AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine Republican Party’s executive director said Tuesday that an ethics claim alleging GOP involvement in a conservative website that posts right-slanted news is “completely without merit.”
Margaret “Peg” Hannings, 95, of Freeport, Maine, passed away on January 14, 2018, of natural causes. There will be a graveside service in the spring (date not yet determined) at the George Washington Cemetery in Paramus, NJ.
Muriel Elizabeth Jones, 91, died on January 24, 2018 in Brunswick. She was born on April 14, 1926, in Pembroke, ME, the daughter of Russell and Emma (Taylor) Carter.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.” Proverbs 9:10
Pearls of Wisdom
With regard to racism in our country, the Baha’i writings say that we in America have a long and stony road ahead with many thorns in our way.
The outdoor gear industry brought its biggest winter marketplace to Denver this week as it faces slipping sales and shifting U.S. consumer habits.
About 1,000 manufacturers are showing new products to 11,000 retail buyers at the Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show, which opened Thursday and runs through Sunday.
Teachers and staff at St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick constantly seek ways in which to instill a call to service in their students, an understanding of the difference that caring for those in need can make, and an appreciation for the special school community that provides a venue of encouragement to answer the call.
A mong the antiques I inherited from my mother was an Early American candle stand — or so I thought. I remembered it from my grandparents’ home on the coast of Maine. My grandparents were both avid collectors. After they passed away, the dark wooden stand with three short legs and a narrow trunk that held two candles went to my mother.
We had a great meeting last Friday. Leslie Trundy delivered pies from the Interact Club at Morse High School. Leslie is a guidance counselor at Morse and adviser to the Interact Club. The pies were made by the members of the Interact Club to raise money for a service project. We had a few extra pies, which we auctioned off to raise more money for the Interact Club.
Today is Friday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2018. There are 339 days left in the year.
In 1531, a major earthquake struck Lisbon in the Kingdom of Portugal, followed by a tsunami and several strong aftershocks; an estimated 30,000 people died.
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR:
This was written prior to Winfrey’s announcement that she will not be running for president.
Bald Rock Mountain in Camden Hills State Park was the first mountain I climbed in the winter. That less than illustrious escapade was almost exactly 40 years ago.
Suppose you ran a business and, when checking your employees’ job performance, found they only got an average 20 percent score.
You might decide that, with more employee effort or some new workers, your business would run more successfully. You would probably consider firing at least some of them.
We recently learned that President Donald Trump referred to African nations and Haiti using a derogatory and profane term. (Accounts differ, but all seem to agree it ended with “hole”).
Writing off an enormous percentage of the world’s landmass and population as inferior isn’t just nasty, it’s incorrect.
BRUNSWICK — Christina Levesque of Reform Physical Therapy will be at People Plus Jan. 29 to conduct a seminar on balance, how to prevent a fall and how to properly handle a fall if one occurs. The event is free and open to the public. Call (207) 729- 0757 to register or for more information.
WEST BATH (AP) — A Richmond man who accidentally killed his father when he punched him has been sentenced to one year in prison.
WGME-TV reports 55-year-old Kurt Linton was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to aggravated assault. Under the plea deal, a manslaughter charge was dropped.