January 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


School choice?


You may have noticed an event or two in the Mid-coast purporting to support “School Choice Week” this week — a thinly veiled attempt to provide cover for corporations that would like to have a piece of the shrinking public education More...


How’s PL 90 working out?


In 2011, the Legislature fulfilled a Republican campaign promise by passing Public Law 90, providing Maine with a completely revamped health insurance law.  More...


Ronald William Smith

Ronald William Smith, beloved husband of Joan, died Jan. 25, 2014.  More...


Pete Seeger dies in N.Y.

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage, died on Monday at the age of More...