August 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Vitelli led efforts aiding girls, women

To the Editor:  I was grateful to serve you as District 64 representative for eight years, and one of the many highlights of those years was working with Eloise Vitelli. More...


Celebration of faith, missions set in Augusta

‘Great Commission’ to prompt Mainers to serve locally

PORTLAND — Missionaries, national and local speakers, and a concert by a Grammy nominated band will highlight The Great Commission: One Family in Mission, a daylong event which aims to inspire attendees from Maine and around New England to beco More...


Egypt braces for more violence

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is bracing for more violence after the Muslim Brotherhood called for nationwide marches after Friday prayers and a “day of rage” to denounce this week’s unprecedented bloodshed in the security forces’ More...


Zumba prostitute can remain silent

ALFRED (AP) — The first man to go trial on charges that he patronized a prostitute who worked out of her Zumba dance studio contends he thought he was engaged in a romance.  Alexis Wright, the fitness instructor who pleaded guilty to runni More...