DEAR ABBY: When I was in my teens, and even into my 20s and 30s, I was a Plain Jane. I had little self-confidence. But strangely, I’m one of those people who has gotten better looking as I’ve aged. Now in my 50s, I am better looking than many women my age or even younger. Men definitely notice me, and I love it.
There is a new employee in our office. She moved from Ohio last month and started the new job a few days after she arrived. By the end of her first week in Maine she had to dig her car out from under a blizzard, risked her life stepping onto a driveway temporarily turned into a skating rink, and contracted the flu.
On Tuesday, Brunswick residents will have an opportunity to express support for a resolution welcoming immigrants and refugees to our town. The resolution, which will be presented to the town council, is sponsored by Sanctuary Brunswick.
Another Valentine’s Day came and went this week and it reminded me of simpler times.
The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of a heating assistance program that helps to keep the homes of low-income families warm. And once again, program supporters are vowing to fight it.
Maine lawmakers may make it tougher for citizens to get questions on ballots as Gov. Paul LePage this week renewed his call to reform a system he’s called too representative of liberal leaning Mainers.
The Maine Republican Party’s executive director told a state ethics commission that he alone was responsible for running an anonymous website that published articles Democrats said slandered their unsuccessful local candidate.
The repercussions of latest mass school shooting — this time at a Florida high school — are being felt here in the southern Midcoast.
Lisbon High School is a small step closer to a new performing arts center.
The school committee voted 4-1 last week to advertise for an architect for the project.
The high school’s new gym has been open for a little more than two years, and no clear timeline has been set to replace the old gym with a performing arts center.
BATH- By the light of the full winter moon, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust welcomes the public to explore Thorne Head Preserve in Bath for owls on Friday, March 2 at 5:30 pm.
Kennebec River Biosciences is moving to Brunswick Landing — and it wants the town’s help.
The full-service aquatic animal health lab is asking the Brunswick Town Council to apply for a $400,000 grant that will help fund a $850,000 upgrade at its new location. The business is anticipating the creation of more than a dozen new jobs.
Dozens of people turned out Saturday afternoon in Brunswick for a unity march against gun violence.
“When I heard what happened, I just knew I had to do something,” said Kelly Lynch of Harpswell, who organized the march. “I just wanted everybody to be able to come together and feel empowered and feel safe.”
A bomb threat at Woodside Elementary School in Topsham prompted an evacuation and the rerouting of buses Friday morning.
According to Topsham Police Chief Chris Lewis, the school notified police of the threat at 8:32 a.m. Lewis said a parent reported their child overheard a bomb threat.
Bath Iron Works has secured another contract.
The Navy announced Friday that BIW was awarded $14.95 million to create a concept design for its new class of guided missile frigate.
The Navy is looking to purchase up to 20 of the yet unnamed FFG(X), with the first frigate to be procured in fiscal year 2020.