October 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters

People could use tax help in Bath

To the Editor:  My struggle to pay Bath property taxes is not unique.  My mother’s side of my family has lived in Bath for six generations.  When I returned home to Bath in 2002, the taxes on my house were about $2,300 per year. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Tue/8  BLOOD DRIVE  AMERICAN RED CROSS Donor Center, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-REDCROSS. More...

World

Higgs and Englert win physics Nobel

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Francois Englert of Belgium and Peter Higgs of Britain won the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics today for their theoretical discoveries on how subatomic particles acquire mass.  More...

Maine

Arrest in 3-county burglary spree

WAYNE (AP) — Kennebec County sheriff ’s deputies say they are working with two people they think are connected to a string of burglaries in Kennebec, Franklin and Somerset counties.  More...

Nation/World

Senate Dems to try passing debt ceiling increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the Senate are planning to try to pass a stand-alone measure to increase the government’s borrowing cap, challenging Republicans to a filibuster showdown that could unnerve financial markets as the More...