April 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Mental health challenges


Last week, a Pennsylvania boy took a couple of kitchen knives to school and stabbed 24 of his classmates. The boy, Alex Hribal, was sixteen.  More...


Tribal losers


It’s too early to count the winners from the current legislative session, but some of the losers are easily identified. Once again, Maine’s Indian tribes have been left with the short end of the stick.  More...


Charles Henry DeGroot

WEST PARIS — Charles Henry DeGroot, 85, of Oquossoc, Maine, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at Ledgeview Living Center in West Paris, Maine.  More...


False leads in search for missing Malaysian Airlines jet

If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of false leads in the effort to find the jet. More...


Great Northern Paper faces tax liens

MILLINOCKET   A Maine paper mill that stopped production and laid off more than 200 workers in February is facing numerous liens over unpaid bills.  The Portland Press Herald reports that the IRS last week filed two liens against subsidiari More...


NSA spy report among potential contenders for Pulitzer Prize

NEW YORK   The Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s highest honor, will be announced Monday.  Among the potential contenders are reporters who revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort. More...