December 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Peace on Earth. It’s happening.

RE:MAINE

“It Came Upon the Midnight Clear” has long been my favorite Christmas carol. It characterizes the spirit of the season better than any other. More...

Obituaries

Lorraine M. (Poulin) Bisson

TOPSHAM — Lorraine M. (Poulin) Bisson, age 93, of the Meadow Road, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at her home with her family gathered around her.  Lorraine was born in Brunswick on Aug. More...

World

Russia releases 2 Pussy Riot members

KRASNOYARSK, RUSSIA   Two jailed members of the Russian punk bank Pussy Riot were released today following an amnesty law that both described as a Kremlin public relations stunt ahead of the Winter Olympics.  More...

Nation/World

Utah’s same-sex marriage ban back in court

SALT LAKE CITY   A federal judge is set to consider a request from the state of Utah today to block gay weddings that have been taking place since Friday, when the state’s same-sex marriage ban was overturned.  U.S. More...