March 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Branded in Maine

EDITORIAL

Gov. Paul LePage chose Brunswick Landing to unveil his “Open For Business Zones” plan Monday in an appearance long on campaign themes, short on particulars; long on anecdotes, short on evidence.  More...

Commentary

Newspapers nurture community, at a price

EDITOR’S DESK

Last month I congratulated my staff on a modest drop in our 2013 print circulation. In an industry that’saveraginga5to10percent annual loss of print subscribers, it turns out we’re doing OK. More...

Obituaries

Russell Peter Schaefer

BRUNSWICK — Russell Peter Schaefer, 69, of 229 River Road, passed away in his home on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, following a courageous ten-year battle with cancer.  More...

Maine

Falmouth man’s trial for murder postponed

PORTLAND (AP) — The trial of a Falmouth man charged with fatally shooting his mother has been postponed because lawyers were unable to select a jury out of a pool of more than 100 people.  Jury selection for the murder trial of 47-year-old More...

Nation/World

Senators rally behind military sexual assault bill

WASHINGTON   Senators rallied behind significant changes in military law to curb rape and sexual assault within the ranks, approving steps to protect the victims and barring the "good soldier defense" to ensure evidence alone determines a defend More...