Lynne Curtis Caswell of Topsham passed away at home on Monday, November 6, 2017, after a long illness. She was 69.
DEAR ABBY: You have mentioned in the past that you have a booklet on writing letters, including thank-you notes. Where do I send for it?
BRUNSWICK — Ann Sternberger Lampert passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born on January 4, 1925, in Newark, New Jersey, to Katharine Martin Sternberger and Robert Oscar Sternberger.
Her family moved to Saint Anne d’buepre, Quebec, when she was 18 months old and they returned to the U.S. when Ann was 8.
I took a typewriter and trepidation about making new friends to college. “Go to a fraternity party!” my mother advised, excited to recall the formal events of her youth. Sipping an oddly-flavored drink, I tried to reconcile the packed, drunken scene with my well-bred mother. Squeezing back out with my dorm friends, I paused when someone’s beer splashed down my blouse.
Far too often the story in Brunswick is that whatever Bowdoin College wants, Bowdoin College gets. They wanted Longfellow School and traded us the McLellan Building. They got a classically styled building and we got an 18- year-old building that is already looking haggard.
Late last week I read about our most recent storm and CMP having to evaluate hefty increases to our power bills after dealing with the devastation. I understand that the for-profit corporation which is CMP has 30 days in which to compile a report to accompany and justify increase requests to the PUC which will then rule finally.
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif.
The gunman behind a rampage in Northern California was out on bail for a charge of stabbing a neighbor, had been the object of complaints from neighbors who said he had been firing off hundreds of rounds of ammunition, and had been the subject of a domestic violence call the day before the attack.
YORK (AP) — A former Roman Catholic priest who spent more than a decade in a Massachusetts prison for raping an altar boy has been re-indicted on sexual abuse charges in Maine.
A 33-year-old Buxton man remains in jail following his arrest for gross sexual assault in September of a woman in Freeport
Marvin S. Jenkins is charged with one count of gross sexual assault and bail has been set at $7,500 cash.
BATH — On Monday, representatives from Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger contributed $2,500 to the Bath Area Food Pantry. After going without power for almost a week due to the Oct. 30 storm, the Bath Area Food Pantry lost nearly two-thirds of their refrigerated and frozen inventory. The pantry was forced to dip into their December reserves.
BRUNSWICK — On Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Mid Coast Presbyterian Church in Topsham, the Merrymeeting Wheelers Bicycle Club will hear a presentation by Bill Yeo who completed a Himalayan bikepacking trip in northern India last year with his brother, Mike. The event is free and open to the public. Yeo will screen his documentary that chronicles the expedition’s highlights.
The state’s Legislative Council has approved a bill submitted by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would increase penalties for acts of indecent exposure when victims are 12 and 13 years old.
A spokesman for the state fire marshal’s office said Tuesday that investigators were unable to determine what caused the fire that destroyed a mobile home in Durham over the weekend.
Following months of complaints about unreasonable noise from railway crossings and the layover facility during all hours of the night, the Brunswick Town Council on Tuesday conducted a workshop with rail officials and agencies to identify measures to reduce disturbance to the public.
Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said Tuesday he’s going to vote for a tax overhaul that avoids a late suggestion by President Donald Trump to lower the top rate on high-wage earners.
The Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Office responded to a six-vehicle crash on Route 1 early Tuesday morning that was spurred by slippery road conditions.
The crash was reported southbound near the West Bath exit at 12:08 a.m., according to Lt. Brian Quinn.