LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world took a battering today, following a dramatic sell-off on Wall Street that triggered concerns that a potentially healthy pullback from record highs could turn into a protracted bear market.
However, signs that Wall Street will stabilize when it opens later helped ease the selling pressure during European trading hours.
LISBON FALLS — Sharon E. (Lawton) Morton, 62, lost her battle with cancer on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Maine Medical Center.
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A great white shark named George has been spotted lingering off the Florida coast near the Everglades and Gulf of Mexico.
John Mahoney, who as the cranky, blue-collar dad in “Frasier” played counterpoint to pompous sons Frasier and Niles, has died. Mahoney was 77.
The actor died Sunday in Chicago after a brief hospitalization, Paul Martino, his manager for more than 30 years, said Monday. The cause of death was not immediately provided.
Carolyn Beckenbaugh Harrington, 87, of Brunswick, passed away unexpectedly on January 24th. Her family was by her side.
DEAR ABBY: My wife gave birth to our twin girls almost a year ago, and for the most part, things have been great. They are happy and healthy, but I’m not sure how happy my wife is. I’m afraid she may be suffering from postpartum depression, but she won’t see anyone about it.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2018. There are 328 days left in the year.
On Feb. 6, 1778, during the American Revolutionary War, the United States won official recognition and military support from France with the signing of a Treaty of Alliance in Paris.
Just before Christmas the U. S. Congress and Senate passed and President Donald Trump signed a bill to make sweeping changes to the federal tax code. The changes included reducing tax rates, reducing the number of tax brackets, reducing taxes on small businesses, and a major reduction in the corporate tax rate.
Everyone deserves access to the best this great state of Maine has to offer – whether it’s my students who want to stay in Maine and raise a family, get a good job, and contribute to their community, or the lobsterwoman I met who wants to continue working in an industry that’s been challenged by environmental changes, or the elderly man I know who wants to stay in his home but is one car repair
CRANBERRY ISLES (AP) — A Maine island lost power for about two hours after a speeding teenager crashed into a utility pole over the weekend.
PORTLAND (AP) — Fishermen from Maine are planning to use an interstate hearing to make the case they should be allowed to catch more baby eels.
Kathryn Eldridge of Brunswick was named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester
NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY 1ST SEMESTER HONOR ROLL
The following local students were named to the North Yarmouth Academy First Semester Honor Roll for the 2017-18 academic year:
LITCHFIELD (AP) — State Police say a driver was killed when his sport utility vehicle struck a tree in Litchfield.
Police say Michael Oliver, 67, of Sabattus died instantly Monday morning.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A storm delivering more than 6 inches of snow is forecast for much of northern New England on Wednesday.
The National Weather Service says the snow will start late Wednesday morning and last into early evening, with an inch to 2 inches falling hourly during the peak of the storm.