February 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


A bluff over the ocean


Hooray! The U.S. Senate wants to make decisions based on facts and science! So Thursday’s vote to delay sharp increases in flood insurance for coastal property owners seems sensible and should cheer many readers.  If only.  More...


Elver fishery latest case of faulting Maine tribes


The legal status of Maine’s Indian tribes is again under challenge. More...


More baseball memorabilia set for auction

Biddeford auction house offering trove of rare items Feb. 19

PORTLAND   An auction house that sold a 148- year-old baseball card is now selling even older baseball memorabilia that features a Union team decimated by a Civil War battle.  Saco River Auction Co. More...


Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

NEW YORK   Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Oscar for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote and created a gallery of slackers, charlatans and other characters so vivid that he was regarded as one of the world’s finest actors, was found More...