The Bath Fire Department went into action Tuesday at the last minute to save as much as $15,000 in frozen foods at the Bath Area Food Bank.
“How amazing is that? In the ninth hour,” said Executive Director Kimberly Gates.
While areas in Falmouth and further south have reported significant damage to piers, docks and boats following Monday’s tropical storm, waterfront communities in the Midcoast have reported only minimal damage.
Gov. Paul LePage surveyed damage left from this week’s storm in Brunswick and Phippsburg on Wednesday.
The monetary cost of Monday’s storm, which at one point left more than 400,000 in Maine without power, is not yet estimated, LePage said.
Central Maine Power Company says it passed the halfway point Wednesday as it repairs downed lines from Monday’s storm.
At 10 p.m. Wednesday, an estimated 154,000 homes and businesses remained without service following a wind and rain storm that hit Maine earlier this week. That is down from a peak of 404,000 at midday Monday.
As storm clean up and power restoration efforts continue around the Midcoast, local officials are releasing information on progress and have announced warming and charging stations.
U.S. home prices rose sharply in August from a year ago, a trend that is thwarting many would-be buyers and potentially slowing sales.
One beautiful day this past summer, the phone rang. Answering with, “Hello, this is Gina, how may I help you?” I hear excited first-time home buyers on the other end, asking about a house they just spotted.
“There is a house with a for sale sign in the yard, we want to see it.”
Paul George scored 20 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the paint during a 16-0 run to take control early in a 110-91 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.
Russell Westbrook had 12 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, while Carmelo Anthony scored eight of his 17 points in the pivotal first quarter.
KEENE, N.H. — Executing its team strategy to perfection, the University of Southern Maine men’s cross country team won its second straight Little East Conference Championship on Saturday.
The event was hosted by Keene State College.
BRISTOL, R.I. — Sarah Bohan shattered her personal best time to place fifth and lead the Simmons College women’s cross country team to a second-place finish for the second straight year at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship, held recently at Colt State Park.
Sophomore Amelia Franklin of Bath finished 54th, registering a time of 23:51.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High School eighth-grade girls soccer team defeated Bath Middle School, 9-1 recently.
The Huskies, led by Ella Gagnon, were relentless moving the ball around the field. The Huskies got goals from Molly Taub, Ophelia Ladner, Emma Charbonneau, Piper Mann and Abby Sharpe.
Mika Zibanejad got the tiebreaking goal with 5:39 left and the New York Rangers scored four in the third period to rally for a 6-4 victory over the expansion Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday night.
Jimmy Vesey, Mats Zuccarello, Chris Kreider, Pavel Buchnevich and Michael Grabner scored for the Rangers.
Jets 2, Wild 1
Jarret Doege threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Andrew Clair surpassed 100 yards rushing for the fourth straight game and the two freshmen led Bowling Green to a 44-16 win over Kent State on Tuesday night.
[img_assist|nid=1183061|title=|desc= FORMER CAROLINA PANTHERS wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) makes a touchdown catch as Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay (23) defends during an NFL football game in Detroit. The Buffalo Bills have upgraded their patchwork group of receivers by agreeing to acquire Benjamin in a trade with the Panthers.
Play it again, Tiger Woods.
For the second straight year, Woods will return from back surgery at his holiday tournament in the Bahamas the week after Thanksgiving.
Woods has not played since he withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic on Feb. 3 with back spasms. Two months later, he had his fourth back surgery in just over two years.
Clock management hurt the Browns again.
And this time, it cost them a quarterback.
Failing to get the necessary paperwork to the NFL offices by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. trade deadline, Cleveland’s proposed deal to get Cincinnati quarterback AJ McCarron fell apart in the final minutes, the latest misstep for a team unable to solve its quarterback riddle.
Like most communities in the area, Richmond is dealing with mass power outages and have been unable to host classes at the high school.
However, both the boys and girls high school soccer teams are both still competing in postseason play, so they are still hitting the practice fields.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.
Jimmy Garoppolo sat down on the dais in between San Francisco general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan, leaned into the microphone and thanked the 49ers and the New England Patriots for the trade that gives him a chance to be a starter in the NFL.
He already passed his first test.