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?
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.
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…
Fall River library to hold Drag Queen Storytime
FALL RIVER — Don’t let the 120-year-old granite and marble façade of Fall River Public Library fool you. There’s nothing
10 candidates vying for 5 spots on Pennsbury school board
Four incumbents and six newcomers are on the ballot for the May 21 primary.
How Alabama newspapers covered Donald Trump's victory
Here are the front pages from Alabama newspapers today after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
Where to find Memorial Day events throughout Maine
A roundup of parades, services and more to celebrate Memorial Day weekend throughout the state, from Biddeford to Houlton.
The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women
As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Candace Bushnell says.
Tompkins Cortland Community College graduate dies after one-car crash in Dryden
A 26-year-old woman died after a crash that happened on Livermore Road in the early morning on Wednesday.
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.