March 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Vacationland

Maine calls itself Vacationland, and well it should. Never have I returned from anywhere and not given thanks for residing here, this place set apart from so much madness, no longer pristine but closer to such than much of America. More...

Obituaries

Ruby E. Wallace

BATH — Ruby E. Wallace, 80, died at home on March 3, 2014, with her daughters and sons-in-law at her side.  Ruby was born to Grace F. Gomes and Archie R. Alexander on Sept. 15, 1933, in Phippsburg, Maine. On Feb. More...

World

EU eyes more sanctions on Russia

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia faces further sanctions from the European Union today over its annexation of the Crimean Peninsula as tensions in the region remained high despite the release of a Ukrainian naval commander.  More...

Nation/World

Yellen’s tightrope walk in first Q&A as Fed chair

WASHINGTON (AP) — At her first news conference as Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen had a message for the financial world: The U.S. economy may need several more years to fully heal from the Great Recession.  More...