October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Let’s make a deal

Wow. Congress has decided it won’t trigger a global financial crisis out of pure pique. Can’t get any better than that.  Plus, the government is going to be funded until after the holidays. Halloween is going to be so terrific.  More...

Obituaries

Leonice C. Morse

BATH — Leonice C. Morse, 93, of Bedford Street, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at her home.  She was born on April 26, 1920, at her Aunt Daisy Murphy’s home on Milan Street in Bath. More...

Maine

Boy caught in Maine described as troubled

KINGFIELD (AP) — The mother of a 16-year-old Canadian boy arrested in Maine after a high-speed police pursuit says her son suffers from mental health issues.  The boy’s mother tells the Morning Sentinel from her Ontario home that her More...

Nation/World

Government reopens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government reopened its doors today after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring default on U.S. obligations.  More...