December 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Freeport not long for RSU 5

To the Editor:  I am voting “yes” on the ballot question in Freeport on Dec. 17 that will open the conversation and begin a process to return to a Freeport school district and withdraw from Regional School Unit 5. More...


National Guard brings Christmas to remote Eskimo village in Alaska

Yup‘ik kids get gifts, visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus

KWETHLUK, ALASKA   Christmas in Alaska came early this week to nearly 300 students attending school in the Yup'ik Eskimo village of Kwethluk.  Thanks to the volunteer program coordinated by the Alaska National Guard, Santa and Mrs. More...


Maine Audubon attacked over report on wind farms

FALMOUTH   A group that opposed several wind power projects attacked a Maine Audubon report Thursday that concluded wind power can be developed without harming wildlife, accusing the environmental organization of being influenced by donations fr More...


Missing American in Iran was on unapproved CIA mission

WASHINGTON   An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in the rece More...