August 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Burning a flag

OTHER VOICES

Burning the flag of the United States of America in protest is considered free expression under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. So ruled the U.S. Supreme Court in 1989 in Texas v. More...

Commentary

U.S. adds to Egypt chaos

GUEST COLUMN

In May 2011, when the promise of the Arab Spring was still fresh and exhilarating, President Barack Obama went to the State Department to proclaim an important reorientation of U.S. policy in the Middle East.  More...

Obituaries

Robert B. Stewart Jr.

FREEPORT — Robert B. Stewart Jr., 91, of Freeport, died Thursday, August 22, 2013, at the VA Togus Hospice following a long illness. Son of Robert Sr. and Lillian Savage Stewart, he was born in Richmond on Dec. 30, 1921.  More...

Maine

Money talks in today’s Senate 19 poll

Spending per day most ever in a Maine Senate race

BATH   Voters head to the polls today in a special election to fill the Senate District 19 seat.  Democrat Eloise Vitelli, Republican Paula Benoit and Green Independent Daniel Stromgren have had little more than a month for campaigning.&nbs More...