December 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

We are family

OTHER VOICES

Whatever your notion of the typical American family, it’s wrong. That’s because there isn’t a typical American family anymore, if there ever was. More...

Commentary

Government bleeds from a thousand cuts

RE:MAINE

Even if you could hold all the news stories at arm’s length, you’d still get the impression that state government is dysfunctional.  More...

Obituaries

D. Stuart McGeorge

HARPSWELL — D. Stuart (Stu) McGeorge passed away Nov. 30, 2013, at his home in Harpswell. He was born to the late Donald and Mary McGeorge in upstate New York on April 20, 1947.  More...

World

Syrian airstrike death toll rises to 76

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government aircraft pounded opposition areas near the southern border with Jordan and in the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, a day after a series of airstrikes on the contested city killed at least 76 people, activists s More...

Nation/World

Colorado gov. visits victim of school shooting

CENTENNIAL, COLO.   Colorado’s governor has asked the nation for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at her suburban Denver high school.  More...