September 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Meeting to ponder direction of The Arrow

Public’s input sought on Arrowsic newsletter

ARROWSIC A new direction for the longstanding quarterly newsletter The Arrowsic Arrow could be determined at a public meeting tonight. More...

Special Sections


CREA, Topsham Library’s latest nature program tonight

TOPSHAM Cathance River Education Alliance (CREA) and the Topsham Library will host a program tonight in their monthly Community Nature Programs Series. More...

CTL school info session tonight

BRUNSWICK — The Center for Teaching and Learning, a nationally recognized, K-8 independent school in Edgecomb, will host an information session from 6-7 p.m. More...

Man charged with domestic violence threatening, assault

BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick man is in custody on charges after allegedly threatening the lives of a woman and her adult son over the weekend. More...


Hedging Our Bets


From an economic perspective, the bankruptcy of Great Northern Paper last week isn’t about any of the things that the right and left usually trade insults about in the wake of such a disaster. It isn’t about “greedy” unions. More...

Political Cartoon

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Et Cetera


TUES/30 MISCELLANEOUS MUSIC TOGETHER CLASS, 9:15-10a.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick. 10 week course. For infants, toddlers and preschoolers with parent, grandparent or caregiver. $145 for 10 weeks, includes CD and songbook. More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 29- year-old single man who is hard of hearing. I have a steady job and plans for a good future, but I'm having trouble in the dating world. More...


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Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick A boy, Grayson Taylor Babcock, to Justin Michael Babcock and Heather Jean Taylor of Lisbon Falls, Sept. 7, 2014. A boy, Mychael David Pragana, to Daniel Joseph Pragana II and Yelena Catherine Shove of Bath, Sept. More...

50th anniversary

Jack and Sharon (Lewis) Shaw were married on Sept. 5, 1964, at the First Baptist Church in Woolwich by the Rev. Baxter. Their grand adventure began with their honeymoon in New Hampshire on Labor Day weekend. More...

Hart, Russell

PHIPPSBURG — Felicia Elizabeth Hart and Samuel Chester Russell IV, both of Phippsburg, wish to announce their engagement. More...


Secret Servcice head faces tough questions on White House breach

WASHINGTON Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology. More...


LISBON’S AUSTIN BEDFORD (9) looks to the goal after making a move past St. More...

Cost of leaving RSU 5

Officials compile financial analysis for Freeport standalone school district

FREEPORT Freeport’s possible withdrawal from Regional School Unit 5 will be Question 1 on the Nov. 4 election ballot, Freeport Town Clerk Tracey Stevens confirmed on Monday. More...



Daniel R. Donovan - 2014-09-30
Larry L. Crowley - 2014-09-30
Roberta Downes Kolsti - 2014-09-30
Richard Lewis Wiley - 2014-09-30
David L. Edwards - 2014-09-30
Bertha E. Rideout - 2014-09-30
Jack Leroy Clark - 2014-09-30
Robert R. Brillant - 2014-09-30
Joyce Gould Preston - 2014-09-30
Elio H. Scherpa - 2014-09-29
Henry James Hartford - 2014-09-29
Christine J. Steene - 2014-09-29
Bertha E. Rideout - 2014-09-29
Glenn Edward Barrett - 2014-09-26
Barbara J. Laberge - 2014-09-26
DEATH NOTICES - 2014-09-26


Playoff preview?

Lisbon, St. Dom’s deadlock after two overtimes, 0-0

LISBON FALLS As playoff season draws near, the battles become harder fought. That’s what Lisbon High School (5-2-1) and St. More...

Charles, Chiefs smack around Patriots, 41-14

KANSAS CITY, Mo. It made sense that Andy Reid spoke in baseball metaphors after Kansas City whipped the New England Patriots on Monday night, with the Royals poised to end a long playoff drought just across the parking lot from Arrowhead Stadium. More...

Richmond girls soccer 7-0; Freeport field hockey wins

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Amber Loon and Kelsea Anair hooked up for two goals as the Richmond High School girls soccer team downed Class Old Orchard Beach, 3- 0, in non- conference play on Monday. More...


Vote for Stromgren

Daniel Stromgren is a fresh air candidate of the Maine Green Independent Party for the House seat, District 54. More...

Good representation

If you had to cast a movie about a good — indeed terrific — state/local legislator, then look no further than Stan Gerzofsky. More...


Addressing the War on Peace

It was encouraging to see hundreds of thousands of people gather in New York City for the People’s Climate March. People streamed through the streets demanding bold action to address global climate change. More...

Breaking Through the Climate Action Logjam

Back-in-the-day, river log drives were a common event in Maine, and with every log drive came logjams. More...

Family & Friends

Domestic violence in U.S. a complex story

For weeks, amid allegations involving several NFL players, domestic violence has been the focus of intense national attention. Does the turmoil reflect a worsening epidemic of domestic violence, or has the U.S. More...

Fall color

Some years ago, in a moment of enlightenment, the New Hampshire legislature outlawed the propagation, transport and sale of three popular landscape plants: burning bush, barberry, and Norway maple. More...

At home or away, the grass isn’t greener

A wife’s perspective on life in the military

Four Weeks Ago (before I left Dustin home alone with the kids for a whole week): Me: I’m making a list of things I’d like you to do around the house while I’m gone. Dustin: Okay. That’s fine. More...


Big changes on the horizon in Maine welfare programs

AUGUSTA Big changes are on the horizon for many lowincome Maine residents as Gov. More...


HK leader says Beijing won’t back down

HONG KONG Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that China won’t back down from its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub, dashing hopes that the standoff between demonstrators and authorities could be resolved quickly th More...