August 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Red Sox staying on the ball

You have an undefeated pitcher on the disabled list; you lost not one closer, but two, to injury; your cleanup hitter is one for his last 33; and you recently lost three of four to the perennial American League doormat Kansas City Royals. More...

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Mon/19  MISCELLANEOUS  WOLFES NECK NATURE PROGRAM,  2 p.m. “Stories in Stone” Wolfe’s  Neck State Park, Freeport, free with entrance. Poor weather will cancel. More...


Much to learn, explore in Japan

Bath-Tsugaru Sister City Exchange

THE FOLLOWING reports were written during a July trip to Japan as part of the Bath-Tsugaru exchange program.   More...


Olympian Oscar Pistorius formally indicted on murder charge

PRETORIA, South Africa   Oscar Pistorius was indicted today on a charge of murdering his girlfriend, and prosecutors said witnesses heard a woman screaming before the sound of fatal gunshots fired by the doubleamputee Olympian in the early hours More...


Lawmakers, LePage strike deal on bonds

AUGUSTA   The governor and legislators have hashed out a deal for a $149.5 million bond package for state infrastructure projects, putting an end to what has been a pitched political battle during this legislative off-season. More...


Task force: Coasts should prepare for rising seas

NEW YORK   A presidential task force charged with developing a strategy for rebuilding areas damaged by Superstorm Sandy has issued a report recommending 69 policy initiatives, most focused on a simple warning: Plan for future storms in an age o More...