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Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Tony Auth dies at 72

By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on Sept. 17, 2014, at 8:31 p.m.
Tony Auth, a Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist at the Philadelphia Inquirer who turned his pen on politicians, ideologues, religious leaders and authority in all its forms, died Sept. 14 at a hospital in Philadelphia. He was 72. His death was confirmed by a daughter, Katie Auth. The cause was brain …
Campaigners wave Scottish Saltires at a "Yes" campaign rally in Glasgow, Scotland Sept. 17, 2014. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on Sept. 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom.

On eve of vote, Scots remain sharply divided on independence from Great Britian

By Guy Faulconbridge and Alistair Smout, Reuters on Sept. 17, 2014, at 8:09 p.m.
EDINBURGH, Scotland — Just hours before Scotland’s independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands of wavering Scottish voters, as opinion polls showed supporters of the 307-year union just a whisker ahead of secessionists. In an intense final day of campaigning on Wednesday, leaders of …

Sports briefs for Sept. 17, 2014

By Staff and Wire Reports on Sept. 17, 2014, at 7:50 p.m.
Winkin remembrance service set Saturday at Husson BANGOR — Husson University will be hosting a remembrance service and a jersey retirement ceremony for former head baseball coach John Winkin at 9 a.m. Saturday. The ceremony will be at the Winkin Baseball Complex and is open to the public. Former players …

Shead Girls Soccer 1 at Narraguagus 3

By Sue Dow on Sept. 17, 2014, at 7:41 p.m.
At Harrington,  Kymberli Dow scored two goals to pace Narraguagus to the win. Dow scored with seven minutes remaining in the first half off a pass from Caryl Ann Young. Shead came back with the tying goal from Iesha Mitchell in the second half. With 19 minutes remaining in the …

East Grand Girls Soccer 1 at Hodgdon 3

By Brian Barton on Sept. 17, 2014, at 7:13 p.m.
At Hodgdon, Jill Gough scored a pair of goals and Sydney Crane scored the other as Hodgdon triumphed. Hannah Sherman, Maddi Merritt, and Rachel Harman each had an assist. Morgan Crone scored for East Grand of Danforth.

East Grand Boys Soccer 3 at Hodgdon 2

By Sarah Williams on Sept. 17, 2014, at 7:04 p.m.
At Hodgdon, Kyle Gilman’s unassisted goal with 2:43 remaining broke a 2-2 tie and gave East Grand of Danforth its victory over Hodgdon. East Grand (1-1-1) received first-half goals from Jacob Davis and Philip Farley. Farley assisted on Davis’ goal. Hodgdon (2-5) rallied to tie it in the second half …

Dexter Girls Soccer at Foxcroft (Awaiting score)

on Sept. 17, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Lake Region Field Hockey 0 at Falmouth 2

on Sept. 17, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Piscataquis Girls Soccer 5 at Penquis Valley 1

on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:59 p.m.
At Milo, Mariah Pettit and Alex Speed had two goals apiece and Courtney Deane had the other as Piscataquis Community High School of Guilford triumphed. Sarah Taylor had an assist and Haylee Patterson made five saves for PCHS. Megan Witham scored for the Patriots and Jordan Durant made 32 saves …

Central Aroostook Girls Soccer 4 at Katahdin 0

By Lisa Timberlake on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:54 p.m.
At Stacyville, Karli Levesque scored three goals and assisted on Jadeyn Giberson’s goal to lead Central Aroostook of Mars Hill past Katahdin. April Santiago made nine saves for Central Aroostook while Courtney Stevens made 22 stops for Katahdin.

Central Aroostook Boys Soccer 0 at Katahdin 4

By Jon Poisson on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:52 p.m.
In Stacyville, Central Aroostook of Mars Hill scored three goals in the first half to even its record at 4-4. Central Aroostook received goals from Caleb Harris, Dustin Pryor, Luke Kearney, and Colby Kingsbury. Kearney’s goal was assisted by Nick Dominque. Central Aroostook outshot 1-5 Katahdin 24-10.

Highview Christian (HCA) Boys Soccer 0 at Jonesport-Beals 3

By Allan Alley, Jr on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:47 p.m.
At Jonesport, Lucas Alley scored two goals to lead Jonesport-Beals past Highview Christian Academy. Kasden Beal chipped in a goal and two assists while Logan Kenney added an assist. Goalie Darrin Peaden stopped four of six shots for the 4-0-1 Royals. TJ Sheldon stopped 16 of 28 shots for the …
A billboard from the Marijuana Policy Project urging adults to "consume responsibly" in states where marijuana is legal is seen in a handout picture taken in Denver, Colorado and released to Reuters Sept. 17, 2014. The Washington, D.C.-based MPP unveiled a billboard which shows a distressed woman sitting in a gloomy hotel room, alongside the slogan: "Don't let a candy bar ruin your vacation. With edibles, start low and go slow."

‘Start low, go slow’: Pro-pot activists launch ‘Consume Responsibly’ campaign

By Daniel Wallis, Reuters on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:41 p.m.
DENVER — Taking a cheeky jab at a New York Times columnist who had a bad experience with marijuana-infused candy on a visit to Colorado, pro-pot activists launched a campaign urging adults to “consume responsibly” in states where the drug is legal. The Marijuana Policy Project, the largest U.S. pot …

Muriel R. Noyes

on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:03 p.m.
GREENVILLE – Muriel R. Noyes, 89, died September 16, 2014, at Hibbard Nursing Home in Dover-Foxcroft. She was born October 30, 1924, in Greenville, the daughter of Daniel and Agnes Graham. She attended Greenville schools, and worked for many years at C.A. Dean Nursing Home in Greenville. She was a …


on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
HERMON – Sally B. Thompson went home to be with the Lord on September 16, 2014. She was born on June 10, 1944 to Leroy E. and Esther M. Bartlett. Sally’s schooling began in a one-room school house in Hermon. This was a wonderful time for her, with fond memories …

Betty M. Hackett Celio

on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
MILO – Betty M. Hackett Celio, 82, died September 16, 2014, at Stillwater Health Care in Bangor. She was born May 5, 1932, in Milo, the daughter of Lloyd E. and Mary A. (Boulier) Hackett. Betty had worked as a waitress for many years. She was a past member of …

Estella Melvina Ware Larson

on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
NEW SWEDEN – Estella Melvina Ware Larson, 94, wife of the late Arthur H. Larson, died September 15, 2014 at a Caribou health care facility. She was born in Hallowell, January 13, 1920 the daughter of the late Edwin and Sadie (Bailey) Ware. From a very young age, she was …


on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
LINCOLN – Stephen M. Pelkey, 60, passed away peacefully at home, with his wife by his side, September 16, 2014 after a brief battle with cancer. Steve was born September 28, 1953, in Lincoln, the son of William J and Marilyn (Miller) Pelkey. He graduated from Lee Academy in 1974. …


on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
HOULTON AND PRESQUE ISLE – Gertrude M. Gormley, 95, passed away Monday, September 15, 2014 at a Mars Hill healthcare facility. She was born March 2, 1919, in Fort Fairfield, the daughter of Leo and Mary “Mae” E. (Fisher) Mulheron. Gertrude enjoyed doing various crafts and was an avid reader. …

Dorothy Crounse Lauriat

on Sept. 17, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR – On September 14, 2014, Dorothy Crounse Lauriat, 92, died at a Bangor facility. The daughter of Cyrus Crounse and Ruth Bamer Crounse, she was born February 16, 1922 in Albany, New York. She attended The Albany Academy for Girls and graduated from Wheaton College in 1944. While …
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