March 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Seventh heaven for Bruins, 2-1

• Bruins beat Coyotes 2-1 for 7th straight win

BOSTON (AP) — With one month to go in the NHL’s regular season, the Boston Bruins have taken over the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings.  Tuukka Rask made 21 saves and the Bruins beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 on Thursday ni More...


Wiscasset has school spirit

To the Editor:  Something wonderful happened in the Wiscasset community over the past two months. We have been reminded of what is possible when a community comes together in a positive way to support a good cause.  More...


Francis sees banner first year, but expectations high

VATICAN CITY   From his simple sound bites to his breaking of Vatican rules, Pope Francis has made being Catholic cool in his first year.  He might not like his superstar status, but he certainly knows how to work a crowd and he has endeare More...


Sourcing the finest foods in Mid-coast Maine

David Levi raves about the cheese from one place, the carrots from another, and visualizes dishes not yet served, such as Damariscotta oysters.

FREEPORT   A recent, wintry Monday night was brightened considerably with a table bearing plates of food almost too beautiful to eat and an adventure to taste.  A fundraiser for the Merriconeag Waldorf School in Freeport featured the inspir More...


Bill targeting predatory lending sent to LePage

AUGUSTA   A bill that seeks to crack down on predatory lending has been sent to Republican Gov. Paul LePage for his approval.  The Democratic-controlled House and Senate gave final approval to a bill this week that aims to protect   More...


Obama’s OT plan stirring controversy

WASHINGTON   President Barack Obama’s move to make more workers eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay is being hailed by Democrats who see it as a potent midterm election issue and condemned by Republicans and business leaders as presi More...