foggy questions. But rest assured Brunswick citizens, it will be top heavy with rules and regulations and hoops to be jumped through.