April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

‘Checks and balances’ paralyze government

The checks and balances in the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions are among the most valued and unique features of American government. But their misuse now causes government gridlock. More...

Obituaries

Donna Claire Holt

BRUNSWICK — Donna Claire (Gaunelli) Holt of Brunswick, Maine, and Zephyrhills, Fla., passed away of Leukemia on April 16, 2014. She was born in Chelsea, Mass., on Oct. 28, 1942.  More...

Maine

Lawmakers approve final attempt to expand Medicaid

AUGUSTA   As the legislative session wound down on Thursday, Maine’s Democratic-controlled Legislature approved a final attempt to expand health care coverage to about 70,000 low-income residents under the Affordable Care Act.  More...

Nation/World

We remember

The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  More...