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.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas
he most recent sermon posted on YouTube by the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, shows him explaining why he had parked a motorcycle in front of his lectern.
“What was that?” whispered my wife Tina in the middle of the night, although she was half asleep and doesn’t remember asking. “Ghosts,” I responded, having heard nothing to cause concern.
Rich Cromwell, a member of the International Services Committee for the Bath Rotary Club, has announced that the Karakin Foundation, a charitable organization supporting philanthropy and volunteerism worldwide, awarded a grant of $80,000 to continue the local Rotary’s work in Cambodia.
“On this day, Veterans Day, We are Commemorating The service of Veterans of all wars.”
“We remember how Men and Women set aside their civilian pursuits to server their Nations cause, defending the Freedom of Mankind and preserving our precious American Heritage.”
There are two problems with the Trump administration’s tax reform proposal.
First, it’s not Trump’s. It comes from the Republican Congress, just as did all of his claimed health care “repeal and replace” proposals.
The United States is on the brink of a colossal mistake, unless Congress quickly passes the Dream Act of 2017, reversing the effects of the recent rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Complaints of excessive noise from Amtrak Downeaster train movements in Brunswick have become a significant public issue. A formal complaint has been filed with the town, along with numerous complaints by email. Accordingly, the Town Council has scheduled a workshop for Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.