August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sports

Victorino’s 7 RBIs pace Red Sox

Rays lose; Sox lead now 2.5 games

BOSTON   Shane Victorino homered twice and drove in a careerhigh seven runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 13-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.  Felix Doubront pitched 6.2 innings of four-hit ball for AL East-leading B More...

Letters

Negativity needs to end in Bath

To the Editor:  It is way past time to speak up in support of the Bath City Council regarding the sale of the former local hospital building.  I am saddened by the criticism and accusations made against our city government. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Wed/28  MISCELLANEOUS  WOLFE’S NECK NATURE PROGRAM,  2 p.m. “In the Pines” Wolfe’s Neck  State Park, Freeport, free with entrance. Poor weather will cancel. More...

Maine

UMaine pays per-head fee to lure foreign students

College joins trend to boost revenue

This September, among the new students attending the University of Maine’s orientation in Orono will be two students from China and one each from India, Vietnam and Bangladesh.  That the students are from abroad is not new — the Univ More...

Nation/World

NYPD designates mosques as terrorism groups

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wr More...