March 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Dream come true

Settled by those seeking freedom from religious persecution then gaining independence from British control and establishing a democracy, it began a systematic enlargement of its still unidentified boarders. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Jean Fisk

Barbara Jean Fisk, a resident of Springfield, MA, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014.  Born April 1, 1956, Barbara was the daughter of Edwin E. Fisk Sr. and Leo and Mary Jean Konesko Gagnon. More...

World

Officials: No engine data after plane went missing

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Officials dismissed reports today that the missing Malaysian airliner’s engines continued sending data for hours after its last contact, but said it was possible the plane continued flying and that they would More...

Maine

Maine Senate backs Medicaid plan

Falls short of support to survive likely LePage veto

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine Senate endorsed a measure on Wednesday to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 70,000 residents under the federal health care law and privatize the state’s program through managed care in an effort to curb costs, b More...