February 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Optimism about Bellows

I remain an optimist, but sometimes it seems that this great nation is utterly hopeless.  We’ve gone from Bill Clinton, literally from Hope, to Obama’s “Hope and Change” to Hillary the Inevitable. More...

Obituaries

Nicholas Macy Nelson, M.D.

TOPSHAM — Nicholas Macy Nelson, M.D., 84, died at his home at the Highlands Retirement Community in Topsham, Maine, on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. More...

World

N. Korea threatens to cancel reunions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea threatened today to cancel reunions of Korean War-divided families because of upcoming U.S.- South Korean military drills and accused the United States of raising tensions by flying nuclear-capable B-52 bom More...

Maine

CMP crews helping

AUGUSTA (AP) — Back in December, utility crews from as far away as Pennsylvania came to Maine to help out after the ice storm. More...

Nation/World

Storm puts thousands in the dark

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dave Dixon and his wife are bunking with friends after losing power in a snow-andice storm that caused more than a million U.S. outages — the vast majority of them in a single state, Pennsylvania.  More...