March 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


The competency of a child


For all concerned, it was a sad, sad, affair. Two years ago, a 10-year-old Fairfield child allegedly murdered a 3-monthold baby, Brooklyn Foss-Greenaway, who had been left in the care of the older girl’s mother.  More...


The tipping point


We have reached a tipping point, finally, for whether the public will accept continued cuts in public services. More...


Beverly Packard Howe

BATH — Beverly Packard Howe, 88, of Bath, died March 26, 2014, at the Hillhouse with her family by her side. She was born in Rumford, ME, on March 16, 1926, the youngest child of Arthur Mellen Sr. More...


US, Russia talks fail to end Ukraine deadlock

PARIS   The United States and Russia agreed Sunday that the crisis in Ukraine requires a diplomatic resolution, but four hours of talks between U.S. More...


State’s congressional districts remain largely intact

PORTLAND   The combination of gerrymandering and geography that helped Republicans build an advantage in House seats by drawing new districts after the 2010 Census has been largely absent in Maine.  Maine Democrats and Republicans are large More...