Fire rips through New City home on South Little Tor Road
A New City family's home was gutted in a blaze on South Little Tor Road.
Reading teenager dies in Saturday rollover crash
LISMORE — A Reading teenager was killed and another injured Saturday afternoon as the result of a one-vehicle rollover crash between Lismore and Wilmont. According to a press release received Monday from the Nobles County Sheriff's Office, Carter M. Braun sustained fatal injuries after being ejected...
Interior remodeling begins for Ricetta's Brick Oven Ristorante in Saco
SACO — Work is set to begin soon for the interior remodeling of a new Ricetta's Brick Oven Ristorante. The Falmouth-based restaurant is opening a Saco location at 512 Main St., the site of the former Kerrymen Pub. The Kerrymen Pub was a destination for live music and traditional Irish food in Saco for 40 years, and was started by brothers John, Richard, David and Paul Kerry and their cousin Jimmy Sullivan in 1978. The Kerrymen Pub closed in October and the Kerry family announced in January that it had been sold. Ricetta's replied to a query on its Facebook page recently stating that the Saco restaurant would open in late summer or early fall. Ricetta's owner Ron Stephan said in an email that there had been a longer than normal renovation period…
Biddeford Denny's to open in late summer
BIDDEFORD — Denny's fans will have to wait a little longer to order a Grand Slam breakfast, as plans to open the restaurant have been delayed. Plans have been in the works for more than six months to open a Denny's restaurant at 45 Boulder Way. The building is the site of a former Ruby Tuesday restaurant and has been vacant since August 2016. Earlier this year, a spokesman from the diner chain said the restaurant was expected to open in May or June, however the opening date has been postponed. Spokesman Paul Spencer said in an email on Thursday there is no exact opening date, but the company expects to open the restaurant in the third quarter, sometime between July and September. A Facebook page for the upcoming restaurant has been created…
Roscoe mom pleads guilty to having sex with son’s 12-year-old friend
By Jim HagertyReporterROCKFORD - A Roscoe woman, on Wednesday, pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy.Gina M. Colwell, 41, pleaded guilty to a single count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, a charge she faced in a four-cou
A bank robber’s polite request for police
A 40-year-old man has been booked for intimidation after he requested to be arrested in a fake bank robbery, the police revealed earlier this week. According to the police, the suspect entered a bank in Daejeon on June 25, carrying a toy knife. Once in the bank, the suspect brandished it at a clerk, and “politely” requested for the police to be called to the scene. The suspected is then said to have stood...
The Asteroid Peril Isn’t Science Fiction
Even if we managed to spot a small but dangerous asteroid heading for Earth, we currently have no means to stop it.
Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers
Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.
Answer Man: Newspaper clippings in the voting booth?
Editor’s note: A reader asks about what’s acceptable in the voting booth. Luckily, the Answer Man fielded this same question in November 2010.
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.