March 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Rethinking job creation


United Technologies out of Pittsfield announced it will be closing in 2015 and sending its 300 or so jobs to North Carolina, China and Mexico.  More...


At the water’s edge


As the Ukraine crisis unfolded, I thought of Sen. Arthur Vandenberg. More...


John Edward Charlton

PORTLAND — John Edward Charlton, age 71, of Portland, Maine, who has resided in Brunswick for the past 13 years, and Bowdoin for the previous 11 years, passed away after a long illness on March 19, 2014. He was born Jan. More...


Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

CAIRO   A court in Egypt today sentenced to death 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi on charges of murdering a policeman and attacking police, convicting them after only two sessions in one of the largest mass trials in t More...


PUC ponders what’s next for wind deal vacated by court

What happens to a multimillion dollar energy deal when the state’s highest court says the Maine agency that approved the deal was wrong?  The question is further complicated by the fact that the energy partners are currently operating nine More...