December 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


Greyhounds fall to 0-4

Monmouth girls take 43-30 decision

LISBON FALLS It sure wasn’t pretty. The first half of Wednesday’s Mountain Valley Conference girls basketball game between Lisbon and Monmouth saw both teams struggle mightily to make shots. More...


Fire Mayhew over rides debacle

To the Editor:  I have been dismayed since the beginning of August with the dismal performance of Mary Mayhew, Maine’s Secretary of Health and Human Services.  More...

Et Cetera


Thu/19  BLOOD DRIVE  BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m., Bath Knights of  Columbus, 807 Middle St. Bath. Call for an appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS.  Drop-ins also welcome. More...


Chicago schools transition

... smooth or rocky?

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Maine’s new bishop asks for flock’s prayers

PORTLAND   A Boston auxiliary bishop tapped by Pope Francis to lead Maine’s 188,000 Roman Catholics said Wednesday he’s beginning his new ministry the same way the Holy See did — by asking for prayers.  More...


White House greets budget deal with caution, hope

WASHINGTON   There were no champagne corks popping at the White House after Congress passed a two-year budget deal, no declarations of a new era of cooperation in President Barack Obama’s second term.  More...