September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Fast-breaking Patriots slip past Falcons

FREEPORT   When Freeport High School boys soccer coach Joe Heathco looked at his team’s Western Maine Conference schedule prior to the regular season, the Wednesday, Sept. More...


The man with the pink hair

I was at a conference in Bern, Switzerland, last week and struggling with my column. News of Russia’s proposal for Syria to surrender its poison gas was just breaking and changing every hour, forcing me to rewrite my column every hour. More...


Visiting Egypt in crisis

The pyramids and other tourist attractions are quiet

CAIRO  T he lone tourist bus curved through the desert past the limestone-topped Pyramid of Khafre, leaving the camel handlers and postcard sellers trudging through its dust. More...


Portland’s airport adds security system

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine’s busiest airport has installed a new security system that monitors the exit doors leading from the airport terminal.  The Portland International Jetport has had a security guard who monitors the doors where pas More...


Benefit applications rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 309,000. More...