May 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


More from the sequester ‘flimflam’

To the Editor:  During the Saturday AM “Weekend Edition” on National Public Radio, an excerpt of comments by (U.S.) Sen. (Susan) Collins was included. More...


John Eusden

BRUNSWICK — The Reverend Dr. John Dykstra Eusden of Brunswick, Maine, died on April 27, 2013, at age 90 after a brief hospital stay. Before moving to the Thornton Oaks retirement community in 2010, Mr. More...


Businesses pan east-west highway plan

Small Maine businesses worried a proposed east-west highway would siphon away cross-state traffic that is their lifeline made a stand Tuesday in support of six bills aimed at slowing down or killing the $2 billion project. More...


Obama goes slow on Syrian arms

Says evidence of chemical weapons does not yet merit quick use of U.S. military

President Barack Obama said he wants more information about chemical weapons use in the Syrian civil war before he decides on escalating military or diplomatic responses, despite earlier assertions use of such weapons would be a “gamechanger.&r More...