January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

What is Bitcoin?

Perhaps you’ve heard by now that a couple of Maine candidates for office are accepting a currency called “Bitcoins” for their campaigns.  What are Bitcoins? How do people trade in them? And are they a good investment?  More...

Obituaries

Margaret A. Bertocci

BRUNSWICK — Margaret A. Bertocci, 94, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at her home at Sunnybrook Village in the loving care of family and friends.  More...

World

U.S. tourist killed by watercraft in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — An American man vacationing in Jamaica died Tuesday after being struck in the head by a personal watercraft off a popular western beach town, police said.  Constable Carla Francis of the Jamaican police force&rsquo More...

Maine

Eddington crash victim identified

EDDINGTON (AP) — Police have released the name of the victim in a traffic crash this week on Route 9 in Eddington.  Deputies said Tuesday that 47-year-old Denise Golding of Eddington was killed when the vehicle she was driving collided wit More...

Nation/World

Obama touts plans on wages, retirement

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is promoting his newly unveiled plans to boost wages for some workers and help Americans save for retirement — no action from Congress necessary. More...