End of Summer Safe Eating

End of Summer Safe Eating

The countdown to fall may have arrived, but there is still plenty of time left to enjoy eating, cooking and playing outside. Here are some simple tips and strategies for handling and storing food so the fun can keep going on both before and after your picnic, barbecue, or camping trip. Read more ...

Taking Action Against Pancreatic Cancer

Taking Action Against Pancreatic Cancer

As far back as she can remember, Sarah Swanson liked to hang out at her mother's jewelry store — G. Irwin Co. in Kittery. It's closed now. Sarah's mother Ann Pardoe died at the age of 62 on March 3, 2013, 11 months after she was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Read more ...

Brunswick football takes the #IceBucketChallenge


BRUNSWICK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Brunswick football team took a step away from boot camp Wednesday and started their evening work-out session with a bunch of ice buckets.

Players said they've seen friends and family take the Ice Bucket Challenge and they wanted to participate to raise awareness and money. Plus, they said it is a good team building activity.

ALS funds have surged since the challenge got started and the ALS Association has seen more than $4 million in donations.

Coaches said they hope the team will learn more about this disease and why a cure is so important.

"The relationship between the two. The fact that they're working their tail off in here - imagine those people with ALS every day," said Kelsey Bison of Coastal Performance.

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Sex After Menopause

Sex After Menopause

You finally made it through menopause. The problem is along with no more periods you also seem to have no more desire for sex. Take heart. You’re not alone. Read more ...

Man arrested after allegedly trying to strangle girlfriend


TOPSHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Police arrested a Topsham man after he allegedly tried to strangle his girlfriend.

Police said Zechariah Menchaca's girlfriend came to the Brunswick Police Station Tuesday night to report the crime. She said that a verbal argument had quickly escalated into a physical altercation. He allegedly grabbed her by the neck and tried to strangle her. Police said she did not require medical attention, but they did find visible marks on her neck.

Police charged Menchaca with felony aggravated assault. Police said he's at the Cumberland County Jail and is being held without bail.

If you are in a situation and need to talk or help, call Family Crisis Services at 866.834.4357. There is someone available 24/7.


Moving When You're Elderly: How to make it a smooth transition

Moving When You're Elderly: How to make it a smooth transition

Helen Livingston did not want to pack up her belongings and move out of her condo. "I wish I could have stayed," she told me when we talked on the phone recently. "I was very happy." Read more ...