October 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Liberalizing pot sends poor message

To the Editor:  You may have seen “Pot ads on buses are sending the wrong, and incorrect, message,” an editorial written by Scott Gagnon in The Portland Press Herald Oct. 7.  More...

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Tue/15  BLOOD DRIVE  AMERICAN RED CROSS Donor Center, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-REDCROSS. More...


Amber Desrosiers, Robert Curit

PHIPPSBURG — Amber Ruth Desrosiers and Robert E. Curit Jr. of Freeport were married on Sept. 28, 2013. The ceremony took place at Fort Popham in Phippsburg, and was officiated by the Rev. More...


Maine blueberry harvest sweet and juicy

Mid-coast doesn’t fare quite as well as Down East

PORTLAND   Maine’s wild blueberry fields for the most part escaped widespread damage from a harmful new fruit fly during the summer harvest, resulting in what is expected to be an above-average crop.  More...


Senate closing in on deal to reopen government

WASHINGTON   Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. More...