It’s not often that the Internal Revenue Service offers taxpaying U.S. citizens a gift, but that’s what we get when the IRS allows us to defer taxes on the money we contribute to qualified … Read More
    AUGUSTA, Maine — With Senate approval of the House’s narrowly approved $154 billion stimulus bill unlikely, members of Maine’s congressional delegation say some additional measures to help the … Read More
    BLUE HILL, Maine — The Union 93 superintendent and his new secretary had been moving boxes of records when he suggested they have lunch. At the restaurant, he offered to order a glass of wine. The secretary demurred. “I’m not old enough to drink,”… Read More
    My youngest son, Lindell (the youngest of three boys, remember) watches too much television. Granted, he’s not in front of it all day long, but he watches more television than I ever allowed my … Read More
    FORT KENT, Maine — There are 13,500 miles of snowmobile trails connecting Maine from end to end — equal to the number of miles of highway, interstates and town roads. Read More
    MATTAWAMKEAG - Agnes Mushero, 77, died Jan. 30, 2010, with her family by her side at a Lincoln hospital. She was born Sept. 24, 1932, in Lincoln, the daughter of Clayton and Grace … Read More
    BREWER - Gertrude A. (Dyer) Stevens, 77, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at a Bangor health care facility. She was born July 8, 1932, in Houlton, the daughter of Theodore and … Read More
    LEE - Irene B. Charette, 76, wife of Al Charette, died Jan. 31, 2010, at a Lincoln health care facility. She was born Dec. 11, 1933, in Lee, daughter of Paul and Lillian (Noyes) … Read More
    PRESQUE ISLE - Clarissa Thibodeau, 71, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at a Bangor hospital. She was born July 22, 1938, in Ashland, the daughter of Leo and Dolores (Proulx) … Read More
    DEDHAM and SOMERS, Conn. - Raymond "Buddy" Day died Jan. 29, 2010, in Bangor. He was born April 18, 1938, in Brewer, the son of Russell and Jean Day. He graduated from Brewer High … Read More
    BRADLEY - Earline Dolores Bresnahan, 69, passed away Jan. 29, 2010, and went to be with her loving husband, John. She was born May 20, 1940, the daughter of Earl and Christine … Read More