April 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Fair taxes


It’s tax day, and for those of you who haven’t get filed, better get cracking.  For the majority of us, individuals and businesses alike, filing taxes is a necessary but unpleasant task involving pencils and calculators, and if we di More...


Income Inequality and Political Clout


As we watch the events unfolding in Ukraine and Russia, it is tempting to put our noses in the air and scoff at countries that are dominated by super-wealthy oligarchs, where elections are rigged in favor of the rich and powerful.  More...


Gregory Arnold Goddard

LISBON FALLS — Gregory A. Goddard, 55, a longtime resident of Edgecomb Road in Lisbon Falls, died suddenly at his home on Friday, April 11, 2014, after a long illness.  He was born in Lisbon Falls on Feb. 11, 1959, a son of Conrad N. More...


Two Mainers appointed to serve in federal roles

Two Maine residents were selected to serve in federal roles, according to U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King on Friday.  More...


Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing


BOSTON (AP) — The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.  More...