[img_assist|nid=1204943|title=|desc= SOUTH KOREAN national security director, Chung Eui-yong, third from left, meets with North Korean vice chairman of North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party Central Committee, Kim Yong Chol, second from right, in Pyongyang, North Korea, today, in this photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency.
There’s much to celebrate but plenty of cause for trepidation, too, as President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet today at the White House.
BATH — John R. Shorey, 68, of Bath, passed away in Florida on Feb. 26, 2018. www.desmondfuneralhomes.com
Against all odds, love won out at the 90th Academy Awards.
DEAR ABBY: I’m struggling because my stepson has chosen to get married on my birthday. I have been his stepmom for 18 years. It feels like a punch in the chest. My in-law family members are saying things like “OMG, how do you feel about that?
In 1766, Antonio de Ulloa arrived in New Orleans to assume his duties as the first Spanish governor of the Louisiana Territory, where he encountered resistance from the French residents.
In 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who'd been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, killing five people.
The gun lobby has long stoked its constituents with the nightmare scenario of a president who’d swipe their God-given right to own weapons.
Tax Break About Greed
I have been following with concern the request for $60 million from Maine taxpayers by General Dynamics. A surprising number of folks have voiced their concerns about this in what I feel are intelligent and measured responses. I would like to offer another slant on this issue, and that is one of, for want of another word, compassion.
I was 12 years old the first time I went to a funeral. Jay was a handsome blue-eyed blonde boy who had been out hunting with his friend Bobby during Christmas vacation week. Bobby had just received a new gun as a present. It is unimaginable to know what Bobby felt when he accidentally shot and killed his best friend. Both boys were in the class ahead of me, so I didn’t know them well.
AUGUSTA (AP) — State education officials are proposing to roll back Maine’s proficiency based diploma law, which was one of the first in the nation.
GARDINER (AP) — A Maine company says 300 employees will receive bonuses following changes to the federal tax code enacted at the end of 2017.
Everett J. Prescott Inc., a Gardiner-based waterworks materials company, says the bonuses will arrive Monday. The Kennebec Journal reports CEO Peter Prescott said Friday that many employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.