March 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


GOP’s ‘pro-life’ problem


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


An end to term limits?


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...


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...


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...


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...