March 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

GOP’s ‘pro-life’ problem

EDITORIAL

Some statements came to light last week from sitting state Rep. Larry Lockman, R-Amherst — nearly all of them egregiously misogynistic or homophobic.  More...

Commentary

An end to term limits?

RE:MAINE

Last week, I described an important state government reform — direct election of the attorney general, treasurer, and secretary of state — that should have happened 100 years ago, when we began choosing U.S. senators by popular vote. More...

Obituaries

Barbara A. Flynn

ORONO/FALMOUTH — Barbara A. Flynn died on Feb. 28, 2014. Relatives and friends are welcome to call 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A funeral Mass will be held at St. More...

Maine

Panel to consider Medicaid measure

AUGUSTA   A Maine legislative panel is once again examining a bill that would expand Medicaid under the federal health care law and make other significant changes to the state’s program.  More...

Nation/World

Massicotte wins his fifth Can Am sled dog race

FORT KENT   Quebec musher Martin Massicotte drove his team into Fort Kent at 5:15 a.m. More...