March 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Hey! You! Get off of the dole!

Every time we look around, we see that someone, somewhere, is worried that somebody else is having a good time on the Taxpayer Dime.  I am not sure how much fun being on welfare actually is; I suspect not much. More...

Obituaries

Eleanor M. Wright

AUBURN — Eleanor M. Wright, 97, of Auburn, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Bolster Heights. She was born in Bath, on May 14, 1916, a daughter of the late Everett and Hatie (Carter) Wright.  More...

World

Pakistan team to hold talks with Taliban

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani government team was en route today to a secret location in the country’s northwest for the first-ever direct talks with the Taliban, according to a cleric representing the militants.  More...

Maine

LePage again targets general assistance funds

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine cities like Portland, Bangor and Lewiston could receive less money from the state to help run municipal welfare programs that provide housing, food and medication to low-income residents under a proposal from Republican Gov More...