February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

I’m covered. Now what?

The Affordable Care Act created the Health Insurance Marketplaces, which means thousands of Maine residents now have the ability to enroll in health insurance coverage, many for the first time. More...

Obituaries

Janet L. Turcotte

BATH — Janet L. Turcotte, 92, of Bath, Maine, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at her home moments after attending a birthday celebration for a dear friend. She was born to John and Mary Edmunds in Loudon, NH, on the family farm. More...

World

Hundreds march for drug cartel boss

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Not everyone is happy over the capture of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.  Hundreds of people marched on the streets of this western Mexico city on Wednesday demanding that Mexican authorities free More...

Nation/World

Oil rail cars called ‘unacceptable’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region are an “unacceptable public risk,” and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the Natio More...