How to Find Out if You Are a DES Daughter

How to Find Out if You Are a DES Daughter

Since my post about the DES breast cancer trial that gets underway in Boston this week, I’ve been asked how you would know if you were exposed to DES. Read more.

Pirates bounce back against Bridgeport

PORTLAND - The Portland Pirates got back to their winning ways to defeat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2-1 at the Cumberland County Civic Center Saturday night. Pirates' starter Mark Visentin earned his fifth consecutive win, allowing only four goals in that span.

DES Daughters Sue Eli Lilly

DES Daughters Sue Eli Lilly

When Patricia Royall was 28-years-old she was rushed to the emergency room with massive bleeding. The diagnosis: cervical cancer. "The doctor who treated me asked if I was a DES daughter and I told him I didn't know," says Patricia. "He told me I had some reproductive abnormalities that he had seen in other DES daughters, and explained that if my mother had taken DES while she was pregnant with me, I would need to make sure all of my future doctors and health care providers knew that I had been exposed to DES." Read more.

Bowdoin women win holiday tourney

BRUNSWICK - The Bowdoin College women's basketball team defeated Clark 58-53 in the championship game of the 2012 Bowdoin Holiday Invitational at Morrell Gymnasium on Sunday.

Bowdoin was paced by three players in double figures, including 11 from Tournament MVP Kaitlin Donahoe, who also dished out four assists and collected five rebounds. The Polar Bears have won four of their last five games and improve to 5-4 with the win. Clark falls to 7-3 with the setback.

Bonny Eagle avenges Deering, Portland rolls

NEWS CENTER - Bonny Eagle overcame a ten point deficit in the fourth quarter to knock off Deering in Porltand 45-44. 

Scots guard CJ Autry's three-point basket with under 50 seconds remaning proved to be the difference.  Deering post player Thiwat Thiwat had a last-second turnaround rattle in and out of the basket, a reveral of fortunes for the Rams having beaten Bonny Eagle in the 2012 Western Maine final. 

Each team now has  5-1 record on the season.

Meanwhile, Portland handled Gorham at the Expo 73-44. 

The Bulldogs remain one of only two unbeatens remaning in Western Maine Class 'A' joining South Portland at 6-0.

Dillon Russo led the Red Storm with 13 points en route to a 60-50 victory over SMAA rivals Biddeford.  Meanwhile, Morse beat Belfast in a rugged, foul-laden contest, 58-48.

Bowdoin women advance to holiday tourney final

BRUNSWICK - Kaitlin Donahoe scored a game-high 20 points with nine assists and four steals to lead the Bowdoin College women's basketball team to a 66-35 win over Clarkson in the opening round of the 2012 Bowdoin Holiday Invitational Saturday at Morrell Gymnasium.

Kirsten Prue added 17 points, including five three-pointers, for the Polar Bears, who improve to 4-4 and will play in the championship game Sunday at 4:00 p.m. against Clark (Mass.). Ashley Loggins scored a team-best 19 points with 11 rebounds in 40 minutes of play for the Golden Knights, who will play in the third-place game tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. against Regis.

Contractor of the year

Contractor of the year


Enterprise Trenchless Technologies, Inc. (ETTI), a directional drilling and utility construction contractor out of Lisbon Falls, ME, has been nominated by Equipment World Magazine and Caterpillar Equipment for 2013 Contractor of the Year.

A group of 12 contractors from across the country are chosen each year as finalists. Of those finalists, only one company will be awarded Contractor of the Year.

This award recognizes those companies who exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals: business acumen, equipment management expertise, attention to safety, and community involvement.

Each of the finalists receives a trip to Las Vegas in March 2013 to participate in an industry roundtable and awards banquet, where the 2013 Contractor of the Year will be named.  Each contractor will also be featured in the pages of Equipment World Magazine.