November 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters

Paper closed-minded about gays, Michaud

To the Editor:  As I read your editorial on Congressman Michaud’s recent announcement regarding his sexual orientation (“Michaud is not out front” Nov. 5, Page A6), the word that came to mind was “snarky.”  More...

Worship

Lisbon Falls residents packing joy into shoeboxes for needy children overseas

LISBON FALLS — With holiday supplies already covering the store shelves, Lisbon Falls individuals, families, churches and groups are working to make Christmas a reality for needy kids around the world by filling shoeboxes with toys, school supp More...

Maine

ME students beat national average in math, reading

PORTLAND   Maine’s fourth- and eighth-graders scored better than the national average on math and reading assessments, according to a study released Thursday. More...

Nation/World

After Senate win, gay groups shift focus to Obama

WASHINGTON   Moments after the Senate passed a historic measure to outlaw workplace discrimination against gays, activists turned their attention toward President Barack Obama and a longsought executive order that would have the same effect, tho More...