TOPSHAM — Geraldine M. Fenimore 82, died Sunday October 22, 2017 at her home in Topsham. She was born January 20, 1935 in Brunswick to Joseph A. and Evelyn E. (Stubbs) Pardur.
President Donald Trump is planning lunch with GOP senators after sparring with several of them, as congressional Republicans turn to overhauling the tax code.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears will no longer sell Whirlpool appliances, ending a business relationship that dates back more than 100 years.
In a note sent to its stores last week, Sears said that Whirlpool was making demands that would’ve made it difficult to sell its appliances at a competitive price.
Mary Birge Bonbright Hendrian, 88, passed away in Salt Lake City on October 12, 2017. Birge was born in Englewood, NJ, on July 16, 1929, to Mary Eleanor and Irving Wayland Bonbright Jr.
She married Marshall Dexter Hendrian on June 15, 1957. Marshall died in 2002. She graduated from The Dwight School, The Ethel Walker School and Bradford Junior College.
Mary Ellen Wright, 75, died on October 9, 2017, in Chicago, IL, due to Alzheimer’s.
Longtime resident of Topsham, ME.
Constance Freeman Lord, 74, of Brunswick, died peacefully on Oct. 21, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.
Connie was born on May 7, 1943, in Portland, Maine, to Celina Shea Freeman and Philip A. Freeman. She married Dana W. Lord on January 20, 1967, at Bailey Island Church. They lived on Bailey Island and Cundy’s Harbor in the early years of their marriage.
Ruth deBree Kaknes Stevens, 87, of Bowdoinham, passed away on October 9, 2017. Ruth was born on September 18, 1930, in Bowdoinham to Victor and Sadie (Fenimore) deBree. She was educated in South Freeport and Brunswick schools and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1948.
WISCASSET — Paul H. Blagdon “Blaggy,” 58, of Wiscasset, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017, surrounded by loved ones.
He was born on June 27, 1959, in Damariscotta, the son of Holbrook and Alice Blagdon.
On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, Robert (Bob) Nelson, age 86, passed away after battling Alzheimer’s for many years. He was devoted to his family and always sought ways to help others in need.
DEAR ABBY: I am a divorced and remarried man with two teenage daughters. My ex-wife has custody of my girls one state away. I see them as often as time and the courts allow — two months during the summer, a week during winter break, rotating Thanksgivings, etc.
As Maine looks ahead to its upcoming election on November 7th, eyes are focused once again on the role of our citizen referendums in the state’s political and legislative process.
In 1537, Jane Seymour, the third wife of England’s King Henry VIII, died 12 days after giving birth to Prince Edward, later King Edward VI.
In 1648, the Peace of Westphalia ended the Thirty Years War and effectively destroyed the Holy Roman Empire.
MHPC Get it Wrong on Ranked Choice Voting
The recent guest column from the Maine Heritage Policy Center about Ranked Choice Voting repeats a lot of misinformation.
We all know a story of someone ‘doing something’ only to make matters worse. Just “doing something, even if it’s wrong” is rarely the right answer. Staying put when lost is almost always the right answer. Doctors pledge first to do no harm.
YORK (AP) — More than 200 students have gathered to show support for a 14- year-old gay student who was bullied at York High School in Maine.
Students and parents say the bullying was brought to the attention of the school administrators, but that not enough was done to stop it.