January 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Policy failure seen in power outages

Hundreds of thousands from Maine to Michigan were plunged into darkness as the result of the late December ice storm.  People shivered in the dark. More...

Obituaries

Edward C. Mendler

WAYLAND, Mass. — Edward C. Mendler of Wayland, Mass., passed away on Dec. 30, 2013, surrounded by family at home.  More...

World

Iraqis battle militant uprising in 2 Sunni cities

BAGHDAD   Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen battled on Thursday to put down al- Qaida-linked gunmen who, in a coordinated surge, ran rampant in two of the country's main Sunni cities, overrunning police stations and sweeping through the More...

Maine

Hebron school tested for contamination

HEBRON (AP) — A Hebron elementary school remains closed as state environmental officials test for possible hazards following a heating oil spill earlier this week.  School officials say Hebron Station School will remain closed today and a More...

Nation/World

Florida population on verge of surpassing New York State’s

ORLANDO, FLA.   Sometime this year, Florida will surpass New York in population, becoming the nation’s third-most populous state, and sun-seeking seniors are not driving the growth.  More...