November 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

O-bomb-a-scare

There is no question the Affordable Care Act’s rollout has been a mess. A poorly designed website, questions about whether people could keep policies they have, and more issues, have plagued the ACA before it really even got started.  More...

Obituaries

Herbert P. Simpson

PHIPPSBURG — Herbert P. Simpson, age 77, passed away on Nov. 4, 2013, at his home in Phippsburg, as a result of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). He was born March 11, 1936, in Bath, Maine, the son of Herbert P. More...

World

One killed, 8 injured in China explosions

BEIJING (AP) — A series of small explosions killed one person and injured eight others today outside the provincial headquarters of the ruling Communist Party in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan, officials said.  Officials gave no word More...

Maine

POTLAND: City voters OK legal marijuana

PORTLAND   Maine’s largest city legalized possession of marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday in a vote that has been eyed as an indicator of support levels in the Northeast following last year’s votes out West.  More...

Nation/World

Christie wins in N.J., McAuliffe takes governor race in Virginia

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — The 2016 overtones were clear in this year’s two most high-profile elections.  More...