November 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Tell lawmakers: Expand Medicaid

To the Editor,  I am writing to encourage your readers to contact their legislators to support the expansion of Medicaid in Maine.  More...

Obituaries

Jessica Anne Homan-Bowman

BATH — Jessica Anne Homan-Bowman, 14, of Floral Street, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at her home in Bath.  She was born in Damariscotta on March 12, 1999, a daughter of Derrick R. Bowman and Cristal E. More...

World

Egypt officially in mourning as misery, unrest piles up

CAIRO   In Egypt, misery just keeps piling on and, fittingly, the nation is officially in mourning.  More...

Maine

Airplane lands on I-295 during rush hour

FALMOUTH   A pilot managed to land his small plane during rush hour on I-295 outside of Portland without damaging any vehicles or causing injuries, but the episode caused a traffic jam that stretched for miles Thursday evening, state police said More...

Nation/World

Senate Democrats curb filibuster, risk future problems

WASHINGTON   Democrats quickly enjoyed the first fruits of a milestone Senate vote making it harder for the Republican minority to block President Barack Obama’s nominations: They swiftly ended a GOP filibuster against one of his top judic More...