October 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters

Access to BIW ships is very appropriate

To the Editor:  It was a huge disappointment when the Navy was forced to cancel the historic christening event for the Zumwalt DDG 1000 because of the government shutdown. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Tue/22  MISCELLANEOUS  PUMPKIN PAINTING, 6 p.m., Decorate a pumpkin. Limited to 20 children, library will provide all materials. Permanent paint, so wear old clothes. Ages 5 and up. Registration required. More...

Maine

United Way campaign sprints to 55% of goal

Bath Iron Works setting pace in corporate philanthropy with $600,000 raised

BRUNSWICK   United Way of Mid Coast Maine Campaign Chairman Vin DiCara said the annual United Way campaign has raised $1,053,782 — 54.6 percent of its $1.9 million goal.  The campaign finale is Nov. 13.  More...

Nation/World

Obama: ‘No excuse’ for health care signup problems

WASHINGTON   President Barack Obama on Monday offered “no excuses” — and little explanation — for the computer bugs still frustrating Americans who are trying to enroll online for insurance plans at the center of his heal More...