February 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Ones and zeroes

Although other national concerns were addressed, President Obama, in his State of the Union, sounded more like a CFO than the nation’s chief executive.  More...

Obituaries

Ron Pye

BATH — Ron Pye passed away on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, with his loving wife Holly and oldest son Rick at his side; he was just 72 years young. Ron was the younger son of Carl and Flossy (Florence) Pye of Bath, Maine.  More...

Maine

Judge strikes down Portland ban on median panhandling

PORTLAND   The city’s ban on panhandlers in traffic medians is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, setting aside the law that came under attack after it was adopted last summer.  More...

Nation/World

Iranian satellite case in NY takes turn

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) — A wealthy Iranian entrepreneur is challenging a 30-month prison sentence for conspiring to illegally export satellite equipment to Iran.   Seyed Amin Ghorashi Sarvestani pleaded guilty in New York last May.  More...