Letter to the editor: Kavanaugh doesn't have right temperament for bench

We, the undersigned writers of Maine, have sent the following letter by email and snail mail to Sen. Susan Collins in advance of the vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh, urging her to vote “no.” “Dear Sen. Collins, Related Headlines Kavanaugh dilemma evokes Julius Caesar Integrity must carry the day, not party loyalty Regardless of …

Mainers bound for DC in bid to meet with Sen. Collins have a common story: 'I

The women settled into the black-and-red seats on the coach bus in the dark parking lot on Portland’s Marginal Way, passing candy and slices of pizza, calling out for Scotch tape and markers for posters. Before the bus departed, they introduced themselves one by one. The group opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination gets ready …

Police: Mother who stepped in front of truck with toddler had left suicide notes

The mother who stepped in front of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 while holding her 2-year-old son had left suicide notes at her home, Maine State Police said. Police are investigating the death of 26-year-old Heidi McGovern, of Lee, as a suicide. McGovern was holding her son, Enoch, when she stepped in front of an …

Mother killed, toddler son critically injured when hit by tractor trailer on

A mother was killed and her toddler son was critically injured when they were hit by a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 in Lincoln on Thursday, police said. The woman’s car was parked in the breakdown lane and she was holding her son and was in the travel lane when they were hit around 4:30 …