As She Lay Dying, the Choir Sang — A Lesson in Spiritual Care

As She Lay Dying, the Choir Sang — A Lesson in Spiritual Care

On September 27, David Emery celebrated his 56th wedding anniversary without his beloved wife Judy — a sad, but joyful day. It may be hard for some people to understand how there can be joy when you are mourning the loss of someone you love deeply. David's joy comes from the wonderful memories of a long and fulfilling marriage and also from the firm belief that he and Judy will be together again some day.

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Where Whole Grain and Gluten-Free Meet

Where Whole Grain and Gluten-Free Meet

Lots of folks are more tuned in to whole grains these days, and one would think that those who follow a gluten-free lifestyle would naturally favor whole grains as well. After all, there are plenty of whole grains that don’t contain gluten. But the fact is, lots of people who eat gluten-free are not eating their share of whole grains.  How can you fill the gap? Dietitian Kit Broihier has some nutritious advice ...

Six Numbers You Should Know and Why

Six Numbers You Should Know and Why

If you're like most people, you keep track of a lot of numbers — important numbers — not to mention passwords. I'll apologize up front because I'm going to tell you about some more numbers you should know. They're important because they tell you something about the state of your hea

Find out which numbers you should know ...

Mast Cell Disease: When Your Immune System Becomes the Enemy

Mast Cell Disease: When Your Immune System Becomes the Enemy

Three years ago, Crystal Goodwin, who just turned 30, lived a fairly normal life. She had a fulltime job and enjoyed hanging out with friends, working out at the gym and going on trips with her sister. A rare disorder called mast cell activation syndrome changed Crystal’s life almost overnight. Read more about Crystal's unbelievable ordeal ...

 

 

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Cumberland voters to decide on public beach purchase


CUMBERLAND, Maine (NECN) -- Maine has more than 6,000 miles of shoreline, but access to that high priced real estate is increasingly limited.

Now
the town of
C
umberland has a chance to buy a piece of that gold coast,
if
voters decide it's worth it. Cumberland has almost four miles of coastline abutting Casco Bay. Right now, the public has access to only 100 feet of it, divided into two rocky 50 ft. parcels.

But that could soon change.

On election day, voters in this town of 7,200,will be asked if they want the town to borrow $3 million to buy a 23 acre parcel of land off the Foreside Road.

Did You Know? Adults Need Their Shots, Too!

Did You Know? Adults Need Their Shots, Too!

Are you up to date on your shots?  Oh, you thought those were only for kids. They're not, and a lot of adults haven't had the shots they need to keep them from getting and spreading certain diseases. Find out which shots are recommended for adults ...

Students research options to protect clams from crabs


YARMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Most of the students at Frank H. Harrison Middle School in Yarmouth, a town which hosts an annual clam festival, didn't know that the coast of Maine was under siege by an invasive crab that has been decimating clam populations until they started researching ways to combat the crabs.

Last fall, students in Mr. Cuthbert's 7th grade class were challenged to come up with a problem to solve, and chose to explore the issue. For their efforts, they were honored by Samsung as one of fifteen finalists nationwide in the company's Solve for Tomorrow Science and Technology Competition. But the real prize in their eyes is finding a solution that will help clams, and clammers, survive.