AUBURN —The ashes of a Maine man that have been scattered all over the world by strangers who connected with his mother on social media are now being launched into space.
Using her Facebook page, Auburn resident Hallie Twomey has mailed hundreds of packets of her son C. J.’s ashes to people willing to scatter them on beaches, mountains and other places he didn’t get to visit before he died four years ago.
On Thursday morning, a vial of C.
Former President George H. W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush endorsed Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s re-election bid in a statement released Wednesday. “We love Maine, and care deeply about our family and friends and the hard-working people who live there,” said the Bushes, who have a house in Kennebunkport.
To illustrate a column about sex discrimination last Sunday, I used an iconic 1960s black-and-white photograph of two suit-wearing business executives with a pipe and cigar waiting for a "stewardess" to give them a light during a men-only flight. On Wednesday, I talked to the 83-year-old Elgin man who explains how he came to be the grinning guy with a pipe in the photo .