January 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Women, religion, rights

EDITORIAL

Whose rights rule in the case of health care?  As part of the Affordable Care Act kerfuffle, on New Year’s Eve, a community of nuns, the Little Sisters of the Poor, won from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor a temporary stay from havin More...

Commentary

Banking on Senator King

RE:MAINE

By this time, we’ve been inundated with “year in review” stories that seem written more to fill space than to inform. But one anniversary might be an exception. More...

Obituaries

Hazel Pearl Parlin

TOPSHAM — Hazel P. Parlin, age 83, of River Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born in Harrison on Aug. 10, 1930, a daughter of Harry and Nettie Edson Kimball and attended Harrison schools.  More...

World

Cambodia police free 5 activists

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian police released five women activists who were detained earlier today after trying to petition the French Embassy for help in freeing anti-government protesters arrested last week.  The five were picked More...

Maine

Gas company will pay contractors

A natural gas company building a pipeline in Maine has agreed to pay contractors tens of millions of dollars included in a lawsuit against the utility.  A top official at Summit Natural Gas of Maine, building a network from Richmond to Madison, More...

Nation/World

Maine man slayed in Pa. road rage dispute

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A holiday traveler killed in an apparent road-rage shooting in Pennsylvania had reported some sort of road dispute with the pickup chasing him, state police said Sunday.  Timothy Davison, 28, of Maine, had called 911 as More...