November 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Growing in the Northeast


The New England Economic Partnership released a new report stating that federal spending cuts and reduced consumer demand are slowing economic growth in New England.  That growth could be as low as 3 percent through 2017, which the partnership & More...


The political assaults of Paul LePage


When the history of the Paul LePage administration is written, its authors will no doubt carefully examine the remarkable letter the governor wrote Nov. More...


James E. Ward III

BRUNSWICK — James E. Ward III, loving husband, father and grandfather, gifted teacher and devoted community servant, died on Nov. 11, 2013, at home. He was 74.  More...


Video shows near-vertical crash, explosion of Russian plane

RUSSIA   Video broadcast by Russian television stations shows a Russian plane going down at a near-vertical angle and exploding on the tarmac in Kazan in a giant fireball.  More...


LePage, Democrats spar over committee hearings

AUGUSTA   The legislative session hasn’t started yet, but tensions are already running high between Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic lawmakers in Augusta.  More...


Obama hails US energy production over imports

WASHINGTON   President Barack Obama says improved energy efficiency and higher energy production in the United States are yielding environmental and economic benefits that are helping ensure cleaner air and a more competitive business landscape. More...