TOPSHAM — The Topsham Parks and Recreation Department is offering basketball for players in grades 1-2.
BRUNSWICK — A trio of Bowdoin College field hockey players have been honored with All-NESCAC awards following the 2017 season.
Sophomore Kara Finnerty and junior Elizabeth Bennewitz were named First Team All-NESCAC, while senior Julian Fiore received Second Team All- NESCAC recognition.
This has been the weirdest week that I can recall for the second week of November. It is easy to point the blame at a certain program for that extra workload throughout the month in recent years past, when most of us start thinking of eating turkey and standing in long shopping lines to buy that perfect holiday gift.
The New England Patriots claimed tight end Martellus Bennett off waivers on Thursday, a day after he was cut by the Green Bay Packers for “failing to disclose a physical condition.”
He didn’t play in the Packers’ 30-17 loss on Monday to the Detroit Lions after being listed as doubtful for the game.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s longtime neighbor pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he assaulted the Kentucky Republican while he was mowing his lawn.
Michael Paul Washburn passed away on Oct. 26, 2017.
He grew up in Brunswick and remained local throughout his life. He worked as a carpenter and a “wormer on the flats.” When he wasn’t working, you could find him fishing with his children, they were always by his side.
His sense of humor and smile will be greatly missed.
TOPSHAM — Russell L. “Rusty” Rancourt Jr., age 75 of Topsham, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Mid Coast Hospital.
He was born in Augusta, ME on September 23, 1942, the son of Russell L. and Gertrude (Carrier) Rancourt, Sr. He attended local schools and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1960.
FREEPORT — Lillian L. Maberry, age 80, of Maple Avenue, passed away Tuesday, November 7th at her home. She was born in Skowhegan, May 11, 1937, the daughter of Frank and Barbara Chase Fitzmaurice.
BRUNSWICK — Davis (Dave) McFadden, 87, passed away peacefully at home on November 8, 2017. He was born in Medford, MA, January 7, 1930, the only child of Danforth and Alice Griffin McFadden. He was a 1948 graduate of Brunswick High School.
MOSCOW — Richard Ellis Moore, 81, passed away October 21, 2017 at his home in Moscow with his family by his side. He was born September 7, 1936 in Bowdoinham, the son of Ellis Maxwell and Celia Madeline (Billings) Moore.
A British inventor billed as a real-life version of the superhero Iron Man has hit the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit at 32 mph, a Guinness world record.
The record keeper announced Tuesday’s feat on Thursday as part of its annual Guinness World Records day.
Promising to put “America first” in his trade practices, President Donald Trump used a speech in Vietnam today to denounce multilateral agreements embraced by the region and deliver what appeared to be a rebuke to China, railing against trade practices he says have put Americans out of work.
John Hillerman, who played stuffed-shirt Higgins to Tom Selleck’s freewheeling detective Thomas Magnum in the 1980s TV series “Magnum, P.I.” has died, his nephew said Thursday. Hillerman was 84.
Hillerman, who had been in declining health, died Thursday of natural causes at his home in Houston, nephew Chris Tritico said.
“He said to them, ‘Then give to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” Luke 20:25
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas
The Texas church where more than two dozen people were killed by a gunman during Sunday services will be demolished, the pastor said.
Pastor Frank Pomeroy told leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention earlier this week that it would be too painful to continue using First Baptist Church as a place of worship.
Pope Francis is saying “Just Say No” to cigarettes.
The Vatican announced Thursday that it would no longer sell cigarettes to employees in its duty-free shop and supermarket — giving up an estimated $11 million a year in profit.
The holidays are before us. The electricity is back on after last week’s powerful storm. And yet my heart is grieving. Saturday night, my family stood outside clapping and shouting “ Thank you!” to the line and tree workers who reconnected us with the world. But the next day that same connection brought news of 26 worshipers shot dead in their Texas church.