October 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pine Tree achieves ‘top 30’ listing

Christian boarding school in Freeport

FREEPORT “I looked at the company (on the list), and to be considered among these schools is an honor,” said Principal Brendan Krueger on Thursday, upon learning his Pine Tree Academy was named among the top 30 Christian boarding schools More...

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS participated in the People Plus Senior Health Expo presented by Spectrum Generations this week at the Cook’s Corner Mall where more than 600 community members c More...

Feeding the Hunger

Bath BackPack Program helps keep students fueled through the weekend

BATH When a child says, “I’m hungry and it hurts … my stomach, my head and how I feel,” it’s time for those of us who can, to say, “Enough.” More...

Camp Sunshine pumpkin festival set for Saturday

TOPSHAM They pierced, sliced and slashed with knives and then reaching in, pulled out handfuls of the stringy, slimy guts. Left in the wake of all the stabbing and sundering that filled the Commons at Mt. More...

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Working Together for the Health of Our Community

As local and national media coverage on Ebola expands, Mid Coast Health and Parkview Adventist Medical Center want you to know the facts about the low health risk within our community and the preparations taking place to ensure residents stay as heal More...

Commentary

Congressional races no longer local

“All politics is local.” Though he didn’t create that saying, the late U.S. House Speaker Tip O’Neill of Massachusetts made it not only popular but a law of politics, at least when it comes to congressional campaigns. More...

Research facts on Question 1

Referendum Question 1 is not about fair hunting or doing what’s best in the interest of Maine Wildlife or Maine residents, hunters, guides or related businesses in regions where revenue from bear hunting and other outdoor pursuits are a signifi More...

Trust our biologists

The Times Record ran an editorial on the bear referendum where they urged a yes vote to end three methods of bear hunting, which they described as cruel and inhumane. More...

Worship

FAITH NOTES :

Words that Encourage

No shame in putting family – at present – first I often tell my kids, “With a good sense of humor and humility, you never have to be embarrassed.” I think I’ll add, “You never have to be embarrassed for honesty ei More...

That’s The Way I See It

Time to encourage faith leaders

BRUNSWICK — For hundreds of years, hospitals, schools, orphanages, soup kitchens and food pantries, among myriad other ministries, have been meeting society’s needs. More...

Mark Harris to play four free concerts

AUBURN — The Lighthouse Events has announced several free concerts by Dove Award-winning artist Mark Harris next weekend. More...

Nation

Gay marriage: I do or I don't

LOS ANGELES When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure." More...

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 more people quarantined

NEW YORK A doctor who became New York City’s first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation’s most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging trave More...

Startup unveils gun technology for cops

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired. More...

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BRCTC posters create community

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Heartwood to produce ‘Jekyll and Hyde, the Musical’

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Morse Alumni hunting for former students

BATH — The Morse High School Class of 1965 is planning their 50th reunion and need contact information on the following: Leslie Ainsworth Cobb, Leon Beal, Estelle Blaisdell, Dale Brimigion, Brenda Bond, Thomas Brown, Scott Cameron, Robert Carli More...

Two land trusts work to buy Woodward site

Land owned by UU Church in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK Off Gurnet Road in East Brunswick is a nondescript clearing in the woods with a path leading to Woodward Cove. More...

Freeport to get advice on public land

Awarded grant from National Park Service

FREEPORT B olstering an effort to integrate nearly 300 acres of public land, the town of Freeport has been awarded a community assistance grant from the National Park Service. More...

Lower elver quota eyed

PORTLAND Fishermen who make much of their living in Maine’s lucrative baby eel market might see a reduced quota in 2015. More...

 

Obituaries

Gerald A. Brown - 2014-10-24
Charles W. Epps - 2014-10-24
Michael P. LaRoche - 2014-10-24
John L. Uhle - 2014-10-24
Carlene Wright - 2014-10-23
Leonard B. Hook - 2014-10-23
Catherine A. Bull - 2014-10-23
DEATH NOTICES - 2014-10-23
Lurene G. Coffin - 2014-10-22
Dr. Rudolf Winkelbauer - 2014-10-21
Natalie D. Douglass - 2014-10-21
William H. Grainger - 2014-10-21
Florence M. Connors - 2014-10-21
Claire A. Bichrest - 2014-10-21
Hans Hemkes Jr. - 2014-10-21
June M. Tucci - 2014-10-21
Beverly Babic - 2014-10-21
Peter Ambrose - 2014-10-20
William H. Grainger IV - 2014-10-20
Claire A. Bichrest - 2014-10-20
Lucy L. Earl - 2014-10-20

Sports

Soccer playoffs begin this weekend

Girls soccer teams ready for test

BRUNSWICK The girls soccer regular season has come to a close and after a long season of battling injuries, overcoming adversity, clutch endings and determination, the postseason has finally arrived. More...

Let the fun begin in boys soccer

BRUNSWICK When the Brunswick High School boys soccer team began the season 0-2, there was no panic from head coach Mark Roma. He knew the talent was there. More...

Bruins lose Chara, game to Islanders

BOSTON The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara. More...

Letters

Vote for Grant

The two candidates for the District 5 school board seat are similar philosophically, but Jim Grant’s extensive experience makes him more qualified. More...

Vote for Johnson

In the four years I’ve known Chris Johnson I’ve been impressed time and again by his hard work, his abilities to solve problems and get people to work together, and his keen interest in learning about new opportunities for Maine. More...

Vote for Bellows, Vitelli

I am writing in support of Shenna Bellows for U.S. Senate and Senator Eloise Vitelli for the Maine State Senate. Both Bellows and Vitelli are Democrats who, in marrow and bone, stand for the economic well being of all U.S. More...

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Universal Sudoku Puzzle answer

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Maine

Hillary Clinton to stump for Michaud

SCARBOROUGH Hillary Clinton is slated to make a stop at Scarborough High School to campaign with Democratic gubernatorial nominee Rep. Mike Michaud. More...

Lobsterman jailed, fined over illegal lobsters

AUGUSTA A Maine lobsterman who kept undersized and Vnotched lobsters has been sentenced to two days in jail and fined $50,000. The Department of Marine Resources is also suspending his license for three years. More...

Woman killed by truck 1 hour after release

AUBURN (AP) — Auburn police say a woman who was ticketed in a parking lot for theft early Thursday was run over by a truck less than an hour later in the same lot. More...

World

Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

OTTAWA, Ontario Government leaders gathered in a show of resolution a day after a deadly attack on Canada's Parliament, as authorities and everyday Canadians sifted through confounding shards of the gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated More...

Marine murder case reveals U.S.-Philippine sore spot

MANILA, Philippines American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. More...