Corinne Esther Stevens, 84, died peacefully on Dec. 22, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease, at Sedgewood Commons, in Falmouth, ME.
DEAR ABBY: I recently was rejected for a job that would have turned into a career. I put all my eggs in one basket, so to speak, and told everyone around me during the process that it was looking good.
Over breakfast last week I was enjoying a grapefruit half when I had a flashback of my childhood days. Back then, Big Sis and I were forced by our obviously cruel parents to eat the occasional grapefruit half. We would, by way of defending our taste buds, douse each grapefruit serving with a pound of sugar. You can disguise almost anything with enough sugar.
Opposing General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Tax Break
I wish to alert the public that the State Legislative Taxation Committee Public Hearing in Augusta for LD 1781 — the bill to give General Dynamics $60 million in corporate welfare — will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. inside Room 127 at the State House.
Today is Monday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2018. There are 343 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History
On Jan. 22, 1968, the fast-paced sketch comedy program “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” premiered as a weekly series on NBC-TV.
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Growing up here, there was always tension between Bowdoin College and some of the residents — particularly the working class who viewed the campus as home of the spoiled and privileged. As a teen in town, life among the college crowd had it’s ups and downs as well.
BANGOR (AP) — A man accused of killing a teenager in Maine in 1980 in a cold case that vexed authorities for years is set to go on trial.
A judge will hear opening statements on Monday in the trial of Philip Scott Fournier.
BANGOR (AP) — A Maine health advocacy non-profit group is holding a blanket and sleeping bag drive as temperatures dip well below freezing in the state.
Healthy Equity Alliance began the drive on Jan. 16 and is continuing it until Feb. 1. It’s taking the items at its office on Pine Street in Bangor during normal business hours.
A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit accusing Republican Gov. Paul LePage of abuse of power and blackmail in a political feud that roiled the Statehouse and led to a failed attempt to impeach the governor.
The full 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston will hear arguments April 3 in the lawsuit brought by former Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine’s Republican senator says the federal government shutdown is threatening to leave hundreds of workers furloughed and prevent low-income families from accessing health care programs.
Leaders in a Maine town said Sunday they will meet with their town manager, who has come under fire for espousing white separatist views.
Jackman town manager Tom Kawczynski recently made public comments bashing Islam and calling for preservation of white European heritage in northern New England.
FORT KENT (AP) — Maine police say they’ve identified the body of a man who was found dead over the weekend just off a snowmobile trail in Fort Kent.
(AP) Federal ocean managers are making more than $2 million available to try to help fishermen catch less of the wrong fish.
PORTLAND (AP) — Officials with Maine’s largest city say Portland International Jetport is the first airport in the country to use 100 percent recycled de-icing fluid for aircraft.
ARUNDEL (AP) — Police in Maine say a 45-year-old woman died in a two-vehicle head-on crash in Arundel.
Police say the crash killed Kerry Kiernan of Sanford. They say a preliminary investigation shows Kiernan was driving east on Route 111 when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck a vehicle operated by 22-year-old John Sanborn of Alfred.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage, the Maine Office of Information Technology and the Maine Department of Education are backing a new program to get high school girls interested in cybersecurity.
CyberStart was created by a national company and was first piloted last summer.