Newcastle Chrysler has collected hundreds of toys again this year to help families in need. They are collaborating with Healthy Kids and the CLC YMCA to distribute toys during this holiday season. Healthy Kids also has hats, scarves and quilts made by local community members available.
One winter day three years ago, Boothbay Region Elementary School student Suzie Edwards and her dad, Steve Edwards, were in Portland. They saw a homeless man wearing summer clothes and a sign telling passersby he was in need of warm clothing.
A car versus trailer truck crash injured one driver and snarled traffic on Route 1 in Woolwich near its northern intersection with George Wright Road at about 11:30 a.m. Monday. The tractor-trailer completely blocked the road for hours.
The deadline for advertisements and classifieds for the Thursday, Dec. 27 edition will be at noon on Friday, Dec. 21. The deadline for advertisements and classifieds for the Thursday, Jan. 3 edition will be at noon on Friday, Dec. 28.