October 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

What’s shut

It’s Yosemite’s 123rd birthday today, and the park is closed. More...

Obituaries

Ada Catherine Minott Haggett

PHIPPSBURG — Ada Catherine Minott Haggett, 89, of Phippsburg, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2013. She was born on December 13, 1923, in Boston, MA, the daughter of Charles V. and Rebecca (Brown) Minott. More...

World

Cameron sees U.K. on road to recovery

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain is on the road to financial recovery, and his Conservative Party will unleash economic energy to make it “a land of opportunity for all.”  In a speech today to the party&r More...

Maine

Maine health insurance marketplace launches

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s new online health insurance marketplace launched Tuesday and groups assisting the state’s uninsured with the sign-up process urged patience as high interest led to delays for some consumers.  More...

Nation/World

Shutdown: No progress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from informational websites, to national parks, to processing veterans’ claims — in limbo from coast t More...