December 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


About those leftovers


Everything bad is good again. Until we are told by the experts that it has been changed back.  More...


Shipping out at BIW


After miles of splendid scenery along the Kennebec River, when you turn onto the Sagadahoc Bridge toward Bath, the first glimpse across the river is of Bath Iron Works’ tall cranes. I confess to a certain ambivalence about that sight.  More...


Gordon Wayne Hersom Sr.

BRUNSWICK — Gordon Wayne Hersom Sr., of Brunswick, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Maine Medical Center with his beloved wife by his side. He was 78 years old.  Gordon was born in East Millinocket, Maine, on May 13, 1935. More...


U.N. in Iraq worried about uptick in bodies found

BAGHDAD   The number of Iraqis slain “execution-style” surged last month, the U.N. More...


Missing hunters found alive near Eagle Lake

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine game wardens have found two hunters who had been reported missing in the Chamberlain Lake region, but the search for a Canadian man who was reported missing in the same area continues.  More...


NYC train derailment kills 4, hurts more than 60

NEW YORK   A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, More...