Good morning. Temperatures will be in the high 40s with showers in the afternoon.
Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
David Price proved his postseason mettle, Steve Pearce homered twice and Boston beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Sunday to finish off a one-sided World Series in five games.
Long downtrodden during decades of despair before ending an 86-year championship drought in 2004, the Red Sox have become baseball’s team of the century with four titles in 15 seasons.
With a recent visit from a Norwegian cruise ship, Bucksport realized a goal — to become a scheduled destination for foreign cruise ships.
Bucksport doesn’t rival the more commercialized downtowns of Rockland or Bar Harbor, but town officials feel it carries a down-home Maine vibe. And Bucksport doesn’t mind welcoming ships just to give passengers a place to catch buses to Acadia National Park, Town Manager Susan Lessard said.
This Tuesday, if you’re watching “Jeopardy!” at its usual broadcast time of 7:30 p.m. on WVII in the Bangor area, you’ll probably see a familiar face — that is, if you read The Maine Edge, go to shows at the Penobscot Theatre or enjoy improv comedy in eastern Maine.
Condolences and prayers aimed at countering the violence of a synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh Saturday are flooding social media, with services and vigils planned in both Bangor and Portland.
Congregation Beth El, a Reform synagogue, and Congregation Beth Israel, a Conservative synagogue, both in Bangor, plan to hold a joint gathering that is open to the community at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Beth El at 183 French St.
A 2017 analysis of Maine’s nursing employment situation by the Center for Health Affairs projected that the state would be short 3,200 nurses in 2025, based on 2015 employment numbers. Based on the 2017 enrollment numbers, projected vacancies are now down to 2,700, according to the Ohio-based consulting group.
In other news…
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