January 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Feel safer?  Free Access 

Gov. Paul LePage announced Friday that 11,000 concealed-weapon permits were issued by state police in 2013, clearing a backlog of more than 5,000 applications. This is an increase of more than 3,500 from the number granted in 2012. More...

Commentary

Ignoring public money a risk for Republicans

RE:MAINE

The Legislature is back in session, and that means it’s headspinning time in Augusta.  More...

Obituaries

Margaret Beth Montalvo

HARPSWELL — Margaret Beth Montalvo, 93, of Harpswell, went to be with her Lord surrounded by her family on Jan. 15, 2014. Margaret was born in Port Jervis, N.Y., to Stanley A. and Marion B. Walter. More...

Maine

State examines expanding autism treatment coverage

AUGUSTA   More children would receive private insurance coverage for autism treatment under a bill being considered by state lawmakers. More...

Nation/World

Sen. concerned about data storage changes

WASHINGTON ( AP) — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee is concerned about the idea that data from government phone surveillance might be stored by others.  More...