November 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Getting the message on Circuit Breaker

The Circuit Breaker program, which was designed to rebate some rent and property tax for low-income Mainers, was repealed as part of the enacted state budget for claims beginning on Aug. More...

Obituaries

Gerald C. Goodwin

NORWAY — Gerald C. Goodwin (Jerry) passed away Nov. 18, 2013, following a fall resulting in a broken hip and then complications. He was 93. Jerry was born Dec. More...

World

Iran’s leader backs nuke talks, with conditions

GENEVA   Ahead of a new round of Iran nuclear talks, the country’s supreme leader voiced support today for the negotiations, but he insisted there are limits to concessions that Iran will make in exchange for an easing of sanctions choking More...

Maine

Judge hears testimony in Portland panhandling suit

PORTLAND   A judge who heard testimony in a legal challenge of a city law banning panhandlers from standing in street medians gave attorneys two weeks to present additional filings before making a decision.  More...

Nation/World

Senate paralyzed on what to do about Guantanamo

WASHINGTON   Senators on Tuesday illustrated their paralysis over what to do with the Guantanamo Bay prison, voting down dueling bills to loosen and tighten restrictions on transferring detainees.  More...