Branford 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade Set for May 27
The annual Branford Memorial Day ceremonies and parade have been finalized for Monday, May 27.
Southern Athlete Erika Barbera Receives U.S. Marine Corps All-American Award
Courtesy of: Southern Regional Athletics Erika Barbera (second from left) on April 8 was presented with the U.S. Marine Corps Semper Fidelis All-American Award and will attend a four-day camp and celebration at the Battles Won Academy in Washington, D.C., with her mentor, Jenna Lombardo (second from right) Erika Barbera remembers Oct. 29, 2012 very well. “My family stayed on the Island for Hurricane Sandy, and it was a scary experience,” said the Southern Regional High School junior, who at the time was a fifth-grader at Beach Haven School. “But, at the same time, it was pretty interesting to see how it all unfolded and the power of a storm like Sandy. “We watched as the water kept rising around our house, and when it finally got up to our living space we…
STAR rebates in New York: Why tax assessors are 'vehemently opposed' to new changes
Tax assessors in New York are ripping a law means homeowners earning between $250,000 and $500,000 a year will get a check for STAR rebates.
Dogs vs. cats: Newspaper promotion seeks top pets
Stars goalie Ben Bishop shines as Dallas inches closer to third round: 'He's our brick wall back...
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This Bangor school secludes and restrains kids more than almost any other in Maine
The U.S. Department of Education says seclusion and restraints don’t work. This Bangor school still uses them.
Memorial Day weekend events salute Montana's fallen heroes
Missoula's extensive Memorial Day ceremonies are legendary, and of course several other communities are holding observances as well.
Forest landowners invited to learn about the timber tax
There will be a free informational session on timber tax for forest landowners on Wednesday, February 18 at 6 p.m. at the St. Ignace Public Library.
Found on a frozen lake, she waits in jail with her ‘ghosts,’ unable to pay $500
The growth of Maine's jail population has been driven not by an increase in people serving sentences for crimes but an increase in the number of prisoners like this woman who are being held prior to their conviction.
7 Questions To Ask On An Assisted Living Tour
7 top things to look for on your assisted living tour: Can you envision yourself or your loved one feeling comfortable living here? Do you have a warm feeling being in the community? Do the people look happy and engaged? Are residents socializing with other and engaged in programs or activities? Did you sample a meal? Does the community have all the latest safety features? Is the person giving the tour really listening to you? Is there anything about the assisted living community that makes it stand out from the others you visited?