PORTLAND (AP) — Nine protesters who were previously charged with criminal trespass after a protest at U.S. Sen. Susan Collins’ Portland office will have their charges dropped.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The top lawyers for a dozen coastal states want the U.S. Interior Department to cancel the Trump administration’s plan to expand offshore drilling, warning it threatens their maritime economies and natural resources.
BANGOR (AP) — A Maine hospital says it lost track of a hard drive containing personal information of 660 patients.
Eastern Maine Medical Center announced Thursday that it’s mailing notices to patients to ensure that they take precautions to avoid identity theft.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine health officials say 28 residents have died from the flu this season, following four deaths last week.
The Sun-Journal reports the Maine Center for Disease Control released the flu report Wednesday. According to the agency, there have been 2,307 influenza cases in the state this year. There haven’t been any pediatric influenza deaths.
WINDHAM (AP) — Officials say three people are in the hospital and one person has life-threatening injuries after a crash in Windham.
Super Bowl Sunday is full of traditions. Whether it’s the actual game, gathering with friends, commercials or the halftime show fans most look forward to, food brings everyone together on Super Bowl Sunday.
It doesn’t get much bigger than the “big game” for supermarkets.
The Maine Board of Pharmacy raised the proposed age to obtain an overdose reversing drug available without a prescription on Thursday, winning Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s approval and clearing the way for pharmacists to make the drug available.
Donald Crisman has more than a half-century of Super Bowl memories behind him, from taking a 24-hour train ride to Super Bowl II to seeing his beloved New England Patriots win in overtime last year. But he says Sunday’s matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Patriots just might be his final big game.
BRUNSWICK — Seth Helie, 42, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in the company of his family at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
Maine lawmakers on Thursday began trying to figure out how to ensure Mainers aren’t hit with a higher state tax bill due to the Republican tax overhaul that President Donald Trump recently signed into law.
Gov. Paul LePage’s administration said the governor plans to submit legislation this month aimed at preventing a state tax hike.
BOWDOINHAM — Elizabeth (Ross) Goodman, 63, of Bowdoinham, passed away unexpectedly on January 27, 2018 at Tufts Medical Hospital in Boston, MA.. Elizabeth (Liz) was born on November 20, 1954, in Thurso, Scotland, the daughter of Peter Ross.
Mary H. Little, age 95, formerly of Brunswick, passed from this life into Heaven on January 17, 2018, in Spokane, Washington. Mary was born Mary Roberta Hyde on March 17, 1922, to life-long Brunswick residents Robert O. Hyde and Etta Adella (Prince) Hyde.
“Lord now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word.” Luke 2:29
Walk in the Light
BRUNSWICK — This weekend youth from All Saints Parish will be collecting donations to benefit the “Souper” Bowl of Caring.
The annual event — taking place Saturday and Sunday — is a weekend of giving and serving, during which 100 percent of monetary and food donations collected will be given to local organizations to help tackle hunger in the community.
The driver of a minivan hauling gas canisters in Shanghai set fire to his vehicle while smoking a cigarette and plowed into pedestrians today, leaving 18 people injured in the heart of the Chinese financial hub, police said.
If anybody thought to do it before she did it, they didn’t do it because it’s been confirmed that she did it first.
Kicking off last Sunday, students from St. John’s Catholic School have been celebrating Catholic Schools Week with different activities each day.
The celebration kicked off with an open house, featuring students’ work on display, as well as an opportunity for new families to check out our school.
With construction underway on the new All Saints Parish multi-purpose facility in Brunswick, excitement continues to grow as a dream draws closer to becoming a reality.
Today is Friday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2018. There are 332 days left in the year. This is Groundhog Day.
Today's Highlight in History
On Feb. 2, 1943, the remainder of Nazi forces from the Battle of Stalingrad surrendered in a major victory for the Soviets in World War II.
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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be led by the Spirit.