Kara Thompson of Bath received an unexpected bit of good news on Monday — she was getting a new kidney.
Thompson was born with only one kidney, a fact she discovered after she collapsed while she was walking a friend’s dog. She learned at the hospital that her kidney was failing, and she was put on dialysis until she could receive a transplant.
Brunswick police have released the identity of two people killed in separate crashes reported Saturday and Monday.
The name of the driver who died in a fatal crash Monday night on US Route 1 west of Cook’s Corner was Katherine Rand, 78, of Brunswick.
BATH — Tri-County Literacy will sponsor its first annual Candy Cane Festival Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bath Middle School, 6 Old Brunswick Rd., Bath. Tickets are $5.50 in advance and $7.00 at the door. Children under 2 are free. All proceeds will go toward the organization’s mission “to improve lives through literacy.”
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday released new information about Paul Manafort’s financial holdings, but said it’s hard to determine exactly how much the former Trump campaign chairman is worth because of “varying representations.”
Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, brandishing air guns and yelling “God is great” in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities said.
In the aftermath of a tropical storm Monday morning that caused more power outages than the ice storm of 1998, thousands of customers remain without power in the Midcoast.
According to Central Maine Power, outages peaked around noon Monday at more than 400,000 customers without power.
While many Bath residents remained without power Tuesday, businesses, nonprofits and neighbors stepped up to help each other throughout widespread outages.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.
Harrison Butker’s five field goals were instrumental to the Kansas City Chiefs’ 29-19 victory over the Denver Broncos, especially the way the rest of their offense was faltering.
Don’t think he felt any pressure, though.
Artemi Panarin gave himself a nice 26th birthday present.
Panarin and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored in a shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Monday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the third period.
Columbus has won eight of its first 12 games, a franchise record for October.
[img_assist|nid=1182825|title=|desc= BETHANY MILLER poses for a photo as she holds a photo album with her late son Kyle Wilson and his daughter on the cover in Jay. Miller said her son, who died from a diabetic coma, would’ve been among those in Maine who could benefit if voters on Nov. 7 demand a Medicaid expansion.
Two cats were killed in a fire in Lisbon that damaged a home on Patterson Street late Friday morning.
A neighbor reported seeing smoke coming from the residence at 5 Patterson St. at 11:15 a.m.
A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Sunday for a new multipurpose building to be constructed on the campus of St. John the Baptist Church and St. John’s Catholic School.
I paused my shoveling of horse manure the other day to rest my eyes on a most attractive plant growing at the edge of the pile.
Saturday at Twin Brook in Cumberland
GIRLS — Camden Hills 73, Greely 107,
Falmouth 131, Deering 136, Bonny
Eagle 140, Gorham 143, Mt. Ararat
There should be no confusion about the intensity of NASCAR’s playoffs after Sunday’s show at Martinsville Speedway.
Chase Elliott could have won, same for Brad Keselowski, and Denny Hamlin, too.