February 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Pols’s secret dealings

EDITORIAL

“It didnt go well.” That’s how Town Councilor David Watson described the recent armtwisting of two developers by a certain councilor during a “constituent” meeting. More...

Commentary

Kicking the heating oil habit

GUEST COLUMN

In Maine homes, approximately 40 percent of all purchased energy goes for heating — 80 percent of it in the form of fuel oil.  More...

Obituaries

Bruce William Barrett

WELLESLEY, MA — Bruce William Barrett was born on July 30, 1924, in Topsham, Maine, and grew up in the neighboring town of Brunswick. He died on Feb. More...

Maine

Dems’ bill would cancel consultant contract

AUGUSTA   Maine Democrats said Monday that they’re introducing a bill to cancel the state’s nearly $1 million contract with a consultant examining the state’s Medicaid program.  More...

Nation/World

Senator seeks records on military sex crimes

WASHINGTON   The Pentagon is coming under pressure to give Congress detailed information on the handling of sex crime cases in the armed forces following an Associated Press investigation that found a pattern of inconsistent judgments and light More...