November 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Home (-less) for the holidays

EDITORIAL

If you had a warm home the last two days — and every day coming for the next four months through what is expected to be a long, cold winter — consider yourself very fortunate.  More...

Commentary

LePage gets results at Brunswick Landing

GUEST COLUMN

When the Navy packed up and left Brunswick in 2011, some feared the worst. There was a feeling that our local and state economy would suffer for years because of the federal government’s decision to close the base. More...

Obituaries

Herbert A. Thulen

BRUNSWICK — Herbert A. Thulen, 85, of Brunswick, Maine, and Hobe Sound, Fla., and who formerly lived on Bath Road for 40 Years, died Nov. 22, 2013, at Horizons Living Center in Brunswick after a brief illness.  More...

World

France sending troops to Central African Republic

PARIS (AP) — France will send 1,000 troops to Central African Republic to keep growing chaos at bay, the defense minister said today, announcing his country’s second military foray into a troubled former colony this year.  More...

Maine

Killer from Newcastle loses bid for new trial

Okie stabbed his father, beat girlfriend to death

AUGUSTA   A judge has denied a new trial for a man convicted of killing his girlfriend and his own father.  John Okie, of Newcastle, said in his appeal that his trial attorney failed to provide an adequate defense during his 2007 trial.&nbs More...

Nation/World

ID verification lagging on health insurance website

WASHINGTON   Just days before the Obama administration’s selfimposed deadline to fix the troubled federal health insurance website, officials said Monday that they were aware of another problem that has prevented thousands of people who we More...